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What Does the Free Will Theorem Actually Prove

@article{Goldstein2009WhatDT,
  title={What Does the Free Will Theorem Actually Prove},
  author={Sheldon Goldstein and Daniel V. Tausk and Roderich Tumulka and Nino Zangh{\'i}},
  journal={arXiv: Quantum Physics},
  year={2009}
}
Conway and Kochen have presented a "free will theorem" (Notices of the AMS 56, pgs. 226-232 (2009)) which they claim shows that "if indeed we humans have free will, then [so do] elementary particles." In a more precise fashion, they claim it shows that for certain quantum experiments in which the experimenters can choose between several options, no deterministic or stochastic model can account for the observed outcomes without violating a condition "MIN" motivated by relativistic symmetry. We… 
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