Epicurus believed in the pursuit of simple pleasures. - Deepstash
Epicurus believed in the pursuit of simple pleasures.

Epicurus believed in the pursuit of simple pleasures.

Contrary to the common use of “epicurean” to describe indulgence, Epicurus actually taught that true pleasure is found in modest living, intellectual pursuits, and friendship.

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