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Subject:  Re: Libet and free will revisited Date:  2/18/2019  7:24 PM
Author:  bdhinton Number:  26687 of 27000

Good find, and a very relevant topic for this board since it has come up repeatedly over the years. It will be interesting to see if those that have promoted the "science has proven we don't have free will meme" will change their minds.

I found this comment to be relevant also:

This is important because what people are told about free will can affect their behavior.

"Numerous studies suggest that fostering a belief in determinism influences behaviors like cheating," Dubljevic says. "Promoting an unsubstantiated belief on the metaphysical position of non-existence of free will may increase the likelihood that people won't feel responsible for their actions if they think their actions were predetermined."

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