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    Decision making is the role of a brain. It is...

    Decision making is the role of a brain. It is the brain of an animal (including human) to acquire and process information in order to interact with the objects and events of the world. It is the...
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    Many households may be already struggling with...

    Higher price for water.[/QUOTE]

    Many households may be already struggling with high mortgage repayments, electricity bills, etc.
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    You miss the point entirely. If you actually...

    The proposition is that 'free will' is an incoherent term when applied to the nature and means of the decision making process.[/quote]

    Too bad you make that absurd claim in a philosophy forum and...
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    Ideas are by nature questionable. Why some are...

    Ideas are by nature questionable. Why some are reluctant or unwilling to question their own ideas, assumptions or beliefs may be part of the question.
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    Presumably an omniscient/omnipotent God of Love...

    Can't even read properly.

    Who said we were evil?

    That was not what I indicated.

    [removed]
    Regards
    DL[/QUOTE]
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    The proposition is that 'free will' is an...

    The proposition is that 'free will' is an incoherent term when applied to the nature and means of the decision making process.

    That the term free will is nothing more than a casual reference to...
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    Woke culture be damned. :) ...

    Woke culture be damned. :)

    https://i.imgur.com/q8WZfQ0.png
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    If Yahweh is relegated to the status of evil...

    If Yahweh is relegated to the status of evil demiurge....how does that resolve the PoE?
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    You still confuse the ability to make decisions -...

    You still confuse the ability to make decisions - which nobody denies - with the poorly defined term: 'free will.' However, you can believe whatever happens to float your boat.
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    An interaction of mind/brain and environment...

    An interaction of mind/brain and environment producing nearly every possible combination or degree of the rational or irrational, crazy and/or sane, adaption or maladaptation.
  11. Should practically all human activity be...

    Should practically all human activity be commodified, commercialized and taxed? So what if there is small scale bartering, probably by those on low incomes, should the government have their fingers...
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    Santa Claus for adults, the Celestial Father...

    Santa Claus for adults, the Celestial Father figure bearing wonderful gifts, immortality, an end to all suffering, live in a state of bliss forever and ever, amen.
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    Where to start? Practically everything you say...

    To make a decision requires a mechanism capable of acquiring and processing information - in this instance the neural architecture of a brain - according to a given set of criteria.....without which...
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    To make a decision requires a mechanism capable...

    To make a decision requires a mechanism capable of acquiring and processing information - in this instance the neural architecture of a brain - according to a given set of criteria.....without which...
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    Define Christian liberty. How does it differ from...

    Define Christian liberty. How does it differ from liberty in general?
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    They'd be better off with collective bargaining...

    They'd be better off with collective bargaining and professional negotiators, withdrawing labour only as a last resort.
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    Yes, it's not that hard to grasp. Yet some folk...

    Your post suggests that you haven't yet grasped the distinction between the ability to make decisions - which nobody denies - and the incoherent notion of free will.

    The brain makes decisions...
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    Fact and fiction blended seamlessly into a single...

    Fact and fiction blended seamlessly into a single narrative and world view.
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    Your post suggests that you haven't yet grasped...

    Your post suggests that you haven't yet grasped the distinction between the ability to make decisions - which nobody denies - and the incoherent notion of free will.

    The brain makes decisions...
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    You must realize the error of comparing earlier...

    Yes there is consciousness before some of the information acquired. [/QUOTE]

    You must realize the error of comparing earlier states or unrelated information to consciousness as it is being...
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    Your walls of text don't help you establish the...

    No they've not been. The only reasons given are that the process involves causes, i.e., biological features like brain impulses or nerve actions, and it's assumed that as long as these causes exist,...
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    Maybe faith is a form of rationale: this is true...

    Maybe faith is a form of rationale: this is true because I feel it must be true. ''This feels right so it must be true.'' ''I know this is true because it relates to my personal experience with God,...
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    Clearly, I wasn't arguing for the existence of...

    The bible exists, it is real, the bible tells us that God is real, therefore God is real?[/QUOTE]

    Responding likewise to your previous post, according to you, Zeus is real because of Mount...
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    The bible exists, it is real, the bible tells us...

    The bible exists, it is real, the bible tells us that God is real, therefore God is real?
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    Puppet is not the right analogy.

    Puppet is not the right analogy.
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