All Blog Posts Tagged 'Epicurus' (4)

Perspectives on Living Life

Like many atheists, my thoughts this morning are directed towards Christopher Hitchens. His passing has made for a somber start to the day for many. I can't quite find a word to express my emotions. I can't say that I am sad because I am overjoyed to see how many people were touched by one man and his ideas. The sentimentality is touching and inspiring. I am reminded of how amazing it is for someone to come into the world relatively alone and unknown, grow and develop an individual…


Added by Martial Epicurus on December 16, 2011 at 10:56am — 3 Comments

Taking Ancient Texts Literally

Taking Ancient Texts Literally

The controversy between creationism and evolution is a good example of the absurdity of taking texts literally, in spite of having been written thousands of years ago.

Discarding the entire bible as obsolete is easy.   There are other texts written in other times, cultures and circumstances, which still has some value, but need to be adapted.    This is more difficult.   It needs an understanding…


Added by Maruli Marulaki on November 19, 2011 at 1:41pm — No Comments

Was Epicurus A Concealed Atheist?

Was Epicurus A Concealed Atheist?


This is a continuation of The Gods In Epicurus' World

According to this quote from Epicurus' letter to Menoeceus, Epicurus was not an atheist as we understand it today.
"First believe that God is a living being immortal and blessed, according…

Added by Maruli Marulaki on October 18, 2011 at 6:12am — No Comments

Reflections of Job

The photo essay that I posted a week ago (Look Around You) was,…


Added by Dan on September 12, 2010 at 1:18pm — No Comments

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