10 10 2016 02 04
- To highlight what is essential for happiness, Epicurus divided our needs/desires into three categories: natural and necessary, natural but unnecessary, and neither natural nor necessary. What is essential, according to him, are the needs/desires that are natural and necessary.
- I would like to be the air / that inhabits you for a moment / only. I would like to be that unnoticed / & that necessary. -Margaret Atwood
- Re: our conversations, you said, “It’s natural. I can’t even say I love this. One does not love breathing.”