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Old August 18th, 2015, 09:35 PM   #121
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I have read of a study where people's brains were monitored with sensors and studied when the subjects were presented with a choice. the people operating the monitors were able tell what choice a subject was going to make as much as 7 seconds before the subjects were aware they had made a choice.

I don't think that 7 seconds of foreknowledge precluded the possibility of free will by the subjects of the experiment.
It wasn't seven seconds. It was more like 1/2 a second.
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Old August 19th, 2015, 04:21 AM   #122
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It wasn't seven seconds. It was more like 1/2 a second.
sometimes that, sometimes more.

quibbling over the measure of the gap , so what?
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in nature we have actions and reactions. everything that happens is the consequence of the actions that precede it.

everything is like a computer just processing a program, no decisions are made.

so how is free will possible?
free will is possible by refuseing to continue on such a redict subject
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