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Free Will posted 09 July 2004 in Philosophy DiscussionFree Will by Taliesin, Peralogue

Why should they be incompatible? I don't see God as having determined everything that is going to happen to us. It is kind of ambiguous, in that I'd believe He knows what will happen, but that it is due to our individual choices that these things happen as they do....

I guess really I don't base my belief in free will solely on religious conviction or anything like that, but I don't see it as a contradiction. Plus, I am still coming to understand the world around me, and haven't completely figured out what all are my own beliefs vs. what I just believe because it is what I have been taught. Of course, I guess in some ways you can never fully separate the two... view post


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