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Old 03-21-2010, 08:34 PM
 
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An interesting discussion between Robert Wright and Daniel Dennett discussing, among other things, compatiblistic determinism.

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Old 03-21-2010, 11:56 PM
 
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Instead of presenting a 70-minute video, can you state a premise, or link to a text summary? I can read a lot faster then I can listen.
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Old 03-22-2010, 06:28 AM
 
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Free Will and Determinism are compatible only to the degrees to which you take either.
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Old 03-22-2010, 03:26 PM
 
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A mouse in a box must be in the box. But it can choose where in the box at any time.
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Old 03-22-2010, 06:39 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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Aha. The K-Pax Paradox (which I just happened to see on cable last night). The universe is in an eternal cycle of big bangs and collapses, and every one repeats itself exactly in every detail. "So make sure you do it right this time". But if that is not what you did last time, it would be impossible to do it differently.
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