Boethius - The Consolation of Philosophy - Providence has given its creatures
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Boethius – The Consolation of Philosophy
Providence has given its creatures one great reason to go on living, namely the instinctive desire for the greatest possible self preservation. There is no reason therefore, for you to have any doubt that all things have an instinctive desire to preserve their life and avoid destruction.