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Some rational clues as to why we can survive physical death

The current scientific/mechanistic view of human consciousness holds that the processes of inert microscopic physical matter in the brain is responsible for this unique experiencing. Scientifically speaking, the only hope of our consciousness surviving the physical death of our bodies … 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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Finite realities beyond time and space

Science basically believes that in the absence of time and space, nothing dynamic can exist. At best, in such a condition we would be faced with a purely inactive and static situation. Ironically, many of today’s best physicists believe that … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day and the laws of Physics

What do Valentine’s Day and the laws of physics have in common? The answer to this seemingly odd question is that they are both expressions of Love! This can be somewhat grasped when we give thought to the topic of … Continue reading

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The Naturalist And The Angel

Once upon a time there was a naturalist named Nicole. She not only studied the ecosystem and the wonderful relationships of the various animal species, she made spectacular documentary films about nature as well. On this particular day she was … Continue reading

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The “Spiritual” Origin of Species!

Scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg would blow the doors off of Charles Darwin’s foundational book on evolutionary biology The Origin of Species. Rather than approaching evolution from a materialist or naturalist position, Swedenborg’s model was both theological and scientific. Everything in nature … Continue reading

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Love and thought are non-physical substances

Scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg provides the best rational evidence that love (human affection) and human thought are real substances and forms. However, these substances and forms are not bound by space and time. In fact, Swedenborg called love and thought (ideas) … Continue reading

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The Rope and the Ladder

Once upon a time there was a rope and a ladder. Each was highly educated but had different views of reality. The rope believed reality was continuous and offered Einstein’s ideas of the structure of spacetime as evidence. The ladder, … Continue reading

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Dawkins v Swedenborg

I enjoy unfair contests—especially if the advantage goes to the person no one is betting his money on. Such an unfair contest would be between sociobiologist Richard Dawkins’ ideas concerning evolution versus those of the 18th century scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg. … Continue reading

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The seed and the ground

Once upon a time there was a barren land full of great potential. This particular area of soil was rich in natural resources and was getting tired of existing just as ordinary dirt. This patch of ground felt that it … Continue reading

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