The Source of Civilization

by Gerald Heard

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"...full of fascinating facts and significant inexhaustible well of living water."
The New York Times

"Man has an inner life as complicated and challenging as the outer world. During most of his history advances in one sphere have been balanced by equal advances in the other. The problem of uneven, uncompensated progress in understanding and controlling the powers of nature did not arise in an acute form until the mind fissured into a critical and analytic conscious intelligence insulated from contact with the large unconscious mind. In order to cope with this situation man needs to learn and practice deliberate psychological techniques. Is there evidence that he has done so? Yes, answers Mr. Heard..."
Rev. Edmund A. Opitz