General Science and Philosophy

   

Teilhard de Chardin - Prophet of the Information Age

Authors: John A. Gowan

Teilhard de Chardin's notions of the "Noosphere" and the "Omega Point" are explored in the context of current knowledge and theory, especially J.E. Lovelock's conception of "Gaia" - planet Earth as a superorganism. Space-faring humans are seen as the "seeds" or dispersal agents of Gaia's reproductive phase, carrying Earth-life into the Galaxy. "Noah's Ark" is a vision of the future, not the past.

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[v1] 8 Dec 2009
[v2] 12 Jan 2011
[v3] 2014-08-05 20:13:42

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