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  • An Ebook Update

    One of the most important projects of this website is to promote the philosophy of Epicurus by making his works more readily accessible.  With that goal in mind, today brings a major revision and hopefully improvement to the ebook which incorporates much of the text …

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  • Peace and Safety for your 20th of October!

    Peace and Safety to the Epicureans among us, no matter where you might be! As we remember Epicurus and the original pathfinders of Epicureanism, here’s a thought for the day, courtesy of Cicero, speaking through Torquatus in The Ends of Good and Evil: “In sum, …

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  • Against The Vulcans

    A Case Study in Failing to Appreciate the Scope of Epicurus’ Wisdom: Ayn Rand and the Objectivists

    Casual readers are frequently attracted by Epicurus’ views on pleasure, on peace of mind, or on the requirements of living happily.  Some are attracted by Epicurus’ understanding of the non-interference of gods in human affairs, or on the necessity of facing death boldly.   Many such …

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  • A Guidebook for the Wilderness: Stefan Streitferdt’s “From Pain To Pleasure – The Proven Pathway to Happiness”

    When I first started blogging about Epicurus a year ago, there were several websites devoted to Epicurean thought (Epicurus.info and Epicurus.net) but only one devoted to applying Epicurean principles to day-to-day life.  Stefan Streitferdt’s Stress-freedom.net and his book “From Pain To Pleasure – The Proven …

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  • Peace and Safety for Your 20th of September!!

    Peace and Safety to the Epicureans among us, no matter where you might be! As we remember Epicurus and the original pathfinders of Epicureanism, here’s a reminder not only that Epicureans have traditionally been at the forefront of combating false religion, but also that we …

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  • The Principal Doctrines on Your Mobile Phone

    This past weekend the site was upgraded to automatically display in a mobile format when viewed by handheld browsers such as iphones, Palm Webos, Android, etc.  The mobile format is much easier to navigate by finger, but please be sure to note the somewhat small …

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