Is the glass half full or half empty?

A Psychological Solution of Schrodinger's Cat This perennial imponderable was basically revisited in quantum physics with the Schrödinger cat, and the question whether it is dead or alive? The essential idea that this experiment introduces into the observation problem is the idea of probability which is the opposite of objectivity and fixity. This also introduces the idea of prediction thus. We are dealing here, psychologically, with expectations which are predictions. The essential idea this thought experiment is based on thus is that we don't know something until we look or observe; and that it can go either way until we observe. Until then the cat is flying which is the state between dead or alive and which contains all possible (infinite) possibilities (superposition). The true nature of quantum physics at macroscopic scale is thought. Thoughts are the equivalent of electrons. I will see the glass as half full depending on the state I am in. If I see it is full (the cat is alive) or empty (dead) I will expect it and tacitly make it occur or load the dice toward that outcome. In real macroscopic life I will tacitly conspire toward killing it (in order to reduce cognitive dissonance). This type of (tacit/unconscious) tampering with evidence, which classical research is fraught with, is made impossible with this thought experiment. So one core message of this experiment is that when retrieving (our view of) reality to thoughts (sub-atomic particles) and probabilities we find that we create the (predicted) outcomes when we believe them. We see what we believe. Yet the deeper message in this koan of sorts is that the true goal to achieve is to not disturb reality or maintain the state of superposition: i.e., the state in between full (alive) and empty (dead) which is representable as the flying cat. When we don’t expect and or re-take our projections (See video below ‘Touching the Shadow’) we are indeed outside of normal space-time where everything is thus possible (or we don't disturb the cat). So the answer to the question of whether the glass is half full or half empty is that it is neither, one does not make up ones mind and remains in the fuzzy state of ambiguity.

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