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Free Will in the Broom Closet?

It comes down to this: the broom closet is an argument that humans do not have free will. Of course, some context is in order here. I am talking about The Stanley Parable, the first-person choose your own adventure game … Continue reading

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No One is Good, No One is Evil

The First World War changed the fundamental nature of war. After World War One, war was no longer an exercise between good and evil. This clear line was blurred and war became more of an exercise between good and also … Continue reading

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Two Interpretations of a Sex Scene

“What, were you filming us?” she joked. “Maybe,” he said, his tone making clear that he had. “Wait. Seriously?” Mae reached for the phone. “Don’t,” he said. “It’s mine.” He shoved it into his pocket. “It’s yours? What we just … Continue reading

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Our Loss of Free Will, as Predicted by Gamer

I didn’t pay much attention to it the first time, in class, but it caught my attention the second time around, when I was watching clips of Gamer on YouTube. There’s this scene, about two-thirds to three-quarters of the way … Continue reading

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