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Date: September 2, 2011

"The 'will' in willpower is not some mysterious 'free will,' a ghost in the machine that can do as it pleases, but a part of the machine itself."

— Pinker, Steven (b. 1954)

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Date: August 31, 2016

"He therefore ignores the observation that circuits of our brains are devoted to processing language, while different parts deal with non-linguistic sounds and with general reasoning and problem-solving."

— Coyne, Jerry Allen (b. 1949)

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The Mind is a Metaphor is authored by Brad Pasanek, Assistant Professor of English, University of Virginia.