• As a result of changes which, over the last century, have modified our empirically based pictures of the world and hence the moral value of many of its elements, the "human religious ideal" inclines to stress certain tendencies and to express itself in terms which seem, at first sight, no longer to coincide with the "christian religious ideal".

    Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (2015). “The Divine Milieu”, p.3, Lulu Press, Inc