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“Free Won’t”

"We may not have free will, but we have 'free wont', which is as good as saying we're not totally deterministic. So far so good," writes Dr. David Rock.

“We may not have free will, but we have ‘free wont’, which is as good as saying we’re not totally deterministic. So far so good,” writes Dr. David Rock. “Instead of wondering if free will is ‘real’ or not, a range of new research is pulling apart the question of whether a belief in free will is, well, helpful. If believing in free will has intrinsic value. The answer appears to be ‘quite likely’.”


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