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This Argument Blew My Mind

Why death is not bad for you.

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One day I was sitting in a coffee shop reading some philosophy when I encountered the following argument by Epicurus.

  1. Death is not bad for you before you die because it has not affected you yet.
  2. Death is not bad for you after you die because by then you do not exist.
  3. Therefore, death is not…

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