Self-Refuting Statements

Saith Scott Adams at the Dilbert Blog:

I don't believe in free will.
The interesting thing is, he's saying this as if he had a choice to believe otherwise.

His concluding exhortation is:

Discuss.
A puzzling request, since any "discussion" would merely be the end result of a bunch of brain-chemicals bouncing off each other in eminiently predictable combinations, albeit with a bit of unpredictability thrown in by the grace of Heisenberg. Is there some reason I should pay attention to that? (Much less engage in that?) I don't think so.

Or maybe I do.

Just sayin', is all.


Last Modified 2006-04-09 7:13 PM EST