On the Existence of Fate

The Rational Idealist Esotericist

Let’s admit it, we shiver when we hear the word “Fate”.

Many of us like to see ourselves controlling our own destinies, the captain of our own ship, the maker of our own fortune yet most often, we are surprised to do and experience things that we did not plan or haven’t thought would be possible and that can happen to us. This unexpectedness of Fate is what makes us fear it. Although we fear “Fate”, we also want to understand and make sense to it.

This deep desire to understand it gave rise to Religion and the Metaphysical Sciences to appease and understand the forces of nature that pulls and cuts the strings of our existence. In the Age of Reason, Fate pushed mankind by organizing knowledge to create the Physical and Biological Sciences of which gave rise to Technology that seeks to control our enviroment by making it…

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Author: Grandtrines

Like so many people, I am a paradox. I am a politically conservative vegetarian. I am from a Christian background, and still tend to like those values, but am a metaphysical astrologer trained in science who has an interest in the magic of ancient Egypt and a weird belief that some piece of our essence can live on a server. I live in Texas, but like chatting with my international Wordpress pals the best. I learn by teaching. Technically, I am a "Leo," but I am very, very Aquarian with a dose of Scorpio. I bitterly complain about Algol (and Algol personaliites), yet it is the one star that defines me most (other than Regulus). (Which, oddly, makes me an Algol personality.) I am a reclusive lover of peace and quiet who has the Ascendant in the Via Combusta (the most conflict ridden part of the zodiac). I am an incredibly private person with a blog with over 800 followers and 50 to 150 regular daily visitors. I could go on, but I think you get the picture.

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