A Primer of Higher Space (the Fourth Dimension) (Google eBook)

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Manas Press, 1913 - Fourth dimension - 78 pages
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Simply, an excellent introductory book to grasping the basic concepts of 4th Dimensionality in our everyday world.... schools will start teaching children 4D very soon. It's just very complicated to ... Read full review

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Page 79 - sum totals' that exist from eternity in the 'future' and pass by degrees through matter to exist for eternity in the 'past'. No one would say that a bar of metal dropped into the sea came into existence as it left the air, and ceased to exist as it entered the water, and that the bar itself consisted only of that cross-section thereof which at any given moment coincided with the mathematical plane that separates, and at the same time joins, the atmosphere and the ocean. Even so of persons and things,...
Page 79 - The real person or thing does not consist solely of what is seen at any particular moment, but is composed of the sum of all its various and changing conditions from its appearance in the material form to its disappearance from the earth. It is these "sum-totals" that exist from eternity in the "future," and pass by degrees through matter, to exist for eternity in the "past.
Page 79 - No one would say that a bar of metal dropped into the sea came into existence as it left the air, and ceased to exist as it entered the water, and that the bar itself consisted only of that crosssection thereof which at any given moment coincided with the mathematical plane that separates, and, at the same time, joins, the atmosphere and the ocean. Even so persons and things, which, dropping out of the 'to be
Page 59 - A |' or again £^ • ^e triangle in the square and the synthesising point in the interlaced double triangles. This for the world of the archetypes. The phenomenal world receives its culmination and the reflex of all in MAN. Therefore he is the mystic square — in his metaphysical aspect— the Tetraktis ; and becomes the Cube on the creative plain. His symbol is the cube unfolded! and 6 becoming 7, or the...
Page 79 - ... persons and things, which, dropping out of the to-be into the has-been, out of the future into the past present momentarily to our senses a cross-section, as it were, of their total selves, as they pass through time and space (as matter) on their way from one eternity to another: and these two constitute that "duration" in which alone anything has true existence, were our senses but able to cognize it there.
Page 77 - ... physical matter (the film world), each transit being an incarnation, a personal life. The events of each life seem, to the personal consciousness, to slip away into nothingness, never to be recovered; but every experience of every film life, all of its contacts with other cubes, are indelibly impressed upon the higher body and by the cube-consciousness may be recovered at will, since all inhere in the bounding planes of the cube. For this reason, when cube consciousness is attained by the personality...
Page 74 - Heaven is all about you: a city lying four-square, clear as glass and filled with light. Here your real, your immortal selves, have their true home. This world of yours which seems so substantial is but a mutable and many-colored film staining the bright radiance of this crystal heaven. Your lives are but tracings made by your immortal selves in this film world. How shall you learn the...

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