On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 1:19 PM, Bruno Marchal <marc...@ulb.ac.be> wrote:
>> I'm not clear on why you emphasize incomplete information? What would
>> constitute complete information? and why how would that obviate 'free will'.
>> Is it coercive?
> I agree with Russell's answer. If the information was complete (with respect
> to what is relevant), then there would be no choice at all. I would know
> that right I will make a cup of coffee, or perhaps not, instead of
> hesitating about it.
Then, the less we know, the freer is our will?
When making decisions, what we want is to make the right decision. And
therefore, we need as much information as possible. The best situation
is when we have so much knowledge that there is no alternative. That's
the best situation (not the worst)!
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