Re: Free Will (was Re: virus: Re: Rationality)

David McFadzean (
Mon, 10 Mar 1997 21:26:43 -0700

> From: Alex Williams <>
> Date: Sunday, March 09, 1997 3:44 PM

> Clearly, this is an interesting and useful means of analyzing
> behaviour; I am, however, not sure if its really meaningful in the
> context of the current discussion. One can have `free will' in this
> cybernetic sense and the inquirers after `free will' in the more
> common one will vigorously argue the position.

Which definition has a more common sense? I would claim that mine
does a better job of predicting how the "common folk" would categorize
things into those with free will and those without.

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus