Atheist Exile's Blog – February 2010 Archive (2)

Free Will: the Intelligent Choice

Determinism Versus Free Will: The Difference is Options

In the determinism versus free will debate, determinists believe causality and choice are mutually exclusive – while compatibilists believe they are intimately intertwined. I will attempt to present a rational argument for my particular brand of compatibilism. Mine is a unique (I can’t find my central tenet repeated by anybody else on the Internet) and forceful argument that explains how free will is compatible…

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Added by Atheist Exile on February 6, 2010 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Determinism: A surrogate religion

My thinking on this subject has evovled since posting the piece, below. Check out this new post for an updated explanation of how compatibilism is totally consistent with determinism. I've finally nailed it!



In atheist forum discussions about free will, determinists overwhelmingly outnumber… Continue

Added by Atheist Exile on February 1, 2010 at 12:30am — 32 Comments

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