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    Happy Twentieth of June! – Born To Seek Pleasure And To Overcome Pain

    Peace and Safety to the Epicureans of today, no matter where you might be – Happy Twentieth! On this Twentieth of June I want to introduce you to the newest member of the Cassius family, pictured nearby.  He (as yet unnamed) brings with him the …

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    Epicurus’ Citations To Homer

    As Norman DeWitt explained, there are several passages by Homer of particular interest to the study of Epicurean philosophy: … Epicurus possessed another weapon capable of administering perhaps a meaner sting.  He was able to quote a passage from the Phaeacian episode in the Odyssey …

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