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One example Horgan cites is our centuries-old knowledge of the placebo effect, in which simply believing a drug works can make it work. But another, more powerful example comes from a 2008 University of Minnesota experiment showing that belief in free will is the key to actually using free will. ...

If, on the other hand, you believe human beings can decide to change – and then actually change – well, the possibilities are limitless.

Always choose hope over fear.

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