THE LIVING UNIVERSE
for Duane Elgin
We’ll occupy a living universe
Once more, we intellectuals who drink
The Lethe of empiricism’s curse,
Forgetting other, older ways to think,
For now the Reign of Matter’s losing sway
And Consciousness regains supremacy
As fundamental to the Cosmos’ way,
The Source of all we call Reality.
Our scientific method will endure,
A useful tool to comprehend some matters,
Though without intuition, we’ve no sure
Insight to Truth, which leaves the soul in tatters.
Once we have reconciled both Yin and Yang,
We’ll finally comprehend the whole shebang.