Verlinkt: Taking Election Results like a Stoic

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A Stoic response to an election gone wrong toes a delicate line: in one sense—though admittedly a technical one—an evil government is not a “bad” thing. Even the most corrupt and decrepit government lies outside the sphere of choice, and it is my virtue, resilience, and choices as a social actor going forward, not my country or my government, that really matter to my flourishing. In another sense, however, the potential outcomes of a poor government are terrible—especially for vulnerable populations, such as immigrants or the poor. No properly functioning philosophy is blind to this.

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Von Wolf

Politikwissenschaftler, Ostwestfale in Bochum. Interesse an Politik, Gesellschaft, Technologie, Philosophie, Arminia Bielefeld, Musik, Science Fiction und manchem mehr.