There is no free will

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There is no free will

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  • Human actions and choices can be traced back to impersonal, determinate causes.

  • The concept of free will is incoherent.

  • Observations in science suggest there is no free will.

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  • There are various religious and spiritual teachings that imply we have free will.

  • There is no way to claim free will is or is not.

  • Lived experience and observation suggest that we have free will.

  • It is necessary to believe in free will as societies could not function without it. Universal belief in a metaphysical concept is all that is needed to guarantee its existence.