Determinism vs. Free Will
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Philosophical geekery. No quantum mechanics.
Liquids flow always downhill.
Physics prohibits free will.
But with complex machines
Like computers or genes,
There might be some wiggle room still…
- the dice-rolling machine
- “Any sufficiently complex system is indistinguishable from randomness.” -Paul Lagasse
- The Sims
- the butterfly effect
- the meaning of life
- How would you live your life differently if you knew your “free will” was fake?
- software as ecosystem
- programmer becomes trainer, minder, friend, lover
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