Western philosophy for centuries has asked itself, do we have a free will or god or gods command us to think and act as god or gods like?
Now even though many rational philosophers came to the conclusion that we have a free will. And therefore we can choose what to do with our lives ourselves.
Still, many of them did not consider the conditions and the circumstances of our lives or our world, when thinking of Free Will.
So, today many western men and women think that they have a choice. They think that they have a free will. And therefore they can choose what to think and what to do! And no one can tell them this. Right?
They think that they can choose to work or to rest. They think that they can choose their companions based on love. And they think that they can choose their careers based on merit! They think that they can choose to become heroes or scoundrels and so on.
However, here I like to ask, you who think so, do you ever consider the conditions and the circumstances of these choices?
Do you ever think that you chose your career because of merit or because of luck or because you grovelled well, and did what they told you to do?
Do you ever think that you really choose your companion because of the feeling of love or because of one’s social status and perhaps because of a predefined cultural thinking? That in turn controls your conscious thinking all the time without you even understanding why or how!
In short, I ask, do you consider what social conditions do and what a certain mode of production or political theory or form of government create for your lives? And do you consider what circumstances do as such governing theories or bodies make for your existence on earth?
Now to begin with my answer. In a world where state power makes the rules for all to follow. It can be fairly and justly said that this world is….