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Does free will exist or is reality dictated by determinism

Do we have the free will to control our lives and our actions or are all things a product of causality?

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  • Jan 14 2012: Free will exists. What about when your subconscious pushes you around.....is that what you are thinking is determinism? Sometimes we are unaware of what's going on inside of us.
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      Jan 14 2012: No. Determinism is the idea that we are all meant to do the things we do, be that by some higher power's dictation or destiny. It's not even that we can't control our actions, rather it is just that the way the world works pushes us down a single path we were meant to travel.

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