“Freedom And Determinism: What We Can Learn From The Failures Of Two Pretty Good Arguments”

(This essay first appeared at 3 Quarks Daily. Reprinted with permission.) by CHARLIE HUENEMANN The “Consequence Argument” is a powerful argument for the conclusion that, if determinism is true, then we have no control over what we do or will do. The argument is straightforward and simple

Trump Administration Rejected WHO Coronavirus Tests: With Deadly Consequences

Cross-sectional model of a coronavirus In “How testing failures allowed coronavirus to sweep the U.S” Joanne Kenen of  Politico describes how, according to experts, the Trump administration’s decision to reject a World Health Organization coronavirus test that was available in February has had deadly consequences.