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Free Will, Does it Exist?
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khanster
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April 25, 2012 - 7:18 am
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We've recently gone round and round with this khanster. I'm sure it's in a thread on page 1 of this forum.

Anyway, many believers will argue with me til the cows come home on this, but the fact is, if you believe the bible, then you must believe that we do not have 100% free will. We have free will, yes, but we do not have full autonomy.

Adam and Eve had 99.999999999% free will to do what they want without consequence. They could do an infinite number of things, but for 2: Don't eat the fruit from this tree and that tree. Were they satisfied? No. And so it goes. Most of us are utterly and completely dissatisfied unless we have full autonomy.

Every one who is seriously involved in the pursuit of science becomes convinced that a spirit is manifest in the laws of the Universe-a spirit vastly superior to that of man. - Albert Einstein

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Nope. See my sig :mrgreen:

"All of our behavior can be traced to biological events about which we have no conscious knowledge: this has always suggested that free will is an illusion."

- Sam Harris

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Free will evolves as awareness folds back on itself.

"I can conceive of nothing in religion, science, or philosophy, that is anything more than the proper thing to wear, for a while." ~ Charles Fort

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"DIss0n80r" wrote: Free will evolves as awareness folds back on itself.

ūüėé

Willie Wonka quotes..
What is this Wonka, some kind of funhouse?
Why? Are you having fun?
A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.
We are the music makers, we are the dreamers of dreams

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April 27, 2012 - 4:26 am
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I am free to believe whatever I want.

"it is easy to grow crazy"

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Dude, don't be jealous 'cause bionic thinks I'm cool.

"I can conceive of nothing in religion, science, or philosophy, that is anything more than the proper thing to wear, for a while." ~ Charles Fort

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I'll try to keep that in mind. ūüôĀ

"it is easy to grow crazy"

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April 28, 2012 - 12:59 am
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Stop smoking weed and you will be able to keep it in mind for longer durations.

"I can conceive of nothing in religion, science, or philosophy, that is anything more than the proper thing to wear, for a while." ~ Charles Fort

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I WILL keep that in mind. ūüėõ

"it is easy to grow crazy"

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