Humans are radically free to create themselves and

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However, according to Sartre, free will exists. Humans are radically free to create themselves,  and it’s not determined by heredity or environment. So the self is not a fixed essence, but it’s only  our capacity of choices, and we create ourselves through our choices. Thus we are held  responsible for what we do. God however don’t exist. Existence precedes essence. 3.   "existence precedes essence" means that if God does not exist, humans themselves freely choose their own essence, that is, freely choose both their own purpose in life and their own means to that purpose. Humans will have no predetermined nature or essence that controls what they are, what they do, or what is valuable for them. The etymology of the word "existence" discloses to Sartre an emphasis upon human freedom. To exist, it means to go outside of one’s present and past self towards a future self which is freely chosen. Humans are radically free to act independently of determination by outside influences. One is not locked into her present or past self. She is free with regard to her future goals and her future means. Moreover, this creativity is not limited to the
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