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Free Will - Is it a Miracle?

Do we have free will? Are our choices really choices? Are we responsible for the choices we make? Are we programmed by inner forces and therefore not responsible at all? Do we only imagine we are not programmed but free?

Most people would say that computer doesn't program itself - a person programs it. They say we are more complicated than all the computers in the world put together. They conclude that we are free agents. We are not programmed.

Free will is not easy to understand. It is not obvious that it makes sense. Free will is a mystery if it is real.

Suppose we have free will. It is a miracle each one of us has free will and how it works. Nobody can explain how it works. Some think it is an illusion. We cannot understand how the flower comes from the seed. It is experience not reason that tells us that we exist. Therefore we experience our free will and that is sufficient for us.

Free will may be taking the programming forces and turning them into freedom. It may not be an act of making something out of nothing but an act of turning what already exists into something new. It is a miracle of transformation. But even then we are creating something out of nothing - we are creating the transforming power.

Your power to work the miracle of free will certainly indicates that you alone are your god. A miracle you work yourself is your testimony to yourself that you are divine. What you experience yourself has more weight than anything outside of you saying it. It tells you more than any miracle worked by any god. You are a god. You are a goddess. You are both for every person is a combination of male and female.

Now is the supposition that free will is a miracle clever?

No! You shouldn't take a supernatural explanation when a natural one would do. People in Africa abandon twins for they think they magically bring them bad luck. So it is safer to keep to nature. If you don't know or cannot know what the natural explanation is, it does not mean there is no natural explanation.

The supposition accuses unbelievers in the supernatural of knowing miracles happen for their free will is a miracle. So the unbelievers are really liars. The supposition is sectarian.

If our free will is magical we have magical power. Then why do we not use this power to draw good luck into our lives? If there is supernatural power that can be used in the universe for good, then why do we suffer? Why does it not tell us the cures for diseases, ageing and death? How can it be good when it is able to stop suffering and does not? Suffering proves that free will is either fiction or non-magical.

Some say, "It is necessary to believe in magic to be happy. It is necessary to believe that there is no God in your life or over your life but you. You will not be free if you believe you need a God to do the magic for you for he is the boss not you. Do it yourself." I think that belief in God is belief in magic - believers fear people who have magical powers so they deny people have them. Instead they worship a God who has them. Belief in God expresses a fondness for the occult and can lead to people starting to hope they are the gods with the powers.

It is interesting how believers in God blame us for evil and not him and say we misused our free will while they fail to admit that free will means each person is God unto himself or herself. Free will to be really ours must be our magic and nobody else's. So we see that if free will is real, it opposes belief in God.


Free will is impossible and impossible to explain if we are merely material beings. So religion says the faculty of free will comes from the soul.  Free will is one of the powers of the soul.  This is incomprehensible and sounds like gibberish for the soul cannot have free will as it has no components.  If is not material then it has no parts.  Some define free will only in spiritual or unspiritual terms - it is just about pleasing or displeasing God. That is not the kind of free will we want and it will bear no importance to most people. And often it is held to come from your soul or spirit meaning that as far as your body and brain are concerned anything resembling a will is programmed. That appalling idea infers that even if it is proven you are programmed to murder somebody it still blames you for your soul somehow was still freely choosing to murder!


If free will explains evil then evil is black magic.  If free will is magic then it could be that you have the power to use your free will to change nature or control it in magical ways.  A demon supposedly has that kind of free will.  If magic is about manipulation -unfair advantage over the universe or events - then free will is not a nice doctrine.  Even if the magic is limited to your will it is about manipulation.

Believing in free will in order to blame people not God would be uncharitable. That is what believers in God encourage - they are hypocrites.