Marcus Aurelius most likely penned his journals, the Meditations, whilst on campaign in Europe c. AD 170–175.

Marcus Aurelius: Mediations Book 2:1 The Struggles of Existing With Others.

This passage reads like a dolled up version of a millennial’s apathetic Tumblr account. Like most of Meditations though there’s is a lot to gleam from it with an eye of reflection

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