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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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In continuing about the game, strategy, lack of consciousness and free will, we can tell that it exists a problem of consciousness for the persons liking to dominate or utilising strategies, they are limited for me, they probably have a problem of personality and education in function of their evolutive Environments and so a correlated psychology and adapted comportments. We are not here on Earth to compete or show our hormons, or others, we are on Earth to evolve with a correlated...


Dear Ian Durham , Let s take the Newcomb Paradox and this experiment of beleifs. And the problem is mainly philosophical for me and of course that divides the sciences Community about the choices, the predictions and the human comportments and so this free will. The theory of decisions so become very complex when we consider the determinism and the consciousness more all the other parameters correlated with the decisions and perceptions of our reality and so the conclusions taken. The freedom...


Hi To both of You,

All this is very complex. The free will seems a thing deterministic and non deterministic considering the human psychology, we have so many paramters to take into account if we can to create a kind of free will for an AI, it is even philosophically speaking a Deep problem correlated with this consciousness. The parameters are numerous, the genetic, the Environments, the sociology, the education, the philosophies, ideologies, the characters,....in fact it is even a thing...

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