Author Archives: hiramcrespo

About hiramcrespo

Hiram Crespo is the author of 'Tending the Epicurean Garden' and founder of societyofepicurus.com. He's also written for The Humanist, Eidolon, Occupy, The New Humanism, The Secular Web, Europa Laica, AteístasPR, and many other outlets.

My Weight Loss Experiment

This content is sponsored by Flat Belly System. Over the next three months, I will be attempting to lose weight “the Epicurean way”: while not depriving my body of nutrients or of the pleasure of great food. I’m not obese, … Continue reading

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Happy Twentieth! On the Mind-Body Split

This Twentieth message is sponsored by uShip.com, a service that reviews and compares the shipping prices for a customer in order to provide the most affordable freight services. Whether it’s furniture, cars, motorcycles, even pets, uShip will find the most … Continue reading

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Good Omens: Short Review

Disclaimer: I have not read the book. This is a review of the series adaptation, and is perhaps why I’m not disappointed (as often happens–as in the case of the reviewer from The Humanist) after having read the book first. … Continue reading

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How to Eat Breadfruit

If a man plants ten breadfruit trees in his life, which he can do in about an hour, he would completely fulfil his duty to his own as well as future generations. – Joseph Banks, 1769, Captain Cook’s botanist I … Continue reading

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Ancient Christians, as depicted in Death of Peregrine

The Christian religion has enjoyed hegemony in the West for more than 15 centuries, so it is difficult for many in the modern world to imagine how dismissive many Pagans were of the Christians in the early centuries of Common … Continue reading

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Passive Income Lifestyle – Program Review

I’m near the end of the Passive Income Lifestyle eight-week mentorship program. The goal of the program is to teach us everything we need to know to start earning a passive income, even if we have no experience in affiliate … Continue reading

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Autarchy Project: Investing in Real Estate and AirBnB

As I said previously, this year my content will focus on Epicurean economics. As part of my learning adventures, every last Friday of the month I’ll be posting “autarchy projects” blog updates to document some of my experiments in autarchy (=self-sufficiency), … Continue reading

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