Philosopy

Imagine that scientists discovered that causal determinism is true. What would be the moral implications (if any) of this finding? Would this discovery affect the way in which you live your life? Why or why not?

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  1. I can point you to articles on casual determinism, but can't formulate your own moral questions or tell you how your life should be lived! That's for you to formulate.

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  2. Yes that would be helpful, because Im having a hard time deciding which way to go with this question

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  3. http://www.plato.stanford.edu/entries/determinism-causal

    http://www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Determinism

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