I have seen often how Christian s specifically try and use this as a 'qualifier" for religion. Basically explaining that this is where sin has its origin. In my view its just that.. A qualifier for saying that "I am so screwed" but hey I can say sorry later, hell I don't even have to say sorry to the person. Just to the fairy in the sky, at least I will feel better. Never mind the person whom I wronged. perhaps he has to worry about his own problems that my actions caused?

The futility of the whole argument is what gets me though. Even when Christians go as far as saying that Lucifer had his own free will and therefore rebelled against God. 

The whole All Knowing, All might, versus free will just gets my back up time and time again.

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And yet people make very hard choices. Think about the person jumping out of a Trade Towers window on 9/11, choosing a few very exciting but horrific seconds of life in free fall to certain death vs. burning to death in flames. 

Now, if that's actually a "choice" at all is an open question,.

Actually, the free-fall might be fun until that messy part there at the end, and a worthy last experience. The secret to not burning to death lies in inhaling as much smoke as possible and dying from smoke inhalation, which, though likely unpleasant, would have to be preferable to being barbecued.

Another of the self negating attributes of god!

Hold on a minute while I get out my Bible and find the place where it says I have "free will."  Wait a minute...wait a...


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