That sum you speak of is encoded in a massive biological calculator called a brain. Free will is the introspective module of that computer as it examines it's own calculations, and that data affects the state of the network to be part of future calculations.

Is that actually the 'strange loop' that Hofstadter writes about?

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by MrMind 1 min read21st Dec 2015233 comments


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