Freedom doesn’t emerge from stuff

The properties that emerge from the stuff that makes up my hands are obviously different from those properties that emerge from my brain. Still, uncaused causation (i.e., literal freedom) is not one of those properties: creative minds are no more or no less free than are skilled hands.


One thought on “Freedom doesn’t emerge from stuff

  1. Good comparison- the mind, like the hands, directly affect things. I think I follow what you’re saying, read, instead,like this: The THINGS MANIPULATED (OR AFFECTED BY) my hands are different than that which is affected by my brain. Or rather, brain products are indeed unique, but that doesn’t suggest uncaused causation. Is this what you’re saying?

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