72. This conception of God is fundamental, for without it what we are going to say about the creation of the universe by the human God and His providence, omnipotence, omnipresence and omniscience may indeed be understood, but still not be retained. For the merely natural person, having once understood these things, nevertheless lapses back into his life's love, which is his will's love, and this dispels them and immerses his thought in notions of space where his sight that he calls rational resides, not knowing that the more he denies these things, the more irrational he is. The reality of this may be verified by your concept of this truth, that God is human. Read, please, attentively what we said above in nos. 11-13 and what we wrote in subsequent discussions. You will then understand that it is so. But relax your thinking and let it return to a natural sight which draws its character from notions of space-will you not see these same things as logical inconsistencies? And if you relax your thinking still further, you will reject them. That is why we say that the Divine fills every space and interval of space in the universe, and not that the human God does so; for if we were to say the latter, merely natural sight would not give its assent. But to say that the Divine does so, this it assents to, because it accords with the common saying of theologians, that God is omnipresent and hears and knows all things. For more on this subject see above, nos. 7-10.