Tag: Free Will

What COVID Teaches Us About Big Tech

Apocalypse is a strange word. It comes from the Greek, and translates roughly to revelation, or an unveiling of things not previously known. When things fall apart, we tend to find out how they work. As children we break things to learn how to put them back together again. When the world falls apart we ...

On Advertising and the Loss of Free Will

In his treatise on free will, philosopher Sam Harris claims that if an act is formulated in our subconscious then that act cannot be said to be willed by us. A reflex action to catch a ball, an instinctual action to blink in heavy sunlight or the act of breathing are all acts that are ...