Free will and destiny

Jonathan Bricklin brickmar at EARTHCOM.NET
Mon May 11 13:50:25 CDT 1998

On May 10th, Swami Vishvarupananda wrote:

>Imo the accuracy of the nadi predictions is because they are not based
>merely on astrology, but were written down by seers. To them time does not
>exist, and when they see, the see not only what will come our way, but they
>also see, how our free will lead us to act. I'm still of the oppinion, if
>you read those leaves and see that what you are going to do will be a
>mistake you can decide to do it otherwise. It may require a good amount of
>will-power, though.
>Om Vishvarupananda

These ideas don't mesh well together.  If the seers are for real then they
are looking at a changeless whole. The good news about seers, for those who
are worried about the potential lethargy of fatalism, is that there are no
perfect ones.

Jonathan Bricklin
Brickmar at

"Nor ever [it] was, nor will [it] be, since now [it] is all together, one,

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