About Tranquillity

Epicurean “ataraxia” and the stoic “apatheia” (how things should be) vs. Thomas Hobbes and his realistic perspective (how things are):

“There is no such thing as perpetual tranquillity of mind while we live here; because life itself is but motion, and can never be without desire, nor without fear, no more than without sense.”

The world changes in two millennia. Or not.

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