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Deterministic Watches and Indeterministic Watches

Are most people determinists? Determinism seems to be a default view of the world. It’s insanity to repeat the same thing and expect a different result. Right? In a world of computers, cars, rockets, etc. Yes. The same action always produces the same result. Unless … Unless the computer glitches. Unless the car fails to start. Unless the rocket explodes. Unless … . Unless all sorts of mechanical problems. And unless there’s an element of indeterminism. Continue reading