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��physical side, 71-75 ; why some experiences cause pleasant and others unpleasant states of consciousness, 75-79; relation of, to desire, 79-81 ; and habit, 81-83; strength of stimulus as related to the feeling-tone, 83- 86; effect of growing intelli gence upon character of, 86- 90; effective means and methods of exciting, 115 ff. , delivery as a means of arous ing, 116-125; exciting of, by skilful use of language, 125- 132; necessity of harmony be tween emotions evoked, for arousing of, 133-134; opera tion of, in the determination of belief, 149-152, 154.
Feeling-tones, distinguished from feelings, 65-68; relation be tween physiological disturb ance and, 70-71.
Fiction, appropriate for purpose of developing the sentiments, 112.
Flattery, impression of, to be avoided in exerting suggestive influence, 225.
Fluctuation of the attention, 181-185.
"Focalized consciousness, atten tion as, 165-166.
Forecasting, power of, confined to consciousness of human or ganisms, 193.
Freedom of the will, question of, 196-200.
Frugality, formerly held a vir tue by the business man, 329.
Function, instinct denned in terms of, 3.
Functional meaning, 43-45.
Fusion, means of promoting process of, in assemblies, 248- 254.
Garb, psychological effect of the
preacher s, 297. God, different meanings borne by
the word, 54; means of devel
��oping love for, by preachers, 112; preacher s interpretation of message of, 293-294; influ ences leading to present day confusion as to relation of, to the universe, 358-359; sup planting of, in the modern mind, by human relationships and humanly controlled en vironment, 360-366 ; idea of, in minds influenced by science and by humanly controlled en vironment, 366-367 ; concep tion of, held by ethical ideal ists, 367-368; humanizing of, by one class of modern thinkers, 368; modern view of man s relation to, as one of co-operation or of opposition, 370-371.
Gravity, preacher s tendency to habitual and merely superficial, 295-298.
Great Fear, the, an illustration of mental epidemic, 267 ; pre disposing causes of, 274-275.
Habit, instinct improperly view ed, as, 4-5 ; influence of, on instincts, 6; discussion of, among the controls of con duct, 11-16; relation of feel ing and, 81-83 ; development of sentiments and ideals a process of habit formation,
Head and heart, struggle be tween, a significant phe nomenon, 156.
Historians, selection in recall of images by, 26-27.
Honesty, the first virtue among business men, 329.
Humanity, love of, to be devel oped by preachers by use of sentiments and ideals, 112-113.
Huntington, Ellsworth, " Civil ization and Climate," cited, 278 n.
Hylan, " The Fluctuation of the Attention," cited, 183.