Comment: Okay this

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Okay this

is where they lost me:

In the event of the patient's death, it was "possible that this quantum information can exist outside the body indefinitely - as a soul".

I've studied EET (electronics engineering technology) and can understand their notion of the "brain as a biological computer". I'd actually agree with that. Even their suggestion of how the soul exists is interesting and I don't have a problem with. But the above is going too far.

First, you can't have information without a reference. Let me give an example. This site the Daily Paul shows on your screen because of digital information that traveled by wire to your computer. That digital information is represented by binary, or 1s and 0s. You can represent 1s and 0s different ways. For example, in electronics a way to do this is by supplying or measuring +/- 5 volts. A voltage present is 1 and no voltage is 0. CD's or compact discs do this differently. The 1s and 0s are "pits" marked on the media so that a laser can "see" if there is a pit (for 1 or 0) or not. The point is either way there is a reference.

In the case of digital voltage the reference is simply ground, and the presence of voltage or not. In the case of CD's the reference is the physical disc the pit exists on.

What the above is suggesting is the same as saying you can have the pits that are on CDs giving you information without the CD, or the voltage readings exist without reference to a ground - or said in layman's terms, connecting only 1 wire to a battery and expecting power.

When you are alive the "soul" as they suggest could be referenced to the biological matter of your brain/body, so I can agree with that. But when you die and that energy leaves the body then there must be reference to keep the information meaningful, otherwise there is nothing to relate the energy to, i.e, it is no longer formed information.