posted on Oct, 2 2011 @ 06:43 AM
reply to post by boony
You are talking about choosing to act upon a desire that exists, not initially determining that desire a la 'Sexuality is not a choice'; a different
Allow this indulgence: Say we travel to a distant world and are offered a table of fruits we have never seen before and which we would be tasting at
random; Before we sat at the table you could, arbitrarily, state that you were going to enjoy some foods over others (say the fifth new taste over the
seventh) but would it really have any influence when considered against what your taste buds reported to you upon actually tasting?
If, after testing, you found you really enjoyed the eighth item we tasted, stating that you would not then
punch the host in the face
and steal all those fruits doesn't equate to you having any control over whether you initially enjoyed it or not, it only suggests that you found it
to your liking and are not a git.
edit on 2/10/11 by JAK because: (no reason given)