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CHAPTER 15Beyond Strict Father versus Aging Clock

Science without religion is lame; religion without science is blind.

Albert Einstein

For peoples, generally, their story of the universe and the human role in the universe is their primary source of intelligibility and value.… The deepest crises experienced by any society are those moments of change when the story becomes inadequate for meeting the survival demands of a present situation.1

Thomas Berry

Alienated from life and lacking a story appropriate to our time and understanding, we contemporary humans are condemned to seek meaning where it is not to be found. We pursue money as a measure of our worth, go shopping to distract us from our loneliness, dominate and destroy to affirm our ...

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