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    The AntiChris reacted to Marvin Edwards's post in the thread Demystifying Determinism with Like Like.
    The problem is that, lacking omniscience, we often DO NOT KNOW what will happen. When we do not know what will happen, we imagine what...
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    The AntiChris replied to the thread Demystifying Determinism.
    You've misunderstood. That's not what the authors were attempting to do. Neither determinism nor indeterminism can ever be definitively...
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    The AntiChris replied to the thread Demystifying Determinism.
    I'm afraid the discussion there is way outside my area of expertise. And so would I, but not in certain very specific situations.
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    The AntiChris replied to the thread Demystifying Determinism.
    I assume you mean the claim that certain predictions are not possible from within a deterministic system. All you'd have to do is...
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    The AntiChris replied to the thread Demystifying Determinism.
    Apologies. I was simply attempting to add clarity (for anyone else who might read this exchange). There was no intention to misrepresent...
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    The AntiChris replied to the thread Demystifying Determinism.
    I agree completely (I think!). I'm talking specifically about the situation where we're attempting to predict the response of a...
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    The AntiChris replied to the thread Demystifying Determinism.
    Because it gives a very detailed explanation of why the kind of paradox you described in your previous post shows us that our intuition...
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    The AntiChris replied to the thread Demystifying Determinism.
    Absolute predictability is only possible by an observer external to our universe. Embedded predictability (absolute predictability...
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    The AntiChris replied to the thread Demystifying Determinism.
    This implies that you believe that under determinism it is possible to to determine ahead of time. Do you? And why would it be a problem...
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    The AntiChris replied to the thread Demystifying Determinism.
    Sure, but what you need to do is explain how the introduction of random influences results in free will whereas purely deterministic...
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    The AntiChris replied to the thread Demystifying Determinism.
    From Libertarianism (metaphysics): I don't think you'll find many atheists in that group. It's quite clearly anecdotal. Either an...
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    I'm not convinced DBT will find this persuasive.
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    I may be mistaken but I suspect that DBT would agree with everything you describe here except for your use of the word "choice". DBT...
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    The AntiChris reacted to Marvin Edwards's post in the thread Demystifying Determinism with Like Like.
    If we wish to communicate successfully, we may need to do the work of describing it. If we have gained some proficiency in describing...
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    Well it really was a truly remarkable claim coming from someone who incessantly employs 'neuroscience' (inappropriately) as...
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