- Words: 1887
- Length: 6 Pages
- Topic: Death and Dying (general)
- Paper #: 60235995
Religion was also something that stood in the way of people's happiness in life because religion inflicted people with the fear of gods and of the afterlife.
If one could only get over his or her own fear of death, then there was nothing that could stand in the way of pleasure in life. Individuals could achieve peace of mind, according to Epicurus, simply by maximizing their enjoyment while they