The Weirdness of Quantum Immortality

I was reading Robert Lanza’s new book, The Grand Biocentric Design recently, focusing especially on his discussion of the Quantum Suicide paradox and Everett’s multiverse. Briefly, here is the thought experiment summarized: ­­”A man sits down before a gun, which is pointed at his head. This is no ordinary gun; i­t is rigged to a machine that measuresContinue reading “The Weirdness of Quantum Immortality”

Zombie Boy: Giving Ghost Hunters What They Want?

In Season 5, Episode 2 of “Kindred Spirits”, investigators Amy Bruni and Adam Berry suspect that “zombie boy”–a supposed ghost that was ramping up activity and scaring investigators at a Massachusetts estate–is a creation of the very people who so fervently believe in him. Much like “Phillip”, the invented ghost from a series of seancesContinue reading “Zombie Boy: Giving Ghost Hunters What They Want?”

Time and the Paranormal

I have long thought that if we understood time, or how consciousness creates the concept of temporal flow, we would understand religion and all things we currently call paranormal. I was attending my first, post-Covid church service outdoors at Saint Hugh’s Episcopal Church when I realized that the liturgical calendar (we are currently in theContinue reading “Time and the Paranormal”