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When “means” become “ends”

All religions have strategies to battle “sin” and “wrong-doing.” But how does a rationally thinking person verify what is really (objectively) a sin? “Sin” and “evil” can be understood scientifically as doing something against true order. But if you do … Continue reading

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Borrowed interest

The term “borrowed interest” is something I learned when I was working for an advertising agency. It is a tactic used when there is little to tout about a product or service’s actual distinctive benefits that you are trying to … Continue reading

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The biblical phrase “And Jehovah spake unto Moses, saying…” is filled with science

According to scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg, this biblical phrase found in Exodus marks the beginning of a new series of unified events that follow the laws and steps of universal creation and subsistence. Today we would call this kind of thinking … Continue reading

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The multi-universe theory suggests Intelligent Design!

The multi-universe theory is one of science’s latest models for describing reality within the framework of quantum mechanics. On the quantum level, not only have scientists tried to fathom the mystery of the collapse of the wavefunction—that is, how do … Continue reading

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Order is the same—everywhere

Scientists will tell you that the universe has order and is thus unified. That means that the structure of the physical world is rational (logical ratios). What is often missed is that a similar order prevails in all phenomena. For … Continue reading

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Swedenborg’s theology is chock full of science

I have written about Swedenborg’s unique approach of harmoniously blending scientific principles with theological principles in my latest book Proving God. This “marriage” of two seemingly opposing truth-systems makes Swedenborg’s contributions to human thought uniquely relevant for the post-modern world. … 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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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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Inside is bigger than Outside

Ever notice that the inside of a house or building looks (and feels) bigger than the outside? I have been struck by this phenomenon ever since I was a kid. Thanks to my introduction to the unique ideas of scientist/theologian … 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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