Monthly Archives: February 2012

Pre-Determined By Significant Emotional Events By Age Ten

The Emotion Of Reason Continued Future Time “Okay,” I said, “here goes. The self, the one that buys groceries, goes to the movies, enjoys a cold beer—you get the picture, consists of two components—memories and the capacity for self-determination. The … Continue reading

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And That Is What Prevents The Acceptance Of New Ideas

The Emotion Of Reason Future Time “What did you do after that,” said MV, “I mean you never really had the `smarts’ to compete on the level of the really talented, so how did you handle it—emotionally I mean.” “I … Continue reading

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On The Other End Of The Phone Mother Said Dad Died

The God Connection Future Time “So, when you did get to talk with your Professor? Did she get it?” said MV. “I don’t really know,” I said, “I’m sure she picked up on my strong feelings, but that was probably … Continue reading

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First Person God Experience

The God Connection Future Time “So what happened?” said MV. “How did you go from a third person to a first person God experience?” “Like I’ve already said,” I replied, “it was a Gestalt thing. In one instant I was … Continue reading

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God—The Two Sides Of Divinity

In the middle of my structuralism posts (on my other blog), I also posted: God—The Two Sides Of Divinity. This writing project was inspired by a phone call from an old High School buddy who wanted me to attend my … Continue reading

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God’s Freedom In The Human Dimension Implies Knowledge

New Dimensions Here Occur On The Back Of Negation Human Meaning Is A Product Of God’s Freedom God Connection Paper Concluded April, ‘81 The possibilities contained in human experience are immense, but the immediate consequence is that the person who … Continue reading

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Chinese Tai Chi Symbol And The Logic Of Existence

        God Connection paper continued April, ‘81 Fortunately, the Tai Chi symbol is sufficiently rich to express the relationships implicit in God’s freedom, a freedom that represents the functional reality, which ultimately, develops into the relationships that … Continue reading

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The God Connection—What If Paper

What follows is an abbreviated version of my final paper to satisfy the requirements for my Independent Study class in the Department of Religion at Central Michigan University, April 30, 1981 The God Connection In this paper I will explore … Continue reading

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I Am Usually Not In The Experience That I Am Describing But I Can Be

My God Relationship Future Time Two “In the common Gestalt representation of `faces’ and `vase,’” I said, “whether you see two faces or a vase depends on which part of the drawing you see as a figure and which part … Continue reading

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The God Connection

My God Relationship Future Time Two “So when did you realize the connection?” said MV. “You know, getting hooked up with the big guy, the one on high?” “When I finally stepped back and took in the whole meaning of … Continue reading

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