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David Harriman mentioned pilot-wave theory in his series "Philosophic Corruption of Physics" For those who are interested in a conceptual look at how the randomness of quantum mechanics could be explained causally: It's a very positive sign to see mainstream science considering causality as viable again. This is my favourite theory of quantum mechanics for the simple reason that in my mind it's the ONLY theory of quantum mechanics. It's probably no deep philosophical shift, but I guess that after half a century of non-theories, physicists are getting bored enough
I agree that causality is derived from entities and not linked by events (this mistake led to Hume's skepticism of causality). However, I disagree with what Peikoff said in OPAR: In other words, the possible number of actions of non-conscious entities—to not contradict Objectivism's tenet that human beings are capable of choice between multiple possible actions, I've taken the liberty to specify non-conscious entities—is necessarily one in any given circumstances. How is this validated? I would think that to know how many actions are possible for any entity, conscious or non-conscious, comes