Disadvantages Of Extreme Epictetus

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An advantage to an approach like this is being able to adapt to certain circumstances that you face throughout life in order to be satisfied. In this perspective of Extreme Epictetus is that we detach ourselves from our desires and expectations so that they can’t limit us in any way. If we never attach ourselves then we never set ourselves up for disappointment or dissatisfaction since we never become close enough to put efforts or energy into it. Epictetus advises individuals to take a third-person perspective so that we realize that things were supposed to happen the way they were, where if we don't have these attachments we can be content with how things turn out. Although it seems desirable to not let unwanted outcomes affect us, it is

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