people are responsible for their thoughts and choices, aren't they?

People have free will, haven't they? Why then do people claim they had no choice?


What they really mean is that the other possibilities were less preferable.


In what regard depends on the convictions, beliefs and thoughts of the individual who made the choice.


Usually it means there was no other choice that would have been to their benefit, either to the same degree as the choice they made or at all.



If people have free will,  people are responsibile for their own thoughts and choices.


Free will includes the ability to choose subconsciously as well as consciously. No matter what ruled in the choice made it is still part of the human being who made the choice or had the thought.

People are able to choose an outcome that is not to their benefit, not entirely to their own benefit, beneficial for their visions, turn out beneficial in the future, beneficial for loved ones, beneficial for society. On the other hand people can decide to let chance rule. In this case their decision to leave it to chance is the choice that makes them responsible for whatever this choice resulted in be it thought, choice or action.



Being aware of the choice made is not a necessity that is included in making a choice, since people consist of both subconsciousness and consciousness. Decisions are formed in subconsciousness which only informs one's consciousness of what is going on when the information is wanted or absolutely necessesary, otherwise all human minds would be stuck in contant dead lock by the comtemplation of the massive input that results in the decision. Since nobody can be completely aware of what is going on in their own subconscious mind, nobody is truely aware of the process itself, of the aspects that enter the process of the choice itself and/or all relevant aspets and the weight which the aspect ultimately had in the decision made.


People are able to think! People are able to make a choise!


People can direct both their thoughts and choices!


People are responsible for them, or aren't they?

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Comments (4)

  1. mythoughts77

    When every thing we have has been taken away what do we have left that they cannot take away. Thats right CHOICE. No one can take that away. So if someone says “I didn’t have a choice” they are confused. Its the only thing you truly own.

    June 22, 2014
    1. yayuki

      hmhm, some people use that excuse in court… a lot of young people use it while argueing with their parents… what it all comes down to is an expression of feeling helpless or better having felt helpless

      June 22, 2014
  2. mythoughts77

    Really sad.

    June 22, 2014
    1. yayuki


      June 22, 2014