I believe that yes, I do have free will. By this, I mean I make genuine choices, not predetermined either by God, by the laws of physics, or by some combination of nature and environment. I felt it was an important question to answer on this blog (because other questions I’ve addressed, such as this one, are related to it), but I’m not going to attempt a comprehensive exploration of this question here, for three reasons.
First, the question has been around so long and so much has already been written about it (for example, start here and branch out), and I don’t think my thoughts on it are especially original.
Second, most of the evidence Continue reading “Does free will exist?”