On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 3:30 AM, Stathis Papaioannou <stath...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 5:35 AM, Craig Weinberg <whatsons...@gmail.com> wrote:
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>> On Thursday, April 11, 2013 3:29:51 PM UTC-4, John Clark wrote:
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>>> On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 Craig Weinberg <whats...@gmail.com> wrote:
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>>>> > If matter is deterministic, how could it behave in a random way?
>>>
>>>
>>> It couldn't.
>>
>>
>> Are you saying then that matter is random, or that it is neither random nor
>> deterministic?
>
> Matter behaves randomly, but probability theory allows us to make
> predictions about random events.

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In my view, randomness = magic.
The MWI and Comp are the only theories I've seen so far that do not
require magic to explain observed randomness.
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