> "*CJ* Can you tell me of a case of "greedy reductionism" that's angered 
> you?


> *DD* I haven't been angered but I have been frustrated by some 
> neuroscientists who say we do not have free will and in some cases this 
> position has implications in law and morality. They argue your mind is your 
> brain, the brain is programmed, so there's no free will. I think science 
> needs to be more circumspect and more creative. An economist might say, 
> dollars don't exist, it's just a collective illusion, I think this is very 
> bad advice and I also think it is bad, greedy reductionist advice to say 
> free will is an illusion. 
> [...]
> *CJ* Well, for example, [Burrhus Frederic] 
> Skinner<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B._F._Skinner>said beliefs and desires 
> were "mythical".
> *DD* Skinner was a greedy reductionist, but there are thousands of people 
> doing science and they are not all men or all reductionists."

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