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Patriotism of Charity #FourthofJuly

via “The Gist of Swedenborg” THE PATRIOTISM OF CHARITY ONE’S country is the neighbor more than a society, for it consists of many societies, and consequently the love of it is a more extended and a higher love. Besides to … Continue reading

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#WednesdayWisdom, Swedenborg & Linnaeus

Today is the anniversary of Carl Linnaeus’ death, in 1778, the botanist responsible for the scientific naming convention, binomial nomenclature. Linnaeus was Emanuel Swedenborg’s cousin by marriage. “Neither Linnaeus nor Swedenborg sensed any contradiction between their early modern world-view and … Continue reading

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