[extropy-chat] Best To Regard Free Will as Existing

Thomas Thomas at thomasoliver.net
Thu Apr 5 00:57:05 UTC 2007

A B wrote:

>One of the simplest reasons I tend to dislike the idea
>of the possibility of "free will" is that it seems,
>under any conceivable circumstances, to be so severely
>and arbitrarily limited. ... Okay, I "will" to win 200
>million dollars tommorow...
>Best Wishes,
>Jeffrey Herrlich 
That sounds more like whimsy than will.  A rational will would include a 
context.  Are *free* and *rational* not compatible?  -- Thomas

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