Shaking Hands with Our Future: Do We Live in The Matrix?

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / June 3, 2010 /

Found : Shaking Hands with Our Future: Do We Live in The Matrix? Dr. George Ryazanov is a Russian physicist with a strong interest in unifying a vision of physics and metaphysics in a grand synthesis he calls the syncretic science of the future. Ryazanov's ideas are rooted in the concept of the opposition of…

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Extra Dimensions Showing Hints Of Scientific Revolution

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / April 2, 2010 /

Found : Extra Dimensions Showing Hints Of Scientific Revolution The concept of extra dimensions, dismissed as nonsense even by one of its earliest proponents nearly nine decades ago, may soon help solve seemingly unrelated problems in particle physics, cosmology and gravitational physics, according to a panel of experts who spoke Feb. 15 at the American…

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Consciousness, Causality, Quantum Physics

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / March 30, 2010 /

Found : Consciousness, Causality, Quantum Physics In Bohm's model, then, the quantum world exists even when it is not being observed and measured. He rejects the positivist view that something that cannot be measured or known precisely cannot be said to exist. In other words, he does not confuse epistemology with ontology, the map with…

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Max Tegmark's Theory of Everything

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / March 25, 2010 /

Found : Max Tegmark’s Theory of Everything According to Tegmark, every last formal system on the tree of mathematics is endowed with physical existence. Every last formal system corresponds to an actual universe. Tegmark has extended the Copernican principle beyond our Universe to an infinite set of universes. Not only is there nothing special about…

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Backward Causation

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / March 11, 2010 /

Found : Backward Causation Sometimes also called retro-causation. A common feature of our world seems to be that in all cases of causation, the cause and the effect are placed in time so that the cause precedes its effect temporally. Our normal understanding of causation assumes this feature to such a degree that we intuitively…

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What Happened Before the Big Bang? : Paul Davies

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / February 25, 2010 /

Found : What Happened Before the Big Bang? : Paul Davies …given an infinite amount of time, anything that can happen will already have happened, for if a physical process is likely to occur with a certain nonzero probability – however small-then given an infinite amount of time the process must occur…

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Mad Science of the Multiverse

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / December 3, 2007 /

The”anthropic principle” is a hybrid idea – part scientific hypothesis and part philosophical argument – which seeks to account for our presence in a life-sustaining universe using inference and probability.

It asks the questions: why does our universe seem fine-tuned for human life? Did an Intelligent Designer plan this universe just for us, or is it simply one of many universes in a larger multiverse, the random byproduct of an endless process of creation with no beginning and no end?

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