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  • Title: Chapter: About the Author, the People, and the Background of this Book
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    • incarnation of the spirit of progress, of universality, of investigation, of
    • philosophia. A man of unusual courage and in some ways a kind of universal
    • upon such an understanding — universal in its scope — Paracelsus
    • Their enthusiasm, however, was not universally shared. A copy of the manuscript
    • recalled Bruno as “a man of universal mind, skillful in all sciences, but
  • Title: Chapter: Agrippa of Nettesheim and Theophrastus Paracelsus
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    • the influence of all the remaining things of the universal whole. This
    • universal whole appears to it as a great harmony, of which every separate
    • soul he experiences the deepest stratum of the universal existence; the
    • the universal spirit regards itself in man. Paracelsus has expressed the feeling
  • Title: Chapter: Cardinal Nicolas of Cusa
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    • universal essence expresses itself, or, in other words, knows itself. Now I can
    • a form in which the universal essence has its life. — It is therefore only
    • can have the higher experience that he is the form in which the universal
    • things into a form of the universal essence — and with him the knowledge of
    • into the chain of universal effects, as nature herself had integrated his
  • Title: Chapter: The Friendship with God
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    • our individual personality; rather it is the universal essence of the world,
    • the feeling that the universal nature speaks in my soul, the nature which
    • we always remain individual human beings. But nevertheless, universal nature
    • yourself of it. Therefore the universal essence cannot appear in you in its
    • reflection, an image of the universal essence appears.
    • the universal essence; this universal essence itself does not shine in you.
    • universal essence. He has absolute faith and confidence that the universal
    • there is a place for the divine in him. But this universal essence can never
    • universal essence find a place within him. “If man is truly to become one
    • sense of the universal life? For one who is in this situation, his feelings
    • toward the universal essence become concentrated in the one thing: reverence
    • for this universal essence, as for that which is inexhaustible and infinite.
    • to the universal essence of things. He speaks of the fact that man no longer
    • the action of the universal essence. This is not so, because it was not
    • universal essence, but his spiritual disposition acquires a new character.
    • It continues to develop in the direction determined by the universal
    • would regard being a fish as the sense of life. It would say: The universal
    • essence is like the fish; in the fish the universal essence sees itself.
    • universal light of the world. Therefore there is no more important knowledge
    • universal essence acts upon itself. In line with the ideas of our book it is
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  • Title: Chapter: Giordano Bruno and Angelus Silesius
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    • understands it in this way. “The universal reason is the innermost, most
    • the contemplation of the universal spirit. It is only as long as man sees as an
    • a divine, universal spirit which could have its being and continuance above
    • surmounted. This universal spirit appears to be so poured out into things, to
  • Title: Chapter: Introduction
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    • They are acts of the universal spirit, and therefore of fate. In this the
    • the inner life: “There is thus no doubt: in thinking we hold the universal
    • departure for the contemplation of the universal processes than thinking.”
    • of human cognition within the whole universal process is also clear. It is
    • not an unimportant addition to the rest of the universal process. This is
    • anywhere in the external world: the universal process confronts itself with
    • its own spiritual nature. This universal process would be forever incomplete
    • man becomes integrated into the objective universal process; the latter
    • universal I. This too Paul Asmus has put into apt words (cf. his book: Die
    • of cognition. We are only separate as individuals; the universal which acts
    • real part of the universal process. The world would not be what it is if it
    • His own deeds become deeds of the universal existence. He feels himself to
    • be in full harmony with this universal existence. Each dissonance between
  • Title: Chapter: Meister Eckhart
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    • be similar to my own. Thus one reaches a sort of universal animation of all
  • Title: Chapter: Valentin Weigel and Jacob Boehme
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    • the great universal spirit which speaks in him. The limits of his
    • cognition, because a universal mystery lives in his soul. He feels himself
    • the elements. How is the disharmony in the harmonious, universal whole to be
    • universal whole which includes the inharmonious too. For how can a

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