But today we came into possession of an enormous amount of information, magnificent information: the physical sciences. And although these ran off and pretended to be an end-all to themselves and completely divorced from all spiritual existence, they nevertheless furnished the modus operandi by which we could analyze these teachings and understand them better. And out of this analysis and understanding we actually achieved a great deal.
This is a fantastic thing, that today in this twentieth century thousands of years of belief in the field of religion have materialized into an actuality which can be put into an effect rather easily by the average individual. We have brought at last this material into the category of practical. The oldest material man had hope, the spirit has come to a culmination of being intensely practical.