Freedom VS Destiny Essay, Research Paper
People like to believe that they have the freedom to choose what they want to do, however it is quite the opposite. Freedom has its limitations to what people are allowed to do, but predestination has no limits of any kind. Freedom is in fact used to cover up predestination, to keep people content in following absurd rules. Without predestination, how do we know what the weather will be like, or if the sun rises, or if someone will stop at a red light. You just do, common things that we think are just ?common sense,? are really not, people stop at those red lights in order to sustain their life, not by their choice of, I don?t want a ticket.
Predestination makes the most sense of the two. There is no other way to explain things such as, people who grew up poor, yet somehow managed to create their own company and become multimillionaires. They were destine to create that company, it was not freedom. Freedom wouldn?t have given them the opportunity to show their ideas, it only allows them to create them. Predestination explains almost ninety percent of what happens in the world, from birth to death, and even pure luck. Freedom can not cause you to have ?good luck? in a day, it is predestination which brings you to this ?good luck.?
Freedom is a fallacy that takes over the human race like a parasite. It is used to cover up what people do not want to believe. Murderers had the ?choice? to kill that person, or was it just their time to die according to their destiny. In this case, freedom is used to make it easier on the people of the dead person, rather than having them face the truth that it was just their loved one?s/friend?s/etc.. time to die. It is also said that freedom controls not just physical actions, but creativity in the mind. If that?s so, then why isn?t everyone born with the ability to draw or paint or make something with the same skill? A simple answer, they were not born for that purpose, that skill has no part in their destiny.
Although predestination is in fact quite lenient on criminals, it is the truth. Perhaps with predestination in place, it is the world?s way of thinning out the population. Freedom and predestination are not two separate things, but work together to keep the world a more pleasant place, by allowing people to believe that things were ?not supposed to be? the way they are, rather than taking the truth that things just happen for a reason. That, that?s just the way it was meant to be.