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Subject:  Re: Libet and free will revisited Date:  2/26/2019  10:53 PM
Author:  benjd25 Number:  26710 of 27044

Maybe, but not necessarily. A loaded die does not have an equal chance of coming up 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6, so in a sense one might consider it "nonrandom." At the same time, as you throw the die, the outcome is essentially nondeterministic. So, one might say it has nonrandom indeterminacy.

Random doesn't mean equal chances between all outcomes. Whether or not a N-16 atom decays over 30 seconds is random. So is whether or not a U-235 atom. But the chances are not equal.
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