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Yes, Epictetus says to start from a place of intention or purpose.
He suggests strongly to not act on desire at all, for now.
But to act on aversion with good intentions or the proper use of impressions.
Cicero, argued that the only way to live is to practice living the way Epictetus taught his kids in school.
He wrote a synopsis of the good life for his son to follow.
A proper impression is to find moral good through building experience by practicing habits that help you act on aversions that build the good habit you happen to have aversion for in your present life.
By getting to know yourself, you will identify said aversion.
It is best to find a few to start, but only a few which will create work but a sufficient amount of outcomes to consider the exercise worth the effort.
The outcomes of say…
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