On 2/21/2012 11:45 AM, meekerdb wrote:
On 2/21/2012 5:43 AM, Stephen P. King wrote:
I think that you are missing a point here. COMP is showing us how
there is no inherent bias on what we can believe ourselves to be,
thus it is throwing open the options. This is a good with with
regards to Free Will for without the multiplicity of options or
alternatives there is no choice.
Options implies one-or-the-other. All the theories based on COMP and
MWI assume there is no choice and everything happens.
Your assertion is true but irrelevant because the agency aspect of
choice does not span all of the "happenings" simultaneously. We have a
notion of free will because we cannot be conscious of all the superposed
possibilities. The point is that we can conveive multiple possibility
from which we can imagine making a choice. Ben Goertzel's paper, found
explains this quite well IMHO.
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