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Quantum

[The scene: a misty auditorium in an undefinable state in the universe. The seats are occupied by ghosts; Sir Roger Penrose presides benignly from a pulpit overlooking all. He gestures, and Stuart Hameroff rises to deliver the sermon.]

Quantum quantum quantum. Quantum quantum. Quantum quantum quantum quantum, quantum quantum quantum, quantum quantum quantum. Quantum quantum. Quantum our experience of consciousness quantum is the result of quantum gravity effects inside these quantum microtubules – a process they call quantum orchestrated objective reduction (Orch-OR) quantum quantum, quantum quantum.

Quantum, quantum quantum. Quantum quantum quantum, quantum quantum quantum quantum quantum quantum quantum. Quantum quantum. The quantum information within the microtubules is not destroyed, it can’t be destroyed, it just quantum distributes and dissipates to the universe at quantum large. Therefore, quantum.

In a near-death experience the microtubules lose their quantum state but the information within them is not quantum destroyed. Quantum quantum. Quantum quantum quantum. Or in layman’s terms, the soul does not die but returns to quantum the quantum universe quantum. Quantum. Quantum quantum quantum quantum quantum, quantum quantum Quantum.

Quantum, my preciousss. We wants it, quantum quantum.

[Hameroff sits back down. Penrose smiles and silently blesses the audience. All disappear, quantally, as the quantum choir chants about quanta.]

Comments

  1. chigau (棒や石) says

    and I was just going to make a comment about Page2.
    Oh well. You snooze, you quantumn.

  2. Ogvorbis: broken and cynical says

    I wonder what the fastest to 500 comments on Quantumgula has been? Did this one top it?

  3. F says

    With his businesslike anger and his bloodhounds that knee
    If he needs a quantum tubule he just grows it
    He just needs you to talk or to hand him his chalk
    Or pick it up after he distributes and dissipates to the universe at quantum large

  4. madtom1999 says

    Penrose – thats the bugger that misrepresented Finkelstien in 62 and has caused all sorts of crap since.

  5. Ogvorbis: broken and cynical says

    Beware the Quantawock, my son!
    The jaws that bite, the claws that catch!
    Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun
    The frumious Bandersnatch!

  6. Beatrice, anti-imperialist anti-racist Islamophobiaphobic leftist says

    I’m knackered.

    Quantum night, and quantum luck!

  7. chigau (棒や石) says

    That’s it?
    You’re all satisfied with a mere 516 comments.
    I am deeply quantumed in you.

  8. says

    Someplase there is someone who talks about quantas physics. Elsehwere sis osmeone who thinks Australia’s naitonal airline is Quantum.

  9. Hurin, Midnight DJ on the Backwards Music Station says

    Everyone’s got something to hide but me and my Quantum.

    I am become Deepak destroyer of Quantum.

    Tunnelin into Los Angeles, bringing in a couple of keys, don’t touch my bags if you please Mr. Quantum man.

    Impaled Northern Moonquantum

    Dungeons and Quanta.

  10. Hurin, Midnight DJ on the Backwards Music Station says

    Do wavefunctions dream of quantum sheep?

    Self Consistent Field of Dreams.

    …if you minimize it they will come.

    On a serious note, I sometimes wonder if the Chopra cultists find density functional theory threatening. Do they know that it exists I wonder?

  11. F says

    Roger Penrose, you are completely hosed
    Your theory is a failure, the woo is too extreme
    You are just a poser, pwnd, you’re physics’ prisoner
    Return to study Kepler
    Forget this quantum dream

  12. John Morales says

    Apocryphal Euler to Diderot:

    \frac{(a+b^n)} {n} = x, therefore God exists.

    Hameroff and Penrose:

    E \Psi(\mathbf{r}) = \frac{-\hbar^2}{2m}\nabla^2 \Psi(\mathbf{r}) + V(\mathbf{r}) \Psi(\mathbf{r}), therefore souls exist.

  13. John Morales says

    “Quantum that doggie in the window (arf, arf)
    The one with the waggley tail
    Quantum that doggie in the window (arf, arf)
    I do hope that doggie’s for sale”

  14. cm's changeable moniker says

    Lorem ipsum quantum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit …

    *just checking the typeface*

  15. kemist, Dark Lord of the Sith says

    On a serious note, I sometimes wonder if the Chopra cultists find density functional theory threatening. Do they know that it exists I wonder?

    Even if they did, it’s got…

    [insert scary violin music here]

    MATH

    The scary kind of math.

    You know, the kind that has greek letters in it, weird wavy signs, and matrices.

    Oh, and, quantum.

  16. Stevarious, Public Health Problem says

    “You know, just simple, microtubules intertwining. You know, very much like– I’m really influenced by Mozart and Bach and it’s sort of in between that. Really it, it’s like a Mach piece, really. It’s…”

    “What do you call this?”

    “Well, this piece is called ‘Lick My Quantum Pump.”

  17. Stevarious, Public Health Problem says

    “Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good quantum by your side, kid.”

  18. Stevarious, Public Health Problem says

    “You idiots! These are not them! You’ve captured their stunt quantums!”

  19. Stevarious, Public Health Problem says

    I guess everyone gave up. Oh well. One last offering, for quantumsperity:

    “Hello my baby, hello my honey, hello my quantum gal! Send me your kiss by string, baby I’m a quantum thing ! If you refuse me honey you’ll lose me then you’ll be left alone, oh baby microtube and tell me I’m your woo!”

  20. betelgeux says

    All You Need is Quantum

    I Am the Quantum

    I Can’t Get No Quantum

    Can’t You Here Me Quantum

    Mellow Quantum

    The Night They Drove Old Quantum Down

    Up on Quantum Creek

    Quantum on Quantum

    Dark Side of the Quantum

    Quantum in the Wind

  21. cm's changeable moniker says

    Dammit. F beat me to it at #116. (I did search for “Lorem ipsum”; “Quantum ipsum” was an imaginitive leap I couldn’t make.)

    *haz sad*

    *skulks*

  22. betelgeux says

    Quantumfellas

    The Quantum

    The Quantum, Part II

    Quantum Day Afternoon

    Quantum Now

    The Quantum Hunter

    Some Like it Quantum

    Quantum Driver

    The Quantum Adventure

    Quantum Runner

    2001: A Quantum Odyssey

    The Lord of the Quantum

    The Dark Quantum

    Return of the Quantum

  23. says

    @Sastra #48
    Did you see this? Intersubjectivity is a fascinating developmental stage. Children move from “reality is what I experience” to “reality is that part of my experience which I know you are also experiencing”. Later, the requirement to “know” is relaxed, for pragmatic reasons, into “believe”. So now there is a contest between my experience and what I believe your experience to be; so clearly, “checks and balances” are useful in establishing the validity of my belief.

    And there the matter rests, for most people. But there is a further developmental stage in which the subject is perceived as universal, and “inter”-subjectivity is enjoyed in the same way that one sees through a conjuror’s trick. The earlier state: “reality is what I experience”, is restored; but the “I” has changed entirely.

  24. Randomfactor says

    Quantum ergo sacramentum…

    –Randomfactor, who learned the Catholic Mass both in Latin and English before giving it up for Lent…

  25. Ragutis says

    Queer this thread has become

    Under PZ’s strange command

    Alacritously the words were spun

    No doubt we feared the ban

    The forum now itself is groaning

    Und’neath this mass of puns

    My god Myers, please stop leering and look at what you’ve done!

  26. chigau (棒や石) says

    I’ve had a wee dram and am feeling a bit decohered myself.
    And I expect it to worsen if I spend more time on the scotty thread.

  27. Gonzo says

    Don Quanjote de la Mancha (Cervantes)

    Crimen y Quantigo (Dostoevsky)

    Cien Años de Quantumnidad (García Marquez)

    El Quantum y El Mar (Hemingway)

    Quantumberry Finn (M Twain)

    La Quantumaña Mágica (T Mann)

    Quantum No Es Bueno (Hitchens)

    El Quantumjismo de Dios (R Dawkins)

    El Manifiesto Quantumnista (Marx)

  28. A. R says

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  29. anteprepro says

    Did you see this? Interquantum is a fascinating quantum stage. Children move from “reality is quantum” to “reality is that quantum which I know you also quantize”. Later, the requirement to “know” is quantumnal, for pragmatic reasons, into “believe”. So now there is a contest between my quantum and what I believe your quantum to be; so clearly, “quantum and quanta” are useful in establishing the quantitude of my belief.

    And there the matter rests, for most people. But there is a further quantum stage in which the subject is perceived as uniquantum, and interquantum is enjoyed in the same way that one sees through a quantomancer’s quantometry. The earlier state: “reality is quantum”, is restored; but the “quantum” has changed entirely. Into quantum.

    Fixed for Vijen, who clearly needs someone else to properly translate hir Choprawoo into Deepitese.

  30. Rando says

    Wow, almost 600 quantum jokes. It’s like the Freakazoid list all over again except this time no one is making stupid Candlejack jok

  31. A. R says

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  32. Owlmirror says

    Hello Muddle, hello Fuddle,
    Here I am at Camp Quantumnal
    It’s so very entertaining
    Consciousness works by microtubules draining

    We heard a talk by Deepak Chopra
    He was elected Quantum Pope, yah
    You remember Roger Penrose
    He sneezed hard and quantum snot flew out of his nose

    When brain death makes its appearance
    There’s no quantum decoherence
    And your quantum mind vibration
    Will have a quantum cosmic synchronization

    [stalled out -- maybe moar later]

  33. chigau (棒や石) says

    A. R
    dang
    I was doing text-numerology on your Quantum Quantum Quantum comment (1st letter of the 1st line, 2nd letter of the 2nd line, etc.) and I kept coming up with “Quantum Quantum Quantum…”

  34. Mark Sherry says

    KG wrote:

    I don’t recognise your formulation of Gödel’s 1st Incompleteness theorem, although I’m not saying it isn’t equivalent (I don’t know).

    Ack. Not Incompleteness. Completeness. 1st Incompleteness is that any (FOL) theory that has sufficiently powerful arithmetic is either incomplete or inconsistent, while 2nd Incompleteness is that if a theory has its own consistency as a theorem, it’s inconsistent. Completeness is the one that talks about models and theorems.

  35. Tony–Queer Duck Overlord of The Bronze– says

    erik:

    what are you talking about tony? I steam my quantum at least twice a day!

    I find when I steam my quantum, it tastes like PEAS.

  36. Tony–Queer Duck Overlord of The Bronze– says

    What did Anya say?
    Oh yeah “it must be quantum bunnies!”

  37. Tony–Queer Duck Overlord of The Bronze– says

    John @32:
    Sorry, the Quantum Doggie is sold out.
    You’ll have to settle for a Quantum Ferret (I hear Beastmaster had two and they were wonderful furry companions)

  38. Tony–Queer Duck Overlord of The Bronze– says

    They’re tiny, they’re toony. They’re all a little loonie. In this cartoony, they’re invading your quantum TV.
    There’s Hampton and Plucky. Dizzy Devil Ducky. Furballs are lucky and Quantum Go Go is insane.
    At Acme Looniversity we earn our toon degree. The teaching staff’s been getting laughs since Quantum 33. We’re tiny, we’re toony. We’re all a little loony. We’re Tiny Toon Adventures come and join the fun.

    And now our quantum song is done!

  39. Tony–Queer Duck Overlord of The Bronze– says

    y’know, with this whole Quantum thread, I’m wondering something…how does the echo chamber/groupthink thing work?

  40. Tony–Queer Duck Overlord of The Bronze– says

    RevBDC @92:
    That thing on my head?
    It’s so not a hat.
    That thing on my head?
    It’s Pearl-a great rat! :)

    (one of Caine’s that adopted me)

  41. Crudely Wrott says

    I had a little quantum once
    It was my very friend
    We used to play
    On Quantaday
    The good times didn’t end

    But then once in a moment
    When a word I tried to send
    Was not returned
    From quantumfriend
    The universe did bend

    So I bended over likewise
    And peered back ‘tween my knees
    Now my gently fading smile
    Is all the quantum sees

  42. Tony–Queer Duck Overlord of The Bronze– says

    A.R.
    I failed to say Quantum *twice* in a row.
    The depth of my spanking shall reach further than any quanta has gone before.

  43. Crudely Wrott says

    Rules are rules.
    Quantum is required.
    In my poem I really should have used “quanta” in both the first and last lines.
    But PZ said quantum is required.
    I dare not tempt his quantum tentacles or the individual quanta that are the suckers thereupon.
    Such are the sorrowful compromises of art in the face of brutal authoritarian mega rule.

    You can’t escape the voice
    You got no choice
    You can run and hide
    But you can’t escape the voice

    *but Tony did get away with one there. hee hee heeee*

  44. Beatrice, anti-imperialist anti-racist Islamophobiaphobic leftist says

    Quantum morning. I see you’re still at it. Quantum, quantum. Carry on.

  45. DLC says

    And Deepak Chopra approved of all this extra quantum, before getting on a Qantas flight for Australia, where he split into two of himself, thus demonstrating quantum duality.

  46. blindrobin says

    The brain it’s like a series of tubes… w/quanta thingies that like coalesce and stuff, where’s my bong?

  47. FossilFishy (Νεοπτόλεμος's spellchecker) says

    ” Quantum quantum, quantum…”
    [Notices visitors. Stops sawing]
    Oh, hi there. Don’t mind me. I’m just taking care of this Gordian knot. Hey! Watch your step there. Don’t want to be tracking Qbits all over the place, cheers.
    [Goes back to sawing]
    “Quantum quantum, quantum… “

  48. says

    Quantum Maiden
    Can I play with Quantum
    Quantum of the Dark
    The Quantum of the beast
    The Quantum of the navigator
    The Quantum
    Quantum Brothers
    Be Quantum or be Dead
    Afraid to Shoot Quanta
    Brave New Quantum
    Seventh Quantum of a Seventh Quantum
    2 Quanta to Midnight
    Die with your Quanta on
    Quantum of Icarus
    Out of the Silent Quantum
    Quantum of the Opera
    Run to the Quanta
    The Quantum that Men Do
    The Quantum Man
    Wasted Quanta
    Quantum Slave

  49. Ogvorbis: broken and cynical says

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  50. Gregory Greenwood says

    Ogvorbis: broken and cynical @ 110;

    Quantum Quantum Quantum Quantum Quantum Quantum Quantum Quantum Quantum Quantum Quantum Quantum SNAKE!!!!

    As Hideo Kojima teaches us, the correct pronunciation is ‘SNAAAAAAKE!!!!’

  51. kemist, Dark Lord of the Sith says

    Quantum tomatoes are a thing of the past. Quantum bananas are what’s what now.

    Curious. And there I was thinking it was quantum bacon.

    Also, it’s time to kick ass and chew Quantum. But we seem to have run out of quantum.

  52. says

    Penrose and Hameroff have a quantum of woo, and a woo of quantum.

    I guess I can’t help but wonder about the souls of dead amoebae, since I guess eukaryotes in general with their microtubules must have quantum consciousness. Or what makes them special in the brain? For that matter, why even evolve brains when you’ve got quantum computers, or potential for same, in every cell?

    Oh, they probably have some tripe as an “answer,” like I care what evidence-free “conclusions” they’ve reached, but I think they’d better be prepared for a lot of conversations with single-celled organisms when they tunnel into their precious quantum heaven.

    Glen Davidson

  53. says

    Janine:

    My Little Pony: Friendship Is Quantum

    My Little Pony: Friendship is Quantum. Watch these ponies learn important lessons about quantum. Starring: Quantum Sparkle, Quantumjack, Quantumshy, Quantumpie, Quantumdash, and Wooity!

    “My Little Pony!
    I used to wonder what quantum could be,
    until you all shared its quanta with me.
    Big quantum, quantum of fun
    A quantum-ful heart, quantum and strong
    Sharing quantum, it’s a quantum feat
    and quantum makes it all complete!
    Yeah, my little pony,
    Did you know you’re all my quantum-est friends?”

  54. says

    decoherence destroys any quantum correlations in microtubuli after 100 femtoseconds

    Yeah, I was, kind of, considering, clarifying my own point by that. The reason macro level things can generate coherency is that their structure, the denser they are, limits the level of decoherence that is possible. You won’t find every molecule jumping to the corner of the room, imo, not because its probabilistically unlikely, but because it would “exceed” the level of decoherence that is possible, given the density of that media. You don’t find a gold brick transforming into a cloud, spontaneously, because the level of interactions in it, **do not allow** that level of decoherence. However, one single particle, inside a gold atom “does” have a fundamental lack of decoherence, *within the constraints given*. To achieve the sort of coherence needed for “quantum intelligence”, or what ever, you would need, I don’t know, Unabtanium? I.e., something about as dense in the literal sense, and the people proposing this in the figurative sense have to be to come up with this stuff. You can’t, on a quantum level, generate the necessary coherence *period*. You can only do so, statistically, on a macro level, as a result of constraints placed on the *over all* state of all particles, within the whole entire bloody system. The smaller your system, the less capable you are of, in effect, ignoring the noise. Sort of like how a cheap radio is less “effective” at picking out a signal, than one which has been designed with far more capacity to, if not filter out, then at least focus on the “signal”, instead of the noise.

    The whole point of microtubules seem to be that they ignore this problem entirely, in order to generate more coherence than normal, the smaller they are, or something like that? Wow.. People making microchips, radios, etc. have all be doing it wrong all along, I guess. They should make the gaps “between” things smaller, so they get quantum effects, and allow more noise into the systems, right? lol

  55. says

    Ah!! I think the number of posts showing up in my email from this is making it quantum!

    Oh, wait, no… That is just hotmail’s normal “indeterminacy” with respect to its inability to keep track of if you are reading them in order, or the, for some stupid assed reason, the “default” state of, “How about we start with the last one you got, first? No, then, how about, half way through reading your messages, entirely at random, the next one I let you read is the last one you got? No, well.. Nah! I am going to do that anyway!” lol

  56. Ariaflame, BSc, BF, PhD says

    Where is the Green Quantum?

    And I have found this thread a quantum wonder. Also quantum is starting to look wrong.

  57. John Morales says

    Alas, poor Quantum!

    I knew him, Horatio
    a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy
    he hath borne me on his back a thousand times
    and now, how abhorred in my imagination it is.

    My gorge rises at it.

    Here hung those lips that I have kissed I know not how oft. Where be your gibes now? Your gambols? Your songs? Your flashes of merriment, that were wont to set the table on a roar?

  58. Ariaflame, BSc, BF, PhD says

    Where is the Green Quantum?

    Unripe Quantum Tomatoes.

    As long as they aren’t Quantum Peas.

  59. kemist, Dark Lord of the Sith says

    People making microchips, radios, etc. have all be doing it wrong all along, I guess. They should make the gaps “between” things smaller, so they get quantum effects, and allow more noise into the systems, right? lol

    Actually, some people are trying to develop quantum computers using the spin state of hydrogen nuclei to store information. Advantage is size of course but also that if you use other atoms, you can find nuclei with more than two spin states (hydrogen has +1/2 and -1/2, and fluorine for instance has +1, 0 and -1, if my memories are correct).

    Problem is, you need one of these to write, read and keep information in this system.

  60. Hurin, Midnight DJ on the Backwards Music Station says

    kemist

    Actually, some people are trying to develop quantum computers using the spin state of hydrogen nuclei to store information. Advantage is size of course but also that if you use other atoms, you can find nuclei with more than two spin states (hydrogen has +1/2 and -1/2, and fluorine for instance has +1, 0 and -1, if my memories are correct).

    Problem is, you need one of these to write, read and keep information in this system.

    I love those. I don’t know how I would do research without them.

    Do you know if there are requirements for the field of the instrument used in the processor? I saw an article in Angewandte Chemie not long ago talking about pocket size NMR magnets. Those might still have price tag issues, but if they were fit for the purpose of quantum computing, at least they might help engineers build smaller computers than eniac.

  61. im says

    Ever hear of the Society for the prevention of Cruelty to Quantum Physics? Maybe it should get a reboot.

  62. John Morales says

    Hurin,

    Those might still have price tag issues, but if they were fit for the purpose of quantum computing, at least they might help engineers build smaller computers than eniac.

    So there’s a real possibility of a quantum MANIAC?

    (Cool!)

  63. says

    Actually, some people are trying to develop quantum computers using the spin state of hydrogen nuclei to store information. Advantage is size of course but also that if you use other atoms, you can find nuclei with more than two spin states (hydrogen has +1/2 and -1/2, and fluorine for instance has +1, 0 and -1, if my memories are correct).

    Problem is, you need one of these to write, read and keep information in this system.

    Well, my point wasn’t that you couldn’t, maybe, make something that can do that, given all the right conditions, but that these people are suggesting the equivalent of reading a paper book in a plasma furnace. There is a difference between building something with very clear delineations between the quantum and non-quantum parts of the system, and sort of, maybe taking advantage of the result, and trying to get the same thing out of a system that lacks any of the constraints necessary for it to function in such a fashion. They are trying to get quantum computing out of something that is even sloppier than a silicon chip, and anyone with any clue knows that one of the fundamental limits on such designs is, “The gaps get too small to prevent the quantum noise from scrambling the actual data.”

    In any case, the point still stands. Within the parameters available in a brain, there is no feasible reason to believe, short of a complete misunderstanding of the problems, to believe that you would get coherent data from such structures. And, if you did they would be… Oops.. “deterministic”, and therefor you don’t have a solution to “free will” anyway.

  64. Richard Smith says

    Quantum Feud
    The Price is Quantum
    Wheel of Quantum
    What’s My Quantum?
    The Newlywed Quantum
    The Dating Quantum
    The Quantum Game
    Win, Lose, or Quantum
    Let’s Make a Quantum
    The 64 Thousand Dollar Quantum
    Win Quantum’s Money
    Who’s Quantum is it Anyway?

  65. goatboy says

    To quantum or not to quantum : that is the question
    Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer
    The slings and quantums of outrageous quantum,
    Or to take arms against a sea of quantums
    And by opposing end them?