Narrowing in on Cause X

BLUF: Since we've unsuspectedly committed moral atrocities in the past and do not appear to have 100% solved ethics, our Bayesian prior should be that we are probably committing some sort of moral atrocity today. Since utilitarian axioms dictate that not doing a vast amount of net-good when it's possible to do so is a… Continue reading Narrowing in on Cause X

Free Will Is But an Unspecified Feeling in the Brain

Does free will exist? Our answer will depend on our exact definition of it. My definition is from my conception of what I think most people mean when they talk about free will: a person in a past environmental state X with a mind state Y and the same 'random' quantum mechanical inputs Z, could… Continue reading Free Will Is But an Unspecified Feeling in the Brain