Lawrence LeShan on free will

INSIGHTS: Imagine someone who says, “I have no free will. Everything I do or say is determined by mechanical forces. I am a robot.” We would send him to a psychiatrist. But if a person with a PhD stands up in a lecture hall and says, “All humans are mechanically determined and have no free will,” we would call him a behaviorist or a psychoanalyst or a philosophical determinist and applaud his brilliant thinking and make him chairman of his department.

Lawrence LeShan, Landscapes of the Mind, p 181

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