HOLOGRAM (Non-local Quantum) 1)2)3)
This still very enigmatic concept- at least for this editor- has been discussed by E. MITCHELL (2000, p. 295-310) and a number of authors quoted in MITCHELL's bibliography (Ibid. p. 310-12), mainly since 1992.
Non-locality seems to imply a general subjacent cosmic organization, that could be a kind of hologram.
Self similarity could be distributed at the different levels of cosmic organization and manifest a global property (or global properties) also present at the quantum level and in our brains through quanta processes.
This would be the summing-up of basic homologies between levels, as revealed by WEIRSTRASS self-similar renormalization equation and fractals.
This would imply a permanent trade-off in-between bottom-up and top-down processes, also at work in our ways of perception, representations and understanding of "reality", whatever this ambiguous term may mean.
MITCHELL writes: "Non-local information can now be seen as a ubiquitous and useful property of the cosmos rather than a unique attribute of particles (and human animals)"(2000, p. 298). This could possibly explain how we become able to construct information spaces (GERNERT, 2000, p. 255) more or less elaborated in accordance to our cerebral competence. It seems also to be compatible with MATURANA'S behavioral theory of autopoietic knowledge.
The non-local hologram could also possibly bridge the temporal dimension.
All in all, the subject is fascinating and evokes many sidelines, but needs surely much more experimental work (in physics, and in brain research: for instance) and conceptual creation (without indulging in excessive metaphorical or empty abstractions)
Quantum holograms could also, according to MITCHELL, provide a scientific ground for parapsychology.
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