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You, Your Brain and Free Will

You, Your Brain and Free Will

Indetermination From the time we’ve been born, maybe even before that as some transpersonal psychologist would say, we are receiving inputs from the environment. The environment isn’t only the external one, as in outside of our bodies, but internal one as well. It’s because of nature of human beings. We do get the inputs first, but then a lot of things happen. A lot of things CAN happen, that’s what we are going to call indetermination. It’s the spectrum of possible…

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Determinism and Free Will

Determinism and Free Will

Determinism and Free Will As I was learning about Atomists and Démocritos for an exam, an idea came to my mind which I want to share. Démocritos and Atomism, which he was part of from 5th century BCE, were basically saying that everything is from particles which are indivisible, uncuttable, unlimited and that they exist in a void. (Atomism from greek atomos which literally means indivisible/uncuttable) They were incredibly close to “reality” which is impressive for that time. Well you…

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