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Semi–Delusional Thinking

Delusional thinking is generally defined as a fixed idea or belief that can’t be modified by any evidence to the contrary. In addition, such thinking, when it becomes part of an organization of psychotic thought process, effects our functioning in life.

Since we human beings are really different from each other in degree and not in kind (as psychiatry postulates), almost all of us are subject to some measure of delusional thinking. That is, we hold onto some idea(s) or belief(s) contrary to the evidence. Read more »

Cause and Effect Thinking

Cause–effect thinking is an anti–spiritual way of explanation. It’s the foundation for most misconceptions that are at the basis of all conflicts, struggle and discord in the world. Consequently, on the mental level, cause–effect thinking may be one of the, if not the, most destructive force we know. There are two salient points about cause–effect thinking for this presentation:

1. It is based in and determined by linear time, the latter being the deciding factor as to the truth of something;
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The Supercessionist View

One of the main sources of anti–Semitism derives from the supercessionist view of Christianity versus Judaism (and later, as we shall see, Islam toward Judaism as well as Christianity, so that their views are anti–Semitic and anti–Christian). Supercessionism holds that Judaism merely serves as a platform upon which a greater tradition is built, namely, that of Christianity, which holds the key to salvation for human beings.
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The Second Fall

The first Fall takes place in Eden when Adam and Eve choose against God, i.e., against spiritual life. This theme is repeated later on in the Bible when Moses leads the Israelites to the earthly Eden called the Holy Land, the land of milk and honey. After Moses’ death, the Israelites enter this Edenic existence led by Joshua, then the Judges, and finally Samuel, before the advent of King Saul.
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The Holy Grail

Much speculation has arisen about the grail chalice since the arrival of the Da Vince Code book and movie. Here’s one spiritually–based input.
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