It is my understanding that we are moving into a new paradigm. The old world view is Newtonian, based on the idea that we live in a mechanistic universe, where things happen in linear cause and effect, like snooker balls striking and moving predictably. It is a world where our inner world has no direct connection to our outer experience. We have collectively accepted that we are the flotsam and jetsom floating on a random sea; alone and disconnected from the outer world.
There is a new world view emerging with the growing awareness that thought is actually the causation of matter. Millions of people are experiencing strange coincidences which Carl Jung termed synchronicities. And millions are also becoming aware of their power to ‘manifest’ reality; by influencing their experience with thought alone. Books like the Secret and Illusions by Richard Bach, and untold more indicate this awakening.
My first experience of this occurred when I tossed a coin in a well, quietening my mind, and made a wish, as I turned the corner a moment later, my wish came true. It was as if the universe had rearranged itself to mirror my thought. From there I have experienced thousands of such experiences, and so have millions of others.
Quantum physics is reflecting this new world view, as it indicates that, at the inifinitessimally small level of reality (the quantum) matter is not solid, and is responsive to human thought and expectation.
Some people describe our shift from the 3rd to the 4th/5th dimension, where time, space, thought, and matter are one.