Metanoia

The doctrine that God is in the world has an important practical corollary – the sacredness of Nature, and the sinfulness and folly of man’s overweening efforts to be her master rather than her intelligently docile collaborator. Sub-human lives and even things are to be treated with respect and understanding, not brutually oppressed to serve our human ends.

  ~ Perennial Philosophy: An Interpretation of the Great Mystics, East and West by Aldous Huxley

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