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Fighting the Fire: Emotions, Evolution, and the Future of Psychology

doi: 10.9769/EPJ.2009.1.1.DC Dawson Church Editorial The quest to relieve mental and emotional suffering is an ancient human enterprise. Twenty-five hundred years ago, the Buddha taught how suffering may be relieved through contemplation and meditation. His near-contemporary, the Greek philosopher Epicurus, proclaimed that any philosopher who did not reduce suffering was worthless. Residents of 8th century […]

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