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Thomas Berry on the universe (1987)

posted by drew

11.06.14

"The universe is a psychic-spiritual as well as a physical-material reality from its beginning... We are, by definition, that being in whom the universe reflects on and celebrates itself in conscious self-awareness. We are the universe in its self-awareness phase. In and through this universe-identity we have our identity with that numinous mystery whence all things emerge into being."

--Thomas Berry (1987)

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Drew Dellinger is a speaker, poet, writer, teacher, and founder of Planetize the Movement. He has inspired minds and hearts at over 1000 events around the planet, performing poetry and keynoting on justice, ecology, cosmology, activism, democracy and compassion.
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