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Added by mom3feistykids on 30 Jul 2011 03:21
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Philosophy in Movies: Free Will & Determinism

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This film deals with the subject of brainwashing.
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I haven't seen this remake of the old classic.
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A criminal is brainwashed into being non-violent.
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Potential criminals are identified and arrested before committing their crimes.
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Gattaca (1997)
A man struggles to overcome his biological destiny.
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Memento (2000)
Is a man disabled by short term memory loss really able to act freely?
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An affair between a politician and a ballerina is affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart. Thanks to Xanadon't for the suggestion.
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A violent neo-Nazi makes the unexpected choice to reject racism, anti-Semitism and violence.
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Run Lola Run (1998)
This German film explores the idea that even small choices can alter the course of our lives. Thanks to Xanadon't for the suggestion.
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Sliding Doors (1998)
Another movie exploring the idea that even small choices can alter the course of our lives. Thanks to Xanadon't for the suggestion.
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I am seeking movies for a curriculum on Film Studies & Philosophy I'm writing for my homeschooled teen-ager and me. This section deals with determinism and free will. Are our choices determined for us, or do we have free will? Comments and suggestions are enthusiastically welcomed. :-)

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