• Psychogenesis has led to man. Now it effaces itself, relieved or absorbed by another and a higher function-the engendering and subsequent development of the mind, in one word noogenesis. When for the first time in a living creature instinct perceived itself in its own mirror, the whole world took a pace forward.

    Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (2015). “The Phenomenon of Man”, p.140, Lulu Press, Inc