Spending a day with a quantum lady

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Starting from his childhood, Mahadevan always sought something real challenging. So when three friends sat together and betted among themselves, Mahadevan decided to take up the challenge. The subject of the bet was to spend one full day with one quantum lady and introduce her to other friends so that they could also cross-check whether she was actually a quantum lady or not. Everyone knew that it would be difficult to find such lady. Nobody said this was going to be easy and Mahadevan also felt, the same way. This was because, firstly no one knew whether human beings could be created based on quantum concepts or not. Secondly, it was really tough to find a living quantum lady on the earth. Actually, none had the idea what a quantum lady would look like? Now, spending a full day with such a lady was definitely a mind boggling and interesting subject for Mahadevan.
Next morning Mahadevan came out of his home and was brooding over the subject. Absentmindedly, he asked himself aloud whether it was possible to create a lady based on the concept of quantum theory? Suddenly, some female voice said from   nearby - why not? It was quite possible. Mahadevan turned around and was puzzled to find one young lady dressed in a skirt and blouse near him. He asked the lady whether she had said something? The young lady nodded in affirmative and repeated her words again. Mahadevan was not satisfied with her reply and asked the lady how it was possible?
The lady replied that from a quantum perspective, the human body (amplitude) and consciousness (phase) are mutually influential and closely linked. Therefore, health recovery was not simply a matter of treatment for the visible organs, but also enhancing the orderliness of the consciousness field. Even an entire human being, under the right conditions, could act like a quantum wave. Again , Mahadevan asked the lady - what were those conditions? The lady said that there were two conditions - one , to reduce the mass of the particles composing the human body into as small a value as possible, resulting in larger wavelengths and two, to reduce the speed of the particles which were having meaningless momentum so that larger wavelengths and large-scale quantum behaviors could result .
The lady smiled after seeing the astonishment larking in the eyes of Mahadevan and said - of course it was not so simple there were other theories also behind it. But, the basic concept was like that. She added that he might be surprised to know that there were many quantum human beings moving in earth in disguises and who were at different phases of their existences. Mahadevan was amazed and immediately asked sarcastically the lady whether she was considering herself as a quantum lady? The lady giggled hearing the question of Mahadevan and said that she was not thinking but she was really a quantum lady created for some purpose to be on earth. The lady continued and said her name was Alice. She extended her hand towards Mahadevan and shook his hands.
Mahadevan took her hand in his palm and tried to feel whether it differed from a human body or not. But, he didn't find any difference between a human hand and the hand of the lady. The lady was watching all those things and asked Mahadevan with a smile - Did you find any difference? Mahadevan was surprised how the lady could read her mind? The lady replied to his untold question - the subatomic particles of your consciousness were giving me feedback on your thinking.
Mahadevan asked the lady if she was a quantum lady then what work she was doing on earth? The lady replied to him briefly saying that she was collecting data from the earth. Mahadevan was surprised - what data? Mahadevan didn't get any reply to his question, instead she smiled sweetly and Mahadevan found she was quite beautiful to look at. The lady blushed at the gaze of Mahadevan and asked what he did for a living? Mahadevan told her that he worked as a research associate in a nearby University.
Then both of them went to a nearby food shop where other two friends Sekhar and Amulya were waiting as planned before. They purchased hamburgers and started discussing. Sekhar and Amulya were also astonished to find her as a real quantum lady. While eating the lady told Mahadevan and his friends that since human bodies were made up of protons, neutrons and electrons, hence brain functions of them worked on quantum concepts which could be correlated to short term memory performance and conscious awareness. But, since consciousness was made up of phases, anything created on quantum concepts also would be phased out after certain period.
Mahadevan couldn't understand what she was saying, hence he asked - I couldn't get what you mean. The lady again gave a most provocative smile. She checked the time from a watch fitted at her wrist and found it was already five in the evening. She said that since she was a quantum lady, she would also have to phase out that day within a few moments. Mahadevan was unhappy, he didn't want to miss his new acquaintance, so early. Hence he said that he didn't want her to go away so early. The lady said that she might meet him some other place some other time but right that day she would have to go. She stretched her hand for a handshake with Mahadevan and his friends. They shook her hands with heavy hearts. Alice bid goodbye to Mahadevan and his friends and slowly disappeared from their sight in the vacuum. Only her skirt and blouse remained in the place where she was standing.

About the Author: 
After the superannuation of the author from a reputed consultancy organization as General Manager, engaged himself in writting short stories, poems and articles. The author has received many awards & prizes for his writtings in Bengali literature. Hobbies of the author include reading of books & listening to music.
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