Do humans really have free will

August 4, 2015, 9:45 pm

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The debate "Do humans really have free will" was started by Jlav0820 on August 4, 2015, 9:45 pm. 20 people are on the agree side of this discussion, while 5 people are on the disagree side. People are starting to choose their side. It looks like most of the people in this community are on the agreeing side of this statement.

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Jlav0820, PsychDave, benrpollak, thatdebatingchick, theQueenofdebate, dylan21502, Tristanzee, steady_current and 12 visitors agree.
Sosocratese, dixie18 and 3 visitors disagree.

I would take Sam Harris' stance on this subject. That free will is an illusion and that, while our reality isn't fatalistic, it is deterministic. Meaning there are determining factors to our choices which influence them to such an extent that we can no longer call our choices free.

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