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of mankind, though they know nothing of this particular
case and this special person, believe the arsenic,
the strychnine, or whatever the drug used, to be poisonous,
for it is set down as a poison by mortal mind.
Consequently, the result is controlled by the majority of
opinions, not by the infinitesimal minority of opinions in
Heredity is not a law. The remote cause or belief
of disease is not dangerous because of its priority and
the connection of past mortal thoughts with present.
The predisposing cause and the exciting cause are
Perhaps an adult has a deformity produced prior to his
birth by the fright of his mother. When wrested from
human belief and based on Science or the divine Mind, to
which all things are possible, that chronic case is not
difficult to cure.
(Animal magnetism destroyed)
Mortal mind, acting from the basis of sensation in
matter, is animal magnetism; but this so-called mind,
from which comes all evil, contradicts itself,
and must finally yield to the eternal Truth, or
the divine Mind, expressed in Science. In proportion
to our understanding of Christian Science, we are
freed from the belief of heredity, of mind in matter or animal magnetism; and we
disarm sin of its imaginary power in proportion to our spiritual
understanding of the status of immortal being.
the methods and the basis of metaphysical healing, you may attempt to unite
with it hypnotism, spiritualism, electricity; but none of these methods can
be mingled with metaphysical healing.
Whoever reaches the understanding of Christian Science