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The Wisdom of Seneca: A Lawyer’s Advice For Life In The Fast Lane

People say: “What good does it do to point out the obvious?” A great deal of good, since we sometimes know facts without paying attention to them.

The Wisdom of Seneca

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Agreed, it's all about pulling the simplicity out of the clutter:

The human mind is often like a cluttered attic. There is a lot of good stuff in there but it’s organized poorly so we can’t find or use much of anything. And because we pack so much in there our understanding gets confused. Organizing this mess is too much. Part of Seneca’s wisdom is he pulls away the clutter and throws it out, revealing the knowledge that we already have.

Yes, Seneca has continuing relevance. As an undergraduate major in Classical Studies, Seneca (The Younger) continues to guide me even in my science. Regarding "disruptive technologies" and innovation, Seneca observed, "Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end".

ronald hayes

So that sweet Semisonic song stole from Seneca!

Ambitious alliteration alert, Adam!

I saw the opportunity so I went for it! :)

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