Evaluating hard determinism

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Determinism takes into account that...
...we are all a product of our upbringing/genes/environment.
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It seems true that there is always a...
...prior cause.
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For example: Our character has been proven to be determined by the following factors:
Genes/environment/upbringing.
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However, if our actions are determined by external factors...
...we cannot blame people for bad behaviour or praise them for good behaviour.
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If we cannnot blame people for their actions...
...we cannot punish people and therefore there is no need for the criminal justice system.
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What do libertarians argue?
Derminists' mechanical view of the world is incorrect.
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It seems true that there is always a...

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...prior cause.

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For example: Our character has been proven to be determined by the following factors:

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However, if our actions are determined by external factors...

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If we cannnot blame people for their actions...

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