I like to believe I am in control of my own life; sadly I don’t think that is reality.
And so I will start where I left off 2 days ago. In my post “Perception”, I left off with the following quote from the TV show of the same name:
Does free will exist? Do I exert conscious control over my actions? Did I do that on purpose? Or was I forced to do it by some unseen neural process? Fact is, most of the neuro scientific data suggests free will is an illusion. But if that’s true, are we simply meat puppets? All of our choices made for us? -Daniel Pierce
Here is what the band Rush has to say on the matter of free will….
But then, do they in a later album contradict themselves within these lyrics?
So, now let us examine a couple of terms and definitions that are often argued and contemplated when philosophizing about freewill.
Pre-Determinism: the idea that the entire past (as well…
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