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A Holograph Universe

Postby digress » Fri May 01, 2015 4:16 am

It’s an idea that’s been around at least since 1994 when Leonard Susskind published a paper describing how the merging of the quantum and relativistic descriptions of the universe yielded a three-dimensional world that could actually be “an image of data that can be stored on a two dimensional projection much like a holographic image.”


http://www.forbes.com/sites/ericmack/2015/04/28/do-we-live-in-a-hologram-the-idea-just-became-a-little-less-crazy/?utm_campaign=Forbes&utm_source=TWITTER&utm_medium=social&utm_channel=Technology&linkId=13856867

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Re: A Holograph Universe

Postby scrmbldggs » Fri May 01, 2015 4:29 am

"Quantum physics fascinates the progressive expansion of knowledge"
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Re: A Holograph Universe

Postby Poodle » Fri May 01, 2015 1:00 pm

Relativity describes the very large and quantum theory describes the very small, and there is no (at present) meeting between the two. Einstein tried - and tried - and failed to find any common ground. We haven't got the first idea of whether relativity is wrong, quantum theory is incomplete (both make accurate predictions), or there is an as-yet unproven overriding and unifying principle which welcomes them both with open arms. That may turn out to be a form of string theory but we simply don't yet know if such things are merely mathematical curiosities or absolute truth.

So yes, it's a possibility that what we experience is a holographic projection from the "surface" of the universe. It's equally possible that it's no such thing.

I wish I could make money from writing articles which play with two maybes to come up with good scifi plots. Hey - we could all be holograms ... ... ... ... or not.

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Re: A Holograph Universe

Postby gorgeous » Fri May 01, 2015 1:48 pm

It seems it is all a projection of our minds...-----------Seth-----"Your planetary systems exist at once, simultaneously, both in time and in space. The universe that you seem to perceive, either visually or through instruments, appears to be composed of galaxies, stars, and planets, at various distances from you. Basically, however, this is an illusion. Your senses and your very existence as physical creatures program you to perceive the universe in such a way. The universe as you know it is your interpretation of events as they intrude upon your three-dimensional reality. The events are mental. This does not mean that you cannot travel to other planets, for example, within that physical universe, any more than it means that you cannot use tables to hold books, glasses, and oranges, although the table has no solid qualities of its own."
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Re: A Holograph Universe

Postby Harte » Fri May 01, 2015 8:32 pm

gorgeous wrote:It seems it is all a projection of our minds...-----------Seth-----"Your planetary systems exist at once, simultaneously, both in time and in space. The universe that you seem to perceive, either visually or through instruments, appears to be composed of galaxies, stars, and planets, at various distances from you. Basically, however, this is an illusion. Your senses and your very existence as physical creatures program you to perceive the universe in such a way. The universe as you know it is your interpretation of events as they intrude upon your three-dimensional reality. The events are mental. This does not mean that you cannot travel to other planets, for example, within that physical universe, any more than it means that you cannot use tables to hold books, glasses, and oranges, although the table has no solid qualities of its own."

Not sure what Seth Rogen knows about reality.

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Re: A Holograph Universe

Postby gachchy » Thu May 14, 2015 5:08 am

There is a spate of News about the Holographic Nature of the Universe in the Media

Here is an Interesting Article:

http://www.themeasuringsystemofthegods. ... dvaita.pdf

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Re: A Holograph Universe

Postby Matthew Ellard » Thu May 14, 2015 7:53 am

gachchy wrote:There is a spate of News about the Holographic Nature of the Universe in the Media

Here is an Interesting Article:

http://www.themeasuringsystemofthegods. ... dvaita.pdf


It's a 19 year old propaganda article by an unknown Advaita Vedanta cult member, claiming that "spooky action at a distance" (quantum mechanics) supports the cult.

It would be hard to find a cult that doesn't claim quantum mechanics supports their world view.

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Re: A Holograph Universe

Postby Monster » Thu May 14, 2015 1:55 pm

Matthew Ellard wrote:
gachchy wrote:There is a spate of News about the Holographic Nature of the Universe in the Media

Here is an Interesting Article:

http://www.themeasuringsystemofthegods. ... dvaita.pdf


It's a 19 year old propaganda article by an unknown Advaita Vedanta cult member, claiming that "spooky action at a distance" (quantum mechanics) supports the cult.

It would be hard to find a cult that doesn't claim quantum mechanics supports their world view.

That reminded me of something. Even Christians at Conservapedia use quantum mechanics to support their world view.
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Re: A Holograph Universe

Postby AmeliaMichelle » Thu Apr 05, 2018 7:23 pm

hey, this reminds me of a book by Michael Tolbot called the Holographic Universe; it was very interesting. especially in special differentiation and the capability in our minds to guess and fill in for stop motion. That we see fluid motion is partly our minds ability to fill in for assumptive motive in action, partly us constructing our own sight. the landscape must define us, not the other way around, though, right?


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