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Eusapia Palladino And Her Phenomena

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Eusapia Palladino, and her phenomena

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781497914865
  • Publisher: Literary Licensing LLC
  • Publication date: 3/29/2014
  • Pages: 382
  • Sales rank: 976,065
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.88 (d)

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tory of modern spiritualism. The latter movement condenses and epitomizes, as it were, the whole past phenomena in just this way. Throughout the course of its history, fraudulent phenomena have been observed (of that there can be no doubt whatever), and apparently genuine phenomena have been taking place at the same time also. Some investigators came in contact with the fraudulent phenomena, and others with the apparently genuine; and they have both been arguing from their own "experiences." Of course the result was, that no lasting agreement was arrived at. In order to arrive at an agreement, it would be necessary, first of all, to discuss the same phenomena; then agree as to the means that must be adopted in order to solve the problem; finally, agree to attempt to solve it in that manner. Only in that way can any lasting peace be found. Now, throughout all the mysticism of the Middle Ages, and all earlier periods, and throughout modern spiritualism, there has been an admixture of the fraudulent and the genuine. The preponderance has been on one side, according to some minds, and on the other, according to others; but very few have questioned the central fact that the two have always existed side by side. Especially is this the case with the physical phenomenawhere much fraud has always been known to exist. Indeed, so much fraud existed in the past, and so many and so ingenious are the means of deceiving the investigator, that some critics are disposed to think that no genuine physical phenomena at all have ever occurred! Mr. Podmore and other critics are inclined to take this viewand this, after a careful search through both the historical evidence and the newer cases. For them,the physical phenomena have been "analyzed away"; they have been resolved into very natural phen...
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