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The Spinning Brain

Intuition is a phenomenon of the biological brain that doesn't have any physical explanation. Many people experience intuition with varying degrees of success. There are a variety of theories regarding intuition [1] and some people regard intuition with much caution [2].

Yet, I am happily in the camp that has learned to respect my intuition as it has proven time and time again to be correct. Recently, though, I'd been thinking about intuition and soothsaying. There are many cases of people who claim to see the future, whatever that might be. Maybe there is something to be said about this mystical phenomenon. Maybe there is a real physical process at work that we just haven't thought of yet.

To this end, I am proposing a theory about human intuition. This theory, though requires some background in quantum mechanics. Specifically, quantum entanglement.

I'm not the only person who has theorized about quantum entanglement and its role in biological congnition and the conscio…