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I love the website, especially articles in which they questioned "Time is just an illusion" ect
But I often hear.. a broken glass with spilled milk as a good example to picture the validity of Time going backwards idea, and it makes me think that some physicists are not going deep enough in thought.
I'd like to see them explain sound coming out of my ear and back into their mouths - then proceed to affect the muscles in their throat, through their nerves and into their brain - then into their *Mind backwards to the genesis of their Thought and the First cause of it.

Let's see that make sense backwards - and about Free Will = "turning left or right at the fork in the road". Again, I see no depth in some of these theorists ideas and I think that's intentional for some, because they need there to be no free will.
When they believe that numbers and variables on paper actually *Make reality -they demonstrate there's something lacking in their reasoning skills. That's why I liked the more insightful ideas on this website.

You know, many people with various gifts in say math, or science or music, have deficiencies in other areas. It's like the strength of the gift in one area subtracts from another area. This is why we see autism or Asperger's spectrum in some of the greats. It's why we sometimes see awkward social disease as well.
The problem is many of these people believe they're geniuses in *everything - when in fact they don't see the whole world correctly.
Free will and Time are properly basic beliefs that are self evident and denying them demonstrates such a lack of insight that the person is essentially pleading that he is *not a person, that he/she does not have a will to even have an opinion, and that there is No actual Truth. How they do not comprehend that is of course the main symptom of their socially awkward dysfunction.

You simply could not *Think without Time. You could not form a coherent sentence without free will. No amount of pseudo philosophy using the lame fallacy that “if we've learned one thing, its don't trust our intuitions” - as if that is a scientific principle we should bank on to actually Reason. Nothing is going to change the fact that tomorrow the sun is going to rise and I'm gonna watch it - something that is utterly incoherent if this is a frozen Block universe.(strict version)

I think their weak idea of what Free Will is (choice at a fork in the road) is a type of strawman in some cases and a deliberate laziness and lack of depth in order to avoid sawing off the branch they're sitting on because the simple act of Speaking cannot be achieved without free will.
Our tone, cadence, melody, percussion, amplitude, emphasis, velocity, and a host of other choices are made on the fly when we talk and that does not even mention the digging into our vocabulary as we select the right words.
We draw on various Sets of Ideas we have stored, calling up conclusions we have reached, piecing together theories and questions we have, and even recognizing plays on words, a turn of a phrase, all while we read the non verbal communication from our associates, and as we back off or charge forward based on these cues we have made literally hundreds of choices that would have resulted in gibberish and outright lunacy if we didn't have free will.

Why don't people as brilliant as Einstein actually take the time to reflect on what it is they are actually asserting? Why do people that are not stupid believe the earth is flat or George Bush bombed the Twin towers or that people who said Joe Biden exhibited clear signs of early dementia were evil liars? Because Bias destroys logic and renders it inert. With these two topics it could be the person is addicted to shock bombs - the Lust to tell people everything they believe is wrong. It could be to sell books or it fits with their Atheism. But if science is going to be about selling books pushing Atheism(which countless modern scientists are doing), well then it's not science, it's propaganda.

Anyway. Again, excellent website. Thanks.

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