Re: DNA vs Freewill(was: Plea (was ExI: Cognitive Extropians)

Chris Hind (
Fri, 24 Jan 1997 09:17:32 -0800

> > << Evolution is over. I'm in charge now. My genes have made the fatal
> > mistake of building a survival machine that is more powerful than them,
> > and giving it free will. >>

>Mental processes, including freewill , are still caused by deterministic
>brain processes. Unless you are hinting at some mystical unkown force,
>outside physical laws.

We should not speak of whether we have free will or not but how much free
will we have. Free will and no free will are two polar extremes. I think
it's the degree of free will what really matters.

"Risk: You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage
to lose sight of the shore."

Chris Hind ( Upward, Outward, ACTION!
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