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enjoyablethings  ·  1209 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Is mathematics an effective way to describe the world?

I don't even see how telepathy/twin-thought could be explained by quantum mechanics. I mean...I'm no physicist, but I don't see an explanation there. Electrons in two peoples brains are entangled so they think the same thoughts? That's not how your brain works. Everyone's neural patters are different. Flipping one electron's spin in one atom of one molecule of one neuron isn't going to make you suddenly read someone's mind. I think people aren't appreciating how complex this is.




Killerhurtz  ·  1209 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I'm not saying it explains it. I'm saying it's a plausible stretch of the imagination that someone that's not versed (but not entirely ignorant) in the subject could think that it could happen.

I know exactly how complex both the brain and quantum entanglement is. And it still baffles me that either are possible.