Yes I think it is inevitable that any basic presentation of Epicurean philosophy needs to cut right to the heart of the differences. I think in fact that that is exactly the approach Epicurus chose in the way the principal doctrines are organized. You can say that "Well he's just giving his position on the important things of life (gods, life after death, what is the true goal?) but he did so in a way that didn't feature his own conclusion as much as it gives the "vaccine" which makes the other …
Also this topic is pretty much parallel with what we have discussed in the past as an "Epicurus College" or other formats (meetup groups). We can do much of the organizing for that online, but Kalosyni is right that we need to move as quickly as possible to "in person" frameworks. What we do here on line will set the stage for that.