""Self-creation was not mentioned as it is absurd from the start."
It isn't if reality is inherently probabilistic. As some other people mentioned virtual particle pairs etc. Note that such events also indicate that causality…"
">Is it really true that you think we are just food for the worms?
No. We're not "just" food for the worms. We're fairly complex, conscious beings who kind of are alive, and live our lives and stuff. I realize that detail is…"
"Why in the world do ideas step outside predetermination? Evolutionary processes are creative and deterministic. Given a specific random seed, I can write you a genetic algorithm for AI development that produces the same artificial intelligence(which…"
"A few comments:
The term "choice" presupposes determinism and can only exist to the degree that determinism is true. The reason is that the opposite of determinism is randomness, and randomness can's support the idea that agents make…"
"Nice to have you on ThinkAtheist
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"I kind of zeroed in on the statement:
"Can medicine outpace our less than prime genes being passed on?"
I think that's looking at it the wrong way. Obviously, it will always be impossible for genes for unviable traits to reproduce.…"