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Lucretius

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Poetry And Verse

Lucretius, De Rerum Natura 5.1145-1160: On The Origin of the Social Contract

“The race of man, tired of living in a state of violence
was languishing in feuds and they were eager
to submit themselves to law and strict judgments. 235 more words

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Lucretius, De Rerum Natura 4.1192-1200: Sometimes Women Don't Fake It

“A woman doesn’t always gasp with counterfeit passion
when she joins her body in embrace with a man
and holds his lips with a drawn, moist kiss. 56 more words

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Lucretius, De Rerum Natura 1.192-198: From Rain to Letters to Elements

“One must consider too that without a fixed annual amount of rain
the land cannot produce its gladdening fruit
nor is it the nature of animals bereft of their customary food… 87 more words

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Lucretius, De Rerum Natura 199-207: Men And Giants Can’t Come From Nothing

“And why can’t nature make men so large
that they cross the depths of the sea with their feet
or to tear down great mountains with their hands… 119 more words

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The Journey To Atheism: Lucretius, Nietzsche, and the Modern Atheists.

According to studies, the world as it stands today is 2.01% Atheist, and a further 16% Non-Religious. The only places in which the majority of people are non-religious are in East Asia, such as China. 813 more words

Ideas

Lucretius, De Rerum Natura 3.1-15: Epicurus, I’m Your Biggest Fan

“I follow you who first could raise so clear a light
to illuminate in so great a darkness the best parts of life,
the glory of the Greek people; and I place my feet… 193 more words

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