Saturday, May 2, 2009
Anger Management: Step 7, Only Our Reactions Cause Harm - The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius - Published Selections Explained, Med. XI.18g
Meditation Med. XI.18g – Stoic Anger Management: Step 7, Acknowledge that pain stems from our anger over an action, never the action itself - Translated by George Long and rewritten by Russell McNeil
Note: Meditation XI.18g is published in The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius: Selections Annotated and Explained; McNeil. Russell, PhD, Skylight Paths, Ch. 8 ("The Practice of Stoicism – A Ten-Step Program in Anger Management"), p. 185, 2007
Russell McNeil, PhD, is the author of The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius: Selections Annotated and Explained by Skylight Paths Publishing. The unpublished selections presented in this Blog are provided as supplemental material to the published selections which are annotated and explained in the book. The published selections are referenced in this Blog by page number and section.