Questions 771: Mastering Your Own Destiny

Ian asks: Can you talk about the concept of mastering your destiny in more depth?

Resources Mentioned:
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert Heinlein
Dear Reader: An Unauthorized Biography of Kim Jong Il by Michael Malice
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Becoming Superman: My Journey From Poverty to Hollywood by JMS
Questions 763: Avoiding Burnout
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
Letters From a Stoic by Seneca
Thoughts in Solitude by Thomas Merton
Archetypes And The Collected Unconscious by C.G. Jung