Video: Epicurus & Happiness - by Alain de Botton

Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness - Epicurus on Happiness

Philosopher Alain de Botton gives a simple introduction to the philosophy of Epicurus.

The purpose of life is to find pleasure, which is found in:
1 - Friends (close permanent friends)
2 - Freedom / self-sufficiency
3 - An analysed life

Nothing really mind blowing, but a good start.

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