1. Introduction 1.1. Compatibilism I feel more comfortable with the free-will-existence debate than any other topic in philosophy. I personally have convinced several people to, if not change their mind, at least reconsider their position. The people I convinced were not philosophers, but still. My position on free will is the following: I am a … Continue reading Beyond Determinism: A Treatise (Freedom, Fate, or Both?)
Do the Gods Have a Plan for You?
To what extent do you have “fate?” And no, I’m not talking about free will and determinism. I mean the expectation that your experiences are going to follow a certain trajectory. You can experience a bit of existential dread: you are not the character of a movie or novel, and nothing is going to happen … Continue reading Do the Gods Have a Plan for You?