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Locus Of Control

On the radio today, I heard a man say that “everybody” has either an external or internal locus of control. He explained what it meant, which I’ll do briefly: people either believe that events in their lives are out of their control — external locus, or they believe that they alone are responsible for things[…]

Free Will vs. Determinism vs. Predestination vs. Compatibilism

When studying the history of religion in Bible college*, it was inevitable that I would come across the age-old religious debate about predestination versus free will. My denomination leaned heavily toward the free will side of the argument; other groups in the past sat on the other side of the fence. There were heavy debates[…]

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