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From the April 15, 2002 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel


Physicists attempt to chart global consciousness " More than a half-century ago, theologian Teilhard de Chardin conceived of an emerging web of global consciousness, which he dubbed the noosphere. Many people believe he foretold the Internet, but Princeton physicist Roger Nelson says Chardin was referring to something much more magnificent: a consciousness connecting all life on the planet, a Gaia mind.