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The Golden Verses Of The Stoic

Seneca and Epictetus refer to the Golden Verses of Pythagoras , which happens to provide a good framework for developing a daily routine, bookended by morning and evening contemplative practices. Zeno of Citium , who founded Stoicism in 301 BC, expressed his doctrines in notoriously terse arguments and concise maxims.  However, Chrysippus, the third head of the Stoic school, wrote over 700 books fleshing these ideas out and adding complex arguments to support them. 

Word of the Day - Verisimilitude

nounthe appearance of being true or real.
"the detail gives the novel some verisimilitude"
synonyms:realism, believability, plausibility,authenticity,
credibility, lifelikeness
"the verisimilitude of her performance is gripping"