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Which Hellenistic school of philosophy would you belong to?
In the Hellenistic world, philosophical questions became primarily ethical, in particular the problem of how to live well in difficult circumstances.
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1Are you interested in politics?
 
Yes
No
 
2Is there God?
 
Yes
No
No way to know
Yes, but God is neither separate from, nor different in being from, the world
Yes, but God has no concern with our world and us at all
 
3What about free will?
 
We have free will
Everything is predetermined
Don't know
 
4And fate?
 
Humans may reason, but that doesn't imply there's a grand plan behind all that we experience
There is a grand plan—no—a perfect plan, behind the seemingly haphazard affairs of life
Who knows...
 
5Ok, moving on to the important stuff! Social conventions
 
nothing but bad habits
I'm indifferent to social conventions
they are there as a protection against injury by our fellows
in sync with nature
 
6But! How far are you willing to take that?
 
defecating/urinating in public, masturbating on the street [natural cannot be shameful]
yeah... not that far
 
7Fast, pick one!
 
Fulfilling all desires
Extinguishing all desires
 
8Which resonates most with you:
 
knowledge
autonomy
virtue
pleasure
 
9Fast, pick one! [wait, I already did this]
 
Freedom from pain
Indifference to suffering
 
10Was it too long? I knew it, I always overdo it with the questions, I'll never learn :(
 
No, it wasn't too long, it was awesome (oh why thank you)
Yes, but it was awesome (oh why thank you)
 
11Ok, just in case I completely messed up, help me out a little bit, will you. How is peace of mind reached?
 
By living a life of self-sufficiency
By accepting one's ignorance
By cultivating an indifference to pain and pleasure, sickness and health, wealth and power
By liberating oneself from fear, and avoiding pain
By freeing oneself from the laws of the society
By living in harmony with reason, accepting without complaint the natural laws of the universe
 



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