The Pursuit of Pleasure Ends in Moderation

Lessons in true hedonism from Epicurus and the Buddha

Photo by Cailin Grant-Jansen on Unsplash

Philosophers have been speculating on how to live a fulfilling life for centuries, some more successfully than others, and some driven beyond the brink of psychosis by the pursuit. Several have promoted unbridled hedonism, others self-sacrifice. Many have emphasised self-reflection and looking inwards…

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Josh Chandler Morris

Josh Chandler Morris

A jeweller by day, writer by night. Exploring Eastern philosophy, spirituality and politics. Creator of The Inspiration Journal www.harshrealm.co.uk