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Stayin' alive with quantum physics

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: (Published 03 June 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1385
  1. Kevin Barraclough, general practitioner
  1. Painswick, Gloucestershire

    Discos have always been rather an ordeal for me. I am musically dyslexic and, in the tribal society of adolescence, I should rightly have been considered disabled. Instead, at school I played rugby and read “nerdish” books. One was the incisive Chance and Necessity by Jacques Monod. Man is a machine, he asserted, and free will an illusion

    Later, when I made the crossover from theoretical physics to medicine, I was surprised …

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