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Hypnotism, blood circulation and spirituality

One of the things I admire about Emanuel Swedenborg’s theology is that he always found ways to explain highly abstract ideas with tangible biological processes. Blood-flow is just one such example that he used to make an analogy between the … Continue reading

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My fraudulent spirituality

I was introduced to the spiritual ideas of both Emanuel Swedenborg and George Gurdjieff on the very same day. This gave me a rare opportunity to double-check my spiritual trajectory. I studied the ideas of both men and joined their … Continue reading

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A new kind of church experience

One Sunday, as Charlie was listening to a preacher’s sermon at his local church, he began to experience something new—a state of increased awareness. He became more aware of himself sitting in the church pew. It was as though he … Continue reading

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Fun at a funeral

In the introduction to his epic work, Beelzebub’s Tales To His Grandson (over a thousand pages), George Gurdjieff shares some lessons that helped him find true spiritual growth and genuine liberty. He recounts that as a young boy his grandmother … Continue reading

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Escaping magical circles!

In his book Meetings with Remarkable Men, George Gurdjieff describes a strange event he witnessed as a young man. He recounts being deeply involved in his studies when he suddenly heard a boy’s scream. As he ran over to investigate, … Continue reading

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How I intend to “Prove God” in my upcoming book

My soon-to-be available book entitled Proving God contains 355 pages of text and 14 chapters. In a nutshell, each chapter contains the following strategies for my solving this unique and most difficult challenge: Chapter One addresses the problems physics faces … Continue reading

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Soupy Sales is Dead (part 2)

In my previous post, I commented on how Soupy Sales’ death inspired me to contemplate the deeper spiritual aspects of comedy and laughter, including how getting a pie thrown in one’s face actually could offer a valuable lesson in spiritual … Continue reading

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Divorce and Hypnotism

Most children experience divorce by the time they are five years old—whether their parents split up or not. Huh? I am talking about the inevitable split in the psyche of all children who are forced to grow up in the … Continue reading

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The New Physics and the New Jerusalem

My experience over the past several years with both physicists and theologians who are concerned with fundamentals is that I detect a real sense of anxiety. Both “sides” strongly believe that we are in need of a major paradigm shift. … Continue reading

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