Re: some U.S. observations and notes

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Mon Dec 17 2001 - 01:58:42 MST

From: "Kai Becker" <>
> What? You don't want to be deprogramed? You want to have your own free
> will?

Actually, "free will" is a self-contradictory term. If you're free, you're
free from will, and if you're willful, then you're not free from willfulness.

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Useless hypotheses, etc.:
 consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism, GAC, Cyc, Eliza, cryonics, individual
uniqueness, ego, human values, scientific relinquishment, malevolent AI,
non-sensory experience, SETI

We move into a better future in proportion as science displaces superstition.

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