Does free will exist?
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and please cite sources like that in the future
: voluntary choice or decision
: freedom of humans to make choices that are not determined by prior causes or by divine intervention
I am arguing that you are destined to do everything that you will do in your life before you are even born, that the entire universe is a very complex clock of sorts that can be predicted down to the smallest event (again ignoring quantum uncertainty).i am also arguing that there are not true choices only the illusion of choice, example
say you want to choose a fruit from a basket and you decide to get the apple instead of the orange. with free will there is a whole other possible future where you choose the orange vs without free will you were destined to choose the apple from the beginning based on past experience, what you were thinking or not thinking at the time, how the apple looked compared to the orange and other stimuli.
you said "there is no need to insist that free will is some kind of magical violation of CAUSALITY" and you also misspelled causality. You are saying that something beyond cause and effect is not in violation of cause and effect. that doesn't even seem to make sense to me or anyone else when you think about it.
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Vote Placed by ZacGraphics 1 year ago
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Reasons for voting decision: FF by Pro, and Con refuted Pro's small argument using dictionary definitions and going forth from there.
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