Although our lives are mapped out for us long before we’re even thought of, let alone born, we have freewill to make certain changes once we’re here.
So what is Freewill?
Freewill is the power of acting without the constraints of fate or necessity, the ability for us to act on our own discretion. Freewill allows us to make our own choices, live independently, become self-sufficient and more spontaneous.
Freewill is the ability to freely choose, to make our own decisions, the outcomes of which cannot be known in advance. Freewill means choices and decisions are not predetermined, our ability to act according to our own freewill and purpose. Not everyone will be born into a situation or circumstance where freewill is in abundance.
For some of us acts of freewill are clearly freer than for others. Those actions include conscious thoughts around logical reasoning, in the pursuit of making our own decisions through our own personal interests. Some of us may be born into families where freewill is restricted, where our lives are mapped out for us by our parents, but as adults in certain cases through independence that should hopefully change.
With a lack of freewill we have little choice over our decisions, where attitudes, decisions and thoughts are influenced by our culture, where our choices are predetermined, established in advance, long before we’re born.
Because those choices are predetermined they are not freewill.