Free will is a paradox and that’s why life is easier than we think

Photo by Sasha Freemind on Unsplash

“We have been told that man is the only animal that knows nothing, and can learn nothing without being taught. He can neither speak nor walk nor eat nor do anything at the prompting of nature except weep.”

This quote came from Og Mandino’s novel, The Choice. At this point in the book, the main character, Mark, is delivering a speech at Yankee Stadium…

--

--

--

Former Edu. Psychologist | Current Writer | Constant Learner | “By your stumbling the world is perfected.”

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

Newtonian Versus Einsteinian Space

A metal ruler and two pens against a black background.

Let them speak in circles, but let them speak

Einstein And The Way to Criticise Other’s Ideas

A Justification for Materialism

Preface Part 2: The Structure Of This Grand Ol’ Multiverse and An Overview Of Its Inhabitants

Do Humans Eat Animals To Cope With Meaninglessness?

From Public Hangings to Public Shamings, the Mob Still Wants Blood

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Jason Henry

Jason Henry

Former Edu. Psychologist | Current Writer | Constant Learner | “By your stumbling the world is perfected.”

More from Medium

6 Beliefs of a Person Raised by a Narcissist

Rejection Hurts Enough So Stop Beating Yourself Up About It

Why You Need to Stop Holding Your Tongue

Man in a dark room with one ray of light

Sometimes, Loneliness Feels Like Home