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JoxerTheMighty's Avatar Jump to comment 57 by JoxerTheMighty

It may very well be that my eventual decision is, in fact, an entirely predictable outcome (if only we had the scientific means) over which I had no real 'choice'. Well so bloody what! The process which I described remains a qualitatively different one (compared to, say, blinking my eyes in response to an incoming fist) which requires a linguistically defined distinction. So, again, I ask the question: If not 'free will' then what term do people propose we use in it's place?

Maybe just 'thinking' or 'pondering'?

Fri, 02 Mar 2012 02:31:33 UTC | #923672