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From the August 1903 issue of The Christian Science Journal

The question confronting the thinking world to-day is, What and where is consciousness? Advanced thought no longer asks, What is matter? Matter is rapidly finding its correct solution, as simply a false sense of that which in reality is mental, and so the question ceases now to be in relation to matter as such, but assumes a more intelligent position and asks: What is mind or consciousness? It is not alone from the Christian Science standpoint that this statement is made, though were it made only from that standpoint it would still be none the less true, but doubtless less acceptable to the general public than when coming from what is termed the material scientist's viewpoint. From time to time in the past few years most excellent articles have been published in The Christian Science Journal, bearing specifically on the subject of matter's unreality, as promulgated by leading scientific men.