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will never be based on a divine Principle and so found to
be unerring, until its absolute Science is reached. When
this is accomplished, neither pride, prejudice, bigotry,
nor envy can wash away its foundation, for it is built upon
the rock, Christ.
Question 18. - Does Christian Science, or metaphysical
healing, include medication, material hygiene, mesmerism,
hypnotism, theosophy, or spiritualism?
( - Adam: A so-called man, whose origin, substance, and mind
are found to be the antipode of God, or Spirit - )
Answer. - Not one of them is included in it. In divine
Science, the supposed laws of matter yield to the
law of Mind. What are termed natural
science and material laws are the objective
states of mortal mind. The physical universe expresses
the conscious and unconscious thoughts of mortals.
Physical force and mortal mind are one. Drugs and
hygiene oppose the supremacy of the divine Mind.
Drugs and inert matter are unconscious, mindless. Certain
results, supposed to proceed from drugs, are really
caused by the faith in them which the false human consciousness
is educated to feel.
Mesmerism is mortal, material illusion. Animal magnetism
is the voluntary or involuntary action of error
in all its forms; it is the human antipode
of divine Science. Science must triumph
over material sense, and Truth over error, thus putting
an end to the hypotheses involved in all false theories
(Error only ephemeral)
Question 19. - Is materiality the concomitant of spirituality,
and is material sense a necessary preliminary to
the understanding and expression of Spirit?
( - Adam: An inverted image of Spirit - )