[ExI] Everett worlds

Will Steinberg steinberg.will at gmail.com
Sun Aug 16 14:56:04 UTC 2020

There is a third option which I think is related to what Giulio is
suggesting: the volition would take place at the beginning of the universe
and apply to everything within, so the universe would be 'chosen' freely

On Sun, Aug 16, 2020 at 10:20 AM John Clark via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> On Sun, Aug 16, 2020 at 10:05 AM Giulio Prisco via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> > Others dislike Everett’s fully deterministic QM because it leaves no
>> room for free will.
> There is no room for free will with any interpretation of quantum
> mechanics, or in classical mechanics, or in anything, because the idea of
> free will just makes no sense. Something either happens because of cause
> and effect or it doesn't happen because of cause-and-effect (aka it's
> random) and free will fans would not be happy with either. And so I fear
> free will fans are destined to be unhappy.
>  John K Clark
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