Mankind has reached that stage of his unfolding where he must either learn the facts of inexorable universal law and practice them, or perish by his own hand. He will die by the sword he slays with unlesshis entire human relations are reversed from the taking principle toNature’s principle of balanced giving for regiving. Man’s scientific skills have made it possible for him to slay his entirerace. A continuation of the old barbarian practice of taking, which hasbred his many wars of hatred and aggression, will inevitably lead to awar of extinction unless
Nature’s love principle of giving
replaces it. Today the world is divided. Disunity marks all human relations—from industry to religion—from capital to labor. Two opposing worldideologies—democracy and communism—stand like insurmountableprecipices to debar world unity. Freedom itself is not two centuriesold. Slavery was existent in our own country within the memory of living men. Through ignorance and superstition, America’s colonialintellectuals burned old women at the stake as witches. Mightyempires are still attempting to build themselves into greater empiresby the sword.
Man is at the crossroads of his unfolding.
The old way of life whichbuilt his empires of hate and fear must be abandoned. This comingage must be built upon God’s one law of balanced interchange in allhuman relations. There is no other alternative. To continue the oldway means the destruction of civilization by multiplied hate. To followthe new path will mean the multiplication of love which alone willbring peace, happiness and prosperity to man. Man’s comprehension has been limited to the range of his senses.Man is now unfolding beyond the range of material sensing in thedirection of
Science is doing this for him. Scienceis slowly, but surely, verifying the personal God of man’s demandingand identifying the invisible, spiritual Personal Being of man with theinvisible, spiritual Personal Being of God.