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Does the Human Brain Create "His" Universe?
The electron beam was shown to bend by observer's presence
Do Our Minds Create the Individual's Reality
(Please Note: Readers would also benefit from reading the article on this subject by hubber Spirit Whisperer, as he explains more clearly the odd behaviour of particles in the experiments mentioned herein, as well as much more).
I must confess I don't know much about my subject today, especially as I might be creating the conditions about which I write! And I also hope I'm not going crazy and if I am, so are many learned physicists who are amazed at the latest experiments which seems to prove the observer actually affects the outcome of the experiments - and perhaps everything else in the Universe - with their own minds.
The discovery that sparked this latest discussion was the fact that a divided stream of electrons, when passed through twin slots in a plate, behaved differently as they were observed, as if the observers actually possessed telekinetic powers they were not aware of and which changed the direction and patterns formed by the electrons. I am deliberately not looking at Wikipedia or other erudite sites to put this article into more technical language. If you are interested, you can easily look further.
What this seems to mean is that the observer of life - of the whole universe - may play a much greater part in constructing what he is actually looking at! Something philosophers, poets and minor scientific dabblers have hinted at for years. It’s the old “if a tree falls in a forest and there is nobody there, is there any sound?” Or, indeed, based on the later experiments, if there was any tree or forest for it to fall in, if there was no “creator” there to bring the tableau to life. By the word creator, I don’t mean a divinity, but the observer as a creator of all he sees.
Of course, most readers will have come across the old tree and forest conundrum and will have realized that there is no sound per se if no one is there, because it is the human ear drum that creates the “sound;” the rush of air from the falling tree causes the ear drums to vibrate which, in turn, is interpreted by the brain as the familiar sounds we report. If there was no ear present, all there would be is a silent rush of air. (and maybe not even that if the latest experiments are taken to one of their conclusions, that we create the whole shebang all around us, each and ever one!).
If you want to take this further, are you really there, reader Smith, if I can’t see you and interpret the mass of moving atoms with my eyes and brain as you, “John Smith?”
And don’t immediately jump to the conclusion that some kind of static electricity from the observer’s brains caused the electrons to act up: nor magnetism, the aura or even the soul! Why not? Because the observers in the USA found their minds even affected a similar experiment being conducted in Australia! How do you like them apples?
It seems electrons and perhaps other - or all - subatomic particles have a collective consciousness and communicate with one another in ways we cannot yet understand.
There’s lots of questions to be answered here before any of this can be accepted as anything more than curious experiments. Such as the fact that, if true, there must be a separate reality for all of us, and for all life on Earth, down to the most primitive virus.
I have two pet budgies which I have written about on HP. I often wonder how they perceive the reality of their existence in a cage. What do they think I am? Their jailer, budgie butler, another much larger bird? Etc. Do they wonder when they look out of the window why they aren’t flying around with all the wild birds out there? Whatever the realty of their situation they perceive, it is vastly different than mine. They can never know, for example, that they are supposed to be in Australia with flocks of other parakeets: they will never know the pleasures of freedom under azure skies, nor, of course, the pain as a hawk’s talons, or shotgun pellet tears into their tiny bodies. They did know the aviary in the pet shop where they stayed, or were hatched and if they could tell of the beginnings of their lives, this is as near reality as they could relate.
How can any life-form really know what it is, where it originated or if it means anything more than an extrusion of energy that will soon fall back into the matter bank again?
Just like my budgies, man doesn’t know what came before the brief story of the fossil record and the “Big Bang,” and if they are religious, what made or came before God?
Perhaps the only truth that makes sense is that we create the ongoing scenario every day - and every second, (whatever “time“ is!). Science may soon have more answers for us...and we may provide the febrile ground to understand them!