against the flow

another ‘free will’ post came to mind. Whether or not you believe that ‘free will’ is illusory or not, there seems to be an agreed spectrum from, say, rock to Raymond, when it comes to¬†apparent capacity for self-determination: to determine one’s own action. ¬†Rocks are utterly a slave to physical forces or agents other than… Continue reading against the flow

lewis on science & prediction

From Lewis, Letter’s to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer, 38-39. It is true in one sense that the mark of a genuine science is its power to predict. But does this mean that a perfected science, or a perfected synthesis of all the sciences, would be able to write reliable histories of the future? And would… Continue reading lewis on science & prediction