Human Soul Found? Quantum Theory of Consciousness Supports Science AND Religion


Has the human soul been found by science? A controversial quantum theory of consciousness called “Orch OR” (which stands for “orchestrated objective reduction”) recently had a review, and the scientists supporting this idea are claiming the recent discovery of quantum vibrations in “microtubules” inside brain neurons corroborates their beliefs.

In a related report by the InquisitrStephen Hawking fears the Terminator movies may actually come true, but to this day, the “lowly” human brain still beats out supercomputers on multiple fronts. Louis Del Monte, the author of The Artificial Intelligence Revolution, also believes an AI singularity event will occur by 2045, but so far, computer AI can’t even pass the Turing test.

In most religions, the totality of being human is divided into three parts; mind, soul, and body. Christianity, Judaism, Islam, and other religions typically equate the mind to the physical human brain, which works in conjunction with an immaterial human soul. What has had philosophers and scientists arguing for thousands of years is exactly how this process functions from a mechanical viewpoint. When it comes to the philosophy of the mind, dualism and physicalism have competed for the beliefs of scientists, with the latter claiming that all which exists in our world, including consciousness, is physical.

On the side of physicalism, some scientists claim the soul or consciousness can be reduced to mere computations conducted within the neural networks in the human brain, which means all consciousness can be explained by algorithms. Other scientists believe believe that quantum processes attributed to the human soul work in partnership with the observable neurological processes to produce the experience of human consciousness, although one is not completely dependent on the other to function. Essentially, these scientists claim the human brain is a quantum computer, and the informational state of qubits are influenced by the human soul.

One such scientist is Stuart Hameroff, Professor Emeritus at the Department of Anesthesiology and Psychology and the Director of the Center for Consciousness Studies at the University of Arizona. He and Sir Roger Penrose, mathematical physicist at the Mathematical Institute and Wadham College and University of Oxford, believe overall brain function derives from quantum level microtubule vibrations.

“The origin of consciousness reflects our place in the universe, the nature of our existence. Did consciousness evolve from complex computations among brain neurons, as most scientists assert? Or has consciousness, in some sense, been here all along, as spiritual approaches maintain?” ask Hameroff and Penrose in the current review, according to Science Daily. “This opens a potential Pandora’s Box, but our theory accommodates both these views…

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  1.' Thomas says:

    I wish these articles could be explained in ordinary words that the average person can understand . I watched a documentary concerning a hospital that strictly is designed to provide therapy to coma victims once they wake up . What always grabbed my attention was how the patient just waking up always looked like a animated puppet like he or she had zero information and someone else was pulling the strings . The same look waking up is the same look on someone who has just died like they are on the fence of consiouness on neither side just neutral until death grabs them or life grabs them . As the coma patient gets better the strings seem to lighten and the patient becomes self sufficient but I’m wondering just how alive we are?

  2.' Tom says:

    I swear something’s will always remain eerie to me. Most recently I watched a documentary about a hospital dedicated to rehabilitating coma patients just waking up for the first time ever it is located in New York . What really got my attention and was eerie is the look for the first time opening the eyes the coma patients always looked like puppets like something else was pulling the strings and as they learned slowly they were snapping out of this puppet stage and eventually regaining their memory . What bothers me is every so often I see this same look on passerby’s friends and family now it happens in a milli second that empty puppet look like we are just a type of energy nothing more than just fluctuating processing energy biological something . Anyhow I suppose my point is the look im referring to has no spiritual consiouness or soul it’s just a puppet and it’s scary if it’s true ?

  3. All things are created in matter and enegy gives ability to exercise these elements as one discovers each element in the genetic make up which is virtually limitless when energy pulls strings in matter is awaken to life simply buy your touch or pull.

  4. Jason Caruso Jason Caruso says:

    The greatest scientific discovery is we prove God..that we are one and intimately connected in spirit, space and time

  5. Cody Hoyer Cody Hoyer says:

    When people like you will finally be set free.

  6. Science is so very wrong so many times about so very much. OUR SOUL RESIDES IN THE HEART. The brain is just a calculator. Our emotions and intuition come from our HEART MIND, from the God within. Our soul is protected in a bubble of energy, we are infinite beings, aspects of God, the children of God, spiritual angelic beings. We all chose to come here to experience this aspect of physicality and examine potential, as we do throughout Creation. The building block of the Universe is condensed Light. When you think of Creation think of energy, frequency, vibration. God instigated the Big Bang and then Angelic Devas created the backdrop, the environment, plants and animals for us to enjoy and interact with. When we first came to this planet we were a blend of the ethereal and the physical, mainly physical but never the less a blend. We used our God given free will to come here, we knew who we were and why we were here. We used our angelic ‘thought creation’ abilities to bring into existence a real Paradise, which by the way is why Atlantis was so wonderous. After a time we used our collective consciousness, against all advise from Spirit, to try to speed up thought creation in the belief that it would please God. The experiment failed and resulted in the accidental solidification of matter, a change in the vibration on the planet and a break with the Light, GOD Light, that carries Love, Harmony, Peace and healing energy……..the Light is on a subtler frequency now and can be joined with through meditation by raising your vibration… used in Reiki, Qigong, Yoga, Buddhists, etc. wellbeing and healing. FOR A HUGE AMOUNT OF KNOWLEDGE, FACTUAL, FROM SPIRIT THROUGH TRANCE MEDIUMSHIP see Facebook page got Joseph Communications and link to website and the not for profit books. THIS IS THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO THE AFTERLIFE AND MUCH MUCH MORE.

  7.' Gilbert Rantz says:

    Please read the Bhawat Geeta. Consciousness is explained at length. The Geeta is a few thousands years old!

  8.' Sunil Shetty says:

    If its true, then Hindusim had explained it much earlier then christanity or islam.

  9.' William Gunn says:

    Perhaps Robert Heinlien was correct when he wrote the famous line in one of the most influential books of the 20th Century – ‘Stranger in A Strange Land’ – “Thou art God!’

  10.' William Gunn says:

    I’ve suspected that there is a connection between Quantum Physics and ‘The Soul’ for some time. What we perceive as reality is only a small fraction of a much greater reality.

  11.' John says:

    Just what we need, a preacher spewing their belief system which is simply a leap of faith.

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