Man’s control of nature external is called civilization. His control of nature internal is called culture.
Everyone of us many not be able to achieve the infinite expansion of universal oneness, but all of us are trying. Religion’s original task was to help us in gradually achieving this elevated vision. To lift the limited and selfish human being from his passion, greed, hatred to this loftier vision of the world was the essential ideal of religion.
All weakness are transmuted into strengths when the right spiritual values are accepted and the seeker takes the daring resolve to live the spiritual quest.