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Mind a place to accommodate superposition of states

Are we accustomed to superposition of states or is it completely strange to us? Paavo Pylkkanen [5] postulates that thoughts are parts of our being. If thought process reflect, in an indirect way, some of the quantum-mechanical aspects of the matter of which we are composed, we might , in principle have or be able to obtain be-ers knowledge on the principles of quantum physics.

It is clear that our mind can accommodate superposition of different states very well. In different mind activities such as predicting upcoming events, we imagine different states of proceedings in order to compare and evaluate. When we are planning to make a decision, we picture different modes of possibilities. When we make our decision we turn the outcome to just one state.

As a matter of fact, the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics as first introduced by Neils Bohr implies that superposition of states is a mathematical formalism and exists in the mind of observer. Physical world may be the reduced state of the superposition existed in our mind. So we reduce the super position to one possibility and somehow project it into physical world. See how all of these fall together as different pieces of the same puzzle. Please refer to the three circles of reality presented at the Introduction Chapter.
Singularity as an informational domain can contain superposition of states similar to our consciousness, which can hold superposition. When we project the particle into the objective space-time, it is reduced to one state and becomes observable.


Defying the Conservation Law

As mentioned before, if we take superposition as actual objective phenomena, it turns out to be against the dearly loved conservation of energy/matter law. Many discussions and arguments are brought forward by trying to expand super position of states to objective world. One of the main arguments is the many world of Everett presented at 1957 check multiverse and many world. It essentially says that for any possible state of any quantum system a new universe will start which accommodates that particular state. Although this interpretation is revoltingly against conservation law and grossly non-economical and beyond belief, it has gained popularity.

In the Consistent History approach to quantum mechanics by Griffith, Omness and Gell-mann/Hartle the superposition state of quantum level is considered a coarse grained state while a projector reduces and refines it to just one state and project it to macroscopic level. According to them this is why we do not observe superposition in macro world. In 1995 Fay Dawker and Adrian Kent elaborated on the concept further. At least here reduction to one state is recognized while in many worlds of Everett reduction does not occur. In multiverse every possible state starts a new history.

Here I want to conclude that Singularity as an informational domain can contain a superposition of states similar to our consciousness, which can hold superposition. When we project the particle into the objective space-time, it is reduced to one state and becomes observable.

More on the super –position domain

The other dilemma is when and where and in what level this transformation to reduced state is happening. Please note that mathematics of superposition is continuous whereas reduction represents a discontinuity and change in the state vector.[6]

So the coarse grain (superposition) has to be in a continuous media whereas the projected reduced state has to be in a discrete background. In proposed model space-time is discrete and elements in proposed singularity have a continuous nature. So again in my interpretation, the course grain state (superposition) happens in singularity and exists at informational level. The refined and reduced state is projected and materialized to our space-time. So boundaries of space time are where transformation actually happens. This is in line with the Copenhagen Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics as originally suggested by Neils Bohr. He believed superposition takes place at the mind of observer in informational state. Reduction occurs when we refine the information.

Do we need to extend the superposition to macroscopic world and then fall into the doldrums of infinite number universes, which are growing enormously by instant? Even thinking about it makes one insane. My humble suggestion is to consider the super position presence somehow out of our objective universe. Let us then take the state reduction as an event inside our physical world. This way we are left only with one universe. This is in line with common sense as well.

Here are the main questions: Can we take the familiar mind function as a model to clarify the obscure portions of physical world? Or do we keep trying to include implausible fantasies, like many universes, multiple histories (the idea that every event that could happen in the past actually happened) or M theory as reality? What I am suggesting in here is to find a solution by simply opening out the scope and include a mind like entity as a contributing domain. Just like mathematicians who when they could not solve problems in existing domain, opened out their scope and added negative numbers or imaginary number domains and opened the gridlock.

Globus Gordon G. Brain and Being, John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2004 
Penrose, Roger. The Road to Reality. Jonathan Cape, London, 2004 
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