oil on linen, 40x60cm, 2016

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 […]