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  • Title: Book: Contemporary Civilization in the Mirror of the Science of the Spirit (1904)
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    • and in other writings, declared everything to be superannuated which
    • manner in which the physicist explains that the movement of the hands
    • same laws which still operate today. Darwinism promised to explain
    • scientific questions. A work has just appeared which bears the title,
    • events in the cells and fibers of the cerebral cortex with which
    • in this mechanism. The results which the materialistic conception has
    • it will be in future. How could it be conceivable that things which
    • twentieth century, a scientist speaks about the conception which
    • the 'seventies of the nineteenth century which may be designated as
    • Jesu (Life of Jesus) in a manner which caused a sensation. He
    • mankind, with which one did not have to disturb oneself further.
    • which are dug out of the ground like the bones of prehistoric animals
    • edifice seemed to be right. Under a kind of coercion which the ideas
    • the misery of mankind. The fantastic consolations which a credulous
    • need something which contradicts my reason? The fear of death, which
    • the strength which I possessed. I depart from earth in the firm
    • subject to the compulsive ideas which acted upon the representatives
    • higher world-conception This is an undertaking to which we would like
    • The facts now steadily increased which showed the
    • for a truly thinking person. The facts with which one became
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  • Title: Book: From the Akasha Chronicle
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    • Everything which comes into being in time has its
    • Worlds?), which appear in this periodical*, this
    • the eternal origins of the things which vanish with time. A man
    • to the senses, that part which time cannot destroy. He penetrates
    • the senses. That which is described by our language at once receives
    • things of which history tells. In order to avoid possible
    • described which took place when the so-called Atlantean
    • island Poseidon, which lay westward of Europe and Africa. In The
    • civilization which, to be sure, was quite different from our modern
    • give information which will supplement what is said by Scott-Elliott.
    • conditions under which they lived. Therefore the reader must go back
    • in imagination to a period which lies almost ten thousand years
    • behind us, and which lasted for many millennia. What is described
    • so. But events can occur which will make a breaking of this silence
    • Now follows the first of the writings which can be
  • Title: Book: Our Atlantean Ancestors
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    • combining, on which everything rests that is produced today, were
    • calculate as we do, by learning certain rules which he then applied.
    • many similar images which he had already experienced. He directed his
    • to do he could remember something similar which had been presented to
    • which are new to him. The Atlantean system of education gave a
    • to develop which was even remotely similar to the rapidity of our
    • developed memory they possessed something which gave a special
    • powers were developed which were still closer to those of subordinate
    • energy which reposes in the seed. Modern man cannot do it at will. He
    • motion in our locomotives, so the Atlanteans had mechanisms in which
    • they — so to speak — burned plant seeds, and in which the
    • vehicles of the Atlanteans, which floated a short distance above the
    • of which they could rise above these mountain ranges.
    • which envelops the earth was much denser than at present.
    • technical services which today are impossible. As a result of the
    • which could be used by the life force inherent in his own body in a
    • from everything we have described — had a character which in no
    • — a settlement resembled a garden in which the houses were
    • presented a picture which reminds him in only a few particulars of
    • which has disappeared, the main part of which lay south of
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  • Title: Book: Transition of the Fourth into the Fifth Root Race
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    • the Aryan, to which contemporary civilized mankind belongs. Only he
    • development to its full extent and meaning. Everything which
    • the use of thought, which is characteristic of the men of our
    • particular which slowly and gradually brings the faculty of thought
    • thoughts, but those which flowed into them from entities of a higher
    • totally different entities which are spoken of here. The development
    • to them by higher beings which did not belong directly to earth.
    • the laws according to which mankind had to develop. This was true. In
    • places about which the average people knew nothing, this initiation,
    • earthly, and neither were the shapes in which these gods revealed
    • above the human must reveal themselves in shapes which are not to be
    • able to inform them of the principles by which they directed them.
    • The faculty of thought, which developed in this subrace, was such a
    • Therefore their thoughts and also the laws which we have mentioned
    • decline of the Atlantean way of life, it could begin a new one which
    • of humanity, among which the faculty of thought was in a dull
    • condition, although they possessed natural abilities which modern men
    • The task which the leader imposed upon himself was
    • according to which they had hitherto been directed in a way vaguely
    • recognize the divine forces which they had unconsciously
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  • Title: Book: The Lemurian Race
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    • third human root race, of which it is said in theosophical
    • The things which are communicated here are
    • what they could utter were natural sounds which expressed their
    • sensations, pleasure, joy, pain and so forth, but which did not
    • directly from the objects which surrounded him. It flowed to him from
    • the basis of his faculty of imagination which acted with the sureness
    • own fantasy and dreaming which were put into the female soul.
    • opportunity to do so. The caves which they used were only altered and
    • Toward the end of this period, the buildings which
    • not use the word “instinct” in the same sense in which
    • institutions which would facilitate an understanding of them, one
    • growths which resemble our palms and similar trees. However, all
    • from the lower mammals, which resembled them in form in certain
    • through which he sanctified his power. Persons who had such powers
    • but by the immediate power which these persons exercised. The
    • with the beings which build the world itself. One can call this
    • Of special importance is something which occurred
    • special human powers. Their faculty of imagination which was in
    • to love some of the things which had made a special impression on the
    • imagination, and to abhor others. While the control which the male
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  • Title: Book: The Division into Sexes
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    • basic form in which human beings were neither the one nor the other,
    • The times into which we now look back lie somewhat
    • before the middle of the epoch which in the preceding passages was
    • instead gave it qualities which embraced both at the same time. For
    • which is conditioned by the element of will; the female body on the
    • before us which are soft, malleable and quite different from later
    • become denser; the human body appears in two forms, one of which
    • not an external process, but was something which took, place inside
    • force which is still active needs an external complementation through
    • mankind appears. Previously that which is called spirit, the faculty
    • body. But now the energy of the soul, which finds no external
    • through this association those organs are developed in the body which
    • the energy which previously he employed for the production of beings
    • like himself, in order to perfect his own nature. The force by which
    • mankind forms a thinking brain for itself is the same by which man
    • It is again a kind of fertilization which takes
    • inner organs which can be built up by the surplus soul energy are
    • veil which is spread over this secret . . .
    • which he is now. But one must not suppose that no beings which
    • sex, was a totally different being from that which one today
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  • Title: Book: The Last Periods before the Division into Sexes
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    • brought to completion outside of it by a force which was akin to our
    • into the world which he later cast off. Others, which were quite
    • process had something which can be compared with the emergence from
    • will be shown later. The maturation which took place outside the
    • which also was supplied from the outside. But one must by no means
    • warmth which it needed for its maturation.
    • Everything which is said here applies to the last
    • but was accomplished in a manner which one must call instinctive.
    • the influences which act upon the touch. But they also played an
    • In them he recognized and avoided dangers which threatened his life.
    • force which was akin to the will. Such images continuously filled the
    • mirrored in images which were very unlike what existed in the
    • men which reflect their perceptions of the external world. It is true
    • It was the absence or presence of hindrances to his will which
    • perceived deeper mysteries of nature, which they could interpret
    • When the time came in which the sexes separated,
    • from them. Everything which relates to the reproduction of mankind
    • character. Everything in this area which has taken on an ugly
    • a service which man owes to the world. Sacrificial priests were the
    • world. He became a being which was conscious of itself in the world
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  • Title: Book: The Hyperborean and the Polarean Epoch
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    • go back to the periods which precede what was described in the last
    • which has not been carefully examined with the means provided by the
    • discussed in what follows. And all this belongs to periods which are
    • important human enigmas which are indicated. A true self-knowledge of
    • which for the scientist of the spirit are realities as certain as are
    • spoken of which will make the discussion concerning man appear in a
    • substances which later became solid were previously in a fluid, still
    • which will be discussed later. Only the one immediately preceding
    • being which had developed from the astral ancestor in about the
    • development of the ancestors of man up to that period which is to
    • etheric bodies. These had an elongated elliptical form, in which the
    • limbs and other organs which were to be formed later were already
    • certain size it split into two masses, each of which was similar to
    • the form from which it had sprung, and in it the same processes took
    • number of human souls which entered upon the earthly scene, but
    • rather a kind of soul tree which could produce innumerable single
    • of souls, of which fact we shall speak later. But within these kinds
    • the development proceeded in the manner which we have described. Each
    • actions of stones, plants, and animals, which then existed only as
    • an effect on the soul, which now appeared in material garb. At first
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  • Title: Book: Beginning of the Present Earth  Extrusion of the Sun
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    • that remote past in which our present earth had its beginning. By
    • by virtue of which it can support minerals, plants, animals, and men
    • which the natural realms just mentioned existed in considerably
    • different forms. That which one now calls earth went through many
    • below. Now we shall only call attention to the manner in which the
    • everything in it which is substance, form, and process disappears,
    • which existed on our earth in its preceding condition has
    • There as well as here, a germinal stage has remained, from which the
    • old form develops anew. The forces which will cause the new form to
    • kind of earth germ. This contained within itself the forces which led
    • which is called “astral” in occult literature.
    • souls. Everything in preceding conditions which was already present
    • substantiality, which in occult literature is called the most
    • condition we are dealing with an ether earth which really consists
    • only of these ether men, which is only a conglomerate of them.
    • follows. It is a sphere which in turn is composed of innumerable
    • present air; the thinner one is that which causes chemical elements
    • the following way: That which has become airlike at first resists
    • their activity. It does not accept everything which is rudimentarily
    • can create a likeness of itself which consists of the living ether
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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
    • corporeality on the level of development which is being discussed,
    • Everything which can be called intelligence, understanding, reason is
    • Everything which happened had sense and significance. But the
    • They were directed by an understanding which was outside of them.
    • level of their existence which we have characterized, human beings
    • activity. These beings had higher capacities by which they reached
    • was to develop qualities in the fire mist which in a human sense were
    • toward a condition in which they were to direct outer events
    • Those forces especially, which man knows as the
    • human form described above that man can develop the organs which
    • arrangements of the earth. In this way, forms which are images of the
    • caused a great revolution. The objects which surround man lost a
    • higher beings which we have described no longer have the fire mist
    • longer exercise their influence on those soul activities of man which
    • received power over the forms of man which they themselves had
    • which functions mainly as the carrier of nutrition and reproduction.
    • organs which previously had served for nutrition and reproduction are
    • through which, during his fire mist period, man could still
    • influence. His whole lower half — that which one often calls
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  • Title: Book: Some Necessary Points of View
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    • of the entities connected with him in the time which preceded the
    • through a series of developmental steps in the course of which he had
    • distinguish three such steps, which are designated as three
    • with the heavenly bodies of today which bear these names in physical
    • exists, which is known to the advanced mystic.
    • became “earth,” the earth with all the beings which
    • preceded by others. But everything which precedes these three is lost
    • in a darkness which for the present the research of mystery science
    • those questions which are vital to him. In the following essays for
    • “origin of evil” is resolved, as well as much else which
    • qualities which no longer make sense at a certain level of cognition.
    • the road which lies ahead of him. Through knowledge one gains insight
    • To the vistas which in the following essays will
    • cognition, if only to the extent to which this is necessary for man
    • investigates spiritual laws in which the physicist or the chemist
    • exactness which are requisite in the spiritual field. However, the
    • occur in the spiritual life which is contrary to spiritual laws. The
    • certain sense, becomes void. That can be predicted which is in
    • the conditions under which the law will act, can depend on the human
    • its prophecy is only based on the intellect, which has to rely on
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  • Title: Book: On the Origin of the Earth
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    • stags of this development of mankind which were passed through before
    • of development, so has the earth, before becoming that which one now
    • which contemporary science connects with the names
    • 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
    • to assume three further principal stages which the earth, or better
    • the heavenly body which developed into the present earth, still has
    • Venus, and Vulcan. Thus the heavenly body with which human destiny is
    • all the talents which man has within himself are developed, until he
    • intermediate conditions which can be compared with the night between
    • in which life is externally furthered, Manvantara, the
    • periods of rest cannot be perceived with the senses which have been
    • time which are required for these “cycles.”
    • The consciousness which man develops during his
    • degree of clarity, and by the area over which the perception of man
    • much higher one, which however in certain respects is similar to the
    • stage, this condition, through which he once passed, has been effaced
    • which all men perceived during the “Saturn period.”
    • tell of experiences which are similar to those of the Saturn stage.
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  • Title: Book: The Earth and Its Future
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    • lived on earth. This is that condition of consciousness in which man
    • perceives in a dreamlike manner the images which arise in his soul
    • consciousness consisted of such images, tones, and so forth, which
    • which are already developed, others exist in an as yet germinal state
    • which will become fully developed in the subsequent earth period, and
    • which will show the world of the senses in a diversity still greater
    • discussions which are to follow this description will be amplified
    • forth, which earlier man had perceived within himself, confronts him
    • can develop a memory of that which he has perceived; and only
    • states of consciousness on the next planets into which the earth will
    • clairvoyant — for certain reasons which are to be given
    • Thus those states of consciousness which all of mankind must attain
    • developing in himself the states of consciousness to which in future
    • the spiritual world today which in future will appear in man in a
    • quite different forms from those which exist today will appear in its
    • conceptions as of something which is “not real.” A
    • being which is “real” because it can be perceived through
    • be achieved by him similar to that which already existed for the Moon
    • disappear. The color which arises together with the conception of
    • present environment. These are objects and beings which are of a more
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  • Title: Book: The Life of Saturn
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    • as beings which had already developed the higher stages of
    • spirits, of which a description, however, is quite impossible. In
    • development which preceded the life of Saturn. When this life began
    • their further existence took place in worlds which lie beyond the
    • performing their services in a way which will be described in the
    • which man will reach only after his Vulcan life, that is, a high
    • man. This took place on heavenly bodies which preceded Saturn.
    • Flames.” Because the substance of which this body consisted had
    • Saturn. From their bodies they pour the substance which becomes the
    • during which this takes place is called the first small Saturn cycle.
    • round.”) The material body which man receives in this way is
    • degree of consciousness. But the material body which he has received
    • that which man will attain on Vulcan. They are called “Spirits
    • which they implant the capacity of movement and of forceful activity.
    • (Exusiai). Through their work, the human material body, which
    • Darkness.” which are also called “Spirits of
    • “souls” in a way similar to that in which the human soul
    • body, which are the germs of the sensory organs which later develop
    • body, which forms on the Sun, and through an astral body, which owes
    • exalted beings from among those four ranks of which it has been said
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  • Title: Book: The Life of the Sun
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    • AFTER THE GREAT cosmic era of Saturn, which has
    • 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.
    • consciousness on the Sun. It resembles that into which today man
    • sinks during a calm and dreamless sleep. This condition, which
    • compare it with that dull state of consciousness in which the world
    • which sends life forces to one or several planets situated at a
    • which it gave force. These beings — and also man at his level
    • way of substances, forces, and beings which exists on and in the
    • earth today, and everything which now belongs to the Moon, was still
    • itself from the Sun which in mystery science is called the
    • other beings which had developed as man's companions during the
    • those forces which they had previously obtained directly from it as
    • The rudiment of the later physical body of man, which had gradually
    • state in which it was previously. It is permeated by a second, more
    • through the ether body which gradually permeates it completely, it
    • second of the seven smaller cycles (rounds) through which the Sun
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  • Title: Book: Life on the Moon
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    • IN THE UNIVERSAL ERA of the Moon, which
    • which man is at present developing during the course of the earth;
    • consciousness is now compared with one with which it has some
    • images arise within a being which have a certain relation to objects
    • First, everyone knows those dreams which are nothing but confused
    • the watch lying beside him which was perceptible in this dream image.
    • which expressed itself in this way.
    • even less similarity than the dream images to the objects to which
    • Assume, for instance, that the Moon man approaches an object which to
    • likeness. but a symbol of the object which corresponds to it
    • in a quite definite and regular way. Hence the being which has such
    • took its course in images which have the character of the volatile,
    • not be imagined as a re-enactment of all the events which took place
    • on Saturn and on the Sun. That which repeats itself, namely the
    • body, a union which could not have taken place on the Sun.
    • physical body in which the Sons of Twilight perform their labor, of
    • an ether body in which the Spirits of Fire perform theirs, and
    • finally of an astral body in which the Spirits of Personality perform
    • which by that time have become further developed, can be used by the
    • it, and thereby implant in it a capacity which at later stages of
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  • Title: Book: The Life of Earth
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    • the components were successively formed which make up the so-called
    • possess merely an utterly dull consciousness, which is not equivalent
    • appears, man reaches the consciousness which is his today in
    • in the fourth great universal era, that of earth which follows the
    • homogeneous mass. The Sun and the Moon too, which were separate in
    • the beings on the Moon, which has again been split off from the Sun,
    • resume approximately the same forms of existence which they already
    • body splits into a lower part, which continues to be the carrier of
    • the emotions, and a higher part, which attains to a certain
    • physical body that power entity begins its work which one can
    • which formed the spirit man (Atma) with the help of the
    • the Spirits of Form which act here in the most significant way. They
    • In the astral body of the animal beings which have
    • been left behind, it is exclusively the Fire Spirits which remain
    • their activities which are meant, in a subordinate way all the spirit
    • cycle begins in which we are at present.
    • At first, everything which already previously had
    • this stage everything is still in that high spiritual condition which
    • of that substance which was proper to all beings at the stage we are
    • describing. That which is lower than these human ancestors can only
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  • Title: Book: The Fourfold Man of Earth
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    • One must now make clear to oneself which one of
    • composed of the same substances and forces which exist in the wider
    • mineral realm, but the manner in which these substances and forces
    • together in the most artful manner, out of diminutive beams which run
    • body. One should compare with it the degree of perfection which for
    • which man consumes are poisons for the heart. From this it can be
    • seen that the activity which produces the physical structure of the
    • body, which even runs counter to this wisdom. It is true that in
    • and also for the “I,” that being which, from moment to
    • where it was an extremely complex mechanism, which however had
    • means of the merely mineral forces which were acting in it. It was
    • Saturn goal. Those human bodies which did attain this goal were
    • of plant men. That portion of the human bodies however which had not
    • those which existed for this development on Saturn. They
    • therefore fell behind the portion which had attained the full goal on
    • organs in the human body which have their origin in this ancient
    • time. It is the first rudiments of eyes, ears and so forth which have
    • such an early origin, rudiments which formed on Saturn in somewhat
    • of the human physical body which cannot develop at all except under
    • form which they have at present.
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  • Title: Book: Answers to Questions
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    • will, of the imagination, of the mastery of natural forces which were
    • It is a fact that of the capacities which the soul
    • of memory which was acquired. Contemporary man indeed can form only a
    • first to acquire them. For the faculty which this contemporary man is
    • had nothing of the gift for story-telling which the peoples of the
    • grow from a foundation which was laid in Atlantis. If, for instance,
    • would result which was in the power of the Atlantean. All of Roman
    • thought which are manifested in legal concepts. The esthetic sense of
    • the Greeks is built up on the basis of directly acting forces which
    • which the Atlantean used directly for the transformation of actual
    • higher insights are the key to a power which must lead to misuse in
    • sooner or later it would of itself attain certain conceptions which
    • become possible to measure human advances which take place in the
    • approaching stages of development which can only redound to the good
    • was salutary in which the highest teachings were communicated in
    • religious images, in a manner which appealed merely to the emotional.
    • something of their truth. Otherwise they remain something which
    • They do this in a way which corresponds to the demands of the
  • Title: Book: Prejudices Arising from Alleged Science (1904)
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    • Movement) can be taken as an indication of the reasons which exist
    • fantastic to him who tests them against the certain conclusions which
    • science, by that inexorable science which probes into and dissects
    • everything, which does not shrink back before any mystery, which
    • decomposes the substance of the sun, liquefies the air, which will
    • the other, and already today sees through opaque bodies, which
    • which, after having shown the true relationship of all living beings
    • which one thinks it possible to build on such a basis betrays itself
    • in the words which Forel joins to the remarks quoted above: “In
    • proceeding from a monistic conception of life, which alone takes
    • after truth is confronted by two things which put considerable
    • everything which is accomplished in practical life must be firmly
    • research is steering toward a goal which in a by no means distant
    • hundreds of cases which could be adduced as proof for this assertion,
    • present-day civilized peoples lived in a land-area which at one time
    • was situated in that part of the surface of the earth which today is
    • qualities of these Atlantean ancestors which have been indicated. In
    • water mist, which in certain regions never lifted to the point where
    • one should now compare certain ideas toward which some natural
    • influence of sunlight which is weakened by the formation of clouds,
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  • Title: Book: Cosmic Memory: Back Cover
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    • 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.
  • Title: Book: Introduction: Cosmic Memory
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    • Weltanschauung (Goethe's Conception of the World) which, together
    • those around the aged Nietzsche. Out of the profound impression which
    • literary periodical which had been founded by Joseph Lehmann in 1832,
    • Steiner's written works, which eventually included
    • Steiner's concept of the way in which to prepare the child for his
    • supervision. Intended as the building in which Steiner's four dramas
    • Anthroposophical Society which had been founded by students of Rudolf
    • General Anthroposophical Society, which was founded at Dornach at
    • Steiner are Bio-Dynamic Farming and Gardening, which aims at improved
    • special care, which exist in many countries for the treatment of
    • the breadth, the scope of the benefits which have resulted from the
    • about only when one comprehends the ideas which motivated him. He
    • expressed these in his writings, of which the present volume is one.
    • which Steiner gave the name, the science of the spirit, or
    • way which corresponds to the demands of the present, so that he need
    • looks upon the deep mysteries, the important human enigmas which are
    • result of Steiner's conviction regarding the purpose for which a book
    • perception which he described as “a fully conscious
  • Title: Book: Preface: Preface by the Editor of the German Edition (1939)
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    • These Essays of Dr. Rudolf Steiner which first
    • which appeared at first as a monthly and then at longer intervals.
    • is also mentioned which has been taken from oriental esoterica. The
    • had stayed in people's memories, but the finer nuances which the
    • adaptation of our language, which is fitted for sensory perception,
    • picturing of even the extrasensory was something at which Dr. Steiner
    • scientific research, it contained many essays in which Dr. Steiner
    • essays from this periodical which touch upon the epistemological
    • which a reading of the Akasha Chronicle becomes possible, must devote
    • (Spiritual Beings and Their Effects) which has just appeared and



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