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It is due mainly to the complex organization and large number of my brain cells. The universe is highly impersonal and completely under the control of blind mathematical laws and forces of nature. It is very, very large and cold and empty, apart from the planets and the stars. The world is viewed more as an event than as a meaningful thought, and the human being appears to be a random detail. The metaphor of the age is mausoleum. Einstein’s Concept of the World In the relativistic concept of the world, which is based on Einstein’s thoughts, the observer — and hence human consciousness— plays a larger role.
One of the fundamental ideas is that the world, and with that, the observed realities, presents an unbroken whole. In spite of the apparent divisions and limits we see everywhere in both macrocosmos and microcosmos, in reality, the world is without seams and separated parts. This is Fritjof Capra’s central idea in The Tao of Physics. During a measurement, the observer is joined to what he is observing. David Bohm, at Birkbeck College, University of London,2 has especially stressed the importance of the world of quantum physics as characterized by an undivided whole, and everything being connected to everything else.
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