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From Atoms to Adam
Unification Thought Institute (UTI)
The Founder’s vision of a sophisticated Unified Science that can fully describe God’s creation is being realized, albeit slowly. The foundations of this Unified Science were laid one hundred years ago with a profound conceptual revolution. This change in fundamental concepts occurred when physicists peered beneath classical appearances and discovered the way the universe really functions. Then, with much struggle, how to mathematically describe the actual workings of the real world with quantum mechanics.
The revolutionary insights introduced by quantum science have currently reached up the science hierarchy as far as simple biochemistry, but they have yet to influence the concepts used in the still-classical higher sciences such genetics, evolution and neurobiology, etc. It is the eventual, and inevitable, introduction of these remarkable new quantum concepts into all of these sciences that will create a unified science of quantum probability, a science that can fulfill the Founder’s purpose in founding ICUS empowered by Unification Thought.
The radically new concept introduced into the scientific canon by quantum physics is an aspect of objective reality that goes by many names: probability amplitude, wavefunction, orbital, wave-particle, matter wave, etc. We will generically refer to all of these as quantum probability fields and forms (QPF).
The concept of quantum probability involves introducing an internal extension to the description of reality, complementing the more familiar external extensions in spacetime. Quantum probability has little in common with either the concept of classical probability taught in high-school physics or the random-chance-and-accident variation biologists invoke to describe evolution. Quantum probability is so radically different, indeed, that it is often called "quantum weirdness" as it does involve such a radical change in worldview that our fundamental ‘beliefs’ about reality are confronted. But is just the hanging-on to outdated basic concepts that causes confusion, as the two views are utterly immiscible.
This QPF of quantum science is what Unification Thought refers to as the inherent directive nature (IDN) of simple things and, when conceptually developed, the mind of living things.
This discussion will start with probability amplitudes -- the elemental QPF of fundamental physics -- and atomic orbitals. Proteins and RNA-encoded programs will be discussed using the QPF concepts. The concepts will then be applied to the genetics of bacteria, micro-and macro-evolution, growth and development, the hierarchy of the animal mind, and conclude with the genetics of Adam and Eve and the human spirit.
A basic tenet of both science and religion is that there is an objective reality "out there" to rationally understand and, furthermore, that it is the same one for all of us: there is just one Cosmos to comprehend. Theology and science are both attempts to understand this reality -- religion and technology being the practical applications, respectively, of these insights into the world. Both approaches assert that a more accurate description of reality result in better success in life when applied; and that nonsense and ignorance lead to chaos or, at best, nowhere.
Religion is the top-down approach to this quest for understanding the objective reality; science is the bottom-up approach. As there is just one reality to describe, however, theology and science are destined to eventually agree with one another. There is currently bitter discord between classical science and traditional religions, however, as illustrated by the current furor in the USA over the teaching of evolution and the politics of Intelligent Design debated by school boards.
This centuries-old discord can be ascribed to a lack, on both sides, of the hubris avoided by St. Paul: "For now we see through a glass darkly... now I know in part…" Failure to heed this is as true for classical science as it is for old-time religions. We are fortunate, indeed, to be entering the age of Paul’s "…but then shall I know."
Our Founder has stated that the discord between science and religion will dissipate when both are brought up to date. He has taken care of the ‘sungsang’ aspect of this convergence with the Principle of Creation, the Fall, and the Principle of Restoration.
The ‘hyungsang’ development of science, on the other hand, has been slow and stepwise, and has been the work of many men and women. It started a century ago with the advent of quantum mechanics. Step by generational step -- for each step was as difficult as the next to digest -- this new view of the universe has now matured into the world-altering quantum-based technologies such computers and the Internet. (Classical concepts, on the other hand, cannot even comprehend the simple laser in a DVD player.)
The task before us is to introduce these hardly-won quantum concepts to the rest of the sciences -- not just physics and chemistry -- and to eventually construct a unified science of quantum probability. The good news is that most of the hard work has already been done by the pioneers; the bad news is that a grasp of an unfamiliar branch of mathematics is required, and quite essential to comprehension.
The conceptual framework with which physics started out, and the one that is still in use in the biological sciences, is described by many adjectives: Newtonian, classical, nineteenth-century, old-fashioned, orthodox, conventional, etc. The whole perspective can be aphorized as: "Matter moved by forces."
Just like mathematics, science is a hierarchical construct. The autonomy of each discipline to develop its own conceptual framework is constrained by the pecking order in science. The rule is simple: a scientist is free to construct any theory so long as it does not contradict what has been established as an accurate description at a lower level in the hierarchy. The chemist is not free to contradict the concepts of physics, the biochemist must respect the rules of the chemist, and a biological theory cannot contradict biochemistry. (My specialization as a senior biochemist doing my doctorate in the ‘70s with Eli Lily was chasing down the Slow Reacting Substance released by guinea-pig lungs in anaphylactic shock. I had to take courses in chemistry, however, and thus first encountered the math of quantum orbitals -- and was as bemused as to what it all meant as the rest.)
Of course, one is philosophically free to drop the hierarchical constraints in constructing a theory of how the world works; but the construct will be something other than science. The classic historical example of this is the attempt to explain living systems by the introduction of a "vital force" in one guise or another.
A scientist who wishes to excel at a discipline needs, at the minimum, to have a good grounding in the discipline just below the specialty: the evolutionist must know his biology; the chemist his physics. This is a one-way street, however, for you do not need to know anything about the levels above to do well. A physicist can excel without knowing any biology whatsoever, for instance, which might explain the very slow percolation of quantum concepts up the scientific hierarchy.
The physicists have no one beneath them in the hierarchy to acknowledge; their only constraint is that their theoretical constructs should be mathematically sound or, better yet, mathematically "elegant." To paraphrase an eminence’s stinging rejection of an aspirant’s theory: "Your concepts are so ugly they’re not even wrong!"
Mathematics is self-contained; it has nothing more basic beneath it except a faith in logic.
Just why mathematics -- that some consider just a construct of human minds over many centuries -- should have this uncanny ability to describe the natural world so accurately is not at all clear in classical science. Professor Eugene Wigner, recipient of the ICUS Founder's Award and a Nobel Laureate, explored this topic in his Plenary Address to an early ICUS: "The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics in the Natural Sciences."
Whatever the rationale; all scientists aspire to put their disciplines on a firm mathematical foundation -- to be a "hard" science -- rather than being vague and suggestive -- to be second-classed as a "soft" science. To have to resort to vague and shifting English etc. words and, a sure sign of fluffiness, endless hand-waving.
A simple analogy to the hierarchical nature of science is a skyscraper. The foundation, the basement is fundamental physics. Up go the floors, blending into chemistry then biochemistry then genetics then development, to the floors in the 100’s dealing with evolution, brain function etc.
Newton is rightly considered the Father of Science as we know it. The themes he developed in classical physics have appeared throughout the scientific structure. Therefore, while biology might not be a branch of physics, the basic Newtonian concepts of classical science most certainly permeate classical biology.
The Quantum Revolution
While all scientists accept this pecking order, there are currently two quite different physics to be found at the foundations of the scientific edifice.
The conceptual framework in which physics started out, and the one that is still used in the biological sciences, the classical picture of matter moved by forces.
The worldview of physics was totally transformed by the quantum revolution when the classical worldview was found to be utterly inadequate to explain the real world beneath appearances. The more sophisticated worldview, the one physics currently embraces, is also multi-monikered: post-Newtonian, New Physics, quantum mechanics, twentieth-century, modern, post-grad, etc. The new physics is, indeed, so radically weird to the classically-trained mind that it is very difficult to accept the basic concepts at face value As one wit put it: Not only is reality stranger than you think, it is stranger than you can think.
The new physics successful explained a wide variety of phenomena that the old physics was incapable of dealing with. This quantum perspective now pervades all of the basic sciences and it has been remarkably successful in dealing with things as different as the first moments of the Big Bang and the workings of lasers and electronic devices.
The remarkable success of the new physics makes it unlikely that its concepts will be completely replaced by future theoretical developments. It is, of course, possible that they will suffer the same fate as the Newtonian concepts -- and they were equally successful in their own day -- and turn out that they are phenomena of a much deeper and sophisticated reality.
"Perhaps, someday, an experiment will be performed that contradicts quantum mechanics, launching physics into a new era, but it is highly unlikely that such an event would restore our classical version of reality. Remember that nobody, not even Einstein, could come up with a version of reality less strange than quantum mechanics, yet one, which still explained all the existing data. If quantum mechanics is ever superseded, then it seems likely we would discover the world to be even stranger."
Science, at the commencement of the third millennium, is not just fractured into many specialties; it is a discipline with something of a split personality. In the hierarchy of physics, chemistry, biochemistry, biology and evolution, the switchover from the quantum worldview to the classical is to be found somewhere between physical and biological chemistry.
While the biology of our era is proud of its firm foundations in the "hard" sciences (those amenable to mathematical rigor), the physics in which it is rooted is the classical physics of Darwin’s day.
"It is most ironic that today’s perceived conjunction between physics and biology, so fervidly embraced by biology in the name of unification, so deeply entrenched in a philosophy of naive reductionism, should have come long past the time when the physical hypotheses on which it rests have been abandoned by the physicists."
We can suggest at least three reasons why quantum concepts have remained the domain of the quantum specialist:
One: Quantum theory is so different to the classical worldview that the physicists are still arguing about what it all really means. This makes it difficult to know which concepts -- uncertainty? entanglement? -- to pass on up the science hierarchy.
Two: Quantum weirdness disappears for regular-sized things; it is hidden when huge quantities of things interacting over long periods of time are taken into consideration. This is called the ‘principle of correspondence’ between classical appearances and quantum reality. The fundamental sciences use quantum concepts of probability to describe the very small and the very few; the upper sciences use the approximate classical concepts of probability to study zillions over long periods. Note that on the natural Planck scale of space and time established by science, we humans are a vast, immense assemblage of zillions of components and the proverbial wink of an eye takes a zillion time ticks. Vast and sluggish is not a flattering descriptions of our physical bodies; but that’s the reality.
Three. One thing that has to be said for the classical worldview: It's a lot simpler to apply than the quantum perspective. Scientists, of course, tend to take the path of least action. For example, Einstein's accurate equations of twisted space-time have completely replaced those of Newton for describing the force of gravity. Nevertheless, it was Newton's good-enough equations that were used to plot the return trips to the moon, not Einstein's. The extra accuracy was not needed, just as you would not tell a carpenter to build a bookcase 6.500012701 feet high.
The mathematical subtlety of quantum concepts means there is a lot of pressure in the scientific community to have ones peers decide that the simple, familiar, good-enough classical views of probability are the ones that are to be used in a particular science. Mixing quantum and classical concepts is not possible -- they are utterly incompatible -- so a discipline has to decide on one or the other.
If you are studying systems involving small groups of electrons, atoms, or molecules, etc. over short periods of time, you have to get up-to-speed on quantum probability theory. On the other hand, if your chosen discipline is dealing with huge aggregates over long periods of time, you get to relax and get along with the classical concepts of probability. Lasers, superfluids and superconductors are just a few of the exceptions to this guideline, so discretion is required.
The obvious question is, "Just how small is small, just how huge is huge?" Just one or two is clearly small, and zillions is clearly huge. So where to draw the line? Just can scientists make the switchover to the easy, if superficially approximate, classical viewpoint? "It depends" is the best answer you are going to get -- only experimental evidence can provide good guidance -- the default choice being the quantum view, unless proved otherwise.
There is still, of course, the sense that science should be a unified structure: "How does nature encompass and mold a billion galaxies, a billion, billion stars -- and also the earth, teeming with exuberant life? New insights into how nature operates come from parallel advances in particle physics and in molecular biology; advances that make it possible to examine fundamental physical and biological processes side by side. The resulting stereoscopic view deep into the past reveals a previously hidden, unifying logic in nature: its paradigm for construction."
This is the task before us: to apply the basic quantum principles to all levels of the scientific edifice. When this is accomplished, and a unified perspective established, the apparent discord between science and religion disappears.
To say that pre-twentieth century scientists were content with classical physics and reluctant to is an understatement. One eminence, commenting on the state of classical science at the end of the nineteenth century -- at its apogee just before the ‘unexplainable weirdness of the quantum’ became apparent -- declared that all that now remained to science was mopping up, getting ever-increasing accuracy and more and more decimal places -- not heeding St. Paul’s warning about hubris.
Scientists were, almost literally, dragged kicking-and-screaming into accepting the quantum worldview because the only deity in science insisted upon it. That deity is experiment. For no matter how elegant, mathematically-sound, politically-correct, etc. a theory might be, if it contradicts experiment, it must be crumpled up and thrown regretfully into the wastebasket (to remain a scientist, that is.)
The search for a more comprehensive explanation that could deal with the experimental challenges to the classical view took physicists deeper into the nature of objective reality.
"In a sense, the difference between classical and quantum mechanics can be seen to be due to the fact that classical mechanics took too superficial a view of the world: it dealt with appearances. However, quantum mechanics accepts that appearances are the manifestation of a deeper structure … and that all calculations must be carried out on this substructure."
The new physics reached its apotheosis in the quantum electro-dynamics perfected by Richard Feynman. QED is extraordinarily successful and accurate. Feynman has modestly stated that:
"The theory of quantum electrodynamics has now lasted more than fifty years and has been tested more and more accurately over a wider and wider range of conditions. At the present time, I can proudly say that there is no significant difference between experiment and theory! … To give you a feeling for the accuracy [of the quantum description of the electron]: if you were to measure the distance from Los Angeles to New York to this accuracy, it would be exact to the thickness of a human hair. That’s how delicately quantum electrodynamics has, in the last fifty years, been checked -- both theoretically and experimentally."
The concepts and theories of quantum physics are so exquisitely successful in dealing with such a wide range of phenomena -- including the furnace of the Big Bang, the graceful aging of our sun, the nature of the elements, and the workings of DVDs -- that they have no serious contender. Quantum physics also graciously explains just why treating atoms as solid little balls bumping into one another was a very workable and useful approximation. Classical physics still does very well in areas where the classical approximations are appropriate. The success of the new physics makes it unlikely that its concepts will be completely replaced by future theoretical developments. It is, of course, possible that they will suffer the same fate as the Newtonian concepts -- and they were equally successful in their own day -- and turn out that they are the appearances of a much deeper and sophisticated reality.
We will start at the very bottom with a little fundamental physics and the concepts of "natural law" and the measure of existence called "the action." The concepts of "action" and the affiliated "principle of least action," were developed in the eighteenth century as an alternative formulation to Newton’s equations of motion. This is simply a matter of translating from one math (differential equations) into another (path integrals) -- the content is the same.
The action equations are more cumbersome than Newton’s in simple situations and, consequently, never caught on in classical physics. The action equation that describes the motion of a pendulum, for instance, is much more mathematically challenging than its simple equation of motion. In complicated classical situations as well as all of quantum physics, however, the superiority of the action formulation is overwhelmingly apparent.
Action is a such fundamental measure of the state of systems that, in a sense, the task of science is to discover all the factors that contribute to the action of a system and the "action equation" that describes how much action is generated:
"Physics can be formulated with the action principle. A given body of physics is mastered if we can find a formula that empowers us to determine the action for any history… The action principle turns out to be universally applicable in physics. All physical theories established since the time of Newton may be formulated in terms of action… Our search for physical understanding boils down to determining one formula. When physicists dream of writing down the entire theory of the physical universe on a cocktail napkin, they mean to write down the action of the universe. It would take a lot more room to write down all the equations of motion… The action, in short, embodies the structure of physical reality."
It is an action equation that describes the combined influences of all the many interactions that influence the history of a system. This is as true for quantum physics as it is for classical physics.
Path of History
It is the integral-of-action along a path that determines the probability amplitude -- the internal quantum probability -- and hence the probability of a history in the new physics.
Both classical and quantum science use a concept called the Path of Least Action. At this point, the classical and quantum views diverge:
• In classical science, systems are compelled to follow the path of least resistance.
• In the quantum view, things tend to follow the path of least resistance. It is this simple qualification that underlies the great difference between the old science and the new.
This universal compulsion to tend to follow the path of least action -- a compulsion that ‘drives’ all of creation -- is called Universal Prime Force in Unification Thought. This is the only natural law in quantum physics; everything else that follows is a consequence of this simple law.
The quantum view and Unification Thought are in total accord: UPF-driven Origin-Division-Union is the only creative power ascribed to God in UT; there is no other way by which God creates. (This is why the "intelligent design" perspective is rejected as science; it fails to recognize this simple fact built into the foundations of UT.)
Collapse of the wavefunction
This, then, is how quantum physics measures the quantum probability of something happening: with a complex number with a size and pointing in an internal space. (Somewhat simplifying quantum mechanics is that the range of sizes for probability amplitudes is limited to zero through 1, and their directions to 0 through 360° (0 to 2ppi radians).
The final step is the ‘collapse’ of this internal quantum probability into an external probability. Probability, in the external world, does not have a direction, it just has a size that ranges from 0 to 1, from impossible to inevitable.
The mathematical connection between the internal and the external is that the probability is the square of the size of the probability amplitude, the direction drops out of consideration at this time. This squaring process results in what can be called internal amplification. For example, if an internal probability has size 0.1,the external probability will be 0.01. Adding five of these together (assuming the same direction) we have an internal probability with size 0.5 and an external probability of 0.25: not just five times greater but 25 times greater than before. We will return to this point when we discuss the stability of the helium atom.
The ‘square projection’ of the internal onto the external gives the external quantum probability, and the history actually followed will reflect this probability in the long run.
This caveat is a cause of much of the confusion in quantum mechanics when translating the precise math into a fuzzy natural language. For, in the short run, what actually happens is indeterminate, the choice of histories is random (within the constraints of the probabilities) and is not determined by anything.
To illustrate: Consider a slit experiment in which an approaching electron has a 50% external quantum probability of being detected passing through either slit. Modern science has proved that there is no way -- no law, no equation, no algorithm, no program, not even for God Himself -- to predict which slit the electron chooses. (In computer science, this is akin to the logical impossibility of programming a true random number generator
Autonomy of choice (within the probability guidelines -- the electron has to pick one or the other) is built into even the simple electron in the quantum view of the world. This could be predicted by the UT requirement that the physical universe be autonomous as home for God’s children to create themselves in.
We can pay no further heed to this classically-unexpected aspect of creation, however, as our main interest will be in quantum probability forms that are ‘fleshed out’ by lots of interactions over long quantum periods of time. In this case, the probability is fully expressed in what externally happens -- the Law of Large Numbers of probability theory.
It is such movement in quantum probability gradients that classical science ascribed to the action of forces. The concept of ‘force’ is absent from quantum science. In brief, the new science describes interaction as systems leaking and exchanging bits of themselves. The electromagnetic force of classical science is now, for instances, described as the quantum probability of emitting, absorbing and exchanging virtual photons. The magnetic patterns made visible with iron filings are reflecting the form of an internal quantum probability field (QPF) not that of an external electromagnetic force field.
This exchange (transfer, sharing, snatching, etc.) has consequences: it alters and generates action, so probabilities alter, and things move to higher probabilities. This is why things move in the new physics; no forces are involved.
Quantum Principle 1
Summarizing the discussion so far: a path of history with small action is highly probable, with large action it is highly improbable (UPF at work behind the scenes). We can translate all the precise mathematics of this connection between natural law and quantum probability into a simple statement in fuzzy English that is remarkably common sense.
In classical science, using simple external concepts of classical probability, this en mass behavior is the Second Law of Thermodynamics: the irresistible tendency of entropy to increase, and for potential energy to become kinetic energy. (The quantum tweak to the First Law is that mass/energy is conserved in the long run.)
Experiment forced the quantum pioneers to allow into their description of reality an internal extension with a central, causal role. In contrast, classical science places the external extensions in spacetime at center stage -- these being just results in the new physics.
The second quantum concept involves how modern science describes -- measures, calculates and predicts -- the quantum probability of things happening.
In its most elemental form, this is ‘probability to follow the path of least action’ is called the probability amplitude, an aspect of objective reality that can be measured with complex numbers.
This involves yet another barrier to quantum acceptance: the math that has to be used to deal with quantum probability, while simple, in unfamiliar to even many otherwise well-informed people. The new science uses complex and imaginary numbers in its descriptions -- not the simple and real ones we use to describe the external world.
This changes everything. One philosophical example, for instance, is the Law of the Excluded Middle -- true or not-true -- at the foundations of classical logic. This is the logic of appearances, however, in the quantum logic of the real world this is decidedly not the way things actually work; electrons spinning 50% right and 50% left at the same time are routine in modern physics.
Unfortunately, complex numbers, and their delightfully-sophisticated properties, are unfamiliar to many people. They are not dealt with in most schools, and their study is considered to be for math specialists. This is unfortunate and untrue: belying their name, the complex numbers are actually simple. If you can connect the grade school mnemonic: "Minus times minus/is a plus./for reasons we need not discuss" with "180° + 180° = 360° = 0°" then you already know almost all the generalist need know about numbers-with-direction, which is what complex numbers are.
In essence, while real numbers have only a size, or magnitude; complex numbers have both a size and a direction, or amplitude, to them. A simple is that of little arrows with different directions and sizes. The direction these little arrows point in is the internal space introduced by quantum physics into the description of the real world, not the world of appearances described by classical concepts.
The properties of the complex numbers are exactly what are needed to describe the workings of the real world uncovered by the quantum pioneers. For example, positive one has a zero direction, negative one is at 180° and the two square roots of negative one are at ±90°.
Complex numbers are notorious for the sophisticated patterns they are capable of generating. A simple example of this facility is the Mandelbrot Set. Complex numbers in the set do not zip off to infinity when added and multiplied repeatedly; number not in the set do.
The first pane shows the entire set on the complex plane and each square is a successive enlargement of the previous one. The final pane is X 36,000,000 -- the entire set is now solar system-sized and there is no end to intricate boundary forms in sight!
Quantum Probability Field
The key insight in the new physics, with implications for all the sciences, is the nature quantum probability -- described by complex numbers -- and its aggregate, the quantum probability field -- described by the combining of complex numbers.
Do not confuse quantum probability with classical concepts of probability; they are utterly and incompatibly different. Mixing the two was a cause of much confusion in the early days of the quantum revolution.
One of the first experiments to reveal this new truth about creation was the Slit Experiment, something that will be very familiar to the specialist. For the generalist, it is not necessary to describe these actual experiments that so utterly confounded the physicists of a century ago. Just to put things in perspective -- to give a feel for the shock-horror these scientists felt when they saw their extraordinary experimental results that insisted that all their preciously-won-since-Newton classical theories about reality had to be thrown into the wastebasket -- we can tell a short story where the effects are magnified to everyday like:
In the Big House, four executions are scheduled to take place by firing squad. The squad, all armed with machineguns, is in one room, and a post to restrain the prisoner is in another. Between the two rooms are two very large windows in the wall that can be covered with heavy steel shutters.
On a whim, the warden decides to use the shutters to test his classical expectations. He was pretty certain as to what would happen but was prepared to test his theories against experiment:
The first experiment had both shutters closed. This ‘control’ lived up to expectations. The shutters over the holes stopped the bullets from reaching the prisoner and his life was spared. The second and third setups had just one hole shuttered -- first with the left open, then with the right. This experiment also "lived" up to theoretical expectations: The prisoners were each shredded by the hail of high-velocity bullets streaming through the void of the open window.
It was the fourth setup that violated all expectations. With both windows open, no bullets reached the prisoner. Not a one of the mighty hail of bullets reached the deafened and terrified prisoner. He found it hard believe his own eyes. Two voids stopped the bullet; while just one open window did not. Two empty openings were as effective a bullet shield as two steel shutters!!
The warden just had to know what was going on so he repeated the both-window open execution, but this time knocked holes in the walls so he could see in to watch the magic of ‘nothing’ stop bullets like solid steel. Ratcheting up the warden’s total stupefaction and torment, however, this time, as he was watching, the bullets behaved as expected. They poured through the holes and the prisoner was shredded very, very quickly.
The astonishment of the warden at this unexpected result and the mental gymnastics he went through trying to digest this result gives you a sense of the state of physics when confronted by such slit-experiment results at the start of the twentieth century. To be true, the experiments that they had to explain did not involve bullets and criminals but to the scientists shooting electrons and atoms at detectors through slits, they might just as well have been.
This is, in essence, is what was observed in the slit experiments performed by the pioneers. Can you feel how horribly perplexed they were trying to digest such a phenomenon. The experiment violated all expectations on the most fundamental of levels.
To put it bluntly, classical concepts are utterly incapable of explaining how an apparent void -- just nothing -- can be as bullet-proof as the best steel. Quite incapable; try it.
Quantum physics, however, using complex numbers, could explain such an oddity simply: The probability amplitude for a bullet to go through either window is exactly the same size, but are at 180° to each other, they point in opposite directions. When both windows are open, the two quantum probabilities combine and cancel each other, and the resultant quantum probability -- the final wavefunction -- is exactly zero. The external probability of a bullet passing through the two open windows is now zero, and zero probability is all-powerful in the new physics.
Power of probability
It never pays to underestimate the power of quantum probability! The absolute rule of quantum probability is well established in the new view of the universe. In the new physics, for instance, a result almost as simple as 1 -- 1 = 0 states that the quantum probability of two electrons being in the same state is exactly zero (the exclusion principle). We will mention just two consequences of this aspect of God’s Principle; one huge, one tiny.
The cosmic example of the all-powerful quantum probability-of-zero is what happens to stars when they run out of fuel. In 5 billion years, when our sun runs out of fuel, the inexorable tug of gravity will collapse the sun a million-fold until it is about the size of the earth. At this point, however, the electrons will be on the verge of being forced on top of each other, to be in the same state. As this has a zero probability of happening, the sun will abruptly stop shrinking and become a stable white dwarf. All that is holding up this concentrated mass against the lash of a billion gravities is the power of quantum probability -- simple as -- 1+1=0. That is the quantum math that can hold up an entire star, an exhibition of Power that even Superman might marvel at.
The tiny example is the existence of the atoms. The only reason why sodium and chlorine, for instance, are so different is that the exclusion principle forces their electrons to occupy different shells of orbitals. No power-of-zero, no different elements; no life; no people! This ‘power of zero’ clearly plays an essential, and fundamental role in God’s plan of creation.
The converse of the power of quantum zero probability also holds true: something that has a non-zero quantum probability will eventually happen. Some physicists call this the Totalitarian Principle: That which is not forbidden is compulsory. Many advances in physics have been empowered by this principle: when something never happens, but current theories do not forbid it, then the search is on immediately for a deeper understanding.
From the many, one
It is the sophisticated way in which these probability amplitude, the internal little arrows, combine that explains all of what is called ‘quantum weirdness’ by those still clinging to classical concepts.
At its very foundations, the quantum method involves calculating lots of little arrows and then combining them into the final wavefunction. Here quantum mechanics can get complicated, for in even simple situations there are often a multitude of arrows involved.
This internal combining is, of course, absent from classical physics which has a very hard time, as a result, of explaining how the many can become one. In neurobiology, for instance, this is called the ‘binding problem.’ It is only a problem because they are still using classical concepts for, built into the very foundations of the new science is the concept of the many combining into a single whole. In Latin, this is the original USA Latin motto: E Pluribus Unum, from the many, one.
Our exemplar for this internal combining of the internal many-into-one is the atom, which is decided-not a ball of matter in the new physics. Only quantum concepts are capable of explaining the extended structure of the atom -- classical concepts suggest that the electron should just sit right on the atomic nucleus.
Without going into too much detail, the elementary probability amplitudes are derived from the balance between potential and kinetic energy. When the electron is at the edge of the atom, it is basically at rest and all the energy of the interaction is in the potential form. At the nucleus, the electron is moving extremely fast and all the energy of the interaction is kinetic.
Over microseconds and zillions of quantum ticks, what the electron near the nucleus actually does fully reflects the internal form to the final quantum probability field. For example, magnify a helium atom to the size of Yankee Stadium. The nucleus will be as a grain of sand at center field and the two electrons too small to see.
It is the 1s orbital -- the internal, invisible, insubstantial QPF generated by ‘the action’ of the helium nucleus -- that is the size of the stadium, not the insubstantial stuff doing the filling in. Without the influence of the intangible orbital -- and empty orbitals are as significant in chemistry as the
The two electrons teleport (a fact of life in the new science) about the stadium so rapidly that they fill in the probability form over time with an electronic haze -- the external form reflecting the internal -- and we have an apparently solid-over-time little atom.
The QPF, the orbital of quantum chemistry, is the IND of the atom described in Unification Thought, a simple example of the confluence of science and theology in these Last Days.
The great advantage that the scientists have over the theologians and philosophers is that they can measure and calculate the IDN. The simple mind of the atom is not a fuzzy concept at all when couched and manipulated with the precise mathematics of complex numbers. When science develops to the extent that it can quantify such concepts as the weight (inertia) of sin and "the crooked made straight"
This is the equation that connects the shape, gradient and curvature of the final internal quantum probability form -- the final wavefunction, Y, when all the little arrows are combined -- and the potential and kinetic energies of the electron, E and V, teleporting about the QPF. This describes the internal form to the atom (the external form being, as usual, the absolute square of the wavefunction).
While this is somewhat intimidating, it is actually saying something very simple in a very sophisticated way. Just as:is a just a sophisticated, and occasionally useful, way of stating that minus two times minus two is plus four.
So the non-mathematicians can breathe a psi of relief: all we need to know about this Schrödinger Equation is that it has only a small set of solutions that fit into spacetime -- not in the external Darwinian sense of fitness, but in an internal mathematical way -- called eigenfunctions and orbitals. The ±1s orbital of helium is an eigenfunction solution to the above equation, just as ±2 are the eigenfunctions of the simple equation x2=4.
These discrete, stepwise eigenfunction solutions to the Schrödinger Equation can be likened to a game of chess: e3 or e4 are moves, but e3.5 is not. This stepwise, chess-aspect to the way the real world works is what the word "quantum" actually refers to. The classical view, to the contrary, allows for a continuum of change, and 3.5 a plausible number.
The illustration is of the discrete eigenfunction 4f orbitals (the 1s being just a simple sphere), the shaded lobes being the wavefunction going this way and that way internally. (There are no 4.5f orbitals.)
These 4f orbitals -- although empty -- play a crucial role in the chemistry of iron, such as its ability to coordinate and hold oxygen molecules at the center of the hemoglobin molecule. A simple 1-D analogy to these 3-D forms is the variety of standing waves in organ pipes; hence the term ‘wavefunction’ for such QPF.
Two electrons, each waving in opposite ways (the quantum concept of spin), can fit into an orbital. As there is no third way to wave, two electrons are the maximum allowed. The consequent addition of internal probabilities is so internally amplified by the final squaring step that collapses internal to external that such fully-filled orbitals are particularly stable (the desired noble gas configuration that motivates chemistry.) Such filled QPF have a very low probability of losing an electron. The paradigm of this stability is the helium atom whose two electrons are in such a high probability, low action state that it is impossible to remove, or even chemically share, them under normal circumstances. The same principle underlies the stability of the pair-bond that allows carbon atoms to link into sophisticated molecules.
Quantum Principle 1 and 2
We can summarize all of the above into a second USQP principle: simple QPF combine massively, as complex numbers in an internal space, into the final wavefunction, a unified QPF with a distinctive, intricate and dual form (waving one way or the opposite way). The internal QPF (the IDN) has a projection as an external probability. Things move from low-probability to high-probability states, the internal form is given external form over time (the body).
As expected from UT, the mind aspect comes first -- and where all the interesting stuff happens -- and the body just follows along as it falls into the internally-generated probability gradients.
The next step up in sophistication from the atom is the molecule. Molecular orbitals are a simple extension of atomic orbitals, no new principles are involved. The only aspect we need note for the discussion is catalysis. This is when one molecule -- the catalyst -- provides a QPF for another molecule -- the substrate -- to inhabit as a desirable path of least action.
The substrate quantum jumps into this high-probability state. Once inside the provided QPF, the form of the substrate alters and spontaneous chemical change along a path of least action occurs. No longer fitting into the QPF, the products jump out and the cycle repeats -- a typical catalytic molecule can alter millions of substrate molecules a second. The platinum in a car exhaust catalytic converter, for instance, does this for noxious gases. They jump in, get altered, and jump back out of the now high action, low probability state.
The clay macromolecules made of inorganic monomers are the most sophisticated non-life catalysts -- they are widely used in industry -- and it has been proposed that they made up the proto-metabolic Eden in which simple triplet-code life developed on the early earth.
In quantum chemistry, catalysis is the providing of QPF orbitals, some empty, some not, in which chemical rearrangements can occur. The classical concepts of two surfaces fitting together like lock and key or pieces of a jigsaw are totally inadequate -- they cannot comprehend empty orbitals -- intangible, insubstantial, invisible quantum probability fields -- and the essential role they play in the catalysis. The example of the Warden reminds us that ‘nothing’ can be powerful in the quantum world.
The most proficient and talented providers of QPF in living systems are the proteins. They do all the actual work of manipulating molecules in cells. (Carbohydrates and RNA have limited ability to provide QPF for others, while DNA has even less.)
At the foundation of genetics is the transcription of a linear DNA gene into messenger RNA and its translation by triplet code into amino acids linked into long, linear chains. The chain then folds into a precise shape -- the active state -- and starts providing QPF for its substrate molecule.
This gene-to-active-protein sequence is at the very foundations of the currently burgeoning science of genetics, so it is embarrassing that the science is unable to just how the amino acid chain folds into the specific form of the active protein. This is currently an open question -- the problem of "protein folding."
Proteins are linear polymers of amino-acids. Each one of these twenty amino acids has "chemical desires," it has certain demands that must be met if it is to be able to follow a path of low action. Unlike the specialist nucleotide monomers of RNA which demand their specific complementary base for satisfaction in a low action state, the amino acids are omnivorous generalist, they can slake their desire for a low action state with many of the 20 amino acids as well as a host of other molecules as well. DNA and RNA (mainly) provide QPF for other nucleotides; proteins provide QPF for a wide variety of molecules.
Some of the twenty amino monomers -- like the strong acid and alkali ones who like to pair up together -- make powerful demands; while simple glycine makes no demands at all. The hydrophobics demand to be inside with their kin, while the surrounding and ubiquitous water molecules make enormous demands about the final configuration. Each water molecule’s QPF demand to be in an ice-like state of least action state is small, but there are so many of them that their overall QPF demand is huge. The backbone of the chain also has preferred ways of coiling, and there are sulfur bonds and proline kinks, etc. to take into account. All have to be taken into account.
All of these configuration demands are elemental QPF that internally amplify and combine into a unified QPF -- an eigenfunction wavefunction. This internally folded QPF maximizes the host of demands for a path of least action. The external -- the chain of amino acids -- quantum jumps to fill-in the external QPF, the externally-folded chain now reflecting the internal quantum form.
The little bit of the chain that is left unsatisfied and in a high action state by this configuration of minimum action is the active site where transitory outsiders are provided intricate internal QPF to jump in and out of, and thus get manipulated.
This is just the quantum picture of the atom writ large. Classical probability concepts, on the other hand, suggest that the precise folding of a single amino acid chain should take trillions of years for a even single chain to find the configuration of least action. The technical name for the classical treatment of combinatorial possibilities is the Traveling Salesman Problem, which sounds like a joke but is a serious field of study. Imagine shaking a jigsaw in its box and waiting for the puzzle to spontaneously assemble. This, in essence, is the best prediction that classical science can come up with: protein folding should take eons. Unfortunately for classical theory, zillions of proteins are folding correctly every moment in living things, and do it quick as a flash.
Even worse for classical theory is the ‘calcium effect.’ Muscle proteins are in the relaxed configuration incorporating an ATP molecule when calcium ions are absent. When such ions flood into a cell -- as they do when a nerve opens a QPF pore for them -- the chain immediately jumps to the contracted state and expels the ATP in fragments, a path of very low action, which drives the contraction. When the cell expels the calcium, the muscle protein jumps back to the relaxed state with a new ATP. Proteins that make such sudden changes in form when an outsider contributes, as complex numbers, to the QPF are called allosteric. Most proteins are; some simple enzymes even have lids that snap shut when a substrate ‘binds’, excluding water from participating, and preventing, to the path of least action of catalytic change.
The calcium ion adds its powerful QPF to the internal mix and the internal QPF radically changes. The chain jumps to the altered external quantum probability, to the contracted state (ejecting a ‘burnt’ ATP). When the calcium departs, they just jump back to the old, now probable, relaxed form including a fresh ATP. The unified science of quantum probability has no problem explaining protein folding, but, as noted, it is considered an open question needing experimental verification by experiment.
The triplet code method of determining the sequence of amino acids in proteins is at the foundation of life. This code, written on mRNA, determines the sequence of amino acids in a chain and hence the folding and active site. The active site is a QPF, and this is contributed to the cell milieu. This QPF combines internally as complex numbers with the host of QPF from all the billions of proteins. They combine, as complex numbers, into a unified internal QPF.
In biological terms, a linear sequence of triplet codons on mRNA is translated by the ribosome into a linear sequence of amino acids. This chain folds into an active protein with metabolic activity.
This can be simply couched in the general language of computer programming -- applied mathematics and logic -- as a linear program runs on an operating system and generates an internal QPF that makes things externally happen over time.
Life is dynamic. The metabolism of the bacterium is the flow of molecules through this QPF; from ingested food to ejected waste. If this internal QPF is maintained, healing of external damage is as simple as molecules filling in the now-empty regions of the QPF. When the QPF fades, however, the organism dies and the molecules dissipate.
We can even assign proto-feelings to the bacterial QPF/IDN/mind: Lack of glucose will result in millions of glucose shaped QPF being empty and longing to have a path of least action with a glucose molecule. This empty composite QPF can be considered as a proto-sense of hunger in the proto-mind of the bacterium.
If this state of hunger persists in an anthrax, for example, a "make spore" RNA program is called from DNA storage. When this program runs, the QPF it generates radically alters, by the calcium effect, the internal bacterial QPF. The stuff jumps into the new external probability form and a highly-resistant spore quickly forms. A similar, if more sophisticated, spore-like transformation by an RNA program underlies the differentiation of our cells from zygote into a hundred-or-so different types as we develop into an adult.
In the discussion so far we have not mentioned DNA. This is because DNA plays a role in life akin to programs stored in code on a hard drive. Only when called onto RNA by other running programs do they get to run and generate a tiny QPF to add, as complex numbers, to the internally unified QPF/IDN of the bacteria. All RNA programs, not just triplet coded ones, are called from a DNA store. DNA plays the passive, hard drive role to the RNA as active programs running on the CPU of the computer. Only when an RNA program runs does it generate a QPF to contribute to the unified QPF. These roles are converse of the classically-inspired perspective where DNA plays the staring role.
Internal, not external
The perspective opened up by USQP shifts the focus from the external happenings to the internal cause, the realm of programs and the operating systems where it is the logical content that is important. As this is an internal construct in a mathematical space, and the running program generates an internal QPF when run, we can consider this a new layer of internal space that is two internal steps away from the external quantum probability form and the stuff that inhabits it over time.
The basic programs of life are internal-squared, so to speak, while the generated QPF and internally unified IDN are just internal. Each level in the hierarchy of life’s programming languages is internal again to the one beneath it in the hierarchy. We can compare, with serious caveats, the hierarchical programming of life and a computer.
ActionßQPFßAmino acidßtriplet codeßmRNAßother RNA programs.
ActionßCPU codeßUnixßMac OSXßVirtual PCßWindowsNTßMSWord.
This internal aspect is significant; not so important is the code used -- BASIC or FORTRAN -- or the external expression -- be it paper, hard drive, CD, Internet packet or WAN radio wave -- that ‘expresses’ the internal logic. This is the same relationship as that between the 1s orbital QPF and the two self-satisfied electrons that ‘expresses’ it in a helium atom.
There are plausible explanations of the steps that must have occurred during the first 100 million years of Earth’s aqueous history for triplet code life to emerge about four billion years ago. The most elegant involve sophisticated catalysis in massive China clay deposits in the depths of the oceans chemically energized by black smokers and complex molecules created in surface waters by iron/UV organic chemistry. All such suggestions about the proto-metabolic period of the Great Design end with what classical scientists call the RNA world, the simple life before DNA appeared on the scene.
In the quantum perspective, to the contrary, we are still living in an RNA world; just a much more sophisticated one.
If programs and an operating systems are the keys to understanding bacteria, we can expect that programs and operating systems are, what must have changed when bacteria evolved into humans. Evolution, in the USQP, is all about the internal world of programs, operating systems and QPF; the external stuff just follows passively along. Internal evolution can be divided into two aspects:
1. Microevolution: quantum variation, testing and increasing sophistication of programs running on an OS.
2. Macroevolution: The emergence by microevolution of a program that generates a new level of operating system -- another step into the internal realm of complex numbers and hierarchical program logic.
Microevolution is the variation of RNA programs running on an OS. We need to mention just two facts about the evolution of all the proteins -- and by implication the RNA programs that generate them -- to be found in living organisms from bacteria to man:
1. Proteins are modular. Recent advances in the science have shown that there are only a few thousand basic modules that are mixed and matched to create the huge variety of proteins that generate the astonishing variety of living things. This is a result of a mixing and matching of RNA subprograms into more sophisticated programming structures.
2. The active sites in protein modules show essentially zero variation over vast periods of time; they are invariant. Mistakes in passing down the generations are forbidden. The active sites in many human brain enzymes, for example, are exactly the same as those in the humble E. coli bacterium. The structural aspects of modules, on the other hand, are variable and ‘mistakes’ in copying this aspect of the programs -- the famous mutations extolled in the classical perspective -- are tolerated, encouraged even.
How did God, in his plan of creation, direct this evolution of stored DNA programs to its desired ends? This is an open question, but a clue is to be found in our immune system and the host of antibody-DNA programs it generates.
This starts with an immature lymphocyte being generated in the bone marrow. Each lymphocyte is programmed with DNA that, when called and translated, generates an antibody that provides a QPF specific for just one type of molecule.
This DNA antibody program is generated by a an RNA program that, when run, generates a sophisticated QPF that mixes and matches a small set of DNA modules, drawn from a large, stored library of them, into the ‘variable region’ of the antibody DNA gene. Trillions upon trillions of correctly-assembled permutation of these modular ‘words’ of programming instruction are generated, one for each lymphocyte. Every possible proper permutation of modules is expressed, sooner or later, in one or more of the trillions of lymphocytes. This host of immature cells is a complete external expression of the internal, abstract permutation space of a finite set of subprograms.
A properly programmed, but still inactive, lymphocyte then migrates to the thymus gland where the program stored on the lymphocyte is tested. The thymus runs a program that can be likened to a virtual reality, a virtual OS on which the DNA stored program can be called and run. At the same time, copies of this virtual OS run all of the millions of programs stored on our DNA genetic heritage, each generating a virtual QPF.
If any one of this host of auto-QPF complements, as complex numbers, the QPF generated by the lymphocyte’s antibody-DNA; the immature lymphocyte is instructed to run apoptosis -- programmed cell death -- and the cell deliquesces and the self-recognizing antibody program is destroyed. If the DNA program passes this test when running on the virtual OS, not-self-recognizing lymphocyte is instructed to run the antibody program, mature into an active T-cell, and the thymus releases it into the blood stream to patrol the body for non-self molecules and initiate their destruction.
In programming terms, this involves just two steps:
1. A syntactically and grammatically correct program are assembled from modular subprograms -- programming nonsense such as "GOTO GOTO," the calling of non-existent subprograms, or division by zero -- are not to be found in this permutation space designed by our Creator God. (The 3.5f orbital is not an eigenfunction of Schrödinger’s elegant description of the atom.) We shall refer to this as the internal T-exploration of a finite permutation space.
2. This program is then run in a virtual reality on a virtual OS and what it generates is tested for certain criteria. (Windows running on PowerPC running on my Mac is an example of this; Windows ‘thinks’ it is running on a physical Intel chip, but it’s actually running on a virtual chip generated by the VirtualPC program running on Mac OSX running on Unix, etc.) If the VR run is successful, the program is released to run on a real OS. We shall refer to this as the internal VR-testing of program permutations.
3. Running in the real world on a real OS, the program generates an elemental QPF to contribute, as complex numbers, to the internal unified QPF/IDN/ mind, and the organism that results when the external probability gets filled in is subject to Darwinian survival of the fittest (best-programmed). This is where the external environment makes its mark. We shall refer to this as the external D-survival of the fittest of classical science.
As noted, the evolution of proteins is still an open question, but the above suggests that the process would be highly accelerated by the emergence of just two programs: an permutation explorer and a virtual OS generator. It is quite possible that the fits and starts of evolutionary advance -- such as the Cambrian explosion -- involved of involved the emergence of such sophisticated programs.
The notion of limited quantum configuration spaces is exemplified by thousand-year-old artificial selection of dogs and cats. Dogs range from Great Danes to Pekinese; the permutation space of the Dog Program is large. Cats, on the other hand, are all basically the same after all these millennia; the permutation space of the Cat Program is very small. The Beetle Program has an enormous permutation space; there are millions of species of them! All such proper permutations spaces -- both great and small -- are as designed by God as are the 1s orbitals of the atom.
Note that microevolution occurs only in the very top levels of the programming. In our bodies, for instance, we depend utterly on the evolutionary stability of the lowest levels of programming -- the triplet code and ribosome OS for instance. Thus fungi, plants and animals; we all use identical copies of both the eukaryote ribosomal OS and the universal triplet encoded RNA programs it runs. God released just version 1.0; there is no version 1.1 in the designed quantum configuration space of the Plan.
Microevolution explores the permutation space and eventually stumbles upon a sophisticated program planted there, in the mathematics of the Plan, by God. A calcium effect jump as the last subprogram appears in the genetic milieu. When run on the OS, this program generates a unified QPF that, when filled in by molecules, is new, more sophisticate level of operating system, an OS 2 running on OS 1 (as Windows used to run on top of DOS).
The emergence of the triplet code and ribosome -- complex assemblages of many components -- in the proto-metabolic Eden involved such quantum-jump events. This was a macro-evolutionary event, the opening up a new realm of programming possibilities.
The RNA programs that can run on this newly-emerged OS are simple at first. The process of microevolution now takes as over and the process repeats until OS 3 in the Plan of God is stumbled upon by microevolution.
Note that, as required by both science and Unification Thought, God is not directly involved in either micro- or macro- evolution; He just sets up the quantum probabilities and then waits for them to get filled in. There is considerable leeway as to exactly when each step in the Plan is accomplished. (See history of restoration.)
Summarizing, we have that evolution involves the fourth general quantum principle in the USQP. Evolution now has an internal aspect -- where all the sophisticated and interesting stuff happens -- as well as an external aspect -- the well-characterized necessity of things surviving over time in the external world.
Using the lymphocyte-thymus system as our exemplar, we speculated that the evolution of any level speeds up when RNA programs -- as a consequence of exploration of a quantized, modular configuration space -- develop the ability of programmed T-variation followed by T-testing in a virtual reality before release to run in the real world.
The following is a brief overview of what known about the hierarchy of operating systems in living systems. The only RNA programming language well-characterized is the triplet code used by the Basic OS.
The basic OS of life involves ribosome running RNA programs written in triplet code. This OS comes in just two versions: the prokaryote ribosome and the more sophisticated eukaryote ribosome; both use the universal triplet code. The human body has trillions of copies of both kinds of OS running in massive parallelism at the base of the genetic hierarchy.
The mRNA programs of eukaryotes have a level of modularity absent in bacteria. The triplet-coded the exon sub-genes are separated on the DNA by long, non-triplet code ‘spacers’ called introns. Such distinct modules allow for an accelerated evolutionary exploration of permutation space and somatic micro-manipulation of proteins. In daily life, however, the introns are stripped out of the mRNA transcript by spliceosomes, and only the resealed sequence of exons gets run on a ribosome. As introns can be extremely long, all this activity is a waste of energy in the classical perspective.
Spindle code OS
The next level of OS sophistication involves the structure of the eukaryote cell. These comparatively huge cells are organized by the incessant activities of a relatively-small number of modular structural proteins -- such as actin -- which "self-assemble" into intricate supports, rails, highways, carriages and motors to move them, etc. In USQP this is the external filling-in of an internal quantum probability and its intricate changes.
These QPF are generated by RNA programs not written triplet code. The most intricate QPF construct of such RNA programs running on this OS is the huge and highly-active mitotic spindle that apportions the DNA down the generations; a marvel that has mesmerized microscopists for generations. Such non-triplet coded programs are written in spindle code. When such spindle RNA programs are running they generate a unified internal QPF. The structural proteins move to take up the form of the external quantum probability and so organize the eukaryote cell into its characteristic form and function.
The non-triplet code DNA from whence all such ‘higher’ RNA programs are stored has been called both junk and selfish. This can only be dismissed as an Englishman looking at a Chinese newspaper and declaring it meaningless and devoid of content.
The centriole plays a key role in organizing the spindle and contains non triplet-code RNA. It is here that spindle RNA programs run and organize the entire cell.
The RNA in the centrioles are ribozymes that catalytically process immature mRNA before it gets to be translated into structural protein monomers on the ribosomes (and get to massively add their QPF, as complex numbers, to the unified IDN.) RNA programs running in the centriole, in this way, control the structure and function of the cell and, on occasion orchestrate the intricate ballet of mitotic cell division. At the User-level, all this is a simple program that runs on the centriole OS:
if multiply then prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase, divide not multiply else resume interphase
Before turning over the User level to the regular program that runs the cell, the not instruction flips the variable multiply register to false before stopping. This logical instruction is a very low-level program.
The ribosome and Restoration
While DNA that stores the generate ribosome program, it needs a ribosome to run on: neither bacteria or human can create ribosomes without ribosomes. In the same fashion, the create centriole program needs a centriole to run on. Both ribosome and centriole creates copies of themselves to hand on to daughter cells.
This principle of unitary descent holds true throughout the hierarchy of Life’s OS. Each one of Life OS that is running in massive parallel in our bodies is a direct descendant of an OS that assembled in a macroevolutionary Origin event -- externally filling in a previously empty n-internal QPF in God’s Plan -- in a macro-evolutionary Origin event. This is in accord with UT where everyone’s copy of the Human OS is a direct descendant of the Human OS-generating programs that appeared with the physical birth of Adam and Eve.
As revealed by the Founder, this original Human OS did not get put together correctly, the external form did not reflect the n-internal quantum form of God’s Plan. Instead, during its external assembly, it was damaged by the Fall and destroyed by Cain and Able; the origin of original sin, the Fallen OS, and the malignant programs that have run on it generating endless evil and suffering.
God has been guiding history along the reverse path need to assemble a correctly functioning, human OS, the history of restoration, without a properly function OS -- like trying to make a centriole without a centriole, just ribosome, the animal OS that works just fine. Once there is one copy of the true Human OS, there is no problem generating endless copies of it for descendants (the purpose of the coming of the messiah).
The simple programming analogy that we have been using so far is that of calling up programs from storage and having them run on an operating system. The second concept basic concept we will need from computer involves writing to two types of memory: active/volatile and passive/storage.
The CPU that runs the programs uses active memory; this is the "256MB of memory" in computer ads. The CPU it is constantly updating these memory registers and variables with constantly-changing values. These values are then called upon by the running programs, modified appropriately, and written back into active memory. This is short-term memory as it disappears when the computer is turned off.
In the computer CPU, the OS is constantly reading and writing code in and out of active memory: in the computer analog, running RNA programs must be able to read and write to a type of ‘active memory RNA.’ Such RNA manipulation by RNA is already well characterized.
When an linear RNA chain quantum folds into an active form that mimics a protein -- manipulating RNA molecules by providing QPF paths of least action for them -- it is called a RNA enzyme, or ribozyme. The extent of such ribozymal manipulation of RNA is severely limited, however, compared to the master-manipulator proteins. For this reason ribozyme activity is often viewed as a holdover from a proto-metabolic "RNA World," before proteins came along to do things much more efficiently. The limited repertoire of ribozymal manipulations of RNA is important in the memory used in quantum programming.
The activity of even the most sophisticated of computer programs running on a CPU involves only a very limited ‘instruction set’ of logical manipulations of binary data. Examples from this small and simple ‘Boolean logic’ set are NAND, NOT, AND, OR, and XOR. Expert programmers, apparently, can do everything with just the NAND logic gate (1and1=0), a fact I find utterly fascinating). A 64-bit, 1.2 GHz Mac, for instance, is doing 77 billion such NAND operations a second on the contents of its 256MB of RAM to generate the elegant, and virtual, word processing environment of MSWord in which taps on a keyboard are translated into words on screen and scientific papers. Just like the ribozymes, there are just a few simple manipulations involved; yet, when massively and hierarchically called upon, are the foundations for all the marvels of the digital computer and the internet.
It is this ribozymal ability of RNA that manipulates and modifies the RNA that plays the role of active CPU RAM in the computer. The algebraic logic of this small set of ribozymal manipulations is not known. One ribozymal ability is that of self-modification -- one end of the folded RNA -- the catalyst role -- bends over and snips out a big loop of RNA from its other end -- the substrate role. This suggests that the logic of ribozymes is not the simple Boolean logic of our binary computers; it is an open question.
In the perspective based on quantum physics, ribozymal activity is not a primitive holdover from an earlier age, it is an essential aspect of the genetic system CPU. The roles of RNA ribozymes and protein enzymes in the Plan are like delicate watchmakers and heavy industry. It is considered well-established that the RNA world of the watchmakers arrived on the earth, courtesy of clay, before the industry of the proteins, validating William Paley's "Watchmaker-first" argument couched in terms of RNA logical manipulations and protein function. There is evidence that the ‘watchmaker’ ribozymal manipulation of RNA still plays an essential role in life:
The ribosome: The key manipulations involved in the ribosomal translation of triplet code are performed in QPF provided by large ribozymes (RNA transcribed directly from DNA in the nucleolus). This quantum folded ribozymal rRNA provide all the QPF manipulating involved in reading the triplet code, adding up the correct amino acids to the growing chain and moving the mRNA tape along to the next instruction byte to repeat until the end is reached and the protein is released. The chain quantum folds into QPF of the active protein and contributes its QPF, as complex numbers, to the internal unified IDN. The many proteins attendant on the RNA are just assistants to speed the process along. The ribosome complex can add about twenty amino acids a second to a protein chain; speedy in our frame, but each step taking zillions of quantum moments and intricate ‘ripples’ in the unified QPF guiding the whole process along with programmed changes in the internal probability forms.
The spliceosome: This complex splits out the non-coding introns from the exons in the maturation of mRNA. It is RNA ribozymes that do all this assisted by their attendant proteins.
Saving to long-term memory
If we forget to tell the running programs to "save to disk" before pulling the plug, all is lost, it was not saved to long-term memory. RNA is active memory, and such ‘saving to disk’ involves copying it back onto DNA. This writing-to-disc in living things involves calling up a machine-level program -- an enzyme called Reverse Transcriptase -- that writes RNA back onto DNA.
Even though the human genome contains millions of copies -- in thousands of different variants -- of this Reverse Transcriptase, classical genetics assumes it plays no useful role, and all these DNA stored programs are just junk and selfish DNA.
Active memory -- the RNA -- is constantly being written to disk -- to DNA -- as all of life’s programs have an automatic save feature. The RNA record of the day is always "automatically saved" onto DNA in massive parallelism for long-term storage, and one familiar computer program that is not to be found in our heritage is the Erase Disk command, the DNA record of our daily life is inexorably additive and accumulative. This is why the poet said:
The Moving Finger writes; and having writ, Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a line, / Nor all thy tears wash out a Word of it. 
When we go to sleep, for instance, the running programs are given a low-level instruction to Quit, the intricate internal QPF they generated ceases to exist, and we fall asleep. This sequence precludes us from perceiving what happens when we ‘fall asleep,’ the ‘little death’ each night. When the programs stored in massive parallel are called upon to Restore, DNA is copied onto RNA, the programs start running and we wake up.
If this is correct -- and only experiment can prove it -- then all those millions of Reverse Transcriptase "relics" in the human genetic heritage have a very important role to play, and are most certainly not junk.
All programs involve an input. Theses senses, from bacteria to human, involve the massive concatenations of a simple, User level, decision loop program such as the one running in the rods and cones of the retina:
If photon then activate not photon else repeat
These cells have no memory and the simple logic is performed by pores that open and close in a way similar to those in muscle cells that admit and expel calcium ions to regulate muscle contraction. When a lower levels of programming sets the photon register to true, the activate program is called, and the cell sends a ripple along the internal QPF of its external axon as input to the next level of processing.
This tiny bit of information is combined by neural net programming into bytes of information about transitions in luminosity (black andwhite night vision), and color. The User level program is as above, only the variable being monitored now has information about gradients, not photons. All this information ends up, via the optic nerve, as an optical map spread over trillions of hierarchically-organized cells in the optic cortex. Spread out over this vast expanse are the myriad of information pixels from the eye about the current look of the outside world.
The next step of combining all these pixels of information spread over neural nets into the unified whole that we seem to perceive when we look outside ourselves. Information about each pixel is kept in separate maps in different areas of the cortex; there are maps for hue, intensity, gradients, lines, etc. The color information about an item, for instance, is registered on cells that are billions of cells away from where its shape is stored (the odd looking AandB layers in the LAB color space of Photoshop hint at what color looks like without luminosity.)
How do all theses disparate bytes of information about the external world get ‘bound’ into the unified vision of reality we actually perceive. This is called the ‘binding problem’ in classical neurology. Without elaborating, it should be clear that a unified science of quantum probability does not have a binding problem )or a protein folding problem). ‘Binding’ involves a massive combining, as complex numbers, into a unified QPF internal representation of the outside world, the unified entity that we perceive.
The organ-organizing level of operating system sophistication runs simple QPF-generating RNA programs in massive parallel. Trillions of these elemental QPF combine internally, as complex numbers, into the IDN of an animal organ. (This along with ecological integration is about as sophisticated as plant level programming gets.)
This operating system now involves an entire cell. Every cell in our body has a copy of the Organ OS, it’s the programs they run that are different. The Organ OS runs simple RNA programs in massive parallelism. These elemental QPF combine, as complex numbers -- an Organ IDN -- and the externals move to this high probability, low action state and take up the characteristic form of an organ such as the liver. Development is the sequential calling of programs to generate this QPF; healing is the filling in of empty, externally-damaged probability forms.
This level of sophisticated programming involves the concept of memory.
RNA is passed in small amounts between cells at all times and can be assumed to carry programming data as it is passed, and modified, from cell to cell. Such data alerts the cell to its role in the scheme of things. Data such as its number, or address, in a large array. A very useful programming construct is to specify a set number of iterations. A simple example is: For N = 1 to 1,000, call program, N = N +1, next N. Such RNA program data is passed down the generations until the final count is reached and the cell lineage stops multiplying. Such programed iteration is what allows the livers of mouse and elephant to end up with such disparate sizes -- they run the very same program, it is just the value of N, stored in DNA, that is different. The erosion of the teleosome ends of chromosomes plays such a counting role down the cell generations.
Consider a simple program in high-concept terms. The cell has been assigned N=100. Its Userlevel checks two variables about RNA data received from the two neighbors: I am cell 99 and I am cell 101. When cell 101 disappears (a pin prick), the false of I am cell 101 calls a program that makes a new cell and assigns it N=100. The daughter, in turn, checks the variable I am cell 102; if false, it also makes a new cell etc. This is the programming simplicity underlying the healing of organs.
We have already discussed the Make Spore program in bacteria, and the drastic ‘calcium effect’ it has on the QPF and eventual external form. This is a top-level program, the Userlevel in computer terms. A similar transformation, triggered by a top-level program, underlies the cell differentiation from totipotent zygote to pluipotent stem cell to inert red cell, for instance.
It is this top-level program running on the Cell OS that is subverted by viruses. A DNA virus just splices itself into the DNA and replaces the stored top-level program currently running. When called to run, this program -- the spore effect writ large -- alters the cell internally IDN to that of a virus factory.
Cancer occurs when the top-level programs are damaged; the lower level ‘impulses’ or programs inherited from our yeast cell ancestor are now in the User position, and the cell lives a carefree life of eat, drink and divide until everything falls apart. (The analogy to human sin is self-evident.)
Returning to the well-characterized example of thymus and immature lymphocyte. After it has run its antibody program in the virtual reality generated by the thymus, it is programmed to receive and run either of two top level RNA instructions from the thymus: run Apoptosis and die, or run Activate. If the later, it makes lots of antibodies, exports them to the surface, and patrols the body as a healthy CD4T-cell.
Subverting this, the HIV reprograms the cell by the spore effect, and the cell flips to the external form of the internal QPF; that of factory busily exporting HIV. The caterpillar-to-butterfly transformation via drastic changes in QPF is the same thing, just on a larger scale.
Phylogeny and ontology
The evolution of animals -- phylogeny -- involves the sequential emergence of programs by quantum microevolution. Development the single-cell zygote to the adult form -- ontology -- involves calling these stored programs in the same sequence.
Passing rapidly over this fascinating subject -- which includes sex as a mechanism for the efficient micro-evolutionary exploration of quantum combination spaces -- I shall just note two things that happened along the way to the programs that can generate humans:
1. The very earliest of organisms in our lineage had programs that generated the QPF of a simple sphere, organizing a hollow sphere of cells with a hole at one end acting as both mouth and anus. A second hole was programmed in later, and the excretory functions are assigned it.
Only the most simplest of organisms retain this pattern of mouth-first, anus second -- these proteosomes, are all simple worms (a cat-like, limited permutation space to explore by microevolution). At some point along the lineage to animals, however, this pattern suddenly flipped from front and back: the first hole became the anus and the second hole became the mouth -- the deuterosomes (with a dog-like, vast permutation space to explore).
2. Later -- along the second lineage that diverged to animals and insects -- there was another flip, this time from top to bottom: What: what lies along the back of an animal -- such as the spinal cord -- lies along the abdomen of an insect; what is below in one is above in the other.
We recapitulate both stages in the womb. Such flips in development are difficult to explain in classical terms of local molecular communication between cells. The quantum perspective can easily accommodate such phenomena. The orbitals of atoms each hold two electrons because, if a QPF can fit internally by waving in one direction it will always be able to fit by waving in the opposite direction -- standing waves in an organ pipes are a simple example.
The very different histories followed by these diverging, flipped lineages suggests that the two ways of waving are not entirely symmetrical. God has placed such interesting, and very important, asymmetries in His Laws. It is one such a one-in-a-trillion asymmetry in the Law, for instance, that accounts for all the matter in our universe. Without this tiny-bit-asymmetric aspect of the basic Law, Creation would have ended with "Let there be Light."
So far, e have been discussing RNA writing to DNA disk in the somatic cells. Such cells do not get to pass their DNA down the generations. The DNA of the germ cells -- which do -- is currently considered inviolate to generational imprinting -- writing data from RNA to DNA is considered forbidden and the scientific heresy of Lamarckism.
A hint that such ‘passing data down the generations’ might occur is the ‘imprinting’ of each of our paired chromosomes: one is labeled with a DNA methylation pattern that translates as "From Dad," the other coded "From Mom". The calling of programs to run during development often takes note of this distinction, calling a program only from the Dad-labeled library, but not Mom’s, for example.
This diagram summarizes the discussion of USQP. The task that faces the quantum geneticist is to deconstruct the coded programs that are running in the many programming languages of life -- a mathematical discipline that can be called the Quantum deProgramming of Life. Encouraging such a science would be a project worthy of the Unification Thought Institute.
We will now touch on the topic of brain function and apply the basic principles of USQP: 1. An RNA program, written in a high-level code, runs on an OS, generating an elemental internal QPF. 2. Running in massive parallelism, these combine as complex numbers into a unified internal QPF, or sophisticated IDN or simple mind. 3. The externals move to fill in the form of the external quantum probability.
The neurons are very active externally, firing and oscillating in their nets and complex circuits. The neurons, like proteins in metabolism, generate very sophisticated QPF that manipulate other cells. (It is this level that is currently being explored by neuro-scientists.
The Userlevel RNA programming of this external activity does not happen in the neurons, a minority among the cells of the brain. The majority of cells in the brain are the glial-class cells that drape and envelope the neurons and their connections. So passive do these glial cells seem that they have been assigned the lowly task of housekeepers feeding and cleaning up after the busy, busy neurons. It has only recently become apparent that these cells also have sophisticated, if local and quiet, networks of communication.
USQP suggests a much more important role for the glial. Like all cells, glial indulge in the incessant exchange of suitably-modified and labeled RNA sub-programs. These inputs are combined, following t-cell like programming rules, and an RNA program is output to run on the neurons. These are the roles of mRNA and proteins at the foundations of genetics. The evolution of the glial and neurons into the human mind is just a reprise, at a higher level of life, of the evolution of RNA and proteins into our bodies.
It is the proteins that generate the simple QPF that massively combine, as complex numbers, into the unified QPF/IDN that is the body. In the same way, but on a much more mathematically internal level, the neurons generate simple QPF that massively combine, as complex numbers, into the unified QPF/IDN that is the mind of an animal. Our waking, physical mind is the most sophisticated example of this
Glial cell quantum computers are constantly active in a ‘watchmaker’ way, processing and exchanging data they read back from their neuronal charges. All of the interesting happenings are actually going on in the mixing and combination by QPF by RNA processing in the glial cells. Glial cells have been reported to exchange RNA with neurons, but the field is otherwise wide open as the glial cells have been basically ignored.
Animal Mind OS
As you might expect by now, the brain can be viewed as a hierarchy of different operating systems that emerged during modular evolutionary exploration of quantum configuration space. (All these, of course, running on lower OS such as the cell and the ribosome.
We can only glance at an outline of neural organization. Implied at each level is the usual running of RNA programs generating internal QPF, which combine, etc:
Simple organism OS: This is the most basic level at which the nervous system functions. The unified QPF generated organizes very simple functions. Segmented organism OS: Our ancestors, and our embryos, are divided into segments, the QPF generated organizes this level. This can be called the "segmented worm mind," and the HOX-gene DNA seems to play a central counting role in generating this level of QPF throughout the body and the brain. (The segmentation in our hindbrain apparently uses the same HOX counting method that caterpillars use to segment themselves.
Fish mind OS: This level generates mind at the level of fish. In our brains, this level mainly resides in the brainstem, the swelling connecting our spinal cord and brain, and includes the ‘gut-brain’ that is spread out all over the viscera. Amphibian, reptile and mammal OS all function in a similar way. They are capable Userlevel programs in the lower animals, and run on the lower lobes and nuclei in the human brain.
The most sophisticated animal mind is that generated by the social brain, an OS sophisticated enough to run programs that enable groups to work together as one -- dogs have this level of sophistication in delightful abundance.
Pre-human hominid microevolution developed this to the level of using pidgin to exchange information about who was cheating on who. A pidgin involves just nouns and verbs, it is not a language.
Adam and Eve
The microevolutionary "speciation event" that was the birth of the first human ancestors was not externally remarkable, it involved the usual exploration of quantum programming permutation space and was similar to all primate speciation events.
What was utterly remarkable internally, was that this was also a macroevolutionary event, the emergence of new operating system. We have the example of proto-life 3 billion years or so ago: Then, ribosomal bacterial life developed, one by one by microevolution of their permutation space, the programs that could assemble the very first centriole. When the final ingredient arrived in the genetic pool, by the calcium effect, they united into a new configuration. This program array, when run on the ribosomal OS, assembled the very first centriole, a more sophisticated OS that could run programs capable of generating the IDN that organizes the externals of the eukaryote cell. All human centrioles are descended directly from this one along with the DNA-stored programs.
In like way, hominid quantum exploration of the genetic pool permutation space diverged them into races with different aptitudes: water, speech, organization, etc. One by one the programs appeared in the genetic pool that could assemble the very first Human OS, an OS that could run programs that generate a Mind and Heart like that of God.
The calcium effect and racial mixing in some favorable gathering spot (Eden), resulted in the quantum jump to a new configuration, an array of programs that, when run on the hominid mind OS, could generate the human mind. This new OS-generating array generates the human default female mind and body. (A few simple additional programs suffice to tweak this so that some things ‘wave’ the other way in the male.)
The reorganization of DNA in speciation events happens during the formation of the sex cells. The germ cells in which this happens are diploid, they have two sets of chromosomes; the sex cell they turn into are haploid, they have only one.
During this process, there is a period of time when the germ cell has four sets, all aligned with each, the tetraplex stage. In regular reproduction, these mix and match a few pieces, then separate, a process called chromosomal recombination. (Classical science considers recombination a random process even though patterns of hot-spots and forbidden zones have already been mapped out.)
This new genetic cargo is then passed through the next generation as "do not open’ massive Barr bodies. (the inactive X chromosome in every female’s cell is an example of this packing away of chromosomes.) This Barr packed state is the normal state of the chromosomes in both egg and sperm. The sperm and eggs of this generation of hominids carry a human cargo. These unite in a hominid womb forming a hominid zygote still running the RNA programs the mother bestowed upon the egg. These are destroyed, as normal, and the genetic heritage takes over the running of things; the hominid zygote becomes a human cell and it proceeds to run programs that turn it into a ball with a hole in it.
Science and Spirit
One of the classically-unfathomable discoveries of the new physics is that ‘nothing’ has a high quantum probability of turning into something, a particle pair of matter and antimatter, such as an electron and positron. A similar, if more sophisticated, separation of nothing -- which is freely available -- into complementary halves underlies the moment of God’s creation.
The separation between the spiritual and physical worlds is the Planck horizon, and the worlds on either side are mirror s of each other on either side of it. We will list just a few of these mirror-like complementary aspects.
Speed of light
The basic quantum equation that describe the physical world has another solution, however, one with the signs reversed (as the square root of 4 is both plus and minus 2.) In this solution, the speed of light is the minimum, not the maximum, speed possible. These faster-than-light particles have been given the name tachyons: "Tachyons have the strange properties that, when they lose energy, they gain speed. Consequently, when tachyons gain energy, they slow down. The slowest speed possible for tachyons is the speed of light."
The two solutions to the basic equation agree that at the speed of light the passage of time is zero. They also agree that, as things with inertia approach this speed they gain unlimited inertia/mass. The only difference is that physical things gain mass as they speed up to the speed of light; spiritual things gain mass as they slow down to the speed of light. Only light, which flies exactly along the Planck horizon, does not have inertial mass in either realm. While light is common to both realms, it is the slowest thing in spirit world, not the fastest. How to develop a communication technology based on this "light in common" boundary between the two realms is an open question.
Time and space
In the solution to the basic equation that correspond to the physical world, space and time are distinguished by space being measured with real numbers (as might be expected) while time is measured with imaginary numbers (a complex number pointing at exactly 90° to the real axis). The Pythagorean relation in Einstein’s spacetime is, when these things get squared is now: x2+y2+z2 -- t2. All the perceived difference between space and time is a consequence of this slight change in sign.
In the solution that corresponds to spirit world, things are reversed. Time is now on the real axis while space is now imaginary. What this is like to experience I can only liken to the odd way dreams treat time and space.
At the moment of creation, the equations tell us that physical universe was at the Planck Temperature, 3.50000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000°C. The physical universe was filled with massive excitations of the vacuum called the X-boson. The temperature was so hot that these particles were moving at just infinitesimally less than the speed of light and thus did not experience the passage of (imaginary) time which only set in when cooling occurred and everyone started slowing down.
Conversely, the spiritual universe was filled with massive excitations of the vacuum we can called the S-boson. The temperature was so hot that these particles were moving at just infinitesimally more than the speed of light and thus did not experience the passage of (real) time which only set in when cooling occurred and everyone started speeding up.
Bosons are symmetrical excitations of the vacuum and are easily created and destroyed. They are their own antiparticles -- the photon is just one example, so making photons out of nothing does not involve pair-production. It is the exchange, under the influence of QPF, of such ephemeral bosons that underlies all four fundamental quantum interactions: gravity, electromagnetism, the strong and weak nuclear ‘forces.’ (All be massless like the photon -- as would fermions -- except for certain asymmetries in the way they variously "couple to the Higgs boson field of the vacuum.")
The tiny, but essential, asymmetry built into the Laws of Nature ensured that a tiny fraction of these First Light bosons did not decay symmetrically into the cosmic microwave background of today. Instead, they decayed asymmetrically into the fermions, the electrons and quarks at the foundations of material world. (The observed ratio in the universe is 100,000,000,000 photons: 1 electron.)
While the details are obscure, the description of electron and quark fermions in the new physics is decidedly mathematical, they are best viewed as tiny little Moebius-strip twists in a poly-dimensional space (decidedly not classical ‘bits of matter).
The asymmetrical fermions are hard to make, they have a lot of potential energy stored in their asymmetric twist that gives them inertial mass, and makes them unable to travel at the speed of light. While electrons and quarks both have just a little mass, the gluon exchange QPF between the "colored" quarks is so twisted and vigorous that the proton, with just 3 quarks, has 2,000 times the inertial mass of the colorless electron.
While the symmetric and asymmetric aspects of bosons and fermions may seem minor, it has drastic consequence on the way their quantum probabilities combine, as complex numbers, and the external probability that guides the shape of history.
Rather than get technical, we can scale the effects up to the human with three sets of 100 coins, one obeying classical probability, one boson-like probability, and one fermion statistics. This is tabulation of two separate coin tosses.
The bosons are gregarious, they have a high probability, low action all being in the same state. This lockstep phenomenon underlies the workings of the laser, behavior that is impossible to understand with classical concepts.
The fermions are totally the opposite. As a consequence of their asymmetry, there is a zero quantum probability of exactly zero of them sharing a QPF together. The best they can do is find a partner ‘waving the other way’ to share it with in a state of (relatively) low action contentment, the Fermi exclusion principle and the elements.
This is why our fermion coins, with a zero probability of two heads or two tails, are forced to stand on their edges rather than do something that has a zero probability of happening, it is forbidden, ever. They obey the totalitarian principle and are compelled to do something not forbidden, and stand on their edges.
Neither of the quantum probabilities that reign at the subatomic level is anything like the classical probability. It is not just the Law of the exclude Middle that is absent in modern science.
The asymmetric twist of the electron is eternal unless it merges with a twist "going the other way" -- the antimatter positron. If this happens, the merge and mutually untwist, their potential energy emerging kinetically as two gamma rays zipping off in opposite directions. As our universe is entirely constructed of matter, the chances of this are essentially zero (free positrons are created high in the atmosphere by energetic cosmic rays, and when slow enough at ground level, encounters an unlucky electron whose chance for physical eternal life is thus dashed.
Right and left asymmetry
There is another asymmetry to be found in the physical world. This essential aspect to God’s principle of creation is called, by quite serious scientists, the ‘left-handedness of God" as the physical universe shows a slight preference for being left-handed.
An example is another basic fermion, the neutrino, which is the simplest one of all, nothing but spin. The asymmetric law assigns so little energy to left-handed neutrinos that it has essentially zero mass and is as ubiquitous, if more illusive, as the photons left over from creation. The right-handed twist, however, is so ultra-massive that it can only exist near the Planck temperature.
In the spiritual converse, the right-handed twists generated by good deed have little mass and flit around the higher reaches of spirit world. The left-handed twists generated by evil deeds have great inertial mass and move in the lower reaches, near the Planck horizon. (Hell is hot only by physical standards, it is bitterly cold compared to spirit world norms. Such spiritual fermions-of-sin exist eternally unless they can merge with a twist going the opposite way, in which case their pent-up energy is released and dissipates. (See, indemnity, and "the crooked shall be made straight.")
Spirit world and physical worlds share the same internal realm of mathematics. This internal space they have in common is the space into which the probability amplitude points; the internal space of the QPF and IDN; the mathematical constructs of logical programming. The internal space where deep inside our creator God resides.
Just as the physical fermions and bosons take up the external form of the internal QPF, so, at the same time, so do the spiritual fermions and bosons. Every thing in the physical universe fleshed out by physical particles is also fleshed out by spirit particles. There are spiritual structures that correspond to atoms, molecules, RNA, cells -- the whole works.
Our waking mind is a composite, as complex numbers, of our stored programs running on both the physical OS and the spiritual OS. Our mind inhabits a virtual reality generated by physical and spiritual programs running appropriately. This, in philosophical terms, corresponds to World One in Popper’s dissection of reality. The little bit of all this internal activity that we allow out into the real world -- our deeds, our art, our writings -- contribute to World Two expressed in the stuff of the physical world, World One.
When an animal dies, the internal QPF/IDN dissipates and the externals follow along and fall apart. When the physical human OS operates, however, it generates spiritual fermions that are eternal. (This is illustrated by the ghost of Marley in literature who "forged his heavy chains link by link.) The "I Am" Userlevel programmed on spiritual, eternal DNA by RNA is the character we are stuck with when we lose our physical bodies
This concludes this discussion of the unified science of quantum probability, a view of life that opens up glorious vistas that are not dreamt about in classical philosophy.
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