PROGRESS looses mankind from localization, because it looses them from localized thinking. This is noted in the ease with which men now move about the earth and above it, eliminating time and space in a certain sense. Because human thought is reaching out beyond the traditional boundaries of ignorant belief, mankind are finding an ever-expanding experience.
The present quick methods of transition hint the absence of time and material space which characterizes life in Spirit. Christian Science reveals this real life as the expression of omnipresent Spirit. And it reveals man as God's spiritual idea, also omnipresent, as an idea must be, and not confined by forms of matter. The breaking down of material limitations is one step out of bondage to matter.
The world is outgrowing the old order, in which vast numbers of people never ventured far outside the borders of their villages but lived their entire lives without exploring what lay beyond them. Men need to be acquainted with each other in order to share their liberating knowledge, their culture, and their enlightened means of advancement. They need to rid themselves of prejudices based upon ignorance. They need to know all men as members of one great family. They need to be mutually helpful.