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  • Cassius Posted the thread Meme Creativity Requested!.

    I saw the top part of this today on the internet and I feel like it demands extension to "Epicurean" and "Stoic" additions. What do you think would be good? :)

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  • Cassius Replied to the thread Multiple Components Comprise the Epicurean Life.

    (Quote from Don)

    Yes I was not intending to take us back to the "desire" vs "pleasure" or "feeling" question. When I wrote desirable there I was just looking for another synonym of pleasurable - I could just as well have said "feels good" rather than…
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  • Cassius Reacted with Like to Don’s post in the thread Multiple Components Comprise the Epicurean Life.

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    Hmmm. I may quibble with your wording and want to debate *again* the importance of the distinction between desires and "pleasure as the feeling and guide"... But I'll control myself until Kalosyni has a chance to consider our back…
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  • Cassius Reacted with Haha to Don’s post in the thread Multiple Components Comprise the Epicurean Life.

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  • Don Replied to the thread Multiple Components Comprise the Epicurean Life.

    (Quote from Cassius)

    Hmmm. I may quibble with your wording and want to debate *again* the importance of the distinction between desires and "pleasure as the feeling and guide"... But I'll control myself until Kalosyni has a chance to consider our back…
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  • Don Replied to the thread Multiple Components Comprise the Epicurean Life.

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    :thumbup: :thumbup:
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  • Cassius Replied to the thread Multiple Components Comprise the Epicurean Life.

    Before Don and I go too far in debating what "others" may be doing, we really need to hear back from Kalosyni to hear more explanation from her on what she means in saying:

    Multiple components comprise the Epicurean life. There is more to laud in the
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  • Cassius Replied to the thread Multiple Components Comprise the Epicurean Life.

    I think we are seeing another exhibition of the slightly different approaches that Don and I are taking.

    I agree with what Don has written, BUT:

    We first have to have an understanding of the precise wording of what we are quoting from Kaolosyni, and in my…
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  • Don Replied to the thread Multiple Components Comprise the Epicurean Life.

    (Quote from Kalosyni)

    To return to Kalosyni 's original statement...
    The are myriad, numerous experiences and components to laud in the "sweetest life", but the most important - the "highest" thing - to laud IS that they are part of our sweetest life…
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  • Cassius Reacted with Like to Don’s post in the thread Multiple Components Comprise the Epicurean Life.

    That *was* Epicurus's rebellion against SPA (I'll be contrary and say ΣΠΑ ;) ) "You're all wrong. The highest good - the star by which you should steer your ship - is the feeling of pleasure or pain. Steer towards pleasure. I don't have to 'prove' this…
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