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Quantum mechanics and spirituality

Another way to see the world

   Updated June 01, 2013

Article inspired by the 2007 film "What the Bleep Do We Know!?".
"What the Bleep Do We Know!?" is a crossover between documentary and fiction. It includes interviews with experts in sequences of fiction illustrations and images.
The film presents a view of the physical Universe and the life it contains to demonstrate a link between science and spirituality. According to the magazine Physics Today, under the guise of scientific arguments, "What the Bleep Do We Know!?" seeks to promote pseudoscience. Over time, we make a model of the real world and each generation makes assumptions about this, but in the vast majority of cases they are wrong for generations. Many things that we consider become acquired simply wrong a few decades later.
So we are prisoners of these precepts without knowing it. The real magic of life is not to be in reality but in the mystery. We are conditioned by our model and we accept that the real world is as we see it, but we see only the tip of the iceberg.
We constantly receive information in large quantities, the brain analyzes information 400 000 million per second and we do not record that in 2000, those that concern us most.
It is those on our bodies, our environment and our time. Our senses filter the reality at each stage.
In the subatomic world there are a lot of energy in small spaces and in a very short time.
Matter is not what we have believed for centuries.


We believe that the universe is almost empty and that the material is solid, but in matter there is nothing at all.
Fundamental particles occupy an insignificant amount of the volume of the atom or molecule, particles appear and disappear permanently in that void.
Even the nucleus of the atom we imagine extremely dense, which is located in the center of this space is surrounded by a cloud 'spongy' probabilities of electrons that exist and cease to exist permanently.
This material is more like a thought, a peak concentration of information that forms the objects of our concepts.
In quantum mechanics, a system or object can exist in multiple locations or in several states simultaneously.
But we believe that the things around us exist in one place at one time in one state and that we are unable to intervene.
But material things around us are only one possible representations of our consciousness and we get to choose one that interests us most.
At any moment we choose among all his movements to feel the experience of reality.
We used to think that the world is there, regardless of experience. Quantum physics makes it clear that the atoms are not fixed objects, these are only tendencies, probabilities, we must not think about things unchangeable but the possibilities.
There is something magical and surprising to us, of all possible worlds we choose one, the one we perceive with our eyes.


Image: 10-14 meter or 10 fermi is the distance at which you can see the nucleus of an atom.
In the late nineteenth century, it was discovered that the atom is not an element of matter indivisible.
The proton is a nucleon, as the neutron, which enters into the composition of matter which we have made a representation.

Quantum physics gives us the choice


Quantum physics does not give us a representation of the world, it only calculate possibilities and we get to choose between these possibilities.
Our consciousness of all the filter options, but a thin layer of positive thinking lies a great layer of negative thoughts. Each of us, can influence reality he sees, we are not passive victims but observers who are influencing reality.
When we think of things, the reality is converted into something more concrete than what it is.
If we think that reality is real then we are insignificant, but if we accept that reality is one of the possibilities of consciousness, then the question that comes is "how do I change the reality?"
We believe that no one can disrupt the reality so important because it seems that no one can, in fact, each of us wants to do but we erase that thought seems stupid to us immediately.


We are passive in the face this reality and we believe no role in choosing the real world.
This world seems already there, with material objects that evolve in their own way, according to deterministic laws.
But quantum physics shows us the contrary, it is possible to see the world differently, mathematics we have the possibilities that these movements may pass but it does not give us the actual experience.
It is we who choose this experience and so the reality is that quantum physics tells us.


Image: Illustration of the electron. The electron does not have a precise location. It appears and disappears continuously in a vacuum, in a sort of vague timeless, in both a little here and a little there.

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