Monthly Archives: April 2012

Beyond thermodynamics

Thermodynamics means “heat” dynamics. The term is used to express the physics of various structural systems and their relation to heat energy. The more energy in a system tends to determine the degree of organized complexity of a physical system. … Continue reading

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The difference between spirit and soul

The terms “soul” and “spirit” are often interchanged with each other but they actually have technical differences. As long as these two theological terms are not properly distinguished, human salvation becomes more imprecise and less understood. Scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg offered … Continue reading

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Is ancient mythology and symbolism sexist?

Yes indeed! I often wonder how future revelations on the wisdom of ancient writing styles will play in the post-modern world with its new social (and liberated) conscience and political correctness. Take feminism for instance. I am sure that the … Continue reading

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Bible interpretation and reverse entropy

It is estimated that over 6 billion copies of the Bible have been sold. The same report also suggests that the Bible is slowly losing its popularity with post-modern thinkers. Even theologians are struggling over the radical relativity and pluralism … Continue reading

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Angels really do live on top of puffy white clouds!

Usually, when artists depict angels, they are shown to reside and operate on top of puffy white clouds. To me, this high altitude lifestyle would seem to get boring really fast—especially over an entire eternity—and the image provided a rather … Continue reading

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Does the elusive Higgs boson add weight to our ideas?

Physicists have yet to discover the Higgs particle, which is necessary to complete and substantiate their current standard model of particle physics. If it is not found many scientists fear they will have to go back to the drawing board, … 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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Can we squeeze some wisdom into the economy?

The wisdom to do so indeed exists, but it cannot be interjected into any economic system without our knowing the cosmic reason for our existence. Unfortunately, while science takes a stab at the “how” of world creation, it has no … Continue reading

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Friday the 13th

Emanuel Swedenborg has given the world a unique system for interpreting events from a more rarefied spiritual view. I often find it most mentally stimulating to apply Swedenborg’s spiritual symbolism to various terrestrial traditions and see if further enlightenment can … Continue reading

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God created the universe through spiritual rules

One of the biggest mysteries for the reasoning and inquisitive mind is how divine action in the world is to be understood in the light of today’s science. We have to sincerely question whether current scientific and religious doctrines are … Continue reading

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