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To: homeagain balkansvet
You're saying they're determinists ala BF Skinner...except they think EVERYTHING that happens is God's will? Wouldn't that tend to kill personal ambition and correction. I mean, do they take personal responsibility for anything, or is it just "God's will" when things go awry. Does free will exist in Islam??
28 posted on 04/03/2003 2:36:32 PM PST by azjatojarhd1ea (azjarhd)
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To: azjatojarhd1ea
You're saying they're determinists ala BF Skinner...except they think EVERYTHING that happens is God's will? Wouldn't that tend to kill personal ambition and correction. I mean, do they take personal responsibility for anything, or is it just "God's will" when things go awry. >>

When things go right, it's their doing AND 'inshallah'. When things go wrong, 'inshallah.'

Does free will exist in Islam??>>>

Depends on what sect but in essence.... no. Neither does the Fall of Man. The concept of 'fallenness' is alien to Islam.

"There is no greater salve for the broken of heart or broken of head than a big slug of 'Thy Will Be Done.'" -- Stephen King, THE STAND

29 posted on 04/03/2003 3:01:09 PM PST by homeagain balkansvet
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