John Hagelin, Ph.D on Consciousness

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He's a former scientist, turned crackpot. Bob Park has a section on him in his book Voodoo Science. You can get the mainstream view of him from his wiki page:
Physicist Victor J. Stenger wrote in The Humanist that John Hagelin talks about "quantum consciousness" and that quantum consciousness is a "myth" that "should take its place along with gods, unicorns, and dragons as yet another product of the fantasies of people unwilling to accept what science, reason, and their own eyes tell them about the world."[26]

Peter Woit writes in his book, Not Even Wrong: The Failure of String Theory And The Search For Unity In Physical Law, that "Virtually every theoretical physicist in the world" rejects Hagelin's attempt to identify the "unified field" of superstring theory with the Maharishi's "unified field of consciousness" as "utter nonsense, and the work of a crackpot".[7]

Physicist Robert L. Park called the 1993 Washington D. C. study a "clinic in data manipulation", pointing out that during the weeks of the study the city experienced the highest murder rate ever recorded.[27][28]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Hagelin#Reception_of_Hagelin.27s_comparison_of_consciousness_and_the_unified_field
 
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How can you argue with a guy from a world of "potential protons"?
 

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