Originally posted by Proper Knob
Interesting blog by neuroscientist Sam Harris on this topic -
I think this guys problem is summed up his materialistic attitude that is
expressed in this one sentence of his as follows:
"How can I say that I was free to do other than what I did, when the causes
of what I did are invisible to me?"
He can't get pass the fact that there is something other than the physical
that may have to be considered in his ability to have free will.