Saturday, September 16, 2006:
A single electron is wave-particle. There is a dual state at once. At the same time, the electron isn't (a third state) while also being just a particle (a fourth state) and while also being just a wave only for certain purposes for as long as the condition lasts or is presented (a fourth state). When peering at the electron to try to get the reality to yield up more secrets, the electron will only behave as a particle. What are the spiritual implications? The act of attempting to see scientifically (test further) was disallowed. The physicists ran into this in what they call Young's double-slit experiment.
If one watches the particles, they stay particles. If one stops looking, they become waves. You may not see them in their wave form. You may only see the results of their having been in that form. What is controlling the particles and waves? May one say that the one looking or not looking now has power over the particles and waves or may one say that there is someone else who has power over them and that one will determine if and when and under what circumstances the wave-form may be seen directly so to speak? Is it both of these conditions at the same time, depending upon the connotation of the terms? It is both, but only one ultimately. It is not the viewer who has the ultimate power. The viewer did not create the reality. The viewer is within it having been created. Once the viewer realizes the viewers relationship with, and to, the ultimate power, God, then the viewer will see. To "realize" here is to be as Jesus.
The particles are used to paint a pixel-like picture of the results of waves. The painter stops when humans attempt to cross the line.
The atheists go at it from the other direction. They assign everything to probability. This leaves chance, randomness, meaninglessness, and chaos out of which the architect creates. God isn't needed. When you look, your act coincides with the change of whatever is being viewed from wave to particle. Everything exists in a state of probable potential for viewing. Unless viewed, it is merely potential. Turn your back and the things aren't. Well, then to explain any reality maintaining its shape, such as the galaxies, that were there before human viewing, God enters. God is always viewing. This is confusing for the atheists.
Probability though doesn't enter into it. Nothing is uncertain for God. God doesn't work in probabilities. Probability is a human device that explains human limitations from which God does not suffer. Probability works but, by definition, only up to a degree.
Don't forget, the rules of the physicists only interpret within certain realms. The Einsteinian rules apply to a point in the direction of the large. They explain a realm. The quantum rules apply to the small realm where the Einsteinian doesn't predict. Yet, the quantum exits in the Einsteinian and the Einsteinian is made up of the quantum. There are also the nuclear, electromagnetic, and gravitational forces. There are also the biological forces and the spiritual forces. Those two forces become progressively more mysterious from the scientific perspective or relative to the scientific mind, which is being forced from demanding the end-all-be-all scientific rule that will explain even God.
As soon as you don't believe, the electrons or photons become just mundane particles painting a mundane picture.