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Genuine Mediumship or The Invisible Powers

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Author: Bhakta Vishita
Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 73,587 / 228 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 26.9
LoC Category: BD
Downloads: 1,967
Added to site: 2008.05.06
mnybks.net#: 20779
Genre: Non-fiction
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ust be considered as "abnormal." In such a community there would occasionally be born certain individuals possessed of the senses of sight and hearing, in addition to the common three senses possessed by the entire community. Judging by what we know of the tendency of human nature in such cases, we are warranted in conjuring that the ordinary run of persons in such a community would revile the seeing and hearing individuals as "abnormal," and their possessors therefore to be pitied, and perhaps shunned. Only the intelligent and thoughtful members of such a community would be able to grasp the fact that these exceptional individuals were really not only not "abnormal," and inferior to type, but that they were really "supernormal," and superior to type.

Prejudice Against the Unusual.

Those to whom the above illustration may seem far-fetched, exaggerated, and unwarranted, are asked to carefully consider the ignorant and unthinking attitude which the great majority of the general public, at least at

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