24. Besides these different categories of opponents, there is an infinity of
shades, among which we may enumerate those who are incredulous from cowardice,
and to whom courage will come when they see that others do not injure themselves by
avowing their belief; the incredulous from religious scruples, who will learn, through
that spiritism rests upon the fundamental bases of religion, that it respects all beliefs,
and that one of its effects is to produce religious sentiments where they did not formerly
exist and to fortify them where they were formerly wavering; the incredulous from
pride, from a spirit of contradiction, from carelessness, from levity, etc., etc.