“Summary of Worcester Polytechnic Institute Presentation” (SB 3.14.41)

Alachua - March 27 1996 / (032)

Is the cosmos consciously created and controlled by hierarchical beings organized to act in concert with the Supreme? Or is dull matter, transformed by chance to produce life, the ultimate basis of reality? In an updated evaluation of mysticism versus empiricism, Thompson revisits Plato's classic account of the “Battle of Gods and Giants.” He then concludes that an enlightened appreciation of seemingly illusive truths invites a mature rapprochement of science and religion.