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by BoredRider
Tue Sep 20, 2016 4:24 am
Forum: Resources & Recommended Reading
Topic: JMG's "Retrotopia"
Replies: 4
Views: 1548

Re: JMG's "Retrotopia"

Ooh nice, thanks keithHudd!
by BoredRider
Tue Sep 20, 2016 4:20 am
Forum: Resources & Recommended Reading
Topic: Lean Logic by David Fleming
Replies: 15
Views: 2520

Re: Lean Logic by David Fleming

This is now absolutely one of my two favourite books of all time.
(Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet being the other, at the other extreme of length! :lol: )
by BoredRider
Tue Sep 20, 2016 4:17 am
Forum: Inspiration
Topic: Epicurus and Happiness
Replies: 77
Views: 7062

Re: Epicurus and Happiness

Agreed. The problem is that once a person reduces their desires to the point where they have all that they need or want, many seem to end up in that malaise described in the Wheaton Scale thread and elsewhere. "I have all I want / Is that all there is?" Finding meaningful (non arbitrary) engagement...
by BoredRider
Tue Sep 13, 2016 4:17 am
Forum: Inspiration
Topic: Epicurus and Happiness
Replies: 77
Views: 7062

Re: Epicurus and Happiness

My all-time favourite line, from Epicurus:

"If you wish to make Pythocles wealthy, don't give him more money; rather, reduce his desires."