Human destiny controlled by 'the unconscious mind': Free will an ILLUSION claim scientists

FROM our jobs and friends to our politics and morality, humans base their whole lives on choices.

But what if “free will” was merely an illusion?

The baffling idea was first explored in detail by renowned scientist Benjamin Libet, who won the Virtual Nobel Prize in Psychology for his work.

He made the chilling discovery that brain activity relating to a choice occurs just seconds before a person is even aware of making a decision.

Strapping EEG electrodes to the heads of participants, Libet monitored their brain activity.

“In fact, we're all...
source: Daily Star

2019-03-25 00:14
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