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    Just saw your other comment-- Epicurus didn't advise us to trust everyone. Psychopaths will act for their own pleasure anyway, but in some cases they can be persuaded that they are happier out of jail.
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    Elayne I do not accept absolutism. Maybe you misread me, but thanks for your initiative at frankness. I accept relativism, and also can appreciate the merits of the moral realism expressed by Polystratus, our third Scholarch, in…
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