Social fermion

In hmolscience, social fermion, as compared to “social boson” (or social fermion-boson composite), refers to conjecture that a human us a type of fermion.

In the late 1970s, people began to ruminate on what humans were in terms of the new fermionic bosonic classification of the universe; the following are the two dominate examples:

“Are humans fermions or bosons?”
Ed Stephan (1977), speculative discussions with physicist Louis Barrett [1]

“All entities, whether fermions or humans, need some mediating agency to interconnect them into systems. This indispensable interrelating and interacting role is ultimately played by different field particles named bosons. Unlike fermions, which are characterized by a significant mass and charge, bosons do not take partake of these to attributes. Rather, they only have spins and provide connections as they are exchanged among fermions.”
Paris Arnopoulos (2005), Sociophysics [2]

In 2012, Romanian physicist Radu Chisleag, in his “A Quantum Model May Explain the Infringement of Some Financial Rules in Spite of Stiff Supervision”, outlined a type of social physics model, wherein he applied the Schrodinger equation of Erwin Schrodinger and the de Broglie waves of French physicist Louis de Broglie to the situation where "some individuals, even having been granted the right to act, are rejected at the step"; at the end of which comments on how stock market players might be bosons or fermions: [3]

“A special class of barriers, of those having an axis of symmetry (symmetrical potential), is very important because the solutions of the Schrodinger equation spit themselves in two distinct classes: symmetrical and anti-symmetrical solutions. As is shown in quantum statistics the symmetrical solutions are describing the behavior of bosons (system particles able to occur in any number in a givens state) and fermions (system particles that can occur in different states only). This distinction between bosons and fermions would be important for players, eventually corresponding to those cooperating or respectively competing.”

In Mar 2015, a Quora query “Is a Person a Fermion or a Boson?” was posted, which generated seven answers. [4]

In Aug 2015, Libb Thims, with Atheism Reviews cohost Thor, taught an atheism for kids class, entitled “Zerotheism for Kids”, to five kids ages 6 to 11, wherein it was explained, in nutshell kids logic, that “fermions are things you can "touch", like the fur on a giraffe, and bosons are things you can "feel", like the light coming out of the TV, heat from the blow torch, or cold air from the air conditioner”, citing Ed Stephan (1977) and Paris Arnopoulos (2005) as historical examples of topic discussion. [5]

The following are related quotes:

“It’s all just quarks [fermions] and gluons [bosons].”
Terrence Deacon (2011), paraphrase of Jerry Fodor (1998), i.e. “Why is there anything except physics?”, on Jaegwon Kim’s critique of emergentism [6]

1. Stephan, Ed. (1995). The Division of Territory in Society.
2. Arnopoulos, Paris. (2005). Sociophysics: Cosmos and Chaos in Nature and Culture (fermions or humans, pg. xIviii). Nova Publishers, 1993 first edition.
3. Chisleag, Radu. (2012). “A Quantum Model May Explain the Infringement of Some Financial Rules in Spite of Stiff Supervision” (GB), in: Econophysics: Background and Applications in Economics, Finance, and Sociophysics (editor: Gheorghe Savoiu) (§6, pgs. 79-89; correspondence table, pg 81). Associated Press.
4. Is a person a fermion or a boson? (2015) –
5. Thims, Libb. (2015). “Zerotheism for Kids” (co-host: Thor) (main), 14-part [4:41-hr] lecture playlist (Ѻ), 5-intro sides (Ѻ), 56-main sides (Ѻ), 11AM-3PM, Chicago, Aug 10 (recorded), Sep 7 (published).
6. Deacon, Terrence W. (2011). Incomplete Nature: How Mind Emerged from Matter (Kim, pgs. 164-55, 169). W.W. Norton & Co.

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