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English philosopher, John Locke. This is one of themes of my book "How to Wake Up" (substituting "people" for "men" of course).

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Epicureanism. Major Thinkers include Epicurus (d. 270 BCE) and Lucretius (95-55 BCE). Key Concepts. Greatest good comes from peace of mind (ataraxia) and pleasure (lack of bodily pain). Pleasure can be found in knowledge, friendship, and living a virtuous and temperate life. Since eternal atoms make up existence, individuals should control lives without fear of God or death. No call for social duty.

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Self-Scrutiny Applied with Kindness: Epictetus’s Enduring Wisdom on Happiness and How Philosophy Helps Us Answer the Soul’s Cry

The principle that emotional and physical self-control leads to inner peace and strength, allowing one to live a happier life. A Visual Dictionary of Philosophy.

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