Looks like a great quote, right? Not so fast. Consider IF THERE ARE GODS…
Sometimes atheists will post this quote from Marcus Aurelius as if it’s profound and insightful.
“Live a good life.” – According to who, Marcus? Who gets to decide what constitutes a ‘good’ life?
“If there are gods and they are just…” – Who decides what is ‘just,’ Marcus? If there are gods, it seems that they are more qualified to define justice than you. After all, you’re merely a mortal. The gods (if they exist) make the rules (that’s why they’re called ‘gods’). Therefore, if there are gods, every decision they make is just.Continued => https://johnbranyan.com/if-there-are-gods/
Note also Silence of Mind‘s comments. Not a simple subject.