I am having diffulculty understanding your question, but science has shown that there is an energy field. It is real and it is powerful. <br />
My take on it: It is not "a" being. It is "being". From it you self-create and manifest your beliefs as your world.<br />
Insane? No. It's testable to your own satisfaction. What is insane is the god of the bible.
'A man of the Lord could... 'help the earth form'? I'm not sure I understand the premise or the question, but I'd say this: In my animistic world view - every person, every indeed every creature, impacts the Earth and all of creation.
If you don't come in and eat... your going to get weak........