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Human Parts
A publication from Medium about humanity: yours, mine, and ours.

Entanglement

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THIS IS US

When we interact meaningfully with someone, maybe in some way, we stay connected forever

It is the curse of the humanist to want all the laws of science to apply to people too. I confess to being cursed in that way. A few years ago, when I was researching my novel Weather Woman and was reading a lot of science, I became captivated by the theory of entanglement, which refers to the idea that once two particles have interacted they thereafter always respond in relationship to one another, even when far apart. In a 1935 paper, Albert Einstein called the phenomenon “spooky action at a distance.”

Being a person who thinks more about people…

Human Parts

A publication from Medium about humanity: yours, mine, and ours.

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