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  • SubGenre:Metaphysics
  • Language:English
  • Pages:200
  • Paperback ISBN:9798350950694


The Inherent Judaism in String Theory

by Micah Tokayer

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The seemingly-coincidental alignment between Science and Judaism is more than just coincidental. Tokayer attempts to explain these complex topics, particularly Hasidic Judaism, and String Theory, in such a way that someone without a high-level mathematical understanding and/or without years of Jewish study can understand the nature and reasoning behind why and how both are intrinsically connected. One must understand both deep enough to see that the major concepts, minor concepts, and even specifics eerily match. Both broad and specific aspects of String Theory parallel identically to Hassidic work, including the notion of inherent motion, the underlying unity & oneness, the logical resolution of paradoxes, and the number and nature of dimensions beyond our own. This significant overlap raises deeper and more intriguing questions about the nature of reality and the relationship between the spiritual and physical realms. Could there be deeper metaphysical principles underlying both systems, hinting at a profound unity in the fabric of existence, and what insights might this convergence offer into the nature of consciousness, creation, and the ultimate meaning of existence?
Judaism, specifically the Orthodox denomination, answers metaphysical questions in a way that is internally coherent. In Orthodox Jewish understanding, there exists a world of ultimate reality that we don't live in, and there is something special about humanity; that we are the connection between the two worlds of reality, and that connection defines how everything exists and what the meaning of life truly is. From a surface level perspective, this is almost entirely unscientific and should stay within the realm of pseudoscience, where it can be ignored by the general populace. However, in-depth studying of the internally coherent logic unveils a striking similarity between the logic within Judaism and modern scientific understanding. Since a chain is only as strong as its weakest link, the argument that Judaism is inherent in modern science must support the least-scientific aspect of Judaism: Jewish Mysticism. Though a careful analysis of Kabbalistic understanding, Tokayer attempts to marry Judaism to String Theory. It should be noted that very few individuals study both Kabbalah and String Theory, but the success of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement spread Kabbalistic knowledge around the world, easing access to Kabbalistic work. Through years of learning with Chabad families and over a decade of dedicated interest in physics, Tokayer cultivated an understanding of Jewish Mysticism and String Theory such that his explanation of it should work for those unfamiliar: String Theory is the modern pinnacle of physics. Since it is incredibly complex, in order to develop an understanding, we must first understand the basics: why we have String Theory and what generally makes it work. Then, we learn about concepts that are different from our normal understanding of physics. Only then can we learn the nature of String Theory, slowly moving into more difficult subsections that are increasingly math-intensive. Within Judaism's rationalist framework, there's a clear distinction between priorities, whether they be rituals or prayers. This important argument fostered a logical understanding of Jewish principles, nurturing the development of scientific reasoning, especially after the denominational split between Orthodox & Reform. Interestingly, Hasidism (a denomination of Orthodox Judaism), despite its limited scientific knowledge, echoes certain modern scientific consensus views through its various additions to Judaic practices. As a whole, Judaism emphasizes the concept of everything being interconnected within one divine entity, highlighting the fundamental nature of our connection to it. By applying mathematical axioms rooted in Orthodox Jewish principles, we can observe how the logical structure of Judaism aligns with modern mathematical logic and the overall connection between the two fields. These two theories of everything are the same. From the simple, conceptual parallels, we can understand the fascinating overlap. Studying the correlation is a necessary first step to understand the underlying fundamental connection. We prove this connection through the logic and reason in both of these seemingly-unrelated fields.
About the author
Micah is an astute thinker with a penchant for delving into the depths of metaphysical inquiry. Currently pursuing his college education, he has not only mastered the intricacies of the stock market but has also embarked on a profound journey of spiritual exploration. As a devout practitioner of Judaism, Micah's personal renaissance within his faith has led him to reconcile the apparent disparities between scientific inquiry and religious doctrine. Through his introspective journey, he offers unique insights into the convergence of science and religion, inviting readers to contemplate the rich tapestry of existence with renewed curiosity and open-mindedness.