Do We Have Free Will?
by: Clive Taylor
It is being suggested here that we have only one real choice in life:
To let go of fear and resistance and be taken by the flow of life, or, to fight, screaming all the way, as the flow of life takes us anyway.
Life is. It moves.
The only way we can avoid that is to die – either to our awareness of ourselves (insanity), or physically (death).
To let go of fear and resistance is, of course, not easy, and there are many different approaches to life that attempt to help us with that.
The central confusion around this is exemplified by the two views:
That we have no choice whatsoever – that life is pre-ordained. Or, that almost all of life is choice – that we make good or bad choices depending on our level of self awareness or luck.
There is a “middl...