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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The Quantum Self: Human Nature and Consciousness Defined by the New Physics
The Quantum Self by Danah Zohar. Judaism understand both the interconnectedness of everything the oneness of the universe and the role of individual free will. 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.
How does the material world for instance, ugly inner cities impinge upon our sense of self? Beautifully and engagingly written. We are, in other words, Newtonians in a quantum world. Where is the interface between the two? Apr 01, Michel rated it it was ok.
Frankie rated it liked it Jul 28, This book helped me learn to view the world in multiple ways simultaneously. 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.
The Quantum Self by Danah Zohar
Being is one — particle and wave, though its two prongs of behavior are not specifically determinable. Particles function as mental energy that move relationally, outside of itself, and toward the self-organized whole of which she writes. Guiding us through the strange and fascinating workings of the subatomic realm to create slf new model of human consciousness, the author addresses enduring philosophical questions. We zihar selves, trying to survive, yet that survival depends on adapting to the environment, including social groups.
In this way, Zoh In the first half of the book, Zohar provides a primer on the quantum world.
I used this book when I was writing my thesis on poetry. Zohar uses quantum theory to aptly explain the physical basis of consciousness.
The Quantum Self
Mar 20, Yasmin rated it it was amazing. 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. Guiding us through the strange and fascinating workings of the subatomic realm to create a new model of human consciousness, the author addresses enduring philosophical question In The Quantum SelfDanah Zohar argues that the insights of modem physics can illuminate our understanding of everyday life — our relationships to ourselves, to others, and to the world at large.
One of the consequences of the Bose-Einstein condensate model is that the unity of quangum will be affected by the amount of energy pumped into a system. It drew my attention.
The Quantum Self by Danah Zohar, A Review by Bobby Matherne
Quantuum 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. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Tristan Mcdonald rated it really liked it Apr 05, Harper CollinsMay 24, – Science – pages. I started reading the book but put it down wondering tje its argument was rigorous enough. Dec 25, Stuart Berman rated it it was amazing Shelves: Contents A Physics of Everyday Life. Perhaps the mental is really a basic property of the material and vice versa. Lists with This Book. I came back to The Quantum Self satisfied with its plausibility.
Zohar wants us to drop the particle side dabah focus on the Zen-like wave side, yet her argument at the beginning of the book does not split us up that way.
Danah Zoharan American-born physicist and philosopher, teaches at Oxford Brookes University in England and lectures throughout the world. Is there a subatomic wellspring from which our creativity, our empathy with others, and our feelings of unity with the inanimate world originate?
This book doesn’t make any sense to me. 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. Zohar’s book provides extensive an physical basis for most of Redfield’s Celestine insights.
If you want to write a self help book, just do it, don’t dress it up like something else Instead of a motley conglomeration of tissue, heart, lungs, kidneys, etc. Wave-like consciousness relates us to others and the whole. Return to Book Page.
While we can daanh wave properties, or particle properties, the exact properties of the duality must always elude any measurement we might hope to make. How can it not be fascinating? Using analogies and layman language, she explains theories in an easy to understand way while still going into enough detail.
In other words, separation from the whole is a healthy thing. Newtonian physics cannot explain consciousness. Oneness zhar says has a self-organizing quality, like cheerios in a bowl of milk. May 25, david blumenshine rated it it was ok.