Beelzebub's Tales to His Grandson


Alan Kardec


1 The Arousing of Thought


The second of the mentioned vivifying factors, this time for the complete fusion of my dear grandmother’s injunction with all the data constituting my general individuality, was the totality of impressions received from information I chanced to acquire concerning the event which took place here among us on Earth, showing the origin of that “principle” which, as it turned out according to the elucidations of Mr. Alan Kardec during an “absolutely secret” spiritualistic seance, subsequently became everywhere among beings similar to ourselves, arising and existing on all the other planets of our Great Universe, one of the chief “life principles.”


The formulation in words of this new “all-universal principle of living” is as follows:


“If you go on a spree then go the whole hog including the postage.”