The person is free who lives as they wish, neither compelled, nor hindered, nor limited – whose choices aren’t hampered, whose desires succeed, and who don’t fall into what repels them. Who wishes to live…

Above all, it is necessary for a person to have a true self-estimate, for we commonly think we can do more than we really can. Seneca, on Tranquility of Minds, 5.2 Do you see and…

We control our reasoned choice and all acts that depend on that moral will. What’s not under our control are the body and any of its parts, our possessions, parents, siblings, children, or country –…