Cosmos and History: The Journal of Natural and Social Philosophy, Vol 13, No 2 (2017)

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Sacred Relics of Human History and the Discovery of Cosmic Mind

Hal Cox

Abstract


The human loss of the sense of sacred has been driven by a mechanization of the world that privileges the mundane and the material. Yet the earliest surviving history of the human mind reveals a widespread, embodied human faculty for perception of the cosmos and an intimate human relation to the cosmos.  This history hints of an origin story that may be partly recovered by sacred relics of human prehistory.

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