January 16, 2012
The popular Monroe Institute residential program Explorer Imperative utilizes the Spatial Angle Modulation (SAM) sound technology. One of the exercises in Explorer Imperative is called Inspecting Quantum Consciousness. The mosaic inspired video below is a mind tool used to assist participants to prepare to probe outside space-time.
The non-local perceptions experienced can be considered the result of quantum entanglements--a physical resource, like energy. A pair of quantum systems in an entangled state can be used as a quantum information channel. The general study of the information-processing capabilities of quantum systems is the subject of quantum information theory.
Quantum superposition is a fundamental principle of quantum mechanics. It holds that it is possible for a physical system (say, an electron) to be in all its particular states simultaneously; and, when measured, it gives results consistent with having been partly in each of the possible configurations. The principle of quantum superposition states that if a physical system may be in some configuration—an arrangement of particles or fields—and if the system could also be in another configuration, then it is in a state which is a superposition of the two.
When one’s consciousness is phased elsewhere (or else-when) one’s awareness could be considered to be in superposition with that “distant” place or time, the information one acquires would be the result of one’s quantum entanglement while one was in superposition.
To help Explorer Imperative participants visualize this experience, a mind tool is suggested for the Inspecting Quantum Consciousness exercise which initially involves an overhead mosaic arch. This mosaic pattern represents one way in which quantum entanglements, information available when consciously aware of superposition can present in the visual field in the theater of one’s mind. An illustration that works well for this concept is the video below, developed for the History of the Sky project.
From FlowingData.com :
Ken Murphy installed a camera on top of the Exploratorium in San Francisco and set it to take a picture every ten seconds for a year. A History of the Sky is those pictures as a series of time-lapse movies where each day is represented with a grid. So what you see 360 skies at once:
Time-lapse movies are compelling because they give us a glimpse of events that are continually occurring around us, but at a rate normally far too slow to for us to observe directly. A History of the Sky enables the viewer to appreciate the rhythms of weather, the lengthening and shortening of days, and other atmospheric events on an immediate aesthetic level: the clouds, fog, wind, and rain form a rich visual texture, and sunrises and sunsets cascade across the screen.
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