Nature, God, the Gods, the Universe - the rational mind behind the Whole, created not only the world and the order within, but it created everything in it - including us rational creatures. We are part of the Whole. And what makes us a unique creation is our ability to reason and think and interact with other social creatures. Our uniqueness creates a delineation between the Whole and our own little Universe where the one-of-a-kind part of our soul determines our attitude in that little Universe. Hadot calls this space the Inner Citadel (see Citadel p. 105 and onward).
And in that little Universe or Inner Citadel, very little is required to be content. And despite what happens to our life in the greater Universe, we can succeed in that little Universe or Inner Citadel if we can focus on and act out of virtue (wisdom, justice, courage, temperance). No one in the larger Universe, needs to be aware or recognize that you've obtained divinity (assuming you do attain a life of virtue).
(see also Citadel p. 72)
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