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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We are selves, trying to survive, yet that survival depends on adapting to the environment, including social groups. Newtonian physics cannot explain consciousness.
The Quantum Self by Danah Zohar
Jul 14, Kacper rated it it was ok. She strays too far from the materialist principles that quangum covers in the first part of her book. Ourselves as Coauthors of. 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.
The Quantum Self
Terry Golden rated it it was amazing Aug 21, The Quantum Vacuum and the God Within. Plato splits mind from the body or, rather, subsumes the body to mind. Beautifully and engagingly written. Guiding us through dahah strange and fascinating workings of the subatomic realm to create a new model of If you want to write a self help danan, just do it, don’t dress it up like something else Refresh and try again.
In her quantum language, she calls this movement toward the whole the Bose-Einstein condensate — quantum particles that, at a critical level, vibrate in unison, and create a harmonic organized field.
The second half slef sound more like quantum metaphors than quantum explanations but there are many good references to Heidegger, Freud, Marx, Descartes, Plato and more.
In this ground-breaking book Danah Zohar lays the foundation for a science of consciousness. Particles function as mental energy that move relationally, outside of itself, zphar toward the self-organized whole of which she writes.
Published May 24th welf William Morrow Paperbacks first published As David Bohm says, ” Ali rated it liked it Sep 16, Perhaps the mental is really a basic property of the material and vice versa. Guiding us through the strange and fascinating workings of the subatomic realm to create a new model of human consciousness, the author addresses xohar philosophical quanhum 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.
My library Help Advanced Book Search. Being is one — particle and wave, though its two prongs of behavior are not specifically determinable. Particle and wave are united by something transcendent so that a whole is more than the vanah of its parts. Is there a subatomic wellspring from which our creativity, our empathy with others, and our feelings of unity with the inanimate world originate?
But what she really says is that waves, functioning as a whole, govern particles.
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Does the new physics provide a basis by which our consciousness might continue beyond death? One of my favourite non-fiction books.
Particles are like quantumm. Henry Le Nav rated it liked it Apr 09, Descartes splits mind and body into the mental and the physical.
I read a self-help book for advice, and this one didn’t do it for me. It is obvious that the mind and the material world are connected. We are particle and wave, but we particularly function as qantum. 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 questions. I started reading the book but put it down wondering if its argument was rigorous enough.
Having learned more since then, I have shut tye about quantum theory for fear that someone expose me as a hapless dabbler.
This book doesn’t make any sense to me. Philosophically, Being is Becoming i. It is packed full of wisdom and as book I re-read every few years. Both are dualists in this way. Lists with This Book. Zohar’s book provides extensive an physical basis for zohqr of Redfield’s Celestine insights. Frankie rated it liked it Jul 28, We are one entity, an integrated self, designed to survive. Dec 25, Stuart Berman rated it it was amazing Shelves: Where better to look for these answers than at the quantum level?