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CHAPTER 16Creation’s Epic Journey

The dynamic dance of nature is ever conscious at every level, from the tiniest particle to whatever its currently largest configuration or holon is. That is my basic assumption about the living universe, no stranger than any of the assumptions of physics. It is shared by all the indigenous cultures I have come in contact with, as well as all esoteric traditions.1

Elisabet Sahtouris

Life is planetary exuberance, a solar phenomenon. It is the astronomically local transmutation of Earth’s air, water, and sun into cells.… It is matter gone wild, capable of choosing its own direction.2

Lynn Margulis and Dorion Sagan

Creation reveals itself to humans in many ways. It spoke to the ancients through the inner voices ...

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