Re: virus: Re: Rationality

Corey A. Cook (
Thu, 06 Mar 1997 17:58:11 -0800

Alexander Williams wrote:
> What I'm trying to convey, clumsily, is that `free will' is a misnomer;
> there /is/ no `free will,' there is no `will' even. There /is/
> interaction between your myriad memetic components, but its
> unpredictible and, for all intents and purposes, has `free will' via
> being too complex to predict.Not exactly. We _can_ predict what choice someone will make in a particular
situation. We just aren't very good at it.
Corey A. Cook

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