Reward and Consent
Blogging for ethical uses of Applied Behavior Analysis with no coercion or commandment of anyone, especially autistics and others with disabilities, and for positive reinforcement of people with more power who do the right thing, a constructive version of what B.F. Skinner called "counter-control."
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I read and enjoyed B. F. Skinner's (1971) bestselling book Beyond Freedom and Dignity. I believe there is no such thing as absolute freedom, which is the meaning of freedom often associated with the use of the term: "free will." By claiming the existence of a "free will," Catholic writers escaped the argument that God cannot possibly be all good and all powerful when evil events occur. Independent of God's will, man, as they said, had the will to determine his own actions and then then the […]
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