On Thursday, April 11, 2013 9:30:05 PM UTC-4, stathisp wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 5:35 AM, Craig Weinberg
> > On Thursday, April 11, 2013 3:29:51 PM UTC-4, John Clark wrote:
> >> On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 Craig Weinberg <whats...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> > 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
> > deterministic?
> Matter behaves randomly, but probability theory allows us to make
> predictions about random events.
Ohh, so it's the special randomness which can be predicted by deterministic
theories. Random until it isn't. Sounds intriguing.
Think of intention as a probability theory which operates actively rather
than passively. It allows us to make our predictions about random events
come true frequently. The theory has a particular feature we call "effort"
which modulates the degree to which we expect our predictions to come true.
> Stathis Papaioannou
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