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He that will not reason is a bigot. He that cannot reason is a fool. And he that dares not reason is a slave. —Sir William Drummond.

MIND:

A MONTHLY MAGAZINE
OF LIBERAL AND

ADVANCED THOUGHT.

CHARLES BRODIE PATTERSON, Editor.

Business Announcement.
MIND 1. lasued on the first of every month.
ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION for the United States, Canada, and Mexico, $2.00: Anglo ooples, 20 conta. Partiya

countries in the Postal Union, ten shillings; single copies, one shulling. In advanco, post-paid. REMITTANCES may be made by cash, draft or check bankable in New York, or postal or express money order. SHANOE OP ADDRESS.-The address of subscribers will be changed as often as desired. Both old and now

addresses must be given. MANUSCRIPTS.--Articles, poems, etc., submitted for publication must be accompanied by postage for return, 18

found unavailable. ADVERTISEMENTS.--Copy for advertisements should be delivered not later than the 10th of the month, if intended

for the next issue. "Rates made known upon request. AGENTS.-Liberal commissions are allowed to agents who have an extensive acquaintance among Interested peopla COMPLAINTS.-- Subscribers who fail to receive the magazine regularly, and those who are unable to purchase it at

any newe-stand, will confer a favor by notifying the publishers.
COMMUNICATIONS intended for the editorial department should be addressed: "Editor of Mind.' 'Lito Bldg..

New York," and those intended for the business department: “The Alliance Publishing Co., Life' Bldg.
New York."

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PROSPECTUS CONDENSED. Sincere friends of the cause of spiritual freedom and universal brotherhood have for some time been impressed with the need of a strictly high-class periodical represent ing all phases of the "new thought.” It is confidently believed by keen observers that their fundamental principles are identical, and that the establishment of this unitary basis would greatly facilitate the work in every legitimate field of action.

In full recognition of this demand, The Alliance Publishing Company begs to an. nounce the publication of "MIND." This periodical will owe allegiance to no school, sect, system, cult, or person. Its sole aim will be to aid in the progress of mankind through & cultivation of the knowledge of Truth wherever found, regardless of individual prejudices and preconceptions. The responsibility for statements made in signed articues will be assumed by the individual contributors; but it shall be our constant endeavor to get such material only from authoritative sources.

A question of vital importance to humanity is the prevention and cure of disease through the understanding and application of Law, which regulates life in its varying phases of spiritual, mental, and physical development. Our treatment of this subject will be truly instructive and educational. The teaching will relate to practice as well as to theory. Although this science of healing through mind is taught under many names and has various modes of application, yet it is essentially simple and practical, and wo shall hope to give to the abstract principles a concrete setting at once beneficent and convincing.

Among the many occult and psychic questions that may be regarded as within the purview of this magazine are: Reincarnation and Adeptship; Telepathy, or direct thought-transference; Hallucinations and Premonitions; Phantasms of the living and Apparitions of the dead; Clairvoyance and Clairaudience; Psychometry and Psychog. raphy, or independent and automatic writing; Inspirational Speaking; the Mediumistic Trance; Spirit-photograshy, so called; Phrenology and Palmistry; Astrology and Bymbolism; Hypnotism, its therapeutic and medico-legal aspects and attendant phe nomena of auto-suggestion and multiplex personality. The study of comparative religtons will be made a feature of this magazine and dealt with in an impartial and satis tactory manner. Well-written articles of moderate length are solicited from competent authorities on these and kindred subjects.

While granting due credit to Hindu metaphysics and the mysticism of the Orient In general, we are yet inclined to look for the development of a Western Psychology that will harmonize with the conditions of life in the Occident, at the same time tending to promote the spiritual welfare of the race as a whole. “MIND" bopes to become a fac tor of increasing importance in its growth, and in the work herein outlined we invite de co-operation and support of a true lovers of humanity.

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