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He said, “The world will soon need your services. It is
            about to undergo a period of chaos which will cause
            men and women to lose faith, and become panic
            stricken. Go ahead with your work and complete your
            philosophy. That is your mission in life. If you neglect
            it, for any cause whatsoever, you will be reduced to a
            primal state, and be compelled to retrace the cycles             The Invisible Counselors
            through which you have passed during thousands of

            I was unable to tell, the following morning, whether   Lest I be misunderstood, I wish here to state most
            I had dreamed this, or had actually been awake, and   emphatically, that I still regard my Cabinet meetings
            I have never since found out which it was, but I do   as being purely imaginary, but I feel entitled to suggest
            know that the dream, if it were a dream, was so vivid   that, while the members of my Cabinet may be purely
            in my mind the next day that I resumed my meetings   fi ctional, and the meetings existent only in my own
            the following night.                                 imagination, they have led me into glorious paths of
                                                                 adventure, rekindled an appreciation of true greatness,
            At our next meeting, the members of my Cabinet all   encouraged creative endeavor, and emboldened the
            fi led into the room together, and stood at their ac-  expression of honest thought.
            customed places at the Council Table, while Lincoln
            raised a glass and said, “Gentlemen, let us drink a toast  Somewhere in the cell-structure of the brain, is located
            to a friend who has returned to the fold.”           an organ which receives vibrations of thought ordinar-
                                                                 ily called “hunches.” So far, science has not discovered
            After that, I began to add new members to my Cabi-   where this organ of the sixth sense is located, but this
            net, until now it consists of more than fi fty, among   is not important. The fact remains that human beings
            them Christ, St. Paul, Galileo, Copernicus, Aristotle,   do receive accurate knowledge, through sources other
            Plato, Socrates, Homer, Voltaire, Bruno, Spinoza,    than the physical senses. Such knowledge, generally, is
            Drummond, Kant, Schopenhauer, Newton, Confu-         received when the mind is under the infl uence of ex-
            cius, Elbert Hubbard, Brann, Ingersol, Wilson, and   traordinary stimulation. Any emergency which arouses
            William James.                                       the emotions, and causes the heart to beat more
                                                                 rapidly than normal may, and generally does, bring the
            This is the fi rst time that I have had the courage to   sixth sense into action. Anyone who has experienced a
            mention this. Heretofore, I have remained quiet on   near accident while driving, knows that on such occa-
            the subject, because I knew, from my own attitude in   sions, the sixth sense often comes to one’s rescue, and
            connection with such matters, that I would be misun-  aids, by split seconds, in avoiding the accident.
            derstood if I described my unusual experience. I have
            been emboldened now to reduce my experience to the   These facts are mentioned preliminary to a statement
            printed page, because I am now less concerned about   of fact which I shall now make, namely, that dur-
            what “they say” than was in the years that have passed.   ing my meetings with the “Invisible Counselors” I
            One of the blessings of maturity is that it sometimes   fi nd my mind most receptive to ideas, thoughts, and
            brings one greater courage to be truthful, regardless of   knowledge which reach me through the sixth sense. I
            what those who do not understand, may think or say.   can truthfully say that I owe entirely to my “Invisible
                                                                 Counselors” full credit for such ideas, facts, or knowl-
                                                                 edge as I received through “inspiration.”

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