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- Title: PoSA: Introduction - Rudolf Steiner as a Philosopher
- desires means nothing to me, nor does that of moral laws; I want simply to
- Title: PoSA: Chapter I: The Conscious Human Deed
- “That everyone is able to desire or not to desire, as he pleases,
- but this, that men are conscious of their desires, but do not know the causes
- he desires milk, the angry boy that he is free in his desire for vengeance,
- and the timid in his desire for flight. Again, the drunken man believes that
- least of all, can temper his desires and that, moved by conflicting passions,
- simply because there are some things which he desires less strongly and many
- desires which can easily be inhibited through the recollection of something
- No one will deny that when the child desires milk, he is unfree, as is
- that of the child when he desires milk? It is indeed true that it is best to
- such that the particular representation arouses a desire in them, then man
- animal desires, our motives are always permeated by thoughts. Love, pity and
- Title: PoSA: Chapter II: The Fundamental Urge For Knowledge
- more abundant are our desires. We seem born to be dissatisfied. Our thirst
- Title: PoSA: Chapter V: The Act of Knowing the World
- nothingness of this dream-world and therefore must gradually lose all desire
- Title: PoSA: Chapter XII: Moral Imagination
- to desire or not to desire, as one pleases, is the real meaning of the dogma of
- Title: PoSA: Chapter XIII: The Value of Life
- because in all circumstances an enjoyment produces desire for its
- this desire runs up against the impossibility of its fulfillment. Even when
- Schopenhauer, then, is wrong in any case in regarding desire or striving
- In reality, even the opposite is correct. Striving (desire), as such, gives
- intensely desired aim? This joy is the companion of all labor, the fruits of
- past enjoyment, at the time when the desire was still not satisfied, will
- overlooked by those who say of every unsatisfied desire that not only has
- The fulfillment of a desire calls forth pleasure and its non-fulfillment,
- satisfaction of a desire, displeasure means its non-satisfaction. Both
- result of desire. Illness is displeasure for which there has been no desire.
- One who maintains that illness is an unsatisfied desire for health, makes
- a positive desire. When someone receives a legacy from a rich relative of
- preceding desire.
- of desiring, the pleasure of the fulfillment of desire, and those pleasures
- without being preceded by any desire. To the last kind belongs also the
- can do this. One way is by showing that our desires (urges, will) act
- So long as men still pursue their egoistic desires they are useless for such
- satisfaction. Man, whose selfishness desires the grapes of pleasure, finds
- the mere food-instinct a further need is added. Man does not merely desire
- Wherever a desire is satisfied, there the corresponding amount of pleasure
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