Wolfram’s “Science”

In 1992 Stephen Wolfram, the creator of Mathematica, went into a self-imposed 10-year seclusion to write the 1200-page self-published tome called A New Kind of Science. In this article I evaluate some aspects of the “science” in the A New Kind of Science, using some general and obvious characteristics of science (see  here for the … Read more

Mystics’ Mutilation of Quantum Theory (2): Serpent-King Shesha’s “Science”

Quantum theory was born in a period when some significant social upheavals were taking place. 1920’s were the years, in which the Bolshevik revolution had just succeeded in establishing the Soviet Union as an alternative socioeconomic system which was foreseen by the believers to eventually replace capitalism. They were also the years in which Freud … Read more

Mystics’ Mutilation of Quantum Theory (1): The Disappearance of Mahesh Yogi

This is the first of a series of posts intended to expose the misrepresentation – indeed mutilation – of modern physics by the mystics, new agers, psychics, and alternative medicine practitioners. This one starts with Deepak Chopra, the famous author of Quantum Healing, a book about mind/body medicine. First a few words about the book itself. … Read more