Monthly Archives: June 2010

Beyond, beyond belief!

I am a follower of the ideas of Emanuel Swedenborg. His contributions to the history of human thought have almost completely been swept under the carpet. The reason why his ideas are so little embraced in the modern world of … Continue reading

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Creation and Evolution is Process returning to its First Principles

The concept behind the title of this post was intended to illustrate the impotency of a merely materialistic ideology (the natural sciences). Science has yet to discover the key to the nature of causal agency in the universe because it … Continue reading

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Imagine that!

The human imagination is an amazing function. One of its most charming occupations is to give all sorts of things human names. We give human names to our pets, our boats, our fighter planes, and even our sexual organs (like … Continue reading

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My daughter’s wedding was perfect—almost!

Last Saturday (June 19) my daughter Tara had her beautiful wedding ceremony aboard a yacht (called Romantica), which traveled around much of Manhattan Island.  Weather conditions were ideal and all the guests got to see the sun setting on New … Continue reading

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Made from 75% Elephant Dung!

My heart swelled with pride when I first read those words. I was looking at the back of my eldest son Ed’s new business card. In a recent blog post I mentioned that he had opened the first all green … Continue reading

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Why would a God of Infinite Love threaten to break someone’s bones?

God who brought him forth out of Egypt: He hath as it were the strengths of a unicorn; He shall consume the nations His enemies, and shall break their bones, and shall crush his darts (Numbers 24:8). The biblical passage … Continue reading

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Where does a child get the model of an ideal father, when coming from a single mother environment?

This is a question that was asked of me recently by a Facebook friend. The answer is difficult when it comes to pointing towards an ideal terrestrial figure. However, the answer becomes much easier when it comes to an eternal … Continue reading

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Blinded by love. Or going beyond kindness.

We usually associate the phrase “blinded by Love” with making a poor decision about some romantic partner. In other words, true love demands proper judgment or discernment. According to scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg, the human emotion of love must be educated … Continue reading

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What is the best way to approach a child who yearns for truth?

One of my Facebook friends recently asked me to comment on the above question. It is a big and important topic for a short blog post. But here goes. First, approach your child with love, hugs and a great big … Continue reading

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Believing in unseen things

Science contends that it only believes in things that it can observe (empirical method) while religion believes in an invisible God who lives in an invisible realm (spiritual world). When one contemplates a bit he or she will see that … Continue reading

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