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We're not very quick readers here. A precis might help.

Quote from: Geezer on 18/09/2009 04:52:54We're not very quick readers here. A precis might help.Let's call thought one A, and thought two B. What these thoughts are, are themselves irrelevent for this topic. All we need to know is that before these thoughts are manifested,we have a choice. We can say that A is in a superpositioned state with B, so we can mathematically define the two states as:A + B / sqrt{2}This reads A is in a mixed state with B, and the square root in the denominator is required for renormalization. Let's say that both A and B contain just as likely probabilitiesas each other (which makes this as simple as it can get), so we can define this wave function of possibilities as:|\psi>=0.50i|A>+0.50|B>So the absolute square of |psi|^2 will yield either condition A or condition B. Now i have just mathematically-proven that its possible to have two mixed states of thoughts, outof which one of those thoughts or decisions can arise. In theory, i believe, consciousness acts in much the same mannorism. Our ability to choose is really just a matter of thewave function giving our corporeally-built minds the ability to have more than one choice or decision making.

Oh! That's it. I really could not figure it out.Spell chwckers can be wundeful thnigs if we remebmer to use them.

Karen-to-the-rescue! Thank you! Now I understand, and it makes perfect sense now: "Tyrant abstract math..."Karen, don't forget, there's always a "rant" in tyrant.Wow, am I ever learned now!