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Ideas | Nov 4, 2009 | 1:18:09

The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World - Part 4

Sacred Geography: “For several centuries the rational mind has been ascendant, even though science, its finest expression, can still in all its brilliance only answer the question how, but never come close to addressing the ultimate question: why. The reduction of the world to a mechanism, with nature but an obstacle to overcome, a resource to be exploited, has in good measure determined the manner in which our cultural tradition has blindly interacted with the living planet.”

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