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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. Quantum mysticism is considered by many scientists and philosophers to be pseudoscience and "quackery".
The 2004 film What the Bleep Do We Know!? dealt with a range of New Age ideas in relation to physics. It was produced by the Ramtha School of Enlightenment, founded by J.Z. Knight, who said that her teachings were based on a discourse with a 35,000-year-old disembodied entity named Ramtha. It made controversial use of some aspects of quantum mechanics—including the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle and the observer effect—as well as biology and medicine. Numerous critics dismissed the film for its use of pseudoscience.
“quantum” became a buzzword used to buttress the trendy, pseudoscientific spirituality that characterizes this movement.4
originally posted by: tgidkp
It's just that I so often have to deal with this type of attitude.
I am sorry. Thanks for everything.
originally posted by: swanne
a reply to: ImaFungi
Quantum Model is used to explain phenomenas whose size is the quantum scale - bigger objects, from planets to neurones, can be explained using simple classical physics. QM actually stops being accurate when it comes to such objects, just like classical physics do not work on things of the quantum scale.
Look at it this way: do your neurtones in your brain disappear when someone else is not looking at them? Me neither. Heisenberg's Uncertainty makes sense for particles - not for a whole planet, or a neurone.
QM actually stops being accurate when it comes to such objects, just like classical physics do not work on things of the quantum scale