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|The paradoxes of quantum physics, Maimonides, and the "I"|
The exclusion of human consciousness from its context has made science immanently incomplete and has caused strange paradoxes. The two major paradoxes of quantum physics are: (1) the entanglement of particles separated by great distances that have no force connecting them; (2) the instantaneous collapse of a system into a certain outcome of a measurement. John von Neumann attributes the second paradox to the interaction of the system with the individual "I of a conscious observer." an important clue to the harmonious resolution of both paradoxes may be obtained by adapting the philosophical system of Maimonides; The Guide of the Perplexed. Maimonides gives logical proof that the interconnection of all reality is a result of the simultaneous creation of the physical and human world by the Creator: "all that exists is like one individual whose parts are bound up with each other."