Monthly Archives: September 2010

Why does Cupid carry a weapon?

We are all familiar with the cute image of Cupid as a chubby little child with angelic wings. Cupid is also armed with a bow and arrow. If you are lucky enough to be shot through the heart with one … Continue reading

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Science Does Not Know How To Explain “You.”

Science can explain you and me from a biological point of view but it does not know what to make of first-person, phenomenal experience. In other words, that which is most intimately real and present to us – our consciousness … Continue reading

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I was wrong about Hell

Writing a theistic blog over the last 2½ years, it was only natural that I would eventually touch on the subject of hell. I focused mainly on whether hell was eternal or if the Lord God had provided a contingency … Continue reading

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Charlie and the Cherubim

Once upon a time there lived a serious thinking fellow named Charlie. He thought so seriously about things that he felt an intense hunger to find the real goodness of life and a thirst to find the knowledge that would … Continue reading

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The Pre-geometric Bible!

Some pioneering physicists are looking into the idea that the physical universe and all its processes emerged out of a pre-geometric realm. In other words, time and space was derived from a dynamical condition that exists without any relation to … Continue reading

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The problem with a materialistic philosophy

While a materialistic ideology challenges the need for a Creator-God or for metaphysical principles to explain the universe, it is finding real difficulties in addressing its own theoretical solutions to foundational issues. For instance, current science is placing its hope … Continue reading

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Spiritual Alka-Seltzer®

One of my most favorite TV commercials was the animated cartoon depicting a man arguing with his stomach. This late 60s advertisement was produced for Alka-Seltzer. I was reminded of this commercial recently while reading from Emanuel Swedenborg’s symbolic interpretation … Continue reading

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Darwin left out angels in his book on evolution

Charles Darwin’s famous 1859 book On The Origin Of Species: By Means Of Natural Selection is still central to modern evolutionary theory. The reason why angels are not included is that Darwin’s theory is based on a purely materialistic philosophy … Continue reading

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Does God want me to become famous?

So far it doesn’t look like it. But I have come close. Most of my career was spent as a copywriter in some of the biggest and most famous advertising agencies in the world (just like on Mad Men). Eventually … Continue reading

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Hawking vs. Swedenborg: Do scientists need God to help explain the universe?

YES! Several interesting conversations have turned up on Facebook in reaction to Stephen Hawking’s new book The Grand Design.  He states that the laws of physics are quite adequate for explaining the Big Bang creation event and how everything came … Continue reading

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