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The Multiverse & The Human Heart

Tweet The Multiverse is the term being thrown around these days by physicists and astrophysicists and philosophers and what have you – an answer to where the universe we live in has originated – a gigantic hub or spawner of universes like our own, infinite in number, which we cannot observe even with powerful telescopes [...]

Traveling to a New America – Larkspur, California/ Different Visions

Tweet Larkspur, California. The Larkspur area was once the site of an Indian village of the Coast Miwok people, reaching back 4500 years into the past, predating even King Tut’s tomb in Egypt. The village site and burial ground was only recently unearthed and then reburied to make way for a large development of modern [...]

Look Into the Mirror: America Reborn

Tweet Stars and galaxies beyond number and imagination. Look into the mirror.  Who is there?  It is ourselves. America is the promise of an unbounded self, reaching out to untold planets and moons and suns. America – and you and I – are something never before imagined. _______________ James Hilgendorf is a filmmaker, speaker, poet, [...]

The Real Size of the Universe

Tweet Carl Sagan, astronomer, astrophysicist, and co-author of the award-winning television series, “Cosmos: A Personal Voyage”, once wrote in another of his books, “Pale Blue Dot”, the following passage: “How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, ‘This is better than we thought!  The universe is much bigger than [...]

Whose Side Are You On, God?

Tweet In the Middle East, religious camps are locked in mortal combat. Judaism, Islam, and Christianity – all with a common root and ancestry in this trouble-torn region – are slugging it out to the death, breeding each day more violent strains within their ecclesiastical bodies. Each are flag bearers for their tribal God.  Each [...]

You & The Universe Are One

Tweet Quantum entanglement is one of the hot research areas of modern physics. Basically, quantum systems and sub-atomic particles can become entangled.  For instance, two photons can become linked. Changes in one of the photons are then reflected in the other simultaneously.  This simultaneity appears to take place even when the photons are separated by [...]

A New Myth for the World

Tweet In a dialogue that he conducted toward the end of his life, Joseph Campbell (1904-87), the American authority on comparative mythology, remarked: “When the world changes, then the religion has to be transformed…today there are no boundaries.  The only mythology that is valid today is the mythology of the planet – and we don’t [...]

D. H. Lawrence, America, & A New Religion

Tweet D. H. Lawrence, in his work, “Studies in Classic American Literature, made the following statement about America: “But you have there the myth of the essential white America. All the other stuff, the love, the democracy, the floundering into lust, is a sort of by-play. The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and [...]

Flowers of the Cosmos

Tweet COSMOS A Prose Poem Cosmos Flower ______________________________________ We have cosmos flowers blooming in our house today. Pale pink, lovely, pastel dancers floating in the light. They express who they are, beyond any shadow of a doubt. They know who they were meant to be. No thinking about direction, or the right path to take, [...]