I try to remain above the day to day crap coming out of the US, unless I find it particularly import and / or ridiculous. I don't always succeed and today I need a little "Daily Stoic" help.
No Time for the Theories, Just Results
When the problem arose for us whether habit or theory was better for getting virtue - if by theory is meant what teaches us correct conduct, and by habit we mean being accustomed to act according to this theory -habit it more effective.
Knowing how to act is good. Acting in accordance with that knowledge, even better. This means I need to act, even without full knowledge, in the ways that reflect Stoic principals. And, if I can do it often enough, it becomes second nature.
From another stoic site, this is expanded and illustrated thus: