Free Will, Determinism, Salvation and the Christian Ethic

I’m actually having a conversation on this blog post: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/jesuscreed/2014/03/28/young-restless-and-no-longer-reformed-2-john-frye/ I wrote a lengthy comment as part of that conversation. It expresses a large chunk of my views on the subject, so I decided to repost it here. Please allow me to explain how I think taking the “free” out of “free will” doesn’t really cause … Continue reading Free Will, Determinism, Salvation and the Christian Ethic

The absurdity of “quantum entanglement”

Why “quantum entanglement” (specifically, the popular interpretation thereof) is absurd: (1) It is based on the Copenhagen interpretation of the Uncertainty principle in quantum mechanics. (2) It says that the observed states of “entangled” particles are necessarily correlated upon observation. It also says that the states remain properly/truly random until they are observed. (3) It then concludes that when … Continue reading The absurdity of “quantum entanglement”