The Universe Solved


Thomas Campbell

Thomas Campbell

Thomas Campbell (9 December 1944 –) has a Master’s degree in physics from Purdue University and began his career working in the nuclear technology industry.  In the early 1970s, he began researching altered states of consciousness with Bob Monroe at the Monroe Institute in Virginia using basic scientific methodologies.  Campbell took what he experienced directly and learned from all of the experiments at the Institute and wrote the trilogy “My Big TOE” (TOE stands for “theory of everything”). 


According to him, “it represents the results and conclusions of thirty years of careful scientific exploration of the boundaries and contents of reality from both the physical and metaphysical viewpoints…By demanding high quality repeatable, empirical, evidential data to separate what's real (exists independently and externally) from what's imaginary or illusory; Campbell has scientifically derived this general model of reality.”  Today, Thomas lectures on the nature of reality and also works as a scientific consultant in the US Defense industry.

The theory in “My Big TOE” is that “all that there is” is an unimaginably huge source of digital consciousness that Campbell calls AUM (absolute unbounded manifold of sequences, patterns, realities, dimensions, and existence.  AUM is aware, active, and purposeful.  Each of us conscious entities are an individuated subset of AUM, the greater consciousness.  Our apparent space-time reality is virtual, a “learning lab” that AUM evolved for us to improve the quality of our consciousness.  By having individuated consciousnesses evolve, AUM can itself evolve at a faster rate.  He uses “love” as the word to describe how high quality low-entropy consciousnesses interact with others and defines spirituality as “consciousness quality.”


The model of AUM contains multiple “physical matter realities” (PMRs) like our own, as well as non-physical matter realities (NPMRs).  These can be nested.  Campbell creates a very detailed conceptual model of reality that contains digital clock rates, simulations, and probabilistic futures.  The framework provides an excellent foundation for observed psi effects, quantum mechanics, spiritual experiences, and advanced philosophical ideas.


External links:

- My Big TOE site

- Bio

- Reality 101 Lectures in Calgary (Youtube; 9 parts)


Structure of Absolute Unbounded Manifold

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