*Update 2022: Since this post was published 5 years ago, there have been numerous comments on it. I would like to make very clear that first, the author is himself a modern Stoic, and second, that he intended this post to be somewhat humorous. You may love it or hate it, but do understand that this post is not supposed to be solemn and serious:
The problem of how Stoicism can be applied to contemporary life is not an easy one - there is no wide consensus. The question marks are plenty and easy solutions are nowhere to be found. People explore the Stoic possibilities of the 21st century in a plethora of ways and we can run into a great many types of modern Stoics out there. Thus, here is a travel companion, a short list of fellow Stoics. It’s by no means exhaustive, since I was only able to describe the paths I’ve travelled myself. And this allows a bit of (nonstoic?) exaggeration and humor – since it’s all on no one else but me.
So, what types of modern Stoics do we have?
1. The Orthodox
2. The Drill Stoic
3. The Technophobe
4. The Scrutinizer
5. The First World Problemer
6. The Conservative
7. The Ascetic
8. Dilbert the Stoic
9. The Naturalist
10. The Vanitist
11. The Dogmatist
12. The Ecclectic
13. The One We Hope For
Quote Source: Eductating The Stoic Warrior, Nancy Sherman
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