By Alicia Stallings
Lucretius' poem On the character of Things combines a systematic and philosophical treatise with many of the maximum poetry ever written. With extreme ethical fervour he demonstrates to humanity that during demise there's not anything to worry because the soul is mortal, and the area and every thing in it really is ruled via the mechanical legislation of nature and never through gods; and that by way of believing this males can stay in peace of brain and happiness. He bases this at the atomic conception expounded by way of the Greek thinker Epicurus, and maintains with an exam of sensation, intercourse, cosmology, meteorology, and geology, all of those topics made extra beautiful by means of the poetry with which he illustrates them.
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