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"To say you don't know what your thought will be until you have it, means you didn't…"

_Robert_ replied Dec 20, 2015 to Sam Harris on the Illusion of Free Will

689 Jul 22
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"We think we are so unique, so special. Yet any decent magician can play us like a pr…"

_Robert_ replied Dec 19, 2015 to Sam Harris on the Illusion of Free Will

689 Jul 22
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"Computers are anything but hardwired. Ever hear of adaptive algorithms? Stochastic t…"

_Robert_ replied Dec 19, 2015 to Sam Harris on the Illusion of Free Will

689 Jul 22
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"Yeah, and with a few chemicals, electrical impulses, or a surgical procedure I can b…"

_Robert_ replied Dec 19, 2015 to Sam Harris on the Illusion of Free Will

689 Jul 22
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" Ah yes the self important arrogance of consciousness. It doesn't exist without your…"

_Robert_ replied Dec 19, 2015 to Sam Harris on the Illusion of Free Will

689 Jul 22
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"Imagine a computer that became so sophisticated it started acting human. Programmed…"

_Robert_ replied Dec 19, 2015 to Sam Harris on the Illusion of Free Will

689 Jul 22
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"The golden rule is useless for this exercise because it tells me to project my moral…"

_Robert_ replied Dec 17, 2015 to A quasi-objective morality without God: the anti-arbitrariness principle

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"Secular morality lacks the big prize, the afterlife carrot on a stick. That's the re…"

_Robert_ replied Dec 16, 2015 to A quasi-objective morality without God: the anti-arbitrariness principle

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"I believe it's based on the instinct "I recognise your predicament, therefore I want…"

_Robert_ replied Dec 16, 2015 to A quasi-objective morality without God: the anti-arbitrariness principle

115 Feb 11
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"Ramble on, wudze as the song goes, drunk or sober as I may be listening in either st…"

_Robert_ replied Dec 14, 2015 to Terminal family member mess.

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