I think you raise some valid points, but the intention of this short article is not to analyze New Thought (which I do in my book One Simple Idea) but to point out the intelligentsia’s cultural obliviousness to it. Many New Thoughters do not make a sharp line of demarcation between mind and soul; individuals tend to formulate their own practice over time and there’s a great deal of variety out there. New Thought, as you know, is too diffuse and individualized to speak of it was being “right” or “wrong.” I encourage this generation of seekers not to defend one or another path but rather to radically experiment, and to share what they’ve found. (In that vein I’d like to hear what your practices are.) I explore some of these points here: https://medium.com/@mitch.horowitz.nyc/mind-power-a-manifesto-cf71d602a389?source=linkShare-64c49bd92b9e-1478827183

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