I’ve been coerced into free will.
You is not you until you see the path of your faith.
Predictability is not how things will go, but how they can go.
Human freedom brings with it the burden of choice and of its consequences. As humankind is akin to claim for its own special privilege a certain unique destiny not afforded with equal measure to other...
Believe in yourself. Determine to pursue your goals.
Limits are always extended, never broken.
Many scientists have tried to make determinism and complementarity the basis of conclusions that seem to me weak and dangerous; for instance, they have used Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle to bolster up human free will, though...
Sometimes evil didn’t need an excuse. Sometimes evil just was.
Historical determinism is a recipe for political quietism.
We’re presently in the midst of a third intellectual revolution. The first came with Newton: the planets obey physical laws. The second came with Darwin: biology obeys genetic laws. In today’s third revolution, were coming...
But recently I have learned from discussions with a variety of scientists and other non-philosophers (e.g., the scientists participating with me in the Sean Carroll workshop on the future of naturalism) that they lean the...
Genetics, accidents of birth or events in early childhood have left criminals’ brains and bodies with measurable flaws predisposing them to committing assault, murder and other antisocial acts. …. Many offenders also have impairments in...
My destiny plays with me in such a wayI feel I play with my destiny.
The future is certain. It is just not known.
Hope: Hold on, persistence effort!
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