The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay:|
and enfeebled life of the Matterplay streams has for its body the
whole sea. So weak is it's power that it can't succeed in creating
any shapes at all but you can see its ceaseless, futile attempts to
do so, in those spouts."
"So the slow development of men and women is due to the feebleness of
the life germ in their case?"
"Exactly. It can't attain all its desires at once. And now you can
see how immeasurably superior are the phaens, who spring
spontaneously from the more electric and vigorous sparks."
"But where does the matter come from that imprisons these sparks?"
"When life dies, it becomes matter. Matter itself dies, but its