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BEGINNINGS OF HABIT

From the October 1916 issue of The Christian Science Journal


WHEN mankind is first brought face to face with a new idea of Truth, the common mental reaction is one of either attraction or repulsion, of hope or fear as to the probable effect on one's own habits of thought by the issue involved. The neutral or indifferent zone of human consciousness lies between these extremes, one or the other of which appears in the initial steps of all mental activity as the sure sign of aroused self-interest.