Do subatomic particles have free will?
If we have free will, so do subatomic particles, mathematicians claim to prove.
By Julie Rehmeyer, 17:36 PM August 15, 2008
“If the atoms never swerve so as to originate some new movement that will snap the bonds of fate, the everlasting sequence of cause and effect—what is the source of the free will possessed by living things throughout the earth?”—Titus Lucretius Carus, Roman philosopher and poet, 99–55 BC.
Human free will might seem like the squishiest of
philosophical subjects, way beyond the realm of mathematical demonstration. But
two highly regarded
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