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sidfaiwu's Avatar Jump to comment 30 by sidfaiwu

Hey, you forgot to quote the last part of my post, "I believe your conclusion is sound; free will is a chimera." :)

What I was pointing out is that lack of random behavior is insufficient for demonstrating determinism. It'll take more, such as the neural correlates to decision making that you allude to.

Similarly, with my example of the insane, I was only trying to demonstrate that apparent random behavior is insufficient to demonstrate the presents of free will.

I'm on your side, I just play free will's advocate so that we may better hone our ideas and arguments. I sometimes do the same with respect to religion.

I also just like to argue.

Wed, 20 Aug 2008 13:10:00 UTC | #221379