Seneca to Lucilius: 76, on wisdom and old age

[image: old man on a sidewalk, by Josh Hild from Pexels]

I am, of course, getting older. By the minute. This is not only inevitable, it is a good thing. As my father used to say, the alternative to getting old is not a palatable one…

But am I also getting wiser? That, I’m afraid, is up for others to decide, though it is certainly what I strive for. It has been, especially, my explicit goal ever since I got into studying and practicing the…

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