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Goodness getting a gut-check

Scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg once recounted having stopped by a bookstore and observing the titles that were being most heavily promoted by the enterprise. He caught himself thinking that his own published works were much more valuable to society than those … Continue reading

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Helping parents raise good children

All parents want the best for their children. This includes giving them the proper love, comfort and education to help them acquire the curiosity and skills they will need when they go out into the world as young adults. However, … Continue reading

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A letter from Hell

Hi, everyone! I am writing you this letter from Hell because now that I’m here, it is nothing like I envisioned it would be! So here is a heads-up message for all of you still holding on to your terrestrial … Continue reading

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“As complexity descends, utility ascends.”

The title for this post represents one of my favorite quotes from Emanuel Swedenborg. It comes from his scientific writings, rather than from his theological works, yet it is full of spiritual significance. In fact, Swedenborg based his science on … Continue reading

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The Heart, The Eye And The Hand

There once was a very, very, sad heart. She loved to do everything but was unable to do anything about it. Even with all her passion she did not know how to get things done. The reason was she never … Continue reading

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The Problem With Creating Artificial Intelligence (AI)

The stumbling block in creating Artificial Intelligence has everything to do with the predominant scientific stand that “purpose” (teleology) is a big no-no. This bias shows itself most conspicuously in the academic world’s attempt to view intelligence as essentially computational … Continue reading

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Lent, Fasting, And The Hierarchy Of Love

Growing up in a world of different religions has taught me that God tailors religion to the particular psyche and bent of various people. However, I instinctively felt that at the core of each religion there was a similar universal … Continue reading

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How Harry the Snake Became God’s Favorite Pet

This short story is dedicated to St. Patrick’s Day and the saint who chased all the snakes out of Ireland. Perhaps there was a better solution. One morning, a snake named Harry woke up in a most depressed state of … Continue reading

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Love Is Ultimate Substance

The world is in need of a more enlightened view of what love is. The strategy I will use for unifying science and religion in my next book, “Proving God,” is to make a new ontological pronouncement about love. Love … Continue reading

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Is Scripture a Fairy Tale?

Is the Bible the inspired Word of God? Or, are they the stories of simple people, who lacking scientific sophistication, had to rely on their imagination to make sense of the cosmos. Look at the biblical passage below: Babel, the … Continue reading

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