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The Free Will of Sentience: Choice, Reasoning & Influence

My response to reagentpost‘s blog post was long enough to be blog-worthy in and of itself, so here it is:

If our will is shackled to a purely instinctual force, which is a culmination of extrinsic elements and our own reactionary impulses on a molecular level, I would still say there’s wiggle room for us to manipulate the outcome. 502 more words


Denial's Rake

I just finished reading the book First Person Plural, an autobiography written by Cameron West, Ph.D. It is about his life and struggle with coming to accept his Dissociative Identity Disorder. 394 more words

Look at me...I'm quoting McLuhan!

As a non-practicing Catholic, I have always kept a wary eye – at a distance – on “The Catholic Church” and on the occasional royal proclamations of its papacy. 568 more words