Free will puzzle
If free will is as illusory as some suggest here - https://www.theguardian.com/news/2021/apr/27/the-clockwork-universe-is-free-will-an-illusion?utm_source=pocket-newtab-global-en-GB - how do the philosophers concerned suggest that students might choose not to study the issue?
I’ve been wondering about a question raised elsewhere - is "melancholy" more poetic than "sadness"? The concepts are not the same, but what is the difference?
I suppose I would tend to see melancholy as an innate trait and outlook, whilst sadness is more a reaction to circumstances. Which is the more poetic? Depends on the poem.
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