The lower forms of life prefigure man in unequal degrees of imperfection; they exist for his sake, but they are not regarded as representing necessary antecedent conditions of human existence.
prefigure a world society or a world community.
prefigure not the beginnings of a 'united front ', but a political party of some sort.
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