Category: False Religion
Two Thousand Years – Convinced Yet?
Many more quotes could be added to this one, but here’s a start:
Thoughts On The Nature of “Gods” – 10/10/2017
I am one of the ones who takes Epicurus literally: (1) that there exists life throughout the universe; (2) that some of those forms of life are “higher” than ours;...
A Seasonal Thought Re: “Fake News”
A Seasonal Thought for 2016, inspired by one of the year’s memorable phrases: “Fake News”
A List of Events Documenting Christian Persecution of Hellenes In The Ancient World
This is just a short post to link to an excellent page that is mostly in Greek, but with an English summary, entitled Christian Persecution Against the Hellenes. The page...
Nietzsche, Epicurus, And The Most Successful Double Agent In History(?)
One of the inflection points of world history which researchers into Epicurus will frequently encounter is the work of Paul of Tarsus. Norman DeWitt devoted a book to the subject...
Frances Wright on Epicurean Virtue vs. “Virtue” In The Other Philosophies
One of the most important distinctions between Epicureanism and other philosophies is its definition of “virtue.” In the ancient world this dispute became a matter of heated argument between Epicureans...
A Nexus Between Epicurean Doctrines 31-38, Thomas Jefferson, The Ukraine, and MH370
As I write this, the crises surrounding MH370 and the Ukraine are unresolved and unpredictable. As these events unfold, I think it is useful to consider how the concept of...
Peace and Safety For Your Twentieth of July: “[T]he ideas of the Deity in the minds of vulgar worshipers in general are, and ever will be, false, erroneous, and idolatrous….”
Peace and Safety to the Epicureans of today, no matter where you might be! Here are three parallel observations on the nature of religion: First believe that God is a...
“One has but to read Lucretius to know what Epicurus made war upon…”
As we approach December 25th and the tide of religious fervor which it brings to parts of the world, there is no better time to remember the Epicurean history of...
Happy Hanukkah To The Sadducees!!
[colored_box variation=”red”]UPDATE: Be sure to read this excellent article by Christopher Hitchens: “Hanukkah Celebrates the Triumph of Tribal Jewish Backwardness“[/colored_box] We have now entered the time of year when...