Tag: Greek Mythology

Epicurean Gods

There’s an old idea that ancient Epicureans were atheists and that this, combined with their egoistic hedonism, caused them profound suffering — suffering of which they were not consciously aware. Different versions of this idea appear in Nietzsche’s The Gay Science (§45), Constant Martha’s Le Poëme de Lucrèce,… Continue Reading “Epicurean Gods”