Sentence Examples


  • By (I) a sensory hallucination or (2) a massive sensation, both being of telepathic origin.
  • Prof. Josiah Royce has suggested for this supposed form of hallucination the term "pseudo-presentiment."
  • The contents of experience are not all alike true or valid: hallucination is possible; here the Stoics join issue with Epicurus.
  • From an evidential point of view the apparition is the most valuable class of death-warning, inasmuch as recognition is more difficult in the case of an auditory hallucination, even where it takes the form of spoken words; moreover, auditory hallucinations coinciding with deaths may be mere knocks, ringing of bells, &c.; tactile hallucinations are still more difficult of recognition; and the hallucinations of smell which are sometimes found as death-warnings rarely have anything to associate them specially with the dead person.
  • If we take it strictly to mean the belief in ghosts or spirits having the " vaporous materiality " proper to the objects of dream or hallucination, it is certain that the agency of such phantasms is not the sole cause to which all mystic happenings are referred (though ghosts and spirits are everywhere believed in, and appear to be endowed with greater predominance as religious synthesis advances amongst primitive peoples).
 

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