Tag: Ego

  • Certainty

    The Pearl of Great Price, Mormon Scripture, has a written account of theophany in which Moses (which Moses? I’m not certain) sees God (which God? I don’t know. Eru-Jesus? The Father-Manwe?). There is a moment where the vision ends or takes an intermission, where Moses is left to himself, as the glory of God had […]

  • Free(ish) Will

    Free(ish) Will

    For the last few weeks, I have been attempting to sort out whether or not men have free will. In short, no, we don’t have free will. We are extremely limited in what we are truly free to do, say, think, etc.. At best, we have free-ish-will. This is something akin to Compatibilism: we may not be […]

  • Through the Lens – D&C 76, part 2

    It has been a minute since I’ve had the opportunity to put to paper a few thoughts I’ve had regarding Doctrine and Covenants 76. The more I have thought about it, the more I want to break it down. According to the written account, Smith and Rigdon were in the act of translating the Bible […]

  • Moses’ transcendent psychedelic experience: facing Ego

    Moses’ transcendent psychedelic experience: facing Ego

    In my last post, I explored the possibility that Moses’ transcendent experience found in The Pearl of Great Price (the Burning Bush?) was through the assistance of psychedelic medicine. I want to continue that exploration in this post. Moses, after many hours, comes down from his transcendent state and has the epiphany that man is […]