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Define Freedom
The power to act as one truly wishes without the restraints of imprisonment or slavery.
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Define Free Will
The ability to act out of one's own descretion.
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Define Moral Responsibility
To be morally responsible for a wrong or bad act or outcome.
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Define Blameworthy
Morally deserving of praise, punishment, blame or reward of one's actions.
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Define Determinism
Any human action is a result of inevitability and a consequence
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Define Hard Determinism
Every action is prescribed and predestined. We are just puppets on strings and have no free will at all. Therefore, we cannot be held morally accountable.
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Define Soft Determinism
Some aspects of life are predestined, however we still have freedom to choose between our actions and therefore can be held morally accountable.
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Define Libertarianism
Freedom is in fact a reality and nothing is predetermined for us. Therefore, we are totally, 100% morally responsible and blameworthy for our actions.
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Define Free Will

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The ability to act out of one's own descretion.

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Define Moral Responsibility

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Define Blameworthy

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Define Determinism

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