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-====== Epicurus'​ Twelve ​Elementary ​Principles of Nature ======+====== Epicurus'​ Twelve Principles of Nature ======
  
 The Elementary Principles of Nature as set forth by Epicurus and summarized in English by Norman Dewitt in his book "​Epicurus And His Philosophy":​ The Elementary Principles of Nature as set forth by Epicurus and summarized in English by Norman Dewitt in his book "​Epicurus And His Philosophy":​
  
-[[PN 01]] Matter is uncreatable.+[[:pn_01|PN 01]] Matter is uncreatable.
  
-[[PN 02]] Matter is indestructible.+[[:pn_02|PN 02]] Matter is indestructible.
  
-[[PN 03]] The universe consists of solid bodies and void.+[[:pn_03|PN 03]] The universe consists of solid bodies and void.
  
-[[PN 04]] Solid bodies are either compounds or simple.+[[:pn_04|PN 04]] Solid bodies are either compounds or simple.
  
-[[PN 05]] The multitude of atoms is infinite.+[[:pn_05|PN 05]] The multitude of atoms is infinite.
  
-[[PN 06]] The void is infinite in extent.+[[:pn_06|PN 06]] The void is infinite in extent.
  
-[[PN 07]] The atoms are always in motion.+[[:pn_07|PN 07]] The atoms are always in motion.
  
-[[PN 08]] The speed of atomic motion is uniform.+[[:pn_08|PN 08]] The speed of atomic motion is uniform.
  
-[[PN 09]] Motion is linear in space, vibratory in compounds.+[[:pn_09|PN 09]] Motion is linear in space, vibratory in compounds.
  
-[[PN 10]] Atoms are capable of swerving slightly at any point in space or time.+[[:pn_10|PN 10]] Atoms are capable of swerving slightly at any point in space or time.
  
-[[PN 11]] Atoms are characterized by three qualities: weight, shape and size.+[[:pn_11|PN 11]] Atoms are characterized by three qualities: weight, shape and size.
  
-[[PN 12]] The number of the different shapes is not infinite, merely innumerable.+[[:pn_12|PN 12]] The number of the different shapes is not infinite, merely innumerable.
  
  
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