Nature is not as natural as we formerly thought it was, or so the modern conceit goes. We supposedly live in a radically different social world as compared with medieval England. Or do we? Is King Canute’s lesson more relevant than it otherwise seems?
Nature, to Prohászka, reflected the initial will and grace of God, a gift bestowed upon humanity that they had to cherish, nurture, and also protect. This was in a sense connected to the image of humanity, reflected in Prohászka’s writings.