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Teilhard de Chardin, Pierre - Pensees - One heart, one soul

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000177

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A description of the experience

Pere Teilhard de Chardin – Pensees

The great educative value of geology consists in the fact that by describing to us an earth which is truly one, an earth which is in fact but a slight body since it has a face, it recalls to us the possibilities of establishing higher and higher degrees of organic unity in the zone of thought which envelops the world.  In truth it is impossible to keep one’s gaze constantly fixed on the vast horizons opened out to us by science without feeling the stirrings of an obscure desire to see men drawn closer and closer together by an ever increasing knowledge and sympathy until finally, in obedience to some divine attraction, there remains but one heart and one soul on the face of the earth.

The source of the experience

Teilhard de Chardin, Pierre

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