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Copyright 1906? By The Segnogram Publishing Company
Notice.—This book is protected by Copyright, and simultaneous initial
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This is a queer book. It is a marriage of the Ancient Occult
Teachings to the latest and most advanced conceptions of Modern
Science—an odd union, for the parties thereto are of entirely different
temperaments. The marriage might be expected to result
disastrously, were it not for the fact that a connecting link has been
found that gives them a bond of common interest. No two people may
truly love each other, unless they also love something in common—
the more they love in common, the greater will be their love for each
other. And, let us trust that this will prove true in this marriage of
Occultism and Science, celebrated in this book.
The Occultists usually get at the "facts," first, but they manage to
evolve such outrageous theories to explain the facts, that the world
will have none of their wares, and turns to Science for something
"reasonable." Science, proceeding along different lines, at first denies
these "facts" of the Occultists, not finding them accounted for by any
of her existing
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theories; but, later on, when the "facts" have been finally thrust
under her eyes, after repeated attempts and failures, she says, "Oh,
yes, of course!" and proceeds to evolve a new theory, welding it with
other scientific hypotheses, and after attaching a new label thereto,
she proudly exhibits the thing as "the latest discovery of Modern
Science"—and smiles indulgently, or indignantly, when the theory of
the old Occultists is mentioned, saying, "Quite a different thing, we
assure you!" And yet, in all justice, be it said, Science usually