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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Part 24: Matt Responds

Hello Derek, Thanks again for your patience. It has been a frustrating week of traveling. One of our older boys from the orphanage I oversee got accepted to a great university in Thailand. I left with him last week but … Continue reading

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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Part 23: Derek Responds

Matt, The irony of our discussion is that I, as a Calvinist, am in the position of arguing for free will, and you, as an Arminian (I think), are in the position of arguing against free will (on the grounds of assuming divine determinism … Continue reading

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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Part 22: Matt Responds

Hey Derek! Sorry for the delay. Hope all is going well. This has been a good dialogue and I thank you. I will probably collect our responses from this comment section and post it up as its own blog entry … Continue reading

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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Part 21: Derek Responds

Matt, Very well done! You have identified an apparent hole in my argument which seems to show that I have either: A) misspoken/overstepped when I previously expressed something as if I was aware of it “from God’s standpoint;” or B) … Continue reading

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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Part 20: Matt Responds

Hey Derek, buddy… pal…  You’re not wanting to give an actual answer to the 3 questions I posed because you intuitively know that from God’s decretive standpoint or perspective there are no genuine possibilities and there is no genuine freedom or … Continue reading

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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Part 19: Derek Responds

  Matt, Thank you for these additional comments and questions. How is it possible you still aren’t persuaded?  Well, to be honest, you are a great challenger and make excellent use of logic in your argumentation. In the interest of … Continue reading

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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Part 18: Matt Responds

Thank you, Derek, for the time and effort you have given to explain your personal view of compatibilism and seeking to demonstrate how it retains an authentic free-will. However… as you probably have guessed  I have not found your arguments at … Continue reading

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