The cynical philosophers believe that people do not care about their own health. They don’t even need to worry about suffering, sickness and death. They also do not allow themselves to be tormented by concern for the suffering of others. Samurai girl be strong be brave be humble be badass poster. Today, the word cynicism or cynicism has meant a mocking skepticism of human truth, and implies indifference to the suffering of others. The Cynic philosophers were credited with the development of the Stoic school of philosophy in Athens around 300 BC. The founder of this school was Zeno, a Cypriot who came to the Cynic philosophers in Athens after a shipwreck.