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Posted 09 October 2007 - 12:19 AM
Posted 09 October 2007 - 04:22 AM
Posted 19 October 2007 - 06:30 AM
Alternatively there may be a multiple choice destiny, for the ultimate master plan, like deciding the direction of a story from a number of options, in this case two decisions, either leading to the same two possible outcomes that may or may not be dependant upon the first decision. It may all be due to destiny but destiny gave an opportunity effect the outcome while having all bases covered.
Posted 22 October 2007 - 08:49 PM
Posted 01 November 2007 - 04:40 PM
B. Assuming there is a destiny and it directs everything that happens
in one's life towards a specific goal, then how is choosing to go to the doctor arbitrary?
If you go to the doctor then it is destiny controlling you and maybe
getting well or dying is the after effect of the first stimulus.
C. Unless, we assume that destiny is merely an outline given to one at birth. Then
going to the doctor becomes arbitrary. It merely becomes a mind game. Take, for example,
a person who has worked very hard and failed. He will not feel as bad as the person who
has done nothing and has failed. Since we cannot know our fate before hand, we try
because it gives us a feeling of peace because we did everything in our power to change an outcome.
It's Illogical but hey, all emotions are illogical.
Posted 01 November 2007 - 09:07 PM
Johnny M Khaos
Posted 08 November 2007 - 12:23 AM
Posted 14 November 2007 - 12:16 AM
How could you question the presented opinion?
This isn't a true paradox, but a free will argument.
If I am sick and have free will, I can choose to live or die.
If I am sick and do not have free will, I will die if I am destined to, and I will live if I am destined to.
I will not know what my destiny is unless I am alive.
I will not know if I am destined to live until I live.
I will not know if I am destined to die until I die.
If I die, I will not know either way.
If I live, I could have either free will or destiny.
If I die, neither scenario can be proven.
In summary, the choice to live fulfills both scanarios of free will and destiny, all at once equating them and canceling one another out. Neither matters.
Posted 14 November 2007 - 07:03 AM
Posted 14 November 2007 - 09:24 PM
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