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Four schools of ancient Greek philosophy

Ancient Greek philosophy consists of four schools, who each proclaim that they hold the secret to a happy and fulfilled life. These schools are Stoicism, Cynicism, Skepticism, and ...

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Epicurus and the atheist's guide to happiness

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Epicureans were materialists: They believed the world consisted only of atoms. There were no gods, spirits, or souls, no afterlife or immortality.

In the world of Epicureans, all there is to...

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Epicureans developed the "Four-Part Remedy" to help them find solace and escape existential and spiritual pain.

  1. Don't fear God. Everything is just atoms....

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Epicureanism is about a psychological shift that life doesn't need to be as complicated as we make it. We're just animals with basic needs.

We have the tools to satisfy our desires a...

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