wonderful quote from Mark Greene Adventure in Archetype: Depth Psychology and the Humanities
"Some researchers even suggest that our concepts of free-will and independent agency are but illusions designed to not bruise our fragile egos."
Doesn't that present a lovely challenge to our religious predicaments. We can't handle much reality.
Off to buy it (it's on Kindle) and read the whole thing since this quote is from the introduction which is freely available to view.