[via Latin from Greek: transformation,from μετα- (meta-), “change” + μορφή (morphe), “form”]
Transformation of human consciousness needed for the species to survive.
Metamorphosis, Transformation, Transmutation – all words which point to a complete change of being.
Transformation is the goal of Alchemy. The turning of lead into gold is symbolic of the Transmutation of the base human into the divine human being.