## Arrow of Time and Reality: In Search of a ConciliationWhat is Reality? What is the role of human consciousness in the shaping of such a concept? These questions are as old as mankind and gave rise to the MIND-MATTER dualism which preoccupied so many physicists: Schrödinger, Wigner, etc. This book considers the problem within the realm of contemporary physics, and shows that it could be related to that of ultimate entities. The author develops the viewpoint according to which human thinking activities are fruit of the Cosmos and of its combinatorial activity. Ultimate entities, the bricks out of which our universe is made, could be hidden, as a primordial alphabet, in the foundations of the pyramid of increasing complexity, which seems to unfold as a language and to culminate in the emergence of organized and thinking structures. This is analyzed in the context of cosmological screening and horizons (an expression of our lack of access to totality) where macroscopic and microscopic can mingle, where a unification of interactions and a matching of available arrows of time can take place. This context is also that of quantum evaporation of particle-antiparticle like entities, which triggers entropy increase, and of the overlap between General Relativity and Quantum Mechanics. The problem of an (global) origin of the cruising (and evanescent) “Now” is considered. A creative principle (reminiscent of the biological mitosis) is also presented which is the generator of the “event” through breaking of temporal symmetry. In this perspective, time-flow is an emergent concept: Creation of the World is declined priority on the concept of “coming into existence”. Participant to the origin of the World, all (possibly virtual) processes are able to culminate into the phenomenon of consciousness and Self-Awareness. |

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### Contents

INTRODUCTION | 1 |

7 Potentiality of consciousness | 14 |

F Gfields and monopoles | 27 |

Chap 3 CAUSALITY VIOLATION AND UNIFICATION OF COUPLING CONSTANTS 1 Introduction | 37 |

3 Conformal isometry and constant expansion | 41 |

4 Magnetic mass or charge to mass or electric charge ratio | 44 |

5 Monopole phase and expansion phase of the universe | 45 |

Chap 4 LONG RANGE UNIFIED INTERACTION AND TEMPORALLY FIRST CAUSE 1 Introduction | 47 |

ONSET OF A TIMEARROW 1Introduction the broken vase | 147 |

2 Maxwell fields in the monopole geometry | 149 |

3 Formal quantization | 151 |

4 Superselected photonic sectors | 153 |

5 Orientability and PT violation at the quantum level | 155 |

an analogy with kaons? | 157 |

Chap ll ENTROPY SINKS AND EMERGENCE OF ORGANIZED STRUCTURES 1 Entropy sinks | 159 |

an entropylike invariant | 160 |

3 The Ashtekar variables | 49 |

4 SU2 bundle over spacetime and its geometry | 50 |

5 Extrema of the action and field equations on P h | 53 |

6 Bundle geodesics and charged particles | 54 |

7 SU2 x 71 unifying formalism for electromagnetism interacting with gravity | 56 |

8 YangMills field on PioP2 h and long range interaction | 58 |

10 A cosmic censorship | 60 |

Chap 5 UNIFICATION IN THE FOAMLIKE TOPOLOGY 1Introduction | 69 |

2 Ul gauge connections at conformal null infinity | 71 |

3 Spacetime non trivial bundle structure and Maxwellian connections in interaction with gravity | 74 |

4 Towards a 71 x S72 gauge group | 78 |

Chap 6 CAUSALITY DETERMINISM AND ORIENTABILITY | 83 |

b The attitude of Quantum Gravity | 99 |

f Summary | 112 |

B Quantum PT invariance | 126 |

Chap 9 MONOPOLES AND QUANTUM REGIME 1 Introduction | 135 |

3 Physical implications | 140 |

4 Dirac Quantization on the Hubble Sphere | 144 |

3 Emergence of organized structures | 165 |

4 Emergence of diversity | 168 |

5 Remark on gravitational surfusion | 175 |

the priorities | 179 |

2 Monopole dissipation and thermodynamical arrow | 180 |

3 The cosmic dilation | 182 |

4 Retardation of radiation | 184 |

5 Cooling of the background radiation | 185 |

6 Biological rythms and cycles | 187 |

7 Linear time out of cyclic times | 188 |

8 Unfolding of consciousness and timeflow | 189 |

E MatterAntimatter imbalance from global to local | 202 |

Chap 14 OPINIONS ON CREATION AND REALITY | 219 |

EPILOGUE | 233 |

APPENDIX 2 COSMIC EDGE AND UNIFICATION | 241 |

THE KEY? | 267 |

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