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Personal freedom and responsibility vs. the Collective

Scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg provides insights into this heated topic, suggesting that we make a thoughtful study of how God governs the angels in heaven. Swedenborg observed that heaven represents an organic community called the  “Grand Human.” Angels function as analogs … 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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Is God a Liberal or a Conservative?

Both! With all the heated rhetoric going on in American politics I thought that it would be good to give this debate a spiritual twist. This may be an oversimplification of the two divided viewpoints, but when you boil it … Continue reading

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Evolution is the exaltation of Love

From the phenomena of the quantum world to the ecological interrelatedness of all things in the biosphere, we can conclude that nothing exists alone. On the smallest seemingly inorganic scales to the largest observable organic scales of the biosphere, things … Continue reading

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The Ant and the Grasshopper (a revised fable)

Once upon a time there was an industrious and conscientious little ant carrying a heavy load of food across the forest floor. The ant happened to pass a grasshopper that was well fed and relaxing under the shade of a … Continue reading

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Heaven Is Not A Retirement Destination

I recall an episode of The Twilight Zone TV series where a man of suspicious character is killed and suddenly finds himself regaining consciousness in the hereafter. He is greeted by a host, who has been given the special responsibility … Continue reading

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