Dr. Egnor gently points out that Dr. Ali has stumbled in understanding both what abstract thought means and what happens in certain rare cases of seizure.
From Dr. Faizal Ali, it looks like another case of Materialism-of-the-Gaps reasoning.
Materialists claim that neuroscience has demonstrated that free will is an illusion.
Science is on the move. It is slowly morphing from observing nature to embodying naturalism.