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- Created on: 13-08-21 20:04
Free will = do we have control over our thoughts and actions?
Determinism = to which extent are we controlled by our internal and external forces?
Hard determinism means that we are controlled by our internal and external forces and we have very little wrong to make our own choices.
We have some consious mental control over our behaviour.
Our behaviour is genetically determined by our inherited genes.
Our previous experiences shape how we behave moving forward.
Our early experiences (childhood) shapes our behaviour.
The scientific emphasis on casual explanations
Universal laws can help scientists make predictions and potentially control future events.
Strenghth - A free will approach suggests that people have conscious control over their lives, this is benefical for those recovering from a mental illness because it allows the patient to have responsiblity over their recovery. Also, people who have internal locus of control is…