Welcome to Exogenous Agency. When fate first had me create this blog a couple of days ago, the intention was to create a “Flickers of Freedom” like site for academic determinists. Now it has me thinking that I should just use it as a personal blog, and create a separate one for the academics.
What is exogenous agency? I haven’t gotten around to creating an about page yet, but essentially the term is meant to address a conceptual/linguistic problem with the free will vs. determinism debate. What’s the problem? Ask yourself; do we humans have a free will or…? That’s the problem. At that point you could say “is everything deterministic?” But that doesn’t solve the problem because many people (not me) believe that some natural events are random, in the sense of uncaused. You might want to amend the question to: do we humans have a free…
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