The battle between destiny and freewill can go on forever. Can we come to a compromise and see how both affect us?
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Wonderful thought which adds another dimension to the question - "Why perceive a battle?"
Am also thinking, feeling and searching...
By battle, I referred to the endless debate I have seen whether everything is destiny or freewill!
the "endless battle whether everything is destiny or freewill", sounds a little too simplistic in my mind. I do know that some people think that way but I like Oscar Wilde's thoughts that "The truth is rarely pure and never simple" :)
There are people still unaware of Free Will which you have seen in so many. So, does it not make sense that a Loving God creates 'Destiny' for those that are thus ignorant just as a mother cooks for her child who does not yet know how to cook?
Very interesting and quantified answer. Even Karma is nothing but 'Free Will' of a previous birth right? So I guess the overall percentage of 'Free Will' should be higher across births! Right? :)
Your answer maybe is for the present life...
Yes aravind, the above answer concerns an estimated guess as to how much free will a soul could have in this existing life, in our present condition so to speak. If you take into account the past lives of lesser beings I would think the percentage of
Did we have a say in the very begining? - I am starting to think that I was crazy enough to say "yes" to This. lol
Very powerful line of thought... My experiences with my Master seem to lead me to a conclusion that the entire universe is nothing but the reflection of that one Divine Spirit.We are one - so the terms destiny and freewill are synonymous!
I am not sure how I came across this Mr. Arvind but I did, several years ago: The Law of One (http://www.lawofone.info/). It is a nutty read but for me, it was beyond words ... we are All One: it is the Law of One. Cheers!
Thank you for the link Mr.Happy!
"All is one, and that one is love/light, light/love, the Infinite Creator" - so beautiful and true...
I will explore more soon.