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non believers in free will are more dishonest


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Here is an interesting link about free will. I enjoyed it very much. I hope the link works.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/22/science/22tier.html

It is interesting to me that a strong belief in determinism comes from both religious people(in various degrees) and athiests. The only difference is that the religious determinists say that you have no real choices, but that you are held responsible for the choices anyway.

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Here is an interesting link about free will. I enjoyed it very much. I hope the link works.

http://www.nytimes.c...nce/22tier.html

It is interesting to me that a strong belief in determinism comes from both religious people(in various degrees) and athiests. The only difference is that the religious determinists say that you have no real choices, but that you are held responsible for the choices anyway.

I found the observation that belief in free will tends to make one more honest a nice tidbit.

The author makes the statement: "But there is also a school of philosophers

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