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What would Lucretius say- pacify your lover into homotopy

Lucretius says-Happy is he who has discovered the casuses of things and has cast beneath his feet all fears,unavoidable fate, and the din of the devouring underworld. 144 more words


Let's Talk about [Death] Baby: #DeathAndClassics

Roman Epitaph, B808

“ you who are reading this epitaph, remember that you too will be dead.”

Qui legis hunc titulum, mortalem te esse memento. 1,558 more words


Is nature continuous or discrete? How the atomist error was born

May 20, 2018

The modern idea that nature is discrete originated in Ancient Greek atomism. Leucippus, Democritus and Epicurus all argued that nature was composed of what they called ἄτομος ( 1,313 more words


“For as children tremble and fear everything in the blind darkness, so we in the light sometimes fear what is no more to be feared than the things children in the dark hold in terror and imagine will come true.” …

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Thought For Today

The first atom ever to have had its picture taken

My before bed reading the last few weeks has been Lucretius’s De Rerum Natura which is a philosophical tract written around 2000 years ago, whose arguments are based on the absolute assumption that everything in the universe is made up of atoms. 425 more words

Philosophical And Speculative