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Posted 04 July 2009 - 03:21 PM
Just kidding, of course... Or am I?
Posted 05 July 2009 - 11:18 PM
I will give you another example.
My mother told me from her doctor that he(the doctor) had a patient that has gone through a lot in his life.Hit by a car and survives.Then, he falls from a tree.He has 8 broken ribs, but survives.Then one day he is diagnosed with cancer.The doctor gives him 6 months. After 1 year, the doctor meets that person who seems to be as healthy as an ox.
Maybe there is something.Maybe not.But the paradox is not a paradox if one can accept that miracles happen.And there have been many miracles in the world.Known and unknown.I`m an atheist by the way, but such things happen.
Posted 08 July 2009 - 08:19 AM
1-Destiny wanted you to think nothing could happen
so you dont go to the doctor
2-You want to hope for the best and go to the doctor
you can argue that it does not matter, but really if you go to the doctor you have better chances of survive then by "luck"
the point with destiny and predestination is that
even if a higher being or destiny knowns the outcomes
WE DONT!! so you can only hope for the best and hope with logic that your decisions are accurately judged
what is hurt by going to the doctor? more gained then lost
we dont know what will happen so it is impossible to tell
i believe in predestination...ehh i wont go into that yet
Posted 08 July 2009 - 11:36 AM
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Edited by equilibrium, 12 July 2009 - 10:08 PM.
Posted 13 July 2009 - 07:04 PM
Lazy-bones Paradox - Back to the Paradoxes
If destiny designed a master plan, which defines everything that is to happen, isn't it useless to for example go to a doctor? If I am ill and it is my destiny to regain health, than I will regain health whether I visit a doctor or I don't. And if I shall not be healthy again, than I will not with or without help.
If I am ill and destiny has a definite plan for me, than it is useless to go anywhere.
How could you question the presented opinion?
The key to this paradox is that Destiy designed a master plan that defines EVERYTHING that is to happen. If EVERTHING was then defined then the theroy of "FREE WILL" is then thrown out. This in turn implies that the usefullness, or "uselessness" in this case, of doing anything would be irrelevant. It would be determined that you did or didnt go to the doctor, whether you were ill or not. To answer the question being useless to go to the doctor would be irrelevant because everything has already been defined. Lets say that Destiny has defined that you get ill, AND that you do not go to the doctor yet Destiny also defines you get well. The question becomes irrelevant because Destiny has defined what will happen. The paradox lies in the thought that you can do something against the definition of your destiny.
In short Destiny defines EVERYTHING you do in a master plan. The Illusion of "Free Will" comes from your mind thinking you have a choice when one is presented but in actuallity has already been chosen.
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