Outlandish Freedom

In Dr. Faustus, Thomas Mann identifies the inadequacies of thinking of freedom in terms of free will. The narrator describes the paradox of freedom as being only the ability to deviate from God’s will. If that were true, then freedom is only the power to do evil. That would imply that the devil represents freedom […]

Outlandish Freedom

Author: Madhvi

A philosopher, Writer, Traveler, PhD Scholar, Vegan and pet-lover.

3 thoughts on “Outlandish Freedom”

  1. God and Devil is two sides of same coin. Those who dare to become devil, and specially those who will ultimately realise their mistake, that acceptance let one ‘fall’ into Godliness. ‘तेन त्यक्तेन भुंजिता’ -जिन्होंने भोग वही छोड़ पाता है, उसकी व्यर्थता को जानकर।

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  2. Only Hindus dared to accept devil and god both as one. Lord Shiva is example, in his marriage all types of devils became बराती. Shiva himself has both versions as in रौद्र रूप , the destroyer and then prayed as God too in millions on Kumbhmela.

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