Gaining from disorder
perpetual lottery wins, monopolizing luck.
Daily musings #574 - Thursday, August 18, 2022
My idea of the modern Stoic sage is someone who transforms fear into prudence, pain into information, mistakes into initiation, and desire into undertaking.
— Nassim Nicholas Taleb
How wonderful will it be to benefit from fear, pain, mistakes and be able to convert any desire into action? That would be one interesting stoic if one could do all these and still be sane, present, and enjoy life, while at it.
What kind of life one would have if only one could do all of these?