Metempsychosis

Metempsychosis

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Metempsychosis

Metempsychosis

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The belief that man somehow survives death is universal. To the untutored mind death is not the cessation of a delicately balanced system of bio-chemical functions, but the departure from the body of something real and substantial, the living, breathing, speaking, moving part of man -- the soul. Dreams, in which the dead appear in form and act like their living selves, give greater distinctness to the imagination: the soul is a vaporous double of the body, usually invisible, but capable of sensible manifestation and even -- as in nightmare -- of energetic materialization.

The souls of the dead haunt their former abodes; their kinsmen set out food and drink for them, without which even . . .

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