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### The Four Cardinal Virtues

#### Practical Wisdom
These [Cardinal Virtues](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cardinal_virtues) have been around since before Stoicism and derive initially from [Plato](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plato).

#### (Practical) Wisdom

This wisdom, as I understand it, is the knowledge required to make good decisions and reasonable actions. Like for example how to react to an external stimulus, or to events that lie outside of our control.

#### Courage

I’m not sure; I think it’s mainly the courage we all know as such? That and the courage to “resist the status quo and coming to one’s own judgement”. Kind of a selfless courage, if you will.

#### Justice



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#### Temperance

This virtue is about doing less, but better. To cut out what’s unnecessary to gain more time and tranquillity. Not doing to little though is also important. It’s about finding the “golden mean”.

### Dichotomy of Control



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### Hypertext

- [The Joys of Being a Stoic](http://nautil.us/issue/92/frontiers/the-joys-of-being-a-stoic)
- [Article: The Joys of Being a Stoic](http://nautil.us/issue/92/frontiers/the-joys-of-being-a-stoic)
- [Article: The Highest Good: An Introduction To The 4 Stoic Virtues](https://dailystoic.com/4-stoic-virtues/)
- [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Stoic Philosophy of Mind](https://iep.utm.edu/stoiceth/)
- [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Stoicism](https://iep.utm.edu/stoicism/)
- [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Stoic Ethics](https://iep.utm.edu/stoiceth/)

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