"Let us imagine a man..." - Epicureanism | Epic Swerve

"Let us imagine a man..."

“Let us imagine a man living in the continuous enjoyment of numerous and vivid pleasures alike of body and of mind, undisturbed either by the presence or by the prospect of pain: what possible state of existence could we describe as being more excellent or more desirable?” — Torquatus, in Cicero’s De Finibus, Bonorum et Malorum.

It’s a great explication. Who indeed could be more excellent?

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