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                   The Earth, therefore, received life from the Sun, and the Sun is the mainstay of life on

                   this  planet.  In  the  case  of  the  Earth  and  the  Moon,  Absolute  III,  which  ensures  the
                   procreation  of  the  species  on  earth,  is  also  responsible  for  the  vivification  of  the

                   satellite.  If  one  makes  an  abstraction  of  the  time  factor,  the  mechanisms  are

                   comparable from one stage to another, although the analogy should not be pushed too

                   far because of the roles assigned at each stage in a larger context.
                     In outline, how does the transmitting-station Earth function? By what mechanism and

                   in which form does it communicate solar energy to its satellite? How can the energies

                   produced by human activity (and especially the energy which results from sexual life in

                   the largest sense of the term), reach the Moon and vivify it?
                     To simplify the exposé, we will consider only two of the numerous movements of the

                   terrestrial globe : the gravitation around the Sun and the rotation on its own axis.
                     In the first of these movements, the inclination of the ecliptic provokes a rhythm of

                   the seasons which becomes clearer and clearer as it goes farther and farther away from
                   the equator. Following this rhythm, floral life goes through four phases: sowing, growth,

                   development  -  which  ends  up  in  fructification  -  and  repose.  The  unfolding  of  these

                   phases is much less apparent in the case of fauna and even less so for man. In the case

                   of the latter, the rhythm of city-life obstructs this unfolding though it does not obliterate
                   it entirely. Follo-

                       Ref. T. I, p. 122, French original version; pp. 122-123, English manuscript.
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