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    Episode 134 of the Lucretius Today Podcast is now available. This week we begin the letter to Menoeceus! RE: Episode One Hundred Thirty-Four - The Letter to Menoeceus 01- Context and Opening of the Letter

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    Episode 134 of the Lucretius Today Podcast is now available. This week we begin the letter to Menoeceus! RE: Episode One Hundred Thirty-Four - The Letter to Menoeceus 01- Context and Opening of the Letter

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    Episode 133 of the Lucretius Today Podcast Is Now Available: RE: Episode One Hundred Thirty-Three - Letter to Pythocles 07 - Conclusion Of The Letter

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    We are starting our podcast review of the Letter to Menoeceus this Sunday. Please consider whether you have comments or questions you would like to see us address and add them to the show thread: RE: Episode One Hundred Thirty-Four - The Letter to Menoeceus 01 - (Preproduction)

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    Don't forget our Zoom tonight at 8:30 PM EDT August 3rd, 2022 - Epicurean Philosphy Zoom Gathering

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    Episode 132 of the Lucretius Today Podcast is now available: RE: Episode One Hundred Thirty Two - More On The Weather

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    Episode 131 of the Lucretius Today Podcast is now available: RE: Episode One Hundred Thirty-One - Letter to Pythocles 05 - Weather Phenomena

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    Thanks to Don and Joshua for listening to podcast 130 and catching some significant editing errors. A new version of this episode has now been uploaded - RE: Episode One Hundred Thirty - Letter to Pythocles 04 - More on the Sun and Moon

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    Episode 130 of the Lucretius Today Podcast is now available: RE: Episode One Hundred Thirty - Letter to Pythocles 04 - More on the Sun and Moon

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    Remember to join us tonight for our Zoom discussion if you can. If you had any problem signing in last week, that should be resolved this week: RE: July 13th - Epicurean Philosophy Zoom Gathering

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    Episode One Hundred Twenty-Nine of the Lucretius Today Podcast on the implications of the Epicurean position on the Size of Sun is now available: RE: Episode One Hundred Twenty-Nine - Letter to Pythocles 03 - The Implications Of the Epicurean Position On The Size of the Sun

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    Website note: We had a brief outage Friday morning due apparently to a hosting service error. We should be back online now with no loss of data, and we'll see what we can do to prevent that from happening again. In the meantime please check this post for where you can find information on outages and interim backup communications: Backup Communications for EpicureanFriends.com

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    Episode 128 of the Lucretius Today Podcast is now available: RE: Episode 128 - The Twelve Fundamentals of Physics

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    Don't forget our weekly Zoom tonight at 8:30 PM EST - In addition to our regular discussion the focus will be on PD11 and PD12 - RE: June 29, 2022 Epicurean Zoom Gathering

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    Episode 127 of the Lucretius Today Podcast is now available: RE: Episode One Hundred Twenty-Seven - Letter to Pythocles 02 - The Formation of "Worlds"

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    Happy Twentieth of June! If you can, please join us tonight at 8:30 PM. For link, check the calendar: Twentieth Celebration

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    Great link for next Wednesday's zoom. Feel free to spread it around:. June 22nd, 2022 Epicurean Zoom Gathering

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    Regulars here will want to take note of this post for a link to a free (Google) downloadable link to a Loeb edition of Lucretius with side-by-side Latin and English text: Downloadable Side-By-Side Latin-English Lucretius - The Loeb Edition By Rouse (First Edition)

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    Tonight's focus for our Wednesday Discussion is PD8 and PD9: June 15, 2022 Open Invitation Epicurean Zoom Meeting

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    Remember to join us tonight (Wednesday) at 8:30 PM if you can make it: Open Invitation Epicurean Zoom Meeting - Wednesday 8 :30 PM Eastern Time

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    Episode 126 of the Lucretius Today Podcast is now available. In this episode, we begin the discussion of Epicurus' letter to Pythocles, and we discuss many aspects of the basic approach of Epicurus toward the study of nature. This is one of our longer - but probably also one of our more important - episodes, so we hope you enjoy it and we invite your comment. Of special note: Don rejoins us for several special episodes! RE: Episode One Hundred Twenty-Six - Letter to Pythocles 01 (Pre-Production)

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    Remember our Wednesday night gathering at 8:30 PM and join us if you can. Each week we've had a couple of visitors and it is very interesting to hear about new people interested in Epicurus: RE: June 15, 2022 Open Invitation Epicurean Zoom Meeting

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    Episode 125 of the Lucretius Today Podcast is now available. This week we finish the letter to Herodotus, and next week we begin with the letter to Pythocles! RE: Episode One Hundred Twenty-Five - Letter to Herodotus 14 - Purpose and Method of Studying Nature - Completion of the Letter

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    Remember our Wednesday Night Gathering at 8:30 PM Eastern time tonight and join us if you can: June 8, 2022 Epicurean Zoom Gathering

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    Check out Nate's Map of Epicurean Communities in the Ancient World Epicurean Communities of the Ancient World

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    Please remember our Wednesday night gathering tonight at 8:30 PM Eastern time. Tonight we're taking open questions on any topic related to Epicurus, and in the rest of the time we'll look at PD05. Join us if you can!

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    We have now completed our series of Zoom meetings in the A Few Days In Athens Book Review. Today's edition - our Seventeenth Session - is a recap of the series with comments from the participants. We have the entire series on Youtube for your reference at any time, and we'll probably make them available in audio podcast form for easier access. Thanks to the participants and we hope these will be useful in the future. RE: AFDIA - Recap And General Comments After Reading Book / Completing the Chapter By Chapter Review

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    It was fun working through Epicurus's favorite "insults" from Diogenes Laertius: RE: Epicurus' Favorite Insults

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    Episode 123 of the Lucretius Today Podcast is now available: RE: Episode One Hundred Twenty-Three: Events and Time

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    REMINDER: Tonight is our Wednesday Open Invitation Zoom, and we will talk about PD03 and PD04, as well as issues and opportunities in talking about Epicurus in the world today.

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    Review of Chapter 16 of A Few Days In Athens is now live. One more episode to be recorded tonight at 8:00 PM - RE: AFDIA - Chapter Sixteen - Text and Discussion

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    Very Useful: Check out Reneliza's pink circles chart and the explanation and discussion that follows: RE: Can you seek happiness and be full of joy when there is a war in Europe? Wes Cecil podcast.

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    Very Noteworthy: Check out Nate's latest graphic and its accompanying text. Epicurus was almost the most potent opponent against false religion: Nate's Latest Graphic - "Epicurus Cannot Be Wrestled"

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    Reminder: All Zoom Events Are Moving to 8:30 PM EST rather than 8:00 PM, with the exception of the final session of the AFDIA Book Review Sunday Night May 22, which will remain at 8:00 PM as in the past.

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    Episode 122 of the Lucretius Today Podcast is now available. Today we continue in Epicurus' letter to Herodotus, and address some difficult material about the properties and qualities of atoms and bodies and what it means to exist. RE: Episode One Hundred Twenty-Two - What it Means to "Exist" - Properties and Qualities

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    Our discussion of Chapter 15 is now available. Only one more chapter to go! RE: AFDIA - Chapter Fifteen - Text and Discussion

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    Reminder: First Epicurean Open Invitation Zoom tonight (Wednesday) at 8:30 PM): RE: Open Invitation Epicurean Zoom - Starting this Wednesday May 11th 8:30 EDT

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    Updated Calendar Entry for the upcoming new-format Wednesday Open Invitation Zoom meeting - Open Invitation Epicurean Zoom Meeting - Wednesday 8 :30 PM Eastern Time

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    Our Book Review Discussion of Chapters 13 and 14 of A Few Days In Athens is now online. Tonight (Sunday) at 8:00 PM we discuss Chapter 15.

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    Announcement for Expansion of Wednesday Night Zooming: RE: Opening Discussion - Wednesday Epicurean Zoom Discussion Group

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    Episode 120 of the Lucretius Today podcast is now available - RE: Episode One Hundred Twenty - Epicurus' Rejection of Infinite Divisibility

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    Our recorded session for Chapter 12 of A Few Days In Athens is now available: Join us 5/1/22 at 8:00 PM EDT for discussion of Chapter 13 and 14! RE: AFDIA - Chapter Twelve - Text and Discussion

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    Note For the AFDIA Zoom Book Review meeting of 5/1/22: Chapter 13 is very short, and both 13 and 14 focus on the issue of Epicurean Gods, so we will combine discussion of the two chapters- so please read both Chapter 13 and 14 for our discussion Sunday May 1.

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    Episode 119 of the Lucretius Today Podcast is now available. Today we continue in the Letter to Herodotus to make additional observations about perception through the mechanism of atoms. RE: Episode One Hundred Nineteen - More On Perception Through The Atoms

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    Our recorded Session for Chapter 11 of the A Few Days In Athens Book Review Is Now Available. Join us at 8:00 PM on April 24 For Chapter 12! - RE: AFDIA - Chapter Eleven - Text and Discussion

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    Episode 118 of the Lucretius Today Podcast is now available. This week we talk about the very difficult subject of "images" and how they impact the mind. RE: Episode One Hundred Eighteen - Letter to Herodotus - "Images" - There's More To Them Than Meets The Eye

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    Please be sure to follow THIS link for tonight's meeting (in other words, go to the 20th event, not the Wednesday Update): Twentieth Celebration