CWW: Death Does Not Concern Us

July 27, 2016 – It’s Classical Wisdom Wednesday, presented by Classical Wisdom Weekly– bringing ancient wisdom to modern minds, every Wednesday morning before your first cup of coffee.

The subject of death has been a source of fascination, and unease, for philosophers and religious seekers for centuries. How exactly should we feel about our deaths? Should it be a source of concern? Should we fear it?

If you were to ask the ancient Roman, Lucretius, his answer would probably be a resounding… “eh”.

Death, Lucretius says, does not concern us. Today we find out why.

Your guide through the classical landscape is Van Bryan, Associate Editor of Classical Wisdom Weekly. You can catch Classical Wisdom Wednesday every week before your first cup of coffee, right here on the History Author Show.