The Gnömic: Moral Responsibility (Could You Have Done Otherwise?)
In the face of a regrettable outcome or outright disaster, or indeed, a favourable outcome, is there a possibility you could have chosen differently?
To write accurately and succinctly on matters of free will and determinism, one needs to be highly tuned to the task with little or no distraction. It’s bloody complex! in other words. So I intend merely to be brief here, to introduce you to a particular position on the matter. Also, there are many permutations and angles from which to approach the topi…