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Old 28th November 2022, 04:48 AM   #201
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Originally Posted by Warp12 View Post
No, it does not.

Being able to see the future does not mean you have directed it.

I don't know why people are confused by this concept.
You are missing the point here. No-one said that being able to see the future means you directed it.

See my post above. But also, to make sure we are on the same page about free will, please answer this.

Do you think that it can be true that a person has free will and also true that every single thing that person does in his life was already inevitable before he was born?
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Originally Posted by Robin View Post
Well, no. Free will depends on substitutability - the "I could have done otherwise."

If I am considering two options, having free will implies that both options are still possible at that time. If God knows in advance what I will choose then that implies that when I am considering those options it is already inevitable which one I would take and that all but one of the ostensible choices were already impossible.

In fact it would imply that every single thing we say and do in our lives was already inevitable before we were born.
Precisely.
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