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Re: Is it real?

by Joost (Canon)
on May 31, 2006 at 01:15 UTC ( #552670=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Is it real?

I voted "free will" but it depends on your interpretation.

I believe I have free will because I'm free to do whatever I physically can (even if there could be severe consequences). I do believe my choices are for a good part predictable given my previous experiences and probably my genetic make-up.

edit: and how the hell did bigfoot reach a shared top postition in this poll?

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Re^2: Is it real?
by zentara (Archbishop) on May 31, 2006 at 16:16 UTC
    and how the hell did bigfoot reach a shared top postition in this poll?

    Maybe because there is proof? -> zentara's user image


    But you do have to ask yourself.... am I for real? The biggest kept secret at the NSA, is that my posts are relayed from the dark side of the moon. ;-)

    I'm not really a human, but I play one on earth. flash japh
Re^2: Is it real?
by ambrus (Abbot) on Jun 01, 2006 at 09:08 UTC

    I like Smullyan's argument in one of his books where he explains how free will and predetermination can coexist.

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