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Are advanced civilizations from outer space actually low tech?

According to the spiritual explorer Emanuel Swedenborg they are. Swedenborg had the kind of life that totally challenges the operation of the human habitual mind. As a great scientist who had labored to unify natural law with theological law, Swedenborg … Continue reading

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Getting Wiser vs. Getting Smarter

We all put great value and importance on learning, getting smarter and increasing our intelligence. We all have to learn how to accomplish something of value in order to earn a living or to become a useful member of society. … Continue reading

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LOVE

We all experience love. We all acknowledge the importance of love in our lives. According to scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg, the essence of love is to unite. When we love our children, our spouse, our neighbor, our country, our planet, we … Continue reading

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Where will human evolution go next?

Evolution shows a real trajectory towards increased bio-complexity yielding greater intelligence and consciousness. The human race and its complex brain structure represent the cutting edge of this trajectory—so far. Based on the evidence that evolution has provided us it would … Continue reading

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The Subtlety of Prehistoric Human Thought

Are we smarter than our ancestors? Do present day humans make better use of their brains than did cavemen and women? If you look at intelligence as gathering useful information about the physical world—information that leads to new technology—it seems … Continue reading

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