On Apr 2, 3:03 pm, Craig Weinberg <whatsons...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Apr 2, 9:49 am, 1Z <peterdjo...@yahoo.com> wrote: > > > On Mar 14, 10:11 pm, Craig Weinberg <whatsons...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > On Mar 14, 2:52 pm, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote: > > > > Compare: "If you had no immortal soul that would be judged after your > > > > death your belief > > > > about it should have no effect on your religious behavior." Beliefs > > > > can have effects > > > > whether they have real referents or not. > > > > False equivalence. Belief itself is inseparable from free will. > > > So you say. > > How do you suggest that it could be otherwise?
We could believe things as a result of deterministc processes. Where is the contradiction in that? > > > > because our beliefs influence our ability to execute our will and > > > they are not deterministic if they can be intentionally manipulated by > > > suggestion... > > > That's still a non sequitur > > What part of it doesn't make sense to you? The bit where "can be manipulated" somehow means "not deterministic". One deterministic process can manipulate another. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To unsubscribe from this group, send email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en.