>The real bind of this thing about choice is not where it comes from
>or whether it exists. The issue is an existential question. Whether
>or not there is choice, you must be responsible for your actions.
>The courage that it takes to be responsible for your actions is the
>ultimate challenge. There is no escape from the dilemma. You can
>say that choice does not exist. You can say that it is determined or
>not. But it is always you that is saying and you that is choosing.
>And you must live with the consequences of what you say.
There is a strange irony of human nature: we are absolutely responsible
for our actions and that is absolutely out of our hands. It is true that
we must live with the consequences of our actions, and we don't have a
choice about that.
-- John Woods firstname.lastname@example.org