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magical free will? you seem so wrong. we have free will, i can do anything i choose and i can take ideas of others and act on them. take a man on hunger strike he is defiying he's "driveing force" for political reasons. i think thats freewill its against his wellbeing its a horrible experience his "driveing forces" would be screaming to eat and yet he does not
Originally posted by Somehumanbeing
reply to post by Nikola014
Looks like people feel threatened.
If you know basic chemistry, basic biology, basic physics and basic neurology, you'll see that all of our actions, thoughts and perceptions are influenced primarily by electrical signals in our brain, of which external/internal factors such as genetics, environment, and experiences are a catalyst for. There is no "magical" free will, and IF let's say there is "magical"free-will, it would be so weak in effect that in comparison to all the other "driving forces" behind our actions, it could be considered insignificant.edit on 12-6-2011 by Somehumanbeing because: (no reason given)edit on 12-6-2011 by Somehumanbeing because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by liejunkie01
It is alright Mr. Hawking. Never mind the haters. You have made the whole world think about ourselves differently. I appreciate your contribution to humanity.
I am a supporter of a great mind. He is looking for logical answers for the meaning of life and the answers we all want.
Just because the calculation potions of his mind of extremely advanced means nothing when determining what it is to be human when the part of the body (his Kundalini) that receives the oneness/spirit is not functioning properly.
I am also a studied mystic/shaman and I have personally seen and experienced many things unexplainable in the human language and physical thought.
Originally posted by Kandinsky
reply to post by Nikola014
I bet Hawking's quaking in his wheelchair.
Some internet non-entity using Hawking as a figurehead to beat science with is nothing new.
That's why he calls for people to denounce the core philosophy of "mindlessness" from which much of modern science springs and, instead, embrace a more advanced understanding of our universe that makes consciousness the focal point of our existence.
"If modern science believes that human beings are mere biological robots with no consciousness, then we must really question why we are listening to these scientists at all," explains Adams, who believes that humans are a combination of mind, body and spirit that exists far beyond the current understanding of the physical sciences.
Mindless New Age garbage. What does the first sentence actually set out to say? The second paragraph is more sweeping generalisations with no real meaning.
He reads like the type of dreamer who'd offer hugs and positive thinking to combat disease and wars...
Common cold = 1 hug
Measles = 3 hugs and positive thinking
War = hold hands and sing peace songs...whilst hugging lol!
He's another hypocritical idiot using the inventions of science (internet, laptop, mass-produced chair, room, windows, clothes etc) to complain about science.
Originally posted by ShadowZion
i heavily disagree with you as religion states that any being who considers himself as divine as god will go to hell, this is also one of the reasons lucifer was cast out of heaven, because he thought he could be as powerful as god.
Learn your facts before you go religion bashing!
Also your science says that their are multi-dimensions - Correct or incorrect? ------ Correct, so how does mr stephan hawkins know that one of those dimensions is not where God resides and the stories of the holy books occurred in other dimensions and we have been so disconnected from nature that we fail to see it and...... how do you know for that matter?
human beings are merely "biological machines" with no consciousness, no souls, no spirit, no mind and nothing but a collection of organized chemicals that run physical brains in a deterministic machine-like way.