Emanuel Swedenborg (Spiritual Leaders and Thinkers) by Samuel Willard Crompton

By Samuel Willard Crompton

Swedenborg is credited as being the foremost highbrow of Sweden for the early eighteenth century. attracted to non secular concerns, he wrote prolifically approximately his ideals.

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The list, which he sent home to Sweden, still exists. The list includes, among other things, the following inventions: • The construction of a ship which, with its one-man crew, could go under the sea, in any desired direction, and could inflict much injury on enemy ships • On constructions [locks] even in places where there is no flow of water, whereby a whole ship with its cargo can be raised to a given height in one or two hours • A drawbridge which can be closed and opened from within the gates and walls • A universal musical instrument whereby the most inexperienced player can produce all kinds of melodies, these being found marked on paper and in notes • A water clock with water as the indicator which, by its flow, shows all the movable bodies in the heavens and produces other ingenious effects • Item.

Life appeared to have come full circle for the ambitious scientist. DREAMS Jesper Svedberg died in 1735, one year after the publication of First Principles of Natural Things. The old bishop had THE UNCONSCIOUS ACCORDING TO FREUD AND JUNG Both Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung were pioneers in the study of the unconscious. According to both men (and described in the earlier writings of Swedenborg), the unconscious is a great floating mass of memory, feeling, and emotional subjectivity. This great mass directs much of our thoughts, actions, and beliefs, even when we are indeed unconscious of its presence.

The plans were not realized during Swedenborg’s life due to a shortage of time and money, but Sweden finally completed the Trollhattan Locks in 1918. 38 This was one of the most important bureaucratic councils in the nation, and the appointment of such a young man to the post was bound to cause some jealousy. Swedenborg accepted it gladly even though he knew that as an “extraordinary” assessor he would not receive any pay until the time when he became a “regular” assessor. Clearly, Swedenborg was now a man on the move.

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