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Libet experiment seriously undermined.

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  • Libet experiment seriously undermined.

    There's an article in the Atlantic about some research that apparently undermines the Libet experiments, which are often cited to "prove" that we don't have free will.

    https://www.theatlantic.com/health/a...ential/597736/

    Nobody actually takes their positions on philosophical issues based on bleeding edge science, so this will persuade exactly no one. But it's nice to see neuroscientists saying something sensible about free will for once.
    "There is no singular thing in nature that is more useful to man than a man who lives according to the guidance of reason."
    ~ Spinoza, Ethics, 4p35c1
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