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Where is our Agency?

By : June 4, 2020 01 Comment
The human mind is immensely fascinating to me. As a student of philosophy and as someone who generally dwells in the onion of abstraction with a desire to understand how things work, I have been doing a lot of thinking about the topic of agency. What is agency and where do we find it? The deeper I venture into this onion, the more ephemeral the concept appears. I have only scratched the surface, but here are some of the insights that I help me understand ourselves a bit better. Currently, I think of agency as the ability to make choices, along with a sense of my own being or existence as an individual. In philosophy, we often hear this dichotomy between free will and, on the other hand, determinism, meaning
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