As the title suggests, it centers Klara's relationship to the sun. This may engage the reader to reflect on our own relationship to the sun, spirituality, faith/hope in an entity outside of our being, and/or an external locus of control.
The purpose of this article is to explore issues bearing on the question of the ontological reality of a certain category of exceptional human experiences. After briefly discussing the problem of metaphysics in a science of spirituality, the author examines the supernatural nature of the natural and explain why normal science is not prohibited from evaluating supernatural claims. The author then discuss how personal experience as a type of knowledge serves a heuristic function in the testing of metaphysical hypotheses by pointing out directions in which explanatory scientific theories might be found.
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