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  1. INTP Forum - The Thinkers
    I think it's easy to associate "free will" with being generally a positive thing, but is it beyond criticism? Let me hear your thoughts.
  2. Book, Music, & Movie Reviews
    Remember the iconic Forrest Gump quote "Life is like a box of chocolates: you never know what you're gonna get"? Do y'all think that perspective supports or opposes the concepts of Fate and/or Free Will? On the one hand, you could argue that it supports Free Will to an extent, as you control...
  3. INTP Forum - The Thinkers
    I was watching this dan dennet video about free will it was interesting. For a long time I've always believed it to be a necessary illusion that an individual has to have, and he was more or less arguing this, calling it "practical" free will in much the same way as money is an illusion. He...
  4. ENTP Forum- The Visionaries
    ENTPs are known for open minds, so can you provide me with examples of stuff that drastically altered your view or just "blew your mind". One of my more silly "eye openings": The movie "Signs". I was told to look at it not from a sci-fi point of view, but to watch it as a mystic/urban fantasy...
  5. Blog
    Abstract In this post I shall demonstrate that the position of metaphysical libertarianism, i.e. classical free will, the sort often assumed in folk philosophy, is logically incoherent. This is important, as it has heretofore been assumed by many (if not all) metaphysical libertarians that the...
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