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Why quantum physics needs Asian philosophy

Albert Einstein, Werner Heisenberg, Erwin Schrödinger and nearly all the other pioneers in quantum physics were captivated by Chinese and Indian thought. Einstein praised the Bhagavad Gita and Schrödinger’s work was strongly influenced by the Vedas. Danish physicist Niels Bohr, one of the pioneers of quantum physics, was fascinated by the Chinese notion of Tao. […]