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6 key ideas to remember from Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius, described as a philosopher emperor, was the most powerful man in the world in 161 A.D., as the Roman empire he led was at its peak. Although resolutely endowed with immense power, his questioning and reflections made him a person deeply sensitive to the human condition. Having come closer to Greek stoicism through his readings and his preceptors,…