Here’s my Friday post on The Isaiah 53:5 Project. Hope you enjoy it. 🙂
Yes, I’d want free will. Right now I want to think I’m writing this post because I want to and I’ve made a conscious decision to sit down and tap at this keyboard.
However, wanting something doesn’t make it true. I don’t know whether I actually have free will or whether it’s an illusion produced by my brain. If asked right now, I’d probably say that free will is an illusion but it’s a handy one. Studies also suggest this could be true:
Now, a new study suggests that free will may arise from a hidden signal buried in the “background noise” of chaotic electrical activity in the brain, and that this activity occurs almost a second before people consciously decide to do something.
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