8. Practical Responsibility
In summary, personal responsibilitiy for choices derives from the cognitive nature of choices, where acquiring knowledge has random qualities by nature, necessitated by the logic of thought itself, rendering mental activity an originating cause in the practical sense. Failing to acknowledge this responsibility degrades goal directed action in complex matters of society and personal performance. Accordingly this responsibility is long recognized in culture and promoted to allow the human level of mental function, besides being supported by automatic emotional responses. Nothing incompatible with deterministic fate is entailed. This pragmatic account of compatibility can be compared with other treatments found in philosophy. Hopefully some additional detail enhancing understanding has been provided.
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