The Science of Mind-Formation, and the Process of the Reproduction of Genius Elaborated

The Science of Mind-Formation, and the Process of the Reproduction of Genius Elaborated

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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. 1858 edition. Excerpt: ... a superior system, that would produce universal education, could be brought into action, notwithstanding that the most logical arguments might be used to prove the truth thereof; and this incapacity of seeing beyond what we are bred to, is the surprising effect and operation of first formations on the human mind and understanding; it is universal, and equally applies to the scholar as to the bigot, whether in the Christian or heathen world. The reasoning faculties of all individuals are limited to their own mind's formation, in every country and position of life. Nevertheless, there is a solvent for all these difficult problems in the spirit-power of reproduction and transmission of knowledge; and this will prove to be the last great mental power that will settle all conflicts, antagonism, and disputes, and finally harmonize the human race. The deficiency of mind and knowledge through our ignorance of the mind's formation, has always been the cause why humanity could not guide and govern the human race, as without knowledge all ideal perfection becomes abortive. Humanity exists in man, and it is always renewed by parental love and affection, but its divine spirit has always been destroyed by the school systems, and humanity and beauty of countenance end with the first parental formation of the spirit. The cause of the rapid formation of young spirits to good or bad habits and customs in society, has never been understood, although the ill effects have been felt often enough. The philosophy of mind-formation having never been in existence, the proper entertainment and occupation of the young spirits could not be brought into action; consequently the spirit of humanity could not be personified by the schoolmen or taskmasters. Nevertheless, the...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236502531
  • 9781236502537