Sunday, December 28, 2014

Free Will

“This is one of man's oldest riddles. How can the independence of human volition be harmonized with the fact that we are integral parts of a universe which is subject to the rigid order of nature's laws?” -- Max Planck

A believer in free will feels accountable for both pride and shame. As a determinist, I should feel accountable for neither, but I'm determined to feel both.