Category Archives: metaphysics

Cosmetics vs. Cosmology

One of the less flattering discoveries I have made over the last several years is that human “art” has degenerated in the same way as the human psyche. (I know this because I have, throughout my life, been occupied with … Continue reading

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Depth of character

One of the issues I have against various paths for personal transformation is the reluctance to dig deep into one’s character. As a result these strategies usually cover over any serious flaws we may be carrying, and instead, point to … Continue reading

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Advanced Digestion

We use digestive metaphors to describe mental processes all the time. For instance, when pondering a thought we will use the words, “I’ll chew on that.” Also, we easily exchange the phrase “ruminating over” for mental activity. Scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg … Continue reading

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Spiritual Liberation

Enneagram of our liberation from “Egypt” (Divine Order, the Power of Advancing and the Science of Scripture) As I promised in my previous post, here is a small sample of a new New Church revelation. Above is an organic model … Continue reading

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Quantum Cooperation

One of the biggest challenges faced by quantum physicists today is understanding how a distribution of possibilities leads to a definite measureable result. This situation is called the “collapse of the wavepacket,” or the measurement problem. How does the indeterminacy … Continue reading

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The human mind, Scripture and organized data (exotic matter)

As a Swedenborgian theologian, one of the most interesting directions science is moving in is the notion of “exotic matter.” The deeper they probe into coherent structure, the more they run into organized information. This organized data is called exotic … Continue reading

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Living Light

Light brings in most of the information that reaches our brains. Then, something miraculous happens to it once it gets inside us. This light, which brings in information about the physical arena, transforms into a different type of light. This … Continue reading

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Everyone loves the smell of their own farts!

While most people will find the above phrase “crude” they will also secretly acknowledge it as a statement of profound cosmic truth! The phrase is on my list of great and wise sayings. Not only because the phrase is true, … Continue reading

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Does God plus (+) creation equal (=) more than God?

This question is a real cranium-buster and it makes me feel woozy. The question even has an emotional element to it when we ask if God plus Beethoven (or all human art) is more than God alone. While it may … Continue reading

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In the Spiritual World, mindreading becomes body language

According to the spiritual observations of scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg, people in the “other” world can all read the content of each other’s hearts and minds. The reason Swedenborg gives for this is that one’s spiritual body consists of psycho-organic forms … Continue reading

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