Wed 14 Jan, 2015 03:12 pm - You're the one who still doesn't get it, and I've explained why and how to solve that. From my original post, I foresaw that we would not be able to convince each other (argue for... (view)
Wed 14 Jan, 2015 02:09 pm - Ah, I see now where you are confused.
You believe that observation and logic from people in a free-will reality comes from somewhere besides physics. You are therefore proposing that not only do... (view)
Wed 14 Jan, 2015 01:49 pm - You shouldn't need a reason, either you're curious and interested in the way things actually are like much of humanity's thinkers have been in the past, and propel yourself to reason... (view)
Wed 14 Jan, 2015 12:13 pm - Here's a rephrased example you can talk to,
Accountability and responsibility are different things. This can be confusing for non determinists, but that doesn't mean it's any less... (view)
Wed 14 Jan, 2015 07:30 am - Accountability and responsibility are different things. This can be confusing for non determinists, but that doesn't mean it's any less true. For example, if a cell in your body becomes... (view)
Tue 13 Jan, 2015 03:39 pm - By opposite, I should have said "completely contradictory". It isn't a semantic issue any more than anything else is, but you do have to have definitions the rest of the world... (view)
Tue 13 Jan, 2015 02:53 pm - With determinism, Charlie understands peoples behavior as not being their responsibility.
Without determinism, Charlie blames the person for behaving "badly" (as good/bad exist in this... (view)
Tue 13 Jan, 2015 02:22 pm - Here's a practical example that may help you
A person named Charlie likes cheese.
There is a maze before Charlie, he knows that if he navigates the maze, he will get cheese.
Tue 13 Jan, 2015 01:33 pm - You are perceiving determinism as having a loss of control where once there was happy feelings of control. This is an emotional response which causes you to feel that everything would be pointless.... (view)
Tue 13 Jan, 2015 01:30 pm - I can't completely understand your partial quoting of my paragraphs or the intended meaning you are trying to convey, but my best attempt at a response:
I clarified that the three scenarios... (view)