Boethius - The Consolation of Philosophy - On good and evil
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Boethius – The Consolation of Philosophy
'No doubt your objection will be that it is impossible for there to be a more unjust confusion than when the fortunes of good men and bad alike continually vary between adversity and prosperity.
And I shall ask you if men have such soundness of mind as to be infallible in their judgement of who is good and who is bad.
No, human judgements clash in this matter, and some people think the same men deserve reward as others think worthy of punishment.