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Does willpower exist?
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Does willpower exist?

And is even venturing to put forward a mechanism / foundation for how it works far beyond our current knowledge? (i.e. is it completely binary whether your willpower is working or not; or is it something that depletes or increases depending on other things like a health bar in vidya?)
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>>7779517
>Does willpower exist?
yes
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>>7779517
>something that depletes or increases

I can't be bothered googling it, but I can recall a study exactly on this. The conclusion was that your ''willpower'' defined as your ability to make decisions and do things throughout the day does, in fact, deplete.
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Well parkinson's is often called the "paralysis of the will" because motivational factors like hunger fail to cause them to initiate movements
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>>7779536

yeah but I saw the media (bullshitty I know) say that later on it was the exact o

Also saying it depletes is like saying you're eventually forced to do something when it gets belwo a certain point
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