Thompson, J J - Spirit is as essential to us as the air we breathe
Type of Spiritual Experience
To understand the following you need to be aware that ether was the rather unhelpful name given to energy and spirit by scientists in the late 1800s and early 1900s.
A description of the experience
J J Thompson 1909
The ether is not a fantastic creation of the speculative philosopher; it is as essential to us as the air we breathe.