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The Want-Can-Will Test for Akrasia

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011
The Want-Can-Will Test for Akrasia

Failing to live a healthy lifestyle is or would be, for most of us, a classic failure of rationality — not acting in our own overall best interests. There certainly are people (including the terminally ill, but others as well) who are exceptions, for whom an unhealthy lifestyle is rational. For example, if you derive enough pleasure... »