"This is a very well-written and VERY interesting short discussion. To be honest, I lean toward determinism for the reasons asserted in the article. I find it very difficult to suggest that if, in some super advanced world, we had EVERY SINGLE…"
It seems nobody agrees on just what free will is. But no matter how you perceive it, free will must involve volitional choice at some point.To me, free will is self-determinism and arises naturally from "reciprocal causation" (a.k.a. feedback loop). Read "Free Will Without Dualism" for a full explanation.See More
I'm on my way to a PhD in neuroscience, a path which give me sight in lieu of my Christian blindness. I was on my way to becoming a missionary when neuroscience grabbed my attention. Thank G... science.
I have a neuro/atheist blog on tumblr: 3poundsoul.tumblr.com
Why are you here?
I'm starting to get frustrated in my inability to find like-minded people in Houston (outside of work).
The religion you left
Why you left your religion.
It started with a distaste for Christians, but as I learned more and more about perception, science, and reality, my ability to reason outweighed my need for faith.
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How did you hear about Think Atheist?
Was looking for people with higher reasoning capacity in Houston
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