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Posted by Richard Ruquist on September 16, 2004 17:15:01 UTC

Harv,

I actually dislike the idea of predestination because it impacts the idea of free will. If I read your post correctly, you are saying that God knows the future and probably is omnificent.

My opinionm is that God can calculate the range of possible futures, for example depending on which free choices humans (or any other being with free will) take. But he/she cannot know what the actual choices are without denying the free will of the being.

I see evidence of this limitation in the Book of Revelations where a range of endings are predicted from nuclear holocaust to a 1000 years of peace. Which we humans actually get depends on what choices we make in the next few decades.

Richard

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