The formation of the Noosphere

In this excerpt, which is the last chapter of Volume VIII, Teilhard de Chardibn deals with the socialization of compression and the appearance of the Noosphere.

“… By the combined play of two curvatures, both of a cosmic nature, – one physical
(roundness of the Earth), and the other psychic (the attraction of the Reflected on itself) -, the Humanity
is caught, as in a gear, in the heart of an ever accelerating “vortex” of
totalization on itself …

… Compress inanimate matter and you will see it react by changing its structure or state. Subject vitalized matter to the same treatment, and you will see it organize itself. No more general law than that, perhaps, to explain the genesis of the Bio-, and even more of the Noo-sphere … ”