(Apologies for setting up this meeting so late)
LW has a Free WIll wiki that poses the question and talks about what
is NOT an answer.
It also has a few posts that dissolves the question.
I think the words used in LW are a bit hard hitting in that they claim
that "Free Will" is one of the easiest reductionist problem that is
completely dissolved. I don't find it so trivial, and like you I'm not
sure I can explain it to another person convincingly.
Also, Scott Aaronson (a theoretical computer scientist I admire)
recently answered to "Do you believe in free will?" as follows:
- Looking forward to his essay.
Anyhow, I think it's an interesting enough topic. Hopefully people do