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Absolute predictability of a person's behaviour by other people is impossible (even if the person just died). There could be a very high degree of predictability; this would imply strong correlations between predicted and predicting - maybe they are identical twins with a very strong understanding of each other and in very good agreement, so both exercicing ...


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Although I am a determinist myself, there are some misconceptions about free will and predictability. Quantum Physics (a set of the most successful theories out there) suggests that our Universe is not ABSOLUTELY, but only partially, predictable. If you have a particle P that is in a superposition of states (which means that it can have spin-up and spin-...


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Because you are speaking of prediction of a man's action you are in the position when that individual is an object for you. Objects cannot be free, they could be casual at max. Objects move within probabilities and laws (objects do not act, they move, their "acting" is the animation from your side). When thinking of an object and having knowledge of it, who ...


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Free will is having a choice. Just because one can predict what choices another will make does not mean that the actor does not have choices. Computers do not have free will. They do what they are programmed to and cannot choose to do otherwise. People, on the other hand, almost always have choices. Sometimes the choices are dire ("Give me the ...


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