Even if paraphrased? The essential message is the same, and very clear.Brilliant wasn't he?
I know some believe Epicurus' text is slightly paraphrased, but in 2300 years or so, no one has been able to refute it.
Widespread, large-scale evil as expressed by an indifferent universe, is proof the universe (or gods) do not give a crap about the fates of humans.
There is no way around that conundrum.
The godbots keep lying about "free will".
The apologists keep lying about "mystery of god"
Only the unbelievers recognize the truth: the universe (or gods) simply do not care.