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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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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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Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 1: God’s Glory

https://pixabay.com/en/milky-way-stars-night-sky-923738/ *** GOD’S GLORY *** You see God’s glory More clearly or less clearly Based on your merit *** NOTE: God’s glory can be seen throughout the universe, which God created, but you see that glory more or less clearly … Continue reading

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Dante’s PURGATORY, Canto 33: ready to rise

https://pixabay.com/en/milky-way-starry-sky-night-sky-star-2695569/ *** READY TO RISE *** Drinks from the Eunoë Ready to rise to the stars Now read Paradise *** NOTE: Dante’s Purgatoryends with Dante the Pilgrim drinking from the Eunoë, which revives the memory of all the good deeds … Continue reading

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