The best words I have ever read in determinism debate

"The main fallacy in this kind of thinking is that the reductionist hypothesis does not by any means imply a “constructivist” one: The ability to reduce everything to simple fundamental laws does not imply the ability to start from those laws and reconstruct the universe. In fact the more the elementary particle physicists tell us about the fundamental laws, the less relevance they seem to have to the very real problems of the rest of science, much less to those of society.” (P. W. Anderson 1972)

Posted by Mohammad Aboul-wafa on Friday, February 25, 2011 at 6:47 AM | Permalink

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