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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

by Revilo P. Oliver Appendix: Stoicism THE MOST IMPORTANT fact about Stoicism is that it was not a product of the Greek mind and was therefore an alien doctrine foisted onto the Aryan peoples of Antiquity. (A1) Stoicism was founded in the last years of the fourth century B.C. by Zeno, a Semite (‘Phoenician’),…
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VISITORS COMMONLY remarked that Virginians seemed to be exceptionally indulgent toward their children — an observation that was never made in New England in the seventeenth century. The Calvinist doctrine that children were inherently evil rarely appeared in the writings of Anglican parents in…
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