In Teilhard’s view, eros, the longing for wholeness
is integral to the whole evolutionary direction towards
the universe is personal not impersonal.
Ever since Augustine, western Christendom
has separated grace from nature
and so we treated nature with contempt and plundered it
and each time a piece of God died –
ironically, because of Augustine we have killed God
all over again.
Because of the theory of evolution, we know
everything is interconnected –
therefore salvation is communal more than individual
and we all can be involved in transforming
the whole cosmos.
Contrary to Marxism’s propaganda
alienation and conflict do not come from religion
but from the inevitable moral collapse
of the materialist worldview.
There is scientific/empirical research
that shows there are stages of religious development
fantasy all the way to post-rational/post-conventional/
The contemplative non-dual mind
is like the Tree of Life in the Garden of Eden –
it provides continual nourishment
to the soul and world.