Below is the Wikipedia introduction to Epicurus as of 02/06/20. I will highlight in red, and add a footnote to each statement which I contend is in serious need of correction or amplification.
Due to recent interest we are reworking the group of forums devoted to historical Epicureans, as per Request For Suggestions For Entries in This "Epicurean Figures of the Past" Forum . Please check out the existing list of subforums, and if you have suggestions for figures who should have their own sections (especially figures who ived prior to the end of the Ancient World) please let us know.
Great line of the day: "For not only do I prefer the Epicureans, despised and rejected men, to the custodians of what is virtuous, but I also prove that the aforementioned followers of wisdom have followed not virtue but the shadow of virtue, not honor but vanity, not duty but vice, not wisdom but folly; for they would have done better had they worked for the cause of pleasure, if they did not indeed do so." On Pleasure / On The True and The False Good - Lorenzo Valla
Updated the Michele Pinto / Andrea Celidoni video with a picture of Andrea and a few other minor improvements: New Music Created by Michele Pinto and Andrea Celidoni - Free As Epicurus - The Epicurus Rap!
New video from Eoghan responding to the Stoic view that virtue is its own reward: Hey guys I created new video against the Stoic idea that virtue is goal of life. Hope you enjoy Wow lots of good media work being done lately by Joshua and Eoghan -- thank you!
It's clear from current events that this subject is going to be of ever-greater interest. I have reorganized several topics into one to make this topic easier to find and discuss: Practical Advice On Living Independently / Self-Reliantly / Simply / In The Country