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Has science proven that free will is an illusion?

Scientists have found that the brain unconsciously makes decisions way before you do:

http://www.boston.com/news/health/articles/2008/04/14/free_will_not_as_much_as_you_think/

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Comment by Mario Rodgers on March 5, 2010 at 12:04am
WTF? o_O
Comment by Bruce Williams on March 19, 2010 at 12:09am
So, the process of free will starts in an area of the brain we didn't know about and is a "lengthy" process that our brain undergoes to take the decision we have made and bring it to fruition. And this challenges free will? Or just our understanding of how free will works?

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