I don't know where else to post this. TRIGGER.

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Postby quietvoice » Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:50 am

Theorease wrote:Everybody always does what their brain tells them - sometimes the brain gives bad directions.

Do you have consciousness?

Theorease wrote:
quietvoice wrote:The offering and taking of advice presupposes a voluntary action either in the direction of the advice, or not.

Er, no, it doesn't.

Then you lack the proper knowledge to even continue this conversation.

Enjoy being buffeted by the winds of life.
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Postby quietvoice » Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:56 am

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Postby Theorease » Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:58 am

quietvoice wrote:
Theorease wrote:Everybody always does what their brain tells them - sometimes the brain gives bad directions.

Do you have consciousness?

I am nothing but a powerless spark of perceptual consciousness. I mean I could claim be my body/brain too but I didn't form it so pfffffff; how can one take ownership...
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Postby Theorease » Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:00 pm

quietvoice wrote:Then you lack the proper knowledge to even continue this conversation.

Enjoy being buffeted by the winds of life.


Well; I worked out we haven't got free will at the age of 9 or 10 and nothing I've learnt since has changed that. Some people just can't think clearly I guess. And I do/will.
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Postby quietvoice » Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:02 pm

Theorease wrote:Some people just can't think clearly I guess.

Obviously.
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Postby quietvoice » Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:15 pm

Theorease wrote:
quietvoice wrote:Enjoy being buffeted by the winds of life.

And I do/will.

Wikipedia page on Learned Helplessness may be of interest to you.
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