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Free Will: an Illusion?

Galen Strawson’s Basic Argument explains how we ultimately cannot be morally responsible for our actions. It transcends the debate as to whether determinism is true or false by illustrating that you do what you do because of the circumstances you find yourself in which you hold no moral responsibility for. 492 more words

Philosophy

5. How Free Will Belief Causes Arrogance

The problem of arrogance is also fueled by a belief in free will. If we believe that we have chosen to be who we are or that we are self-made, we gain an unhealthy type of pride. 395 more words

Choice

A Word from the Bible about Alcohol

There are many denominations that preach against alcohol. It can be a life-threatening addiction. It killed off my mother, my father and my husband. Nevertheless it is not the product but the usage. 343 more words

Bible Lessons - Mini

Quality of Life Emerges Out of Our Decisions

Recently, an auditor evaluated the company I work for to approve us to perform work to their workmanship processes. During the close out session, the auditor made a comment the struck a chord.  486 more words

Manage

Calvin’s thesis statement in his sermon on Ephesians 1:3-4.  After opening by saying, “We have already seen how St. Paul exhorts us to praise and bless God because He has blessed us,”

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4. The Free Will Belief Form of Fatalism

A free will fatalist is someone who gives up all hope of creating a better world because they belief that humans have a free will and that this magical ability of “free choice” is absolute, omnipotent, or an “inalienable god given right”. 358 more words

Choice

The number of senses, free will, and productive reality

Christian Jarrett has an interesting article at BBC Future on the number of senses that we have.

The principle of five basic human senses is often traced back to Aristotle’s De Anima (On the Soul), in which he devotes a separate chapter to vision, hearing, touch, smell and taste.

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Zeitgeist

philstanfield reblogged this on materialism, mysticism and art and commented:

A good article on how we relate with and know the world - with (again) a useful lead-in by SelfAwarePatterns.