The Quantum Self demonstrates how developments in modern subatomic physics demand a radical reappraisal of our conventional model of personality. In The Quantum Self, Danah Zohar argues that the insights of modem physics can illuminate our understanding of everyday life — our relationships to ourselve.. . The Quantum Self. Human Nature and Consciousness Defined by the New Physics by Danah Zohar. Quill/William Morrow ISBN It’s hard to.
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Abysses rated it it was amazing May 18, Since the low level microwave radiation that collapses into the condensed phase of consciousness does not stop at the skin, our consciousness inter-relates with other living and perhaps non-living matter in the universe.
I became aware of this book when it was prominently displayed on a bookshelf in the office of a psychiatrist on a forgettable TV series.
Being is one — particle and wave, though its two prongs of behavior are not specifically determinable. A Physics of Everyday Life.
The Quantum Self
We are selves, trying to survive, yet that survival depends on adapting to the environment, including social groups. I came back to The Quantum Self satisfied with its plausibility.
Like a celestial choir of a myriad of voices each voice a cellular molecule – we have consciousness. A Quantum Mechanical Model of Consciousness. When more energy is pumped into an individual by the focused attention of others, xanah would expect the unity of consciousness and therefore its clarity to be increased.
Refresh and try again. But I think it is wrong. Quantum consciousness expands by forming ever-greater wholes that can extend to cosmic knowing. Previous to his discovery these were thought to exist only in superfluids and superconductors — at very low temperatures.
Bo Mcfarland rated it really liked it May 20, Zohar seamlessly blends quantum physics, psychotherapy and spirituality into an quanfum day guide for living your life.
Had she spent more time studying Jewish mysticism she would have found more parallels to her work where we find the middle road is essential between the physical world and the spiritual world.
In this case, it might be the hope that we survive beyond death or a Jungian yearning to be part of a greater whole God as oneness or a transcendent tribe. Open Preview See a Problem?
Amin rated it liked it Apr 07, I used this book when I was writing my thesis on poetry.
We are particle and wave, but we particularly function as waves. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
The Quantum Self: Human Nature and Consciousness Defined by the New Physics
Other editions – View all The quantum self: I went off and read other quantum related tomes. Plato splits mind from the body or, rather, subsumes the body to mind.
It drew my attention. Read, highlight, and take notes, across sellf, tablet, and phone.
Published May 24th by William Morrow Paperbacks first published Sep 07, Derek rated it really liked it. The second half can sound more like quantum metaphors than quantum explanations but there are many good references to Heidegger, Freud, Marx, Descartes, Plato and more.
One of the consequences of the Bose-Einstein condensate model is that the unity of consciousness will be affected by the amount of energy pumped into a system. Zohar uses quantum qjantum to aptly explain the physical basis of consciousness.
For a great many physical processes are the result of these so-called virtual transitions. I had reached a level of understanding of the theory that was good enough to talk the talk, but poor enough to be completely unable to walk the walk.
The Quantum Self by Danah Zohar, A Review by Bobby Matherne
I decide to move my arm and it moves. Most important, Zohar shows how the vitality of the new physics combats the alienation and fragmentation of twentieth-century life, and replaces it with a model of reality in which the universe itself may possess a type of consciousness, of which human consciousness is one expression.
Particles are like individuals. Apr 01, Michel rated it it was ok.