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    This is an excellent book and well worth being part of a core Epicurean library.
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    p 39 Epicurean Sophos resembles somewhat primitive man. DRN 5.1241, 1161, 1143-44 mentions an ancient "Golden Age"
    p 40 philosopher king was doomed when wealth became a value DRN 5.1136


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    I have been meaning to improve (1) our ability to keep track of Facebook discussions, and (2) our ability to keep track of recent posts on our main ("core") pages, and (3) our ability to find major articles in a central location. So…
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    Here is a word issue that has troubled me for a long time. One of the most important sections of Lucretius (near Book 1, line 424) deals with the nature of combinations of elemental properties,…
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    Courage Is Desirable Because It Brings Pleasure
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    Anyone who studies Epicurean philosophy quickly learns that Epicurus held a definition of “gods” that is very different from what we are used to today. Whereas we define “gods” as necessarily implying omnipotence,…
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    Remember we have one point of reference direct from Epicurus personally that requires no translator from Greek or Latin. Is this the face of a hermit hiding in his garden, or a crusader ready to lead his countrymen free from oppression of religion and…
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    I have been meaning to improve (1) our ability to keep track of Facebook discussions, and (2) our ability to keep track of recent posts on our main ("core") pages, and (3) our ability to find major articles in a central location. So…
  • It is very hard to discuss justice without referring to contemporary politics and therefore causing more harm in lost friendships than good that comes from discussing issues. I want to continue to hold back from jumping into today's headlines as much as…
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    Thanks for the reply and best wishes!
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    Thank you! I'm fairly new to the study of philosophy and Epicureanism in particular. I have found nothing but good in it so far though. I've recently made a more concerted effort to study it and live it. I look forward to the journey and to more fully…
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    Thank you! I'm fairly new to the study of philosophy and Epicureanism in particular. I have found nothing but good in it so far though. I've recently made a more concerted effort to study it and live it. I look forward to the journey and to more fully…
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    It will be a good idea at least for a while to welcome new users individually and provide a thread for them to say hello if they wish. So here's hello to Mvaughn. Thanks for dropping by! I think the forum has a "tagging" feature so I will try that and…
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    It will be a good idea at least for a while to welcome new users individually and provide a thread for them to say hello if they wish. So here's hello to Mvaughn. Thanks for dropping by! I think the forum has a "tagging" feature so I will try that and…
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    Due to my age I remember a time before smartphones when I carried around my notes and to-do lists on printed pieces of letter-sized paper folded to fit in my pocket. Today I decided I wanted to have that same kind of ready access to the main Epicurean…