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Who We Are As Brains Seeking Happiness – Part I

One day recently, I had an idea. It was prompted by my weeks in India last December, and my reading while there of No Impact Man by Colin Beavan. I’ve written about that experience in my “India Journal” posts on this blog….of all that I learned from Beavan, what stood out for me the most was Beavan’s poignant realization that the completely unanticipated by-product of the experiment was happiness […] Continue reading

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Explorations into Spirit

A professor of mine once noted that the number of books written over the history of Christianity on the image of the Divine in the traditional sense of “Father” or “Creator” would fill whole rooms in a library. The number of books dedicated to the life story and divinity of Jesus of Nazareth as God’s only Son would equal or exceed that number. In contrast, the number of books written attempting to articulate our understanding of the third member of the Trinity, the Holy Spirit (also traditionally referred to as the “Holy Ghost”), would take up about half of a single shelf in the same library [….] Continue reading

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