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Proofs of Immortality
ITS NATURALNESS, ITS POSSIBILITIES
REFUSED A HEARING
By Rev. Canon Girdlestone and other churchmen connected with the
Victoria Institute and Philosophical Society of Great Britain.
By J. M. PEEBLES, M. D., M. A., Ph. D., LL. D.
“The stone which the builders refused is become
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The eminent John Wesley, and other noted men of the past, believed in the immortality of animals. Their existence is certainly dual. They have instinct, sensation, and they reason on a certain plane of consciousness. But whether immortal or not, they deserve our tenderest care.
Surgeons, intelligent, up-to-date men in psychology, are well aware that in amputating a limb they do not remove the invisible, the more substantial, spiritual limb.
There is a peculiar worm—the nais—which, when cut into several sections, will reproduce itself from every section, showing conclusively that there was a vital entity in each section capable of reproducing this re-growth. Amputate the leg of a salamander, and it will be reproduced to the minutest details, joints, veins, nerves. And why? Because the real entity—the invisible leg—was not removed. The material at best is but a shadow. The vital leg remained, serving as the attractive force for the bioplasmic cells to rebuild the exact form of the displaced leg, even to the muscles, tendons, arteries, bones, each and all in their proper relations. The dog has been known to attempt to lick the lost foot of his master.
When the material arm or finger of a man is amputated, or torn off by machinery, the vital, substantial arm remains—and the person is often conscious -intensely conscious, of the presence of this invisible arm—and yet, not invisible to the clairvoyant.
Man is a duality, and more, he is a trinity in unity, constituted of a physical body, a soul-body, and that