Category Archives: autarchy

Autarchy Projects: Freelancing

I set the goal in 2012 that I wanted to be taken seriously as a freelance writer. This culminated in the writing of my book. I was finishing my B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Mass Media, had … 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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Book Review: The Fastlane Millionaire

The following is an Epicurean book review of The Millionaire Fastlane by MJ DeMarco. As I said before, this year my platform will focus on expanding on the subject of autarchy and Epicurean economics. As part of this, I am … Continue reading

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Happy Twentieth! Anticipating Fortune

Happy 20th to Epicureans everywhere! Today is International Day of Happiness, and the Epicurean Garden in Athens has been busy promoting today with an event called Happiness is a Human Right, which is part of their Declaration of Pallini initiative … Continue reading

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Third, Fifth, Sixth, and Seventh Principles of Autarchy

The philosopher does not toil. However, we must always remember that toil is evil, not productivity Our revenue must more than meet our immediate needs: it must facilitate a life of leisure. Anything less is wage slavery. It’s always prudent to … Continue reading

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Fourth Principle of Autarchy

Association is important in labor. We must choose our company prudently Las Indias: on Cooperative Productive Autonomy Neither he who is always seeking material aid from his friends nor he who never considers such aid is a true friend; for … Continue reading

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First Principle of Autarchy

The Seven Principles of Autarchy are seven general guiding ideas that were distilled from the reasonings about Philodemus of Gadara’s Herculaneum scroll On Property Management which were published in Society of Epicurus. They are guides to aid in memorization of key, useful points … Continue reading

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