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Is Free Will an Illusion?

Let’s look at the dictionary definition of Free Will:


  1. The apparent human ability to make choices that are not externally determined.
  2. The ability to make a choice without coercion.
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Is free will an illusion?

We lose our ability to choose freely if our universe is only physical.

Many naturalists today will argue that we do not have minds and therefore do not have the ability to choose. 612 more words


Kevlar and Cushions

Like the typified Grey alien – large triangle diamond shaped head, tiny pointed nose, long thin arms and legs, the being that stood before me was all this – except the most luscious black ever. 830 more words



My book”see my book” and this blog seeks to aid the search for the authentic self, but I believe 90 percent of the world wants to obey. 490 more words

Self Authenticity

We have free will

“How deep is the mud?

Depends on who you ask.

We all go through the same stuff differently.

– Gregg Braden


This reminds me of a profound quote by Abraham – “you are so free, you can choose bondage.”

"Powers, Essentialism & Agency ...

… : A Reply to Alexander Bird.”

Here, in talk form, is an overdue reply to my friend Alexander.  Presented by Skype to a conference on powers and essentialism organized by the philosophy department of American University in Beirut this past weekend. 22 more words

Contemporary Analytic Metaphysics