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Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 1: RISE OR FALL

https://pixabay.com/en/water-drop-liquid-splash-wet-1761027/ *** RISE OR FALL *** Either rise or fall Weighed down by sin? Then you fall Purified? You rise *** NOTE: Our souls find their proper place in ultimate reality. Weighed down by sin? The soul falls into the … Continue reading

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Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 1: Transhumanized

https://pixabay.com/en/light-bulbs-light-bulb-light-energy-1125016/ *** TRANSHUMANIZED *** Dante’s different He’s become more than human He’s transhumanized *** NOTE: By purging his sins, Dante has become different, and this difference has to be expressed with a new word: He’s become transhumanized. Now, although he … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Good Deeds Anecdotes

People respected the dancer/ choreographer Katherine Dunham. In Paris, France, the luggage of her dance troupe was not released to them because workers on strike in the port of Cherbourg were using it to block a road. However, when the … Continue reading

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Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 1: DANTE RISES

https://pixabay.com/en/sunrise-space-outer-globe-world-1756274/ *** DANTE RISES *** Soul is purified Dante’s soul: lighter than air Dante starts to rise *** NOTE: Now that Dante’s soul is purified, it is lighter than air and so he starts to rise from the Forest of … Continue reading

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Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 1: Invocation

https://pixabay.com/en/muse-statue-mythology-sculpture-1896827/ *** INVOCATION *** Apollo, help me now Before, I asked the Nine Muses Now I need more help *** NOTE: Dante the Poet needs help to write the Paradise. Previously, he asked the Nine Muses for help in writing, … Continue reading

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Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 1: powerless memory

https://pixabay.com/en/bible-rosary-prayer-pray-holy-706662/ *** POWERLESS MEMOEY *** Experience God Memory is powerless You can’t remember *** NOTE: Dante the Poet has traveled throughout the Inferno, Purgatory, and Paradise, but his memory of the experience of God is vague. In Paradise, the angels … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Gifts Anecdotes

The husband of Jodi R. Scott wanted to get his license to be a principal so he went back to school. This meant that he had to quit his job as a teacher and move to an apartment close to … Continue reading

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