Disbelieving Free Will Makes Brain Less Free | Wired Science | Wired.com
Well this may help explain the success of propaganda, the big lie and Fox News.
Disbelieving Free Will Makes Brain Less Free
If people are told that free will doesn’t exist, their brains might follow suit.
A test of people who read passages discrediting the notion of free will found an immediate decrease in brain activity related to voluntary action. The findings are just one data point in ongoing scientific investigation of a millennia-old philosophical conundrum, but they raise an intriguing possibility.