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The Psychic and Psychism (Paperback) Loot Price: R178
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The Psychic and Psychism (Paperback): Alvan Cavala Halphide
The Psychic and Psychism (Paperback): Alvan Cavala Halphide

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The Psychic and Psychism (Paperback)

Alvan Cavala Halphide

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...of the unaided car can be plainly heard by means of an audiphone. This would seem to prove that sight and hearing both depend upon the delicacy of the receiving instruments. If the instruments were keen enough no ray of light would be too small to be detected or no sound too faint to be heard. Is not the mind in its immediate perception unhampered by the physical senses subtle enough to meet these requirements? It is plain that the seen and the unseen are simply relative terms. What may be unseen by me may be plainly seen by another. What I am unable to see with unaided vision can be brought into view by the aid of instruments, the same is true of hearing, the unheard may become heard under other conditions. The vibrations of light and sound do not stop where our ordinary powers to detect them fail, but they go on and on. In childhood we were told that the waves started by a stone thrown into the water near the shore, would go on and on until they broke against the distant shore, though it were thousands of miles away. Is it not equally true that the waves of light and sound when started go on and on until they break upon the shores of eternity? The recent discovery of the X-ray has revealed the existence of a subtle ether by means of which the rays of light may be made to pene trate so-called opaque bodies. Indeed, the theory of impenetrability of matter no longer holds, according to many scientists. By means of some such subtle ether thought waves are carried from mind to mind across wide distances of space, and messages are intelligently sent and received by Telepathy. Is it not possible, not to say probable, that light waves and sound waves may be conveyed by a similar if not the same ether across like distances? Whether we adopt such...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Alvan Cavala Halphide
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 44
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-49659-8
Barcode: 9781130496598
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-49659-7

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