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Aurelius and Epicurus: Active Nihilism and Nirvana

"Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present." - Marcus Aurelius

http://beinghuman.blogs.fi/2009/11/24/marcus-aurelius-and-epicurus-on-foundations-of-good-life-7453244/

A good starting point for those who may not have heard of these two fine gents. For those of you who may find the 'world-denying' aspects of the ancient Eastern religions unattractive perhaps a look at similar ideas from a Western mind will prove interesting.