Re: The Quest for the Purpose of Life

From: John Clark (
Date: Mon Jan 28 2002 - 14:10:56 MST

Lee Daniel Crocker <> Wrote:

>purpose requires an entity capable of /desire/ and /free will/;
>such an entity must be able to form goals that support its desires,
>and can therefore choose its own purposes.

I agree with all that except for "free will"; I don't see what the inability of
an entity to predict it's own behavior has to do with purpose, and that's
the only meaning I can find in the term.

        John K Clark

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