On 5/9/2012 2:15 PM, Quentin Anciaux wrote:

    Maybe we need to number these:

    (1)"...an external agent directly injected chemicals or electrical signals 
into your
    brain thereby causing a choice actually made by the external agent."

        To which you answered "Yes (that's unfree)." AND "...in the first case 
I can
    still choose."

    (2) "...an external agent directly injecting information *via your 

        To which you answered "...in the second case I don't have free will."

    Yet (2) consists only of the external agent talking to you and threatening 
or cajoling.


And here I made it clear that the first case was what I was talking about first and the second case was your thought experiment (chemical/electrical puppeting trick) that came after.

Whatever, there is no point repeating I answer I can still choose when I was unfree, I did not say that.

OK, I misunderstood what you meant by 'first' and 'second'. But then I'm not sure what your opinion of (2) and why it is different from (1)?


You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups 
"Everything List" group.
To post to this group, send email to everything-list@googlegroups.com.
To unsubscribe from this group, send email to 
For more options, visit this group at 

Reply via email to