[FoRK] flatlanders discussing the 3rd dimension

Tony Finch < dot at dotat.at > on > Mon Nov 20 17:48:31 PST 2006

On Mon, 20 Nov 2006, Strata R. Chalup wrote:
> Bill Humphries wrote:
>
> > If there is a god, then human action does not matter.
>
> Why not?  Or, if it's easier, why does human action matter in the
> absence of a $deity?  Surely human action matters to other humans
> regardless.

+1

> Or does one assume a lack of free will comes automatically along with
> $deity?

I think the free will question is an equal opportunities argument. It's a
problem both for clockwork-universe atheists and omnipotent-god deists.

Tony.
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