Indifference of Opinion

Indifference is commonly defined as “lack of interest, concern, or sympathy,” or “unimportance.” These definitions, however, seem to skew more negative than their Latin origin, indifferentia, which translates to “being neither good nor bad.” The adage, “It is what it is” is a colloquialism of what it means to be indifferent. There’s a good deal of sound mindedness in being indifferent to what happens. It’s taking the perspective that things happen opposed to thinking that things happen to us. If we have this mindset, we are free to use our reasoned choice in how we react to what happened. How many happenings we tend to miss whilst being blinded by our investigations into “who’s to blame?”

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theconstantstate

Writer, Musician, Educator, Aspiring Stoic and Doting Father

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