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Thinking about law school?

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• Is the world eternal? YES
• Do humans have contra-causal free will (i.e., can humans do otherwise)? NO
• Is beauty in the eye of the beholder? YES
• Do humans have souls? YES
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• Is virtue necessary for happiness? YES
• Can a computer have a mind? YES
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• Can we change the past? NO
• Are numbers real? NO
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Read this. It is by a guy who went to law school, graduated, and is now switching to something else. It contains this notable nugget:

It’s tempting to look back over part of one’s life and indulge in regret or self-praise when really, all the strands in the whole web of decisions that make up a life in progress are deeply and irreducibly entangled, and one can’t just chop one out without becoming a total counterfactual mess. (You may cite this as Gowder’s Holistic Argument for the Stupidity of Regret. Thank you.)

His blog looks interesting.

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