Pragma Synesi – interesting bits

Compendium of interesting bits I come across, with an occasional IMHO

Keep believing in free will

The question of free will is a subject of debate, but it’s not the focus here.  This article looks at how believing (or not)  in free will affects human behaviour.  The quote below grabs the essence — but the full article below is worth reading.

“…findings demonstrating the antisocial consequences of viewing individual human beings as hapless pin balls trapped in a mechanical system…”

April 19, 2010 Posted by | behaviour, philosophy, psychology | | Leave a comment