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Topic: What is free will? Do we have it?

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The brain is a system of networked neurons. Accordingly it is under physical law. A stimulus - a sensation heard, seen, felt or smelt - will alter the state of the brain. Given the initial state, the consequent state is determined, as it would be for any physical system not affected to any degree by quantum uncertainty. That state may demand an action. That action is also determined by the chemistry and physics of the brain. Given this, is free will possible?
Posted: 30 apr 2014 - 7:25pm by lionel