So while some of Myers's observations regarding the subliminal self
were accepted to support the existence of unconscious processes, they were stripped of the full context of Myers's ideas in which supernormal meant "a faculty or phenomenon which goes beyond the level of ordinary experience, in the direction of evolution, or as pertaining to a transcendental world" (Myers, 1903, Vol.
repression, the subliminal self
was permeable--accessible to
And Allah knows that which you do." (Holy Quran 29: 45) Moreover, its aim is to generate within the subliminal self
of man such spiritual power, light of faith and awareness of Allah as can enable him to strive successfully against all kinds of evils and temptations and remain steadfast at times of trial and adversity.
It considers the latest research on the subliminal self
and discusses how the human kind works and how we interact with peers and family alike.
In his book on Wordsworth, he described "the loss of delight in Nature" as "the truest definition of Atheism, inasmuch as unity in the universe is the first element in our conception of God." (38) From the connections he perceived between the spiritual and material realms, (39) Myers postulated the existence of a "subliminal self
," a part of individual consciousness that could draw energy from the spiritual world.
I attach the mystical or religious consciousness to the possession of an extended subliminal self
with a thin partition through which messages make irruption.
In varying combinations, the possibility of incursions of "residual powers, impulses, and knowledges" from this wider realm of being, or the "subliminal self
" as James would come to use the term, point to unlimited creative sources within each individual.
He regarded the mystical experience in the light of his hypothesis of a subliminal self
able to transcend the narrow limits of normal experience.
Of those intellectuals, one of the primary heroes is Frederic Myers, who insightfully articulated some of the foundational precepts of dynamic psychology, which center on a "conception of the subliminal self
Myers's ideas on the subliminal self
were some of the first descriptions of an active unconscious mind and strongly influenced William James, who in turn influenced much subsequent psychological thought.