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Why God Doesn't Exist

    Fortunately, Niels researched this formidable question extensively for us and found a series of answers that commands our
    utmost respect:

    " Isolated material particles are abstractions, their properties being definable and
      observable only through their interaction with other systems."
                                  
                                Niels Bohr, Atomic Physics and the Description of Nature, 1934


    " There is no quantum world. There is only an abstract physical description. It is wrong
      to think that the task of physics is to find out how nature is. Physics concerns what
      we can say about nature."

    A. Petersen, 'The philosophy of Niels Bohr', Bulletin of the Atomic
    Scientists 19, 7 (Sep. 1963)

    " Niels Bohr emphasized that Science is concerned with the predictions of experiments,
      additional questions are not scientific but rather meta-physical." [3]

    Since after spending his entire life on the subject Niels couldn't figure out what light is, he decided to use his valuable time
    brainstorming alibis and preparing to trash the first reporter who confronted him.

    I prefer to go with Poincaré:

    " a collection of facts is no more a science than a heap of stones is a house." [4]

    Bohr was able to convince the gullible suckers of the world not to inquire further... and no one did.

    To add insult to injury, the mathematician suggests that it is the student who is confused and needs to go to the psychologist:

    "The student is then left with the impression either that we do not really understand the
      true nature of light or that physics is simply a collection of tools for solving problems. [5]

    [ It's this type of idiotic closing statement that drives me up the walls! It is not me but the
     stupid and idiotic professor who doesn't have a clue regarding the nature of light and
     tries to convince you that YOU have a problem. Who does this guy think he's fooling?
     The mathematicians do not in fact 'really understand the true nature of light,' and
     Mathematics is indeed 'simply a collection of tools for solving problems' without any
     relation to or concern for physical reality!]

    Another quote from Poincaré gives us a clue is appropriate as a closing argument:

    " Mathematicians do not study objects, but the relations between objects; to them it
      is a matter of indifference if these objects are replaced by others, provided that the
      relations do not change. Matter does not engage their attention, they are interested
      in form alone."

    This explains why the idiots of Mathematics never brainstormed the correct nature of light. A mathematician has no business
    talking about Physics because he is not interested in the subject. He should stick to talking about the bullshit they talk about
    at the Funny Farm of Mathematics!
The idiots of Quantum
say that light is both a
particle AND a wave !

    1.0   How important is the Principle of Complementarity to Quantum Mechanics?

    Niels Bohr devised the 'Principle' of Complementarity in 1928 after he became exasperated with Mother Nature's teasing. Today,
    it is considered to be a fundamental part of Quantum Mechanics.

    " Complementarity or wave-particle duality is considered to be one of the distinguishing
      characteristics of quantum mechanics, whose theoretical and experimental develop-
      ment has been honoured by more than a few Nobel Prizes for Physics. It has been
      discussed by prominent physicists for the last 100 years, from the time of Albert
      Einstein, Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg, onwards." [1]

    Without Complementarity, all of Quantum disintegrates overnight like a house of cards. In Wheeler's words,

    " Bohr's principle of complementarity is the most revolutionary scientific concept of this
      century and the heart of his fifty-year search for the full significance of the quantum
      idea."
      
      J. Wheeler, 'Niels Bohr and Nuclear Physics', Physics Today 16, 10 (Oct. 1963) pp. 36-45

    Therefore, it is important to understand the nature of this principle if you wish to understand Quantum Mechanics and establish
    whether either have merits.  


    2.0   What does the Principle of Complementarity say?

    Complementarity holds that light is physically both, corpuscular (discrete) and wave-like (extended):

    " Light and all EM radiation are composed of small parcels called photons. Photons are
      now thought to be carriers of EM force. They are called parcels (or packets) rather than
      particles or waves because, depending on their interactions with other matter, they have
      either particle or wavelike behaviour" (Nature of Light) [2]

    [ A particle that carries a force? Sounds frightening already! But notice that the author
     falls back on the strategic word 'parcel' to characterize a photon. He is saying that light
     is a group or collection of something. The mathematicians routinely give lip service to
     the wave! In Quantum Mechanics, they don't accelerate waves. In Quantum, light is
     treated exclusively as a particle.]

    You wonder how it is possible for a physical object to look simultaneously like a golf ball and like a stretched bedspring (Fig. 1).
    What is it that the mathematicians are talking about?

    Fig. 1   Quantum logic
According to Bohr, a photon naturally looks like a
bedspring and a golf ball simultaneously. The
experiment determines which of these two aspects
Mother Nature reveals to us. Some experiments
indicate that light is a wave and others indicate that
light is a particle. If you ask how this can possibly be,
Bohr tells you to see a philosopher or a psychiatrist.
the
war
within

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        Copyright © by Nila Gaede 2008
Let me teach you a thing or two about Quantum, Bill.
When the whip shakes like this, it simulates the wave
nature of light. When the whip leaves stripes on your
back, it simulates the particle behavior.