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“Suppose that a god announced that you were going to die tomorrow or the day after. Unless you were a…”

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“Suppose that a god announced that you were going to die tomorrow or the day after. Unless you were a complete coward you wouldn’t kick up a fuss about which day it was — what difference could it make? Now recognize that the difference between years from now and tomorrow is just as small.”

Marcus Aurelius, Meditations (4.47)

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