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Belief before fact

i’m following a light
that has been
set before me.
how it started,
is my curiosity.
how to get there,
is of my own.
will determines… 20 more words

Writing

Why calvinism is irrelevant

It should be obvious that I can’t accept calvinism. If you don’t know what it means, this link is an explanation and refutation to it: 137 more words

Irrelevant

NoetiTaoism™ and Free Will

Are you an autonomous person capable of making choices? Most people will answer in the affirmative. Yet some philosophers argue that, despite appearance and belief, “free will” is nothing but an illusion—that all of our thoughts and intentions either arise from out of background causes beyond our awareness and control or they emerge as a matter of chance. 789 more words

Applications Mavintory™

Determinism and free will

Everything is deterministic until it is broken by free will.
- TractatusVitae

Who is the author of your actions?

Many reject determinism because they feel that the outcome of a situation is caused by their choice. This is true. A person’s action is essential to the outcome of an event, but that doesn’t grant one any volition in the matter. 214 more words

Philosophy

On Predestination

Two quotes worth pondering:

“How can a person seriously believe that God is love and has given himself up for us on the cross, because he has loved us and chosen us from all eternity and has predestined us for an eternity of bliss in his presence – how can anyone seriously believe this ‘to be true’ and at the same time refuse to love God in return or despair of God’s love?” 43 more words

Quotes

It's all your fault if the universe goes banana

When Einstein reached heaven, God came personally to welcome him; and first thing the Almighty did was to bring the famous scientist to a casino there. 747 more words

Science