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Re: Free will Sigismund

Posted by SteelyDan on April 28, 2008, at 9:33:51

In reply to Free will, posted by Sigismund on April 25, 2008, at 22:29:41

When we have understood about free will, we shall see how silly it is to ask, as somebody once asked me: 'Why did God make a creature of such rotten stuff that it went wrong?' The better stuff a creature is made of-the cleverer and stronger and freer it is-then the better it will be if it goes right, but also the worse it will be if it goes wrong. A cow cannot be very good or very bad; a dog can be both better and worse; a child better and worse still; an ordinary man, still more so; a man of genius, still more so; a superhuman spirit-best-or worst of all.

-Dan


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