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    Discussion Forum Update – EpicureanFriends.com

    Over the last several years my major participation at Facebook has been focused in the Epicurean Philosophy Group.  Unfortunately at present my user account has been compromised and is now disabled.  I am actively pursuing its reinstatement, but it is unclear when and if I will …

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  • Lucretius From Munco Overleaf

    Proof, Not Assertion

    (Cross-posted with a few edits from the Garden of Epicurus facebook group.) This is in regard to strengthening our minds.  It was inspired by Mark C.’s thread in the Facebook group on facing death, but it’s something I have been thinking about due to some …

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  • Epicurus Sculpture Crop

    Check Out A New Website: DoctrinesOfEpicurus.com, by Nikos the Epicurean

    It’s great to announce here a new website devoted to the Doctrines of Epicurus. I have corresponded with the webmaster and I highly recommend you check out his page and encourage him in his efforts! “Exercise yourself in these and related precepts day and night, …

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  • Against The Vulcans

    “Failure of Nerve?” Or “Failure to Pay Attention?”

    I have a standing rule for my blog that I will not devote more space than absolutely necessary to discussing Ayn Rand and Objectivism.  That is not to say that the topic is uninteresting, but only to say that the purpose of this blog is …

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  • ExtractedEpicurus

    Hail To The Homeland: “What madness it is to learn superfluous things!”

    As those of us in the rest of the world go about our weekends, remember those who have the opportunity to attend the 2012 Panhellenic Symposia on Epicurean Philosophy in Athens.  Today only a few have the opportunity to attend the Symposia in person, but …

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  • Against The Men Of The Crowd RECTANGLE

    I Choose Epicurus

    I choose to live my life in gratitude to the Nature that produced and sustains me.  I therefore gladly choose Epicurus as my guide, and I choose to remind myself why I live and do all things as if Epicurus were beside me: *  I …

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