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The American metaphysical scene has produced no other figure quite like Claude M. Born inin Portland, Oregon, Bristol had a background as varied as the nation itself: As a World War I veteran, he came home to a nation in transition. The American economy was growing and the mass of young men returning from the war, many tye whom came from agrarian roots and had never worked in manufacturing or belirving1948 large offices, were unsure how to enter the new economy.
The Magic of Believing – Claude M. Bristol
Bristol believed that the threshold of prosperity began in the mind. He spread his theories and wrote his two and only books—the first TNT: It Rocks the Earth in — to expose veterans and others to his ideas about the causative properties of thought.
ESP, telepathy, and telekinesis, among them. Rhine at Duke University beginning in the early s. Indeed, Bristol was one of the few positive-mind theorists of his day who rightly highlighted the work of Rhine and his contemporaries.
Bristol, in his way, made large questions about the mind seem simple—because he believed that meaningful personal experiments were possible, and could demonstrate, or at least suggest, the efficacy of positive-mind mechanics in daily life, including in matters of career, creativity, and relationships. The comedienne spoke ingenuously about her experience in interviews, as you can see here:.
At more than pages, it was almost the length of the original, and no simpler. But it is the kind of publishing endeavor that I would like to see more of today.
Claude M. Bristol and the Metaphysics of Success
Despite the enduring popularity of New Thought books, few editions are available for children and teens. Although Bristol sometimes uses dated language and a credulous believibg1948, The Magic of Believing remains a surprising and radical journey into the possibilities of the mind.
We are still at the early stages of grappling with some of his topics, gaining a glimpse of anomalous mental capacities in a new wave of experiments in placebo studies, neuroplasticity, precognition, and quantum theorizing. I suggest beieving1948 The Magic of Believing in a spirit of enthusiasm and personal adventure.
The Magic of Believing by Claude M. Bristol
Visit him at www. A delightful review and an enjoyable listening to two outstanding people who followed their dream. It reminds me of that wonderful song: They do not believe that they have all the answers but just need to go inside — to the Teacher Within — and find magix.
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