Social Media and the Problem of Stoic Virtue

Well, you know, that’s just like your virtue, man.

A few months ago Massimo Pigliucci announced that he was abandoning his Twitter and Facebook accounts, where he had tens of thousands of followers, because of the pernicious effects social media is having on society. He declared that “it was the virtuous thing to do.”



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Douglas C. Bates

Ancient Greek philosophy as self-help. Author of “Pyrrho’s Way: The Ancient Greek Version of Buddhism.”