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Free Will or Determinism: Do We Have Free Will?
There is no free will
The notions “freedom” and “will” are not compatible, making the expression 'Free Will' oxymoronic.
Human actions and choices can be traced back deterministic causes.
Observations in science suggest there is no free will.
There are various religious and spiritual teachings that imply we have free will.
There is no way to claim free will is or is not.
Lived experience and observation suggest that we have free will.
It is necessary to believe in free will as humans could not function without it. Universal belief in a metaphysical concept is all that is needed to guarantee its existence.
Apparent randomness is strong evidence for the existence of free will.
Moral responsibility cannot exist without free will. Since moral responsibility does exist, by modes tolens, free will must also exist.
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