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  • Title: Book: Contemporary Civilization in the Mirror of the Science of the Spirit (1904)
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    • development in the last decades cannot doubt that a great revolution
    • enigmas of existence, it sounds quite different than it did a short
    • “Thoughts stand in about the same relationship to the brain as
    • Köhlerglauben und Wissenschaft (Blind Faith and Science)
    • and in other writings, declared everything to be superannuated which
    • did not make spiritual activity and the life of the soul proceed from
    • the mechanism of the nervous system and of the brain in the same
    • manner in which the physicist explains that the movement of the hands
    • proceeds from the mechanism of the clock. That was the time when
    • Ludwig Buechner's Kraft und Stoff (Force and Matter) became a
    • point of explaining the development of the planets in terms of the
    • the origin of man in a completely natural way and began its
    • many it seemed to dispose of all “old belief.” A short
    • who adhere to these opinions can still be found in men like Ladenburg
    • gospel; but against them stand others who have arrived at a quite
    • Naturwissenschaft und Weltanschauung (Science and World
    • of Haeckel. In this work one can read the following: “Indeed,
    • events in the cells and fibers of the cerebral cortex with which
    • mechanism of the brain as we look into the works of a clock, we would
    • never find anything but moving atoms. No human being could see or
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  • Title: Book: From the Akasha Chronicle
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    • BY MEANS OF ordinary history man can learn only a
    • small part of what humanity experienced in prehistory. Historical
    • paleontology, and geology can teach us is very limited. Furthermore,
    • consider how the picture of an event or people, not so very remote
    • from us, has changed when new historical evidence has been
    • discovered. One need but compare the descriptions of one and the same
    • thing as given by different historians, and he will soon realize on
    • what uncertain ground he stands in these matters. Everything
    • hand, external history is dependent on what has been preserved in
    • time. Nobody can say that the essential has been preserved, if he
    • are open for man. He can develop forces dormant in him so that he can
    • recognize the eternal. In the essays, Wie erlangt man Erkenntnisse
    • at a certain high level of his cognitive power, man can penetrate to
    • the eternal origins of the things which vanish with time. A man
    • concerned. Then he can see in events what is not perceptible
    • to the senses, that part which time cannot destroy. He penetrates
    • from transitory to non-transitory history. It is a fact that this
    • history is written in other characters than is ordinary history. In
    • gnosis and in theosophy it is called the “Akasha
    • Chronicle.” Only a faint conception of this chronicle can be
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  • Title: Book: Our Atlantean Ancestors
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    • Our Atlantean Ancestors
    • OUR ATLANTEAN ancestors differed more from
    • present-day man than he would imagine whose knowledge is confined
    • to the external appearance but also to spiritual faculties. Their
    • differed from what can be observed today. If we go back to the first
    • periods of Atlantean humanity we find a mental capacity quite
    • totally absent among the first Atlanteans. On the other hand, they
    • most prominent mental faculties. For example, the Atlantean did not
    • Atlantean times. Nobody impressed upon his intellect that three times
    • calculation he could manage because he remembered identical or
    • develops in an organism, an old faculty loses power and acuteness.
    • The man of today is superior to the Atlantean in logical reasoning,
    • in the ability to combine. On the other hand, memory has
    • deteriorated. Nowadays man thinks in concepts; the Atlantean thought
    • in images. When an image appeared in his soul he remembered a great
    • many similar images which he had already experienced. He directed his
    • the child had grown and had gone out into life, for everything he had
    • him in the course of his education. He could manage best when the new
    • conditions the Atlantean had to rely on experiment, while in this
    • respect much has been spared modern man due to the fact that he is
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  • Title: Book: Transition of the Fourth into the Fifth Root Race
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    • Transition of the Fourth into the Fifth Root
    • transition of the fourth, the Atlantean root race, into the fifth,
    • the Aryan, to which contemporary civilized mankind belongs. Only he
    • will understand it aright who can steep himself in the idea of
    • development to its full extent and meaning. Everything which
    • man perceives around him is in process of development. In this sense,
    • particular which slowly and gradually brings the faculty of thought
    • to maturity. In his thought, man decides upon something, and then
    • only in preparation among the Atlanteans. It was not their own
    • kind, that influenced their will. Thus, in a manner of speaking,
    • of this development of the human being and learns to admit that man
    • — as earthly man — was a being of a quite different kind
    • root race, the Atlanteans, refers to the great bulk of mankind. But
    • wisdom these leaders possessed and the powers at their command were
    • not to be attained by any earthly education. They had been imparted
    • of the gods. For what these leaders knew and could do would not have
    • been attainable by human sense organs and by human reason. They were
    • venerated as “divine messengers,” and men received
    • their orders, their commandments, and also their instruction. It was
    • by beings of this kind that mankind was instructed in the sciences,
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  • Title: Book: The Lemurian Race
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    • The Lemurian Race
    • very distant prehistoric period in the development of mankind, will
    • third human root race, of which it is said in theosophical
    • books that it inhabited the Lemurian Continent. According to these
    • books this continent was situated south of Asia, and extended
    • and parts of Africa also belonged to it.
    • communications. If, to begin with, the reading of things and events
    • so remote from the present is not easy, the translation of what has
    • been seen and deciphered into the language of today presents almost
    • better understood when the whole Lemurian period and also the period
    • The fourth, the Atlantean root race, was preceded
    • by the so-called Lemurian. During its development, events of
    • the very greatest importance occurred with respect to the earth and
    • of this root race after these events, and only then will the
    • latter be discussed. By and large, memory was not yet
    • things and events, these ideas did not remain in the memory.
    • Therefore they did not yet have a language in the true sense. Rather
    • sensations, pleasure, joy, pain and so forth, but which did not
    • environment. Other men, animals, plants, and even lifeless objects
    • could feel this action and could be influenced purely by ideas. Thus
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  • Title: Book: The Division into Sexes
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    • MUCH AS THE HUMAN FORM in those ancient times
    • present-day man, one comes to conditions still more dissimilar if one
    • goes even further back in the history of mankind. For only in the
    • course of time did the forms of man and woman develop from an older,
    • basic form in which human beings were neither the one nor the other,
    • but rather were both at once. He who wants to form an idea of these
    • enormously distant periods of the past must however liberate himself
    • completely from the habitual conceptions taken from what man sees
    • designated as the Lemurian. At that time the human body still
    • consisted of soft and malleable materials. The other forms of earth
    • also were still soft and malleable. As opposed to its later hardened
    • condition, earth was still in a welling, more fluid one. As the human
    • matter to itself in a much greater degree than later. That the soul
    • other upon it. While the material substances had not yet become
    • rigid, the soul could force these substances to obey its own laws. It
    • made of the body an impression of its own nature. But when [it] became
    • the soul is simultaneously male and female. It carries these two
    • other hand, bears the stamp of imagination. Thus it comes about that
    • and could let only a part of it flow into the body.
    • following becomes apparent. In an ancient period, human forms appear
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  • Title: Book: The Last Periods before the Division into Sexes
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    • WE SHALL NOW DESCRIBE the state of man before his
    • division into male and female. At that time the body consisted of a
    • than later. When man separated from his parent entity he appeared as
    • a truly articulated organism, but as an incomplete one. The further
    • development of the organs took place outside the parent entity. Much
    • of what later matured inside the mother organism was at that time
    • will power. In order to bring about such an external maturation the
    • care of the parent being was necessary. Man brought certain organs
    • incomplete at his first appearance, developed more fully. The whole
    • process had something which can be compared with the emergence from
    • an egg-form and the casting off of an eggshell, but here one must not
    • The body of man was warm-blooded. This must be
    • mother organism occurred under the influence of an increased warmth
    • which also was supplied from the outside. But one must by no means
    • think that the egg-man — as he will be called for the sake of
    • brevity — was brooded. The conditions of heat and fire
    • By means of his powers man could confine fire, or respectively, heat,
    • heat. He was thus in a position to supply the young organism with the
    • The most highly developed organs of man at that
    • time were the organs of motion. The sense organs of today were as yet
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  • Title: Book: The Hyperborean and the Polarean Epoch
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    • The Hyperborean and the Polarean Epoch
    • than that connected with what has been described in the preceding
    • fantasy and baseless speculation. When one knows how far from even
    • taking these things seriously someone can be who has been trained
    • that one is reporting faithfully in accordance with spiritual
    • experience can lead one to write about them. Nothing is said here
    • which has not been carefully examined with the means provided by the
    • science of the spirit. The scientist need only be as tolerant toward
    • of thinking. [Compare my Welt-und Lebensanschauungen im
    • neunzehnten Jahrhundert (Conceptions of the World and of Life in
    • passages reproduced here. Especially important matters will be
    • discussed in what follows. And all this belongs to periods which are
    • his best efforts have enabled him to discover. He will welcome any
    • communicate these events concerning the development of mankind
    • Only with difficulty can the writings in the
    • Akasha Chronicle be translated into our colloquial language. They are
    • more easily communicated in the symbolical sign language used in
    • mystery schools, but as yet the communication of this language is not
    • is dark and difficult to comprehend, and to struggle toward an
    • understanding, just as the writer has struggled toward a generally
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  • Title: Book: Beginning of the Present Earth  Extrusion of the Sun
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    • “earth” is to be understood that condition of our planet
    • by virtue of which it can support minerals, plants, animals, and men
    • different forms. That which one now calls earth went through many
    • changes before it could become the carrier of our present mineral,
    • plant, animal, and human worlds. Minerals for instance also existed
    • below. Now we shall only call attention to the manner in which the
    • immediately preceding condition changed into the present one.
    • One can conceive of such a transformation to some
    • extent by comparing it to the passage of a plant through the seed
    • stage. Imagine a plant with root, stalk, leaves, blossom, and fruit.
    • It takes in substances from its environment and secretes others. But
    • everything in it which is substance, form, and process disappears,
    • except for the small seed. Life develops by passing through it, and
    • the preceding condition one might call mineral, plant, animal has
    • passed away, as in the plant, root, stalk, and so forth, pass away.
    • old form develops anew. The forces which will cause the new form to
    • densely material one, like that of a plant. It was rather of a soul
    • character. It consisted of that delicate, malleable, mobile substance
    • human rudiments at first. These are the rudiments of the later human
    • as a mineral; plant, or animal nature has been drawn into these human
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  • Title: Book: Extrusion of the Moon
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    • later did man assume the dense substantiality which he has today, and
    • that he did this very gradually. If one wants to form an idea of his
    • one can best do this by imagining it as similar to water vapor or to
    • “man” is internally alive and organized. In comparison to
    • what man became later, however, one must imagine him at this stage as
    • in a state of soul slumber, and as only very dimly conscious.
    • Everything which can be called intelligence, understanding, reason is
    • lacking in this being. Floating rather than striding, it moves
    • forward, aside, backward, to all sides, by means of four limb-like
    • organs. For the rest, something has already been said about the soul
    • vital activities of these beings occurred in an irrational or
    • Everything which happened had sense and significance. But the
    • directing force of understanding was not in the beings themselves.
    • They were directed by an understanding which was outside of them.
    • Higher, more mature beings than they, surrounded and directed them.
    • For the important, basic quality of the fire mist was that on the
    • level of their existence which we have characterized, human beings
    • beings also could take on a body in it and could enter into a fully
    • reciprocal relationship with men. Man had brought his impulses,
    • instincts, and passions to the point where they could be formed in
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  • Title: Book: Some Necessary Points of View
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    • WE SHALL NEXT consider the development of man and
    • “earthly period.” For when man began to unite his destiny
    • with the planet one calls “earth,” he had already passed
    • planetary developmental stages. The names used in mystery science
    • for these stages are the Saturn, Sun and Moon periods. It will become
    • exists, which is known to the advanced mystic.
    • One will sometimes say that man inhabited other
    • planets before he appeared upon earth. But under these “other
    • planets” one must only understand earlier developmental
    • conditions of the earth itself and of its inhabitants. Before it
    • and Moon existence. Saturn Sun, and Moon are, as it were, the three
    • is called Saturn, Sun, and Moon no more exists today as a physical
    • planet than the previous physical incarnations of a human being
    • This “planetary development” of man
    • and of the other beings belonging to earth will form the subject of
    • cannot illuminate. For this research is not based on speculation, on
    • experience. As our physical eye can see outdoors only as far as a
    • certain boundary line and cannot look beyond the horizon, so the
    • “spiritual eye” can look only as far as a certain point
    • in time. Mystery science is based on experience and is content to
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  • Title: Book: On the Origin of the Earth
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    • As INDIVIDUAL man has to pass through different
    • stages after his birth, as he must ascend from infancy through
    • childhood and so on to the age of the mature adult, so too must
    • mankind as a whole go through a similar process. Humanity has
    • With the methods of the clairvoyant one can discern three principal
    • stags of this development of mankind which were passed through before
    • the formation of the earth took place and before this sphere became
    • with the fourth stage in the great universal life of man. For now we
    • shall relate the relevant facts here. The deeper explanation will
    • the words of ordinary language, that is, without having recourse to
    • Man existed before there was an earth. But one
    • perhaps he had previously lived on other planets and then at a
    • together with man. Just as man has passed through three main stages
    • above, one must completely liberate oneself from the significance
    • “Saturn,” “Sun,” and “Moon,” if
    • one wants to see the explanations of the scientist of the spirit in
    • with these names no other significance than that directly given to
    • Before the heavenly body on which the life of man
    • which one designates as Saturn, Sun, and Moon. On can thus speak of
    • four planets on which the four principal stages of the development of
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  • Title: Book: The Earth and Its Future
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    • The Earth and Its Future
    • THE FOURTH principal stage of human development is
    • lived on earth. This is that condition of consciousness in which man
    • finds himself at present. But before he attained it, he, and with him
    • and Moon stages in three smaller cycles (the so-called
    • “rounds” of theosophical literature). Man now lives in
    • the fourth earth cycle. He has already advanced a little past the
    • middle of this cycle. At this stage of consciousness man no longer
    • perceives in a dreamlike manner the images which arise in his soul
    • him “outside in space.” On the Moon and also during the
    • consciousness consisted of such images, tones, and so forth, which
    • flowed and ebbed in the soul. Only with the appearance of the fourth
    • soul, but on an external, spatially circumscribed object; sound is no
    • longer merely an inner reverberating of the soul, but the resounding
    • of an object in space. In mystery science therefore, one also calls
    • organs of sense slowly arose and thus made perceptible the most
    • which are already developed, others exist in an as yet germinal state
    • which will become fully developed in the subsequent earth period, and
    • than is the case today. The gradual growth of this earth
    • consciousness has been described in the preceding pages, and in the
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  • Title: Book: The Life of Saturn
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    • development of humanity through the seven stages of consciousness
    • from Saturn to Vulcan has been compared with the progress through
    • life between birth and death, through infancy, childhood, and so on,
    • to old age. One can extend this comparison further. As among
    • contemporary humanity, men of different ages do not only follow upon
    • one another, but also exist side by side, so it is with the
    • development of the stages of consciousness, The aged man, the mature
    • man or the mature woman, the youth, travel through life side by
    • side. Thus the ancestors of man existed on Saturn not only as
    • consciousness. When the Saturn development began, there already
    • to the present consciousness of man, then a fourth kind with
    • self-conscious (supra-psychic) object consciousness, and a sixth with
    • of beings. After the Vulcan stage, man will develop yet further, and
    • eye looks into misty gray distances, so the inner eye of the seer
    • looks upon five more forms of consciousness, as far off as distant
    • all, one can speak of twelve stages of consciousness.
    • The Saturn man was surrounded by eleven other
    • development which preceded the life of Saturn. When this life began
    • realms of man. Therefore, we cannot and need not speak of them
    • of them in addition to the Saturn man — are all concerned in
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  • Title: Book: The Life of the Sun
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    • period, everything human which has developed on Saturn takes on a
    • character which stands in the same relation to the subsequently to be
    • developed Sun man as the seed to the plant which emerges from it.
    • Saturn man, as it were, has left behind his seed, which is sunk in a
    • kind of sleep, after which it will develop into Sun man.
    • Man now passes through his second stage of
    • consciousness on the Sun. It resembles that into which today man
    • sinks during a calm and dreamless sleep. This condition, which
    • interrupts man's state of wakefulness today, is a remainder, as it
    • were, a memory of the time of the Sun development. One can also
    • of plants exists today. As a matter of fact, in the plant one must
    • In order to understand the development of mankind,
    • planet, and that only later did it advance to the existence of a
    • which sends life forces to one or several planets situated at a
    • distance from it. During the second cycle this was not yet the case
    • which it gave force. These beings — and also man at his level
    • of development of that time — still lived on it. A planetary
    • earth, separated from Sun and Moon, did not exist. Everything in the
    • way of substances, forces, and beings which exists on and in the
    • earth today, and everything which now belongs to the Moon, was still
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  • Title: Book: Life on the Moon
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    • follows that of the Sun, man develops the third of his seven states
    • which man is at present developing during the course of the earth;
    • three others will come into being on subsequent planets. The
    • condition of consciousness of Saturn man cannot be compared with any
    • state of consciousness of present-day man, for it was duller than
    • that of dreamless sleep. The Sun consciousness, however, can be
    • consciousness of the sleeping plant world. But in all these instances
    • think that in the great universal eras anything repeats itself in a
    • completely identical manner.
    • similarity, namely with that of dream-filled sleep. Man attains the
    • and beings of the outside world. But these images are not likenesses
    • of these objects and beings as in present-day man when he is awake.
    • images of more or less remote daily experiences. An example of the
    • train and then, upon awakening, realizes that it was the ticking of
    • An example of the third kind is that it seems to someone that he is
    • in a room where ugly animals are sitting on the ceiling, and upon
    • If one now wants to attain a conception of the
    • there, complete regularity instead of confusion and arbitrariness
    • even less similarity than the dream images to the objects to which
    • they are related, but on the other hand there is a complete
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  • Title: Book: The Life of Earth
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    • “lower nature of man” — the physical body, the
    • ether body and the astral body. It has also been described how, with
    • the appearance of a new body, the old ones must always be transformed
    • so that they can become carriers and instruments of the one formed
    • later. An advance of human consciousness is also associated with this
    • progress. As long as the lower man has only a physical body, he
    • possess merely an utterly dull consciousness, which is not equivalent
    • even to that of dreamless sleep of the present, although for man of
    • today this latter state of consciousness is in fact an
    • appears, man reaches the consciousness which is his today in
    • consciousness makes its appearance, similar to, but not identical
    • with the one man at present ascribes to himself while he is dreaming.
    • The fourth, the current condition of consciousness of earth man, will
    • preceding Saturn, Sun, and Moon eras.
    • On Saturn the physical body of man was developed
    • an ether body. And the latter was added only during the course of the
    • Sun. Simultaneously, the physical body was so transformed in the
    • and again the physical body and the ether body were transformed in
    • such a way that they could provide suitable carriers and instruments
    • for the then appearing astral body. Thus, on the Moon, man is a being
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  • Title: Book: The Fourfold Man of Earth
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    • The Fourfold Man of Earth
    • IN THIS DESCRIPTION, we shall take man as our
    • point of departure. As he lives on the earth, man at present consists
    • of the physical body, the ether or life body, the astral body and the
    • “I.” This fourfold human nature has in itself the
    • initiative transforms the “lower” bodies, and thereby
    • incorporates into them higher parts of human nature. The ennobling
    • and purifying of the astral body by the “I” causes the
    • development of the “spirit self” (Manas), the
    • transformation of the ether or life body creates the life spirit
    • (Buddhi), and the transformation of the physical body creates
    • the true “spirit man” (Atma). The transformation
    • development of the earth; the conscious transformation of the ether
    • body and of the physical body belongs to later times; at present it
    • science of the spirit and their pupils.
    • This threefold transformation of man is a
    • transformation of astral body, ether body, and physical body that one
    • and of the consciousness soul.
    • the three bodies of man (the physical, the ether, and the astral
    • body) is in its way most perfect. One can easily be tempted to
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  • Title: Book: Answers to Questions
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    • mankind of today absolutely nothing remains of the capacities of the
    • has acquired in its transition through a stage of development,
    • manifests itself in its own character, but as a basis for the
    • new capacity. Among the Atlanteans for instance, it was the faculty
    • of memory which was acquired. Contemporary man indeed can form only a
    • very weak conception of what the memory of an Atlantean could
    • fifth root race, in Atlantis was only acquired through the memory.
    • of a quite different order if contemporary man were obliged to be the
    • first to acquire them. For the faculty which this contemporary man is
    • to acquire is the combinatory understanding. Logic did not exist
    • among the Atlanteans. But each previously acquired power of the soul
    • would have to change its capacity for intuitively erecting its artful
    • The Atlanteans also had for example, the capacity
    • wonderful machines through this force. But on the other hand, they
    • fifth root race possess. There are as yet no myths and fairy tales
    • among them. The life-mastering power of the Atlanteans first appeared
    • “seers” of the Atlanteans. In their inspirations of
    • genius is manifested what has as its basis something else, something
    • that was like life-producing power in them during their Atlantean
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  • Title: Book: Prejudices Arising from Alleged Science (1904)
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    • truth to accept spiritual scientific (theosophical) insights. And
    • Movement) can be taken as an indication of the reasons which exist
    • Many statements of the scientist of the spirit must appear entirely
    • fantastic to him who tests them against the certain conclusions which
    • research can point to the enormous blessings it has bestowed and
    • continues to bestow on human progress. What an overwhelming effect is
    • produced when a personality who wants to see a view of the world
    • built exclusively on the results of this research, can utter the
    • proud words: “For there lies an abyss between these two extreme
    • deceased, of a personal God, have nowhere been found by human
    • science, by that inexorable science which probes into and dissects
    • everything, which does not shrink back before any mystery, which
    • explores heaven beyond the stars of the nebula, analyzes the
    • decomposes the substance of the sun, liquefies the air, which will
    • soon telegraph by wireless transmission from one end of the earth to
    • the other, and already today sees through opaque bodies, which
    • introduces navigation under the water and in the air, and opens new
    • horizons to us through radium and other discoveries; this science
    • among themselves and their gradual changes in form, today draws the
    • organ of the human soul, the brain, into the sphere of its
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  • Title: Book: Contents: Cosmic Memory
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    • Prehistory of Earth and Man
    • German Edition (1939)
    • iii. Our Atlantean Ancestors
    • iv. Transition of the Fourth into
    • v. The Lemurian Race
    • viii. The Hyperborean and the Polarean Epoch
    • xiii. The Earth and Its Future
    • xviii. The Fourfold Man of Earth
    • xix. Answers to Questions
  • Title: Book: Cosmic Memory: Cover
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    • Prehistory of Earth and Man
    • Translated from the German by Karl E. Zimmer
    • The authorized translation in the Western Hemisphere by agreement with
    • the Rudolf Steiner-Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland.
    • This book is published in Switzerland under the title
  • Title: Book: Cosmic Memory: Back Cover
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    • BORN IN AUSTRIA in 1861, Rudolf Steiner received recognition as a scholar when he was invited to edit the Kürschner edition of the natural scientific writings of Goethe. In 1891, Steiner received his Ph.D. at the University of Rostock. He then began his work as a lecturer. From the turn of the century to his death in 1925, he delivered well over 6000 lectures. His written works eventually included some fifty titles.
    • The philosophical outlook of Rudolf Steiner embraces such fundamental questions as the being of man, the nature and purpose of freedom, the meaning of evolution, the relation of man to nature, the life after death and before birth. Through a study of his writings, one can come to a dear, reasonable, comprehensive understanding of the human being and his place in the universe.
    • Among the activities springing from the work of Rudolf Steiner are the Bio-Dynamic Farming and Gardening Association which aims at improved nutrition resulting from methods of agriculture outlined by Rudolf Steiner; the art of Eurythmy, created and described by him as “visible speech and visible song;” the work of the Clinical and Therapeutical Institute of Arlesheim, Switzerland, with related institutions in other countries; the homes for the treatment of mentally retarded children; and new directions of work in such fields as Mathematics, Physics, Painting, Sculpture, Music Therapy, Drama, Speech Formation, Astronomy, Economics and Psychology.
    • The success of Rudolf Steiner Education (sometimes referred to as Waldorf Education) has proven the correctness of Steiner's concept of the way to prepare the child for his eventual adult role in and his contribution to modern society. Today there are some seventy Rudolf Steiner Schools in existence in seventeen countries including the United States, Canada, Mexico, and South America, with a total of 30,000 children enrolled.
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    • at critical moments in human history, and whose contribution places
    • them in the vanguard of the progress of mankind.
    • study of mathematics and science, Steiner received recognition as a
    • Weltanschauung (Theory of Knowledge Implicit in Goethe's
    • Weltanschauung (Goethe's Conception of the World) which, together
    • with his introductions and commentary on Goethe's scientific
    • writings, established Steiner as one of the outstanding exponents of
    • tragic life-experience on the one hand, and the spirit of the
    • of Fichte, and is further evidence of Steiner's ability to evaluate
    • under the title, Wahrheit und Wissenschaft (Truth and
    • translation of this book.
    • At about this time Steiner began his work as a
    • his time and was to take him on repeated lecture tours throughout
    • Western Europe. These journeys extended from Norway, Sweden and
    • Finland in the north to Italy and Sicily in the South, and included
    • before audiences of most diverse backgrounds and from every walk of
    • First in Vienna, later in Weimar and Berlin,
    • Steiner wrote for various periodicals and for the daily press. For
    • books and plays, along with comment on scientific and philosophical
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  • Title: Book: Preface: Preface by the Editor of the German Edition (1939)
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    • which appeared at first as a monthly and then at longer intervals.
    • had stayed in people's memories, but the finer nuances which the
    • Oriental associates with them remained closed to the European. The
    • adaptation of our language, which is fitted for sensory perception,
    • to a more delicate spiritual conceptualization and to a concrete
    • Hierarchies he uses the Christian terminology customary for this
    • finds its continuation in the books Theosophie and
    • continued because of the excessive demands made by lecturing
    • activities and other occupations. Apart from the results of spiritual
    • scientific research, it contained many essays in which Dr. Steiner
    • writings like these concerning the Akasha Chronicle cannot fail to
    • appear as wild phantasy to most unprepared readers of today, two
    • problems of the present, precede and follow them. The sober logic of
    • in a calm and objective manner.
    • The periodical was also devoted to the answering
    • points relating to Atlantean humanity and to mystery science.
    • However, the one who wishes to obtain a clear idea of the manner in
    • himself intensively to the study of Anthroposophy.
    • for those who are advanced in the study of the science of the spirit,
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