Four Principles Of Epicurus Research Paper

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Epicurus was the son of a schoolmaster, who studied philosophy and died of natural causes. He left an impact with his last dying words about the secrets of happiness: storing up pleasures against rainy days of pain. What this means is that if you live by his theories of four principles of happiness, then you can overcome anything that might bring you unhappiness. The four principles are; The gods exist, but not in the way we suppose; Death is nothing to fear; Pleasure is the key to happiness; Everything we need to be happy is easy to obtain. Epicurus mentions that pleasure is pain, for pleasure is good, but not all should be pursued, and all pain is bad, but not all should be avoided. He also mentions how you should accentuate the negative
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