|not following any one system, as of philosophy, medicine, etc., but selecting and using what are considered the best elements of all systems.|
|respectful submission or yielding to the judgment, opinion, will, etc., of another.|
apathy ap·a·thy (āp'ə-thē)
Lack of interest, concern, or emotion; indifference.
in Stoic philosophy, condition of being totally free from the pathe, which roughly are the emotions and passions, notably pain, fear, desire, and pleasure. Although remote origins of the doctrine can probably be found in the Cynics (second half of the 4th century BC), it was Zeno of Citium (4th-3rd century BC) who explicitly taught that the pathe were to be extirpated entirely.
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