Is choice an illusion?


#1

If God knows before my next action what I will do, then choice is an illusion. How do I respond to this?


#2

Knowledge does not imply compulsion. I know with reasonable certainty how the San Diego Padres will finish their season this year. My knowledge does not compel them to lose baseball games. Although God’s knowledge is complete and infinite, and is not dependent on past history in the manner in which human foreknowledge is dependent, that still does not mean that he compels us to act. It only means that he knows how we will act.


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