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Do we choose our behaviors or are our acts a result of our past According to David Humes Liberty and Necessity the basis for this presumption is that intellects of human beings are supposed to be naturally alike That if presented with a given scenario our behavior and reaction will be alike and our outcome will be no different than the other as if humans are supposed to be some machine like specie Common life and experiences allow us to express our ideas to one another but one cannot predict or be sure that someone will act a certain way do to every individuals different experiences However it is possible that one can predict the outcome of an action that is obvious This does not mean that determinism is completely false because we base our assumption on past events My belief is that men will act differently if exposed to a similar situation it is the role of determinism that will allow us to distinguish past events that have occurred I will acknowledge that hard determinists beliefs indeed exist to a certain extent but there are flaws in the theory The positive approach into understanding this complex topic is to acknowledge the definition of a hard determinist and to understand David Humes adjustment of his elaborate definition and direct connection that all men have always agreed about both necessity and liberty and its role in defining hard determinism Even the mindless or less intelligent person will share the same views of liberty and necessityFurthermore hard determinism defines that ones actions are connected to a cause and things dont happen without a reason or cause This is known as the causal principle However this principle is far from the exact definition of determinism it is simply a factor yet a parallel connection can be made Therefore a hard determinist believes that humans have no other alternative possibilities of doing what we do from day to day
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