treasured in gratitude rather than fought over and individually possessed.
that humans come to terms with their environment by constructing models or symbols. In
that belief, it is important to recognize that, although individual creativity and innovation is essential, we do that symbol making collectively, not individually. It is important to recognize that our constructs are not reality but in a dialogue with nature. Moreover, it is most important that we never have the last word, that our explanations are as good as the questions we ask, that all our models are to be transcended. As Francis says, "we are not God."