The question is: Are we really free? Or are we only being a slave to our mind as pointed out by a number of philosophers or even modern day scientists such as Sam Harris?
Albert Einstein once said, "Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one." And he was not the first person to question the reality that way. Many philosophers have long held this view.
But, what does this mean in the present context when we have far more understanding of both the outer world and our senses? Let us have a look.
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