Interesting that some research is showing that consciousness may be a “state” of matter (like liquid, solid etc). How far in advance was de Chardin with his theories of evolution of consciousness.
NPR is broadcasting an encore presentation of a 2012 radio show on Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. This show is an excellent overview of some of the ideas of Teilhard de Chardin and his relevance today. It contains interviews with Ursula King, David Sloan Wilson and Andrew Revkin. Please check on the links below for copies of transcripts, podcasts and radio stations airing the show.