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Success of Evil Elements of Success (Paperback): A. S. Kedzie
Success of Evil Elements of Success (Paperback): A. S. Kedzie

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Success of Evil Elements of Success (Paperback)

A. S. Kedzie

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1873. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IX. PEKVEKTED MENTAL ACTION. TTPON the ocean, on the land, on hill-top and valU ley, field and forest, wherever the light shines, every ray is true to the law of its motion. Light and shade, shine and shadow, everywhere present themselves just as the laws of light require. If conditions of refraction exist, the rays are refracted without any stubbornness or exception. In its reflection every ray is mathematically exact. Angles of incidence and reflection preserve their equality in all cases, even if infinite in number. If conditions of polarization exist, then light is polarized. Light asks for no humoring, has no waywardness to be overcome by persuasion; over longest distances there is no lagging behind; unwatched, it follows its law, as if under the gaze of a thousand philosophers. Into eyes of beast, bird, and insect it photographs pictures with the same exquisite perfection as into human eyes. And it serves the eyes of ignorantest men with the same care and nicety as if they had given years to studying the laws of light. So, taking any other power in nature, it would be found to prove itself true to the law of its action in all cases. From the growth of tiniest plant to the motion of a planet wheeling round the sun, nowhere a blunder. Diseased action there is, because disease has come to be one of the forces of nature which has its law of action; and these, unarrested, it follows with fell certainty. But refusal is nowhere found in the realm of nature; amid all her voices there is not heard--"I won't." When, however, we come up to the level of moral beings, we begin to hear dissent uttered in emphatic tones. And the rebellion, here started, is so great a disturbance that it must carry damage into all its surroundings. It mars what might be th...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: A. S. Kedzie
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 60
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-06427-1
Barcode: 9781151064271
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-06427-0

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