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 Thus while we direct our greatest and highest interests by reason throughout our whole life, we do not rely either on dialectical reason or logic as our ultimate Canon of Truth. [(Epicurus Doctrine 16, Epicurus'​ Letter to Herodotus, Diogenes Laertius Book 10)] Thus while we direct our greatest and highest interests by reason throughout our whole life, we do not rely either on dialectical reason or logic as our ultimate Canon of Truth. [(Epicurus Doctrine 16, Epicurus'​ Letter to Herodotus, Diogenes Laertius Book 10)]
  
-Instead, the faculties which constitute our Canon of Truth are our senses, our preconceptions,​ and our feelings of pleasure and pain, for it is by means of these that test those things which are true, and we determine which are obscure and need confirmation. [(Epicurus'​ Letter to Herodotus)]+Instead, the faculties which constitute our Canon of Truth are our senses, our preconceptions,​ and our feelings of pleasure and pain, for it is by means of these that we test those things which are true, and we determine which are obscure and need confirmation. [(Epicurus'​ Letter to Herodotus)]
  
 For only when those things which are clear to us are understood is it time to consider those things which are obscure. [(Epicurus'​ Letter to Herodotus)] For only when those things which are clear to us are understood is it time to consider those things which are obscure. [(Epicurus'​ Letter to Herodotus)]
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