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Fatalistic poetry…?

Posted 08-30-2011 at 11:40 AM by MrCode
Updated 09-22-2011 at 06:11 PM by MrCode (disclaimer removed; (finally) changed blog category name)

I realize that some people here are a bit tired of me being the nihilistic fatalist all the time when talking about matters of religion and/or philosophy, but this is just a little klutzy piece of "poetry" I threw together that might shed some light on the whole "free will" issue (for me, at least ):

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If thoughts are just links in a causal chain,
Emotions mere chemicals in one's brain,
If one's actions cause a nation to fall,
Where
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How can you not get depressed after reading this sh*t?

Posted 07-09-2011 at 12:41 AM by MrCode
Updated 07-09-2011 at 08:33 AM by MrCode

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjami...7s_experiments

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Wegner#Free_will

How do these men stand to get up in the mornings?

I don't understand how one can essentially devote their life to proving that effectively, no one has any real "control" over their lives. It's sickening, to say the least.

(Yes, I know that's a horrible exaggeration, but try to understand where...
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