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A lesson in Stoicism from Marcus Aurelius

I'm not normally one for conspiracies, but what if Marcus Aurelius was just a huge dickhead, but since he was emperor he forbid anyone from saying anything bad about him, and just had someone ghost write Meditations to make him look good? And the reason he made his son emperor was because he was the only one he could trust to make sure no one wrote about what a shithead he was after he died...
I'm not normally one for conspiracies, but what if Marcus Aurelius was just a huge dickhead, but since he was emperor he forbid anyone from saying anything bad about him, and just had someone ghost write Meditations to make him look good? And the reason he made his son emperor was because he was the only one he could trust to make sure no one wrote about what a shithead he was after he died...
Philosophers in this comic: Marcus Aurelius
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