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Predictability

Google knows what you search for.  Amazon knows what you like to buy.  Your cell phone logs your location (so do the photos you take and upload).

Philosophically, the argument against free will is the argument that you are only making choices based upon your personal experiences, the situation you are in, and your predisposition.  Of course you went to Applebee’s this week.  Given the choices available to you, that one fits your profile best.

As more and more of this information is shared on social media (and on collected on google, amazon, Netflix, your locational habits via cell and photo) and then compiled, sold and profiled, it might just be possible that an algorithm might know your destiny better than you do.

Thoughts?   If an entity really wanted to profile you… how accurate would it be?

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