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MONOTHEISM VS POLYTHEISM, WHY? SANATANA DHARMA AND TOLERANCE

    In his famous book, MOSES AND MONOTHEISM, Sigmund Freud concluded that monotheism was not a Jewish but an Egyptian invention, descending from the cult of the Egyptian sun god Aten.  Moreover, upon applying his psychoanalysis to the myths/stories of … Continue reading

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THE RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE, POST-POSITIVISM, MYSTICISM, CONTEMPLATION, AND KARL RAHNER’S ABSOLUTE MYSTERY

The Christian of the future will be a mystic or he will not exist at all. Karl Rahner There is a science for the subjective study of the Spiritual life, analogous to science that explains the mechanism, and laws  of … Continue reading

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ON GOD, TRANSCENDENCE VS IMMANENCE

“He through Whom we see, taste, smell, feel, hear, enjoy, know everything, He is that Self.” Katha Upanishad TRANSCENDENCE Transcendence it is the notion that God is an idea too large to grasp, like the Absolute,  or the Infinite, and … Continue reading

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IN SEARCH OF THE REAL, AND THE NATURE OF LIFE

“Everything flows, and nothing abides, everything gives way, and nothing stays fixed.” Heraclitus It is easy to be confused in this day an age, when ironically we seem to be so well informed, perhaps an overload of information, and the … Continue reading

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COSMOLOGY VS COSMOGONY, PHYSICS VS PHILOSOPHY, M THEORY, MULTIVERSE, AND ALL THAT QUANTUM JAZZ

“TWO THINGS ARE INFINITE: THE UNIVERSE, AND HUMAN STUPIDITY; AND I AM NOT SURE ABOUT THE UNIVERSE.” Albert Einstein I always have criticized the excessive trend of specialization at the expense of losing the forest by the trees, big, well … Continue reading

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ATHEISM A DEAD END

“O shining Odysseus, never try to console me for dying. I would rather follow the plow as thrall to another man, one with no land allotted to him and not much to live on, than be a king over all … Continue reading

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ETERNAL OR CYCLICAL TIME VS THE BIG BANG AND LINEAR TIME

  “Created was the matter which they have;  Created was the informing influence  Within these stars that round about them go.”                                                                                            Dante Now the idea of Eternal  and Cyclical time  once  very popular in ancient Religious Cosmology, and modern … Continue reading

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ON SOLIPSISM, WHY IT GETS A BAD RAP?

Solipsism it is a Philosophical current were Consciousness it is exclusive to the individual, therefore beyond the self, everything can be held in doubt. There is many variations on this idea, however, I do not intend to dwell in to it, … Continue reading

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