# Accommodating Retrocausality with Free Will

@article{Aharonov2015AccommodatingRW, title={Accommodating Retrocausality with Free Will}, author={Yakir Aharonov and Eliahu Cohen and T. Shushi}, journal={Quanta}, year={2015}, volume={5}, pages={53-60} }

Retrocausal models of quantum mechanics add further weight to the conflict between causality and the possible existence of free will. We analyze a simple closed causal loop ensuing from the interaction between two systems with opposing thermodynamic time arrows, such that each system can forecast future events for the other. The loop is avoided by the fact that the choice to abort an event thus forecasted leads to the destruction of the forecaster's past. Physical law therefore enables prophecy…

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