How does it happen that some souls are in a body, while others are discarnate?
And that is the only sort of effort a discarnate individuality can exert.
It is a mere projection; a shell; a form created by the discarnate spirit, a resemblance, a phantasm.
There is in such a case no apparent communication between the discarnate mind and the mind of the automatist.
If discarnate spirits don't trouble about the personal affairs of those on earth, the "Cui Bono" argument is hurled at them.
Suppose that a discarnate spirit, in temporary possession of a living organism, is impelling it to motor automatisms.
After that superb test, why didn't he frankly say the discarnate had been proved?
Sometimes he was entranced and the trance-utterance purported to be that of a discarnate spirit.
And, lastly, there is the trance of possession by another, a discarnate spirit.
discarnate, they cannot achieve their desires, yet they long to manifest again in the world of men.