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free will

A few days ago, the tennis coach here said something I thought was pretty interesting.  She told us that even if we weren't having the best day, tennis-wise, or otherwise, we could still will ourselves to win.  I started to wonder about that...if it really was true- or, less wrong.. and realized that it made sense.. that we could probably will ourselves to win.  I wondered though just how much control we have over this will... if we can will ourselves to get one more ball back than the other person.. if we can will ourselves to not just not lose, but to win.. what can't we will ourselves to do? I think we can only really will ourselves to do things we really desire.. things we have high praise for. But can we decide those things for ourselves? I'm leaning towards probably not..


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