Emanuel Swedenborg, the Swedish mystic who claimed that he was guided by God to visit the realms of the afterlife in spirit form, posited the premise that there's a cosmic sex in the afterlife, but only among married (heterosexual) couples.
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Swedenborg was no woolly mystic. ... Swedenborg's visions weren't aimed at sidestepping our mundane duties, but at showing their link to a wider reality.
Awareness, what are we giving our attention to, is the most life-altering form of energy available to us. It is our awareness that has the greatest influence on the body, our perceptions and emotions.
We call it "the afterlife". But from everything we know about it, we really should be calling it "the life", and calling what we are experiencing now...
Through a technique of controlled breathing, Swedenborg could enter a state of concentrated focus. This trance-like state enabled him to literally master every known science in his life.
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