The problem with hedonism is that it's so self serving. If you're constantly thinking about how you can maximize your pleasures
In her book, Epicureanism at the Origins of Modernity, the philosopher Catharine Wilson has asserted that "we are all, in a sense, Epicureans now." The biblical scholar N. T. Wright quotes Wilson, and calls her assessment "spot on."
In just two words of five syllables, medieval man brewed a bitter antidote to all from melancholy and regret to hubris and ostentation: memento mori.
Some scientific researchers are devoted to discovering the molecular switch that can postpone or even stop in its tracks
If you are philanthropically inclined and looking for a cause to become involved with take a look at The Satiety Center. Located
The Ancient Greek philosopher Epicurus was one of the world's first and best analysts of the relationship between money and
Over the past two months I've read the works of all four great Roman Stoics -- Epictetus, Musonius Rufus, Seneca and of course Marcus Aurelius -- and with their help I've come to a few realizations
What is happiness? And where is it found? And further still, if we found it, how would we know that what we found is actually it?
Yet, at various times over the years, something unusual has happened. Journalists have called me to tell me that, suddenly
Were I stripped of my fantasy teams, were I to possess nothing in the way of team allegiance, were I, in fact, to wake up in a roadside ditch, I would probably wake up thinking about baseball.
As a Rabbi, I've found that the most troubling spiritual question for most people is: "Why is life so difficult?" Below are three compelling ideas.