The Double Meaning of Entanglement

By Martin LeFevre

Astrophysicist Brian Greene

Astronomers are making new mind-blowing discoveries. Black holes tearing apart and sucking in stars that come too close; galaxies flickering on just after the “Dark Age” of the universe following the Big Bang; unseen “dark energy” propelling the universe’s expansion. This, astronomer’s say, is the “golden age of cosmology.”

There is at least one unexplained effect that may have a direct bearing on how a revolution in human consciousness could occur. Astrophysicist Brian Greene, the author of “The Elegant Universe,” describes a phenomenon in which one distinct object is touched it instantaneously affects another distant object.

This process is not just faster than the speed of light; it transcends space-time, as we understand it. “We may naively think things are distinct,” Greene says.

That has a nice, New Age ring to it, but the implications are serious, and the reverberations far wider than superficial oneness.

Scientists have given this phenomenon the misnomer “entanglement,” which is an strange way of saying that it “makes things that appear to be distinct part of the same whole.”

Entanglement is a misnomer because the universe is not comprised of distinct ‘things,’ but is a seamless whole. Only humans separate.

Given that entanglement applies to material objects in the known universe, … continue reading

Via:: Costa Rican Times