Who Understood the Implications of Quantum Theory in 1875?
She wrote this:
"There is no life, truth, intelligence, nor substance in matter. All is infinite Mind and its infinite manifestation
for God is All-in-all. Spirit is immortal Truth; matter is mortal error. Spirit is the real and eternal; matter is
the unreal and temporal. Spirit is God, and man is His image and likeness. therefore man is not material; he
As our science slowly begins to uncover the vast, unfathomable reaches of both the cosmos and the quantum world, we are coming closer to the realization that we are indeed all connected. Physicists point to an atomic world where all we see, hear touch and feel is comprised of the same vibrating energy--guided by what?
This troubled world we have created is separate from the eternal. It is ephemeral, temporal and limited. Our minds can't see past our noses--until we begin to drop the attachment to the world as real. Now that our science is starting to validate what wise men and women have for centuries taught, we can take a good hard look at the evidence and begin to transition from acceptance of the circus of material life to the peace of remembering our true selves.
Mary Baker Eddy explained it this way:
"It should be thoroughly understood that all men have one Mind, one God, one Life, Truth and Love. Mankind will become perfect in proportion as this fact becomes apparent, war will cease and the true brotherhood of man will be established. Having no other gods, turning to no other but the one perfect Mind to guide him, man is the likeness of God, pure and eternal, having that Mind which was also in Christ." (Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, 1875)
One of the first physicists to take this perspective to its logical and scientific conclusion was David Bohm.
The founding father of quantum physics proposed several metaphors for what the reality of energy/matter continuum looked like.
“The universe and everything in it – including us – may, in fact, be part of a grand cosmic pattern where all portions are evenly shared by every other. Encapsulating this unified view of nature, Bohm simply stated, “The new form of insight can perhaps best be called ‘Undivided Wholeness in Flowing Movement.’” (Braden, p. xiii)
Towards the end of his life, David Bohm relied mostly on the concept of a hologram to explain the workings of a unified and undivided cosmos:
“Reflecting on the interrelated nature of creation, he became more convinced that the universe works like a grand cosmic hologram. In a hologram, every portion of whatever the object is contains that object in its entirety, only on a smaller scale. From Bohm’s perspective, what we see as our world is actually the projection of something even more real that’s happening at a deeper level of creation.
ZOOMING INTO A BROCCOLI: A beautiful image of natural fractals. Self-similar patterns become visible to the naked eye with magnification. Photo: Flickr