The fact that nature is not predetermined in detail has been shown quite convincingly by the experimental confirmation of Bell’s theorem in quantum mechanics.
The widely accepted heritability of IQ — between 57 percent and 80 percent in twin studies — is strong evidence for the materiality of the intellect.
A bit ago, Germany’s high court created an absolute right to commit suicide and the concomitant right to have help in making oneself dead.
If it’s true, then all one says or thinks — right or wrong, true or false — was determined some 13.8 billion years ago.
The ancients had their oracles, people claiming to speak in the name of the gods — this, by divination.