Some people gave me feedback that this was the best CSS meeting ever. We had a great time discussing both the strange science of quantum mechanics, and some of the implications for religion …
Erica Carlson gave a great introduction to the strangeness of QM. She argued strongly against the idea that our minds control reality, as some “new age” writers have argued. Rather, our minds at most control the set of questions that measurement may give answers to. More.
The Society now has a Facebook page.
See also: At Scientific American: “Inexplicable lab results may be telling us we’re on the cusp of a new scientific paradigm” This doesn’t sound like the same universe as that of perceptronium, the supposed material essence of consciousness. One of Kastrup’s books is Why Materialism Is Baloney. Of course materialism is baloney but we don’t usually see this kind of thing in Scientific American.
Christian Scientific Society: Can predatory animals be seen as “evil”?