Author’s Note: This article is a non-technical exposition on how quantity and quality are applied in post-modern physics, and this is as the complete technical and mathematical applications of these two great aspects of the universe can be found in The Treatise.
The newfound scientific union or relationship between quantity and quality is no longer a new thing in this blog as I have discussed it in some of my articles and have also explicitly and mathematically displayed this union in The Treatise.
However, in this article, I want to discuss how quantity and quality are applied in post-modern physics. I think this is relevant so that you will understand the new scientific method as it will be applied in this post-modern era of physics.
The reference to the scientific method is important because formerly, in classical and modern physics, we only had quantity as the sole means of explaining natural phenomena. But in post-modern physics, this has changed as quality is now applied alongside quantity to explain natural phenomena.
So, depending on the audience, situation, or on what the phenomenon under investigation requires, we may turn to quantity or to quality to describe it. And sometimes, we fall to a unified description using both quantity and quality.
This pure unified description is what one finds in The Great Treatise and in some of my scientific articles in this blog, but most times, I don’t usually call for it because it would require some preliminaries that are beyond the scope of the article.
Now, the unified description of any phenomenon in post-modern physics changes radically how we described the phenomenon before or how it can be described. But from time to time, we rely on only quantity to explain any phenomenon but with the extended, underlying understanding that quality provides.
There is a reason for this, which is not because quantity is enough, but because we want to deal with physics at a relative level and not at an absolute level. It is most times a matter of preference which is only aimed at providing further clarity.
When we discuss a phenomenon quantitatively, we unavoidably discuss it using the terms of relative science, in other words, we would be presenting a physical way of describing the phenomenon.
But when we discuss a phenomenon both quantitatively and qualitatively, we unavoidably discuss it using the terms of absolute science, in other words, we would be presenting a metaphysical way of describing the phenomenon.
From the two paragraphs above, you will learn that in post-modern physics, we make the transition between the physical description and the metaphysical description of a phenomenon by how much emphasis we place on quantity and quality.
This is an important realization in post-modern physics which shows us how quantity and quality are applied and also the true scientific meaning of the metaphysical. It is not a call to some untrue, religious mysticism or concepts, but to the balanced quantitative and qualitative understanding of the universe.
This is the central meaning of metaphysics; it is in this sense that it is greater than pure physics.
Now, concerning the mathematics of post-modern physics, I must say that it is both qualitative and quantitative, even though it appears in a form that seems only quantitative.
This is because quality is an aspect of the math of post-modern physics that is more evident in the underlying interpretation than the aspect of quantity, which seems to be what the mathematics of post-modern physics evidently relates.
Nevertheless, the effort is made in post-modern physics to make quality evidently appear in the math. This is why we have common letters and symbols with new qualitative meanings. And I think that as post-modern physics progresses, we will become familiar with the mathematical representation of quality.
In post-modern physics, we sometimes proceed to interpret the math quantitatively, but it is a conscious effort that remembers the role of quality and no longer a tradition like it used to be before in classical and modern physics.
The introduction of quality is what has moved us to the next stage of mathematical advancement. The introduction of quality into physics introduces us to the next level of the mathematical understanding of the universe.
Also, whenever we bring quantity and quality together in post-modern physics, we are ushered into what I call the experiential understanding of the universe. This changes the way we do physics and it brings the universe close to us in a new way.
This experiential way of understanding and interacting with the universe is the next big revolution of physics. Physics, as we know it solely in a quantitative way, is over.
It is now also about the qualitative, about the absolute, about the metaphysical, about the experiential and in fact about any new term that fits the new physics.
Some of the mathematical relations which we have always known in physics are still presented in post-modern physics, but as you would already know, they now emerge from a new science that gives quantity and quality equal representation.
So, like I have said, whenever we apply only quantity in post-modern physics, we are attempting to describe the universe in a relative way that only represents a physical description.
But when we apply both quantity and quality in post-modern physics, then we are attempting to describe the universe in an absolute way that only represents a metaphysical description.
I want you to understand that these are how quantity and quality are applied in post-modern physics, and whenever the emphasis is on quality, you will realize a deeper shift into the metaphysical nature of things.
Quality is a unique aspect of the universe that brings us close to the metaphysical nature of the universe. It is an aspect that in a deep way makes us question the way we have done physics, and if not for how it unifies with quantity and also make some remarkable insights possible, it would have been very hard to accept or deal with considering the prevailing scientific culture.
We have quite a long way to go in order to understand the new role that the balance of quantity and quality would play in physics, but post-modern physics has made all the necessary effort or hard work easy.
The balance of quantity and quality is uniquely reflected in the math of post-modern physics and this is so from its very foundation where we begin our description of nature from the presentation of the graph of reality.
And according to this article, we can still describe the universe quantitatively, but we would be aware that it is a superficial and approximate description which only serves the purpose of presenting to us a physical description of the universe.
This physical description is just a process besides a metaphysical description and both are permissible by the new scientific method that enables us to traverse the physical and the metaphysical worlds and have a complete understanding of the universe that can only be attributed to The Cosmic God.
Until next time,
I will be here.
– M. V. Echa