Nietzsche: “Free Will is an Illusion”

Eddie Ejjbair
2 min readApr 14, 2023

For Nietzsche, free will is an illusion — which is an insight science is beginning to prove. As the neuroscientist Sam Harris writes:

Some moments before you are aware of what you will do next — a time in which you subjectively appear to have complete freedom to behave however you please — your brain has already determined what you will do. You then become conscious of this “decision” and believe…

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Eddie Ejjbair

‘Gradually it’s become clear to me what every great philosophy has been: a personal confession of its author and a kind of involuntary and unconscious memoir’