Stoic advice: should I volunteer during a pandemic, at risk of my health?

The Roman Senator Helvidius Priscus, a role model for Epictetus

K. writes: During this time of crisis I’m grateful everyday for my privilege. I contacted my local food bank to offer my time as a volunteer and they responded immediately regarding a 6-hr shift next week. It’s in the warehouse, picking food items for government issued care packages for people in vulnerable communities that may or may not be unwell but are

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Philosophy as a Way of Life

Philosophy as a Way of Life

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by Massimo Pigliucci. Practical philosophy, science, pseudoscience & good reasoning. Complete index of articles at https://massimopigliucci.org/essays/