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Occultism and Insanity

Occultism and Insanity JAMA Revisited September 18, 1920 credulity and stupidity of mankind. Scientists, pseudoscien- tists, amateur investigators, paranoiacs, charlatans, and quacks of every kind are busy, each in his own way trying to solve the mystery of a future life and of spirit communication William House, M.D., Portland, Ore. or to take advantage, for mercenary or other reasons, of those The times are out of joint. The world is not crushed or dis- who are honestly engaged in the sisyphean task. Multitudes membered or otherwise in hopeless condition, and recovery have unmoored their barks and venture to ride the psychic from its injuries may be anticipated with the cheerful assur- wave. Some will escape harm, while others less fortunate or ance that it will in time and in accordance with the laws of less capable will be grievously injured by their experiences.… evolution be a better place to live in than ever. But it suffers from disarticulations resulting from the World War, and the in- How We Can Help terference with functioning is painful. Convalescence is even It would be useless to discuss occultism and its baneful influ- now established, and, though there are occasional symptoms ences without appending some constructive http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

Occultism and Insanity

JAMA , Volume 324 (11) – Sep 15, 2020

Occultism and Insanity

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JAMA Revisited September 18, 1920 credulity and stupidity of mankind. Scientists, pseudoscien- tists, amateur investigators, paranoiacs, charlatans, and quacks of every kind are busy, each in his own way trying to solve the mystery of a future life and of spirit communication William House, M.D., Portland, Ore. or to take advantage, for mercenary or other reasons, of those The times are out of joint. The world is not crushed or dis- who are honestly engaged in the sisyphean task. Multitudes...
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0098-7484
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10.1001/jama.2019.13620
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Abstract

JAMA Revisited September 18, 1920 credulity and stupidity of mankind. Scientists, pseudoscien- tists, amateur investigators, paranoiacs, charlatans, and quacks of every kind are busy, each in his own way trying to solve the mystery of a future life and of spirit communication William House, M.D., Portland, Ore. or to take advantage, for mercenary or other reasons, of those The times are out of joint. The world is not crushed or dis- who are honestly engaged in the sisyphean task. Multitudes membered or otherwise in hopeless condition, and recovery have unmoored their barks and venture to ride the psychic from its injuries may be anticipated with the cheerful assur- wave. Some will escape harm, while others less fortunate or ance that it will in time and in accordance with the laws of less capable will be grievously injured by their experiences.… evolution be a better place to live in than ever. But it suffers from disarticulations resulting from the World War, and the in- How We Can Help terference with functioning is painful. Convalescence is even It would be useless to discuss occultism and its baneful influ- now established, and, though there are occasional symptoms ences without appending some constructive

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Published: Sep 15, 2020

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