It should be recognized that Christian Scientists do not give their children the benefit of Christian Science treatment by reason of any fanaticism or mere obstinacy, but because they have found such treatment to be the surest and safest means of combating disease; in other words, these parents are acting in accordance with the results of personal experience, and thus with the dictates of common sense. The whole question to be decided between materia medica and Christian metaphysics is one of practical results.
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