Err, yeah. Quantum mechanical non determinism does mean behaviour isn’t deterministic. Of course, that does little to save free will; at worst it makes your behaviour random, rather than free choice or predetermined.
In fact one could easily argue that there is no will were it not to some extent determined. There has to be some predictable behaviour pattern that could be termed "you", something that chooses rather than acts randomly. Free and will are a bit at odds,
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Ultimately this does not matter one bit,
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The universe only exists because we are conscious of it, and if my consciousness thinks one way, IT IS REALITY to me
Yes, free will may be an illusion, but I could also argue that everything else is.
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What if I get a hold of your machine, and based on a lot of calculations it has determined I will choose X over Y (for sake of argument, we’ll say that I will eat the banana split that is sitting on the table,
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The universe has just been proven wrong? Or was the machine wrong? more importantly did the machine take that into account when it was making the calculation? To be wrong? Do I instantly vanish from existence? Does the universe implode? Or was there some miniscule grain of choice, even small, in this whole scenario.
We could also view the argument this way. People are conditioned by their environment and every decision we make leads to ‘predictable’ outcomes. We can split the possible interactions and influences into two basic categories: 1) External (environmental/social conditioning) and 2) Internal (genetic) which influence and shape our thoughts and decisions and give rise to a partially orchestrated form of free will. If a persons genes and environment shape their decisions and the way they interact with their environment,
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To really prove there is no free will you need to prove you can predict my actions. For that you need to build a precise quantum model of our universe and have its precise state at some moment. Calculating the model state at some future you can predict my actions. Given you are also in our universe, tell me, where you will store the model? You need matter to store information,
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Moreover, with my. hmm.
and if its just (as some people are saying) undetermined and random due to QM. well,
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Totally agree with MatsSvensson and Bob D. Seriously, this a feature from a magazine that has scientist in the title. Although there exist a plethora of scientific discussions on the topic (it goes back beyond the ancient greeks! Just the history would be interesting) the closest this fest of animated MS paint drawings comes to it is to brush over some things and mention some psych papers. I’m cool with that,
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Please, please try to keep the "scientist" in New Scientist closer to the dude in the lab coat than the creepy scientologist trying to push their personality tests on you.
1. All latest scientific evidence says that the universe is of finite age.
2. QM tells us that space and momentum are quantized. there are a finite number of states available to the universe given the amount of energy,
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4. This means the number of purely physical states available to my brain is a finite number.
6. Now I rattle off a finite number of characters K from an alphabet of M symbols. This is easy to do. People easily name thousands of symbols like this in a row when they, for example type a blog post. Eye ken efen chooze too missspell efery werd ef eye waunt too.
7. The possible number of sequences is M^K power.
8. Since the number of sequences is an exponential law the number gets very large very quickly and is able to dwarf N.
9. But since the physical number of states allowed to my brain is only N the believer in "non free will" must believe that there are some sequences in the list of M^K sequences that I can not state. M^K > N means there is a set of sequences that I can not rattle off. )
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