The danger of absolute thinking is absolutely clear | Curio

The danger of absolute thinking is absolutely clear

9 mins | May 3, 2017

The Stoic philosopher Epictetus stated that ‘men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them’. Mohammed Al-Mosaiwi, writing in Aeon magazine, warns that those who view things in an absolutist manner, as rigid and black-and-white, are more prone to depression and less likely to achieve their goals.

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From Aeon magazine