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