Derech Hashem #4: Free Will II (Ch. 3)

We are the masters of our own fate, our own direction in life. That is the ramification of having 100% free choice. How do we utilize our freedom of choice to elevate ourselves spiritually? Is there a disadvantage to having free choice? What are the advantages of being created that way? 

Rav Hyman opens the topic of the two "yetzarim" that each person has - yetzer tov and yetzer ra - the good and bad inclinations. Are they both an integral part of each person? Should we embrace them or challenge them? How do we strike a balance between both inclinations, that are a core element of every human makeup?

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