The Stoicism of: The Onion – On Trials, challenges, life, death, good times and bad (and hot and cold showers).

Though at first this article seems like The Onion are taking the piss out of (and they might be) Stoic approaches to misfortune, trials, life, death, gratitude, nature and the indifference of the universe, and good and bad times (and even taking cold showers) reveals itself as you peel the layers, much like …

‘I don’t care.’

If you just come out and say ‘I don’t care’ about something, without anyone asking (as opposed to someone asking ‘Do you care about…?’, it’s possible that you actually do care. And a lot. The actually don’t care or worry about are the things we don’t even think about. And …