Memory Culture

William Walker Atkinson

How a lot of what we name “thoughts” exists under our consciousness? Can we entry seemingly inaccessible reminiscences? Is it doable to coach and focus the acutely aware thoughts to faucet our unconscious reserves? On this forgotten basic from 1903, William Walker Atkinson-one of essentially the most influential thinkers of the early-20th-century “New Age” philosophy of New Thought-explores the unknown realms of human reminiscence and the way we are able to enhance our private energy and develop as aware beings by changing into extra conscious of our personal psyches. Atkinson discusses: . the unconscious storehouse . consideration and focus . buying impressions . eye notion and reminiscence . ear notion and reminiscence . remembrance, recollection, and recognition . and extra. American author WILLIAM WALKER ATKINSON (1862-1932) was editor of the favored journal New Thought from 1901 to 1905, and editor of the journal Superior Thought from 1916 to 1919. He authored dozens of New Thought books underneath quite a few pseudonyms, a few of that are doubtless nonetheless unknown right this moment, together with “Yogi Ramacharaka” and “Theron Q. Dumont.”