One Mind

It is no infrequent occurrence to find in newspaper reports of meetings of medical societies and other representative bodies, that some one has delivered an address recommending the use of hypnotism, either as a labor-saving device or as a general cure-all. The latest of these addresses which has come to our attention is one recently delivered by Dr. Arthur Holmes of Pennsylvania State College in Pittsburgh, Pa., before a convention of school teachers, and reported in The Sun of that city as follows:—

"Every teacher must be a hypnotist," said Doctor Holmes. "It is perfectly possible to send out a thought that will influence other people. Teachers must be right. Sit down and make yourselves right by autosuggestion. Absolutely you can change your body and make it different from what it is this morning by meditating and concentrating on that change. The problem of the teacher is to get the pupil to attend to an idea.

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September 30, 1916

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