Free Will, and the Nature of Time | Robert Wright & Ted Chiang [The Wright Show]

01:33 How Ted’s Story of Your Life became Arrival

26:32 Experiential and theoretical grounds for determinism

33:58 If the future is set… Why bother?

54:02 The Predictor—an imagined device that will freak you out

63:24 Wormholes and time travel

84:27 Are free will and determinism compatible?

Robert Wright (, The Evolution of God, Nonzero, Why Buddhism Is True) and Ted Chiang (Stories of Your Life and Others)

Recorded on May 22, 2017

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