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Old Feb 24, '12, 12:34 pm
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God can and does prevent decisions from being implemented without circumventing free will but if He did so too frequently it would be coercive evidence that he exists...
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...if He did so too frequently it would be coercive evidence that He exists..
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...if He did so too frequently it would be coercive evidence that He exists..
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Everyone would be compelled to believe a benevolent Power is protecting us.
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Everyone would be compelled to believe a benevolent Power is protecting us.
Or we would just end up believing that evil wasn't a viable career path.
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