Is it not equally valid for those who believe in free will to say "Your reasonings are rendered irrelevant by the stubborn fact that you have freely chosen not to believe in it?" That's not justification for believing in free will, any more than what you're saying is justification for not...
Hi Avi, thanks! I'd love to hear interpretation from Tanach readers of all sorts. :)
The main passages I've across that mention it are Numbers 21:1-3 Deut 7:1-5; 20:16-20 and as a theme in Joshua 2-11, though are probably a number I've missed.
Even when such actions become automatic, there is a very real an obvious extent to which these actions are good as opposed to bad.
Are enlightened Buddhists aware of whether non-enlightened folk are doing good or bad deeds?