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Comment on Free will as nonlinear transformational effectiveness

XiXiDu Sat, Sep 18, 2010
Consider architecture. A building provides a system of artificial constraints, both enabling and also limiting what you can do. Want to go upstairs? Well, you’ve got to use the stairs, and the stairs themselves dictate not only what sort of path you’ll follow through space, but how you will coordinate your body parts and movements along the way.

The architect bullies and forces you to do things as he or she determines.


What You Can Yet Cannot Do: How Our Path Entrains Our Movement