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Goodness getting a gut-check

Scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg once recounted having stopped by a bookstore and observing the titles that were being most heavily promoted by the enterprise. He caught himself thinking that his own published works were much more valuable to society than those … Continue reading

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Cory the Coroner meets Jesus

Cory, who was a county Coroner, was finishing up his examinations for the day. Being surrounded by death and corpses, he always brought a Bible to his office for guidance and comfort. On this day, after reading some Bible passages, … Continue reading

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Love is a noncommutative process (mathematically speaking)

(Please take note that the word is noncommutative not noncommunicative.) In classical mathematical terms ab – ba = 0. This means that the equation is commutative. However, in quantum mechanics the same equation has a surprising result. This result comes … Continue reading

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Existence is subsistence

The title for this post “existence is subsistence” is an idea that was highlighted by the scientist Emanuel Swedenborg. We can find observable evidence for this “law” in all biological systems in which every living cell (and every part of … Continue reading

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The irony of spiritual growth

The main driving principle of personal spiritual growth is to challenge one’s egoism and self-centeredness in order to adopt a larger, more inclusive form of love with one’s fellow neighbors. Spiritually speaking, we are to view ourselves from a more … Continue reading

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Peter discovers universal patterning principles

Once upon a time, a scientist named Peter was contemplating the unity and order of the manifest universe. He wondered if there could be a scientific view of the world beyond “physicalism” and serendipitous “creation.” He marveled that the murky … 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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Harmony collapses the wave function

One of the biggest mysteries in physics is how the probability distributions in a quantum process collapse into a single outcome of measurement. How does one formal outcome emerge from all the possibilities? And what happens to all those other … Continue reading

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A Very Special Mother’s Day Message!

(These insights were inspired by the writings of Emanuel Swedenborg.) Our Moms not only brought us into the world, their continuous efforts to act as the “glue” of the family actually offers deep insights into the laws of the universe! … 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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