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Q&A: Willpower – fact or fiction?

I had such an interesting discussion about willpower with a friend last week. She started out saying it’s well known and scientifically proven that willpower does not exist and later on argued that it’s equally well known and scientifically proven that willpower is limited, that it runs out very quickly, so you can only use it a few times and then it’s worn out. In your books (I’ve read them all, including the one called “Willpower”) you seem to take it for granted, so I’m curious about what you might have to say.
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