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At 2:05pm on July 29, 2012, ocean amanuel said…

i am ur last friend from eritrea i have changed my profile name and picture pla accept my request thanks

At 10:22am on April 27, 2012, Sarah Walton said…

No worries! Have a great weekend! *brohoof*

At 3:41pm on April 6, 2012, Cane Kostovski said…

Hey Eric,

There are many possible things you can do with this email of which I am very much unable to predict exactly which one you will choose. My hope is that read on.

I am relatively sure that you follow Dan Dennet's progress far better than I follow Sam Harris' progress.

By "coincidence", I was made aware of an article by Sam Harris today with the title: Free Will and "Free Will": How my view differs from Daniel Dennett's

I started to read through it and I was struck by the similarity of our discussion yesterday.

I would hope that you read at least the parts about color in the beginning of the article (if not the whole article).

I wonder if you will notice how much nicer Sam puts it than I do, but basically he is saying that Dan is playing word games.

I quote a little bit of Sam's article here to make a point:

"In Free Will, I argue that people are mistaken in believing that they are free in the usual sense. I claim that this realization has consequences—good ones, for the most part—and for that reason we should not gloss over it by revising our definition of “free will” too quickly."

I quote those sentences to show that if you do not understand them, but you want to, then you might be more inclinded to read the whole thing.

You can share this email with anyone you like except the Devil. Oh no! I am God and the Devil, so if you share it with God, you will also share it with the Devil! Word games, they are so frustrating.

Oh! Can't forget the link to the webpage containing Sam's article:

At 6:34pm on March 29, 2012, Sarah Walton said…

Love your Rainbow Dash picture! *bro hoof*

At 7:22pm on June 9, 2011, Pansy said…
super-nietzsche!!........ camus was cool too. i've been trying to read sisyphus for weeks, but am having a hard time staying focused.
At 3:43pm on May 26, 2011, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Hi Eric, and welcome to this rational world of Internet atheism---a haven from the superstitions and fictional god of the masses. 

We invite you to make good friends by joining the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with its 470 discussion topics and 2680 members.

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At 5:36pm on May 15, 2011, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

Welcome, Eric! Glad you could join us. :D I see you jumped right in with some blog posts.

Please consider joining a group to meet people and talk about anything that's on your mind, Hang With Friends.

At 4:59pm on May 15, 2011, Ken said…
Hello and welcome to the Nexus fellow Texan.  We are certainly glad to have you join us.



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