Tag Archives: Emanuel Swedenborg

The “directionality of complexity”

Of late, the concept of complexity in nature has captured many scientific minds. Their fascination lies in the fact that the physical universe seems to show a constant striving and endeavor toward increased organization. How is this possible in a … Continue reading

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Cutting-edge Swedenborgianism

Emanuel Swedenborg made the unique discovery that we each have three kinds or levels of blood—the red blood, the middle blood or Animal Spirit, and a higher blood fashioned from the human Soul. He first wrote about these three bloods … Continue reading

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“Truths in series”

In his great book on theology, True Christianity (n 508 [5]), Emanuel Swedenborg introduces us to the strange phrase “truths in series” by which the Lord God reveals deeper divine knowledge to us humans, in an orderly manner from the … Continue reading

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Is removing one’s negative characteristics different from being angelic and kind?

Nope! But I once had someone respond to me on the Internet by saying they would rather do good in the world, than spending time removing personally negative character traits—as though the two functions had nothing to do with each … Continue reading

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Everything runs in a connected series

This is a universal dynamic that scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg discovered during his investigations. Yet, in spite of this law being ubiquitous and ruling over all completed processes, it is the one dynamic that is most hidden from the understanding of … Continue reading

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A new kind of praying?

Knowing how to pray and communicate with the Lord God in heaven is so important that Jesus, while on earth, taught exactly how we must each pray in the “Lord’s Prayer.” But two thousand years later, worshippers still go about … Continue reading

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Imagined halos

I caught myself wearing such a personally inflating “headpiece” and getting it off was—and still is—quite a challenge. Because I was an artist and creative thinker, I had deceived myself over a long period of time that I was somehow … Continue reading

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Every generation senses reality less and less

I am writing this post because each passing generation seems to think that the world of humans is evolving in the right direction. This delusional mindset comes from ever-new scientific discoveries and new technologies, which add knowledge and convenience to … Continue reading

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Sperm and one’s spiritual quality

Sperm is more than “cum.” Scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg stated that human male sperm contains real spiritual substances within it. These spiritual substances represent the deepest qualities of a male’s heart and mind. Therefore, if a male individual decides to undergo … Continue reading

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The laws of harmony

One of the things that continuously amuses me about the scientific community is how their various theories and models concerning reality ignore the principle of harmony. While scientists might confess that all the phenomena of the great universe allow for … Continue reading

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