Are we Christian because of our family and personal history or because we have made a "decisive resolution"? What kind of goods is the Christian looking to gain?
The anxious person stands at the crossroads and wonders which way to go.
The anxiety comes from the fact that God's prohibition itself implies that Adam is free and that he could choose to obey God or not.
(...) Although atheistic existentialists reject Kierkegaard’s belief in God, they tend to accept his idea of the unique, solitary individual who can discover himself only through personal choices and actions.
Yes–no questions are in contrast with non-polar wh-questions, with the five Ws, which do not necessarily present a range of alternative answers, or necessarily restrict that range to two alternatives.
Now, if he did not defraud the possibility that wanted to teach him and did not wheedle the anxiety that wanted to save him, then he would also receive everything back, as no one in actuality ever did, even though he also he received all things tenfold, for the disciple of possibility received infinity, and the soul of the other expired in the finite.
When everything lines up so perfectly like it does in Will of the Wisps, it's hard to pull away.
Now he gives up working in order to begin to deliberate all over again, now he works in instead of deliberating, now he pulls on the reins in the wrong way, now he wants to do both at the same time-and during all this he does not move from the spot.
With the help of faith, anxiety brings up the individuality to rest in providence.
And that's too bad, because Bloodshot is just the kind of escapist fare we could all use right about now.