The answer to these two questions is the same. If everything were free, it would mean that everything is completely meaningless. For something to be fully free, it must have no restrictions. In other words, lacks cause and effect. If life were completely meaningful, you wouldn't be able to make a single free decision. Because it means that everything you do matters. This makes me wonder. How the hell is heaven anyway? We may already be in it with a mixture of freedom and meaning.