You can still have free will and yet be cowed by consequences and unmistakable survellience. God's hidden nature is needed to keep it from being coercion.
It's odd to think there enough non-human microorganisms within one, to match the stars in a thousand galaxies. That there are fifteen thousand such microorganisms within you--for each human being on Earth.
I've oddly, wondered how, say an intestinal fungi, if intelligent, would ever know "we" exist--even though we were literally everywhere around them?
Next time: THE POSSIBILITY OF REVELATION