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International Society for Paranormal Research

The Existential Crisis Survival Guide
From https://www.mytransformations.com/post/the-existential-crisis-survival-guide

I was reading Robert Lanza’s new book, The Grand Biocentric Design recently, focusing especially on his discussion of the Quantum Suicide paradox and Everett’s multiverse. Briefly, here is the thought experiment summarized:

­­”Amansits down before agun, which is pointed at his head. This is no ordinary gun; i­t is rigged to a machine that measures the spin of aquantum particle. Each time the trigger is pulled, the spin of the quantum particle — orquark– is measured. Depending on the measurement, the gun will either fire, or it won’t. If the quantum particle is measured as spinning in a clockwise motion, the gun will fire. If the quark is spinning counterclockwise, the gun won’t go off. There’ll only be a click.

Nervously, the man takes a breath and pulls the trigger. The gun clicks. He pulls the trigger again. Click. And…

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