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Afreeism 101

Afreeism: How a New (and Ancient) Understanding of the Universe Can Transform Society and Enrich Our Lives

Afreeism Can Change Your Life

Stephen Marks
2 min readJun 30, 2021


Dear Reader —

I am happy to announce the publication of my new book on afreeism. The book is available through Amazon (print and Kindle), Barnes and Noble, and other booksellers. AS A SPECIAL THANKS TO MY FOLLOWERS, THE KINDLE VERSION IS AVAILABLE ON AMAZON FOR 99 CENTS FOR THE MONTH OF JULY. (Amazon would not allow me to give the book away for free.)

Here is a review of the book on

If you would like to see the table of contents or read the introduction please click here. To buy the book, please click here.

Consistent with the principles of afreeism, all profits from the sales of the book will be donated to organizations promoting social and economic justice.

For those who are unfamiliar with the idea of afreeism, here is a blurb about the book:

Afreeism, the understanding that free will is an illusion, is a concept so powerful that it profoundly transforms the way we see the world. Its origins date back over two millennia, yet it is substantiated by modern scientific discoveries. By embracing afreeism, we can learn . . .

— To live without guilt, regret, remorse . . . and to live more joyfully.

— To judge others less, opening ourselves to greater acceptance and understanding.

— To live in the moment, shedding the baggage of the past and the worries for the future.

— To work toward a more just world, knowing that our actions matter.

Afreeism requires no leaps of faith. Professor Marks lays out the philosophical history and scientific underpinnings of afreeism while exploring the surprising benefits for those who embrace it.

I thank all of my followers on Medium. Your comments on my articles have helped shape the book. I thank in advance those of you who buy the book and I encourage you to send me comments (

Thank you!




Stephen Marks

Economist, teacher, student, dabbler in philosophy, ideas, music, and sport. Knows nothing for sure or maybe at all.