Each one of us tends to struggle with autonomy because this freedom is not permission to do anything we feel like at any time.
Arnold Siegel, author of Autonomy and Life, says owning our life includes characterizing your identity, unifying your voice, and recognizing your selfhood.
Difficulties with behaving responsibly and with achieving confidence in our executive functioning produces disappointment, disenchantment and more.
Responsible autonomy is a creative feat, a moral obligation, and an independent accomplishment because we must be in control from the lower order.
Until it is the artificial intelligence of robots that tells us what “it’s all about,” human beings provide our information about the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality, and existence. Without such information, we are, in large part, reflexive entities, driven forward and set back by forces we can’t see and don’t understand. Without such information, we live much of
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