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Free Will, Video Games, and Quantum Mechanics

2018-05-31T14:10:15+00:00May 10th, 2018|Categories: Games, Science, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

he word “predictable” first entered the English language two centuries ago. Its début came in neither a farmer’s almanac nor a cardsharp’s manual but in The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, a Unitarian periodical. In 1820, one Stephen Freeman wrote a dense treatise in which he criticized the notion that human behavior—seemingly manifest “amidst the

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Passive Consciousness

2018-03-30T02:09:38+00:00August 26th, 2016|Categories: Mind|Tags: |

Think your deliberate, guiding, conscious thoughts are in charge of your actions? Think again. In a provocative paper in Behavioral and Brain Sciences, a team led by Dr. Ezequiel Morsella at San Francisco State University came to a startling conclusion: consciousness is no more than a passive machine running one simple algorithm — to serve

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