Episode 214 of the Lucretius Today Podcast is now available. In this episode we take up Cicero's allegation that true friendship and true happiness are impossible for Epicureans.
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The soul cannot survive separation from the body, since it is necessary to understand that it too is a part. By itself the soul cannot ever either exist or experience movement, even though Plato and the Stoics talk a great deal of nonsense on the subject.
- Diogenes of Oinoanda (Martin Ferguson Smith) Fr. 38