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Karma Americana

If I were Hindu, I’d be ticked off.

Pop culture in the US has adopted a very warped and watered-down mutilation of karma.  Instead of one receiving the good or bad that they already earned in their past life, American karma teaches that your actions will come back to you; and soon. 92 more words

Christ And Culture

Existence, Irrelevant Meanderings (A Short Story)

I stepped out of the front door.

“Who are you?”

I looked at him. Trousers tucked into his socks, baseball cap sitting high on his shaved head. 549 more words

Meaning

Clement of Alexandria on Predestination

In Stromata, Clement claims that God has no sensory perceptions, knows the future as if it were the present, and makes all things happen: 206 more words

Calvinism

A Solution to the Problem of Foreknowledge and Freewill

Fatalism is the thesis that all human actions occur by necessity, and hence are not freely initiated. The fatalism-freewill problem was first introduced by Aristotle in his work, On Interpretation, where he considered how free will is possible given the axiomatic truth of the Law of Excluded Middle ( 2,596 more words

Fatalism

Unanswered Questions - Leading Israel

To those who believe God controls all things or that the future is set.

Exo 13:17 Then it came to pass, when Pharaoh had let the people go, that God did not lead them by way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near; for God said, “Lest perhaps the people change their minds when they see war, and return to Egypt.” … 14 more words

Fatalism


Sind Sie das Essen? Nein, wir sind der Jager.

Unknown are the names of the flowers that have been trampled
Birds have fallen to the earth and long for the wind…

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The Illusion of Moral Responsibility

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/free-will-could-be-the-result-of-background-noise-in-the-brain-study-suggests-9553678.html

In this article scientists conclude that free will is a product of electrical activity, “background noise,” in our brains.  Decisions, then, could be predicted based on this pattern of that activity.I guess if free will is an illusion these scientists didn’t have a choice but to say it. 272 more words

Determinism