Chaos, a spiral developing in space around an axis which is itself spiral, which in turn winds around another spiral axis, and so on ad infinitum, chaos, the form of formlessness, the protoplasm of the egg immediately after fertilisation, the cosmic cloud even before condensation has brought it to the stage of a nebula; chaos, the primordial term of all creation, is the state through which mankind passed during this decade from 1940 to 1950.



Although Dr. Lefebure has discovered many phenomena of brain physiology since the publication of this book, it remains fundamental, the philosophical basis from which his other works are derived.