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MOODY PERSONS
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Moody persons have their good and their bad days. The bad days are incomprehensible puzzles to them. Many an attack of depression nothing but this is expression of regret at having to be virtuous. Modern psychologists have pointed out the relationship between unmotived moods and the periodical character of certain phenomena of life. Moody persons are persons with whom things are not in order. Their consciousness is split up into numerous emotionally-toned "complexes." An unconscious complex is like a state within a state. An unconscious motive for the depression always is demonstrated. In most can instances it is secret reproaches that provoke the change in mood. Moody persons are the slaves of their past, bunglers in masters of renunciation and assuredly the art of life. Their only salvation is in learning the truth or in the art of transforming their depression into works of art.