iThinkTank

I refuel thinking

My curiosity is bigger than my ego.

Lee Cronin

I have been on a journey from traditionalism to integral. This is reflected in my writing. Enjoy. “Do I contradict myself? Very well, then I contradict myself, I am large, I contain multitudes.” – Walt Whitman

  • Writing and Publishing a Book as a Private Person

    Reading Time: 6 minutes I am neuroatypical, introverted, INTP, and an Enneagram 5. That means I am a very private person. For years, I had the idea of writing a book. With all I experienced during the last five years, I knew that others would profit from my experience and counsel. But my biggest questions remained: “How do I […]

  • Imprinting and existential Competency

    Reading Time: 5 minutes Einstein and von Neumann had nannies who were excellent in mathematics. Therefore, both men had already internalized specific thinking patterns when they entered kindergarten. Einstein did not have it easy in standard school lessons because he was under-challenged by average teachers and simple thinking patterns. His grades, however, were excellent-except in French, which I can […]

  • Highly gifted and Christian

    Reading Time: 6 minutes Yes, highly gifted people exist, and they can even have a relationship with God. But didn’t the Bible say this about them? Where are the wise men, the scribes, the brilliant orators? God has made fools of them and exposed their wisdom as useless nonsense. (1 Corinthians 1:20) Where are the sophos, graphos, and suzetetes? […]

  • What I believe- a snapshot

    Reading Time: 3 minutes God is in everything and everything is in God, nothing exists outside of God, but God is so much more than everything. God has three faces. There is the eternal IT, far outside our understanding. But God also meets us as the personable YOU and manifests in us as the divine I. Christianity has developed […]

  • Sheep

    Reading Time: 3 minutes I just saw on TV that sheep MUST be sheared because their wool keeps growing. How then did the sheep survive in the past when no humans sheared them? This is a question from the internet, and here are the two top answers to it: There is still today the original form of our domestic […]

  • Left and Right

    Reading Time: 5 minutes Finally they came to a place called the place of the skull. There all three were crucified-Jesus in the center and the two criminals on his right and left. Luk 23:33 As some of you know, I wrote a book. The unfiltered thoughts of a pastor in exile. The subtitle is Tools for Successfully Deconstructing […]

Faith in God’s revelation has nothing to do with an ideology which glorifies the status quo.

Karl Barth