Learning the language of Spirit

What do we mean by error?

Sometimes people first learning of Christian Science wonder about certain terms and expressions that are used in a way which is unfamiliar to them. One of these terms is error.

It's a word used extensively in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy. And you hear it in the conversation of Christian Scientists.

What does the term mean? Is it simply a synonym for evil, another name for anything bad? Is it a kind of euphemism, to be used in order to avoid referring directly to sickness?

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