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If universe, everything is predeatermined, then what is point to be able to think?

  1. Nov 20, 2011 #1
    if universe, everything is predetermined, then what is point for thoughts?

    in block universe view, what is the point for human beings to be able to think? what thoughts can make a difference in a block universe?
     
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  3. Nov 21, 2011 #2

    WannabeNewton

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    Re: if universe, everything is predeatermined, then what is point to be able to think

    so you can think about why thinking is useless
     
  4. Nov 21, 2011 #3

    micromass

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    Re: if universe, everything is predeatermined, then what is point to be able to think

    There is no point to anything. This universe is meaningless and pointless.

    Anyway, I fear this is not allowed under the philosophy posting rules. So I expect a lock soon...
     
  5. Nov 21, 2011 #4

    Ryan_m_b

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    Re: if universe, everything is predeatermined, then what is point to be able to think

    You fear and expect correctly.
     
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