About

Hello, my name is Aron Wall.  Welcome to my blog!

The title of this blog is an homage to Poul Anderson's essay "Uncleftish Beholding", which explains atomic theory using only English words of Anglo-Saxon origin (no Latin, Greek or French). "uncleftish" is equivalent to "atomic" (or perhaps "quantum"), and "beholding" means "theory".  When back-translated into modern English, one obtains "Undivided Looking".

"Undivided Looking" expresses the aspiration that, although compartmentalized thinking is frequently helpful in life, one must also step back and look at the world as a whole.  This involves balancing specialized knowledge with common sense to keep both kinds of thinking in perspective.

"Undivided Looking" also suggests that in order to see the Truth, we have to be earnestly seeking it with our whole self.  As Jesus said, "Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God". The word "pure" means unmixed or whole.  Those who want to live wholesome lives must purify themselves from malice, bias and greed, so that the Holy can dwell within them.

4 Responses to About

  1. bill faint says:

    Hi Aron,
    it was good to meet you and discuss truly important things. I am curious what kind of things have been discussed here on the blog so I'll check it out. I hope you have had a chance to visit the jesuslifetogether site as it is full of encouraging, convicting and eye opening truth. Let's keep in touch as life permits :)
    Bill

  2. Marius de Jess says:

    I am so glad to have come to your blog, because now I can read a Christian who can speak with authority on quantum mechanics things and atheist physicists cannot gainsay him.

  3. Aron Wall says:

    Dear Marius,
    I'm glad you are enjoying what I write. If any atheist physicist happens to be reading my blog, they are certainly welcome to attempt to gainsay me about quantum mechanics, if they like. :-) Then we can have a conversation.

  4. Greg Carlet says:

    Glad to have found your blog!

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