Quotations on Determinism

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It is impossible to trap modern physics into predicting anything with perfect determinism because it deals with probabilities from the outset.
- Arthur Eddington
(Keywords: Deals, Determinism, Physics)

A profound political question is suddenly on the table: Must the country continue to give precedence to private financial gain and market determinism over human lives and broad public values?
- William Greider
(Keywords: Financial, Values, Country, Determinism, Gain, Public, Question)

In one sense I feel that my book is a one-woman argument against determinism.
- Susan Griffin
(Keywords: Argument, Determinism, Sense)

Man is a masterpiece of creation if for no other reason than that, all the weight of evidence for determinism notwithstanding, he believes he has free will.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg
(Keywords: Creation, Determinism, Free will, Man, Reason, Weight)

Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is free will.
- Jawaharlal Nehru
(Keywords: Life, Cards, Determinism, Free will, Play)

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