Preface

 

 

Preface

It is expected that the reader will take the fundamental statements upon faith, just as he
would take statements concerning a law of electrical action if they were promulgated by a
Marconi or an Edison; and, taking the statements upon faith, that he will prove their truth
by acting upon them without fear or hesitation. Every man or woman who does this will
certainly get rich; for the science herein applied is an exact science, and failure is
impossible. For the benefit, however, of those who wish to investigate philosophical
theories and so secure a logical basis for faith, I will here cite certain authorities.

The monistic theory of the universe the theory that One is All, and that All is One; That
one Substance manifests itself as the seeming many elements of the material world -is of
Hindu origin, and has been gradually winning its way into the thought of the western
world for two hundred years. It is the foundation of all the Oriental philosophies, and of
those of Descartes, Spinoza, Leibnitz, Schopenhauer, Hegel, and Emerson. The reader
who would dig to the philosophical foundations of this is advised to read Hegel and
Emerson for himself.

In writing this book I have sacrificed all other considerations to plainness and simplicity
of style, so that all might understand. The plan of action laid down herein was deduced
from the conclusions of philosophy; it has been thoroughly tested, and bears the supreme
test of practical experiment; it works. If you wish to know how the conclusions were
arrived at, read the writings of the authors mentioned above; and if you wish to reap the
fruits of their philosophies in actual practice, read this book and do exactly as it tells you
to do.

The Author

 

 

 

 

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