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  • Title: Lecture: The Ahrimanic Deception
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    • these questions from the standpoint of initiation-science — from
    • gatherings as ours today. For he who speaks from that standpoint about
    • whole, we place the epoch in which we feel ourselves standing as
    • must always be contrasted with the understanding of life and the world
    • really possible to understand the particular way in which the Christ
    • being, the ‘simple man of Nazareth,’ the man whom one can understand
    • understanding. The more the man Jesus of Nazareth could be regarded as
    • approximately 6000 years, one must grasp that at the one pole stands a
    • and others, but what penetrates human understanding and
    • of the universe, one side from a certain standpoint. It is only
    • light and color! You will not understand it if you do not realize its
    • excellent accord, that from the standpoint of modern science Marxism
    • research from the Marxist standpoint, so is it possible to prove their
    • people may fight against each other from equally good standpoints
    • the world from the standpoint of Galileo and Copernicus, or of
    • general views, and that they could understand the Gospel by a certain
    • possible today. No real understanding of the Christ can be gained if
    • understanding of Christ than in the various faiths and confessions.
    • courage everywhere to come to an understanding with the historical
    • more easily understand what I have been saying about the Gospels
  • Title: Lecture: The Ahrimanic Deception
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    • these questions from the standpoint of initiation-science — from
    • gatherings as ours today. For he who speaks from that standpoint about
    • whole, we place the epoch in which we feel ourselves standing as
    • must always be contrasted with the understanding of life and the world
    • really possible to understand the particular way in which the Christ
    • being, the ‘simple man of Nazareth,’ the man whom one can understand
    • understanding. The more the man Jesus of Nazareth could be regarded as
    • approximately 6000 years, one must grasp that at the one pole stands a
    • and others, but what penetrates human understanding and
    • of the universe, one side from a certain standpoint. It is only
    • light and color! You will not understand it if you do not realize its
    • excellent accord, that from the standpoint of modern science Marxism
    • research from the Marxist standpoint, so is it possible to prove their
    • people may fight against each other from equally good standpoints
    • the world from the standpoint of Galileo and Copernicus, or of
    • general views, and that they could understand the Gospel by a certain
    • possible today. No real understanding of the Christ can be gained if
    • understanding of Christ than in the various faiths and confessions.
    • courage everywhere to come to an understanding with the historical
    • more easily understand what I have been saying about the Gospels
  • Title: Lecture: The Alphabet
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    • I have previously called your attention to how a real understanding of
    • When there was still an instinctive understanding of these things, in
    • of cosmic consonants. Because I stand here on the earth, there sounds
    • the way it normally confronts us and otherwise stands before us, our
    • Man standing before you is nothing but the phenomenon, the appearance,
    • of how necessary it is for him to stand within a divine cosmic world,
    • understand how, in passing from the Greek to the Latin culture,
    • understand Goethe's intense yearning for the South. In modern school
  • Title: Lecture: The Alphabet
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    • I have previously called your attention to how a real understanding of
    • When there was still an instinctive understanding of these things, in
    • of cosmic consonants. Because I stand here on the earth, there sounds
    • the way it normally confronts us and otherwise stands before us, our
    • Man standing before you is nothing but the phenomenon, the appearance,
    • of how necessary it is for him to stand within a divine cosmic world,
    • understand how, in passing from the Greek to the Latin culture,
    • understand Goethe's intense yearning for the South. In modern school
  • Title: Lecture: Anthroposophy and Christianity
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    • understandably so — it can trust the power and effectiveness of its
    • It is still perfectly understandable today that people have a bias
    • claimed that the earth didn't stand still, but revolved around the
    • revered as outstanding individuals. People of today who try to be
    • wants to contribute to a deeper, more heartfelt understanding of
    • for understanding it more completely than was possible in times gone
    • everything Christianity stands for and then adds something more to it.
    • need fresh means of understanding ancient wisdom and need to continue
    • understanding and perceptive capacity. Like Giordano Bruno, the
  • Title: Lecture: Anthroposophy and Christianity
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    • understandably so — it can trust the power and effectiveness of its
    • It is still perfectly understandable today that people have a bias
    • claimed that the earth didn't stand still, but revolved around the
    • revered as outstanding individuals. People of today who try to be
    • wants to contribute to a deeper, more heartfelt understanding of
    • for understanding it more completely than was possible in times gone
    • everything Christianity stands for and then adds something more to it.
    • need fresh means of understanding ancient wisdom and need to continue
    • understanding and perceptive capacity. Like Giordano Bruno, the
  • 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
    • standpoints (although it is not the only one, it is nevertheless the
    • shall gradually progress. In order to understand how the living will
    • for the departed soul will understand these thoughts, even if he has
    • form of speech, and the deceased can understand anthroposophical
    • not, however, understand. This, for instance, is a fact: The seer who
    • adjustment annulling the evil influences. If we cannot understand
    • our understanding, but also to our feelings. Thus we gradually learn
    • an understanding and his memory begins, the sleep in the child's body
    • such an understanding is most important. Souls who are born in the
    • 18th or 19th century must come to an understanding with other souls
    • to understand this moment, we experience it in an entirely different
    • way than if we do not understand it.
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    • answer a similar question from many different stand-points. One of the
    • standpoints (although it is not the only one, it is nevertheless the
    • shall gradually progress. In order to understand how the living will
    • for the departed soul will understand these thoughts, even if he has
    • form of speech, and the deceased can understand anthroposophical
    • not, however, understand. This, for instance, is a fact: The seer who
    • adjustment annulling the evil influences. If we cannot understand
    • our understanding, but also to our feelings. Thus we gradually learn
    • an understanding and his memory begins, the sleep in the child's body
    • such an understanding is most important. Souls who are born in the
    • 18th or 19th century must come to an understanding with other souls
    • to understand this moment, we experience it in an entirely different
    • way than if we do not understand it.
  • 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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    • WE stand today, as it were, at the starting-point of the foundation of
    • movement as we now understand it? He might have said: “At the
    • individuals do not stand out from that which underlies those streams.
    • individuals as such standing out as entirely spiritual and living.
    • personality to another, we got no really clear understanding of what
    • alone we had, till recently, any understanding, began with Greece, and
    • beginning of them stand the Mysteries. That which flowed forth from
    • understand AEschylus, Sophocles, Euripides we must seek the source for
    • such understanding in that which flowed out of the Mysteries. If we
    • wish to understand Socrates, Plato and Aristotle, we must seek the
    • Notwithstanding all this, we find
    • that standpoint. In the Bhagavad Gita we are confronted with something
    • to understand the Veda philosophy, we must, in the first place, keep
    • the senses, the finer and the coarser elements, he understands thereby
    • We must clearly understand that the manner in which the philosophy of
    • who really understands what is said find in any assertion about
    • The human soul is capable of understanding how the Word lives on, in
    • understanding for that which lies behind the thousand years
  • Title: Bhagavad Gita/Paul: Lecture II: The basis of knowledge of the Gita, the Veda, Sankhya, Yoga.
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    • knowledge and depth of science, having no possible standard with which
    • mankind once dreamt. From a merely modern standpoint one may perhaps
    • will stand amazed at the depths of the Gita and must admit that in
    • what is there communicated to us, but we must understand that in those
    • to suit our different standpoint, we find it possible to understand
    • the former standpoint also.
    • We shall best obtain an understanding of how Sankhya philosophy looked
    • philosophy calls Ahamkara. Whereas Budhi stands, so to speak, on the
    • Before us stands a man — we see him certainly in the coarse,
    • physical body that stands before us — but in his movements,
    • his own standpoint when he does not agree with Goethe over this, but
    • principle of the Sankhya philosophy. You can understand, my dear
    • stands by the fighters of one side; on the other side are those who
    • stands before us, full of trouble in his soul; we can hear that in the
    • of the charioteer of the blind King). Arjuna stands before us with his
    • of Arjuna from the stage at which it stands, in which it is entangled
  • Title: Bhagavad Gita/Paul: Lecture III: The union of the three streams in the Christ Impulse, the Teaching of Krishna.
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    • in a scientific form, if we describe that which stands at a lower
    • philosopher. How does such a man stand as regards the world? What does
    • understanding of all the forces that express themselves in the world
    • manifestations and not understanding them he feels lonely, the
    • great force that flows from the proper understanding of the
    • rather by understanding them in the right way. Let us, therefore,
    • us. One cannot understand who Krishna is if one does not make oneself
    • feelings such as these, and then we can understand how this old
    • understanding have to say about the world, closes all the doors to
    • This lifting oneself above one's deeds, this standing upright no
    • with our mouth; this standing upright of our inner self regardless of
    • mountain into the depths. Thus do I stand as regards my deeds; and
    • I can look on at them externally. I myself stand there, free from
    • then he triumphs in his soul and understands something of what the
    • understand? Does he then more clearly understand the forms of the
    • these forms, which he now understands when he strips off the three
    • He does not now stand before him as a man of flesh and blood. A man
    • world must appear small; He it is before whom stands Arjuna. Then the
    • gives at this moment when he stands before Krishna, must be thought of
    • The Eternal Guardian of the Eternal Right art Thou. Thou standest
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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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    • him with the assistance of his senses and of the understanding
    • our senses and the understanding bound up with the brain was only one
    • with his ordinary understanding; but this seeing, hearing and
    • understanding he only made use of when occupied in external practical
    • understand what had to happen then, it would be well to try to feel
    • understand each other properly. The old does not understand the new.
    • order to understand it.
    • knowledge, and try and understand how it worked. The man of today only
    • recalled and put together, in order to understand such a thing as this
    • The wonderful picture of the Gita stands out clearly before us: the
    • Sattva age to that of the new Rajas, on the borders of which stands
    • Soul then stands up against Soul, the individual soul in universal
    • with Ahriman's kingdom, he himself stands before us. Sankhya
    • and on his right there stand Ahriman and Lucifer. With the old
    • which must stand by our side and permeate us when we have to gain this
    • That other Impulse, which must stand by our side when we have to
    • — they must not be disguised — but he must also understand
  • Title: Bhagavad Gita/Paul: Lecture V: The spiritual nature of Maya. Krishna - the Light-Halo of Christ. The Risen One.
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    • are written in such a way that most people do not understand them, and
    • his powers of understanding and his sense-realisations. But in olden
    • himself could not understand at all. Thus revelations from the
    • gift, but who can expound and understand what someone is able to bring
    • could have all spiritual gifts, whoever himself understands prophecy
    • not among men, he speaks among Gods. No one understands him, because
    • understands the nature of speaking with tongues. His meaning is: The
    • tongues, for he who speaks with tongues must first understand his own
    • incarnation at a standstill in exoteric life, or whether he is able to
    • even start from an anti-Christian standpoint, or from one of
    • shall be able to understand the Christ-Impulse in its whole
    • understand that there is divine spiritual work in all things? Now
    • will have to be understood; for only then can one understand the full
    • Then only does one understand what St. Paul means when he speaks of
    • a community, and had to reckon with the understanding of that
    • understand what sort of a body was needed for this Christ-Ego to be
    • how we have to understand the words of the Gospel: “Divine forces
    • humanity able to understand such concepts as we have brought before
    • we can understand how it was that Krishna spoke in such a superhuman
    • placed above the judgment of God. We must learn to understand the
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  • Title: Lecture: The Bible and Wisdom
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    • Bible — taking up in some cases the radical standpoint of downright
    • undervalue in any sense the standpoint of many modern thinking men who feel
    • themselves bound to take a firm stand on the ground of Science. There are
    • contradictions allowed to stand.
    • together. This is the standpoint which more and more came to be adopted by
    • On the other side let us turn to those who felt compelled to stand firmly on
    • We may now ask: is there perhaps yet a further standpoint other than the two
    • consider to-day. It is the standpoint of Spiritual Science, or
    • Anthroposophy. We can in the first instance understand this best by means of
    • comparison. The Anthroposophical standpoint with regard to the Bible offers
    • the same degree as this above mentioned follower, did not understand the Greek
    • much more spiritual, than what we understand to-day by the nerves. And because
    • man himself, transformed. From the standpoint of spiritual science the most
    • necessary for the understanding of what is told by the spiritual investigator
    • what is illuminated by the understanding passes over into the consciousness,
    • to help us to understand the biblical truths?’ We must here enter into
    • to be able to understand what comes to pass in the soul as a result of this,
    • The teacher says to the pupil: — ‘Look at the plant standing with
    • perfection of man standing before you, organised as he is, with the lesser
    • and it is only given in order that we may be able better to understand these
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    • Bible — taking up in some cases the radical standpoint of downright
    • undervalue in any sense the standpoint of many modern thinking men who feel
    • themselves bound to take a firm stand on the ground of Science. There are
    • contradictions allowed to stand.
    • together. This is the standpoint which more and more came to be adopted by
    • On the other side let us turn to those who felt compelled to stand firmly on
    • We may now ask: is there perhaps yet a further standpoint other than the two
    • consider to-day. It is the standpoint of Spiritual Science, or
    • Anthroposophy. We can in the first instance understand this best by means of
    • comparison. The Anthroposophical standpoint with regard to the Bible offers
    • the same degree as this above mentioned follower, did not understand the Greek
    • much more spiritual, than what we understand to-day by the nerves. And because
    • man himself, transformed. From the standpoint of spiritual science the most
    • necessary for the understanding of what is told by the spiritual investigator
    • what is illuminated by the understanding passes over into the consciousness,
    • to help us to understand the biblical truths?’ We must here enter into
    • to be able to understand what comes to pass in the soul as a result of this,
    • The teacher says to the pupil: — ‘Look at the plant standing with
    • perfection of man standing before you, organised as he is, with the lesser
    • and it is only given in order that we may be able better to understand these
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  • Title: Lecture: Soul and Spirit in the Human Physical Constitution
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    • understanding of man's being and nature.
    • impossible for our thought to come to a standstill within the limits
    • not only externally but also inwardly. We cannot understand the life
    • to confront the life of soul with complete lack of understanding; for
    • organism stands there as a supporting structure composed of bones,
    • It is obvious from this that an understanding of man's connection with
    • understand the connection of the Ego with the astral body and with the
    • understanding not only of his relation to the surrounding physical
    • stands on the ground — and no relation is found between the two.
  • Title: Lecture: The Moral as the Source of World-Creative Power
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    • when it is a matter of any comprehensive understanding of the life of
    • understanding — this world-view is unable to build a bridge.
    • will more easily understand what I shall now have to say on the basis
    • is nothing but an illusion, a mirage. We can understand the course of
    • man's constitution. To understand it we must pass from the solid
    • where the sun stands in the universe; and it was the same in regard to
    • unveiled. And now you will understand some of the deeper reasons for
  • 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
    • standing in the world, can bring to realization in himself in such a
    • between death and a new birth. And just as here the object stands
    • Let us understand this rightly. What happens when man rises to pure
    • Thus does man stand within the great process of world-evolution, and
    • through Man, who stands before us as the supreme achievement of the
    • points from which we can go forward to a true understanding of freedom
  • Title: Lecture: Christ in Relation to Lucifer and Ahriman
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    • confusion in Germany itself was caused by a lack of understanding of
    • As it stands today, Rudolf Steiner's call to instate the Christ in His
    • placed in such a way that it seems to be standing in front of a rock
    • depression in the rock and in it stands this winged figure with wings
    • three figures: Christ, Lucifer and Ahriman will stand at the bottom as
    • understand how the three forces of Christ, Lucifer and Ahriman are
    • clear understanding of what the Christ impulse has brought into the
    • To understand the Christ in His quintessential activity we must
    • understand what the Christ impulse is.
    • understanding of Christianity was beginning to germinate.
    • December 25 to January 6. We can understand this clearly by realizing that
    • spiritual understanding of the world, in those ages the most favorable
    • characteristic quality stands out. The characteristic feature of
    • The following may illustrate that no clear understanding has yet been
    • hatred from Christ, but because he feels he cannot stand the forces
    • clear understanding that we cannot turn our attention just to the
    • expressed in the East (Central Europeans do not understand this just
    • can understand this contradiction only through occult observation. On
    • are still lacking a full understanding of what I have stated before. We
    • things, try to understand the minds that have already sown the seeds.
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  • Title: Lecture: Christ in Relation to Lucifer and Ahriman
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    • confusion in Germany itself was caused by a lack of understanding of
    • As it stands today, Rudolf Steiner's call to instate the Christ in His
    • placed in such a way that it seems to be standing in front of a rock
    • depression in the rock and in it stands this winged figure with wings
    • three figures: Christ, Lucifer and Ahriman will stand at the bottom as
    • understand how the three forces of Christ, Lucifer and Ahriman are
    • clear understanding of what the Christ impulse has brought into the
    • To understand the Christ in His quintessential activity we must
    • understand what the Christ impulse is.
    • understanding of Christianity was beginning to germinate.
    • December 25 to January 6. We can understand this clearly by realizing that
    • spiritual understanding of the world, in those ages the most favorable
    • characteristic quality stands out. The characteristic feature of
    • The following may illustrate that no clear understanding has yet been
    • hatred from Christ, but because he feels he cannot stand the forces
    • clear understanding that we cannot turn our attention just to the
    • expressed in the East (Central Europeans do not understand this just
    • can understand this contradiction only through occult observation. On
    • are still lacking a full understanding of what I have stated before. We
    • things, try to understand the minds that have already sown the seeds.
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  • Title: Lecture: The Concepts of Original Sin and Grace
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    • outstanding significance in the Christian view of life.
    • There are theosophists who — from the standpoint of karma, as they
    • understanding why it is so is to think of the following.
    • not denote misunderstanding of the idea of karma. For in speaking of
    • to men, shall we rightly understand these thoughts. Then, as truly as
    • thinking. All that materialism can understand, and readily understand,
    • And this He will do through those who are willing to understand Him.
    • Those who deny that there can be new revelations do not understand the
    • Bible, neither do they understand Christianity. For they have no ears
    • able to bear it and understand it.’
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    • outstanding significance in the Christian view of life.
    • There are theosophists who — from the standpoint of karma, as they
    • understanding why it is so is to think of the following.
    • not denote misunderstanding of the idea of karma. For in speaking of
    • to men, shall we rightly understand these thoughts. Then, as truly as
    • thinking. All that materialism can understand, and readily understand,
    • And this He will do through those who are willing to understand Him.
    • Those who deny that there can be new revelations do not understand the
    • Bible, neither do they understand Christianity. For they have no ears
    • able to bear it and understand it.’
  • Title: Lecture: Esoteric Studies: Cosmic Ego and Human Ego
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    • future appear as if standing above him, just as now the lower is below
    • who stand higher than man should already have developed on the Moon
    • the word. We can only understand human earth evolution when we take
    • Lucifer the devil, and to hate him; but he who has an understanding of
    • the Christ stands lower than, for example, the Luciferic spirits.” ...
    • fifth and sixth principles, and hence in a certain way stand higher
    • really stands lower than the Luciferic beings, for He has developed
    • for — we may experience that people lacking in understanding will
    • only outwardly says that these beings stand higher than the Christ ...
    • Christ Impulse in them are to rise to an understanding of what is in
    • understand the spiritual scientific interpretation of the Gospels,
    • In this way we must understand the Resurrection occultly, and we need
    • comprehend it exactly thus, when we understand the principles.
    • understand the Christ evolution within the earth, because in a sense
    • uniqueness of the Christ, because there is not a clear understanding
    • We must rise to an understanding of such things if we would comprehend
  • Title: Lecture: Esoteric Studies: Cosmic Ego and Human Ego
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    • future appear as if standing above him, just as now the lower is below
    • who stand higher than man should already have developed on the Moon
    • the word. We can only understand human earth evolution when we take
    • Lucifer the devil, and to hate him; but he who has an understanding of
    • the Christ stands lower than, for example, the Luciferic spirits.” ...
    • fifth and sixth principles, and hence in a certain way stand higher
    • really stands lower than the Luciferic beings, for He has developed
    • for — we may experience that people lacking in understanding will
    • only outwardly says that these beings stand higher than the Christ ...
    • Christ Impulse in them are to rise to an understanding of what is in
    • understand the spiritual scientific interpretation of the Gospels,
    • In this way we must understand the Resurrection occultly, and we need
    • comprehend it exactly thus, when we understand the principles.
    • understand the Christ evolution within the earth, because in a sense
    • uniqueness of the Christ, because there is not a clear understanding
    • We must rise to an understanding of such things if we would comprehend
  • 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
    • have done it!" Here we stand before the reality of conscience, and we
    • he says to himself — "You stand before the rising sun, before the
    • the same spot where a lamb stands, there stands also a real spiritual
    • forgotten them; but our whole culture stands to-day at a turning-point
    • We stand to-day as if in the anti-chamber of that time when the karmic
    • understanding for the spiritual world either, into which they grow
    • surroundings which they cannot understand, which do not seem to belong
  • 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
    • have done it!" Here we stand before the reality of conscience, and we
    • he says to himself — "You stand before the rising sun, before the
    • the same spot where a lamb stands, there stands also a real spiritual
    • forgotten them; but our whole culture stands to-day at a turning-point
    • We stand to-day as if in the anti-chamber of that time when the karmic
    • understanding for the spiritual world either, into which they grow
    • surroundings which they cannot understand, which do not seem to belong
  • Title: Lecture: Introductory Lecture. Winter Session, 1911-1912
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    • to Munich from all over Europe. Those who try to understand the outer
    • This was proved by the whole-heartedness and growing understanding
    • recently, although nothing but an entire absence of understanding for
    • to speak about Christian Rosenkreutz at all, in order to understand
    • more intimate knowledge, then it is clear that understanding of
    • great a theologian he may be — can understand Christianity unless he
    • understands the Resurrection, for example. Those who speak like the
    • theologians of today simply cannot understand Christianity — for
    • In short, where there is no understanding of the Resurrection, there
    • can be no understanding of Christianity! On the other hand it must
    • understanding of Christianity. Let me make it clear, by an example
    • Buddhism understands, means that the Being in question, after the physical
    • Oriental trend of occultism, such understanding of these things as
    • light on Christianity; but no real understanding of Christianity was
    • We, however, are obliged to say that those who stand within that
    • that he does not understand the point at issue. Now if we say:
    • “You do not understand this” — we may be considered
    • stage of being able to understand. It is unpleasant to have to say
    • this, from our standpoint, than would be said to anyone who might go
    • Buddha can never appear again in the flesh; you therefore understand
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  • Title: Lecture: Evidences of Bygone Ages In Modern Civilisation
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    • been close friends. One of them was outstandingly gifted, learned with
    • man an understanding of Earth-existence proper, of all that can be
    • understand that the imagination of such a people might well take the
    • world-evolution. Men of the present day will often stand amazed at
    • such things and will only begin to understand them when they realise
    • evolution, accepts them as self-evident. Understanding of Spiritual
    • understand their times will unfold the knowledge, will-activity and
    • understandable. There we have the first expressions of the wonder and
    • understand that their mission now belongs to a different age and that
    • they must stand firm on the ground prepared by Christianity!
    • statements give rise to one misunderstanding after another ... for
    • it is the peculiarity of misunderstanding that it constantly gives
    • birth to fresh misunderstandings! With this in mind it must be our
    • primary task to realise how far our own standpoint on the soil of
  • Title: Lecture: 'Chance' and Present-day Consciousness. An Easter Meditation
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    • the standpoint of Spiritual Science will say: Here is a direct
    • history today from the standpoint of materialism, may say: “The
    • in the world, even though this amounts merely to a new understanding
    • chance” — I say this advisedly — understands this
    • understanding of where the might of the Christ-Impulse lies, and of
  • Title: Lecture: The Forces of the Human Soul and Their Inspirers. Kalewala: The Epic
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    • relationship to them, and ask: How are we to understand what is
    • when, out of Earth-substance, the being who now stands before us as
    • an understanding of these things, make them intelligible to us!
    • understands nothing of it and it is like being transported into an
    • sacred possession of a people, we learn to understand the speech of
    • the very root — nerve of theosophical life. We are standing on
    • however, we must learn to understand why, and to what extent this will
    • an overpowering experience to be able to understand the Folk-Spirit in
    • Christianity itself will learn to understand Reincarnation and Karma,
    • will understand something which spiritual development alone can make
    • evolution of humanity. Understanding the truths contained in Buddhism,
    • understand what is meant by saying that the “Substance” of
    • human culture; and he will try to understand that this life, from the
    • is also a Theosophist understands that the Bodhisattva, having become
    • the spiritual atmosphere of the Earth. Mutual understanding among the
    • understanding between the religions on Earth which are founded upon
    • waits in that external sense. People will then learn to understand the
    • Clear understanding of the fact that we are entering upon a phase of
    • that Theosophy must always lead to an understanding of what is sacred
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    • like Paul; even in the Old Testament, a figure like Moses stands out
    • with great significance is here opened up, of which mankind will stand
    • as it were, into separate personalities, but now that men stand on the
    • between birth and death. The light of understanding will thus be shed
    • Baptist. But through Spiritual Science and a deepened understanding,
    • in John the Baptist. We add to our understanding of the single life a
    • profound understanding. It is as though his genius came with him at
    • we stand before the picture called “The School of Athens,”
    • sects. Recent times, however, have had little understanding of the
    • is a strange story to tell in regard to men's understanding of
    • one. When you yourselves stand before the “Sistine Madonna”
    • understanding of the Sistine Madonna and of Raphael himself.
    • future. And understanding of these things will be quickened by the
    • to understand how the forces develop in the same soul from life to
    • shines in our understanding when we gather up the threads leading
    • single personality stands there before us!
    • understand that it was alien to him to portray those events on Earth
    • through Spiritual Science, we understand what it is that Raphael has
    • and with the means it provides, try to understand the coming of the
    • It stands and ceaseless calls, while all around
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    • our existence it is not possible to understand the goals of much later
    • reached if we are to understand the meaning of a far distant goal. And
    • It is easy to understand that these three powers can only unfold
    • their actions and activities; try to understand the nature of the
    • impulses working in Achilles, a being who stands there like a last
    • yourselves whether this being, standing halfway between Gods and men,
    • repudiated them) — to stand openly for the introduction of
    • Impulse might live within him. We are therefore able to understand
    • unconcern, who have no urge to understand what the Earth can reveal to
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    • been described. Its form stands there as a complete, self-contained,
    • reality, is a Greek Temple? We can only understand it in its whole
    • of understanding the architectural forms of the Egypto-Chaldean epoch
    • will get the impression that in a certain respect Raphael stands there
    • understand the truths but actually to unfold all that the great ideas
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    • order that the next lecture may contribute to an understanding of the
    • importance in the life of the human being as he stands before us on
    • belongs to Nature passes over to Powers standing behind existence. At
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    • understand that something quite definite will come about during the
    • to understand how the power of the soul will more and more be made
    • understood, that understanding of it can constantly increase if men's
    • because he gradually acquires knowledge and understanding of the
    • question it is essential to understand is really this: — Who were
    • understandable, but it would certainly not be understandable if it
    • created, simply because a stand has to be taken for the truth. The
    • ideal, it must stand on its own feet, set up its own rules of conduct
    • the world — in order that standards prevailing in the outside
    • theosophical-occult movement taking its stand solely and entirely upon
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    • yet to come. We understand why this had to be, what failings will be
    • man stands out in bold relief.
    • Although an unfledged humanity could not understand this voice, a
    • its very defective understanding of the Mysteries of Christianity.
    • stone, he created the basis for this understanding. For the new
    • There can be no concealment of the firm stand Rudolf Steiner was
    • that by Christmas of this year, this Group will stand in a space
    • then in words, and now it stands before our eyes as a work of Art.
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    • comes to an understanding of his daily concerns. Man must get away
    • first seem remarkable that one should understand his own time better
    • shall see that there is a remarkable law that enables us to understand
    • third period, the Egyptian. The fourth period stands in the middle; it
    • understanding of what lives in us.
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    • If we wish to understand the cultural epochs more clearly, we must
    • It would stand before his clairvoyant view, a real form, but one that
    • itself into a plant. We will gradually understand how these points
    • All that happens has, naturally, a deep meaning, and we understand
    • they stand at the stage at which man will be when the earth completes
    • present earth. The latter stands higher because there came a later
    • understand the man of that time we must bear this clairvoyant
    • consciousness in mind. We can understand this best through a
    • Our fifth period stands at a central point in the world, hence it must
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    • and planted into the new time. We will best understand the souls of
    • time, we can understand that the least advanced were those who were
    • To understand what kind of conceptions really appeared in these
    • understand what this consciousness of the latter Atlanteans was.
    • being within the properties of the water; he did not stand over
    • We must live, deeply into these souls in order to understand them.
    • Then we understand what dreadful folly it is when our scholars speak
    • understand something of what gave the impulse to a form that developed
    • really to understand the initiates, we usually consider them as they
    • similar to initiate-schools. In order to understand them thoroughly,
    • We must bear one thing in mind if we wish fully to understand what
    • form had to stand before his soul, and the pupil had to steep himself
    • So did things stand about the middle of the Atlantean epoch. We will
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    • understand this thought if we recollect how coal is formed. Think of
    • the astral world. Higher stands Devachan, the world of the gods. The
    • this happen? We shall understand this if we realize that in the great
    • standing lower than the sun-spirits but higher than man. These could
    • Venus, and Mercury extend into the earth. The two latter stand nearer
    • Here I would like to add one thing, because misunderstandings have
    • We shall understand many things better if we keep in mind one mystery
    • be recognized by anyone who seeks to understand what was still
    • again. Man must understand how that happened, if he is to make himself
    • first understand the cosmos.
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    • nature. We must understand that, although the basest forces departed
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    • try to gain a clearer understanding of what was produced in man
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    • Let us try to understand this thoroughly.
    • stand higher than the fish. The forms of that time appear in their
    • understands the symbol when one shows how a spiritual fact is
    • We shall best understand evolution if we make it quite clear that,
    • male-female,” is the way it stands in the Bible, not
    • of Isis were as follows: Isis is suckling Horus; but behind her stands
    • From this point of view we shall also understand something else. There
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    • physiology.” In order to understand everything properly,
    • One who understands the Greek temple knows that it differs profoundly
    • the Gothic cathedral is a sublime work of art. But an understanding
    • worshippers within. One who understands this cannot think of a Gothic
    • cathedral, standing alone, without a congregation of the faithful,
    • that the god himself inhabits; it can stand alone. But in the Gothic
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    • In order to understand how life in kamaloka differs from life in
    • deeply enough, and we only understand them when we know the facts of
    • not the name, but that we rightly understand the significance of the
    • a scheme if we wish to understand it correctly. We must go about the
    • stragglers from Atlantis have shown the deepest understanding for the
    • things that we must grasp if we want to understand all the real
    • If we wish to understand what occurred at the moment of the baptism,
    • to understand the following in the right way. Whence comes it that man
    • this in order to understand what entered into the earth with the
    • present the real occult facts, and then try to understand the pictures
    • picture was to stand bright and livingly before him, and the initiate
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    • time, and that the fourth, the Greco-Latin, stands by itself, so to
    • middle between these stands the Greco-Latin period, during which the
    • It is primarily from the standpoint of this “beyond” that
    • understanding. The ancient Egyptian initiates saw the god who
    • the spiritual world that anything that stands still on the same level
    • If, for example, the Sphinx stands still, it degenerates and receives
    • persons who have remained standing at a certain stage of evolution,
    • Now, to understand everything correctly, we must give some thought to
    • happened. As long as man is healthy, he will stand in a normal
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    • spiritual scientist understands this and does not criticize in our
    • Christ-being. But we cannot yet understand this if we do not penetrate
    • so far. The Greco-Latin period stands in the middle of the seven
    • will never understand what appears as an echo of this in the tales of
    • Devayana. When we speak of Devachan, we should understand that
    • be thought of. But the man of today does not understand the Pharaoh
    • accepts the standpoint of occultism.†
    • a mighty whole when we understand that the single person is only an
    • if one understands Paracelsus correctly, his medical lore is a
    • world. It can stand firmly on the ground of reality, and it would be
    • he sees how just those persons who should understand the science of
    • against the misunderstandings of our time.
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    • and impressive natural phenomenon. We see how still he is standing,
    • between these two poles, and we shall come nearer to understanding it
    • deeds. There is a difference between standing by and taking pleasure
    • perceived in man through clairvoyance. When a man stands in front of
    • place in the Macrocosm. You will understand this more fully as time
    • place in the Macrocosm. We understand this when we turn our minds to
    • unfold true understanding of what is contained in the Christ Impulse.
    • understanding must be acquired in the form suitable for that
    • it must gradually become known. By understanding the process of
    • within him. Only those possessed of understanding will recognise the
    • resolve not to allow the soul's development to come to a standstill
    • understanding of the life of the spirit through what we to-day call
    • in the physical body or whether it has been laid aside. Understanding
    • understanding of the Christ while they are still living in the
    • the gate of death. But if those who now reject any understanding of
    • understanding cannot be acquired between death and rebirth. Once the
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    • and impressive natural phenomenon. We see how still he is standing,
    • between these two poles, and we shall come nearer to understanding it
    • deeds. There is a difference between standing by and taking pleasure
    • perceived in man through clairvoyance. When a man stands in front of
    • place in the Macrocosm. You will understand this more fully as time
    • place in the Macrocosm. We understand this when we turn our minds to
    • unfold true understanding of what is contained in the Christ Impulse.
    • understanding must be acquired in the form suitable for that
    • it must gradually become known. By understanding the process of
    • within him. Only those possessed of understanding will recognise the
    • resolve not to allow the soul's development to come to a standstill
    • understanding of the life of the spirit through what we to-day call
    • in the physical body or whether it has been laid aside. Understanding
    • understanding of the Christ while they are still living in the
    • the gate of death. But if those who now reject any understanding of
    • understanding cannot be acquired between death and rebirth. Once the
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    • good-will there is even now for an understanding of such things. The
    • will to understand will come in time, and we must see that it does
    • we may ask this very significant question: How stands it with death
    • from this standpoint, whether it be in plant or animal or man.
    • the same standardised way. After all, we might even conceive as death
    • This will not only lead you towards an understanding of the mystery of
    • understanding of history which I have called for in recent lectures
    • ways of understanding which will be necessary for the future.
    • is to cultivate this understanding of his picture-nature, and thus to
    • can understand him unless this that passes by us awakens in us the
    • things). The second is this: men will understand one another quite
    • On various occasions, as a first step towards an understanding of this
    • through this feeling of colour in speech men will learn to understand
    • understanding through speech, they will have to feel one another in
    • things if we would gain a foundation for understanding the so-called
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    • good-will there is even now for an understanding of such things. The
    • will to understand will come in time, and we must see that it does
    • we may ask this very significant question: How stands it with death
    • from this standpoint, whether it be in plant or animal or man.
    • the same standardised way. After all, we might even conceive as death
    • This will not only lead you towards an understanding of the mystery of
    • understanding of history which I have called for in recent lectures
    • ways of understanding which will be necessary for the future.
    • is to cultivate this understanding of his picture-nature, and thus to
    • can understand him unless this that passes by us awakens in us the
    • things). The second is this: men will understand one another quite
    • On various occasions, as a first step towards an understanding of this
    • through this feeling of colour in speech men will learn to understand
    • understanding through speech, they will have to feel one another in
    • things if we would gain a foundation for understanding the so-called
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    • renewing energies, the more do we understand it.
    • rebelling inwardly against it. He wonders why he has to stand pain. “Why
    • quite understandable that he does not react sympathetically to the pain that
    • Little is accomplished if one tries to understand these words theoretically.
    • will understand joy and happiness in the intimate hours of self-knowledge
    • and paralyzes us. This may be a hard fact to understand because everyone
    • proper understanding. But a review of karma can be extended further,
    • in any other experience, we will understand a great deal more about these
    • How can we gain an understanding of our higher self; how do we come to
    • Just as we try to understand a child's soul with regard to its outer life
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    • renewing energies, the more do we understand it.
    • rebelling inwardly against it. He wonders why he has to stand pain. “Why
    • quite understandable that he does not react sympathetically to the pain that
    • Little is accomplished if one tries to understand these words theoretically.
    • will understand joy and happiness in the intimate hours of self-knowledge
    • and paralyzes us. This may be a hard fact to understand because everyone
    • proper understanding. But a review of karma can be extended further,
    • in any other experience, we will understand a great deal more about these
    • How can we gain an understanding of our higher self; how do we come to
    • Just as we try to understand a child's soul with regard to its outer life
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    • have won for themselves an understanding of real, all-pervading
    • deeper understanding of selflessness than that offered by Christ's
    • understand the effect of these forces upon human evolution.
    • In relation to our moral life, our understanding of the world, and in
    • and find them selfless. If we, understanding this, have become grateful to
    • that can be eaten, or that stands in some sort of relation to his vital
    • understanding of the spiritual world, a feeling of gratitude toward the
    • suffering disorder through the ego itself. Then, standing in this space, is
    • understanding of the saying, “Not I, but Christ in me.”
    • passage from heaven to earthly activities, unite with the understanding of
    • We can work up gradually to such a deep understanding of the Mystery
    • such an understanding of the Christ impulse and of the Mystery of
    • If we strive, not for a mere intellectual understanding of the Mystery of
    • shall belong to those souls who are permitted to know and understand the
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    • have won for themselves an understanding of real, all-pervading
    • deeper understanding of selflessness than that offered by Christ's
    • understand the effect of these forces upon human evolution.
    • In relation to our moral life, our understanding of the world, and in
    • and find them selfless. If we, understanding this, have become grateful to
    • that can be eaten, or that stands in some sort of relation to his vital
    • understanding of the spiritual world, a feeling of gratitude toward the
    • suffering disorder through the ego itself. Then, standing in this space, is
    • understanding of the saying, “Not I, but Christ in me.”
    • passage from heaven to earthly activities, unite with the understanding of
    • We can work up gradually to such a deep understanding of the Mystery
    • such an understanding of the Christ impulse and of the Mystery of
    • If we strive, not for a mere intellectual understanding of the Mystery of
    • shall belong to those souls who are permitted to know and understand the
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    • spiritual causation or Karma. It is easy to understand that men of the
    • that we do not stand alone with the world staring us in the face like a
    • single shows that he does not stand outside the world, that he has definite
    • when he loses is caused by the sensation of standing alone — bad luck
    • stand alone by himself.
    • fortune were he through misunderstanding the principles of spiritual
    • one life determining another, I can easily understand that an unfortunate
    • seen that a man's quest of happiness springs from a desire not to stand
    • way, understanding himself within a world-conception of this kind — what
    • When such a man says this, he has already begun to understand that in fact
    • explicable to my spiritual understanding through my relation to the
    • associated it is with the conception of spiritual science, that man stands
    • man. True, it does not stand as something to be immediately achieved in the
    • Man stands with courage at the helm
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    • spiritual causation or Karma. It is easy to understand that men of the
    • that we do not stand alone with the world staring us in the face like a
    • single shows that he does not stand outside the world, that he has definite
    • when he loses is caused by the sensation of standing alone — bad luck
    • stand alone by himself.
    • fortune were he through misunderstanding the principles of spiritual
    • one life determining another, I can easily understand that an unfortunate
    • seen that a man's quest of happiness springs from a desire not to stand
    • way, understanding himself within a world-conception of this kind — what
    • When such a man says this, he has already begun to understand that in fact
    • explicable to my spiritual understanding through my relation to the
    • associated it is with the conception of spiritual science, that man stands
    • man. True, it does not stand as something to be immediately achieved in the
    • Man stands with courage at the helm
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    • characterized by all that we see with the senses and understand with
    • our usual standards, but it meets the case exactly.) The first etheric
    • understand the astral which man brings with him. We must know in the
    • found in their real union when we learn to understand all the
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    • characterized by all that we see with the senses and understand with
    • our usual standards, but it meets the case exactly.) The first etheric
    • understand the astral which man brings with him. We must know in the
    • found in their real union when we learn to understand all the
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    • no serious intention of really learning to understand what it condemns. In
    • Spiritual Science, stands directly before our eyes.
    • understand why such outsiders come to a negative conclusion at the outset.
    • themselves capable of answering spiritual questions from the standpoint of
    • is incapable of understanding matter and consciousness, the two poles so to
    • understand; the experiment seems so illuminating. Yet there is one
    • class teacher not standing there, revolving the pin. But since everything
    • presenting this experiment to an audience should give them to understand
    • authority notwithstanding. I will give you an example, the same one which is
    • which flows from such observations we learn to understand how human
    • They were all designed to show that he simply did not understand the things
    • spirit from the standpoint of those scientists who had decisively rejected
    • with the problems of life. Proof is adduced in this book from the standpoint
    • Fidei, as soon as we understand this concept in the correct sense of the
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    • no serious intention of really learning to understand what it condemns. In
    • Spiritual Science, stands directly before our eyes.
    • understand why such outsiders come to a negative conclusion at the outset.
    • themselves capable of answering spiritual questions from the standpoint of
    • is incapable of understanding matter and consciousness, the two poles so to
    • understand; the experiment seems so illuminating. Yet there is one
    • class teacher not standing there, revolving the pin. But since everything
    • presenting this experiment to an audience should give them to understand
    • authority notwithstanding. I will give you an example, the same one which is
    • which flows from such observations we learn to understand how human
    • They were all designed to show that he simply did not understand the things
    • spirit from the standpoint of those scientists who had decisively rejected
    • with the problems of life. Proof is adduced in this book from the standpoint
    • Fidei, as soon as we understand this concept in the correct sense of the
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    • difference between arriving at an understanding of the concepts
    • human soul and spirit must undergo for attainment of the understanding
    • mystic trains himself to acquire understanding of soul and spirit
    • understanding of these on one's own. This is the big question that now
    • around itself. How are we to understand this? If reincarnation is a
    • understanding of it can be gained if one lives one's life as if karma
    • difficult to attain an uncritical attitude, but understanding must
    • everything. How can we look understandingly into somebody's being? We
    • should not condemn but understand the criminal's personality,
    • understand the criminal and the saint equally well. Empathy for each
    • understanding for fellowmen, the spiritual organ located in the
    • say today might be considered as difficult to understand by some, and
    • must have lost the power to wound. Before the soul can stand in
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    • difference between arriving at an understanding of the concepts
    • human soul and spirit must undergo for attainment of the understanding
    • mystic trains himself to acquire understanding of soul and spirit
    • understanding of these on one's own. This is the big question that now
    • around itself. How are we to understand this? If reincarnation is a
    • understanding of it can be gained if one lives one's life as if karma
    • difficult to attain an uncritical attitude, but understanding must
    • everything. How can we look understandingly into somebody's being? We
    • should not condemn but understand the criminal's personality,
    • understand the criminal and the saint equally well. Empathy for each
    • understanding for fellowmen, the spiritual organ located in the
    • say today might be considered as difficult to understand by some, and
    • must have lost the power to wound. Before the soul can stand in
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    • the course of today's considerations you will begin to understand how
    • within the organism, and in order really to understand what is going
    • on, one needs to understand the super-sensible human being, because
    • this case we need to understand that not enough of the super-sensible
    • an understanding to arise in wider circles, a common feeling for how
    • We do expect, however, that there be general understanding of how
    • understanding. It would be wrong to believe that everyone should know
    • consist of building a general understanding, based on healthy common
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    • the course of today's considerations you will begin to understand how
    • within the organism, and in order really to understand what is going
    • on, one needs to understand the super-sensible human being, because
    • this case we need to understand that not enough of the super-sensible
    • an understanding to arise in wider circles, a common feeling for how
    • We do expect, however, that there be general understanding of how
    • understanding. It would be wrong to believe that everyone should know
    • consist of building a general understanding, based on healthy common
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    • provide food for the senses and which hold the understanding captive
    • We understand now the way in which Goethe approached this problem in
    • beautiful experiences arise in us when we stand before the so-called
    • understand this conception only by going far back into the times when
    • sense be the key for the correct understanding of the portrayal of the
    • Osiris saga, means to us. For when we understand it aright, this saga
    • head of Isis — this is profound symbolism. Those who understand
    • element in the world. Thus behind the physical Isis stands her
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    • provide food for the senses and which hold the understanding captive
    • We understand now the way in which Goethe approached this problem in
    • beautiful experiences arise in us when we stand before the so-called
    • understand this conception only by going far back into the times when
    • sense be the key for the correct understanding of the portrayal of the
    • Osiris saga, means to us. For when we understand it aright, this saga
    • head of Isis — this is profound symbolism. Those who understand
    • element in the world. Thus behind the physical Isis stands her
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    • modern spiritual life. It shall be considered from the standpoint I
    • of our day. Misunderstandings can easily arise especially with a
    • considered from the standpoint of spiritual science. Undoubtedly for
    • To ensure that we shall understand each other at least to some extent,
    • the human soul. This fact accounts for the misunderstanding and
    • On this issue spiritual science takes a completely different stand
    • understanding with natural science. In respect to one point in
    • are seen from a natural scientific standpoint. In the field of
    • stands upon such a foundation that it can say that when man enters his
    • awakening at midsummer, when the sun stands at its highest point on
    • that is most difficult to understand even now. When man attempted to
    • Purely from the standpoint of spiritual science, apart from all the
    • mystery path had once received. From the standpoint of spiritual
    • never understand Christ were it not able so to transform itself that it could
    • is based on a misunderstanding. Just as it would be impossible for us
    • but I can fully understand it if some say my statements appear to them
    • in the historical Jesus. Just as it is possible to understand external
    • mechanical forces through mathematics, so is it possible to understand
    • In recapitulation, I can say that a new understanding of Christ is a
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    • modern spiritual life. It shall be considered from the standpoint I
    • of our day. Misunderstandings can easily arise especially with a
    • considered from the standpoint of spiritual science. Undoubtedly for
    • To ensure that we shall understand each other at least to some extent,
    • the human soul. This fact accounts for the misunderstanding and
    • On this issue spiritual science takes a completely different stand
    • understanding with natural science. In respect to one point in
    • are seen from a natural scientific standpoint. In the field of
    • stands upon such a foundation that it can say that when man enters his
    • awakening at midsummer, when the sun stands at its highest point on
    • that is most difficult to understand even now. When man attempted to
    • Purely from the standpoint of spiritual science, apart from all the
    • mystery path had once received. From the standpoint of spiritual
    • never understand Christ were it not able so to transform itself that it could
    • is based on a misunderstanding. Just as it would be impossible for us
    • but I can fully understand it if some say my statements appear to them
    • in the historical Jesus. Just as it is possible to understand external
    • mechanical forces through mathematics, so is it possible to understand
    • In recapitulation, I can say that a new understanding of Christ is a
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    • To understand rightly this twofold human nature, let us consider the
    • Man is today essentially a consciousness, or understanding being, whereas
    • in many ways his will is limited. He understands the surrounding world as
    • Human beings understand one another through common qualities in their
    • family, but stands out as a special individuality within the folk, the
    • petitioner, at the time when he uses it, may rise to understand the full
    • people, who do not necessarily at all understand them, these petitions
    • least understand the deep meaning of the words.
    • appeal of true prayer to the simplest of people more understandable.
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    • To understand rightly this twofold human nature, let us consider the
    • Man is today essentially a consciousness, or understanding being, whereas
    • in many ways his will is limited. He understands the surrounding world as
    • Human beings understand one another through common qualities in their
    • family, but stands out as a special individuality within the folk, the
    • petitioner, at the time when he uses it, may rise to understand the full
    • people, who do not necessarily at all understand them, these petitions
    • least understand the deep meaning of the words.
    • appeal of true prayer to the simplest of people more understandable.
  • Title: Lecture: Love and Its Meaning in the World
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    • must learn to understand the Christ Impulse, the thought may well
    • human body and so forth; we learn to understand the nature of the
    • understand the deeds of a man who has reached a high stage of
    • he understands the radical difference between the nature of wisdom and
    • for the future, is a true Christian. To understand the nature of love
    • understanding of the Christ Impulse.
    • Spiritual Science; rather we must learn to realise that understanding
    • draw man to themselves again? To understand this we must think, not of
    • understand the deed of Lucifer through wisdom; understanding of the
    • beyond our comprehension. Love is essential for any understanding of
    • Play, The Soul's Probation) — but nobody who understands what
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    • must learn to understand the Christ Impulse, the thought may well
    • human body and so forth; we learn to understand the nature of the
    • understand the deeds of a man who has reached a high stage of
    • he understands the radical difference between the nature of wisdom and
    • for the future, is a true Christian. To understand the nature of love
    • understanding of the Christ Impulse.
    • Spiritual Science; rather we must learn to realise that understanding
    • draw man to themselves again? To understand this we must think, not of
    • understand the deed of Lucifer through wisdom; understanding of the
    • beyond our comprehension. Love is essential for any understanding of
    • Play, The Soul's Probation) — but nobody who understands what
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    • real man, standing upon Earth; here am I with my inmost being.’ We
    • As you will readily understand, my dear Friends, the science of today,
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    • real man, standing upon Earth; here am I with my inmost being.’ We
    • As you will readily understand, my dear Friends, the science of today,
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    • strive to understand them in accordance with the impulses streaming through
    • approaching the miracle of Bethlehem with our understanding impairs the
    • childhood. We must bear this in mind if we wish to understand what simple
    • hunting party, which is standing before the reminder of death, the three
    • one. In order to understand how man can save the eternal part of his being,
    • conception. Let this stand as a contrast to what men used to experience in
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    • strive to understand them in accordance with the impulses streaming through
    • approaching the miracle of Bethlehem with our understanding impairs the
    • childhood. We must bear this in mind if we wish to understand what simple
    • hunting party, which is standing before the reminder of death, the three
    • one. In order to understand how man can save the eternal part of his being,
    • conception. Let this stand as a contrast to what men used to experience in
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    • understand the line otherwise. Faust is to inscribe his name in his
    • If from the new standpoint of spiritual investigation we meditate upon
    • however, stand over to be dealt with in future lectures. The blood
    • standpoint of a spiritual conception of the universe. We shall best
    • approach our subject if, to begin with, we understand the meaning of
    • world of sense. When once you understand this “spiritual
    • Yet this question of race is one that we can never understand until we
    • understand the mysteries of the blood and of the results accruing from
    • Now, such a standpoint is not taken by theosophical research. This has
    • a fixed principle. It does not say: “Here I stand as a seeker,
    • subtle argument, yet one which will show you how the matter stands. In
    • pictures produced by the brain and the senses. Thus the blood stands
    • external events. Ancestry, or descent, places us where we stand in
    • particular moment which stands out in the history of each nation. It
    • among all peoples, signifies the birth of the external understanding,
    • standpoint.
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    • understand the line otherwise. Faust is to inscribe his name in his
    • If from the new standpoint of spiritual investigation we meditate upon
    • however, stand over to be dealt with in future lectures. The blood
    • standpoint of a spiritual conception of the universe. We shall best
    • approach our subject if, to begin with, we understand the meaning of
    • world of sense. When once you understand this “spiritual
    • Yet this question of race is one that we can never understand until we
    • understand the mysteries of the blood and of the results accruing from
    • Now, such a standpoint is not taken by theosophical research. This has
    • a fixed principle. It does not say: “Here I stand as a seeker,
    • subtle argument, yet one which will show you how the matter stands. In
    • pictures produced by the brain and the senses. Thus the blood stands
    • external events. Ancestry, or descent, places us where we stand in
    • particular moment which stands out in the history of each nation. It
    • among all peoples, signifies the birth of the external understanding,
    • standpoint.
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    • understanding the explanations contained in many of my lectures, and
    • were inspired. We should begin to understand the spiritual world, the
    • fools, we shall know how matters stand with the evolution of the world
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    • understanding the explanations contained in many of my lectures, and
    • were inspired. We should begin to understand the spiritual world, the
    • fools, we shall know how matters stand with the evolution of the world
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    • In contrast, however, suppose that I stand alone and quite independently
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    • In contrast, however, suppose that I stand alone and quite independently
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    • understanding of the human being. But even if there is a kind of
    • medicaments, of a remedy, if one has not acquired an understanding for
    • understand migraine in its various forms we must comprehend this
    • Thus we can see how a fundamental understanding of this three-fold
    • human being makes it possible for us to understand how a process of
    • are consistent with an understanding of the threefold human organism,
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    • understanding of the human being. But even if there is a kind of
    • medicaments, of a remedy, if one has not acquired an understanding for
    • understand migraine in its various forms we must comprehend this
    • Thus we can see how a fundamental understanding of this three-fold
    • human being makes it possible for us to understand how a process of
    • are consistent with an understanding of the threefold human organism,
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    • accepted as a standard in the construction of some object. Anyone who thinks
    • of this kind. He often sees, we might say, people standing in the car
    • and learn to understand them through thinking, then these things
    • to those who stand upon an anthroposophical foundation. The one who is
    • he must be guided by the following rules and he must understand that
    • which he has as yet no understanding — the weather, for instance —
    • whether he stands at the carpenter's bench, or follows the plough, or
    • We must understand that our thoughts derive their coloring from far
    • understanding the things around us. That spiritual science should
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    • accepted as a standard in the construction of some object. Anyone who thinks
    • of this kind. He often sees, we might say, people standing in the car
    • and learn to understand them through thinking, then these things
    • to those who stand upon an anthroposophical foundation. The one who is
    • he must be guided by the following rules and he must understand that
    • which he has as yet no understanding — the weather, for instance —
    • whether he stands at the carpenter's bench, or follows the plough, or
    • We must understand that our thoughts derive their coloring from far
    • understanding the things around us. That spiritual science should
  • Title: Lecture: Pre-Earthly Deeds of Christ
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    • Science, should acquire a deep understanding of that which we call
    • deeper understanding of this Mystery men should develop more and more
    • Mystery of Golgotha stands in its very center. Everything that went
    • Christ Jesus; there are no means whereby we can make him understand
    • deeper understanding of the heart is not yet ready. One thing is clear
    • understanding. Nevertheless all that we can give him in the way of
    • in the course of the ages. This power to stand and to walk in an
    • helpless state and managing for the first time to stand upright or
    • child learning to stand upright and to walk has most certainly a deep
    • through the Earth, just as through acquiring the power to stand
    • described to-day from a certain standpoint in their influence on human
    • to stand upright in the Lemurian epoch, and to become a speaking being
    • understand what it was that he had thus taken in unconsciously in
    • prehistoric ages. It was the Christ-Impulse which enabled him to stand
    • enables man to stand upright. Their souls had first to undergo the
    • understand the riddle — how the Christ lives in man's gift of speech.
    • to understand the language which must be spoken when it would be
    • stand in the middle point. It is through the development of this power
    • fourth post-Atlantean age and the understanding of thought as there
    • When man learns to understand the Life of Thought he will understand
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    • Science, should acquire a deep understanding of that which we call
    • deeper understanding of this Mystery men should develop more and more
    • Mystery of Golgotha stands in its very center. Everything that went
    • Christ Jesus; there are no means whereby we can make him understand
    • deeper understanding of the heart is not yet ready. One thing is clear
    • understanding. Nevertheless all that we can give him in the way of
    • in the course of the ages. This power to stand and to walk in an
    • helpless state and managing for the first time to stand upright or
    • child learning to stand upright and to walk has most certainly a deep
    • through the Earth, just as through acquiring the power to stand
    • described to-day from a certain standpoint in their influence on human
    • to stand upright in the Lemurian epoch, and to become a speaking being
    • understand what it was that he had thus taken in unconsciously in
    • prehistoric ages. It was the Christ-Impulse which enabled him to stand
    • enables man to stand upright. Their souls had first to undergo the
    • understand the riddle — how the Christ lives in man's gift of speech.
    • to understand the language which must be spoken when it would be
    • stand in the middle point. It is through the development of this power
    • fourth post-Atlantean age and the understanding of thought as there
    • When man learns to understand the Life of Thought he will understand
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  • Title: Lecture: Preparing for the Sixth Epoch
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    • conception that we hold of our Movement if we understand its inmost
    • may undertake. To understand this fully we must remind ourselves of
    • are fully to understand the real tasks of our associations and groups.
    • can understand what we are really doing in respect of our connection
    • Orthodox Catholic Church in Russia. Such community will not understand
    • and terrible symbol stands before the eyes of the world. Think of the
    • different lineages. The most highly composite state in Europe stands
    • exceedingly difficult to understand from the Western European point of
    • understand him. I propose to speak from our more intimate standpoint
    • and Central Europe to understand became the main and central idea in
    • death for life. We try to understand how death is the manifestation of
    • understand death, to overcome death by realizing that it is only
    • through understanding. But here we come to one of the points, indeed
    • to understand the world with your ordinary mind. You can never deny
    • the existence of evil in the world, and to desire to understand death
    • in the attempt to understand by what means God reveals indisputably
    • words indicate a spiritual understanding of the outer and the inner
    • understand the weaving power of the spiritual, we in the West cannot
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    • conception that we hold of our Movement if we understand its inmost
    • may undertake. To understand this fully we must remind ourselves of
    • are fully to understand the real tasks of our associations and groups.
    • can understand what we are really doing in respect of our connection
    • Orthodox Catholic Church in Russia. Such community will not understand
    • and terrible symbol stands before the eyes of the world. Think of the
    • different lineages. The most highly composite state in Europe stands
    • exceedingly difficult to understand from the Western European point of
    • understand him. I propose to speak from our more intimate standpoint
    • and Central Europe to understand became the main and central idea in
    • death for life. We try to understand how death is the manifestation of
    • understand death, to overcome death by realizing that it is only
    • through understanding. But here we come to one of the points, indeed
    • to understand the world with your ordinary mind. You can never deny
    • the existence of evil in the world, and to desire to understand death
    • in the attempt to understand by what means God reveals indisputably
    • words indicate a spiritual understanding of the outer and the inner
    • understand the weaving power of the spiritual, we in the West cannot
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    • standpoint of spiritual science. Problems of nutrition undoubtedly
    • On the one hand, spiritual science stands
    • particularly by taking a stand that can be expressed in the
    • We must understand each other precisely as to
    • another, and he who assumes that it does will misunderstand it
    • from the standpoint of spiritual science as to whether the
    • the standpoint of spiritual science, we find that his etheric body
    • in a spiritual respect plant and man stand opposite each other.
    • foolishness could, viewed from another standpoint, also have its
    • the ego, and you can understand why it is that people turn to it.
    • standpoint it can be seen that milk contains everything a man
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    • standpoint of spiritual science. Problems of nutrition undoubtedly
    • On the one hand, spiritual science stands
    • particularly by taking a stand that can be expressed in the
    • We must understand each other precisely as to
    • another, and he who assumes that it does will misunderstand it
    • from the standpoint of spiritual science as to whether the
    • the standpoint of spiritual science, we find that his etheric body
    • in a spiritual respect plant and man stand opposite each other.
    • foolishness could, viewed from another standpoint, also have its
    • the ego, and you can understand why it is that people turn to it.
    • standpoint it can be seen that milk contains everything a man
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    • into consideration historical events in order to understand human
    • history you will find no thought as widely understandable or having as much
    • Golgotha. Furthermore, we find we can only understand what has happened
    • in nature. And with a certain understanding of this link between nature and
    • However, we must understand the mystery of Christmas in a far wider
    • context, if we wish to understand what should concern us most of all in
    • post-AtIantean humanity, stands, as it were, in the middle, and that there
    • increasingly come to understand from a spiritual-scientific point of view
    • Christian understanding standing at the side of Osiris — Isis — the
    • imagination, suited to our own times. An understanding must arise again of
    • wish to truly understand the world, must imagine that Lucifer appears to
    • enables us to see into the world with understanding, worked in a twofold
    • ahrimanic. Modern human beings must understand the mystery of Christmas in
    • problems of modern civilization is not that we have lost Christ, who stands
    • community should understand the terrible significance for our age that such
    • should be able to understand that in the future this must not be allowed,
    • Ask yourselves whether the feelings in your hearts and souls when you stand
    • understanding of the meaning of its evolution on earth! All the problems
    • understand him. Just as the Egyptians looked from Osiris to Isis, so we
    • understand Christmas. If we cannot manage this, we do not understand
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    • into consideration historical events in order to understand human
    • history you will find no thought as widely understandable or having as much
    • Golgotha. Furthermore, we find we can only understand what has happened
    • in nature. And with a certain understanding of this link between nature and
    • However, we must understand the mystery of Christmas in a far wider
    • context, if we wish to understand what should concern us most of all in
    • post-AtIantean humanity, stands, as it were, in the middle, and that there
    • increasingly come to understand from a spiritual-scientific point of view
    • Christian understanding standing at the side of Osiris — Isis — the
    • imagination, suited to our own times. An understanding must arise again of
    • wish to truly understand the world, must imagine that Lucifer appears to
    • enables us to see into the world with understanding, worked in a twofold
    • ahrimanic. Modern human beings must understand the mystery of Christmas in
    • problems of modern civilization is not that we have lost Christ, who stands
    • community should understand the terrible significance for our age that such
    • should be able to understand that in the future this must not be allowed,
    • Ask yourselves whether the feelings in your hearts and souls when you stand
    • understanding of the meaning of its evolution on earth! All the problems
    • understand him. Just as the Egyptians looked from Osiris to Isis, so we
    • understand Christmas. If we cannot manage this, we do not understand
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    • cannot lead to such an understanding of each particular age. We may be told
    • way an animal stands within the course of the year. Now, in order to gain a
    • by way of all sorts of concepts and pictures, how we stand within the three
    • plant and animal. We then seek there the key to understanding human life
    • tried to grasp or understand. He tried rather to follow the flowing, mobile,
    • himself suddenly at a stand. He had a world of inner pictures, varied,
    • reveal, at least to some degree, man's being in its fullness. I too stand
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    • cannot lead to such an understanding of each particular age. We may be told
    • way an animal stands within the course of the year. Now, in order to gain a
    • by way of all sorts of concepts and pictures, how we stand within the three
    • plant and animal. We then seek there the key to understanding human life
    • tried to grasp or understand. He tried rather to follow the flowing, mobile,
    • himself suddenly at a stand. He had a world of inner pictures, varied,
    • reveal, at least to some degree, man's being in its fullness. I too stand
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    • prompt him to moral actions. A deeper understanding of what theosophy
    • about, and that this explains the earth, stands at the same level as a
    • One says today that there is a morality of class, of social standing, and
    • man, how man belongs to the hierarchies, even though he stands at the
    • beings would stand there in their last incarnation on earth and not have
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    • prompt him to moral actions. A deeper understanding of what theosophy
    • about, and that this explains the earth, stands at the same level as a
    • One says today that there is a morality of class, of social standing, and
    • man, how man belongs to the hierarchies, even though he stands at the
    • beings would stand there in their last incarnation on earth and not have
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    • essential to man, just in our time. In that case it is vital to understand
    • something. Looking at memory is the best way to understand how absurd
    • denominations, that they despise material existence instead of understanding
    • existence on the other, you will never understand man. There is no way
    • of him you see standing in front of you belongs entirely to this line. But
    • understanding are super-sensible, that is, everything we make use of for
    • understanding. And these are the same forces that also form our head. So
    • we can say that the super-sensible forces are the forces of understanding.
    • the earth. The forces of understanding come to us from the world's
    • understanding, purely because of the infectious quality of his teacher's
    • enthusiasm, he will not yet understand what he has taken in, as people
    • can understand what he is able to release from the depths of his soul; he
    • can understand the thing he was taught purely through the force of
    • inadequate understanding, and which you can now release and absorb
    • understands — for that will disappear with the passing years, and neither
    • makes a difference if you understand the kinds of things that are being
    • put to practical use by spiritual science. Because if you understand them
    • you understand it properly, you will find an opportunity to make use of
    • standardized education still plays a great part, that is, the kind of
    • education that works with a whole set of standard rules. Education is
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    • essential to man, just in our time. In that case it is vital to understand
    • something. Looking at memory is the best way to understand how absurd
    • denominations, that they despise material existence instead of understanding
    • existence on the other, you will never understand man. There is no way
    • of him you see standing in front of you belongs entirely to this line. But
    • understanding are super-sensible, that is, everything we make use of for
    • understanding. And these are the same forces that also form our head. So
    • we can say that the super-sensible forces are the forces of understanding.
    • the earth. The forces of understanding come to us from the world's
    • understanding, purely because of the infectious quality of his teacher's
    • enthusiasm, he will not yet understand what he has taken in, as people
    • can understand what he is able to release from the depths of his soul; he
    • can understand the thing he was taught purely through the force of
    • inadequate understanding, and which you can now release and absorb
    • understands — for that will disappear with the passing years, and neither
    • makes a difference if you understand the kinds of things that are being
    • put to practical use by spiritual science. Because if you understand them
    • you understand it properly, you will find an opportunity to make use of
    • standardized education still plays a great part, that is, the kind of
    • education that works with a whole set of standard rules. Education is
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    • person stands opposite another, when one person meets another? Nothing
    • also present. If you meet a person you are continuously standing in a
    • understand the evolutionary tendency. It is not a matter of finding
    • anti-social tendency is of the utmost importance to understand because
    • understanding. Yet few today are disposed to do so.
    • the least comprehending each other. The desire to understand the other
    • stand face to face today. This is because we have practiced developing
    • fashion: Understanding about how man can develop himself as a socially
    • what the working man thinks and understands, as a working man. This
    • their totality; it is the only means for understanding our time. Just
    • one side stands the Christ Being, calling us of our own free will to
    • Opposed to this will stands the adversary who is called in the Bible
    • understanding of things”; then everything else would follow. It is
    • strive for insight and understanding. The development of the will
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    • person stands opposite another, when one person meets another? Nothing
    • also present. If you meet a person you are continuously standing in a
    • understand the evolutionary tendency. It is not a matter of finding
    • anti-social tendency is of the utmost importance to understand because
    • understanding. Yet few today are disposed to do so.
    • the least comprehending each other. The desire to understand the other
    • stand face to face today. This is because we have practiced developing
    • fashion: Understanding about how man can develop himself as a socially
    • what the working man thinks and understands, as a working man. This
    • their totality; it is the only means for understanding our time. Just
    • one side stands the Christ Being, calling us of our own free will to
    • Opposed to this will stands the adversary who is called in the Bible
    • understanding of things”; then everything else would follow. It is
    • strive for insight and understanding. The development of the will
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    • simply did not know what spirit really is from the standpoint of a man
    • only a German possessed of sound insight is capable of understanding
    • the political sphere. Because men had no understanding of the spirit,
    • thus into the super-sensible world, with understanding for what is seen
    • understand this, we must consider once more the threefold membering of
    • everything we say, whether we are walking or standing, whatever we do
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    • simply did not know what spirit really is from the standpoint of a man
    • only a German possessed of sound insight is capable of understanding
    • the political sphere. Because men had no understanding of the spirit,
    • thus into the super-sensible world, with understanding for what is seen
    • understand this, we must consider once more the threefold membering of
    • everything we say, whether we are walking or standing, whatever we do
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    • understand the Lord's Prayer, it is necessary to begin by widening the
    • Now if we wish to understand the being of man as a whole, we must look
    • standpoints: on the one hand as the higher nature of man which he is
    • yourself. You stand before the mirror as a living being and are faced
    • Let us now consider from the Christian standpoint the second principle
    • Godhead. You will have no difficulty in understanding this if you do
    • understands what is often called the “representation”, that
    • wish to understand wherein this difference lies then you need only
    • of a deep understanding of the being of man and it incorporates the sum
    • To maintain that the simple-minded have no understanding of this
    • wisdom is not a valid objection. They have no need of understanding,
    • effective even when there is no understanding of the wisdom content. It
    • is important to have a right understanding of this. When we look at a
    • In this way we come to understand the meaning of the Lord's Prayer.
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    • understand the Lord's Prayer, it is necessary to begin by widening the
    • Now if we wish to understand the being of man as a whole, we must look
    • standpoints: on the one hand as the higher nature of man which he is
    • yourself. You stand before the mirror as a living being and are faced
    • Let us now consider from the Christian standpoint the second principle
    • Godhead. You will have no difficulty in understanding this if you do
    • understands what is often called the “representation”, that
    • wish to understand wherein this difference lies then you need only
    • of a deep understanding of the being of man and it incorporates the sum
    • To maintain that the simple-minded have no understanding of this
    • wisdom is not a valid objection. They have no need of understanding,
    • effective even when there is no understanding of the wisdom content. It
    • is important to have a right understanding of this. When we look at a
    • In this way we come to understand the meaning of the Lord's Prayer.
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    • were through a gulf. We are no longer standing in the world with our
    • judgments. And only when we are able to decipher and understand the
    • it was certainly present. To understand the Greek nature we must
    • is beyond his reach, because the Guardian of the Threshold stands
    • historical evolution. Julian the Apostate stands as it were upon the
    • In truth, Julian the Apostate and Constantine stand before us as two
    • But this the West does not understand. Only when the Palladium legend
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    • were through a gulf. We are no longer standing in the world with our
    • judgments. And only when we are able to decipher and understand the
    • it was certainly present. To understand the Greek nature we must
    • is beyond his reach, because the Guardian of the Threshold stands
    • historical evolution. Julian the Apostate stands as it were upon the
    • In truth, Julian the Apostate and Constantine stand before us as two
    • But this the West does not understand. Only when the Palladium legend
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    • penetrating beyond the immediate region within which he stands in
    • a vision of reality, a “standing within” spirit-filled reality.
    • stand firm in extremely difficult and perplexing situations in Life?
    • feeling of standing on firm ground; he sees himself being hurled
    • Now it is well-known that no power on earth can withstand for long the
    • the perception and understanding of the self developed to what it is
    • over against Nature; he stands outside her, that he may then
    • groundwork of our whole education and culture — one thing stands out
    • prepared, he is able to stand upright in the realm which would
    • mankind. We stand to-day in our ordinary knowledge beyond what the men
    • to stand upright amid all the knowledge that is current to-day in
    • standing within the innermost heart of Nature.
    • no right understanding of the soul. If, ridding ourselves of all
    • — please do not misunderstand the expression — how the whole
    • him. We come to know more of man than stands before us as “given”
    • Nature we are already standing on the other side of the Threshold, in
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    • penetrating beyond the immediate region within which he stands in
    • a vision of reality, a “standing within” spirit-filled reality.
    • stand firm in extremely difficult and perplexing situations in Life?
    • feeling of standing on firm ground; he sees himself being hurled
    • Now it is well-known that no power on earth can withstand for long the
    • the perception and understanding of the self developed to what it is
    • over against Nature; he stands outside her, that he may then
    • groundwork of our whole education and culture — one thing stands out
    • prepared, he is able to stand upright in the realm which would
    • mankind. We stand to-day in our ordinary knowledge beyond what the men
    • to stand upright amid all the knowledge that is current to-day in
    • standing within the innermost heart of Nature.
    • no right understanding of the soul. If, ridding ourselves of all
    • — please do not misunderstand the expression — how the whole
    • him. We come to know more of man than stands before us as “given”
    • Nature we are already standing on the other side of the Threshold, in
  • Title: Lecture: Truth, Beauty, and Goodness
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    • Let us try to understand how Truth, Beauty and Goodness are related,
    • As the human being stands before us we see, in the first place, his
    • Indeed, we only understand this physical world aright when we realize
    • better understanding of the etheric body than he has to-day. Indeed,
    • vividly as when this statue stands there before me! Never have I such
    • we no longer stand within the essential substance of truth. Only
    • in human life, assume far-reaching significance when we understand the
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    • Let us try to understand how Truth, Beauty and Goodness are related,
    • As the human being stands before us we see, in the first place, his
    • Indeed, we only understand this physical world aright when we realize
    • better understanding of the etheric body than he has to-day. Indeed,
    • vividly as when this statue stands there before me! Never have I such
    • we no longer stand within the essential substance of truth. Only
    • in human life, assume far-reaching significance when we understand the
  • Title: Lecture: The Two Christmas Annunciations
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    • festival, because to understand it requires a deepening of the
    • raise ourselves to an understanding of the real Mystery of Golgotha,
    • most challenging to the human powers of understanding. It is a
    • festival which lifts human understanding to the highest level, and
    • consciousness through a right understanding of the Whitsun festival.
    • Christmas-Thought from the most varied standpoints. This time let us
    • understand them, that this was the case. Such remnants were still
    • as standing on the topmost rung of human society, and had retained
    • understanding of earthly happenings. For to them the starry world was
    • inner way to gain an understanding of the movements of the stars such
    • quart, and certainly know it very well from a certain standpoint. But
    • standpoint of the Mysteries than from the standpoint of waking
    • thus brought to a mathematical understanding of the universe, he
    • the revelation found completion in what was brought to understand it.
    • observation from the standpoint of the soul do not attempt to enter
    • not be confused with the way in which human understanding has dealt
    • understanding. Perhaps many of those who call themselves preachers and
    • And now let us try to understand the content of a book such as my
    • from this standpoint. — The Magi had a
    • Only by thus reaching out for a new understanding of the Christ can we
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    • festival, because to understand it requires a deepening of the
    • raise ourselves to an understanding of the real Mystery of Golgotha,
    • most challenging to the human powers of understanding. It is a
    • festival which lifts human understanding to the highest level, and
    • consciousness through a right understanding of the Whitsun festival.
    • Christmas-Thought from the most varied standpoints. This time let us
    • understand them, that this was the case. Such remnants were still
    • as standing on the topmost rung of human society, and had retained
    • understanding of earthly happenings. For to them the starry world was
    • inner way to gain an understanding of the movements of the stars such
    • quart, and certainly know it very well from a certain standpoint. But
    • standpoint of the Mysteries than from the standpoint of waking
    • thus brought to a mathematical understanding of the universe, he
    • the revelation found completion in what was brought to understand it.
    • observation from the standpoint of the soul do not attempt to enter
    • not be confused with the way in which human understanding has dealt
    • understanding. Perhaps many of those who call themselves preachers and
    • And now let us try to understand the content of a book such as my
    • from this standpoint. — The Magi had a
    • Only by thus reaching out for a new understanding of the Christ can we
  • Title: Lecture: Woman and Society (Die Frauenfrage)
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    • cultural standpoint, from a spiritual-scientific standpoint, of the
    • practical, medical point of view, if the nervous system could stand
    • learned professions, and who, from the standpoint of his
    • with from the standpoint of psychiatry, of psychological
    • psyche-pathological standpoint, a booklet like this one on the
    • today, very many women graduates stand in the world, in no way less
    • of women, if we want to understand the matter as a whole. For there
    • physiological standpoint, one finds gentleness, mildness and calmness
    • equally high standing in these matters, says that the fundamental
    • certainty comes somewhat to a standstill when so many different views
    • A man, Naumann, who from his political standpoint also
    • coincidence — many will understand this that at the beginning
    • of the Theosophical movement there stands a woman, Helena Petrovna
    • strange circumstance that a woman stands at the outset of this
    • outer forces upwards to the ‘I’. There he stands, and
    • still more by a personality who stands in no relation at all to
    • learn to understand people by looking into the depths of the
    • that disposition of soul which enables men and women to understand
    • itself and to rise to the level where Spirit-Man or Atman stands
    • truly practical sense understand it spiritual-scientifically, will
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    • cultural standpoint, from a spiritual-scientific standpoint, of the
    • practical, medical point of view, if the nervous system could stand
    • learned professions, and who, from the standpoint of his
    • with from the standpoint of psychiatry, of psychological
    • psyche-pathological standpoint, a booklet like this one on the
    • today, very many women graduates stand in the world, in no way less
    • of women, if we want to understand the matter as a whole. For there
    • physiological standpoint, one finds gentleness, mildness and calmness
    • equally high standing in these matters, says that the fundamental
    • certainty comes somewhat to a standstill when so many different views
    • A man, Naumann, who from his political standpoint also
    • coincidence — many will understand this that at the beginning
    • of the Theosophical movement there stands a woman, Helena Petrovna
    • strange circumstance that a woman stands at the outset of this
    • outer forces upwards to the ‘I’. There he stands, and
    • still more by a personality who stands in no relation at all to
    • learn to understand people by looking into the depths of the
    • that disposition of soul which enables men and women to understand
    • itself and to rise to the level where Spirit-Man or Atman stands
    • truly practical sense understand it spiritual-scientifically, will
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    • ANTHROPOSOPHICAL understanding of the spirit must
    • real understanding of what is going on in the evolutionary process in
    • understanding of his nature.
    • sustain the religious life. If the Church understands itself truly,
    • gradually come to understand this in his wideawake consciousness. It
    • After all this, you will understand me when I point out that this
    • to understand the deeper side of human nature. A time will come — and
    • man's free will. They try to cloud his understanding of the exercise
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    • ANTHROPOSOPHICAL understanding of the spirit must
    • real understanding of what is going on in the evolutionary process in
    • understanding of his nature.
    • sustain the religious life. If the Church understands itself truly,
    • gradually come to understand this in his wideawake consciousness. It
    • After all this, you will understand me when I point out that this
    • to understand the deeper side of human nature. A time will come — and
    • man's free will. They try to cloud his understanding of the exercise
  • Title: Lecture: Exoteric and Esoteric Christianity
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    • were able to understand him, was of the greatest importance in this
    • society that does not understand them. We must find again, through an
    • understand this, we must begin by taking into consideration the frame
    • modern man finds it very difficult to understand that the first men
    • necessary for the evolution of mankind that the understanding, or the
    • express it in a soul-spiritual way, the understanding could come only
    • stand, seen from a human aspect. But they can also be contemplated
    • understands this connection between the earthly world and the divine
    • this esoteric teaching, one must realize that he who understands the
    • Gospel. But a full understanding can be gained only by penetrating
    • nearer to the understanding of death. By yielding himself up to the
    • empty pictures of our understanding. A strong life is needed in order
    • out of the force of pure thinking, and where we learn to understand
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    • were able to understand him, was of the greatest importance in this
    • society that does not understand them. We must find again, through an
    • understand this, we must begin by taking into consideration the frame
    • modern man finds it very difficult to understand that the first men
    • necessary for the evolution of mankind that the understanding, or the
    • express it in a soul-spiritual way, the understanding could come only
    • stand, seen from a human aspect. But they can also be contemplated
    • understands this connection between the earthly world and the divine
    • this esoteric teaching, one must realize that he who understands the
    • Gospel. But a full understanding can be gained only by penetrating
    • nearer to the understanding of death. By yielding himself up to the
    • empty pictures of our understanding. A strong life is needed in order
    • out of the force of pure thinking, and where we learn to understand
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    • based upon the correct understanding of the place that Plato assigned
    • spiritually full, which Plato demanded from those who would understand
    • steps in mathematical knowledge for this purpose, and understand
    • understand. He must learn through the elementary mathematical
    • we stand on an important boundary line. We are mathematically led out
    • activity when from the infinitely small we attain an understanding of
    • only then are we able to understand what is the realm of Arupa
    • conditions.” Goethe wishes to understand the qualitative in the
    • same way, only he will be able to understand and rule the
    • mathematics is able to understand how the mathematician builds up the
    • machine, even so little can he who is not an Occultist understand the
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    • based upon the correct understanding of the place that Plato assigned
    • spiritually full, which Plato demanded from those who would understand
    • steps in mathematical knowledge for this purpose, and understand
    • understand. He must learn through the elementary mathematical
    • we stand on an important boundary line. We are mathematically led out
    • activity when from the infinitely small we attain an understanding of
    • only then are we able to understand what is the realm of Arupa
    • conditions.” Goethe wishes to understand the qualitative in the
    • same way, only he will be able to understand and rule the
    • mathematics is able to understand how the mathematician builds up the
    • machine, even so little can he who is not an Occultist understand the
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    • knowledge of the theatre and the deepest understanding for theatrical
    • with a certain understanding for the representation of the personality
    • standpoint of the actor. This is a clear proof that Shakespeare, the
    • It is consequently useless to ask what Shakespeare's own standpoint
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    • knowledge of the theatre and the deepest understanding for theatrical
    • with a certain understanding for the representation of the personality
    • standpoint of the actor. This is a clear proof that Shakespeare, the
    • It is consequently useless to ask what Shakespeare's own standpoint
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    • the deepest understanding for theatrical effects.
    • certain understanding for the representation of the personality
    • completely conceived from the standpoint of the actor. This is a
    • consequently useless to ask what Shakespeare's own standpoint may
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    • the deepest understanding for theatrical effects.
    • certain understanding for the representation of the personality
    • completely conceived from the standpoint of the actor. This is a
    • consequently useless to ask what Shakespeare's own standpoint may
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    • Before one can understand Freemasonry, one must study the original
    • influenced by that which stands above man. Not until our own epoch
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    • Before one can understand Freemasonry, one must study the original
    • influenced by that which stands above man. Not until our own epoch
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    • just as we stand before the outer world and take in a certain part of
    • order to understand his thought, in order to bring it into connection
    • from which we receive simply a sensation of standing as man in a
    • standing balanced, or of being poised, or of dancing in balance, we
    • life-sense and so on. And you will understand this difference best if
    • When we picture the human being in this way, we have to understand
    • It is essential to understand that to assemble an immense number of
    • is to understand the absolute necessity of reaching clear ideas, ideas
    • notwithstanding the fact that it is so intimately connected with you.
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    • man, the content of which stands in much the same relationship to
    • prevailing, in order to get any sort of understanding as to how the
    • men of that time thought. To try to understand Plato or Heraclitus or
    • is an utter impossibility. We do not even understand Aristotle. And
    • Indeed, a real understanding of the essential soul-life has for the
    • culture. And you understand that culture best when you understand it
    • objective knowledge. Anyone who wishes to understand what is contained
    • understanding of these things, and must take this direction (see
    • upper man). And whoever wishes to understand what is really to be
    • And it is interesting to note that it is just from this standpoint
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    • theoretical standpoint, very misleading, but not more so than the
    • From this you will understand that ordinary memory, which we have
    • acquire the ability to go behind this memory, to learn to understand
    • look at the human head-organisation with understanding to say why.
    • Moreover this head stands apart from the relationships of the rest of
    • the human being, in so far as he stands on the earth, has his natural
    • he did not take what the lecturer had drawn, from his standpoint of
    • be detected in the physical forms. It is not possible to understand
    • much head-men, we shall understand a great deal, but remember little
    • one can really understand the structure of matter — particularly
    • when it comes to organic life — only if one understands it in its
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    • our anthroposophical understanding of times and seasons, if we are really
    • stands revealed in wondrously beautiful words what Raphael had placed before
    • the unending inspiration of such as can understand — all his work that
    • connection in which it is able to stand when it passes through the Beings of
    • in wisdom to enter into a relation of understanding with such spirits as
    • understanding. But he does not find the possibility to give a picture of the
    • Raphael life for which Hermann Grimm had so fine an understanding! His
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    • our anthroposophical understanding of times and seasons, if we are really
    • stands revealed in wondrously beautiful words what Raphael had placed before
    • the unending inspiration of such as can understand — all his work that
    • connection in which it is able to stand when it passes through the Beings of
    • in wisdom to enter into a relation of understanding with such spirits as
    • understanding. But he does not find the possibility to give a picture of the
    • Raphael life for which Hermann Grimm had so fine an understanding! His
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    • to the soul. Anyone who does not understand them should realise that
    • from what is done. On the physical plane we stand upon mineral soil;
    • the dead stands upon a ‘soil’, lives in an environment which
    • perceived is largely due to lack of understanding of this reversed
    • understand even the physical world, which is permeated through and
    • today no spiritual understanding of the physical world. One
    • part of the organism. No one was able to understand at all that a bone
    • but one cannot really understand anatomy without such pictures. I
    • intercourse with the dead is easier to understand. The happenings I
    • however to understand what I have to say on this matter you must
    • conception in regard to Space only. If you stand in front of a tree,
    • you may find it difficult to understand.
    • we understand the nature of clairvoyant connection with the dead. What
    • If we were to understand it aright, we should know ourselves to be
    • stand here in the physical world but with the inner realisation that
    • knowledge and understanding of the spiritual world, which has, as it
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    • to the soul. Anyone who does not understand them should realise that
    • from what is done. On the physical plane we stand upon mineral soil;
    • the dead stands upon a ‘soil’, lives in an environment which
    • perceived is largely due to lack of understanding of this reversed
    • understand even the physical world, which is permeated through and
    • today no spiritual understanding of the physical world. One
    • part of the organism. No one was able to understand at all that a bone
    • but one cannot really understand anatomy without such pictures. I
    • intercourse with the dead is easier to understand. The happenings I
    • however to understand what I have to say on this matter you must
    • conception in regard to Space only. If you stand in front of a tree,
    • you may find it difficult to understand.
    • we understand the nature of clairvoyant connection with the dead. What
    • If we were to understand it aright, we should know ourselves to be
    • stand here in the physical world but with the inner realisation that
    • knowledge and understanding of the spiritual world, which has, as it
  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture I: The Egyptian period, and the present time.
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    • and the mission of which we ought to understand. Lastly, the word
    • “Man” — a word we here wish to understand in its occult
    • things you understand that the force which sets the apparatus in
    • Let us endeavour to understand these ancient traditions. In the
    • studying space from the standpoint of Spiritual Science knows that it
    • destiny of man; and we shall understand how such problems as these are
  • 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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    • learn to understand this again, for he would then understand the great
    • children. How little people of the present day understand such things
    • We must understand that fundamentally the individual can do very
    • When we rightly understand the effect of that which is Spiritual we
    • Mother with the child; speaking from the standpoint of Spiritual
    • shall best understand the purpose of this development if we enquire:
    • is difficult; therefore we can understand that the sense-world seems
  • 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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    • moral standpoint do not hold good. One might for example ask: Is it
    • has but to learn to understand what they say.
    • come to understand them; every line of the inspired Biblical record
    • importance in the life of the plant, and we shall understand this if
    • Let us now try to understand the practical result of these things.
    • influence the human kingdom. We shall best understand this if we
  • 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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    • When we consider the earth from the ordinary physical standpoint we
    • Form is still higher. We shall best understand what this is if we
    • was, however, an exalted one compared with the human standpoint. It
    • You can easily understand that sight is connected with
  • 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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    • Now we must try clearly to understand how Jehovah and the Elohim on
    • Moon-God a duality arose, and we shall best understand what entered
    • man has these four principles within him; and we shall understand how
    • was lifted up, he became a Being standing midway between the present
    • clearly understand that all these Moon-beings were the forerunners of
    • be of service to unhealthy development, we understand the wise
    • understand what it really contains. A thrill of awe pervades us when
    • we begin to understand such a statement, and when we learn its
  • 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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    • right understanding of the whole.
    • We must now try to understand the remarkable function carried out at
    • spiritual beings. You will understand this better if you remember that
    • to receive the Christ Principle. We must clearly understand that the
    • of his art, and we can only understand what has been produced in the
  • 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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    • descendants; this should help us to look with understanding into the
    • We must clearly understand that from the Lemurian epoch to the middle
    • understand that when man leaves the physical and etheric body behind
    • In order to understand this we must keep one thing in mind: when the
    • One can now understand the unconscious experiences of the human soul
    • We must clearly understand that if everything contained in later
    • he is in a position to do this will he fully understand what really
    • gradually will man come to an understanding of this; and just as truly
    • as in pre-Christian times he had to understand the pronouncements of
    • must henceforth try to understand the Spiritual Power which at one
  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture VIII: Mans connection with the various planetary bodies. The earth's mission.
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    • For the more exact understanding of our particular subject let us
    • question from the standpoint of Spiritual Science, from knowledge
    • earth, and his root towards space. The animal stands half-way between
    • partly different; even here the animal stands midway between man and
    • understand them let us dwell first on those forces that can be easily
    • first we could not understand them. For instance, if we were to say
  • 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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    • stands by investigating his origin. We have seen that in the course of
    • necessary to an understanding of our subject.
    • understand clearly that at the time when man rose at night through dim
    • participating thus in humanity. In order rightly to understand the
    • understand his true position. We have said that the earth is the
    • standpoint. We know that there was a realm in the neighbourhood of
    • have companionship with certain outstanding beings. Certain of the
    • within that personality. We must try to understand the mood of this
    • ancient civilization, we shall then understand this turning away from
    • Now, we must clearly understand that everything that has to be
    • of a mere I-principle, stands at the centre of the religion of the Old
    • plane, man made himself sufficiently mature to understand the God-man
  • 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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    • to understand that the physical world into which he had entered is the
    • understanding of the physical and spiritual worlds. He had come to
    • terms with the material world; he had learned gradually to understand
    • In order that we may understand the entire human being we must take
    • shall best understand how these changes occur if we glance at the life
    • condition. This is how we must understand what is contained in the
    • understand the expression, “from the night to the day.”
    • they had purified themselves. Now, in order that we may understand our
    • know how to read them. There it stands; but such things are veiled.
  • 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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    • the Sun-Spirits was possible. Assuming that we are at the standpoint
    • understanding what was to come to earth through the Christ; but an
    • understand them. However had the impression this division into castes
    • and declares that from the standpoint of science these cannot be
    • arise without long preparation, — and if we are to understand how
    • and would not have been able to understand Christ. Christ had to come
    • the question here. If we ask those who stand on the ground of Western
    • all; but they understand progressive development. They can be
    • Take a description of Buddha by one who accepts the standpoint of
    • Eastern esotericism; but the man with the Western standpoint holds
    • Eastern standpoint does not allow this. If it is said that Buddha is
    • something positive. Here the Western standpoint is the same as the
    • literally. It is rightly objected from the standpoint of Christian
    • esotericism that people who understand something trivial from this
    • understand nothing about it at all; this is only an image, and shows
    • conceptions, but people must understand the esotericism of such
    • stand still for a moment. The value of our movement does not consist
  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Introduction by Marie Steiner
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    • As against the many grievous misunderstandings that had arisen, Rudolf
    • necessary to waken an understanding of the changed form in which this
    • Comprehension of such things is necessary if we are to understand
    • Hibernia, where, notwithstanding the repression of the monastic
    • stand firm in the darkness of a materialistic age, something further
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    • We shall best come to a more precise understanding
    • descends into the realm of the subconscious, stands
    • understand. Certainly the realm of cognition has
    • would only come to understand one another concerning
    • realm of conscious spiritual life that understanding
    • understanding with the other person concerning
    • whereby one soul comes to an understanding with
    • when a person stands before us, his effect upon us
    • stands before us in actuality. What the Christ
    • through the Spirit. When we come to an understanding
    • man should come to an understanding with each other
    • this participation stand the monumental and most
    • if we wish to understand how the strength of
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    • We shall best come to a more precise understanding
    • descends into the realm of the subconscious, stands
    • understand. Certainly the realm of cognition has
    • would only come to understand one another concerning
    • realm of conscious spiritual life that understanding
    • understanding with the other person concerning
    • whereby one soul comes to an understanding with
    • when a person stands before us, his effect upon us
    • stands before us in actuality. What the Christ
    • through the Spirit. When we come to an understanding
    • man should come to an understanding with each other
    • this participation stand the monumental and most
    • if we wish to understand how the strength of
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    • for the first time. It is significant that this house also stands within our
    • such a house. It stands there as a living protest against all merely
    • little house stands there as a preliminary announcement of something
    • think. For this house to stand here is of very great significance!
    • really understand the world, one must rise above the philistine view
    • humanity. ‘Women will never understand me’, Weininger told
    • standing on a mountain. It is spewing forth fire. What he compares
    • world's lack of understanding and asking himself how long it will be
    • before the world will be able to understand the kind of things he
    • quite understandable that a doctor who treats the insane should see
    • appropriate. But what most stands out as genuinely serious and
    • get to the bottom of things to understand why an individual of
    • understand. In the future something will be poured out over humanity;
    • when it occurs in the present, and to understand it. The literati, who
    • do not understand him, see Weininger as the genius of the age; the
    • events with a loving understanding, he is an example of the
    • spiritual science must help us win through to an understanding of
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    • everyone is aware. If we cast an understanding and observant eye over
    • understanding, our reason, our capacity for experience and our
    • The cultivation of an understanding and a rationality divorced of
    • and who could understand the place of the Mystery of Golgotha in the
    • Gospels, for they could understand what lay behind the descent of the
    • cosmic Sun Spirit to Earth. Such an understanding presupposes that the
    • understanding an event — or for comprehending it at all. What
    • does this show us? It deepens our understanding of why we should use
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    • meetings, allowing the main experience to stand before our souls, we
    • understand the nature of either mankind or of the world as long as one
    • nevertheless understand it, when you see that these individuals showed
    • a lack of understanding for the material world before they were born,
    • completely failed to understand matter. One is not a materialist when
    • represented it. Understanding the substantial nature of the material
    • precisely because he does not understand the substantial nature of
    • lack of understanding for matter.
    • I must go into this, as otherwise we will not be able to understand
    • paradox that it is very important to understand. For, during the
    • the style of Weininger, by taking some elevated, mystical standpoint
    • that can help us to understand.
    • understanding we develop in our inner soul life is not a mere
    • understanding we develop represents the real seed of the future. The
    • understanding to the most abstract knowledge — and the two are
    • would like to describe it once more from the standpoint of these
    • understands the things I have just been explaining is enabled to look
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    • understand the real connections must conceive of the act of speaking
    • spiritual reality that stands behind him. It must be conceded that
    • need for understanding how the human head is shaped during the period
    • keys to understanding the origins not only of humanity, but of the
    • understanding the whole cosmos.
    • particularly difficult to understand, for people of today like to
    • pictorial representation of the spiritual forces standing behind it.
    • picture of what stands behind it; the head and all that concerns it is
    • resemblance to what stands behind it than does the rest of the body;
    • the body our physical eyes see is more like what stands behind it. The
    • stands behind it spiritually — it is a closer copy of the
    • but a person who is unable to understand the Sistine Madonna would not
    • understanding for the connection between morality and the will, or for
    • In order to understand this matter more fully we must look further
    • balance on a stand; in the middle is the hypomochlion; forces are
    • the man who stands here in the physical world: there is a spiritual
    • take a strong moral stand, this moral impulse has a direct effect on
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    • mankind stands in the cosmos, in so far as a human being is a moral
    • form of the expression, but you will understand what I mean.
    • When we observe the human being who stands in the moral sphere, you
    • hovering circle of elves. He represents the human being who stands
    • occurrences when he stands within the sphere of wisdom and truth, or
    • not understand much about ourselves. So much, so inconceivably much,
    • on Moon to understand how the silent floods of moonlight connect outer
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    • Now, in order to understand these things better and better, we want to
    • for understanding what is said, and much, much more. We really do
    • sense, what we use for normal understanding of the external world is
    • service. But as mankind comes more and more to understand how Christ
    • opportunity to deepen our understanding of the human being.
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    • sense has, so to speak, now come to rest on Earth, to a standstill.
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    • cannot be absorbed with an abstract, theoretical understanding. It is
    • To understand these things in their entirety we must be clear that the
    • astronomy of Saturn being in the Ram or of the Sun standing in the
    • ego — that stand over us now and allow as to perceive this
    • struggles to come to some degree of understanding of these processes
    • principles to understand it.
    • written in a philosophical language that is difficult to understand,
    • who claim to understand this metaphysical language of music experience
    • into a conceptual form that is accessible to the understanding of
    • If one understands religion to be a spiritual possession that
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    • person becomes powerless if, his physical body is too weak to stand up
    • against the vision. If the physical body is strong enough to stand up
    • life processes are ensouled, and there arises a kind of understanding
    • impossible to understand the full significance of the changes a person
    • actually lives, standing within the real world. The artist must go
    • understand it. The poem does manifest itself to the sense of speech,
    • revive the capacity for grasping and understanding the physical world
    • understand the physical. The spirit is alive in everything physical.
    • If it is lost sight of, it becomes impossible to understand the
    • testify to an inability to understand. The development of humanity in
    • spiritual understanding of the world.
    • Poetics you will find a hint of this deep understanding of the
    • aesthetic man — not understanding in the modern style, but out of
    • another high point in the understanding of aesthetic man. He lived in
    • understand life as long as we timidly hold ourselves back from the
    • will we ever understand art as such until we see that its task is to
    • Madonna from the standpoint of thinking that accords with reality?
    • really exists. One is able to stand before the Venus de Milo in
    • ancient Greeks' understanding of this led them to see how Aphrodite
    • regency of the Good ... of understanding of the Good, The
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    • loss of the older understanding for a criterion of truth. In
    • the atom, qualities that will not stand up when, they are put to the
    • the more agreeable errors is something we must clearly understand.
    • trying to understand by means of this theory of relativity must be
    • Schaffle). This outstandingly-written book has since been
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    • I have briefly mentioned how things stand with memory, which develops
    • I ask you, please, do understand what I am now saying. No one should
    • that stands at the beginning of the Old Testament is an important
    • required in the fourth post-Atlantean period in order to understand
    • period needs this knowledge in order to begin to understand the
    • earlier.) Just as Lucifer stands at the side of Eve, so Ahriman stands
    • can picture as standing opposite Lucifer, the spirit of temptation.
    • fall to Ahriman, even in such a matter as the misunderstanding of
    • impulse resounds here, right into the misunderstanding of ambiguous
    • ahrimanic impulses are at work. It is very important to understand
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    • in mind if one is to understand this matter fully: Conscious
    • understands it, this special mode of consciousness will also allow
    • already clearly standing on the threshold of decadence. If men are not
    • to fall victim to it, they must develop an understanding for how the
    • Ahriman — are worthless. But, if we understand, firstly, the
    • desires, it is possible, broadly speaking, to understand thinking as
    • understand the need for this very thing I have been describing. These
    • the physical world. A right and true understanding of the impulses of
    • fact that we will not be able to understand the world which surrounds
    • this fundamental attitude towards the truth. In order to understand
    • gradually, as we learn to understand the world once more and as we
    • more complete understanding of this fact through spiritual science
    • ability to stand in a living connection with the sense and goal of the
    • The correct understanding of the Christ principle for our times is
    • written.’ As regards understanding the Christ, spiritual science
    • shall stand here as a small, vulnerable point of departure from which
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    • of our day. But that is how matters stand: what calls itself science
    • As you know, the rudiments of an understanding for the relation of the
    • diagram shows how matters stand.
    • the sake of understanding them, let us consider Ahriman's character
    • generate the greatest possible human consciousness. Understand well
    • lack of the slightest understanding for even the most harmless of
    • slightest understanding of man's harmless delight in what is around
    • him. He understands what can be kindled by all manner of inward
    • things. He has a great understanding for how a person can develop a
    • lofty wisdom — he cannot understand the innocent jokes that
    • standing up for the truth today. That other thinking is opposed to
    • understand this distinction between thinking that is in harmony with
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    • laws. But understanding the kind of truths we have been describing is
    • ability to understand and perceive the thoughts of others. Thus this
    • It is the sense that enables us to understand what others say to us.
    • address to us. We would not be able to understand a single word if we
    • to perceive and understand the words of others; it is also possible
    • important to understand the connection between our ability to speak
    • and our ability to understand the speech of others. Please note that I
    • ability to understand speech. The senses of tone and speech must be
    • related to the other? How is speaking related to understanding speech?
    • capacity for understanding speech are based are very closely related
    • when he understands something that is being spoken. But what happens
    • the sense organ for understanding speech; but we keep it still while
    • able to perceive words and understand them. In a certain respect
    • does something that shows he unconsciously understands what I have
    • understand it by not making this gesture. Because I do not make this
    • gesture, but repress it instead, I am able to understand what someone
    • this motion, I am enabled to understand what is being said. When one
    • an instinctive understanding for what it means to hold back such a
    • cosmos, we were given a constitution that enabled us to understand
    • understand words, but not be able to speak words. But it only seems
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    • human life understandable. The spiritual science of the present seeks
    • to understand human life on the basis of what the universe tells us
    • show that there was a living understanding of these matters just a few
    • centuries ago, even though it was an atavistic understanding:
    • understand it, you understand the human life processes. But we have no
    • idea how one comes to understand such things.’ That is how they
    • understanding for the spirituality of speech ran parallel to the
    • stand. For everything materialistic will continue to be a source of
    • Thus did Bacon, Bacon of Verulam, introduce the misunderstanding of
    • people, idols of the tribe. Then, once men start to understand the
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    • Forerunner of Christ. Today we shall consider him from the standpoint
    • therefore again stand as the symbol of the same annunciation, now that
    • whom it also called ‘Christians of St. John’. An understanding of this
    • understand the things; we see how his intelligence awakens, how his
    • they knew, must stand in connection with the event of Christ Jesus.
    • and described from the standpoint of spiritual science. In his
    • not stand alone; beside it there are a number of lesser events.
    • when regarded from a spiritual standpoint.
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    • When a subject, such as the present, is considered from the standpoint
    • investigates whether they confirm his results. Thus, the standpoint of
    • Let us assume that a great leader of humanity stands before some other
    • man who, though not of equal standing with the leader, nevertheless
    • the great figures of the human race from the standpoint of psychiatry.
    • matter with the deepest understanding, the birth of the Buddha is
    • understand these things know that spiritual truths are here concealed.
    • understand these preparations we must examine the same phenomenon on a
    • himself now reappears, so that he now again stands where he formerly
    • are to understand the life of a man who has traversed certain stages
    • the writer of the Gospel of St. John give us to understand this? To
    • could dwell in him. We must only understand the Gospel aright. Read
    • that is, we understand a thing once and then know it for ever. The
    • and emotion. We need an understanding of this nature, if we would
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    • thrown light upon it from one standpoint or another. Now, to prevent
    • misunderstandings, I should like today to remind you that,
    • another, standpoint. A closer observation, however, will convince you
    • materialistic fancies are useful for the understanding of the external
    • standstill: our present Moon detached itself from the common cosmic
    • proper understanding what the writer of St. Luke's Gospel says. He
    • understanding between ourselves and the men of former times is thereby
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    • everything spiritual in physical form and applies physical standards
    • day. In the first place, however, in order to understand clearly the
    • Let us try to understand a little what is meant by such a sacrifice.
    • nothing left of them!’ Thus the materialist, for he cannot understand
    • in our minds if we wish to understand evolution in its entirety.
    • required standard, miss their promotion, to the grief and annoyance of
    • teacher would bring himself to say: ‘Just as I stand here and turn the
    • little pin, a giant professor stands out there and takes care that the
    • We know that no giant professor stands out there and turns the pin,
    • matter a mode of activity. People will not understand what takes place
    • gradually became peopled with souls. And now you can understand the
    • easily understand the reason. Let us consider some human soul or some
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    • point of time. To understand this, we must examine more in detail the
    • readily understand that the branches of the human race issued from a
    • people whom we know as the old Hebrews. Try to understand aright the
    • from one another and taught them to stand on their own feet. But
    • Viewed from this standpoint a new light falls upon the deed of the
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    • understanding between man and man, when one appeals to the judgment of
    • age of shadowy clairvoyance, the understanding consisted of a
    • these planets. You will therefore understand that there were
    • now saw. It was difficult to understand that the consciousness of the
    • An understanding of the teachings propounded by the ancient teachers
    • from their own particular standpoint.
    • understand what is written concerning the Baptism in the Gospel of St.
    • to understand it. It was not a mere sprinkling with water, but a
    • in a mighty tableau; the whole circumstances of his life stand out
    • tendency of men to seek the firm standpoint of their own personality.
    • soul. Let us examine an outstanding case and we shall find that, as
    • soul, and yet they may altogether fail to understand one another, and
    • the beginning of its work, and an even deeper understanding for it
    • methods by which to know and understand Him. In earlier centuries
    • understanding the Christ. For Anthroposophy will prove to be a
    • his way to an understanding of Christ. But even the anthroposophical
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    • Our yesterday's lecture brought us to the point of understanding what
    • the baptism by Christ with fire and spirit? To understand the
    • with regard to the understanding of Christ we are today still
    • restricted to the first beginnings. This understanding will grow
    • understanding of Christ. Today even those who are prone to speak of
    • understand that physical processes are the result of psychic-spiritual
    • who cannot understand that the enlargement of the physical liver, for
    • understand: that it is possible for us to be influenced by the spirit
    • human being standing visibly before us; it then shows us how man's
    • can contemplate all this, but I cannot understand it unless I see the
    • central figure, on which everything else depends. I understand the
    • to the central figure, the Christ, and understand all the details of
    • present understanding of the Christ will give way to a far higher kind
    • of understanding. The power of Anthroposophy will thereby become
    • to a misunderstanding of the text. The initiation is not ‘to the glory
    • everyone can immediately understand them. The truth concealed behind a
    • desires to understand such a mystery, must first work his way through
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    • understand that such a change could take effect only slowly and by
    • understand this, we must recall some of the facts explained in the
    • are related to men in a peculiar way. But to understand this we must
    • And now let us understand, from this point of view, those whose former
    • also now understand how the writer of the Gospel according to St. Luke
    • things! We then understand that the chief events in the life of Christ
    • contemporary lack of understanding in respect of occult facts.
    • Paul, while he was still Saul, could not understand that he who was to
    • standpoint when he says: ‘Everything in Christianity centres upon the
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    • understanding of the Christ-impulse on the basis of a clairvoyant
    • satisfactory conclusion concerning it, and is powerless to understand
    • this document from the literary standpoint.
    • When we understand it aright and know the true meaning underlying the
    • ask the question: What are we to understand under these signs or
    • To one who really understands the evolution of humanity, it will be
    • to those who had just reached the point at which they could understand
    • forces, of which people have no longer any understanding, and she
    • We must suppose that the water-pots standing there were not filled
    • Modern man has lost the proper understanding for such things. For the
    • understand this sign we must revert to the customary form of speech
    • Considered alone from the standpoint of its artistic composition, the
    • understands the point can be sensible of the great and mighty meaning
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    • significant events are easier to understand, and that the greatest of
    • increasing understanding of the subject.
    • Now you will understand that at that moment something more was engaged
    • this is true of a physical life-process, you will readily understand
    • are affected, and then cause someone to stand near him, the latter
    • understand such things.
    • learned materialist is unable to understand that the laws have changed
    • essential that we should understand this.
    • event, and we understand that these actions must necessarily have been
    • the Gospel of St. John, is one which stands in relation to what might
    • observable, you will understand that something else must have preceded
    • understand it in the sense of the mighty cosmic event which was then
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    • not taken place. To understand the Mystery of Golgotha, we must now
    • great initiate Jesus of Nazareth. But to understand what was actually
    • Christ. From this standpoint, the question must now be raised: What
    • understand each other; then mankind will to an increasing extent fall
    • understands its fellows, then soul will rage against soul.
    • would be quite different, for I would then begin to understand him. We
    • clear understanding of the relation of the physical body and Ego to
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    • being?’ man is, from his present standpoint, to a certain extent
    • would acquire some understanding of this truth (it would have to be
    • each other, and ever less capable of mutual understanding. Since each
    • not come to him from universal wisdom, no individual will understand
    • understanding for the Christ-impulse in its effect upon human thought.
    • of the present day have not advanced beyond the standard of Celsus. It
    • from the mechanical standpoint, as a mechanism, from which all spirit
    • Why was this? So that all who are around Him might understand what had
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    • evolution of the whole universe. A full understanding of the real
    • for a moment to understand what it means, to recognize as illusion and
    • contemplated by man only from the standpoint of the outer physical
    • worlds arise. But one thing we must understand, that while we behold
    • the dying Christ, we stand in the presence of the birth of a new Sun.
    • for the gradual understanding of the highest truth in the right way.
    • understand the words: ‘I came forth from death’ — that is, from
    • understand and practise these truths, he will acquire new wisdom and
    • the foremost in good will and understanding. In fact, ancillary books
    • for the understanding of the Christ-event. To be sure, in proportion
    • especially adapted for a certain understanding peculiar to those
    • be less understood; human understanding tended to grasp the whole
    • St. Matthew what is suited to their understanding and adapted to the
    • indeed be left out of account by those who are unable to understand
    • given by those who, to an increasing extent, take their stand upon
    • a support by the aid of which they can grow to an understanding of
    • lead men upwards to the understanding of the Gospel of Gospels —
    • help men to understand the Mystery by which death in its untrue form
    • understand how, by the Deed of Golgotha, it has not only been
    • Thus Paul, on his way to Damascus, learned to understand the Event
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    • for you will understand these thoughts aright only if you reflect upon
    • the Christ-Spirit in things means viewing them from the standpoint of
    • the standpoint of life.
    • in dissolution if we do not understand the Christ. Wherever we see
    • ‘But Mary was standing without at the tomb, weeping; so, as she wept,
    • Jesus standing, and knew not that it was Jesus.
    • seeking had been laid, when he himself was standing before you? But we
    • Christ as One risen from the dead. Now we understand what Paul means.
    • me from the Holiest, even though I stand alone. I pledge myself to
    • is neither an initiate nor a clairvoyant, can understand the first six
    • will believe in karma and will understand that if a man commits an
    • understand Karma. We need not teach it as a dogma; we have taught it
    • from which He had descended. It is this way that we understand the
    • understand how the separate events group themselves within the central
    • which he had issued. Let us endeavour to understand clearly how man
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    • basic knowledge required for an understanding of the mystery of
    • possible; these lectures may not conform to literary standards, but
    • occasions so that we will be better able to understand the full
    • have to deal with the human mind as well and try to understand how it
    • understanding the external aspect of the mind has become possible
    • healthy left convolution of the brain. We must now understand what it
    • the matter stands like this: When children cry, the sounds they utter
    • we need to understand also that this is how the child learns to
    • education, even in the lower grades, we need an understanding of the
    • are tremendously significant once we understand that they affect
    • understanding of what occurs in the brain when we speak, we can get
    • standing at various points on the earth. And one person, let us say,
    • can look up to the sun and say that when we stand here at a certain
    • direction where the strong forces come from. If a person is standing
    • in order to understand anything. The earth alone does not give us an
    • understand that people there must constantly re-enliven in their
    • not worth anything. However, if you understand the full context, the
    • that will lead us from understanding the transformation of substances
    • to an understanding of what is really happening and its connection to
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    • basic knowledge required for an understanding of the mystery of
    • possible; these lectures may not conform to literary standards, but
    • occasions so that we will be better able to understand the full
    • have to deal with the human mind as well and try to understand how it
    • understanding the external aspect of the mind has become possible
    • healthy left convolution of the brain. We must now understand what it
    • the matter stands like this: When children cry, the sounds they utter
    • we need to understand also that this is how the child learns to
    • education, even in the lower grades, we need an understanding of the
    • are tremendously significant once we understand that they affect
    • understanding of what occurs in the brain when we speak, we can get
    • standing at various points on the earth. And one person, let us say,
    • can look up to the sun and say that when we stand here at a certain
    • direction where the strong forces come from. If a person is standing
    • in order to understand anything. The earth alone does not give us an
    • understand that people there must constantly re-enliven in their
    • not worth anything. However, if you understand the full context, the
    • that will lead us from understanding the transformation of substances
    • to an understanding of what is really happening and its connection to
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    • experience which penetrates the soul; and for those who want to understand
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    • experience which penetrates the soul; and for those who want to understand
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    • understand the question which a genuinely seeking human being puts to
    • 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
    • put experience. Older people do not understand this word,
    • Anthroposophical Society had the essential intention of understanding
    • that those who are young understand how to keep together in spite of
    • into old age. We must understand the condition of youth in such a way
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    • understand the question which a genuinely seeking human being puts to
    • 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
    • put experience. Older people do not understand this word,
    • Anthroposophical Society had the essential intention of understanding
    • that those who are young understand how to keep together in spite of
    • into old age. We must understand the condition of youth in such a way
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    • important truth about human beings, for it enables us to understand
    • Ego, just as he stands there in immediate reality, is not a work of
    • to convey information, we do not understand the poem. The poem is
    • but with the speech-sense alone we do not understand it. We have also
    • inability to find the spiritual, but also an inability to understand
    • knows nothing of the spirit, one cannot understand the physical.
    • nothing can be done with such an abstraction, for one understands
    • organ for understanding Aristotle was lacking. The phrase has been
    • like a breath of this deeper understanding of the aesthetic activity
    • that spiritual understanding cannot reside only in a turning towards
    • evolution and history. Seen from the standpoint of reality, what is
    • to see any fine work of art in its reality. You have to stand before
    • reality — the elemental world. We can stand before the Venus of
    • in his own way, to express an aesthetic understanding of life in much
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    • important truth about human beings, for it enables us to understand
    • Ego, just as he stands there in immediate reality, is not a work of
    • to convey information, we do not understand the poem. The poem is
    • but with the speech-sense alone we do not understand it. We have also
    • inability to find the spiritual, but also an inability to understand
    • knows nothing of the spirit, one cannot understand the physical.
    • nothing can be done with such an abstraction, for one understands
    • organ for understanding Aristotle was lacking. The phrase has been
    • like a breath of this deeper understanding of the aesthetic activity
    • that spiritual understanding cannot reside only in a turning towards
    • evolution and history. Seen from the standpoint of reality, what is
    • to see any fine work of art in its reality. You have to stand before
    • reality — the elemental world. We can stand before the Venus of
    • in his own way, to express an aesthetic understanding of life in much
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    • Grimm — the saying of an outstanding man who lived not very long
    • structure, freedom is achieved, as Schiller understands it.
    • man, if he is to stand as a free being in the social structure? A
    • as the greatest man of his century. Goethe could not understand this.
    • was clear to him that to understand the human being in his development
    • of instinct. Schiller was the man of understanding, but not in quite
    • the usual sense: in him understanding was led over into perception.
    • something quite different, which can understand the preceding period
    • nineteenth century. And we can understand this fact only if we ask:
    • “Tale” with inner understanding, we can feel the presence in
    • present in even the most outstanding figures today; and it would be
    • cannot understand Schiller and Goethe. Every scene in “Faust”
    • essential thing. And without an understanding of this turning-point in
    • A real understanding of the social organism will be achieved only when
    • because he has to stand entirely on the single point of his own self
    • revelation. In between stands immediate judgment.
    • transform it by my understanding; I take it into my soul, as I take
    • State. On the one hand we have man, who does not understand himself,
    • In earlier times, if a man wanted to be an outstanding jurist, he went
    • wanted to be an outstanding physician, he went to Montpellier or to
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    • structure, freedom is achieved, as Schiller understands it.
    • man, if he is to stand as a free being in the social structure? A
    • as the greatest man of his century. Goethe could not understand this.
    • was clear to him that to understand the human being in his development
    • of instinct. Schiller was the man of understanding, but not in quite
    • the usual sense: in him understanding was led over into perception.
    • something quite different, which can understand the preceding period
    • nineteenth century. And we can understand this fact only if we ask:
    • “Tale” with inner understanding, we can feel the presence in
    • present in even the most outstanding figures today; and it would be
    • cannot understand Schiller and Goethe. Every scene in “Faust”
    • essential thing. And without an understanding of this turning-point in
    • A real understanding of the social organism will be achieved only when
    • because he has to stand entirely on the single point of his own self
    • revelation. In between stands immediate judgment.
    • transform it by my understanding; I take it into my soul, as I take
    • State. On the one hand we have man, who does not understand himself,
    • In earlier times, if a man wanted to be an outstanding jurist, he went
    • wanted to be an outstanding physician, he went to Montpellier or to
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    • FOR a true understanding of the nature of the human being we have to
    • stimulation of the feelings. When we understand these things rightly,
    • age to age; and today we stand at the starting point of a time when
    • becoming imperative that men should understand these things.
    • are willing to enter into this matter and understand it, we shall be
    • are standing at a turning-point in human evolution. I need only refer
    • see that it has not yet reached an understanding of the Mystery of
    • Even the consciousness of how we stand in relation to our thoughts
    • understanding of the world. And here allow me to refer to something
    • understand me when I say that their theoretical knowledge of time
    • read with an understanding quite different from the way in which we
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    • FOR a true understanding of the nature of the human being we have to
    • stimulation of the feelings. When we understand these things rightly,
    • age to age; and today we stand at the starting point of a time when
    • becoming imperative that men should understand these things.
    • are willing to enter into this matter and understand it, we shall be
    • are standing at a turning-point in human evolution. I need only refer
    • see that it has not yet reached an understanding of the Mystery of
    • Even the consciousness of how we stand in relation to our thoughts
    • understanding of the world. And here allow me to refer to something
    • understand me when I say that their theoretical knowledge of time
    • read with an understanding quite different from the way in which we
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    • experience, we cannot understand the further evolution of man's life
    • intellect of ours a living understanding of the universe. The
    • realise and understand the connection of the being of man with
    • anthroposophical literature, we shall be able to understand the way in
    • respect, Sun and Moon stand in polar antithesis. The forces streaming
    • If, therefore, we want to understand the human being and the human
    • understand the being of man by investigating the nature of the Earth
    • Think of the human being as he stands there before us in his physical
    • Please do not misunderstand me This does not mean that Saturn is not
    • understand. Man must realise that the mysteries of his being cannot be
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    • experience, we cannot understand the further evolution of man's life
    • intellect of ours a living understanding of the universe. The
    • realise and understand the connection of the being of man with
    • anthroposophical literature, we shall be able to understand the way in
    • respect, Sun and Moon stand in polar antithesis. The forces streaming
    • If, therefore, we want to understand the human being and the human
    • understand the being of man by investigating the nature of the Earth
    • Think of the human being as he stands there before us in his physical
    • Please do not misunderstand me This does not mean that Saturn is not
    • understand. Man must realise that the mysteries of his being cannot be
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    • standpoint once more — the super-sensible world as such.
    • that man as he stands before himself in the physical world represents
    • understand why, for example, salt assumes a cubical form. True, these
    • we say: To understand a human eye or human ear we must have recourse
    • principle of weight. Thus if we rightly understand how the form of man
    • from the plan of an ear into that form wherewith he stands upon the
    • expressed in the very form and figure of man. No-one understands the
    • body — the body of the last earthly life. No-one understands the
    • earthly life. To understand man fully, all that we perceive about him
    • orientation in the outer world. He cannot yet walk or stand. True, he
    • to stand upright. We only finish learning this after our birth. For we
    • think. For we are born in truth unorientated for walking and standing,
    • outstanding faculties of the body are transformations, metamorphoses,
    • of the spiritual. Then, in the soul, we have the outstanding faculties
    • Hierarchies. Now we understand how the earthly world of sound is the
    • and thus you understand the word. Otherwise you would only hear it and
    • it would be nothing in particular. You understand it by saying back
    • interpenetrate, the inner man understands what comes to him from
    • understanding of the word Tree comes about; and how the ear is an
    • forth the Will. This is the critical point at which we stand. It
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    • standpoint once more — the super-sensible world as such.
    • that man as he stands before himself in the physical world represents
    • understand why, for example, salt assumes a cubical form. True, these
    • we say: To understand a human eye or human ear we must have recourse
    • principle of weight. Thus if we rightly understand how the form of man
    • from the plan of an ear into that form wherewith he stands upon the
    • expressed in the very form and figure of man. No-one understands the
    • body — the body of the last earthly life. No-one understands the
    • earthly life. To understand man fully, all that we perceive about him
    • orientation in the outer world. He cannot yet walk or stand. True, he
    • to stand upright. We only finish learning this after our birth. For we
    • think. For we are born in truth unorientated for walking and standing,
    • outstanding faculties of the body are transformations, metamorphoses,
    • of the spiritual. Then, in the soul, we have the outstanding faculties
    • Hierarchies. Now we understand how the earthly world of sound is the
    • and thus you understand the word. Otherwise you would only hear it and
    • it would be nothing in particular. You understand it by saying back
    • interpenetrate, the inner man understands what comes to him from
    • understanding of the word Tree comes about; and how the ear is an
    • forth the Will. This is the critical point at which we stand. It
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    • other hand, when you stand in front of students between 14, 15 and 20,
    • not need to understand any other relationship to life. But when we
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    • other hand, when you stand in front of students between 14, 15 and 20,
    • not need to understand any other relationship to life. But when we
  • Title: Lecture: The Work of Secret Societies in the World
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    • after all, involve this. It is difficult thoroughly to understand this rule
    • You will understand
    • difficult for you to understand the following — Think of a child who
    • to an age when, as I indicated recently, men will understand what the atom
    • be inaccessible to certain methods of working. — A man standing here,
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    • after all, involve this. It is difficult thoroughly to understand this rule
    • You will understand
    • difficult for you to understand the following — Think of a child who
    • to an age when, as I indicated recently, men will understand what the atom
    • be inaccessible to certain methods of working. — A man standing here,
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    • images were still standing before the human soul, and as if a kind of
    • this physical human body, considered from a universal standpoint. At
    • understanding the ancient science of initiation. From this wisdom of
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    • from the higher worlds, who stands before the women and
    • the two standing there hugs her arms tightly to her body,
    • standest at the boundary of that which can be beautiful and a
    • spiritual world. They understand how to apply only my name
    • imaginative world. She understands now that she must act as
    • understands that she must warm it and permeate it with her
    • of her own imaginings. And she understands the lines of the
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    • from the higher worlds, who stands before the women and
    • the two standing there hugs her arms tightly to her body,
    • standest at the boundary of that which can be beautiful and a
    • spiritual world. They understand how to apply only my name
    • imaginative world. She understands now that she must act as
    • understands that she must warm it and permeate it with her
    • of her own imaginings. And she understands the lines of the
  • Title: Lecture: Theosophy and Tolstoy
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    • standard of living will automatically improve. — in terns of
    • wholly entangled with external form. This is the lowest standpoint.
    • Again I do not say this in a derogatory sense, for every standpoint is
    • he is able to understand life even when it seems to annihilate itself
    • get the mastery over life when death stands at its end like a barrier,
    • surmounted this standpoint of materialism. In the novel The Death
    • And here we find a remarkable understanding of death, not as theory or
    • to understand anything of the life he postulates as a given reality.
    • understand life by investigating and observing it in form, we shall
    • not understand it at all. — Tolstoy investigates what the human
    • thought. — If you would truly understand form, you must look into
    • understand the form we can never penetrate to the actual life; but we
    • shall understand the forms if, starting from life, we then pass to the
    • From this standpoint Tolstoy strives for a complete renewal of all
    • is to lead men to a higher level, to a higher standard of life. And
    • prosperity increases, will also have a higher ethical standard. All
    • of the human soul. He does not say: Man's ethical standard is raised
    • spiritual science were we unable to understand such a phenomenon
    • ancient wisdom? Because this ancient wisdom teaches us to understand
    • that we shall live it, and learn to understand what is round
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    • standard of living will automatically improve. — in terns of
    • wholly entangled with external form. This is the lowest standpoint.
    • Again I do not say this in a derogatory sense, for every standpoint is
    • he is able to understand life even when it seems to annihilate itself
    • get the mastery over life when death stands at its end like a barrier,
    • surmounted this standpoint of materialism. In the novel The Death
    • And here we find a remarkable understanding of death, not as theory or
    • to understand anything of the life he postulates as a given reality.
    • understand life by investigating and observing it in form, we shall
    • not understand it at all. — Tolstoy investigates what the human
    • thought. — If you would truly understand form, you must look into
    • understand the form we can never penetrate to the actual life; but we
    • shall understand the forms if, starting from life, we then pass to the
    • From this standpoint Tolstoy strives for a complete renewal of all
    • is to lead men to a higher level, to a higher standard of life. And
    • prosperity increases, will also have a higher ethical standard. All
    • of the human soul. He does not say: Man's ethical standard is raised
    • spiritual science were we unable to understand such a phenomenon
    • ancient wisdom? Because this ancient wisdom teaches us to understand
    • that we shall live it, and learn to understand what is round
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    • the special life of the soul. For this, we must understand both
    • they passed beyond it, or to understand what an Angelus
    • be difficult for us to get a true understanding of it. If we
    • some preliminary understanding of prayer we might say that,
    • standpoint that is easy enough to establish. Who would
    • what we have become. If we look back from today's standpoint
    • ourselves and to judge ourselves from the standpoint of the
    • understand how it can unfold a basic attitude and feeling in
    • prayer. Let us avoid misunderstanding. We are not praising
    • which all those speak who can understand prayer in its true
    • the physical, when we stand in the gloom and black of night,
    • understanding the secrets. This can be understood when we
    • it an objection to say that we must understand a prayer if it
    • understands the wisdom of a flower? Yet, we can take pleasure
    • understanding its wisdom as it is in the case of the flower.
    • inner prayer and complete surrender to what it understands to
    • discussion might be. Thus, to understand that a community
    • understanding of it, we shall rise above many of the possible
    • we shall never understand the life of man in its entirety
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    • the special life of the soul. For this, we must understand both
    • they passed beyond it, or to understand what an Angelus
    • be difficult for us to get a true understanding of it. If we
    • some preliminary understanding of prayer we might say that,
    • standpoint that is easy enough to establish. Who would
    • what we have become. If we look back from today's standpoint
    • ourselves and to judge ourselves from the standpoint of the
    • understand how it can unfold a basic attitude and feeling in
    • prayer. Let us avoid misunderstanding. We are not praising
    • which all those speak who can understand prayer in its true
    • the physical, when we stand in the gloom and black of night,
    • understanding the secrets. This can be understood when we
    • it an objection to say that we must understand a prayer if it
    • understands the wisdom of a flower? Yet, we can take pleasure
    • understanding its wisdom as it is in the case of the flower.
    • inner prayer and complete surrender to what it understands to
    • discussion might be. Thus, to understand that a community
    • understanding of it, we shall rise above many of the possible
    • we shall never understand the life of man in its entirety
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    • site for a clearer understanding of the concept of race in
    • they should be able to understand the physical heart, the physical
    • understanding what now appeared on the physical plane. When the new
    • understand this personality. The people who had portrayed a Zeus, who
    • understand the idea of the incarnated God. To begin with, this idea
    • plane. It could have led at most to an understanding of it. The Romans
    • The Greeks understand Christ
    • enables us to understand the creed of the Knights Templar and their
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    • site for a clearer understanding of the concept of race in
    • they should be able to understand the physical heart, the physical
    • understanding what now appeared on the physical plane. When the new
    • understand this personality. The people who had portrayed a Zeus, who
    • understand the idea of the incarnated God. To begin with, this idea
    • plane. It could have led at most to an understanding of it. The Romans
    • The Greeks understand Christ
    • enables us to understand the creed of the Knights Templar and their
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    • try to give expression to this knowledge and understanding of man from
    • materialism for our whole understanding of man.
    • contribute towards an understanding of the human being, we shall learn
    • psychologists, to those who set out to understand the life of soul, we
    • so long as we are trying to understand the human being by the methods
    • for instance, is standing at a place in the heavens where he cannot
    • solid ground upon which I have to stand. But it withdraws from us, it
    • after we have learned to understand the human form from its cosmic
    • When in our present age we try to understand man, we are accustomed to
    • MAN stands there before us!
    • right through to Saturn if we are to understand the bony structure of
    • to understand it. That which is worked by the human being into his
    • may stand in the Sun for as long as he will, his hair and so forth
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    • aim was to create a foundation for a deep and full understanding of
    • standing man in his soul and spirit.
    • being stands fully revealed before the other, with the whole meaning
    • that a man can perceive and understand. Human souls to whom he is not
    • who stand nearest to them in the invisible world.
    • understanding the one for the other. They begin to understand
    • have spiritual understanding, when we begin to grasp — in the
    • understand our fellowmen in such a way that we can say to ourselves:
    • through mutual understanding of our physiognomies, our future life
    • together must take such and such a course. We begin to understand the
    • belonging to this region. You must, of course, understand that all
    • which I described as that of the growth of mutual understanding. The
    • one begins to understand the other; he gazes deeply upon him and
    • out of a profound knowledge and understanding, and the plastic
    • And here we come to something more than understanding; the one human
    • again. For this is how we have to understand our life. What we
    • we must understand the following.
    • learn to understand our destinies, we learn to read them in the
    • we shall gradually learn to understand.) We are thus first withdrawn
    • understanding of earthly life when we know that human spirits who are
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    • to Imaginative vision in a spirit-form. You must understand, of
    • When we look back with real understanding to ancient times, we cannot
    • themselves human; they were Beings standing higher in the scale of
    • dispensation of strict justice. He stands there under the constant
    • human point of view it is of course quite understandable that men will
    • understand why these beings have not long ago given up all hope of
    • now it must come to a standstill; they must not evolve any further. I
    • him; on the other hand he will have understanding for the Angel Beings
    • he gradually unfolds understanding of what, previously, was
    • understanding for all that has been perceived begins to dawn within
    • a super-sensible nature, or whether they had understanding for the
    • comparatively little understanding. It is the same when he comes to
    • earthly life, he has no understanding at all of the Beings in the
    • if we understand the Michael impulse aright, can learn how to place
    • learn to understand it as an expression of the Spiritual in the
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    • it, and begins also to lay the foundation for an understanding of
    • with, this head is built for understanding the Cosmos —
    • not the Earth! It learns first to understand Cosmic Speech, Cosmic
    • majestic Beings of the higher Hierarchies, has learned to understand
    • has learned to understand the speech of the great world, the speech of
    • knowing the mysteries of the Cosmos, understand how such a human head
    • at the end of which stand the parents who will give him birth. The
    • come to understand the significance of the fact that when he passes
    • experienced in earthly life. Having, therefore, learned to understand,
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    • any way by means of which we can begin to know and understand what
    • when, through Imagination, we understand the working of the
    • point of view, standing there in his physical body, enclosed by his
    • once reached this further stage, we can go back again and understand
    • something which perhaps, to begin with, we did not understand. When
    • has to bestow, the greater the measure of understanding we shall bring
    • mysteries which here on Earth we do not yet understand and shall only
    • learn to understand when we have passed over into the superphysical
    • understand all the experiences we have had on Earth in connection with
    • without understanding a single word. Approaching it from the point of
    • something that will help him to understand the speech of the Second
    • way on Earth and brings with him the necessary understanding. For it
    • understand the Beings of the Second Hierarchy in a certain sphere of
    • higher stage, where we understand the mysteries of moral existence
    • direction, parallel with the surface of the Earth, whereas man stands
    • little child gradually leaves off crawling and begins to stand
    • an understanding of still other mysteries can be added. This further
    • understanding can also be reached on quite another path.
    • and deepening thereby your understanding, then a power will quicken
    • karma stands revealed. There lies the way to a true understanding of
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    • that an understanding of life may result from an understanding
    • human nature, and we can understand this when we consider the
    • sense of uneasiness and this increases till he stands there in
    • may dream that we are standing somewhere and a man is
    • soul which stand behind the dream while the person is wholly
    • live in these thoughts when they stand on the other side of the
    • stand within the essence, within the being, of Angeloi,
    • understand why this or that blow of destiny has befallen us in
    • are in that world in which we can understand our destiny. We
    • understand human life if we only observe it externally, as it
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    • that an understanding of life may result from an understanding
    • human nature, and we can understand this when we consider the
    • sense of uneasiness and this increases till he stands there in
    • may dream that we are standing somewhere and a man is
    • soul which stand behind the dream while the person is wholly
    • live in these thoughts when they stand on the other side of the
    • stand within the essence, within the being, of Angeloi,
    • understand why this or that blow of destiny has befallen us in
    • are in that world in which we can understand our destiny. We
    • understand human life if we only observe it externally, as it
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    • behind our thinking soul there stands the super-sensible
    • of that which stands behind it the super-sensible world.
    • concept? However, in order not to remain at a standstill we
    • even understand the concept of Nirvana better if you had a
    • strictly trained thinker is so hard to understand. When a
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    • behind our thinking soul there stands the super-sensible
    • of that which stands behind it the super-sensible world.
    • concept? However, in order not to remain at a standstill we
    • even understand the concept of Nirvana better if you had a
    • strictly trained thinker is so hard to understand. When a
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    • Distinct, like an island, there stand out from the general etheric
    • stream of warmth. They stand out for inner reasons — which are
    • with spiritual vision, and begins to understand its phenomena, one is
    • To Beings one must come at last in all understanding of the world. For
    • everything. Men must understand this again, in order not to speak of
    • We must understand the connection of these things. Then the particular
    • further, we must not only remember the Monads, but we must understand
    • appearance, and behind it there stand as realities: Seraphim,
    • As long as man stands upon Earth, he lives among the revelations of
    • once more to behold, and to know, and to understand, through the outer
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    • Distinct, like an island, there stand out from the general etheric
    • stream of warmth. They stand out for inner reasons — which are
    • with spiritual vision, and begins to understand its phenomena, one is
    • To Beings one must come at last in all understanding of the world. For
    • everything. Men must understand this again, in order not to speak of
    • We must understand the connection of these things. Then the particular
    • further, we must not only remember the Monads, but we must understand
    • appearance, and behind it there stand as realities: Seraphim,
    • As long as man stands upon Earth, he lives among the revelations of
    • once more to behold, and to know, and to understand, through the outer
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    • standstill, stopping at the merely abstract ideas of God or Christ,
    • but must stand renewed amidst the religious practices and activities
    • described from another standpoint in the book
    • time from this standpoint and try to arouse the same feeling of
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    • standstill, stopping at the merely abstract ideas of God or Christ,
    • but must stand renewed amidst the religious practices and activities
    • described from another standpoint in the book
    • time from this standpoint and try to arouse the same feeling of
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    • anyone to stand before the world and communicate the results of
    • understand it better if we constantly remind ourselves of what it is
    • everyone can understand it by means of unprejudiced reason, that is to
    • very smallest degree than it is to understand through the reasoning
    • quite understandable. This particular theosophist would never have
    • important to grasp this point. You will understand it rightly if the
    • that when one understands Spiritual Science, one cannot too quickly
    • non-thinker, the sense-image is there; this or that figure stands
    • They are his, if he has grasped them in an understanding way; he
    • if he has grasped these with his understanding. It is what has been
    • disinclination to acquire an understanding knowledge for ourselves. It
    • understand the theosophical view of the world in an intellectual way.
    • grasped the concept of evolution you can understand what is set forth
    • worlds. If he does this he can understand it. Everyone ought to keep
    • this in mind. Everyone ought to understand that the important thing
    • Thus it is important first of all to understand the nature of
    • plane. The visionary clairvoyant is standing in front of it; he sees
    • plane; only with thinking clairvoyance can you ever understand it. The
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    • anyone to stand before the world and communicate the results of
    • understand it better if we constantly remind ourselves of what it is
    • everyone can understand it by means of unprejudiced reason, that is to
    • very smallest degree than it is to understand through the reasoning
    • quite understandable. This particular theosophist would never have
    • important to grasp this point. You will understand it rightly if the
    • that when one understands Spiritual Science, one cannot too quickly
    • non-thinker, the sense-image is there; this or that figure stands
    • They are his, if he has grasped them in an understanding way; he
    • if he has grasped these with his understanding. It is what has been
    • disinclination to acquire an understanding knowledge for ourselves. It
    • understand the theosophical view of the world in an intellectual way.
    • grasped the concept of evolution you can understand what is set forth
    • worlds. If he does this he can understand it. Everyone ought to keep
    • this in mind. Everyone ought to understand that the important thing
    • Thus it is important first of all to understand the nature of
    • plane. The visionary clairvoyant is standing in front of it; he sees
    • plane; only with thinking clairvoyance can you ever understand it. The
  • Title: Lecture: The European Mysteries and Their Initiates
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    • certain resemblances and on the other outstanding differences, simply
    • understanding of the nature of Initiation — far from it! If we
    • means of a comparison. — Think of the human being as he stands
    • received with understanding in the European Mysteries — a much
    • deeper understanding than elsewhere. The attitude of the Initiates may
    • quickened by a true understanding of Christ. — And it was also
    • Here in Europe there was a deep understanding of these things. I have
    • the Christ Impulse. To understand this, let us think once more of
    • understands the physical world. Therefore, in the blood which flowed
    • ripe enough to understand the true essence of the Mystery of Golgotha.
    • the spiritual world, but, after all, who understands those profound
    • themselves that mankind in general was not ripe to understand the
    • its aim the cultivation of an understanding of the Christ Mystery in a
    • they are capable of understanding. But although he was only able to
    • spirit. And man will realise and understand the spirit more and more
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    • certain resemblances and on the other outstanding differences, simply
    • understanding of the nature of Initiation — far from it! If we
    • means of a comparison. — Think of the human being as he stands
    • received with understanding in the European Mysteries — a much
    • deeper understanding than elsewhere. The attitude of the Initiates may
    • quickened by a true understanding of Christ. — And it was also
    • Here in Europe there was a deep understanding of these things. I have
    • the Christ Impulse. To understand this, let us think once more of
    • understands the physical world. Therefore, in the blood which flowed
    • ripe enough to understand the true essence of the Mystery of Golgotha.
    • the spiritual world, but, after all, who understands those profound
    • themselves that mankind in general was not ripe to understand the
    • its aim the cultivation of an understanding of the Christ Mystery in a
    • they are capable of understanding. But although he was only able to
    • spirit. And man will realise and understand the spirit more and more
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    • justifiable to approach it from an anthroposophical standpoint. The manner
    • used from the standpoint of that historical science which holds good
    • in the soul of man to-day if he is to understand it aright, let us see
    • standard authority point to the fact that it was not something new which
    • could grasp it externally with his understanding, but his natural
    • was uninitiated could describe or understand it.” There was a
    • with our senses and understanding; they had a kind of clairvoyance,
    • looked out upon the world with his ordinary understanding he must soon
    • that lay outside the limits of the human understanding. By the methods
    • could learn to understand it, and this that could be received was
    • the sphere of the Divine; regarding himself as standing below Adam he
    • the understanding that Mithra could be born in human nature. Those,
    • learned to understand, not from external documents but through a
    • understanding of the Christ, and thereby to an understanding of Jesus.
    • the understanding of the Mystical Fact of Christianity, and of the
    • individual man to the understanding of his own history; as he feels
    • super-historical Event. This Event is that the Christ Being stands as
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    • justifiable to approach it from an anthroposophical standpoint. The manner
    • used from the standpoint of that historical science which holds good
    • in the soul of man to-day if he is to understand it aright, let us see
    • standard authority point to the fact that it was not something new which
    • could grasp it externally with his understanding, but his natural
    • was uninitiated could describe or understand it.” There was a
    • with our senses and understanding; they had a kind of clairvoyance,
    • looked out upon the world with his ordinary understanding he must soon
    • that lay outside the limits of the human understanding. By the methods
    • could learn to understand it, and this that could be received was
    • the sphere of the Divine; regarding himself as standing below Adam he
    • the understanding that Mithra could be born in human nature. Those,
    • learned to understand, not from external documents but through a
    • understanding of the Christ, and thereby to an understanding of Jesus.
    • the understanding of the Mystical Fact of Christianity, and of the
    • individual man to the understanding of his own history; as he feels
    • super-historical Event. This Event is that the Christ Being stands as
  • Title: Christ and the Twentieth Century
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    • the ‘Scientific’ standpoint. On the other hand, it seems
    • region the ancient Gnosis looked for the Christ Being. To understand
    • We can understand this Gnostic conception by the
    • it will be particularly difficult for modern man to understand is
    • little understanding of the conditions of human evolution from the
    • understanding the daring conception of this Christ — this
    • deepest understanding, both of the evolutionary laws of humanity and
    • Jesus,’ it became apparent that when one stands on truly
    • of history understands them to be. The whole human evolutionary
    • ancient Mysteries. There is little understanding to-day of what the
    • remote past. The soul standing wholly upon its own foundations, can
    • Mystery Sanctuaries. Indeed, we only understand the mythologies when
    • wish, then, to understand ancient religious teachings, we must go
    • so long will he fail to understand the significance of the Christ
    • of a spiritual event such as this, can we understand what entered
    • Let us now consider how one who stands on the ground of
    • my ordinary consciousness He speaks to me when I rightly understand
    • He who can understand certain profound words in the
    • understand the true essence of Christianity must realise the
    • external research stands before a query, it is not led on to the
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    • the ‘Scientific’ standpoint. On the other hand, it seems
    • region the ancient Gnosis looked for the Christ Being. To understand
    • We can understand this Gnostic conception by the
    • it will be particularly difficult for modern man to understand is
    • little understanding of the conditions of human evolution from the
    • understanding the daring conception of this Christ — this
    • deepest understanding, both of the evolutionary laws of humanity and
    • Jesus,’ it became apparent that when one stands on truly
    • of history understands them to be. The whole human evolutionary
    • ancient Mysteries. There is little understanding to-day of what the
    • remote past. The soul standing wholly upon its own foundations, can
    • Mystery Sanctuaries. Indeed, we only understand the mythologies when
    • wish, then, to understand ancient religious teachings, we must go
    • so long will he fail to understand the significance of the Christ
    • of a spiritual event such as this, can we understand what entered
    • Let us now consider how one who stands on the ground of
    • my ordinary consciousness He speaks to me when I rightly understand
    • He who can understand certain profound words in the
    • understand the true essence of Christianity must realise the
    • external research stands before a query, it is not led on to the
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  • Title: Lecture: Richard Wagner and Mysticism
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    • this the very thing that helps him to understand its nature? And will
    • which help us to understand the achievements of an artist need not be
    • this simply means that they have never taken the trouble to understand
    • uses his intellect when he endeavours to understand the laws of the
    • organs of creation, we can well understand why in his musical dramas
    • human being to another? To outer eyes, men stand there, side by side;
    • help you to understand these things. We know that the world evolves
    • But even nowadays it is quite easy to understand the real origin of
    • We can never understand such marvellous interweavings by reference to
    • music a world that stands behind the physical world, using the
    • put such questions shows such a lack of understanding of his mission
    • to be by those who understand the mysteries of the Grail. In the
    • standing on the balcony of the summer-house at the Villa Wesendonck
    • feeling and let the ideas in their totality stand before our souls.
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    • this the very thing that helps him to understand its nature? And will
    • which help us to understand the achievements of an artist need not be
    • this simply means that they have never taken the trouble to understand
    • uses his intellect when he endeavours to understand the laws of the
    • organs of creation, we can well understand why in his musical dramas
    • human being to another? To outer eyes, men stand there, side by side;
    • help you to understand these things. We know that the world evolves
    • But even nowadays it is quite easy to understand the real origin of
    • We can never understand such marvellous interweavings by reference to
    • music a world that stands behind the physical world, using the
    • put such questions shows such a lack of understanding of his mission
    • to be by those who understand the mysteries of the Grail. In the
    • standing on the balcony of the summer-house at the Villa Wesendonck
    • feeling and let the ideas in their totality stand before our souls.
  • Title: Lecture: Spiritual Wisdom in the Early Christian Centuries
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    • strained every nerve to understand how a Being like the Christ, Who
    • in regard to the outstanding figures of the early Christian centuries
    • Very little real understanding of Plato is shown in modern text-books
    • Idea of the Good stands above the others. — For what is expressed
    • is little real understanding of Platonic philosophy. Modern
    • intellectualism is incapable of it. Nor is it possible to understand
    • would understand the universe let us not pay heed to space, for space
    • learning in those days, and one can readily understand that Plotinus
    • also tried to understand the descent of the Christ into Jesus of
    • crown of wisdom was to understand how the Christ Being had entered
    • where they were able to understand the essence and being of the
    • of understanding the value and worth of personality, of
    • develop to a point where he will understand how the Christ took up His
    • been so splendid a preparation for an understanding of the Mystery of
    • third and fourth centuries A.D. to gloss over a deep misunderstanding.
    • absolutely objective standpoint, for what comes to pass in history is
  • Title: Lecture: Spiritual Wisdom in the Early Christian Centuries
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    • strained every nerve to understand how a Being like the Christ, Who
    • in regard to the outstanding figures of the early Christian centuries
    • Very little real understanding of Plato is shown in modern text-books
    • Idea of the Good stands above the others. — For what is expressed
    • is little real understanding of Platonic philosophy. Modern
    • intellectualism is incapable of it. Nor is it possible to understand
    • would understand the universe let us not pay heed to space, for space
    • learning in those days, and one can readily understand that Plotinus
    • also tried to understand the descent of the Christ into Jesus of
    • crown of wisdom was to understand how the Christ Being had entered
    • where they were able to understand the essence and being of the
    • of understanding the value and worth of personality, of
    • develop to a point where he will understand how the Christ took up His
    • been so splendid a preparation for an understanding of the Mystery of
    • third and fourth centuries A.D. to gloss over a deep misunderstanding.
    • absolutely objective standpoint, for what comes to pass in history is
  • Title: Lecture: The Crossing of the Threshold and the Social Organism
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    • A real understanding of the present can only be gained if we rightly
    • taken into account from a SPIRITUAL standpoint! We should not delude
    • consider this from the standpoint of human curiosity, for this would
    • be quite wrong; you must instead consider it from the standpoint
    • stand within the economic life, gives us the most important
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    • A real understanding of the present can only be gained if we rightly
    • taken into account from a SPIRITUAL standpoint! We should not delude
    • consider this from the standpoint of human curiosity, for this would
    • be quite wrong; you must instead consider it from the standpoint
    • stand within the economic life, gives us the most important
  • Title: Lecture: The Weaving and Living Activity of the Human Etheric Bodies
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    • From this standpoint, the animal kingdom differs from man only
    • case of Oken. From the standpoint of his time, the scientist Oken
    • material which is used in accordance with higher standpoints. While
    • contemplate from a similar standpoint man’s astral body. We
    • always contemplate things from different standpoints, so that we
    • standpoints from which these things are viewed.
    • as our etheric body. From the standpoint just indicated, our etheric
    • considered from a particular standpoint ... from the standpoint that
    • from this standpoint, spiritual science acquires an immense
    • (his standpoint is quite an indifferent matter; it is all the same
    • These facts stand on
    • it is nevertheless so, from the standpoint of reality.
    • that the experience of standing beneath the gallows and. being
    • qualities just described, whom we can only understand if we know this
    • and if we are able to feel it. In that case, we shall understand
    • we understand spiritual science.
    • programme. From their own standpoint, the ordinary Philistines are
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    • From this standpoint, the animal kingdom differs from man only
    • case of Oken. From the standpoint of his time, the scientist Oken
    • material which is used in accordance with higher standpoints. While
    • contemplate from a similar standpoint man’s astral body. We
    • always contemplate things from different standpoints, so that we
    • standpoints from which these things are viewed.
    • as our etheric body. From the standpoint just indicated, our etheric
    • considered from a particular standpoint ... from the standpoint that
    • from this standpoint, spiritual science acquires an immense
    • (his standpoint is quite an indifferent matter; it is all the same
    • These facts stand on
    • it is nevertheless so, from the standpoint of reality.
    • that the experience of standing beneath the gallows and. being
    • qualities just described, whom we can only understand if we know this
    • and if we are able to feel it. In that case, we shall understand
    • we understand spiritual science.
    • programme. From their own standpoint, the ordinary Philistines are
  • Title: Lecture: And The Temple Becomes Man
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    • heard how the creations of art and of culture help us to understand
    • symbolic figures of mystery and grandeur stand before us as we
    • needs no human being near it or inside it; it stands there in its own
    • expression of the microcosm, of man. Understanding of the aspiring
    • The human being standing on the soil of the Earth, concealing a
    • ground and raising himself upright; then we picture him standing
    • day, to stand before us. Everything, in a certain sense, must be
    • modern age become mature enough to understand the nature of such a
    • understanding of the Spirit of our age by which alone the true
    • because Spiritual Science tries to open up a certain understanding of
    • very understandable — that an artist recoils from such
    • sensitive to these things, it is only too easy to understand the
    • such splendid understanding on the part of the Johannesbau-Verein and
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    • heard how the creations of art and of culture help us to understand
    • symbolic figures of mystery and grandeur stand before us as we
    • needs no human being near it or inside it; it stands there in its own
    • expression of the microcosm, of man. Understanding of the aspiring
    • The human being standing on the soil of the Earth, concealing a
    • ground and raising himself upright; then we picture him standing
    • day, to stand before us. Everything, in a certain sense, must be
    • modern age become mature enough to understand the nature of such a
    • understanding of the Spirit of our age by which alone the true
    • because Spiritual Science tries to open up a certain understanding of
    • very understandable — that an artist recoils from such
    • sensitive to these things, it is only too easy to understand the
    • such splendid understanding on the part of the Johannesbau-Verein and
  • Title: Lecture: Christianity in Human Evolution
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    • understanding and penetrating the world surrounding us in the
    • understandable.
    • the earth. If. you want to understand these things perfectly, you
    • come to understand history only when we are able to point to such
    • and are unable to understand his conscious ego, but are nevertheless
    • One phenomenon above all will become understandable when you know
    • that in spiritual science we come increasingly to understand that the
    • what means must this come about? By a more profound understanding
    • Here we stand at the starting point of spiritual scientific
    • comprehension and knowledge of Christianity. We begin to understand
    • far greater things and the Christian development and standard of life
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    • understanding and penetrating the world surrounding us in the
    • understandable.
    • the earth. If. you want to understand these things perfectly, you
    • come to understand history only when we are able to point to such
    • and are unable to understand his conscious ego, but are nevertheless
    • One phenomenon above all will become understandable when you know
    • that in spiritual science we come increasingly to understand that the
    • what means must this come about? By a more profound understanding
    • Here we stand at the starting point of spiritual scientific
    • comprehension and knowledge of Christianity. We begin to understand
    • far greater things and the Christian development and standard of life
  • Title: Lecture: The Mystery of Golgotha
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    • all the forces of the human soul; to understand it not only from the
    • limited standpoint of present-day civilisation, but so as to
    • distant world could then begin to understand all other things on
    • future, from the standpoint of the initiate of modern time. I
    • have already sought to place before you the standpoint of the
    • yet how are they there? Look at the human being as he stands before
    • Then do we understand how it is like an illness if man
    • lead him through the Death that stands at the end of life's
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    • all the forces of the human soul; to understand it not only from the
    • limited standpoint of present-day civilisation, but so as to
    • distant world could then begin to understand all other things on
    • future, from the standpoint of the initiate of modern time. I
    • have already sought to place before you the standpoint of the
    • yet how are they there? Look at the human being as he stands before
    • Then do we understand how it is like an illness if man
    • lead him through the Death that stands at the end of life's
  • Title: Lecture: Buddha and Christ
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    • and Christianity from the standpoint of Spiritual Science.
    • which stands before me as Man, Name and Form pass from life to life.
    • A man stands before us. He is constructed out of several
    • Therefore here is something (a man) which as it stands before us,
    • immediately and inevitably suggests that which stands behind it.
    • ‘Here stands a man. That which he is by reason of his different
    • it all there stands, as Man, a Spiritual Being, who not only brings
    • stands the Doer — a Doer who does not spurn the outer
    • Reincarnation from the Buddhistic standpoint, we must express it
    • easily arrive at an understanding of the main characteristics of
    • stands in the forefront of Buddhism, and it is that which makes it
    • we stand opposed to the outer world!’ He does not ask: ‘Is
    • Gospel; but we must understand them aright. Let us compare them for a
    • Now one can only correctly understand such a sentence
    • truly understands the word ‘evolution’ in the sense
    • expressed as follows. Humanity stands to-day at that stage when it is
    • more recognised when the understanding of the Christ Impulse will
    • understand that, six hundred years before the Christian era, one of
    • understand. What is this symbol?
    • Buddha stands before the corpse; and six hundred years after the
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    • and Christianity from the standpoint of Spiritual Science.
    • which stands before me as Man, Name and Form pass from life to life.
    • A man stands before us. He is constructed out of several
    • Therefore here is something (a man) which as it stands before us,
    • immediately and inevitably suggests that which stands behind it.
    • ‘Here stands a man. That which he is by reason of his different
    • it all there stands, as Man, a Spiritual Being, who not only brings
    • stands the Doer — a Doer who does not spurn the outer
    • Reincarnation from the Buddhistic standpoint, we must express it
    • easily arrive at an understanding of the main characteristics of
    • stands in the forefront of Buddhism, and it is that which makes it
    • we stand opposed to the outer world!’ He does not ask: ‘Is
    • Gospel; but we must understand them aright. Let us compare them for a
    • Now one can only correctly understand such a sentence
    • truly understands the word ‘evolution’ in the sense
    • expressed as follows. Humanity stands to-day at that stage when it is
    • more recognised when the understanding of the Christ Impulse will
    • understand that, six hundred years before the Christian era, one of
    • understand. What is this symbol?
    • Buddha stands before the corpse; and six hundred years after the
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  • Title: Lecture: Spiritual Science and Speech
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    • It is certainly possible to understand something of the
    • being. As he stands before us he has in the first place his physical
    • said that we should not understand our own inner life of soul and
    • latter processes are connected with the Ego. We can now understand
    • keystone for the understanding of this is our knowledge that it was
    • symbolising activity. Hence we can understand that although the
    • In order, therefore, to understand the essential nature
    • at work in humanity, we shall understand that however different the
    • understand how to study the spirit of so marvelously constructed a
    • can understand the mysteries of speech; the artistic sense alone can
    • alone can understand the artist; artists of speech alone can
    • understand the creative Spiritual element in the origin of speech.
    • itself. When we understand how speech has proceeded from an inner,
    • will always be bound up with a development of an inner understanding
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    • It is certainly possible to understand something of the
    • being. As he stands before us he has in the first place his physical
    • said that we should not understand our own inner life of soul and
    • latter processes are connected with the Ego. We can now understand
    • keystone for the understanding of this is our knowledge that it was
    • symbolising activity. Hence we can understand that although the
    • In order, therefore, to understand the essential nature
    • at work in humanity, we shall understand that however different the
    • understand how to study the spirit of so marvelously constructed a
    • can understand the mysteries of speech; the artistic sense alone can
    • alone can understand the artist; artists of speech alone can
    • understand the creative Spiritual element in the origin of speech.
    • itself. When we understand how speech has proceeded from an inner,
    • will always be bound up with a development of an inner understanding
  • Title: The Recovery of the Living Source of Speech
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    • older faculty of Intuition they were standing within the world of
    • experience of standing intuitively within this higher Hierarchy that
    • take pains to understand what we learn; but as we go back over
    • the evolution of mankind, we can only understand history as
    • far back as Roman times. Cicero and Caesar we can still understand,
    • although it must be said that the understanding generally brought to
    • we cannot claim to understand Pericles or Alcibiades. We understand
    • them in the same way as we understand characters in fairy tales. As a
    • that one can come again to an understanding of the soul life of such
    • mockery for modern man to imagine he can understand anything of the
    • appellations, one after the other, but we do not understand Aristotle
    • Try to understand the significance of this change. Something enters
    • the First. If we have a right understanding for this event in human
    • The Gods who stand above man in the various Hierarchies knew only of
    • the Trinity as standing above the First Hierarchy. In reality It only
    • the Gospel is quickened to life by an understanding of the Christ, an
    • understanding that derives from the Christ Himself as He still works
    • that we shall only be able to deepen our understanding of their
    • man, while he stands right within the decaying processes of Nature,
    • You must understand that the Michael thought is not a thing to be
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    • older faculty of Intuition they were standing within the world of
    • experience of standing intuitively within this higher Hierarchy that
    • take pains to understand what we learn; but as we go back over
    • the evolution of mankind, we can only understand history as
    • far back as Roman times. Cicero and Caesar we can still understand,
    • although it must be said that the understanding generally brought to
    • we cannot claim to understand Pericles or Alcibiades. We understand
    • them in the same way as we understand characters in fairy tales. As a
    • that one can come again to an understanding of the soul life of such
    • mockery for modern man to imagine he can understand anything of the
    • appellations, one after the other, but we do not understand Aristotle
    • Try to understand the significance of this change. Something enters
    • the First. If we have a right understanding for this event in human
    • The Gods who stand above man in the various Hierarchies knew only of
    • the Trinity as standing above the First Hierarchy. In reality It only
    • the Gospel is quickened to life by an understanding of the Christ, an
    • understanding that derives from the Christ Himself as He still works
    • that we shall only be able to deepen our understanding of their
    • man, while he stands right within the decaying processes of Nature,
    • You must understand that the Michael thought is not a thing to be
  • Title: Lecture: Gnostic Doctrines and Supersensible Influences in Europe
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    • world-evolution spoke of a primordial Being for the understanding of
    • required than for an understanding of the events described in the Old
    • understand that civilised humanity is faced with different tasks
    • it is possible for the thought of men who understand the essence of
    • a Galileo, men felt the call to set about understanding the Earth
    • development stand higher than man but in their development of soul
    • and Spirit stand lower than man. Throughout the regions of Siberia
    • faculty of earthly thought and to establish a standard and technique
    • involved, and which they must learn to understand. If they succeed in
    • beings once known as the Fauns and Satyrs. And if we understand the
    • intelligible until we understand them in their astral aspect, their
    • the sphere of Imaginative knowledge that we can stand with full
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    • world-evolution spoke of a primordial Being for the understanding of
    • required than for an understanding of the events described in the Old
    • understand that civilised humanity is faced with different tasks
    • it is possible for the thought of men who understand the essence of
    • a Galileo, men felt the call to set about understanding the Earth
    • development stand higher than man but in their development of soul
    • and Spirit stand lower than man. Throughout the regions of Siberia
    • faculty of earthly thought and to establish a standard and technique
    • involved, and which they must learn to understand. If they succeed in
    • beings once known as the Fauns and Satyrs. And if we understand the
    • intelligible until we understand them in their astral aspect, their
    • the sphere of Imaginative knowledge that we can stand with full
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    • understanding of these things. I said, people only imagine that they
    • elemental world, and there is a certain system which stands in a near
    • one main point, and you will understand what I mean in this
    • all the time; nor can we truly understand the sense of evolution
    • understand. Our language after all is created for the physical; hence
    • stand as it were, in a single point of the whole world structure, and
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    • understanding of these things. I said, people only imagine that they
    • elemental world, and there is a certain system which stands in a near
    • one main point, and you will understand what I mean in this
    • all the time; nor can we truly understand the sense of evolution
    • understand. Our language after all is created for the physical; hence
    • stand as it were, in a single point of the whole world structure, and
  • Title: Lecture I: Ancient Myths
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    • standpoints different things may be asserted in regard to a myth. It
    • said, from a certain standpoint — is the Osiris-Isis-Myth
    • standpoints, as well as in reference to the one I shall take as a
    • might be as much common understanding among modern men as, let us
    • particularly outstanding degree. A certain clairvoyance naturally
    • understanding of the Greek consciousness! Thus the Greek in looking
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    • matter where he stands in the world, can be helped by the will to
    • development of which we are standing, to the Fourth Post-Atlantean
    • was an expedient, in order to take up a stand on the question: is a
    • his stand, stretches out his arms and then he is the cross. From
    • fact that people must understand something which it is above
    • all necessary for our time to understand: how will Osiris be
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    • We have been endeavouring in these lectures to understand something
    • told you that the divine spiritual Beings who stand at the
    • an understanding of the present-day world conception. For the world
    • essentials standing spiritually before mankind up to the new
    • ancient Egyptian myths standing there at the side of Osiris. And for
    • For an understanding of
    • there is to stand before our soul's gaze that which once sounded over
    • precisely for the better understanding of the Mystery of
    • Golgotha. There must stand before our soul's gaze all the mystery
    • do not misunderstand it. This other Osiris-Isis myth is in no way
    • upon your unbiased understanding. This other Osiris-Isis myth then
    • stands in preparation, but which also has been read by few. And yet
    • the inscription stands clearly there, just as clearly as the
    • inscription stands there: ‘I am Man, I am the Past, the Present
    • stands far away from reality. The power of the Word, the power of
    • in the Lauenburg district. Because a tombstone stands there and on
    • forces of man. And one can only understand reality today for the man
    • understands that one has once been young. It does not really
    • understand how to grasp realistically that one gets older with
    • the new Isis Myth can stand beside the old Osiris-Isis Myth, why both
  • Title: Lecture IV: Ancient Myths
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    • standing outside the priesthood cannot raise the veil of Isis. One
    • constellations of the cosmos. One must only understand this
    • stands in Cancer, then this is the
    • when it stands in Cancer, one says: the moon has its home, its house,
    • combination which stands in connection with the objects, this does
    • the Spring equinox stands in Taurus are connected
    • to grasp the world through understanding and this relationship
    • understand the Greek culture — that of the Romans became more
    • understanding into the time before the 14th century and read the
    • dear friends, stands favourably for this epoch, but this must give no
    • understand the great impulses which solely and alone can lead
    • all questions of the war, he had always taken a different stand from
    • vastly convenient to stand back and say: Yes, negotiations are going
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    • one or another standpoint during my present stay here, but which are
    • essential for a right understanding of the two coming lectures.
    • stand inwardly.
    • sought in these lectures to show from a lofty historical standpoint
    • standpoint from which he viewed world-history, pointed out that when
    • must really be considered from a different standpoint from the one
    • all-embracing standpoint in their world conception, which indeed can
    • only come from an understanding of the spiritual world. Hence, thinks
    • have everywhere party-standpoints in which everyone looks on his
    • standpoint and others take others, and an agreement must come
    • about through life itself. No one stand point should gain a footing
    • feelings. On the one hand, one says: From what lofty standpoints,
    • catastrophic events which now stand so terribly before us. And
    • what did Friedrich Schlegel understand by the Christianizing of
    • is a trained Natural Scientist, standing in the difficult life of
    • and it could be multiplied — of the way in which people stand
    • von Hartmann and said ‘Well, I don't understand Zeller!
    • standpoint. He has, in the first place, only seen the parties which
    • by the Representative of mankind who stands in the centre of our
    • understanding. In any case the matter must not be made trivial.
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    • has in reality no true understanding of himself. One could say that
    • difficult to understand. In reality they are not, in spite of the
    • for a right understanding of something of this nature. The point is,
    • that what we call understanding at the present day is actually the
    • result of our always seeking to understand through abstract
    • concepts. But one cannot understand everything through abstract
    • concepts. Above all one cannot understand the human being through
    • understanding of man. One must put oneself in the position of taking
    • in the position of really understanding the being of man. If we were
    • and what the intellect can understand. The human being is more than
    • abstract, it seems paradoxical and hard to understand, but yet the
    • death, one understands to some degree the speech of the dead, the
    • cannot yet quite understand. The comprehensions of the dead and the
    • not understand how to become old — or I could say, to remain
    • humanity were to understand how to become old, or younger in old age
    • can give us, man can gain no conception of how he stands in relation
    • form concepts that lead him to say ‘I do not stand here
    • earth I stand as human being, but as man I am the expression of the
    • understand this, my dear friends, because an age has come that could
    • not understand this, everything that refers to spiritual things
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    • its own standpoint. In fact the natural science of today only
    • feeling and experience — with the conception: ‘I stand here on
    • this earthly soil, but this ground on which I stand, in which I shall
    • been there and had said to him ‘I don't understand Zeller, who
    • must wait. And today people want to understand everything all at
    • understand it. Such a principle is scarcely to be associated with the
    • general peace. For us the word “separate” stands in
    • ‘... For us the word “separate” stands in
    • You see, as man stands
    • relatively early youth. As I have said, the head no longer stands in
    • but such a poet as Novalis. Then one stands in wonder before the
    • the standpoint of a quite particular ingeniousness in such an unclear
    • from which one could understand what actually happened. Where is
    • world-historical fact. And, on the other hand, one can say: men stand
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    • to a real understanding of world evolution.
    • first it was my aim to awaken an understanding for the ease with
    • however, he must first of all induce a particular standpoint in his
    • soul, he must assume the purely intellectual standpoint. You will see
    • behold man standing in its midst as a being of sense, in whom
    • admiration: and if man, as he stands within the world, does not
    • the senses. “There I stand” — perhaps they say to
    • Catholic priest, notwithstanding that for many years he was a
    • first be present: the soul must stand before the universe in a mood
    • our day. Suppose you were to say to someone who is standing in his
    • reverence. You ought really to stand before the processes going on in
    • to-day? Probably he would laugh at you, because from the standpoint
    • have found out something which stands higher than correctness,
    • the external world and that correct thinking stands us in no stead
    • to have a deeper understanding of the hidden meaning of the
    • say to him: “Before you are ripe to understand that three
    • nothing at all. It merely says that each of these stands on the
    • never understand how Goethe pursued his study of natural science
    • experienced, even then the thinking cannot be allowed to stand on its
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    • to a real understanding of world evolution.
    • for both statements, notwithstanding that the one obviously expresses
    • knowledge and understanding of external things.
    • Suppose you are standing here (c) and you behold the world of the
    • in short, the whole world of the senses. In ordinary life we stand in
    • If we would understand aright
    • the objects with his etheric body also, which stands behind
    • not merely as they appear to us in external maya, where we stand
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    • to a real understanding of world evolution.
    • greatly in our understanding of the world and especially of the
    • lies a very deep truth. We are not to understand that the eyes only
    • If we understand Lucifer's words aright we may render them as
    • vision to the eye he sees nothing. This is how it stands with
    • does to-day. What, from a materialistic standpoint, is the principal
    • fourth preponderance? In order to understand this we need first to
    • he stands to-day in the world, subject as he is to the Luciferic
    • harmony, surrender. The ego will then stand in such a relation to the
    • the ego stand then to the astral body? The relationship is a very
    • of soul as I described them. We become able to stand outside
    • stand in relation to thinking, feeling and willing if all were as
    • the power to do this, and then thou wilt not any longer be standing
    • imagine he should have intelligence. And now you will understand how
    • say: “If I am to understand the Resurrection as part of the Mystery of
    • understanding things that have nothing to do with the working of
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    • to a real understanding of world evolution.
    • is its outstanding characteristic? And if we proceed to investigate
    • we must put the question: How then does space stand in relation to
    • will find that you can think of nothing as a standard for time but
    • understand the following. Suppose this breaking-up of spirit into
    • spurted, as it were, into the Imaginations, and the result stands
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    • to a real understanding of world evolution.
    • which stands like a great mystery in our whole existence, and which,
    • the question: How does the evolution of man stand in relation to the
    • stands the blood — which is in this connection also a “special
    • this specific darkening of the six other members and this outstanding
    • understand how the blood in its originally intended form contains
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    • to a real understanding of world evolution.
    • being as he stands before us we have to see in him the product of a
    • stands in its way. Every plant root strives to penetrate to the
    • both stand at the same mental level. Many people are ready to think,
    • statements made from the standpoint of the present-day view of nature
    • where so-and-so many ears are standing, each holding so-and-so many
    • standpoint is perhaps false. Perhaps in the whole connection of
    • being of these other beings. Man stands outside with his intellect
    • standing opposite a man who is talking with another man. You are
    • standing there and making a third. In your dream you have a clear and
    • may be able to take his place with full understanding in this new
    • understanding for the spiritual all around him. For from the present
    • understanding for the spirit behind the senses, for the world of the
    • intellectual ideas for Western thought. And now we stand at a kind of
    • part of humanity: they will have understanding and devotion for this
    • will you choose? In the future men will stand, as it were, on two
    • possible for man to stand there at the end of the earth evolution and
    • it in addition, he will stand there blind and deaf and deprived of
    • proceed from a real understanding of occult science.
    • understanding of world evolution, let us seek after wisdom — and
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    • the breathing system, the blood circulation, and so forth. It stands
    • comes to us from the earth. Between these two stands our rhythmic
    • system, stands our feeling life, which can develop on the foundation
    • what is ours from the earth. Between the two stands our feeling life
    • it, you understand, by raising his breathing process to
    • understand the relation of the present day European population to
    • is more, we can develop an understanding for prominent personalities
    • if we know such facts. Try to understand the strange personality of
    • foundation for whatever understanding was brought to Christianity in
    • its earliest times. The Mystery of Golgotha stands there for us as a
    • a thing becomes understandable when he is willing to listen to what
    • acquire the strength to stand up for Anthroposophy, wherever we can.
    • Anthroposophy, my dear friends, will need people who stand up for
    • courage, we do not really understand what Anthroposophy means for the
    • lead up to an understanding of the present and of the future, to an
    • understanding of human nature and of the universe in so far as man is
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    • the breathing system, the blood circulation, and so forth. It stands
    • comes to us from the earth. Between these two stands our rhythmic
    • system, stands our feeling life, which can develop on the foundation
    • what is ours from the earth. Between the two stands our feeling life
    • it, you understand, by raising his breathing process to
    • understand the relation of the present day European population to
    • is more, we can develop an understanding for prominent personalities
    • if we know such facts. Try to understand the strange personality of
    • foundation for whatever understanding was brought to Christianity in
    • its earliest times. The Mystery of Golgotha stands there for us as a
    • a thing becomes understandable when he is willing to listen to what
    • acquire the strength to stand up for Anthroposophy, wherever we can.
    • Anthroposophy, my dear friends, will need people who stand up for
    • courage, we do not really understand what Anthroposophy means for the
    • lead up to an understanding of the present and of the future, to an
    • understanding of human nature and of the universe in so far as man is
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    • to understand the workings of all that the human being brings from
    • does not merely consist in the child's learning to stand
    • of gravity in the body, whether standing or walking, lies at the
    • with walking, standing, equilibration, differentiation between hands
    • unconsciously satisfied or dissatisfied. (You will understand this
    • To understand these things constitutes an integral part of the
    • merely voice an understanding of everyday affairs, but are also
    • control his physical body. Those who understand it fully, know that
    • born from this understanding of karma.
    • understanding of karma, is one which makes us realise when, perhaps
    • preceding weakness or failing, is not adopting the standpoint of true
    • theoretical. The effect which a true understanding of karma has upon
    • world-justice. Understanding of karma means that a man has a true
    • during sleep, materialism cannot possibly understand the world in its
    • something more that it is essential we should understand.
    • and understanding that belong to the heart.) becomes free only
    • We can thus understand that there is a true relationship between
    • a man who makes statements about a planet and is unable to understand
    • becomes the heart-substance of those who desire to understand it
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    • to understand the workings of all that the human being brings from
    • does not merely consist in the child's learning to stand
    • of gravity in the body, whether standing or walking, lies at the
    • with walking, standing, equilibration, differentiation between hands
    • unconsciously satisfied or dissatisfied. (You will understand this
    • To understand these things constitutes an integral part of the
    • merely voice an understanding of everyday affairs, but are also
    • control his physical body. Those who understand it fully, know that
    • born from this understanding of karma.
    • understanding of karma, is one which makes us realise when, perhaps
    • preceding weakness or failing, is not adopting the standpoint of true
    • theoretical. The effect which a true understanding of karma has upon
    • world-justice. Understanding of karma means that a man has a true
    • during sleep, materialism cannot possibly understand the world in its
    • something more that it is essential we should understand.
    • and understanding that belong to the heart.) becomes free only
    • We can thus understand that there is a true relationship between
    • a man who makes statements about a planet and is unable to understand
    • becomes the heart-substance of those who desire to understand it
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    • without exaggeration that the German will understand
    • then be shown what an intimate knowledge and understanding of the
    • win his way to a perfect understanding of them must become intimate
    • which can lead us to a full understanding of his working. He felt
    • facts and objects, and that those only can aspire to understand
    • gave might well stand as a paraphrase of the three objectives of the
    • world which he dares not enter, one understands exactly what Goethe
    • Or stand, or walk: formation, transformation
    • one another by a river. The river itself stands for the astral plane. On
    • She stands with regard to our solar system in a
    • friends failed to understand this side of his nature. He describes
    • Goethe could only understand artistic work when based
    • To understand the world is to Goethe to Hue in the spirit of
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    • without exaggeration that the German will understand
    • then be shown what an intimate knowledge and understanding of the
    • win his way to a perfect understanding of them must become intimate
    • which can lead us to a full understanding of his working. He felt
    • facts and objects, and that those only can aspire to understand
    • gave might well stand as a paraphrase of the three objectives of the
    • world which he dares not enter, one understands exactly what Goethe
    • Or stand, or walk: formation, transformation
    • one another by a river. The river itself stands for the astral plane. On
    • She stands with regard to our solar system in a
    • friends failed to understand this side of his nature. He describes
    • Goethe could only understand artistic work when based
    • To understand the world is to Goethe to Hue in the spirit of
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    • in their life of soul, it would be impossible to understand them. One
    • would not understand how they spoke or what they did. Historical
    • a music-stand and laying upon it specimens of minerals from his
    • We shall never understand Goethe unless we bear in mind the
    • and outlook, will never understand him. For an inner change of mental
    • is it possible to understand Goethe's whole attitude to Faust
    • Earth can I understand Man. — And many other passages can be
    • We shall not succeed in understanding such historical records of
    • limitation, but it is a fact nevertheless. And a true understanding
    • the spirit of Greece with understanding. Goethe's attitude to
    • soul was itself living, men were able to understand the living
    • Three epochs, therefore, stand out before us. — The epoch
    • anthroposophical Spiritual Science can understand thoroughly what is
    • where we understand the process wherein sound itself is moulded and
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    • in their life of soul, it would be impossible to understand them. One
    • would not understand how they spoke or what they did. Historical
    • a music-stand and laying upon it specimens of minerals from his
    • We shall never understand Goethe unless we bear in mind the
    • and outlook, will never understand him. For an inner change of mental
    • is it possible to understand Goethe's whole attitude to Faust
    • Earth can I understand Man. — And many other passages can be
    • We shall not succeed in understanding such historical records of
    • limitation, but it is a fact nevertheless. And a true understanding
    • the spirit of Greece with understanding. Goethe's attitude to
    • soul was itself living, men were able to understand the living
    • Three epochs, therefore, stand out before us. — The epoch
    • anthroposophical Spiritual Science can understand thoroughly what is
    • where we understand the process wherein sound itself is moulded and
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    • easily misunderstandings arise. For these reasons I want to express
    • of its research are based entirely upon misunderstanding.
    • world of the senses can stand the test of searching examination; the
    • denotes complete misunderstanding, for the very reverse is the truth.
    • matter where he stands, in time or in space, no matter what the
    • stand the test of healthy human reason — the eternal, immortal
    • ceased to be an external reality, stands before you in a
    • Mysticism and the like. As science stands in contrast with
    • superstition, so does anthroposophical Spiritual Science stand in
    • the problems of destiny, for we have learnt to understand these
    • understand the nature of the human bodily organisation, when we
    • understand how the astral body which has descended from worlds of
    • stomach, brain, and so forth ... then we understand the nature of
    • perception, to concrete understanding of the spiritual world. The
    • every unprejudiced mind will admit, we stand in dire need to-day.
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    • easily misunderstandings arise. For these reasons I want to express
    • of its research are based entirely upon misunderstanding.
    • world of the senses can stand the test of searching examination; the
    • denotes complete misunderstanding, for the very reverse is the truth.
    • matter where he stands, in time or in space, no matter what the
    • stand the test of healthy human reason — the eternal, immortal
    • ceased to be an external reality, stands before you in a
    • Mysticism and the like. As science stands in contrast with
    • superstition, so does anthroposophical Spiritual Science stand in
    • the problems of destiny, for we have learnt to understand these
    • understand the nature of the human bodily organisation, when we
    • understand how the astral body which has descended from worlds of
    • stomach, brain, and so forth ... then we understand the nature of
    • perception, to concrete understanding of the spiritual world. The
    • every unprejudiced mind will admit, we stand in dire need to-day.
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    • closely connected with a widespread, and understandable, trait in the
    • that from their standpoint it was as natural to them to take this
    • minds of the 16th century and of outstanding
    • stand he would otherwise have taken and so was himself the cause of
    • examples in order to show that in accordance with the standards of
    • equity, the conception of Roman citizenship ... it all seems to stand
    • understand why Tycho de Brahe, Kepler and others, worked on the basis
    • concrete ideal. This picture seems to tell him: Mankind is standing
    • store; he understands, too, why the pictures are capable of many
    • standards, must learn from this vista of the world that the purpose
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    • closely connected with a widespread, and understandable, trait in the
    • that from their standpoint it was as natural to them to take this
    • minds of the 16th century and of outstanding
    • stand he would otherwise have taken and so was himself the cause of
    • examples in order to show that in accordance with the standards of
    • equity, the conception of Roman citizenship ... it all seems to stand
    • understand why Tycho de Brahe, Kepler and others, worked on the basis
    • concrete ideal. This picture seems to tell him: Mankind is standing
    • store; he understands, too, why the pictures are capable of many
    • standards, must learn from this vista of the world that the purpose
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    • mummies became the dwelling places of the Moon-Beings. Standing with
    • full understanding before the mummies, the Egyptian Initiate studied
    • that if we wish to understand historical development during the
    • in the mummies. We can, in truth, only understand the origin of what is
    • To understand man in his
    • in the last two lectures given here. But to understand the historical
    • standpoint of modern materialism. It is not possible for materialistic
    • science to understand Homer, and according to a mentality that has
    • out of a true understanding of the Spirit.
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    • men right away from the Spirit, from understanding of the truly
    • because they do not realise that they have no understanding whatever of
    • without understanding what the Gospels actually say, private and public
    • understandable, because in speaking of the spiritual we cannot speak as
    • will understand what kind of fruit is produced by intellectualism, even
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    • certain outstanding personalities out of the Initiation-teachings given
    • Earth-Spirits. Think of the wonderful understanding of nature possessed
    • must be recognised by anyone who desires really to understand the
    • person who stands in the flesh before the altar, because — apart
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    • earth and the orbit of the moon. Those who rightly understand how to
    • pupils: To understand the interaction between the cosmos and its mirror
    • us to understand its real nature, for the head in itself does not
    • the necessity of understanding what is contained in the actual forms of
    • “understand” such rites and ceremonies — what does
    • this really mean? What does it mean to understand the nature of acts
    • little understanding of how to draw into their actions the power of the
    • understanding of this and today there is even less. It makes one's
    • understood, those who possess this understanding will be able to make
    • a true understanding of the spiritual world. Through these rites and
    • Egypt, standing before the mummy, was able to explain to his pupils all
    • rites enacted with true understanding.”
    • sacred rite. Men who understand these things can realise what the
    • brings understanding of the human being. Contemplation of how the
    • can bring understanding of the cosmos. Understanding of the cosmos will
    • understanding of the world, for history must be studied in its cosmic
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    • no understanding of the nature of the living thinking which once
    • necessary, they say, for the understanding of nature. Yes, but what if
    • that men will no longer stand in the laboratory or at the operating
    • these thoughts are the mummy of the soul, and learn to understand the
    • are as rigid and stiff as the mummy itself. A typical standard work
    • very clear ... nevertheless it is there, unmistakably, in standard text
    • understand this we have a picture of a profoundly significant impulse
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    • illuminating our understanding of particular events. Knowledge of an
    • understand the deeper currents in the flow of world-history) have
    • understanding what was working more or less unconsciously through human
    • the Event of Golgotha from a wholly super-sensible standpoint. Vision of
    • Aristotle, endeavouring to understand the Event of Golgotha with the
    • scale the heights of spiritual, esoteric understanding.
    • because they failed to reach an esoteric understanding of the spiritual
    • understanding was incapable of grasping what is at once the Mystery of
    • understanding through actual vision of what was thus proclaimed must be
    • could still look into the spiritual worlds, whose understanding of
    • wake of what had once been a very spiritual understanding, and under
    • century. We must picture the three great question marks standing like
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    • fully understand their objections. First, then, let me indicate what
    • that under this name, and from the standpoint of science as mentioned
    • things which can be recognized by ordinary understanding, which is
    • a spiritual-scientific standpoint, these publications also speak of
    • particularly from the standpoint of so-called modern natural science,
    • the human being is only able to understand certain kinds of facts,
    • understand things of which I know the origin and course of
    • development. I can only understand those things in creation in which
    • understand how they have arisen, I cannot penetrate them and my power
    • participating in its creative process, we can understand what we lose
    • understanding of creative processes, an understanding gained through
    • dissatisfaction which makes us feel as if we were standing before a
    • and joys of another soul, and not my own, is a standard of measure
    • begin to understand that it is possible to live within an inner soul
    • process, understand a process of growth and development within
    • to understand the wonderful mystery of human development and also of
    • We understand and we can see how the soul-spiritual part gradually
    • we compare what stands at the beginning of life — the gradual
    • stands at the end of life — the inner concentration of life's
    • faith (and it will be easier to understand this turning point if we
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    • fully understand their objections. First, then, let me indicate what
    • that under this name, and from the standpoint of science as mentioned
    • things which can be recognized by ordinary understanding, which is
    • a spiritual-scientific standpoint, these publications also speak of
    • particularly from the standpoint of so-called modern natural science,
    • the human being is only able to understand certain kinds of facts,
    • understand things of which I know the origin and course of
    • development. I can only understand those things in creation in which
    • understand how they have arisen, I cannot penetrate them and my power
    • participating in its creative process, we can understand what we lose
    • understanding of creative processes, an understanding gained through
    • dissatisfaction which makes us feel as if we were standing before a
    • and joys of another soul, and not my own, is a standard of measure
    • begin to understand that it is possible to live within an inner soul
    • process, understand a process of growth and development within
    • to understand the wonderful mystery of human development and also of
    • We understand and we can see how the soul-spiritual part gradually
    • we compare what stands at the beginning of life — the gradual
    • stands at the end of life — the inner concentration of life's
    • faith (and it will be easier to understand this turning point if we
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    • spirit. By departing from various standpoints, we have gradually
    • understanding attitude towards the world and man. This does not
    • different standpoint. The way in which he deals with the problems
    • century; but we should observe this from a different standpoint.
    • When Darwinism brought forward its great standpoint, Darwinism, which
    • wealth of facts had been collected from certain standpoints, when
    • how the truth, the absolute truth of Darwinism may stand, it
    • standpoint. The things which appear in material life are an image of
    • to understand what it lacked, indeed, but what it had to lack, owing
    • They remained at a standstill by the image, they thought that this
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    • spirit. By departing from various standpoints, we have gradually
    • understanding attitude towards the world and man. This does not
    • different standpoint. The way in which he deals with the problems
    • century; but we should observe this from a different standpoint.
    • When Darwinism brought forward its great standpoint, Darwinism, which
    • wealth of facts had been collected from certain standpoints, when
    • how the truth, the absolute truth of Darwinism may stand, it
    • standpoint. The things which appear in material life are an image of
    • to understand what it lacked, indeed, but what it had to lack, owing
    • They remained at a standstill by the image, they thought that this
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    • stand upon a firm ground. It was something completely new in
    • from an aesthetic standpoint. We can bear in mind the monumental
    • state from his particular standpoint and, in reality, he was
    • and to consider him a little from a spiritual standpoint. Many people
    • man of the same type would stand there, he would be exactly the same.
    • from his standpoint, he praised Haeckel, he praised him exceedingly,
    • I have explained to you; let us consider it from the standpoint
    • another standpoint, how certain people, who felt that the head of
    • which the life of sleep inserts itself, from the standpoint of time,
    • standpoint, what takes place in that case. Imagine a Moleshott, or a
    • standpoint of the earth-being, and he speaks of the universe from the
    • standpoint of the earth-being. Try to feel how this standpoint is,
    • human being is not only considered from the standpoint of a certain
    • from the standpoint of the whole year in which he lives, and of its
    • seasons, from the standpoint of the various localities in which he
    • standpoint than the ordinary one of the nineteenth century and of the
    • which may be accepted from a social standpoint.
    • the form in which we can understand it, if we allow things to take
    • the head. This is the standpoint from which the whole matter should
    • withstand, we die in one moment. But otherwise, we die
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    • stand upon a firm ground. It was something completely new in
    • from an aesthetic standpoint. We can bear in mind the monumental
    • state from his particular standpoint and, in reality, he was
    • and to consider him a little from a spiritual standpoint. Many people
    • man of the same type would stand there, he would be exactly the same.
    • from his standpoint, he praised Haeckel, he praised him exceedingly,
    • I have explained to you; let us consider it from the standpoint
    • another standpoint, how certain people, who felt that the head of
    • which the life of sleep inserts itself, from the standpoint of time,
    • standpoint, what takes place in that case. Imagine a Moleshott, or a
    • standpoint of the earth-being, and he speaks of the universe from the
    • standpoint of the earth-being. Try to feel how this standpoint is,
    • human being is not only considered from the standpoint of a certain
    • from the standpoint of the whole year in which he lives, and of its
    • seasons, from the standpoint of the various localities in which he
    • standpoint than the ordinary one of the nineteenth century and of the
    • which may be accepted from a social standpoint.
    • the form in which we can understand it, if we allow things to take
    • the head. This is the standpoint from which the whole matter should
    • withstand, we die in one moment. But otherwise, we die
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    • understand many things which can now only be advanced hypothetically.
    • stage, and now they stand far above the human being.
    • based upon misunderstandings, is that the older form of Christianity
    • to understand that high Being Who took on human shape in. Jesus of
    • We can understand this
    • Spirits now stand above the human being. They are also called “Lunar
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    • understand many things which can now only be advanced hypothetically.
    • stage, and now they stand far above the human being.
    • based upon misunderstandings, is that the older form of Christianity
    • to understand that high Being Who took on human shape in. Jesus of
    • We can understand this
    • Spirits now stand above the human being. They are also called “Lunar
  • Title: Lecture: The Etheric Body as a Reflexion of the Universe
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    • body. It may perhaps be difficult to understand this, but the etheric
    • consider the whole case from a higher standpoint — that for
    • contemplate it from a spiritual-scientific standpoint, if we say
    • grasp how matters really stand with an etheric body that had to cut
    • we see it standing before us like a microcosm. We recognise what
    • a purely external standpoint, there is really no difference
    • a spiritual-scientific standpoint, we may say even at the present
    • central figure of the group will stand upon the projecting rock. It
    • is such a significant Being and it is so difficult to understand
    • Him, that this understanding can only be reached in the course of
    • unable to see how these three Beings stand within the world. The true
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    • body. It may perhaps be difficult to understand this, but the etheric
    • consider the whole case from a higher standpoint — that for
    • contemplate it from a spiritual-scientific standpoint, if we say
    • grasp how matters really stand with an etheric body that had to cut
    • we see it standing before us like a microcosm. We recognise what
    • a purely external standpoint, there is really no difference
    • a spiritual-scientific standpoint, we may say even at the present
    • central figure of the group will stand upon the projecting rock. It
    • is such a significant Being and it is so difficult to understand
    • Him, that this understanding can only be reached in the course of
    • unable to see how these three Beings stand within the world. The true
  • Title: Lecture: Salt, Mercury, Sulphur
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    • you of the three figures whose outstanding importance has lasted from
    • Boehme. We feel how they wrestled within themselves to understand
    • man. And so he is incapable of understanding the reality of the
    • was no longer living in the experiences of the soul. Bacon stands as
    • man as he stands there with his life of soul on the one side and his
    • understanding of the being of man was based on what was perceived to
    • be outside man and in seeking thus to understand human nature by way
    • across the word ‘salt,’ pretend to understand it, whereas
    • in reality they understand nothing at all. They come along with their
    • matters of which Boehme himself had only a glimmering understanding
    • Giordano Bruno there was a feeling that man must learn to understand
    • different world. The moment we really understand these salt-and
    • pre-earthly existence. In other words, understanding of these
    • understand it and could only express it in faltering words.
    • understand man if one part of his existence is obliterated,
    • give birth to a definite and precise understanding of man in the
    • tells. And when we understand these events we also understand why it
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    • you of the three figures whose outstanding importance has lasted from
    • Boehme. We feel how they wrestled within themselves to understand
    • man. And so he is incapable of understanding the reality of the
    • was no longer living in the experiences of the soul. Bacon stands as
    • man as he stands there with his life of soul on the one side and his
    • understanding of the being of man was based on what was perceived to
    • be outside man and in seeking thus to understand human nature by way
    • across the word ‘salt,’ pretend to understand it, whereas
    • in reality they understand nothing at all. They come along with their
    • matters of which Boehme himself had only a glimmering understanding
    • Giordano Bruno there was a feeling that man must learn to understand
    • different world. The moment we really understand these salt-and
    • pre-earthly existence. In other words, understanding of these
    • understand it and could only express it in faltering words.
    • understand man if one part of his existence is obliterated,
    • give birth to a definite and precise understanding of man in the
    • tells. And when we understand these events we also understand why it
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    • who stand in any kind of connection with them.
    • Now Michael is a Spirit who stands in a special relationship to
    • though they did not understand it clearly — a strong feeling of
    • Reformation. I want you to understand me precisely. All the
    • a real power of understanding for the Michael element.
    • with, from the world. They stand in many connections in the world.
    • stands within and the one who stands or remains outside, is of far
    • the standing side-by-side to-day of anthroposophists
    • Let us assume an anthroposophist stands
    • is a man who stands within some national group. We can see at once,
    • I have said that those who stand with full intensity within the
    • it with enthusiasm. This mission we must understand and see.
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    • who stand in any kind of connection with them.
    • Now Michael is a Spirit who stands in a special relationship to
    • though they did not understand it clearly — a strong feeling of
    • Reformation. I want you to understand me precisely. All the
    • a real power of understanding for the Michael element.
    • with, from the world. They stand in many connections in the world.
    • stands within and the one who stands or remains outside, is of far
    • the standing side-by-side to-day of anthroposophists
    • Let us assume an anthroposophist stands
    • is a man who stands within some national group. We can see at once,
    • I have said that those who stand with full intensity within the
    • it with enthusiasm. This mission we must understand and see.
  • Title: Lecture: The Dedication of an Anthroposophical Group
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    • the spiritual. Humanity has really lost its understanding of this
    • understanding of that which is divine and spiritual. Oh, the
    • realities. The seer understands perfectly that those who do not
    • understanding, in contrast to believing. But if it is here a question
    • this stove! And now imagine that someone were to stand before this
    • he understands and pursues his development aright, which is the task
    • If man now understands
    • if man understands this, old age is no longer suffering, but a
    • well be that those who stand at the apex of our present culture, the
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    • the spiritual. Humanity has really lost its understanding of this
    • understanding of that which is divine and spiritual. Oh, the
    • realities. The seer understands perfectly that those who do not
    • understanding, in contrast to believing. But if it is here a question
    • this stove! And now imagine that someone were to stand before this
    • he understands and pursues his development aright, which is the task
    • If man now understands
    • if man understands this, old age is no longer suffering, but a
    • well be that those who stand at the apex of our present culture, the
  • Title: Lecture: It is a Necessity of Our Earnest Times to Find Again the Path Leading to the Spirit
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    • these conditions of our times from those standpoints which result
    • in which the so-called intellectual and understanding soul
    • (Verstandes und Gemütsseele) unfolded. Everything that humanity
    • at that very time the intellectual or understanding soul was in an
    • understanding soul was in an ascending line of development. It had
    • the youthful freshness of the intellectual or understanding soul. The
    • by egoism, out of this youthful freshness of the human understanding.
    • been studied very little from an external historical standpoint,
    • his understanding was connected with his body the Greek felt with
    • not stand visibly before us, because we have conquered thinking for
    • longer able to understand anything. Hypochondria for instance, means
    • conditions of time which still enabled man to understand the Mystery
    • stragglers of those who were still able to have a real understanding
    • stragglers could not understand it, for instance, through our
    • man to understand the Mystery of Golgotha.
    • not wish to rise to an understanding of Christ as a super-earthly
    • an insight into world-events from a spiritual standpoint, must see
    • In order to understand
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    • these conditions of our times from those standpoints which result
    • in which the so-called intellectual and understanding soul
    • (Verstandes und Gemütsseele) unfolded. Everything that humanity
    • at that very time the intellectual or understanding soul was in an
    • understanding soul was in an ascending line of development. It had
    • the youthful freshness of the intellectual or understanding soul. The
    • by egoism, out of this youthful freshness of the human understanding.
    • been studied very little from an external historical standpoint,
    • his understanding was connected with his body the Greek felt with
    • not stand visibly before us, because we have conquered thinking for
    • longer able to understand anything. Hypochondria for instance, means
    • conditions of time which still enabled man to understand the Mystery
    • stragglers of those who were still able to have a real understanding
    • stragglers could not understand it, for instance, through our
    • man to understand the Mystery of Golgotha.
    • not wish to rise to an understanding of Christ as a super-earthly
    • an insight into world-events from a spiritual standpoint, must see
    • In order to understand
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    • Some Conditions for Understanding Supersensible Experiences
    • Some Conditions for Understanding Supersensible Experiences
    • There must be no misunderstanding about such a fact as this.
    • we understand how to imbue earth-evolution with its true meaning and
    • Without the science of Initiation, understanding of these things lies
    • translated into the language that human reason can understand. The
    • The first requirement for understanding the super-sensible world is
    • can have no true understanding of the super-sensible world. However
    • to understand matters of a super-sensible nature.
    • From the standpoint of Initiation, therefore, one would have to say:
    • humanity is necessary for any true understanding of Anthroposophy.
    • this ego, to feel that we have within us the ego behind which stand
    • than a relic, for nobody understands what the Liberal Arts really
    • things are said from the standpoint of a kind of thinking that has
    • creates out of intuitions, people do not understand it. My
    • an outer beacon for the signs of the times. This Building stands here
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    • Some Conditions for Understanding Supersensible Experiences
    • Some Conditions for Understanding Supersensible Experiences
    • There must be no misunderstanding about such a fact as this.
    • we understand how to imbue earth-evolution with its true meaning and
    • Without the science of Initiation, understanding of these things lies
    • translated into the language that human reason can understand. The
    • The first requirement for understanding the super-sensible world is
    • can have no true understanding of the super-sensible world. However
    • to understand matters of a super-sensible nature.
    • From the standpoint of Initiation, therefore, one would have to say:
    • humanity is necessary for any true understanding of Anthroposophy.
    • this ego, to feel that we have within us the ego behind which stand
    • than a relic, for nobody understands what the Liberal Arts really
    • things are said from the standpoint of a kind of thinking that has
    • creates out of intuitions, people do not understand it. My
    • an outer beacon for the signs of the times. This Building stands here
  • Title: Lecture: The Relation of the Movement for Religious Renewal to the Anthroposophical Movement
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    • will understand what is really the deeper cause of my words. Let me
    • did not do this, misunderstanding might easily arise.
    • clearly understand that it is the anthroposophical impulse which
    • other Movement; and that one who understands what the
    • understand it grasp its essential nature and do not think that it is
    • Renewal. If anyone who stands on the ground of the Movement for
    • Therefore I beg you to understand that it is necessary for the
    • understand in what way alone it is possible to work rightly in
    • case stands, for there is at the present time far too great a
    • I am quite sure that the very excellent and outstanding individuals
    • so that whenever it is necessary to stand up for the rights of the
    • is earnestly desired by me. In order that no misunderstanding should
  • Title: Lecture: The Relation of the Movement for Religious Renewal to the Anthroposophical Movement
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    • will understand what is really the deeper cause of my words. Let me
    • did not do this, misunderstanding might easily arise.
    • clearly understand that it is the anthroposophical impulse which
    • other Movement; and that one who understands what the
    • understand it grasp its essential nature and do not think that it is
    • Renewal. If anyone who stands on the ground of the Movement for
    • Therefore I beg you to understand that it is necessary for the
    • understand in what way alone it is possible to work rightly in
    • case stands, for there is at the present time far too great a
    • I am quite sure that the very excellent and outstanding individuals
    • so that whenever it is necessary to stand up for the rights of the
    • is earnestly desired by me. In order that no misunderstanding should
  • Title: Lecture: The Ego-consciousness of the So-called Dead
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    • great events of the present are taking place, to those who must stand
    • one definite standpoint, so that a more accurate knowledge can
    • human being such as he stands before us, here, in the physical world
    • stand upon the foundation of ordinary science, in the usual
    • birth can never rise up before our soul, the moment of death stands
    • moment of death. It stands before us as one of the most beautiful and
    • overcome by a feeling telling us that we stand within the world as
    • childhood, stands before us simultaneously, in powerful pictures. A
    • panorama of our life, a life-picture stands before us and it
    • your friend standing before you in exactly the same way in which he
    • from a loftier standpoint, we human beings are extremely great
    • our earthly life; we still stand within our earthly existence. Now
    • are able to understand this.
    • admonishment to the effect that we should stand fully within all that
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    • great events of the present are taking place, to those who must stand
    • one definite standpoint, so that a more accurate knowledge can
    • human being such as he stands before us, here, in the physical world
    • stand upon the foundation of ordinary science, in the usual
    • birth can never rise up before our soul, the moment of death stands
    • moment of death. It stands before us as one of the most beautiful and
    • overcome by a feeling telling us that we stand within the world as
    • childhood, stands before us simultaneously, in powerful pictures. A
    • panorama of our life, a life-picture stands before us and it
    • your friend standing before you in exactly the same way in which he
    • from a loftier standpoint, we human beings are extremely great
    • our earthly life; we still stand within our earthly existence. Now
    • are able to understand this.
    • admonishment to the effect that we should stand fully within all that
  • Title: Lecture: Concerning the Origin and Nature of the Finnish Nation
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    • these ancient seers, felt that the understanding soul was, as it
    • corresponds to the understanding soul. If you read my lecture
    • division of the soul into sentient soul, understanding soul and
    • scission of the soul into sentient soul, understanding soul and
    • the understanding soul and the consciousness-soul separate and so
    • Ilmarinen, that endows me with the forces of the understanding-soul,
    • We can understand culture, even
    • encounter in Nature as an expression of the spirit, we can understand
    • thoughtless manner, but if we are able to understand what these forms
    • to know what the face was really like. We can only understand it if
    • a time must come when the understanding for the tasks of evolution
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    • these ancient seers, felt that the understanding soul was, as it
    • corresponds to the understanding soul. If you read my lecture
    • division of the soul into sentient soul, understanding soul and
    • scission of the soul into sentient soul, understanding soul and
    • the understanding soul and the consciousness-soul separate and so
    • Ilmarinen, that endows me with the forces of the understanding-soul,
    • We can understand culture, even
    • encounter in Nature as an expression of the spirit, we can understand
    • thoughtless manner, but if we are able to understand what these forms
    • to know what the face was really like. We can only understand it if
    • a time must come when the understanding for the tasks of evolution
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    • to begin with, a religion of the people, but standing in the midst of
    • mouth. These three types stand before us in Greek art as an image of
    • must learn to understand two important utterances. The one is:
    • we comprehend these utterances in all their depth, then we understand
    • understanding for what the Saint John Gospel means.
    • read and understand in the same way as one reads and understands any
    • spiritual sight stands John the Baptist, as he baptises the Christ;
    • feeling that he owes gratitude to him who stands beneath him. Then he
    • If we understand the Saint John Gospel as a Book of Life, so that we
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    • to begin with, a religion of the people, but standing in the midst of
    • mouth. These three types stand before us in Greek art as an image of
    • must learn to understand two important utterances. The one is:
    • we comprehend these utterances in all their depth, then we understand
    • understanding for what the Saint John Gospel means.
    • read and understand in the same way as one reads and understands any
    • spiritual sight stands John the Baptist, as he baptises the Christ;
    • feeling that he owes gratitude to him who stands beneath him. Then he
    • If we understand the Saint John Gospel as a Book of Life, so that we
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    • understanding.
    • the last lecture I said that we are standing before mighty tasks and
    • In order to understand the sense in which our early forefathers were
    • that of St. John. A true understanding of the old gospels —
    • standpoint of liberalism. Materialism was a necessary phenomenon, but
    • misunderstanding. A new understanding of Christianity will awaken and
    • understanding of what Christianity is. Our age, too, is inscribed in
    • stands before Christianity to-day. We have only to place ourselves
    • that sent him.” One could understand people giving no thought
    • the passage stands: “The servant is not greater than his Lord,
    • to be a washing of the feet. Judas stands there with the knowledge
    • now think of our astral and physical bodies. The physical body stands
    • will be regarded as child’s play and we shall stand humbly,
    • that we are Christians, let us not misunderstand our task —
    • theosophical standpoint, speak not as from theory, but from knowledge
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    • understanding.
    • the last lecture I said that we are standing before mighty tasks and
    • In order to understand the sense in which our early forefathers were
    • that of St. John. A true understanding of the old gospels —
    • standpoint of liberalism. Materialism was a necessary phenomenon, but
    • misunderstanding. A new understanding of Christianity will awaken and
    • understanding of what Christianity is. Our age, too, is inscribed in
    • stands before Christianity to-day. We have only to place ourselves
    • that sent him.” One could understand people giving no thought
    • the passage stands: “The servant is not greater than his Lord,
    • to be a washing of the feet. Judas stands there with the knowledge
    • now think of our astral and physical bodies. The physical body stands
    • will be regarded as child’s play and we shall stand humbly,
    • that we are Christians, let us not misunderstand our task —
    • theosophical standpoint, speak not as from theory, but from knowledge
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    • consciousness soul cannot understand this development. An example was
    • consciousness soul age, and in that case will have no understanding
    • 1919. I am not going to judge it from an ethical standpoint at the
    • matter from the standpoint of the heart, what a difference you see!
    • problems. From the standpoint of the work in Dornach it was not an
    • clarity, not of mystical becloudedness. Anthroposophy can stand
    • sectarianism. But anthroposophy can stand light in all its fulness;
    • getting to understand how its knowledge is derived. Experimentation
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    • consciousness soul cannot understand this development. An example was
    • consciousness soul age, and in that case will have no understanding
    • 1919. I am not going to judge it from an ethical standpoint at the
    • matter from the standpoint of the heart, what a difference you see!
    • problems. From the standpoint of the work in Dornach it was not an
    • clarity, not of mystical becloudedness. Anthroposophy can stand
    • sectarianism. But anthroposophy can stand light in all its fulness;
    • getting to understand how its knowledge is derived. Experimentation
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    • that Christ taught those to pray who were able to understand Him after He had
    • belonged to the understanding, to the Gnostic understanding that such
    • not possible to understand this fragment of the Pistis-Sophia unless you
    • understand what I have just explained to you. Therefore those who come across
    • themselves that they do not understand it at all. They are not humble enough
    • O Light, for Thou art my Saviour.” Reading it thus I do not understand
    • will not desire to understand it until one has called forth in one's self the
    • possibility of understanding it. It is precisely in our age that such
    • our day of not being able to understand, but above all that we cannot so
    • without preparing ourself for the understanding of it. In our day a far more
    • at present those who do not desire to understand, spread scorn and derision
    • by words, this we must understand. Further, it is necessary that we should
    • Newspaper editors thoroughly understand the soul of their readers, they nurse
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    • that Christ taught those to pray who were able to understand Him after He had
    • belonged to the understanding, to the Gnostic understanding that such
    • not possible to understand this fragment of the Pistis-Sophia unless you
    • understand what I have just explained to you. Therefore those who come across
    • themselves that they do not understand it at all. They are not humble enough
    • O Light, for Thou art my Saviour.” Reading it thus I do not understand
    • will not desire to understand it until one has called forth in one's self the
    • possibility of understanding it. It is precisely in our age that such
    • our day of not being able to understand, but above all that we cannot so
    • without preparing ourself for the understanding of it. In our day a far more
    • at present those who do not desire to understand, spread scorn and derision
    • by words, this we must understand. Further, it is necessary that we should
    • Newspaper editors thoroughly understand the soul of their readers, they nurse
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    • sense. Not only does this knowledge help us understand everyday life,
    • fail to understand many things they are encountering every moment of
    • the mighty memory tableau I have often described stands before his
    • we shall understand many a thing in everyday life, if we know about
  • Title: Being of Man/Future Evolution: Lecture 2: Different Types of Illness
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    • understanding things, completely undermines a deeper method arising
    • not just to know this, but to understand more and more clearly the
    • kind of a person is he? If you understand what life really is, then
    • this fourth type of illness, and that a deeper understanding of these
    • us say, then, that we shall gradually attain an understanding of the
    • man's fourfold being in order to understand it. There have been
    • understanding of man in health and in sickness, we could, to a
    • not be appropriate, though, to add a plea for understanding and
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    • into a whole and culminate in an understanding of certain things
    • the clockmaker. And similarly, when we want to understand purpose in
    • is handed down as such, is what we have to understand as the concept
    • can withstand heart poisons and other harmful influences of the
    • the physical body. Now we will understand a number of things that
    • now we understand how mineral substances affect a man. They create
    • of original sin and understand it correctly. With certain things
    • no understanding for them at all.
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    • understanding of it, certain preliminary concepts would have to be
    • presupposed that are less related to an intellectual understanding
    • than to an understanding that lies in our whole soul constitution,
    • understand this fact and many others besides. You know from the
    • number of things, but we want to understand this situation a little
    • will only understand this correctly if you take what I have said
    • have to speak in great detail if you are to understand it all. You
    • can understand this if we consider that the lungs were developed at a
    • origin. Nevertheless we can only understand what this rhythm
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    • up to form a deeper understanding of the being of man and various
    • question: How can a knowledge of these things help us understand in a
    • contains no understanding of real evolution. When a movement today
    • science. To begin with you hear — and gradually understand
    • man, the number four and the number seven, we shall understand why we
    • understand why just in an age when men have reached the greatest
    • but rather set about understanding it with all the inner force of our
    • mission or not, for if we want to understand our times we must
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    • understanding of man's being and task in the world. You will remember
    • composition of karmic connections before we can understand anything
    • past life standing before him as a great tableau. Then, after a
    • newcomers to anthroposophy to understand at first. Man passes through
    • we should understand the significance and justification of obstacles
    • which we shall only understand if we look at it in greater detail.
    • ability in the future. We thoroughly misunderstand illness and karma
  • Title: Being of Man/Future Evolution: Lecture 7: Laughing and Weeping
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    • and that we ought to take hold of them, so that in understanding them
    • greatest wisdom, if we can only understand this. Therefore let us
    • spiritual science can bring a deeper understanding of these
    • fellow creatures. Therefore only a knowledge and understanding that
    • processes. And we can learn to understand these bodily processes from
    • into man's inner being. The essential thing is to understand the
    • laughter are everyday occurrences, but we do not understand them
    • in the breathing process you understand what we tried to explain with
    • only when we take spirit as the starting point. We can understand
    • laughing and weeping only when we understand the connection between
    • we must understand our middle world as deriving its forces from these
    • wrath that comes over anyone who understands life when he sees
    • arise in anyone who understands the world when the elevating of the
    • which alone explains why a man laughs and weeps. We can understand it
    • cannot understand why he is laughing or crying because then it is
    • cries. And the one who understands these things can again ascertain
    • we understand it, the real expression of the spiritual. Laughing and
  • Title: Being of Man/Future Evolution: Lecture 8: The Manifestation of the Ego in the Different Races of Men
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    • today not standing with his feet on the earth, but raising himself
    • the starry Heavens with an understanding of the beings who were
    • thus understand to be a necessary consequence of the foregoing you
    • we see it meeting with understanding, when envisaged as the idea of a
    • this particular belt of the earth. Therefore we can understand that
    • in either direction. And it is our task today to understand this in
  • Title: Being of Man/Future Evolution: Lecture 9: Evolution, Involution and Creation out of Nothingness
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    • anthroposophical insight in mind, and we shall understand the basis
    • this group, we ought to be able to understand them. Let us start by
    • actually come from? In what way are we to understand the fact that
    • you see a man standing opposite two other people. Let us take into
    • pleased to see just these two particular people standing together.
    • man feels in seeing the two standing side by side has nothing
    • standing together gives him. It is something quite different, and it
    • is standing opposite the two people. The point is that the man
    • develops a feeling of joy over the two men in front of him standing
    • likes seeing the two people standing together.
    • us take a further example. Imagine a man standing here at a certain
    • constellation of stars. If he were to stand five paces away he would
    • higher the level at which man is. Imagine a dog standing in front of
    • in so far as it is a sense object. But if a man were to stand in
    • understand how the gods have first of all given us our three bodies
    • stage. We can understand how we may throw away the parts, piece by
    • stands firmly on the basis of the Christ experience, and the Christ
    • understanding of the world.
    • join an anthroposophical society? To understand the purpose of an
    • have to apply in order to understand the evolution of world phenomena
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    • after death. Understanding of every human soul without distinction of
    • in the souls of men by increasing understanding of the Christ Impulse
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    • be taken as a standard example of the way in which the great truths
    • book you would ipso facto have an adequate understanding of
    • understanding of communications received from these worlds. The
    • measure of understanding of what is to happen; then, in restfulness
    • to understand something in the spiritual world. Connected with this
    • efforts it is not possible to acquire any understanding of the
    • have tried to understand many things contained in these ancient
    • Here once again I realised that we can rightly understand much that
    • what will lead to an understanding of humanity as a whole must depend
    • deeper understanding of them; as a result. a great deal of what
    • understand the foundation of the legend that has grown up in
    • Kamaloka, we begin to have a new understanding of works of a divinely
    • shall learn to understand the nature of the man standing before us;
    • prove worthy of Grace. You will now be able to understand that during
    • were able to perceive it, an erroneous thought would stand there
    • Initiation that thoughts gather around us and stand there like
    • when he is in the physical body. Outside the body it stands there
    • This will help you to understand that for certain karmic
    • recognised in all its strength and fallaciousness stands there,
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    • after death. Understanding of every human soul without distinction of
    • that understanding can become more complete. Let us, however, begin
    • The most important and most outstanding fact revealed by
    • You will readily understand that this must have the
    • is not in a position to repair it. And it is easy to understand that
    • soul. It is important to understand that morality forges our
    • develop understanding of and inclination for what we hope to contact
    • souls that we prepare our understanding of and possibility of
    • such a way that in the Venus sphere it will understand and be
    • essential to be able to understand not merely one particular group of
    • human beings but to understand and find points of contact with all
    • understanding a human being whose soul has been filled with the
    • Sun sphere of understanding adherents of other religions. But the
    • consequences of this lack of understanding are not the same as they
    • inner understanding of each other and then separate into different
    • every lack of understanding are at once sources of terrible
    • easier to understand if reference is made to Initiation. What the
    • by thorough understanding of every religious faith spread over the
    • Earth, also understanding of what is taking place in every individual
    • adheres. Otherwise, whatever has not been met with understanding
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    • would be judging from the standpoint of our limited earthly
    • Ego-consciousness. To believe that would be to misunderstand entirely
    • question as to whether the dead understands language need not be
    • understands the processes that are in operation. To take an example:
    • first step towards a real understanding of our relationships as human
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    • differs from perception on Earth. On Earth the human being stands at
    • and hearing expand into space; from the centre where he is standing
    • the standpoint of Spiritual Science the sleep that occurs at a more
    • human being, let us say at midnight, regarded from the standpoint of
    • quite rightly from a certain standpoint — that the Ego and
    • Understanding
    • of this fact is the best equipment for understanding certain
    • standpoint the statement is quite correct — that man leaves his
    • standpoint. With his kind of clairvoyance he pays more attention to
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    • Those who desire to understand from occult knowledge the
    • latent for the sole reason that a deeper understanding of the Christ
    • of mankind. Those who genuinely understand this evolution know that
    • the Christ Impulse in the right way. We stand face to face with the
    • this and you will understand in its true light the phase of evolution
    • which you yourselves are living; you will understand it because you
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    • in the souls of men by increasing understanding of the Christ Impulse
    • understanding keeps abreast of that evolution.
    • consists in human souls being helped to understand what is now
    • be an ever deepening understanding of the Christ Impulse. Everything
    • that contributes to this increasing understanding of the Christ
    • will help them to understand the life between death and rebirth in
    • the way that is right for our time. This understanding depends upon
    • understand this we must again consider man's relationship to the
    • think they understand. They say, for instance, that the ‘I’
    • stands permanently upright and the spirit living within him while he
    • human being reaches the level ordained for him, when he can stand
    • between the true form of man and the faculties of standing and
    • Form. They are Luciferic Spirits who have come to a standstill in
    • horizontal position and consciously desire to stand upright, to learn
    • are matters of which we must have knowledge if we are to understand
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    • understand with greater exactitude than has hitherto been possible
    • contribute towards a thorough understanding of this subject and throw
    • lectures is to acquire a really fundamental understanding of man's
    • With this clearly in mind we shall understand the gist
    • came it that understanding of the Mystery of Golgotha enabled the
    • understand that the future of the Earth's evolution cannot be assured
    • standpoint. Admittedly, we come across idealists, materialists and
    • other ‘-ists’ who swear by their own standpoint, but
    • say: truth lies in the middle, between two different standpoints. But
    • of this or that standpoint but by applying the modes of knowledge
    • they were able to understand matters altogether different from those
    • for which they had previously shown understanding. These will be
    • little aptitude for the spiritual standpoint they adopt in later
    • All this must be borne in mind if we are to understand
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    • entirely hidden from ordinary observation. It is easy to understand
    • To understand this we must be clear that the new human
    • from the standpoint of our physical senses only, but far greater
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    • we stand before the mystery of Number which will not be further
    • cannot be regarded from the spiritual standpoint exactly as it is
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    • them, understand their nature and essential characteristics, be able
    • following life. We must be able to understand or at least to perceive
    • may pass through that world with understanding, with awareness of
    • understanding, unaware of what they wish to bestow. Now the way in
    • the light of understanding for what is here coming to pass cannot be
    • in order that by understanding the life between death and rebirth,
    • understanding of the world we can do it justice.
    • of great understanding.” He who is not prepared to understand will
    • today was to make a small contribution towards understanding this
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    • the Sun with whatever understanding has been acquired of the
    • the inner standpoint of the soul, it will be quite clear to you that
    • understanding of the ‘Thou art that’, or, as we should
    • region only when it has learnt to understand the creeds of all
    • of understanding of all such beliefs. The soul can pass through the
    • understand the others is not enough. For during the passage through
    • a particular faith; in the Sun sphere the fruits of an understanding
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    • an understanding of the meaning of existence. We are shown the
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    • Difficulties of understanding the Christ-Jesus-Being.
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    • has obtained the understanding of what makes man mature enough
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    • history of mankind if we are to understand rightly our own spiritual
    • evolution, in order to understand the Christ Impulse, than those who
    • question for persons who want to seek an understanding of Christ in
    • thinking in order to understand the secrets, the riddles, of the
    • appeared to human understanding as though it were dispersed through
    • as though he were standing quite alone with it. And then only one
    • three worlds from understanding the root-causes of that Graeco-Roman
    • tried in their own way to understand the change. Even the external
    • period will have great difficulty in understanding it. Our souls are
    • standing at the summit of his time, if he is asked to believe in
    • understanding will come to realise through the external documents
    • out of the Gnosis, were to stand before you, he might also take the
    • understand very well how you have become so proud and arrogant, with
    • powerless to understand what the star should signify, separated as we
    • of humanity? ... then, standing on the ground of Anthroposophy, we
    • the world something which influenced human understanding and was yet
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    • beginning of our era took all possible pains to understand the
    • misunderstanding of what came about through the Mystery of Golgotha,
    • how it was that such misunderstandings were inevitable. If with the
    • was so poorly equipped to understand His nature, would another epoch
    • have been in a position to understand Him? If as a spiritual
    • as we have often emphasised, we stand with deepest admiration before
    • been in the highest degree capable of understanding the nature of
    • understanding were present.
    • culture-epoch, we find that the possibility of understanding Christ
    • epoch, when even the Gnosis was not powerful enough to understand
    • understanding was present, since these three Magi do at least appear
    • end? Have we anything that could lead us back to an understanding of
    • finding their way to a real understanding of what is happening.
    • least adapted to understanding Him. And when we look at all the
    • attempts that were made in subsequent centuries to understand the
    • the very epoch that was least adapted to understanding Him. And if in
    • work on the understanding of human souls on Earth, then —
    • the standpoint of Spiritual Science at the history of theology in
    • of understanding the Christ Being. For theological erudition seems to
    • understanding. That is radically expressed, but anyone ready to enter
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    • understanding the Being of Christ Jesus. Then we came to the
    • Being as a high spiritual Being. But for understanding human
    • in the fourth post-Atlantean epoch aspired to understand the Being of
    • which will enable us to understand much that happened later on. A
    • mythologies of the most diverse peoples. We can understand how it was
    • understand this kind of growing together, belonging together, of the
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    • available. And so I shall want to appeal to your souls to understand
    • is active in it. The column of fire in which Moses stands is akin to
    • commandments that arise when the Ego stands directly over against God
    • understand why the laurel became a visible symbol of Apollo. For
    • olive tree. And if we understand Apollo in the vapours rising from
    • understanding and reason, but all the forces of the soul, can be
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    • From the standpoint of Spiritual Science, it is a superb
    • Christ Impulse working below the surface. Then we shall understand
    • the injunction: “Search out where the name of Parsifal stands!”
    • “Learn to understand the saying that through my powers there
    • Parsifal, stands on the holy, gold-gleaming Vessel, in which is the
    • Host. It stands there.
    • “I once by Fisher-King did stand.
    • such a way that the name of Parsifal stands upon it? Where can it be
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    • yesterday, stand in the way. And the final result of spiritual
    • full moon. How does the vernal full moon stand in the heavens at the
    • Easter festival — how must it stand? It must begin, at least a
    • the Sun standing together in the sign of Cancer. So it was that
    • accordingly, had to come by degrees to understand something that will
    • made ready to understand the secret of the Holy Grail by the
    • try to learn to understand the significance of that which formerly
    • field, the field of the most external science. Let us also understand
    • shall gradually come to understand what our anthroposophical
    • capable of so understanding Him that we shall not misunderstand what
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    • our consciousness is concerned, if we really want to understand our
    • clearly shown by Nature herself lets us see how matters stand when we
    • view of everyday life. Thus over against the physical body there stands
    • people to understand — dream-life. Dreams surging up and down in
    • was standing in the pulpit preaching. She heard his sermon quite
    • One understands such a
    • conclusion that, from the standpoint of conscious life, the world
    • soul life. We now begin to understand how man has to look upon himself
    • become so fixed that the man in question no longer understands what
    • earlier would have suited him. Formerly no understanding was shown him
    • experience, or when we stand anxiously facing what unknown things may
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    • our consciousness is concerned, if we really want to understand our
    • clearly shown by Nature herself lets us see how matters stand when we
    • view of everyday life. Thus over against the physical body there stands
    • people to understand — dream-life. Dreams surging up and down in
    • was standing in the pulpit preaching. She heard his sermon quite
    • One understands such a
    • conclusion that, from the standpoint of conscious life, the world
    • soul life. We now begin to understand how man has to look upon himself
    • become so fixed that the man in question no longer understands what
    • earlier would have suited him. Formerly no understanding was shown him
    • experience, or when we stand anxiously facing what unknown things may
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    • matters actually stand in regard to what we call man's Saturn
    • ancient Saturn laws. If, however, we look from what stands before us
    • will have to ask the question: How does it stand with what is derived
    • how does it stand with regard to the Sun part? Can we find the Sun
    • made much progress in the understanding of such differences, the
    • believe that they understand what Plato and Aristotle perceived as a
    • you consider the whole thought-structure of Thomas Aquinas it stands
    • by the world in his free thought creation. We are still standing in
    • Hence today we are also standing
    • wisdom, must understand what it is, must flow into the stream of
    • Being that stands behind evolves in such a way that its external
    • longer periods, from incarnation to incarnation. Here stand the
    • who stands spiritually as much higher than man as a 100 years is
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    • matters actually stand in regard to what we call man's Saturn
    • ancient Saturn laws. If, however, we look from what stands before us
    • will have to ask the question: How does it stand with what is derived
    • how does it stand with regard to the Sun part? Can we find the Sun
    • made much progress in the understanding of such differences, the
    • believe that they understand what Plato and Aristotle perceived as a
    • you consider the whole thought-structure of Thomas Aquinas it stands
    • by the world in his free thought creation. We are still standing in
    • Hence today we are also standing
    • wisdom, must understand what it is, must flow into the stream of
    • Being that stands behind evolves in such a way that its external
    • longer periods, from incarnation to incarnation. Here stand the
    • who stands spiritually as much higher than man as a 100 years is
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    • If we want to understand the impulses in the universe connected with
    • individualities stands the Sun, creating harmony between the
    • no-one can understand what is contained in the flaming brilliance of
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    • If we want to understand the impulses in the universe connected with
    • individualities stands the Sun, creating harmony between the
    • no-one can understand what is contained in the flaming brilliance of
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    • spiritual-scientific movement and of the way in which we stand within
    • that they were standing within the whole universe, that they had been
    • are standing within the cosmos. Science looks upon the human being,
    • must feel once more that he is standing within the whole cosmos. He
    • the vernal point in the sign of Aries, where it does not stand, in
    • Our own calendar, instead, shows how matters really stand. But this
    • out of the whole universe. Seen as a whole, he stands within the
    • stands within the whole cosmos.
    • You see, this enables us to feel that we are standing
    • are standing within the universe; we learn to know that human life,
    • organic standpoint, speech is connected with our breathing process.
    • were standing in the midst of the universe. This, again,
    • only be grasped from a spiritual-scientific standpoint. For the sufferings
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    • spiritual-scientific movement and of the way in which we stand within
    • that they were standing within the whole universe, that they had been
    • are standing within the cosmos. Science looks upon the human being,
    • must feel once more that he is standing within the whole cosmos. He
    • the vernal point in the sign of Aries, where it does not stand, in
    • Our own calendar, instead, shows how matters really stand. But this
    • out of the whole universe. Seen as a whole, he stands within the
    • stands within the whole cosmos.
    • You see, this enables us to feel that we are standing
    • are standing within the universe; we learn to know that human life,
    • organic standpoint, speech is connected with our breathing process.
    • were standing in the midst of the universe. This, again,
    • only be grasped from a spiritual-scientific standpoint. For the sufferings
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    • relation to the earth, stands still. Human habits of thought and
    • of examining what is accessible to human understanding by way of the
    • stands from the outset, you could say, in fundamental opposition to
    • most outstanding thinkers and those struggling for knowledge, when
    • by outer sense perception. Hence what stands clearly before the eye
    • the outstanding individuals of knowledge from the past. I have
    • stands there as such a perfect counter-blow of the spirit that we
    • stands today in relation to the world. Those who are materialists,
    • understand me better if I describe it in the following way. Suppose
    • condition of the earth. From the standpoint of physics there is
    • world view of the general public usually remains at the standpoint
    • We must understand
    • death as a force working in the organism, just as we understand the
    • to a spiritual world always around us, in which we stand with our
    • soul-spiritual element just as we stand in the physical,
    • senses. To avoid misunderstanding I recently called what can be
    • bears our memories, yet it stands in connection with a super-sensible
    • feeling, our emotions, our passions, stand in a different
    • thought stands by itself). But in bearing the will within us, there
    • through a lack of understanding could this be represented as an
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    • structure of the world, that the earth, stands still, the sun moving
    • understand properly the infinitely deep significance for humanity of
    • understanding that is developed here in the physical world for this
    • conceptions, when they resist by their lack of understanding.
    • belong to the world in which we stand. Just as the air is around us,
    • Just as we stand in
    • standing in connection with our existence. Not in the least! What I
    • sufficient concepts to understand this life on looking back at it if
    • foundation that are not merely functional. In order to understand
    • soul, and spirit stands in relation to the earth, and to that which
    • being to reach an understanding of these things in a conscious way in
    • was chiefly the Intellectual Soul (Verstandes- und
    • very special arrangement was required. You must try to understand
    • convenue. Among the facts most Important for an understanding of
    • alone will create real historical understanding. But you see
    • scientific standpoint. For with all due respect (you know one always
    • physical world, so that we may understand this physical world if we
    • understand the spiritual world at the same time.
    • that one understands it only if one grasps it out of the dream of
    • come up. Once up above, to be sure, it finds little understanding for
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    • life in a physical body. This is seen from the standpoint of the one
    • somewhat different standpoint. His association with those whom he has
    • say that, seen from a certain standpoint, human life viewed in this
    • death from the standpoint of our physical life upon the earth, but
    • from the other side, from the standpoint of one who has already
    • How do matters stand if the contemplation of death is
    • part of a world of necessary happenings. From the earthly standpoint
    • stand, but we are very seldom able to see the whole connexion.
    • the spiritual standpoint are fully aware that a man who is about to
    • view things. And if we consider it from the standpoint of a
    • better understanding of life, as already explained, shows us that not
    • because he cannot understand Plato during a Greek lesson! Man would,
    • to spiritual science, and how the world adopts a standpoint which would
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    • life in a physical body. This is seen from the standpoint of the one
    • somewhat different standpoint. His association with those whom he has
    • say that, seen from a certain standpoint, human life viewed in this
    • death from the standpoint of our physical life upon the earth, but
    • from the other side, from the standpoint of one who has already
    • How do matters stand if the contemplation of death is
    • part of a world of necessary happenings. From the earthly standpoint
    • stand, but we are very seldom able to see the whole connexion.
    • the spiritual standpoint are fully aware that a man who is about to
    • view things. And if we consider it from the standpoint of a
    • better understanding of life, as already explained, shows us that not
    • because he cannot understand Plato during a Greek lesson! Man would,
    • to spiritual science, and how the world adopts a standpoint which would
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    • body, and with which we stand in manifold relations — specific
    • You will understand the character of such an influence from the soul
    • there is one thing of outstanding importance. Let us not imagine that
    • understand what I now have to say. Bear in mind this whole relation
    • understand that these relationships depend on our whole mood and
    • however sincerely gained. Therefore, no one who stands with full
    • is necessary for everyone who stands on the true ground of occultism
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    • You will understand the character of such an influence from the soul
    • there is one thing of outstanding importance. Let us not imagine that
    • understand what I now have to say. Bear in mind this whole relation
    • understand that these relationships depend on our whole mood and
    • however sincerely gained. Therefore, no one who stands with full
    • is necessary for everyone who stands on the true ground of occultism
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    • observation we use in the sense world and to the understanding
    • being or happening. You confront them, you stand outside them and you
    • You will easily understand that in order to exercise the faculty of
    • process. This being said, you will understand at once the importance
    • the sense world. If I may put it more plainly, one has to understand
    • To understand this, we should consider that in the physical sense
    • someone in the physical world saying, ‘I can stand only the
    • will look with a certain amount of inner understanding at the chapter
    • use the lotus flowers to grasp and understand the spiritual events
    • actual situation and you will understand that what I am indicating
    • penetrate with open eyes and with understanding into the actual
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    • being or happening. You confront them, you stand outside them and you
    • You will easily understand that in order to exercise the faculty of
    • process. This being said, you will understand at once the importance
    • the sense world. If I may put it more plainly, one has to understand
    • To understand this, we should consider that in the physical sense
    • someone in the physical world saying, ‘I can stand only the
    • will look with a certain amount of inner understanding at the chapter
    • use the lotus flowers to grasp and understand the spiritual events
    • actual situation and you will understand that what I am indicating
    • penetrate with open eyes and with understanding into the actual
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    • One can see already how matters stand. Those who have reached a
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    • One can see already how matters stand. Those who have reached a
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    • single case it can only speak of things from one definite standpoint,
    • (and that is a good thing), the human being such as he stands before
    • Of course, those who stand upon the foundation of
    • soul, the moment of death stands before our soul throughout our life
    • constantly have before us the moment of death. It stands before
    • we gaze at it, we are overcome by a feeling telling us that we stand
    • stand before us simultaneously in powerful pictures. A panorama of
    • our life, a life-picture, stands before us and it reveals,
    • rise up within you as LIVING memories; you see your friend standing
    • But in reality, and from a loftier standpoint, we human
    • still stand within our earthly existence. Now that we have cast off
    • souls who are able to understand this.
    • of our time, an admonition to the effect that we should stand fully
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    • single case it can only speak of things from one definite standpoint,
    • (and that is a good thing), the human being such as he stands before
    • Of course, those who stand upon the foundation of
    • soul, the moment of death stands before our soul throughout our life
    • constantly have before us the moment of death. It stands before
    • we gaze at it, we are overcome by a feeling telling us that we stand
    • stand before us simultaneously in powerful pictures. A panorama of
    • our life, a life-picture, stands before us and it reveals,
    • rise up within you as LIVING memories; you see your friend standing
    • But in reality, and from a loftier standpoint, we human
    • still stand within our earthly existence. Now that we have cast off
    • souls who are able to understand this.
    • of our time, an admonition to the effect that we should stand fully
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    • stand out there upon the battlefields, where historic events are
    • physical body, he stands in a world, as we have become accustomed to
    • soul. And you will perhaps understand that many of the words spoken
    • who have won an understanding of our work, because they were already
    • we may say: Even if the enemies and the lack of understanding
    • understanding of the whole significance of our work for the course of
    • is not possible to attain to an understanding of the spiritual world,
    • but are unfitted, in many respects, to understand in the right way
    • you have never had before, and you learn to understand this. You have
    • most wonderful thing, which can ever anew stand before man's
    • a moving experience, indeed — and from this standpoint also, I
    • world, in which we stand, even with our physical bodies there is also
    • which we speak here, in Spiritual Science. For the dead understand
    • thinking than his own. The standpoint taken by the materialist
    • attitude, but also the materialistic standpoint or conception —
    • If it were possible to arouse even a little understanding, it would
    • be seen that, for a right understanding, it is precisely an honest
    • point where it will understand only the temporal, and when it will
    • spiritual world. Nor can we understand why we must believe to be
    • kinds of apparatus, which raise the standard of human life and
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    • stand out there upon the battlefields, where historic events are
    • physical body, he stands in a world, as we have become accustomed to
    • soul. And you will perhaps understand that many of the words spoken
    • who have won an understanding of our work, because they were already
    • we may say: Even if the enemies and the lack of understanding
    • understanding of the whole significance of our work for the course of
    • is not possible to attain to an understanding of the spiritual world,
    • but are unfitted, in many respects, to understand in the right way
    • you have never had before, and you learn to understand this. You have
    • most wonderful thing, which can ever anew stand before man's
    • a moving experience, indeed — and from this standpoint also, I
    • world, in which we stand, even with our physical bodies there is also
    • which we speak here, in Spiritual Science. For the dead understand
    • thinking than his own. The standpoint taken by the materialist
    • attitude, but also the materialistic standpoint or conception —
    • If it were possible to arouse even a little understanding, it would
    • be seen that, for a right understanding, it is precisely an honest
    • point where it will understand only the temporal, and when it will
    • spiritual world. Nor can we understand why we must believe to be
    • kinds of apparatus, which raise the standard of human life and
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    • civilisation, the period of that remarkable people who stand, as it
    • Greece stand at the middle point in such a way that the forces of the
    • precisely one who is outstandingly significant — will be ugly,
    • and understand his egohood. The other is that when, in later years, a
    • could an Ideal of earth-evolution stand before us. And for how long
    • it. When this is achieved, we stand, as men, in harmony with the
    • In very truth we stand here at the dividing-line between two spheres
    • spiritual knowledge, namely, an understanding of man and of how his
    • Golgotha in all its truth and to a real understanding of the words:
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    • civilisation, the period of that remarkable people who stand, as it
    • Greece stand at the middle point in such a way that the forces of the
    • precisely one who is outstandingly significant — will be ugly,
    • and understand his egohood. The other is that when, in later years, a
    • could an Ideal of earth-evolution stand before us. And for how long
    • it. When this is achieved, we stand, as men, in harmony with the
    • In very truth we stand here at the dividing-line between two spheres
    • spiritual knowledge, namely, an understanding of man and of how his
    • Golgotha in all its truth and to a real understanding of the words:
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    • proper understanding, one course of lectures should be studied
    • dim clairvoyance cannot understand the Westerner who is
    • too far to understand the Christ. The Oriental Ego had not
    • conditions for understanding second coming of Christ. Kalijuga
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    • they have, first of all, an understanding of the folk to which they
    • belong, an understanding of what we might call “the
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    • your goodwill and sympathetic spiritual understanding. For indeed the
    • Perhaps you will better understand what we mean if you
    • very, very little understanding. In the first place a certain
    • nation from which you have sprung; you have no understanding for that
    • they have, first of all, an understanding of the folk to which they
    • belong, an understanding of what we might call ‘The
    • present time to acknowledge that a man, as he stands before us in the
    • take something neutral — what does modern man understand by the
    • Just as the sentient-soul stands in a certain
    • and understand each other or try to understand each other as regards
    • Folk-spirits, and yet there is something in which they understand one
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    • beings, of these Archangels? and how are we to understand this work?
    • peoples. When we consider this aura we must clearly understand that,
    • and we must clearly understand that man could in no wise have
    • understand that real physical preliminary conditions are necessary in
    • Sometimes these configurations stand out in strong
    • Moon-cycle moved forward to their present standpoint.
    • spiritual understanding, which must be clothed in ordinary words
    • conceptions, if from the anthroposophical standpoint one observes a
    • Thus you will see, that we shall only understand the
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    • important that we should understand that there are such
    • this reason they fully understand all the joy and sorrow the human
    • not stand still, because he would then be allowing the germs for
    • think of him as being a higher Being, one standing two stages higher
    • Now you can understand that the law of renunciation, of
    • of these normal and abnormal Spirits of Form, we shall understand
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    • Therefore if we want to understand man, such as he
    • activity of the several Beings, do we learn to understand how through
    • of the child from the standpoint of spiritual science, you will admit
    • And now you can understand the whole course of human
    • inherited; and we shall understand what is shown by spiritual
    • removed from the understanding of what does really take place in the
    • significance to him. We shall more clearly understand these
    • not to misunderstand what is now being said, it only refers to man in
    • also understand, that in a certain way the tendency of civilization
    • You will understand now why I said, that what I had to communicate
    • Hence you will understand, that with this whole process
    • the surface of the earth. You see that we must understand what it is
    • ground on which we stand, down to the formation of islands and
    • understand that Plato was a descendant of Solon, an Ionian, a Greek,
    • a Caucasian, this expresses, if we understand the law underlying it,
    • We do not understand the individual man, if we do not
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    • so long will it be difficult to obtain an unprejudiced understanding
    • Now in order to acquire a complete understanding of the
    • far removed from us, in order to acquire an understanding of how we
    • lay a foundation by acquiring an understanding of the Hierarchies, to
    • understand these Hierarchies, that we say, at the lowest stage stands
    • really upon which we stand and which offers us resistance? What man
    • he is able to stand upon solid ground he owes to the circumstance
    • understand our planet in this way: Where its boundaries of air and
    • element standing on just the same level as the others. To fulfill the
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    • understand also, that statements such as those made in our last
    • arrive at a complete understanding of these very complicated matters
    • mission of the earth, we must clearly understand that these seven
    • of Form, for they stand higher in the rank of the hierarchies —
    • from an occult standpoint, quite correct in describing what appears
    • system, and only the physical body stands for itself, it is an image
    • polarity, if we wish to understand the depths of the Folk-souls.
    • Now you will also understand that a people like the
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    • post-Atlantean evolution, — then we must clearly understand
    • best understand this mission of the Semitic people by taking it in
    • it would never lead to a real understanding of the world, to a
    • understand the several Folk-spirits. Whereas the leaders of the
    • which the understanding of this mythology has for the further
    • development, this people understands how to bring to perfection the
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    • this Germanic Scandinavian mythology, notwithstanding its many points
    • understanding of those relationships is possible. There must at one
    • time have been a similar understanding of the unique character of the
    • is not at the present day easy to understand this essential element,
    • We can scarcely understand the fundamental character of
    • familiar; they could in a certain respect understand them, and they
    • East it would be particularly difficult to understand the Western
    • stage higher than this standpoint, so that they experienced in the
    • to understand him? He learned to recognize him as being one of those
    • this in mind we shall also better understand many things that have
    • been handed down. For us it is a question of being able to understand
    • within; and later on he still understands the way in which, coming
    • understands how the inner answers, so to say, to the outer. He could
    • also understand when Initiates told him how the world forms itself
    • macrocosm and understands when he is told that it is called
    • is able to look back into that time and he can understand that these
    • beings. Then the man of the North understands how the later
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    • will be able to understand it philosophically also, as you will all
    • mythology. If you bear this in mind you will understand why Europe
    • Zoroaster made it his task to understand and make known the
    • understand more and more clearly is, that the Luciferic influence
    • down to the smallest details. But we must clearly understand therein
    • once been accessible. Hence in Asia Minor one could well understand
    • nigh unto you.’ One could understand when it was said:. ‘The
    • even if ye are not able to rise above the physical plane; understand
    • ye that Figure in Palestine, understand ye the figure of Christ.’
    • The Initiates of the Northmen made them understand that
    • he plays it in the Twilight of the Gods. When we understand this rôle
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    • Angelic Being, who stands between man and the Folk-soul, by Donar or
    • Greek culture was one which we can only understand if we try to do so
    • Then you will be able to understand the peculiar nature
    • will understand the details of the Chinese culture. This culture was
    • perfectly unbroken stream. You will understand that only the remnants
    • time encircled the Atlantean Continent. You will now also understand
    • It would be misunderstanding what is being pushed
    • misunderstanding this culture if we were to compare it with that
    • prepare ourselves to understand a spiritual, a higher culture. For
    • Child of these two worlds, stands in front of them as a third world.
    • disputes, and which in reality rest upon great misunderstandings, is
    • suffice to make one understand that therein the human and the
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    • does not know that this event really did occur, will understand what
    • We understand, therefore, that the Germanic Scandinavian
    • tendency, and this enables him to understand modern Spiritual Science
    • come before his eyes which at first he will not understand. But if he
    • place in accordance with law, he will then learn to understand,
    • understand that they have to see the spirit in the spirit, that they
    • Christ; or whether they will remain at a standstill on the physical
    • Germanic Scandinavian mythology, it ought then to understand that
    • belongs to us all in Northern and Central Europe, will again stand
    • of Vidar, of whom we are now trying to understand the deeper side, we
    • having a proper understanding of that which is to come.
    • insist upon retaining the name Christ.) But if we understand the
    • understand Who Christ is. In the same way the Christ-Being must not
    • It is wonderful to me how well people understand each
    • to understand each other in the deepest essence of our
    • Anthroposophical knowledge; it is proof of how we shall understand
    • Let us endeavor to understand one another on this
    • anthroposophical world-movement, could misunderstandings arise from
    • from his own standpoint and his own ground, — to contribute to
    • understand this. We must learn to understand that it would be a bad
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    • understand man in his real being only when we relate him to the whole
    • is a capacity of which our own time particularly stands in need. The human
    • understand the real nature and being of man. The mineral world is the only
    • understanding. Even the life of the plant remains enigmatical; still more so
    • language we ought to understand. And this is possible only if we try to grasp
    • region where the creative fantasy and feeling of the artist who understands the
    • when he really understands the nature of the concrete realities connected with
    • understanding for what is truly artistic that man will be able to understand
    • only by an inner understanding of this wonderfully artistic transformation of
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    • understand man in his real being only when we relate him to the whole
    • is a capacity of which our own time particularly stands in need. The human
    • understand the real nature and being of man. The mineral world is the only
    • understanding. Even the life of the plant remains enigmatical; still more so
    • language we ought to understand. And this is possible only if we try to grasp
    • region where the creative fantasy and feeling of the artist who understands the
    • when he really understands the nature of the concrete realities connected with
    • understanding for what is truly artistic that man will be able to understand
    • only by an inner understanding of this wonderfully artistic transformation of
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    • Building Stones for an Understanding of the Mystery of Golgotha
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    • from the standpoint of spiritual science.
    • We know that if we want to understand the physical human
    • Golgotha as it stands before our eyes in historical tradition and has
    • stands as if in a direct personal relationship to Him. The soul seeks
    • We shall most readily understand what this Church Father
    • asking whether those who really understand Christianity are justified
    • thoughtlessly, but who wants to understand its connections, will
    • this passage and try to understand it with their aid. You will then
    • understand it as one understands a great deal in the Bible —
    • soul to the body, if he is to know himself. These words, standing
    • leading from one form to another. Paul did not understand by “death”
    • that he might stand before the Being who is the Christ. On the Earth
    • love beyond death, so that he will be able to stand before his God as
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    • soul-powers. But let us understand clearly that when in our physical
    • he who truly understands Christ looks upon ideals in this way. He
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    • adapted for gaining a really deep inner understanding of the wider
    • From this point of view it is easy to understand the
    • plane, that they have such difficulty in understanding Anthroposophy,
    • soon as we come into the higher worlds we must adopt other standards,
    • holds sway. Then, out of the consciousness that He stands in His
    • must clearly understand that a man is certainly subject to his Karma;
    • has fallen on him stands in his Karma, that it is an adjustment of
    • compensation, but there the guilt stands, everywhere.” That
    • Christ stands before them, having taken all upon Himself.
    • Christ should stand. The connection with Christ is necessary, and the
    • for those who stand in relationship to Christ, rescued from the
    • up in our hearts, and then for the first time we shall understand
    • And now we understand why many anthroposophists cannot
    • true understanding of Christ, a greater earnestness will manifest
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    • stands there as a record for humanity — but the whole future
    • understanding of the New Testament to be reached. In the future, men
    • contribute to an understanding of the New Testament. The
    • understanding comes about gradually, but the New Testament is written
    • understand the truth in its deepest inwardness. Later on, truth
    • be able to guide us to a further understanding of the riddle of guilt
    • I indicate this only in order that you may understand the meaning of
    • that from the standpoint of spiritual science the words of St. John's
    • this truth as it stands there, and approach the question from another
    • Earth incarnations will stand there like a mighty tableau if we have
    • sides) we understand how Christ takes upon Himself the guilt and sin
    • of our incarnations, and they stand there vivified by Christ,
    • our incarnations stand there, and what do they come to, taken as a
    • end of the Earth period we shall stand there with the soul —
    • stand there before our earthly relics which have been gathered
    • understanding of what has been said to mankind, because — as I
    • come to understand it later. The resurrection of the body is a
    • soul must learn to understand. For let us suppose that, because of
    • stand there as souls at the end of the Earth period and we should be
    • must look with understanding at what the “forgiveness of sins”
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    • standard Microsoft spelling dictionary and using it requires the
    • Middle Ages. Those human beings who could not stand the bonded
    • You can see out of what I have said what understanding of morality in
    • understand that there were different phases of development leading to
    • relationships we see how a thorough understanding of people's needs
    • work, only if we understand the establishment of the mutual help
    • Today one doesn't know anymore, one doesn't understand how the Fight
    • understand how he or she could have left the “straight and
    • initiative is connected to egoism. Those who understand how to be not
    • only followers, who understand that they are not just subject to
    • understands nowadays little of what that implies. One does not know
    • understand it rightly — we have the most effect if we do not
    • our own opinion. If we understand that our best forces spring out of
    • Spiritual Science something quite different from what one understands
    • speech. This listening creates a completely different understanding —
    • other's opinion. This stands only as an example for many things. If
    • brings oneself as far as to understand that it is much more
    • one comes as far as to understand mutual help or community right into
    • from one apparatus to a receiver, then you will also understand
    • Scientific Worldview understands the Fight for Survival, and mutual
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    • standard Microsoft spelling dictionary and using it requires the
    • Middle Ages. Those human beings who could not stand the bonded
    • You can see out of what I have said what understanding of morality in
    • understand that there were different phases of development leading to
    • relationships we see how a thorough understanding of people's needs
    • work, only if we understand the establishment of the mutual help
    • Today one doesn't know anymore, one doesn't understand how the Fight
    • understand how he or she could have left the “straight and
    • initiative is connected to egoism. Those who understand how to be not
    • only followers, who understand that they are not just subject to
    • understands nowadays little of what that implies. One does not know
    • understand it rightly — we have the most effect if we do not
    • our own opinion. If we understand that our best forces spring out of
    • Spiritual Science something quite different from what one understands
    • speech. This listening creates a completely different understanding —
    • other's opinion. This stands only as an example for many things. If
    • brings oneself as far as to understand that it is much more
    • one comes as far as to understand mutual help or community right into
    • from one apparatus to a receiver, then you will also understand
    • Scientific Worldview understands the Fight for Survival, and mutual
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    • call human understanding, human comprehension; and
    • attain to the full understanding of that wonder which is contained in
    • physical birth.” Our feeling is deepened when we understand in
    • understanding of what has been traditionally handed down about the
    • understand human evolution if we do not look into such things. Today
    • the Magi of the East, through their understanding of the mysteries of
    • understanding of the birth of Christ revealed itself to man. We have
    • Virgin and the constellation standing at right angles to it, in
    • and the constellation of the Ram was seen in quadrature standing, as
    • understanding was of such a nature that in gazing out into space and
    • shall rightly understand the mystery of the rebirth of the human
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    • examine them and try to arrive at an understanding of evolution,
    • Golgotha, there too we shall find we can only understand it when we
    • certain understanding of this link between life in nature and
    • stands, as it were, in the centre, and that there are certain
    • suited to our own times. An understanding will come again for the
    • If we would understand the Christmas Mystery, we must
    • understand things, must imagine that Lucifer appears to him in the
    • Gnostics and used to enable them to understand the Mystery of
    • although we cannot yet rightly understand it, is nevertheless in us —
    • an aura of many shining colours. We must learn to understand Isis
    • become for us spiritual again. We must understand Saturn, Sun, Moon,
    • Who stands before us in a far greater glory than Osiris did in the
    • existence. This community should understand how terrible it is in our
    • mere phrase. We should be able to understand that in future this must
    • whether the feelings in your hearts and souls, when you stand before
    • raise mankind to an understanding of the sense and meaning of its
    • that we bear this Being within us, but we must understand Him. Just
    • it sheds an inner peace into the hearts of men. We should understand
    • love in the great task. Then, and only then, shall we understand
    • Christmas. If we cannot realise this, we shall not understand
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    • When it is a question of understanding the Event of
    • individual, very outstanding men like the three Magi from the East
    • the right way we begin to understand how the wise men from the East
    • plumb the depths of the life of soul we begin to understand how the
    • mathematical, mechanistic world. It is only outstanding persons like
    • barren, dry; he has no love for it. Novalis, who was an outstanding
    • understand the Imaginations. Thus by the development of the inner
    • faculties men will have to seek for the understanding of the Christ
    • understand how Isis, the living, divine Sophia, had to disappear
    • We are standing before this very point of time, my dear
    • knowledge must understand what is there called the meeting with the
    • chaotic unity in man. The understanding that must come to the pupil
    • passing over a threshold at which stands a Guardian, a Guardian full
    • things in our days to bring men to understand this passing through
    • stands. This Guardian demands of an individual who is advancing to
    • ourselves at the time of Christmas too, if we rightly understand
    • threefold. And those who stand properly in the spiritual life
    • the earth experiences through the Christ. And those who stand rightly
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    • in his understanding of the world of human beings, of the planet
    • without really getting to know and understand them. Through the
    • highlands, if we want really to understand the nature of these
    • being made to understand the human being, to answer the question:
    • What is the human being in reality? Efforts were made to understand
    • applied for understanding the human being than the powers used
    • for understanding machines. Men were obliged to pass through this
    • This sheath does stand at the summit of the animal world. But
    • modern striving for knowledge there is no real understanding of
    • recognised today — no conscious understanding of the human
    • mythologies. This is because the author simply does not understand
    • understand Anthroposophy at all, finds in it something similar to
    • fully conscious understanding of the world, an understanding with a
    • field. And then from what follows, we can understand the kind of
    • understand the connection of their present mode of vision with that
    • development do not understand what is nearest at hand; we do not know
    • the workings of many substances we use in everyday life. We stand
    • understand what it is that will bring healing into the development of
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    • of natural science must everywhere come to a stand-still or run into
    • from the standpoint of religion will cease.
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    • view the consideration of certain misunderstandings, which are known to
    • when it makes its appearance anywhere. It is very easy to understand
    • means of which he thinks he can understand it. Anthroposophy and the
    • a complete misunderstanding if anyone were to think that I, as has been
    • mission of spiritual science itself. It may be quite easy to understand
    • science finds it entirely comprehensible that many misunderstandings
    • misunderstandings. Opinions such as, “It is mere imagination; it
    • complete misunderstanding of the real aims of this spiritual science or
    • be carefully kept in view, if we wish to understand the real
    • that as a normal human being he is all the time standing by. The
    • spirit. It is a complete misunderstanding of spiritual science to think
    • emphasise this misunderstanding sharply. Nothing less than the exact
    • mention misunderstandings which I know to be prevalent, and to indicate
    • real spiritual beings, we arrive at being able completely to understand
    • makes every effort to understand the being of Christ, and that in doing
    • cannot enter into many other misunderstandings which have been spread
    • fig-tree. I can do but one thing when these misunderstandings fly about
    • other misunderstandings, which could easily be refuted. I will only
    • notwithstanding that the teaching of Copernicus is not in the
    • whether perhaps the numerous misunderstandings which exist with regard
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    • time of Summer. To understand the essential meaning of these
    • divine-spiritual-super-sensible reality, and when, understanding what
    • twilight, the man of today who rightly understands the Christmas
    • of humanity we can deepen our understanding of what is. presented to
    • he could point to his own heart, and say: Now I understand the nature
    • lungs, and so on, and in understanding the organs individually we
    • come to understand the universe. We study the human heart, for
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    • time of Summer. To understand the essential meaning of these
    • divine-spiritual-super-sensible reality, and when, understanding what
    • twilight, the man of today who rightly understands the Christmas
    • of humanity we can deepen our understanding of what is. presented to
    • he could point to his own heart, and say: Now I understand the nature
    • lungs, and so on, and in understanding the organs individually we
    • come to understand the universe. We study the human heart, for
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    • coloring is now to be seen. In spite of this, when one stands before
    • the year 1452 to 1519, will stand before this picture in the
    • work on people today, stands practically in the same relation to what
    • on the wall. We stand sadly before this picture in Milan, and with
    • could never come to an end. We must try to understand the soul of
    • have just done, we must, to understand him fully, add that the Duke
    • Christ Figure, standing out as it does from the other figures, seem
    • to be justified, in this sense. We can understand the lighting of all
    • According to this hypothesis one can understand how Leonardo, who
    • with respect to this one figure. We can then understand that he might
    • different understanding we obtain of such a man as he, if we rest on
    • again to consider the background from which this soul stands out.
    • Today we again stand at
    • nothing satisfied him. There he stands, in expectation of this new
    • from another standpoint and say: No matter what this soul may have
    • super-sensible existence and we say to ourselves: Oh! We understand!
    • Science we may understand the world. If we contemplate spirits such
    • out at us. Yes, we begin to understand this age, the time of sunset
    • great spirit had to undergo. We understand the age and we understand
    • understand the full greatness of the force which had to be there to
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    • coloring is now to be seen. In spite of this, when one stands before
    • the year 1452 to 1519, will stand before this picture in the
    • work on people today, stands practically in the same relation to what
    • on the wall. We stand sadly before this picture in Milan, and with
    • could never come to an end. We must try to understand the soul of
    • have just done, we must, to understand him fully, add that the Duke
    • Christ Figure, standing out as it does from the other figures, seem
    • to be justified, in this sense. We can understand the lighting of all
    • According to this hypothesis one can understand how Leonardo, who
    • with respect to this one figure. We can then understand that he might
    • different understanding we obtain of such a man as he, if we rest on
    • again to consider the background from which this soul stands out.
    • Today we again stand at
    • nothing satisfied him. There he stands, in expectation of this new
    • from another standpoint and say: No matter what this soul may have
    • super-sensible existence and we say to ourselves: Oh! We understand!
    • Science we may understand the world. If we contemplate spirits such
    • out at us. Yes, we begin to understand this age, the time of sunset
    • great spirit had to undergo. We understand the age and we understand
    • understand the full greatness of the force which had to be there to
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    • capacity for understanding them. Let us think ourselves back into
    • make no effort to study, and have no will to understand, their
    • Therefore the ideal from the standpoint of spiritual science is to
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    • make no effort to study, and have no will to understand, their
    • Therefore the ideal from the standpoint of spiritual science is to
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    • the earth was meantime transformed, this standing still caused a
    • understand that all animals have aged at the youth stage, have aged
    • other illnesses. Animals cannot stand the human way of life. Even as
    • The ant stands at quite a different stage from the beaver, and much
    • through the Crisis.” We now stand in the Fifth Root Race. The
    • they have, as we know, the choice. Understand me aright, not for
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    • the earth was meantime transformed, this standing still caused a
    • understand that all animals have aged at the youth stage, have aged
    • other illnesses. Animals cannot stand the human way of life. Even as
    • The ant stands at quite a different stage from the beaver, and much
    • through the Crisis.” We now stand in the Fifth Root Race. The
    • they have, as we know, the choice. Understand me aright, not for
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    • consider. The differences come from the various standpoints from
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    • consider. The differences come from the various standpoints from
    • this spirit of the most inner understanding may become effective.
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    • approach has been made from the standpoint of science, to the problem
    • find that precisely from the standpoint of Spiritual Science, we can
    • has written on the nature of death from the standpoint of his natural
    • it is indeed no more than this — which, as it stands, traces
    • employs all means to come to some kind of understanding of the nature
    • made by those who feel they are standing on its firm ground between
    • time easy to understand; namely, the “Physiology” of no
    • which we can understand when spoken by the gloomy, melancholic Prince
    • may say, and we understand it in its dramatic connection; but when
    • regarded from the standpoint of modern physics, geology, and
    • organism, stands out just like, or similar to, the solid skeleton as
    • we stand at the point where we can say: Again Spiritual Science
    • come to understand that the great earth mother is a complete organism
    • hypotheses he can form a world conception which apparently stands
    • man. Just as we understand the necessity of sleep for the life of
    • ideas, so we now understand the necessity of death for the life of
    • understand the meaning of death for man's eternity have we
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    • approach has been made from the standpoint of science, to the problem
    • find that precisely from the standpoint of Spiritual Science, we can
    • has written on the nature of death from the standpoint of his natural
    • it is indeed no more than this — which, as it stands, traces
    • employs all means to come to some kind of understanding of the nature
    • made by those who feel they are standing on its firm ground between
    • time easy to understand; namely, the “Physiology” of no
    • which we can understand when spoken by the gloomy, melancholic Prince
    • may say, and we understand it in its dramatic connection; but when
    • regarded from the standpoint of modern physics, geology, and
    • organism, stands out just like, or similar to, the solid skeleton as
    • we stand at the point where we can say: Again Spiritual Science
    • come to understand that the great earth mother is a complete organism
    • hypotheses he can form a world conception which apparently stands
    • man. Just as we understand the necessity of sleep for the life of
    • ideas, so we now understand the necessity of death for the life of
    • understand the meaning of death for man's eternity have we
  • Title: Lecture: The Origin of the Animal World in the Light of Spiritual Science
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    • other hand we can perceive how deeper thinkers who stand entirely on
    • today. Gustav Theodor Fechner cannot understand that the living ever
    • how notable thinkers standing firmly upon the grounds of natural
    • firm and strong on the grounds he took a stand upon, just by saying
    • must again say, as matters stand today, that it can never result from
    • liquid. If we let this solution stand, then a sediment deposits
    • earthly existence reveals itself in such a way that we can understand
    • that binds us not to stand still, but to move upwards to more and
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    • today. Gustav Theodor Fechner cannot understand that the living ever
    • how notable thinkers standing firmly upon the grounds of natural
    • firm and strong on the grounds he took a stand upon, just by saying
    • must again say, as matters stand today, that it can never result from
    • liquid. If we let this solution stand, then a sediment deposits
    • earthly existence reveals itself in such a way that we can understand
    • that binds us not to stand still, but to move upwards to more and
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    • every means to understand the secrets of our existence, we shall find
    • understanding of their muscular structure and anatomy, and their
    • Michelangelo and the Greek sculptors; he stands at the beginning of
    • stands at the opening of the modern age in the same relation to art
    • stand. Look at his Madonnas; in the earliest phase the child rests
    • brought it to a standstill and the Pope transferred his interests
    • we ourselves stand. We live together with this God the Father; we
    • woman just reaching maturity; she stands forth among the other Angel
    • the highest things. Sibyls and Prophets stand over against each other
    • ourselves stand, was also well aware what it means if the soul and
    • Michelangelo stands at the
    • understand it more inwardly and in the present age see how the human
    • Michelangelo. If we start from this standpoint and try to get as close
    • understand the doctrine of repeated earth lives any more than his
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    • every means to understand the secrets of our existence, we shall find
    • understanding of their muscular structure and anatomy, and their
    • Michelangelo and the Greek sculptors; he stands at the beginning of
    • stands at the opening of the modern age in the same relation to art
    • stand. Look at his Madonnas; in the earliest phase the child rests
    • brought it to a standstill and the Pope transferred his interests
    • we ourselves stand. We live together with this God the Father; we
    • woman just reaching maturity; she stands forth among the other Angel
    • the highest things. Sibyls and Prophets stand over against each other
    • ourselves stand, was also well aware what it means if the soul and
    • Michelangelo stands at the
    • understand it more inwardly and in the present age see how the human
    • Michelangelo. If we start from this standpoint and try to get as close
    • understand the doctrine of repeated earth lives any more than his
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    • UNDERSTANDING THE SPIRITUAL WORLD(Part One)
    • UNDERSTANDING THE SPIRITUAL WORLD(Part Two)
    • deceased. Acquiring new concepts to understand the spiritual world.
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  • Title: Notes: Presence of the Dead
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  • Title: Presence of the Dead: Publisher's Note
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  • Title: Presence of the Dead: Lecture One: Understanding the Spiritual World (Part One)
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    • Lecture One: Understanding the Spiritual World (Part One)
    • UNDERSTANDING THE SPIRITUAL WORLD(PART ONE)Berlin,
    • to writing. What you write down expresses something that stands
    • passive openness to the world that is appropriate for understanding
    • ancient teachings. In order to avoid misunderstandings, we must
    • difficult for many people to understand. That is why they speak of
    • understand the full significance of Christ, this is simply nonsense.
    • every person who wants to understand its findings. It strives to give
    • it is a complete misunderstanding to say spiritual science must also
    • everything becomes understandable. One does not need clairvoyance for
    • this; our ordinary understanding is enough to really grasp and
    • science appeals to our understanding, making use of the opposite
    • understand spiritual science will be able to find their way after
    • kind. I am speaking about dreams where we stand face to face with
    • happens. Well, you will understand that it was he himself who came
    • to gain an understanding of the super-sensible realm through the power
    • its ordinary understanding — and this ordinary understanding is
    • see through these things, who truly and thoroughly understand them
    • time because only by understanding it can we progress.
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    • UNDERSTANDING THE SPIRITUAL WORLD(PART TWO)Berlin,
    • and understanding of the spiritual world in their hearts, or at least
    • spiritual science meets with incomprehension and misunderstanding in
    • understand how an ordinary citizen, a product of modern thinking, who
    • misunderstanding? How can we expect him to understand?
    • that spiritual science is to enable us to understand the spiritual
    • we will run into misunderstandings. Therefore I want to draw your
    • its impressions on our senses, and we try to understand this world
    • spiritual world.” We need to understand that all so-called
    • views of spiritual science and her kind, energetic and understanding
    • in the form of abstract theories, but in lively understanding of
    • prepare your heart to understand what I want to say next.
    • better understand the thoughts and ideas necessary for real access to
    • in many quarters with misunderstanding, contempt, and hostility, we
    • understanding of the spiritual world.
    • people in the world who really understand what we intend to do. It is
    • the public what it does not understand anyway. The newspapers have
    • good-natured soul who wanted to understand us and do a great service
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  • Title: Presence of the Dead: Lecture Three: Awakening Spiritual Thoughts
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    • those who understand these things will know that the organs that are
    • standpoint of proper spiritual science, speak about the most
    • humans, we are dealing with creations of Ahriman. To understand the
    • specific point if we really want to understand the great importance
    • it. Regardless of outer circumstances, those who fully understand how
    • may not understand them. The understanding has to be acquired. Thus,
    • certain motives of the heart provoke misunderstandings. When I tell
    • jump to the wrong conclusions out of a very understandable
    • misunderstandings, which I want to avoid.
    • the ancient religious teachers do not understand anything about him.
    • And we have to understand the nature of our current task just as we
    • truly mature, so that we can understand what spiritual science is
    • claim one cannot understand the contents of spiritual science, but
    • understanding, but have certain psychic abilities that seem to appear
    • spontaneously. Based on our understanding of the mission of spiritual
    • Anthroposophical Society. And certainly you will understand that it
  • Title: Presence of the Dead: Lecture Four: The Presence of the Dead in our Life
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    • how an understanding of our spiritual nature reveals possibilities of
    • Acquiring new concepts to understand the spiritual world. A
    • want to understand the clairvoyant sphere — new, that is, in
    • clairvoyant observation will help you understand this. More than ten
    • artistic sensitivity and understanding. One could not help but love
    • wonderful tableaux of cosmic development as we understand it in
    • to do with the fact that every unbiased person can understand what I
    • believe these descriptions, but we can understand them if we approach
    • them to understand that concept, we have to bring them a house.
    • understand on the physical plane. However, we cannot understand the
    • understand genuine spiritual science and serious esotericism because
    • understand the higher world and its revelations with the ideas they
    • To understand the higher worlds, we must not let our life of ideas
    • materialist fashion what they symbolize and what their shapes stand
    • form stands for, they have misunderstood the building; for every form
    • signifies only itself, just as our hands or head stand only for
    • complete misunderstanding of our position in regard to occultism. We
    • about what it is. They will understand our building when they realize
    • understand this humble beginning from the perspective and
    • significance of our spiritual science. Try to understand what this
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    • Galileo, and Giordano Bruno did for the understanding of physical
    • not speaking from the standpoint of the occult knowledge so often
    • understand the higher worlds only when they have been drawn out by
    • methods we will learn to understand the meaning of the sentences,
    • life would not suffice to perform the task, which was to understand
    • social standpoint. True self-knowledge enables us to differentiate
    • lives. Then we can understand the life of those we were very close
    • spiritual world. Now you will easily understand that I could gain
    • spirit in a vaguely pantheistic way. We can understand the spiritual
    • Therefore, the clairvoyant can easily understand the scope of
    • to understand the results of clairvoyant research. You see, our
    • understand us if they do not allow materialistic prejudices to get in
    • intelligence is indeed able to understand information from the
    • obstacle to such understanding is to have preconceived notions and
    • future, the spiritual researcher will have to stand up before the
    • improved understanding will silence many, seemingly justified,
    • when they will understand that something can be irrefutably correct
    • capacity and spiritual understanding through spiritual instruments.
    • only raising questions. The answers will come from what stands behind
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    • understand them. We are experiencing this now. The sciences concerned
    • not understand or believe him.
    • their existence after death. When we understand this, more than the
    • educated people, while they spoke so everyone could understand them.
    • farmer would understand it much better than the so-called educated
    • this that understanding and knowledge are dependent on the physical
    • healthy body. This phrase was appropriate for the understanding of
  • Title: Presence of the Dead: Lecture Seven: Robert Hamerling: Poet and Thinker
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    • 15, 1889, I was standing in the St. Leonhard cemetery near Graz with
    • scene if we want to fully understand Hamerling's unique nature. A few
    • want to be, because they would not understand. For when I am asked
    • or something like that. People could understand that. But they would
    • Hamerling saw in those recesses. It continued to stand before his
    • understand Hamerling.
    • understand the poet Hamerling without reference to his lifelong
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    • to understand human nature in general. But today we have not to do
    • individual human enigma which stands before us so often each day,
    • When in life a person stands before us, we must always,
    • understanding of the external also if we are able to penetrate into
    • When a person stands before us, we feel that we are confronted by
    • independent entity. In the light of spiritual science man stands
    • generation; genius stands at the end of a line of heredity. And that
    • from the standpoint that some person has a definite characteristic —
    • appear at the beginning of the generations and not stand at the end
    • individuality. We understand thus how the individuality colors, by
    • the succession of generations. Temperament stands right in the
    • one another in a quite definite way. We understand this in detail,
    • We must understand clearly the relation of the astral
    • human nature we learn to understand clearly this soul riddle of the
    • down to us from ancient times. If we thus understand human nature,
    • then we learn to understand man in his relation even to the
    • externalities, to understand him in his whole process of becoming;
    • human being will be much, much more understandable to us if we work
    • the right track. We must clearly understand that the temperament
    • always have the belief that the teacher understands the matter in
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    • to understand human nature in general. But today we have not to do
    • individual human enigma which stands before us so often each day,
    • When in life a person stands before us, we must always,
    • understanding of the external also if we are able to penetrate into
    • When a person stands before us, we feel that we are confronted by
    • independent entity. In the light of spiritual science man stands
    • generation; genius stands at the end of a line of heredity. And that
    • from the standpoint that some person has a definite characteristic —
    • appear at the beginning of the generations and not stand at the end
    • individuality. We understand thus how the individuality colors, by
    • the succession of generations. Temperament stands right in the
    • one another in a quite definite way. We understand this in detail,
    • We must understand clearly the relation of the astral
    • human nature we learn to understand clearly this soul riddle of the
    • down to us from ancient times. If we thus understand human nature,
    • then we learn to understand man in his relation even to the
    • externalities, to understand him in his whole process of becoming;
    • human being will be much, much more understandable to us if we work
    • the right track. We must clearly understand that the temperament
    • always have the belief that the teacher understands the matter in
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  • Title: Lecture: Technology and Art: Their Bearing on Modern Culture
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    • If we are to understand what is really meant by these
    • misunderstand it. These things are a quite inevitable accompaniment
    • procedure. Although it is understandable that weaker natures would
    • misunderstand the word — the lawful spiritual Beings of the
    • But a real understanding of modern life makes it evident that through
    • through Spiritual Science to an understanding of life, that we should
    • nobody can understand the jolt that was given to humanity during the
    • to vision and understanding of life; of how Spiritual Science can
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    • If we are to understand what is really meant by these
    • misunderstand it. These things are a quite inevitable accompaniment
    • procedure. Although it is understandable that weaker natures would
    • misunderstand the word — the lawful spiritual Beings of the
    • But a real understanding of modern life makes it evident that through
    • through Spiritual Science to an understanding of life, that we should
    • nobody can understand the jolt that was given to humanity during the
    • to vision and understanding of life; of how Spiritual Science can
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    • heard about this place, we shall be able to understand how it was
    • Here we must understand that a spiritual world such as still existed
    • on in the bards. We shall only rightly understand what worked through
    • We can understand how this Scotsman had in a certain sense a
    • power: ‘Raise my standards on high, spread them on Lena's
    • battle; the standard of the king! Each hero exulted with joy, as,
    • blue wide shell of the nightly sky. Each hero had his standard, too,
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    • heard about this place, we shall be able to understand how it was
    • Here we must understand that a spiritual world such as still existed
    • on in the bards. We shall only rightly understand what worked through
    • We can understand how this Scotsman had in a certain sense a
    • power: ‘Raise my standards on high, spread them on Lena's
    • battle; the standard of the king! Each hero exulted with joy, as,
    • blue wide shell of the nightly sky. Each hero had his standard, too,
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    • means sufficient. Everything depends upon understanding conditions as
    • understand life itself in the light of the principles of Spiritual
    • of the present time. Men are utterly lacking in that understanding of
    • understanding of human life. The teachings of Spiritual Science must
    • of knowledge which form the basis for a true understanding of life.
    • When a man comes to Spiritual Science today he begins to understand
    • understand either the human beings or the events of the present age
    • at all. In other words, we cannot understand what is happening on the
    • Now you will not be able to understand what I have to tell you unless
    • try to understand this mood of soul and altogether get rid of the
    • sounds of language and speech. Before we can understand the way in
    • never understand these European peoples until we realize that
    • understand the curious culture of Japan — which presents so
    • and, indeed, we can only understand them in the light of this
    • Tagore. We shall never understand what such a figure really signifies
    • deep understanding of the spiritual world which they envisaged in
    • material world. We can understand why the American mind approaches
    • do is to understand the spiritual in the garb of the
    • You will soon realize how useful it is to try to understand the
    • the abstract they may understand quite well. All the same, it
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    • means sufficient. Everything depends upon understanding conditions as
    • understand life itself in the light of the principles of Spiritual
    • of the present time. Men are utterly lacking in that understanding of
    • understanding of human life. The teachings of Spiritual Science must
    • of knowledge which form the basis for a true understanding of life.
    • When a man comes to Spiritual Science today he begins to understand
    • understand either the human beings or the events of the present age
    • at all. In other words, we cannot understand what is happening on the
    • Now you will not be able to understand what I have to tell you unless
    • try to understand this mood of soul and altogether get rid of the
    • sounds of language and speech. Before we can understand the way in
    • never understand these European peoples until we realize that
    • understand the curious culture of Japan — which presents so
    • and, indeed, we can only understand them in the light of this
    • Tagore. We shall never understand what such a figure really signifies
    • deep understanding of the spiritual world which they envisaged in
    • material world. We can understand why the American mind approaches
    • do is to understand the spiritual in the garb of the
    • You will soon realize how useful it is to try to understand the
    • the abstract they may understand quite well. All the same, it
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    • facts in their true nature. We should no longer understand them, for
    • gradually have come about that people would no longer understand the
    • transient is but a parable.” Hence we can understand how much
    • condensation. Nevertheless, one can understand, one can conceive the
    • we understand such things.
    • understanding of the word ‘chaos’ with respect to higher
    • and void by those human beings who stand entirely on the ground of
    • from the Chaos. He who would understand this movement must understand
    • who understands it in the right way. It is the Chaos from out of
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    • we understand as Heaven. Not only the wonderful old Grecian myth
    • facts in their true nature. We should no longer understand them, for
    • gradually have come about that people would no longer understand the
    • transient is but a parable.” Hence we can understand how much
    • condensation. Nevertheless, one can understand, one can conceive the
    • we understand such things.
    • understanding of the word ‘chaos’ with respect to higher
    • and void by those human beings who stand entirely on the ground of
    • from the Chaos. He who would understand this movement must understand
    • who understands it in the right way. It is the Chaos from out of
  • Title: Lecture: Morality and Karma
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    • him. From the standpoint of modern natural science it is easy to say
    • it. People who say this do not understand Karma, for to understand
    • feel this forms part of a deep understanding of Karma and its laws.
    • understanding for him.
    • Our attitude towards people may be an understanding one or a critical
    • We may come towards a person with understanding; i.e., immerse
    • ourselves lovingly in his soul, with a real understanding for his
    • when we immerse ourselves with love and understanding in the other
    • standing, as it were, by criticism and rebuke, or when we progress as
    • far as real understanding. Rebuke recoils upon ourselves and forms
    • new Karma, but understanding gives rise to a store of wealth in the
    • If we do not go beyond our own interests, if we have no understanding
    • may understand them, for life contains the proofs for the way in
  • Title: Lecture: Morality and Karma
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    • him. From the standpoint of modern natural science it is easy to say
    • it. People who say this do not understand Karma, for to understand
    • feel this forms part of a deep understanding of Karma and its laws.
    • understanding for him.
    • Our attitude towards people may be an understanding one or a critical
    • We may come towards a person with understanding; i.e., immerse
    • ourselves lovingly in his soul, with a real understanding for his
    • when we immerse ourselves with love and understanding in the other
    • standing, as it were, by criticism and rebuke, or when we progress as
    • far as real understanding. Rebuke recoils upon ourselves and forms
    • new Karma, but understanding gives rise to a store of wealth in the
    • If we do not go beyond our own interests, if we have no understanding
    • may understand them, for life contains the proofs for the way in
  • Title: Lecture: The Inexpressible Name, Spirits of Space and Time.
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    • practically when the human being stands before you, he is that being
    • to know the true essence of the person who stands before us. We
    • they continue experimenting, they will one day be able to understand
    • understand the mineral, lifeless substance; that is to say, they will
    • were, standing in the dark. If the etheric body were able to cognize,
    • Now that you are able to understand this upon a deeper foundation,
    • explained to you, in many lectures, the standpoints which should be
    • the world. If we raise our soul's eye with understanding to
    • You can therefore see, my dear friends, how the understanding of the
    • requirements, but in accordance with standards pertaining to the
    • far more difficult to understand. But for modern people it suffices
    • itself, then people say that they cannot understand it, and that it
    • we are standing under the sign of cooperation in our anthroposophical
    • the understanding that if anything is to be attained in the social
    • You see, my dear friends, learn to stand courageously by the fact
    • be glad for each person who shows but a grain of understanding, and
    • bad will, or what is more frequent today, lack of understanding
    • must be done by each one in the place where he is standing. This is
  • Title: Lecture: The Inexpressible Name, Spirits of Space and Time.
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    • practically when the human being stands before you, he is that being
    • to know the true essence of the person who stands before us. We
    • they continue experimenting, they will one day be able to understand
    • understand the mineral, lifeless substance; that is to say, they will
    • were, standing in the dark. If the etheric body were able to cognize,
    • Now that you are able to understand this upon a deeper foundation,
    • explained to you, in many lectures, the standpoints which should be
    • the world. If we raise our soul's eye with understanding to
    • You can therefore see, my dear friends, how the understanding of the
    • requirements, but in accordance with standards pertaining to the
    • far more difficult to understand. But for modern people it suffices
    • itself, then people say that they cannot understand it, and that it
    • we are standing under the sign of cooperation in our anthroposophical
    • the understanding that if anything is to be attained in the social
    • You see, my dear friends, learn to stand courageously by the fact
    • be glad for each person who shows but a grain of understanding, and
    • bad will, or what is more frequent today, lack of understanding
    • must be done by each one in the place where he is standing. This is
  • Title: Lecture: The Etheric Being in the Physical Human Being
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    • born out of the feeling that man stands within the life of
    • standpoint:
    • the Earth. This will enable you to understand many things. In the
  • Title: Lecture: The Etheric Being in the Physical Human Being
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    • born out of the feeling that man stands within the life of
    • standpoint:
    • the Earth. This will enable you to understand many things. In the
  • Title: Anthroposophy Introduction: Editors Preface
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    • misunderstanding and misrepresentation. Such terms as ‘soul
  • Title: Anthroposophy Introduction: Lecture I: Anthroposophy as What Men Long For Today
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    • Whenever we stand in the presence of death, this feeling takes firm
    • if you understand the heart's language, hear it asking from its unconscious
    • confronts him; and he stands on the earth, feeling in the depths of
    • begin with, man stands before the great Unknown, but must regard himself
    • he stands with his soul in the present. But, in addition, there are
    • Man stands, so to speak, in double darkness, and the question arises:
    • a feeling, which, he expressly says, arises when we stand in the
    • relation in which the human body stands to the world of nature,
  • Title: Anthroposophy Introduction: Lecture II: Meditation
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    • physical world. We call it the physical body because it stands before
    • condition and consider past stages of its evolution. To understand man
    • at first. And we understand, too, why cosmic riddles present themselves
    • You cannot really understand why there is here a form like this:
    • unfamiliar today. And what usually happens? People say: I don't understand
    • take their stand on genuine science?’ Yes, but what does that mean?
  • Title: Anthroposophy Introduction: Lecture III: The Transition from Ordinary Knowledge to the Science of Initiation
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    • a person must first be initiated himself in order to understand what the
    • say: He stands here on the earth, and looks out on the wide spaces of
    • last. One need only develop a little understanding of what men once
    • the super-sensible. One is the moon, the other the sun. We only understand
    • him in their stirring, yet profound, way, one comes to understand, even
    • of today, however, is constrained by his physical body to understand,
    • Now this brain, as his instrument of understanding, has only evolved
    • something of this wisdom. He received it, not with his understanding
    • hear outer things with our senses, when we exercise our understanding
    • in action. Yet, with all that we human beings of today understand through
    • (Now we begin to understand people like Goethe's friend Knebel, whose
    • are others, again, who only affect our understanding, so to speak, or
    • with understanding. That peculiar, intimate, inner relationship in which
    • who stands beside us speaks to us. Thus the tics of destiny, which are
    • person works not only on his will, but as strongly as a man standing
    • way he stirs it. One learns to understand this effect on the will. One
    • learns to understand what is experienced in ordinary consciousness but
    • into man himself, the more we learn to understand what the wide cosmic
  • Title: Anthroposophy Introduction: Lecture IV: Meditation and Inspiration
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    • opposition between outer perception and inner experience. If we understand
    • stands between two riddles. He looks outwards and perceives his physical
    • consciousness our thoughts stand there powerless; they are ‘just
    • Formerly you felt for example: I am standing on my legs. The ground
    • offer me this support, I would sink into bottomless space. I am standing
    • to stand on, nor nourishment, etc. But, in actual fact, from a mere
    • From this point one says to oneself: If you stand on the earth you see
    • far spaces of the universal ether. By this term you are to understand
    • beyond the terrestrial in understanding his form. The moment you come
    • this we can explain with our ordinary thoughts. But we cannot understand
  • Title: Anthroposophy Introduction: Lecture V: Love, Intuition and the Human Ego
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    • how matters stand.
    • to attain inspired knowledge. Of course, an understanding of such knowledge
    • can be acquired without pain, and people should acquire this understanding
    • spiritual perception — not a mere understanding — of what
    • standing here and I see him, to begin with, with my external senses.
    • this. You understand such pictures if you are able to perceive, behind
    • begin with, understand how that to which we feel ourselves morally bound
    • Nature and from spiritual to physical Nature again. We cannot understand
    • consciousness. If we really understand ancient records we find a
  • Title: Anthroposophy Introduction: Lecture VI: Respiration, Warmth and the Ego
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    • the active life of feeling that connects willing and thinking, standing
    • memories. And, as we formerly learnt to understand and experience through
    • memory, we now begin to understand what happens during sleep. Thus into
    • on which we stand, the world which surrounds us as our earthly environment
    • begin to understand from another point of view than that from which we
    • understand external things with ordinary consciousness. With
    • to understand the Spiritual,
    • perceptions enter our body, whereas our thought ‘stands out’.
    • come to an understanding of memory. That the thought does not want to
    • life, with all that has ‘impressed’ him stands before him now.
    • stand in the universe and say to ourselves, as we consider, first of
  • Title: Anthroposophy Introduction: Lecture VII: Dream-life and External Reality
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    • hat.) If we have an understanding of dreams — I say, of dreams,
    • way, we can perceive and understand so much of the essential nature
  • Title: Anthroposophy Introduction: Lecture VIII: Dreams, Imaginative Cognition, and the Building of Destiny
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    • we can have of a physical human being standing before us with his several
    • When we begin to understand the human head we gaze deeply into these
    • other hand, when we try to understand the metabolic and limb system
    • is enriched in a certain way and we accordingly understand many things
    • now all this stands before us. In our idea of our behaviour we only
    • others standing above him.
    • of our deeds, and the lofty beings who stand above us rain down their
    • we understand these things in this way, we can again turn our attention
  • Title: Anthroposophy Introduction: Lecture IX: Phases of Memory and the Real Self
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    • We now stand face to face with these beings of whom we previously perceived
    • standing in the light or shadow of these beings in whom we are beginning
    • have lived through this are we really ourselves, standing naked in spirit
  • Title: Roman Catholicism: Lecture I
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    • To carry our spiritual understanding of things farther, we shall need
    • understand something of what is going on in the world. Therefore, I
    • for recognizing that if science remains stationary at that standpoint
    • the world of miracle. The more natural science takes its stand on
    • only be overcome in the measure in which we understand that
    • everything in the world stands in a spiritual ordering in which we no
    • his own inner conscience, through his own healthy understanding, can
    • he is instructed by Rome to teach, he can notwithstanding remain a
    • afterwards he speaks the truth.” But Jesuitism stands behind
    • us and learn to understand it. That is our undoubted duty if we
    • Now, my dear friends, if Akashic Record had been allowed to stand, I
    • one of which we can say that, as it stands here, it is strictly true;
  • Title: Roman Catholicism: Lecture II
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    • Anyone who understands this grandiose dramatic development will
    • that we should understand that way, for I have had much to say about
    • have to stand for. Meanwhile the clouds are gathering. The latest is
    • Spiritual science, however, as we understand it, has to further the
    • ethics stands in the same contrast to the social structure fostered by
    • the Roman Catholic Church as in the last resort spiritual science stands
    • wide awake understanding for the phenomena of the time.
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    • initiation, to use an ancient term, we understand a seeing into a
    • understanding of his real relationship to Christ. We may say, my dear
    • which the Catholic Church, as time went on, could not stand. And why
    • dull communal consciousness, from which only those will stand out who
    • understand nothing about the material world, but become a mystic and
  • Title: Lecture: Conscience and Astonishment as Indications of Spiritual Vision in Past and Future
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    • healthy human understanding. Once the things found by clairvoyant
    • ordinary understanding leads to the conclusion that our environment
    • lamb is standing, there stands too a spiritual reality, which becomes
    • living conscience the deeds of the previous day stand out. And if
    • them; but civilisation is standing at a turning point where a memory
    • will have no understanding either after death for the spiritual world
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    • healthy human understanding. Once the things found by clairvoyant
    • ordinary understanding leads to the conclusion that our environment
    • lamb is standing, there stands too a spiritual reality, which becomes
    • living conscience the deeds of the previous day stand out. And if
    • them; but civilisation is standing at a turning point where a memory
    • will have no understanding either after death for the spiritual world
  • Title: Bilder Okkulter Siegel und Säulen: Zur Einführung
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    • «Sinnbilder», welche man verstandes-mäßig
    • nicht aus dem Verstande oder der willkürlichen Phantasie heraus
    • wenn auch noch so geistreiche – Verstandeserklärung ist
    • wird. Es ist damit eine Hindeutung auf den Zukunfts-zustand dieses
    • universalen Erdenkräften. Dieser letztere Zustand der Zukunft
    • Merkur-, Jupiter- und Venuszustand. (Über den Sinn dieser Sache
    • Sache kommen, wenn man nur die verstandesmäßige
    • mißverstanden. Dasselbe Motiv geht durch alle sieben
    • der Verbindung des Oberen und Unteren entstandenen Gebilde haben
    • (Jupiter-Säule). Der letzte Zustand zeigt diese «innere
  • Title: Bilder Okkulter Siegel und Säulen: Siegel 01
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    • ist damit eine Hindeutung auf den Zukunfts-zustand dieses
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    • Dieser letztere Zustand der Zukunft kommt auf dem Siegel durch
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    • Mars-, Merkur-, Jupiter- und Venuszustand. (Über den Sinn
    • kommen, wenn man nur die verstandesmäßige
    • Dann hätte er alles mißverstanden. Dasselbe Motiv
    • und Unteren entstandenen Gebilde haben Leben angenommen,
    • Zustand zeigt diese «innere Fülle» bei der
  • Title: Lecture: The Coming Experience of Christ
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    • withstanding men's demand for the Gospels, their desire to be
    • understand man. Actually man, as such, is entirely excluded from the
    • to raise man's power of understanding to the point where man
    • science, the more we learn of nature, the less we understand of
    • ourselves, the less we understand of man.”
    • basis of what he is in himself. This stands out clearly as a
    • to give man an understanding of himself shows itself in all its
    • positions which imply leadership, and yet understand nothing of the
    • however, man can already understand that this has to happen; he can
    • is my task, even now, to understand.”
    • with earthly humanity.” People will have to understand
  • Title: Lecture: The Coming Experience of Christ
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    • withstanding men's demand for the Gospels, their desire to be
    • understand man. Actually man, as such, is entirely excluded from the
    • to raise man's power of understanding to the point where man
    • science, the more we learn of nature, the less we understand of
    • ourselves, the less we understand of man.”
    • basis of what he is in himself. This stands out clearly as a
    • to give man an understanding of himself shows itself in all its
    • positions which imply leadership, and yet understand nothing of the
    • however, man can already understand that this has to happen; he can
    • is my task, even now, to understand.”
    • with earthly humanity.” People will have to understand
  • Title: Lecture: Spiritual Knowledge: A Way of Life
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    • road that leads to a knowledge and understanding of the spiritual
    • stands there before us in its truth or untruth and our personality
    • personally involved; the satisfied hunger cannot be said to stand
    • too, we learn to understand how the lack or neglect of such truths is
    • inclination to selflessness, to love. He comes also to understand
    • understanding derives impulses to act and work in life — the
    • not-withstanding that we have taken for ourselves a fragment of it to
    • it stands there for others to behold. And if these, who are not
    • understand it here, is, comparatively speaking, a new thing in our
    • experience, stands alone; and all he can do is to clothe it in words
    • him as he speaks; and he can acquire the habit of standing in this
    • was reading for the first time in an old book. Please understand me
    • spiritually it severs itself from one. A man who stands outside
    • personal experience in knowledge, one is compelled to stand alone.
    • understanding of life, his heart will be open to receive what the
    • literature of how Christianity is deepened, and can stand forth in
    • its true light and in its true being, when we try to understand the
    • and we understand that the only way we can fulfill what is
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    • road that leads to a knowledge and understanding of the spiritual
    • stands there before us in its truth or untruth and our personality
    • personally involved; the satisfied hunger cannot be said to stand
    • too, we learn to understand how the lack or neglect of such truths is
    • inclination to selflessness, to love. He comes also to understand
    • understanding derives impulses to act and work in life — the
    • not-withstanding that we have taken for ourselves a fragment of it to
    • it stands there for others to behold. And if these, who are not
    • understand it here, is, comparatively speaking, a new thing in our
    • experience, stands alone; and all he can do is to clothe it in words
    • him as he speaks; and he can acquire the habit of standing in this
    • was reading for the first time in an old book. Please understand me
    • spiritually it severs itself from one. A man who stands outside
    • personal experience in knowledge, one is compelled to stand alone.
    • understanding of life, his heart will be open to receive what the
    • literature of how Christianity is deepened, and can stand forth in
    • its true light and in its true being, when we try to understand the
    • and we understand that the only way we can fulfill what is
  • Title: Lecture: How Can the Destitution of Soul in Modern Times Be Overcome?
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    • SOCIAL UNDERSTANDING —
    • be dead facts, but should bring with them understanding of such a
    • all sides we find it confirmed that our age stands for the
    • understand each other, perhaps because owing to other karmic
    • difficult for children to understand their parents, parents their
    • children, brothers and sisters each other. Reciprocal understanding
    • in reciprocal understanding in the fifth post-Atlantean epoch
    • understanding were not hanging over fifth post-Atlantean humanity,
    • difficulty we find in understanding each other. I need only say —
    • interest will have to be felt for SOCIAL UNDERSTANDING. In this term
    • for the fifth. A conscious form of social understanding must take its
    • develop this understanding. When spiritual science blossoms more and
    • and out of this true social understanding for human development will
    • understanding? All kinds of abstract ideals, concerned with national
    • nature as will enable us to understand the growing, developing human
    • being, to understand the child, and how each child develops according
    • will be made towards a true practical understanding of man until we
    • true social understanding for the further development of
    • Understanding for spiritual science would cause
    • understanding if it is, to some extent, to create the opposite pole
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    • SOCIAL UNDERSTANDING —
    • be dead facts, but should bring with them understanding of such a
    • all sides we find it confirmed that our age stands for the
    • understand each other, perhaps because owing to other karmic
    • difficult for children to understand their parents, parents their
    • children, brothers and sisters each other. Reciprocal understanding
    • in reciprocal understanding in the fifth post-Atlantean epoch
    • understanding were not hanging over fifth post-Atlantean humanity,
    • difficulty we find in understanding each other. I need only say —
    • interest will have to be felt for SOCIAL UNDERSTANDING. In this term
    • for the fifth. A conscious form of social understanding must take its
    • develop this understanding. When spiritual science blossoms more and
    • and out of this true social understanding for human development will
    • understanding? All kinds of abstract ideals, concerned with national
    • nature as will enable us to understand the growing, developing human
    • being, to understand the child, and how each child develops according
    • will be made towards a true practical understanding of man until we
    • true social understanding for the further development of
    • Understanding for spiritual science would cause
    • understanding if it is, to some extent, to create the opposite pole
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  • Title: Lecture: Modern and Ancient Spiritual Exercises
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    • understands his own times, can attain higher knowledge.
    • We little understand the nature of man, especially
    • In order to understand what is achieved by this let us look at what happens
    • Bhagavadgita with understanding one must be conscious of what speaks
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    • understands his own times, can attain higher knowledge.
    • We little understand the nature of man, especially
    • In order to understand what is achieved by this let us look at what happens
    • Bhagavadgita with understanding one must be conscious of what speaks
  • Title: Lecture: The Meaning of Easter: St. Paul and the Christ Impulse
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    • To understand all
    • understanding of it. The writings of Paul, as we know them, convey only a
    • fully able to understand the difference between the super-sensible world
    • illumination, the understanding once possessed by men in an atavistic
    • spiritual science. This understanding came to Paul in order that he might
    • recognise man's need to understand the super-sensible world before he can
    • fact that the figure of Paul stands at the summit of Christian tradition,
    • the figure, that is, of one who acquired an understanding of Christianity
    • understand history as it truly is, we must come back again and again to
    • active strengthening of his own inner life. He had to learn to understand
    • were able to understand it: that the old spiritual vision brings no
    • force whereby they might learn to understand what it was that had taken
    • the conviction that if he would understand Christ, he must develop a new
    • ago ceased caring whether or not we have a real understanding of the
    • accounted of outstanding importance. Yet throughout this work we find
    • of our present troubles unless we develop understanding of the enmity
    • super-sensible ideas. On the understanding of this event depends whether
    • ‘Easter,’ how do I stand to super-sensible knowledge? For
    • strive to understand this words of Paul. Not until then will it be
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    • To understand all
    • understanding of it. The writings of Paul, as we know them, convey only a
    • fully able to understand the difference between the super-sensible world
    • illumination, the understanding once possessed by men in an atavistic
    • spiritual science. This understanding came to Paul in order that he might
    • recognise man's need to understand the super-sensible world before he can
    • fact that the figure of Paul stands at the summit of Christian tradition,
    • the figure, that is, of one who acquired an understanding of Christianity
    • understand history as it truly is, we must come back again and again to
    • active strengthening of his own inner life. He had to learn to understand
    • were able to understand it: that the old spiritual vision brings no
    • force whereby they might learn to understand what it was that had taken
    • the conviction that if he would understand Christ, he must develop a new
    • ago ceased caring whether or not we have a real understanding of the
    • accounted of outstanding importance. Yet throughout this work we find
    • of our present troubles unless we develop understanding of the enmity
    • super-sensible ideas. On the understanding of this event depends whether
    • ‘Easter,’ how do I stand to super-sensible knowledge? For
    • strive to understand this words of Paul. Not until then will it be
  • Title: Agriculture Course: Address by Dr. Rudolf Steiner
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    • from his profound understanding of the material as well as spiritual
    • rule confront one another with full mutual understanding.
    • things; then we can understand what has to be applied. Just as the most
    • have to consider whether the anthroposophical “Vorstand,”
    • with things which he alone understands. And at rock bottom you will
    • he did not understand me — a special kind of friendliness. For
    • who thereby, perhaps, can understand what lives in the peasantry, in
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    • from his profound understanding of the material as well as spiritual
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    • from his profound understanding of the material as well as spiritual
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    • from his profound understanding of the material as well as spiritual
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    • from his profound understanding of the material as well as spiritual
    • ought to be able to stand any ordinary amount of rain. It is not good
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    • from his profound understanding of the material as well as spiritual
    • able to understand the news which they receive.so rapidly. The effect
    • to-day. Even to-day you can notice how people understand the things
    • Certain animals cannot stand it at all; they become ill at once. Some
    • animals can stand it; I cannot say which at the moment. Generally speaking,
    • This question raises very complicated issues, the understanding of which
  • Title: Agriculture Course: Preface
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    • from his profound understanding of the material as well as spiritual
    • will understand that a good deal more sweating was done over the waste
    • once said, with an understanding smile, in another, very grave situation,
    • impulse given by Rudolf Steiner to agriculture stand clearly before
    • understand why Dr. Steiner said that “the benefits of the bio-dynamic
    • to understanding spiritual, cosmic forces and making them effective
    • background. The latter is essential to understanding and evaluating
    • pest-control, and the progress made in understanding the importance
    • but with a materialistic bias, whereas an understanding of the
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    • from his profound understanding of the material as well as spiritual
    • the beasts take their stand at a considerable distance from one another.
    • for the meadow-land — for the land where fruit-trees were standing.
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    • from his profound understanding of the material as well as spiritual
    • receive them, understanding that I am well aware of the many
    • during the succeeding days, to come to a right understanding on all
    • proper understanding for such efforts. Over against the “powers
    • they do not understand it? The reason is, that even within their
    • understanding the beetroot. Above all, you do not yet understand the
    • takes up, would be talking nonsense. You can only understand the
    • understanding of many things that happen in the social life by
    • understand plant life unless we bear in mind that everything which
    • One who understands can tell precisely, from the things that will
    • understanding of the connections of these forces. That which does not
    • planted in the Earth without understanding of the cosmic
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    • from his profound understanding of the material as well as spiritual
    • have to consider the matter from various standpoints. Let us to-day
    • Indeed, we have to do with an individuality standing on its head. We
    • only regard it rightly if we imagine it, compared to man, as standing
    • agricultural individuality is standing on its head? For the following
    • anxious to understand it in its complex molecular structure. In
    • astonishment they stand before what they imagine as the complicated
    • plant. To understand the plant, we must recognise the form of the
    • stand face to face with a great change, even in the inner being of
    • inwardness of Nature, so do we now stand in need of such knowledge
    • Whereas that which stands nearer to the earthly-living nature, namely
    • understanding.
    • also understand the animal organism in this way. The animal organism
    • therefore you turn the animal in this way and stand it on its head,
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    • from his profound understanding of the material as well as spiritual
    • Nevertheless, to understand plant-life it is of the first importance
    • working we must learn to know at the same time if we would understand
    • learn to understand; we shall see what they signify in the whole
    • with an idea from olden time, a point we need to understand again in
    • come to an understanding on these matters which the physicists and
    • considers the physical. It can only understand the corpse. In
    • of plants. The plant as it stands before us in the soul has only a
    • understand the process of seed-formation a little more fully than
    • mediates between the two. Clay stands rather nearer to the silicious
    • learn to understand. We must perceive how the nitrogen is there at
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    • from his profound understanding of the material as well as spiritual
    • One can understand that it cannot be otherwise. No less facile, on the
    • it is simply incapable of understanding certain matters even when they
    • understanding with this science, and yet — sooner or later we
    • must do so. This understanding must be found, precisely for the most
    • be thoroughly permeated with this idea, above all if we would understand
    • need to understand what is the essential point. But we must understand
    • stand under the influence of mineral manures will have a kind of growth
    • already described to you from several standpoints, and that is the chalky
    • Anyone who wishes to understand foot-and-mouth disease — that
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    • still further, in view of our necessary standpoint that whatever is
    • organic places. Yarrow stands out in Nature as though some creator of
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    • from his profound understanding of the material as well as spiritual
    • inwardly. They stand inherently, by their own quality — that is
    • to see that everyone is compelled to drive the mice away by standard
    • the same sense as in animal diseases. (We shall understand the difference
    • you see how the several fields of life work into one another. Understand
    • we draw in the whole Earth to understand the properties of the magnet-needle,
    • forces are working from everywhere. He alone can understand Nature who
    • macrocosm. Then we shall once more begin to understand Nature —
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    • from his profound understanding of the material as well as spiritual
    • we must learn to look with understanding at the birds.
    • is different; otherwise we shall never understand the function of fruit
    • at it with understanding, we must include in the plant-nature of the
    • To understand
    • not to be found in the tree. To understand the matter rightly, we must
    • In this case we must not merely want to see a root we must understand
    • enable us to understand. Here is the soil of the earth: here I insert
    • than it has where the ordinary root is in it. Now we begin to understand
    • the free. In the First place, we understand it as a strange entity whose
    • should have some understanding of the rare of birds and insects.
    • learn to understand. The growth of the soil is subject to quite other
    • of insects and birds — all that flutters and flies stands in relation
    • away, as I told you a few days ago from another standpoint. This is
    • what the essential relation is; only so shall we understand how to feed
    • did not fully understand it any longer, but he revived it from old usage
    • day they do not understand what Goethe meant when he spoke of “give
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    • from his profound understanding of the material as well as spiritual
    • organism. But we should also understand the opposite pole. This is a
    • wish to create the foundations for an understanding of the feeding-process,
    • an animal standing in the dark, dull stable, and receiving — measured
    • understand the animal organisation — and the human too, for that
    • a wonderful interplay, but we must understand it stage by stage, progressively,
    • is a whole number of standard fodders, each of which has its significance
    • what you give. Think how you will stand in your farming work if you
    • possess, as in the case of diabetes, etc. We only understand these matters
    • for example, whether a farmer speaks of these things, or one who stands
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    • communicated, the reasonable understanding of how the world
    • personal. Whoever wishes to understand the doctrine of
    • it is placed towards the East. The priest stands at the
    • existing Cosmos. Man must understand his communion with
    • could understand the World that is expressed in the
    • the union of Osiris and Isis stands as Sanctissimus above
    • had no understanding for the Sacrifice of the Mass. When we
    • understanding, we have before us the later reflection of
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    • communicated, the reasonable understanding of how the world
    • personal. Whoever wishes to understand the doctrine of
    • it is placed towards the East. The priest stands at the
    • existing Cosmos. Man must understand his communion with
    • could understand the World that is expressed in the
    • the union of Osiris and Isis stands as Sanctissimus above
    • had no understanding for the Sacrifice of the Mass. When we
    • understanding, we have before us the later reflection of
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    • order to understand the figures
    • we would really understand this
    • in many stages. The beings that stand at different stages
    • We have to understand it in the following way.
    • sun. Between the plant kingdom and the divine kingdom stand
    • understand a great revolutionary change that took place
    • understand the Great Mystery of Golgotha, which is the
    • different races, thus a people who stand entirely outside
    • parts, we cannot understand what took place on Golgotha.
    • understanding and whose desire it is to resuscitate for the
    • understand Wolfram. In the Nineteenth Century it was not
    • a medium through which man's understanding can be
    • music. One does not need to understand it — not in
    • understanding of the quite individual way in which Wagner
    • man's understanding of Christianity. Wagner knew that
    • hand also true piety. A path of development stands open for
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    • order to understand the figures
    • we would really understand this
    • in many stages. The beings that stand at different stages
    • We have to understand it in the following way.
    • sun. Between the plant kingdom and the divine kingdom stand
    • understand a great revolutionary change that took place
    • understand the Great Mystery of Golgotha, which is the
    • different races, thus a people who stand entirely outside
    • parts, we cannot understand what took place on Golgotha.
    • understanding and whose desire it is to resuscitate for the
    • understand Wolfram. In the Nineteenth Century it was not
    • a medium through which man's understanding can be
    • music. One does not need to understand it — not in
    • understanding of the quite individual way in which Wagner
    • man's understanding of Christianity. Wagner knew that
    • hand also true piety. A path of development stands open for
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    • in regard to his form, and from this standpoint widen and
    • understand the way in which he is placed into it, and is at
    • when we weigh a human being, he stands there like a
    • standpoint of a Greek reflecting over such things, we might
    • stands for agriculture. In this sign people, of course, see
    • from the standpoint of the ancient Greeks — Aries,
    • adopt the standpoint of the Greeks, but today we can no
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    • in regard to his form, and from this standpoint widen and
    • understand the way in which he is placed into it, and is at
    • when we weigh a human being, he stands there like a
    • standpoint of a Greek reflecting over such things, we might
    • stands for agriculture. In this sign people, of course, see
    • from the standpoint of the ancient Greeks — Aries,
    • adopt the standpoint of the Greeks, but today we can no
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    • Origin of our solar system from the standpoints
    • standing at different levels of evolution. Additional spiritual
    • The understanding through feeling of spiritual-scientific knowledge.
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    • with our whole modern human life. One does not understand this life if
    • Lymph is a second fluid pulsating in man, a fluid that stands much nearer
    • understands man when one knows that spirits pass through him and not
    • a higher standpoint than could he presented in earlier lectures, how
    • are standing. You can gather, for instance, that one who knows that plants
    • and animals standing under certain celestial influences flourish in a
    • it was stated that man stands in a certain relation to his whole people
    • understand the way in which the Saturn spirits work upon man. There
    • spiritual standpoint if one wants to be clear about life. Much could
    • significance and effect for practical life. When one understands life
    • of them, he is able to view them from an independent standpoint. To
    • understand Spiritual Science one discovers it to be a very complicated
    • does, they open man fully outwards, he stands in continual communication
    • in advance what is accomplished by mankind in a far future, stands there
    • science, we approach the myths we must stand before them in reverence.
    • you look into what pulsates in our time from this standpoint you will
    • understand in ever deeper sense the task of Spiritual Science.
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    • to further stages of life in the cosmos. We shall of course understand
    • can by no means be described as “time” as we understand
    • understanding goes, these forces began to descend during the
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    • Origin of our solar system from the standpoints
    • standing at different levels of evolution. Additional spiritual
    • with their understanding, but it will become increasingly difficult
    • required of new-comers to follow these group-lectures with the understanding
    • a student of theosophy would suffice for an understanding of what is
    • them. They have gone through all this and now they stand before the
    • they stand at most diverse heights of development. Among them are beings
    • have already passed through their human stage on Saturn and thus stand
    • readily understand that what began for man upon Saturn began in some
    • standing two stages above man, were present in the primordial mist —
    • physical event: we must under-stand it as the deed of the Fire-Spirits
    • standing at very varied stages of evolution, then you will understand
    • was created, since standing at that stage, only just beginning their
    • about which we can well understand when we are clear that the beings
    • the “revolver,” the one who stands behind as the actual
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    • as the physical germ of man, if you imagine a person standing before
    • time was an outstanding force of the soul. You can read in
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    • on Earth from an entirely different standpoint, so that this human being
    • You will have a better understanding of many ancient conditions if you
    • found wisdom as their out-standing characteristic. These Moon group-souls
    • and the Earth the “Cosmos of Love.” As we today, standing
    • of Jupiter will stand before beings from which love will stream forth
    • this picture from another standpoint.
    • the analysis which shows under what two powers he stands in cosmic rulership.
    • stands on his two feet on the earth, that is placed under the authority
    • dies, and so on, that stands in a certain respect under the authority
    • say: So you state that the human individuality stands under the influence
    • would only lead to nonsense. For concepts are only valid if we understand
    • these Spirits is again divided inasmuch as all that is personality stands
    • and death stands indirectly under the element of wisdom.
    • bodily nature will be entirely permeated by spirit and will stand out
    • “Resurrection of the Flesh.” One must only understand these
    • attacked. Enlightened circles will not be able in any case to understand
    • So Christianity stands
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    • beings already in existence who stood as high as man stands today. There
    • were beings too who at that time stood far higher than man stands today.
    • The beings who stand next
    • and who stand today one stage higher than humanity. In the Jupiter-evolution
    • of beings standing above man, and from certain other connections we
    • standing between. In a certain respect it is a sign of indolence to
    • stand today looked quite different a few centuries ago; the earth is
    • Now you will readily understand
    • man, you can understand that the mission must be a very lofty one. The
    • one of the Archangels — his name means “the one who stands
    • stand, nor do they know that to bring to expression the Spirit of their
    • epoch they are only the instruments here on earth of Spirits standing
    • outstanding human beings. And conversely, the Epochal Spirit would not
    • the progress of civilization from beginning to end stands under the
    • It stands to reason that
    • who are haunted by old conceptions which they misunderstand
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    • The understanding through feeling of spiritual-scientific knowledge.
    • understand what is meant if we realize that taking part in the life
    • centre of our world conception, as the microcosm. To understand man
    • beings who today stand higher than man were then passing through their
    • good as well as evil, stand far above or below those of man. Thus in
    • ourselves principally with cosmic beings who stand above man and have
    • nature. In the single animal standing before us in the physical world
    • everything material, right into the form, is a result of what stands
    • further light on the beings that stand below man. But first we must
    • form an idea as to where such beings stand in the course of evolution.
    • this in conclusion. When you understand this you will be able to understand
    • point what it actually ought to be from the cosmic standpoint — if
    • Movement has been called into existence. One who stands in the world
    • You will find that those standing within them will look upon those people
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    • a lion dies and is replaced by another. Thus we can understand that
    • stands on quite a different page of cosmic evolution. Bees and blossoms
    • from what it is today will not be able to understand the nature of these
    • We stand today at a transitional
    • for a right understanding of something like the Anthroposophical Society.
    • understanding of the character of the group soul element. For otherwise,
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    • a possible misunderstanding, namely, that man actually misunderstands
    • our earth. But now you can also understand that if in normal daily life
    • human beings were fully to understand what it is to value and esteem
    • One understands the intricacies of life when one learns about these
    • and now we stand in the fifth culture-epoch of the Post-Atlantean age.
    • one day understood, then men will understand that everything our age
    • with spiritual principles. Some day men will understand how to build
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    • beings who stand above man and that connections and relationships likewise
    • All these beings stand
    • painter how he paints a group of three angels in space. You stand before
    • it, no-one to enter it. Think to yourself of the Greek temple standing
    • understand Greek architecture, the purest architecture in the world.
    • crypt requires men in the midst of life to stand within it, yet it is
    • it stands solitary, it is not the whole. The people within belong to
    • living form what nature has offered him. The greater understanding possessed
    • which one who can perceive in the spiritual world understands as the
    • stands in mutual relationship with physical life — this has been
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    • constitute an immeasurable contribution to the understanding of
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    • constitute an immeasurable contribution to the understanding of
    • wrestling of mankind for a clear understanding of the
    • had a certain clarity of understanding for these facts.
    • the whole form of man. To those who stand in the field of
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    • constitute an immeasurable contribution to the understanding of
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    • constitute an immeasurable contribution to the understanding of
    • impossible to understand why external nature is displayed
    • Understanding will inevitably be difficult for anyone who
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    • constitute an immeasurable contribution to the understanding of
    • theoretic concept. He may even understand it with the help
    • — from a more subjective standpoint. It was indeed
    • standing up for any ideas or theories, it seems as though
    • especially in the case of an outstanding man like Averroes,
    • movements as we see arise today. We must understand these
    • inner understanding, when we describe the men who lived in
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    • constitute an immeasurable contribution to the understanding of
    • self-contained being. The Group-soul is standing there
    • understanding this, that we shall come to understand the
    • he stands more fully, more glowingly than in any reality of
    • standing in the midst of them as though they were not there
    • look at it from a standpoint of reality, we can alter
    • stands the shade, the shadow-picture of another. There they
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    • constitute an immeasurable contribution to the understanding of
    • at our judgments through a deeper understanding of the
    • below this limit stands under karmic influences, and these
    • reckoning, their understanding of man, on that which
    • true stand in the Society. Hence you will understand
    • spiritual history that stands behind the Anthroposophical
    • era. But did He really stand before us in all His glory, in
    • manuscripts which he is hardly able to understand but
    • practices in which he engages without understanding, he
    • in the connections of human life if we would understand a
    • such things as these, a certain measure of understanding is
    • an entirely new understanding of the essence of this
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    • constitute an immeasurable contribution to the understanding of
    • possible for us to understand more closely the karmic
    • really understanding such a conception had dwindled very
    • much. It was hard to understand that a Being coming from
    • Atlantean times — could no longer fully understand
    • could find no real understanding of the saying that Christ
    • to understand the Being of the Christ. They had learned to
    • understanding in their early Christian incarnation, they
    • by those who stand at its fountain-head. Anthroposophy
    • life of the senses if we misunderstand them. And among the
    • pre-destination — stands in relation to this
    • not go so very deep, when we merely stand for it as a
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    • constitute an immeasurable contribution to the understanding of
    • present time. Let us try to understand, my dear friends,
    • learned to understand what was going on, on earth below.
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    • constitute an immeasurable contribution to the understanding of
    • shall we be able to understand certain extra-karmic events
    • he presumed an understanding for such things, Alain de
    • understands it, we feel the living spiritual breath of the
    • standing at that moment under a great historic impression,
    • present-day dogmatic standpoint of Theology, but from the
    • standpoint of Neo-Scholasticism. It went with full depth
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    • constitute an immeasurable contribution to the understanding of
    • which Michael leads and guides humanity will stand in
    • dear friends, if this earth is our standpoint, then we say:
    • cause them to understand the greatness of the stupendous
    • understand if we take the following into account. To think
    • understanding from within them. The Cosmic Intelligence can
    • see how they wrestled to understand what is the real and
    • for a clear understanding of the Intelligence that is
    • a certain clarity of understanding for these facts.
    • for the benefit of humankind. Mankind stands in the midst
    • anthroposophist is to understand this battle to a certain
    • of the 15th century, there stands a tremendous process
    • Michael-like again. We must understand the sense of the new
    • consciousness. He should understand that he is called to
    • himself: “Thou human soul, if only thou understand,
    • For it stands written above us in spiritual letters:
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    • constitute an immeasurable contribution to the understanding of
    • understand with all our heart and mind.
    • clearness of understanding was the very task of the
    • understand in the realm of Anthroposophy, and which is
    • mean, the idea that man does not stand at that high level
    • at which he could be standing. All teachings about
    • to take this stand: I am the Ruler of the Intelligence. And
    • to see how Michael stands there as the greatest opponent in
    • there stands before us a cosmic Being of the highest
    • look so strange to one who cannot understand them) contain
    • something that has still remained of that old standpoint
    • feel that he can only understand his karma when he knows
    • I cannot choose. Through my life I stand in the midst of
    • Anthroposophical Movement stand face to face with others
    • we shall only be able to understand these karmic threads if
    • set forth. We shall only understand them when we have
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    • constitute an immeasurable contribution to the understanding of
    • the lives of those who stand in any kind of connection with
    • Spirit who stands in a special relationship to the Sun and
    • though they did not understand it clearly — a strong
    • Renaissance and Reformation. I want you to understand me
    • understanding for the Michael element.
    • the world. They stand in many connections in the world.
    • to have. The difference between the one who stands within
    • and the one who stands or remains outside, is of far
    • decisions. Thus the standing side-by-side today of
    • anthroposophist stands very near in life to a
    • this means: — Here is a man who stands within some
    • those who stand with full intensity within the
    • This mission we must understand and see.
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    • constitute an immeasurable contribution to the understanding of
    • stand as teachers or educators beside the growing
    • own individual initiative.” This should stand written
    • to set it up so that it would stand. In what I shall now
    • destiny around us and within us, stands in the sign of
    • this very act he stands most thoroughly within the stream
    • thing that hinders our clarity of judgment. Here stands the
    • standing, side by side with us, men whose soul and spirit
    • When we stand
    • these things according to the truth. Our standing beside
    • stand thus side by side with materialists (who, as I said
    • others stand beside them, and what will their karma then
    • who stands outside in the field of materialism to the one
    • who stands in the field of spirituality, nothing else will
    • the Spirit, will stand side by side with others who were
    • who are standing in the field of materialism will have to
    • see and witness those who stand in the field of
    • by being able to touch it with their hands. Those who stand
    • to demonstrate, for those who stand in the field of
    • understand that since Michael no longer draws out the
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    • the perception and understanding of the Cosmic Intelligence
    • wisdom of the Moors, in such outstanding individualities as
    • that the thing of outstanding value in man's soul, namely
    • can understand that a man like Averroes in Spain, who did
    • difference. But we can only understand such developments in
    • an altogether outstanding event, which I have often
    • connection we can understand very much, both of the destiny
    • now to understand. They are striving to maintain even the
    • aloof; but those who by their karma as Angeloi stand
    • over it. He went to pieces. We must understand the true
    • nature of the impulses we are confronting when we stand
    • there stands at this point the word ‘idiot,’
    • other things of this kind stand written there. We must
    • we must look if we would understand what can be the
    • itself must have the will to stand fully in the midst of
    • The Art of Healing from the standpoint of Spiritual Science.
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    • important points for a complete understanding of what we
    • knowledge is required for a full understanding of the
    • concepts and ideas for a full understanding of what Christ
    • understanding Christ and his appearance on earth. For
    • ideas in order to understand Christ. Here also it would
    • activity would be sufficient to understand Christ. Has it
    • to the understanding of Christ by scholarship, science,
    • for an understanding of the Christ idea. If that were all,
    • Greek culture didn't understand it at all. They had
    • they argued from the standpoint of Greek philosophy, and we
    • could not understand what the Christ-impulse meant. It is
    • when they themselves didn't understand much about
    • culture could not understand about the essence of the
    • the Christian impulse, it is easy to understand that in a
    • did not understand the fruits of Christianity.
    • stand on solid ground in relation to these things, one must
    • impulse impartially. Whoever understands Darwinism and
    • Understanding that, one comes quite logically to the
    • profound understanding of Christianity which lies in
    • is that you have as little understanding of Christianity as
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    • tolerance, a deeply heartfelt understanding of all that is
    • everyone present could understand them. One felt also that
    • understanding for what had acted in common in their souls,
    • instant, understanding of what actually happened on
    • understanding of that event the fecundation by
    • with more understanding than is the case now. For in order
    • to understand much of what will be said at this
    • stand up to the scientific concepts which dominate the
    • in order to withstand the demonic powers which arise during
    • a way which we cannot understand, then one has the
    • higher knowledge as the moon stands before the sun during
    • can consider this offensive because it has no understanding
    • understand it as a symbol of what has happened in the
    • them to the mount and said: Stand guard! And they fell
    • they were able to understand how they had wandered with the
    • understand what this being had to say, how they had to
    • understand with normal reason what he had to give them. He
    • them in secrets which they could only understand when he
    • standing before this spiritual being. And in order to
    • “overcoming”, please understand the word as it
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    • scientific considerations. If we want to understand the
    • understand the Mystery of Golgotha itself as an earthly
    • we must understand as corresponding to what we are
    • to clearly understand the Pentecost event in the sense of
    • human understanding of suffering. In order to conceive of
    • correctly understand those extraordinary events of
    • though they don't understand him. It can go so far
    • say: Now Christ Jesus stands physically before us, or now
    • of Nazareth. From that moment of amazed bystanders it took
    • things we must keep in mind if we want to understand the
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    • thought myself to possess only allow me to understand that
    • Cathedral in Rome stands on the same spot where a Mithras
    • ritual, on whose site St. Peter's stands.
    • services. It is not difficult to understand why these
    • our times, understand the enormously profound experiences
    • – but what was understandable was that the Essene
    • that human thoughts are insufficient to understand them.
    • could no longer understand themselves well. For something
    • "voice" stands without berath = bath, "daughter": "A
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    • intimate and excellent understanding existed with her, a
    • much better understanding than existed with the other
    • understand him. Previously he spoke with his mother about
    • kind-hearted, had a deep understanding of what is human,
    • intuitive understanding of what he meant reached her. He
    • there today who would understand. Nowadays it would be
    • done,” he inverted so people could now understand it,
    • understandable in a god: He didn't know that it was
    • We stand
    • spirit of truth must live in us and the spirit must stand
    • We stand at
    • only in understanding but also in feeling. What is meant is
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    • of anthroposophy and Steiner's terminology is required to understand
    • Because of misunderstandings concerning Steiner's statements on
    • and the Asuras — the reader should refer to three outstanding
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    • that we are prepared to understand the past and to work in the present
    • of earthly evolution will stand in the sign of the Christ principle
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    • that we are prepared to understand the past and to work in the present
    • of earthly evolution will stand in the sign of the Christ principle
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    • lamp stands and seven stars. The stars are the communities' geniuses
    • whose legs are like two pillars, one foot stands in the sea, the other
    • for wisdom; let him who has understanding reckon the number of the
    • 13:18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six. \
    • and among the elders, I saw a lamb standing, as though it had been slain,
    • the Apocalypse within its entire context can understand it properly.
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    • us understand the language of John. We considered how the Apocalypse
    • We understand what is
    • what this individual means for humankind. We can acquire an understanding
    • will approach is described in the Apocalypse. We will understand the
    • — if we understand them we will also understand the Apocalypse
    • If we wish to understand
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    • they be better taken than from the souls of those who understand her
    • We must correctly understand
    • someone who does not understand them can underestimate them. But someone
    • Apocalypse is not sought after, not forced. For if we wish to understand
    • We do not understand our present age if we do not recognize the deep
    • necessity for this spiritual stream. We stand now in the fifth subrace
    • It means that an understanding
    • revolutions stand before humankind; they are described in the
    • By understanding such
    • we understand the Apocalypse the more we understand the task of our
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    • devachanic world is nowhere else. You can remain standing in the same
    • or Seth stand over against the servants of Cain, who are the successors
    • people could not yet understand. But he did point to them with signs.
    • of Theosophy in the world. It must stand before our eyes symbolically
    • we learn to understand every line, all the curves and marks, then
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    • These explanations always carry a subjective imprint of the understanding
    • nevertheless, it is wholly prejudiced by subjective understanding.
    • kingdom; and finally with an I or I-bearer. Standing before us, the
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    • planets in our solar system and the spiritual powers standing behind
    • should lead us up to an understanding of the secrets of the stars and their
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    • with weapons. It will be a war of souls, of souls who no longer understand
    • for present-day consciousness to understand.
    • We must understand the
    • we see these four group souls appearing again. The lamb will stand in
    • the fruit of the theosophical movement in an understanding of peace
    • or illusion. Only the spirit standing behind the surrounding world could
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    • of God, who stands behind the physical world. The ancient Hebrew nation
    • understand well the second letter of the Apocalypse, is this: human
    • that our culture now begins to climb upward to a spiritual understanding
    • this teaching. How will there be people in the future who can understand
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    • age stands in the middle. In manifold ways it brought to expression
    • did not yet have the concept of the single man or woman standing firmly
    • Greece they could only understand the divine-spiritual residing in the
    • in terms of external science, outstanding people such as Marcus Aurelius,
    • then spread from Spain into Europe. This science is outstanding with
    • was not able to understand a reference to something spiritual standing
    • behind the sun. He did not understand Manicheism because it speaks of
    • of the future will not speak of atoms; they will scientifically understand
    • We are standing only at
    • that this new science is approaching, that humanity will understand
    • be only a small band of people who understand Theosophy in our age;
    • who will understand what Zarathustra proclaimed.
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    • an understanding for Christianity can be developed, then what was the
    • understanding in the rest of the Greek and Latin age that lasted until
    • understandable. But we can understand especially his humility, his
    • understanding of Christ.
    • humankind should come to the point of understanding it through its own
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    • of animals. Zoology will one day understand how these sixteen groups
    • us understand Paul correctly, who said: “I live, but it is no
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    • selfless — and taken in with increasing understanding. Its followers
    • ray forth from them as spirit. The human being stands firmly as on two
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    • does the I understand the structures of the physical body. This is
    • 18:10 Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas that great city Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour is thy judgment come. \
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    • sketch, and some explanations that can help us understand this mighty work.
    • to stand so high that they will be able to work in a very special way.
    • meditate upon them with understanding.
    • understand ancient religious texts literally, taking them at their word.
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    • purpose and will of existence, we must also learn to understand how the most
    • all of us are standing within the same spiritual development which Goethe
    • their descendants. You will accordingly understand that this mystery of how
    • to be understood if one would acquire an inner understanding of modern
    • understanding one has already of the French Revolution, in addition to the
    • history, we must also understand the spiritual effects of materialistic
    • with understanding the events of history.) The French Revolution strove for a
    • death — what is lived out here, that one can understand. (Even that of
    • course is not yet entirely understood; nevertheless one can understand it
    • an astral principle and an I-principle. For even while we stand here in the
    • capable of understanding them, but only confused and falsified them, because
    • soul is able to follow the other with an ever-growing understanding and with
    • human generation will understand how the three ideals of Brotherhood, Freedom
    • understand that Man carries in him this threefoldness of body, soul and
    • unable throughout the 19th century to understand this, was a result of the
    • an understanding of Man as a trinity and to a reconstruction of earth life
    • thing. And this is the reason why we can understand absolutely nothing at all
    • mankind was standing at that point in the world. All through which he had
    • there the Eternal stands at rest in the form of an enduring thought, and we
    • understand that he has to pass through the next point, which reverses
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    • purpose and will of existence, we must also learn to understand how the most
    • all of us are standing within the same spiritual development which Goethe
    • their descendants. You will accordingly understand that this mystery of how
    • to be understood if one would acquire an inner understanding of modern
    • understanding one has already of the French Revolution, in addition to the
    • history, we must also understand the spiritual effects of materialistic
    • with understanding the events of history.) The French Revolution strove for a
    • death — what is lived out here, that one can understand. (Even that of
    • course is not yet entirely understood; nevertheless one can understand it
    • an astral principle and an I-principle. For even while we stand here in the
    • capable of understanding them, but only confused and falsified them, because
    • soul is able to follow the other with an ever-growing understanding and with
    • human generation will understand how the three ideals of Brotherhood, Freedom
    • understand that Man carries in him this threefoldness of body, soul and
    • unable throughout the 19th century to understand this, was a result of the
    • an understanding of Man as a trinity and to a reconstruction of earth life
    • thing. And this is the reason why we can understand absolutely nothing at all
    • mankind was standing at that point in the world. All through which he had
    • there the Eternal stands at rest in the form of an enduring thought, and we
    • understand that he has to pass through the next point, which reverses
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    • amounts to the same thing. In both cases, he who stands on the basis
    • both of these organs from this standpoint. Which of the two must we
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    • shrivelled-up portion of the macrocosm. Again, the spleen stands in
    • from this standpoint the cooperation, the mutual interaction, between
    • different sort of inner experience. He stands before a completely
    • standpoint, as it were, the inner man, or what is usually meant by
    • special understanding of that Spirit.
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    • he must say, “That is you.” Thus he stands facing his own
    • he stands as a stranger facing the things and beings of this external
    • world, the animals, the plants, etc. — as a being who stands
    • understand clearly, that something else very definite must happen to
    • which extends throughout the bodily cavity of man, and which stands
    • similar to that in which the nervous system of the spinal cord stands
    • to understand me if you consider how amazingly regular the rhythm of
    • be able to understand why certain occultists can with justice say as
    • inner understanding for homely human wisdom is contained in those old
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    • certainly justified from the standpoint of our contemporaries;
    • that leads them to an understanding of what may be presented out of
    • know, however, that although it is the easiest to understand it is
    • instrument of his ego, stands there as an entity that receives all
    • in this blood-organism of man, looked at from this standpoint,
    • hypothetically, we must first understand clearly how an interaction,
    • (and we shall describe it still more accurately from the standpoint
    • sense-world to the super-sensible, you will understand that these two
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    • will be especially important for us to come to an understanding as
    • when we speak about it from the spiritual-scientific standpoint, of a
    • where from the anthroposophical standpoint also, or among those who
    • stand for some other spiritual world-conception, such errors occur.
    • spatially of that which stands for the self-enclosing of the formative
    • in order to understand what goes on at this outermost circumference
    • ganglions and ramifications, stands guard over the inner cosmic
    • be able to understand that everything which beats in upon us from
    • outside, in order to stand in the closest possible contact with the
    • stand in the world as a duality: a duality in the first place which
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    • skin. In other words, we must understand clearly that the human
    • skin — and we must understand it as consisting of several
    • the skin. Yet you can easily understand that this skin as such, in
    • system, it will not any longer be hard for us also to understand that
    • instrument, the blood. You can understand, therefore, if such
    • we wish to understand anything that goes on in the blood-system, it
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    • understanding of the fact that what has constructed itself into the
    • advance still further in our understanding of the human organism, it
    • start out from our conscious life — and I beg you to understand
    • within it for the ego, we must have a certain understanding, after
    • an expression as this; for you can well understand that ordinary
    • further, we can understand that all processes which occur within the
    • working from the other direction. And we shall have to understand,
    • that it is blood; but we must also understand that it needs to be
    • hand we must also recognise it as the organ standing at the highest
    • direction, we must understand that it needs to be stimulated to that
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    • into the physical man as he stands before us in the physical world.
    • have been taken up into the life-process, we must understand clearly
    • understand that these organs are designed through their corresponding
    • shall understand this if we first imagine how it would be if there
    • understand clearly that all inner perception, all inner experience,
    • conceive the heart standing as the sun, at the centre, and caring for
    • of soul and spirit, you will understand that everything which meets
    • system of individual organs and instruments which stand at various
    • into the digestive-blood-system. We must understand clearly, to be
    • stand only upon the earth, but in the whole cosmic system! If we
    • of all, who understand each other, that is, in their innermost being,
    • such a spirit, they understand one another in their deepest being;
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    • resemble what we understand today as creation. We do not thus get
    • should clearly understand that in those days there was a lively
    • into very many things to get anywhere near an understanding of these
    • that. But we understand the nature of these Beings best if we realise
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    • misunderstanding. You may take it as definite that it is a very real
    • myself in a position to understand, and if necessary reproduce, its
    • — without form and void. To understand what is meant by
    • brought us? We shall not understand the sublime process of the seven
    • understand what comes next, usually rendered “darkness was
    • understand him at all unless we distinguish between body, soul and
    • get a closer understanding of the activity and nature of this human
    • must go into more closely if we would understand how the spirit of
    • the Elohim permeated the other elements. We can only understand the
    • almost nothing. We can only understand the word if we think of a hen
    • such as we have, standing upright on two legs, making use of hands,
    • has evolved. When one comes to understand this, one feels a deep awe
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    • with the question of how we should understand the “day”
    • are today. You will not understand the description of the springing-up
    • of the group-soul nature. You must clearly understand that no plants, as
    • we understand the term today, sprang up at that time, but that out of a
    • When we understand
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    • anyone, from the standpoint of modern physics, raises an objection to
    • think they are able to refute it do not yet understand it. Time will
    • standpoint, without further reference to well-meant objections. In
    • And this is what we do find, if we understand the account rightly. I
    • understand as a recapitulation of the Moon evolution.
    • the spiritual Beings who stand nearest to man. Only then do we come
    • stage at which we ourselves now stand. During the Sun evolution the
    • the hierarchies they stand four stages above the human. The
    • this question we must first learn to understand Genesis in the right
    • understand the word yom, which is usually rendered
    • higher standpoint. Those of you who heard the lectures which I gave
    • understanding. But of course it is only when you have followed up
    • first day.” We shall only understand the still deeper meaning
    • of this first day when we also understand what lies behind the verse:
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    • “darkness”? We cannot understand the Genesis account
    • understanding of all development — the fact that at each stage
    • understand existence, we must be clear that what emerged at an
    • For those whose knowledge of physics would qualify them to understand
    • knowledge of occultism would perhaps equip them to understand the
    • as darkness stands together on one side in opposition to the Elohim
    • misunderstanding, it would be as well to clear up first another point
    • also necessary as well as light. To understand what this is, we have
    • stand next below the rank of the Archai and who regulate life. The
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    • are able to come to an understanding with those times, which we
    • have to understand the underlying purpose of this course of
    • is a hint of the reality they stand for. If we look at the tendency
    • do not understand it if we stop short at its apparition. We can only
    • understand from this Genesis account that the whole being and
    • understand things. What does the biblical criticism of the nineteenth
    • understand the true basis of religious documents. Let us imbue
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    • our efforts to understand existence it is our
    • standpoint of modern knowledge a somewhat fanciful one — that
    • The most outstanding
    • stand at a different spot from it.” We perceive the rose, and
    • have grasped the outstanding characteristic of consciousness as it
    • ear. Looked at from a deeper standpoint Kantianism is very
    • “Something is standing before me.” Even the Elohim could
    • are aware of this our creation; objects do not stand before us, do
    • will not help us to understand the Genesis account, but only diligent
    • that every word that stands there must be sacred to us, and equally
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    • learn to understand more exactly what “Adam” means. The
    • something which it is extraordinarily important for us to understand
    • understand his own origin until he makes up his mind to think of his
    • this, then we shall understand why it is that in so many accounts of
    • enable us to understand the truth. To anyone who knows the truth, it
    • understand what this means if we say that man's life of wish, of
    • misunderstand the conceptions of ancient times. The Bible is
    • impact it should make upon our souls when we learn to understand what
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    • mentioned the startling circumstance that there was an outstanding
    • notwithstanding, we have at last been obliged to recognise in the
    • that time a man had been able to stand upon the earth, he would have
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    • nevertheless understand clearly that, even as late as the early
    • physical body until much later. Thus we have to understand that first
    • — and which first enables us to understand the inner nature of
    • actually mean? We only understand it aright if we realise that this
    • understand that the Elohim give up, so to speak, only a part of their
    • cannot stand, which is not as far as it goes an adequate expression
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    • the contrary, those who honestly and earnestly stand within our
    • these boundaries with the ordinary forces of human understanding.
    • where he stands in ordinary life and in ordinary science; from there
    • Activity called forth many misunderstandings, because people simply
    • Activity gave rise to so many misunderstandings. But it had to be
    • This conception leads to a standpoint that makes it appear childish
    • possible to understand what takes place in the medium of time and
    • understand the relationship of the human head to the remaining human
    • which is very difficult to understand, namely, a kind of turning
    • and timelessness; it is not easy to understand that it reappears in a
    • rest in regard to the reality of our knowledge. From the standpoint
    • Please do not misunderstand me. I do not mean that the forces which
    • should have to speak for hours from the standpoint of a theory of
    • problems of the present time from the anthroposophical standpoint.
    • Those who bear in mind that from the anthroposophical standpoint the
    • along these paths do not stand outside the ordinary
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    • the contrary, those who honestly and earnestly stand within our
    • these boundaries with the ordinary forces of human understanding.
    • where he stands in ordinary life and in ordinary science; from there
    • Activity called forth many misunderstandings, because people simply
    • Activity gave rise to so many misunderstandings. But it had to be
    • This conception leads to a standpoint that makes it appear childish
    • possible to understand what takes place in the medium of time and
    • understand the relationship of the human head to the remaining human
    • which is very difficult to understand, namely, a kind of turning
    • and timelessness; it is not easy to understand that it reappears in a
    • rest in regard to the reality of our knowledge. From the standpoint
    • Please do not misunderstand me. I do not mean that the forces which
    • should have to speak for hours from the standpoint of a theory of
    • problems of the present time from the anthroposophical standpoint.
    • Those who bear in mind that from the anthroposophical standpoint the
    • along these paths do not stand outside the ordinary
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    • comparison from ordinary sense observation will help us to understand
    • courage, a standing up for what one recognizes as true, are proper
    • spiritual world, but who have acquired an understanding of entering,
    • yet one need not come by this means to a real understanding of the
    • be handled in this way, of that which stands apart from the
    • yet a spiritual investigator is unable to know and understand and
    • also possible for a person to understand the descriptions of the
    • necessary to be a spiritual investigator not in order to understand
    • painter to understand a picture; it is the same with understanding
    • sufficiently sound, can understand and illuminate everything as if
    • thinking reside faculties that stand in direct connection with the
    • understanding — not the kind given by the things
    • in regard to what he is trying to prove. One can understand the
    • and therefore to stand as though spiritually unconscious in relation
    • things that can stand in a hostile way on the path of spiritual
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    • comparison from ordinary sense observation will help us to understand
    • courage, a standing up for what one recognizes as true, are proper
    • spiritual world, but who have acquired an understanding of entering,
    • yet one need not come by this means to a real understanding of the
    • be handled in this way, of that which stands apart from the
    • yet a spiritual investigator is unable to know and understand and
    • also possible for a person to understand the descriptions of the
    • necessary to be a spiritual investigator not in order to understand
    • painter to understand a picture; it is the same with understanding
    • sufficiently sound, can understand and illuminate everything as if
    • thinking reside faculties that stand in direct connection with the
    • understanding — not the kind given by the things
    • in regard to what he is trying to prove. One can understand the
    • and therefore to stand as though spiritually unconscious in relation
    • things that can stand in a hostile way on the path of spiritual
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    • personal feeling as the standard of measurement. As persons we are
    • modern spiritual life — two figures which stand out as
    • wither up. Just as Persephone stands for the leader of the ancient
    • Demeter stands before us on the stage, with the stern admonition of a
    • conjured up before our souls. Something stands before us there in
    • out for us. Those who understand this will share the grateful feeling
    • understand that the spiritual thought which lives in their souls has
    • each of those who stand on the stage his heart should speak out of
    • never occur to those of you who have understanding to want to cut
    • having shown understanding for what one day, in the drama of the
    • material impersonations; that some figures must stand out in the
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    • customs, if we want to understand the completely different habit of
    • them to breathe, in prompting in them impulses to walk and to stand,
    • Science stands before such a statue, ancient Greece will arise anew
    • about the age of twenty. And when we understand such teaching, then
    • clairvoyance which is already in sight, notwithstanding our
    • humanity in a form which every human soul will understand, and will
    • fulfil in regard to it, will understand that the powers of the soul
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    • perceive directly a spiritual event which he could not understand and
    • all that is familiar in everyday life there stands before our eyes
    • complete understanding of what is at work in the cosmos as wonders of
    • the world, an understanding of the fact that the spirit pours itself
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    • upon Dionysos, that figure which stands before our ego at last in
    • they stand to us. We know that, under quite different conditions of
    • they had got so far that today they stand one stage higher than
    • played the outstanding part in the guidance of humanity; there
    • understand it. I have already referred to it in the book
    • only understand our own epoch if we are aware that these two currents
    • of them, we are not in a position to understand clearly the course of
    • the outstanding spiritual leaders of humanity in the spiritual world
    • that we shall come to understand more closely; they enabled Him to
    • — something which it is important for us to understand.
    • one has to understand that the stars are bodies which the gods have
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    • standing-upon-its-own-feet of Greek civilisation which is so truly
    • to understand the whole world of the Greek gods.
    • into pictures which then stand before one, pictures that one sees
    • understand the assurance with which the Greeks fashioned the pictures
    • knew: ‘With my consciousness I am standing outside my physical
    • out through the door of his house, stands outside it and says:
    • various standpoints.’ ... one then has a far wider view of
    • have been able to understand their environment, the elements of the
    • Humanity will only become able to understand this tremendous truth in
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    • there no chemical, physical, biological laws as we understand them
    • we understand it, but the shaping forth of some group or other of
    • was reflected in the soul of the Greek when he tried to understand
    • that man as he stands before us consists of physical body, ether
    • bearer’. The outstanding characteristic of this human ego
    • because we stand within it, as it were, because we do not confront it
    • training, suddenly, in a moment, there were to stand before him,
    • to stand before a normal human consciousness of today ... the man
    • into it ever more deeply. It is only someone who does not understand
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    • understand the figure of Dionysos and his connection with these
    • about. But from the standpoint of Spiritual Science philosophy has
    • But we shall understand one another if we begin by asking how it is
    • understand thinking is about as clever as looking into a mirror to
    • philosophers, they do not understand a mortal word, because they just
    • we are examining is quite easy to understand.
    • able to understand in this way was felt by the ancient Greek, and
    • the term, if he can't understand you, you must have
    • understand!’ Well, there is no need to dispute that our
    • possess an understanding for those things — and yet it may
    • fleshly body; there he was a real man standing upon the physical
    • from the standpoint of Spiritual Science we talk about ‘The
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    • he does not understand. It has yet another effect upon him. It would
    • courage to face the moment when the Guardian stands before us and
    • evolution if we want to understand why it is just when the human
    • and people will realise that it is impossible to understand man or
    • nevertheless understand that in the intervening periods between
    • certain standpoint in the lectures which are about to be published
    • as a kind of impurity of our own being. If we would understand the
    • precious thought should stand fast and abide with us, close to us as
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    • understand fully what is meant by ‘Wonders of the World,
    • developed, in the case of the birds the most outstanding feature
    • which stand out separately in the Sphinx are in human nature inwardly
    • the four members of man from another standpoint. A Phantom, a
    • come to understand the Mystery of Palestine.
    • astral element which he had around him. If we want to understand
    • reveal.’ There he stands in all his human weakness before the
    • shall withstand the challenge and be able to derive from it ever
    • withstands the test, spiritual revelations are never lacking; though
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    • continue to stand in amazement before the wonders of the world, it
    • appeals to the understanding, one which we can call scientific. But
    • in these and other lectures you may well understand that the modern
    • astral body, brings it to a standstill, and lets the images of this
    • independent, to stand entirely alone with his own ego. He has had to
    • through understanding, the soul which is ego-conscious, is at its
    • last standing before the cosmic void with his ideas entirely
    • experience the ordeal of standing before the void, before the abyss
    • great stumbling-block to an understanding of Spiritual Science. The
    • of speech and the understanding of its sounds does not lie in the
    • that this organ must be in order if a man is to understand the sounds
    • the other path in such a way that we can withstand the ordeals. This
    • contexts named the Christ Impulse. We then learn to understand in its
    • me.’ We stand there to begin with in our normal consciousness
    • reality stand at last before us in all their might and grandeur as
    • flinching every inner ordeal, so that we should understand that even
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    • which Rudolf Steiner revealed as the clue to the understanding of human
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    • for the understanding of the Christ Mystery.
    • to it of his spiritual understanding of evolution. Thereby light is
    • understand some of the textual interpretations, but the main lines
    • deepest secrets of Biblical revelation and to a truer understanding
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    • for the understanding of the Christ Mystery.
    • as far as human understanding in our present time is capable of conceiving
    • understanding of these words, until they become one's own, —
    • or perhaps only an intuition as to their meaning as they stand in the
    • understand the light that is working within that radiance.
    • enabled him to understand Christ-Jesus fully and completely, he would
    • he dimly divines enables him to understand the whole radiant Being.
    • to understand the words, “I am the Light of the world”,
    • understand two attributes of Christ-Jesus in their universal significance.
    • understanding, we are carried on the wings of transcendent, transforming
    • with understanding for the love that is ready to make the supreme
    • has betokened for men through all the ages, understand something of
    • two attributes because in Christ-Jesus the greatest of all riddles stands
    • can bring even a glimmering understanding of their infinite significance
    • a tentative understanding of three attributes of Christ Jesus would be
    • of Christ we can say that we acquire an insight into the understanding
    • understanding of the Thoughts of this Being, the Gospel of St. Luke our
    • understanding of His Feelings, and because man is not wont to penetrate
    • in the world. All this stands revealed in the Akasha Chronicle and it will
    • of individual beings in the world. We shall then be able to understand,
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    • for the understanding of the Christ Mystery.
    • to ever higher stages, we shall understand that for him a bodily instrument
    • capable of withstanding the inrush and coercion of clairvoyant Imaginations
    • Understanding of Jehovah, however, was fundamentally bound
    • generations is self-evident. A brain capable of understanding Jahve had
    • Jahve was possible, then devotion to and understanding of Jahve must
    • enabled him to understand and interpret what the ancient Egyptians obtained
    • and eternal. So shall we gradually come to understand how, out of a
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    • for the understanding of the Christ Mystery.
    • is to understand little by little how the different streams of spiritual
    • mankind But it is not possible to understand the Gospel of St. Matthew
    • difference clearly in mind can we fully understand what is implied by
    • and understanding it. The position of these people reminds one of the
    • understand Plato. Hebbel adds, jokingly, that the pupil was the
    • is possible to understand the Gospel of St. Matthew. Preparation was
    • of understanding the Christ Event, which — to characterise one
    • to be able to understand the Christ Event. In the earliest times there
    • understanding of how the human Ego would be brought to man through the
    • understand, by clairvoyance, the significance of the Christ,
    • else than the Baptism of John. It is important to understand exactly
    • who were able to understand what at that time Baptism signified. Moreover
    • been made ready to understand the signs of the times, to recognise that so
    • its fulfilment. He gathered around him a community able to understand
    • their development coming to a standstill. They are those who at the
    • unto Abraham. You speak without understanding when you say: “We
    • Nor are such things disclosed by the Akasha Chronicle alone; they stand
    • Kingdom of Heaven, and with that recognition to understand who Christ-Jesus
    • a better understanding of Christ. We have seen how the mission of the
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    • understand such a language as when the dead speak in us and we from
    • united. If we first learn to understand the Hierarchies, it is
    • and were then a parasite. Kant and difficulties to understanding. The
    • are not yet sufficiently evolved to stand alone, but would merge with
  • Title: Earthly Death/Cosmic Life: Lecture 1: The Present Position of Spiritual Science
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    • is finding it increasingly difficult to stand up against the attacks
    • understand all things. External perceptible nature can certainly be
    • history can only lead to an understanding of what is declining, not
    • ideas to stand against them. If we really understood the ideas which
    • are without any understanding whatever for what I call dream
    • really stands at a turning point in time where the comprehension of
    • sources. We are standing at a turning point in time when historical
    • Science as we understand it can only unfold in our time, how then was
    • understand in abstract ideas what holds people together and makes the
    • spiritual psychic world everywhere, to which the human soul stands in
    • things that appear before him, he divines that the human soul stands
    • do? He says that the human soul stands everywhere in connection with
    • in order to understand the real meaning of the statement,
    • understand that at the present time the fruition of love is to be
  • Title: Earthly Death/Cosmic Life: Lecture 2: A Contribution to our Knowledge of the Human Being
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    • Thus man stands before us as a
    • are, in fact, two men; a head-man, who stands with discernment in his
    • One able to understand with the heart what the head knows, would be
    • outer physical view, but stands in a tremendously great relationship.
    • visionary clairvoyance, but we must learn to understand man as a
    • of itself. It is impossible to understand man in his entirety without
    • wishes to understand the construction of man, the same trouble must
    • understand the mechanical action of a watch; one would have to
    • understanding of what is needful for one who wishes to put himself in
    • can, understand it; no one can.’ We very readily believe that
    • saying that he was not able to understand my writings. Of that I am
    • confident! Without understanding this book in the very least, he has
    • understand my book, I do not think he could; yet he criticises it. It
  • Title: Earthly Death/Cosmic Life: Lecture 3: The Living and the Dead
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    • understand such a language as when the dead speak in us and we from
    • understanding of super-sensible relations), merely because there are
    • We shall succeed in understanding
    • supersensibly space. The dead only gives his answer when he stands
    • Thus we see that we stand in
    • we stand firm against it and cultivate what will bring us in relation
    • understanding, and thereby to bear within one a real world of ideas
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    • We know that man can only understand himself by a fruitful
    • connection with the spiritual world. We must clearly understand that
    • say: In my every-day life I stand in the world which I perceive with
    • in a position in which I am as though standing on the shore, I plunge
    • into the sea and swim in the surging water; so can I, standing on the
    • go to the side and stand still, and the thought came to him whether
    • general relations of humanity. A certain understanding of what plays
    • in the coming years for which understanding can be gained from that
    • standpoint of psychiatry. They examine all that Jesus did from the
    • standpoint of modern psychiatry and compare it with various abnormal
    • the stand of modern psychiatry, if we accede to it as officially
    • standpoint of Alexander Moszkowski without regarding Socrates as an
    • does not wish to go so far as this clear standpoint, or he would have
    • understands life. It is easy to think — or be filled with
    • requires, on the other hand, a clear recognition of how things stand.
    • before his soul the fact that he either stands with Moszkowski, at
    • the standpoint of the pure mechanism of pure natural science,
  • Title: Earthly Death/Cosmic Life: Lecture 5: Man's Connection with the Spiritual World
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    • understand how to observe the world spiritually, it is not inactive.
    • diaphragm. Man stands in the same relation to himself as the animal
    • stands to the earth. If we take the central line of gravity of the
    • think right down to the diaphragm, we are understanding our destiny,
    • understanding of our considered acts. But man stands within
    • understand this even better if, in order to keep in mind the
    • Natural Science. Because man is so fashioned as to stand upright and
    • the legs and feet stand to him in the same relationship as do the
    • considered from other standpoints, the description given to-day of
  • Title: Earthly Death/Cosmic Life: Lecture 6: Feelings of Unity and Sentiments of Gratitude: A Bridge to the Dead
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    • united. If we first learn to understand the Hierarchies, it is
    • Man always stands in relation to the
    • of realities in the midst of which he always stands. Precisely in
    • far as Spiritual Science offers the possibility, man must understand
    • things the understanding is the chief thing. If a man takes the
    • trouble to understand them by means of Spiritual Science, those
    • understanding of this it is necessary to hear in mind the
    • ear, all belonging to our organism, stands in connection the one with
    • force in the soul is insufficient. We must understand that only from
    • To understand this we must remember
    • understand that the feeling of having lost them weighs them down, we
    • avoided by so many because it is difficult to understand, but because
    • science who can no longer apply the standard of easy thinking used in
    • of exerting an effort of will in order to understand anything. Man
  • Title: Earthly Death/Cosmic Life: Lecture 7: Confidence in Life and Rejuvenation of the Soul: A Bridge to the Dead
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    • and were then a parasite. Kant and difficulties to understanding. The
    • are not yet sufficiently evolved to stand alone, but would merge with
    • because it is often so hard to understand. When a man
    • considers life from such a standpoint, asking: ‘Art thou worthy
    • not as regards the rest of his organism. In order to understand the
    • order to understand it. In this respect men experience a number of
    • ideas by which they claim that the world is easy to understand, and
    • fact that they understand no other philosophers, and have to exercise
    • much thought-force to understand Kant. As he was to them the greatest
    • the greatest geniuses!) they can understand none of the others. It is
    • only because Kant is so difficult to understand that he is regarded
    • appendage. We must learn to understand that what seems the simplest
    • understand the subject in so far as they bring their consideration to
    • into the soul of man between death and rebirth stands, as regards the
    • to a starry structure, as here the soul and the ego stand with regard
  • Title: Man and Woman in Light of Spiritual Science
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    • sense perceptible stands a soul-spiritual nature. Only when we
    • emphasised again and again that it is not as easy to understand the
    • materialism that it understands the nature of matter least of
    • from this standpoint we can say: That which corresponds to the life
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    • sense perceptible stands a soul-spiritual nature. Only when we
    • emphasised again and again that it is not as easy to understand the
    • materialism that it understands the nature of matter least of
    • from this standpoint we can say: That which corresponds to the life
  • Title: The Supersensible Being of Man and the Evolution of Mankind
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    • understand. They say that anthroposophy obtains its knowledge from
    • less difficult to understand than anthroposophy, this point of
    • understand fully what belongs to the era from the eighth century
    • to understand it merely out of a material conglomeration of
    • and less understanding for the Event that had united itself
    • understanding for the super-sensible element in history. The
    • understand and accept. With the coming of this new super-sensible
    • an understanding of it will become the general possession of mankind.
    • will be superseded; people will find a new understanding of
    • needed today is a new understanding of the central Event of
    • understanding, want to complain of the views and teachings of
    • understanding within the German spiritual stream of development. Then
    • are rather difficult to understand. You will also see that what leads
    • evolution into the age of great and outstanding perceptions of an
    • modern man understand his being in the way he longs to. Therefore
    • sacred duty of the times to stand up and speak to large audiences.
    • healthy human understanding, so that this healthy human understanding
    • bolshevism. But the facts do. If you want to understand the origins
    • understands the super-sensible nature of his own ensouled spirit
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    • understand. They say that anthroposophy obtains its knowledge from
    • less difficult to understand than anthroposophy, this point of
    • understand fully what belongs to the era from the eighth century
    • to understand it merely out of a material conglomeration of
    • and less understanding for the Event that had united itself
    • understanding for the super-sensible element in history. The
    • understand and accept. With the coming of this new super-sensible
    • an understanding of it will become the general possession of mankind.
    • will be superseded; people will find a new understanding of
    • needed today is a new understanding of the central Event of
    • understanding, want to complain of the views and teachings of
    • understanding within the German spiritual stream of development. Then
    • are rather difficult to understand. You will also see that what leads
    • evolution into the age of great and outstanding perceptions of an
    • modern man understand his being in the way he longs to. Therefore
    • sacred duty of the times to stand up and speak to large audiences.
    • healthy human understanding, so that this healthy human understanding
    • bolshevism. But the facts do. If you want to understand the origins
    • understands the super-sensible nature of his own ensouled spirit
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    • limited to the understanding that he considers appertains to
    • So, from a deeper understanding of our Spiritual
    • a year. When we understand this yearly course aright we are filled,
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    • limited to the understanding that he considers appertains to
    • So, from a deeper understanding of our Spiritual
    • a year. When we understand this yearly course aright we are filled,
  • Title: On the Duty of Clear, Sound Thinking
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    • understanding of spiritual things may again be established, though of
    • no way tends to a lack of appreciation, or want of understanding of
    • If someone stands before a mirror and another person
    • also stands there beside him, it cannot be denied that what is seen
    • person who stands beside me and looks into the mirror too, gives me a
    • things of which man stands in need. Objections are ever being raised
    • able to attain understanding of that which the seer is able to bring
    • It is not because man is unable to understand with his
    • to understand — really to grasp the things, the matter taught,
    • exercise this power from the standpoint of a purely materialistic
    • privileges, we have to recognise those who stand on the foundation of
    • material science alone. Therefore, it is our duty to understand that
    • understand in their true meaning the teaching of Spiritual
    • Science. We still often think that we understand the great interests
    • do and of what mankind stands in need. We must in the first place
  • Title: On the Duty of Clear, Sound Thinking
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    • understanding of spiritual things may again be established, though of
    • no way tends to a lack of appreciation, or want of understanding of
    • If someone stands before a mirror and another person
    • also stands there beside him, it cannot be denied that what is seen
    • person who stands beside me and looks into the mirror too, gives me a
    • things of which man stands in need. Objections are ever being raised
    • able to attain understanding of that which the seer is able to bring
    • It is not because man is unable to understand with his
    • to understand — really to grasp the things, the matter taught,
    • exercise this power from the standpoint of a purely materialistic
    • privileges, we have to recognise those who stand on the foundation of
    • material science alone. Therefore, it is our duty to understand that
    • understand in their true meaning the teaching of Spiritual
    • Science. We still often think that we understand the great interests
    • do and of what mankind stands in need. We must in the first place
  • Title: Lecture: The Peoples of the Earth in the Light of Anthroposophy
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    • conscious life, to a full and free understanding of his mission, so,
    • mutual understanding of what the one may expect of the other —
    • understanding another or assimilating its spiritual riches, it is not
    • never bring about mutual understanding between the peoples. To travel
    • understand his whole being. It is true that if one has a feeling for
    • and understanding another man. We are really faced with a difficulty
    • understand the being of man in the light of Spiritual Science. In a
    • published a few years ago, I said that man, as he stands
    • really understand their fellow-beings must develop love for the
    • in the oriental peoples. We can therefore understand that in
    • those of Middle Europe, we find an outstanding development of the
    • understand that the wonderful thought expressed in Goethe's book on
    • understanding of man himself is especially manifest in the man of
    • this veneration, understanding and penetration of what is truly
    • European makes it difficult for him really to understand oriental
    • real understanding of the true greatness of oriental philosophy, for
    • If a European really tries to understand all
    • intellectual understanding but an inner love for what is expressed in
    • great are not possessed by the others, and we can understand these
    • would understand what he is in his whole being, let him study the
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    • conscious life, to a full and free understanding of his mission, so,
    • mutual understanding of what the one may expect of the other —
    • understanding another or assimilating its spiritual riches, it is not
    • never bring about mutual understanding between the peoples. To travel
    • understand his whole being. It is true that if one has a feeling for
    • and understanding another man. We are really faced with a difficulty
    • understand the being of man in the light of Spiritual Science. In a
    • published a few years ago, I said that man, as he stands
    • really understand their fellow-beings must develop love for the
    • in the oriental peoples. We can therefore understand that in
    • those of Middle Europe, we find an outstanding development of the
    • understand that the wonderful thought expressed in Goethe's book on
    • understanding of man himself is especially manifest in the man of
    • this veneration, understanding and penetration of what is truly
    • European makes it difficult for him really to understand oriental
    • real understanding of the true greatness of oriental philosophy, for
    • If a European really tries to understand all
    • intellectual understanding but an inner love for what is expressed in
    • great are not possessed by the others, and we can understand these
    • would understand what he is in his whole being, let him study the
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    • human understanding. If in later times men have forgotten the
    • power of the Sun, then you will begin to understand the
    • midst with understanding. Mighty pictures of the One who
    • an understanding of the Event of Golgotha, the body will be
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    • human understanding. If in later times men have forgotten the
    • power of the Sun, then you will begin to understand the
    • midst with understanding. Mighty pictures of the One who
    • an understanding of the Event of Golgotha, the body will be
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    • such an understanding.
    • not they try to understand what ought to be done in the present
    • So we stand to-day at
    • understanding of things.
    • physical body in general. But one cannot understand human life with
    • this instrument of the physical body. We can only understand human
    • people say they do not understand the anthroposophic outlook —
    • to se their physical brains for understanding. They do not want to
    • that one would have to be clairvoyant in order to understand it. But
    • can be acquired with the healthy human understanding —
    • for the healthy human understanding is not bound to the brain
    • understand spiritual science this is really only an excuse. The truth
    • understand spiritual science, or that it is not logical — or
    • receives (for his enjoyment) from understanding a work of art, must
    • understands what is willing to reveal itself to him to-day. For
    • understand. For if one brings a new “impulse,” whose
    • incomprehensible. Of course one does not understand it if
    • spiritual understanding of what in art need only remain a
    • gaining an understanding of the world, and the necessity of
    • One should understand
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    • such an understanding.
    • not they try to understand what ought to be done in the present
    • So we stand to-day at
    • understanding of things.
    • physical body in general. But one cannot understand human life with
    • this instrument of the physical body. We can only understand human
    • people say they do not understand the anthroposophic outlook —
    • to se their physical brains for understanding. They do not want to
    • that one would have to be clairvoyant in order to understand it. But
    • can be acquired with the healthy human understanding —
    • for the healthy human understanding is not bound to the brain
    • understand spiritual science this is really only an excuse. The truth
    • understand spiritual science, or that it is not logical — or
    • receives (for his enjoyment) from understanding a work of art, must
    • understands what is willing to reveal itself to him to-day. For
    • understand. For if one brings a new “impulse,” whose
    • incomprehensible. Of course one does not understand it if
    • spiritual understanding of what in art need only remain a
    • gaining an understanding of the world, and the necessity of
    • One should understand
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  • Title: Lecture: Anthroposophy's Contribution to the Most Urgent Needs of Our Time
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    • Today, in so far as we wish to understand man by means of natural
    • the world. And from this standpoint scientific validity is given to
    • if one lives intuitively in the Nature of knowing. One understands
    • Here is where we stand on the
    • understandably from those who, according to well-known hypotheses,
    • seemed to stand there in its own right as a natural power, working
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    • Today, in so far as we wish to understand man by means of natural
    • the world. And from this standpoint scientific validity is given to
    • if one lives intuitively in the Nature of knowing. One understands
    • Here is where we stand on the
    • understandably from those who, according to well-known hypotheses,
    • seemed to stand there in its own right as a natural power, working
  • Title: Lecture: Buddha and Christ: The Sphere of the Bodhisattvas
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    • domain and help us to understand the mission of Spiritual Science in
    • From this it is understandable
    • In order to understand the
    • wore symbols, of which they had such profound understanding that if
    • almost unknown in the West. This is very understandable, for
    • understand that in the fourth post-Atlantean epoch men were only
    • shall understand how a transformation of the Moses-figure can be
    • stands on the debit side of our Karma. For a soul of our epoch it is
    • no longer necessary for him to return to the Earth. Understanding of
    • understanding of Christ possible on the physical plane, and then the
    • acquired the necessary understanding, vision of the Christ would be
    • from spiritual life and acquires no understanding of Christ will
    • the power of his own words; he will stand on his own feet in the
    • impulse of Anthroposophy as a preparation for understanding the
  • Title: Lecture: Buddha and Christ: The Sphere of the Bodhisattvas
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    • domain and help us to understand the mission of Spiritual Science in
    • From this it is understandable
    • In order to understand the
    • wore symbols, of which they had such profound understanding that if
    • almost unknown in the West. This is very understandable, for
    • understand that in the fourth post-Atlantean epoch men were only
    • shall understand how a transformation of the Moses-figure can be
    • stands on the debit side of our Karma. For a soul of our epoch it is
    • no longer necessary for him to return to the Earth. Understanding of
    • understanding of Christ possible on the physical plane, and then the
    • acquired the necessary understanding, vision of the Christ would be
    • from spiritual life and acquires no understanding of Christ will
    • the power of his own words; he will stand on his own feet in the
    • impulse of Anthroposophy as a preparation for understanding the
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    • appears from a new standpoint, with the organisation of man as it is
    • — that is if, things really stand clearly before him; and if,
    • my listeners did not understand quite clearly, day before yesterday,
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    • appears from a new standpoint, with the organisation of man as it is
    • — that is if, things really stand clearly before him; and if,
    • my listeners did not understand quite clearly, day before yesterday,
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  • Title: Universal Human: Lecture One: Individuality and the Group-Soul
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    • the sixth epoch, and those who understand that something new is being
    • understanding became limited to the physical world. We have seen that
    • phenomenon. We will better understand what happened there if we look
    • to understand each other better, so also will other group-soul
    • absolutely essential to understand that our anthroposophical movement
    • we must get beyond the illnesses of childhood and understand clearly
    • of thinking. How can we understand the I? How can we arrive at an
    • cosmos, we understand that the I, as the real master, works on the
    • other members. Then we gradually come to understand what we mean by
    • As we learn to understand
    • in the world as spirit. Thus we gradually come to understand the I,
    • do we understand the I and the world in general through the
    • summer, we have tried to understand eastern wisdom from the
    • standpoint of western teaching.
    • view and its laws do not understand what is essential here. We should
    • personal standpoint, we can accept Christian and oriental teachings
    • innermost being. Full understanding between individuals is hardly
    • understand Plato. They have no perception of what he called
    • disembodied, it understands nothing of all that has been said with
    • than making an effort to understand the spiritual, people often
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  • Title: Universal Human: Lecture Two: The God Within and the God of Outer Revelation
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    • understand the contents of the Gospels, but also showed what we can
    • understand. Now we have to ask if those few people who read the
    • understand how these four different points of
    • flowed into Christianity. To understand how Zarathustrianism flowed
    • powers by the spiritual world. What were these powers? To understand
    • at seeing into the spiritual world but at understanding sensory
    • ancient Hebrew people, and we will understand what it was when
    • them could only describe it from his own standpoint. Each of them has
  • Title: Universal Human: Lecture Three: The Lord of the Soul
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    • standpoint.
    • want to understand Saint Mark's Gospel in all its depth, we must
    • in contemporary language? They cannot understand that this
    • this, they do not understand a single word of it; those who claim to
    • understand this are fooling themselves. People who work
    • honestly will not be able to understand the lines,
    • that make it possible to understand what Isaiah says here must first
    • occult understanding of human evolution. It is naturally easy to say
    • seriously and be able to say, “A human being stands before me,
    • before you that is to give you the possibility of understanding the
    • understand that Isaiah speaks of John the Baptist, that he points out
    • when we understand them this way.
    • the sun were standing in Cancer. This differs from the initiation
    • where the forces flow in as though the sun were standing in Libra.
    • “The sun stands in the constellation of Aquarius.” That
    • expressing ourselves is pedantic. If a person stands before us, we
    • say there is a human being. If a second person stands before us, we
    • they stand before us. In truth, they are a phantom, Maya, an
    • seriously that a human being is nothing as he or she stands before
    • It radiates down, and here below stands a figure called Zarathustra.
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  • Title: Universal Human: Lecture Four: The Universal Human: The Unification of Humanity through the Christ Impulse
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    • SPIRITUAL SCIENCE aims at understanding humanity in its essence,
    • about how the outside world misunderstands our spiritual science. This
    • perceived and acknowledged if we are to understand the life and
    • that it may well be deceiving us. Those who truly want to understand
    • In spiritual science we must first understand things; then, when we
    • not only our physical body, but also the etheric body that stands
    • not understand each other, but regard each other as foreign.
    • himself. You will probably understand that if human beings had really
    • the new. Today, people hardly understand the community of life in the
    • understanding must proceed from our innermost being. We must realize
    • post-Atlantean period that understanding for that event will
    • increase. To expect modern humanity to understand the Christ impulse
    • understand these things at all — that is, one cannot understand
    • have to understand the significance of the spirits of form, who had
    • immediate future is to understand that Christ stands between Lucifer
    • of understanding human evolution. What is most needed for humanity in
    • people to understand human evolution showing and telling them what is
    • understandable immediately to everyone without requiring an
    • explanations to understand our art works. Well, if people would only
    • think a little! Imagine a Turk, for example, understanding nothing at
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  • Title: Lecture: Practical Training In Thought
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    • human processes of thought. He constantly sees people standing, as it
    • such pushers, standing in their trucks!
    • line with things which we do not yet understand, where we have not
    • we do not understand at all, we must have the belief that, as they
    • for it also stands in relation to the whole Universe. Now as we
    • we should proceed with things that we do not yet understand. For things
    • that we do understand — events, for example, that take place around
    • of men, and with many other things. Where we feel that we understand
    • conclusion. We can well understand this impulse; but it does not lead
    • stands at the lathe or behind the plough, or whether he belongs to the
    • understand that the colouring of our thoughts has its origin far deeper
  • Title: Lecture: Practical Training In Thought
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    • human processes of thought. He constantly sees people standing, as it
    • such pushers, standing in their trucks!
    • line with things which we do not yet understand, where we have not
    • we do not understand at all, we must have the belief that, as they
    • for it also stands in relation to the whole Universe. Now as we
    • we should proceed with things that we do not yet understand. For things
    • that we do understand — events, for example, that take place around
    • of men, and with many other things. Where we feel that we understand
    • conclusion. We can well understand this impulse; but it does not lead
    • stands at the lathe or behind the plough, or whether he belongs to the
    • understand that the colouring of our thoughts has its origin far deeper
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    • nowadays who is not nervous. We can well understand even this
    • other's will. But now suppose that I stand quite alone, and in my own
    • things speak for themselves and to understand a person in himself,
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    • nowadays who is not nervous. We can well understand even this
    • other's will. But now suppose that I stand quite alone, and in my own
    • things speak for themselves and to understand a person in himself,
  • Title: Lecture: The Position of Anthroposophy among the Sciences
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    • understands how difficult it is for a man involved in scientific work
    • least, not yet — as one may well understand. Anthroposophy is
    • do this in a way that will enable you to understand that
    • constituted that its three dimensions, as they are called, stand at
    • that would be necessary if we were to come to a clear understanding
    • dimension of space — standing vertically, so to speak, upon the
    • stand with our spatial concepts and spatial experiences within the
    • objectifying of this experience, man stands within the external world
    • “mathematicising”, do not show a deeper understanding of
    • of space — by walking and standing upright, by orientating
    • differently. From the logical, mathematical standpoint one can
    • have spatial extension but stand within the unextended — the
    • world. To understand the mathematical attitude of soul is to be led
    • wishes to understand clairvoyant activity must seek it where it is
    • scientific thinking — can help to a right understanding of what
    • this, nobody understands the Greek view of the world. But the Greeks
    • and gave him the scientific standpoint we have to-day — so
    • the firm base on which science stands to-day, seeks to extend this
    • anyone who stands to-day with full consciousness within Anthroposophy
    • derives this consciousness from standing within the course of human
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  • Title: Lecture: The Position of Anthroposophy among the Sciences
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    • understands how difficult it is for a man involved in scientific work
    • least, not yet — as one may well understand. Anthroposophy is
    • do this in a way that will enable you to understand that
    • constituted that its three dimensions, as they are called, stand at
    • that would be necessary if we were to come to a clear understanding
    • dimension of space — standing vertically, so to speak, upon the
    • stand with our spatial concepts and spatial experiences within the
    • objectifying of this experience, man stands within the external world
    • “mathematicising”, do not show a deeper understanding of
    • of space — by walking and standing upright, by orientating
    • differently. From the logical, mathematical standpoint one can
    • have spatial extension but stand within the unextended — the
    • world. To understand the mathematical attitude of soul is to be led
    • wishes to understand clairvoyant activity must seek it where it is
    • scientific thinking — can help to a right understanding of what
    • this, nobody understands the Greek view of the world. But the Greeks
    • and gave him the scientific standpoint we have to-day — so
    • the firm base on which science stands to-day, seeks to extend this
    • anyone who stands to-day with full consciousness within Anthroposophy
    • derives this consciousness from standing within the course of human
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  • Title: Lecture: Anthroposophy and the Visual Arts
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    • sense, we need, before all else, to understand thoroughly the human
    • proceeds from, the human form. We must understand the human form in a
    • when we do so? Well: imagine yourself standing in a field on a clear,
    • with your human understanding — you achieve nothing. But if you
    • whole human being, with full understanding of the cosmos, then, in
    • we do not understand it if we try to explain it merely by what is
    • within the head. We understand it only if we conceive it as wrought
    • on to consider man's chest formation, we reach an inward understanding of
    • this — an understanding in respect to the human form —
    • understand what is expressed so wonderfully in the formation of the
    • head. If we want to understand what finds expression in the formation
    • understand man's lower limb-system, to which his metabolic system is
    • at such observations as those I have just made. I can well understand
    • a way that, at the same time, he can understand what the individual
    • approaches the lower limbs. He must, above all, be able to understand
    • what I have just hinted at: of being able actually to stand, as an
    • a human being. One needs only to understand that if an animal is, let
    • body. If we do this, and have the right sculptural understanding, we
    • artistic if we would understand things, but things simply do not
    • being, can be extended to his whole being, if one really understands
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    • sense, we need, before all else, to understand thoroughly the human
    • proceeds from, the human form. We must understand the human form in a
    • when we do so? Well: imagine yourself standing in a field on a clear,
    • with your human understanding — you achieve nothing. But if you
    • whole human being, with full understanding of the cosmos, then, in
    • we do not understand it if we try to explain it merely by what is
    • within the head. We understand it only if we conceive it as wrought
    • on to consider man's chest formation, we reach an inward understanding of
    • this — an understanding in respect to the human form —
    • understand what is expressed so wonderfully in the formation of the
    • head. If we want to understand what finds expression in the formation
    • understand man's lower limb-system, to which his metabolic system is
    • at such observations as those I have just made. I can well understand
    • a way that, at the same time, he can understand what the individual
    • approaches the lower limbs. He must, above all, be able to understand
    • what I have just hinted at: of being able actually to stand, as an
    • a human being. One needs only to understand that if an animal is, let
    • body. If we do this, and have the right sculptural understanding, we
    • artistic if we would understand things, but things simply do not
    • being, can be extended to his whole being, if one really understands
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    • same standard of education, the same mood of soul, as those of his
    • is still repeated — without any understanding of its
    • wisdom. It is received without understanding, although as an impulse
    • standards.
    • standpoint enters into the development of modern civilisation.
    • never understand one another, because after all with the Asiatic
    • of our time. Intellectual understanding draws the blood from the living
    • crude understanding that has been applied in the last few centuries
    • Mankind stands
    • ahead. The signs of the times stand with menacing significance before
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    • same standard of education, the same mood of soul, as those of his
    • is still repeated — without any understanding of its
    • wisdom. It is received without understanding, although as an impulse
    • standards.
    • standpoint enters into the development of modern civilisation.
    • never understand one another, because after all with the Asiatic
    • of our time. Intellectual understanding draws the blood from the living
    • crude understanding that has been applied in the last few centuries
    • Mankind stands
    • ahead. The signs of the times stand with menacing significance before
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    • understanding, through all the manifold effects they have upon our
    • symptomatic of our times when a theologian of such standing as Adolf
    • recognise even in theology only the Father God, and to understand the
    • experiences each separately, and so he has still an understanding for
    • distinction between subjective and objective loses meaning. We stand
    • understand how this really is, we must envisage it in the following way.
    • an understanding of this inner centre of man in its true significance.
    • end; only then we shall be able to reach an inner understanding of
    • activity of the sun. Such is the relationship in which we stand to
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    • understanding, through all the manifold effects they have upon our
    • symptomatic of our times when a theologian of such standing as Adolf
    • recognise even in theology only the Father God, and to understand the
    • experiences each separately, and so he has still an understanding for
    • distinction between subjective and objective loses meaning. We stand
    • understand how this really is, we must envisage it in the following way.
    • an understanding of this inner centre of man in its true significance.
    • end; only then we shall be able to reach an inner understanding of
    • activity of the sun. Such is the relationship in which we stand to
  • Title: Lecture: Exoteric and Esoteric Christianity
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    • able to understand Him. The Gospels, as you know, make only brief
    • We must understand
    • to Paul concerning the Mystery of Golgotha, notwithstanding the
    • incapable of understanding the esoteric truths. Going further, we
    • understand this, we must think of the nature of the human soul as
    • mind to understand, is that the first human beings who lived on
    • animal to-day understands death when it sees another animal lying
    • dead, as little did the men of those early times understand
    • viewed from the standpoint of the human world. But the matter may
    • the following is known to one who understands the whole sweep of
    • rate in modern times, do not understand to what they refer. In
    • had to arise before it was possible for men to understand the
    • misunderstanding. Esotericism is always a recognition of facts in
    • operations of pure thinking we understand the reality of freedom,
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    • able to understand Him. The Gospels, as you know, make only brief
    • We must understand
    • to Paul concerning the Mystery of Golgotha, notwithstanding the
    • incapable of understanding the esoteric truths. Going further, we
    • understand this, we must think of the nature of the human soul as
    • mind to understand, is that the first human beings who lived on
    • animal to-day understands death when it sees another animal lying
    • dead, as little did the men of those early times understand
    • viewed from the standpoint of the human world. But the matter may
    • the following is known to one who understands the whole sweep of
    • rate in modern times, do not understand to what they refer. In
    • had to arise before it was possible for men to understand the
    • misunderstanding. Esotericism is always a recognition of facts in
    • operations of pure thinking we understand the reality of freedom,
  • Title: Lecture: Realism and Nominalism
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    • able to understand what takes place, for instance, in the case of a
    • person standing before us, who is somehow called “Smith”,
    • If I stand on the earth
    • bearing on reality. However, when they wished to understand the
    • Spiritual Science alone enables us to understand the entire process
    • of resurrection — to understand it practically, as an experience.
    • knowledge. The Nominalists could not very well understand the Three
    • cannot understand at all that once this was one of mankind's burning
    • enables us to understand the monistic materialistic conception does
    • not enable us to understand the anthroposophical conception. You see,
    • theosophists believed that the understanding of the materialistic
    • monistic conception enabled them also to understand the spiritual.
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    • able to understand what takes place, for instance, in the case of a
    • person standing before us, who is somehow called “Smith”,
    • If I stand on the earth
    • bearing on reality. However, when they wished to understand the
    • Spiritual Science alone enables us to understand the entire process
    • of resurrection — to understand it practically, as an experience.
    • knowledge. The Nominalists could not very well understand the Three
    • cannot understand at all that once this was one of mankind's burning
    • enables us to understand the monistic materialistic conception does
    • not enable us to understand the anthroposophical conception. You see,
    • theosophists believed that the understanding of the materialistic
    • monistic conception enabled them also to understand the spiritual.
  • Title: Lecture: Spiritual Science, a Necessity for the Present Time
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    • Golgotha little by little with full spiritual understanding, with all
    • reason or to an understanding based on feeling, but it is a real
    • event in order to understand how the Christ-Impulse worked in
    • man before he was able to grasp it; let us try to understand how it
    • learned people showed that their understanding, their conscious
    • understanding could not the Christ-Impulse, this impulse worked through the
    • understanding.
    • true light will it be possible to understand what is really taking
    • with a little more understanding it is possible to investigate
    • become more intensive. It calls for an understanding of spiritually
    • and everyone able to work helped. In two hours the van was standing.
    • no one had noticed the accident (people were standing not far off,
    • outstanding example of how easily we may fall a prey to a logical
    • understanding which is not that of the head may rise up within you,
    • the understanding of the heart. This we should seek in a living
    • understanding is the task of the 5th post-Atlantean epoch of culture.
    • the Ego that must constantly create itself in order to understand
    • from an inner standpoint, because this victory would have to be
    • soul is exhausted. The East is really standing upon the threshold of
    • thoughts filled with understanding, that rise up from our souls into
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    • Golgotha little by little with full spiritual understanding, with all
    • reason or to an understanding based on feeling, but it is a real
    • event in order to understand how the Christ-Impulse worked in
    • man before he was able to grasp it; let us try to understand how it
    • learned people showed that their understanding, their conscious
    • understanding could not the Christ-Impulse, this impulse worked through the
    • understanding.
    • true light will it be possible to understand what is really taking
    • with a little more understanding it is possible to investigate
    • become more intensive. It calls for an understanding of spiritually
    • and everyone able to work helped. In two hours the van was standing.
    • no one had noticed the accident (people were standing not far off,
    • outstanding example of how easily we may fall a prey to a logical
    • understanding which is not that of the head may rise up within you,
    • the understanding of the heart. This we should seek in a living
    • understanding is the task of the 5th post-Atlantean epoch of culture.
    • the Ego that must constantly create itself in order to understand
    • from an inner standpoint, because this victory would have to be
    • soul is exhausted. The East is really standing upon the threshold of
    • thoughts filled with understanding, that rise up from our souls into
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    • Spiritual Scientific Knowledge and Social Understanding,
    • always speak of them from the standpoint of our present time, in the
    • for a definite region of the earth. Thus, certain standpoints of
    • civilisation, and other standpoints would be valid — let us say
    • standpoint which I would like to characterize as a historical
    • standpoint, in order to come to a knowledge of this bridge. You
    • only if we understand what has really arisen in the evolution
    • of humanity through the birth of Christianity we shall understand
    • as possible a picture, from an external standpoint — if we
    • arises. In fact, we shall be far from understanding human
    • another standpoint.
    • to understand them, they are not comfortable for a modern man, who
    • accessible. Of course, people will easily understand us if we tell
    • discernment. To-day we must try to stand firmly on our feet, if
    • necessary to-day to strive to obtain a clear understanding, an
    • understanding as sharp as a blade, if we wish to gain a firm
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    • Spiritual Scientific Knowledge and Social Understanding,
    • always speak of them from the standpoint of our present time, in the
    • for a definite region of the earth. Thus, certain standpoints of
    • civilisation, and other standpoints would be valid — let us say
    • standpoint which I would like to characterize as a historical
    • standpoint, in order to come to a knowledge of this bridge. You
    • only if we understand what has really arisen in the evolution
    • of humanity through the birth of Christianity we shall understand
    • as possible a picture, from an external standpoint — if we
    • arises. In fact, we shall be far from understanding human
    • another standpoint.
    • to understand them, they are not comfortable for a modern man, who
    • accessible. Of course, people will easily understand us if we tell
    • discernment. To-day we must try to stand firmly on our feet, if
    • necessary to-day to strive to obtain a clear understanding, an
    • understanding as sharp as a blade, if we wish to gain a firm
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    • could understand the language of Nature and could hear God speak to
    • him in the murmuring waves; he could understand the rolling
    • could understand this language of Nature and was in the whole of
    • an understanding with one's neighbour; the Atlantean just went out
    • is to say, the understanding must be awakened through concepts
    • down, for the understanding for it would not have been there.
    • opinion and no personal standpoint, but ONE VIEW only, will men
    • different standpoints, they would become more and more disunited. The
    • SPIRIT and those of the FATHER, stand the MYSTERIES OF THE SON. Their
    • from another side, so as to understand the meaning of the words: The
    • confidence, and to develop an understanding for this, to begin with,
    • to awaken an understanding for such things in a small nucleus
    • of humanity, so that when the sixth race appears this understanding
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    • could understand the language of Nature and could hear God speak to
    • him in the murmuring waves; he could understand the rolling
    • could understand this language of Nature and was in the whole of
    • an understanding with one's neighbour; the Atlantean just went out
    • is to say, the understanding must be awakened through concepts
    • down, for the understanding for it would not have been there.
    • opinion and no personal standpoint, but ONE VIEW only, will men
    • different standpoints, they would become more and more disunited. The
    • SPIRIT and those of the FATHER, stand the MYSTERIES OF THE SON. Their
    • from another side, so as to understand the meaning of the words: The
    • confidence, and to develop an understanding for this, to begin with,
    • to awaken an understanding for such things in a small nucleus
    • of humanity, so that when the sixth race appears this understanding
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    • stand with the animal, the plant and the mineral? — Can we
    • From this standpoint, we may therefore say that, generally speaking,
    • possess? You will easily come to an understanding if you ask
    • who must understand and accomplish with penetrating wisdom the whole
    • How do matters stand with plants? —
    • those who know how matters stand can feel what is taking place, they
    • we know how matters stand with the group-soul of animals, the
    • Now that we understand this, let us pass on
    • aspect from a spiritual standpoint. You can see, therefore, that the
    • leads us into a living Nature. Now you can easily understand that
    • those who view things from the standpoint of occultists, must also
    • Now we can understand in a deeper sense the
    • in a different way. We learn to understand the religious revelations,
    • understand that the religious documents were written from the depths
    • understand these things, for only then can we learn what is important
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    • stand with the animal, the plant and the mineral? — Can we
    • From this standpoint, we may therefore say that, generally speaking,
    • possess? You will easily come to an understanding if you ask
    • who must understand and accomplish with penetrating wisdom the whole
    • How do matters stand with plants? —
    • those who know how matters stand can feel what is taking place, they
    • we know how matters stand with the group-soul of animals, the
    • Now that we understand this, let us pass on
    • aspect from a spiritual standpoint. You can see, therefore, that the
    • leads us into a living Nature. Now you can easily understand that
    • those who view things from the standpoint of occultists, must also
    • Now we can understand in a deeper sense the
    • in a different way. We learn to understand the religious revelations,
    • understand that the religious documents were written from the depths
    • understand these things, for only then can we learn what is important
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    • also an occult history, and you will understand what this
    • is a Being who stands close to man. He is one of the last
    • degree to which man felt himself standing firmly on the
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    • also an occult history, and you will understand what this
    • is a Being who stands close to man. He is one of the last
    • degree to which man felt himself standing firmly on the
  • Title: Lecture: How Do I Find the Christ?
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    • scientific historical approach will never understand the
    • an understanding of the Mystery of Golgotha.
    • and properly understand what the Mystery of Golgotha meant
    • namely, that the only avenue of approach to the understanding
    • unable to understand the nature of the Mystery of
    • disciples, the apostles — were only able to understand,
    • to the extent to which they were meant to understand, who was
    • Its power of understanding
    • of the development of their own powers to understand what
    • stands before us as a Roman of no particularly high literary
    • standing, but as a writer with a magnificent power of
    • understanding had come to Western humanity from the
    • plane. If we want to understand the nature of such happenings
    • understand our own nature, we realise that we cease to deny
    • long time after their death, to understand the Mystery of
    • reached full understanding of it centuries later, so we
    • experience leads to the understanding of the Mystery of
    • already blunted. Anyone who understands what language is,
    • he understands the gestures. We surmount the
    • understanding count the number of the beast: for it is
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    • scientific historical approach will never understand the
    • an understanding of the Mystery of Golgotha.
    • and properly understand what the Mystery of Golgotha meant
    • namely, that the only avenue of approach to the understanding
    • unable to understand the nature of the Mystery of
    • disciples, the apostles — were only able to understand,
    • to the extent to which they were meant to understand, who was
    • Its power of understanding
    • of the development of their own powers to understand what
    • stands before us as a Roman of no particularly high literary
    • standing, but as a writer with a magnificent power of
    • understanding had come to Western humanity from the
    • plane. If we want to understand the nature of such happenings
    • understand our own nature, we realise that we cease to deny
    • long time after their death, to understand the Mystery of
    • reached full understanding of it centuries later, so we
    • experience leads to the understanding of the Mystery of
    • already blunted. Anyone who understands what language is,
    • he understands the gestures. We surmount the
    • understanding count the number of the beast: for it is
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    • it? Well, there is only one way of understanding it —
    • man cannot see his own face from outside. Standing before a
    • stands its reality, always at work in us, even when we are
    • difficult to understand that these forces, brought about by
    • among those who believe they are standing on the firm ground
    • evolutionary standpoint based throughout on clairvoyance, can
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    • it? Well, there is only one way of understanding it —
    • man cannot see his own face from outside. Standing before a
    • stands its reality, always at work in us, even when we are
    • difficult to understand that these forces, brought about by
    • among those who believe they are standing on the firm ground
    • evolutionary standpoint based throughout on clairvoyance, can
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    • understanding and action in the world to-day. It is not very
    • instance, understands the grand idea of the Greek
    • jurisprudence help us much to-day towards the understanding
    • people who stand for a certain thing say about it, but what
    • of itself engendered an understanding of the idea of freedom.
    • crumble; and that man alone understands the present times who
    • understand each other. But if things go on as they have in
    • the past, then they will never understand each other,
    • understand each other as well. The Asiatics look at America,
    • understanding is all for the things that arise from the
    • given proof of any very profound understanding of it. Nor
    • much understanding of how to introduce into European culture
    • that standpoint, as inhabitants of the universe. Then and
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    • understanding and action in the world to-day. It is not very
    • instance, understands the grand idea of the Greek
    • jurisprudence help us much to-day towards the understanding
    • people who stand for a certain thing say about it, but what
    • of itself engendered an understanding of the idea of freedom.
    • crumble; and that man alone understands the present times who
    • understand each other. But if things go on as they have in
    • the past, then they will never understand each other,
    • understand each other as well. The Asiatics look at America,
    • understanding is all for the things that arise from the
    • given proof of any very profound understanding of it. Nor
    • much understanding of how to introduce into European culture
    • that standpoint, as inhabitants of the universe. Then and
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    • these things. We must first go through the understanding of
    • provides. Then only do we understand the physical
    • philosophic book. Surely then he must understand it. How
    • should he not understand what he himself has written? ...
    • and may yet understand nothing of what he has written. It is
    • understand the first truths of the Mystery of Golgotha. We
    • that which men were capable of understanding, they would only
    • impulse of Christ. Truly, these men could not understand what
    • necessary it is to pass through an understanding of the
    • only then that we can fully understand the latter.
    • and intellectual culture of our time. He who can understand
    • active part through our understanding of and longing for the
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    • these things. We must first go through the understanding of
    • provides. Then only do we understand the physical
    • philosophic book. Surely then he must understand it. How
    • should he not understand what he himself has written? ...
    • and may yet understand nothing of what he has written. It is
    • understand the first truths of the Mystery of Golgotha. We
    • that which men were capable of understanding, they would only
    • impulse of Christ. Truly, these men could not understand what
    • necessary it is to pass through an understanding of the
    • only then that we can fully understand the latter.
    • and intellectual culture of our time. He who can understand
    • active part through our understanding of and longing for the
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    • Anyone who understands the human head in the right way can
    • the Cosmos. As the human being stands before us today, we can
    • — in the form of a diagram — a man standing on
    • one behind which the Virgin stands. The moonlight is
    • accessible to our narrow earthly understanding. We must face
    • earthly is expressed in our human form. No-one understands
    • where there is the will to understand this configuration, it
    • and the terrestrial. There can be no understanding of the
    • human understanding. Human beings can understand them, but
    • thought can understand them. Yet one is always hearing that
    • there can be no immediate understanding of
    • understand these matters. Just as we have no need for
    • scholars study without understanding them — are full of
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    • Anyone who understands the human head in the right way can
    • the Cosmos. As the human being stands before us today, we can
    • — in the form of a diagram — a man standing on
    • one behind which the Virgin stands. The moonlight is
    • accessible to our narrow earthly understanding. We must face
    • earthly is expressed in our human form. No-one understands
    • where there is the will to understand this configuration, it
    • and the terrestrial. There can be no understanding of the
    • human understanding. Human beings can understand them, but
    • thought can understand them. Yet one is always hearing that
    • there can be no immediate understanding of
    • understand these matters. Just as we have no need for
    • scholars study without understanding them — are full of
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    • knowledge and has realised how useful a true understanding of
    • understandably enough, modern people claim to be free from
    • understand much about the subject, praise the book to
    • rightly investigate such things will always misunderstand
    • being will be able to say, even from the external standpoint,
    • misunderstanding. For under no circumstances will a genuine
    • from the standpoint of Spiritual Science — that what
    • what condition of soul is present when he stands within the
    • the man would stand firmly in the physical world with healthy
    • of the will is brought to a standstill, to enfeeble the
    • beginning, can stand firmly in the spiritual world because
    • stand firmly on the ground of natural science but do not
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    • knowledge and has realised how useful a true understanding of
    • understandably enough, modern people claim to be free from
    • understand much about the subject, praise the book to
    • rightly investigate such things will always misunderstand
    • being will be able to say, even from the external standpoint,
    • misunderstanding. For under no circumstances will a genuine
    • from the standpoint of Spiritual Science — that what
    • what condition of soul is present when he stands within the
    • the man would stand firmly in the physical world with healthy
    • of the will is brought to a standstill, to enfeeble the
    • beginning, can stand firmly in the spiritual world because
    • stand firmly on the ground of natural science but do not
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    • to understand once again how necessary it is for our souls to
    • mood, then we understand that there was present on this soil
    • into the outer physical death of Nature; we also understand
    • such as these enable us to understand that an impulse
    • To understand
    • understanding of Art, much could be learnt from those customs
    • transcend the normal standards of the present age. Such Plays
    • great a certainty there stands before our souls the
    • understand that still there are ‘mangers’, still
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    • to understand once again how necessary it is for our souls to
    • mood, then we understand that there was present on this soil
    • into the outer physical death of Nature; we also understand
    • such as these enable us to understand that an impulse
    • To understand
    • understanding of Art, much could be learnt from those customs
    • transcend the normal standards of the present age. Such Plays
    • great a certainty there stands before our souls the
    • understand that still there are ‘mangers’, still
  • Title: Lecture: Buddha
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    • understanding of the essential nature of Buddhism — or rather
    • the longing for such an understanding — has only made itself
    • age many people feel an inherent desire to understand what really
    • that the deepest understanding of ancient works of art is to be
    • reincarnation is not really essential to the understanding of
    • the idea of repeated earthly lives, for to understand the essence of
    • understand the possibility of two streams arising in the gradual
    • would enable them to penetrate and understand the surrounding world
    • we understand the mighty impulse of the Buddha as it flamed up in a
    • thought. We can only understand the figure of Buddha when we
    • it were, passing from epoch to epoch. We can now understand the
    • existence gives us no understanding of suffering, nor can we release
    • must learn to understand aright, for many fantastic and grotesque
    • consider this, we shall never understand Buddha himself, or Buddhism.
    • Now we cannot understand
    • conception of history. But the Buddhist stands there isolated and
    • is the fault!” The Christian stands in the world
    • — these two pictures stand clearly before us. Buddha sits under
    • the Bodhi tree in the solitude of the soul. Jesus of Nazareth stands
    • Christ in me!” We must however understand that the
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  • Title: Lecture: Buddha
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    • understanding of the essential nature of Buddhism — or rather
    • the longing for such an understanding — has only made itself
    • age many people feel an inherent desire to understand what really
    • that the deepest understanding of ancient works of art is to be
    • reincarnation is not really essential to the understanding of
    • the idea of repeated earthly lives, for to understand the essence of
    • understand the possibility of two streams arising in the gradual
    • would enable them to penetrate and understand the surrounding world
    • we understand the mighty impulse of the Buddha as it flamed up in a
    • thought. We can only understand the figure of Buddha when we
    • it were, passing from epoch to epoch. We can now understand the
    • existence gives us no understanding of suffering, nor can we release
    • must learn to understand aright, for many fantastic and grotesque
    • consider this, we shall never understand Buddha himself, or Buddhism.
    • Now we cannot understand
    • conception of history. But the Buddhist stands there isolated and
    • is the fault!” The Christian stands in the world
    • — these two pictures stand clearly before us. Buddha sits under
    • the Bodhi tree in the solitude of the soul. Jesus of Nazareth stands
    • Christ in me!” We must however understand that the
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  • Title: Lecture: Hygiene - a Social Problem
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    • any understanding at all of the events that occur in the course of
    • do not misunderstand me. I do not want to be accused in this lecture
    • soul. We must learn to understand in every detail the way in
    • sick man leads us deeply into cosmic connections. We understand the
    • that will have a remedial effect. When we add to our understanding of
    • social life! There will be far greater understanding in the
    • pass each other by without either having the slightest understanding
    • the care of health. Think of the effect which a true understanding of
    • whole of humanity with understanding! Of course there must be no
    • if understanding for the health and ill-health of our fellow-beings
    • can be awakened — understanding that grows from a true
    • have true understanding. The position of the doctor nowadays is that
    • human being. But it is only possible to understand abnormal
    • organism, when they really understand the connection between the
    • different. A true understanding of his fellow-creatures will arise in
    • that understands the true being of man. This was the
    • trying to explain prophylactic measures, with understanding.
    • health between the doctors who understand the technique of their
    • profession, and the laity who understand the nature of the
    • understanding to meet the professional medical men who tell them this
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  • Title: Lecture: Hygiene - a Social Problem
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    • any understanding at all of the events that occur in the course of
    • do not misunderstand me. I do not want to be accused in this lecture
    • soul. We must learn to understand in every detail the way in
    • sick man leads us deeply into cosmic connections. We understand the
    • that will have a remedial effect. When we add to our understanding of
    • social life! There will be far greater understanding in the
    • pass each other by without either having the slightest understanding
    • the care of health. Think of the effect which a true understanding of
    • whole of humanity with understanding! Of course there must be no
    • if understanding for the health and ill-health of our fellow-beings
    • can be awakened — understanding that grows from a true
    • have true understanding. The position of the doctor nowadays is that
    • human being. But it is only possible to understand abnormal
    • organism, when they really understand the connection between the
    • different. A true understanding of his fellow-creatures will arise in
    • that understands the true being of man. This was the
    • trying to explain prophylactic measures, with understanding.
    • health between the doctors who understand the technique of their
    • profession, and the laity who understand the nature of the
    • understanding to meet the professional medical men who tell them this
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  • Title: Lecture: Speech and Song
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    • adapt himself to these earthly conditions as he learns to stand
    • earth, where it signifies the power to walk and stand. In the
    • earthly language serves our mutual understanding —
    • understanding as between human beings, all of whom are living on the
    • in the cosmic Word. Thus it is particularly interesting to understand
    • organism as it stands before us here on earth, we know that it is
    • and fully he is contained, we only begin to see when we understand
    • these you can best understand by somehow perceiving in their form and
    • piece of ground, and on it stands a man. The ground is most certainly
    • not the man, yet the ground must be there for the man to stand on.
    • occur to you to seek to understand the man by examining the soil
    • stands on the soil — only in a rather more complicated way the
    • the soil for the man who stands on it. The sound presses forward to
    • the air, and the air gives it the possibility to stand. But the sound
    • soil on which he stands, so, is the sound different from the air upon
    • which it stands — in which it finds its support though of
    • Zodiac. Man standing on the Earth sees the planets and the fixed
    • We do not understand Art,
    • as he stands before us here on earth proceeds out of the two Cosmic
    • understand that when we describe such things as these we must depart
  • Title: Lecture: Speech and Song
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    • adapt himself to these earthly conditions as he learns to stand
    • earth, where it signifies the power to walk and stand. In the
    • earthly language serves our mutual understanding —
    • understanding as between human beings, all of whom are living on the
    • in the cosmic Word. Thus it is particularly interesting to understand
    • organism as it stands before us here on earth, we know that it is
    • and fully he is contained, we only begin to see when we understand
    • these you can best understand by somehow perceiving in their form and
    • piece of ground, and on it stands a man. The ground is most certainly
    • not the man, yet the ground must be there for the man to stand on.
    • occur to you to seek to understand the man by examining the soil
    • stands on the soil — only in a rather more complicated way the
    • the soil for the man who stands on it. The sound presses forward to
    • the air, and the air gives it the possibility to stand. But the sound
    • soil on which he stands, so, is the sound different from the air upon
    • which it stands — in which it finds its support though of
    • Zodiac. Man standing on the Earth sees the planets and the fixed
    • We do not understand Art,
    • as he stands before us here on earth proceeds out of the two Cosmic
    • understand that when we describe such things as these we must depart
  • Title: Lecture: Three Epochs in the Religious Education of Man
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    • can arise in our vision a third epoch, an epoch in which we stand
    • times, when we must learn to understand this Mystery of Golgotha if
    • great misunderstanding, to the Vedas and the Vedanta. If we look at
    • reality of soul and Spirit and then felt the need to understand why
    • lead only to inner knowledge, he can know and understand outer Nature
    • learn to understand aright. So in the education of the human race
    • first and second epochs stand clearly before us when we look back
    • merely stands within external Natural Science. This Natural Science
    • mankind has fallen, stands before those who live in the third epoch
    • sleep of existence. This third great riddle must stand more and more
    • Astro-Physics and Astro-Chemistry, and stand face to face with the
    • that will awaken the Spirit in heart and soul: In the understanding
  • Title: Lecture: Three Epochs in the Religious Education of Man
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    • can arise in our vision a third epoch, an epoch in which we stand
    • times, when we must learn to understand this Mystery of Golgotha if
    • great misunderstanding, to the Vedas and the Vedanta. If we look at
    • reality of soul and Spirit and then felt the need to understand why
    • lead only to inner knowledge, he can know and understand outer Nature
    • learn to understand aright. So in the education of the human race
    • first and second epochs stand clearly before us when we look back
    • merely stands within external Natural Science. This Natural Science
    • mankind has fallen, stands before those who live in the third epoch
    • sleep of existence. This third great riddle must stand more and more
    • Astro-Physics and Astro-Chemistry, and stand face to face with the
    • that will awaken the Spirit in heart and soul: In the understanding
  • Title: Lecture: The Problem of Jesus and Christ in Earlier Times
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    • to a certain extent, the capacity to understand our writings, the
    • understand such teachings as the Gnosis of Valentinus, for example,
    • the capacity to understand such things that this knowledge was not
    • longer had the capacity to understand such teachings. Only this could
    • beings to understand the coming of Christ into the world as a
    • understand, in a true and profound way, the nature of the Christ
    • Gnosis had been able to understand the Christ, but they knew that he
    • earthly evolution. It was necessary to make up an understanding out
    • greatest possible difficulty in understanding this fact; the capacity
    • for such understanding had never been so limited.
    • beings through angels. If people developed the capacity to understand
    • the message of the angel, they were capable of standing as
    • importance. What was it that now entered human understanding?
    • is unimportant. Or we could say that Gnostic understanding is not
    • capable of understanding it completely. And to this extent we may
    • understanding of the concept of time to the human worldview in the
    • completely, but to understand it correctly, we must nevertheless
    • was, as it were, a kind of understanding of the Christ that went
    • further than the understanding of the ancient Gnosis. Yet, the
    • understanding that came from humanity itself and its own forces. This
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    • to a certain extent, the capacity to understand our writings, the
    • understand such teachings as the Gnosis of Valentinus, for example,
    • the capacity to understand such things that this knowledge was not
    • longer had the capacity to understand such teachings. Only this could
    • beings to understand the coming of Christ into the world as a
    • understand, in a true and profound way, the nature of the Christ
    • Gnosis had been able to understand the Christ, but they knew that he
    • earthly evolution. It was necessary to make up an understanding out
    • greatest possible difficulty in understanding this fact; the capacity
    • for such understanding had never been so limited.
    • beings through angels. If people developed the capacity to understand
    • the message of the angel, they were capable of standing as
    • importance. What was it that now entered human understanding?
    • is unimportant. Or we could say that Gnostic understanding is not
    • capable of understanding it completely. And to this extent we may
    • understanding of the concept of time to the human worldview in the
    • completely, but to understand it correctly, we must nevertheless
    • was, as it were, a kind of understanding of the Christ that went
    • further than the understanding of the ancient Gnosis. Yet, the
    • understa