My interpretation of "preferred indifferent" is that a Stoic acknowledges the fact he desires an "indifferent" (e.g. a woman, a career or a new car) while simultaneously holding the premise these values are outside of his control. By doing both, he maintains a "Stoic" posture toward the world by not "over-valuing" the good and "under-valuing" the bad. In the event he accomplishes what he wants, he reminds himself "It could have been otherwise; don't get attached." In the event he loses that value, he reminds himself "You knew this was possible: endure."

Would you agree with this interpretation?

Another note, I appreciate the candid responses to my feedback. I enjoy engaging in philosophical discussions.

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