Would we know we were "mindless robots', as you put it, if no one had free will?<quoted text>
Again, that Christians believe the Bible to be the word of God has literally nothing to do with my point
My point was we wouldn't sacrifice the Bill of Rights over any one situation, it is too valuable. Our freedoms are bigger than any one person or situation
And in that same way of thinking is how we value free-will. Yeah it would be nice to see a murder stopped or whatever but one situation no matter how big is never more valuable than our free-will.
So just like we may not like someone having a KKK parade, we make that trade-off because Freedom of Speech is too important
And not wanting to be turned into mindless robots is why our free-will is more important than God intervening to stop any one act. Because for God to intervene He would have to kill someone or change how they think or whatever. And God allows us to be who we are,for better or for worse in this life and take the consequences that go with it. And deep down nobody really wants it any different
Whether Christians believe the bible is true isn't connected to this in any way nor does it matter the bill of rights in a man-made document while believers feel the Bible is the word of God. It is simply some things, the bigger picture is always more important
What would >we< be missing, if there was nothing there to miss?