DOI: 10.14704/nq.2013.11.1.648

Many-Worlds Interpretation of Quantum Theory, Mesoscopic Anthropic Principle and Biological Evolution

Alexander Yu Kamenshchik, Oleg V. Teryaev


We suggest to combine the Anthropic Principle with the Many-Worlds Interpretation of Quantum Theory. Realizing the multiplicity of worlds it provides an opportunity of explanation of some important events which are assumed to be extremely improbable. The Mesoscopic Anthropic Principle suggested here is aimed to explain appearance of such events which are necessary for emergence of Life and Mind. It is complementary to the Cosmological Anthropic Principle explaining the fine tuning of fundamental constants. We briefly discuss various possible applications of the Mesoscopic Anthropic Principle including the Solar Eclipses and assembling of complex molecules. Besides, we address the problem of Time's Arrow in the framework of the Many-Worlds Interpretation. We suggest the recipe for disentangling of quantities defined by fundamental physical laws and by an anthropic selection. The main emphasis is made on the problem of the biological evolution.

NeuroQuantology | March 2013 | Volume 11 | Issue 1| Suppl 1 | Page 129-148


many-worlds interpretation; mesoscopic anthropic principle; biological evolution

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