[ExI] Everett worlds

Giulio Prisco giulio at gmail.com
Sun Aug 16 15:27:53 UTC 2020

On 2020. Aug 16., Sun at 16:21, 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)

I question this point (aka it’s random). What if the cause is hidden to
players in our universe (Turing’s oracle) ?
My favorite analogy for this is, if we play chess and you are a much better
player than me, some of your moves will seem random to me, but of course
they are not random, only beyond my understanding.

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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