When talking about classical probabilities, like whether the ball is in one of two boxes, with 1/2 probability for the ball to be under either box, we see that the probability and the ball are two separate things. The probability is just based on how much you knowledge you have about the ball. But with, say, the wavefunction of an electron, and waviness in that wavefunction, some say that's the probability of finding the electron in that location. But unlike in classical probabilities, the wavefunction is the electron. There is no electron in addition to the wavefunction of the electron. Right?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

One of the things I always thought about when thinking of wave-particle duality, is what does the 'waving'. What material does the wave propagate through. I know that's sort of silly and I understand why you don't need anything to 'wave' it just a way of thinking...

My idea is that, what we perceive to be 'real' things, are actually just representations of the 'state' of that point in the universe, or that point in the "Fabric of Space-Time".

Take this ball sitting on my table. The ball is stationary but it's still moving through/with time. So it could basically be a wave that is only traveling at the same rate that time travels. And if I move the ball, the (atoms, molecules, all that) stuff that makes up ball, doesn't necessarily 'move.' It's the 'states of the points in Space-Time' that the ball seems to move through, that change. And that motion could be said to be travelling like a wave.

Everything we define as 'real' (objects, things like that) are caused by the interplay of the correlates of the different fields (where fields could still be a wave) and the other 'waves' (light waves, radio waves, etc.). These fields, waves, define the state of each position in space-time.

So what we see really is an illusion. The objects that we see, the way we perceive them, is just the way our brain represents the real world to our minds. And that real world is a world of interacting wavefunctions.

And then, doing away with the assumption that we have free will, then quantum mechanics loses some of it's mystery.

What I'm thinking now is that what is 'waving' is the states of each point in space-time.

Does any of this make any sense? I'm having a hard time putting it into words...

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