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Old 08-07-2019, 12:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Jasmine View Post
Well, since there aren't any plant or animal "atheists" that I know of, I assumed the question was directed at humans regarding humans.
I either really don't understand your original question or I really don't understand this response. If you want to clarify the question or claim, I'll try to answer again.

You asked, what power was controlling a person since an atheist doesn't believe in a higher power (or something like that) and I responded that it was physics and chemistry -- your brain has a certain physical and chemical configuration at each moment and will respond a certain (unpredictable) way given the same inputs. I don't see any room for whatever "free will" means. I also gave examples of other living things that respond to stimulus, but no one would claim that a plant has free will. And yet, using chemistry and physics, it will orient towards the sun.