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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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Non-physical evolution

The neo-Darwinian synthesis for evolution is considered one of the most evidence-rich theories in contemporary science. While this paradigm correctly points out that life evolves to exploit different niches in nature, it leaves out the possibility that intelligent human life … Continue reading

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Can we squeeze some wisdom into the economy?

The wisdom to do so indeed exists, but it cannot be interjected into any economic system without our knowing the cosmic reason for our existence. Unfortunately, while science takes a stab at the “how” of world creation, it has no … Continue reading

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The universe is a chatterbox

One of the wonderful things that science has discovered is that the universe is full of information and that nature’s forces have the capacity to communicate this wealth of information through various waves such as sound, light, etc. In fact, … Continue reading

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“As complexity descends, utility ascends.”

The title for this post represents one of my favorite quotes from Emanuel Swedenborg. It comes from his scientific writings, rather than from his theological works, yet it is full of spiritual significance. In fact, Swedenborg based his science on … Continue reading

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Going against God’s flow is good!

There are two basic trajectories of God’s action in the world. One involves involution, that is, the descent of God’s creative action into matter. The other trajectory involves an ascent from inert matter back towards God. The first, outer trajectory … Continue reading

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God’s Love and Cosmic Law

The next great religious movement to take hold of the hearts and minds of men and women on the planet earth will be able to explain its tenets in more scientific, that is, within fully rational and lawful terms. We … Continue reading

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Should the scientific theory of evolution include the spiritual transformation of the human species?

The answer is “yes.” However, science will not be able to come to this conclusion until it straddles the challenge of understanding consciousness itself. Since human consciousness is subjective and personal, it cannot be studied objectively. Yet, nothing is more … 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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Are the first causal principles of the universe ALIVE?

The debate between scientists and theologians concerning the existence or non-existence of God as necessary for the creation event would become more profitable and rational if the discussion turned to whether the first causal principles of the universe were inorganic … Continue reading

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