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Words of wisdom: Epicurus’ letter on happiness

Epicurus (341–270 b.C.) was an ancient Greek philosopher and sage who founded a highly influential school of philosophy now called Epicureanism. Epicurus’ Epistle to Menoeceus (also called Letter on happiness) is a summary of the ethical teachings of Epicurean philosophy written in the epistolary literary style, and addressed to his student Menoeceus. It addresses theology,  Full Article…

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Philosophy: The Love for Wisdom

Philosophy derives from the Greek word φιλοσοφία “philosophia”, literally “love of Knowledge” or “love of Wisdom”. Today it mainly refers to the study of general and fundamental questions especially about GOD, life, afterlife, existence, wisdom, values, reason, mind. However traditionally the meaning of this knowledge encompassed the entire hemisphere of understanding, including both Theology and  Full Article…

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Misanthropy

Misanthropy is the general hatred, distrust or contempt of the human species or human nature. A misanthrope or misanthropist is someone who holds such views or feelings. The word’s origin is from the Greek words μῖσος (misos, “hatred”) and ἄνθρωπος (anthrōpos, “man, human”). The condition is often confused with asociality. A misanthrope is a person  Full Article…

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