ABSTRACT

The idols are falling from their altars; the gods are watching the clouds of perfumed incense thin out around them. Man is acquiring a new awareness of objective reality; he is mastering the secrets which govern what happens in the world. Man is coming to know himself, to know how much his individual will can be worth and how powerful it can become, if, by bowing to necessity, by disciplining itself to obey necessity, it can come to dominate necessity itself …