Either a mind through free will alone may cause scientifically measurable change in the physical world, or we are forced back to embrace blather.
Materialists claim that neuroscience has demonstrated that free will is an illusion.
if we are wholly matter, and matter is wholly governed by physical law, there is no room for free will.
All software engineers have been burnt by those sneaky “bugs” that manage to get past the defenses.
If we treat criminals the way we treat natural disasters — as physical events without moral culpability — the pragmatic approach is preemption as well.