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This question is much more interesting when you realize that modern neuroscience is (slowly) going more and more into area that there is no free will in humans.

What is a reason to live if they are not your decisions driving it? Skipping over all (judical etc) consequences, if this is true, then life has no sense and it's more/less ok to end it - what's funny, suicide would also not be your (as in free will) decision... Meaning this is a time bomb programmed into any thinking brain (and any AI as, what's double funny, this logic also applies to any AI).

Dodge that homo sapiens :)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neuroscience_of_free_will

https://www.amazon.com/Free-Will-Sam-Harris/dp/1451683405




> This question is much more interesting where you realize that modern neuroscience is (slowly) going more and more into area that there is no free will in humans.

Science inherently approaches the universe in a way which leaves no room for materially meaningful "free will"; only strict material determination and randomness.


I don't think the scientific method is inherently materialistic - it's just that our most validated theories about how the world work are materialist.




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