Tag Archive: nature v. nurture

May 07

Further Thoughts on Free Will

In Brief— In an effort to expand on the author’s views on the mythology of free will, this piece looks at the issue from a different angle. [Written in February 2017.] ——————————————————————————————————————————————- Nature and Nurture Shape Us, But… Okay! This article is a bit of a pause from the turmoil swirling around us, but it’ll …

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Jan 22

Memories of My Parents

In Brief—Bay remembers his parents and the influences they had on him from childhood and adulthood. —————————————————————————————————————————————— Does the Apple Fall Far from the Tree?— For good or for ill, our parents not only endow us with their genes but provide the environment that helps shape us. Nature and nurture in concert. One question we …

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Oct 01

Free Will: R.I.P.

Free Will—A Zombie Existence Free Will may be a good subject for ethicists, philosophers and graduate student Ph.D. dissertations, but with the exception of preachers using it to condemn sinners or judges and lawyers using it to condemn accused criminals, does it really exist? Science has revealed that it really doesn’t exist. In a moment …

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