“While some are concerned only with financial gain, and others with holding on to or increasing their power, what we are left with are conflicts or spurious agreements where the last thing either party is concerned about is caring for the environment and protecting those who are most vulnerable. Here too, we see how true it is that «unity is greater than conflict».[ 140]
V. RELIGIONS IN DIALOGUE WITH SCIENCE 199. It cannot be maintained that empirical science provides a complete explanation of life, the interplay of all creatures and the whole of reality.
This would be to breach the limits imposed by its own methodology. If we reason only within the confines of the latter, little room would be left for aesthetic sensibility, poetry, or even reason's ability to grasp the ultimate meaning and purpose of things.[”