On May 28, 1:40 pm, John Clark <johnkcl...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, May 27, 2012 at 2:04 PM, Craig Weinberg <whatsons...@gmail.com>wrote:
> > > Did I ever once say that free will means acting for no reason?
> That is a very hard question to answer, you said that people don't do
> things for a reason but you also said people don't don't do things for a
> reason, so is that one reason or two reasons or a infinite number of
> reasons or no reason at all? Who can say? Trying to answer a gibberish
> question is futile.
> > I only say that reason is irrelevant
> I agree that reason is of no help whatsoever in understanding your
> > I'm not asking what caused you to write, I'm asking why you caused that
> > to be written.
> So you want to know why; that is to say you think I'm a middle man and
> something cause me to cause
No. Just the opposite. You are the source. You cause it to be written
by writing it yourself. You are saying that you are a middle man - a
passive figurehead between all of the universes reasons and the
meaningless writing which you observe.
> that to be written and you want to know what
> that something is, and you think that if I can not identify what that
> something is then my argument is idiotic. In other words despite what you
> say your actions prove that you assume I'm either as mechanical as a cuckoo
> clock or a complete idiot. I agree with you, smart people do things for
> reasons and dumb people and maniacs do things for no reason.
> John K Clark
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