May 14, 2023 /Lifestyle/ — The phrase “If you have seen the Grand Canyon, you wouldn’t be an Atheist” is often attributed to American author and humorist Mark Twain. However, there is no evidence that he ever said it. The earliest known occurrence of the phrase is in a 1935 article in the Christian Science Monitor. Continue reading
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Do we have free will – and do we want it? Thomas the Tank Engine offers clues
Matyáš Moravec, University of St Andrews
Are we free or are our actions determined by the laws of physics? And how much free will do we actually want? These questions have troubled philosophers for millennia – and there are still no perfect answers.