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3 Epictetus persents nice life without afterlife Stoics the essential nature of humans is reason The universe is governed not only by law or god but by the law of reason All that occurs happens in accordance to Natural Law God Their two fundamentals are 1 Whatever happens is the inevitable outcome of the logic of the universe 2 Whatever happens is for reason and therefore is for the best The stoic philosophy also says to remain uninvolved emotionally in your fate and you will live an untroubled life Humans are like actors who do not pick their roles only how their attitudes focus on them Apathy is achieved as a serenity and happiness when negative attitudes and fear are avoided The actors are directed by Logos which is God that is in everything Logos is reason which controls and orders all of nature and events Since sensations are the source of the souls happiness or misery and since the good can bring nothing but the souls happiness those sensations which conduce to happiness are good No free will free will is a part of God Apathy - state of complete indifference of pleasure and pain goal of life E brought the idea of social duty Cosmopolis - view that being human automatically gives you certain rights idea that all people are recognized as having equal rights of responsibility God is the universe the universe is god - everything is a part of god God took care of everything were his plan What looks bad to us is good at its end situation - gods plan - rational - good there is no evil Under our control opinion judgment and our will 4 Augustine Characteristics of God omniscient all knowing omnipotent all powerful omnibenevolent all loving World is made up of 2 powers that compete all the time good - evil knowledge - ignorance A made up first sin World is the place of
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