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The Sophist

The Ancient Four-Part Cure for Unhappiness

What is good is easy to get” — Epicurus

A statue of Hermes from the Villa of the Papyri unearthed in Herculaneum. (Photo: Marie-Lan Nguyen (CC-2.5) Source: Wikipedia)

Unhappiness comes at us from two directions. We’re stalked by the fear of being ill or dying, and knawed at by the feeling we’re not getting the best that life has to offer.

It’s like we’re procrastinating from life itself, while our mortal deadline looms closer. Why aren’t I rich enough? We ask…




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