The New York Times article, Do You Have Free Will? Yes, It’s the Only Choice, makes arguments that are so bad, I’m surprised it got past the editors. The author, John Tierney starts out by showing that there are proven benefits to believing in free will. “[People] pragmatically intuit that regardless of whether free will […]
Recent episodes of Fringe have integrated some interesting philosophical ideas about identity into central plot points. Those ideas are discussed in this article. Warning: Contains spoilers.