Human beings are reality seekers. Our need to know what reality is all about makes us different from all other life-forms. But in recent centuries we've been divided. We've used two competing stories--one primarily scientific, the other religious--to define our reality.
Society, too, has had a split personality. In part it's quite religious, in part very scientific. But it's seldom both--at the same time and in the same person.
We need a new unified story, rooted in fresh perspectives of the oneness at the heart of reality, a story that sees the deep complementarity between scientific and religious understandings of the universe.
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