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The FQXi podcast brings you the latest ideas in foundational physics and cosmology—and includes interviews with our members and other leading scientists. It's hosted by Zeeya Merali and Brendan Foster. You can contact us at podcast@fqxi.org, and follow us on twitter: @FQXi. The podcast is produced by Zeeya, and music is provided by Baltimore-based Diefenbaker.
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Measuring Free Will -- Ian Durham
To what degree are our choices really free, rather than determined? And how much control do we have over them? Quantum physicist Ian Durham presents a new mathematical model for free will. From the 6th FQXi Meeting, in Tuscany.
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Dear Dr. Merali, I do not know how important this fact might be, but no physicist has ever developed an accurate test for determining the actual amount of invisible free will that could lurk in any real person’s brain and exactly where in the real person’s brain that invisible dollop of free will occupied. Indeed, the only true fact every credentialed physicist has ever proven was that the real planet Earth had a real VISIBLE surface for MILLIONS of real years before Ian Durham ever appeared...


Thanks Sydney! Have a good holiday! :-)

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