Questions On 'The Underground Man'

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What would he do, and why
The underground man presents a captivating interweave on the archetypal argument between fate and freewill. Fate does not involve delightful will, but a man, who has free will, is indebted to nature laws like mathematics or science. Two plus two equals four is a fact no matter what. The underground man wonders how free will is applicable with such laws. In this regard, the underground man asserts that the only means in which a person can achieve free will is through hitting his skull against stonewall. A man can change the laws of nature to be free if he tries. If a person functions with respect to the nature laws or reason, it is possible to predict all that a human would ever do or think. As a result, a man operates against nature laws and reason to demonstrate his free will. A person's will is to destroy, leave reason and suffer for being free. If a man realizes that there is no stone wall, life would be good as he would not destroy or suffer from trying to change the nature's law or reason. Apparently, a stone wall obstructs the direct actions of human beings, but man hates the effects emanating from the stone wall. If the stone wall, that the laws of nature, was not there, the underground man would fulfill all his desires because he would not be bound to natural laws..
A stone wall according to the underground man refers to the nature laws that…
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