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So there is no free will, now what?

Just as our progress in understanding biology and genetics tells us we are just a bunch of cells, our progress in neuro physiology will eventually lead us to the conclusion we have no free will. His solution, just pretend we have free will and enjoy the journey of life

Authors: Robert Speth
Source: TED
Published: March 2014
Tags: TEDx NSU, free will, psychology, neurology, consciousness
Rating: 3/5

He briefly talks about a few studies that show our "decisions" can be monitored as electrical impulses arising from deep within our brain before we are conscious of the decision. Another study which showed that applying electrical signal to the brain can affect decision. So his solution is...[more]