Tag Archives: human psyche

A season for bells

I suspect bells are used by all religions in their various rituals. They seem to affect our psyche in deep, non-verbal ways. This affect is both mind-felt and heart-felt. According to scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg bells (and their sounds) symbolize a … Continue reading

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Is the glass half empty or half full? Don’t ask a scientist.

If a scientist were faced with such a question he or she would begin taking accurate measurements of the water in the glass. If these measurements determined that the water line was exactly in the middle of the glass and … Continue reading

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Getting Wiser vs. Getting Smarter

We all put great value and importance on learning, getting smarter and increasing our intelligence. We all have to learn how to accomplish something of value in order to earn a living or to become a useful member of society. … Continue reading

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Love and Spiritual Bio-Complexity

The science of complexity theory is in its infancy. It deals with nature’s incessant behavior and drive towards creating complicated and organized systems. Nature—whether you believe it drives itself towards this trajectory or is driven by a Divine Creator—has nevertheless … Continue reading

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A chariot in the Bible is not a chariot!

Because Holy Scripture describes ancient battles and warfare, chariots are often mentioned. But according to scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg, the driver, the horses and the chariot all refer to—and symbolize—qualities of the human mind and spirit! Say what?!!! Swedenborg claimed that … Continue reading

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The spiritual origin of kissing

When two people kiss each other on the cheek or forehead it is an action that verifies one’s affection towards another and communicates a certain level of unity. The essence of love and affection is to unite. Kissing lip-to-lip represents … Continue reading

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Can you weigh and measure a thought or idea?

A human thought or idea is not a physical thing like a potato or rock. Yet ideas and thoughts do seem to have their own peculiar metrics (system of measurement). Are ideas less real than solid rocks? The importance of … Continue reading

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Is Nature’s self-organizing process blind?

While many people today see science as a superior truth-system to religion, physicists are faced with a huge dilemma. They are unable to match up the laws ruling nature on the smallest scales (quantum physics) with the laws ruling nature … Continue reading

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