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Hypno-church

One of the details most curiously missed in Bible interpretation (exegesis) is that before humans were removed from the “Garden of Eden” Adam was put to sleep. Scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg correctly stated that this “sleep” was actually a state of … Continue reading

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The downside of God’s Love

I love writing about anti-intuitive topics. And this is one of them. The benefit of doing this kind of writing is to create “pondering,” which forces people to think more deeply about things than ordinary existence generally requires. The commonly … Continue reading

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There are no Tony Awards in heaven

I happened to watch the Tony Awards last Sunday (June 9, 2013) on TV. I have to say that as a student of the transformative concepts of Emanuel Swedenborg and George Gurdjieff I was able to gaze upon this “dog … Continue reading

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Swedenborg and hypnosis

One of the most distasteful notions that I have advanced concerning Swedenborg’s scientific and spiritual paradigm is that the human race is in a hypnotic state. If this is true, it means that we terrestrial humans cannot effectively address the … Continue reading

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It is easy to turn evil into good, but much harder to turn good into good

I am aware that the above heading sounds anti-intuitive. Most people simply do not look deeper than the mere outward expression of goodness. However, the notion that not all good deeds and kind acts are really good is a most … Continue reading

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Escaping from my friends

I am sitting among some respected friends who have gotten together to discuss deep spiritual ideas. I feel fortunate that I am associated with such special individuals. The meeting gives me a warm and cozy feeling of togetherness, belonging and … Continue reading

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The Devil supports helping the world’s deprived and abused children!

Not long ago the Devil was seen napping under the shade of a large tree. Concerned by this, one of the Devil’s top henchmen took steps to wake his master up. The Devil opened his eyes and asked his henchman … Continue reading

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The Lord God is taking away all my powers!

I used to be young, good looking and cocky. I thought that I had the world in the palm of my hands. Today, I am no longer a spring chicken. I am also no longer “filled with myself.” Studying the … Continue reading

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Jesus threatens to lose a sandal up a church minister’s butt!

Jesus began to make his descent back to earth as He had so famously promised some two thousand years ago. He had warned people back then that His Second Coming and return to the planet earth would be like a … Continue reading

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Spiritual laziness

We all admit at times that we are lazy. This is easy with a terrestrial body because physical matter naturally tends towards inertia (equilibrium). The term “couch-potato” explains this phenomenon quite adequately. The only challenge to this situation comes from … Continue reading

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