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         - that pleasure (all kinds, mental and physical) is the guide to life;         - that pleasure (all kinds, mental and physical) is the guide to life;
         - that happiness (meaning a life in which pleasures predominate over pains) is the goal of life.         - that happiness (meaning a life in which pleasures predominate over pains) is the goal of life.
-        - that Epicurean physics and canonics are essential to a proper understanding of Epicurean philosophy.+        - that Epicurean physics ​(especially as to eternal and infinite universe and life on other worlds) ​and canonics ​(especially as to use of the sensations, anticipations,​ and feelings, the subordinate role of reason, and the possibility of confidence in knowledge) ​are substantially correct and essential to a proper understanding of Epicurean philosophy.
       - Programming will not significantly promotional of material or philosophies or "​techniques"​ that are not consistent with ancient Epicurean tradition and practice.       - Programming will not significantly promotional of material or philosophies or "​techniques"​ that are not consistent with ancient Epicurean tradition and practice.
       - Programming will focus on Epicurean Philosophy as developed in its original Greco-Roman form, with emphasis on linking the philosophy to the particular Greco-Roman cultural context rather than as a disembodied abstraction. Emphasis will be given to how Epicurean philosophy might apply to the current situation in the Greco-Roman world, especially in terms of Islamic migration and population replacement by peoples unfriendly to and incompatible with Epicurean philosophy.       - Programming will focus on Epicurean Philosophy as developed in its original Greco-Roman form, with emphasis on linking the philosophy to the particular Greco-Roman cultural context rather than as a disembodied abstraction. Emphasis will be given to how Epicurean philosophy might apply to the current situation in the Greco-Roman world, especially in terms of Islamic migration and population replacement by peoples unfriendly to and incompatible with Epicurean philosophy.
-      - Programming will emphasize activity in pursuit of the pleasurable life, and will minimize discussion of anesthesia and "​freedom from pain" except in clearly explained ​contexts.+      - Programming will emphasize activity in pursuit of the pleasurable life, and will minimize discussion of anesthesia, retirement, living unknown, ​and "​freedom from pain is the goal of life" except in contexts ​which clearly explain the issues involved.
       - Programming will explore Epicureans theories of Ethics, Canonics, and Physics,:       - Programming will explore Epicureans theories of Ethics, Canonics, and Physics,:
         - In Physics, programming will explore implications of infinite universe, eternal universe, and life on other worlds. Emphasis will be given to showing that the universe operates on natural and non-supernatural principles. Modern or past theories of physics which appear to contradict Epicurean principles will be avoided except where clear explanations of the contradictions can be presented. Examples of this are Epicurean criticisms of ancient mystical mathematical and geometrical theories.         - In Physics, programming will explore implications of infinite universe, eternal universe, and life on other worlds. Emphasis will be given to showing that the universe operates on natural and non-supernatural principles. Modern or past theories of physics which appear to contradict Epicurean principles will be avoided except where clear explanations of the contradictions can be presented. Examples of this are Epicurean criticisms of ancient mystical mathematical and geometrical theories.
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       - Programming will oppose eclecticism and any suggestion that there are elements of competing / incompatible philosophies which should be incorporated into Epicurean philosophy and practice.       - Programming will oppose eclecticism and any suggestion that there are elements of competing / incompatible philosophies which should be incorporated into Epicurean philosophy and practice.
       - Non-Epicurean philosophies,​ especially Stoicism, Platonism, and Aristotelianism,​ will be discussed as competitors and having core compatibilities with Epicurean philosophy.       - Non-Epicurean philosophies,​ especially Stoicism, Platonism, and Aristotelianism,​ will be discussed as competitors and having core compatibilities with Epicurean philosophy.
-      - All religions with any supernatural component, especially Judaism, Islam, and Christianity,​ will be dealt with as competitors and as false, discouraging ideas of preserving certain elements in them as if they could be incorporated into Epicurean Philosophy+      - All religions with any supernatural component, especially Judaism, Islam, and Christianity, and even Buddhism, will be dealt with as competitors and as false, discouraging ideas of preserving certain elements in them as if they could be incorporated into Epicurean Philosophy
       - "​Humanism"​ will be dealt with as contradictory and incompatible and largely consisting of Judeo-Christian ethics masquerading as a non-supernatural philosophy.       - "​Humanism"​ will be dealt with as contradictory and incompatible and largely consisting of Judeo-Christian ethics masquerading as a non-supernatural philosophy.
       - Programming will be primarily in English but will include selections in Greek and any other language where there is a significant Epicurean audience.       - Programming will be primarily in English but will include selections in Greek and any other language where there is a significant Epicurean audience.
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