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Thanks. That is similar to what I have believed, only you can say it with authority.

GG.

drrayeye Wrote:
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> Susan/Gerda,
>
> Cognitive scientists/neurologists distinguish two
> types of responses that relate to free will.
> Responses like blinking, pupillary reflexes, most
> eye movements, responses to sudden movements or
> loud noise, etc. are often called reflexes, are
> automatic, unlearned, and not subject to free
> will. On the other hand, control of the senses
> related to decision making, especially paying
> attention are largely unlearned, but subject to
> free will--we can choose whether or not we wish to
> pay attention.
>
> Communication is almost entirely learned through
> developmental processes, but also is subject to
> free will. I don't think we have any idea how
> these abilities evolved.
>
> Ray

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Free will or not? 1291 greengirl5 04-Nov-18 21:54
Re: Free will or not? 286 Itatw70s 04-Nov-18 22:51
Re: Free will or not? 251 Eddie Larry 05-Nov-18 00:02
Re: Free will or not? 225 greengirl5 05-Nov-18 03:19
Re: Free will or not? 215 Eddie Larry 05-Nov-18 04:01
Re: Free will or not? 212 greengirl5 05-Nov-18 05:01
Re: Free will or not? 212 Eddie Larry 05-Nov-18 05:10
Re: Free will or not? 200 greengirl5 05-Nov-18 05:25
Re: Free will or not? 218 Susan Doris 05-Nov-18 06:18
The chocolate made me do it 191 greengirl5 05-Nov-18 07:35
Re: The chocolate made me do it 201 Susan Doris 05-Nov-18 08:00
Re: The chocolate made me do it 218 greengirl5 05-Nov-18 09:18
Re: The chocolate made me do it 230 Susan Doris 05-Nov-18 10:00
Re: The chocolate made me do it 215 greengirl5 05-Nov-18 12:18
Re: The chocolate made me do it 186 Susan Doris 05-Nov-18 12:57
Re: The chocolate made me do it, but did not make me think! 211 greengirl5 05-Nov-18 22:25
Re: The chocolate made me do it 226 Eddie Larry 05-Nov-18 15:05
Security and randomness 207 greengirl5 05-Nov-18 08:19
Re: Security and randomness 197 Susan Doris 05-Nov-18 12:51
Cognitive processes allowing or not allowing free will 199 drrayeye 05-Nov-18 11:40
Re: Cognitive processes allowing or not allowing free will 196 greengirl5 05-Nov-18 12:22
Re: Cognitive processes allowing or not allowing free will 199 Itatw70s 05-Nov-18 12:48
Re: Cognitive processes allowing or not allowing free will 207 greengirl5 05-Nov-18 22:35
Re: Cognitive processes allowing or not allowing free will 196 Susan Doris 05-Nov-18 13:04
Re: Cognitive processes allowing or not allowing free will 192 drrayeye 05-Nov-18 15:28
Re: Cognitive processes allowing or not allowing free will 194 Susan Doris 05-Nov-18 19:57
Re: Cognitive processes allowing or not allowing free will 219 drrayeye 05-Nov-18 20:39
Re: Cognitive processes allowing or not allowing free will 188 Susan Doris 06-Nov-18 06:21
Re: Cognitive processes allowing or not allowing free will 220 drrayeye 06-Nov-18 09:19
Re: Cognitive processes allowing or not allowing free will 203 Susan Doris 06-Nov-18 10:37
Re: Cognitive processes allowing or not allowing free will 194 drrayeye 06-Nov-18 14:09
Re: Cognitive processes allowing or not allowing free will 207 Susan Doris 06-Nov-18 14:23
scientific vs. clinical perspective on consciousness 197 drrayeye 06-Nov-18 19:01
Various states of consciousness 192 greengirl5 06-Nov-18 21:32
Re: Various states of consciousness 200 drrayeye 07-Nov-18 00:37
Re: Various states of consciousness 207 greengirl5 07-Nov-18 01:11
Re: Various states of consciousness 195 Susan Doris 07-Nov-18 06:11
Re: Various states of consciousness 212 greengirl5 07-Nov-18 07:28
Re: Various states of consciousness 203 Susan Doris 07-Nov-18 08:28
you're totally lost here 202 drrayeye 07-Nov-18 08:55
Re: you're totally lost here 197 Susan Doris 07-Nov-18 09:52
Re: you're totally lost here 199 drrayeye 07-Nov-18 12:02
Re: you're totally lost here 210 Susan Doris 07-Nov-18 16:03
Keep the science out 231 drrayeye 07-Nov-18 18:25
Re: Various states of consciousness 210 greengirl5 07-Nov-18 08:58
Re: Various states of consciousness 211 Susan Doris 07-Nov-18 10:14
Re: Various states of consciousness 203 Eddie Larry 07-Nov-18 19:04
Re: Various states of consciousness 199 greengirl5 07-Nov-18 21:18
Was Einstein a scientist? 199 greengirl5 07-Nov-18 21:55
Not a materialist 199 drrayeye 07-Nov-18 22:14
Re: Not a materialist 187 Susan Doris 08-Nov-18 01:16
Butting in 196 drrayeye 08-Nov-18 06:24
Re: Not a materialist 206 greengirl5 08-Nov-18 02:30
Re: Not a materialist 194 Susan Doris 08-Nov-18 05:58
Re: Not a materialist 176 greengirl5 08-Nov-18 07:19
Re: Various states of consciousness 207 Susan Doris 08-Nov-18 01:13
Re: Various states of consciousness 189 Susan Doris 08-Nov-18 01:08
Re: Various states of consciousness 194 greengirl5 08-Nov-18 02:17
Re: Various states of consciousness 202 Susan Doris 08-Nov-18 06:07
Interpretations 202 greengirl5 08-Nov-18 07:23
Re: Various states of consciousness 227 Susan Doris 08-Nov-18 07:32
Re: Various states of consciousness 228 Eddie Larry 08-Nov-18 18:26
Re: Various states of consciousness 194 Susan Doris 09-Nov-18 06:16
Re: Various states of consciousness 193 Eddie Larry 09-Nov-18 23:57
May the force be with you! 216 greengirl5 10-Nov-18 01:57
Re: May the force be with you! 207 Eddie Larry 10-Nov-18 02:20
Re: May the force be with you! 203 greengirl5 10-Nov-18 04:10
Re: May the force be with you! 203 Eddie Larry 10-Nov-18 14:10
Re: May the force be with you! 196 greengirl5 10-Nov-18 20:26
Re: Various states of consciousness 217 Susan Doris 10-Nov-18 08:15
Religious leaders and others 197 greengirl5 10-Nov-18 09:55
Re: Religious leaders and others 223 Susan Doris 10-Nov-18 12:04
Pathological disbeliever 206 greengirl5 10-Nov-18 20:32
Re: Pathological disbeliever 207 Susan Doris 11-Nov-18 06:01
Re: Various states of consciousness 197 Eddie Larry 10-Nov-18 14:27
Whose fault? 190 greengirl5 10-Nov-18 21:00
Re: Whose fault? 208 Eddie Larry 10-Nov-18 21:12
Re: Whose fault? 199 Susan Doris 11-Nov-18 06:05
Re: Whose fault? 205 greengirl5 11-Nov-18 06:38
Re: Whose fault? 204 Susan Doris 11-Nov-18 07:14
Susan's sociological theory of religions 194 drrayeye 10-Nov-18 19:10
Re: Susan's sociological theory of religions 215 Susan Doris 10-Nov-18 20:14
Re: Susan's sociological theory of religions 185 drrayeye 11-Nov-18 02:16
Re: Susan's sociological theory of religions 194 Susan Doris 11-Nov-18 06:14
Re: Susan's sociological theory of religions 196 Susan Doris 11-Nov-18 12:46
Re: Susan's sociological theory of religions 187 drrayeye 13-Nov-18 03:54
Re: Susan's sociological theory of religions 202 Susan Doris 13-Nov-18 06:14
Re: Susan's sociological theory of religions 183 drrayeye 13-Nov-18 04:11
Re: Susan's sociological theory of religions 202 Susan Doris 13-Nov-18 06:29
Maybe a cheer leader for science 189 drrayeye 13-Nov-18 08:34
"T of E" vs. "t of e"? 188 drrayeye 13-Nov-18 08:41
N R F 189 greengirl5 13-Nov-18 09:28
Re: "T of E" vs. "t of e"? 201 Susan Doris 13-Nov-18 17:59
Re: "T of E" vs. "t of e"? 178 drrayeye 13-Nov-18 20:16
Re: "T of E" vs. "t of e"? 333 Susan Doris 14-Nov-18 02:16
Superstitious behavior 198 drrayeye 08-Nov-18 20:40
Re: Superstitious behavior 181 greengirl5 08-Nov-18 20:53
Re: Superstitious behavior 207 Susan Doris 09-Nov-18 06:30
another day--another rant. 185 drrayeye 09-Nov-18 09:15
Re: another day--another rant. 202 Susan Doris 09-Nov-18 11:11
Free will 182 drrayeye 10-Nov-18 08:20
Superstitions 158 greengirl5 09-Nov-18 20:48
Re: Various states of consciousness 174 greengirl5 08-Nov-18 20:49
Re: Various states of consciousness 180 Eddie Larry 08-Nov-18 04:08
You're not following 202 drrayeye 07-Nov-18 08:47
Re: Free will or not? 198 Jock 06-Nov-18 17:00
Re: Free will or not? 216 Susan Doris 06-Nov-18 18:04
Re: Free will or not? 216 Jock 08-Nov-18 21:38
Re: Free will or not? 203 Susan Doris 09-Nov-18 06:41
Re: Free will or not? 178 greengirl5 09-Nov-18 07:32
Re: Free will or not? 191 Susan Doris 09-Nov-18 07:48
Completely off the wall 183 drrayeye 09-Nov-18 13:01
Re: Completely off the wall 213 Susan Doris 09-Nov-18 13:56
Re: Completely off the wall 184 drrayeye 09-Nov-18 18:00
Re: Completely off the wall 191 Susan Doris 09-Nov-18 18:31
Re: Completely off the wall 215 Jock 09-Nov-18 20:11
Contumelious 178 greengirl5 09-Nov-18 21:29
Re: Completely off the wall 180 Susan Doris 10-Nov-18 08:25
Re: Completely off the wall 190 greengirl5 09-Nov-18 21:17
Re-education 199 greengirl5 09-Nov-18 21:08
Re: Evolution is intelligent. 262 M. J. Thomas 05-Nov-18 14:45
Re: Evolution is intelligent. 228 drrayeye 05-Nov-18 15:46
Re: Evolution is intelligent. 242 M. J. Thomas 06-Nov-18 10:43
Re: Evolution is intelligent. 191 drrayeye 06-Nov-18 14:13
Re: Evolution is intelligent. 219 Susan Doris 06-Nov-18 14:28
So what is God to you? 193 greengirl5 06-Nov-18 21:47
Re: So what is God to you? 220 drrayeye 07-Nov-18 00:48
Re: So what is God to you? 187 greengirl5 07-Nov-18 01:21
Re: So what is God to you? 210 drrayeye 07-Nov-18 01:38
Re: So what is God to you? 192 greengirl5 07-Nov-18 02:07
Re: Evolution is intelligent. 219 Susan Doris 05-Nov-18 20:04
Re: Evolution is intelligent. 202 greengirl5 05-Nov-18 22:51
Me too! 211 greengirl5 05-Nov-18 22:47
No-Name freedom.... 204 Itatw70s 06-Nov-18 01:12
The way 206 greengirl5 06-Nov-18 02:19
Re: Free will or not? 210 Itatw70s 06-Nov-18 12:25
Re: Free will or not? 215 Eddie Larry 06-Nov-18 14:34
Re: Free will or not? 205 Itatw70s 06-Nov-18 16:42
Way to go! 204 greengirl5 06-Nov-18 21:52
The letter kills, but the Spirit gives life. 205 Itatw70s 07-Nov-18 00:41
Re: The letter kills, but the Spirit gives life. 238 greengirl5 07-Nov-18 01:24
Re: The letter kills, but the Spirit gives life. 232 Itatw70s 07-Nov-18 12:40
Re: The letter kills, but the Spirit gives life. 220 Enigcom 07-Nov-18 16:15
Re: Free will or not? 224 Itatw70s 07-Nov-18 20:55
Re: Free will or not? 202 Enigcom 11-Nov-18 22:10
Re: Free will or not? 202 wilpsy3 10-Nov-18 21:39


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