New Reading of Evolution; A Study-Plan Correlating the Known Facts of Nature and Forming a Scientific Basis for a Synthetic Philosophy of Individual and Social Life

New Reading of Evolution; A Study-Plan Correlating the Known Facts of Nature and Forming a Scientific Basis for a Synthetic Philosophy of Individual and Social Life

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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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...' The power of persistence on future planes, or individual immortality, is one of the possibilities to be striven for on this plane. One of the-objects for writing this Philosophy of Individual Life is to note some of the laws and principles, by obedience to which this power may possibly be attained. How to make the most of this life is equivalent to the best preparation for a life hereafter, if there be one. The individual who accomplished the most and the best here is also the best fitted for the attainment of future life, according to the general principles of evolution. ' Hope of immortality has always gratified man and stimulated his development. Opportunity for growth, time to learn, and the attainment of a higher state are the most correct and genuine longings of his heart. Man's only hope of immortality must lie in that which is thus inspired to the great endeavor to correspond with wider environments and to persist on higher planes. An awakened consciousness makes an individual aware that he, the essential entity, is not his body. He surveys his body somewhat as he does a suit of clothes. He does not fear "death." He longs to test what seem like "untried realities." This mental and spiritual nature must contain the only possibilities for hope of future existence as a Soul Entity. All intelligent, progressive souls at the close of physical life realize their own capacities and powers more fully than in youth. They long for greater opportumties to test themselves on higher planes. Thus it seems as though nature's evolutionary capacity would not be fully realized except by providing these opportunities. Nevertheless, though analogies and logical arguments may please our fancies, it is not...show more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236819403
  • 9781236819406