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About sixty years ago, in the time of the Millerite excitement, a man who believed that the world was about to end expressed his fears to Emerson, who replied that it was really a matter of little consequence, "for," said he, "we can do very well without it." There are wise men who teach that each man creates the world he lives in, and as he gives it its substance so also does he give it its quality, insomuch that it is good or bad as he is good or bad. Be this as it may, it is certain that each one of us is of more consequence to himself than is all the outside world. Not only so, but the essential part of each man is what we call his mind, in comparison to which the body is an insignificant factor.
The study of psychology.
—Psychology ought to be
BUCKE RM. MENTAL EVOLUTION IN MAN. JAMA. 1897;XXIX(17):821–824. doi:10.1001/jama.1897.02440430001001
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