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Quantum woo is the justification of irrational beliefs by an obfuscatory reference to quantum physics. Buzzwords like "energy field", "probability wave", or "wave-particle duality" are used to magically turn thoughts into something tangible in order to directly affect the universe. This results in such foolishness as the Law of Attraction or quantum healing. Some have turned quantum woo into a career, such as Deepak Chopra, who often presents ill-defined concepts of quantum physics as proof for God and other magical thinking.
When an idea seems too crazy to believe, the proponent often makes an appeal to quantum physics as the explanation. This is a New Age version of God of the gaps.
Quantum woo is an attempt to piggy-back on the success and legitimacy of science by claiming quack ideas are rooted in accepted concepts in physics, combined with utter misunderstanding of these concepts and a sense of wonder at the amazing magic these misunderstandings would imply if true. A quick way to tell if a claim about quantum physics has scientific validity is to ask for the mathematics. If there isn't any, it's rubbish.
originally posted by: Kashai
On the internet I was once told that considering the relevance of interconnectedness due to quantum mechanics was inappropriate.
This is because (as he explained) that the technology needed to observe such an event at the classical scale had not been developed.
Because we could not directly observe Quantum Entanglement, upon the scale of say a human being. Such a conclusion related to quantum entanglement does not exist.
Because we have not been able to test for it he opinioned I should not think about it.
Now you see to me that is a problem because in fact the origin of Classical Mechanics is Quantum Mechanics. Could there be a fundamental relationship between Density and Quantum Interconnectedness??? What about the idea that variations in Density constitutes variations in interconnectedness?
Consider that upon the large scale structure of the Universe (13.7 billion years old and about 40 billion light years wide), the relationship between Quantum Interconnectedness and Density/Relativity is apparent and observable?
"Bigger you get, the harder to maintain entangled quantum interactions."
"Quantum woo is one of the most abused citations to support ideas which are scientifically unsupported."
1.(engineering) The normal condition of sensitiveness in a coherer (disused).
2.(physics) The process by which a quantum system interacts with its environment in such a way that no interference between states of the system can be observed.
I would not use violence against you to let you believe what I believe. I guess you don't grant me the same freedoms you'd want for yourself. That's all ignoring the fact that you misunderstood the opening post.
originally posted by: JadeStar
One of science's greatest achievements is its predictive ability. Unlike religions, that ability is not based upon faith.
It's based upon observation and mathematics.
The OP really misunderstands science and should be locked in a room and forced to watch ever episode of Cosmos (Both Carl Sagan and Neil DeGrasse Tyson's).