isis unveiled: chapter v (one common origin)

"Modern science, after having ineffectually denied animal magnetism, has found herself forced to accept it as a fact. It is now a recognized property of human and animal organization; as to its psychological, occult influence, the Academies battle with it, in our century, more ferociously than ever.   It is the more to be regretted [...]

isis unveiled: chapter v (one common origin)

"The thaumaturgists of all periods, schools, and countries, produced their wonders, because they were perfectly familiar with the imponderable - in their effects - but otherwise perfectly tangible waves of the astral light. They controlled the currents by guiding them with their will-power.   The wonders were both of physical and psychological character; the former [...]

isis unveiled: chapter v (one common origin)

"Those who have not given attention to the subject may be surprised to find how much was known in former days of that all-pervading, subtile principle which has recently been baptized THE UNIVERSAL FATHER.   Before proceeding, we desire once more to enunciate in two categorical propositions, what was hinted at before. These propositions were [...]

isis unveiled: chapter v (one common origin)

"It is not so long since Professor Tyndall ushered us into a new world, peopled with airy shapes of the most ravishing beauty. "The discovery consists", he says, "in subjecting the vapors of volatile liquids to the action of concentrated sun-light, or to the concentrated beam of the electric light."   The vapors of certain [...]