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Like individual wills, the genuine ones are divided against themselves.
Not unless its writhing against restraints, I say. Otherwise, I would call it “habit power.”
If there is a will, there is also a say.
If there is a will, there is also a counter-will.
You might start by conflating unexercised will with involuntary impulses.
An oath is a device with no failsafe for keeping the will as strong as the word.
It takes a singular, powerful will to subordinate a multiplicity of inordinately strong desires.
Hence the necessity of inventing the will.
I cannot fight the fact that it’s cold outside. I can only fight the fact that I’m fighting the cold.
If you need philosophy to guide your moral judgments, then I fear for the fate of your soul.