1. Free will entails the actions of an ability to think, speak, feel, and choose on your own terms. This means voluntarily. Determinism is the belief system that everything you do is what you are supposed to do in order for the universe to play out. Your life is “pre-wired”, meaning you can do no wrong or right because this event was intended to happen. Many philosophers have debated for several years which reasoning we live by. According to a variety of thought patterns, you can see a design of the two being compatible; going hand in hand. Just as the debate of nurture vs. nature, the two are like-minded. This is a hard situation to come by because when you nitpick both issues, how could this be a possibility? To have absolute free will, nothing has an exact order. However, if our “God” created each of us, giving the gift of free will, but, knowing how each and every one of us is going to act, what makes sense? If “God” knows how
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