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But I think the 2018 Royal Society Review is a pretty good indication that quantum effects in biological systems is an active area of scientific research that has significant proponents.

OK. I know a bit about quantum. I'm sure that's very interesting, but it does not necessarily follow "free will". Quantum mechanics is probabilistic (as I'm sure you know). It's not random, but neither is it a subject of control (i.e. "will"). Multiple trials will yield a probability distribution, and you can never predict what you will get on any given trial. Only the probability of a given a outcome.

I don't see that having quantum effects in your brain helps the "free will" argument. In fact...

...something to really mess with your brain, they did a really interesting verification of EPR recently using a quasar as the random trigger for measuring (i.e. removing the human factor in making that "decision"). EPR was verified, which confirms quantum entanglement and gets around the Bell paradox.

So what if somehow some quantum bits of our brains are entangled with other stuff elsewhere...then when those bits elsewhere choose a state (e.g. are "measured") that mandates what state those bits in our brains will assume. There is no "free will" on our part in such a scenario. It would be an outside influence, potentially light years away here. And we would be totally oblivious to this happening, thinking that we chose the chicken cordon bleu of our own accord instead of the pizza.
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