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It is not good to dwell much on morbid conditions for...

From the July 1910 issue of The Christian Science Journal


It is not good to dwell much on morbid conditions for any other purpose than scientific study, for the sake of the prevention or cure of suffering in other cases. I am aware that the religious world, proud of its Christian faith in the "worship of sorrow," thinks it a duty and a privilege to dwell on the morbid conditions of human life; but my experience of wide extremes of health and sickness, of happiness and misery, leads me to a very different conclusion.