By George Vithoulkas
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We must remember that the mind feeds and grows on ideas, and if the ideas that are accepted and nurtured by the mind are false or destructive, the individual is actually "taking in poisonous food" that is eventually going to undermine the spiritual plane of his existence. It is somewhat analogous to somebody eating "junk food" all the time; the end result will be the destruction of his physical body. Are not such diseases as AIDS and cancer to be expected in such a society? A disturbing phenomenon of contemporary society is the aggressive pursuit of excessive wealth through exploitation of others.
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