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Quantum Jumping

Posted by kristobaldude on June 10, 2012

A skeptic point of view towards quantum jumping

Hitchens's Razor

Shortlink: http://wp.me/p26zC5-3D

If you have a Facebook account, you couldn’t have missed the Quantum Jumping advertisement. It’s “a unique method of tapping into the power of your subconscious mind and stepping into a new reality”, as they put it on their website. What they say is outrageous, and I desire to counter their assertions. This one is in line with my previous post about evidence. I’m going to divide it in two parts: what is wrong and why I bother.

What is wrong with Quantum Jumping?

Quantum Jumping invokes the multiple universes interpretation. Quantum mechanics involves probability. Usually we think of electrons as tiny particles orbiting the nucleus.

The problem with this is that it isn’t what scientists observed. It’s much closer to something like this. Choose a point somewhere near the nucleus and for that point you can say: “There is 2% probability that I will find an…

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