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William Walker Atkinson

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William Walker Atkinson's

Thought Force in Business and Everyday Life

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Preface - Dedication - Salutatory - The Nature of the Force - How the Thought Force Can Aid You - Direct Psychic Influence - A Little Worldly Wisdom - The Power of the Eye - The Magnetic Gaze - The Volic Force - Direct Volation - Telepathic Volation - The Adductive Quality of Thought - Character Building By Mental Control - The Art of Concentering - The Practice of Concentering - Valedictory - Contents

Lesson 7 - The Magnetic Gaze - p. 32

What is the magnetic gaze - Full explanation of exercises - How to acquire the magnetic gaze - An interesting study - People will manifest fear - Experiment on "live subjects" - Exercise I: Full directions for acquiring the firm, steady gaze - Remarkable achievements - A masterful expression - Effects on men and animal - Exercise 2: Mirror exercises for developing the gaze - How to withstand the gaze of others - Exercise 3: Rolling gaze -Exercise 4: Strengthening the nerves and muscles of the eye - Exercise 5: Experiments on others - Trial on animals - Animals will move away - Men unpleasantly affected - Proper use of the power - Keep your own secrets.

What is known as the Magnetic Gaze is the expression of a strong mental demand, by means of the eye whose nerves and muscles have been trained for the work, and which is thereby enabled to maintain a firm, steady, positive gaze. The production of the mental effort will be explained in a subsequent lesson, and we will now speak only of the eye itself. The following exercises are very important, and I trust that the student will closely follow the same. By the practice you will so develop this faculty that few will be able to withstand your gaze. This is a most interesting study, and you will have the pleasure of seeing the increase of the power of your eye manifested by the people with whom you come in contact. You will soon find that people will become restless and uneasy beneath your gaze, and some will manifest indications of something akin to fear, if you concentrate your gaze upon them for a few seconds. When once you have mastered this accomplishment and have acquired the strong magnetic gaze, you would not part with your gift for a large sum of money. You should not content

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