Philip K. Dick, William Gibson and Science Experiments: Information from the Future

A new way of talking about reality. Are we in control of what we say and think we know?

Southern Nights

quantum

The line that separates idealism from materialism concerns precisely the status of this circle: the “teleological” formula—“ a thing is its own result, it becomes what it always already was”—

– Slavoj  Zizek

Australian scientists recently discovered that reality does not exist until you measure it:

If one chooses to believe that the atom really did take a particular path or paths then one has to accept that a future measurement is affecting the atom’s past, said Truscott.

“The atoms did not travel from A to B. It was only when they were measured at the end of the journey that their wave-like or particle-like behavior was brought into existence,” he said.

Associate Professor Andrew Truscott (L) with Ph.D. student Roman Khakimov worked through an experiment using helium atom and laser screens to perform an experiment that up to now had not been possible. The point being that they discovered…

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