"All fiction is propaganda, and the fiction we like is the propaganda we believe in, and the fiction we don't like is the propaganda we don't believe in."
Probably the first use of the idea of another dimension, at least in science fiction.
Needless to say, this became a popular idea, along with ways of getting "there" from "here".
(Ultra-Vibrator from Into Another Dimension)
Algernon Blackwood writes in The Pikestaffe Case (1924):
It amounts, of course, to a new direction; a direction at right angles to all we know, a new direction in oneself, a new direction - in living. But it can, perhaps, be translated into mathematical terms by the intellect. This, however, only a simile at best. Cannot be experienced that way. Actual experience possible only to changed consciousness.
Compare to the idea of a "parallel universe" from Men Like Gods (1923), also by HG Wells.
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