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Non-caused Events and Free Will – Infographic

Some people point to indeterminism or non-caused (acausal) events as their free will savior. Point ‘em to this infographic to help explain why such events do not allow for free will: PLEASE SHARE THIS INFOGRAPHIC WITH OTHERS! Note that people often confuse probabalism with acausality, or unpredictability with indeterminism. These are not the same thing. […]

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Uncomplicating Necessary and Sufficient Causality (for the Free Will Debate)

There are so many words used to label certain philosophical concepts that I truly hate with a passion! I don’t hate the actual concepts themself, just what was, somewhere down the philosophical line, used to label such concepts. Often the labels I hate are the ones that use words that have ambiguous meanings elsewhere. This […]

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Dennettrhea – A “Free Will” Compatibilist Infection in 5 minutes

A contagious brain disease has been infecting various people. The disease spreads quickly, often within as little as a 5 minute period of being exposed to it, and sometimes it draws one into long exposures. Though the disease has had many incarnations, we found a primary host of a very strong version and have rightly named the disease Dennettrhea after this host. The main symptom […]

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Philosophical Zombies? Inconceivable!

A philosophical zombie (also called a p-zombie) is, in philosophy, a thought experiment that plays into our ideas about consciousness. Basically, a p-zombie is a person who looks and acts like any other person, but who doesn’t have consciousness. There are two different versions of a p-zombie: The first version is only a functional p-zombie. This is […]

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Unpredictable Future ≠ Freely Willed Future

A common misconception surrounding the free will debate is the idea that if we can’t predict the future, that free will somehow resides or has the possibility of residing in the fact that we can’t know such. That somehow our lack of being able to know all of the variables is the savior of free […]

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