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Hard Determinism Vs Free Will watch


    (Original post by Reaver Daniels)
    able to act or be done as one wishes; not under the control of another.

    You are therefore not free because you cannot do as you wish.That is simply an illusion. Your choices are determined, you only think they're free.

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    But I very often do precisely what I wish. I wanted to make this post, and here I am making this post! The fact that my choices are determined doesn't mean they don't reflect what I want.

    So according to the definition of 'free' that you gave, I do indeed have free will. My choices are not under the control of any other individual, and correspond to my wishes.

    The point I'm trying to make is that definitions are arbitrary, and according to some definitions of 'free' (like the one that you posted), we do in fact have 'free will'.

    (Original post by Reaver Daniels)
    I would still argue that you are under the control of others, as their decisions control the outcome of the only decision you make. Just because you want to do it, that doesn't mean you are free.

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    Like I said, it depends how you define freedom
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