Posted: Mar 11, 2010 7:15 am
by xrayzed
The Doctor wrote:Does free will exist? I'm interested in how you think it relates to the problem of evil.

In the sense of complete volitional autonomy, categorically not. We are all subject to conditioning, and are heavily influenced by circumstances.

Whether we have some degree of free will, or whether this is merely an illusion, is much harder to answer.