On Jun 4, 10:14 pm, Stathis Papaioannou <stath...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 11:54 AM, Craig Weinberg <whatsons...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Jun 4, 8:57 pm, Stathis Papaioannou <stath...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> If you want to think that, fine. If it upsets you, I'm sorry. If it
> >> upsets you and therefore you conclude that it's not true, then your
> >> thinking is fallacious.
> > There's nothing upsetting about it, I just don't understand how we can
> > talk about deciding that we are powerless to make decisions. I'm
> > trying to figure out how that makes sense to anyone.
> If it doesn't make sense to you then you can append "pseudo-" whenever
> you talk about deciding something or having free will. We make
> pseudo-decisions and have pseudo-free will. People who make bad
> pseudo-decisions get into trouble; I did it against my pseudo-will
> because he held a gun to my head; and so on.

If it's causally efficacious (gets real people into real trouble) the
it can't be pseudo.


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