Free Will and Determinism

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  • Free will and determinism
    • Soft Determinism
      • The idea that human beings' actions are to some extent controlled by external forces, but they are still held accountable for their choices
      • John Locke & David Hume
    • Hard Determinism
      • The idea that human beings are controlled by external forces and are not able to exercise free will
      • Clarence Darrow & Ted Honderich
    • Libertarianism
      • The idea that human beings are able to exercise free will when making decisions
    • Predestination
      • The doctrine that some people are born selected for salvation and others for damnation; how they act during their life cannot affect this
      • John Calvin
      • "For many are called, but few are chosen" Matthew 22:14
    • Moral Choices
      • genetics
      • psychology
      • environment
      • social conditioning

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