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    From the class I’ve learned that there are two kinds of evil, natural evil and moral evil. Natural evils are natural circumstances such as tornadoes, floods, and earthquakes. Moral evil results from human actions such as murder, theft and rape. The question that is risen if God is all good, then why does evil and suffering exist in the world? Just within the last few months, on the news there have been reports of tragic school shootings and natural disasters, and if God is all good why does…

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    you face this extremely bad suffering; such as cancer than the other sufferings you face throughout life will seem good rather than the evil you experienced previously. Swinburne seeks to take the weight off of God’s shoulders by saying we have the free will to experience evil in most cases such as moral evil cases. Supposedly you can only torture a person for so long, until they won’t be tortured anymore after spending that time experiencing it. We can think about the Holocaust when this idea…

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    A common way of arguing against the existence or goodness of God is to present the problem of pain: “If God were good, He would wish to make His creatures perfectly happy, and if God were almighty He would be able to do what He wished. But the creatures are not happy. Therefore God lacks either goodness, or power, or both” (The Problem of Pain 23). C.S. Lewis attempts to answer the intellectual question by first explaining the four components of religious development, then explaining the origin…

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    analogous to free will which is a philosophical idea in which to act freely is to have multiple open futures and possibilities, or to be able to choose between many different choices. Determinism is the belief that every event (including action, choices, and decisions) is the inevitable result of a causal chain of events. In other words, a choice with an action (A) is the inevitable result of an earlier action of an earlier choice. This principle presents a problem for the concept of free will.…

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    The problem with free will is whether or not we make our own decisions or not. In this essay, I will discuss the three main points of view that tries to answer the problem of free will. The first argument is that we have free will, which is the idea that we have complete free choice and freedom. The second theory is determinism, which says everything is inevitable and everything is caused by previous decisions in the past. The third point of view is compatibilism. Compatibilism says that most…

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    relationships because of the substantial difference between the two conflicting factors. Relationships are the special, mutual bonds formed between two or more people. On the other hand, independence is the individual's will to act upon their own decisions, free from any form of outside control. If one has meaningful and intimate relationships it shows that the individual is not completely independent; it proves that at any point in time they are able to rely and depend on someone else because…

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    Since the human appeared in the planet, he has started trying to create or search meaning of their lives. Freedom which is the essential part of people’s lives had been also confued with that kind of dilemma. Are we really free? Are we as a human being really care about meanings of our freedom when we make decisions? Those questions always made people to think about freedom as a philosophic concept. Albert Camus, one of the greatest philosophers and writers of 20th century is famous for his…

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    The philosophical question of free will has been debated for years and has spawned many theories, papers and never ending arguments. Soft determinism along side with hard determinism and libertarianism make up the three theories of free will.By focusing on the works of Stace and Cahn, I aim to prove that the idea of soft determinism is not an inherently flawed argument and that free will and determinism are compatible. In the argument of free will, soft determinism falls in the middle between…

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    everyone’s opinion about it must be respected this is also an example of freedom. John. F. Kennedy said “The best road to progress is freedom”. Freedom is important aspect to build and maintain a positive atmosphere of a society. If there is freedom and free minds in society people will always think about the betterment of their surroundings and it will make the people in that…

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    Ethics has a central role in the choices we make or should make and what consequences will follow these choices (Williams & Arrigo, 2012). Freedom is the ability to make choices freely; we choose and act as we chose (Williams & Arrigo, 2012). Determinism in its simplest form is the position that for every event there exist conditions that could cause no other event (Williams & Arrigo, 2012). Caylee (Kallie) Anthony was last seen alive on June 16, 2008 at the home of her grandparents as she…

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