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by Slipstream
Tue Jul 27, 2010 10:46 am
Forum: Trader Psychology
Topic: Is trading moral and ethical?
Replies: 25
Views: 30483

Or for a lighter read altogether, Tom Wolfe's "A Man in Full"! Yes I was going to mention "A Man in Full" but you beat me too it. Really an excellent read. Re translations of Epictetus: these are a bit of an issue. I actually like Sharon Lebell's "adaptation" which takes some translation liberties ...
by Slipstream
Mon Jul 26, 2010 11:01 am
Forum: Trader Psychology
Topic: Is trading moral and ethical?
Replies: 25
Views: 30483

Ayn Rand, was my "epictetus". Yes you bet, Rand writes a great book, and I think the roots of many libertarian thoughts can be traced back to the Stoics, particularly as they relate to personal freedom. But I'll take the source any day, and I rely on my Epictetus in times of stress as a reliable an...
by Slipstream
Fri Jul 23, 2010 12:49 pm
Forum: Trader Psychology
Topic: Is trading moral and ethical?
Replies: 25
Views: 30483

Laughing at telling people you're a pedophile... I can relate to the situation. At dinner parties or whatever I usually just say I am interested in personal freedom and that is the last honest profession that I could find that allows me the greatest amount of freedom. This usually causes them to ref...