The Quintessence of Consciousness


I’ve said it before

And we’ll say it again


The quintessence of consciousness

Is the natural inclusion

Of darkness and light

Stillness and flux

Void space and electromagnetism

In receptive-responsive relationship

In all material form


Never again to be forgotten

By men


Peace be with us

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With thanks to Degard:



Alan Rayner is an evolutionary ecologist, writer and artist, who is pioneering the philosophy of natural inclusion

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