Is evolution a theory, a system or a hypothesis? Not at all, It is much more: it
is a general postulate to which all theories, all hypotheses, all systems must henceforward
bow and which they must satisfy in order to be thinkable and true. Evolution is a
light which illuminates all facts, a trajectory which all lines of thought must
follow, this is what evolution is.
(Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, 1881-1955)
Electrons and photons (light particles) give form and volume to all that exists in
nature. They store, contemplate and communicate evolution information. They are “Thinking
An important question in the philosophy of ethics is the simple and practical question:
What to do? This applies not only to personal decisions, but also to decisions to
be taken by a community, a country, a continent or even a decision at a global level.
But where do we get this ethical know how? Are we making it up all by ourselves?
Is it something typically human? Does it only apply to the modern rational thinking
human being? Or is it possible to distil from nature, and in particular the oldest
physics of evolution, guidelines that can serve as a basis for an almost eternal
natural ethics, useful in our time and our future? Could this be a solid natural
foundation for an enhanced ecological thinking that we need today?
For a short article, written for the Dutch magazine BRES and translated, click here.
Evolution & spirit
Merges key elements of the French scientists Pierre Teilhard de Chardin and Jean
Emile Charon into a radically new vision on natural ethics
The natural evolution as a source of ethics
“The eon hypothesis in a nutshell” is an essay about Charon’s theory on the “inside”
of electrons. Click here