"New Thought" adherents at the turn of the 20th century vehemently believed they could tap into latent and mysterious mental powers, and one of the most influential thinkers of this early "New Age" philosophy offers here, in this delightfully weird 1908 work, a crash course in this benign and useful magic. You'll discover. . how to see through solid objects . how to diagnose hidden disease . how to peek into a person's secret history . how to travel by astral projection . how to see into the past . and more. American writer WILLIAM WALKER ATKINSON (1862-1932) was editor of the popular magazine New Thought from 1901 to 1905, and editor of the journal Advanced Thought from 1916 to 1919. He authored dozens of New Thought books under numerous pseudonyms, some of which are likely still unknown today, including "Yogi Ramacharaka" and "Theron Q. Dumont."