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The Psychic Secret
HOW TO KEEP YOUNG
J. M. PEEBLES, M. D., M. A., Ph. D.
"FIVE JOURNEYS AROUND THE WORLD," "SEERS OF THE AGES," "THE
"PATHWAY OF THE HUMAN SPIRIT," ETC., ETC.
“I have stolen the golden key of the Egyptians, I will indulge my sacred fury."
BATTLE CREEK, MICH.,
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PAGE Why should man die? Is he carnivorous? Do butchers grow barba
rous? Does meat make dogs stupid and unteachable? Span-
INTRODUCTION. Death too fashionable. Annihilation unthinkable. Why kill animals.
Diseased herds of cattle. Why children shrink from slaughter-houses. New Zealand cannibalism. The poet Ovid vegetarianism.
rodotus in Greece. His habits of life and travel. What the
Golden Age when men neither killed birds nor animals. Soc-
ment by Augustus. His divorce. His hatred of gladiatorial
ing. His care for animals. His praise of Pythagoras. How
PAGE The eloquent Chrysostum in Athens. No butchering among the
Ascetics. The table of a Sybarite. The early sensual indul-
his more prominent works. His quarrel with King Frederick.
The rights of animals. Flesh eating a remnant of savagery.
61 CHAPTER VIII. Hufeland on nature's laws. His advice concerning a vegetable diet.
Dr. Lambe on the dietetic question. His abandonment of ani-
to disease. The orang outang's food. Meat diet stimulating
fightings and wars. The stockyards of Chicago. Meats do