In every culture, in every society and era of time, it seems that there are some ideas which become a running Human theme in the literature and stories we tell. One of those themes is the idea a free will vs. destiny.
How free AM I to act?
If I have a Destiny, does that absolve me of my actions?
Who's running things anyway?
If God can plan events, can the devil do the same?
It's a complex issue. It is, however, an issue that can only have one answer... a potentially complex answer, but only one answer all the same.
Find that answer, and the key to all of reality is at your fingertips.
Why bring this up? This issue- the issue of Freedom- is one of the core issues of Enlightenment
. Does anyone "make us do it?" I won't spill all the goodies now, but it opens up a big ol' can of worms, doesn't it?