META: The problem of "Good vs. Evil"

Tom Russell milos_parker at
Mon Feb 18 23:29:02 PST 2008

On Feb 19, 2:12 am, Jamas Enright <t... at> wrote:

> (cf. God has a plan for us that none of us can fathom, nor presumedly
> change.)

Calvinism.  Feh.

> Bah, "free will", don't buy it. Illusion thereof, yes, but actual?... no.

Hold on a second there.  Are you saying that human beings are actually
incapable of making decisions and controlling their motor functions?
That we're unable to choose the words that come out of our mouths?

Because that's what you're saying if you reject the concept of free

> To go for a far less contencious example: Robin Hood, good or evil? From
> whose point of view?

(cf. Russell's Reviews # 6.) ;-)


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