A simple mathematical proof of Free Will.

Ernesto Eduardo Dobarganes
1 min readOct 10, 2023

Proving Sam Harris wrong with simple math.

Imagine I asked you to “ Punch yourself hard enough in your nose so that you could break it ”. Most likely, almost surely, you would not do it.

Ed Norton on “Fight Club”, one of my favorite actors in one of my favorite movies.

Now imagine, that I ask you a thousand more times… surely a thousand more times you would refuse. Dang, I might end up being the one being punched but…

Well, there you have it.

The chances of randomly choosing No 1000 times in a row is (1/2) to the 1000th power:

(1/2)¹⁰⁰⁰ ≈ 9.33263618503e-302

So, the probability of randomly selecting the same answer over two possible answers 1000 times in a row is an extremely tiny number, close to zero.

In practical terms, it’s virtually impossible for this to happen by chance.

Sorry not sorry Sam.

PD:
Also, there can’t be Free Speech if there’s no Free Will.

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Ernesto Eduardo Dobarganes

Self-taught Polymath. Space Entrepreneur Wannabe. Science, Nature, Tech, Sports, Arts & Martial Arts enthusiast.