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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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Can one predict the future of a seed?

Accidents aside, it is self-evident that a seed will eventually produce more seeds. In between, the seed passes through well-known steps, like root, stem, branches, leaves, flowers, and fruit before becoming new seeds again. This happens over and over again! … 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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Will neuroscience someday lead to God?

YES—if neuroscientists want to truly solve the mysteries of the human mind and its subjective intelligence. Explaining the human intellect in terms of brain lobes, sections and various synapses (connections) between neurons is not adequate for creating a comprehensive model … Continue reading

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Some rational clues as to why we can survive physical death

The current scientific/mechanistic view of human consciousness holds that the processes of inert microscopic physical matter in the brain is responsible for this unique experiencing. Scientifically speaking, the only hope of our consciousness surviving the physical death of our bodies … Continue reading

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Finite realities beyond time and space

Science basically believes that in the absence of time and space, nothing dynamic can exist. At best, in such a condition we would be faced with a purely inactive and static situation. Ironically, many of today’s best physicists believe that … Continue reading

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Meditating on Meditation

My personal approach to meditation comes from the concepts I learned from both Emanuel Swedenborg and George Gurdjieff. In a nutshell, meditation is intensity of thought and focus. Gurdjieff called this mental intensity the power of one’s “embrace.” But many … Continue reading

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What does it mean to be made in the image and likeness of God?

This topic requires several layers of exposition. For instance, someone inclined to think of this topic from a corporeal/sensual level, that is, from things learned in the physical world, may simply conclude that God has ten fingers and toes like … Continue reading

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Darwin left out angels in his book on evolution

Charles Darwin’s famous 1859 book On The Origin Of Species: By Means Of Natural Selection is still central to modern evolutionary theory. The reason why angels are not included is that Darwin’s theory is based on a purely materialistic philosophy … Continue reading

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Just because I have damsels perform for me doesn’t mean I am sexist.

I grow many kinds of trees on my property, which started out simply as an empty “field.” There is one favorite tree in the midst of this grove that I often go to because under its wonderful shade, protective branches … Continue reading

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