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Those who point to the marvellous pattern of the universe as a proof of the existence of Deity, do well; but when they begin to render account of the reasons which induced Deity to turn Himself into myriad souls and to blind their divine sight by involving them into this material universe, it is time to put on our shoes and walk away. For no philosopher and no theologian, no occultist and no mystic has yet solved this supreme riddle in a truly satisfying manner.

-- Notebooks Category 27: World-Mind > Chapter 3 : World-Mind and ``Creation'' > # 38