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View Poll Results: your personality type, and do you believe in free will?

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  • intp, yes there is free will

    9 30.00%
  • entp, yes there is free will

    2 6.67%
  • intj, yes there is free will

    6 20.00%
  • entj, yes there is free will

    2 6.67%
  • intp, no there is not free will

    5 16.67%
  • entp, no there is not free will

    0 0%
  • intj, no there is not free will

    6 20.00%
  • entj, no there is not free will

    0 0%
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    I think free will has being unreasonably conflated with freedom from causality, romanticizing a notion that if there is a random non-mechanistic source to which we can relate our choices, that source is "the real me". That is bullshit. However, the process of making a choice is the state of mind between the point in which you experience multiply possible paths and the point at which you've found the reasons to pick one or the other, and Within that time frame, you are free from the causes to pick one choices because the mental reaction to those causes haven't happened yet. The causality chain that lead to the causes might have already happened, but the cause doesn't come into existence until it actually happens. What I consider to be freewill is that characteristic of that mental gap, which is why I voted yes (And ENTP, because everyone keeps telling me that).

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    We do, as sentient beings, have free will.

    I can make a conscious choice to reject some else's point of view, but I may not have the power to change theirs.

    There is a difference between will and power.

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    Free Will: the ability to act at one's own discretion.

    Yes.
    "Once the game is over, the Pawn and the King go back into the same box"

    Freedom isn't free.
    "Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear." ~ Orwell
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    There is the intellect and there is the intuitive self -

    The intuitive self is bound by universal will.

    The intellect states we should all remain seated at a theatre.

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    There is free will in the sense that you are not determined to follow any will but yours.

    There is not free will in the metaphysical sense that you are not the first-cause of yourself; you did not choose your "self" with all of it's characteristics/desires and every choice that you make is based on this "self." You cannot be anyone but yourself.

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    In theory, yes. In practice, not as often as there should be.
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    I believe since there's no certain meaning to the universe we do whatever we want in it, weather it's good or bad.
    Hip! Hip! BOO!

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    There is free Willy. I find that more comforting than will.

    'One of (Lucas) Cranach's masterpieces, discussed by (Joseph) Koerner, is in it's self-referentiality the perfect expression of left-hemisphere emptiness and a precursor of post-modernism. There is no longer anything to point to beyond, nothing Other, so it points pointlessly to itself.' - Iain McGilChrist

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    "Suppose it didn't," said Pooh, after careful thought.
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    I didn't choose either because the question is too ambiguous. Depending on how free will is defined exactly you'll get (and possibly have already gotten) answers about different things, all of which have been labeled the same, "free will".
    What Person A understands free will to be is not necessarily (and most probably not) what Person B understands it to be.
    Therefore we'd first need to establish what we're talking about specifically.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpankyMcFly View Post
    Hard determinist myself, but I'm an INFP, what do I know? :P
    I'm the same, but I think in determinism free will hides. You are informed and in turn are the informer of the causal web. It's a spinning circle.
    'One of (Lucas) Cranach's masterpieces, discussed by (Joseph) Koerner, is in it's self-referentiality the perfect expression of left-hemisphere emptiness and a precursor of post-modernism. There is no longer anything to point to beyond, nothing Other, so it points pointlessly to itself.' - Iain McGilChrist

    Suppose a tree fell down, Pooh, when we were underneath it?"
    "Suppose it didn't," said Pooh, after careful thought.
    Piglet was comforted by this.
    - A.A. Milne.

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