Is Your Free Will an Illusion?

Or is the concept of a mechanistic universe just philosophical masturbation?

Dave Gutteridge
From the Gutt

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A cluster of stars forming the shape of a banana.
Your choice about a banana or an apple was written into the universe long before you made it.

Suppose you were hungry, so you go to your kitchen and see a banana and an apple. Which do you choose?

According to Sam Harris in a podcast on the topic, you don’t have a choice. You feel like you do, but, you don’t. Because, Harris says, the universe is…

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Dave Gutteridge
From the Gutt

I don't post often because I think about what I write. Topics include ethics, relationships, and philosophy.