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4. Age of Responsibility?

Chandler, George, Jamie, Felicia, David, and Will talk about responsibility, the criminal justice system and how the truth of our unfree will fits into all of this. We also talk about the common fears and myths surrounding the topic that keeps people from accepting the most basic truth of human will....This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Columbia Peaks, Essentia High GZ, Essentia Low GZ, Item Tile, Metadata, Ogg Vorbis, PNG, Spectrogram, VBR MP3

23 Mar 2015

Rank #1

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22. How we came to see Free Will as an Illusion

Chandler Klebs, George Ortega, David Joseph, Michael Walsh, and Felicia Hogan share stories of how they lost belief in Free Will. Michael is new to the podcast and so he starts out telling his story. Next Felicia(YouTuber Firewalker 92615 )tells us her story again....This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Columbia Peaks, Essentia High GZ, Essentia Low GZ, Item Tile, Metadata, Ogg Vorbis, PNG, Spectrogram, VBR MP3

19 Apr 2015

Rank #2

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19. Why Partial or Limited Free Will is Wrong

Chandler Klebs, George Ortega, Trick Slattery, and David Joseph talk about the claim that we don't have complete free will, but we have a little bit of free will. Some believe that some decisions are more free than others....This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Columbia Peaks, Essentia High GZ, Essentia Low GZ, Item Tile, Metadata, Ogg Vorbis, PNG, Spectrogram, VBR MP3

12 Apr 2015

Rank #3

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25. Infinite Regress

David Joseph, George Ortega, Felicia Hogan, Trick Slattery, Chandler Klebs, and Allen Worrell talk about the infinite regress. Chandler begins by explaining why he thinks an infinite regress follows for a determinist who believes everything is causal....This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Columbia Peaks, Essentia High GZ, Essentia Low GZ, Item Tile, Metadata, Ogg Vorbis, PNG, Spectrogram, VBR MP3

26 Apr 2015

Rank #4

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24. Free Will Relevant to Heaven

Chandler Klebs, George Ortega, Jamie Soden, David Joseph, Felicia Hogan, Allen Worrell, and Trick Slattery talk about the belief in free will and its implications for the belief in heaven. Felicia introduces several problems related to heaven, the problem of evil, and free will....This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Columbia Peaks, Essentia High GZ, Essentia Low GZ, Item Tile, Metadata, Ogg Vorbis, PNG, Spectrogram, VBR MP3

26 Apr 2015

Rank #5

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5. These People Just Don't Get It!

Chandler Klebs and George Ortega talk about why academics don't understand why free will is an illusion. Even when they do understand it, what keeps them from promoting this message? George thinks that they are unable to overcome their emotional needs to believe that things are different than what t....This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Columbia Peaks, Essentia High GZ, Essentia Low GZ, Item Tile, Metadata, Ogg Vorbis, PNG, Spectrogram, VBR MP3

24 Mar 2015

Rank #6

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180. How Can We make the World Better Without Free Will

Chandler Klebs, George Ortega, Trick Slattery, Quayd, Poffo Ortiz, and Peter Moriarty try to clear up some of the confusion some people experience upon being told that they don't have free will. It doesn't mean that people can't change....This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Columbia Peaks, Item Tile, Metadata, Ogg Vorbis, PNG, VBR MP3

17 Oct 2016

Rank #7

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179. Libertarianism, Politics, and Economics

Chandler Klebs, Jamie Soden, George Ortega, wsd, and Trick Slattery talk about some things wrong with the libertarian political philosophy but also how free will belief plays into it. Also, Jamie Soden wrote a short book about the nonsense of Free Will belief and Christianity....This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Columbia Peaks, Item Tile, Metadata, Ogg Vorbis, PNG, VBR MP3

4 Oct 2016

Rank #8

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178. Free Will, Intelligence, Nature and God

Chandler Klebs, George Ortega, wsd, Logan Meyer, and Jessica Gillette struggle to define words such as choice, randomness, and intelligence. There are different meanings that different groups have in mind when they use the same word....This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Columbia Peaks, Item Tile, Metadata, Ogg Vorbis, PNG, VBR MP3

27 Sep 2016

Rank #9

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177. Marxism, Socialism, Capitalism and Free Will Belief

Chandler Klebs, George Ortega, wsd, Jamie Soden, Logan Meyer, and Trick Slattery talk about different economic theories and their possible connection with people's belief in free will. Also there was a big talk about people's incentive to work and the benefits of a Universal Basic Income..This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Columbia Peaks, Item Tile, Metadata, Ogg Vorbis, PNG, VBR MP3

12 Sep 2016

Rank #10

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176. Free Will Belief Ruins Logical and Ethical Thinking

Chandler Klebs, George Ortega, Poffo, wsd, Jamie Soden, Logan Meyer, Trick Slattery, Michael Walsh and Quayd intended to talk about the connection free will belief has to our beliefs. Understanding that we don't have a free will and are not to blame allows us to improve ethically as well as think mo....This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Columbia Peaks, Item Tile, Metadata, Ogg Vorbis, PNG, VBR MP3

6 Sep 2016

Rank #11

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175. Defining and Refuting Free Will Part 1

Chandler Klebs, George Ortega, and Quayd started this episode as a way to restart refutations of free will like the cohosts have done in earlier episodes. However, it became clear that part of the problem is that the public may not understand what free will has traditionally mean since the term was ....This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Columbia Peaks, Item Tile, Metadata, Ogg Vorbis, PNG, VBR MP3

22 Aug 2016

Rank #12

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174. No Free Choice in Politics

Chandler Klebs, George Ortega, Trick Slattery, Quayd, and Monique Lukens talk about the idea of a free choice related to recent events in politics. While this show mostly focuses on the fact that we don't have a free will and are not responsible for any choice, it's also important to see how these c....This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Columbia Peaks, Item Tile, Metadata, Ogg Vorbis, PNG, Spectrogram, VBR MP3

1 Aug 2016

Rank #13

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173. Libertarians or Compatibilists: Which is More Harmful?

Chandler Klebs, George Ortega, Quayd, wsdtime, Jamie Soden, and David Joseph discuss both the views of libertarians(those who say we have free will and determinism is false) and compatibilists(who say that we have some sort of free will that is compatible with determinism)....This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Columbia Peaks, Item Tile, Metadata, Ogg Vorbis, PNG, Spectrogram, VBR MP3

25 Jul 2016

Rank #14

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172. What is the Meaning of Choice?

Chandler Klebs, George Ortega, Mitch J, David Joseph, Michael Walsh, wsdtime and Quayd join in a conversation about why people believe in choice even though the term is vacuous when fully analyzed. For many people, free will is completely tied to the belief that we control our thoughts before we thi....This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Columbia Peaks, Item Tile, Metadata, Ogg Vorbis, PNG, Spectrogram, VBR MP3

12 Jul 2016

Rank #15

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171. The Laws of Nature Prohibit Free Will

Chandler Klebs, George Ortega, Jamie Soden, and Trick Slattery talk about the laws of nature controlling everything that happens. For humans to claim that they have a free will is to imply that their decisions are completely immune to all the laws of physics, chemistry, and all other things that are....This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Columbia Peaks, Item Tile, Metadata, Ogg Vorbis, PNG, Spectrogram, VBR MP3

4 Jul 2016

Rank #16

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170. The Illusion of Separation

Chandler Klebs and Quayd talk about Nationalism/Patriotism and how it tends to divide humanity into separate groups which compete with each other rather than work together for all citizens of earth. This is another part of making the connection that nobody chooses their country of birth and can take....This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Columbia Peaks, Item Tile, Metadata, Ogg Vorbis, PNG, Spectrogram, VBR MP3

3 Jul 2016

Rank #17

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169. Free Will and the Self

Chandler Klebs, George Ortega, Jamie Soden, and Logan Meyer talk about some of the most confusing topics of self, consciousness, intelligence, and what things we can or cannot know. How can we know whether we are living in a matrix or the dream of a giant whale? Some things are beyond our ability to....This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Columbia Peaks, Item Tile, Metadata, Ogg Vorbis, PNG, Spectrogram, VBR MP3

28 Jun 2016

Rank #18

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168. The Free Will Belief Climate Change Denial Connection

Chandler Klebs, George Ortega, Jamie Soden, and Logan Meyer talk about how belief in free will is most likely one of the reasons that people claim that climate change is not happening. They may feel guilty if they feel like they are being accused of destroying the planet....This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Columbia Peaks, Item Tile, Metadata, Ogg Vorbis, PNG, Spectrogram, VBR MP3

28 Jun 2016

Rank #19

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166. The God/Universe Debate Reloaded

Chandler Klebs, George Ortega, Mitch J, Trick Slattery, David Joseph, wsdtime, and Jamie Soden talk once again about George's presentation that God is equal to the Universe. This turns to another heated confusion over what words such as consciousness, control, and intelligence mean....This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Columbia Peaks, Item Tile, Metadata, Ogg Vorbis, PNG, Spectrogram, VBR MP3

14 Jun 2016

Rank #20