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The philosophical doctrine that every state of affairs, including every human event, act, and decision, is the inevitable consequence of antecedent states of affairs.
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|Noun||1.||determinist - anyone who submits to the belief that they are powerless to change their destiny|
necessitarian - someone who does not believe the doctrine of free will
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