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fatalism vs. determinism

[ feyt-l-iz-uhm ]
  1. the acceptance of all things and events as inevitable; submission to fate: Her fatalism helped her to face death with stoic calm.
  2. the doctrine that all events are subject to fate or inevitable predetermination.
[ dih-tur-muh-niz-uhm ]
  1. the doctrine that all facts and events exemplify natural laws.
  2. the doctrine that all events, including human choices and decisions, have sufficient causes.

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