Bruno Marchal wrote:
>> To call it deterministic is IMO OK, but not free will at all. Self
>> or not self: it is a consequence.
> Then we should make all criminals free, because they all just obeys
> Schroedinger equation. (Free)-will exists because we cannot known all
No of course not. We have to talk at different levels.
When we talk about metaphysics, we see that there is no such thing as
When we talk about human society, punishment (prison; better:
institution for therapy -> bring back into society, no retribution) is
_social signalling_ -> bad behaviour is not wanted, not tolerated,
society will react (if it wouldn't one would change "deterministic
facts" for future generations).
To translate it back into the metaphysical view: in Platonia, structures
where order is enforced so that more OMs can live "happy" lives have
(Ok I am very optimistic now but I am in the mood; share the dream for a
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