Stoic News

By Dave Kelly

Sunday, December 28, 2003

Whatever happens is part of the divine plan

> > Keith: "Yes, as I understand it, the Stoic believes that
> whatever happens is part of the divine plan, and that
> everything that happens is meant to happen in order to
> contribute to the fulfilment of that plan."
> Interesting. It is pretty much impossible to argue
> against this, because it is such a tautological
> perspective. But because of this, it makes it seem
> rather meaningless also. What is the practical
> difference between a plan that is what happens, no matter
> what happens; and no plan at all?


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