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Quantum mysticism

Quantum mysticism
Quantum mysticism is a set of metaphysical beliefs and associated practices that seek to relate consciousness, intelligence, or mystical world-views to the ideas of quantum mechanics and its interpretations.[1][2][3][4][5][6] Quantum mysticism is considered by many scientists and philosophers to be pseudoscience[7][8][9] and "quackery".[10] Origin of the term[edit] The term originally emerged from the founders of quantum theory in the early twentieth century as they debated the interpretations and implications of their nascent theories, which would later evolve into quantum mechanics, and later after World War II, with publications such as those of Schrödinger, and the 1961 paper of Eugene Wigner.[2][11][12][13] The essential qualities of early quantum theory, and the ontological questions that emerged from it, made it difficult to distinguish between philosophical and scientific discussion as quantum theory developed into a strong scientific theory. History[edit] See also[edit] Notes[edit]

Petit résumé du théorème de Gödel Petit résumé du théorème de Gödel 15 juin 2002 (cf. Le théorème de Gödel [Gödel] a été publié en 1931. Russell et Whitehead avaient tenté de fonder l'ensemble de la logique sur une base axiomatique. Cette découverte a été déchirante pour beaucoup de mathématiciens. La démonstration de Gödel est très technique et sa lecture est difficile. 1) Supposons qu’il existe une Théorie Complète (TC) fondée sur un nombre fini d'axiomes et permettant, si l’on considère une phrase quelconque, de décider sans jamais se tromper si cette phrase est vraie ou non. 2) Considérons la phrase « TC ne dira jamais que la présente phrase est vraie ». 3) Soumettons G à TC et demandons à TC de dire si G est vraie ou non. 4) Si TC dit que G est vraie, alors G est fausse. 5) Si « TC ne dit jamais que G est vraie », G est vraie. 6) Il ne peut donc pas exister de Théorie Complète, c’est-à-dire de théorie permettant, quelle que soit la phrase que l'on considère, de dire si elle est vraie ou non.

Bénéfices cachés de la psychanalyse par Jacques Van Rillaer - SPS n° 261, mars 2004 Peut-on parler objectivement de la psychanalyse ? Pas plus que du catholicisme ou du socialisme. On ne peut en parler que de façon relativement objective. Pour approcher d’un degré appréciable d’objectivité, il faut bien s’informer, ne pas dissimuler des faits importants, ne pas se laisser aller à la haine... ni à la vénération (voir encadré ci-cdessous). Une ignorance étonnante J’ai été psychanalyste dévot (de 1967 à 1973), puis psychanalyste sceptique (de 1974 à 1978) et enfin renégat (en 1979). * Pour des informations sur les thérapies comportementales et cognitives, voir le site de l’Association française : www.aftcc-org ou mon petit livre Les thérapies comportementales, éd. J’ai expliqué les raisons d’abandonner le freudisme dans mon livre Les Illusions de la psychanalyse1. En écrivant Les Illusions de la psychanalyse, je savais que la présentation du cas princeps de la psychanalyse, la célèbre Anna O., était mensongère.

#5. A Summary of ‘A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather than Nothing’ by Lawrence Krauss ‘A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather than Nothing’ by Lawrence Krauss (Free Press; January 10, 2012) Table of Contents i. Introduction/Synopsis 1. From Newton’s Laws of Physics, to Einstein’s Theory of Relativity 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Our best science tells us that the universe is an ever expanding entity consisting of some 400 billion galaxies that began with a very powerful and very hot explosion from a single point precisely 13.72 billion years ago. However, the picture of the universe that these theories have furnished us with still leaves us with an apparent problem: What existed before the big bang? The apparent contradiction between the universe beginning at a finite time, and the premise that something cannot come from nothing, has often been used as an argument for the existence of an uncaused cause, or creator (most often understood as God). A nebular dust and gas cloud

Le réchauffement climatique : un défi urgent pour notre planète Quantum Diaries This is an age old question, always asked (and always fervently!) of the person with the better vantage point: the older sibling peering into the next room through the keyhole; the watchman scanning the horizon from the ship’s crows nest; and now us, AMS, taking our first glance out over the universe from the space station. What do you see, what do you see?!?! The answer, as we squint through our sights, trying to make out shapes of unknown and unexpected things, is also age-old: “I’m not sure yet, gimme more time!” The first AMS-02 results– the positron fraction–were announced this week. So I thought I’d come here and give a few answers to some obvious (or not-so-obvious) questions. If we can’t tell what we see, why are we publishing? Well I guess I shouldn’t be so glib: we can tell you exactly what we see and how precisely we see it. With AMS-02 we are at the first moment where we are ready to report what we see, and it may or may not point to new physics. Yes, in fact.

Robert Charroux Robert Charroux was the best-known pen-name of Robert Joseph Grugeau (April 7, 1909 - June 24, 1978).[1] He was a French author known for his ancient astronaut theories and writings in other fringe subjects. Early career[edit] Robert Charroux worked for the French post office and wrote eight works of fiction between 1942-1946 using the pseudonym Saint-Saviol. He also wrote the scripts for a French comic strip, Atomas, about an atomic-powered superhero, appearing in the weekly magazine Mon Journal in the late 1940s. For the same magazine Charroux wrote a science fiction adventure in serial form, "Prof. Barthelemy's Flying Island." Robert Charroux married Yvette Bernuchot in April 1930. Ancient astronauts[edit] Charroux's theories concerning Ancient Astronauts were criticised by French archaeologist Jean-Pierre Adam in 1975.[2] Celticism[edit] Some see his works as examples of Celticism. Other views[edit] Rennes-le-Château[edit] Charroux[edit] Bibliography[edit] Notes[edit] References[edit]

The Cosmological Constant Paradox David H. Bailey 1 Jan 2014 (c) 2014 Perhaps the most startling "cosmic coincidence" that modern scientists have noted in the structure of our universe is the fine-tuning of the cosmological constant [Vilenkin2006, pg. 121-126]. The paradox derives from the fact that when one calculates, based on known principles of quantum mechanics, the "zero-point mass density'" or the "vacuum energy density" of the universe, focusing for the time being on the electromagnetic force, one obtains the incredible result that empty space "weighs" 1093 grams per cc. The actual average mass density of the universe is 10-28 grams per cc [Susskind2005, pg. 70-78], which is roughly 120 orders of magnitude lower than the predicted value. As Stephen Hawking has quipped, this is arguably the most spectacular failure of a physical theory in history [Davies2007, pg. 147]. For additional discussion, see Anthropic principle, Cosmic coincidences and Multiverse . References [See Bibliography].

Robert Charroux Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Pour les articles homonymes, voir Charroux. Robert Charroux Biographie[modifier | modifier le code] Il refuse la routine et prend part à diverses activités : secondé par son épouse Yvette[9], qui fut une collaboratrice de première importance pour lui[10], il fonde en 1956 le Club International des Chercheurs de Trésors, dont il assure la présidence pendant plus de dix ans. Fort de cette initiative, il publie, en 1962, son premier succès de librairie sur les trésors du monde. Il se présente dans les années soixante et soixante-dix comme champion d'athlétisme (400 m), plongeur sous-marin dès 1930, chercheur de trésors, globe-trotter, journaliste, archéologue, producteur à la RTF du Club de l'Insolite. En 1973, au Pérou, un hasard providentiel lui permet d'éprouver le moment rare ressenti lors d'une découverte archéologique en voyant pour la première fois les Pierres d'Ica[22]. Son œuvre[modifier | modifier le code]

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