Many people who have not given it much thought (and surprisingly even some who have) think of free choice as a 50/50 proposition, when it is clearly not. 50/50 almost never exists in anything, let alone the complex calculations that go into making a decision. Our environments and/or genetic makeup almost always predispose us to making a choice in one direction over the other. But that is not the same as saying that we are compelled to make that choice. And that is why we are accountable for them. To read the full article, go to the Jewish Press.
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