The Spirits' Book
Book One - First Causes
Chapter II - General Elements of the Universe
Spirit and Matter
25. Is the spirit independent of matter, or is it only a property, as colors are a property of light and sound is a property of air?
“They are distinct from one another, but the union of the spirit and matter is vital to give intelligent activity to matter.”
a) Is this union also necessary for the manifestation of the spirit?(Spirit here refers to the principle of intelligence, rather than the spiritual individualities usually designated by that term.)