First off: READ THIS. It is paramount for your thoughts and words on the matter. Don't worry, it's very interesting.
Our world may be a giant hologram - space - 15 January 2009 - New Scientist
The thoughts it brings to mind are quite scary. If reality is just a projection of what goes on at the edges of the ever-expanding universe...
Then one could argue that everything is predetermined.
Thus fate could quite possibly be something real.
Or God. Whatever anyone would wish to call it.
There are several possibilities.
I cannot rationally discard the possibility of something greater controlling
every last tiny detail after having read and pondered this matter.
I would like your thoughts on this matter. This will probably give me Peguy-points ().