Originally Posted by GRUNTERSDAD
"Is there anything that people do that can't be dismissed as "just a reaction"??"
Sure . they design things, they invent things.
I can dismiss that as simply more complex chains of reactions. Chimpanzees and crows design simple tools. We design complex ones. Over time, our designs and inventions have become more abstract and what we like to do diverges more from the reasons for the origin of biological impulses - hey - higher computational ability and more free time...