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  • Title: Lecture: The Ahrimanic Deception
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    • Lecture: The Ahriman
    • The Ahrimanic Deception
    • the German texts is entitled, Der Innere Aspekt des sozialen
    • Rätsels; Luziferische Vergangenheit, Ahrimanische Zukunft
    • (Vol. 193 in the Bibliographic Survey, 1961). Translated from the German
    • great part of mankind today is already under the control, from one
    • side or another, of Ahrimanic forces of a cosmic nature which are
    • give you a kind of historical survey of a fairly long period of human
    • indicated this so that you may remember where, in human evolution as a
    • Epoch, the Mystery of Golgotha took place. And from many different
    • aspects we have characterized what really came about for human
    • will place various things concerning mankind which are connected with
    • about this early evolution of the human race on earth. You know, too,
    • how external documents point over to Asia, to the Orient. From many
    • mankind's evolution, the more we find a different constitution of the
    • human soul, and something like an ancient, original wisdom underlying
    • the whole evolution of humanity. You know, further, that certain
    • traditions of an ancient wisdom of mankind were preserved in close,
    • When a man of today learns to know something of this original wisdom,
    • in the course of the studies we have been pursuing for many years, it
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  • Title: Lecture: The Ahrimanic Deception
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    • The Ahrimanic Deception
    • the German texts is entitled, Der Innere Aspekt des sozialen
    • Rätsels; Luziferische Vergangenheit, Ahrimanische Zukunft
    • (Vol. 193 in the Bibliographic Survey, 1961). Translated from the German
    • great part of mankind today is already under the control, from one
    • side or another, of Ahrimanic forces of a cosmic nature which are
    • give you a kind of historical survey of a fairly long period of human
    • indicated this so that you may remember where, in human evolution as a
    • Epoch, the Mystery of Golgotha took place. And from many different
    • aspects we have characterized what really came about for human
    • will place various things concerning mankind which are connected with
    • about this early evolution of the human race on earth. You know, too,
    • how external documents point over to Asia, to the Orient. From many
    • mankind's evolution, the more we find a different constitution of the
    • human soul, and something like an ancient, original wisdom underlying
    • the whole evolution of humanity. You know, further, that certain
    • traditions of an ancient wisdom of mankind were preserved in close,
    • When a man of today learns to know something of this original wisdom,
    • in the course of the studies we have been pursuing for many years, it
    • you to bear in mind, namely, that it was essential in humanity's
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  • Title: Lecture: The Alphabet
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    • The revision was done by comparing it to the German in
    • anthroposophical knowledge of the human being and of the cosmos to the
    • An Expression Of The Mystery Of Man
    • knowledge of Man's relation to the universe, and today we would like
    • to supplement our past studies. If we consider how Man lives in the
    • characteristic at this moment of the cosmic evolution of mankind. It
    • is speech that elevates Man above the other kingdoms of nature.
    • In the lectures last week, I mentioned that in the course of mankind's
    • something that Man formed out of himself as his most primal ability;
    • how, with the help of his organs of speech he was able to manifest the
    • the transition from the Greek culture to the Roman-Latin culture, that
    • as Man called the first letter of the alphabet ‘Alpha’, he
    • to what is Roman-Latin — men of culture became estranged from the
    • lived in the people of Greece developed within mankind more or less
    • suggest descent from the Roman-Latin people.
    • to express Man in a symbol. If one seeks the nearest modern words to
    • Testament words: ‘And God formed Man ... and breathed into nostrils
    • make Man a Man of Earth, the being who had his Manhood imprinted on
    • ‘Alpha, Beta,’ into modern language we could say: ‘Man in his
    • expression to a concept, a meaning, a truth about Man simply by saying
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  • Title: Lecture: The Alphabet
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    • The revision was done by comparing it to the German in
    • anthroposophical knowledge of the human being and of the cosmos to the
    • An Expression Of The Mystery Of Man
    • knowledge of Man's relation to the universe, and today we would like
    • to supplement our past studies. If we consider how Man lives in the
    • characteristic at this moment of the cosmic evolution of mankind. It
    • is speech that elevates Man above the other kingdoms of nature.
    • In the lectures last week, I mentioned that in the course of mankind's
    • something that Man formed out of himself as his most primal ability;
    • how, with the help of his organs of speech he was able to manifest the
    • the transition from the Greek culture to the Roman-Latin culture, that
    • as Man called the first letter of the alphabet ‘Alpha’, he
    • to what is Roman-Latin — men of culture became estranged from the
    • lived in the people of Greece developed within mankind more or less
    • suggest descent from the Roman-Latin people.
    • to express Man in a symbol. If one seeks the nearest modern words to
    • Testament words: ‘And God formed Man ... and breathed into nostrils
    • make Man a Man of Earth, the being who had his Manhood imprinted on
    • ‘Alpha, Beta,’ into modern language we could say: ‘Man in his
    • expression to a concept, a meaning, a truth about Man simply by saying
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  • Title: Lecture: Anthroposophy and Christianity
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    • containing the German texts is entitled, Christus und die menschliche
    • on a spiritual scientific subject in German.
    • signified an advance in human cultural life which can be compared to
    • the steps we must now take in mankind's development if further
    • mankind through the knowledge of external physical laws. Spiritual
    • concerns man but which is most difficult to investigate for that very
    • being of man himself. Granted, in spiritual science man must examine
    • becoming an instrument of investigation into the spiritual world, man
    • aspects of what confronts him outwardly as a human being. He is
    • and who we are. We would lose everything that makes us human. Our
    • childhood, is essential to our life as human beings. The study of
    • French philosopher Bergson, a man who certainly shows no tendency to
    • human life. Only this heightening makes spiritual research possible.
    • even those who are not distracted by the demands of daily life, have
    • body and have submerged ourselves in the life of the brain, manifested
    • state of man when he is living purely in the soul-spiritual element,
    • arises in an unconscious and pathological manner from within, and the
    • Why is it that so many people believe themselves to be already in the
    • vague talk of “spirit” in general. Many people today feel the
    • phenomena into plant, animal and human kingdoms, it is not acceptable
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  • Title: Lecture: Anthroposophy and Christianity
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    • containing the German texts is entitled, Christus und die menschliche
    • on a spiritual scientific subject in German.
    • signified an advance in human cultural life which can be compared to
    • the steps we must now take in mankind's development if further
    • mankind through the knowledge of external physical laws. Spiritual
    • concerns man but which is most difficult to investigate for that very
    • being of man himself. Granted, in spiritual science man must examine
    • becoming an instrument of investigation into the spiritual world, man
    • aspects of what confronts him outwardly as a human being. He is
    • and who we are. We would lose everything that makes us human. Our
    • childhood, is essential to our life as human beings. The study of
    • French philosopher Bergson, a man who certainly shows no tendency to
    • human life. Only this heightening makes spiritual research possible.
    • even those who are not distracted by the demands of daily life, have
    • body and have submerged ourselves in the life of the brain, manifested
    • state of man when he is living purely in the soul-spiritual element,
    • arises in an unconscious and pathological manner from within, and the
    • Why is it that so many people believe themselves to be already in the
    • vague talk of “spirit” in general. Many people today feel the
    • phenomena into plant, animal and human kingdoms, it is not acceptable
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  • Title: Lecture: Anthroposophy as a Substance of Life and Feeling
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    • answer a similar question from many different stand-points. One of the
    • the human soul experiences in feelings between death and a new birth.
    • us that humanity must prepare itself for a time when it will know and
    • the spiritual world! Let us take the case of a man who has died. The
    • in question has passed through the portal of death. In the manner in
    • world.” (Of course, the dead man does not express himself with
    • This was not always the case. If we go back further into human
    • events. Indeed, the danger threatening humanity upon the earth is that
    • a man who misses a train which is afterwards wrecked in a collision;
    • these facts if you consider, for instance, the case of certain man in
    • postpone his departure. The Titanic was sunk, and so this man
    • if they are noticed, they make a deep impression upon the human
    • Let us now observe things from another aspect: How many impressions
    • restricted to these particular cases, it may occur in many ways. Men will
    • concealed within things will gradually unfold. If human beings
    • humanity through the spreading of Anthroposophy. A bridge will be
    • the human beings upon the earth. And if the seer tries to retrace the
    • are under the yoke of ahrimanic spirits; they must prepare the
    • obstacles and hindrances to our actions. Ahriman also has this task.
    • emanating from the spiritual world. Servants of Ahriman do this. Why
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    • answer a similar question from many different stand-points. One of the
    • the human soul experiences in feelings between death and a new birth.
    • us that humanity must prepare itself for a time when it will know and
    • the spiritual world! Let us take the case of a man who has died. The
    • in question has passed through the portal of death. In the manner in
    • world.” (Of course, the dead man does not express himself with
    • This was not always the case. If we go back further into human
    • events. Indeed, the danger threatening humanity upon the earth is that
    • a man who misses a train which is afterwards wrecked in a collision;
    • these facts if you consider, for instance, the case of certain man in
    • postpone his departure. The Titanic was sunk, and so this man
    • if they are noticed, they make a deep impression upon the human
    • Let us now observe things from another aspect: How many impressions
    • restricted to these particular cases, it may occur in many ways. Men will
    • concealed within things will gradually unfold. If human beings
    • humanity through the spreading of Anthroposophy. A bridge will be
    • the human beings upon the earth. And if the seer tries to retrace the
    • are under the yoke of ahrimanic spirits; they must prepare the
    • obstacles and hindrances to our actions. Ahriman also has this task.
    • emanating from the spiritual world. Servants of Ahriman do this. Why
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  • Title: Cover: The Bhagavad Gita and the Epistles of St. Paul
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    • German edition published with the title, Die Bhagavad Gita und die
  • Title: Bhagavad Gita/Paul: Lecture I: The uniform plan of World History. The Confluence of three spiritual streams in the Bhagavad Gita.
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    • speak on a subject which is capable of indicating in manifold ways the
    • Many people might be surprised to find two such apparently widely
    • Let us reflect how a comparatively short time ago if a man concerned
    • of Christianity. What might such a man have said only a short time ago
    • when contemplating the spiritual life of mankind when, as we have
    • Bhagavad Gita; what the Yoga of Patanjali has to give mankind we find
    • the thought that man can find something deeper within his own self,
    • expression or imprint of this self of his; that man can develop, and
    • though asleep in man, and this higher self is not that of which the
    • present-day man is directly aware, but that which works within him,
    • and to which he must develop himself. When man some day attains to
    • two-fold manner related to it. In some way similar to our physical
    • relationship of the human self to the World-Self Just as one draws in
    • united to the whole), that is Atman, the Breath, which, as regards
    • be distinguished from the general atmosphere. So is Atman in us, which
    • of prayer and sacrifice to this Self. Brahman is like the spiritual
    • out-breathing. Atman and Brahman, like in-breathing and out-breathing,
    • so blesses man, that most complete and in the highest degree
    • through the world. Vedantism treats of this connection of mankind with
    • the unity of the world, of the fact of man's being within a part of
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  • Title: Bhagavad Gita/Paul: Lecture II: The basis of knowledge of the Gita, the Veda, Sankhya, Yoga.
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    • philosophic poem of humanity, and he who goes deeply into the sublime
    • knowledge so vast that the modern man who has not yet studied
    • mankind once dreamt. From a merely modern standpoint one may perhaps
    • primeval ages the human mind penetrated into knowledge which we can
    • heights! We know, to be sure, that in those old days mankind was
    • still alive in human souls, and that not only through a spiritual
    • old times delicate distinctions as regards the being of man were
    • which man was able to know: conceptions clearly outlined, which could
    • that in many respects, if we simply alter the expressions we use today
    • spiritually-minded man can attain today with the means at his command.
    • of man and other secrets were spoken of and these things were
    • upon the being and nature of man if, in the first place, we keep
    • humanity; we have, always expressed this fact by saying that in the
    • human Soul there are slumbering forces which, in the course of human
    • present aspire and to which the human soul can attain, will be what we
    • call Spirit-Man. Even when man, as a being, has risen to the stage of
    • Spirit-Man, he will still have to distinguish between the soul which
    • dwells within him and that which is Spirit-Man itself; just as in
    • which for the present cycle of humanity is divided into three parts:
    • which will then have reached that stage of man which, in our
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  • Title: Bhagavad Gita/Paul: Lecture III: The union of the three streams in the Christ Impulse, the Teaching of Krishna.
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    • merely theories, but a destiny; for man's conceptions of the world may
    • become a destiny for the human soul. With the concept of the Sankhya
    • philosophy one may connect all that a man can attain to in knowledge,
    • present day still remains to the normal man of such knowledge, of a
    • study of such a branch of world-philosophy; a man of whom it might in
    • philosopher. How does such a man stand as regards the world? What does
    • one phenomenon to another. All that so many souls of our time feel
    • The condition just described we find in many people who come to us
    • also meet it when a man comes to us with an abstract philosophy, able
    • human soul in abstract words, yet we can feel that it all comes from
    • become a destiny, a destiny which brings it man near being lost to
    • manifestations and not understanding them he feels lonely, the
    • know a human being who is using all his power towards the evolution of
    • his own being and passes his fellowman by, cold and indifferent, as
    • feel, on the other hand, that the human soul may, so to say, be thrown
    • to mankind.
    • Now these two revelations to humanity, the Bhagavad Gita and the
    • the great nobility of the human soul; because in everything spoken
    • which lifts us above everyday human experiences, above all passions,
    • the Gita we feel our whole humanity raised to a higher stage. We feel,
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  • Title: Bhagavad Gita/Paul: Lecture IV: The nature of the Bhagavad Gita and the significance of the Epistles of St. Paul. How the Christ Impulse surpasses the Krishna Impulse.
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    • that which holds sway in the Epistles of St. Paul. In many respects
    • collective evolution of man on earth, agitating sense of propagandism;
    • they are even choleric, sometimes stormy. If we allow the manner in
    • the life of Christ in the soul or in the human consciousness, and many
    • who makes such an outward comparison actually doing? He is like a man
    • most wonderful and beautiful representation of a long human evolution,
    • pour forth in chaotic fashion from the human soul. Thus things must be
    • the Pauline Epistles for the whole collective evolution of man on
    • of the “ego” into the evolution of mankind. If we trace the
    • ego through the evolution of mankind, we can say that in the
    • since the Mystery of Golgotha may be within the human ego and which is
    • into the human soul was slowly prepared, particularly in such a way as
    • Golgotha, a man had to look for as the Christ-Impulse in himself,
    • revelation came to mankind like sunshine falling upon an object from
    • the spiritual sun fall from without upon the soul of man, and
    • Golgotha becomes a significant boundary line in human evolution. We can
    • the whole connection, symbolically. If we take this circle (Diagram 1) as representing the human soul, we may say that the spiritual light streams in from without from all sides into this human soul. Then comes the Mystery of Golgotha, after which the soul possesses the Christ-Impulse in itself and radiates Forth that which is contained in the Christ-Impulse (Diagram 2). Just as a drop which is illumined from all sides radiates and reflects this illumination, so does the soul appear before the Christ-Impulse. As a flame which is alight within and radiates forth its light, thus does the soul appear after the Mystery of Golgotha, if it has been able to receive the Christ-Impulse.
    • age, with regard to all that man experiences externally? Observe a man
    • Christ-Impulse lives in man, as if hidden in his inmost being, like a
    • the evolution of mankind? As regards the revelation of the spirit, it
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  • Title: Bhagavad Gita/Paul: Lecture V: The spiritual nature of Maya. Krishna - the Light-Halo of Christ. The Risen One.
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    • remarkable documents of humanity, although necessarily described very
    • what impulses had to flow into the evolution of mankind in order that
    • for it is very little known and has indeed many reasons in it for
    • remaining a secret teaching; and this is the case with many things in
    • with a great deal which many people think they know. They do not know
    • great and mighty revelations about the evolution of man's own inner
    • many respects a protection against its becoming common. What is
    • appealing to the many. For if we fix our attention upon, the innermost
    • mankind. That which Krishna can give must be given to each individual.
    • for all humanity, and the Mystery of Golgotha was not consummated as
    • of mankind from the very beginning to the very end of the earth's
    • of how the different human gifts to be found in a group of people must
    • harmoniously together, as do the members of the human body, the result
    • spiritual gifts, which, in a renewed way, but with full human
    • a man who attains to inspiration in our age does so with a clear
    • times this was different, then such a man spoke as an instrument of
    • prediction from the spiritual worlds. Now when a man possesses such
    • nevertheless, be the case that one man may say this and another that,
    • for spiritual sources are manifold, One may be inspired from one
    • the Spirit of God says: Accursed be Jesus; so little can a man call
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  • Title: Lecture: The Bible and Wisdom
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    • The original German text of this lecture can he found in the collected
    • result of the influence of the Bible, the human soul has for thousands of
    • years maintained a hold on the most inward being of man, — a hold which
    • influence in these two spheres of man's being has been stronger than in his
    • undervalue in any sense the standpoint of many modern thinking men who feel
    • who really takes the evolution of mankind seriously ought rather to regard
    • who were responsible for human errors in it, but were under lofty
    • seven days including the creation of man, and that then there is a further
    • to man. This investigator was specially disconcerted by the fact that at the
    • later the name of Jehova. There is an echo of this in the German Bible. In the
    • German Bible the name of the God-head is translated ‘Lord,’
    • many people to-day.
    • pointed out by a colleague to a man who was a convinced follower of
    • Aristotle, that many of the master's utterances were not correct; for
    • the real facts. A corpse was placed in front of the man and it was
    • Aristotle.’ And there were many such men, — men who had more faith
    • greater independence. And what Anthroposophy has to give to man of modern
    • the visible world. Spiritual Science states that it is possible for man to
    • has to achieve for modern humanity — it has to convince man that
    • moments in life when these spiritual faculties awaken just as when a blind man
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  • Title: Lecture: The Bible and Wisdom
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    • The original German text of this lecture can he found in the collected
    • result of the influence of the Bible, the human soul has for thousands of
    • years maintained a hold on the most inward being of man, — a hold which
    • influence in these two spheres of man's being has been stronger than in his
    • undervalue in any sense the standpoint of many modern thinking men who feel
    • who really takes the evolution of mankind seriously ought rather to regard
    • who were responsible for human errors in it, but were under lofty
    • seven days including the creation of man, and that then there is a further
    • to man. This investigator was specially disconcerted by the fact that at the
    • later the name of Jehova. There is an echo of this in the German Bible. In the
    • German Bible the name of the God-head is translated ‘Lord,’
    • many people to-day.
    • pointed out by a colleague to a man who was a convinced follower of
    • Aristotle, that many of the master's utterances were not correct; for
    • the real facts. A corpse was placed in front of the man and it was
    • Aristotle.’ And there were many such men, — men who had more faith
    • greater independence. And what Anthroposophy has to give to man of modern
    • the visible world. Spiritual Science states that it is possible for man to
    • has to achieve for modern humanity — it has to convince man that
    • moments in life when these spiritual faculties awaken just as when a blind man
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  • Title: Lecture: Soul and Spirit in the Human Physical Constitution
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    • Soul and Spirit in the Human Physical Constitution
    • been able to gather together many essential details which are
    • essential for a knowledge of man's being. On the one side, we are
    • gradually discovering man's place in the life of the cosmos, and on
    • understanding of man's being and nature.
    • When man is studied by modern scientific thinking, one part only of
    • the fact that in addition to his physical body, man also has higher
    • In studying the human being, only those elements which can be pictured
    • elements pass into and out of the human being, but these are not in
    • themselves considered to be integral members of the human organism.
    • The warmth within man which is greater than that of his environment is
    • processes in the purely liquid components of the human organism are
    • general idea is that man, as a physical structure, consists of the
    • Man is pictured as a structure built up from these more or less solid
    • the human organism as such. It is said: Yes, the human being draws in
    • whole man as a column of fluid
    • In addition to the solid man, therefore, we must bear in mind the
    • ‘fluid man’ and also the ‘aeriform man.’ For
    • is not a uniform warmth extending over the whole human being, but is also
    • fluid organism in earthly man without speaking of the etheric body
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  • Title: Lecture: The Moral as the Source of World-Creative Power
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    • of man, and at the end it was possible to show that a really
    • penetrating study of human nature is able to build a bridge between
    • man's external constitution and what it unfolds, through
    • bridge we must know how man's constitution is to be regarded. We saw
    • the organisms in the human constitution; that the existence of a fluid
    • members of man's nature which we are accustomed to regard as such,
    • of the fluid body, of everything that is fluid in the human organism;
    • this experience of the void is necessary in order that man shall feel
    • weeks, the cardinal question in man's conception of the world, is
    • its own. Man receives the moral impulses into himself as impulses of
    • that is astir with life, and finally man himself came out of the
    • of the fact that man also has within him a fluid organism, an aeriform
    • in an enhancement of warmth in the warmth-organism. Not only is man
    • warmth-organism it is an actual air-organism in man. Warmth, quickened
    • pervades the whole human organism, pervades every part of it. The
    • light are not in themselves luminous, but they manifest in man's
    • expression — through the air that is within man. They are, so to
    • yet the developed plant. Nevertheless man has a source of light within
    • human constitution interpenetrates — a process takes place which
    • air, speaks of tones just as he would speak of a man as having nothing
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  • Title: Lecture: The Path to Freedom and Love and their Significance in World Events
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    • Man stands in the world as thinking, contemplative being on the one
    • only consider how a man may be satisfied or dissatisfied with the
    • we Man in the truest sense. Consider too, how everything that
    • gives us the consciousness of our essential manhood is connected with
    • contemplate the world would entail forfeiting our essential manhood.
    • will operates in us. It is not the case in human nature, nor is
    • thought. When we picture the thinking human being in this way, when we
    • inherently our own. For the fulfillment of what self-knowledge demands
    • Not by taking in as many thoughts as possible from the surrounding
    • everything that can stream into man from the spiritual world has its
    • Now let us consider the human being from the opposite pole, that of
    • come by degrees to actions which are more and more emancipated from
    • because, as man, we are a unified whole, when we reach the point where
    • Thus you see how in the human being the two great ideals, freedom and
    • love, grow together. Freedom and love are also that which man,
    • Let us now consider the other pole of man's nature, where the thoughts
    • and which can come to life again only if man acquires the knowledge
    • But what is it that is actually taking place as man unfolds his life
    • part of our manhood, but also means something in the cosmos. Think of
    • it — a man is born in a particular year; before then he was in
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  • Title: Bridge Between: Contents of this Lecture Series
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    • I. Soul-and-Spirit in Man's Physical Constitution
    • The physical organism of man is considered today to consist of more
    • man has within him as definite organisms, a fluid body, an air-body
    • members of man's whole being and with the different Ethers. —
    • Thought and Tone; Ego and circulating Blood. — Man in the sleeping
    • state. — Man's relation to the universal Spirituality. —
    • the human organism prevailing today is unable to build any bridge between
    • theoretical ideas on the four organisms in man. — The materialistic
    • and energy die away to nullity; but man's moral thinking imbues life
    • into substance and will. — The natural world dies away in man;
    • physical. — The moral power developed by man rays out and is
    • Man as a being of Thinking, Action and Feeling. — The connection of
  • Title: Bridge Between: Cover Sheet
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    • Printed in Manuscript for the members of the School of Spiritual
    • through the School itself or in an equivalent manner recognized by
  • Title: Lecture: Christ in Relation to Lucifer and Ahriman
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    • German by Peter Mollenhauer, Ph.D. It is included in Das Geheimnis des
    • and Ahriman and that this being was symbol of, and model for, man's
    • relates the significance of the Lucifer-Christ-Ahriman configuration
    • in World War I. He implies that Germany's and Austria's militarism and
    • and ahrimanic forces in the West, and it was Central Europe's destiny
    • circumstances and considering the political immaturity of the German
    • leadership, it was not surprising that the German Kaiser and his
    • Western powers involved in the controversy, and at Germany, reveals
    • measures to discourage Germany's militarists from asserting
    • confusion in Germany itself was caused by a lack of understanding of
    • political decisions were made by generals who managed to spread the
    • belief that the fatherland was in peril and that Germany herself was
    • conviction that was responsive to German militarism. Rather, the goal
    • of crushing German militarism emerged well after the war had begun.
    • Materialism was there, as was Ahriman. Steiner admonished the Central
    • This profound spiritual responsibility that Steiner put on the Germans
    • “savior,” emerged as Germany's Nemesis and was thus catapulted into a
    • CHRIST IN RELATION TOLUCIFER AND AHRIMAN
    • group a figure will tower as if it were the manifestation of what I
    • would call the most sublime human principle ever to unfold on earth.
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  • Title: Lecture: Christ in Relation to Lucifer and Ahriman
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    • German by Peter Mollenhauer, Ph.D. It is included in Das Geheimnis des
    • and Ahriman and that this being was symbol of, and model for, man's
    • relates the significance of the Lucifer-Christ-Ahriman configuration
    • in World War I. He implies that Germany's and Austria's militarism and
    • and ahrimanic forces in the West, and it was Central Europe's destiny
    • circumstances and considering the political immaturity of the German
    • leadership, it was not surprising that the German Kaiser and his
    • Western powers involved in the controversy, and at Germany, reveals
    • measures to discourage Germany's militarists from asserting
    • confusion in Germany itself was caused by a lack of understanding of
    • political decisions were made by generals who managed to spread the
    • belief that the fatherland was in peril and that Germany herself was
    • conviction that was responsive to German militarism. Rather, the goal
    • of crushing German militarism emerged well after the war had begun.
    • Materialism was there, as was Ahriman. Steiner admonished the Central
    • This profound spiritual responsibility that Steiner put on the Germans
    • “savior,” emerged as Germany's Nemesis and was thus catapulted into a
    • CHRIST IN RELATION TOLUCIFER AND AHRIMAN
    • group a figure will tower as if it were the manifestation of what I
    • would call the most sublime human principle ever to unfold on earth.
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  • Title: Lecture: The Concepts of Original Sin and Grace
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    • original text is published in German as Erbsünde und Gnade,
    • of Rudolf Steiner in German, Bibl. Nr. 127.
    • of Man and the Cosmos in its spiritual essence; also of what may
    • the subject of man's evolution in connection with the evolution of the
    • earth, and as often before, we shall try to enlarge upon many things
    • already known to us. Many things connected with the religious life and
    • confront the soul of modern man, even though he may believe he has
    • of the human race.
    • importance, not in the evolution of humanity alone but in the whole of
    • our cosmic evolution? It is for the simple reason that man has come
    • therefore to do with a descent and an ascent of man. In respect of
    • man's life of soul, we say: In times of remote antiquity men were able
    • divine-spiritual life shone with greater strength into the human soul.
    • divine-spiritual thoughts, feelings and will-impulses. Man was nearer
    • wide-awake, conscious human being. He has descended inasmuch as he has
    • Closer investigation of the process of human evolution discloses that
    • it is the ‘I’, the ego, of man which alone has made it possible
    • ego. Many things we have heard in the course of time will have made it
    • clear to us that before man could pass through the stage of
    • enables us to conceive that certain things must have happened to man
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  • Title: Lecture: The Concepts of Original Sin and Grace
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    • original text is published in German as Erbsünde und Gnade,
    • of Rudolf Steiner in German, Bibl. Nr. 127.
    • of Man and the Cosmos in its spiritual essence; also of what may
    • the subject of man's evolution in connection with the evolution of the
    • earth, and as often before, we shall try to enlarge upon many things
    • already known to us. Many things connected with the religious life and
    • confront the soul of modern man, even though he may believe he has
    • of the human race.
    • importance, not in the evolution of humanity alone but in the whole of
    • our cosmic evolution? It is for the simple reason that man has come
    • therefore to do with a descent and an ascent of man. In respect of
    • man's life of soul, we say: In times of remote antiquity men were able
    • divine-spiritual life shone with greater strength into the human soul.
    • divine-spiritual thoughts, feelings and will-impulses. Man was nearer
    • wide-awake, conscious human being. He has descended inasmuch as he has
    • Closer investigation of the process of human evolution discloses that
    • it is the ‘I’, the ego, of man which alone has made it possible
    • ego. Many things we have heard in the course of time will have made it
    • clear to us that before man could pass through the stage of
    • enables us to conceive that certain things must have happened to man
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  • Title: Lecture: Esoteric Studies: Cosmic Ego and Human Ego
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    • these writings who has not acquired the prerequisite knowledge demanded
    • by this school, either through the school itself or in a manner approved
    • COSMIC EGO AND HUMAN EGO
    • Cosmic Ego and Human Ego
    • many a point in this domain.
    • Today we shall have to discuss an aspect of the question which to many
    • nevertheless. We shall start with the evolution of man. We know, of
    • humanity within our Earth evolution passes through certain cyclic
    • Now, human souls — hence the souls of all of you sitting here —
    • up to the present time, one soul in many embodiments, another in a
    • man's nature, generally one or another, but usually a definite member,
    • this was only generally the case. Thus, we can say that if human
    • These various members of man's nature have come to their corresponding
    • has been designated Manas; and in the last, the seventh post-Atlantean
    • Theosophical literature is called Budhi; while Spirit-Man, or Atma, is
    • But now we know that this entire development of the human being, this
    • with the gradual incorporation of the human ego. For this
    • incorporation of the human ego into the nature of man is the whole
    • earth humanity we bring to development especially this fourth member,
    • the Ego, and join this Ego to the other principal members of human
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    • these writings who has not acquired the prerequisite knowledge demanded
    • by this school, either through the school itself or in a manner approved
    • COSMIC EGO AND HUMAN EGO
    • Cosmic Ego and Human Ego
    • many a point in this domain.
    • Today we shall have to discuss an aspect of the question which to many
    • nevertheless. We shall start with the evolution of man. We know, of
    • humanity within our Earth evolution passes through certain cyclic
    • Now, human souls — hence the souls of all of you sitting here —
    • up to the present time, one soul in many embodiments, another in a
    • man's nature, generally one or another, but usually a definite member,
    • this was only generally the case. Thus, we can say that if human
    • These various members of man's nature have come to their corresponding
    • has been designated Manas; and in the last, the seventh post-Atlantean
    • Theosophical literature is called Budhi; while Spirit-Man, or Atma, is
    • But now we know that this entire development of the human being, this
    • with the gradual incorporation of the human ego. For this
    • incorporation of the human ego into the nature of man is the whole
    • earth humanity we bring to development especially this fourth member,
    • the Ego, and join this Ego to the other principal members of human
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  • Title: Lecture: Conscience and Wonder as Indications of Spiritual Vision in the Past and in the Future
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    • comprehend them with his healthy human understanding. For when the
    • the logic inherent in every ordinary human being, if only his
    • facts in normal human existence, certain experiences in our ordinary
    • many facts in ordinary life of which it may be said that man would
    • Today we shall begin by pointing out two experiences of human life,
    • Thus all that man does not yet know calls forth wonder within him,
    • compare it with another fact which is also very remarkable. Man is
    • indeed brought in contact with a great many things in daily life
    • man acts — and in the case of someone who has a finer feeling for
    • strangely enough eliminated in dreams. Man is accustomed to let such
    • and railways, at all that is unusual, is the fact that man can also
    • feel wonder over things which the ordinary human being simply accepts,
    • more ancient Greeks. For in these earlier times man did not feel pangs
    • beings were called Erinnys and Furies. Only when man had lost the
    • If now a more developed human being feels the need to explain certain
    • differently from to-day. For if Anthroposophy says that man existed in
    • impossible if man did not enter this earthly life out of a previous
    • wonder and the knowledge resulting from it. Of course man does not
    • earlier incarnations man passed through other states of consciousness
    • did man win in olden days through ancient clairvoyance? Something is
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    • comprehend them with his healthy human understanding. For when the
    • the logic inherent in every ordinary human being, if only his
    • facts in normal human existence, certain experiences in our ordinary
    • many facts in ordinary life of which it may be said that man would
    • Today we shall begin by pointing out two experiences of human life,
    • Thus all that man does not yet know calls forth wonder within him,
    • compare it with another fact which is also very remarkable. Man is
    • indeed brought in contact with a great many things in daily life
    • man acts — and in the case of someone who has a finer feeling for
    • strangely enough eliminated in dreams. Man is accustomed to let such
    • and railways, at all that is unusual, is the fact that man can also
    • feel wonder over things which the ordinary human being simply accepts,
    • more ancient Greeks. For in these earlier times man did not feel pangs
    • beings were called Erinnys and Furies. Only when man had lost the
    • If now a more developed human being feels the need to explain certain
    • differently from to-day. For if Anthroposophy says that man existed in
    • impossible if man did not enter this earthly life out of a previous
    • wonder and the knowledge resulting from it. Of course man does not
    • earlier incarnations man passed through other states of consciousness
    • did man win in olden days through ancient clairvoyance? Something is
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    • begins with a dramatic performance produced in a form appropriate to
    • one such performance before a Course of Lectures in Munich, last year
    • we were able to give two performances, and this year we have been able
    • These performances are always, of course, a
    • nothing more than a beginning. These performances, combined as they
    • of our own section but also many friends of the Movement who now come
    • strikingly evident in these Munich performances that it is not the aim
    • year 1909 we gave one dramatic performance, two last year, and this
    • performances. If you study deeply enough, a work like The Soul's
    • not only for the performances but also for the lectures. During the
    • be different when Spiritual Science finds its way into the many
    • Many ears, hearts and souls are open to receive the deepening for
    • which we are striving in Anthroposophy, and there will be many, many
    • after Course of Lectures, many who have worked with us will already
    • souls of human beings are open, whenever we have been able to approach
    • course of many years are required and that was a real longing for a
    • Resurrection and what is described in the Gospel of St. John. Many
    • cultivation of Universal Brotherhood! There are many such societies
    • a human being, a human being towering above others, until he himself
    • live in manifold incarnations yet to come; he will appear again and
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    • of a house in a strange neighbourhood, a gigantic man came and sat
    • second. The big man ate this just as ravenously and then said that to
    • This incident led to friendship between the big man and the little
    • man, and they set out together on their travels. Very soon, however,
    • the little man found the big man something of a burden and told him
    • that he could well dispense with his company. The big man, however,
    • assured the little man of his friendship, saying that man now felt a
    • wish to question the big man about his life, and the latter replied:
    • the village, by night in the town” To begin with, the little man
    • the water. The big man extricated himself very quickly, carried the
    • little man to a safe spot, brought up the boat and put the little man
    • goods, even the tiniest articles, which the little man was intending
    • to trade. This naturally aroused in the little man the greatest
    • respect for the other, and as friends they had many talks together,
    • sometimes on profound subjects. Thus on one occasion the little man
    • said to the big man: “Oh! if only one could rise consciously to heaven;
    • Thereupon the big man answered him: “Maybe you would like
    • to soar into the air” ... and when the little man had assented
    • dragons In it was a great vessel of water, and the big man who was
    • with the little man in the clouds, showed him how the water could be
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  • Title: Lecture: 'Chance' and Present-day Consciousness. An Easter Meditation
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    • in human life than the “scientific attitude.” I do not, of
    • does chance befall the human being? How does it present itself to him?
    • “fortuitously,” it seems as though a man could not possibly,
    • rises out of hidden depths of the soul where man is wiser than he is
    • of feeling a man is attracted or repelled, pleased or displeased by
    • “enlightened” man, he will say: “The other boy did not
    • originates from an epoch when the human being was not thrown back
    • Therefore, during the course of Earth-revolution, the human being has
    • incarnation and the general evolution of mankind, then the feelings
    • during Earth-evolution that the human being must develop intellect and
    • consciousness. At the end of Earth-evolution man should have reached
    • law manifested by happenings in Nature; their conformity to law is
    • chance, man will learn to perceive a deeper conformity to law; when
    • the necessity of natural law, man would learn nothing from them. He
    • And so because it is given into the hands of man and is a matter of
    • if, as Goethe indicates at the end of Faust, man has turned his gaze
    • 25:13 Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh. \
    • consciousness, will become an integral part of man's being. But all
    • which only in the future will be normal for man, projects itself into
    • “chance.” In other words: As long as a man lives among his
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  • Title: Lecture: The Forces of the Human Soul and Their Inspirers. Kalewala: The Epic
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    • THE FORCES OF THE HUMAN SOUL AND THEIR INSPIRERS.
    • DURING the last few weeks, a number of friends from Germany have been
    • themselves, in many respects, a unique people. And this brought to the
    • ourselves strive for deeper insight into those worlds and man's
    • contained in the many folk-traditions that have been preserved through
    • manifold periods of human evolution, of wisdom and knowledge which it
    • When my book Theosophy first appeared many years ago, independent
    • human soul into three: Sentient Soul, Mind or Intellectual Soul,
    • It has been emphasised repeatedly that human consciousness and the
    • the evolution of mankind our present mode of perception and thinking,
    • in those ancient times the human being was endowed with a natural,
    • B.C. when man's life of soul began to assume the form and character
    • stages. In very ancient times, normal human consciousness was imbued
    • when the relation of one human being to another was determined, not by
    • The materialist says that man's life of soul has unfolded, by degrees,
    • out of the material processes in the human organism — out of processes
    • think of the Creators of these three manifestations of the life of
    • soul in that super-sensible world with which, in primeval times, human
    • human form becomes an “Imagination.” In those olden days,
    • the outpouring of the threefold human soul from the spiritual world.
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  • Title: Lecture: The Idea of Reincarnation and Its Introduction Into Western Culture
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    • have come to birth during the course of human existence, we have, on
    • evolution of mankind on the Earth; and when this progress is
    • investigated by Spiritual Science, it becomes clear that the human
    • process. Thus when a man has lived as a being of body and soul in one
    • perceived. But many of our studies will remind us that this progress
    • human being and life on the physical plane has waned, together with
    • the noblest fruits of that union; on the other hand, however, mankind
    • complicated course taken by human evolution. When emphasis is laid on
    • Science, namely, those of the return of the human being in different
    • has had eyes only for the life of a man between birth and death, and
    • possesses definite knowledge of the return of man in repeated lives on
    • Earth; and the knowledge of this great manifestation of law in the
    • evolution of humanity constitutes much of the profound significance in
    • teachings regarding the leaders and great heroes of human evolution
    • world of thought from which Buddhism has grown speaks of many Buddhas
    • him but to which every human being can attain. And so, in pointing to
    • Vinci among many others. The West speaks of the single personality
    • the personality, of the single life of the human being. Only now, when
    • personalities, through many lives. A perspective of the future fraught
    • with great significance is here opened up, of which mankind will stand
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  • Title: Lecture: The Mission of the Earth
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    • to this question, can be put in the following way: Suppose a man wants
    • man. It must therefore never be forgotten that at the present stage of
    • Science might tend to make a man arrogant because his outlook extends
    • words: What is it that man adds, essentially, to the fruits of the
    • as the human being can feel no wonder at the phenomena of life around
    • man's life of soul?
    • he is acquainted. It is a known fact that many such people, in their
    • That alone is enough to make a thinking man realise that a
    • the human being since times when the soul perceived something more
    • wonder, because in reality man approaches the phenomena of existence
    • when the form in which the things of sense are made manifest, can only
    • And so wonder points to the connection of man with the super-sensible
    • a continual urge within the human being to reach out beyond himself. A
    • man who can only remain shut up in himself, who is not driven by
    • A second power which releases the human being from the ordinary world,
    • ourselves and enter into the world of another being. If a man is
    • away, then something is lacking in his moral life. The human being on
    • Earth, if he is to reach the stature of full and complete manhood,
    • Conscience is a third power whereby the human being transcends what he
    • thrust aside what is displeasing to him. But in many such actions he
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  • Title: Lecture: The Signature of Human Evolution The Advancing Individuality
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    • THE SIGNATURE OF HUMAN EVOLUTIONTHE ADVANCING INDIVIDUALITY
    • THE DAWN OF THE NEW POWER OF THE SPIRIT-SELF IN MAN
    • future Ideal of humanity was described in one of its aspects and the
    • when we conceive of no human being anywhere near it. Inside a Greek
    • Temple, human beings always seem to be a disturbing element; they do
    • when we picture the God in the Temple — with no human beings
    • Temple. Human beings really have no place there. This was the idea
    • other side of the Gate of Death. It was the period when human beings
    • see them as expressions of man's aspiration to the Divine — to
    • expresses the striving of man towards the Divine-Spiritual. But these
    • congregation of believers. It is simply not complete without the human
    • unfolding of the human “ I ” entered at a certain point into
    • the Christ Impulse lays hold of man, leaves its stamp and signature
    • discerning, clear-sighted observation of human evolution; for no
    • himself above the level of ordinary manhood: then and only then could
    • man had descended more deeply into physical existence. And when the
    • has come to pass in the evolution of mankind. Olden times, of course,
    • were paramountly conscious of the descent of humanity, the descent to
    • But consciousness of the fact that mankind has descended from
    • men, culture was inspired, paramountly, by the human ether-body;
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  • Title: Lecture: Consciousness, Memory, Karma
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    • IT will be my task today to speak of the nature and being of Man, in
    • development of mankind as a whole.
    • importance in the life of the human being as he stands before us on
    • the Earth. You know, of course, that the human being, as we see him,
    • traced back to much earlier conditions of existence. From many
    • “Moon-condition” of our planet. The forces in man as a
    • been in operation on the Earth: the being of man contains heritages,
    • have remained and are active in man. The human being in his whole
    • period, and the present form and structure of the human body did not
    • principles of human nature, too, heritages of pre-earthly conditions,
    • Today, however, we will think of what man is as a creation of the
    • differentiated into three. There is, firstly, man's earthly
    • present in the human being as he moves about the world today; and the
    • Earth's evolution has been to enable the human being, here on the
    • “awake” human beings. This consciousness you know so well
    • was not possessed by man in the pre-earthly conditions of the Earth,
    • conditions. Man acquired it gradually; or rather, it was bestowed
    • In order to possess this consciousness the human being must waken from
    • this it is easy to realise that the consciousness into which the human
    • a being of soul and spirit, man has at his disposal instruments of a
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    • being of man belonging specifically to Earth-existence. Certain forces
    • operating in human nature are, in reality, “heritages” from
    • and the astral body of the earthly human being; but it is the Earth,
    • physical body into the instrument of man's present form of
    • operation of human karma. But something else exists as an activity, an
    • expression of the human personality, something specifically connected
    • with the “ I ” in man which has been acquired only during
    • the physical-, ether- and astral-bodies in that man was endowed
    • remain inexorably bound up with the human being. A man's memories and
    • of consciousness; and karma is bound up with the human being in so far
    • detach themselves from the real “ I ” of man, and in a
    • of man, a sharp distinction must be made. The human “ I ”
    • it were from the “ I ” of man, they leave behind certain
    • they leave traces behind in the human being — traces which are
    • of selfless thoughts and feelings, the more does a man develop
    • course of the evolution of humanity?
    • evolution. Not only man, but in a certain sense all the Beings of the
    • stamped the principle of form into man; this comes to expression in
    • the different human forms. Just as the various races have developed
    • their characteristic qualities, and individual human beings take on
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    • IV The Forces of the Human Soul and Their Inspirers.
    • VII The Signature of Human Evolution.
    • The Dawn of the New Power of the Spirit-Self in Man.
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    • forgiven, what demands made of us. A great and impressive tableau of
    • and from the vast cosmic-human background against which the life of
    • man stands out in bold relief.
    • antiquity in human history which, nevertheless, shed clearest light
    • the conscience of a small group of human beings at least might be made
    • destiny itself, like the awakened human conscience, linking his
    • Although an unfledged humanity could not understand this voice, a
    • and able to pour vitalising, creative impulses into the manifold
    • cosmic realities which imbue human life with meaning and even now
    • not be withheld — not even from a humanity living in shadow.
    • Impulse — had first to prepare and shape the vessel of human
    • Providence, guide and leader of human existence, inaugurated, even
    • demands of a later future.
    • mission was also to establish the human being firmly within the
    • contemplation, it led the human being out into the macrocosm —
    • with, be hidden for a time from the portion of humanity destined to
    • In accordance with the demands of the modern age, a new impulse must
    • knowledge born of alert reason; as a concern, too, of mankind, through
    • which the evolution of human history receives meaning and
    • “ I ” in man — this is the deed wrought by Christ, and with
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    • a path to the higher development of our humanity, of all that is human
    • ages have asked themselves how man can rightly bring to expression
    • That man frees himself who overcomes himself.”
    • pregnantly what lies at the heart of all evolution. This is that man
    • treasures of humanity. This lofty goal of spiritual research should be
    • Only apparently does the man who strives toward the heights of life
    • comes to an understanding of his daily concerns. Man must get away
    • basic convictions that the human soul continually returns, that the
    • primeval times of human evolution, and we come to times when the earth
    • The regions of Atlantis were destroyed through colossal deluges. Human
    • many thousand years ago, and external documents tell us scarcely
    • the Greco-Roman culture, which dawns with the songs of Homer and goes
    • humanitarian consciousness as strange. This is the division into
    • where each man should be placed. Thus such a classification of men was
    • prodigious amount of work, is not rivaled by any human state. Yet
    • of humanity lies in division into objective groups, and they will even
    • be able to combine division of labor with equality of rights. Human
    • located among us in central Germany. In this picture, which is
    • will perceive deep connections between what is human and the spiritual
    • A deep mystery, heavily veiled, manifests itself in the figure of
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    • believe that we can do this, and many books on theosophy actually
    • with these ether-points. Had the human eye been able to see these
    • arises? It is a form that is different from physical man, as different
    • the present human form. At that time the human form slumbered
    • present-day man. Many, many things were necessary for this, just as
    • its original condition was — sun plus earth plus moon. Naturally, man
    • connected with them. In those times man was still only present
    • spiritually in the primal human atom. This changed only in a time when
    • they stand at the stage at which man will be when the earth completes
    • its evolution. Today these beings are already as far along as man will
    • look at whole epochs of time and at many peoples, with all their
    • to man in a sort of ladder of successive stages.
    • from the plant to the animal, and then to man, man is the highest
    • beings pervade this picture at the same time as the human form. These
    • those whose sublimity man cannot fathom, but others are closer to him.
    • their evolution in the same way as man. A dwelling place had to be
    • Man remained behind on the earth-plus-moon, and with him higher beings
    • beings who stood lower than man. But a single mighty being, who was
    • grosser substances, in the presence of which man could not have
    • the control of bad forces, so that man could progress further only by
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    • principle of darkness, the opposition of Ormuzd to Ahriman. The third
    • man lived with the gods, he was acquainted with the gods who were
    • whom the Atlantean man could perceive with his clairvoyance. We have a
    • not vanish suddenly, but was still present in many of the men who took
    • Manu *) and
    • they grow into a new type of man. A colony was established in inner
    • Manu. Among these other peoples were many persons who had retained the
    • bear in mind that in the Atlantean time man was not unconscious at
    • Naturally, man did not meet only these higher spiritual beings. He
    • It was like seeing kings and emperors to day. Many do not see them,
    • In this state, which was common to everyone, man perceived the
    • We have described how the divine beings became imperceptible to man
    • such a man approached a pond. He did not see the water in the pond so
    • qualities. But while a dim clairvoyance still prevailed, the man who
    • perceive what was then given through mere sight. Man was, as it were,
    • appeared to him as a soulless object in the modern way. Therefore man
    • whole relationship of men to things. At that time man could perceive
    • primeval man in his childishness ensoul the objects of nature, such as
    • conditions of consciousness prevailed and also that man did not then
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    • important event in the inner life, in the real spiritual life of man.
    • human form, a thought-picture, on which he had to concentrate in
    • more the model for the man of the future.
    • It was not entirely similar to the man of today. If we can think of a
    • kind of combination of man and woman in which the lower part is
    • facing him, a sort of human form. If he had been sufficiently
    • of the human atom, of reawakened human beings.”
    • was purely human in its first beginnings.
    • saw in the primeval atom the ideal human form. Keeping this form
    • human picture or form, tells me that the Godhead works from eternity
    • breathed out this original human form.” Then he asked himself
    • Atlantean neophyte as having proceeded from the human form. We
    • about him as the product of the human form. In primeval times, this
    • impression was conjured before the soul of man. These impressions were
    • of primeval man, of the man who had been breathed forth by the eternal
    • universe as man, then he has Heracles before him. The Indians gave the
    • forces of the world-all. But in man, as a sort of extract of the
    • whole, they felt what they called Brahman. Thus the Greeks
    • contained the sun-forces and high beings, for whose sublimity man
    • grasped as Brahman. This was a mighty event in the human soul. It was
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    • man, because we had to demonstrate how the earth's past, how the facts
    • the earth. This picture, the Brahman of the Indians, which was later
    • composed only of man, only of the human germs. Of course it is true
    • vast extent, within which the human germs were active, while the germs
    • slumbered. Since only human germs were present, there were no eyes to
    • world-space. But this light made it possible, not only that man should
    • the evolution of man: Angels, Archangels and Principalities. But not
    • about as much as if one described a corpse as the true being of man.
    • The corpse is no more man than what astrophysics says of the sun is
    • about man, so the physicist who describes the sun today leaves out the
    • love, which here on earth streams from man to man, from heart to
    • We must reflect that man, the lowest of the higher beings, was at that
    • and nourished in the womb by these divine beings. The man who lived in
    • man of that time consisted only of a fine mist-form or vapor-form; it
    • This was once the form of man, a form that was a physical light-body,
    • earth. Man was, as it were, rooted above in the divine spiritual
    • luminous masses surged back and forth. Within them were all the human
    • forth light in manifold grandeur and beauty. Outside was the
    • about him, was man, in close connection with the divine-spiritual
    • by an umbilical cord that sprang from the divine, man hung upon this
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    • MANY of you, in reflecting upon what we have said in the last few days
    • man, will have encountered what seems to you a curious contradiction
    • of many present-day highly prized notions. You will have said to
    • through this did the earth achieve a condition in which man could
    • pursue his evolution. When we hear all this, what about the romantic
    • true feeling of the moon's wonderful influences upon man?”
    • never have come to birth. Man would never have been able to become a
    • Let us recall the foregoing lecture. There we saw how man's lower
    • water-earth. There were no bones at that time, no firm human shape.
    • Man would have remained like this if the forces had not developed
    • exposed to the sun alone, the mobility of the human form would have
    • tempo impossible for man, and man would never have been able to
    • had been influential, man would have rigidified immediately; his form
    • mummy. Today man evolves between these two extremes, between unlimited
    • man is inserted between these two forces.
    • Within this cosmos, many things are wisely arranged, not only in the
    • began in man, the unitary being, Osiris-Set, split. Set or Typhon
    • being of man. Into what was forming and unforming, which was
    • had entered. If man had been able to experience the effects of those
    • the vapor-sphere — which for man at that time was the realm of
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    • Evolutionary Events in the Human
    • Upper Human Form.
    • connection with the nature of man, a long series of facts related to
    • humanity. This continued up to a particular moment, later
    • try to gain a clearer understanding of what was produced in man
    • nerves were formed in man from outside. Now I beg you to heed well the
    • precisely as possible, what the Egyptian pupil learned about human
    • human germs, which formed the primeval earth-mist. The Indian
    • human form sprout forth spiritually out of this spiritual human germ.
    • All that later grew out of this human germ could be seen clairvoyantly
    • at that time. But one could also look back on those parts of man that
    • scarcely visible; man would only have been able to perceive it by
    • the sun, the inner part of this human formation began to light up and
    • space. Thus would the first beginnings of man have shone into cosmic
    • form, outside and around the chalice form. Many substances were
    • substances in the human and animal bodies. At that time, however, they
    • present animal kingdom. Thus the human kingdom came forth first; then
    • in their first outlines, had a certain significance for man.
    • human shapes in the following way.
    • off, whenever such a human form (already considerably condensed) was
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    • The Stages of Evolution of the Human Form
    • The Four Human Types.
    • the human organism. We have followed the organism from its beginning
    • completely accomplished, long stretches of time passed and many things
    • occurred in evolution. But we have observed man until about the
    • departure of the moon. We have understood man's form which, as its
    • of the hips, manifested a configuration not entirely unlike his
    • consciousness. We have already pointed out how something of man's
    • at certain stages of evolution, beyond which man was able to progress.
    • human feet corresponded to this fish-form, when we look at the feet in
    • the only part of man that was physically perceptible at the time when
    • lowest part of man was able really to wade through the water-earth
    • of the Water-man, the man whose body was visible as high as the
    • shanks. Man has been formed in such a way as to leave behind him, at
    • slowly progressed. When the moon began to withdraw, man was so far
    • Egyptians called Osiris, which can work upon man through the different
    • are worked into man from the moon. The nerves, going out from the
    • Osiris-Apollo played on the human lyre, the mid-part, the hip-region,
    • which man progressed, appears in later evolution in the forms of the
    • pushed man's evolution down. The fish form was still connected with
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    • concerning the evolution of humanity. I tried to show how man
    • activities the human body first appeared and was built up. Remember
    • what was described actually took place in the water-earth. Man at that
    • so that we may form a clear conception of how things looked to human
    • vision during man's progress through evolution.
    • I have described how man's lower members, the feet, shanks, knees,
    • had there been a human eye to see it. But such an eye did not exist.
    • It appeared only much later. While man was still in the water-earth,
    • region had been formed. Thus we may say that man already had the lower
    • part of the human form, but possessed nothing whereby he could have
    • seen the body. At that time man could not see himself. Only at the
    • of the hips, did man receive the capacity of seeing himself. When he
    • was shaped as far as the sign of the Balance, man's eyes were opened
    • human perception, all seeing, was of a clairvoyant astral-etheric
    • nature. At that time man could not yet see physical things. Human
    • Then man passed over to that condition of consciousness in which
    • sleeping and waking alternated. When he was awake man saw darkly what
    • an aura of light. In his sleep man rose to the spiritual worlds and
    • and after the moon's exit from the earth, we find that man then had a
    • call death. For if, at that time, man withdrew from his physical body,
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    • Darkening of Man's Spiritual Consciousness.
    • THERE are many myths and sagas of the ancient Egyptians that were
    • Why should we examine this other side of human evolution, the
    • we have heard in our lectures we know what happens to man between
    • death and a new birth. We need only recall that in death man enters
    • astral body. This is the time when man still demands something from
    • died, man does not lose his cravings and desires. Let us assume that
    • physical body, but in the astral. Therefore, since man retains his
    • begins the time when he no longer makes demands of the type that can
    • In the same proportion that man ceases to be fettered to the physical
    • man feels in his Devachanic consciousness that he is a limb of the
    • plant kingdom from out the spiritual world. Man cooperates in all
    • When we thus describe what man experiences between death and a new
    • it comes that man is always entering into new conditions of existence.
    • When man entered into Devachan from an Egyptian or a Greek life, his
    • We have seen how, when we go back to the Atlantean time, man lived
    • But if we go back far enough we find that man once lived entirely in
    • death was not great. In primeval antiquity man had long periods of
    • incarnation and the life after death. Through the fact that man
    • and how, in Persia, man already attempted to conquer the physical
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    • experiences that mankind went through during the Egypto-Chaldean
    • purpose we must explore many different things that affected souls in
    • experienced during his initiation events that man otherwise
    • livelier man's consciousness became in the physical world, the more he
    • Greco-Latin time. But even before man had fully descended into these
    • different. Initiation is nothing other than man's gaining the capacity
    • of developing organs of vision in his higher bodies. Today man sees
    • darkness when it is night; he is in the dark. This is because man has
    • When in his daily life man lets the impressions of the senses work
    • are such that man cannot hold them fast when, with his astral body and
    • What man receives in this way from the physical plane does not
    • penetrate into him so strongly that he can retain it as a permanent
    • before man could use his organs of vision if they were imprinted only
    • When man had not yet descended so far into the physical plane, he
    • Isis and Osiris; he saw the four human types, the bull, the lion, the
    • eagle, and the true man. He also saw what happened to man between
    • experienced it. He could say, “Oh, I have seen the Sphinx, man
    • — similar to the human — only projected out of this
    • content. He saw how the human body prepared itself out of the
    • different course. Up to a certain stage it travels together with man,
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    • Greco-Latin, we have seen that in a certain connection man at that
    • from one side we call the low point of human evolution, nevertheless
    • low point became the point of departure for many significant events of
    • could dwell, and that man could say, “I have brought matter so
    • clear through a simple sketch. In the Greco-Latin time man had
    • have been that man should descend below this level, plunging down
    • this descent is materialism. True, in no period has man mastered
    • no objection to this. Human achievements are increasing through the
    • a Chaldean initiate experienced when, in his special manner, he saw
    • the stars, animals, plants, and minerals in connection with man, when
    • significance. Thus we find that in ancient times man had little power
    • Man is descending ever more deeply into matter, and more and more he
    • not say that the human spirit is becoming the slave of the physical
    • plane? In a certain way man descends even below the physical plane.
    • Man has devoted enormous spiritual force to inventing the steamship,
    • connections with America and many other foreign lands, but we may ask
    • there is not much spiritual force left over whereby man may ascend to
    • far. We have proof of this in the many technical and mechanical
    • us ask whether this process is completed and whether man has descended
    • discussed in the preceding lectures. At the low point of human
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    • Lecture 3 ... The old initiation centers. The human form as the
    • Lecture 7 ... Evolutionary events in the human organism up to the
    • departure of the moon. Osiris and Isis as builders of the upper human
    • Lecture 8 ... The stages of evolution of the human form. The expulsion
    • of the animal beings. The four human types.
    • Lecture 10 .. Old myths as pictures of cosmic facts. Darkening of man's
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    • from the German edition published with the title, Aegyptische
    • Norman Macbeth.
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    • knowledge of Man and of the Cosmos in its spiritual essence; also of
    • we, as human beings, have striven for knowledge, whether as mystics or
    • self-knowledge has been demanded of us. But as has been
    • means as easy to achieve as many people believe —
    • to be worthy of us as members of humanity.
    • self-knowledge so difficult? Man is very a complicated being. If we
    • known to us as Man.
    • life of the human soul may present themselves to us. Just as the
    • present in the world, so there are two poles in man's life of soul.
    • following: a man is walking along the street and feels that someone
    • witnessing a manifestation of forces springing from anger, a
    • manifestation of impulses of will, and it is easy to imagine that if
    • Here we have examples of the two extremes of human behaviour. The
    • Anthroposophy we know that in waking life the four members of a man's
    • that in his present physical existence man is, in a certain sense,
    • we realise that in the ordinary waking condition of physical life, man
    • man actually sleeps by day, that is to say he is not in the real sense
    • the words that man sleeps in respect of his will when he is awake and
    • Man is unaware that the will does not sleep during the night because
    • Thus there are two poles in man, the life of observation and ideation,
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    • knowledge of Man and of the Cosmos in its spiritual essence; also of
    • we, as human beings, have striven for knowledge, whether as mystics or
    • self-knowledge has been demanded of us. But as has been
    • means as easy to achieve as many people believe —
    • to be worthy of us as members of humanity.
    • self-knowledge so difficult? Man is very a complicated being. If we
    • known to us as Man.
    • life of the human soul may present themselves to us. Just as the
    • present in the world, so there are two poles in man's life of soul.
    • following: a man is walking along the street and feels that someone
    • witnessing a manifestation of forces springing from anger, a
    • manifestation of impulses of will, and it is easy to imagine that if
    • Here we have examples of the two extremes of human behaviour. The
    • Anthroposophy we know that in waking life the four members of a man's
    • that in his present physical existence man is, in a certain sense,
    • we realise that in the ordinary waking condition of physical life, man
    • man actually sleeps by day, that is to say he is not in the real sense
    • the words that man sleeps in respect of his will when he is awake and
    • Man is unaware that the will does not sleep during the night because
    • Thus there are two poles in man, the life of observation and ideation,
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    • Historical Symptomology, published in German as
    • immaturity of human facilities: the right powers of feeling for such
    • things are as yet little developed in present-day mankind. It is true
    • untold depths of the human being must be sounded when one begins to
    • speak of these things. Alas, many signs have shown how little real
    • as a simple characterisation, so that human beings may see what kind
    • evolution of mankind during the epoch of the Spiritual Soul, in which
    • altogether, in relation to the evolution of mankind?
    • from this standpoint, whether it be in plant or animal or man.
    • the stopping of a clock — the death of the clock. Death, for man, is,
    • also take hold of man — bring him physical death. In the great
    • Universe certain impulses hold sway. Man belongs to the Universe;
    • these forces therefore permeate man, too, and inasmuch as they are
    • active within man, they bring him death. But we must now ask
    • is their function, apart from the fact that they bring death to man?
    • death to man exist in the Universe for that express purpose. In
    • is altogether different. And if a man defined it thus: An engine is a
    • Universe which bring death to man are there for this express purpose.
    • Their bringing of death to man is only a collateral effect — an
    • What then is the proper task of the forces that bring death to man? It
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    • Historical Symptomology, published in German as
    • immaturity of human facilities: the right powers of feeling for such
    • things are as yet little developed in present-day mankind. It is true
    • untold depths of the human being must be sounded when one begins to
    • speak of these things. Alas, many signs have shown how little real
    • as a simple characterisation, so that human beings may see what kind
    • evolution of mankind during the epoch of the Spiritual Soul, in which
    • altogether, in relation to the evolution of mankind?
    • from this standpoint, whether it be in plant or animal or man.
    • the stopping of a clock — the death of the clock. Death, for man, is,
    • also take hold of man — bring him physical death. In the great
    • Universe certain impulses hold sway. Man belongs to the Universe;
    • these forces therefore permeate man, too, and inasmuch as they are
    • active within man, they bring him death. But we must now ask
    • is their function, apart from the fact that they bring death to man?
    • death to man exist in the Universe for that express purpose. In
    • is altogether different. And if a man defined it thus: An engine is a
    • Universe which bring death to man are there for this express purpose.
    • Their bringing of death to man is only a collateral effect — an
    • What then is the proper task of the forces that bring death to man? It
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    • This problem, which forces itself upon us, demands that we eliminate all
    • some of the easy-going ways of life that become manifest when we are
    • It is often said, almost nonchalantly, that man has only to know himself,
    • difficult tasks, and that nothing in life demands more in the way of
    • self-knowledge, however, cannot be solved with a quick answer, as many
    • own individual case. If one lectures to many people, one can only speak in
    • afflict us. It is natural that, at first, man reacts to pain as though he is
    • nature of human karma, of human destiny. Why do we suffer in the world?
    • The young man must now learn something worthwhile and make an effort
    • man in the course of forty years. What was really brought together at that
    • imperfections within ourselves, there is a wiser man in us than we ourselves
    • golden rules of life that we all carry in us a wiser man than we ourselves
    • are, a much wiser man. The one to whom we say, “I,” in ordinary
    • But the wiser man is the one who reigns in the depth of our unconscious
    • words: Without really knowing it? They mean that the wiser man in us
    • setting, it is not always possible to silence the less wise man in us. But
    • sufferings in such a way that I feel how the wise man in me has been attracted
    • himself many times with regard to his sufferings in the way just described.
    • the wiser man in us responsible for having driven us toward our joys. With
    • effect, and that therefore man should flee from them, then one would
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    • This problem, which forces itself upon us, demands that we eliminate all
    • some of the easy-going ways of life that become manifest when we are
    • It is often said, almost nonchalantly, that man has only to know himself,
    • difficult tasks, and that nothing in life demands more in the way of
    • self-knowledge, however, cannot be solved with a quick answer, as many
    • own individual case. If one lectures to many people, one can only speak in
    • afflict us. It is natural that, at first, man reacts to pain as though he is
    • nature of human karma, of human destiny. Why do we suffer in the world?
    • The young man must now learn something worthwhile and make an effort
    • man in the course of forty years. What was really brought together at that
    • imperfections within ourselves, there is a wiser man in us than we ourselves
    • golden rules of life that we all carry in us a wiser man than we ourselves
    • are, a much wiser man. The one to whom we say, “I,” in ordinary
    • But the wiser man is the one who reigns in the depth of our unconscious
    • words: Without really knowing it? They mean that the wiser man in us
    • setting, it is not always possible to silence the less wise man in us. But
    • sufferings in such a way that I feel how the wise man in me has been attracted
    • himself many times with regard to his sufferings in the way just described.
    • the wiser man in us responsible for having driven us toward our joys. With
    • effect, and that therefore man should flee from them, then one would
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    • from the original German by May Laird-Brown, and edited for this
    • present culture. A renewing of responsibility, a deepening of man's moral
    • human development that fall gently into our souls, warming and
    • Under the influence of materialism the natural unselfishness of mankind
    • of the human soul is the school of unselfishness. We shall best realize this
    • Himself once in a human body, in the body of Jesus of Nazareth. But this
    • understand the effect of these forces upon human evolution.
    • Mankind must become more and more selfless; therein lies the future of
    • right living, and of all the deeds of love possible to earthly humanity. Our
    • the greatest misfortune for earthly man if certain sections of his being
    • truly unselfish manner.
    • humanity is aware of color and light without having to think of the seeing
    • eyes shall be opened,” made it necessary to transfer man to a sphere of
    • man would have cried out, “Oh, it stabs me here!” He would
    • blue, but would have simply felt the suction. This danger to humanity was
    • spiritual heights became manifest — one might say, as a sort of prophecy
    • released that acted within human evolution upon earth. Its effect was a
    • the selfish senses in man. That was the first step leading to the Mystery of
    • The human being will gradually learn to develop this deep, significant
    • time through Lucifer and Ahriman — to take possession of another part
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    • from the original German by May Laird-Brown, and edited for this
    • present culture. A renewing of responsibility, a deepening of man's moral
    • human development that fall gently into our souls, warming and
    • Under the influence of materialism the natural unselfishness of mankind
    • of the human soul is the school of unselfishness. We shall best realize this
    • Himself once in a human body, in the body of Jesus of Nazareth. But this
    • understand the effect of these forces upon human evolution.
    • Mankind must become more and more selfless; therein lies the future of
    • right living, and of all the deeds of love possible to earthly humanity. Our
    • the greatest misfortune for earthly man if certain sections of his being
    • truly unselfish manner.
    • humanity is aware of color and light without having to think of the seeing
    • eyes shall be opened,” made it necessary to transfer man to a sphere of
    • man would have cried out, “Oh, it stabs me here!” He would
    • blue, but would have simply felt the suction. This danger to humanity was
    • spiritual heights became manifest — one might say, as a sort of prophecy
    • released that acted within human evolution upon earth. Its effect was a
    • the selfish senses in man. That was the first step leading to the Mystery of
    • The human being will gradually learn to develop this deep, significant
    • time through Lucifer and Ahriman — to take possession of another part
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    • this is, at the very least, the knowledge of man and of the cosmos in so far
    • acceptable to many of our contemporaries we may count that of repeated
    • earth lives, and the echoing-on into a man's later earth-life of causes going
    • usually comprised under such names as human fortune or misfortune,
    • words with such manifold meanings. It is only necessary to utter these two
    • words and immediately the sensitive judgment of man's heart will respond
    • may be in a man's life. This element of enigma can certainly not be solved
    • it. Who can doubt that in man's soul there is a definite urge to be in a
    • amount of disharmony may be expressed when sometimes a man must say
    • significance for all we have to say about the value of human life, about the
    • value too of the forces forming the foundation of human life.
    • to become a maid-servant. Then a nice, suitable young man whom the girl
    • of human misfortune, and of how it sometimes actually seemed as if a
    • human being were pursued by misfortune from his birth, not only to his
    • single human life only were taken into account. Ordinary habits of thought
    • may at least be challenged to look beyond a single human life, when we have
    • concept of the value of human life can fit in with what this life went
    • that apart from mankind there is much outside in the world that may indeed
    • remind us of man's individual accordance or discordance with it, but that
    • with analogous occurrences outside mankind. Suppose that the crystal,
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    • this is, at the very least, the knowledge of man and of the cosmos in so far
    • acceptable to many of our contemporaries we may count that of repeated
    • earth lives, and the echoing-on into a man's later earth-life of causes going
    • usually comprised under such names as human fortune or misfortune,
    • words with such manifold meanings. It is only necessary to utter these two
    • words and immediately the sensitive judgment of man's heart will respond
    • may be in a man's life. This element of enigma can certainly not be solved
    • it. Who can doubt that in man's soul there is a definite urge to be in a
    • amount of disharmony may be expressed when sometimes a man must say
    • significance for all we have to say about the value of human life, about the
    • value too of the forces forming the foundation of human life.
    • to become a maid-servant. Then a nice, suitable young man whom the girl
    • of human misfortune, and of how it sometimes actually seemed as if a
    • human being were pursued by misfortune from his birth, not only to his
    • single human life only were taken into account. Ordinary habits of thought
    • may at least be challenged to look beyond a single human life, when we have
    • concept of the value of human life can fit in with what this life went
    • that apart from mankind there is much outside in the world that may indeed
    • remind us of man's individual accordance or discordance with it, but that
    • with analogous occurrences outside mankind. Suppose that the crystal,
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    • This edition of The Human Heart, is a reprint of a
    • The Human Soul in Relation to World Evolution,
    • and appears in the original German in
    • We have often explained how the development of man takes place during
    • the first periods of life, and it is many years since I first
    • is there in front of the lens. The human being becomes aware of what
    • periphery of the human organism occurs only at a later stage in life.
    • the senses are during the rest of human life. The child is still in
    • I have often pointed out how the human etheric body lives in intimate
    • Let us consider man in the spiritual world, long before he develops
    • they are so utterly different from earthly conditions. Man models his
    • will not dwell so much on the character of man within the world of
    • embryo, of it — man draws into himself the forces of the etheric
    • permeated by the etheric world. And before man gets the inclination to
    • his own etheric body. But to say that man clothes himself with his
    • The etheric body, as it forms and develops itself in the human being,
    • At its circumference it manifests something in the nature of stars,
    • cosmos. If we could extract the etheric body of a man at the moment
    • time, while the human being coalesces more and more with his physical
    • ray out, in a manner of speaking, previously they were more star-like;
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    • This edition of The Human Heart, is a reprint of a
    • The Human Soul in Relation to World Evolution,
    • and appears in the original German in
    • We have often explained how the development of man takes place during
    • the first periods of life, and it is many years since I first
    • is there in front of the lens. The human being becomes aware of what
    • periphery of the human organism occurs only at a later stage in life.
    • the senses are during the rest of human life. The child is still in
    • I have often pointed out how the human etheric body lives in intimate
    • Let us consider man in the spiritual world, long before he develops
    • they are so utterly different from earthly conditions. Man models his
    • will not dwell so much on the character of man within the world of
    • embryo, of it — man draws into himself the forces of the etheric
    • permeated by the etheric world. And before man gets the inclination to
    • his own etheric body. But to say that man clothes himself with his
    • The etheric body, as it forms and develops itself in the human being,
    • At its circumference it manifests something in the nature of stars,
    • cosmos. If we could extract the etheric body of a man at the moment
    • time, while the human being coalesces more and more with his physical
    • ray out, in a manner of speaking, previously they were more star-like;
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  • Title: Human Life in the Light of Spiritual Science
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    • derived from this knowledge, concerning the spiritual nature of the human
    • as in others, to the kind of objections raised by many people against
    • HUMAN LIFE IN THE LIGHT OF SPIRITUAL SCIENCE
    • to spend their time in hard work for the service of mankind. Yet this
    • thoroughly with the conditions of human progress in the course of the last
    • taken place in human life during this period in comparison with the
    • fundamental change in human existence and in the conditions of daily life.
    • when compared to that of a not very distant past! If we envisage human life
    • justifiable answer can be made, viz: that the world really satisfies all human
    • human being's physical surroundings, and thus the door which seems to close
    • annunciations concerning the eternal being of man.
    • opinion concerning contemporary human life, fails to take into account that
    • present. It is of the essence of the historical progress of mankind that
    • human being attain the ability to adjust individual soul life to the change.
    • Consequently it is not until the present time that the human soul is beset
    • human life which have taken place during the past three or four centuries.
    • this fact is to be found in the belief held by many individuals during the
    • that natural science would be able to solve the great riddles of human
    • increasingly aware that, so far as the ultimate problems of human existence
    • perpetual series of new questions. Human life is enriched by the possibility
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    • derived from this knowledge, concerning the spiritual nature of the human
    • as in others, to the kind of objections raised by many people against
    • HUMAN LIFE IN THE LIGHT OF SPIRITUAL SCIENCE
    • to spend their time in hard work for the service of mankind. Yet this
    • thoroughly with the conditions of human progress in the course of the last
    • taken place in human life during this period in comparison with the
    • fundamental change in human existence and in the conditions of daily life.
    • when compared to that of a not very distant past! If we envisage human life
    • justifiable answer can be made, viz: that the world really satisfies all human
    • human being's physical surroundings, and thus the door which seems to close
    • annunciations concerning the eternal being of man.
    • opinion concerning contemporary human life, fails to take into account that
    • present. It is of the essence of the historical progress of mankind that
    • human being attain the ability to adjust individual soul life to the change.
    • Consequently it is not until the present time that the human soul is beset
    • human life which have taken place during the past three or four centuries.
    • this fact is to be found in the belief held by many individuals during the
    • that natural science would be able to solve the great riddles of human
    • increasingly aware that, so far as the ultimate problems of human existence
    • perpetual series of new questions. Human life is enriched by the possibility
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    • from the original German by Maria St. Goar.
    • Recently I have endeavored to sketch the being of man and the three
    • anthroposophical concepts regarding the origin of man, the earth and
    • Today however, I would like to present a few suggestions on how man's
    • cognition and experience, and the inner development of the human soul
    • human soul and spirit must undergo for attainment of the understanding
    • inner study and the many necessary details involved in such training
    • and honors the dignity of man and the respect for the individual more
    • consideration of human freedom is too pronounced on the part of the
    • conveyed in any manner in this area must be understood with this
    • completely intimate development of the human soul, and all the
    • of human society, will soon discover that by these means least is
    • as a human being. The course that the inner training takes is quite
    • anything about his pupil's profession, manner of living, family
    • proper manner of progress of this inner development.
    • The development of the inner man is birth on a higher level. It is the
    • human soul has in the past been incarnated repeatedly in a physical
    • the easiest manner possible acquire this comprehension of
    • several profound meanings but among the many interpretations it
    • negates itself in a sense in like manner as the snake that curls up
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    • from the original German by Maria St. Goar.
    • Recently I have endeavored to sketch the being of man and the three
    • anthroposophical concepts regarding the origin of man, the earth and
    • Today however, I would like to present a few suggestions on how man's
    • cognition and experience, and the inner development of the human soul
    • human soul and spirit must undergo for attainment of the understanding
    • inner study and the many necessary details involved in such training
    • and honors the dignity of man and the respect for the individual more
    • consideration of human freedom is too pronounced on the part of the
    • conveyed in any manner in this area must be understood with this
    • completely intimate development of the human soul, and all the
    • of human society, will soon discover that by these means least is
    • as a human being. The course that the inner training takes is quite
    • anything about his pupil's profession, manner of living, family
    • proper manner of progress of this inner development.
    • The development of the inner man is birth on a higher level. It is the
    • human soul has in the past been incarnated repeatedly in a physical
    • the easiest manner possible acquire this comprehension of
    • several profound meanings but among the many interpretations it
    • negates itself in a sense in like manner as the snake that curls up
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    • The Invisible Man Within Us
    • When we consider the human
    • organization of the human being is spiritually prepared during the
    • organization before the human being enters with his ego into earthly
    • membranes that envelop the human embryo during its development
    • organization when the human being attains a free physical existence
    • organization continues to be active in the human being throughout his
    • body soul-spirit efficacy of the human being during his physical
    • we have an invisible man within us. It is contained in our
    • nourishment occurs. It is contained in everything in which the human
    • conscious manifestation. Today I would like to describe to you the
    • character of this invisible man, which we all carry within us,
    • we can say that this invisible man also contains the ego, the astral
    • human being after birth the physical organization of the invisible
    • man is inserted into the other human physical organization, but in
    • the invisible man can lay hold of the physical organization.
    • would look like this (see drawing, [right]). In this invisible man we
    • of the invisible man penetrates only into the nutrition and growth
    • processes, into everything where the lower man, as we have often
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    • The Invisible Man Within Us
    • When we consider the human
    • organization of the human being is spiritually prepared during the
    • organization before the human being enters with his ego into earthly
    • membranes that envelop the human embryo during its development
    • organization when the human being attains a free physical existence
    • organization continues to be active in the human being throughout his
    • body soul-spirit efficacy of the human being during his physical
    • we have an invisible man within us. It is contained in our
    • nourishment occurs. It is contained in everything in which the human
    • conscious manifestation. Today I would like to describe to you the
    • character of this invisible man, which we all carry within us,
    • we can say that this invisible man also contains the ego, the astral
    • human being after birth the physical organization of the invisible
    • man is inserted into the other human physical organization, but in
    • the invisible man can lay hold of the physical organization.
    • would look like this (see drawing, [right]). In this invisible man we
    • of the invisible man penetrates only into the nutrition and growth
    • processes, into everything where the lower man, as we have often
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  • Title: Isis and Madonna
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    • unknown. It appears in the German in Wie und wo Findet man den Geist?.
    • has repeatedly pointed out how a man who draws near the secrets
    • basic theme, throughout all ages and epochs of human evolution.
    • the human soul. They are often the most secret truths, the most secret
    • himself was able in his soul to approach this truth from very many
    • Goethe on reading the Roman writer Plutarch came across the remarkable
    • story of Nikias, who wanted to make subject again to the Romans a
    • materialism, the spirit contained in the forces and powers of man's
    • nothingness. Faust, the spiritual human being, with his bent towards
    • how man, if he would penetrate to the Mothers, must rise above all
    • sphere into which man is able to penetrate when he awakens slumbering
    • little as the blind man sees color and light. It is the moment when
    • In these lectures it was repeatedly indicated that when man practices
    • the higher being of man, that inner being of which it has been said
    • purified soul was connected with this true origin of man, for what has
    • namely, physical man. As I have often emphasized, that is fully
    • out that the whole being we call man is not included in this evolution,
    • which evolution only applies to the external side of man's development.
    • Now when we trace man back through all the changes of time we find
    • more we meet with man's origin as a soul spiritual being. We have
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    • unknown. It appears in the German in Wie und wo Findet man den Geist?.
    • has repeatedly pointed out how a man who draws near the secrets
    • basic theme, throughout all ages and epochs of human evolution.
    • the human soul. They are often the most secret truths, the most secret
    • himself was able in his soul to approach this truth from very many
    • Goethe on reading the Roman writer Plutarch came across the remarkable
    • story of Nikias, who wanted to make subject again to the Romans a
    • materialism, the spirit contained in the forces and powers of man's
    • nothingness. Faust, the spiritual human being, with his bent towards
    • how man, if he would penetrate to the Mothers, must rise above all
    • sphere into which man is able to penetrate when he awakens slumbering
    • little as the blind man sees color and light. It is the moment when
    • In these lectures it was repeatedly indicated that when man practices
    • the higher being of man, that inner being of which it has been said
    • purified soul was connected with this true origin of man, for what has
    • namely, physical man. As I have often emphasized, that is fully
    • out that the whole being we call man is not included in this evolution,
    • which evolution only applies to the external side of man's development.
    • Now when we trace man back through all the changes of time we find
    • more we meet with man's origin as a soul spiritual being. We have
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    • further the way of thinking that entered human evolution through
    • natural science. By strengthening the human soul, it seeks to make
    • many in our time the most important question in the spiritual life of
    • humanity pertains to the subject of today's lecture, that is, Christ
    • continuation of natural science, makes entirely different demands on
    • the human soul. This fact accounts for the misunderstanding and
    • concerns human souls today when they consider higher aspects of life.
    • ascertain the extent of human thought and knowledge. Thinkers who
    • easily conclude that human knowledge can go so far and no farther. It
    • because it takes into consideration the development of the human soul.
    • human body like an instrument. Just as hydrogen is bound to oxygen in
    • soul emancipate itself from the body. To live as a soul-spiritual
    • whole course of mankind's evolution.
    • Thus, what follows in way of explanation of certain processes in man's
    • which was first published many
    • entrance of Christianity into mankind's development, can be
    • that is of great importance in mankind's development. Because it is
    • that humanity has passed through many stages in its development, and
    • we may ask if the life of humanity as a whole can be compared with
    • anything else. Of course, any comparison concerning mankind's
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    • further the way of thinking that entered human evolution through
    • natural science. By strengthening the human soul, it seeks to make
    • many in our time the most important question in the spiritual life of
    • humanity pertains to the subject of today's lecture, that is, Christ
    • continuation of natural science, makes entirely different demands on
    • the human soul. This fact accounts for the misunderstanding and
    • concerns human souls today when they consider higher aspects of life.
    • ascertain the extent of human thought and knowledge. Thinkers who
    • easily conclude that human knowledge can go so far and no farther. It
    • because it takes into consideration the development of the human soul.
    • human body like an instrument. Just as hydrogen is bound to oxygen in
    • soul emancipate itself from the body. To live as a soul-spiritual
    • whole course of mankind's evolution.
    • Thus, what follows in way of explanation of certain processes in man's
    • which was first published many
    • entrance of Christianity into mankind's development, can be
    • that is of great importance in mankind's development. Because it is
    • that humanity has passed through many stages in its development, and
    • we may ask if the life of humanity as a whole can be compared with
    • anything else. Of course, any comparison concerning mankind's
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  • Title: Lecture: The Lord's Prayer
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    • mankind.
    • method of elevating the human being — the human soul — to contact
    • something of what is given by the great guiding spirits of humanity or by
    • the spiritual content of great civilizations in which the human being
    • the spiritual leaders of mankind, admitting to the mind a formula that
    • but only one handed down for this purpose by the guiding spirits of humanity
    • can awaken the deeper forces latent in the human soul. This kind of
    • be given in a Christian manner. When this is the character of his plea, the
    • it, the thoughts of the great leaders of mankind draw the meditant onward
    • Never could the human being attain to this union with God, never could
    • emanation of the divine-spiritual. Man's nature is twofold, as we know.
    • In him are the four oft-mentioned human principles — physical body,
    • manas, buddhi and atma, known in our western languages as spirit self,
    • life spirit and spirit man (see Note 1).
    • To understand rightly this twofold human nature, let us consider the
    • period of man's origin. From previous lectures, you will remember that
    • man now represents the blending of these two natures — the blending of
    • the three higher potentials (spirit self, life spirit and spirit man) with the
    • epoch of the earth. Tracing man backward from the present epoch
    • mankind to the great Atlantean flood recorded in the deluge-myths of all
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    • mankind.
    • method of elevating the human being — the human soul — to contact
    • something of what is given by the great guiding spirits of humanity or by
    • the spiritual content of great civilizations in which the human being
    • the spiritual leaders of mankind, admitting to the mind a formula that
    • but only one handed down for this purpose by the guiding spirits of humanity
    • can awaken the deeper forces latent in the human soul. This kind of
    • be given in a Christian manner. When this is the character of his plea, the
    • it, the thoughts of the great leaders of mankind draw the meditant onward
    • Never could the human being attain to this union with God, never could
    • emanation of the divine-spiritual. Man's nature is twofold, as we know.
    • In him are the four oft-mentioned human principles — physical body,
    • manas, buddhi and atma, known in our western languages as spirit self,
    • life spirit and spirit man (see Note 1).
    • To understand rightly this twofold human nature, let us consider the
    • period of man's origin. From previous lectures, you will remember that
    • man now represents the blending of these two natures — the blending of
    • the three higher potentials (spirit self, life spirit and spirit man) with the
    • epoch of the earth. Tracing man backward from the present epoch
    • mankind to the great Atlantean flood recorded in the deluge-myths of all
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  • Title: Lecture: Love and Its Meaning in the World
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    • knowledge of Man and of the Cosmos in its spiritual essence; also of
    • life. In the wisdom revealed by life, man forms the seed of his next
    • for humanity. Without sense-born love, nothing material comes into the
    • with Ahriman and Lucifer. Wisdom and might unfold in the world, but
    • be so, because without the evil, man could not lay hold of the good.
    • But through man's conquest of himself the unfolding of love has been
    • WHEN we say that at the present point of time in his evolution man
    • Will such a man be deprived of the Christ Impulse because he has not
    • following thoughts concerning human life from birth until death.
    • The human being comes into the world and lives through early childhood
    • source of temptation, inasmuch as a man may be led to believe that his
    • the wisdom which man acquires in life is only the means whereby the
    • acquired from life. Man passes through the Gate of Death and the
    • next life. A man who feels this may become a Mystic and mistake what
    • grain for a man to acknowledge that this spirit-seed is nothing but his
    • way a man has already spent what he is now earning through his work.
    • itself. The impulse for this is not strong in humanity. But occultism
    • man who delights in the flowers growing in a meadow were to wish that the
    • healthy development shall find its way into the affairs of humanity.
    • human body and so forth; we learn to understand the nature of the
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    • knowledge of Man and of the Cosmos in its spiritual essence; also of
    • life. In the wisdom revealed by life, man forms the seed of his next
    • for humanity. Without sense-born love, nothing material comes into the
    • with Ahriman and Lucifer. Wisdom and might unfold in the world, but
    • be so, because without the evil, man could not lay hold of the good.
    • But through man's conquest of himself the unfolding of love has been
    • WHEN we say that at the present point of time in his evolution man
    • Will such a man be deprived of the Christ Impulse because he has not
    • following thoughts concerning human life from birth until death.
    • The human being comes into the world and lives through early childhood
    • source of temptation, inasmuch as a man may be led to believe that his
    • the wisdom which man acquires in life is only the means whereby the
    • acquired from life. Man passes through the Gate of Death and the
    • next life. A man who feels this may become a Mystic and mistake what
    • grain for a man to acknowledge that this spirit-seed is nothing but his
    • way a man has already spent what he is now earning through his work.
    • itself. The impulse for this is not strong in humanity. But occultism
    • man who delights in the flowers growing in a meadow were to wish that the
    • healthy development shall find its way into the affairs of humanity.
    • human body and so forth; we learn to understand the nature of the
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  • Title: Lecture: Man As A Picture of The Living Spirit
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    • MAN AS A PICTURE
    • knowledge of Man and of the Cosmos in its spiritual essence; also of
    • Man, in accomplishing his work from day to day and from year to year, works
    • Yet as I said in those earlier lectures, that which goes on for man
    • being of man, we must pay attention to these periods of sleep. A man
    • the night which males us real human being and no mere automata.
    • Indeed if we look back into earlier epochs of human evolution upon
    • ordinary waking life, man's earthly life and action was far more
    • form of human consciousness — we call ourselves an ‘I,’ this
    • real man, standing upon Earth; here am I with my inmost being.’ We
    • on Earth, not as the real man himself, but as the picture of the real
    • man.
    • I will now show how you can see this picture-character of man more
    • Ego which works in the blood of man and in his movements. In sleep the
    • by night? The answer is that while the man lies asleep in bed, Beings
    • human Ego dwells in waking life by day. Moreover in the breathing organs
    • indwell the physical body of man.
    • forsaken during sleep by the human Ego have to be cared for in the
    • within the human being, proceeding not only from man himself. Only in
    • Bearing all this in mind, we only see this outer form of man aright if
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    • MAN AS A PICTURE
    • knowledge of Man and of the Cosmos in its spiritual essence; also of
    • Man, in accomplishing his work from day to day and from year to year, works
    • Yet as I said in those earlier lectures, that which goes on for man
    • being of man, we must pay attention to these periods of sleep. A man
    • the night which males us real human being and no mere automata.
    • Indeed if we look back into earlier epochs of human evolution upon
    • ordinary waking life, man's earthly life and action was far more
    • form of human consciousness — we call ourselves an ‘I,’ this
    • real man, standing upon Earth; here am I with my inmost being.’ We
    • on Earth, not as the real man himself, but as the picture of the real
    • man.
    • I will now show how you can see this picture-character of man more
    • Ego which works in the blood of man and in his movements. In sleep the
    • by night? The answer is that while the man lies asleep in bed, Beings
    • human Ego dwells in waking life by day. Moreover in the breathing organs
    • indwell the physical body of man.
    • forsaken during sleep by the human Ego have to be cared for in the
    • within the human being, proceeding not only from man himself. Only in
    • Bearing all this in mind, we only see this outer form of man aright if
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  • Title: Lecture: Newborn Might and Strength Everlasting
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    • impair that simple joy, so full of love, that filled many hundreds of
    • strength that had once entered the evolution of mankind, and that had saved
    • impulses into man's evolution.
    • we see the Child of Humanity, the Being of mankind who was left behind when
    • humanity descended into earthly incarnations before the approach of the
    • spiritual world, remaining, as it were, in the childhood stage of mankind
    • until the time had come for his birth as that exceptional human being, the
    • Nathan Jesus. He appeared then for the first time as a human being in an
    • he who had remained behind with all the primal qualities man possessed
    • these qualities. In him, we can see mankind as a whole as it was in its
    • led astray and carried off by the devil, and the Child of Humanity, who
    • safeguards man's principle of innocence, is deeply moving, even though the
    • highest art the mystery of human evolution on earth and the relationship
    • of the human soul with all that lives in it as the eternally divine. So now
    • divine secrets and man's relation to them. The walls of the cemetery were
    • deepest way how the medieval mind imagined the relationship between man's
    • evolution and the primal element in man's soul. Today much of it is damaged
    • to present in connection with the profound secrets of human evolution.
    • "Behold in this reminder of death what you really are as human beings.
    • the connection between the human soul and the forms of the eternal. Further
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    • impair that simple joy, so full of love, that filled many hundreds of
    • strength that had once entered the evolution of mankind, and that had saved
    • impulses into man's evolution.
    • we see the Child of Humanity, the Being of mankind who was left behind when
    • humanity descended into earthly incarnations before the approach of the
    • spiritual world, remaining, as it were, in the childhood stage of mankind
    • until the time had come for his birth as that exceptional human being, the
    • Nathan Jesus. He appeared then for the first time as a human being in an
    • he who had remained behind with all the primal qualities man possessed
    • these qualities. In him, we can see mankind as a whole as it was in its
    • led astray and carried off by the devil, and the Child of Humanity, who
    • safeguards man's principle of innocence, is deeply moving, even though the
    • highest art the mystery of human evolution on earth and the relationship
    • of the human soul with all that lives in it as the eternally divine. So now
    • divine secrets and man's relation to them. The walls of the cemetery were
    • deepest way how the medieval mind imagined the relationship between man's
    • evolution and the primal element in man's soul. Today much of it is damaged
    • to present in connection with the profound secrets of human evolution.
    • "Behold in this reminder of death what you really are as human beings.
    • the connection between the human soul and the forms of the eternal. Further
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    • shown how Faust, the representative of the highest human effort,
    • sustains and preserves life, the devil, who is the enemy of the human
    • the blood flowing from the cut forms the words: “Oh man,
    • his demanding that the signature be written in blood. I should like to
    • that he who gains power over a man's blood gains power over the man,
    • comes to a struggle concerning the man between good and evil.
    • of various nations, and which touch upon human life, will in our day
    • and interpretation of human nature. The age is past in which legends,
    • unsophisticated man was able to present the riddles of the universe to
    • which man understood the true and wide significance of blood, this
    • human beings.
    • itself, its import for man and the part it plays in the progress of
    • human civilization, will today occupy our attention.
    • You will find that there are many dilettante interpretations of this
    • which man has primary access by means of his five senses does not
    • when you gaze upon a human countenance, you must not stop at the form
    • below” would, when referring to man, be thus explained:
    • constitutes wisdom? Spiritual science has always maintained that human
    • experience. He who is actually in the throes of suffering manifests in
    • student of nature and of the human soul. The author endeavors to show
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    • shown how Faust, the representative of the highest human effort,
    • sustains and preserves life, the devil, who is the enemy of the human
    • the blood flowing from the cut forms the words: “Oh man,
    • his demanding that the signature be written in blood. I should like to
    • that he who gains power over a man's blood gains power over the man,
    • comes to a struggle concerning the man between good and evil.
    • of various nations, and which touch upon human life, will in our day
    • and interpretation of human nature. The age is past in which legends,
    • unsophisticated man was able to present the riddles of the universe to
    • which man understood the true and wide significance of blood, this
    • human beings.
    • itself, its import for man and the part it plays in the progress of
    • human civilization, will today occupy our attention.
    • You will find that there are many dilettante interpretations of this
    • which man has primary access by means of his five senses does not
    • when you gaze upon a human countenance, you must not stop at the form
    • below” would, when referring to man, be thus explained:
    • constitutes wisdom? Spiritual science has always maintained that human
    • experience. He who is actually in the throes of suffering manifests in
    • student of nature and of the human soul. The author endeavors to show
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  • Title: Lecture: Outlooks for the Future
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    • enlarge our horizon in regard to the true nature of man and to make us see
    • form of modern science. It wishes to draw our attention to epochs of human
    • and to show us what man was like upon Atlantis; then it also seeks to point
    • out to us the true nature of the evolutionary processes in which the human
    • the animal world and upon the world of man which now surround us? During
    • time of ancient Atlantis the human souls came down to the earth after their
    • was to look out for suitable human bodies formed out of the material, the
    • this connection, we know that the human bodies of the Atlantean epoch were
    • human body was soft, pliable and plastic, so that the souls that came down
    • woman of to-day — or, in order not to be one-sided, of a man of
    • marked one. At the present time, a man may be extremely evil-minded, yet
    • say: That man resembles a cat. If he was a hypocrite, he really resembled
    • a cat, or a hyaena. In that remote past, man's countenance and his outward
    • shape were altogether the expression of his inner life. The human being
    • possessed it. Their physical body was far more hardened than that of man
    • transmitted hereditarily in the stereotyped manner of to-day.
    • everything has therefore grown more and more hardened as far as man's
    • may therefore say, if we wish to characterize the human being: At the
    • present time, man's physical body is extremely rigid, but his etheric body
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  • Title: Lecture: Outlooks for the Future
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    • enlarge our horizon in regard to the true nature of man and to make us see
    • form of modern science. It wishes to draw our attention to epochs of human
    • and to show us what man was like upon Atlantis; then it also seeks to point
    • out to us the true nature of the evolutionary processes in which the human
    • the animal world and upon the world of man which now surround us? During
    • time of ancient Atlantis the human souls came down to the earth after their
    • was to look out for suitable human bodies formed out of the material, the
    • this connection, we know that the human bodies of the Atlantean epoch were
    • human body was soft, pliable and plastic, so that the souls that came down
    • woman of to-day — or, in order not to be one-sided, of a man of
    • marked one. At the present time, a man may be extremely evil-minded, yet
    • say: That man resembles a cat. If he was a hypocrite, he really resembled
    • a cat, or a hyaena. In that remote past, man's countenance and his outward
    • shape were altogether the expression of his inner life. The human being
    • possessed it. Their physical body was far more hardened than that of man
    • transmitted hereditarily in the stereotyped manner of to-day.
    • everything has therefore grown more and more hardened as far as man's
    • may therefore say, if we wish to characterize the human being: At the
    • present time, man's physical body is extremely rigid, but his etheric body
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  • Title: Lecture: Overcoming Nervousness
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    • Survey, 1961. It was translated from the German original by
    • exact idea of the nature of man and his relationship to the cosmos.
    • outsiders. Scholars and laymen alike criticize the division of man into the
    • many people who complain of nervousness and all that this implies, and
    • Nervousness becomes manifest in a variety of ways, most obviously
    • example. Many other conditions might be mentioned, but who in our
    • hopeful. There are many harmful factors strongly influencing our lives
    • It is extremely harmful for our time that many of the men who hold high
    • up in a healthy way. A man will not merely learn that he consists of
    • to health, and that many upsets bordering on severe illness can be
    • a picture of it. Connecting the ego, that is, the spiritual kernel of man's
    • workers and others whose professions demand a great deal of writing.
    • spiritual science. In a healthy human being the etheric body, guided by
    • whereas in a healthy man all his movements are subordinated to the will
    • when a man consciously changes his handwriting, he is obliged to pay
    • to write a particular style of penmanship and after a few years were
    • leads to many unhealthy conditions. What has been indicated here
    • however, people would soon see how many things done in the bustle of
    • This is comparatively easy in writing and I am quite sure many people
    • body. When a man cultivates an awareness of his gestures and
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  • Title: Lecture: Overcoming Nervousness
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    • Survey, 1961. It was translated from the German original by
    • exact idea of the nature of man and his relationship to the cosmos.
    • outsiders. Scholars and laymen alike criticize the division of man into the
    • many people who complain of nervousness and all that this implies, and
    • Nervousness becomes manifest in a variety of ways, most obviously
    • example. Many other conditions might be mentioned, but who in our
    • hopeful. There are many harmful factors strongly influencing our lives
    • It is extremely harmful for our time that many of the men who hold high
    • up in a healthy way. A man will not merely learn that he consists of
    • to health, and that many upsets bordering on severe illness can be
    • a picture of it. Connecting the ego, that is, the spiritual kernel of man's
    • workers and others whose professions demand a great deal of writing.
    • spiritual science. In a healthy human being the etheric body, guided by
    • whereas in a healthy man all his movements are subordinated to the will
    • when a man consciously changes his handwriting, he is obliged to pay
    • to write a particular style of penmanship and after a few years were
    • leads to many unhealthy conditions. What has been indicated here
    • however, people would soon see how many things done in the bustle of
    • This is comparatively easy in writing and I am quite sure many people
    • body. When a man cultivates an awareness of his gestures and
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  • Title: Lecture: Polarities in Health, Illness and Therapy
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    • It was translated from the original German by G.F. Karnow, M.D.;
    • Martha Bosch edited it. In the German it appears in
    • the relevant issues in as generally comprehensive a manner as possible.
    • many cases the foundations for the actual comprehension of processes of
    • it can determine in a mechanical, physical or chemical manner from outer
    • understanding of the human being. But even if there is a kind of
    • the human being, nevertheless, the outer physical and chemical processes
    • never proceed within the human organism in the same form in which they
    • proceed outside in nature. Man takes the substances of the earth into
    • in the substance. Thus man also takes into his organism these processes,
    • the human organism, can only be understood if one attains a
    • comprehensive observation of the human being based on reality. But
    • proceeds in the human being as intrinsically human. Even, for example,
    • what proceeds as intrinsically human in the physical body is attributed
    • of man nothing takes place which is not at the same time subject to the
    • approach the human being. Therefore this natural science can not really
    • look into the inner activities of the human being in order to comprehend
    • how some substance of nature which we introduce into the human
    • organism, or with which we treat the human organism, continues to work
    • where one is dealing with external mechanical manipulations, as it were. In
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: Lecture: Polarities in Health, Illness and Therapy
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    • It was translated from the original German by G.F. Karnow, M.D.;
    • Martha Bosch edited it. In the German it appears in
    • the relevant issues in as generally comprehensive a manner as possible.
    • many cases the foundations for the actual comprehension of processes of
    • it can determine in a mechanical, physical or chemical manner from outer
    • understanding of the human being. But even if there is a kind of
    • the human being, nevertheless, the outer physical and chemical processes
    • never proceed within the human organism in the same form in which they
    • proceed outside in nature. Man takes the substances of the earth into
    • in the substance. Thus man also takes into his organism these processes,
    • the human organism, can only be understood if one attains a
    • comprehensive observation of the human being based on reality. But
    • proceeds in the human being as intrinsically human. Even, for example,
    • what proceeds as intrinsically human in the physical body is attributed
    • of man nothing takes place which is not at the same time subject to the
    • approach the human being. Therefore this natural science can not really
    • look into the inner activities of the human being in order to comprehend
    • how some substance of nature which we introduce into the human
    • organism, or with which we treat the human organism, continues to work
    • where one is dealing with external mechanical manipulations, as it were. In
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  • Title: Lecture: Practical Training In Thought
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    • This booklet has been translated into many languages and published in
    • many attempts Dr. Steiner made to show how the physical and spiritual
    • available in English and German. Some of them are listed at the end of
    • Many people who call themselves practical imagine that their actions are
    • habits. An entirely objective observation of the “practical” man's
    • receiving office where various books had to be referred to and many
    • by someone completely outside the post office. This was the Englishman,
    • possible time this idea, which an “impractical” man had to
    • Germany was to be built, the members of the Bavarian College of
    • are many similar examples in life that do not always reach such a striking
    • extreme as the one just cited. He who is able to study human nature more
    • pushing it from within and believing that they are making it move. Many
    • demands on his thinking. He who would acquire the right feeling for
    • in the same way as a watch. The comparison between the human
    • works of man it is easy to picture this to ourselves, but with the works of
    • activities and behind them are spiritual beings. Thus, when a man thinks
    • this manner is the belief that can alone fructify the actual inner practice
    • If in this manner he has pictured to himself exactly the sequential order of
    • The vehicle of man's thought life is his astral body
    • human being is engaged in speculative thinking, this astral body is the
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  • Title: Lecture: Practical Training In Thought
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    • This booklet has been translated into many languages and published in
    • many attempts Dr. Steiner made to show how the physical and spiritual
    • available in English and German. Some of them are listed at the end of
    • Many people who call themselves practical imagine that their actions are
    • habits. An entirely objective observation of the “practical” man's
    • receiving office where various books had to be referred to and many
    • by someone completely outside the post office. This was the Englishman,
    • possible time this idea, which an “impractical” man had to
    • Germany was to be built, the members of the Bavarian College of
    • are many similar examples in life that do not always reach such a striking
    • extreme as the one just cited. He who is able to study human nature more
    • pushing it from within and believing that they are making it move. Many
    • demands on his thinking. He who would acquire the right feeling for
    • in the same way as a watch. The comparison between the human
    • works of man it is easy to picture this to ourselves, but with the works of
    • activities and behind them are spiritual beings. Thus, when a man thinks
    • this manner is the belief that can alone fructify the actual inner practice
    • If in this manner he has pictured to himself exactly the sequential order of
    • The vehicle of man's thought life is his astral body
    • human being is engaged in speculative thinking, this astral body is the
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  • Title: Lecture: Pre-Earthly Deeds of Christ
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    • published in German as,
    • The original German text of this lecture can he found in the Collected
    • It is important for the whole future of human evolution that through a
    • through that event for the evolution of mankind.
    • into the spiritual Earth-sphere, so that mankind may become more and
    • salvation of mankind: once in the old Lemurian epoch, then in the
    • into the earthly souls and bodies for the salvation of mankind. In all
    • in the three earlier events, but not incarnated as physical man; he
    • same as he who was later incarnated as man and is described in the
    • being, who later sacrificed himself as Man, offered himself for
    • permeation by the Christ-Impulse. As in Christ Jesus we have a Man
    • Cosmos. Looking at the course of our human evolution we note that the
    • center-point of human development, and everything that has since
    • The human principle into which these forces stream, if it makes itself
    • of Golgotha has entered the earthly evolution of man, so is it also
    • plane. Man, in fact, only enters the physical plane consciously when
    • in that position which, above all, distinguishes man from the animals.
    • life we recapitulate those things which, as man, we have acquired only
    • nature. But like so many of the comparisons which are made this one is
    • incomplete. Man, in the early stages of his life and before his
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: Lecture: Pre-Earthly Deeds of Christ
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    • published in German as,
    • The original German text of this lecture can he found in the Collected
    • It is important for the whole future of human evolution that through a
    • through that event for the evolution of mankind.
    • into the spiritual Earth-sphere, so that mankind may become more and
    • salvation of mankind: once in the old Lemurian epoch, then in the
    • into the earthly souls and bodies for the salvation of mankind. In all
    • in the three earlier events, but not incarnated as physical man; he
    • same as he who was later incarnated as man and is described in the
    • being, who later sacrificed himself as Man, offered himself for
    • permeation by the Christ-Impulse. As in Christ Jesus we have a Man
    • Cosmos. Looking at the course of our human evolution we note that the
    • center-point of human development, and everything that has since
    • The human principle into which these forces stream, if it makes itself
    • of Golgotha has entered the earthly evolution of man, so is it also
    • plane. Man, in fact, only enters the physical plane consciously when
    • in that position which, above all, distinguishes man from the animals.
    • life we recapitulate those things which, as man, we have acquired only
    • nature. But like so many of the comparisons which are made this one is
    • incomplete. Man, in the early stages of his life and before his
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  • Title: Lecture: Preparing for the Sixth Epoch
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    • of Mankind.
    • of Mankind.
    • spiritual progress of humanity, might ask if we could not cultivate
    • narrower senses, associations of human beings who are known to one
    • human beings who want to cultivate the more intimate side of spiritual
    • is grasped by the outward turned mind of man, but that through this
    • truths we have studied in many aspects during recent years.
    • was prepared. The mysteries were associations of human beings among
    • the human etheric body, the ancient Persian epoch with the cultivation
    • in advance. Many characteristics of the sixth epoch of culture will be
    • lacking in human society nowadays a quality that, in the sixth epoch,
    • this quality is perceptible in modern humanity. A man today must be
    • human beings in the world in less happy circumstances than his own. It
    • such individuals will experience the suffering of another human being
    • as their own suffering. If they see a hungry man they will feel the
    • of the other man will be unendurable to them. The moral characteristic
    • single human limb depends upon the health of the whole body, and when
    • the then civilized humanity and in a far higher degree than a limb
    • humanity of the sixth epoch.
    • men that what a man likes to believe, what religious convictions he
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    • of Mankind.
    • of Mankind.
    • spiritual progress of humanity, might ask if we could not cultivate
    • narrower senses, associations of human beings who are known to one
    • human beings who want to cultivate the more intimate side of spiritual
    • is grasped by the outward turned mind of man, but that through this
    • truths we have studied in many aspects during recent years.
    • was prepared. The mysteries were associations of human beings among
    • the human etheric body, the ancient Persian epoch with the cultivation
    • in advance. Many characteristics of the sixth epoch of culture will be
    • lacking in human society nowadays a quality that, in the sixth epoch,
    • this quality is perceptible in modern humanity. A man today must be
    • human beings in the world in less happy circumstances than his own. It
    • such individuals will experience the suffering of another human being
    • as their own suffering. If they see a hungry man they will feel the
    • of the other man will be unendurable to them. The moral characteristic
    • single human limb depends upon the health of the whole body, and when
    • the then civilized humanity and in a far higher degree than a limb
    • humanity of the sixth epoch.
    • men that what a man likes to believe, what religious convictions he
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  • Title: Lecture: Problems of Nutrition
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    • translated from the German original by Maria St. Goar. It is the
    • Human Circulation through the Worlds of Sensation, Soul, and
    • Spirit, which is published in German as,
    • are still able to benefit where humans fail. They still possess
    • “No, the thought disgusts me,” replied the man.
    • offer a more mundane subject than many we have heard here. It will
    • following way. “What man eats and drinks is unimportant. It
    • It was a German philosopher, Ludwig Andreas
    • Feuerbach, to whom the phrase, “A man is what he eats,”
    • is attributed. Many thinkers of consequence have agreed with
    • Feuerbach that what man produces is basically the result of foods
    • to believe that man is indeed physically nothing more than what he
    • statement, “A man is what he eats,” does not have a
    • that the body of man is the tool of the spirit. In discussing the
    • various functions the body has to perform, we see that man utilizes
    • adjusted correctly so that it functions in an orderly manner,
    • than to examine those substances that are necessary for the human
    • task of a man's food is and in what way it is actually utilized in
    • I must stress that what I say about man is
    • man to be so closely connected with the animals as does natural
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  • Title: Lecture: Problems of Nutrition
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    • translated from the German original by Maria St. Goar. It is the
    • Human Circulation through the Worlds of Sensation, Soul, and
    • Spirit, which is published in German as,
    • are still able to benefit where humans fail. They still possess
    • “No, the thought disgusts me,” replied the man.
    • offer a more mundane subject than many we have heard here. It will
    • following way. “What man eats and drinks is unimportant. It
    • It was a German philosopher, Ludwig Andreas
    • Feuerbach, to whom the phrase, “A man is what he eats,”
    • is attributed. Many thinkers of consequence have agreed with
    • Feuerbach that what man produces is basically the result of foods
    • to believe that man is indeed physically nothing more than what he
    • statement, “A man is what he eats,” does not have a
    • that the body of man is the tool of the spirit. In discussing the
    • various functions the body has to perform, we see that man utilizes
    • adjusted correctly so that it functions in an orderly manner,
    • than to examine those substances that are necessary for the human
    • task of a man's food is and in what way it is actually utilized in
    • I must stress that what I say about man is
    • man to be so closely connected with the animals as does natural
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  • Title: Search for the New Isis, the Divine Sophia: The Quest for the Isis-Sophia
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    • German by James H. Hindes.
    • very deepest questions presented by the evolution of humankind upon earth.
    • into consideration historical events in order to understand human
    • evolution, to penetrate the meaning of human evolution on earth — in all
    • power to lift the soul to this mystery of human evolution as the thought of
    • When we look back upon the beginning of human evolution on earth, and
    • step toward what took place for the sake of humankind at the Mystery of
    • of humanity ever since. Many things in human evolution may at first appear
    • unknown gods should come to the aid of human beings without their active
    • involvement, and that such aid should come just where human beings consider
    • of earthly humanity. We know how intimate the connection is between what takes
    • place in the moral-spiritual sphere of human evolution and what takes place
    • which we have been concerned for many years — namely, the relationship of
    • course of many years. I have told you: We look back into the first
    • post-Atlantean humanity, into the Egypto-Chaldean, and into the Greco-Latin.
    • We come then to the fifth epoch of the post-Atlantean humanity, our own. Our
    • post-AtIantean humanity, stands, as it were, in the middle, and that there
    • Spiritual Guidance of the Individual and Humanity) between the third and
    • of post-AtIantean humanity. Specific things repeat themselves in a certain
    • must not tempt us to a superficial interpretation, common among many
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  • Title: Search for the New Isis, the Divine Sophia: The Quest for the Isis-Sophia
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    • German by James H. Hindes.
    • very deepest questions presented by the evolution of humankind upon earth.
    • into consideration historical events in order to understand human
    • evolution, to penetrate the meaning of human evolution on earth — in all
    • power to lift the soul to this mystery of human evolution as the thought of
    • When we look back upon the beginning of human evolution on earth, and
    • step toward what took place for the sake of humankind at the Mystery of
    • of humanity ever since. Many things in human evolution may at first appear
    • unknown gods should come to the aid of human beings without their active
    • involvement, and that such aid should come just where human beings consider
    • of earthly humanity. We know how intimate the connection is between what takes
    • place in the moral-spiritual sphere of human evolution and what takes place
    • which we have been concerned for many years — namely, the relationship of
    • course of many years. I have told you: We look back into the first
    • post-Atlantean humanity, into the Egypto-Chaldean, and into the Greco-Latin.
    • We come then to the fifth epoch of the post-Atlantean humanity, our own. Our
    • post-AtIantean humanity, stands, as it were, in the middle, and that there
    • Spiritual Guidance of the Individual and Humanity) between the third and
    • of post-AtIantean humanity. Specific things repeat themselves in a certain
    • must not tempt us to a superficial interpretation, common among many
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: Self Knowledge and the Christ Experience
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    • It was published in German as:
    • larger human communities during earlier stages of the earth's evolution
    • Life of nature. But as humanity developed further, those instincts, which
    • died out. Among more advanced humanity, therefore, we will not find that
    • spontaneous harmony — a harmony between what arises from the human side
    • fact that humanity itself is undergoing a development, which constitutes its
    • With regard to mankind, a certain law of development is found to run like a
    • an intermediate period of human development, eventually giving place to
    • the developing Consciousness Soul. It is that time when man will step fully
    • find certain observable laws in the development of humanity. We can compare
    • What would happen nowadays if a man were to give himself up entirely to
    • as chance directed. Man who by virtue of his higher soul development is
    • ranged above the animals would sink because of the manner in which he
    • succeeding phase of its life. Mankind, however, has left behind the age of
    • more conscious form. Yet we find that man, in spite of his higher soul-life
    • level of the animals. However much one may emphasize man's further steps
    • human race, of this or that century. And just as, for a lower form of life,
    • And man needs to be conscious of how his own soul-life should he placed
    • This is an idea to which man needs to grow accustomed so as to step even
    • further into the development of the Consciousness Soul. A man should be
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: Self Knowledge and the Christ Experience
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    • It was published in German as:
    • larger human communities during earlier stages of the earth's evolution
    • Life of nature. But as humanity developed further, those instincts, which
    • died out. Among more advanced humanity, therefore, we will not find that
    • spontaneous harmony — a harmony between what arises from the human side
    • fact that humanity itself is undergoing a development, which constitutes its
    • With regard to mankind, a certain law of development is found to run like a
    • an intermediate period of human development, eventually giving place to
    • the developing Consciousness Soul. It is that time when man will step fully
    • find certain observable laws in the development of humanity. We can compare
    • What would happen nowadays if a man were to give himself up entirely to
    • as chance directed. Man who by virtue of his higher soul development is
    • ranged above the animals would sink because of the manner in which he
    • succeeding phase of its life. Mankind, however, has left behind the age of
    • more conscious form. Yet we find that man, in spite of his higher soul-life
    • level of the animals. However much one may emphasize man's further steps
    • human race, of this or that century. And just as, for a lower form of life,
    • And man needs to be conscious of how his own soul-life should he placed
    • This is an idea to which man needs to grow accustomed so as to step even
    • further into the development of the Consciousness Soul. A man should be
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: Lecture: The Significance of Spiritual Research For Moral Action
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    • original German by Alan P. Cottrell, Ph.D.
    • They say that theosophy demonstrates how the human being develops his
    • belief in human perfectibility will strive to render his “I” ever
    • greater heights. This is therefore an egotistic basis for human action.
    • humanity in such a way that by acting immorally he not only does
    • The statement has many implications. An immoral action not only
    • theosophy penetrates ever deeper into human civilization, people will
    • with totally separate human individualities, but that along with the
    • separate individualities the whole of humanity forms a unity. One will
    • finger is more intelligent than the whole man, for it does not presume to
    • be something on its own, independent of the entire human organism to
    • source of the illusion is the fact that the human being can wander about
    • hot, fluid sphere surrounded by a hard shell upon which we humans walk
    • science that would believe that in all essential respects the human being
    • perceives of the earth is the same as the skeleton in man. The rest of what
    • organism, a real living being. When one pictures to oneself the human
    • white corpuscles. These can only develop in the entire human organism
    • are for the human being we human beings are for the organism of the
    • When a process of infection arises in the human organism, the entire
    • festering boil on the human body, which makes the whole organism sick.
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    • original German by Alan P. Cottrell, Ph.D.
    • They say that theosophy demonstrates how the human being develops his
    • belief in human perfectibility will strive to render his “I” ever
    • greater heights. This is therefore an egotistic basis for human action.
    • humanity in such a way that by acting immorally he not only does
    • The statement has many implications. An immoral action not only
    • theosophy penetrates ever deeper into human civilization, people will
    • with totally separate human individualities, but that along with the
    • separate individualities the whole of humanity forms a unity. One will
    • finger is more intelligent than the whole man, for it does not presume to
    • be something on its own, independent of the entire human organism to
    • source of the illusion is the fact that the human being can wander about
    • hot, fluid sphere surrounded by a hard shell upon which we humans walk
    • science that would believe that in all essential respects the human being
    • perceives of the earth is the same as the skeleton in man. The rest of what
    • organism, a real living being. When one pictures to oneself the human
    • white corpuscles. These can only develop in the entire human organism
    • are for the human being we human beings are for the organism of the
    • When a process of infection arises in the human organism, the entire
    • festering boil on the human body, which makes the whole organism sick.
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  • Title: Lecture: Social Understanding Through Spiritual Scientific Knowledge
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    • in GA 191 which has the German title Social Verständnis aus
    • being of man.
    • People very often do not ask the question as to which of man's forces are
    • super-sensible knowledge by means of certain forces in man. But what the
    • actual connections are between these forces and man's being, they do not
    • essential to man, just in our time. In that case it is vital to understand
    • As you know, the first of the capacities that leads man into super-sensible
    • capacities have any part to play in the rest of man's life? You will see that
    • tells you, we can see human life running its course in
    • regard man purely superficially, you will be struck by the fact that the
    • nature of man's development is entirely different in the three different
    • seven-year stages. The pushing through of our permanent teeth, as I have
    • an end with the pushing through of our permanent teeth.
    • man's organization during the first seven years of his life, become, as it
    • permanent teeth have appeared. At the age of seven these forces go to
    • sleep. They are hidden within the being of man; they go to sleep within
    • forces that are active within the human body until the seventh year are the
    • Intuition are very healthy forces. They are the forces a human being uses
    • super-sensible knowledge and man's everyday existence. Something
    • similar, though, can be said about the forces of man's normal nature,
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    • in GA 191 which has the German title Social Verständnis aus
    • being of man.
    • People very often do not ask the question as to which of man's forces are
    • super-sensible knowledge by means of certain forces in man. But what the
    • actual connections are between these forces and man's being, they do not
    • essential to man, just in our time. In that case it is vital to understand
    • As you know, the first of the capacities that leads man into super-sensible
    • capacities have any part to play in the rest of man's life? You will see that
    • tells you, we can see human life running its course in
    • regard man purely superficially, you will be struck by the fact that the
    • nature of man's development is entirely different in the three different
    • seven-year stages. The pushing through of our permanent teeth, as I have
    • an end with the pushing through of our permanent teeth.
    • man's organization during the first seven years of his life, become, as it
    • permanent teeth have appeared. At the age of seven these forces go to
    • sleep. They are hidden within the being of man; they go to sleep within
    • forces that are active within the human body until the seventh year are the
    • Intuition are very healthy forces. They are the forces a human being uses
    • super-sensible knowledge and man's everyday existence. Something
    • similar, though, can be said about the forces of man's normal nature,
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  • Title: Lecture: Social and Anti-Social Forces in the Human Being
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    • This edition of: Social and Anti-Social Forces in the Human Being, is
    • German in the cycle: Die Sozialen Grundforderungen Unserer Zeit, 1963,
    • Social and Anti-Social Forces in the Human Being
    • The times themselves speak clearly enough, demanding that we should
    • way, especially in what we have to say today. In many if our basic
    • fact of human evolution, from the fact that this evolution is
    • humanity must gradually develop the Spiritual Soul. The preceding
    • 15th century A.D., was pre-eminently the period in which humanity
    • period of the Spiritual Soul. The task of humanity — of civilized
    • humanity in this age of the Spiritual Soul — will be that of laying
    • hold of the whole human being and making him entirely dependent on
    • which in earlier periods man felt instinctively and judged
    • Many present difficulties and much that is chaotic around us in our
    • all, to begin to think truly with one's whole being. Man tries to
    • of world conditions. Here is a point over which many are indeed
    • illusion — one of the many illusions in which humanity lives today.
    • the evolution of humanity and which so proudly speaks of thought —
    • from the whole man, when it is separated from rationalism and is
    • meets man today and which is clearly indicated even in the worldly
    • not) must come from that which human beings can develop out of
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  • Title: Lecture: Social and Anti-Social Forces in the Human Being
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    • This edition of: Social and Anti-Social Forces in the Human Being, is
    • German in the cycle: Die Sozialen Grundforderungen Unserer Zeit, 1963,
    • Social and Anti-Social Forces in the Human Being
    • The times themselves speak clearly enough, demanding that we should
    • way, especially in what we have to say today. In many if our basic
    • fact of human evolution, from the fact that this evolution is
    • humanity must gradually develop the Spiritual Soul. The preceding
    • 15th century A.D., was pre-eminently the period in which humanity
    • period of the Spiritual Soul. The task of humanity — of civilized
    • humanity in this age of the Spiritual Soul — will be that of laying
    • hold of the whole human being and making him entirely dependent on
    • which in earlier periods man felt instinctively and judged
    • Many present difficulties and much that is chaotic around us in our
    • all, to begin to think truly with one's whole being. Man tries to
    • of world conditions. Here is a point over which many are indeed
    • illusion — one of the many illusions in which humanity lives today.
    • the evolution of humanity and which so proudly speaks of thought —
    • from the whole man, when it is separated from rationalism and is
    • meets man today and which is clearly indicated even in the worldly
    • not) must come from that which human beings can develop out of
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  • Title: Spiritual Emptiness and Social Life
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    • many domains of life, was really only able to give a few indications
    • order in civilised humanity. Fundamentally speaking, the tendency
    • already present in human beings, subconsciously, by the end of the
    • eighteenth century. The demands for freedom, equality and fraternity,
    • strange phenomenon. I said that Hermann Grimm — for whom I have
    • upon so many aspects of art and general human interest of bygone times
    • symptomatological aspect. Among the many conversations I had with
    • Hermann Grimm while I was in personal contact with him, there was one
    • in which I spoke from my own point of view about many things that need
    • always stressed the fact that Hermann Grimm's only response to such
    • made at that moment. It was true inasmuch as Hermann Grimm, for all
    • his penetration into many things connected with the so-called
    • spiritual evolution of mankind, into art, into matters of universal
    • human concern, had not the faintest inkling of what ‘spirit’ must
    • simply did not know what spirit really is from the standpoint of a man
    • the truth: until it came to the spirit, there was truth in a man like
    • Hermann Grimm. He made a parrying gesture because he had no notion of
    • of mankind, he would have believed that he too could speak about the
    • about Hermann Grimm — not thinking of him as a personality but as a
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  • Title: Spiritual Emptiness and Social Life
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    • German as Vergangenheits- und Zukunftsimpulse Im Sozialen
    • many domains of life, was really only able to give a few indications
    • order in civilised humanity. Fundamentally speaking, the tendency
    • already present in human beings, subconsciously, by the end of the
    • eighteenth century. The demands for freedom, equality and fraternity,
    • strange phenomenon. I said that Hermann Grimm — for whom I have
    • upon so many aspects of art and general human interest of bygone times
    • symptomatological aspect. Among the many conversations I had with
    • Hermann Grimm while I was in personal contact with him, there was one
    • in which I spoke from my own point of view about many things that need
    • always stressed the fact that Hermann Grimm's only response to such
    • made at that moment. It was true inasmuch as Hermann Grimm, for all
    • his penetration into many things connected with the so-called
    • spiritual evolution of mankind, into art, into matters of universal
    • human concern, had not the faintest inkling of what ‘spirit’ must
    • simply did not know what spirit really is from the standpoint of a man
    • the truth: until it came to the spirit, there was truth in a man like
    • Hermann Grimm. He made a parrying gesture because he had no notion of
    • of mankind, he would have believed that he too could speak about the
    • about Hermann Grimm — not thinking of him as a personality but as a
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: Lecture: The Structure of the Lord's Prayer
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    • German.
    • feeling part of man. The Christian merges with the all-pervasive
    • manner in which it is frequently understood to-day. Now there exists an
    • when Christ Jesus taught His followers to pray, many of these magic
    • always associated with worldly desires, with personal demands of a
    • is therefore commensurate with the Creator. When we say that man
    • partakes of the Divine this does not imply that man himself is divine.
    • but is certainly not the ocean. So too the human soul is a drop from
    • demanded of the Christian in prayer we shall be able to turn our
    • scope of our enquiries; we shall need to make many a detour in order
    • to grasp its full meaning. We must study the being of man from a
    • briefly recall the nature of man's being.
    • an object in space, but it is also the lowest member of the human
    • being. The next member is the etheric or life-body which man shares in
    • common with the plants and animals, for every plant, animal or human
    • life. All these are the province of the astral body. Man shares this
    • therefore: man shares the physical body in common with inorganic
    • an “ I ”, then the God in man begins to speak, the God who speaks
    • principle or member of the human being.
    • “I am”, namely, the fourth principle of the human being. Man
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  • Title: Lecture: The Structure of the Lord's Prayer
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    • German.
    • feeling part of man. The Christian merges with the all-pervasive
    • manner in which it is frequently understood to-day. Now there exists an
    • when Christ Jesus taught His followers to pray, many of these magic
    • always associated with worldly desires, with personal demands of a
    • is therefore commensurate with the Creator. When we say that man
    • partakes of the Divine this does not imply that man himself is divine.
    • but is certainly not the ocean. So too the human soul is a drop from
    • demanded of the Christian in prayer we shall be able to turn our
    • scope of our enquiries; we shall need to make many a detour in order
    • to grasp its full meaning. We must study the being of man from a
    • briefly recall the nature of man's being.
    • an object in space, but it is also the lowest member of the human
    • being. The next member is the etheric or life-body which man shares in
    • common with the plants and animals, for every plant, animal or human
    • life. All these are the province of the astral body. Man shares this
    • therefore: man shares the physical body in common with inorganic
    • an “ I ”, then the God in man begins to speak, the God who speaks
    • principle or member of the human being.
    • “I am”, namely, the fourth principle of the human being. Man
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  • Title: Lecture: The Sun-Mystery in the Course of Human History
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    • THE SUN-MYSTERY IN THE COURSE OF HUMAN HISTORY
    • WE HAVE BEEN studying how the living form of man, his soul and his
    • In the deep foundations of man's being lies the will. In many respects
    • the will is the most mysterious and secret element in human nature. It
    • The reason why the will is so mysterious and secret is that in many
    • these operations of the will are as withdrawn from human consciousness
    • But when we think of man's spiritual nature we cannot conceive that
    • Spirit is therefore also present and at work in the sleeping human
    • outer will. The workings of the outer will are made manifest to us
    • Out of the ocean-depths of will in the human being, waves which come
    • raises into greater clarity what lies in the ocean-depths of man's
    • made manifest.
    • connected with man's sleeping condition. This kind of feeling lives
    • — unfolded by the human being. This is feeling which tends towards
    • therefore leads man into the external world, manifests in all those
    • antipathies are the antecedents of human egotism. The greater a man's
    • We are gazing here into deep secrets of human experience. If a man
    • give rise to persecution mania in all its forms. When feelings of
    • the upper hand in a human being, he becomes a world-hater, and such
    • all social endeavor should be to prevent human beings from becoming
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  • Title: Lecture: The Sun-Mystery in the Course of Human History
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    • THE SUN-MYSTERY IN THE COURSE OF HUMAN HISTORY
    • WE HAVE BEEN studying how the living form of man, his soul and his
    • In the deep foundations of man's being lies the will. In many respects
    • the will is the most mysterious and secret element in human nature. It
    • The reason why the will is so mysterious and secret is that in many
    • these operations of the will are as withdrawn from human consciousness
    • But when we think of man's spiritual nature we cannot conceive that
    • Spirit is therefore also present and at work in the sleeping human
    • outer will. The workings of the outer will are made manifest to us
    • Out of the ocean-depths of will in the human being, waves which come
    • raises into greater clarity what lies in the ocean-depths of man's
    • made manifest.
    • connected with man's sleeping condition. This kind of feeling lives
    • — unfolded by the human being. This is feeling which tends towards
    • therefore leads man into the external world, manifests in all those
    • antipathies are the antecedents of human egotism. The greater a man's
    • We are gazing here into deep secrets of human experience. If a man
    • give rise to persecution mania in all its forms. When feelings of
    • the upper hand in a human being, he becomes a world-hater, and such
    • all social endeavor should be to prevent human beings from becoming
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  • Title: The Threshold In Nature and In Man
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    • The Human Soul and the World of Nature.
    • The subject before us is concerned with two ideas that man can never
    • inner being of the human soul.
    • In his knowledge man feels himself outside Nature. What would induce
    • knowledge, that man feels separated from the inner being of Nature.
    • also connected with what we may call the being of man's soul.
    • Now this question of the being of the human soul has presented itself
    • to human cognition since very early times. We have only to recall the
    • a demand which the conscientious seeker after knowledge will feel is
    • being of Nature, on the other with the self-knowledge of man. Let us
    • self — were associated in the mind of man with quite strange, not to
    • man to continue in his ordinary way of life if he wanted to set out on
    • They beheld a kind of abyss between what man is and can experience in
    • of his own being. They described how man feels the ground sink away
    • would involve man in a harder test than he is able to meet. Serious
    • abyss. In ordinary life man is unaware of the abyss; he simply does
    • not see it. And that, they said, is for him a blessing. Man is
    • how man had to cross a “Threshold” in order to come into the
    • ordinary life man is protected from crossing the Threshold. Call it
    • they were relating real experiences when they spoke of man being
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  • Title: The Threshold In Nature and In Man
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    • The Human Soul and the World of Nature.
    • The subject before us is concerned with two ideas that man can never
    • inner being of the human soul.
    • In his knowledge man feels himself outside Nature. What would induce
    • knowledge, that man feels separated from the inner being of Nature.
    • also connected with what we may call the being of man's soul.
    • Now this question of the being of the human soul has presented itself
    • to human cognition since very early times. We have only to recall the
    • a demand which the conscientious seeker after knowledge will feel is
    • being of Nature, on the other with the self-knowledge of man. Let us
    • self — were associated in the mind of man with quite strange, not to
    • man to continue in his ordinary way of life if he wanted to set out on
    • They beheld a kind of abyss between what man is and can experience in
    • of his own being. They described how man feels the ground sink away
    • would involve man in a harder test than he is able to meet. Serious
    • abyss. In ordinary life man is unaware of the abyss; he simply does
    • not see it. And that, they said, is for him a blessing. Man is
    • how man had to cross a “Threshold” in order to come into the
    • ordinary life man is protected from crossing the Threshold. Call it
    • they were relating real experiences when they spoke of man being
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  • Title: Lecture: Truth, Beauty, and Goodness
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    • These basic human qualities manifest in civilization as the "eternal
    • and willing. These basic human qualities manifest in civilization
    • True, the Beautiful, the Good — through all the ages of man's
    • sublime nature and lofty goal of all human endeavour. In epochs
    • earlier than our own there was a deeper knowledge of man's being and
    • as concrete realities, to the being of man.
    • As the human being stands before us we see, in the first place, his
    • In his pre-earthly existence man lives in a world of pure Spirit,
    • that is elaborated, in a certain sense, by man himself in pre-earthly
    • In earthly life the human being is conscious of his physical body, but
    • physical body. When man is confronted by a simple fact, he may either
    • body. Many threads connect this physical body with pre-earthly
    • such a severance takes place. And that is why man is subject to so
    • many illusions as to his connection with cosmic existence.
    • For the most part to-day, man regards his bodily health from a purely
    • the physical body to pre-earthly existence. If they break, man must
    • it strongly present in man to-day?
    • How often it is the case that a man would like to be a person of note
    • What is it that can strengthen man in this sense of being? In earthly
    • establishes man's true and original sense of existence so firmly as a
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  • Title: Lecture: Truth Beauty and Goodness
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    • These basic human qualities manifest in civilization as the "eternal
    • and willing. These basic human qualities manifest in civilization
    • True, the Beautiful, the Good — through all the ages of man's
    • sublime nature and lofty goal of all human endeavour. In epochs
    • earlier than our own there was a deeper knowledge of man's being and
    • as concrete realities, to the being of man.
    • As the human being stands before us we see, in the first place, his
    • In his pre-earthly existence man lives in a world of pure Spirit,
    • that is elaborated, in a certain sense, by man himself in pre-earthly
    • In earthly life the human being is conscious of his physical body, but
    • physical body. When man is confronted by a simple fact, he may either
    • body. Many threads connect this physical body with pre-earthly
    • such a severance takes place. And that is why man is subject to so
    • many illusions as to his connection with cosmic existence.
    • For the most part to-day, man regards his bodily health from a purely
    • the physical body to pre-earthly existence. If they break, man must
    • it strongly present in man to-day?
    • How often it is the case that a man would like to be a person of note
    • What is it that can strengthen man in this sense of being? In earthly
    • establishes man's true and original sense of existence so firmly as a
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  • Title: Lecture: The Two Christmas Annunciations
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    • say that, each in a different way, these three festivals bring man
    • festivals also differ as regards the human soul-forces. Christmas
    • large masses of humanity. The Easter festival, which requires that we
    • of the entrance of a super-sensible Being into human evolution, is the
    • most challenging to the human powers of understanding. It is a
    • festival which lifts human understanding to the highest level, and
    • particularly between the human will and the super-sensible world, the
    • will-impulses into execution in the world is brought to human
    • touches man can be brought before our consciousness in the most
    • manifold ways; and with the recurrence of the Christmas festival
    • Thus we are shown two ways by which this earlier humanity reached what
    • conceive of human beings as possessing thought and perception, and we
    • soul-constitution of man has changed with the passage of time; how
    • even earlier — humanity regarded its own life and the nature of
    • underwent many changes before it became that reasoning analytical
    • of the world which will be permeated by full human consciousness.
    • Mystery of Golgotha approached humanity. But remnants of both still
    • as standing on the topmost rung of human society, and had retained
    • place open the earth quite beyond ordinary human ken.
    • the starry worlds and wherein the secrets of human events were also
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    • say that, each in a different way, these three festivals bring man
    • festivals also differ as regards the human soul-forces. Christmas
    • large masses of humanity. The Easter festival, which requires that we
    • of the entrance of a super-sensible Being into human evolution, is the
    • most challenging to the human powers of understanding. It is a
    • festival which lifts human understanding to the highest level, and
    • particularly between the human will and the super-sensible world, the
    • will-impulses into execution in the world is brought to human
    • touches man can be brought before our consciousness in the most
    • manifold ways; and with the recurrence of the Christmas festival
    • Thus we are shown two ways by which this earlier humanity reached what
    • conceive of human beings as possessing thought and perception, and we
    • soul-constitution of man has changed with the passage of time; how
    • even earlier — humanity regarded its own life and the nature of
    • underwent many changes before it became that reasoning analytical
    • of the world which will be permeated by full human consciousness.
    • Mystery of Golgotha approached humanity. But remnants of both still
    • as standing on the topmost rung of human society, and had retained
    • place open the earth quite beyond ordinary human ken.
    • the starry worlds and wherein the secrets of human events were also
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  • Title: Lecture: Woman and Society (Die Frauenfrage)
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    • This lecture, translated from the German by an unknown translator,
    • of Rudolf Steiner's works, the volume containing the German text is
    • today which looks to the very greatest enigmas of human existence. In
    • many circles which occupy themselves with Spiritual Science, or in
    • could it be that questions which come so close to the human soul
    • from a world-view which looks to the great problems of human
    • itself in bare abstractions, but must have something to say to human
    • time from someone not engaged in practical things. The Englishman,
    • not be large enough to cope with the postal demands!
    • also today as a vehicle which carries the answers to many questions
    • a truly significant man, who twenty five years ago, pitted himself
    • view of the human being, are supposed to know something. A short
    • while ago a booklet came out in Germany: ‘Uber den
    • man
    • this, furthermore, in such a grotesque and radical manner, that one
    • This is no fable! This man asserted that the greatness of the spirit
    • side, and many other aspects as well. But it is precisely the
    • opinions of a man's world — admission to most male professions,
    • the matter in a completely different way than many, twenty to thirty
    • today, very many women graduates stand in the world, in no way less
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  • Title: Lecture: Woman and Society (Die Frauenfrage)
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    • This lecture, translated from the German by an unknown translator,
    • of Rudolf Steiner's works, the volume containing the German text is
    • today which looks to the very greatest enigmas of human existence. In
    • many circles which occupy themselves with Spiritual Science, or in
    • could it be that questions which come so close to the human soul
    • from a world-view which looks to the great problems of human
    • itself in bare abstractions, but must have something to say to human
    • time from someone not engaged in practical things. The Englishman,
    • not be large enough to cope with the postal demands!
    • also today as a vehicle which carries the answers to many questions
    • a truly significant man, who twenty five years ago, pitted himself
    • view of the human being, are supposed to know something. A short
    • while ago a booklet came out in Germany: ‘Uber den
    • man
    • this, furthermore, in such a grotesque and radical manner, that one
    • This is no fable! This man asserted that the greatness of the spirit
    • side, and many other aspects as well. But it is precisely the
    • opinions of a man's world — admission to most male professions,
    • the matter in a completely different way than many, twenty to thirty
    • today, very many women graduates stand in the world, in no way less
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  • Title: Lecture: The Work of the Angels In Man's Astral Body
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    • very least the anthroposophical knowledge of Man and of the Cosmos
    • THE WORK OF THE ANGELS IN MAN'S ASTRAL BODY
    • power in life. Only when we manage to investigate this view of the world
    • very definite and significant processes in the evolution of humanity.
    • only to the extent that man succeeds in ratifying them by his physical
    • In the case of an individual human being, everybody knows that account
    • Outer, physical happenings are going on around human beings of five,
    • fifty-year-olds, the seventy-year-olds! How human beings may be
    • individual human being, just as the nature of his powers and faculties
    • and faculties possessed by humanity in general constantly changing in
    • character of humanity is different in the 20th century from what it
    • speak of man or of humanity in terms of abstract generalisations, that
    • there is no need to regard humanity as being involved in a continuous
    • humanity. The Greco-Latin epoch of civilisation, lasting from the 8th
    • humanity which essentially concerns our own times. The paramount force
    • in human evolution from the 15th century until the beginning of the
    • consider in greater detail the nature of man himself. In the sense of
    • Spiritual Science, the members of man's being, beginning from above
    • process this fourfold constitution of man came into being. It is not
    • sheaths of man's being? Is it not evident that our threefold sheath
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    • very least the anthroposophical knowledge of Man and of the Cosmos
    • THE WORK OF THE ANGELS IN MAN'S ASTRAL BODY
    • power in life. Only when we manage to investigate this view of the world
    • very definite and significant processes in the evolution of humanity.
    • only to the extent that man succeeds in ratifying them by his physical
    • In the case of an individual human being, everybody knows that account
    • Outer, physical happenings are going on around human beings of five,
    • fifty-year-olds, the seventy-year-olds! How human beings may be
    • individual human being, just as the nature of his powers and faculties
    • and faculties possessed by humanity in general constantly changing in
    • character of humanity is different in the 20th century from what it
    • speak of man or of humanity in terms of abstract generalisations, that
    • there is no need to regard humanity as being involved in a continuous
    • humanity. The Greco-Latin epoch of civilisation, lasting from the 8th
    • humanity which essentially concerns our own times. The paramount force
    • in human evolution from the 15th century until the beginning of the
    • consider in greater detail the nature of man himself. In the sense of
    • Spiritual Science, the members of man's being, beginning from above
    • process this fourfold constitution of man came into being. It is not
    • sheaths of man's being? Is it not evident that our threefold sheath
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  • Title: Lecture: Exoteric and Esoteric Christianity
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    • The mystery of death taught by Jesus Christ to his disciples after his resurrection. Saul and the event at Damascus when he became the apostle Paul. The role of Ahriman, Satan, the World Prince, in the course of human evolution.
    • the volume containing the German text is entitled,
    • anthroposophical knowledge of the human being and of the cosmos to the
    • mankind is recorded in documents that have been preserved as
    • that, in addition to these records that have influenced mankind
    • deeper sense of a knowledge of man and of man's conception of the
    • impiles, when it is said by a man like Paul. Why could Paul not be
    • death on the cross in accordance with human laws and justice. Paul
    • great truths of the past connected with man's earthly evolution, a
    • modern man finds it very difficult to understand that the first men
    • their teachings to human beings — in a spiritual way, of course
    • past of human evolution on earth, it was a well-known fact that men
    • concerning the abode of human souls in the divine world before
    • which I have just described, the gods taught human beings what the
    • draw this schematically we might say that people saw the human soul
    • their spirit-soul life was not ensnared by death. They saw human life
    • only from within. When they looked at birth, human life extended
    • of this frame of spirit. On tracing the evolution of mankind from the
    • human beings learnt to know death. They learnt to know death more and
    • entangled in death, and out of man's feelings arose the question:
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    • The mystery of death taught by Jesus Christ to his disciples after his resurrection. Saul and the event at Damascus when he became the apostle Paul. The role of Ahriman, Satan, the World Prince, in the course of human evolution.
    • the volume containing the German text is entitled,
    • anthroposophical knowledge of the human being and of the cosmos to the
    • mankind is recorded in documents that have been preserved as
    • that, in addition to these records that have influenced mankind
    • deeper sense of a knowledge of man and of man's conception of the
    • impiles, when it is said by a man like Paul. Why could Paul not be
    • death on the cross in accordance with human laws and justice. Paul
    • great truths of the past connected with man's earthly evolution, a
    • modern man finds it very difficult to understand that the first men
    • their teachings to human beings — in a spiritual way, of course
    • past of human evolution on earth, it was a well-known fact that men
    • concerning the abode of human souls in the divine world before
    • which I have just described, the gods taught human beings what the
    • draw this schematically we might say that people saw the human soul
    • their spirit-soul life was not ensnared by death. They saw human life
    • only from within. When they looked at birth, human life extended
    • of this frame of spirit. On tracing the evolution of mankind from the
    • human beings learnt to know death. They learnt to know death more and
    • entangled in death, and out of man's feelings arose the question:
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  • Title: Mathematics and Occultism
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    • the German texts is entitled, Philosophie und Anthroposophie.
    • (Vol. 35 in the Bibliographic Survey, 1961). Translated from the German
    • to mathematics within the domain of human knowledge. Plato intended to
    • Ideas.” His point of view was that Man can know nothing of the
    • senses transmit. He demanded that thought should be emancipated from
    • sensation. Man moves in the World of Ideas when he thinks, only
    • present. The paramount question for Plato was, “How does Man
    • emancipate himself from all sense-perception?” He considered this
    • Of course, it is only with difficulty that Man can emancipate himself
    • will prove. Even when the man who lives in this every-day world does
    • linger, in his mind. As to the man who is as yet undeveloped, when he
    • “Let a man withdraw himself ever so much within the realm of pure
    • the undeveloped man. When he acquires for himself the faculty of
    • precisely such a mind emancipated from sense-perception and yet
    • spiritually full, which Plato demanded from those who would understand
    • his Doctrine of Ideas. In demanding this, however, he demanded no more
    • make them true initiates of the Higher Knowledge. Until Man
    • life in the World of Ideas emancipated from sense-perception. The
    • hover over innumerable, manifold sense-perceptible forms. When I think
    • purely spiritual manner if we would really know it in its true aspect.
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    • (Vol. 35 in the Bibliographic Survey, 1961). Translated from the German
    • to mathematics within the domain of human knowledge. Plato intended to
    • Ideas.” His point of view was that Man can know nothing of the
    • senses transmit. He demanded that thought should be emancipated from
    • sensation. Man moves in the World of Ideas when he thinks, only
    • present. The paramount question for Plato was, “How does Man
    • emancipate himself from all sense-perception?” He considered this
    • Of course, it is only with difficulty that Man can emancipate himself
    • will prove. Even when the man who lives in this every-day world does
    • linger, in his mind. As to the man who is as yet undeveloped, when he
    • “Let a man withdraw himself ever so much within the realm of pure
    • the undeveloped man. When he acquires for himself the faculty of
    • precisely such a mind emancipated from sense-perception and yet
    • spiritually full, which Plato demanded from those who would understand
    • his Doctrine of Ideas. In demanding this, however, he demanded no more
    • make them true initiates of the Higher Knowledge. Until Man
    • life in the World of Ideas emancipated from sense-perception. The
    • hover over innumerable, manifold sense-perceptible forms. When I think
    • purely spiritual manner if we would really know it in its true aspect.
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    • published in German as,
    • The original German text of this lecture can be found in the
    • written on each one of his works. Men of learning have given many
    • other highly learned man, for example Lord Bacon of Verulam, who in
    • manuscripts by Shakespeare have ever been found, they are also based
    • plays reveal that they were written by a man who had a thorough
    • were thefts, based on stenographic notes taken during a performance
    • recognise in the author of Shakespeare's plays a man with a definite
    • was proved by a performance of “HENRY V” at the
    • characters. The poet conjures up before us a human character and
    • essence of the human being, appeared in the foreground. This was the
    • the Individual human being.
    • school of his native town. There are many legends about Shakespeare's
    • while they were enjoying the performance. He then became supervisor of
    • Theatre, he became a wealthy man.
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    • published in German as,
    • The original German text of this lecture can be found in the
    • written on each one of his works. Men of learning have given many
    • other highly learned man, for example Lord Bacon of Verulam, who in
    • manuscripts by Shakespeare have ever been found, they are also based
    • plays reveal that they were written by a man who had a thorough
    • were thefts, based on stenographic notes taken during a performance
    • recognise in the author of Shakespeare's plays a man with a definite
    • was proved by a performance of “HENRY V” at the
    • characters. The poet conjures up before us a human character and
    • essence of the human being, appeared in the foreground. This was the
    • the Individual human being.
    • school of his native town. There are many legends about Shakespeare's
    • while they were enjoying the performance. He then became supervisor of
    • Theatre, he became a wealthy man.
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    • published in German as,
    • The original German text of this lecture can be found in the
    • we should include Shakespeare in the German classics. And if we
    • schiller and the development of German literature in general
    • written about each of his works. Academics have given many
    • the plays which bear his name, but some other highly learned man,
    • suppositions are based on the fact that no manuscripts written by
    • written by a man who had a thorough knowledge of the theatre and
    • performances, so that the texts did not completely correspond to
    • plays was a man with a certain definite worldview. But such
    • performance of  Henry V under the direction of
    • Neuman-Hofer at the inauguration of the Lessing Theatre. It did
    • conjures up before us a human character and unfolds his thoughts
    • not the individual human personality, appeared in the foreground.
    • new worldview aroused interest in the Individual human being.
    • grammar school in his hometown. There are many legends about
    • of the visitors while they were enjoying the performance. He then
    • Globe Theatre he was a wealthy man.
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    • published in German as,
    • The original German text of this lecture can be found in the
    • we should include Shakespeare in the German classics. And if we
    • schiller and the development of German literature in general
    • written about each of his works. Academics have given many
    • the plays which bear his name, but some other highly learned man,
    • suppositions are based on the fact that no manuscripts written by
    • written by a man who had a thorough knowledge of the theatre and
    • performances, so that the texts did not completely correspond to
    • plays was a man with a certain definite worldview. But such
    • performance of  Henry V under the direction of
    • Neuman-Hofer at the inauguration of the Lessing Theatre. It did
    • conjures up before us a human character and unfolds his thoughts
    • not the individual human personality, appeared in the foreground.
    • new worldview aroused interest in the Individual human being.
    • grammar school in his hometown. There are many legends about
    • of the visitors while they were enjoying the performance. He then
    • Globe Theatre he was a wealthy man.
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    • Several passages in the German are very obscure.
    • Several passages in the German are very obscure.
    • The Temple Legend: Lecture VI: Manicheism.
    • Manicheanism. The Faust Problem is connected with it. Manicheanism was
    • founded by Manes about the third century after Christ and its great
    • opponent was Augustine. Manicheanism came from the region lying in the
    • Manicheanism founded a mighty spiritual stream to which the mediaeval
    • was a Persian. She had once redeemed a slave named Manes and he was
    • themselves ‘Sons of the Widow.’ Manes designated himself
    • humanity — that is as an incarnation of the Holy Spirit, merely a
    • presented the views of Catholicism as opposed to the Manichean
    • advocate of Manicheanism. It is usually thought that the different
    • conceptions of evil held by Manicheanism is what distinguishes it from
    • Western Christianity. Manicheanism is supposed to have taught that
    • supposed to have originated from Manes himself. In the legend of
    • Manicheanism we have a starting point for this examination. It is the
    • esoterically through legends. The Legend of Manes is a legend dealing
    • Archetypal Man, the human race who must mingle with the Kingdom of
    • influenced by that which stands above man. Not until our own epoch
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    • Several passages in the German are very obscure.
    • Several passages in the German are very obscure.
    • The Temple Legend: Lecture VI: Manicheism.
    • Manicheanism. The Faust Problem is connected with it. Manicheanism was
    • founded by Manes about the third century after Christ and its great
    • opponent was Augustine. Manicheanism came from the region lying in the
    • Manicheanism founded a mighty spiritual stream to which the mediaeval
    • was a Persian. She had once redeemed a slave named Manes and he was
    • themselves ‘Sons of the Widow.’ Manes designated himself
    • humanity — that is as an incarnation of the Holy Spirit, merely a
    • presented the views of Catholicism as opposed to the Manichean
    • advocate of Manicheanism. It is usually thought that the different
    • conceptions of evil held by Manicheanism is what distinguishes it from
    • Western Christianity. Manicheanism is supposed to have taught that
    • supposed to have originated from Manes himself. In the legend of
    • Manicheanism we have a starting point for this examination. It is the
    • esoterically through legends. The Legend of Manes is a legend dealing
    • Archetypal Man, the human race who must mingle with the Kingdom of
    • influenced by that which stands above man. Not until our own epoch
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    • Man as a Being of
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    • four objective inner senses. Man's soul-life and his cosmic being. The
    • The distinction between upper and lower man; both representative of
    • of the members of man's being bound up with the physical organisation.
    • physical-bodily, natural necessity. The dematerialisation of the human
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  • Title: Man as a Being: Lecture 1
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    • We now have to continue our study of the relationship between man and
    • the ego of another man, or the perception of the meaning of words.
    • ego, what we see first is the human form; we know that we ourselves
    • conclude that there is also an ego in this other human form which
    • senses of man which I have often enumerated. The physiological or
    • than the capacity to perceive the ego of another man. The second sense
    • from which we receive simply a sensation of standing as man in a
    • point to something of deep significance for the whole of human life.
    • that can be compared with the experience of another man's ego or of
    • then you would certainly never be objectively clear about the man's
    • amoral manner of observation. Let us take a man in whom the sense of
    • ego-sense, are poorly developed. Such a man lives as it were without
    • the man can perceive objective-subjectively. The animal smells; as you
    • (Translation not yet published.)] Let us consider the human being in
    • subjective manner, this movement and this balance are nevertheless
    • indifference whether it is a block of wood that is moved, or a man;
    • whether it is a block of wood in balance or a man. In the external
    • physical world a man in movement is exactly the same thing to observe
    • places us as human beings in the world that we are like objective
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    • which belong to the upper man, constituting man's essential
    • man, the content of which stands in much the same relationship to
    • human consciousness as external experiences proper, only that these
    • experiences take place within man. We have seen that the ego-sense,
    • kind, and that we then plunge into two regions in which man's inner
    • of man and the structure of the world within him.
    • between the upper and the lower man, both of which in a certain way
    • relationship to the other. Unless we grasp this division of the human
    • century, human progress has consisted predominantly in the development
    • of ideas about natural necessity. Humanity has paid less attention in
    • recent centuries to the other pole of human experience. Anyone who is
    • This cleavage has arisen primarily because a great many of those who
    • the doctrine that man must not be regarded as consisting of body, soul
    • centuries-old custom of assuming man to consist of body and soul.
    • This is the classic example of many situations in which present-day
    • humanity believes that it forms an unprejudiced judgment, whereas the
    • For example, the man who knows nothing but the scientific thought of
    • kind of knowledge. The man who, as well as being familiar with the
    • the fourth century, will form his judgments about the relations of man
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  • Title: Man as a Being: Lecture 3
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    • THIS cleft in human nature of which I have been speaking also finds
    • of two human capacities which even the most casual examination shows
    • speaking about the being of man himself or of his relationship to the
    • man and animal are somewhat like this, though people are not generally
    • expresses a certain series of facts, to examine human death, animal
    • something quite different in man from what it is in animals. We must
    • reality of man, not from some idea we have formed of the
    • both man and animal, with the object of finding similarities between
    • happened in the case of the famous Professor Otto Liebmann. An
    • when he comes back again, and finds the man still there, he spouts
    • The human faculty of memory must be understood entirely out of human
    • out of the constitution of the senses and therefore of the human head.
    • very individual manner of memory-formation, how it differs in children
    • represents a metamorphosis of the human being's organic structure,
    • metabolic-limb man is transformed during the life between death and
    • two things go together: one of them a man brings with him from his
    • in a backward direction, entirely in the manner of memory, what has
    • the less experiences acquired by humanity in the course of its
    • evolution. The simple fact is that humanity is in such a stage of its
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    • name, Elijah, in his translated text, but left the German, Elias,
    • devoted care of our friend Dr. Ita Wegman. And so I hope that I will still be
    • instreaming of the Michael-Power into the spiritual events of man's life on
    • taken hold in a number of human souls who will then be able to create the
    • right human starting-point for such a festival.
    • be accomplished for human evolution in the course of this present century by
    • therewith for all mankind; we know how he set before them the goal and
    • moment of human evolution, appeared again so that Christ Jesus Himself could
    • give him the Initiation he was to receive for the evolution of mankind. For
    • mankind in colours and forms of rarest loveliness. We see, thus following
    • We know [for I have often spoken with you of these things] how, when man
    • mankind.
    • We know that man passes through the Moon sphere and through the spheres
    • spheres and together too with other human souls who have also departed from
    • mankind, with whose wisdom Raphael, as Elijah, had been deeply inspired. He
    • which first made it possible for man to be, and for the Earthly to be
    • Elijah, brought to mankind through the medium of his own people the truths
    • transformation of the human heart.
    • Raphael — Hermann Grimm — set to work four times to write
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    • name, Elijah, in his translated text, but left the German, Elias,
    • devoted care of our friend Dr. Ita Wegman. And so I hope that I will still be
    • instreaming of the Michael-Power into the spiritual events of man's life on
    • taken hold in a number of human souls who will then be able to create the
    • right human starting-point for such a festival.
    • be accomplished for human evolution in the course of this present century by
    • therewith for all mankind; we know how he set before them the goal and
    • moment of human evolution, appeared again so that Christ Jesus Himself could
    • give him the Initiation he was to receive for the evolution of mankind. For
    • mankind in colours and forms of rarest loveliness. We see, thus following
    • We know [for I have often spoken with you of these things] how, when man
    • mankind.
    • We know that man passes through the Moon sphere and through the spheres
    • spheres and together too with other human souls who have also departed from
    • mankind, with whose wisdom Raphael, as Elijah, had been deeply inspired. He
    • which first made it possible for man to be, and for the Earthly to be
    • Elijah, brought to mankind through the medium of his own people the truths
    • transformation of the human heart.
    • Raphael — Hermann Grimm — set to work four times to write
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    • works, the volume containing the German texts is entitled,
    • the German by D. S. Osmond.
    • removed from the human being in the physical world. I will begin with
    • You will realise from many of the Lecture Courses that have been given
    • us in the physical world react to our actions, our manifestations of
    • kind takes place in the case of the animal kingdom and the human
    • mentality. Modern man knows quite well that when a magnetic needle
    • develops in an animal or in a human being, all science and all schools
    • work. And it is the same in the case of the human being. This is a
    • Hierarchies, the human being is working at this whole system of forces
    • The next is the human kingdom. Mineral Nature and the plant kingdom
    • are absent. The dead's acquaintance with the human kingdom is limited
    • has contact and can make links only with those human souls, whether
    • aware of the animal realm as a totality; only those human souls come
    • imagine that their number is small, for individual human beings have
    • already passed through many Earth lives. In every Earth life a whole
    • importance of the Earth life for the individual human being. If there
    • had been no Earth life we should be unable to form links with human
    • experienced in the human realm in yonder world that the dead is in
    • much more intimate connection with human beings in the domain of
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    • the German by D. S. Osmond.
    • removed from the human being in the physical world. I will begin with
    • You will realise from many of the Lecture Courses that have been given
    • us in the physical world react to our actions, our manifestations of
    • kind takes place in the case of the animal kingdom and the human
    • mentality. Modern man knows quite well that when a magnetic needle
    • develops in an animal or in a human being, all science and all schools
    • work. And it is the same in the case of the human being. This is a
    • Hierarchies, the human being is working at this whole system of forces
    • The next is the human kingdom. Mineral Nature and the plant kingdom
    • are absent. The dead's acquaintance with the human kingdom is limited
    • has contact and can make links only with those human souls, whether
    • aware of the animal realm as a totality; only those human souls come
    • imagine that their number is small, for individual human beings have
    • already passed through many Earth lives. In every Earth life a whole
    • importance of the Earth life for the individual human being. If there
    • had been no Earth life we should be unable to form links with human
    • experienced in the human realm in yonder world that the dead is in
    • much more intimate connection with human beings in the domain of
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  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture I: The Egyptian period, and the present time.
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    • extensive theme before us; Universe, Earth, and Man, and I propose to
    • upon which humanity is now placed, upon which we are to work and live,
    • Man” — a word we here wish to understand in its occult
    • made use of the expression, “O man, know thyself!”
    • see how mysterious are the forces permeating human life. Three ages of
    • human effort and research, of human development, morals, and life,
    • gradually developing humanity, seeds which remained hidden during the
    • Greco-Latin age and have reappeared in a special manner in the present
    • similar exists as a deep mystery in the development of man. In history
    • the Greek age, the Roman, the Christian, down into our own age. All
    • more or less directly from the ancient Egyptian age into our own. Many
    • its sculptures, those great, ideal, and perfect human forms described
    • ancient kingdom of the Romans. Something remarkable appears when we
    • the Italian. Before us appear the figures of ancient Rome, many of
    • these Roman figures? One might say regarding certain of those
    • belonging to the Roman Republic that one feels as if the ideal forms
    • as an individual human citizen; he felt the power that worked so
    • than from his own personal power. The Roman on the contrary appears to
    • personality. Hence in the Roman kingdom there appears something very
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  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture II: Ancient Wisdom and the new Apocalyptic Wisdom. Temple sleep. Isis and the Madonna. Past stages of Evolution. The bestowing of the Ego. Future Powers.
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    • considered when Universe and Man are brought into relationship with
    • phenomenon which, to the man of the present day, is more or less of a
    • The man of today has but a dim conception of those ancient ideas
    • Anthroposophical movement to direct humanity once more to that
    • interested in the health of mankind at the time when she was placed
    • remembrance, in the German and Norse, and the Greek mythologies —
    • connected with knowledge only accessible to man through initiation.
    • ancient times, a healing element, and it would be well if man were to
    • mission of the Anthroposophical movement, which is to lead man up to
    • in man, and the possession of wisdom and insight into higher worlds
    • will then be capable of acting on human nature to harmonize and heal.
    • thinking healed the man. Let us look at this more closely: that
    • in the worst sense, the other a deeply religious man. Again it might
    • that the religious man can be cured and the other not. These are
    • humanity — will seem absurd; however, they are not so. How is
    • exercised upon human nature by so-called “sense free” ideas,
    • difference between a man who likes mathematics and one who does not.
    • Nevertheless, it is of great use to the inner being of man to dwell on
    • matters which one day, when man will look up more to that which is
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  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture III: The Kingdoms of Nature. Group-egos. The Centre of Man. The Kingdoms of Higher Spiritual Beings.
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    • If we are to bring the relationship of Universe, Earth, and Man before
    • gather together many things that will furnish us with some kind of
    • shall see very little; this applies to the Earth as well as to man,
    • said which many of you know already, but in order to grasp our vast
    • that in the various ages of the Post-Atlantean epoch man has repeated
    • nature; the mineral, vegetable, animal, and human kingdoms. Man is not
    • physical world we have to allow that of all earthly beings man alone
    • animals is not in the physical world in the same way man's ego is.
    • If we consider the difference between animals and man we must
    • acknowledge that whereas every human being has its individual
    • such an ego belonging to the animal kingdom a group-ego. The human ego
    • eyes it is present within the skin of every human being. This is not
    • ego-nature which in the case of man is present in the physical world
    • individuals on the astral plane, just as human individual egos do here
    • flowers. That which grows has not in the physical world, like man, a
    • which otherwise confronts man merely as a material structure, expands
    • uselessly than when a man transplants one carefully and with good
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  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture IV: The Outer Manifestations of Spiritual Beings in the Elements. Their connection with Man. Cosmic partitions. The Myth of Osiris.
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    • learnt, further, that high Spiritual Beings take part in man's
    • Spiritual Science maintains that each separate human being is complete
    • man has passed through many incarnations, and that in his present
    • normal development man is incapable of working beyond one incarnation.
    • how it is with the more external manifestations of these Beings.
    • the bodily manifestation of this Spiritual Kingdom. (When I said that
    • as the Spirits of Personality or Archai. As man is made up of these
    • The series of Beings connected with man is not exhausted with those I
    • universe, and man, Beings who are at a higher stage even than the
    • reflect that from the beginning of human evolution, that is, from the
    • time when man experienced his first incarnation, the
    • many Spirits of Personality different ones have been the directors of
    • whole of' earthly humanity. Since the mission of mankind first began
    • on earth, Spiritual Beings have taken part in work upon humanity, and
    • human beings. As if from a higher kingdom, the Spirits of Form have
    • “Zeitgeist” to the Spirit of the whole of humanity we
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  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture V: The sacrifice of the substance by the Thrones, Kyriotetes, Dynami's, and Exusiai. Jehovah and the Elohim, and their co-operative activity in the stages of human Development.
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    • evolution of humanity, are the Spirits of Form. They are the Beings
    • other, balance was maintained in the evolution of man. You have learnt
    • that not only man goes through development, but that all the Beings in
    • circumstance that Beings have remained behind, between man on the one
    • far beyond the evolution of humanity, but have not yet reached the
    • beings as regards human evolution. On one hand we have very mature
    • Beings, on the other, between them and mankind, are others whom we
    • evolution of man. Through the cooperation of the Sun-Gods with the
    • evolution at this point if we consider what the evolution of man had
    • Man in the course of his evolution has been connected with all these
    • complicated manner.
    • which in addition to these possesses an ego is at the stage of human
    • man has these four principles within him; and we shall understand how
    • easily be supposed that as the human ego is the highest, that which
    • first makes man, man, it would be the oldest principle; but this is
    • was owned first by man, but the physical body — it is the oldest.
    • next you observe fluid constituents of many kinds; further, the
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  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture VI: The Spirits of Form as regents of earthly existence. Participation of the Luciferic beings. The formation of race.
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    • the special regents of human earthly existence. The heart of the
    • soul nature of man. At a certain point of time they reached such a
    • of Wisdom giving man an etheric body on the Sun, and the Spirits of
    • find a sufficiently prepared human being on which they could work on
    • earth. For only when man possessed a physical, an etheric, and an
    • now know as the human form. The form you are able to observe in your
    • development before man could rise to his present noble form. If asked
    • Form were even then active, working slowly and gradually at the human
    • body. We can indicate the period when this fashioning of man came to a
    • certain conclusion, when the human form was, in a way, finished. This
    • our own. It was only about the middle of the Atlantean epoch that man
    • material parts were softer. We find man consisting of a soft substance
    • time the forces of man's bone structure were organized, but the bones
    • the lower principles of man was very different to what it is now.
    • We know when man is asleep today that his physical and etheric body
    • the physical body man is also quickly free from it when he withdraws
    • always remained connected with the etheric body. In the case of a man
    • physical vehicle had been left behind, was that during the night man
    • During the Atlantean period man had great power over the shape of his
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  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture VII: Animal forms -- the physiognomical expression of human passions. The religion of Egypt -- a remembrance of Lemurian times. Fish and serpent symbols. The remembrance of Atlantis in Europe. The Light of Christ.
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    • evolution generally, and particularly in human evolution, because
    • human beings, and other beings also, could not await the right point
    • middle of the Atlantean epoch that the true human form appeared. In
    • form of man was very mobile; not only could he move his limbs as at
    • to say such things about past conditions of the earth and of man. Even
    • tracts of land humanity had dwelt, and, to borrow a term from natural
    • At that time humanity had a body much softer and more plastic than it
    • is now; it was a period when man could assume many shapes; if we were
    • come to man. As he had no consciousness of self, and as the human
    • The shape which man presented outwardly — and which changed
    • external bodily form immediately expressed it, therefore man appeared
    • earth was peopled by the lower animals and man. And if one were
    • one could find one's fellowman through the expression they gave to
    • tapestry. Everything that moves within the human astral body today,
    • part of our present higher animals consists of human beings who were
    • Those human beings who were capable of rising, who maintained their
    • nature only, and take on no external form. This is what man's higher
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  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture VIII: Mans connection with the various planetary bodies. The earth's mission.
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    • together — Universe, Earth, and Man.
    • material thing. We have seen how the manifold world beings (we may not
    • finer substances for their evolution, while man had to retain the
    • within him, man is actually in a position to gain knowledge for
    • consider man in relation to the various planets.
    • We are surrounded on earth by minerals, plants, animals, and human
    • present cycle of humanity, and enquire: How are the beings which
    • of existence we are now passing through (the human stage) has been
    • passed through their human stage there did so under entirely different
    • We know this, but we have to speak of it as the human stage. The
    • Archangels, or Fire-Spirits, passed through their human stage in
    • warmth and gas, and beings passing through their human development
    • observed occultly we see it as a body inhabited by man on which he
    • the moon-plus-earth, man continued to dwell for a long period upon the
    • embodied in the earth man must become more and more mature through
    • will have then so changed as to be suited to man, or rather to what,
    • in the distant future, will have developed from man and from the
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  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture XI: The progress of man. His conquest of the physical plane in the post-Atlantean civilizations. The beginning and up-building of the 'I am.' The chosen people.
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    • Our task today is to comprehend the spiritual horizon within which man
    • conditions of the consciousness of man were quite different to what
    • companionship with man, but will only remind ourselves that at that
    • time man had a conviction, based on direct experience, that above the
    • human kingdom to which he himself belonged there were other kingdoms
    • the other hand, when dimness and darkness enveloped man at night. This
    • am” were laid down in man. By learning to perceive the objects
    • there are all possible grades of beings in the animal and human
    • kingdoms so also there are many different grades among the beings
    • above man. Some beings in the kingdom of the Angels are very close to
    • man, and others are at a higher stage; many grades are met with when
    • understand clearly that at the time when man rose at night through dim
    • trivially) gained something from man through their intercourse with
    • man they were still inwardly connected with him; they inspired him and
    • that we must think of man in that ancient period as being in such a
    • case today, only man is not aware of it, whereas at that time he was,
    • other lectures that sleep is by no means unnecessary for man; it serves
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  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture X: The reflection in the fourth epoch of mans experiences with the ancient Gods and their way of the Cross. The Christ-Mystery.
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    • In the last lecture we learnt that man had gradually conquered the
    • that when the Greeks and Romans were the leading peoples in human
    • evolution man had established a kind of balance between his
    • parallels in the spiritual world. Even if we go further back in human
    • regards man's observation and perception of the physical world,
    • consciousness when man is withdrawn from his physical body during
    • In order that we may understand the entire human being we must take
    • So far we have considered the destiny of man during his life between
    • between death and rebirth; for the life of man continues after death.
    • first alternated with life outside of it, man has led, to a certain
    • Destinies change in the spiritual period of human development also. We
    • man leads here in the physical world, and at his relationship to the
    • other kingdoms around him. Man, as at present developed, is by no
    • Think only how man's consciousness, his self-consciousness, depends
    • not have been kindled by the outer world. Man, as regards his
    • his means of support; in the physical world man is not an absolute
    • Let us now pass to the epoch when man first began to enter upon his
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  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture XI: The reversing of Egyptian remembrance into material forms by way of Arabism. The harmonizing of Egyptian remembrance. The Christian impulse of power in Rosicrucianism.
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    • In the previous lectures wide reaches, both of human evolution and
    • development — in which man received the foundations of his ego,
    • of this, which was the first period of earthly evolution in which man
    • of Greece, we showed it to be a reflection of what man experienced
    • They tried at that time to preserve the physical form of man, and this
    • All that the human soul experienced when it looked down from spiritual
    • most wonderful physical things have been produced, things by which man
    • of spirit — the formative human spirit — and the physical
    • the Atlantean etheric human form. In its physical form the Sphinx
    • human conception; in it we see the thought embodied that man is still
    • animal-like below and only attains to what is human in the etheric
    • man, we find depicted in the Greek tragedies. In them we see the inner
    • united with the human race. By the end of the Atlantean epoch these
    • from the consciousness of man. Human consciousness was no longer
    • saying: We were once united with humanity but had to withdraw from
    • them for a time. The divine world had to disappear from human
    • A man who belonged to Grecian civilization was incapable as yet of
    • had to disappear for a time from the sight of man, the horizon of the
    • We see man here represented as the image of the Gods, we see how he
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  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Contents
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    • The Kingdoms Of Nature. Group Egos. The Centre Of Man. The Kingdoms Of
    • The Outer Manifestations Of Spiritual Beings In The Elements. Their
    • Connection With Man. Cosmic Partitions. The Myth Of Osiris.
    • In The Stages Of Human Development.
    • Animal Forms — The Physiognomical Expression Of Human Passions.
    • Man's Connection With The Various Planetary Bodies. The Earth's
    • The Progress Of Man. His Conquest Of The Physical Plane In The
    • The Reflection In The Fourth Epoch Of Man's Experiences With The
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    • As against the many grievous misunderstandings that had arisen, Rudolf
    • growth of humanity. He also gave for the first time on that occasion a
    • Rudolf Steiner connected the Mythology of northern Germany. He had
    • humanity in the methods of initiation suited to present conditions of
    • manifestations. The mysterious connection of the great cosmic laws
    • Existence in individual man — the microcosm.
    • All this teaching culminated in the central event of human evolution:
    • In order that these truths might be brought to humanity, fact by fact
    • necessities of present evolution, both cosmic and human; and, with
    • humanity, and must learn to find within itself the central
    • colonies by a Church, fettered by Roman Imperialism, its radiance
    • desire for religious communities. German mysticism appeared as a rich
    • after the new forces of human knowledge, with the tragic fate and
    • the faculty of spiritual perception, once given to man and now lost,
    • humanity grows strong. When man consciously grasps this ego-being he
    • epochs of time with their tremendous significance for human
    • and cognition of the Universe, Earth, and Man.
    • In describing the descent of man from the Divine and his way back
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    • Christ in the person of Jesus of Nazareth. So many
    • common heritage of mankind, we shall seek to know it
    • practical statement in human life, including
    • truth, or against the alienation from life of many
    • gives evidence of many things which are not
    • Fundamentally, the whole evolution of mankind can be
    • spiritual life signify save that many things which
    • nature and at the same time in man, lives in us as
    • we may ask: How has the human mind always expressed
    • which man himself belongs? We must then reply: Man
    • ordinary human consciousness there plays quite
    • towards the individual being of man in a
    • impelled to surmise that man's relationship to the
    • we have to do with something more universally human
    • When we meet another human being and enter into the
    • that the Will of another man is being put under
    • In other words, human nature strives, in so far as
    • in so far as it comes to statement in the human
    • man and should not be approached save through the
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    • Christ in the person of Jesus of Nazareth. So many
    • common heritage of mankind, we shall seek to know it
    • practical statement in human life, including
    • truth, or against the alienation from life of many
    • gives evidence of many things which are not
    • Fundamentally, the whole evolution of mankind can be
    • spiritual life signify save that many things which
    • nature and at the same time in man, lives in us as
    • we may ask: How has the human mind always expressed
    • which man himself belongs? We must then reply: Man
    • ordinary human consciousness there plays quite
    • towards the individual being of man in a
    • impelled to surmise that man's relationship to the
    • we have to do with something more universally human
    • When we meet another human being and enter into the
    • that the Will of another man is being put under
    • In other words, human nature strives, in so far as
    • in so far as it comes to statement in the human
    • man and should not be approached save through the
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  • Title: Riddle of Humanity: Cover Sheet
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    • OF HUMANITY:
    • Of Human History
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    • research, Steiner's view of the human being and the significance of
    • Two spheres of existence in nature and in man the realm of regularity
    • The duality of human nature — the heavenly and the earthly
    • aspects of man. Uranus and Gaia. Influences of one incarnation on the
    • The human organism, results of prenatal formative powers. The dual
    • nature of man. The powers behind the existence of the body as
    • draughtsman-like fashion by the head. The relationship between the
    • three-foldness of human nature and knowledge, aesthetics and morality.
    • and goodness. How these shine down into the spiritual part of man.
    • Physiology of the imaginative psyche. Man in the spheres of morality,
    • incarnation. The cosmic significance of human knowledge.
    • The connection between the human being and the cosmos. The twelve
    • were subject to Luciferic and Ahrimanic influences.
    • The allocation of the whole human form to the cosmos. Technical
    • discoveries and the human physical organisation. Collisions between
    • Ahrimanic influences.
    • Ahrimanic powers. Francis Bacon inaugurates materialism and the
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    • Sozialdemokratie. Drei Briefe an einen Staatsmann zur Erganzung der
    • Hermann Bahr (1863 – 1934): Die Einsichtslosigkeit des
    • Herm Schaffle. Drei Breife an einen Volksmann als Antwort auf
    • Rudolf Eucken (1846 – 1926): German philosopher.
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    • that some human hearts and souls have actually been touched by the
    • spiritual implications of the work, and that some human eyes have
    • developing stream of human aspiration. We may hope that what our dear
    • most manifold fruits out there in the world. And these fruits will
    • these times of uncertain destiny, to establish what mankind needs for
    • things that are evidence of what is rooted in the depths of the human
    • the more these life-obscuring clouds arise. It is about human nature,
    • often indefinable aspects of human nature.
    • I will begin with an example; our times provide us with many examples
    • ‘decadent’. Many adhered to a kind of gospel which
    • Today I want to discuss a relatively young man who developed along
    • a man whom many saw as a
    • mankind have been the views of philistines and pedants. The
    • of human being in the world-men and women. But only a true philistine
    • Weininger, what is a proper woman? A proper woman is not even a
    • exclusively W. The truth of the matter is that every human individual
    • consists of M + W. Every human being has both masculine and feminine
    • the impression of being a man; if there is a preponderance of W, the
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    • Two spheres of existence in nature and in man the realm of regularity
    • manifests the greatest kind of regularity and order, and another realm
    • autumn. And the realm of nature presents us with many other things in
    • You see here two distinct realms of nature, one that manifests
    • regularities our reason can grasp, and the other whose manifestations
    • Now, there is a profound truth that we have considered from many
    • points of view in the course of our studies here, the truth that man
    • is a microcosm — that man mirrors the macrocosm and that
    • rediscovered in some form in mankind. So we would expect to find these
    • two spheres of nature expressed in some human form, one which exhibits
    • Naturally, in a human life these would be expressed very differently
    • remind us of something in man. Now, consider the typical example I
    • with what human reason has to offer. There were storms in the depths
    • of the human head and the regular course of the human heart come the
    • storms. But be in no doubt about it, every human soul has the tendency
    • depths of every human soul. Ordinary people who are not so disposed,
    • body is being reflected in the etheric body. Every human being
    • possesses a day-to-day awareness that a man like Weininger dismisses
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    • The duality of human nature — the heavenly and the earthly
    • aspects of man. Uranus and Gaia. Influences of one incarnation on the
    • become aware of the fundamentally dual nature of the human being. We
    • have seen how everything that comes to life in a human soul during
    • waking consciousness can be traced back to the influence on man of the
    • cosmic significance, have imprinted on humanity. The foundations of
    • certain other, deeper regions of human nature, regions which in a
    • The picture a human being presents to the senses reveals his dual
    • pictorial expression of the dual nature of a human being, for the head
    • found direct evidence that mankind once possessed knowledge, explicit
    • occurrences and human waking consciousness. We saw how that which can
    • the stars, creates an image of itself in waking human consciousness.
    • Man has a waking consciousness because, in the first place, he is able
    • wonderful way that mankind participates in the whole universe, and
    • One ahrimanic prejudice is particularly common in those who still
    • understand the nature of either mankind or of the world as long as one
    • on earth in an earthly human body can only preserve such a sensibility
    • new birth as long as earthly things are regarded in the manner to
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  • Title: Lecture: Riddle of Humanity: Lecture Four
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    • The human organism, results of prenatal formative powers. The dual
    • nature of man. The powers behind the existence of the body as
    • draughtsman-like fashion by the head. The relationship between the
    • three-foldness of human nature and knowledge, aesthetics and morality.
    • manifestations of the spirit.
    • out in the human soul. The Greeks always saw the entire, physically
    • existing human being as a likeness and a symbol of the super-sensible,
    • even though we may not want them, many materialistic notions have
    • But, as you shall see, if you picture matters in the manner of what
    • the human head, namely, the forces that form and shape it, are active
    • need for understanding how the human head is shaped during the period
    • human being is both cosmic and earthly: cosmic with respect to the
    • body. These things are manifestations of the most profound mysteries,
    • keys to understanding the origins not only of humanity, but of the
    • So, from this point of view, we can already conceive of man as a being
    • with a dual nature. Because humanity has this dual nature, it is
    • the human body with the exception of head — must be seen as a
    • different degrees of likeness. I want to consider the whole human
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  • Title: Lecture: Riddle of Humanity: Lecture Five
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    • and goodness. How these shine down into the spiritual part of man.
    • Physiology of the imaginative psyche. Man in the spheres of morality,
    • the course of the past years about how a human being enters the
    • together in man, and that he rises above these three realms that are
    • spirit he also grows into these realms. Man becomes human by
    • about how a human being grows into the spiritual world after passing
    • as a human being grows into the spiritual worlds he is received into
    • abstractly. But the forces in the spiritual world into which a human
    • Having left behind the realms of wisdom, of beauty, of truth, mankind
    • spiritual realms continue to shine into the human aura, so that if we
    • include his spiritual parts, then the whole man is a being who lives
    • human being. A schematic kind of a drawing will help us see how these
    • things are connected with human nature, but please note that it is
    • astral body will be yellow; everything to do with the etheric human
    • being, lilac, and everything to do with the physical human being, red.
    • Now we will take a schematic look at mankind. We will observe how
    • mankind stands in the cosmos, in so far as a human being is a moral
    • cosmos. Then we will observe mankind in so far as a human being
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    • incarnation. The cosmic significance of human knowledge.
    • When one is speaking of the being of man and of mankind's relation to
    • comes to the human being — you may well say — is there
    • fact that a human being is formed in an intricate way from the entire
    • much about the complicated nature of the human being; but the time is
    • know how humanity is related to the cosmos. You could say that we are
    • together the different members of which a human being is composed has
    • not yet been turned over to mankind itself. We are still living in an
    • described in some detail over these last few days — of man's
    • of the body. If we examine a human head as it is today, what we have
    • through successive incarnations could be drawn as follows: Man has his
    • things we have been saying about the part of the human soul that is
    • see if its constituents include all the things man needs in his grain
    • relationship to human nourishment in order to explain why the grain of
    • wheat contains what it does. A man who believed that he was
    • by investigating its suitability as human nourishment would be making
    • investigate die manner in which a new wheat plant can develop from it.
    • Whether or not it contains substances for human nourishment is a
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  • Title: Lecture: Riddle of Humanity: Lecture Seven
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    • The connection between the human being and the cosmos. The twelve
    • human being. Goethe, for example, spoke in these terms in
    • and the human being ‘the small world.’ We have already had
    • many occasions to observe how manifold and complicated are the
    • relationships between man and the cosmos. Today I would like to remind
    • connecting these with a consideration of humanity's relationship to
    • what man, as the possessor of his senses, is, we said that the senses
    • to provide the foundations for fully conscious human life, but were
    • only suited to the dreamy clairvoyance of Moon man. Such clairvoyance
    • follow impulses and desires. Humanity had to wait for the Earth phase
    • is not justified, but that, in truth, we must distinguish twelve human
    • usual five, since they are equally relevant to earthly, human
    • way humanity relates to the rest of the world, one will have to
    • lie still more deeply embedded in the human organism. This sense
    • sense manifests itself indistinctly from within the human organism.
    • perceptions, for this obscures the truth that humans have a special,
    • manifestations than it is in the case of the ego sense, but each sense
    • human being. It is this separation of each into its special sphere to
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    • All the human consequences of these things must be inwardly
    • can be seen as a kind of human zodiac. Flowing through all these
    • the sense-zones and the vital organs has a manifold influence on a
    • So there really are circumstances in the inner human world that
    • human being. They are stabilised through being organised around a
    • on Old Moon were more like life processes, we must conclude that human
    • present Earth era. Moon man was more mobile, more inwardly mobile.
    • Earth man really does relate to what he consciously experiences in the
    • another. During the Earth era the outer surface of man has become
    • During the Moon phase, the present-day human senses contained a life
    • Moon man was capable of transformation, of metamorphosis. Now, I have
    • possible for a human being living in the Earth sphere. The twelve
    • more intimate manner than is the case here on earth. There we do not
    • human organism. To picture this, imagine that
    • limits of the human senses and perceptible only through the faculty of
    • what, as lower nature, is present in man. These spiritual counterparts
    • mark out the boundaries of the human senses and life processes.
    • the soul which are the home of human astrality and human egoity, of
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  • Title: Lecture: Riddle of Humanity: Lecture Nine
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    • We have been busy getting acquainted with the way man's life processes
    • ourselves of the trivial notion, held by many who want to befriend the
    • activities and relationships in the human being. In their present
    • to speak about many of the highly significant things that lie in this
    • find profound truths about the human being which one simply could not
    • manner that from a certain point of view is correct, you find
    • personally. In many respects they positively want to use the personal
    • Specific insights about every kind of human being and every human
    • example, that the human senses are presently located in more or less
    • have to say that everything mankind experienced on Old Moon was the
    • we would have to say that Old Moon was an illness that humanity had to
    • humanity of Old Moon was necessarily insane. Naturally, one cannot say
    • sustained by the human organisation in its present, earthly form. The
    • earthly, human organisation adapts to such visions in a way that is
    • nourishing — are more or less united. Then they begin to manifest
    • human organism; they establish connections with each other. Breathing,
    • enjoyment. Truly aesthetic human behaviour consists in the enlivening
    • an extremely important truth about humanity; it explains much. This
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    • What I would like to give you today is a thoroughly undemanding
    • still spoke of the world and man under the assumption that man
    • the human  I  is the true agent which is actively at
    • knowledge fall away; the manifold of sensations is all that a human
    • manner possible serves nothing beyond making one's life more
    • objectivity. Its only purpose is to support man's capacity to orient
    • curious of all mankind's inventions. For nowhere in the sum total of
    • Some unknown factors seem to lurk behind the manner in which
    • entirely beyond the capacities of human judgement to ascertain what
    • can say about them. All that a human being can know is that
    • occurrences. It is human folly, therefore, when people believe they
    • occurrences are as they are. Humanity has devoted itself to this folly
    • the world. Human knowledge has lost the power to formulate any
    • criterion of truth. In earlier times one believed in the human
    • reality. But no human being can possibly generate anything within
    • There is nothing in man that, in and of itself, leads to the decision:
    • present-day humanity is organised so as to fall into this way of
    • the ideas of pragmatic philosophy in America, a German thinker
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    • were subject to Luciferic and Ahrimanic influences.
    • the groundwork for certain perspectives on man's relation to the
    • Consider the development of the human soul as we can observe it here
    • as a result of the interaction between the human soul and the earthly,
    • period, for example, man's powers of dreamlike clairvoyance took the
    • kind of experience undergone by man on Old Moon. Everything he
    • to speak, engraved in a subtle etheric substance. Everything that man
    • whenever a human soul needed something comparable to our memory of
    • Man on Old Moon looked at the traces left behind by his own
    • mankind needed to become individualised. Man had to learn to present
    • man lives on Earth, whatever is developed in his waking consciousness
    • earthly form they have today. If you observe human development from
    • can become habits. In this manner it is possible for actions to
    • intimately connected with the way humanity achieves inner freedom.
    • ourselves to shaping these pictures in a manner that is as different
    • from various points of view. Like all the other phases of human
    • permanent, eternal gains from what our soul experiences by having a
    • are in the present cycle of human development.
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    • soul which mankind possessed on Old Moon. As I said, during this
    • period of dreamlike imaginative vision, mankind did not possess a
    • objectively in the world and followed behind a human being like the
    • in question, in this case, the human being, experiences them —
    • therefore, that everything mankind experienced through its Moon
    • higher hierarchies. Human thoughts followed in the wake of these
    • Other conditions obtain on Earth. Here, human life proceeds in such a
    • consciously experienced in the manner in which one was formerly able
    • repeated lives on Earth, humanity were not in the position to be able
    • by an evolution through successive lives on Earth. It gives mankind
    • elemental beings. Then they were thought by the human beings. This
    • were repeated in human thoughts remained visible. In the Earth period,
    • consciousness of humanity as spiritual science and why it is urgently
    • science so that humanity will be able to achieve its goals on Earth
    • the help of normal, healthy human reason, and that one can form a
    • mankind to shape the future of the Earth in the way in which it must
    • be shaped, if humanity is not to fall into decadence. Mankind is
    • If spiritual science is to fulfil its task for the future of mankind,
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    • The allocation of the whole human form to the cosmos. Technical
    • discoveries and the human physical organisation. Collisions between
    • discuss. Remember how the external human form led us to a description
    • of man's relation to the cosmos. It was said that the structure of the
    • human head — the head as it actually is — could not have
    • human body, excluding the head is, in turn, to some extent being
    • prepared to become the head of the next incarnation. Thus, the human
    • head refers back to a previous incarnation; the human body anticipates
    • human Gestalt really does connect directly with the previous
    • relationship is revealed when the human being is considered in this
    • external human Gestalt to the twelve signs of the zodiac has been
    • want to speak in the manner of the dilettantism that is so typical of
    • the parts of the human body to the cosmos.
    • You know that astrology assigns the human head to the sign of the Ram,
    • calves to the Waterman, and the feet to the Fishes.
    • In this manner, the whole human body, including the head, is related
    • We will let this (see drawing) represent the whole human body,
    • out of what at present is manifest as the organs of speech, the larynx
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    • Ahrimanic influences.
    • relationship of the human head and the rest of the human body to the
    • human head and all that pertains to it is a transformation, a
    • of such things for the role of humanity in the cosmos. Thereby we are,
    • life. It is not enough to describe the human being in the manner of
    • ordinary life and ordinary science; only if one can read man can he be
    • twelve senses of man
    • form of a human being really does function as an organ of perception,
    • perceive another  I  through the whole human being,
    • entire, immobile human being is the organ for perceiving an
    •  I  — the whole of the human form at rest, with
    • we ourselves, as physical human beings, constitute the largest of our
    • specialised in this fashion. The whole man: sense organ for the
    • thought; man, in so far as he is capable of movement: sense organ for
    • in the breast portion of the human body. As for the specialised organs
    • If we use spiritual-scientific means to investigate the human being,
    • experiences of the human soul. Speaking originates in the realm of the
    • Now, according to the original plan of the human constitution, it is
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    • Ahrimanic powers. Francis Bacon inaugurates materialism and the
    • with the principles of regular evolutionary progress. The ahrimanic
    • about these luciferic and ahrimanic elements than is frequently the
    • in the formation of the collective human constitution. Now, we should
    • remind ourselves that Lucifer and Ahriman only create hindrances for
    • human development when they are displaced and appear where they are
    • saw yesterday, the ahrimanic principle influences the upper end of the
    • evolutionary roles allotted to them. And various human aberrations
    • otherwise a human being could not determine his path in the cosmos
    • sovereignty against the ahrimanic and luciferic influences. It depends
    • Ahriman can give us, also make it possible for us to go astray.
    • Many things would be clarified by a further elucidation of truths such
    • countless riddles of life which confront present-day humanity. But it
    • the inner human planetary system and which contrast with the inner
    • zodiac formed by the twelve senses. But luciferic and ahrimanic
    • ahrimanic influence; and the life impulses that have more to do with
    • Atlantean period, ahrimanic forces caused our breathing system to be
    • ahrimanic influence. One can say, broadly speaking, that if it were
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  • Title: Gospel of St. John: Cover Sheet
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    • I. The Christians of St. John. The rebirth of the higher Ego in man
    • and in humanity
    • II. The living spiritual history. The leaders of humanity. The
    • V. Human development during the incarnations of our Earth. The kingdom
    • of the Luciferic and Ahrimanic spirits and the kingdom of the divine
    • XI. The establishment of harmony in the inner forces of man through
    • Christ-impulse. The significance of the Mystery of Golgotha for human
    • of death through the expulsion of the Luciferic and Ahrimanic
    • The power of Christ radiates into the human etheric body. The effects
  • Title: Gospel of St. John: Lecture I
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    • year was a custom to which a large portion of aspiring humanity
    • of humanity — upon the Deed of Christ Jesus. Indeed, the subject
    • import of this Deed for the evolution of humanity, and upon its manner
    • of presentation, firstly in the most significant of human documents,
    • who participated in the evolution of humanity was preceded by a
    • the course of the development of humanity there occur, ever and again,
    • and spirit of human history is aware that such events must come, and
    • super-eminent moments in the evolution of humanity. Hence he was
    • reason. By adhering to this division, humanity to a large extent shows
    • proclaimed in new forms and new ways, for the requirements of humanity
    • annunciation of this greatest of events in the history of man, and it
    • of comprehending it. Then there appeared the Word made Flesh as a Man
    • — in a Man whose forerunner was the Baptist, John. And now we see
    • as the very greatest of phenomena in the evolution of humanity. What
    • greatness as the most momentous figure in the evolution of humanity
    • Jesus and the holiest, most essential element in man himself. There
    • must be something within man which is in direct correspondence with
    • represents the greatest event in the evolution of mankind, must there
    • not be in all things and in each human soul some bond of union with
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    • discussion, some record or other handed down in the course of human
    • investigates the facts and occurrences of human evolution
    • that he speaks of past ages in human evolution (for example, of Adam's
    • days of Charlemagne, or to Roman times, or to ancient Greece.
    • read in the Akashic records. Many of the religious and other
    • traditions of humanity are regained in this way by spiritual science.
    • Let us now illustrate this on the strength of one chapter of human
    • certain age, we are influenced in many ways by the culture of our day.
    • Among Goethe's many unfinished poetical sketches, which are a
    • fragment: Scherer, the author of a history of literature, and Herman
    • however, with a mania for documentary evidence in black and white,
    • Nausicaa, but keeping strictly to Goethe's notes. To this Herman Grimm
    • following main points. The human race living upon earth has its origin
    • perceive, or a physical hand could grasp a human body, man was there
    • as a part of divine, spiritual beings. Himself a being, man is born
    • other worlds, the Gods worked upon man from outside, so that he
    • men, as their descendants, became physical. Man, whose spiritual
    • re-ascent to, and a reunion with them — such is man's path in his
    • life upon earth. To render this evolution possible, certain human
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    • comprehensible to us precisely through a many-sided treatment of this
    • infinite mysteries of cosmic and human evolution lie hidden in the
    • We know that man, as he confronts us in daily life, consists of
    • know that the daily life of the human being alternates between waking
    • self-contained organism. We know that at night when he sleeps, man's
    • must be clear on one point. In the present stage of human evolution,
    • the four component members of man's being present a unity welded by
    • and etheric bodies, we may to a certain extent say that man then has
    • from man. The animal has an astral body and man has an Ego within him.
    • In the interval between night and morning, man is, as it were, a
    • appearance of a plant, in fact must necessarily be a plant. Man,
    • (physically) invisible members of man. Thus the human glandular
    • physical human body to be of equal importance. The blood that pulsates
    • dwells in the human being. The nervous system has its present form and
    • substance because man has an astral body; and the glandular system is
    • as we see it, because man has an etheric body. Thus it is evident that
    • man, as he appears to us in the interval between evening, when he
    • being such as man, with glands, nerves and blood, can only exist if he
    • contains an etheric body, an astral body and an Ego. Now, as a human
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    • that an altered state of consciousness is experienced by man in his
    • the sleeper. Thus, these alternating conditions of everyday human life
    • human being quits his etheric and physical bodies, with his Ego and
    • man himself fills and provides for his physical and etheric bodies,
    • resulting from a comprehensive survey of our whole human evolution
    • The immediate result was a rejuvenating process in the evolving human
    • to work upon the human substances and beings before the separation of
    • human race dates back from the separation of the Moon from the Earth.
    • manner in which the two starting-points of yesterday's considerations
    • Man, as we see him in everyday life, is a being consisting of a
    • forces into the human physical body during the night. So that we may
    • say: By day man is awake, that is, he inhabits his physical and
    • beyond the Earth watch over man's physical and etheric bodies during
    • that these beings are of importance not only as regards man's life by
    • around us and enquire into the manner of their origin.
    • composed solely of human beings. There was no animal, no vegetable, no
    • human forms in embryonic state — much as a blackberry consists of
    • first beginning of the human physical body on Saturn. In a certain
    • great sacrifice on old Saturn. Human thought, even human seership,
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    • When man is considered in his present form, composed as he is of
    • concerned, man's physical and etheric bodies are approximately the
    • same in size and form. The human head, especially, as it appears to
    • Strictly speaking, the perfection of the human being on the physical
    • earth evolution there were periods in which the human etheric body by
    • present. Indeed the progressive development of man consists in the
    • our Earth was united with Sun and Moon. At that point man had arisen
    • both Sun and Moon. This period of Earth evolution, which man
    • Moon and becomes increasingly desolate. We saw yesterday how the human
    • souls abandoned the Earth, upon which only stunted human forms
    • kingdom still more; while the human race needed the highest and most
    • said yesterday, only a small number of human beings, and these
    • added on earth. But at the time of the Moon's exit from the Earth, man did
    • slight extent. The human being of those times cast his tenuous
    • to his descendants and the human race would have remained stationary.
    • Thus the coarse substances were inadmissible; indeed, man had to
    • accordance with the impulses of his soul. The matter in which man's
    • This was not the case at that time. Man could assume any form at will;
    • was freed from matter; air and water came into existence. Man was able
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    • We said yesterday that mankind had great leaders even in that early
    • period of human evolution called the Atlantean; and we saw that this
    • called the old Atlantis. We also mentioned how different human life
    • was at that period, especially as regards the state of human
    • consciousness of the present day has evolved by degrees, man having
    • started with a kind of shadowy clairvoyance. We know that the human
    • also know, taught by clairvoyant consciousness, that the man of that
    • a foggy autumn evening, as if fringed with colour, man then saw
    • increasingly indistinct. On the other hand man developed his
    • the third phase of the Atlantean period. As you may imagine, human
    • understanding between man and man, when one appeals to the judgment of
    • subconscious influence which passed from man to man. What we know
    • subconscious influence from man to man, which made but little appeal
    • some image or sensation rose in the soul, and one man directed his
    • condition. Picture to yourselves a man in those days moving past
    • tie between man and man was far more intimate, the reason being that
    • humanity lived in a quite different atmosphere. In our time the air in
    • beginning of the Atlantean period the substance of man's body was no
    • be distinguished from the water in which they live. Such was the human
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  • Title: Gospel of St. John: Lecture VII
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    • of which man grew, which still surrounded him in old Atlantean times
    • — were seen by man through the wisdom of ancient times. But the
    • world out of which humanity issued. Gifted with knowledge of ancient
    • greater and greater, but only the rudiments can be grasped by humanity
    • occurrence ( and all human physical conditions) there are in truth
    • spiritual processes. For modern humanity this is very hard to believe.
    • processes in the human being are in the first instance directed from
    • conditions, man can rise into a spiritual world; he attempts to use
    • painstaking manner. But even the best of men are powerless against the
    • his. It was he, for instance, who said: ‘Man does not weep because he
    • general opinion that a man must first be sad, that is, a
    • process then presses into the human physical body. When tears flow,
    • manner how the spiritual forces operate. I generally call attention to
    • Remember that the blood is the expression of the Ego. What is a man
    • details of many a thing (including bodily ills), which may affect a
    • man in connection with psychic-spiritual processes, we might multiply
    • psychic-spiritual. The scientist of today sees how the human being
    • investigation, that the human being comes into existence with the
    • the physical human germ, or that the spiritual unites with the
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    • earthly evolution is such that man is today as powerfully affected by
    • initiation. The Christ-impulse works as strongly upon human
    • degrees in human evolution; it could not operate with full power from
    • quarters) that we are concerned here with the ‘simple man of
    • to us as perhaps the noblest man who ever trod the earth, but still a
    • man. Indeed, the tendency is to simplify everything as much as
    • understood in our time that a man in his thirtieth year could be so
    • required, the Christ could indeed be described as the ‘simple man’,
    • things. But a man's belief and the subject of his investigation do not
    • say that the Gospels coincide in a remarkable manner. They all agree
    • flight into Egypt, and the return. These and many other details might
    • were in the body of Jesus of Nazareth. What wonder, then, that in many
    • ‘Vohumanu’ was also used, that is, the creative Word or the creative
    • St. John's Gospel. Many other things in this Gospel will be
    • initiate. It could be clearly shown in many instances how the Gospel
    • other natures in a harmonious synthesis — the ‘Man-spirits’.
    • different ways. Even in Atlantis there were many and various oracles.
    • Man-spirits’. This was determined according to the special character
    • a share in the genesis of man’, and gave the lion's body a human head.
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    • actual fact in the evolution of mankind. Moreover we referred only to
    • possession of the human race. It may be said that it is not only one
    • 2. The sign given in the healing of the nobleman's son.
    • 3. The sign given in the healing of the man 38 years in his infirmity,
    • 6. The sign given in the healing of the man born blind, and finally
    • heard that human consciousness has undergone a change in the course of
    • saw that man did not issue from the status of a mere animal, but from
    • human faculty. Men were once clairvoyant even at a time when their
    • which man had to acquire by degrees; but it was purchased at the cost
    • of his old clairvoyance. These are the three stages which humanity has
    • in part traversed and still has to traverse. In Atlantis man lived in
    • finally, the man of the future will regain his clairvoyance, now
    • united with self-consciousness. Thus the path of humanity leads from a
    • Not only the state of consciousness, everything in mankind has
    • are now, is an instance of human short-sightedness. Everything has
    • evolved. Nothing, not even the relation of man to man, was as it is
    • Christ-impulse was implanted in human evolution, than at present. It
    • was the natural human disposition. A man did not only hear the
    • when the Christ-impulse has entered into every human heart. When love
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    • As we have seen, the manner in which this Baptism by John is presented
    • there dwelt an Ego which had passed through many incarnations, had
    • sheath was left — a most pure and refined human envelopment,
    • by John this individual Being united Himself with a human body and
    • acknowledge that the human soul comes to Earth for the purpose of
    • despair of the possibility of evolution for the human soul. We must
    • We have therefore before us a threefold human vehicle, a physical, an
    • space: ‘This is my son, filled with my love, in whom I manifest
    • that great changes took place in the whole of the human being in the
    • unpretending man, with nothing remarkable about him. Why is this?
    • old initiation had succeeded in bringing under the dominion of man's
    • mystery. There was something in human nature to which the power of a
    • by John, there had never been a human individuality in the evolution
    • evolution of the Earth. The sum of everything that man has undergone
    • rest of the human organism were so perfect at the beginning of Earth's
    • qualities. Man's command over his circulatory system is very slight;
    • the body. Far greater is this command over the bodily organization
    • the power to control at will and in a definite manner the movements of
    • Thus the human body of Jesus of Nazareth came under the dominion of
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    • in the whole evolution of mankind, an event which provided an entirely
    • an entirely new element entered into human evolution; indeed, this
    • different principles of man's being. So far we have only roughly
    • indicated that in waking condition man appears to clairvoyant
    • asked: What exactly is the manner of this interpenetration of the four
    • members of man's being in waking consciousness? In other words, in
    • what manner do the Ego and the astral body actually enter the etheric
    • and physical bodies when man awakes in the morning?
    • interpenetrate in the human being; so that we can also say that the
    • circumstances of human life of which we have spoken in the last days.
    • I have told you that everything of a general nature in man, all that
    • woman from generation to generation. On the other hand the male
    • everything which distinguishes one man from another, for all that
    • Man says to himself: Within me there lives an etheric body and in this
    • contains everything that fashions man to be ‘man’, imprinting upon him
    • work within man; it is not merely external and therefore does not
    • are the inner principles. A man gifted with insight into such matters
    • so with the help of trivial human conceptions. But we must now apply
    • would have become of the human race had Christ not appeared upon the
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    • surmount all manner of difficulties in the course of our study and
    • As we know, the development of mankind in ancient times was
    • know that the characteristics presented by man become increasingly
    • disappearance of that continent inhabited by the human race before the
    • earlier portion, produced a humanity which, as regards the soul, was
    • mankind. Now of what nature was the life of the soul in the old
    • We know that man's consciousness at that time was totally different
    • Ego-consciousness. For Ego-consciousness is only acquired when man
    • ourselves what would happen in our time if a man were not able, under
    • being?’ man is, from his present standpoint, to a certain extent
    • justified in saying: ‘My limit, as a human being, is where my skin
    • separates me from the world outside.’ Man believes that nothing
    • himself. He knows that he no longer is and can be a whole human being,
    • to say that a man is no longer whole if a piece of his flesh is cut
    • that man inhales air at every breath, and that this air is all around
    • them by the outer world itself. If it were possible for a man to watch
    • nature flow into the human being. Man has lost the ability to behold
    • clairvoyance. The man of Atlantis saw the spiritual currents streaming
    • force himself out of their reach, he would cease to be a human being.
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    • evolution of man upon our earth was borne in upon our souls. Now every
    • and, above all, human evolution, are connected with our solar system.
    • For we have shown that this evolution of man in the form which it has
    • between sun and moon. Man being unable to keep pace with the rapid
    • united with the moon, the human race must have undergone a rapid
    • events the regular evolution of mankind was rendered possible. We saw
    • upon mankind, at the end of earth evolution, a state resembling
    • the earth to be the scene of human evolution. This was in the ancient
    • Up to this point of time the condition of humanity was determined by
    • the entry into man's being of the united Luciferic and Ahrimanic
    • Powers. This resulted in man's finding himself in a world of maya or
    • illusion, for we have seen how Ahriman contrived that the outer world
    • should appear to man, not in its true form, but as though it were only
    • For a long period man found himself, and still finds himself to a
    • influence of Ahriman, man's picture of the outer world is a false one
    • seen that, as one consequence of the Luciferic and Ahrimanic
    • influence, the blood of the human being became less and less capable
    • was an increasing growth of illusion. For man could no longer apply to
    • gradually lost and man grew ever more dependent on the outer world for
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    • that the form in which death appears to man in the physical world is
    • manifest the divine, spiritual Being which underlies it and upon which
    • man is subject to an illusion, to a great deception or maya regarding
    • robe, the garment, or physical corporeality of the human being, there
    • — our mineral, vegetable, animal, and human kingdoms — sent
    • expelled, the Earth would have become a waste. But the human race had
    • to be tended and cared for until man could achieve his independence.
    • for man but to incarnate in bodies beset by those beings. There were
    • certain beings in Atlantean times who were then the companions of man.
    • man himself was still clothed in a soft substance; what is now human
    • flesh was not then in its present condition. Had we seen a human being
    • masses of dense vapour and when man was an aqueous being, we must have
    • them. Such was the constitution of man in those times. He had all his
    • the human bones and so on developed by degrees and slowly. In the
    • it was not merely physical sunlight that streamed upon man; in that
    • when man himself was in a state comparable to sleep, he could say to
    • grew increasingly dense and man began to develop his
    • self-consciousness. Then there were no longer such beings for man to
    • with which man beheld the things of the earth. Through the Luciferic
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    • works, the volume containing the German texts is entitled,
    • spiritual work grew out of a course originally held by Dr. Roman Boos
    • dignity of the human being.
    • roughly how nutrition and breathing work in human beings. We also
    • have to deal with the human mind as well and try to understand how it
    • other day how we can observe human beings. We do not need to
    • interesting connection: Human beings can speak because they have a
    • out of their crying children gradually manage to form words by adding
    • first enters the human body, moves up the spinal column and enters
    • before, except then it occurs in a different manner. Anyhow, when we
    • cerebral convolution, like everywhere else in the human body, blood
    • in the human body. If you did not have nerves everywhere, you could
    • the right hand immediately. If you want to affect the entire human
    • human being! We would slowly have to shift activities from the left
    • cannot just tinker with human beings and their development. In
    • entire human being. For with everything we do we change the human
    • for the human brain generally; the right side carries more blood, and
    • an idea of how the human brain works.
    • it, it looks reddish-grey because it contains so many blood
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    • works, the volume containing the German texts is entitled,
    • spiritual work grew out of a course originally held by Dr. Roman Boos
    • dignity of the human being.
    • roughly how nutrition and breathing work in human beings. We also
    • have to deal with the human mind as well and try to understand how it
    • other day how we can observe human beings. We do not need to
    • interesting connection: Human beings can speak because they have a
    • out of their crying children gradually manage to form words by adding
    • first enters the human body, moves up the spinal column and enters
    • before, except then it occurs in a different manner. Anyhow, when we
    • cerebral convolution, like everywhere else in the human body, blood
    • in the human body. If you did not have nerves everywhere, you could
    • the right hand immediately. If you want to affect the entire human
    • human being! We would slowly have to shift activities from the left
    • cannot just tinker with human beings and their development. In
    • entire human being. For with everything we do we change the human
    • for the human brain generally; the right side carries more blood, and
    • an idea of how the human brain works.
    • it, it looks reddish-grey because it contains so many blood
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    • Waterman.
    • something puzzling about it; for simple human feeling it is a direct
    • he creates a statue of Zeus or Apollo, it takes an idealised human
    • among the arts, and to art itself a quite special value in human life.
    • all its manifestations, with a restless yearning for something higher.
    • man has the faculty of forming mental images. These are like a
    • illusory pictures. When in this way man perceives the working of the
    • through which man can escape from the restless craving of the Will.
    • When man creates a work of art, it springs from his image-forming
    • many men, and so he creates the archetypal image, which in nature is
    • Human beings are so made that it is possible for them to release in
    • someone born blind may be given sight by an operation, so can a man's
    • When a man develops these slumbering faculties through concentration,
    • One must not think that when a man enters this world and hears its
    • kingdoms of nature are the letters of the alphabet, and Man is the
    • everyday world. Just as the human soul has a sojourn in Devachan
    • music on human beings.
    • Man has his physical body, and an etheric model for it, the
    • body. Man has also the Intellectual Soul, and as a still higher member
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    • Waterman.
    • something puzzling about it; for simple human feeling it is a direct
    • he creates a statue of Zeus or Apollo, it takes an idealised human
    • among the arts, and to art itself a quite special value in human life.
    • all its manifestations, with a restless yearning for something higher.
    • man has the faculty of forming mental images. These are like a
    • illusory pictures. When in this way man perceives the working of the
    • through which man can escape from the restless craving of the Will.
    • When man creates a work of art, it springs from his image-forming
    • many men, and so he creates the archetypal image, which in nature is
    • Human beings are so made that it is possible for them to release in
    • someone born blind may be given sight by an operation, so can a man's
    • When a man develops these slumbering faculties through concentration,
    • One must not think that when a man enters this world and hears its
    • kingdoms of nature are the letters of the alphabet, and Man is the
    • everyday world. Just as the human soul has a sojourn in Devachan
    • music on human beings.
    • Man has his physical body, and an etheric model for it, the
    • body. Man has also the Intellectual Soul, and as a still higher member
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    • understand the question which a genuinely seeking human being puts to
    • When I call up all that I have experienced through many decades in the
    • endeavour to bring about a community among human beings who wish to
    • for a young human being to live.
    • From many sides I have heard this answer to the burning question of
    • involvement in academic life, but of the fact that the young human
    • own inner human character as alive, and around they see nothing but
    • that they do not find human beings among older people, but for the
    • even ideals — but they do not meet one as full, living human beings.
    • Though it may sound rather abstract, it is a very real fact in human
    • feeling that we are standing at a turning-point of time, as mankind
    • that mankind stands today at a turning-point as never before, in
    • the depths of the human soul, not so much in consciousness as in the
    • scientific fact, for every assertion, and even for every human being,
    • everywhere regarded as irrelevant to have an actual human being
    • for many people. This is what we find at the transition from a dark
    • the turning-point from the 19th to the 20th century that man has to
    • the human being! If I now speak more from the background of existence,
    • world into physical existence have come with demands on life quite
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    • understand the question which a genuinely seeking human being puts to
    • When I call up all that I have experienced through many decades in the
    • endeavour to bring about a community among human beings who wish to
    • for a young human being to live.
    • From many sides I have heard this answer to the burning question of
    • involvement in academic life, but of the fact that the young human
    • own inner human character as alive, and around they see nothing but
    • that they do not find human beings among older people, but for the
    • even ideals — but they do not meet one as full, living human beings.
    • Though it may sound rather abstract, it is a very real fact in human
    • feeling that we are standing at a turning-point of time, as mankind
    • that mankind stands today at a turning-point as never before, in
    • the depths of the human soul, not so much in consciousness as in the
    • scientific fact, for every assertion, and even for every human being,
    • everywhere regarded as irrelevant to have an actual human being
    • for many people. This is what we find at the transition from a dark
    • the turning-point from the 19th to the 20th century that man has to
    • the human being! If I now speak more from the background of existence,
    • world into physical existence have come with demands on life quite
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  • Title: The Sense-Organs and Aesthetic Experience
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    • The Riddle of Humanity, Ninth Lecture.
    • concerned with getting to know the human being as he is related to
    • many people who like to regard themselves as spiritually minded, when
    • man has been given in his lower organs and his lower activities a
    • about many significant things of this kind, because today prejudices
    • are so great. Many things that are in a higher spiritual sense
    • have therefore to abstain from pointing out many interesting
    • example, truths which concern the human being very deeply but could
    • today, and other things even more. Nowadays, when human beings have
    • point of view, every human quality and activity can be comprehended,
    • exist in the human being today, are in a way separate and stationary
    • what has often been emphasised: that there is an atavism in human
    • for if this were so, and if all that man experienced during the Old
    • pathological — then one would have to say that humanity was ill
    • during the Old Moon period; that during the Old Moon period man was
    • occur in the present earthly organisation of the human being in such
    • that is pathological. A man acts in that way only because his earthly
    • condition into life. Thus a man sees, but at the same time something
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    • The Riddle of Humanity, Ninth Lecture.
    • concerned with getting to know the human being as he is related to
    • many people who like to regard themselves as spiritually minded, when
    • man has been given in his lower organs and his lower activities a
    • about many significant things of this kind, because today prejudices
    • are so great. Many things that are in a higher spiritual sense
    • have therefore to abstain from pointing out many interesting
    • example, truths which concern the human being very deeply but could
    • today, and other things even more. Nowadays, when human beings have
    • point of view, every human quality and activity can be comprehended,
    • exist in the human being today, are in a way separate and stationary
    • what has often been emphasised: that there is an atavism in human
    • for if this were so, and if all that man experienced during the Old
    • pathological — then one would have to say that humanity was ill
    • during the Old Moon period; that during the Old Moon period man was
    • occur in the present earthly organisation of the human being in such
    • that is pathological. A man acts in that way only because his earthly
    • condition into life. Thus a man sees, but at the same time something
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  • Title: A Turning-Point in Modern History
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    • turning-point in the history of mankind, particularly in relation to
    • personalities who were not German, for example Shaftesbury and
    • live on in humanity in a way quite different from the way imagined by
    • most Germans today.
    • one cannot help feeling oppressed if one remembers a saying by Herman
    • Grimm — the saying of an outstanding man who lived not very long
    • ago. For this one need not be a German, but one needs to have some
    • feeling for the culture of middle Europe. Herman Grimm once said that
    • there are four personalities to whom a German can look if he wishes to
    • German cannot look in the direction given by these four personalities,
    • In the nineties many people had no doubt at all that this remark was
    • effectively in the German tradition; Goethe has never been a living
    • according to Herman Grimm's remark — the time would have come
    • already in which a German would have to feel unsupported and alone
    • present-day men were not so superficial, many things would be felt
    • Aesthetic Education of Man; this was the time, too, when Goethe
    • self-education of man, which he regarded as a necessity of his time.
    • how does man achieve real freedom in his social life? Schiller would
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    • turning-point in the history of mankind, particularly in relation to
    • personalities who were not German, for example Shaftesbury and
    • live on in humanity in a way quite different from the way imagined by
    • most Germans today.
    • one cannot help feeling oppressed if one remembers a saying by Herman
    • Grimm — the saying of an outstanding man who lived not very long
    • ago. For this one need not be a German, but one needs to have some
    • feeling for the culture of middle Europe. Herman Grimm once said that
    • there are four personalities to whom a German can look if he wishes to
    • German cannot look in the direction given by these four personalities,
    • In the nineties many people had no doubt at all that this remark was
    • effectively in the German tradition; Goethe has never been a living
    • according to Herman Grimm's remark — the time would have come
    • already in which a German would have to feel unsupported and alone
    • present-day men were not so superficial, many things would be felt
    • Aesthetic Education of Man; this was the time, too, when Goethe
    • self-education of man, which he regarded as a necessity of his time.
    • how does man achieve real freedom in his social life? Schiller would
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  • Title: Elemental Beings and Human Destinies
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    • ELEMENTAL BEINGS AND HUMAN DESTINIES
    • A lecture at Dornach, December 6, 1919, printed in German in
    • FOR a true understanding of the nature of the human being we have to
    • relatively speaking, self-dependent. We have within the human being
    • there is a connection between the head of Man and his life
    • of thought and ideation; the whole rhythmic activity in Man
    • represents the essentially spiritual part of Man, goes together with
    • three systems of the human organism are independent one of another.
    • them in the following way. In ordinary waking life Man is fully awake
    • states lying below ordinary human consciousness. Subconscious ideas
    • in a dreamlike manner.
    • human being are more objective in proportion as they are less
    • one division that shows itself in the course of human life.
    • The turning-points in the development of the human being which we
    • human being about the twenty-first year of life is, for one who can
    • true, in fact, for the whole course of human life.
    • open to observe the particular way in which such a man conducts
    • world which would not have been going on if the man had not had that
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    • ELEMENTAL BEINGS AND HUMAN DESTINIES
    • A lecture at Dornach, December 6, 1919, printed in German in
    • FOR a true understanding of the nature of the human being we have to
    • relatively speaking, self-dependent. We have within the human being
    • there is a connection between the head of Man and his life
    • of thought and ideation; the whole rhythmic activity in Man
    • represents the essentially spiritual part of Man, goes together with
    • three systems of the human organism are independent one of another.
    • them in the following way. In ordinary waking life Man is fully awake
    • states lying below ordinary human consciousness. Subconscious ideas
    • in a dreamlike manner.
    • human being are more objective in proportion as they are less
    • one division that shows itself in the course of human life.
    • The turning-points in the development of the human being which we
    • human being about the twenty-first year of life is, for one who can
    • true, in fact, for the whole course of human life.
    • open to observe the particular way in which such a man conducts
    • world which would not have been going on if the man had not had that
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  • Title: Man, Offspring of the World of Stars
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    • Perspectives on Humanity's Development.
    • containing the German texts is entitled,
    • MAN, OFFSPRING OF THE WORLD OF STARS
    • of the development of the Mind Soul in humanity — was directed
    • the culture of the human mind was based issued from the
    • Southern Europe. Now the secret of man's connection with the Sun was
    • Now because the Ego of man was destined from a certain point of view
    • human Ego. In the book
    • experience, we cannot understand the further evolution of man's life
    • the human race, those who still received their training in the Greek
    • really come to pass in the life of humanity through the ages. A great
    • and far-reaching metamorphosis took place in man's life of soul and
    • fettered man to the Earth. He has eyes only for earthly things,
    • modern science. In our age it never occurs to man that his being
    • human Ego in an absolutely concrete way. When a man says ‘ I
    • the Cosmic Ego. What lives within me is the human Ego.
    • realise and understand the connection of the being of man with
    • If we study and compare many things that are to be found in
    • from the Sun enable the human being to become the bearer of an Ego. We
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    • Perspectives on Humanity's Development.
    • containing the German texts is entitled,
    • MAN, OFFSPRING OF THE WORLD OF STARS
    • of the development of the Mind Soul in humanity — was directed
    • the culture of the human mind was based issued from the
    • Southern Europe. Now the secret of man's connection with the Sun was
    • Now because the Ego of man was destined from a certain point of view
    • human Ego. In the book
    • experience, we cannot understand the further evolution of man's life
    • the human race, those who still received their training in the Greek
    • really come to pass in the life of humanity through the ages. A great
    • and far-reaching metamorphosis took place in man's life of soul and
    • fettered man to the Earth. He has eyes only for earthly things,
    • modern science. In our age it never occurs to man that his being
    • human Ego in an absolutely concrete way. When a man says ‘ I
    • the Cosmic Ego. What lives within me is the human Ego.
    • realise and understand the connection of the being of man with
    • If we study and compare many things that are to be found in
    • from the Sun enable the human being to become the bearer of an Ego. We
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  • Title: Lecture: The Ear
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    • containing the German texts is entitled,
    • relation of man to the super-sensible worlds — or, as I might
    • equally well express it, the relation of man's earthly life to his
    • life between death and a new birth. For seen from a human point of
    • view man's life between birth and death — interwoven as it is
    • represent this physical world itself. While the life of man between
    • super-sensible or spiritual world, represents — seen from a human
    • and conclusions of great importance to human life.
    • that man as he stands before himself in the physical world represents
    • in my Theosophy. Of man, however, we must say that in many
    • the realm of the sense-perceptible. A human eye or ear on the other
    • — this is a thing that man brings with him as a plan or tendency
    • of man, in communion with higher spiritual Beings, with the sublime
    • Beings of the Hierarchies. To a very large extent, man between death
    • is formed and moulded by the work man does between death and a new
    • we may say: Observe a human eye! We cannot assert that it is
    • us with our senses; nor can we say this of the human ear. Rather must
    • we say: To understand a human eye or human ear we must have recourse
    • super-sensible world. We must realise that a human ear, for example, is
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  • Title: Lecture: The Ear
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    • relation of man to the super-sensible worlds — or, as I might
    • equally well express it, the relation of man's earthly life to his
    • life between death and a new birth. For seen from a human point of
    • view man's life between birth and death — interwoven as it is
    • represent this physical world itself. While the life of man between
    • super-sensible or spiritual world, represents — seen from a human
    • and conclusions of great importance to human life.
    • that man as he stands before himself in the physical world represents
    • in my Theosophy. Of man, however, we must say that in many
    • the realm of the sense-perceptible. A human eye or ear on the other
    • — this is a thing that man brings with him as a plan or tendency
    • of man, in communion with higher spiritual Beings, with the sublime
    • Beings of the Hierarchies. To a very large extent, man between death
    • is formed and moulded by the work man does between death and a new
    • we may say: Observe a human eye! We cannot assert that it is
    • us with our senses; nor can we say this of the human ear. Rather must
    • we say: To understand a human eye or human ear we must have recourse
    • super-sensible world. We must realise that a human ear, for example, is
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  • Title: Education for Adolescents
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    • — not only into human beings, but into everything, even into a
    • the human soul, questions of history — so that riddles arise in
    • of the world and its manifestations do not arise in young
    • elements in the human organism at puberty. If young people are rightly
    • this I do not mean that you should make as many mistakes as possible
    • beginning to talk like more than a man. Why, the whole world speaks
    • Young people demand imaginative powers; you must approach them with
    • be diverted from all the teacher's little mannerisms. Here, too, the
    • interest in other human beings is not possible if the right sort of
    • ** A term used to designate all that is sentient in man and in
  • Title: Education for Adolescents
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    • — not only into human beings, but into everything, even into a
    • the human soul, questions of history — so that riddles arise in
    • of the world and its manifestations do not arise in young
    • elements in the human organism at puberty. If young people are rightly
    • this I do not mean that you should make as many mistakes as possible
    • beginning to talk like more than a man. Why, the whole world speaks
    • Young people demand imaginative powers; you must approach them with
    • be diverted from all the teacher's little mannerisms. Here, too, the
    • interest in other human beings is not possible if the right sort of
    • ** A term used to designate all that is sentient in man and in
  • Title: Lecture: The Work of Secret Societies in the World
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    • the mineral world with human spirit. Spiritualised natural
    • kingdoms as future soul-content of man, resting on the law of
    • evolution and involution. Future penetration of man's spirit
    • the manifesto of the Freemasons which I read to you a fortnight ago. That
    • along many channels. A great deal of occult knowledge exists in the various
    • lived many times; but not all of you are conscious that you have lived
    • through these many lives. This consciousness, however, will gradually arise
    • and without it man's life is lived out with incomplete consciousness. It
    • stages of life. It is this: Nothing that a human being does not himself
    • of an example of really objective human action. — An architect builds
    • know well that the reasons are very seldom impersonal. There are many
    • humanitarianism which, while it is empty of real substance, still persists
    • members to work in the service of humanity, to work in the world
    • obtained from the mineral kingdom? You are inculcating human spirit into
    • permanent stamp has been made upon the general consciousness of mankind;
    • science well knows in what way the human being can perform selfless actions
    • Nobody knows who wrote it. On the outside there are only the words: The man
    • not necessarily be of great account. If someone gives a coin to a poor man,
    • poor man living among us has no meat at Christmas and we feel bound to give
    • been impossible to say who had built many of the cathedrals or painted many
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    • kingdoms as future soul-content of man, resting on the law of
    • evolution and involution. Future penetration of man's spirit
    • the manifesto of the Freemasons which I read to you a fortnight ago. That
    • along many channels. A great deal of occult knowledge exists in the various
    • lived many times; but not all of you are conscious that you have lived
    • through these many lives. This consciousness, however, will gradually arise
    • and without it man's life is lived out with incomplete consciousness. It
    • stages of life. It is this: Nothing that a human being does not himself
    • of an example of really objective human action. — An architect builds
    • know well that the reasons are very seldom impersonal. There are many
    • humanitarianism which, while it is empty of real substance, still persists
    • members to work in the service of humanity, to work in the world
    • obtained from the mineral kingdom? You are inculcating human spirit into
    • permanent stamp has been made upon the general consciousness of mankind;
    • science well knows in what way the human being can perform selfless actions
    • Nobody knows who wrote it. On the outside there are only the words: The man
    • not necessarily be of great account. If someone gives a coin to a poor man,
    • poor man living among us has no meat at Christmas and we feel bound to give
    • been impossible to say who had built many of the cathedrals or painted many
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  • Title: Lecture: Concealed Aspects of Human Existence: Cover Sheet
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    • Concealed Aspects of Human Existence: Cover Sheet
    • Published as part of Spiritual Relations in the Human Organism and
    • in German as part of Geistiger Zusammenhaenge in der Gestaltung des
    • demanded by this school, either through the school itself or in a
    • manner approved by it. Opinions expressed by other persons will be
    • THE CONCEALED ASPECTS OF HUMAN EXISTENCE AND THE CHRIST IMPULSE
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    • Published as part of Spiritual Relations in the Human Organism and
    • in German as part of Geistiger Zusammenhaenge in der Gestaltung des
    • which bring the human being back into his physical body.
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    • Concealed Aspects of Human Existence: Appendix
    • Published as part of Spiritual Relations in the Human Organism and
    • in German as part of Geistiger Zusammenhaenge in der Gestaltung des
    • made sacrifices in a most devoted manner for what has been
    • are profound and heartfelt, and I know that many of our friends have
    • can see how, in many ways, Anthroposophy has become important to many
    • persons have left this problem of going on to me alone. It has in many
    • The seriousness of the cause demands it. On the other hand there
    • another, whether a human being becomes a man or a woman, whether he
    • it has in many instances disappeared from their consciousness. And I
  • Title: Lecture: Concealed Aspects of Human Existence
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    • Concealed Aspects of Human Existence
    • Published as part of Spiritual Relations in the Human Organism and
    • in German as part of Geistiger Zusammenhaenge in der Gestaltung des
    • The Concealed Aspects of Human Existence
    • concealed aspects of human existence. Indeed, the concealed aspects of
    • human existence are the more important aspects for the comprehensive
    • judging and evaluation of human life. This may not be admitted
    • it is none the less true. No one can become acquainted with human
    • Gods and say that they have put the most precious thing for man into
    • done, man would in a higher sense remain impotent. We acquire
    • through the very fact that we must first achieve our genuine human
    • dignity and our human nature, that we must first do something in the
    • realm of our soul and spirit in order to become man at all in the
    • having first to accomplish something to become man, in this lies that
    • certain viewpoint about that concealed aspect of human existence which
    • The sleep life takes place in such a way for man that, after the
    • dubious existence and a very dubious significance for human life, if
    • that very part of man's being which becomes unconscious when he falls
    • asleep... And the conditions which the human being experiences there I
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  • Title: The Nature and Origin of the Arts
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    • containing the German texts is entitled,
    • cold.” The eyes of the other woman wander over the
    • kind akin to dreaming in its form. It was the manifestation
    • of a reality which this woman's soul had barely been able to
    • soul of this woman became aware at that moment what the event
    • the soul of that woman through the channel of this
    • the world of the physical senses. The only manner in which it
    • woman observed this she made up her mind to enquire
    • manifesting this emotion, for I belong to a high spiritual
    • race. I appear to thee now just as a human soul would appear,
    • discover the place whence I come. My sorrow is that mankind
    • Thereupon, this woman's soul felt drawn upon to ask,
    • mankind has enchained?”
    • Thereupon the woman's soul felt compelled to ask, “In
    • soul of the woman did so. She became one with that figure of
    • thee, and become so in a manner that men can have only
    • of the woman continued to live on in this condition of
    • plane, the soul of the woman, being in the condition of
    • the soul of the woman put a question to the figure,
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    • containing the German texts is entitled,
    • cold.” The eyes of the other woman wander over the
    • kind akin to dreaming in its form. It was the manifestation
    • of a reality which this woman's soul had barely been able to
    • soul of this woman became aware at that moment what the event
    • the soul of that woman through the channel of this
    • the world of the physical senses. The only manner in which it
    • woman observed this she made up her mind to enquire
    • manifesting this emotion, for I belong to a high spiritual
    • race. I appear to thee now just as a human soul would appear,
    • discover the place whence I come. My sorrow is that mankind
    • Thereupon, this woman's soul felt drawn upon to ask,
    • mankind has enchained?”
    • Thereupon the woman's soul felt compelled to ask, “In
    • soul of the woman did so. She became one with that figure of
    • thee, and become so in a manner that men can have only
    • of the woman continued to live on in this condition of
    • plane, the soul of the woman, being in the condition of
    • the soul of the woman put a question to the figure,
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  • Title: Lecture: Theosophy and Tolstoy
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    • Origin and Destination of Humanity
    • containing the German texts is entitled,
    • through the labyrinth of the manifested world, in multitudinous forms,
    • life is forever changing, coming to expression in manifold variety.
    • Life could not manifest outwardly or present itself in the world if it
    • spiritual life of man. In the spiritual life of man and of mankind the
    • as the epochs change in the course of human history, so also do we see
    • In which the civilisations of mankind have come to expression. We heard
    • Chaldean-Babylonian-Assyrian-Egyptian, the Greco-Roman and finally
    • it may be called the epoch of forms, the epoch when on every hand man
    • * German text in Nachrichtenblatt, Vol. 23 (1946) Nos. 20 - 22; also
    • ** Berlin, 27th Oct., 1904. German text in Nachrichtenblatt, Vol. 23
    • and bequeathed to humanity in his theory? The origin and change of the
    • animals live out their lives in the most manifold forms but that
    • Zola, the Frenchman. His descriptions of human life are powerful and
    • magnificent. Yet for all that his gaze is not focused upon human life
    • itself but upon the forms in which it manifests. How life comes to
    • manifestations of life, and fundamentally speaking, all naturalists do
    • sociologists? They do not concern themselves with the soul of man,
    • district or another, and how the human being is obliged to exist as a
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  • Title: Lecture: Theosophy and Tolstoy
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    • through the labyrinth of the manifested world, in multitudinous forms,
    • life is forever changing, coming to expression in manifold variety.
    • Life could not manifest outwardly or present itself in the world if it
    • spiritual life of man. In the spiritual life of man and of mankind the
    • as the epochs change in the course of human history, so also do we see
    • In which the civilisations of mankind have come to expression. We heard
    • Chaldean-Babylonian-Assyrian-Egyptian, the Greco-Roman and finally
    • it may be called the epoch of forms, the epoch when on every hand man
    • * German text in Nachrichtenblatt, Vol. 23 (1946) Nos. 20 - 22; also
    • ** Berlin, 27th Oct., 1904. German text in Nachrichtenblatt, Vol. 23
    • and bequeathed to humanity in his theory? The origin and change of the
    • animals live out their lives in the most manifold forms but that
    • Zola, the Frenchman. His descriptions of human life are powerful and
    • magnificent. Yet for all that his gaze is not focused upon human life
    • itself but upon the forms in which it manifests. How life comes to
    • manifestations of life, and fundamentally speaking, all naturalists do
    • sociologists? They do not concern themselves with the soul of man,
    • district or another, and how the human being is obliged to exist as a
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    • man along the path of his soul to the knowledge of his
    • aspect, the essence of prayer has been misunderstood in many
    • manifoldness of the world in which our souls at first were
    • the effect of prayer in the human soul.
    • mistake of many mystics, and even of ordinary Christians in
    • that may indeed be said to express the deepest secrets of man
    • from the world. This has happened with many of those who have
    • sense punished. Thus you will find in the writings of many
    • understanding of it, we shall rise above many of the possible
    • told, for instance, that if we compare an active man who uses
    • maintain that many journalists would do others a better
    • articles. This attitude is equally applicable to many other
    • we shall never understand the life of man in its entirety
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    • man along the path of his soul to the knowledge of his
    • aspect, the essence of prayer has been misunderstood in many
    • manifoldness of the world in which our souls at first were
    • the effect of prayer in the human soul.
    • mistake of many mystics, and even of ordinary Christians in
    • that may indeed be said to express the deepest secrets of man
    • from the world. This has happened with many of those who have
    • sense punished. Thus you will find in the writings of many
    • understanding of it, we shall rise above many of the possible
    • told, for instance, that if we compare an active man who uses
    • maintain that many journalists would do others a better
    • articles. This attitude is equally applicable to many other
    • we shall never understand the life of man in its entirety
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    • difficult to see clearly in this chaos. Descendants of many earlier
    • of the Manu.
    • This law of the Manu was to bring to
    • mankind over the widest possible area, what is expressed in the words
    • From the beginning, the Manu attached very little value to that in the
    • human being which extends beyond birth and death. Such teachings,
    • away and gradually disappeared. The aim of the Manu of the Fifth Root
    • away. For even a Manu cannot direct destinies and happenings according
    • Manu of the Fifth Root Race: the civilization that proceeded from the
    • Manu said to himself: peoples who know nothing of reincarnation will
    • received the doctrine of reincarnation, and in Brahmanism this latter
    • about by the Manu. Meanwhile, out of the suppressed Lemurians came the
    • with what is already there — in this case the powerful manasic
    • happenings are recounted in an old story of which there have been many
    • One of the kings had a daughter, Mandane,
    • Primal Semites and also decadent Acadians. Thus the Manu founded a new
    • a kind of Nature worship, reminiscent in many respects of Egyptian
    • is the Hero, the man of strength.
    • establishing what is called Etruscan-Roman Civilization, with the
    • of the Roman Republic, the people who developed personal valor purely
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    • of the Manu.
    • This law of the Manu was to bring to
    • mankind over the widest possible area, what is expressed in the words
    • From the beginning, the Manu attached very little value to that in the
    • human being which extends beyond birth and death. Such teachings,
    • away and gradually disappeared. The aim of the Manu of the Fifth Root
    • away. For even a Manu cannot direct destinies and happenings according
    • Manu of the Fifth Root Race: the civilization that proceeded from the
    • Manu said to himself: peoples who know nothing of reincarnation will
    • received the doctrine of reincarnation, and in Brahmanism this latter
    • about by the Manu. Meanwhile, out of the suppressed Lemurians came the
    • with what is already there — in this case the powerful manasic
    • happenings are recounted in an old story of which there have been many
    • One of the kings had a daughter, Mandane,
    • Primal Semites and also decadent Acadians. Thus the Manu founded a new
    • a kind of Nature worship, reminiscent in many respects of Egyptian
    • is the Hero, the man of strength.
    • establishing what is called Etruscan-Roman Civilization, with the
    • of the Roman Republic, the people who developed personal valor purely
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    • MAN
    • shorthand reports unrevised by the lecturer and published in German
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    • The following is among the many lecture-courses by Rudolf Steiner, of
    • least, the anthroposophical knowledge of Man and of the Cosmos in its
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    • several microcosmic counterparts in the form of man's skin and sense
    • The activity of the Hierarchies in each of these members of man's
    • LECTURE II. Man's journey through the spiritual worlds after death.
    • the primeval Teachers of mankind, but also cosmic forces related to
    • the sub-human in man, and Ahrimanic Beings. In the Mercury sphere man
    • LECTURE IV. In the Mars sphere man experiences Cosmic Speech, in the
    • spirit-worlds begin to form the head for the next incarnation. As man
    • spiritual archetype of the heart is being formed, man has a growing
    • LECTURE V. Imaginative perception brings man into a new relationship
    • the Earth, the metal ores become for man cosmic memories. In the
    • revealed. Man learns how the Creative Powers of the World metamorphose
    • sees them too in the hidden working of human destiny. Becoming thus
    • of the Spirit, man knows himself to be a Microcosm, a “little
  • Title: Supersensible Man: Related Publications
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    • Publications recommended for study include, among many others, the
    • Theosophy: An Introduction to the Supersensible Knowledge of the World and the Destination of Man
    • Man's Life on Earth and in the Spiritual World
    • The Deed of Christ and the Opposing Spiritual Powers, Lucifer, Ahriman, Mephistopheles, Asuras
    • The Inner Nature of Man and the Life Between Death and Rebirth
    • Man as a Picture of the Living Spirit
    • Human Questions and Cosmic Answers
    • The published works of Rudolf Steiner in German and in English
  • Title: Supersensible Man: Lecture I
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    • The theme proposed for our lectures is: Supersensible Man, as he can
    • try to give expression to this knowledge and understanding of man from
    • many different sides; and as the number of lectures has unavoidably to
    • To speak of man as a super-sensible being at once raises the question
    • of the way in which man is regarded at the present day. For a long
    • time now there has been no mention of super-sensible man, not even
    • knowledge of our age never speaks of the man who passes through births
    • man moves through the Universe with a delirious rapidity — man,
    • relating the human being to what lies beyond the earthly realm.
    • into our very knowledge of man. What is this materialism, in reality?
    • Materialism is the kind of thought which regards man as a product of
    • the substances and forces of the Earth. And although there are many
    • who declare that the human being is not composed entirely of earthly
    • concerns itself with whatever it is in man that does not originate
    • good faith from their point of view — that the eternal in man
    • of religious tradition, that the thinking, feeling and willing of man
    • the appearance of disposing at the same time bit by bit of the human
    • and then, when a man is ill in his soul, be unable to think of
    • research. Many of those who are ready to refute materialism to-day do
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    • In our lecture yesterday, we tried to relate man to the Cosmos. Our
    • the super-sensible being of man. To-day, I want to carry a little
    • consider the super-sensible nature of man when his physical and etheric
    • standing man in his soul and spirit.
    • incorrect to speak of the physical being of man apart from the soul
    • and spirit. The physical part of man, the physical body that we
    • countenance, — everything that belongs to the human form, man
    • “figure” of the human being even after he has passed through
    • the gate of death. For it is indeed so; to Imaginative cognition a man
    • “external”. Our idea of man in his soul and spirit must of
    • unfold no genuine and sound conception of super-sensible man unless, to
    • man still “wears” as it were, even after he has passed
    • decomposition, is a concern only of the other human beings. It is of
    • soon after death. The two outer manifestations of man's being having
    • the human being. But this spirit-form, as I will call it, is
    • life between death and a new birth on many occasions and from many
    • This spirit-form of the human being is involved, as we said, in a
    • whole human being, not merely part of him. The whole human being, in
    • being in its moral and spiritual inwardness. After death a bad man
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    • way in which man, here on Earth, is related to Beings and forces
    • spoke of the life of the human being in the super-sensible world
    • We have seen that when a human being has passed through the gate of
    • When a human being has passed through the gate of death, the
    • physiognomy which expresses, for instance, how far the man was, in
    • earthly life, a good man or a bad man, a wise man or a fool. These
    • nothing to be hid. We have, moreover, to remember that when a human
    • man has to undergo comes to him, in the spiritual world, in
    • which help us to describe the spiritual world in which man lives
    • The first sphere into which the human being passes after death is the
    • As a matter of fact, there are many strange things to be observed
    • was given long since to men on Earth by these great, superhuman
    • Teachers. For the first Teachers of the human race on Earth were not
    • themselves human; they were Beings standing higher in the scale of
    • evolution than man, and in the Mysteries they appeared not in physical
    • out in the Cosmos, of the primeval Teachers of mankind. There they
    • connected with all that is sub-human in man — with what man has
    • mankind, and at the same time, together with them, the animal forces
    • of man's nature.
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    • whence we may behold this journey of man through certain spiritual
    • It might seem that the super-sensible existence of man between two
    • which man passes between death and a new birth express themselves
    • time; and as man's thinking and ideation have necessarily to be in
    • of many Beings — I described it to you in the last lecture. It is
    • life between death and a new birth, man passes into the Sun sphere. In
    • this region the spirit-form of the lower part of the human being is
    • be remembered that man's path between death and new birth is such that
    • as far as we came in our description. In the Sun sphere the lower man
    • begins to be transformed into the upper man. The limb structures are
    • infinite grandeur and sublimity. Those who study the human head merely
    • as a physical structure have no notion of all the manifold work that
    • spirit-germ of the human head, — which later on will unite with
    • man passes into the Mars sphere, then into the Jupiter sphere and into
    • work is proceeding upon the spirit-germ of the head. Man's path then
    • experiences through which the human being passes, after his time in
    • Before he reaches the Sun sphere, man's experiences are for the most
    • you how man wears a physiognomy which expresses his good and bad
    • describe the human being up to the stage of the Sun existence we must
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    • the journey of man through the super-sensible world. For that is the
    • world in which man verily lives his life between death and a new
    • birth. But in the physical world too, where man is living in his
    • his life will lack energy and vigour; and human love that is really
    • A study of man as he is on Earth presents an aspect in relation to his
    • has to be made to man to interest himself in knowledge concerning the
    • connection with the sojourn of man on Earth.
    • Let us think, to begin with, of man as he is here in earthly life,
    • incompatible with the dignity and nobility of human existence, but
    • that it is possible for man to lose the life of the senses in its less
    • starry heavens, mean so little in human life that they must be
    • enhancement of the dignity of human life, you will find that the words
    • of the lotus flower — to take one example among many — and
    • can at any rate be discovered, that leads man on to the highest.
    • The sense-world, however, as man perceives it in ordinary
    • reason. The impressions that come to man through his eyes, ears and
    • stability of the Ego. There they cannot help man. We turn our gaze
    • man's senses have to be wholly surrendered to the world if they are to
    • will now suppose that a man who is already on the way to Imaginative
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  • Title: Lecture: The Three Stages of Sleep
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    • containing the German texts is entitled,
    • the human soul must repeatedly unite itself, which must be
    • ‘Aspects of Human Evolution’, lecture VIII,
    • mankind, but within this sphere the problems of existence are
    • solution would be a matter of course. Human beings would never
    • deepest foundations of the human soul, though in a more or less
    • human being, but which must first be sought if it is to rise up
    • human nature, and we can understand this when we consider the
    • following example. A man may dream, for instance, that he is
    • may dream that we are standing somewhere and a man is
    • other man comes still nearer and the harmless instrument which
    • multiply these two picture sequences many times, for the same
    • place in the soul which the human being does not observe and of
    • and etheric bodies. In normal circumstances when human beings
    • however, enables human beings to live in those forces of the
    • human beings live in this world without consciousness. You can
    • picture this to yourselves as though a man sank under water,
    • human intellect can reflect upon these thoughts. Thoughts are
    • which are creatively active in the cosmos. Human beings can
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    • containing the German texts is entitled,
    • the human soul must repeatedly unite itself, which must be
    • ‘Aspects of Human Evolution’, lecture VIII,
    • mankind, but within this sphere the problems of existence are
    • solution would be a matter of course. Human beings would never
    • deepest foundations of the human soul, though in a more or less
    • human being, but which must first be sought if it is to rise up
    • human nature, and we can understand this when we consider the
    • following example. A man may dream, for instance, that he is
    • may dream that we are standing somewhere and a man is
    • other man comes still nearer and the harmless instrument which
    • multiply these two picture sequences many times, for the same
    • place in the soul which the human being does not observe and of
    • and etheric bodies. In normal circumstances when human beings
    • however, enables human beings to live in those forces of the
    • human beings live in this world without consciousness. You can
    • picture this to yourselves as though a man sank under water,
    • human intellect can reflect upon these thoughts. Thoughts are
    • which are creatively active in the cosmos. Human beings can
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    • R. Mansel.
    • observation. The whole network of concepts that a man
    • horizon on the ocean. If the human being on the other hand
    • imagine the network of all the concepts which man can form,
    • wherein a man takes no account of the external reality. Now
    • whence the network, which a man weaves within him, takes it
    • for this reason the human being can form an inkling of the
    • ask ourselves: how can a man arrive at concepts, when he has
    • my Theosophy. A man arrives at his concepts because he
    • Now how is it possible for a man to arrive at a network of
    • the fact, that the growing human being only slowly and
    • mere observation, however many cases it should embrace. The
    • demands of a ‘strictly objective science’ that it
    • demand at the same time that it should renounce all thinking.
    • real network of concepts in the human soul. But there must be
    • as clairvoyant experience, for the human soul ought in truth,
    • mounts up to the super-sensible. Accordingly a man has to
    • dialectic method, where the human being lives only in
    • concept to germinate out of another. The man then lives in a
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    • R. Mansel.
    • observation. The whole network of concepts that a man
    • horizon on the ocean. If the human being on the other hand
    • imagine the network of all the concepts which man can form,
    • wherein a man takes no account of the external reality. Now
    • whence the network, which a man weaves within him, takes it
    • for this reason the human being can form an inkling of the
    • ask ourselves: how can a man arrive at concepts, when he has
    • my Theosophy. A man arrives at his concepts because he
    • Now how is it possible for a man to arrive at a network of
    • the fact, that the growing human being only slowly and
    • mere observation, however many cases it should embrace. The
    • demands of a ‘strictly objective science’ that it
    • demand at the same time that it should renounce all thinking.
    • real network of concepts in the human soul. But there must be
    • as clairvoyant experience, for the human soul ought in truth,
    • mounts up to the super-sensible. Accordingly a man has to
    • dialectic method, where the human being lives only in
    • concept to germinate out of another. The man then lives in a
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  • Title: The Cosmic Word and Individual Man
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    • containing the German texts is entitled,
    • THE COSMIC WORD AND INDIVIDUAL MAN
    • To speak of the human being as consisting of physical body, etheric
    • reason we have tried on many occasions to describe what is really
    • meant by these members of man's being. It is always possible to go
    • reality. To-day we shall consider the human etheric body, describing
    • this human etheric body. We should not stop at the vague conception
    • We know that when, under earthly conditions, the human being goes to
    • human being is asleep, and in particular at the etheric body. In this
    • when the human being is asleep.
    • We see the physical body grow still. We see the human being unable to
    • the external world changes, inasmuch as the human being becomes
    • whole extent, the physical body rests — but the human etheric
    • sleeping human being — that is to say upon the part of the human
    • process which originates from the region of the human eyes. It is as
    • irradiate the interior of the physical part of the sleeping human
    • being. The interior space of the human being is illumined by a
    • light, which streams into the interior of the human being, cannot be
    • on in the interior of man; there is no organ within the physical body
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    • THE COSMIC WORD AND INDIVIDUAL MAN
    • To speak of the human being as consisting of physical body, etheric
    • reason we have tried on many occasions to describe what is really
    • meant by these members of man's being. It is always possible to go
    • reality. To-day we shall consider the human etheric body, describing
    • this human etheric body. We should not stop at the vague conception
    • We know that when, under earthly conditions, the human being goes to
    • human being is asleep, and in particular at the etheric body. In this
    • when the human being is asleep.
    • We see the physical body grow still. We see the human being unable to
    • the external world changes, inasmuch as the human being becomes
    • whole extent, the physical body rests — but the human etheric
    • sleeping human being — that is to say upon the part of the human
    • process which originates from the region of the human eyes. It is as
    • irradiate the interior of the physical part of the sleeping human
    • being. The interior space of the human being is illumined by a
    • light, which streams into the interior of the human being, cannot be
    • on in the interior of man; there is no organ within the physical body
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  • Title: Lecture: The Human Soul and the Universe
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    • The original German text of this lecture can be found in the
    • THE HUMAN SOUL AND THE UNIVERSEBerlin, 20th February 1917.
    • Lecture 3 of Cosmic and Human Metamorphoses
    • the ordinary outer man an inner man, who to the ordinary idea is
    • really a second man. In this respect all men in reality consist of two
    • forms and images — manifestations — of the divine Spiritual beings by
    • about the actions and deeds we accomplish. The inner man is of such a
    • make it manifest; and the ego and astral body, by the experiences,
    • universe can of course be expressed and shown in many other ways, but
    • the fact that the number of breaths a man draws in a day equals the
    • which is manifested in all external phenomena.
    • manifested out of the Macrocosm, the great world, is felt as still
    • meetings of the Human Soul with the Being of the Universe: and this is
    • what I might call two sub-beings. The more external man the physical
    • and etheric body, the more inner man the ego and astral body. Now we
    • know moreover that man is to undergo further development. The earth as
    • through a Jupiter, Venus, and a Vulcan planetary evolution. Man during
    • added a higher being — the Spirit-Self which will manifest within him.
    • This will reach full manifestation during the Jupiter evolution, which
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    • THE HUMAN SOUL AND THE UNIVERSEBerlin, 20th February 1917.
    • Lecture 3 of Cosmic and Human Metamorphoses
    • the ordinary outer man an inner man, who to the ordinary idea is
    • really a second man. In this respect all men in reality consist of two
    • forms and images — manifestations — of the divine Spiritual beings by
    • about the actions and deeds we accomplish. The inner man is of such a
    • make it manifest; and the ego and astral body, by the experiences,
    • universe can of course be expressed and shown in many other ways, but
    • the fact that the number of breaths a man draws in a day equals the
    • which is manifested in all external phenomena.
    • manifested out of the Macrocosm, the great world, is felt as still
    • meetings of the Human Soul with the Being of the Universe: and this is
    • what I might call two sub-beings. The more external man the physical
    • and etheric body, the more inner man the ego and astral body. Now we
    • know moreover that man is to undergo further development. The earth as
    • through a Jupiter, Venus, and a Vulcan planetary evolution. Man during
    • added a higher being — the Spirit-Self which will manifest within him.
    • This will reach full manifestation during the Jupiter evolution, which
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    • of Man,’ as he called it, to the members of the newly-formed
    • phase in the revelation of the Mysteries of mankind. The meditation
    • is mantric, that is, a spiritual revelation in which sound, form and
    • The mantram has four major divisions, three of which are
    • human being, as a being of willing, feeling and thinking. A
    • indicate the potent workmanship and artistry of its author.
    • mantram itself, to point out some of the central directions of
    • addressed, not to mankind in general, but to the human soul.
    • that it has its existence within the limbs of the human being, the
    • process of the mantram possible.
    • mankind itself has its origin in the Divine Thought and is
    • support for the knowledge which is to penetrate into human souls.
    • In part two, the human soul is again addressed. It is
    • “Meditate on Spirit,” urges the mantram, in
    • within the earth-sphere bestowing grace so that human beings may rise
    • North, South, know this, and now it is time for human beings to grasp
    • which makes human being possible. As the Great Poem, Cosmic Thought
    • graces mankind. Through expanding Vision (in the larger sense of that
    • the encounter with the vision of the human being which alone may
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    • Human Soul!
    • In the Being of the Human World.
    • Of the Divine is Mankind born.
    • May human beings hear it!
    • Human Soul!
    • In Human-Soul-Creating.
    • May human beings hear it.
    • Human Soul!
    • Out of founts of Human-Spirit.
    • May human beings hear it.
    • Rayed within human souls.
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    • Soul of man!
    • In the cosmic human being.
    • Soul of man!
    • In deeds of the human soul.
    • Soul of man!
    • From founts of human spirit.
    • Let from the depths demand
    • Streamed into human souls;
    • German original and
    • meditation exist in the original German — a verbal and a
    • German, as opposed to the Greek and Latin phrases used here. Marie
    • mantrams of such a cultic nature: The force with which they return is
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    • ¡Alma humana!
    • ¡Alma humana!
    • en el actuar del alma humana.
    • ¡Alma humana!
    • en lo profundo del espíritu humano.
    • resplandeció en las almas humanas;
    • explicó esta aparente contradicción de la siguiente manera:
    • miembros, pues dijo que había una ley asociada a los mantras de
  • Title: Lecture: The Tasks and Aims of Spiritual Science
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    • unrevised by the lecturer and published in German under the title
    • unrevised by the lecturer and published in German under the title
    • the German Section of the Theosophical* Society we find ourselves in
    • a 7-years' cycle in the life of the German Section we may do well to
    • the German Section. His teaching of the unique nature and position of
    • In the first years of our work in the German Section we so to speak
    • mind and the whole manner of theosophical thought; and we will relate
    • dormant within his soul, so that by means of these instructions it
    • how they should develop the faculties dormant within their own souls;
    • it would be quite wrong to imagine that the man who is not clairvoyant
    • effort, it demands thought and work. It means that one must really set
    • main question. Is it not necessary, is it not even good, for the man
    • all earnestness, to lay hold of the means by which man can be
    • outlines the thoughts that were being given him. Not many weeks
    • mind ever so many of the facts of the higher worlds. It might easily
    • we live. It is the age which, in the whole evolution of man, is the
    • human thinking into the sphere of earth-evolution. For this reason
    • We need to distinguish clearly between two conditions. Firstly: a man
    • possible: A man who knows a great deal about the theosophical truths
    • different faculties of the human soul?
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    • unrevised by the lecturer and published in German under the title
    • unrevised by the lecturer and published in German under the title
    • the German Section of the Theosophical* Society we find ourselves in
    • a 7-years' cycle in the life of the German Section we may do well to
    • the German Section. His teaching of the unique nature and position of
    • In the first years of our work in the German Section we so to speak
    • mind and the whole manner of theosophical thought; and we will relate
    • dormant within his soul, so that by means of these instructions it
    • how they should develop the faculties dormant within their own souls;
    • it would be quite wrong to imagine that the man who is not clairvoyant
    • effort, it demands thought and work. It means that one must really set
    • main question. Is it not necessary, is it not even good, for the man
    • all earnestness, to lay hold of the means by which man can be
    • outlines the thoughts that were being given him. Not many weeks
    • mind ever so many of the facts of the higher worlds. It might easily
    • we live. It is the age which, in the whole evolution of man, is the
    • human thinking into the sphere of earth-evolution. For this reason
    • We need to distinguish clearly between two conditions. Firstly: a man
    • possible: A man who knows a great deal about the theosophical truths
    • different faculties of the human soul?
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    • of the European peoples. Indeed man's consciousness as it is to-day
    • these ancient clairvoyant faculties, man was able to perceive certain
    • character. They were based on what man was able to see with his
    • man to have actual vision of the spiritual worlds. They are schools,
    • where in a methodical and systematic way, man's soul is so guided and
    • means whereby man can be led consciously to the spiritual worlds.
    • The man who so trains his soul that he can perceive in higher worlds,
    • often heard how man to-day can be led to the Initiates, how his
    • European civilisation, in various regions of France, Germany and
    • indicated in my lecture “Isis and Madonna,” namely, that man
    • whence his spirit and soul have come forth. When a man penetrates more
    • spiritual world. To-day, this last remnant — the human soul
    • realisation of the spirit and soul within him, man says: ‘Now I
    • universe is revealed to human intelligence in everything that is
    • This true form of man is now hidden.
    • man is hidden and must be sought in its concealment. The saying went:
    • soul of man once again to behold its true origin and to unfold the
    • is only one of the many processes in life. Death changes nothing at
    • all in the innermost kernel of man's being. — In the Druidic
    • not function as organs of perception. A man whose only instrument of
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    • of the European peoples. Indeed man's consciousness as it is to-day
    • these ancient clairvoyant faculties, man was able to perceive certain
    • character. They were based on what man was able to see with his
    • man to have actual vision of the spiritual worlds. They are schools,
    • where in a methodical and systematic way, man's soul is so guided and
    • means whereby man can be led consciously to the spiritual worlds.
    • The man who so trains his soul that he can perceive in higher worlds,
    • often heard how man to-day can be led to the Initiates, how his
    • European civilisation, in various regions of France, Germany and
    • indicated in my lecture “Isis and Madonna,” namely, that man
    • whence his spirit and soul have come forth. When a man penetrates more
    • spiritual world. To-day, this last remnant — the human soul
    • realisation of the spirit and soul within him, man says: ‘Now I
    • universe is revealed to human intelligence in everything that is
    • This true form of man is now hidden.
    • man is hidden and must be sought in its concealment. The saying went:
    • soul of man once again to behold its true origin and to unfold the
    • is only one of the many processes in life. Death changes nothing at
    • all in the innermost kernel of man's being. — In the Druidic
    • not function as organs of perception. A man whose only instrument of
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    • justifiable to approach it from an anthroposophical standpoint. The manner
    • treating of this theme in an anthroposophical manner presents peculiar
    • thoughts are about to centre has been for many centuries the turning
    • Whatever was to be said on this subject I endeavoured to state many
    • in the soul of man to-day if he is to understand it aright, let us see
    • how deeply grounded in the spiritual facts of human development were
    • the beginning of the human race up to the time when Christ appeared in
    • came into humanity with the events of Palestine, but that in a certain
    • given to humanity which had always been in existence, though hitherto
    • Christianity, we are referred by the historical development of humanity
    • what was the secret of mankind in antiquity. We read that only a few
    • These Mysteries existed all over the world, among the Greeks and Romans
    • conviction that in every man there lives, deeply hidden and slumbering
    • so that the ordinary consciousness knows it not, a higher man. As the
    • ordinary man looks through his eyes upon the world and with his
    • thought-power thinks over what he experiences, so can this other man
    • birth of the inner man.” The expression is still used, though in
    • in the physical sense. As man in the physical world is born out of a
    • of the Mysteries a higher man who previously had been as little
    • present as was the human being before birth or conception. The
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    • justifiable to approach it from an anthroposophical standpoint. The manner
    • treating of this theme in an anthroposophical manner presents peculiar
    • thoughts are about to centre has been for many centuries the turning
    • Whatever was to be said on this subject I endeavoured to state many
    • in the soul of man to-day if he is to understand it aright, let us see
    • how deeply grounded in the spiritual facts of human development were
    • the beginning of the human race up to the time when Christ appeared in
    • came into humanity with the events of Palestine, but that in a certain
    • given to humanity which had always been in existence, though hitherto
    • Christianity, we are referred by the historical development of humanity
    • what was the secret of mankind in antiquity. We read that only a few
    • These Mysteries existed all over the world, among the Greeks and Romans
    • conviction that in every man there lives, deeply hidden and slumbering
    • so that the ordinary consciousness knows it not, a higher man. As the
    • ordinary man looks through his eyes upon the world and with his
    • thought-power thinks over what he experiences, so can this other man
    • birth of the inner man.” The expression is still used, though in
    • in the physical sense. As man in the physical world is born out of a
    • of the Mysteries a higher man who previously had been as little
    • present as was the human being before birth or conception. The
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    • Present Time, in German, Antworten der Geisteswissenschaft
    • interprets such fundamental problems as that of the origin of man and
    • that even in the problem of man’s origin, contemporary
    • question of man’s origin — answers which lead back not to
    • world-history, man’s capacity to evolve a conception of the
    • many ways with those of the Gnosis. Such a criticism can only be made
    • to sketch this evening, is in many respects an advance upon all that
    • it. The Gnosis has of course many aspects, many nuances in its
    • not only immanent in the whole evolution of humanity, but also in
    • origin of man led us back to a form still hovering in spiritual
    • how during the course of evolution, man, proceeding from a purely
    • man’s being back through the ages, leads to external, animal
    • wholly spiritual origin. In those regions where spiritual man dwelt
    • this aright it must be said: The Gnosis conceived that while man was
    • — as man’s Divine Companion, but Who did not descend with
    • According to the Gnosis, therefore, humanity passed
    • the region of pure Spirit while man was passing through his evolution
    • Being must not be sought in the region to which man belongs as a
    • humanity, for it was then that the Christ — having held back
    • His own development while man had long since descended into the
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    • Present Time, in German, Antworten der Geisteswissenschaft
    • interprets such fundamental problems as that of the origin of man and
    • that even in the problem of man’s origin, contemporary
    • question of man’s origin — answers which lead back not to
    • world-history, man’s capacity to evolve a conception of the
    • many ways with those of the Gnosis. Such a criticism can only be made
    • to sketch this evening, is in many respects an advance upon all that
    • it. The Gnosis has of course many aspects, many nuances in its
    • not only immanent in the whole evolution of humanity, but also in
    • origin of man led us back to a form still hovering in spiritual
    • how during the course of evolution, man, proceeding from a purely
    • man’s being back through the ages, leads to external, animal
    • wholly spiritual origin. In those regions where spiritual man dwelt
    • this aright it must be said: The Gnosis conceived that while man was
    • — as man’s Divine Companion, but Who did not descend with
    • According to the Gnosis, therefore, humanity passed
    • the region of pure Spirit while man was passing through his evolution
    • Being must not be sought in the region to which man belongs as a
    • humanity, for it was then that the Christ — having held back
    • His own development while man had long since descended into the
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    • permission of Frau Marie Steiner. In German,
    • would-be learned gentleman remarked: “Goethe was really a Mystic,
    • sphere of human knowledge.” He showed by this remark that he
    • which man can penetrate. This, too, is the attitude of Mysticism. Did
    • convictions which arise in a man when he listens to the speech of
    • knowledge in definite terms. They say: In the act of knowledge, man
    • of spirit, just as a blind man is surrounded by the world of colour
    • faculty of spiritual sight to awaken in a man. When his higher senses
    • real world into which man can enter through a higher birth. Initiates
    • “The sun with many a sister-sphere
    • days of creation, when as yet there was no human being to receive them
    • evolution of humanity — to the Mysteries. What were the
    • existed in Egypt, Chaldea, Greece and many other regions. As centres
    • the human being. The whole evolution of the World-Spirit was presented
    • dramatist who, with marvellous inner certainty, staged human action as
    • place in human nature in the course of the development of art?’ Man's
    • human heart which acts as a mediator, something that cannot pass over
    • into this kind of dramatic art. Again, when human feeling would fain
    • in human nature is in reality one and undivided but has been separated
    • comprehensive work of art in which the inner life of a human being
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    • permission of Frau Marie Steiner. In German,
    • would-be learned gentleman remarked: “Goethe was really a Mystic,
    • sphere of human knowledge.” He showed by this remark that he
    • which man can penetrate. This, too, is the attitude of Mysticism. Did
    • convictions which arise in a man when he listens to the speech of
    • knowledge in definite terms. They say: In the act of knowledge, man
    • of spirit, just as a blind man is surrounded by the world of colour
    • faculty of spiritual sight to awaken in a man. When his higher senses
    • real world into which man can enter through a higher birth. Initiates
    • “The sun with many a sister-sphere
    • days of creation, when as yet there was no human being to receive them
    • evolution of humanity — to the Mysteries. What were the
    • existed in Egypt, Chaldea, Greece and many other regions. As centres
    • the human being. The whole evolution of the World-Spirit was presented
    • dramatist who, with marvellous inner certainty, staged human action as
    • place in human nature in the course of the development of art?’ Man's
    • human heart which acts as a mediator, something that cannot pass over
    • into this kind of dramatic art. Again, when human feeling would fain
    • in human nature is in reality one and undivided but has been separated
    • comprehensive work of art in which the inner life of a human being
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    • I HAVE said on many occasions that at the time when medieval culture
    • considered to be beyond the scope of man's ordinary powers of
    • reason could not in any sense be regarded as knowledge emanating from
    • knowledge no longer accessible to mankind in that age must be
    • had once been communicated to a man by cosmic powers, it could not be
    • knowledge was beyond the reach of man's ordinary cognition, but they
    • man could unfold higher faculties of knowledge and that by these means
    • men. And indeed there were many who applied their Initiation-wisdom
    • evolution of man. The nature of this Being, how He had worked before
    • It is strange that a man like Franz Brentano should have inherited
    • Was für ein Philosoph manchmal Epoche macht, and the
    • living, that it could not be passed on by writing but only from man to
    • man, in direct personal intercourse. Something else — again not
    • Plato and Aristotle. He said: Plato belonged to an epoch when many
    • human souls were treading the path to the spiritual world in other
    • Iamblichus, a man possessed of deep insight and one of the successors
    • the Sun-forces which flood the whole universe accessible to man. Every
    • head-organisation of man, the seventy-two sub-heavenly Powers with the
    • Powers with the purely earthly system in man (e.g. digestion,
    • In those times the human being was given his place in a spiritual
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    • I HAVE said on many occasions that at the time when medieval culture
    • considered to be beyond the scope of man's ordinary powers of
    • reason could not in any sense be regarded as knowledge emanating from
    • knowledge no longer accessible to mankind in that age must be
    • had once been communicated to a man by cosmic powers, it could not be
    • knowledge was beyond the reach of man's ordinary cognition, but they
    • man could unfold higher faculties of knowledge and that by these means
    • men. And indeed there were many who applied their Initiation-wisdom
    • evolution of man. The nature of this Being, how He had worked before
    • It is strange that a man like Franz Brentano should have inherited
    • Was für ein Philosoph manchmal Epoche macht, and the
    • living, that it could not be passed on by writing but only from man to
    • man, in direct personal intercourse. Something else — again not
    • Plato and Aristotle. He said: Plato belonged to an epoch when many
    • human souls were treading the path to the spiritual world in other
    • Iamblichus, a man possessed of deep insight and one of the successors
    • the Sun-forces which flood the whole universe accessible to man. Every
    • head-organisation of man, the seventy-two sub-heavenly Powers with the
    • Powers with the purely earthly system in man (e.g. digestion,
    • In those times the human being was given his place in a spiritual
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    • you know that when the human being will be able to look into the
    • out that the three soul-forces of man, which have a rather chaotic
    • that the human being crosses the threshold. In many respects, the
    • whole course of mankind's development resembles the life-course of
    • the individual human being. But things have become displaced.
    • What the individual human being experiences consciously when he
    • whole of mankind, during our fifth post-atlantean epoch, Humanity has
    • not the individual human being, but HUMANITY, and the individual
    • human being together with humanity. What does this mean?
    • activity of thought, feeling and will within man, will in future take
    • spheres. We are just passing through a time in which humanity is
    • fact which is clearly evident to the clairvoyant power. Humanity
    • the great change which takes place in man's inner life may be
    • thinking grows more independent within the life of humanity, we
    • is connected with the mystery of human evolution which pertains to
    • most intimate knowledge of human evolution, out of the knowledge of
    • what must occur if the goal of human evolution is not to be
    • ourselves from this chaos. The very course of human evolution demands
    • are taking place in the evolution of humanity. At present, people do
    • that humanity has such a strong aversion to the very things which it
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    • you know that when the human being will be able to look into the
    • out that the three soul-forces of man, which have a rather chaotic
    • that the human being crosses the threshold. In many respects, the
    • whole course of mankind's development resembles the life-course of
    • the individual human being. But things have become displaced.
    • What the individual human being experiences consciously when he
    • whole of mankind, during our fifth post-atlantean epoch, Humanity has
    • not the individual human being, but HUMANITY, and the individual
    • human being together with humanity. What does this mean?
    • activity of thought, feeling and will within man, will in future take
    • spheres. We are just passing through a time in which humanity is
    • fact which is clearly evident to the clairvoyant power. Humanity
    • the great change which takes place in man's inner life may be
    • thinking grows more independent within the life of humanity, we
    • is connected with the mystery of human evolution which pertains to
    • most intimate knowledge of human evolution, out of the knowledge of
    • what must occur if the goal of human evolution is not to be
    • ourselves from this chaos. The very course of human evolution demands
    • are taking place in the evolution of humanity. At present, people do
    • that humanity has such a strong aversion to the very things which it
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  • Title: Lecture: The Weaving and Living Activity of the Human Etheric Bodies
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    • THE WEAVING AND LIVING ACTIVITY OF THE HUMAN ETHERIC BODIES.
    • human being consists of physical body, etheric body, astral body,
    • little of what should be known to humanity in a near future, at least
    • with, we say: We designate as man’s physical body his external
    • first of all, cast our spiritual eye upon these two members of human
    • higher members of the human organisation are also borne in mind.
    • recollect that man’s physical body, in the form in which it
    • from the human being to the cosmos, we only need to remember
    • When we encounter man’s physical body upon the Earth, we must
    • Spirits of Form gave the human physical body the form which it
    • manner that it is not possible to say that also these beings had
    • the kingdom of man! If we cast our gaze over the surface of the
    • certain differences in the external human form. All the interesting
    • individual human beings. The colour of the skin must, for instance,
    • the differentiations which exist in regard to the human being with
    • animals differ far more from one another than the human beings. In
    • individual human species; in the human kingdom, however, we cannot
    • the kingdom of man as that between a lion and a nightingale, we would
    • notice the differences which exist among human beings. The fact to be
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    • THE WEAVING AND LIVING ACTIVITY OF THE HUMAN ETHERIC BODIES.
    • human being consists of physical body, etheric body, astral body,
    • little of what should be known to humanity in a near future, at least
    • with, we say: We designate as man’s physical body his external
    • first of all, cast our spiritual eye upon these two members of human
    • higher members of the human organisation are also borne in mind.
    • recollect that man’s physical body, in the form in which it
    • from the human being to the cosmos, we only need to remember
    • When we encounter man’s physical body upon the Earth, we must
    • Spirits of Form gave the human physical body the form which it
    • manner that it is not possible to say that also these beings had
    • the kingdom of man! If we cast our gaze over the surface of the
    • certain differences in the external human form. All the interesting
    • individual human beings. The colour of the skin must, for instance,
    • the differentiations which exist in regard to the human being with
    • animals differ far more from one another than the human beings. In
    • individual human species; in the human kingdom, however, we cannot
    • the kingdom of man as that between a lion and a nightingale, we would
    • notice the differences which exist among human beings. The fact to be
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    • And The Temple Becomes Man
    • The Temple Is/Becomes — Man!
    • detailed account of what Rudolf Steiner said on so many occasions about
    • the life of the human soul which express themselves in the forms of
    • humanity advances.
    • Also known as: The Temple Is/Becomes — Man!
    • MAN
    • “And the Building becomes Man
    • so many occasions about the evolution of the Art of Building and its
    • life of the Cosmos and in the life of the human soul which express
    • forms as the evolution of humanity advances. The forms of
    • rented in Munich for performances of these Mystery Plays had brought
    • AND THE TEMPLE BECOMES MAN
    • of mankind as a whole. And unless this demand is fulfilled, the aim
    • spiritual Powers and the conditions of human evolution of which we
    • of human evolution, this responsibility is altogether different
    • creations of art and of culture through the ages have many things to
    • the inner constitution and attitude of the human soul in earlier
    • “Works of Art as Records of the Evolution of Humanity.”
    • to-day. In ancient times, human beings had at their disposal means of
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    • And The Temple Becomes Man
    • The Temple Is/Becomes — Man!
    • detailed account of what Rudolf Steiner said on so many occasions about
    • the life of the human soul which express themselves in the forms of
    • humanity advances.
    • Also known as: The Temple Is/Becomes — Man!
    • MAN
    • “And the Building becomes Man
    • so many occasions about the evolution of the Art of Building and its
    • life of the Cosmos and in the life of the human soul which express
    • forms as the evolution of humanity advances. The forms of
    • rented in Munich for performances of these Mystery Plays had brought
    • AND THE TEMPLE BECOMES MAN
    • of mankind as a whole. And unless this demand is fulfilled, the aim
    • spiritual Powers and the conditions of human evolution of which we
    • of human evolution, this responsibility is altogether different
    • creations of art and of culture through the ages have many things to
    • the inner constitution and attitude of the human soul in earlier
    • “Works of Art as Records of the Evolution of Humanity.”
    • to-day. In ancient times, human beings had at their disposal means of
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  • Title: Lecture: Christianity in Human Evolution
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    • Christianity in Human Evolution
    • Christianity in the Evolutionary Course of Mankind
    • Evolutionary Course of Mankind, this lecture, given in Berlin,
    • was translated from the original German by Frances E. Dawson, and
    • Christianity in Human Evolution: Leading Individualities and Avatar Beings,
    • IN HUMAN EVOLUTION
    • Evolutionary Course of Mankind, this lecture, given in Berlin,
    • was translated from the original German by Frances E. Dawson, and
    • who occupy leading places in the earth's human evolution. In
    • individualities who have developed along with humanity from the
    • we find the most varied stages of development among the human
    • evolution as the rest of humanity but have merely advanced more
    • rest of humanity but are at a higher stage, there are also other
    • intervene in the course of human evolution it is nevertheless
    • say, as we can of other human beings, that we trace the soul back in
    • able to descend repeatedly to incarnate vicariously in a human body.
    • A spiritual being who descends thus into a human body in order to
    • intervene in evolution as a human being, but without gaining anything
    • sprung from human evolution itself and an avatar. An avatar being
    • physical body for the blessing and advancement of mankind. Thus,
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    • Christianity in Human Evolution
    • Christianity in the Evolutionary Course of Mankind
    • Evolutionary Course of Mankind, this lecture, given in Berlin,
    • was translated from the original German by Frances E. Dawson, and
    • Christianity in Human Evolution: Leading Individualities and Avatar Beings,
    • IN HUMAN EVOLUTION
    • Evolutionary Course of Mankind, this lecture, given in Berlin,
    • was translated from the original German by Frances E. Dawson, and
    • who occupy leading places in the earth's human evolution. In
    • individualities who have developed along with humanity from the
    • we find the most varied stages of development among the human
    • evolution as the rest of humanity but have merely advanced more
    • rest of humanity but are at a higher stage, there are also other
    • intervene in the course of human evolution it is nevertheless
    • say, as we can of other human beings, that we trace the soul back in
    • able to descend repeatedly to incarnate vicariously in a human body.
    • A spiritual being who descends thus into a human body in order to
    • intervene in evolution as a human being, but without gaining anything
    • sprung from human evolution itself and an avatar. An avatar being
    • physical body for the blessing and advancement of mankind. Thus,
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    • A lecture delivered in Manchester College Chapel,
    • Oxford, on August 27th, 1922. Authorized translation from the German
    • Published in German as:
    • A lecture delivered in Manchester College Chapel,
    • Oxford, on August 27th, 1922. Authorized translation from the German
    • Published in German as:
    • A lecture delivered in Manchester College Chapel,
    • Oxford, on August 27th. 1922. Authorized translation from the German
    • MANKIND
    • all the forces of the human soul; to understand it not only from the
    • unite with it all the forces of man's being. But this will only
    • such knowledge only takes hold of the thinking life of man. So long
    • time once more to this the greatest question of mankind, inasmuch as
    • planet to the Earth. Unable to become an earthly man, the Being would
    • are apt to imagine the past history of mankind far too similar to the
    • Golgotha all human beings — even those who were primitive, more
    • They had a memory of the time the human soul lives through, before he
    • experiences since the age of three or four or five, so had the human
    • and spirit. In a deeper psychological sense, man was as if
    • soul from yonder spiritual World, I entered the dwelling of a human
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    • A lecture delivered in Manchester College Chapel,
    • Oxford, on August 27th, 1922. Authorized translation from the German
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    • Oxford, on August 27th. 1922. Authorized translation from the German
    • MANKIND
    • all the forces of the human soul; to understand it not only from the
    • unite with it all the forces of man's being. But this will only
    • such knowledge only takes hold of the thinking life of man. So long
    • time once more to this the greatest question of mankind, inasmuch as
    • planet to the Earth. Unable to become an earthly man, the Being would
    • are apt to imagine the past history of mankind far too similar to the
    • Golgotha all human beings — even those who were primitive, more
    • They had a memory of the time the human soul lives through, before he
    • experiences since the age of three or four or five, so had the human
    • and spirit. In a deeper psychological sense, man was as if
    • soul from yonder spiritual World, I entered the dwelling of a human
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    • and the foundations of human existence. He would not speak of these.
    • He would speak only of the means by which mankind could enter into a
    • earth for the whole of humanity, and also the conception concerning
    • of the immortal part of human nature which passes onwards from
    • constitutes Man, and which passes onward from one earth-life to
    • it then, which collectively is Man? It is Name and Form. But
    • which stands before me as Man, Name and Form pass from life to life.
    • mango-tree bears a fruit. A thief comes and steals the fruit. The
    • owner of the mango-tree says: “Thou hast robbed me of my
    • transformed itself. That which was growing upon the mango-tree simply
    • mango-tree which was planted in the earth. But only because the owner
    • him who buried the first fruit in the earth. Thus it is with man; his
    • lives. But what appears is new, as the fruit of the mango-tree is
    • hand! Is this hand a man? No, the hand is not the man. For if there
    • were only a hand, there would be no man. But if you cut the hand off
    • a man's body, it dries up, and in three weeks' time there would be no
    • hand left. Whence then is a hand a hand? By reason of a man! Is the
    • head a man? No! Is the heart anything by itself? No! Because if we
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    • and the foundations of human existence. He would not speak of these.
    • He would speak only of the means by which mankind could enter into a
    • earth for the whole of humanity, and also the conception concerning
    • of the immortal part of human nature which passes onwards from
    • constitutes Man, and which passes onward from one earth-life to
    • it then, which collectively is Man? It is Name and Form. But
    • which stands before me as Man, Name and Form pass from life to life.
    • mango-tree bears a fruit. A thief comes and steals the fruit. The
    • owner of the mango-tree says: “Thou hast robbed me of my
    • transformed itself. That which was growing upon the mango-tree simply
    • mango-tree which was planted in the earth. But only because the owner
    • him who buried the first fruit in the earth. Thus it is with man; his
    • lives. But what appears is new, as the fruit of the mango-tree is
    • hand! Is this hand a man? No, the hand is not the man. For if there
    • were only a hand, there would be no man. But if you cut the hand off
    • a man's body, it dries up, and in three weeks' time there would be no
    • hand left. Whence then is a hand a hand? By reason of a man! Is the
    • head a man? No! Is the heart anything by itself? No! Because if we
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  • Title: Lecture: Spiritual Science and Speech
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    • Spiritual Science the different ways in which the being of man
    • sense of the term. We can obtain a general survey of human life in
    • man in speech, and in the next lecture, under the title of ‘Laughter
    • ANTHROPOSOPHY] an aspect of man’s power of
    • The whole being of man, his whole significance and
    • the inner life of some great individuality may feel that human speech
    • man may easily mistake the word, or what the word infuses into him,
    • for the concept. This is why so many people are incapable of building
    • knows to what an extent the way a man is able to express the content
    • life of the soul by observing how a man expresses himself in words.
    • shall try in a somewhat aphoristic manner, to throw light on the
    • development of speech and its connection with the human being, from
    • External Science has made many attempts to bring the most varied
    • that man, confronted with something in the external world, produced,
    • fact that man heard some external sound, either produced by animals,
    • is of course still unanswered as to how man comes to give names to
    • let fall, or a bell we strike, but every single thing. Man’s
    • However many more combinations of this kind we might care to
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    • Spiritual Science the different ways in which the being of man
    • sense of the term. We can obtain a general survey of human life in
    • man in speech, and in the next lecture, under the title of ‘Laughter
    • ANTHROPOSOPHY] an aspect of man’s power of
    • The whole being of man, his whole significance and
    • the inner life of some great individuality may feel that human speech
    • man may easily mistake the word, or what the word infuses into him,
    • for the concept. This is why so many people are incapable of building
    • knows to what an extent the way a man is able to express the content
    • life of the soul by observing how a man expresses himself in words.
    • shall try in a somewhat aphoristic manner, to throw light on the
    • development of speech and its connection with the human being, from
    • External Science has made many attempts to bring the most varied
    • that man, confronted with something in the external world, produced,
    • fact that man heard some external sound, either produced by animals,
    • is of course still unanswered as to how man comes to give names to
    • let fall, or a bell we strike, but every single thing. Man’s
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    • translation from the German of Notes unrevised by the lecturer.
    • The Human Soul in its Connection with Godly-Spiritual
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    • The Human Soul in its Connection with Godly-Spiritual Individualities.
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    • the relationship of man's faculty of speech to those Beings in
    • difference it makes to man whether the words he speaks are formed in
    • other is true, so does man come, between falling asleep and
    • to-day more particularly of one aspect of this relationship of human
    • else in evolution that has to do with man, as we have had full
    • metamorphoses which human language in general has undergone in the
    • course of the evolution of mankind on Earth.
    • If we consider the relationship man has to-day to language, we find
    • the Greek civilisation, we find that man's relation to language
    • symbol. The man of olden time entered with heart and soul into the
    • word Pflug (plough) gave man the same inner experience as did
    • parts of Europe. The feeling a man had when he was ploughing was
    • forming of words. But in order to study the times when man's
    • dependent for its evolution on the decision of man. In language
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    • The Human Soul in its Connection with Godly-Spiritual
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    • The Human Soul in its Connection with Godly-Spiritual Individualities.
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    • the relationship of man's faculty of speech to those Beings in
    • difference it makes to man whether the words he speaks are formed in
    • other is true, so does man come, between falling asleep and
    • to-day more particularly of one aspect of this relationship of human
    • else in evolution that has to do with man, as we have had full
    • metamorphoses which human language in general has undergone in the
    • course of the evolution of mankind on Earth.
    • If we consider the relationship man has to-day to language, we find
    • the Greek civilisation, we find that man's relation to language
    • symbol. The man of olden time entered with heart and soul into the
    • word Pflug (plough) gave man the same inner experience as did
    • parts of Europe. The feeling a man had when he was ploughing was
    • forming of words. But in order to study the times when man's
    • dependent for its evolution on the decision of man. In language
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  • Title: Lecture: Gnostic Doctrines and Supersensible Influences in Europe
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    • physical life of humanity. It is by no means enough to admit that the
    • fragment only of the world in which man lives and moves as a thinking
    • and acting being. For many centuries it was justifiable to hold such
    • physical world are connected with impulses emanating from the
    • the creation of man by Jahve or Jehovah as the dawn of
    • preceded by that of other Beings, that the creation of man had
    • in the Bible story the humanity created by Jehovah is naturally
    • and that from this union man came into existence.
    •            Man
    • man was created.
    • beyond the grasp of a later humanity. The Pleroma was a world at a
    • of the Pleroma, the human being created by Jehovah comes into
    • incorporate not in the individual man nor yet in a nation, but rather
    • in humanity taken as one whole, a Being who remembers its descent
    • was a personification of the spiritual strivings of mankind. The urge
    • united with the man Jesus in order that the strivings of Achamoth
    • might be fulfilled. The Gnostic teaching was that in the man Jesus
    • centuries — and the hearts of many men in those times were
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    • physical life of humanity. It is by no means enough to admit that the
    • fragment only of the world in which man lives and moves as a thinking
    • and acting being. For many centuries it was justifiable to hold such
    • physical world are connected with impulses emanating from the
    • the creation of man by Jahve or Jehovah as the dawn of
    • preceded by that of other Beings, that the creation of man had
    • in the Bible story the humanity created by Jehovah is naturally
    • and that from this union man came into existence.
    •            Man
    • man was created.
    • beyond the grasp of a later humanity. The Pleroma was a world at a
    • of the Pleroma, the human being created by Jehovah comes into
    • incorporate not in the individual man nor yet in a nation, but rather
    • in humanity taken as one whole, a Being who remembers its descent
    • was a personification of the spiritual strivings of mankind. The urge
    • united with the man Jesus in order that the strivings of Achamoth
    • might be fulfilled. The Gnostic teaching was that in the man Jesus
    • centuries — and the hearts of many men in those times were
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    • by the lecturer. Also known as: Luciferic and Ahrimanic
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    • by the lecturer. Also known as: Luciferic and Ahrimanic
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    • Influence of the Dead on the Life of Man on Earth
    • before our souls the connection of man with the spiritual world from
    • elemental world is an unknown world for the human being as he now
    • worlds but it is no less fraught with significance for man than this
    • by many beings, no less abundantly than is the physical. Man himself,
    • As an ether-being, man too is a citizen of the elemental world; only
    • perception for the elemental world cannot begin in man till he is
    • able entirely to free himself from that which makes him earthly man.
    • more difficult for the man of today than for the man of primeval
    • the most part it consisted in this very fact: man was able to free
    • himself from that which makes him earthly man. As earthly men, as you
    • emancipate ourselves from what is solid in us, the moment we feel
    • elemental world. Imaginative perception will surely return to mankind
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    • by the lecturer. Also known as: Luciferic and Ahrimanic
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    • by the lecturer. Also known as: Luciferic and Ahrimanic
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    • Influence of the Dead on the Life of Man on Earth
    • before our souls the connection of man with the spiritual world from
    • elemental world is an unknown world for the human being as he now
    • worlds but it is no less fraught with significance for man than this
    • by many beings, no less abundantly than is the physical. Man himself,
    • As an ether-being, man too is a citizen of the elemental world; only
    • perception for the elemental world cannot begin in man till he is
    • able entirely to free himself from that which makes him earthly man.
    • more difficult for the man of today than for the man of primeval
    • the most part it consisted in this very fact: man was able to free
    • himself from that which makes him earthly man. As earthly men, as you
    • emancipate ourselves from what is solid in us, the moment we feel
    • elemental world. Imaginative perception will surely return to mankind
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    • shows how humanity has been deserted by the Gods and made independent.
    • Cotterell. The original German text of these lectures are published
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    • shows how humanity has been deserted by the Gods and made independent.
    • How can Osiris be awakened to new life? Man must work towards the
    • experiencing of Imaginations. The Veil of Isis. Man to learn to lift
    • Man flees from Wisdom. Eulenspiegelism.
    • completes it for the present and the future. In the present time man
    • is estranged from reality. Man turned gaze to the earth and now must
    • of a spiritually free humanity.
    • The getting younger of humanity while advancing in time. In
    • consequence the possibility of development of the single human being
    • Schlegel's demands for a spiritualization of science fails. Cannot
    • Duality of human being. Head-man and trunk-man. Transformation
    • cosmos. When secrets of the world and of man become social wisdom of
    • Man is solution of world riddle. His being unites with a cosmic auric
    • between head-man and heart-man. Mankind unable to find connection of
    • and legend. What it accomplishes is rejuvenation of man and proper
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    • anthroposophical knowledge of Man and of the Cosmos in its spiritual
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    • Theosophy, an introduction to the Supersensible knowledge of the world and the destination of man
    • The Spiritual Guidance of Man
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    • shows how humanity has been deserted by the Gods and made independent.
    • which prevails among the men of our time and has taken root in human
    • less dreamt, slept through by mankind, that in any case abstract
    • viewed in the most manifold ways, and in fact I pointed in these
    • examined this or the other myth. However, the myth permits of many
    • would be very useful for the man of today if he made himself
    • thing or the other. Physiological, biological truths about man
    • rests upon the consciousness of the connection of man as
    • foundations of the human soul. The Egyptians desired in this way to
    • turn their gaze to that element in the human soul which lives not
    • when man treads ways that lie on the other side.
    • is it in man that passes through the gate of death and that enters
    • battles with the assistance of Hermes — that is the Roman
    • have the whole thing once more. Read the ‘Germania’ of
    • describes them with Roman names. He thus gives Roman names to the
    • and could give them the Roman names. We find in the ‘Germania’
    • Egyptians sought to learn of the eternal part of the human soul. They
    • of the World and passes judgment when man has gone through the gate
    • of death, that is, the God whom man has to meet after death. At the
    • above all to the human soul after death. This lay far from the Greek
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    • shows how humanity has been deserted by the Gods and made independent.
    • human consciousness. We know of the development of consciousness
    • in mankind, we know that we have to look back to earlier times of
    • man's evolution in which there existed an old clairvoyance, a
    • such things for this retrospection gives us orientation. Mankind
    • ‘The Spiritual Guidance of Man and Mankind’,
    • of looking back of mankind, and this looking back to other states of
    • Beings in existence, who are not human beings, who live in
    • type of human soul which was able to live in Imaginations was
    • Typhon — that is, by that force of the human soul, which to be
    • dead. Hence Osiris is the Judge of the dead; the human being meets
    • as a normal faculty of the human soul. And men were aware that in the
    • wisdom of humanity's physiology. What sort of conditions were
    • humanity at a certain period of time, and then vanished. And the
    • the course of mankind's evolution. We are there looking back to an
    • this that humanity has to look back to earlier evolutionary periods
    • ancient conditions of human consciousness helps to give orientation
    • inroads into the human being in the case of the female, since the
    • by the human being is today — in fact since the times when
    • concepts — the human being felt something in him (it was in
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    • shows how humanity has been deserted by the Gods and made independent.
    • of the course of mankind's evolution; we have sought to follow up the
    • seen that the Egyptian and Grecian mythologies in the manner of their
    • structure, are derived from certain ancient experiences of mankind.
    • They are based on a certain consciousness that humanity once
    • pervading Nature, as later on man is related between birth and death
    • of the transitional humanity to which we still belong.
    • thought of as together creating mankind. We can only think of
    • them as producing through their deeds what we call earthly humanity.
    • In fact the whole evolution of earthly man is only accomplished
    • the guidance of human destiny, they have arisen from other
    • Egyptian and the Greek mythology traced man back to older times in
    • time the Gods who created the human race. Only because the Old
    • Testament doctrine makes the Divine the creator of man, only through
    • order and hence into the whole ordering of mankind, into Providence,
    • Testament. The search of many human beings to find their right way
    • course of human evolution which points in a significant manner to the
    • essentials standing spiritually before mankind up to the new
    • part what immense depth of human consciousness in ancient times
    • once lived a perception among men through which man could still
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    • shows how humanity has been deserted by the Gods and made independent.
    • impulses of human life must enter especially into the consciousness
    • of man today so that a counterweight may be created to the principle
    • must be the complementary saying: ‘I am Man. I am the Past, I
    • ‘immortal’ one spoke actually of man himself. In the
    • the sense of Plato, really only considered a man to be a partaker of
    • There was no intention of saying that the human being as such cannot
    • There are many things
    • the human soul, nor even be blazoned forth as universal human love.
    • greatest age, one that brings most of all to humanity, one that
    • existence of mankind. And precisely through what man develops very
    • highest human goal. Evolutionary possibilities are in our time
    • dear friends, into the connection of man with the whole universe, if
    • if one speaks of a certain connection of man with concrete
    • The belief that the physical human being must in a certain way take
    • human nature which take their direction from other constellations
    • observations of how there is always something in man which
    • corresponds in man to the thorax. So that, speaking macrocosmically
    • say: it took its course when man for his knowledge, perception and
    • envelopment of his chest, in his chest-cuirass. As physical human
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    • shows how humanity has been deserted by the Gods and made independent.
    • mankind's evolution, and you have already seen that all sorts of
    • you that in that evolutionary course of mankind which can be regarded
    • significant changes took place in humanity. I have already some
    • months ago indicated how changes in humanity as a whole differ from
    • humanity as such, the reverse is the case. A man is first child, then
    • In so doing the man's physical forces undergo manifold changes and
    • reverse path is to be attributed to mankind. During the 2,160 years
    • that followed the great Atlantean catastrophe mankind can be said to
    • first epoch after the great Atlantean catastrophe man remained
    • catastrophe. Then indeed man was still dependent on his physical
    • blooming of soul qualities, which man can feel no longer. Yes,
    • external physical cosmic conditions of human existence alter in
    • in which man no more remained capable of development to such a great
    • which we call the Old Persian, man remained still capable of
    • period where man carries his development only into his twenties. This
    • with which infinitely many secrets of mankind's evolution are
    • connected. So that one can say: Mankind as a whole drew in, became
    • a man then remained capable of development up to his thirty-fifth
    • humanity as a whole we are living, so to say, in the twenty-seventh
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    • shows how humanity has been deserted by the Gods and made independent.
    • and significant truth — namely, man wanders over the earth but
    • age it was still possible to bring about a deeper knowledge of man
    • also a challenge to us to strive again for a real knowledge of man,
    • for a knowledge of what man on the earth actually is.
    • concepts. Above all one cannot understand the human being through
    • understanding of man. One must put oneself in the position of taking
    • man as he wanders about over the earth, as a picture, as a picture
    • human being is a riddle that wants to be solved. We shall not,
    • however, solve the riddle of man if we are content to continue to be
    • see, the human being is — this we have stressed again and again
    • — a complicated being. Man is more, vastly more than the
    • physical form that wanders about before our eyes as man — far,
    • far more is man. But this physical structure that wanders round
    • before our eyes as man, and all that belongs to it, is none the less
    • an expression for the whole comprehensive being of man. And one can
    • say: Not only can one recognize in the human form, in the physical
    • man that goes about among us, what man is between birth and death
    • recognize in the human being what he is as immortal, as eternal being
    • of soul. One must only develop a feeling that this human form is a
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    • shows how humanity has been deserted by the Gods and made independent.
    • of mankind when we begin to observe man himself, seeing in his
    • man himself, again as totality, is its solution. We must not expect,
    • however, to solve the world-riddle in a moment; human life itself in
    • The world is a riddle and Man is its solution.
    • we regard man's external physical form, we can distinguish in it the
    • inner forces of the human head. Of course, it is also true —
    • speaking lightly — that everyone has his own head. Man
    • can realize that a considerable part of man's task between death and
    • work chiefly upon the head. So that when the human head appears here
    • case of man, it is with the formation of his head that the whole
    • whole universe are at work within it. It is principally from man's
    • Spiritual Science. Natural science is very near at many points to a
    • repelled by the chapter where I speak of the human aura and how man's
    • the case of a woman who was quite small, he discovered that she
    • we mean much more spiritual elements in man than this lowest, almost
    • establish that what a man bears within him as inherited from
    • stream of humanity. This of course plays into the head when man is
    • heredity, however, and that the part of man which excludes the head
    • through heredity by being added to the rest of the organism. That man
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    • the four members of man's nature
    • The double nature of man.
    • The working of the environment on the whole man. The end of
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    • The God-willed and the God-estranged human being. The training of
    • experiences of everyday life to the most lofty concerns of man, and
    • order to meet the manifold events and circumstances of life. And we
    • higher worlds, is to a certain extent a necessity for mankind. Within
    • a comparatively short time man would inevitably lose all confidence
    • spiritual science were not able to come to mankind precisely in our
    • collision two divergent tendencies in man's thought and feeling
    • been in preparation for many centuries and which has by now gained
    • complete hold upon mankind, or will most assuredly do so in the near
    • assume all manner of disguises. There will indeed be plenty of
    • their materialistic basis. Such a man can most radically refute and
    • experience, that when a man who is conversant with all the results of
    • Man can look upon the world from
    • yearly returning cycle. Or again, a man may give himself up to
    • of the starry heaven at night-time. When a man contemplates nature in
    • when it is reflected in an admiring human soul.” Yes, man comes
    • his being — just as man is thus a product of this air and of
    • and the other worlds which stream in through our senses. Man comes to
    • it is crystallised out into the wonderful form of man himself.
    • And in very truth, when a man
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    • are many occasions when you are led to quite different conclusions
    • I daresay there are not many of
    • same manner that the world has had a beginning and that it has had no
    • and thinks it is itself an evidence that the human faculty of
    • knowledge has boundaries, seeing that man is forced thereby to arrive
    • situation demands a decisive pronouncement, thinking can come to no
    • means of educating ourselves in this manner in perfect freedom. I
    • human thinking with divine thinking. For we can say, can we not, that
    • a human being makes a mistake in his thinking, then it is a mere
    • possible; for it might not be long before we had made so many
    • certain conditions. Constituted as we are as human beings in the
    • event is conclusive. Observe a little and you will see that very many
    • own secrets. We will select a very clear and simple example. One man
    • besides which look like this wolf, and he arrives in this manner at
    • many individual wolves; the general concept of “wolf”
    • individual wolves exist in the world. Such a man will easily state it
    • not anything real. There you have a striking example of a man who
    • develops. And how about the man, on the other hand, who lets reality
    • facts speak. And now, let us imagine this man has the opportunity to
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    • the four members of man's nature.
    • physical body of man and what we call the world of the senses. We saw
    • how the human physical body is of the same substance as we find in
    • sense world outside us and in the human physical body as well, we
    • that the physical body of man is a part of the external world of the
    • the etheric body of man is really composed of the substance of
    • wisdom. Now the etheric and physical bodies of man have something
    • an ego; for as we know, man as a whole, as we encounter him on earth,
    • nature of man himself. You will be ready to accept the assumption
    • the four members of man's nature are joined together, then he
    • united in an irregular manner. In the human being of the present day
    • is a remarkable fact and demands our attention — that an
    • investigation of the four members of man's being leads to the
    • in the Bible in the words that are spoken to man by Lucifer, when he
    • is trying to tempt man. He says: “Your eyes shall be opened and
    • would otherwise have. It is extraordinarily difficult for a man of
    • disorder had come into the conjunction of the four members of man's
    • them. If you are asked the question: What are the eyes of man really
    • justification for calling a man a fool who says the eyes are not for
    • evolution we find that the eyes of man did not originally belong to
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    • time so you can have ever so many cast-off ideas which are for you
    • manner of different ways. Let me ask you to observe how in each
    • draw the content of our life of soul, then we could form it in many
    • and this we can grasp as a manifestation of Wisdom; then we have
    • this manner we have, so to say, surprised the hierarchies in one
    • themselves in a most singular way in the inner soul-life of man
    • of Form created man on the earth in such a way that he still has an
    • man by the Spirits of Form at the beginning of his earthly evolution.
    • influences which had been brought to bear upon man. But we found
    • connection that we found in the badly combined organisation of man
    • plants; and, lastly, the matter that we find in the body of man and
    • manifold kinds of matter in the world! We saw yesterday what a number
    • such a complicated manner. It
    • have been with man if the Luciferic influence had not entered into
    • in many different aspects, but what would have happened in this
    • connections. Well, you see, man could not have had such nerves as he
    • man. Similarly he could not have had bones or muscles if it had not
    • ask the question: What then is man altogether as material man? Man as
    • man. Materialism is thus in the most eminent degree discipleship of
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    • Lecture V: The double nature of man.
    • to speak of how we, as human beings, are yoked to material existence,
    • process by which man is penetrated with earth matter. You will have
    • formed the idea that man is in reality a kind of double being. Let me
    • a matter of fact, not predetermined for man from the beginning, but
    • further disarrangement in the members of man's organisation,
    • of nourishment and of the digestion of substance in the human body —
    • the coarse material processes in man — nourishment and
    • occur in man, to be attributed to the influence of Lucifer. Yesterday
    • this double being in man. On the one hand we have seen that sense
    • the very presence of nerves and of the human systems of muscle and
    • man of senses, glands and digestion, and on the other hand the
    • man of nerves, muscle and bone? What cosmic task is set for these
    • two, coupled closely together as they are in the nature of man? Now
    • see that when it has played itself out in man it passes away and is
    • gone. It is something man leaves behind him. Let us make that fact
    • purpose to be fulfilled in the performance of these organic
    • prepared to reckon it as a particular step forward in human nature
    • when man develops, in the course of years, as he has occasion, a
    • repeats itself again and again in the same way, and that we as human
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    • central point. The working of the environment on the whole man. The
    • being man is and from how many sides we must consider him if we would
    • of clairvoyant research, we study the whole course of man's
    • race of man in the future. I have, in the course of these lectures,
    • drawn your attention to a perception that man can acquire when he
    • how if the soul enters upon these moods or conditions, man's
    • converse processes that are everywhere around him. Man learns to
    • being or passing away. And I pointed out in particular how the human
    • say, it will serve for the procreation of the whole human being. It
    • the larynx will not merely help man to express by means of the word
    • what is in his heart and mind, but man will use the larynx to place
    • his own self before the world; that is to say, the propagation of man
    • call “man,” for every such organ that is only as yet a
    • far distant past of mankind and then from what our research reveals
    • man when we trace back the human ear to its original form. For in its
    • plane. But that is only a last remnant of what used to flow into man
    • into man the mighty movements of the whole universe. And as to-day we
    • the music of the spheres, flow into man. And as to-day we men clothe
    • Word. Into what we may call man's hearing in the old sense of
    • music of the spheres, just as now into our hearing flows the human
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    • Constitution of Humans.
    • Constitution of Humans.
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    • or in an equivalent manner recognized by the School — the
    • you know, when the human being goes through the portal of death, he
    • This brief period during which the human being still has an etheric
    • human being is then left with his astral body. In this astral body we
    • into the cosmos of those forces which the human being has within
    • imprints of all that the human being has gone through in life. This
    • knowledge of anthroposophical spiritual science that the human being
    • human beings who have lived in former times. That which through our
    • and in a similar manner the ego takes its own course. We cannot,
    • astral body and the ego. It thus comes about that when the human
    • follow this up in the outer human form, if we look at the being of
    • man in its totality.
    • we must imagine that the human being, as he appears when he is born
    • we look at the human being after birth with special reference to the
    • the human being is really born out of the universe. And his sojourn
    • But man is definitely a being who does not spring from one point
    • related to the earth forces, because the human ego on approaching
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    • Constitution of Humans.
    • Constitution of Humans.
    • Printed in Manuscript for the
    • or in an equivalent manner recognized by the School — the
    • you know, when the human being goes through the portal of death, he
    • This brief period during which the human being still has an etheric
    • human being is then left with his astral body. In this astral body we
    • into the cosmos of those forces which the human being has within
    • imprints of all that the human being has gone through in life. This
    • knowledge of anthroposophical spiritual science that the human being
    • human beings who have lived in former times. That which through our
    • and in a similar manner the ego takes its own course. We cannot,
    • astral body and the ego. It thus comes about that when the human
    • follow this up in the outer human form, if we look at the being of
    • man in its totality.
    • we must imagine that the human being, as he appears when he is born
    • we look at the human being after birth with special reference to the
    • the human being is really born out of the universe. And his sojourn
    • But man is definitely a being who does not spring from one point
    • related to the earth forces, because the human ego on approaching
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  • Title: The Forming of Destiny in Sleeping and Waking
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    • The Human Soul in its Connection with Godly-Spiritual Individualities.
    • The Human Soul in its Connection with Godly-Spiritual
    • human being is placed within the sphere of the World Order that is
    • practical manner, it is necessary to study the being of man a little
    • Human life is often said to be divided into two different states of
    • human being rests during sleep. The scientific view indeed
    • assumes that the activity of consciousness ceases when a man falls
    • human activity is at rest. But sleep is by no means merely rest; we
    • At the present stage of evolution reached by man in earthly life, it
    • sleep and they work on into the life of day, into man's
    • thinking of the beginning of man's life. During the very
    • earliest period, as a tiny child, the human being as it were sleeps
    • referring to this period during which the human being is ‘sleeping’
    • man's life on Earth? Three things must be considered if we are
    • to understand the workings of all that the human being brings from
    • which the human being has to acquire, differently from the animals.
    • walk. Man enters the world, the earthly world, as a being who
    • in a particular child, but in general it can be said that the human
    • gaining complete mastery of the balance man has in the
    • animals make uniform use of their four limbs, whereas in the human
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    • The Human Soul in its Connection with Godly-Spiritual Individualities.
    • The Human Soul in its Connection with Godly-Spiritual
    • human being is placed within the sphere of the World Order that is
    • practical manner, it is necessary to study the being of man a little
    • Human life is often said to be divided into two different states of
    • human being rests during sleep. The scientific view indeed
    • assumes that the activity of consciousness ceases when a man falls
    • human activity is at rest. But sleep is by no means merely rest; we
    • At the present stage of evolution reached by man in earthly life, it
    • sleep and they work on into the life of day, into man's
    • thinking of the beginning of man's life. During the very
    • earliest period, as a tiny child, the human being as it were sleeps
    • referring to this period during which the human being is ‘sleeping’
    • man's life on Earth? Three things must be considered if we are
    • to understand the workings of all that the human being brings from
    • which the human being has to acquire, differently from the animals.
    • walk. Man enters the world, the earthly world, as a being who
    • in a particular child, but in general it can be said that the human
    • gaining complete mastery of the balance man has in the
    • animals make uniform use of their four limbs, whereas in the human
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  • Title: Address: The Spiritual-Scientific Basis of Goethe's Work
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    • The German text is published under the title Die okkulte Grundlage in
    • German text is published under the title Die okkulte Grundlage in
    • Manufactured
    • possessions of the people. In Germany, these special problems are in
    • many others, from the point of view of Anthroposophical thought and
    • without exaggeration that the German will understand
    • intellectual life of Germany during the period in question. It will
    • on this occasion to make a few references to one man of genius who
    • his mind, with the result that, in Germany, Anthroposophy may appear
    • Germany's great poet and thinker has derived his creative
    • 29, 1827, he said to his devoted secretary Eckermann concerning his
    • not wish. If only the performance gives pleasure to the
    • the world. He regarded man as a compilation of the other kingdoms.
    • The spirit of man was to him the revelation of a universal spirit,
    • and the other realms of Nature, with their manifestations,
    • appeared to him as the path of evolution leading to man. All this
    • parts: in the totality of her manifestations, you search for the key
    • In his book on Winckelmann, Goethe has expressed his
    • opinion as to the position of man in the evolution of the realms of
    • When the sound, healthy nature of man works as a whole, when he feels
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    • The German text is published under the title Die okkulte Grundlage in
    • German text is published under the title Die okkulte Grundlage in
    • Manufactured
    • possessions of the people. In Germany, these special problems are in
    • many others, from the point of view of Anthroposophical thought and
    • without exaggeration that the German will understand
    • intellectual life of Germany during the period in question. It will
    • on this occasion to make a few references to one man of genius who
    • his mind, with the result that, in Germany, Anthroposophy may appear
    • Germany's great poet and thinker has derived his creative
    • 29, 1827, he said to his devoted secretary Eckermann concerning his
    • not wish. If only the performance gives pleasure to the
    • the world. He regarded man as a compilation of the other kingdoms.
    • The spirit of man was to him the revelation of a universal spirit,
    • and the other realms of Nature, with their manifestations,
    • appeared to him as the path of evolution leading to man. All this
    • parts: in the totality of her manifestations, you search for the key
    • In his book on Winckelmann, Goethe has expressed his
    • opinion as to the position of man in the evolution of the realms of
    • When the sound, healthy nature of man works as a whole, when he feels
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  • Title: Lecture: Goethe and the Evolution of Consciousness
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    • Human Evolution, Cosmic Soul, Cosmic Spirit
    • Published in German as:
    • Human Evolution, Cosmic Soul, Cosmic Spirit
    • Published in German as:
    • Science in order to comprehend man and the world are more easily
    • mental outlook of man through the centuries. If we tell people to-day
    • that in order really to know something about the nature of man, quite
    • They feel that one thing at least remains constant, namely, man's
    • evident in the outlook of many teachers of history at the present
    • man has not fundamentally changed throughout history and that if this
    • back to an age when human beings were quite differently constituted
    • modern historian infers that human beings must always have possessed
    • course of historic evolution man's life of soul has changed, we
    • There is a very significant example of a man who found it inwardly
    • As a young man Goethe necessarily grew up in the outlook of his
    • the affairs of human beings. But he really did not feel at home in
    • the revelations of the human mind. And this was the real temper of
    • contemporaries, nor indeed to the man of to-day.
    • after having first composed it in the mood of the Germanic North. Nor
    • Earth can I understand Man. — And many other passages can be
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    • Human Evolution, Cosmic Soul, Cosmic Spirit
    • Published in German as:
    • Human Evolution, Cosmic Soul, Cosmic Spirit
    • Published in German as:
    • Science in order to comprehend man and the world are more easily
    • mental outlook of man through the centuries. If we tell people to-day
    • that in order really to know something about the nature of man, quite
    • They feel that one thing at least remains constant, namely, man's
    • evident in the outlook of many teachers of history at the present
    • man has not fundamentally changed throughout history and that if this
    • back to an age when human beings were quite differently constituted
    • modern historian infers that human beings must always have possessed
    • course of historic evolution man's life of soul has changed, we
    • There is a very significant example of a man who found it inwardly
    • As a young man Goethe necessarily grew up in the outlook of his
    • the affairs of human beings. But he really did not feel at home in
    • the revelations of the human mind. And this was the real temper of
    • contemporaries, nor indeed to the man of to-day.
    • after having first composed it in the mood of the Germanic North. Nor
    • Earth can I understand Man. — And many other passages can be
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    • Also known as: Self-Consciousness: The Spiritual Human Being.
    • Also known as: Self-Consciousness: The Spiritual Human Being.
    • allowed to deliver the lecture in German.
    • After many long years of work in this domain of knowledge, I know
    • of the reality of the higher worlds. As all my writings for many,
    • many years have been concerned with answering this very question, you
    • knowledge that man’s power of investigation, in so far as it
    • indeed exist, so far as the everyday consciousness of man is
    • In the realm of philosophy, of course, many endeavours have been made
    • human heart can conjecture about what lies on yonder side of the
    • the eternal significance of the human soul, of the links connecting
    • human faculty of remembrance, of memory. The ordinary consciousness
    • down, mingling with these memories and remembrances, lie many factors
    • consciousness. Many a mystic unearths from the depths of the soul,
    • early childhood undergoes many metamorphoses and that it can reappear
    • in later life in a different form. Many a man believes that in
    • from the depths of the human heart. In both directions he comes up
    • the other, the human side, the storehouse of memories which must be
    • for many years. The point of importance is that the faculty of
    • thinking in man is developed to a greater strength and intensity than
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    • Also known as: Self-Consciousness: The Spiritual Human Being.
    • Also known as: Self-Consciousness: The Spiritual Human Being.
    • allowed to deliver the lecture in German.
    • After many long years of work in this domain of knowledge, I know
    • of the reality of the higher worlds. As all my writings for many,
    • many years have been concerned with answering this very question, you
    • knowledge that man’s power of investigation, in so far as it
    • indeed exist, so far as the everyday consciousness of man is
    • In the realm of philosophy, of course, many endeavours have been made
    • human heart can conjecture about what lies on yonder side of the
    • the eternal significance of the human soul, of the links connecting
    • human faculty of remembrance, of memory. The ordinary consciousness
    • down, mingling with these memories and remembrances, lie many factors
    • consciousness. Many a mystic unearths from the depths of the soul,
    • early childhood undergoes many metamorphoses and that it can reappear
    • in later life in a different form. Many a man believes that in
    • from the depths of the human heart. In both directions he comes up
    • the other, the human side, the storehouse of memories which must be
    • for many years. The point of importance is that the faculty of
    • thinking in man is developed to a greater strength and intensity than
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    • Human History in the Light of Spiritual Investigation.
    • Human History in the Light of Spiritual Investigation.
    • Lichtenberg, a great German humourist, as a kind of rejoinder: “In
    • nowadays to many things in the domain of Spiritual Science. It seems
    • other branches of Spiritual Science — in many of them at least
    • element of human egoism, there its dangers begin. And in what realm
    • human mind, namely, desire to penetrate the darkness of the future,
    • concerning very intimate regions of the human soul. The search for
    • knowledge concerning the deeper interests of the human soul has met
    • with so many disappointments that earnest, serious science nowadays
    • the future. As will be known to many of you, the historian Kemmerich
    • regarded as so dubious a path of human endeavour. Only a few
    • positions of the stars, and the life of man. All prophesying in those
    • reminds us that in our day too, many people are still convinced that
    • ordinary life. The human being was thus given over to other Powers,
    • people. Because they experienced some thing superhuman, something
    • in some way with definite states of consciousness to which a man can
    • which a man rises above his own personality. The astrologer is given
    • man’s life and, according to certain traditional observations
    • human life, predicts from these calculations what will transpire in
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    • Human History in the Light of Spiritual Investigation.
    • Human History in the Light of Spiritual Investigation.
    • Lichtenberg, a great German humourist, as a kind of rejoinder: “In
    • nowadays to many things in the domain of Spiritual Science. It seems
    • other branches of Spiritual Science — in many of them at least
    • element of human egoism, there its dangers begin. And in what realm
    • human mind, namely, desire to penetrate the darkness of the future,
    • concerning very intimate regions of the human soul. The search for
    • knowledge concerning the deeper interests of the human soul has met
    • with so many disappointments that earnest, serious science nowadays
    • the future. As will be known to many of you, the historian Kemmerich
    • regarded as so dubious a path of human endeavour. Only a few
    • positions of the stars, and the life of man. All prophesying in those
    • reminds us that in our day too, many people are still convinced that
    • ordinary life. The human being was thus given over to other Powers,
    • people. Because they experienced some thing superhuman, something
    • in some way with definite states of consciousness to which a man can
    • which a man rises above his own personality. The astrologer is given
    • man’s life and, according to certain traditional observations
    • human life, predicts from these calculations what will transpire in
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  • Title: Lecture: Supersensible Influences: Steiner Books
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    • The Fundamental Impulse of Cosmic Historical Development of Humanity.
    • INFLUENCES IN THE HISTORY OF MANKIND
    • UNIVERSE, EARTH AND MAN
    • COSMIC WORKINGS IN EARTH AND MAN
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    • The Fundamental Impulse of Cosmic Historical Development of Humanity.
    • anthroposophical knowledge of man and of the cosmos, in so far as it
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    • The Fundamental Impulse of Cosmic Historical Development of Humanity.
    • connection of man as a being of body and soul with the spiritual Powers
    • the history of the human race is limited to its external aspect;
    • into the activities and doings of men. In our epoch, human actions in
    • view of their connection with the Beings and Powers behind human
    • ancient times in the evolution of mankind — to begin with, of
    • Old Persian periods of culture. Naturally, many things that were done
    • men, for human consciousness was pervaded by a kind of dreamlike
    • delicate distribution, and the human being breathes them in. Now the
    • minerals but of the organs in man. This is a peculiarity of the ether,
    • the inner organs of man. With trained etheric sight all these forms can
    • it were in space, are breathed in by man — and it is good that
    • this happens. For as man inbreathes these forms which enter into him
    • continuously upon the human being.
    • organ in the human body. In olden times a very great deal was known
    • the human being through his inbreathing. Spiritual Beings were active
    • their significance for man. I refer to those Spiritual Beings who have
    • cosmos into the human being. So that in those ancient epochs of
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    • The Fundamental Impulse of Cosmic Historical Development of Humanity.
    • study of the life and being of man to the spiritual worlds and I
    • manifest, externally, in the Moon and its light. Certain Moon-Beings,
    • the inbreathing and the out-breathing of man to create a rhythm between
    • breathing and the pulse in the human being, as indeed are all the
    • creations of man have also been created by the mysterious rhythm which
    • humanity has entered upon a quite different phase of evolution, the
    • characteristics of which I have described from many points of view.
    • Since the fifteenth century, mankind has been laid hold of by the
    • intellectualism which now has sovereign sway in all human culture and
    • that hearing of rhythm in the Graeco-Roman epoch of which I have spoken
    • intellectual. In many respects the Latin language was responsible for
    • educating man to modern intellectualism. This modern intellectualism,
    • development of the physical body, exposes the whole of mankind to the
    • which modern humanity is exposed, the danger of a Fall into
    • the human physical body. When the modern man is thinking, he has only
    • cosmos to man or they welled up from within him. On the waves of these
    • A man who builds up his own thoughts merely according to the logic for
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    • MAN of ancient Egypt once spoke to a wise man of Greece words to
    • use made of the mummified human being, as I have been trying to explain
    • The mummy was the human
    • While a man is alive, the forces active in his etheric organism, his
    • and permeated by the human “tincture” proceeding from the
    • that could exist on earth only because the human being exists on earth.
    • Egyptian epoch, all the ideas and thoughts of man, all the experiences
    • and ancient Persian civilisations, all the thoughts of man were
    • him by the external world, by plants, animals or other human beings.
    • Spiritual and they shed abundant light upon the world. Man lived in
    • the epochs of ancient India and ancient Persia, man gave a name to a
    • more and more into twilight and man no longer had clear perception of
    • development of the human being in ancient Egypt had not reached the
    • world. He was obliged, therefore, to mummify the human body. For out of
    • knowledge about these kingdoms of nature came to man from the Spirits
    • the mummies. In the days when the Gods ceased to speak to man from the
    • live on the earth because the human form was preserved by
    • what should be introduced into human life and directives for the
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    • participate in many a scene in the Mysteries during a certain epoch of
    • first, to explain to his pupils that in the human head all the
    • have bidden them regard the earth, the dwelling-place of man, as a
    • image, the earth, let us study the human head. The human head is formed
    • pupils — no observation of the human head can, in itself, enable
    • The human head is active
    • activity. The mystery of the human head is that it is infinitely
    • following intelligible to his pupils. When the human eye looks at a
    • brain. What is thus produced in the human eye, with the resulting
    • The actual effect of this, however, manifests in the other parts of the
    • for example, upon the heart or upon some other organ of the human body.
    • You can only perceive what the human head does when you know exactly
    • what happens in the human physical body — so would the Initiate
    • into a sensory process the pupils acquired knowledge of the human
    • We know that when man
    • process, when through observation of the breathing, a human being could
    • them to mummify the human organism, taught them, through observation of
    • revealed as the deeds performed by the brain in the human organism
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    • The Fundamental Impulse of Cosmic Historical Development of Humanity.
    • custom in Egyptian culture of mummifying the human body and in the
    • namely, the theme of ordinary human thinking, how this thought-activity
    • is exercised by man, how he gradually unfolds the faculty of thinking
    • soul. Thinking, as exercised by the human being in earthly life, is
    • relation to the true being of man is concerned, with the corpse left
    • makes man truly man, departs at death, and something remains over in
    • human being has left it behind him. Nobody could be so foolish as to
    • believe that the human corpse, with its characteristic form, could have
    • Something must have preceded it, namely, the living human being. Outer
    • nature has, it is true, the power to destroy the form of the human
    • corpse but not the power to produce it. This human form is produced by
    • the higher members of man's being — but they pass away at
    • a corpse derives from a living human being, so the true conception of
    • thinking, of human thought, is that it cannot, of itself, have become
    • — the corpse of what it was before the human being came down from
    • in the life of soul, is our human thinking. Those who have known best
    • the whole being of man and blossomed forth in the Vedanta philosophy,
    • humanity, soared into the realm of abstract thoughts.
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  • Title: Lecture: Supersensible Influences: Lecture VI
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    • The Fundamental Impulse of Cosmic Historical Development of Humanity.
    • influence in the historical evolution of humanity — great
    • demanding the liberation of the Holy Places of the West, the Holy
    • Europe as a pilgrim and by his fervent preaching won over many hearts
    • understanding what was working more or less unconsciously through human
    • this mighty force prompting a large part of European humanity to an
    • and, on the other, the Cup in which the Roman soldier at the foot of
    • some vision of the super-sensible worlds, in letting man share in the
    • regions was that, in order to be a full human being, man must belong to
    • unwholesome for Western humanity to yield. In the religious and
    • spiritual knowledge) its radiance still shone, by way of many hidden
    • colouring and had adopted the forms of Roman Rhetoric — in other
    • in the East the real, esoteric substance died away. Human beings living
    • celebrated. For the individual man, the ceremonies and ritual were to
    • contemplation of the mummy, of the mummified human corpse, but this
    • knowledge had passed from the ken of the general population. Human
    • Man and of the Divine World.
    • intellect that is now storming into human evolution to be able to
    • intellect to enable them in this way to be fully Man. It was perceived
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    • on April 12th, 1912. Authorized translation from the German
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    • arouse the opposition of many of our contemporaries, who say: What is
    • spiritual core of the human being, and they show us that when one
    • and forces — so that the whole human being comes into
    • basis of spiritual science, the super-sensible part of human nature
    • external senses, there is also a part of the human being which is the
    • as a human being's soul-spiritual core, passing through
    • conditions of human life in remote epochs of earthly existence. From
    • which existed before human life on earth began. They look at the
    • human life most deeply, because they are connected with our innermost
    • question, another immediately arises within the human soul, prompted
    • know such things in every human heart, how does it come about that
    • human beings from the world in which they long to look?
    • the human being is only able to understand certain kinds of facts,
    • beings and facts of the kingdoms of Nature confront humans as
    • a hold of things at the moment they are created. But if human beings
    • remember all that is now accessible to the human being — on the
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    • on April 12th, 1912. Authorized translation from the German
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    • arouse the opposition of many of our contemporaries, who say: What is
    • spiritual core of the human being, and they show us that when one
    • and forces — so that the whole human being comes into
    • basis of spiritual science, the super-sensible part of human nature
    • external senses, there is also a part of the human being which is the
    • as a human being's soul-spiritual core, passing through
    • conditions of human life in remote epochs of earthly existence. From
    • which existed before human life on earth began. They look at the
    • human life most deeply, because they are connected with our innermost
    • question, another immediately arises within the human soul, prompted
    • know such things in every human heart, how does it come about that
    • human beings from the world in which they long to look?
    • the human being is only able to understand certain kinds of facts,
    • beings and facts of the kingdoms of Nature confront humans as
    • a hold of things at the moment they are created. But if human beings
    • remember all that is now accessible to the human being — on the
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  • Title: Lecture: The Dual Form of Cognition During the Middle Ages and the Development of Knowledge in Modern Times
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    • Human Evolution, Cosmic Soul, Cosmic Spirit – II
    • human evolution, events that have led up to a soul-constitution which
    • understanding attitude towards the world and man. This does not
    • of human evolution during the time comprised within the 300
    • the course of about six centuries, humanity has been trained to take
    • human world-conceptions, these gnostic documents represent that
    • human beings who were no longer able to rise to great heights of
    • intellectual elaboration is needed, for the human being already
    • that in the course of human evolution intellectualism has, in a
    • A man with a
    • that the human being now sought to gain a world-conception through
    • Aristotle. Aristotle is, as it were, the first man in human evolution
    • that humanity gradually loses altogether the possibility of
    • connecting a meaning with what had once been given to man in a
    • fourth century of our era. Particularly a man like Augustine clearly
    • depths of the human soul, but it is impossible for him to reach a
    • into man's connections with these super-sensible contents; that is to
    • say, it was not in any way possible to convey to the human beings the
    • education of humanity took on an essentially intellectual character
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    • Human Evolution, Cosmic Soul, Cosmic Spirit – II
    • Human Evolution, Cosmic Soul, Cosmic Spirit – II
    • human evolution, events that have led up to a soul-constitution which
    • understanding attitude towards the world and man. This does not
    • of human evolution during the time comprised within the 300
    • the course of about six centuries, humanity has been trained to take
    • human world-conceptions, these gnostic documents represent that
    • human beings who were no longer able to rise to great heights of
    • intellectual elaboration is needed, for the human being already
    • that in the course of human evolution intellectualism has, in a
    • A man with a
    • that the human being now sought to gain a world-conception through
    • Aristotle. Aristotle is, as it were, the first man in human evolution
    • that humanity gradually loses altogether the possibility of
    • connecting a meaning with what had once been given to man in a
    • fourth century of our era. Particularly a man like Augustine clearly
    • depths of the human soul, but it is impossible for him to reach a
    • into man's connections with these super-sensible contents; that is to
    • say, it was not in any way possible to convey to the human beings the
    • education of humanity took on an essentially intellectual character
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  • Title: Lecture: The Remedy for Our Diseased Civilisation
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    • Human Evolution, Cosmic Soul, Cosmic Spirit — II
    • of human evolution present themselves under the influence of the
    • personalities. Although many sides deny this, the materialistic
    • necessary that humanity should attain these scientific results. They
    • they were able to educate mankind. And again, upon the foundation of
    • in mind has become evident in a positively radical manner, at least
    • influence upon the general culture of humanity, may be considered
    • careful study of material processes, rising as far as the human
    • addressed the assembly. It was very interesting to listen to this man
    • and to consider him a little from a spiritual standpoint. Many people
    • a conspicuous man. That physiologist, however, was a thoroughly
    • man of the same type would stand there, he would be exactly the same.
    • birthday of one of his many colleagues, a birthday like that of so
    • many others. But he also said something else. You see, he belonged to
    • so and so many thousands of microscopic slides, so and so many
    • or the man, Haeckel. The philosopher spoke of Haeckel's untidy
    • yesterday, we have within the human being, as an inner development,
    • human being, we must say: Such a world-conception grasps above all
    • the head, the nerve-sensory part of what exists in the human being,
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    • Human Evolution, Cosmic Soul, Cosmic Spirit — II
    • of human evolution present themselves under the influence of the
    • personalities. Although many sides deny this, the materialistic
    • necessary that humanity should attain these scientific results. They
    • they were able to educate mankind. And again, upon the foundation of
    • in mind has become evident in a positively radical manner, at least
    • influence upon the general culture of humanity, may be considered
    • careful study of material processes, rising as far as the human
    • addressed the assembly. It was very interesting to listen to this man
    • and to consider him a little from a spiritual standpoint. Many people
    • a conspicuous man. That physiologist, however, was a thoroughly
    • man of the same type would stand there, he would be exactly the same.
    • birthday of one of his many colleagues, a birthday like that of so
    • many others. But he also said something else. You see, he belonged to
    • so and so many thousands of microscopic slides, so and so many
    • or the man, Haeckel. The philosopher spoke of Haeckel's untidy
    • yesterday, we have within the human being, as an inner development,
    • human being, we must say: Such a world-conception grasps above all
    • the head, the nerve-sensory part of what exists in the human being,
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  • Title: Lecture: The Earth's Passage Through Its Former Planetary Conditions
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    • Human Development and Cognition of Christ
    • Human Development and Cognition of Christ
    • understand many things which can now only be advanced hypothetically.
    • mind that man, the most perfect being we know, has passed through
    • course of development, and the most perfect being of all is man,
    • especially the physical body of man. All other beings in our
    • environment have not attained to the perfection of man's physical
    • first foundation of man's physical body was laid upon Saturn. The
    • human beings on our planet still possess all the organs which were
    • formed upon Saturn and they are the most perfect parts of man's
    • other purely physical apparatuses of the human being appeared on
    • Upon Saturn, the human being
    • exist. Physical apparatuses constituted the first basis of man's
    • reflection of the whole cosmos in a manifold manner.
    • down his rays and that these rays then returned to him in many forms;
    • old manner, they correspond to that which modern chemistry designates
    • human stage upon Saturn did not possess a physical body as their
    • Sprit-Self or Manas, their Life-Spirit or Buddhi, their Spirit-Man or
    • these members which the human being has not yet developed, the “Three
    • the human being now consists of physical body, etheric body, astral
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    • Human Development and Cognition of Christ
    • understand many things which can now only be advanced hypothetically.
    • mind that man, the most perfect being we know, has passed through
    • course of development, and the most perfect being of all is man,
    • especially the physical body of man. All other beings in our
    • environment have not attained to the perfection of man's physical
    • first foundation of man's physical body was laid upon Saturn. The
    • human beings on our planet still possess all the organs which were
    • formed upon Saturn and they are the most perfect parts of man's
    • other purely physical apparatuses of the human being appeared on
    • Upon Saturn, the human being
    • exist. Physical apparatuses constituted the first basis of man's
    • reflection of the whole cosmos in a manifold manner.
    • down his rays and that these rays then returned to him in many forms;
    • old manner, they correspond to that which modern chemistry designates
    • human stage upon Saturn did not possess a physical body as their
    • Sprit-Self or Manas, their Life-Spirit or Buddhi, their Spirit-Man or
    • these members which the human being has not yet developed, the “Three
    • the human being now consists of physical body, etheric body, astral
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  • Title: Lecture: The Etheric Body as a Reflexion of the Universe
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    • the midst of events that arouse every feeling of the human soul in
    • which we live send pain and suffering to many human souls, but let us
    • of man's future development. Many things are born out of pain and
    • feel in the manifold events of the present time, is the fact that
    • many people abandon the physical plane, at a comparatively early age
    • is that they call away many young lives from the physical plane.
    • human being passes through the portal of death, he must leave his
    • human being, who then continues along the path which he must tread
    • becomes severed from the human individuality and goes its own
    • to everyone of us that the etheric body of a man who died young must
    • have an entirely different constitution than that of a man who died
    • an etheric body abandons a human being who has passed through the
    • maintained that man's life on the physical plane for many decades.
    • to enable it to provide the life-forces required by a human being
    • until he reaches an advanced age. But when a human being passes
    • at a time such as the present one, in which so many etheric bodies
    • with the path trodden by man's etheric body, while he is passing
    • Man's
    • etheric existence, when the human being passes through the portal of
    • also say: When a human being dies in his young years, his etheric
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    • the midst of events that arouse every feeling of the human soul in
    • which we live send pain and suffering to many human souls, but let us
    • of man's future development. Many things are born out of pain and
    • feel in the manifold events of the present time, is the fact that
    • many people abandon the physical plane, at a comparatively early age
    • is that they call away many young lives from the physical plane.
    • human being passes through the portal of death, he must leave his
    • human being, who then continues along the path which he must tread
    • becomes severed from the human individuality and goes its own
    • to everyone of us that the etheric body of a man who died young must
    • have an entirely different constitution than that of a man who died
    • an etheric body abandons a human being who has passed through the
    • maintained that man's life on the physical plane for many decades.
    • to enable it to provide the life-forces required by a human being
    • until he reaches an advanced age. But when a human being passes
    • at a time such as the present one, in which so many etheric bodies
    • with the path trodden by man's etheric body, while he is passing
    • Man's
    • etheric existence, when the human being passes through the portal of
    • also say: When a human being dies in his young years, his etheric
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  • Title: Lecture: Salt, Mercury, Sulphur
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    • man, to know something of the being of man, but yet were unable to
    • of the being of man had been lost and the genuine strivings of the
    • Boehme there resounds a kind of longing to know the universe in man
    • and man in the universe. Out of the sum-total of his knowledge of the
    • universe and of the being of man something glimmers which, to deeper
    • insight, seems to point to man in pre-earthly existence, to man
    • works no clear definition or description of man as a pre-earthly
    • describes in halting words the being of pre-earthly man but the man
    • man. And so he is incapable of understanding the reality of the
    • universe in man and man in the universe.
    • pictures of great majesty. He too tries to fit man into his place
    • recognise the universe in man and man in the universe. But he does
    • infinitudes and on the other into depths of the human soul, but it
    • says reveals a striving to describe the man of the present in the
    • while Jacob Boehme harks back ineffectually to pre-earthly man,
    • Giordano Bruno gives us a blurred picture of man as he lives on earth
    • sufficiently dear to indicate real insight into that relation of man
    • post-earthly man.
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    • man, to know something of the being of man, but yet were unable to
    • of the being of man had been lost and the genuine strivings of the
    • Boehme there resounds a kind of longing to know the universe in man
    • and man in the universe. Out of the sum-total of his knowledge of the
    • universe and of the being of man something glimmers which, to deeper
    • insight, seems to point to man in pre-earthly existence, to man
    • works no clear definition or description of man as a pre-earthly
    • describes in halting words the being of pre-earthly man but the man
    • man. And so he is incapable of understanding the reality of the
    • universe in man and man in the universe.
    • pictures of great majesty. He too tries to fit man into his place
    • recognise the universe in man and man in the universe. But he does
    • infinitudes and on the other into depths of the human soul, but it
    • says reveals a striving to describe the man of the present in the
    • while Jacob Boehme harks back ineffectually to pre-earthly man,
    • Giordano Bruno gives us a blurred picture of man as he lives on earth
    • sufficiently dear to indicate real insight into that relation of man
    • post-earthly man.
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  • Title: Lecture: Entry of the Michael Forces
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    • well as in many of his other published writings and lectures.
    • intensely into the whole being of man. We know from previous
    • into the physical bodily nature of man. Michael, on the other hand,
    • works intensely into the spiritual being of man. You can tell this
    • human being. They work into the spiritual, thence into the
    • soul-nature, and thence again into the bodily nature of man. Now in
    • Hierarchies are working with man and upon him. It is thus that the
    • karma of a man takes shape. And so it is with the Michael-forces.
    • Working as they do upon the whole human being, they work also very
    • karma of a human being. Michael-forces on the other hand work very
    • If, therefore, certain human beings — and this in the last
    • resort applies to you all, my dear friends — if certain human
    • tear a man out of the narrower earthly connections of his life and
    • the karma of every single man who belongs to the stream of Michael.
    • that human beings — I will not say of nervous temperament
    • — but human beings intense in soul and spirit, were able to
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    • well as in many of his other published writings and lectures.
    • intensely into the whole being of man. We know from previous
    • into the physical bodily nature of man. Michael, on the other hand,
    • works intensely into the spiritual being of man. You can tell this
    • human being. They work into the spiritual, thence into the
    • soul-nature, and thence again into the bodily nature of man. Now in
    • Hierarchies are working with man and upon him. It is thus that the
    • karma of a man takes shape. And so it is with the Michael-forces.
    • Working as they do upon the whole human being, they work also very
    • karma of a human being. Michael-forces on the other hand work very
    • If, therefore, certain human beings — and this in the last
    • resort applies to you all, my dear friends — if certain human
    • tear a man out of the narrower earthly connections of his life and
    • the karma of every single man who belongs to the stream of Michael.
    • that human beings — I will not say of nervous temperament
    • — but human beings intense in soul and spirit, were able to
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  • Title: Lecture: The Dedication of an Anthroposophical Group
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    • human soul, we must cast our eye over many different realms.
    • upon the human soul in modern times. Picture to yourselves a person
    • and it is only right that hereby mankind has gradually gained control
    • we must make clear to ourselves that hereby all human impulses have
    • When a human being
    • the spiritual. Humanity has really lost its understanding of this
    • to-day there are many souls which are wonderfully stirred by their
    • the world, and that mankind has now matured far enough to do away
    • result in later life? We can say that the whole of humanity is
    • Thinking humanity is really divided into these two camps.
    • century the danger that humanity would sink completely into
    • frame of mind of man tended towards materialistic feeling and
    • experience. Therein lay a dreadful danger for humanity. Do you know
    • Man's manner of thinking would have become submerged ever deeper in
    • mankind.
    • does the science flow which is destined to save humanity from this
    • Now what does spiritual science say? It speaks of many things which
    • the ordinary human being, with his ordinary senses, does not
    • perceive. It says, for instance, that man does not only consist of
    • visible for ordinary man, a sentient or astral body, and, as a fourth
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    • human soul, we must cast our eye over many different realms.
    • upon the human soul in modern times. Picture to yourselves a person
    • and it is only right that hereby mankind has gradually gained control
    • we must make clear to ourselves that hereby all human impulses have
    • When a human being
    • the spiritual. Humanity has really lost its understanding of this
    • to-day there are many souls which are wonderfully stirred by their
    • the world, and that mankind has now matured far enough to do away
    • result in later life? We can say that the whole of humanity is
    • Thinking humanity is really divided into these two camps.
    • century the danger that humanity would sink completely into
    • frame of mind of man tended towards materialistic feeling and
    • experience. Therein lay a dreadful danger for humanity. Do you know
    • Man's manner of thinking would have become submerged ever deeper in
    • mankind.
    • does the science flow which is destined to save humanity from this
    • Now what does spiritual science say? It speaks of many things which
    • the ordinary human being, with his ordinary senses, does not
    • perceive. It says, for instance, that man does not only consist of
    • visible for ordinary man, a sentient or astral body, and, as a fourth
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  • Title: Lecture: It is a Necessity of Our Earnest Times to Find Again the Path Leading to the Spirit
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    • Also known as: The Present Crisis in Man's Development,
    • Man's Responsibility for World Evolution through
    • Also known as: The Present Crisis in Man's Development,
    • Man's Responsibility for World Evolution through
    • conditions of human evolution and can therefore have an insight into
    • century indicates a specially low point of human evolution in the
    • branches of civilised humanity, an egoism of a kind that was
    • ramifications undoubtedly continue to hold mankind under their spell.
    • recent human evolution.
    • members constituting human nature. We know that the soul-members of
    • human nature have been engaged for a long time in a special process
    • when we go back to very ancient times of human evolution we have to
    • do with a particular forming of man's etheric body, during a very old
    • of human evolution in which we are still living. In the year 747
    • before the Mystery of Golgotha, began that phase of human evolution
    • (Verstandes und Gemütsseele) unfolded. Everything that humanity
    • way times of probation for the evolution of humanity. For the sake of
    • by egoism, out of this youthful freshness of the human understanding.
    • Latin and Roman culture then took over something that was in a
    • comprehension for that which lived in Roman culture know: There the
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    • Also known as: The Present Crisis in Man's Development,
    • Man's Responsibility for World Evolution through
    • Also known as: The Present Crisis in Man's Development,
    • Man's Responsibility for World Evolution through
    • conditions of human evolution and can therefore have an insight into
    • century indicates a specially low point of human evolution in the
    • branches of civilised humanity, an egoism of a kind that was
    • ramifications undoubtedly continue to hold mankind under their spell.
    • recent human evolution.
    • members constituting human nature. We know that the soul-members of
    • human nature have been engaged for a long time in a special process
    • when we go back to very ancient times of human evolution we have to
    • do with a particular forming of man's etheric body, during a very old
    • of human evolution in which we are still living. In the year 747
    • before the Mystery of Golgotha, began that phase of human evolution
    • (Verstandes und Gemütsseele) unfolded. Everything that humanity
    • way times of probation for the evolution of humanity. For the sake of
    • by egoism, out of this youthful freshness of the human understanding.
    • Latin and Roman culture then took over something that was in a
    • comprehension for that which lived in Roman culture know: There the
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  • Title: Lecture: Some Conditions for Understanding Supersensible Experiences
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    • Spiritual and Social Transformations in Human Evolution
    • “a path of knowledge, to guide the spiritual in the human being
    • fulfil his mission on earth. ... It represents a force given to man
    • FROM the present time onwards it will be impossible for man to
    • human nature actually takes shape are nowhere contained in what man
    • of what I want to convey by saying this, you must think about many
    • here between birth and death, man passes again and again through the
    • which man is unwilling to speak to-day in the age of materialism are
    • is fashioned and permeated not only by the forces emanating from the
    • and overtakes us here. So that a full and complete survey of man's
    • that can explain man in his whole being and the whole course of human
    • fulfils his rightful evolution, man will no longer tread the earth by
    • women will be barren; children will no longer be born in the manner
    • Something else, for example, might come about. The Ahrimanic Powers,
    • endeavours of the Ahrimanic Powers is to keep humanity fettered too
    • it like this: In clouds, in rain, in lightning and thunder, man will
    • He will pulsate, as it were, through the manifestations of nature;
    • between death and a new birth to-day, man is related to earthly
    • purpose, we shall enter permanently into the same kind of
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    • Spiritual and Social Transformations in Human Evolution
    • “a path of knowledge, to guide the spiritual in the human being
    • fulfil his mission on earth. ... It represents a force given to man
    • FROM the present time onwards it will be impossible for man to
    • human nature actually takes shape are nowhere contained in what man
    • of what I want to convey by saying this, you must think about many
    • here between birth and death, man passes again and again through the
    • which man is unwilling to speak to-day in the age of materialism are
    • is fashioned and permeated not only by the forces emanating from the
    • and overtakes us here. So that a full and complete survey of man's
    • that can explain man in his whole being and the whole course of human
    • fulfils his rightful evolution, man will no longer tread the earth by
    • women will be barren; children will no longer be born in the manner
    • Something else, for example, might come about. The Ahrimanic Powers,
    • endeavours of the Ahrimanic Powers is to keep humanity fettered too
    • it like this: In clouds, in rain, in lightning and thunder, man will
    • He will pulsate, as it were, through the manifestations of nature;
    • between death and a new birth to-day, man is related to earthly
    • purpose, we shall enter permanently into the same kind of
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  • Title: Lecture: The Relation of the Movement for Religious Renewal to the Anthroposophical Movement
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    • The Relationship of the Starry World to Humans and of
    • Humans to the Starry World,
    • also known as: Man and the World of Stars, and
    • The Spiritual Communion of Mankind.
    • Published in German as:
    • Authorized translation from the German of Notes unrevised by the lecturer.
    • The Relationship of the Starry World to Humans and of
    • Humans to the Starry World,
    • also known as: Man and the World of Stars, and
    • The Spiritual Communion of Mankind.
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    • The Spiritual Communion of Mankind
    • Published in Man and the World of the Stars 1963
    • evolution of humanity, science, art, and religion formed a harmonious
    • whole man felt himself uplifted to the divine-spiritual ground
    • rites were the means whereby the external actions of man’s will
    • impulse within it, is its true being understood. Obviously humanity
    • will have to take many steps in spiritual development before such an
    • I will therefore narrate briefly the manner in which a certain
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    • The Relationship of the Starry World to Humans and of
    • Humans to the Starry World,
    • also known as: Man and the World of Stars, and
    • The Spiritual Communion of Mankind.
    • Published in German as:
    • Authorized translation from the German of Notes unrevised by the lecturer.
    • The Relationship of the Starry World to Humans and of
    • Humans to the Starry World,
    • also known as: Man and the World of Stars, and
    • The Spiritual Communion of Mankind.
    • Published in German as:
    • The Spiritual Communion of Mankind
    • Published in Man and the World of the Stars 1963
    • evolution of humanity, science, art, and religion formed a harmonious
    • whole man felt himself uplifted to the divine-spiritual ground
    • rites were the means whereby the external actions of man’s will
    • impulse within it, is its true being understood. Obviously humanity
    • will have to take many steps in spiritual development before such an
    • I will therefore narrate briefly the manner in which a certain
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    • To the human beings on this earth, entrusted to your care,
    • To the human beings of the spheres, entrusted to your care,
    • and for mankind's freedom and progress, may He be with you and
    • in human life, it reminds us of man's passage through the portal of
    • of human life. Even from our own ranks, dear friends of ours have
    • few things on death, on this great event, and on the facts of human
    • between death and a new birth, so that we were able to gain many
    • light upon them from many points of view. To-day I shall therefore
    • human being such as he stands before us, here, in the physical world
    • the manner in which the human being presents himself to us in the
    • that we obtain, as it were, a general view of man's whole being if we
    • Immanuel Hermann Fichte, son of the great thinker Johann Gottlieb
    • Fichte, to Troxler and others. Indeed, man's etheric body can only be
    • our contemplation to the astral body. The astral body in man cannot
    • be contemplated in an external-sensory manner, in the same way in
    • the Ego. With these four members of human nature, we build up our
    • us that what we designate as man's physical body is a very
    • when I speak of man's inner being. Even this spatial interior is
    • mistaken manner — upside down, we might say. Since we live on
    • Saturn and Sun periods, our human countenance, that is now turned
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    • To the human beings on this earth, entrusted to your care,
    • To the human beings of the spheres, entrusted to your care,
    • and for mankind's freedom and progress, may He be with you and
    • in human life, it reminds us of man's passage through the portal of
    • of human life. Even from our own ranks, dear friends of ours have
    • few things on death, on this great event, and on the facts of human
    • between death and a new birth, so that we were able to gain many
    • light upon them from many points of view. To-day I shall therefore
    • human being such as he stands before us, here, in the physical world
    • the manner in which the human being presents himself to us in the
    • that we obtain, as it were, a general view of man's whole being if we
    • Immanuel Hermann Fichte, son of the great thinker Johann Gottlieb
    • Fichte, to Troxler and others. Indeed, man's etheric body can only be
    • our contemplation to the astral body. The astral body in man cannot
    • be contemplated in an external-sensory manner, in the same way in
    • the Ego. With these four members of human nature, we build up our
    • us that what we designate as man's physical body is a very
    • when I speak of man's inner being. Even this spatial interior is
    • mistaken manner — upside down, we might say. Since we live on
    • Saturn and Sun periods, our human countenance, that is now turned
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    • This lecture is from a Cycle of Lectures entitled: “Man's Connection
    • The Human's Connection with the Elemental World
    • This lecture is from a Cycle of Lectures entitled: “Man's Connection
    • The Human's Connection with the Elemental World
    • Lectures entitled: “Man's Connection with the Elemental Worlds.
    • If there is a sphere in the human
    • modern man, is, as it were, covered by his ordinary consciousness, we
    • almost as a human-divine, or a human-heroic essence, and they called
    • enabled the human being to be a conqueror upon the physical plane)
    • pointed out that in “Kalevala” the human being is forged
    • time the human being was really formed out of these three soul-parts
    • form, the strivings after unity, in the manner in which they existed
    • (T), when it penetrates into the human soul. In the case of the
    • ancient divinity Jehova, the penetration into the human soul was
    • tribes — in reality, they were Norman-German tribes who had to
    • with the constitution of the human soul. In the East of Europe thus
    • contains, above all, a Norman-German element, and this lives in the
    • no longer a purely human unity, but a divine one, in which dwells the
    • Just as an individual human being
    • must be prepared in an extraordinarily complicated manner, as it
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    • This lecture is from a Cycle of Lectures entitled: “Man's Connection
    • The Human's Connection with the Elemental World
    • Lectures entitled: “Man's Connection with the Elemental Worlds.
    • If there is a sphere in the human
    • modern man, is, as it were, covered by his ordinary consciousness, we
    • almost as a human-divine, or a human-heroic essence, and they called
    • enabled the human being to be a conqueror upon the physical plane)
    • pointed out that in “Kalevala” the human being is forged
    • time the human being was really formed out of these three soul-parts
    • form, the strivings after unity, in the manner in which they existed
    • (T), when it penetrates into the human soul. In the case of the
    • ancient divinity Jehova, the penetration into the human soul was
    • tribes — in reality, they were Norman-German tribes who had to
    • with the constitution of the human soul. In the East of Europe thus
    • contains, above all, a Norman-German element, and this lives in the
    • no longer a purely human unity, but a divine one, in which dwells the
    • Just as an individual human being
    • must be prepared in an extraordinarily complicated manner, as it
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  • Title: Esoteric Christianity: The Gospel of St. John and Ancient Mysteries
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    • throughout the history of the evolution of mankind under the name of
    • man, behind what comes to the light of day lies a deeper wisdom which
    • has hitherto remained unknown to mankind in general.
    • man would perhaps be of the opinion that such things are accomplished
    • have been achieved, nor any goods have been manufactured, without the
    • greater measure of the spiritual currents that flow through human
    • all the Art that has ever been brought to mankind, all the Justice
    • unknown to mankind by name. These are they who formed themselves into
    • far more a question of a man's wrestling his way through to an inner
    • missionaries to the rest of mankind. They were not allowed to have
    • to serve and help mankind. They had to be men who would make real the
    • Spiritual Worlds: But we human beings have boundaries to our
    • man was enabled to undergo by the training of his inner talents and
    • It was said that such a one experienced on a higher plane what a man
    • World is here where man is. As many worlds are around us as we have
    • him how once in primeval times man had been half animal and how the
    • soul had striven upwards to that stage of humanity upon which he now
    • they lived in a very distant evolution of mankind, then forms half
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    • throughout the history of the evolution of mankind under the name of
    • man, behind what comes to the light of day lies a deeper wisdom which
    • has hitherto remained unknown to mankind in general.
    • man would perhaps be of the opinion that such things are accomplished
    • have been achieved, nor any goods have been manufactured, without the
    • greater measure of the spiritual currents that flow through human
    • all the Art that has ever been brought to mankind, all the Justice
    • unknown to mankind by name. These are they who formed themselves into
    • far more a question of a man's wrestling his way through to an inner
    • missionaries to the rest of mankind. They were not allowed to have
    • to serve and help mankind. They had to be men who would make real the
    • Spiritual Worlds: But we human beings have boundaries to our
    • man was enabled to undergo by the training of his inner talents and
    • It was said that such a one experienced on a higher plane what a man
    • World is here where man is. As many worlds are around us as we have
    • him how once in primeval times man had been half animal and how the
    • soul had striven upwards to that stage of humanity upon which he now
    • they lived in a very distant evolution of mankind, then forms half
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  • Title: On The Gospel of St. John
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    • many learned theologians nowadays as the Gospel which is of lesser
    • importance for the religious development of Man.
    • ourselves spiritual forces; we become different human beings. It is
    • needs of the external senses. Even the most strenuous demands made of
    • During the last centuries man has exerted his intellect only for the
    • was quite otherwise in the remote past. The primitive human beings
    • needs of man came first and foremost. To-day, everything that
    • intellectual art. Man has enmeshed himself in a net of intellect and
    • which an ancient humanity existed. Men satisfied their material needs
    • ant-colony is far more wisely arranged than many a modern State.
    • was to be the guiding principle for human beings on the physical
    • building of the Pyramids of Egypt, in a way of which the modern man
    • of mine is only one among many lives. I shall have many lives on this
    • Earth. And just as somebody is in command where I am now a
    • slave, so I myself shall one day be in command.’ And so life
    • was bearable for such human beings. They understood Karma. They knew
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    • many learned theologians nowadays as the Gospel which is of lesser
    • importance for the religious development of Man.
    • ourselves spiritual forces; we become different human beings. It is
    • needs of the external senses. Even the most strenuous demands made of
    • During the last centuries man has exerted his intellect only for the
    • was quite otherwise in the remote past. The primitive human beings
    • needs of man came first and foremost. To-day, everything that
    • intellectual art. Man has enmeshed himself in a net of intellect and
    • which an ancient humanity existed. Men satisfied their material needs
    • ant-colony is far more wisely arranged than many a modern State.
    • was to be the guiding principle for human beings on the physical
    • building of the Pyramids of Egypt, in a way of which the modern man
    • of mine is only one among many lives. I shall have many lives on this
    • Earth. And just as somebody is in command where I am now a
    • slave, so I myself shall one day be in command.’ And so life
    • was bearable for such human beings. They understood Karma. They knew
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    • that what I am about to say could serve many a listener as a means to
    • presently developing that the times themselves demand the deepening
    • of life built on human community, a community where people could live
    • as human beings. This alienation from the spiritual, psychic and
    • longer provide what modern man's inner life requires and the dignity
    • of full humanness demands.
    • just any other present day group of human beings is something that
    • springs from the innermost core of his humanity, something he feels
    • the surface of his soul from the eternal sources of all humanness.
    • world presently is to satisfy a longing for full humanness. People
    • be called a reversing of human will impulses. A person is born into a
    • certain period and educated to be a man of his time. The result is
    • the human world around him. He grows up, and as he does so he grows
    • consistent with full human stature for a person to couple his life of
    • practice that civilized man has developed in recent centuries is just
    • that this desire exists only as an instinct in many of those who seek
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    • that what I am about to say could serve many a listener as a means to
    • presently developing that the times themselves demand the deepening
    • of life built on human community, a community where people could live
    • as human beings. This alienation from the spiritual, psychic and
    • longer provide what modern man's inner life requires and the dignity
    • of full humanness demands.
    • just any other present day group of human beings is something that
    • springs from the innermost core of his humanity, something he feels
    • the surface of his soul from the eternal sources of all humanness.
    • world presently is to satisfy a longing for full humanness. People
    • be called a reversing of human will impulses. A person is born into a
    • certain period and educated to be a man of his time. The result is
    • the human world around him. He grows up, and as he does so he grows
    • consistent with full human stature for a person to couple his life of
    • practice that civilized man has developed in recent centuries is just
    • that this desire exists only as an instinct in many of those who seek
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    • The Spiritual Union of Humanity through the Christ Impulse.
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    • on January 2nd, 1916. Authorized translation from the German
    • The Spiritual Union of Humanity through the Christ Impulse.
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    • the human etheric body as it is connected with the physical body. We shall
    • must be understood that in reality it interpenetrates the whole human etheric
    • the whole system of man, his astral body and ego. Let us now recall that the
    • etheric body of man naturally consists of the different kinds of ether which
    • often said that man really only gains consciousness of things from being
    • of this is that the human ego and astral body first receive a revelation of
    • remembrance of many things, of objects and experiences that we have passed
    • case. We meet a man today, whom we first saw five days ago. We remember that
    • We say: we recognize this man. What is it that really takes place in us when
    • we thus remember a man and our former meeting with him?
    • when we met the man five days ago our etheric body experienced certain
    • thoughts evoked by the man whom we met, revealed themselves within our
    • our having perceived the man with our senses, we received impressions [not
    • light-body. Thus the whole result of our meeting with the man consisted in
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    • The Spiritual Union of Humanity through the Christ Impulse.
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    • on January 2nd, 1916. Authorized translation from the German
    • The Spiritual Union of Humanity through the Christ Impulse.
    • Published in German as:
    • the human etheric body as it is connected with the physical body. We shall
    • must be understood that in reality it interpenetrates the whole human etheric
    • the whole system of man, his astral body and ego. Let us now recall that the
    • etheric body of man naturally consists of the different kinds of ether which
    • often said that man really only gains consciousness of things from being
    • of this is that the human ego and astral body first receive a revelation of
    • remembrance of many things, of objects and experiences that we have passed
    • case. We meet a man today, whom we first saw five days ago. We remember that
    • We say: we recognize this man. What is it that really takes place in us when
    • we thus remember a man and our former meeting with him?
    • when we met the man five days ago our etheric body experienced certain
    • thoughts evoked by the man whom we met, revealed themselves within our
    • our having perceived the man with our senses, we received impressions [not
    • light-body. Thus the whole result of our meeting with the man consisted in
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  • Title: Being of Man/Future Evolution: Cover Sheet
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    • bodies of the human being. Steiner shows how we can become, through our
    • The Being of Man and his Future Evolution
    • German series of 19 lectures entitled Geisteswissenschaftliche
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    • Man
    • Man
    • Manifestations of the
    • Ego in the Different Races of Man
  • Title: Being of Man/Future Evolution: Lecture 1: Forgetting
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    • bodies of the human being. Steiner shows how we can become, through our
    • it also throws light on the great span of human existence that
    • concerned; it can help us solve many problems and show us how to cope
    • fail to understand many things they are encountering every moment of
    • in life, however, can never serve man's evolution nor his true
    • word that contains many such problems is the word ‘forgetting’.
    • with what we call man's etheric body. So we can also assume that the
    • significance in the fact that the things a human being has had at
    • way, as so often happens, and say that it is a defect of the human
    • this task of retaining the impressions and thoughts in man, when the
    • body. Everything depending on repetition in man or animal is
    • growth of the plant. The fact that in man the vertebrae of the spine
    • activity of man's astral body. So we can say that everything
    • this etheric body, and man has it too. Of course there can be no
    • plant's etheric body and man's, which, in addition to the qualities
    • between a plant and a human being. Imagine planting a seed in the
    • with man? Up to a point this is certainly so, but only up to a
    • certain point. When a human being arises out of the embryo we see
    • could add various other examples to show that human development, just
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  • Title: Being of Man/Future Evolution: Lecture 2: Different Types of Illness
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    • bodies of the human being. Steiner shows how we can become, through our
    • be taken into consideration in the various groups of our German
    • “Ten Commandments”.
    • into things in all manner of ways, like the way it is now speaking
    • personally affected and cannot manage with ordinary materialistic
    • scientific basis and is useful in many respects, we shall be making
    • suchlike, and fall victim in this way to all manner of one-sidedness.
    • Present-day mankind must, above all, realise more and more that man
    • is a complicated being and that everything to do with man is
    • science holding the opinion that man consists merely of a physical
    • sick human being. For health and sickness, have a relationship to man
    • point. Life does not depend on what a man says or believes. That is
    • world. So that however pious a doctor is and however many ideas he
    • is it sufficient for anthroposophy to spread the knowledge of man's
    • fourfold nature and for everybody to go repeating that man consists
    • living interplay of these members of man's being and the part the
    • and in the sick human being and what their interrelationship implies.
    • tell you about the nature of the fourth member of man's being, the
    • blood is the expression of the ego nature of man. And if Goethe's
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  • Title: Being of Man/Future Evolution: Lecture 3: Original Sin
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    • bodies of the human being. Steiner shows how we can become, through our
    • a series of apparently widely divergent aspects of human health and
    • last time we attempted to portray the text of The Ten Commandments.
    • with the content and the actual trend of the Commandments. Today we
    • will start today by looking at an important moment in man's earthly
    • moment in human evolution we want to recall lies a long way back. If
    • division of the sexes took place in the kingdom of man on earth. You
    • in the human kingdom. I want to emphasise that we are not speaking of
    • bisexuality occur earlier. But what we call the human kingdom did not
    • divide into two sexes until Lemurian times. Prior to that the human
    • visualise how the earlier dual sexed human being gradually developed
    • man still lived in a very insubstantial material body.
    • her wisdom had created cork so that man could make stoppers with it.
    • division into sexes occurred in human evolution. That was not so. We
    • vision can see that there was a time in mankind's earthly evolution
    • a much more delicate nature, and when human beings partook of
    • in our present cycle of humanity, these differences did not exist
    • Just imagine how infinitely dull human life would be if people were
    • and how little could actually happen in human life, as everybody
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  • Title: Being of Man/Future Evolution: Lecture 4: Rhythm in the Bodies of Man
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    • bodies of the human being. Steiner shows how we can become, through our
    • MAN
    • must look at the human being in a way that makes it possible to
    • understand this fact and many others besides. You know from the
    • innumerable times we have referred to it that man can only be
    • body, etheric body, astral body and ego. These four members of man's
    • manifold ways. Each member influences the other, and therefore they
    • very complicated. It takes a very long time for man to get to know
    • man has a connection with the cosmos through each of his members; a
    • observe man both in a waking and sleeping state.
    • a man lies asleep, the physical and etheric bodies lie in bed and the
    • higher entities. When the human being's own astral body and ego
    • human body cannot remain without there being an ego and an astral
    • body active when the human being is asleep. To be exact, we would
    • human being's sleeping physical body are also within the human being
    • activity of the human being's own astral body and ego. If we want to
    • tell ourselves that this human ego is within the human body when man
    • ego and that has a free hand in the human body, descends into the
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    • bodies of the human being. Steiner shows how we can become, through our
    • MAN
    • up to form a deeper understanding of the being of man and various
    • other things connected with man's whole life and evolution that will
    • man's being. We want to start there today and find an answer to the
    • between man's ego, astral body, etheric body and physical body. What
    • rotation’ for the four members of man's being. This is of
    • some damage in the organism, in the lungs, say. When the human being
    • particular organ of the human body is upset. Then the whole organism
    • various organs of the human body came into existence and developed at
    • very different periods of human evolution. What from the spiritual
    • scientific point of view is called ‘the study of the human
    • body’ is the most complicated matter imaginable, for the human
    • man's higher members, so that each physical organ expresses the
    • archetype basis of the lungs came into man on the predecessor of our
    • were planted into man by higher spiritual beings. But today I want
    • the nervous system. But man is complicated, and the development of
    • like this for all kinds of phenomena in human life. And just through
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  • Title: Being of Man/Future Evolution: Lecture 6: Illness and Karma
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    • bodies of the human being. Steiner shows how we can become, through our
    • understanding of man's being and task in the world. You will remember
    • possible for the human being to be ill, and we indicated that
    • explained before that the division of man's being into four members,
    • therefore have their physical manifestation in irregularities in the
    • irregularities in the astral body manifests in irregularities in the
    • nervous system, and what originates in the etheric body manifests in
    • connected with the span of one human lifetime. Now anyone who is able
    • connections between man's various incarnations. But the ways of karma
    • are very intricate and manifold, and we must study the more detailed
    • connected with causes made by man himself in earlier lives. In order
    • the law of karma works in human life. We shall be referring to some
    • what actually happens to man spiritually in the period after death.
    • know that on passing through the portal of death man first of all has
    • mentioned. During life, when man is asleep, he lays his etheric body
    • immediately after death have also been mentioned; man's feeling of
    • astral body without man being bound to a physical body. This is the
    • know that when man has just passed through the portal of death he
    • body that man satisfied his desires. After death he no longer has
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  • Title: Being of Man/Future Evolution: Lecture 7: Laughing and Weeping
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    • bodies of the human being. Steiner shows how we can become, through our
    • man's being. We have looked at the great riddle of man from as many
    • and weeping are certainly very common things in human life. But only
    • penetrate into the deepest parts of man's being where he is
    • globe. By virtue of the fact that man has acquired on this globe the
    • reaches the spirit will really fathom man's real nature. Laughing and
    • alone can remove the preconception that would rank man's nature too
    • like to reduce man as near as possible to animal level, emphasises as
    • superior to that of man. But this does not particularly surprise the
    • there are two streams in human life. One stream includes all the
    • human capacities and characteristics we inherit from our parents and
    • Man
    • man's being which passes from life to life, from incarnation to
    • a man's being, that passes from incarnation to incarnation, is
    • should not imagine that when a man is born it is possible under
    • individuality is already united with the human body before birth.
    • work on man is a different matter. The individual kernel is already
    • birth there are active in man the causes of all those characteristics
    • kernel of man's being is there, as we said, it cannot take control
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  • Title: Being of Man/Future Evolution: Lecture 8: The Manifestation of the Ego in the Different Races of Men
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    • bodies of the human being. Steiner shows how we can become, through our
    • THE MANIFESTATION OF THE
    • we became familiar with every day expressions of man's inner life,
    • inner being of man, including man's whole evolution, in a certain way
    • depend. As wide as possible a study of man is what we have been
    • studying man from as many aspects as possible.
    • man takes on a different form in different regions of the earth.
    • Looking back into the ancient past, we see how the human soul and
    • actually the human body too, developed in the different epochs of
    • various capacities that mankind has today, developed gradually in the
    • are connected with the unfolding of man's inner being. Now if even
    • what tremendous human differences must have come about since the very
    • know human conditions if we continually consider them from different
    • have been entirely different then. Man, evolving in earthly
    • also the so-called Lemurian evolution, in which man had only just
    • when man descended from higher regions on to the earth. Although man
    • had the kind of physical body like you can imagine if you picture man
    • able to distinguish this human being from his environment, just as a
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    • bodies of the human being. Steiner shows how we can become, through our
    • something to round off the many facts and views we have been studying
    • science should take hold of human life, and how it can become life,
    • cosmos, as these are expressed in man. And to start with I should
    • evolution of the animal and that of man. You need only say one word
    • between the concept of animal and human evolution. Think of the word
    • a radical difference between the education of a human being and what
    • know that man's development is a gradual and very complicated
    • of his life, up to the change of teeth, man develops in quite a
    • today, for you already know it. According to spiritual science man
    • passes through several births. The human being is born into the
    • actual ego of man is born. Not until then does the human being awaken
    • say. Immediately after the birth of a human being his brain is not
    • to another, the human being learns by degrees to link together in
    • go on working at the whole development of the growing human being
    • outside the human being during the first months of his existence and
    • let us consider the gradual development of the human being and
    • is all that the plant has in addition. Now we have seen that man's
    • that man's astral body is not actually born until then. But the
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  • Title: Between Death and Rebirth: Cover Sheet
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    • in Relation to Cosmic Facts, in German, Das Leben Zwischen dem
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    • the body when waking from sleep. Between birth and death a human
    • after death. Understanding of every human soul without distinction of
    • evolution of humanity. The distinction between Christianity and other
    • connection with the Sun. Man belongs to the Universe, not only to the
    • After death the human being draws forces from the
    • qualities during life on Earth. Man is not meant to witness what
    • man's consciousness but the life-giving process does not. The
    • history of mankind.
    • lecture. Of the members of man's being it is the ‘I’ or
    • correspondence between the true form of man and those faculties. The
    • human form stems from the Spirits of Form. These Spirits are opposed
    • man experiences the higher ‘I’ of which he is unconscious
    • within the human being. Growth, however, continues until checked by
    • Adam’. Progressive dimness of man's life of soul after death
    • significance in man's life after death. The effect of the Buddha's
    • The greatest mysteries of existence are within man
    • Vision of spiritual realities gradually lost by human souls in the
    • man's inner spirituality.
    • forces needed by man in order to mould his body and also his destiny
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    • Theosophy: An Introduction to the Supersensible Knowledge of the World and the Destination of Man
    • The Inner Nature of Man and Life Between Death and a New Birth
    • The Spiritual Guidance of Man and Humanity
    • Man in the Light of Occultism, Theosophy and Philosophy
    • Man's Life on Earth and in the Spiritual Worlds
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    • great deal has been said previously about the Luciferic and Ahrimanic
    • by studying them very gradually and from many different aspects. It
    • was to show from as many different sides as possible, the part played
    • process of humanity and in the spiritual content of our present age.
    • faced with a demand for self-development and told that he can only
    • before a human being can reach the highest stage of development he
    • led mankind as a whole to strive for such development, and he need
    • programmes. Man is able to sense truth where it genuinely exists.
    • In our present age there are many influences which
    • foundation of the German Section of the Theosophical Society. Anyone
    • this realm. In addition to all other demands to which only very brief
    • are due to our Movement. The demand will continue to be made that by
    • For some years now the relationship of human beings
    • content of those worlds should flow into the human soul. But now we
    • demand is made that anthroposophists shall not turn deaf ears to what
    • Between death and the new birth a human being
    • 5,000 years in human history, the so-called Lesser Kali Yuga. Since
    • you a concrete example. In the early twelfth century, a man named
    • founding the Order came to him, Norbert was a loose-living man, full
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    • after death. Understanding of every human soul without distinction of
    • evolution of humanity. The distinction between Christianity and other
    • Facts, in German, Das Leben Zwischen dem Tode und der Neuen Geburt
    • with a brief consideration of man's nature and constitution — a
    • an unprejudiced observation of man's life is surely the existence of
    • the human Ego, the ‘I’. A distinction must however be
    • first person. We know too that this year, although it varies in many
    • individuals, marks the limit before which, in later life, a human
    • thus a dividing line in the life of a human being: before it there is
    • This happens because as a being of soul-and-spirit, man returns into
    • world. Man feels the truth of this, but it is in his power to reduce
    • a fact that every human being can recognise. At the same time he can
    • realise that as a human being never fulfils his ideal value, his ‘I’
    • even though we do not always manage to do it. Before we pass through
    • you will realise that between birth and death it is possible for man
    • present stage of man's evolution. He is unable to work consciously on
    • of his being. The destruction for which a man is continually
    • external observation — it is possible for man to damage these
    • the Earth man can acquire only the forces needed for the constant
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    • connection with the Sun. Man belongs to the Universe, not only to the
    • Facts, in German, Das Leben Zwischen dem Tode und der Neuen Geburt
    • birth you will recall that during that period a human being
    • in many respects. It is true that in the life between death and the
    • through human will is able to bring about certain changes in the
    • many respects. Here we can also consider the life in Kamaloka, for
    • many cases it happens that aversion in the upper consciousness takes
    • although a human being casts off physical body and etheric body at
    • In the case mentioned, let us suppose that the man who
    • ideas about the members of man's constitution or about what can come
    • superphysical, spiritual existence; furthermore that man is on Earth
    • for the sake of comfort, a man has kept aloof from anthroposophical
    • because human beings of the present age are by no means particularly
    • slight because on the physical plane human beings live for the most
    • humanity, this will eventually come about. Simply through paying
    • I want to make you aware of how little a man really knows about the
    • from how many things we are protected in the world, how many things
    • Now the following may happen. A man may take serious
    • receive from the spiritual world impressions from human beings who
    • manifest as genuine dream-experiences which have meaning and point to
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    • After death the human being draws forces from the
    • qualities during life on Earth. Man is not meant to witness what
    • man's consciousness but the life-giving process does not. The
    • Facts, in German, Das Leben Zwischen dem Tode und der Neuen Geburt
    • human being which at death leaves the physical body and, to a
    • the human being is able to draw these forces from the world of stars
    • science as Mercury, a man will be able to draw the requisite forces
    • before his death. To sum up, we may say that as long as a human being
    • radiating from the worlds of the stars. In man of the present age,
    • forces which man draws into his consciousness during his earthly
    • the simple fact that during sleep the human being has no
    • during waking life are restored and man is not meant to witness this
    • waking life and is concealed from human consciousness. The Bible uses
    • Spirit resolved that when the human being had acquired certain
    • announced that the human being was not to witness the revivification
    • Earth. While man is awake the whole life-process is one of
    • destruction, of wear and tear. During waking life nothing in man's
    • concealed from the human being in his later years. Evidence for this
    • concealed from man's conscious life on Earth. Processes of
    • being of man the forces which can build up and fashion the next life,
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    • their missions and achievements in the spiritual history of mankind.
    • Facts, in German, Das Leben Zwischen dem Tode und der Neuen Geburt
    • considered by many people to be a mythological or mystical figure but
    • an achievement of supreme importance in the history of human
    • significance of the Mystery of Golgotha in the history of mankind on
    • is that when a human being rises from the rank of Bodhisattva to that
    • development and stature of mankind.
    • and all-embracing human love which were also to be integrated into
    • longer working in a human body but in the spiritual body in which he
    • human beings but also with those sublime Leaders and Teachers who
    • a Being who need no longer incarnate in a human body, he had
    • could not become the common possession of all mankind. It was
    • implied absolute surrender to what is super-sensible in human nature,
    • absolutely unique quality of soul and manner of life of Francis of
    • numbers of human beings would have developed the character and
    • been quite unable to cope with the demands that would be made of
    • humanity in modern civilisation.
    • passage of the human soul through the various regions of the Cosmos
    • of existence the soul of a man has to pass through the planetary
    • Earth, how at each new incarnation the human being finds that the
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    • correspondence between the true form of man and those faculties. The
    • human form stems from the Spirits of Form. These Spirits are opposed
    • man experiences the higher 'I' of which he is unconscious
    • Facts, in German, Das Leben Zwischen dem Tode und der Neuen Geburt
    • have already considered certain aspects of man's life between death
    • connected with the planetary sphere of Mars and because the human
    • Gautama Buddha. Genuine enlightenment about the being of man and his
    • consecutive epochs during which the human soul has undergone
    • consists in human souls being helped to understand what is now
    • Science. In this way not only will a knowledge of the being of man
    • studies of man's life between death and the new birth. The question
    • esoteric expositions of past centuries. And many people who hear
    • understand this we must again consider man's relationship to the
    • But we must now consider closely how man is related
    • We know that the human being on Earth consists of
    • to the further transformation undergone by the human being between
    • death and rebirth. In the innermost sphere the human ‘I’
    • remains unchanged. Whether the human being is passing through the
    • must not be confused with the ‘I’ which the human being
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    • within the human being. Growth, however, continues until checked by
    • Progressive dimness of man's life of soul after death
    • significance in man's life after death. The effect of the Buddha's
    • Facts, in German, Das Leben Zwischen dem Tode und der Neuen Geburt
    • man's life between birth and death in the physical world on the one
    • new light upon many topics we have already studied from a different
    • the course of man's physical life — about which something has
    • the actual life of the human being other facts of incisive
    • repeatedly considered a crucial occurrence in a man's life which
    • back to which a man's memory extends in later life, the moment when
    • said that Ego-consciousness flashes up in the human being at some
    • be said to hold good in the later period of a man's life. Although
    • discover that whatever comes in this way into the life of man and
    • hardly find two human beings whose memories go back to exactly the
    • member of man's being and are then concerned with the other, more
    • nature of man. That is essentially characteristic of the seven-year
    • of Ego-consciousness. If we observe human life with discernment we
    • contribution made by the forces that give the human being his form is
    • formative process, for the principle which builds up the human form
    • first seven years of the life of a human being. The principle of form
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    • Vision of spiritual realities gradually lost by human souls in the
    • man's inner spirituality.
    • Facts, in German, Das Leben Zwischen dem Tode und der Neuen Geburt
    • the normal perception belonging to outer existence we study human
    • with man himself. In other words, what a man can observe if he is not
    • can be seen during sleep is for the most part concealed from man's
    • observation is also possible during sleep, most of what a man sees to
    • begin with is connected with him as a human being but remains
    • found in the outside world but within man himself. Let us recall what
    • who have reached the stage of human existence during the Earth
    • period. When a man looks at the mineral, plant or animal kingdoms, he
    • is outside in space, nothing of the processes manifesting in the
    • human kingdom. But then we know that the essential realities which we
    • on man himself. It is actually as if everything else were blotted out
    • nothing except Man. What would never be seen by day, in the waking
    • to work at the creation of man, at a level above that of mineral,
    • everything except the real being of man, through the spiritual
    • except man — as a creation, together with happenings in the
    • human kingdom — that is to say, from the viewpoint of sleep we
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    • forces needed by man in order to mould his body and also his destiny
    • Luciferic or Ahrimanic beings according to their attitude to
    • spiritual knowledge while on Earth. The power exercised by Ahrimanic
    • Facts, in German, Das Leben Zwischen dem Tode und der Neuen Geburt
    • aspect. When a man has passed through the gate of death he comes into
    • contact with many and infinitely varied forces and beings. He does
    • Earth. Within certain limits the human being builds and fashions his
    • to build a body able to cope with this world and all its demands. The
    • super-sensible forces which man needs in order to fashion his body and
    • false. Every world has its own special mission. And what a man can
    • and consequently he will be an inadequate human being in his next
    • one life a man deliberately scorns to develop in his soul any
    • as the human being could otherwise have received them. Their nature
    • then is such that when the human being passes into his next life on
    • admittedly, able to cope with the outer world and its demands, in a
    • — and there are many such people nowadays — in these
    • investigation and knowing the conditions of human life, we penetrate
    • we study life on Earth with discernment, we see many human beings —
    • cleric, an honourable man in all his endeavours, wrote in the first
    • the human being and should not be drummed into him; he should work
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    • Facts, in German, Das Leben Zwischen dem Tode und der Neuen Geburt
    • Theosophy: An Introduction to the Supersensible Knowledge of the World and the Destination of Man
    • endeavoured to present many aspects of this life; moreover it has
    • individuality of the human being concerned, continually expands,
    • stream of heredity. And through this union of the human seed which
    • from the great macrocosmic spheres, there arises the human being who
    • the human being still clings to his sense-impressions and retains a
    • of Flowing Susceptibility. There the human being gradually
    • this stage, when the human being has weaned himself from fostering
    • wishing continues throughout a man's earthly life. This form and
    • And then finally, in the region of Attraction and Repulsion, man
    • man is passing through these regions, of Burning Desires, of Flowing
    • desire to wish with a heart as on Earth. Finally, the human being
    • ‘human-universal’ quality in existence — that which
    • with a religious life befitting all mankind. Thus it is even the
    • humanity with which the soul has finished by the time it enters into
    • configurations of a man's different incarnations are inscribed in
    • what, in terms of cosmic existence, the human soul has to experience
    • on Earth. But when the human being assumes embodiment on Earth he can
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    • Search for the Holy Grail, in German, Christus und die
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    • pattern of man's thoughts and spiritual development in searching for
    • cultural epochs, the Greco-Roman world which produced a succession of
    • human form, and in the Mystery of Golgotha. Mankind's response to
  • Title: Christ and the Spiritual World: The Publication of Lectures Held by Rudolf Steiner
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    • The Sibyls as symptoms of one side of human soul-life.
    • Graeco-Roman times. The geological element in the Hebrew Prophets.
    • human soul. The concord between human history and the stellar script.
    • The heavenly aspect and the human aspect of the Holy Grail.
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    • For readers of German a most valuable book on the
    • (The Effect of Occult Development upon the Self and the Sheaths of Man)
    • whose purpose it is to nourish the noblest part of man all through
    • that by which the physical instrument of man on earth must be
    • from all foods and which unites in the purest part of the human brain
    • Mysteries — it is really to be handed to the human being who
    • has obtained the understanding of what makes man mature enough
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    • imperfect in many respects.
    • arose to meet the claims which were manifested within the Membership
    • Above all, many Members were greatly disposed to hearing the Gospels
    • such revelations to humanity.
    • this is at least an anthroposophical knowledge of man and the
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    • Steiner examines the historical pattern of humanity's thoughts and
    • Rudolf Steiner in German, published by the Rudolf Steiner Verlag,
    • 3. Letters, drafts, manuscripts,
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    • Many people who are naturally fitted to receive
    • history of mankind if we are to understand rightly our own spiritual
    • anthroposophical knowledge concerning man and the evolution of the
    • deepened anthroposophical knowledge, into the course of human
    • is specially bound up with the evolution of humanity, than it is for
    • up before our souls the whole spiritual situation of humanity at the
    • similar feeling — to enter into the psychic disposition of man at that
    • hold of essential elements in the evolution of humanity. Let us
    • When we consider what mankind had accomplished in this
    • the Stoic sense (and a good many personalities in Roman history were
    • special attention to this triumph of human thinking at that time.
    • appeared to human understanding as though it were dispersed through
    • that are fundamental to human evolution, and with what physical and
    • course of human evolution. I shall have to say many things which will
    • approached the human soul in a quite new way. But if then, after
    • put a circle round this Greek and Roman thought-world and make it an
    • which indicates that here in the evolution of humanity something
    • the Graeco-Roman world.
    • makes itself felt in the thought world of Graeco-Roman antiquity.
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    • Gnostics pictured the manifestation of the Christ in Jesus of
    • remain for only a limited time in a human body, as was the body of
    • essence of humanity which had never before been incarnated in the
    • The Spiritual Guidance of Man and of Mankind;
    • Deeper Secrets of Human History in the Light of St. Matthew's Gospel.]
    • manner of the birth of Christ, the most tremendous mystery in human
    • man the splendour of the wisdom of the Logos, the wisdom that pulses
    • that works in the realms of humanity. But the Christ Being could find
    • elected to live in a human body, and they would have been able to
    • this manifestation. It would have been understood that a Star from
    • spiritual heights had appeared and had been born in a human being.
    • the Christ manifestation by way of these three Wise Men? This must be
    • thrown out only as a question. It is one of the many questions which
    • of this manifestation.
    • the evolution of humanity the essential thing had been for Christ to
    • work on the understanding of human souls on Earth, then —
    • these ways now. But there is one way among the many that I should
    • our era through a very remarkable manifestation of spiritual life,
    • the world their manifold prophecies. And these prophecies, even in
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    • of human soul life during the fourth post-Atlantean epoch. Finally,
    • Being as a high spiritual Being. But for understanding human
    • The Spiritual Guidance of Man and of Mankind;
    • Deeper Secrets of Human History in the Light of St. Matthew's Gospel.]
    • of Zarathustra. Here we have a human being who in the second
    • have not to do with a human being, like other human beings, in the
    • child we cannot say that in him there lived an ordinary human ego
    • walked the Earth as man. The only question is: Did this Being, whom
    • We must remember that the Beings and Powers connected with human evolution
    • which divided itself among single human souls remained behind, and
    • evolution of the Earth and of humanity in such a way as to have
    • walked the Earth as man. We must look for him not in the history of
    • the other planets (with the exception of one principal human pair who
    • had stayed on earth) and were incarnated in human bodies throughout
    • those of Ahriman. Thus the souls of men had to enter into bodies
    • wherein they were exposed in the course of human evolution to the
    • about — if, that is, the human souls had come down from
    • Luciferic and Ahrimanic influences — then something else would
    • First of all, when the human beings came down from the
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    • which had to come about for the evolution of humanity through the
    • are manifest in the evolution of mankind. It will first be necessary
    • in human souls of all that I described yesterday. These
    • threefold Christ-event in the souls of post-Atlantean mankind. From
    • It looks beyond the two Beings, Ahura Mazdao and Ahriman, to the
    • in human souls by the forces which shone out from the stars; when the
    • were becoming manifest in the realm of sense existence. In the
    • Roman cultures, but also to all the other regions of Europe.
    • human beings, through the servants whom we call elemental spirits. In
    • with many gods and spiritual beings whom we find in the West. I could
    • mention many, but we need point only to Wotan with his wild host,
    • form into man something taken from the Earth itself. He wishes to
    • clothe with a new covering, an Earth-vesture, the part of man that
    • precisely the god who forms man out of the Earth — that is, out
    • this teaching about man, that he is formed out of the forces of the
    • Hebrew teaching shown to us at once in the name of the first man,
    • creation of man is spoken of quite differently, with the emphasis on
    • engaged in the forming of man. Athene lends her aid and causes a
    • spark from spiritual heights to be united with man. Prometheus forms
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    • the Sibyls points to a certain power of the human soul which in
    • course of human history, changes occur. The forces which the Sibyls
    • forces that were then intended to prevail in human souls were not
    • humanity in the way known to us, one result was that the chaotic
    • earth. Just as in human life, after we have been using our
    • The forces — legitimate human forces — which
    • Human beings in their ordinary consciousness remained entirely
    • the Council of Nicaea onwards, human beings in their normal
    • strife, but below the surface, and human wisdom will have to uncover
    • of the soul in order to bring human soul-forces into a right
    • Many of you will perhaps guess something of what I mean
    • they appeared in the course of really a good many years, during which
    • I knew that many meanings can be attached to the Holy
    • which prevail there, meets in the forest a young woman who is holding
    • I could tell you of many indications of this kind that
    • for the management of her property and withdrew into solitude. She
    • garments and sent him forth. He met with many adventures, and later
    • We know that after many wanderings, during which he
    • Gurnemanz that he ought not to ask too many questions, does not
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    • important symbol will be manifest. Because the moon reflects the
    • the Grail has also been brought nearer to mankind again through
    • Astrology of the third post-Atlantean epoch, for humanity then
    • astronomy and their human forces in the female element in human life.
    • of soul-life. I want to touch on a manifestation to which I called
    • of the human soul, the Sibylline power of the Maid of Orleans is
    • letter written by a man who lived through these events, for it shows
    • those who had a heart and feeling for it. He was a man in the
    • The girl is of appealing beauty and manly bearing; she speaks little
    • assiduous in the manipulation and bearing of weapons that she remains
    • miraculous way, but only after a demand for his release has been made
    • post-Atlantean epoch brought in. It is something written by a man
    • spiritual script.’ Here was a man — as you will shortly
    • man whose soul feels imbued with the Earth's aura, and with the
    • we find a certain man, deeply bound up with the spiritual life of the
    • is with the soul of the earth, so is it with the soul of man. All
    • have influence on conception, and therefore on human temperament and
    • souls there would not be harmony everywhere. In human souls we find
    • particular place, just as the human soul has its seat in the heart;
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    • Human History in the Light of Spiritual Investigation.
    • Published in German as:
    • translation from the German of Notes unrevised by the lecturer.
    • Lecture 5 of 16 from the lecture series: Human History in the Light
    • even if not always apparent in man's daily life — can often be
    • all this man — however well he believes he knows himself —
    • be traced to depths unknown to ordinary perception. Such is man's life
    • cannot view man as so simple a being as people so often see him, the
    • consider man as only composed of what the eye first sees, or as
    • outer perception and science can master — that is to say, man's
    • we may call the next member of man's being — the etheric or
    • science affirms that the forces and substances belonging to man's
    • first appears in man's physical body after he passes through the gate
    • of death. Man brings these forces and substances into the physical
    • to man's physical body, we mention a higher one too. For in life
    • divisions appear everywhere, and man is obviously twofold in so far as
    • we awake, but vanish, leaving no trace, when we fall asleep. When a man
    • the physical world. This means that when the man lies on his bed we
    • distinguishing these four parts of man. By examining without prejudice
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    • Human History in the Light of Spiritual Investigation.
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    • Lecture 5 of 16 from the lecture series: Human History in the Light
    • even if not always apparent in man's daily life — can often be
    • all this man — however well he believes he knows himself —
    • be traced to depths unknown to ordinary perception. Such is man's life
    • cannot view man as so simple a being as people so often see him, the
    • consider man as only composed of what the eye first sees, or as
    • outer perception and science can master — that is to say, man's
    • we may call the next member of man's being — the etheric or
    • science affirms that the forces and substances belonging to man's
    • first appears in man's physical body after he passes through the gate
    • of death. Man brings these forces and substances into the physical
    • to man's physical body, we mention a higher one too. For in life
    • divisions appear everywhere, and man is obviously twofold in so far as
    • we awake, but vanish, leaving no trace, when we fall asleep. When a man
    • the physical world. This means that when the man lies on his bed we
    • distinguishing these four parts of man. By examining without prejudice
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  • Title: Perception of the Nature of Thought
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    • matters actually stand in regard to what we call man's Saturn
    • we know that there is concealed within us, within our human being,
    • laws dependent on man's personal karma.
    • evolution depends on the fact that human souls, for instance, who
    • were personalities in ancient Roman times are present again today.
    • cosmic script, and consider what radiating forces pour into human
    • the same delusion as a man who had been sentenced by a certain legal
    • paragraph printed on the white page can sentence a man, can Aries,
    • star-script the connection between the cosmos and human destiny. And
    • outside space and time. When we observe human life as a whole
    • be seen when we confront a man in the physical world.
    • We have said that in meeting man
    • astral body from the Old Moon, and the Ego. And when we look at man
    • laws of Earth which prevail and are active when the ego fashions man
    • outwardly active. Now if we encounter a man we shall say: “You,
    • O Man, as you confront me as material man are an embodiment of the
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    • matters actually stand in regard to what we call man's Saturn
    • we know that there is concealed within us, within our human being,
    • laws dependent on man's personal karma.
    • evolution depends on the fact that human souls, for instance, who
    • were personalities in ancient Roman times are present again today.
    • cosmic script, and consider what radiating forces pour into human
    • the same delusion as a man who had been sentenced by a certain legal
    • paragraph printed on the white page can sentence a man, can Aries,
    • star-script the connection between the cosmos and human destiny. And
    • outside space and time. When we observe human life as a whole
    • be seen when we confront a man in the physical world.
    • We have said that in meeting man
    • astral body from the Old Moon, and the Ego. And when we look at man
    • laws of Earth which prevail and are active when the ego fashions man
    • outwardly active. Now if we encounter a man we shall say: “You,
    • O Man, as you confront me as material man are an embodiment of the
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  • Title: Lecture: The Spiritual Individualities of the Planets
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    • the physical organism of man, leaving out of account altogether the
    • There is the manifested universe and there is also its reflection
    • human heart, succeeds in relating himself to the Sun's light in such
    • for such a man does the Moon become as it were inwardly transparent
    • find the abstract truths that are the pride of present-day humanity.
    • we come to all that was once taught to primeval humanity on Earth by
    • different from human nature as it is today.
    • great Teachers of earthly humanity; but all consciousness of the
    • man and are connected with his sexual nature in its physical aspect.
    • So the lower nature of man is a product of what radiates from the
    • other knowledge is only like information we could glean about a human
    • Such an image would tell us nothing whatever about the man's
    • The nature of Saturn is such that he receives many diverse impulses
    • informant concerning what has come to pass in the planetary system,
    • grasped with thoughtful intelligence. If a man does not himself make
    • of mankind. A man who has tried hard to apply clear thinking to some
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    • the physical organism of man, leaving out of account altogether the
    • There is the manifested universe and there is also its reflection
    • human heart, succeeds in relating himself to the Sun's light in such
    • for such a man does the Moon become as it were inwardly transparent
    • find the abstract truths that are the pride of present-day humanity.
    • we come to all that was once taught to primeval humanity on Earth by
    • different from human nature as it is today.
    • great Teachers of earthly humanity; but all consciousness of the
    • man and are connected with his sexual nature in its physical aspect.
    • So the lower nature of man is a product of what radiates from the
    • other knowledge is only like information we could glean about a human
    • Such an image would tell us nothing whatever about the man's
    • The nature of Saturn is such that he receives many diverse impulses
    • informant concerning what has come to pass in the planetary system,
    • grasped with thoughtful intelligence. If a man does not himself make
    • of mankind. A man who has tried hard to apply clear thinking to some
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  • Title: Lecture: Man's Position in the Cosmic Whole, the Platonic World-Year
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    • MAN'S POSITION IN THE COSMIC WHOLE.
    • humanity. On that occasion, I would also like to speak of
    • universe. The human being of the materialistic age really feels
    • amputate a leg of a human being, or if we take away from him
    • times of human evolution, the human beings had different kinds of
    • families and tribes felt, throughout many generations, that they were
    • earlier times of human evolution still other feelings existed in
    • regard to external physical life: the human beings felt, as it were,
    • finger or the hand are parts of our whole organism, so the human
    • experienced as a great organism and the human beings felt that
    • are standing within the cosmos. Science looks upon the human being,
    • longer has the habit of considering the human being as a member of
    • Human observation, and also scientific observation, must
    • return to a manner of contemplation which once more incorporates the
    • human being with the whole universe, with the cosmos. The human being
    • science of the present time and by contemplating the individual human
    • direction of a future scientific manner of thinking, but this
    • future scientific thought will, at the same time, be far more human
    • than our modern scientific thought, and this new manner of thinking
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    • MAN'S POSITION IN THE COSMIC WHOLE.
    • humanity. On that occasion, I would also like to speak of
    • universe. The human being of the materialistic age really feels
    • amputate a leg of a human being, or if we take away from him
    • times of human evolution, the human beings had different kinds of
    • families and tribes felt, throughout many generations, that they were
    • earlier times of human evolution still other feelings existed in
    • regard to external physical life: the human beings felt, as it were,
    • finger or the hand are parts of our whole organism, so the human
    • experienced as a great organism and the human beings felt that
    • are standing within the cosmos. Science looks upon the human being,
    • longer has the habit of considering the human being as a member of
    • Human observation, and also scientific observation, must
    • return to a manner of contemplation which once more incorporates the
    • human being with the whole universe, with the cosmos. The human being
    • science of the present time and by contemplating the individual human
    • direction of a future scientific manner of thinking, but this
    • future scientific thought will, at the same time, be far more human
    • than our modern scientific thought, and this new manner of thinking
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    • in November of 1917. Authorized translation from the German
    • Individual Spiritual Beings Working in the Human Soul.
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    • Also known as: Hidden Forces in the Being of Man
    • by Alice Wulsin from the most recent German edition.
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    • Individual Spiritual Beings Working in the Human Soul.
    • Published in German as:
    • Also known as: Hidden Forces in the Being of Man
    • Riddles of the Human Soul
  • Title: Geographic Medicine: Lecture I
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    • Individual Spiritual Beings Working in the Human Soul.
    • Published in German as:
    • Also known as: Hidden Forces in the Being of Man
    • of the Supersensible and Riddles of the Human Soul
    • evolution of the human spirit over the course of centuries, or
    • perhaps millenia, will come to feel that this human spirit moves on
    • progress, for in the dismal time that has now befallen humanity this
    • might call forth bitter doubt in many. If we observe this evolution
    • of the human spirit, however, something else makes a clear impression
    • on us, namely, that the forms and configurations taken by man's
    • knowledge that wishes to penetrate humanity's evolution in a new way,
    • difficulty gaining access to evolving humanity.
    • relation to the earth, stands still. Human habits of thought and
    • in the further evolution of human thinking, sensing, and feeling. It
    • Many other objections
    • also the problem that in our time many people, indeed the majority of
    • is certainly still acknowledged as justified by many today; but it is
    • the nature of the human being. This is particularly the case among
    • humanity. This natural scientific development today supplies so many
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    • Individual Spiritual Beings Working in the Human Soul.
    • Published in German as:
    • Also known as: Hidden Forces in the Being of Man
    • human life. I have indicated that some of our contemporaries here on
    • earthly, into the physical region in which the human being resides in
    • on deeply significant mysteries of human life, mysteries that for
    • occult societies. They maintained that the human being was not yet
    • much today about the justification for keeping back from human beings
    • which wider circles of humanity cannot and should not be without the
    • humanity lived under different conditions, it was justifiable to hold
    • conditions of human life are such that the human being will
    • humanity's evolution it was different. You know that until the
    • world, human beings believed something entirely different concerning
    • the structure of the world. Obviously it has been necessary for human
    • progress, and also for the penetration of human freedom into the
    • evolution of humanity, that the Copernican world view appeared, just
    • beings. With this view of the structure of the world the human being
    • in human beings becoming destructive in the earthly sphere after
    • arising in the Copernican view is the human being chained to
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  • Title: Lecture: The Problem of Destiny
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    • this way — many things are almost self-evident, nevertheless it
    • arising from human desires, human wishes. Although this is so
    • certain statements of spiritual science, objections based upon human
    • desires and human wishes, for instance, objections of the following
    • whole life of man, seeing that spiritual science and its results
    • mentality for the evolution of present-day humanity, and particularly
    • its significance in the face of the demands and requirements of our
    • science for humanity, and in particular for modern man. And in order
    • greater value for the individual and concrete life of a human being.
    • Seen from outside, human life is, to begin with, a riddle, for if it
    • regards the whole course of human evolution. We need not be afraid
    • from out the spiritual world, riddles of life and of man connected
    • the deeper riddles of man and of the world, which only appear in the
    • experience in the form of destiny. This word contains many,
    • many things. In our public lecture
    • [“Man's Soul and Body
    • for many people. We must now bear in mind the fact that spiritual
    • certain insight into the mysterious processes of human life.
    • human beings enter into relationship with one another through their
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    • this way — many things are almost self-evident, nevertheless it
    • arising from human desires, human wishes. Although this is so
    • certain statements of spiritual science, objections based upon human
    • desires and human wishes, for instance, objections of the following
    • whole life of man, seeing that spiritual science and its results
    • mentality for the evolution of present-day humanity, and particularly
    • its significance in the face of the demands and requirements of our
    • science for humanity, and in particular for modern man. And in order
    • greater value for the individual and concrete life of a human being.
    • Seen from outside, human life is, to begin with, a riddle, for if it
    • regards the whole course of human evolution. We need not be afraid
    • from out the spiritual world, riddles of life and of man connected
    • the deeper riddles of man and of the world, which only appear in the
    • experience in the form of destiny. This word contains many,
    • many things. In our public lecture
    • [“Man's Soul and Body
    • for many people. We must now bear in mind the fact that spiritual
    • certain insight into the mysterious processes of human life.
    • human beings enter into relationship with one another through their
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    • as human beings upon earth, live with the spiritual worlds, even as
    • peculiarities. We must try to recognize what they are for us as human
    • ‘imaginative world.’ In ordinary human life, under
    • ordinary conditions, man cannot lift into consciousness his
    • ordinary, every-day human thoughts, only the head is concerned as an
    • kingdom, as physical human beings, we receive few imaginations. We
    • relations to our fellow human beings, and all that these relations
    • fellow human beings — our whole attitude towards them —
    • from the way we meet another human being, and though, as I said, to
    • all that approaches us as human beings in this world. We have our
    • this or that human being. All this is due to the imaginations which
    • our fellow human beings. In fact we always carry with us in life
    • all the impressions of the human beings with who we have ever been,
    • beings — and notably with other human beings.
    • moment between one human being and another is due to definite
    • human being — and the other, bringing about the play of
    • this that one human being differs from another. They have their
    • relations of the one human being to certain elemental beings may
    • While we are always, in a manner of speaking, akin to a large number
    • body, and with which we stand in manifold relations — specific
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    • as human beings upon earth, live with the spiritual worlds, even as
    • peculiarities. We must try to recognize what they are for us as human
    • ‘imaginative world.’ In ordinary human life, under
    • ordinary conditions, man cannot lift into consciousness his
    • ordinary, every-day human thoughts, only the head is concerned as an
    • kingdom, as physical human beings, we receive few imaginations. We
    • relations to our fellow human beings, and all that these relations
    • fellow human beings — our whole attitude towards them —
    • from the way we meet another human being, and though, as I said, to
    • all that approaches us as human beings in this world. We have our
    • this or that human being. All this is due to the imaginations which
    • our fellow human beings. In fact we always carry with us in life
    • all the impressions of the human beings with who we have ever been,
    • beings — and notably with other human beings.
    • moment between one human being and another is due to definite
    • human being — and the other, bringing about the play of
    • this that one human being differs from another. They have their
    • relations of the one human being to certain elemental beings may
    • While we are always, in a manner of speaking, akin to a large number
    • body, and with which we stand in manifold relations — specific
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  • Title: Perception of the Elemental World
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    • consciousness which the human soul can develop in itself will change
    • entering that consciousness was already long present in man's nature.
    • nature of the human being is hidden in the very depths of his
    • nature of man's being cannot be brought to light in any other way
    • than through occult knowledge. We can learn what a human being
    • limited to the sense world, the being of man, the true, inmost nature
    • of man, lies in hidden worlds. Clairvoyant consciousness provides the
    • different demands are made on it from those in the sense world. This
    • is the most important thing: that the human soul should become more
    • the soul of a human being enters on becoming clairvoyant and crossing
    • world into the higher super-sensible worlds can demand a uniform
    • Fully new demands meet the life of soul when it steps over the
    • threshold into the elemental world. If the human so insisted on
    • possesses here in our world. The human soul is too weak to be
    • Therefore the forces of the human soul must be strengthened and
    • consciousness of a human being on earth must go back and forth
    • been speaking about is a peculiarity of the human etheric body, which
    • what the clairvoyant consciousness recognizes in the human soul is,
    • of transformation. But the human soul could never live permanently in
    • permanently in a state of being able to transform itself as a human
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    • consciousness which the human soul can develop in itself will change
    • entering that consciousness was already long present in man's nature.
    • nature of the human being is hidden in the very depths of his
    • nature of man's being cannot be brought to light in any other way
    • than through occult knowledge. We can learn what a human being
    • limited to the sense world, the being of man, the true, inmost nature
    • of man, lies in hidden worlds. Clairvoyant consciousness provides the
    • different demands are made on it from those in the sense world. This
    • is the most important thing: that the human soul should become more
    • the soul of a human being enters on becoming clairvoyant and crossing
    • world into the higher super-sensible worlds can demand a uniform
    • Fully new demands meet the life of soul when it steps over the
    • threshold into the elemental world. If the human so insisted on
    • possesses here in our world. The human soul is too weak to be
    • Therefore the forces of the human soul must be strengthened and
    • consciousness of a human being on earth must go back and forth
    • been speaking about is a peculiarity of the human etheric body, which
    • what the clairvoyant consciousness recognizes in the human soul is,
    • of transformation. But the human soul could never live permanently in
    • permanently in a state of being able to transform itself as a human
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  • Title: The Elemental World and the Future of Mankind
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    • Future of Mankind
    • I want to bring forward certain matters which concern mankind's
    • evolution in so far as this evolution is dependent upon man's
    • being of man something comes together which, in a certain
    • consists of etheric forces and beings. Man draws together these
    • external etheric world, there unites the effect of man's earthly
    • to pour into man's earthly existence. The present forms a link in
    • mankind's evolution between an era of mainly intellectual development
    • spiritual. The most important task for mankind in the era of
    • intellect has lost some of its creative power. In general, mankind
    • slid down from the head to some deeper region. That human
    • originally a natural endowment which mankind was predestined to
    • into the earthly life of mankind. Whether this will happen depends
    • upon man opening his heart and soul to what thus seeks entry, through
    • many doors, as it were, into the earthly world from the spiritual
    • world. It will be necessary for man not only to become conscious once
    • Consider how in the older civilizations mankind in general perceived
    • one's own human effort or whether one simply has it. When, as was
    • certain level of human evolution is not the same as attaining that
    • You will realize from what was said yesterday that mankind must
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    • Future of Mankind
    • I want to bring forward certain matters which concern mankind's
    • evolution in so far as this evolution is dependent upon man's
    • being of man something comes together which, in a certain
    • consists of etheric forces and beings. Man draws together these
    • external etheric world, there unites the effect of man's earthly
    • to pour into man's earthly existence. The present forms a link in
    • mankind's evolution between an era of mainly intellectual development
    • spiritual. The most important task for mankind in the era of
    • intellect has lost some of its creative power. In general, mankind
    • slid down from the head to some deeper region. That human
    • originally a natural endowment which mankind was predestined to
    • into the earthly life of mankind. Whether this will happen depends
    • upon man opening his heart and soul to what thus seeks entry, through
    • many doors, as it were, into the earthly world from the spiritual
    • world. It will be necessary for man not only to become conscious once
    • Consider how in the older civilizations mankind in general perceived
    • one's own human effort or whether one simply has it. When, as was
    • certain level of human evolution is not the same as attaining that
    • You will realize from what was said yesterday that mankind must
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  • Title: Lecture: The Moment of Death and the Period Thereafter
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    • of death, this significant event in human life; it reminds us of
    • man's passage through the portal of death. For only in the light of
    • of human life. Even from our own ranks, dear friends of ours have
    • few things on death, on this great event, and on the facts of human
    • new birth, so that we were able to gain many essential facts,
    • speaking of things repeatedly and throwing light upon them from many
    • (and that is a good thing), the human being such as he stands before
    • We must depart first of all from the manner in which the human being
    • view of man's whole being if we contemplate him so that we first
    • was already known to men such as Immanuel Hermann Fichte, son of the
    • man's etheric body can only be grasped through imaginative knowledge
    • The astral body in man cannot be contemplated in an external-sensory
    • manner in the same way in which we contemplate the physical body
    • human nature we build up our whole being.
    • Past lectures showed us that what we designate as man's
    • interior, is not what I mean when I speak of man's inner being. Even
    • ourselves in an entirely mistaken manner upside down, we might say.
    • inside. During the Saturn and Sun periods, our human countenance,
    • turned. We should bear in mind that many super-sensible facts are
    • contemplation. But when the human being passes through the
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    • of death, this significant event in human life; it reminds us of
    • man's passage through the portal of death. For only in the light of
    • of human life. Even from our own ranks, dear friends of ours have
    • few things on death, on this great event, and on the facts of human
    • new birth, so that we were able to gain many essential facts,
    • speaking of things repeatedly and throwing light upon them from many
    • (and that is a good thing), the human being such as he stands before
    • We must depart first of all from the manner in which the human being
    • view of man's whole being if we contemplate him so that we first
    • was already known to men such as Immanuel Hermann Fichte, son of the
    • man's etheric body can only be grasped through imaginative knowledge
    • The astral body in man cannot be contemplated in an external-sensory
    • manner in the same way in which we contemplate the physical body
    • human nature we build up our whole being.
    • Past lectures showed us that what we designate as man's
    • interior, is not what I mean when I speak of man's inner being. Even
    • ourselves in an entirely mistaken manner upside down, we might say.
    • inside. During the Saturn and Sun periods, our human countenance,
    • turned. We should bear in mind that many super-sensible facts are
    • contemplation. But when the human being passes through the
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    • salvation of the earth, for the progress and freedom of mankind —
    • For, in the life in which man is enclosed in his
    • Since we last gathered here, many things have taken
    • soul. And you will perhaps understand that many of the words spoken
    • here to-day resound out of the many feelings which have passed
    • evolution of mankind, because we can win this faith through our
    • man's development.
    • course, just when the human being, by means of his opened soul,
    • the human being is able to approach this world as a visitor, as one
    • man of to-day is adapted very strongly to the purely material
    • world even by means of concepts. In fact, many people believe that it
    • we must consider and notice carefully how the human being forms
    • the fact that man lays aside his physical body. We do not need to go
    • body falls away from the whole being of man in the moment of death
    • persons of all manner of spiritual-scientific tendencies, who allow
    • but are unfitted, in many respects, to understand in the right way
    • world-conception, which has, however, held mankind more or less in
    • its grip already for a long time, that the human body, as we carry it
    • death, that this human body simply falls into the smallest possible
    • reality, intimately connected with what human beings leave behind.
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    • salvation of the earth, for the progress and freedom of mankind —
    • For, in the life in which man is enclosed in his
    • Since we last gathered here, many things have taken
    • soul. And you will perhaps understand that many of the words spoken
    • here to-day resound out of the many feelings which have passed
    • evolution of mankind, because we can win this faith through our
    • man's development.
    • course, just when the human being, by means of his opened soul,
    • the human being is able to approach this world as a visitor, as one
    • man of to-day is adapted very strongly to the purely material
    • world even by means of concepts. In fact, many people believe that it
    • we must consider and notice carefully how the human being forms
    • the fact that man lays aside his physical body. We do not need to go
    • body falls away from the whole being of man in the moment of death
    • persons of all manner of spiritual-scientific tendencies, who allow
    • but are unfitted, in many respects, to understand in the right way
    • world-conception, which has, however, held mankind more or less in
    • its grip already for a long time, that the human body, as we carry it
    • death, that this human body simply falls into the smallest possible
    • reality, intimately connected with what human beings leave behind.
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  • Title: Lecture: The Son of God and the Son of Man
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    • Lecture: The Son of God and the Son of Man
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    • AND THE “SON OF MAN
    • Duplicated as manuscript with the
    • science we learn of the so-called “members” of man's
    • astral body, ego and so on. It may seem to many people that once they
    • man's real being; and indeed there are numbers who believe that they
    • members of man's constitution, or even, possibly, to indicate what
    • Although any study of man must necessarily begin with a knowledge of
    • preliminary. For what is really important is not that the human being
    • means the same in all human beings, in every epoch. The connections
    • and relationships change in the course of the ages of human
    • the connection between the members of man's constitution was not the
    • Indeed the continual re-appearance of the human being in his various
    • these members, so that at each new incarnation the human being finds
    • advances and the astral body and the etheric body of man tend to
    • chain themselves more closely to the physical body, man is no longer
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  • Title: Lecture: The Son of God and the Son of Man
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    • Lecture: The Son of God and the Son of Man
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    • Published in German as:
    • Duplicated as manuscript with the
    • Published in German as:
    • AND THE “SON OF MAN
    • Duplicated as manuscript with the
    • science we learn of the so-called “members” of man's
    • astral body, ego and so on. It may seem to many people that once they
    • man's real being; and indeed there are numbers who believe that they
    • members of man's constitution, or even, possibly, to indicate what
    • Although any study of man must necessarily begin with a knowledge of
    • preliminary. For what is really important is not that the human being
    • means the same in all human beings, in every epoch. The connections
    • and relationships change in the course of the ages of human
    • the connection between the members of man's constitution was not the
    • Indeed the continual re-appearance of the human being in his various
    • these members, so that at each new incarnation the human being finds
    • advances and the astral body and the etheric body of man tend to
    • chain themselves more closely to the physical body, man is no longer
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  • Title: Mission of Folk-Souls (1929): Cover Sheet
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    • Mit der Germanisch-Nordischen Mythologie.
    • manner recognized by the School — the requisite preliminary
    • (IN CONNECTION WITH GERMANIC
  • Title: Mission of Folk-Souls (1929): Synopses
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    • Mit der Germanisch-Nordischen Mythologie.
    • homeless man. Message to the Folk-Souls: ‘know yourselves’.
    • The work of the Ego in transforming man, in connection also with
    • consciousness in sleep. Division of man. His power on a future
    • Angels the link between Folk-spirits and man.
    • Spirits of Form remaining on moon, influence man's brain, from
    • Life-spirit, two degrees above man; but man is spun into the web
    • archangel is two stages above man. As we are conscious of warmth
    • Manas, but have not nearly finished doing it. Man is beginning to
    • man's. A case given where the spirit of the age controls the
    • archangels is where the Dutch separated from the common German
    • humanity, but abnormal Spirit of Motion takes the lower grade of
    • Spirit of Form and divides mankind into races. This belated Spirit
    • ages of man in which Spirit of Form takes no interest. Spirit
    • of Form only interested in Ego, therefore when man is 19 –
    • man attains consciousness soon after birth, these are active as
    • abnormal Spirits of Form. Up to 20 man under these abnormal
    • to whom he must repay the first third. Reason for man's dependence
    • America affect man in his decline and death. In our day racial
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  • Title: Mission of Folk-Souls (1929): Preface
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    • published in German as,
    • Mit der Germanisch-Nordischen Mythologie.
    • The Riddle of Man,
    • at the knowledge of the inner psychic life of man. If we wish to
    • co-operation of the several human souls in that people, but it is one
    • of the real thought, feeling and will of individual human beings. It
    • manifested in the life of the peoples and it is seen that these facts
    • connection with the painful trials of civilized humanity at the
    • affairs in the world demanded such studies. Thus for example on page
    • Folk-souls — ‘because the fate of humanity in the near
    • case, to fulfill a common mission for humanity.’ But the
    • when the fate of humanity itself teaches the truth of this view.
    • culture; as an agent for the spiritual life of humanity we require a
    • science which deals with the spiritual. Our age demands such a
  • Title: Mission of Folk-Souls (1929): Lecture 1
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    • Mit der Germanisch-Nordischen Mythologie.
    • In connection with Germanic and Scandinavian Mythology.
    • are responded to by me in an equally deep and heartfelt manner.
    • modern human thinking, but which nevertheless belongs to the most
    • human thought, feeling and perception.
    • is called a ‘homeless man.’ This designation is a
    • is to be understood by the term ‘homeless man,’ we may
    • briefly say, that a man is called ‘homeless’ when, in his
    • knowledge and grasp of the great laws of humanity, he cannot be
    • his native country. A ‘homeless man’, we might also say,
    • humanity as a whole, without the various shades of the particular
    • which, in contradistinction to individual human life, we describe as
    • mission of humanity.
    • greatness of that from which the ‘homeless man’ must in a
    • which is usually most dear to a man’. This, however, is not
    • folk, in order to be in harmony with what is permanent in the
    • evolution of mankind. Although it is necessary to begin by drawing
    • several Folk-souls of humanity, should for once be spoken of quite
    • mission. It is especially important, because the fate of humanity in
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  • Title: Mission of Folk-Souls (1929): Lecture 2
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    • Mit der Germanisch-Nordischen Mythologie.
    • part in human life, then on the other hand we must be able to point
    • way or other be indicated in the world in which man lives, for after
    • all, the human body must also be concerned in the work of these
    • peculiarities manifested by the people of that country. It is not to
    • Germany. It is true that every man has his own etheric bod