Humans think they are so in charge. I guess if you didn’t get to bed early enough or you have to pee, it can change your whole outlook.

“…had people respond to a battery of questions not just about free will, but also about their current corporal desires. The desires that negatively correlated most strongly to belief in freedom were: a) the desire to urinate, b) the desire to sleep, and c) the desire to have sex. You read that correctly: when people feel stymied in their desire to sleep or to procreate, among other things, it affects their opinions on one of the most hotly debated issues of all time. (via The Philosophical Implications of the Urge to Urinate – Scientific American)

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