Hard Determinism and the Self

Conclusion from

The Neuroscience of Free Will and the Illusion of “You”: How hard determinism could inform the true nature of the self

‘ACT asks us, “If I’m not my thoughts, what am I?” Good question. In order to understand the true nature of the self, it may be worth abandoning some of our time-honored intuitions like free will and duality in favor of a more neuroscientifically grounded, ongoing process of self-inquiry. Equipped with such enhanced self-awareness, who knows what mental health benefits might result?’

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