The Playful Stoic | What Stoicism Can Teach Us About Competitive Games
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What Stoicism can teach us about competitive games, like League of Legends? And Ronaldinho Gaucho is an example of playful stoic? Dealing with anxiety is the key to have a good performance.
"If you desire something that is not up to you, then you are bound to be unfortunate” - Epictetus
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This video was largely based on Michael Ridge’s excellent paper "Illusory attitudes and the playful stoic" (2021). I highly recommend the reading! If you enjoyed the video, give it a like and subscribe to the channel! It helps a lot for a small content creator like me!
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Anxiety | League of Legends - 00:00
Playful Stoic - 01:42
Outro - 04:45
- Ridge, Michael. 2021. Illusory attitudes and the playful stoic. Philosophical Studies. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11098-020-01595-9
- The Handbook of Epictetus, translated by N.P. White, Indianapolis: Hackett, 1983.
- League of Legends. 2009. [Game]. Riot Games.