"A global and perpetual enfolding-unfolding dynamical dialogue where everything is connected to everything" (E. SCHWARZ's explanation of D. BOHM's concept)(1999, p. 140)
This somewhat ghostly global model of reality is tempered by the following comment: "In some instances, particularly at our normal scale of functioning (mesoscale), the holomovement may constitute relatively autonomous sub-totalities like the objects around us. In that case the usual way of considering separated objects interacting through external forces is a sufficient approximation (Ibid)
And "In the extreme case of non-separability, only the whole is true. There exist intermediate cases, like in particle physics experiments, where the implicate order can manifest itself by non-separable and non-local effects. For example, the particle-wave duality which appears as a paradox in the conventional interpretation of quantum mechanics, become limpid in the implicate-explicate model: the localized manifestations (quanta) belong to the space-time explicate order, whereas the wave-like effects are reflections of the holistic non-separable non-local implicate order. The wave or particle problem becomes the wave and particle double sided reality"
"Several other dilemmas, like continuity/discontinuity, causality/non-causality, order/disorder, being/becoming, observer/observed, mind/body, can be made intelligible with the double order model "(Ibid, p. 141)
Remains to find the epistemologic value of this model (What does it say about the ways of our understanding). And in the view of this editor, ontological skepticism is not eliminated by this mind-stretching Weltanschauung.
What would EINSTEIN have said? He, who did not believe in " spooky action at a distance"
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