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makes enlightened Man the image of his Maker and the Son of God. [For the all-important distinction between Causes and Conditions, see Chapter 9 of my Edinburgh Lectures on Mental Science.]
But we must not make the mistake of supposing that because there is no Universal Devil in the same sense as there is Universal God, therefore there are no individual devils. The Bible frequently speaks of them, and one of the commissions given by the Master to his followers was to cast out devils.
The words used for the Devil are, in the Greek, "Diabolos", and in the Hebrew, "Satan", both having the same general meaning of the Principle of Negation; but individual devils are called in the Hebrew, "sair", a hairy one, and in the Greek, "daimon", a spirit or shade, and these terms indicate evil spirits having personal identity.
Now without stopping to discuss the question whether there are orders of spiritual individuals which have never been human, let us confine our attention to the immense multitudes of disembodied human spirits which, under any hypothesis, must crowd the realms of the unseen. Can we suppose them all to be good? Certainly not, for we have no reason to suppose that mere severance from its physical instrument either changes the moral quality or
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