Critique of Sam Harris’ book Free Will – Part 1 – Man as Robot

Summary: The book Free Will, by Sam Harris (2012), rejects the validity of free will and proposes that man is an automaton whose every thought and action is determined by his brain neurology. In this and following posts, the fallacies in his argument will be identified, the most basic of which is an arbitrary assertion […]

Faraday and Hamilton

Summary: Read about men who exercise their free will by choosing to focus, reason and develop new knowledge across their entire lifetimes. Such a choice, whether made in the physical sciences or the humanities, can move man to unprecedented new levels of prosperity and happiness. Here are two such exemplary figures.

The last two posts […]