Why Quantum Physics Ends the Free Will Debate

Einstein believed that free will was just an illusion, and that awareness of this lack kept him from taking himself and others too seriously. But Einstein was plain wrong, says Dr. Kaku.

Why Quantum Physics Ends the Free Will Debate

Every Wednesday, Michio Kaku will be answering reader questions about physics and futuristic science. If you have a question for Dr. Kaku, just post it in the comments section below and check back on Wednesdays to see if he answers it.


Today, Dr. Kaku addresses a question posed by Joanna Lew: Why does Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle prove that humans have free will? 

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