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By Basarab Nicolescu

Offers a brand new paradigm of truth, according to the interplay among technological know-how, tradition, spirituality, faith, and society.

The quantum, organic, and info revolutions of the 20th and twenty-first centuries must have completely replaced our view of fact, but the outdated point of view according to classical technology continues to be dominant, reinforcing a suggestion of a rational, mechanistic international that enables for never-ending growth. In perform, this view has promoted a lot violence between people. Basarab Nicolescu heralds a brand new period, cosmodernity, based on a modern imaginative and prescient of the interplay among technology, tradition, spirituality, faith, and society. right here, truth is plastic and its everyone is lively members within the cosmos, and the area is at the same time knowable and unknowable. eventually, each human acknowledges his or her face within the face of each different individual, self sustaining of his or her specific non secular or philosophical ideals. Nicolescu notes a brand new spirituality freed from dogmas and appears at quantum physics, literature, theater, and paintings to bare the emergence of a more recent, cosmodern recognition.

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