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Aurelius, Marcus - Meditations - Death and the gods



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Meditations – Marcus Aurelius

Now departure from the world of men is nothing to fear, if gods exist; because they would not involve you in any harm.  If they do not exist, or if they have no care for humankind, then what is life to me in a world devoid of gods, or devoid of providence?  But they do exist, and they do care for humankind; and they have put it absolutely in man's power to avoid falling into the true kinds of harm.

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Aurelius, Marcus

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