Personality types. Tetrapharmakos. The four-part cure Don't fear god, Don't worry about death; What is good is easy to get, and What is terrible is easy to endure (Philodemus, Herculaneum Papyrus, 1005, 4.9–14). In the original Greek: Ἄφοβον ὁ θεός, ἀνύποπτον ὁ θάνατος καὶ τἀγαθὸν μὲν εὔκτητον, τὸ δὲ δεινὸν εὐεκκαρτέρητον (Philodemus, Herculaneum Papyrus, 1005, 4.9–14) "The fundamental obstacle to happiness, says Epicurus, is anxiety," writes D.
S. Analysis The following is a description of each line as the Epicureans understood it. Don’t fear god As a prelude to "Don't worry about death," the concept of "god" in Epicurus' time was incompatible to Epicurus' beliefs. Don’t worry about death As D. What is good is easy to get Sustenance and shelter, these things can be acquired by anyone—by both animal and human—with minimal effort, regardless of wealth.
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