Free will and the probability distribution function

From Slashdot | If We Have Free Will, Then So Do Electrons

Wave equation? (Score:5, Interesting)

by usul294 (1163169) on Friday March 20, @09:01AM (#27267039)

I took baby quantum mechanics a year ago (an optional 3rd semester of intro physics), and the whole predestination thing was thrown out the window to me as soon as soon as there was a probability distribution of where the particle was at any given time. My thought philosophically is that the sum of tiny deviations from the mean made it so that I could not just take an inventory of all the particles in the universe, write a program to describe their governing laws, and then the output would be every moment of of the future. I much prefer a universe of surprises.

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