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This, the normal result, is only attained, in the individual as in the species, in the period of our complete maturity. It constitutes the best sign of that maturity. The tendency of this transformation is to a radical change in the conduct of human understanding. (Comte, 2009: 92)

The long initiation of our race, now finally ended, as is clearly shown by the very fact of my drawing up this Catechism (Comte, 2009: 91)