He also speaks about how the conflict between first-order desires can be solved by second-order volitions. An identification of "self" to one desire in the long term whether we are able to act on it or not in the short-term.

Are there a lot of complications because an individual is not able to identify its first-order desire? To solve a conflict, an individual goes one level up. In the long term, this can lead to a level of abstraction where a n-th order desire, is considered as a first-order desire. And thus the volition thus created is skewed.

To create free-will, an average individual would have to identify its first-order desires.

This leads to an argument that first-order desires are not the same for each individual.

My assumption is that first order-desire is the most satisfying.

Can the above statement be true? Please share your thoughts on this :-)

Atharva Wankhede

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