These queries are based on the Enchiridion of Epictetus (51).
- Do you continually put off working on yourself?
- Do you think you are worth living as a full-formed person who is making progress?
- Do you imagine your personal struggles to be like an Olympic event? When you are defeated or you give up, your progress is not maintained but diminished.
- Socrates became a fully-formed person by making progress through using reason. Do you wish to live your life like a Socrates?