Buchanan's Journal of Man, October 1887

Volume 1, Number 9

Published: 1887
Language: English
Wordcount: 19,549 / 66 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 50.2
LoC Categories: AP, HB
Downloads: 339
Added to site: 2009.01.07
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Genre: Periodical
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n a living form of human shape, according to the conditions presented to it by the maternal organism, and when it is born, and becomes conscious, the illusion of self is created within that individual form. Besides the gross, visible, external form, more ethereal internal forms are evolved, which are of a longer duration than the outward physical form, but of which it is not necessary to speak at present.

At all events, all that we positively know of man, is that he is an invisible internal power, which evolves an outward shape, which we call a human being. The material through which the organism is built up is the blood, and the centre from which the blood flows into all parts of the body and to which it returns from all parts, is the heart. The heart is consequently the centre from which that power which builds up the organism of man emanates, and as this power can be nothing else but Life, the heart is the centre of life. The heart and the brain stand in the most intimate relation to each other, and

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