"Who is mighty?" Not one who can conquer his enemies but "One who can conquer himself." [Pirkei Avot 4:1]
איזה הוא גיבור הכובש את יצרו
Many things influence us: our genes, our parents, our early childhood, our race, creed, culture, class, and the persuasions and pressures of our environment.
But influence is not control.
Judaism is in general, and Pesach is specifically, a tutorial in Freedom: in the ability to say “No” ; to conquer instinct by conscience.
Pharaoh was born...