Idle Talk 23 09 12 free will and determinism

The central topic this weeks show was free will and determinism. Do we have free will? Are we truly in control of our actions or is everything we do is simply a result of something which happened before? Illustrator and all round loon Nicola Patten is back in the co-host corner, see her work at nicolapatten.com.

On the show: Rhodders loses his mind with beer mats, defining free will, causal determinism, physical determinism, German dance band Scooter and their opinion on “fate”, Rhodders thinks intelligence is the worst thing about being human, Rhodders would rather be up a tree eating a banana then doing this show, forking paths analogy, cosmological argument, our free will and determinism incompatible, Daniel Dennett’s theory against causal determinism.

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