Quantun theory tells us that the world does not run like a well oiled machine, it is much more mysterious than that. This perspective is at odds with Newtonian and reductionist thought, bit it creates the room inside of science in which, mystery, uncertainity and ambiguity can live side-by-side with predictability. And this freedom is essential to the unfolding of the cosmic story. It is the secret sauce that enables Thmoas Berry’s spiral dynamics of differentiation, subjectivity and communion.