Tag: Marcus Aurelius

  • On Reverence for the Natural World

    “Implements, tools, equipment. If they do what they were designed for, then they work. Even if the person who designed them is miles away. But with naturally occurring things, the force that designed them is present within them and remains there. Which is why we owe it special reverence, with the recognition that if you […]

  • It’s All In Your Head

    “Today I escaped from the crush of circumstances, or better put, I threw them out, for the crush wasn’t from outside me but in my own assumptions.”  —Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, 9.13