of the body, are wholly dependent for sustenance and support upon the harmonious action of those functions, while (as stated above) the functions are wholly dependent upon the states of the conscious mind. Then of course mind is the responsible agent, and your reason tells you the need of correcting the errors of the mind, and training it to control its passions and emotions.
We have been taught by physiologists in the past that the brain secretes the mind as the liver secretes bile, which is a foolish and ridiculous statement that requires very little reasoning to prove its fallacy.
The brain is the instrument of the mind, with which it directs every act of the body, consciously, the same as the eye is the instrument of the mind with which we see consciously, and the ear to hear consciously.
The mind uses the brain to think upon what it sees with the eye, and hears with the ear. Mind is that which is real and eternal. Mind is of God, and cannot perish. If mind was dependent upon the brain for its origin, it could bear no resemblance to the Divine Mind.
The brain is of the earth earthy, and is nourished and sustained in the same manner as other physical organs, and is affected more or less as