Re: Free will (was: Re: Nucleus Accumbens Transplant)

Zenarchy (
Mon, 7 Dec 1998 18:19:34 -0800

Mike Lorrey wrote:
>Oh really? Prove that there is a circular nature to reality. We now know
>the universe is open, for example, so there will not be a great crunch. We
>that with the calculated quantity of dark matter, as well as with the
>measurments of accelerated expansion, that we are still some 80 or 90%
short of
>the mass needed for a closed universe. The anthropic principle is
irrelevant to
>this debate, nor is insults.

Which (insultingly?) circulates to:

>No, it comes down to the concept that best fits the facts as they are, not
as we
>want them to be. Wishing otherwise is merely denial of truth. Not very Tao

...and there we have it. Wherever you go, there you Tao.

Free will comes around the ol' nucleus accumbens transplant once again (getting its hands dirty splashing around in poesy on the way) to demonstrate the boringly banal circular nature of reality. (You only find it boring after you've been around the circuit as many times as it takes to bore you.)