Fortune’s Fool

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Rifting off of some thoughts from Seneca, the Roman philosopher and statesman, who had a lot to say about adversity and how to deal with the strange twists of Fate. As he wrote: “None of us can make promises about what is to come. Even what we hold slips through our fingers; and accident cuts short the very hour we …

Keep learning how to live

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Seneca says as long as you live, keep learning how to live. I thought I would have figured it out by now, but then again, I am not as wise as Seneca. The Long Gray Line, by Rick Atkinson, is a touchstone for me. I return to it when I want to vividly recall my days at the Academy when …