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Old 08-06-2019, 03:59 PM
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Originally Posted by RitterSport View Post
Doesn't free will require some sort of agent that makes those decisions, though? Quantum mechanics and chaos theory may make the outcome uncertain, but it's still not decided by any agent. I don't have free will to turn left instead of right just because an electron is a wave and a particle, and my brain is super complicated.
I was framing the argument in terms of free will vs determinism and then proving free will by disproving determinism. While it's a classical debate, you note correctly that a third answer is possible: random chance.