The way to understand the philosophy of Quantum Physics.

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The way to understand the philosophy of Quantum Physics.

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The way to understand the philosophy of Quantum physics.
The formation of theory involves: comparison, analysis, synthesis,
abstraction, idealization and generalization. One of the most important
characteristics involved in concept formation of theory is abstraction.
We are proud to have capability to think abstractedly.
But when we involve an abstract principle in physics the process does
not end; there can be further abstraction of abstraction. The hierarchy
of abstraction can be a never-ending process. Therefore I wrote:
The more I study the more I know.
The more I know the more ideas I have.
The more ideas I have the more they become abstract.
The more they become abstract the less I know the truth.
So, in order to understand the nature of quantum physics we have
to reanalyze the old basic conceptions in Physics like: inertia,
entropy, ideal gas, “method of renormalization”, point-particle,
" The Law of conservation and transformation of energy/mass", . . .etc.

a) Inertia.
For the movement we must pay energy-money.
There isn't inertia without force / energy.
Your car wouldn't move even one inch without force /energy.
There isn’t such thing as “a free lunch” for Inertia.
Someone wrote:
“An old professor of mine used to say
that anyone who can answer that question
what inertia is, would win a Nobel Prize. “

b) Entropy.
In an isolated system entropy (disorder) always increases.
Heat always flows from the higher temperature to the
lower one and never flows back. In our everyday life we don't see
the heat itself rises from cold to hot. So, if we have isolated
cold system then “entropy” in this isolated cold system somehow
must increase, the cold somehow must transform into heat.
No body explains the mechanism of “entropy”, the process of
transformation of cold into heat in one isolated system (for example
in the cold zero vacuum T=0K)

c) Ideal gas
Today physicists think that “ Ideal gas” is an abstract concept.
But “ Ideal gas” has temperature T=0K and therefore is possible
to use all laws and formulas of“ Ideal gas” to the zero vacuum.

d) “method of renormalization” – is a math method to escape “infinity”
Infinity is the cause of the crisis in Physics.
Today “infinity” is “taboo” in Physics.
The taboo says that if in theory appears “infinity” then theory is wrong.
Physicists reject the idea of the “infinity” because the mind cannot
“pass over” such a thing. “Infinity” (no beginning, no end) says nothing
concrete. But if we give to infinity concrete physical parameter ( T=0K)
and use formulas of “ideal gas” (+ SRT, +QED) then situation can be different.

e) A point-particle.
Earth is point, Sun is point, . . . . “singular point “ of Big-Bang . . . .
Can we understand quantum physics if “point-particle” has its source
in “singular point“ of Big-Bang?
Geometrical formless quantum particle cannot be side as existent.
Without knowing geometrical form of quantum particle we are all
in a “Plato’s cave” observing “shadow” of real particle.

f) " The Law of conservation and transformation of energy/mass"
Today nobody thinks what “The Law of conservation and (+) transformation
of energy/mass" means according to one single photon/electron.
This law is not a simple accounting solution of “debit - credit”.
The sense of this law is deeper and it says more than it is usually accepted.
If Feynman wrote: " The theory of quantum electrodynamics describes
Nature as absurd from the point of view of common sense ", if Steven
Weinberg wrote: “ The more the universe seems comprehensible, the more
it also seems pointless.” it is because we don’t reanalyze these conceptions.
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Re: The way to understand the philosophy of Quantum Physics.

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socratus wrote:
The way to understand the philosophy of Quantum Physics
In an isolated system entropy ( disorder ) always increases
The word philosophy in the above context is superfluous so it should be : The way to understand Quantum Physics
In an isolated system entropy ( disorder ) never decreases as this is what the Second Law Of Thermodynamics says
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Re: The way to understand the philosophy of Quantum Physics.

Post by Cerveny »

Perhaps some  inspiration:

a) Inertial motion is an equivalent to the electromagnetic wave. Only the “gravitational magnetism" (field around moving body) acceptation is needed). Then we can see moving body as a photon...

b) (neg)Entropy ~ information is an "imaginary" energy. It is coming/pushed here/to the Presence from the "Future" (from empire of Ideas)...
Information became the catalyst for generalized motion, just as the imaginary unit became the "enzyme" of mathematics ...

c) Infinity or 1/infinity can not exist in the real world. Its localisation/determination would need infinity long time or infinity energy. Real world must be grainy...

d) Elementary (point) particle should not be seen just as a local "object" - but rather as a focal point of a disruption of structure/netting of physical space, with strong affect at neighbors

e) Laws of conservation are only appearance of elasticity of the physical space/vaccum at the end.
For example +/- energy is raised by pushing or pulling of space along time axis... similar, a force is raised by straining of physical space along some axis

f) Quantum mechanics is no longer based on the location of elementary particles, but only on the probability of their position. It assumes that interaction / "measurement" (the affect of a particular operator) does not change this probability, which is generally possible only with some (discrete) configurations of probability/density of positions. Hence mentioned operator of evaluation(“measurement”) gives generaly discretete spectrum of values. We can see similarity to eg a flute: If we blow (measure) into flute we get discrete possibilities of reply. In addition, QM does not distinguish individual particles as separate objects at all. This is consistent with the assumption that such particles are only certain local configurations of physical space.

But I believe you know my points of view :)
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