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Old 09-30-2013, 11:59 PM
Bobrush Bobrush is offline
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Default Re: Can there be free will in a world where pre-destiny exists?

Originally Posted by Reggae_Mangle View Post
(2000 years ago, a Son of God walked the earth, was killed, rose up. Note to self: Didn't die? Couldn't be killed? Not mortal? Understudy! Understudy!)
Few of my favorite questions:
1. What about people born BEFORE 2000 years ago?
2. What about people born, lived, and died somewhere the 'word of god' had not reached (e.g. the Americas for about 1500 years)?
3. What about mentally deficient people or those who die too young and therefore are not physically capable of understanding the story?

Seems (according to some) all of these people should be burning in hell for all eternity, through no fault of their own. Hmm, something just doesn't seem right to me.

Originally Posted by Reggae_Mangle View Post
I just think the concept of pre-destiny implies some sort of over-arching framework or influence. Call it God, the Devil, call it cosmic confluence, whatever :)
...or call it nature or physics.
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