Why forgetfulness does not allow Free Will
Aside from the observation that we do not choose what we are taught by our parents, teachers, or religious leaders, there is also the problem of not being able to remember it all. If you haven’t learned something, obviously it has no effect on your decisions. If you forget it, the same is also true.
Think about it? Why can’t we store everything in our memory in the same way we can store files on the hard drive of a computer? With that kind of ability, reading a book once would allow us to quote it word for word any time we needed to? Wouldn’t that be wonderful? We would never need to write anything down or type it into a computer except for the purpose of communicating it to other people.
But what about the flip side of memory? Why can’t we…
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