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MYSTIC UNION

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otherwise known as the cosmic identification and oceanic feeling, the mystic union is a feeling of spiritual identification with nature, the universe and a deity.

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MYSTICAL PARTICIPATION

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first proposed by Lucien Bruhl (1857 - 1939) who was a French philosopher and ethnologist, the mystical participation is a mode of engagement where natural and spiritual boundaries in an encounter are either overcome or not established during initiation.

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MYSTICISM

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in the context of oneself, mysticism is the view that there are sources of information which are distinct and do not follow the same paths as sensory experience and rational deduction, instead such information typically comes from revelations or inspiration which is unreplicable amongst a population and therefore not considered a science. Ideals and theories which come as a result of revelations cannot typically be shared with others and so each individual must come to their own conclusion and revelation.

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MYSTICISM TEST

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was first proposed by Isabel Briggs Myers (1897 - 1980) who was a U.S. personologist and her mother, Katharine Cook Briggs (1875- 1968) who suggested that this test could be used to classify individuals based on their expressed choices between contrasting alternatives in certain categories of traits including- extraversion-introversion, sensing-intuition, thinking-feeling and judging-perceiving.

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MYTELASE

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a common or trade name for a drug called ambfnomium.

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MYTHOLOGY

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is the academic and scholastic study of myths (stories considered greatly exaggerated and modified over time). Sigmund Freud suggested that myths are similar to dreams in that they contain hidden meaning which can throw light on the cultures from which the myths (which in some cases dreams recorded as myths) came from can highlight the society and culture.

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MYTHOMANIA

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is the tendency for an individual to pathologically elaborate, exaggerate and tell lies which often involves self-deception as a means of elevating their ego or personal standing in a social group or party.

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MYXEDEMA

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results as a lack of the thyroid hormone in the body. Myxedema has symptoms including- subnormal heart rate, circulation, body temperature and a decreased rate of most metabolic activities and processes which should occur within the body.

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