Chaos

Chaos: the behavior of systems that follow deterministic laws but appear random and unpredictable. A dynamical system that has a sensitive dependence on its initial conditions. Mathematicians have a way to define things different from what all people understand when they hear a word. A space for example for normal people is a room, expanse,… Continue reading Chaos

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Philia Sophia or Philia Nikia

There are two basic motivations for dialog: the love of wisdom (Philia sophia) and the love of victory (Philia nikia). These motivations have been strategized over centuries and used in many forms to either win arguments or gain wisdom. I am sure you can deduct which will result in which. I have found that these… Continue reading Philia Sophia or Philia Nikia

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Apostolic Thought

I have come to believe that it is time for the church to let go of right or wrong, true or false, good and evil. What do I mean by that? When Adam and Eve ate from the tree in paradise, they ate from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. While we… Continue reading Apostolic Thought

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What happened in the Beginning

In answer, Jesus said, Is there not a saying in your law, I said, You are gods? John 10:34 I have said before that the creation story is an archetypical story, not a reality account. I know that I probably lose some readers with that statement as it rattles the chains of fundamentalist bible interpretation.… Continue reading What happened in the Beginning

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What is Creativity

בְּרֵאשִׁ֖ית בָּרָ֣א אֱלֹהִ֑ים אֵ֥ת הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וְאֵ֥ת הָאָֽרֶץ׃ Gen 1:1 In his mind, the amalgamation of all powers created both giving and receiving. As I have written elsewhere, this is a valid translation of Genesis 1:1. Is it creative? I think it is as it breaks tradition and takes a very different look at a few… Continue reading What is Creativity

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Salvation or Inclusion

But I have come to give you everything in abundance, more than you expect —life in its fullness until you overflow! John 10:10b We might have different understandings on how religions developed. One explanation, and a pretty good one for that matter, looks at our faculty to see faces. It is astonishing how well most… Continue reading Salvation or Inclusion

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