Throughout his work, Thomas Berry continually describes cosmogenesis arising out of a matrix of communion and relationship.
There would be none of the beauty and novelty in creation if not for the violent aspects of cosmogenesis.
104) Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, "From Cosmos to Cosmogenesis
," Activation of Energy Enlightening Reflections on Spiritual Energy, trans.
Additionally, the increasing clarity of the continuity between cosmogenesis
, biogenesis, and ontogenesis seemingly authorizes a stronger interpretation of the anthropic principle.
If human history is to be understood as a part of a broader cosmogenesis, as Swimme and Berry insist, then what sociopolitical implications follow from the fundamental "dialectic" of cosmogenic history that they describe in the following terms:
The cosmogenesis of Earth and universe proceeds by establishing stable regimes that are then broken apart by the activities of the parts, thus leading to new stable regimes with new members included in the new dynamics.
Klee's account here is complex; it is less the posited thesis of a formal construct (as it had been for his Bauhaus colleagues like Kandinsky or Moholy-Nagy) than the figuration of "onto" or cosmogenesis
Islamic thought has always considered the question of cosmogenesis to be religious and metaphysical, not merely extrapolation of the natural sciences.
The Islamic attitude to this question stands therefore at the antipode of the modern Western scientific view, which considers cosmology and cosmogenesis as simply extensions of physics, astrophysics, and other branches of the natural sciences.
Not every architect will subscribe to either the green agenda or cosmogenesis
, but if you scratch an iconic building hard enough it bleeds the enigmatic patterns underlying nature, and celebrates them.
For this and for other reasons one might well doubt whether a genuinely comprehensive cosmogenesis
is possible for us, to say nothing of one set forth in exclusively mathematical terms.
What Swimme and Berry help us grasp so clearly is that the story of the universe is not a cosmic history we study from the outside but a cosmogenesis in which we humans have been involved since the very beginning.
A feature of cosmogenesis is the relationship between this form-producing power and time.
Not only does it show a Gaian nature, 'green and wrapped in an embrace', but a cosmic process, a cosmogenesis
, 'unfolding in jumps towards greater complexity'.
The world view that has grown along with contemporary science reveals a fundamentally creative universe - open, dynamic, surprising; and active not passive'; architecture should reflect such cosmogenesis