Certainty of the Divine

I’m Richard Lloyd Jones and this is Thinking with Somebody Else’s Head.

A belief in immaculate conception, overcoming death with resurrection, divine miracles of creation … modern thinkers complain these tenets suffer from a lack of evidence. “Faith is a great evil,” they say, “That leads gullible human beings to open their minds so much their brains fall out.”

I respectfully disagree. Faith has been shown in studies to mitigate symptoms of depression, spiritual beliefs can help us deal with loss, disease and death, and even aid recovery. We also know that it helps deal with addictions. Great things have been accomplished with perseverance in the face of impossible odds, even at the risk of loss of life, and what is that if not an act of faith?

So just dismissing conviction in something divine simply because there’s not scientific proof seems unintelligent to me. And anyway, if we just look around us at the intricate design of nature, the complex way natural processes mesh together perfectly, we really have to be slightly moronic to rule out divinity.

The Certainty of the Divine, today on Thinking with Somebody Else’s Head.

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Energetic Pollution: Destroying Nature and Our DNA

We have a tremendous power inside our minds, but our inverted sense of values causes us to act against goodness all the time. Imagine the collective force of 7 billion people expressing their frustration, anger, arrogance and envy!
That’s big energetic pollution, and it is the root cause of the destruction of our planet today. Our external pollution and poisoning is a direct reflection of that.
This is the fundamental focus of Norberto Keppe’s science of Analytical Trilogy, beautifully explained today by Dr. Claudia Bernhardt Pacheco. Join the discussion. Comments welcome at joneshealing@gmail.com

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Troubled Science

Although scientists today are generally against any idea of a transcendental reality, it wasn’t always like that.

Pasteur said, “The more I study nature, the more I’m amazed at the work of the Creator.” And for centuries, the greatest geniuses considered the ultimate creative force of God fundamental to any understanding of reality.

And then, it all changed.

Today on Thinking with Somebody Else’s Head, Troubled Science.

Before we dive into our admittedly heated subject today, let me just say Happy New Year to you, and send you my best wishes for a successful and conscious 2008. And consciousness we will need more of to begin to address our looming environmental crises particularly, but our other social difficulties as well.

I, like many individuals in all countries on the globe, have been personally interested in that for years, but it wasn’t until discovering the work of Brazilian/Austrian psychoanalyst, Norberto Keppe, that I began to understand the source of all the problems. Keppe’s work outlines very precisely the psychological distortions that has led human society away from its true purposes, and caused us to erect social structures that actually make it impossible to live to our human potential.

I started this radio program to begin to talk about these foundational discoveries because … well, this is my medium. But there are other ways to find out more. Write me at rich@richjonesvoice.com and I’ll steer you in the right direction.

My dear friend, Susan Berkley, and I will be starting a special online and teleclass program very shortly based on Keppe’s work, so stay tuned for more on that.

Well, today, my colleague, Cesar Soos, and I are going to jump into the heat of the fire again. Seems whenever we try to offer a critique of modern-day science, our arguments hit up against a formidable wall of skepticism and unrepentant commitment to the current dogma that unfortunately characterizes the scientific world view today.

But something changed in science. For centuries, scientists and philosophers were pretty much united in their consideration of God in their scientific understandings. Even Descartes, who was instrumental in the so-called Scientific Revolution that sought to free the human being from what it saw as the repressive superstition of organized religion, was a devout believer to the end of his days.

But the scientific proposals that burst forth from that period of history influence us even today – and not necessarily for the better.

Keep your mind open and join us for a very important discussion.

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Resonating with God

Questions. We ask a lot of them in our lifetimes. From, “Why is the sky blue?” to “I wonder if Mary Jane likes me,” to “How am I going to pay the mortgage this month?” We dream away our days and lie awake at night with millions of questions in our minds. But in our increasingly materialistic world, we don’t usually even broach the essential ones.

Today on Thinking with Somebody Else’s Head, Resonating with God.

The essential stuff of life. What is that? We can look around us and be confused, right? It’s all so … mundane. Jeans ads that take up the entire side of a building. Companies throwing credit cards at us. Newspapers full of stories we have difficulties putting into context. We’re overwhelmed with the sheer pressure of living in our highly materialistic and competitive societies. So we don’t ask very often – we’re not encouraged to ask – the essential questions.

And then, suddenly, there’s a crisis in the family or the community, with our health or livelihood, and it all comes flooding in. Who are we? Why are we here? What is it all about, Alfie? And those are sobering questions in those wee, small hours of the morning.

Many years ago, I was walking through Gastown in Vancouver – in those days a lot rougher than today. It was close to Christmas, and a street person – a woman – was begging not for money, but for hugs. It was a strong reminder to a young student that humanity has missed the boat completely. We’re so far from the essential elements of life that we’re not even considering them much anymore. We just default to surviving, to getting by from one day to the next, and blotting out the uncomfortableness of the nagging unhappiness we feel with booze or pills or sex or TV or the line score of the Mets and the Phillies.

This strikes deeply to the core of Norberto Keppe‘s work, which he has stated is to lead the human being back to the goodness for which we were created but have rejected out of our strong psycho-socio pathology. This school of study is well developed here in Brazil, and in fact, we are training professionals (psycho-socio therapists) to treat these inverted conditions in schools, churches, community organizations, etc. Our 19th International Congress of Analytical Trilogy, July 4 – 6, 2008 will address Keppe’s science of psycho-socio pathology directly, and provide an excellent base for you if you’d like to learn to work with this essential level of human problems. Just write me for more information on that: rich@richjonesvoice.com

Today, Dr. Claudia Pacheco, vice-president of Keppe’s International Society of Analytical Trilogy, joins me to talk about God, and man, and healing ourselves.

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