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  • Title: Book: Contemporary Civilization in the Mirror of the Science of the Spirit (1904)
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    • never find anything but moving atoms. No human being could see or
    • the soul. They work at the history of the human spirit. Thus we all
    • will have to take into account the needs of the longing human
  • Title: Book: From the Akasha Chronicle
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    • small part of what humanity experienced in prehistory. Historical
  • Title: Book: Our Atlantean Ancestors
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    • periods of Atlantean humanity we find a mental capacity quite
    • character to everything they did. But with the nature of one human
    • natural beings than are contemporary human powers. Thus the
    • human hands created at that time grew out of nature. And man himself
    • as so-called savage tribes. Only a small part of Lemurian humanity
    • civilized humanity. According to the nomenclature of the science of
    • took place. With language a bond was established between the human
    • for action to within the human being. Man wishes to come to terms
    • attain its full value in relation to human development when it
  • Title: Book: Transition of the Fourth into the Fifth Root Race
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    • of this development of the human being and learns to admit that man
    • been attainable by human sense organs and by human reason. They were
    • human race was directed.
    • Only man can appear in human form; entities whose capacities tower
    • above the human must reveal themselves in shapes which are not to be
    • among their human brothers, the “divine messengers” could
    • belonged among their fellow humans only in a certain respect. They
    • could assume human form. But their spiritual-mental qualities were of
    • a superhuman kind. Thus they were divine-human hybrid beings. One can
    • also describe them as higher spirits who assumed human bodies in
    • These divine-human beings led men, without being
    • of humanity, among which the faculty of thought was in a dull
    • The second group of human beings was doomed to
    • selected the ablest in order to cause a new humanity to emerge from
    • decision. The divine leader was in their midst, in human form. From
    • orders as to what they were or were not to do. Human beings had been
    • looked up to their visible divine messengers, to the superhuman
    • commandment of the fifth human root race, the well-known commandment
    • determined by the forces of nature. The course of human life depends
    • everything in human life toward the higher worlds. All
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  • Title: Book: The Lemurian Race
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    • third human root race, of which it is said in theosophical
    • misinterpreted — a born magician in all fields of lower human
    • of Lemurian humanity towered high above everything the animal world
    • changed since that time. Nature itself and all human life were
    • different, therefore human labor and the relationship of man to man
    • mammals did not exist. On the other hand a great part of humanity was
    • times this communication had to become different, since the human
    • imagination, the human spirit, took other forms.
    • special human powers. Their faculty of imagination which was in
    • human nature into such paths that a new race could come into being.
    • for the moment to say that they possessed superhuman wisdom and
    • still dominated by the “hidden” human soul forces. One
    • can call human religion. The spiritual in nature and in human life
    • songlike sentences felt the utterances of higher powers. Human
    • artificial fire does in human labor today.
    • Human nature could unfold more calmly and
    • the human body still had very malleable and pliant qualities. This
    • human form. This occurred quite slowly and gradually. It happened in
    • human body in fact received a fairly unchanging form only with the
    • exhibit forms as fixed as the human races which were formed later.
  • Title: Book: The Division into Sexes
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    • MUCH AS THE HUMAN FORM in those ancient times
    • basic form in which human beings were neither the one nor the other,
    • designated as the Lemurian. At that time the human body still
    • condition, earth was still in a welling, more fluid one. As the human
    • following becomes apparent. In an ancient period, human forms appear
    • become denser; the human body appears in two forms, one of which
    • woman. When this difference had not yet appeared, every human being
    • could produce another human being out of himself. Impregnation was
    • the human body itself. By becoming male or female, the body lost this
    • body in order to produce a new human being.
    • the opposite force of another human being. The soul however must
    • impregnating each other, human beings can turn a part of their
    • human being has nothing to do with man or woman. The inner equality,
    • human nature. The understanding of this secret is of great
    • development of that time no male or female human body could be
    • the development of man's soul has led. The human soul had to wait
    • consciousness. This was different among the superhuman beings
    • human soul into matter, or popularly, “the fall of
    • superhuman beings did not have to take part in this descent. Since
    • leaders of youthful humanity which was still sunk in dullness. They
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  • Title: Book: The Last Periods before the Division into Sexes
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    • slowly and gradually. Long before its actual occurrence, human beings
    • human being however also possessed the opposite sexual
    • Among those who had developed into a kind of superhuman beings, (cf.
    • image arose in his soul. By means of such images the superhuman being
    • Therefore, these superhuman individuals could receive communications
    • of human existence. Reproduction was regarded as a sacred matter, as
    • half superhuman beings (cf. page 96/97). The latter were not
    • also arose among the images of their souls. The truly superhuman
    • different among the half superhuman entities. They felt the impulse
    • Through this they differed from the superhuman entities. To these
    • received from the spirit. The half-superhuman beings learned
    • when in human souls mere images changed into likenesses and
    • It must therefore be said that by half-superhuman
    • him as an instinctive impulse by superhuman beings. Spiritually, he
    • half-superhuman beings had not intervened. Through their influence
    • Not all human bodies, however, had reached this
    • the as yet incomplete inner organs. Therefore, at first these human
    • development was now possible only in that a portion of the human
    • develop bodies which would be fit to receive the full human spirit.
    • remained human. Meanwhile, the conditions of life on earth had
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  • Title: Book: The Hyperborean and the Polarean Epoch
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    • important human enigmas which are indicated. A true self-knowledge of
    • human beings of that time possessed clairvoyance, although it was
    • number of human souls which entered upon the earthly scene, but
    • physical environment, the entire human form was no longer capable of
    • the human form would no longer have been possible. Within the
    • the terrestrial mass, received its task as light giver. In the human
    • sexes. On one side, the human body became receptive only to
    • fertilization by another human being; on the other side there
    • the human body had been prepared.
  • Title: Book: Beginning of the Present Earth  Extrusion of the Sun
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    • plant, animal, and human worlds. Minerals for instance also existed
    • 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
    • The astral human beings combine with this ether.
    • become a likeness of the astral human entity. In this initial
    • astral human souls create organs in their ether likenesses and
    • produce a human ether life in them. Within the whole earth there
    • theosophical books this first humanity is called the first (the
    • substances within the physical earth. While the astral human beings
    • present in the complete astral men. As a consequence, astral humanity
    • Something similar happened with human bodies. From
    • The human body in particular developed organs
    • receptive to the sunlight, that is, the first rudiments of human
    • some with air bodies. The human body itself had become subject to a
    • condition of the human body is described in works on mystery science
  • Title: Book: Extrusion of the Moon
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    • level of their existence which we have characterized, human beings
    • was to develop qualities in the fire mist which in a human sense were
    • human form described above that man can develop the organs which
    • transformation of the human form. One half of this form, together
    • the — apparently — lower forces of human nature.
    • the human organs of understanding through the fire mist, their time
    • present. It exists in men. These beings seize upon this human
    • human powers of understanding. Previously they had not been able to
    • “evil.” While it is true that the human organ of
    • concerned with developing the human understanding and directing it
    • of all that can be accomplished by the human understanding. But they
    • from their state of rest when the human beings began to work at the
    • to the activity of the sun. The dawn of the understanding in human
  • Title: Book: Some Necessary Points of View
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    • planet than the previous physical incarnations of a human being
    • certain insight. Pride and arrogance finally become names for human
    • idea of this conviction of occultism, the objection that any human
    • the conditions under which the law will act, can depend on the human
    • will. Thus it will be with the great world events and human destinies
    • although they are to be brought about only by human choice. He
    • those lesser ones who collaborate in the development of humanity
    • initiates of mystery science, and behind them stand superhuman
    • comprehensible only if one realizes that ordinary human consciousness
    • “lower” than ordinary human consciousness. When man
    • physical world in which the ordinary human consciousness exists. In
    • just as are the molecules of the human brain today. At that time, the
    • that of man is today. When human consciousness will travel into
    • folk-consciousness works by means of the astral bodies of the human
    • avenues of human development described in the following chapters. For
  • Title: Book: On the Origin of the Earth
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    • mankind as a whole go through a similar process. Humanity has
    • Venus, and Vulcan. Thus the heavenly body with which human destiny is
    • the passage of an individual human being through infancy, adolescence
    • cycles by following for a moment the development of human
    • “Sun.” On the Sun, the human beings again emerged from
  • Title: Book: The Earth and Its Future
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    • THE FOURTH principal stage of human development is
    • around the human physical body as a so-called “aura,”
    • present-day human conceptions.
    • full cycle of humanity this amounts to seven times forty-nine or
  • Title: Book: The Life of Saturn
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    • development of humanity through the seven stages of consciousness
    • contemporary humanity, men of different ages do not only follow upon
    • the human development. In this they act as creative powers,
    • carrier of the human Saturn consciousness. The period of development
    • germ of the physical human body is planted during the first Saturn
    • same time work on the human body in such a way that a “wise
    • development, the further elaboration of the human material body, in
    • (Exusiai). Through their work, the human material body, which
    • stage they have a consciousness similar to the present human earthly
    • consciousness. They inhabit the formed human material body as
    • “souls” in a way similar to that in which the human soul
    • in the human body in the course of the development of earth.
    • their work on the human body, the “Spirits of
    • humanity.” Thus they are men from the middle of the fourth to
    • of man. Since they only attain their stage of humanity on Saturn,
    • the stage of humanity only on the next planet, the Sun. Their work
    • other hand, were still awakened to their human existence in this
    • The human being himself can make no use of his
    • above that they have grown beyond all connection with human existence
    • Barhishad-Pitris.) They attain the stage of humanity only on
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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
    • as yet no ether body in the human organism. Everything which occurred
    • repeated during which the human body received the capacity of motion.
    • human body, they now bestow on the limbs, which have become mobile,
    • At the end of the first, the human body is already
    • human entity in turn.
    • Now they can make use of the physical human body for a kind of
    • soul out into their environment. The physical human body is now so
    • exercised through the physical human body. They now relieve the
    • further develop the physical instruments of the human spirit, which
    • through the human body the Seraphim can already reveal themselves on
    • This human mineral did not have the form of a present-day mineral.
    • As has been shown, this human mineral which
    • the Sun. It became a human plant; man passed through the realm of
    • But not all human minerals are animated in this
    • development, the latter had to leave a portion of the human rudiments
    • Saturn Thus, alongside the human plant realm, a second province, a
    • The Sun is the planet on which develops the second human
    • human body rises to a kind of plant existence through the
    • themselves to humanity through it.
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  • Title: Book: Life on the Moon
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    • pour the astral element out of their own nature into the human body.
    • to the level of humanity, as did the Spirits of Personality in
    • dim human consciousness the Spirits of Twilight thus experience a
    • The development of the human astral body is
    • In the third cycle the human astral body comes into being
    • In the fourth cycle the Spirits of Twilight inhabit the human
    • humanity.
  • Title: Book: The Life of Earth
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    • later. An advance of human consciousness is also associated with this
    • mentioned, and therewith also selfishness. Only in the lower human
    • entities the human power being characterized above develops its
    • already form the human physical body so that it becomes a kind of
    • precursor of the later human body of the fourth cycle (the present
    • had a being in the mineral, plant, animal, and human realms, begins
    • re-emerge as independent germs only those human ancestors on
    • the present stage of development, only the highest human thoughts
    • describing. That which is lower than these human ancestors can only
    • human ancestors mentioned above, then as thoughts in the
    • The human ancestor again advances. In addition to
    • human ancestor receives the most refined ether body as an addition to
    • human realm. Along with these however, in the course of the
    • plant, animal, and human beings. Filling the interstices as it were,
    • as a human hand is bound to a human organism as a dependent
    • places the development of the so-called second principal human race.
    • The human ancestors of this race are described as forms with refined
    • The first principal condition shows the human
    • thereby takes those forces through which the human ancestors could be
    • sun a densification of the human forms and also of the forms of man's
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  • Title: Book: The Fourfold Man of Earth
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    • “I.” This fourfold human nature has in itself the
    • incorporates into them higher parts of human nature. The ennobling
    • interact in the human body is the expression of wisdom and perfection
    • part of the human physical body as the subject for this
    • things are still beyond the reach of the most perfect human wisdom.
    • the support of the human torso can be attained with the least amount
    • of the human brain or heart, or of the totality of the human physical
    • parts of the human being, one will easily discover that at present
    • the human dwelling-place the physical body of man has been worked on
    • human entity.
    • human body attained a certain stage of its development on Saturn, and
    • through this collapse of the human bodies that the decline of Saturn
    • realm, the plant realm, the animal realm, and the human realm, Saturn
    • only a part of the human bodies developed on Saturn attained the full
    • Saturn goal. Those human bodies which did attain this goal were
    • of plant men. That portion of the human bodies however which had not
    • addition to the human realm.
    • organs in the present-day human body already began to be developed on
    • organs in the human body which have their origin in this ancient
    • of the human physical body which cannot develop at all except under
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  • Title: Book: Answers to Questions
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    • become possible to measure human advances which take place in the
  • Title: Book: Prejudices Arising from Alleged Science (1904)
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    • continues to bestow on human progress. What an overwhelming effect is
    • deceased, of a personal God, have nowhere been found by human
    • organ of the human soul, the brain, into the sphere of its
    • our human ancestors, and it will continue to live in our direct or
    • The one who knows the development of the human
  • Title: Book: Cosmic Memory: Back Cover
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    • 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.
  • Title: Book: Introduction: Cosmic Memory
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    • at critical moments in human history, and whose contribution places
    • human being and his place in the universe.
    • ability of the human being. Therefore, he confined himself to
    • the humanity in men and women of every race and of every religious
    • looks upon the deep mysteries, the important human enigmas which are
    • a future worthy of a responsible human being. This book appears now
  • Title: Book: Preface: Preface by the Editor of the German Edition (1939)
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    • points relating to Atlantean humanity and to mystery science.

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