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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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Turning the Thanksgiving Turkey into an Angel of God

Here is something to contemplate (ruminate over) as you digest your bellyful of turkey. Emanuel Swedenborg and George Gurdjieff viewed the human body, brain and mind as an apparatus for exchanging energies and substances between heaven and earth. In this … Continue reading

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Everyone eats and gets eaten!

Everyone knows that our physical bodies will become “worm food” after we die. Little attention is given to whom or to what we will feed in that other world beyond this one. The same bio-laws apply in both natural and … Continue reading

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Eating alone is less healthy

Even if you were eating a garden salad, it would be healthier for your body to digest your food when you are in the company of friends and loved ones. Why? Your state of mind has a profound effect on … Continue reading

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A “vertical” three-course meal!

The human organism has been designed to eat and digest three distinct kinds of foods—physical foodstuffs, air and information. Actually, this idea can be easily grasped. We all know that besides terrestrial sustenance we would quickly die without air. Furthermore, … Continue reading

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The lion, the man and the angel

Once upon a time, or maybe someplace where time doesn’t even matter, there lived a lion, a man and an angel. They decided to get together one day and discuss their various God-given qualities and talents. The lion spoke first. … Continue reading

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Humans are highly evolved stomachs

If you were to challenge the statement above by insisting that the evolution of the human brain puts men and women (and their unique intelligence) far above the mundane and mindless operation of digestion, I would still insist that you … Continue reading

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Eating Your Way To Heaven

There is a famous saying that “you are what you eat.” If you eat healthy foods you will be healthy and if you eat unhealthy foods (or even too much of a good thing) it will lead to an unhealthy … Continue reading

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