Comment: Yeah, that I agree with but

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Yeah, that I agree with but

Yeah, that I agree with but when it comes to data processing efficiency and also 'resolution' then you have to repeat certain patterns until they become second nature. For example playing an instrument so forgetting everything can lead to innovative thinking, but if you want to become good at the new concept you came up with you have to repeat.

Anyway, see my reply below where I have cast a wider net to find where free will might be lurking.

Would you consider probabilistic randomness as free will? Personally I don't think so. Free will would imply a personal non-causal choice between these states, free of the physical realm. You can postulate a soul, but them how would the soul interact with the material world.

It is an interesting philosophical question but to be honest I'm more interested in the implications for the criminal justice system.