In a truly stunning paradox, extremes can flip around into their shadow opposites. They can also reveal a transcendent unity, or greater Whole.
We will be discussing how we may reinterpret the ideas of Mormonism (and Christianity) in the light of classic mysticism, interspirituality, modern science, psychology, and other progressive and constructive approaches.
I created a graphic to better illustrate the evolution (or devolution) from mysticism to religion to politics, and back again, as originally modeled by David Steindl-Rast.
We often think that Jesus was the "only begotten," but was he the only one that God begat? What else was "born" from that divine Source?
These are some of my notes and reflections on Fr. Rohr's opening address at the conference a couple weeks ago.
What a gift it was to meet Fr. Richard Rohr today at the 2019 The Universal Christ conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico with my friends Michael Potter and Jory Pryor. My towering over Richard Rohr is just an optical illusion. He really towers over me.
What is qualia? What is the source of individual instances of subjective conscious experience, like seeing the redness of an apple? Where does the redness come from? I don't know, but here are some ideas. Energy in our environment impinges upon our sense organs causing a cascade of electrochemical reactions and nerve impulses that are [...]
I had a conversation on Facebook the other day about original sin and its relationship to non-duality. I thought it was a great discussion, and I thought I'd share it again here.
We are not what we think we are. This self that we believe ourselves to be everyday, that goes to work, eats lunch, spends time in a hobby, chats with friends, and all else, is a false self.