There’s a certain frivolousness to all these eloquent arguments over free will. The fact is, we are deeply wired to believe in our freedom. We feel like willful creatures, blessed with elbow room and endowed with the capacity to pick our own breakfast cereal.
Free will, and whether or not it exists, is one of my favorite philosophical topics. This article over at Wired points highlights a take on the discussion I hadn’t thought of before. Very interesting read.
What do you think? Do we have free will, or is it an illusion we create to feel we have control over our lives?
Check it out!