Monthly Archives: July 2011

The “debt ceiling” is like an alien parasite from outer space

For me, some of the most frightening horror flicks to ever come out of Hollywood are those where alien invaders grow and mature inside human bodies. I believe that the psychical power of these themes comes from the fact that … Continue reading

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Cosmic futility. Is that the best the world has to offer?

Years ago there was a saying going around which went like this: “Life is a bitch and then you die.” Not only are our politicians taking us over a cliff, our scientists are telling us that the forces of entropy … Continue reading

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Learning the piano and spiritual transformation

In the 1970s, a book called Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance captured America’s attention. Basically, it showed how universal laws operated equally in a person’s approach to learning these apparently different human endeavors. Scientist/theologian, Emanuel Swedenborg, as well … Continue reading

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Why is it that the good people are taken away from us so soon?

This question can only be answered by the theological writings of Emanuel Swedenborg. Swedenborg discovered through profound visionary insights that the kingdom of heaven was arranged like the organs of a human body—called the “Grand Human.” This is because God’s … Continue reading

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Science and the New Jerusalem

One of the amazing insights that can be gleaned from the vast works of scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg is that when the Lord succeeds in creating a “New heaven and a new earth” this great event will include the unification of … Continue reading

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There are terrible consequences for being a good person

I am not simply talking about the strange phenomena of bad behavior being rewarded over good people in our modern society, but the spiritual or “other-world” consequences of having a good conscience and living a life of goodness. Our good … Continue reading

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The Emergent Church Movement and advanced Swedenborgian knowledge

There is an Emerging Church Movement currently taking place and the observers of this movement are conversing about what this means. In a nutshell, it means that spiritually minded people are challenging traditional dogmas and viewing religion as involving a … Continue reading

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The Microbiologist and the Angel

Once upon a time there lived a microbiologist named Mike. He was an atheist. However, he was getting uncomfortable with the findings of his own research. It seemed to challenge the notion of scientific reductionism. The deeper he looked into … Continue reading

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Ecological and Environmental Knowledge

This is a big topic. In fact, with the proper ecological and environmental knowledge (and model of reality) one can ultimately unify science and theology. Most scientists agree that the universe is unified (that is why they are seeking a … Continue reading

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Knowledge, Understanding and Wisdom

Only relatively recently has cognitive science begun to suspect the importance of human feeling, emotion and affection (love) as the primal mover of the human intellect. However, scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg made this discovery centuries ago. That is why I believe … Continue reading

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