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There are those who think that life is nothing left to chance,
A host of holy horrors to direct our aimless dance.

A planet of playthings,
We dance on the strings
Of powers we cannot perceive.
"The stars aren't aligned
Or the gods are malign"-
Blame is better to give than receive.

You can choose a ready guide in some celestial voice.
If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice.
You can choose from phantom fears and kindness that can kill;
I will choose a path that's clear-
I will choose Free Will.

There are those who think that they were dealt a losing hand,
The cards were stacked against them- they weren't born in lotus-land.

All preordained-
A prisoner in chains-
A victim of venomous fate.
Kicked in the face,
You can't pray for a place
In heaven's unearthly estate.

You can choose a ready guide in some celestial voice.
If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice.
You can choose from phantom fears and kindness that can kill;
I will choose a path that's clear-
I will choose Free Will.

Each of us-
A cell of awareness-
Imperfect and incomplete.
Genetic blends
With uncertain ends
On a fortune hunt that's far too fleet.



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    UnregisteredJan 4, 2012 at 3:42 am
    Each of us can choose our own path or to follow someone else's direction, whether religious or some other higher being (a planet of playthings,
    We dance on the strings) bottom line, we each have a choice, being freewill. But regardless, we're all a bunch of walking cells, with no clue about the future that comes all too fast.
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    UnregisteredSep 27, 2011 at 7:55 am
    Each of Us may choose between good, evil... to believe in or not believe in a God{( for lack of a better word) or idea (for lack of a better word)}, but you ARE what you believe and what you likelike. Train your FREEWill to be kind and excercise your conscience. DON,T blame others for your lot in life do something about it with Kindness as your guide.

    Or maybe I'm full of crap...
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