Draft of Paper Presentation, Waves Conference, Fairfield Iowa 2014

One of the most significant implications of quantum theory is that consciousness needs to be included in a scientific account of the physical world. Although the major interpretations of quantum theory each make a useful contribution, even after 100 years there is little consensus about what quantum theory means. This paper proposes that a richer ontological model of levels of nature is needed. The holistic Vedic 3-in-1 model, such as enumerated in Sankhya and Ayurveda, provides the foundation for a coherent interpretation of quantum theory that addresses long-standing dilemmas about the matter-mind-consciousness relationship.
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