Except for the churches the soul was not officially recognized and the religions themselves while giving the soul lip service steadfastly refused to investigate its reality and labeled heretics or demented anyone determined to do so.
At the beginning of the last century the telepathy and clairvoyants the medium and the dreamer were encouraged to speak up to the scientists; now they are silenced their abilities sees as examples of the worst kind of emotional indulgence the result of hysteria.
The words subconscious fraud became labels of the sorriest duplicity because the individual to whom they were applied was branded as liar by subconscious disposition unable to see through his or her own fantasies.
More pertinent however nature was seen no longer as working for man or with him and his body but actively working against him.
Disease now named and labeled more thoroughly than ever before assumed their own aspects of minute demonhood; the viruses and other elements in nature that seemed to exist for no other reason than to attack man’s body.
The predisposition to illness itself resulted from events long buried in the mind triggered unconscious response to which the individual was instantly vulnerable.
With the development of medical technology and with the treatment of the body as if it were a machine man lost his sense of identification with his nature and his sense of identification with his nature and his sense of having any control over his own health.
The medical science might pride themselves on the routing out of superstition for illness was no longer seen as the punishment of an angered God upon a sinner.
Preventive medicine often has at its roots the pessimistic belief that the body will doubtlessly get any given disease unless it is inoculated against it. Tricked into accepting a small rather than a critical bout if illness.
Medical research is also done on the diseased. No one question those who remain healthy who do not visit hospitals. No owe looks for the secrets of the healthy or seek to promote ways of making these generally known.
No statistics have been gathered on the number of the healthy nor have any studies being conducted correlating the habits or beliefs of the healthy.
Hospitals and medical records necessarily deal with ill persons. Psychiatric studies are likewise formulated and carried out in the same prejudiced fashion.
The suggestions meant by preventive medicine to foster health promote fears nervousness and stress; conditions that in themselves lead to disease. Teaching the individual to look for symptoms utilizes suggestions in a way that lead to the anticipation of illness.
Yet the anticipation of health seems unrealistic dangerously optimistic and misleading.
Study the hypnosis clearly showed the importance of suggestion and emphasized the intimate connection between suggestion behavior and health.
Medicine uses hypnosis well in the most negative manner.
There is a power within man latent nut appreciable to better his own condition, right his course heal his body accelerate learning and insight, and this power is susceptible to suggestions.
This power or energy then can be awakened and harnessed through suggestion wither through structured hypnosis or sometimes by the person himself through a kind of spontaneous self – suggestion.
Hypnosis can be induced through relaxation techniques or through the use of startling sudden stimulation.