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when the dream leaves mortal man intact in body and
thought, although the so-called dreamer is unconscious?
For right reasoning there should be but one fact before
the thought, namely, spiritual existence. In reality there
is no other existence, since Life cannot be united to its
Being is holiness, harmony, immortality. It is already
proved that a knowledge of this, even in small degree,
will uplift the physical and moral standard
of mortals, will increase longevity, will purify
and elevate character. Thus progress will finally destroy
all error, and bring immortality to light. We know that
a statement proved to be good must be correct. New
thoughts are constantly obtaining the floor. These two
contradictory theories - that matter is something, or
that all is Mind - will dispute the ground, until one is
acknowledged to be the victor. Discussing his campaign,
General Grant said: "I propose to fight it out on
this line, if it takes all summer." Science says: All is
Mind and Mind's idea. You must fight it out on this
line. Matter can afford you no aid.
The notion that mind and matter commingle in the
human illusion as to sin, sickness, and death must eventually
submit to the Science of Mind, which
denies this notion. God is Mind, and God is
infinite; hence all is Mind. On this statement rests the
Science of being, and the Principle of this Science is divine,
demonstrating harmony and immortality.
(Victory for Truth)
The conservative theory, long believed, is that there
are two factors, matter and mind, uniting on some impossible
basis. This theory would keep truth and error
always at war. Victory would perch on neither banner.