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Re^2: poll ideas quest 2015 (Who decides?)

by Happy-the-monk (Canon)
on Mar 05, 2015 at 12:31 UTC ( #1118884=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: poll ideas quest 2015 (Who decides?)
in thread poll ideas quest 2015

...on which I just have to add this famous observation of...

  • I do something, wonder what I am doing and then my brain kicks in and tells me I had made the decision before I did the deed.

... which ultimatively says that free will is all just a trick of the mind, as some people come to think.

And the most unhappy schizoid version:

  • I decide, my brain kicks in to revert that, I then do something else. I realize what just happened and react emotionally at the inability of getting my wants and deeds to line up.

Oh well, this cropped up. Better not put it in a poll.

Cheers, Sören

Créateur des bugs mobiles - let loose once, run everywhere.
(hooked on the Perl Programming language)

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