Rather than refute Harris by pointing out why his statement scores high on the irony meter, I thought I’d ask ChatGPT to do it for me.
Human beings must have freedom of choice if our actions are to have any meaning beyond the impersonal and predictable outcomes governed by the laws of physics.
Dr. Egnor explains why the argument against free will is self-refuting and why he’s concluded that determinism as a theory in physics is dead.
German theoretical physicist Sabine Hossenfelder takes even human choices to be merely an illusory experience.
Jerry Coyne thinks that criminals don’t have a “choice.” (What are those quotation marks doing there?)