In the 1920’s quantum mechanics was created by three great minds: Heisenberg, Bohr and Schrödinger, who all read from and greatly respected the Vedas. They elaborated upon these ancient books of wisdom in their own language and with modern mathematical formulas in order to try to understand the ideas that are to be found throughout the Vedas, referred to in the ancient Sanskrit as “Brahman,” “Paramatma,” “Akasha” and “Atman.” As Schrödinger said, “some blood transfusion from the East to the West to save Western science from spiritual anemia.”
Many atheist scientists like to forget that their forefathers were actually quite deeply religious.
Another example would be from the most famous physicist of all time Albert Einstein. Einstein states in his letter to Max Born, 3 March 1947, “Es gibt keine spukhafte Fernwirkung” which translates to “There is no spooky action at a distance.” He did not believe in magic. He believed in science and would regularly read the Bhagavad-gita. Einstein’s famous quote on the Bhagavad-gita is: “When I read the Bhagavad-gita and reflect about how God created this universe everything else seems so superfluous.” He also wrote in his book The World as I See It, “I maintain that the cosmic religious feeling is the strongest and noblest motive for scientific research”.
My question then becomes, why are modern scientists so belligerent to religion when the great physicists of the early 20th century were very open to the topic? In the past 50 years very little new physics has been presented that is coherent, we are still going off of what people such as Bohr, Heisenburg, Schrodinger, Oppenheimer, Einstein etc. came up with. Scientific discoveries come in waves, and we are currently not riding one.
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