November 15, 2010

NeuroCooking goes to Hollywood!

In the 2006 crime thriller "Lucky Number Slevin", when title character Slevin Kelevra, played by Josh Harnett, says that he suffers from a condition called atarexia, he is referring to a word (Ἀταραξία) from ancient Greek philosophy that translates roughly to "tranquility", and which was used by the Epicureans to refer to "the only true happiness available to a person".

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