> At a deeper level, we could ask the question, why is the principle of
> causality so important?
What appears to be more frightening: a clocklike universe which
is totally governed by deterministic laws, or a lawless universe
which is totally unpredictable and random? Asked once Karl Svozil
I think that the present qm description is something in between,
and it allows evolution, differentiation, etc.
> This principle is intimately tied up with our
> own rationality which is an essential ingredient of our consciousness.
> Thus the world itself seems to be a product of ourselves.
Nature is earlier than man,
but man is earlier than natural science.
(Carl Friedrich Freiherr von Weizsaecker)