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Horatio Dresser was a major early New Thought author

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Horatio W. Dresser's

Education and the Philosophical Ideal

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Preface - Introduction - The New Point of View - Educational Ideals - Equanimity - The Subconscious Mind - The Spiritual Ideal in Childhood - An Experiment in Education - The Expression of the Spirit - An Ideal Summer Conference - The Ministry of the Spirit - The Mystery of Pain and Evil - The Philosophical Ideal - The Criteria of Truth - Organic Perfection - Immortality - Index - p. 247


Chapter 4 - The Subconscious Mind - p. 52

It is a hidden force to be dealt with and educated, for it is often found insubordinate and unruly.—Henry Wood.

OUR discussion has now brought us to the point where we may intelligently consider the more hidden activities of the human mind. We have considered man's relation to the cosmos of evolution, the intimate connection between the growth of character and the ideals of education, and the value of sell-control, equanimity, and poise. We have found that the problem of health is a part of the problem of education, and that the entire reform in educational methods is dependent upon due recognition of the spiritual ideal applied with utmost faithfulness to the lives of those who have education in charge.

Already we have caught glimpses, in the preceding chapter, of that highly important law which regulates the deepest functioning of the mind. Equanimity is the power it is because of its habitual, though subconscious, influence upon the activities of the body. It is not what we think

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