Winston Churchill Archive

FATE AND DESTINY – AN IMAGINARY DEBATE

FATE AND DESTINY – AN IMAGINARY DEBATE   Good old Plato opens the debate with an enigmatic affirmation:   All things are in fate, yet all things are not decreed by fate.   How so? Epicurus immediately objects:   A strict belief in fate is the worst slavery, imposing upon our necks an everlasting lord and tyrant whom we are to stand in awe of …