How could one fecundate the universal doubt so that it should give birth to a new faith?
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Genius needs to retreat upon itself, to fecundate itself until from the nightmare of one life is born the dream of another.
There remained no other free communities whose culture could fecundate that of the Greek and other cities held in tutelage.
Very few flowers can fecundate directly; nearly all have need of an intermediary, the wind, an insect, a bird.
But instinct is routine, and if thought did not fecundate it, it would no more progress in man than in the bee or ant.
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The blood in our veins is warm enough to fecundate the soil of the Republic.
Until the beginning of the 20th century, the only relationship between the wind and the rain that was known, was the wind’s driving clouds.
As there would be no rain, life could not thrive upon the earth. Clouds charged with positive and negative electricity, weighing tons, are swept by winds.
Without winds there would be no clouds; even if we assume that they did form, the water would then fall down upon the seas and waters over which they condensed, and human beings, plants and the animal kingdom would be deprived of their benefit.
Research conducted on physical phenomena and plants demonstrated the importance of the fecundating property of winds.
Winds play a role in the reproduction of plants by transporting small reproductive bodies produced in pollen sacs of the seed plants.