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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Unlike eastern dannah where the individualized ego is negated by the whole, Zohar recreates the individual self as Self, as a part that relates to this whole, holistically. How can it not be fascinating? One of my favourite non-fiction books. Having settled down with one suitor, she will have left traces of her many trials virtual transitions, in quantum terms all over the globe in the form of possible children, former residences, etc.
The Quantum Self
Sherbon rated it liked it Mar 24, Most important, Zohar shows how the zohag 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. Jan 18, Ron Wood rated it it was amazing.
Frankie rated it liked it Jul 28, Does the new physics provide a basis by which our consciousness might continue beyond death? It is not an easy book, and not for those who do not want to take the time to think and learn. In this case, it might be the hope that we survive beyond death or a Jungian yearning to be part of a greater whole God as oneness or a transcendent tribe.
I highly recommend it for a first book about QT and the meaning of life. thw
In this way, Zohar sees ultimate reality as indeterminate being. Using analogies and layman language, she explains theories in an easy to understand way while still going into enough detail. This is almost an exact statement of one of James Redfield’s insights in the Celestine Prophecy.
The Quantum Self by Danah Zohar
Her Cosmic Hussy selects, simultaneously, all of her possible suitors and lives out her life with each one, marrying, having children and grandchildren, before deciding which man she chooses to collapse her quantum wave function quwntum at the altar. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. But this is not her perspective on mind-body dualism.
Contents A Physics of Everyday Life. May 25, david blumenshine rated it it was ok.
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Philosophically, Being is Becoming i. Orang Barat gengsi banget yak kalo ngakuin hal-hal yg berasal tradisi Timur? Zohar considers all the possible paths that a young girl might take from virginity to married bliss. It could be that, while cells operate quantumly as she says, our bodies and minds operate more or less linearly: Ourselves as Coauthors of. Published May 24th by William Morrow Paperbacks first published Zohar wants us to drop the particle side to focus on the Zen-like wave side, yet her argument at the beginning of the book does not split us up that way.
I started reading the book but put it down wondering if its argument was rigorous enough. But what she really says is that waves, functioning as a whole, govern particles.
I used this book when I was writing my thesis on poetry. Marshall Snippet view – While at the best amateurish, slightly below average, though not altogether without worth popular science, at the worst this book comes across as nothing less deserving of contempt than a psuedo Sarah Burgart rated it it was amazing Jan 16, There was a time when everything in my life was quantum. Is there a subatomic wellspring from which our creativity, our empathy with others, and our feelings of unity with the inanimate world originate?
Refresh and try again. Guiding us through the strange and fascinating workings of the subatomic realm to create a new model of Want to Read saving…. Thus we all become Cosmic Hussies as we interact with the world of probabilities and virtual transitions required by the laws of quantum reality. In other words, separation from the whole is a healthy thing.
In a nutshell, ultimate reality is neither a particle nor a wave, but both. If you want to write a self help book, just do it, don’t dress it up like something else Zohar wrongly argues that evolution is about particles in motion, individuals, and not the relational whole that is her quantum consciousness.
It is packed full of wisdom and as book I re-read every few years.