Searching Philosophy of Spiritual Activity
You may select a new search term and repeat your search.
Searches are not case sensitive, and you can use
in your queries.
Query was: desire
Here are the matching lines in their respective documents.
Select one of the highlighted words in the matching lines below to jump
to that point in the document.
- Title: PoSA (Poppelbaum): Chapter I
- daily, says, “That everyone is at liberty to desire or not to
- desire, which is the real proposition involved in the dogma of free
- conscious of their desires, but ignorant of the causes by which they
- are determined. Thus the child believes that he desires milk of his
- own free will, the angry boy regards his desire for vengeance as
- free, and the coward his desire for flight. Again, the drunken man
- his desires, and that, moved by conflicting passions, he sees the
- there are some things which he desires less strongly, and some
- desires which he can easily inhibit through the recollection of
- guide him. Anyone can see that a child is not free when he desires
- same level with that of the child when he desires milk? It is, no
- desire in them, then men appear as determined from within and not
- purely animal desires, our motives are always permeated by thoughts.
- Title: PoSA (Poppelbaum): Chapter II
- The Desire for Knowledge
- THE DESIRE FOR KNOWLEDGE
- still more abundant are our desires. We seem born to be dissatisfied.
- And our desire for knowledge is but a special instance of this
- Title: PoSA (Poppelbaum): Chapter V
- all desire to trouble themselves further about it. From this point of
- might provoke an earnest desire for knowledge, in so far as it was a
- to the general world-existence, gives rise to the desire for
- desire. When they are faced with other things no questions arise for
- to the desire for knowledge. The existence of this desire for
- experience this desire.
- Title: PoSA (Poppelbaum): Chapter IX
- Ideas we receive different intuitions. He desires to live out his
- unfree because he indulges his unmeasured sexual desire, or because
- definitions of “motive” as “(i) Desires causing
- Title: PoSA (Poppelbaum): Chapter XII
- please, to desire or not to desire is the real meaning of the dogma
- neither be desired nor conceived than the freedom to realize oneself
- the contrary, it is well possible to desire a greater freedom and
- Title: PoSA (Poppelbaum): Chapter XIII
- throttle all desires and needs within us and exterminate the will.
- desires satiety, when its organic functions demand for their
- enjoyment in every case gives rise to a desire for its repetition, or
- for a fresh pleasure. I can speak of pain only when desire runs up
- I have had causes in me the desire for the experience of a greater,
- or more refined pleasure, I have no right to speak of this desire as
- Schopenhauer, then, is wrong, in any case, in regarding desire or
- truth, the very reverse of this is correct. Striving (desire) is in
- the hope of a remote but intensely desired aim? This pleasure is the
- recollection of past pleasure at a time of unsatisfied desire will as
- every unsatisfied desire an occasion for asserting that, not only has
- desire causes pleasure and its non-satisfaction causes pain. But we
- satisfaction of a desire, and pain its non-satisfaction. Both
- desire. Illness is pain not preceded by any desire. If anyone were to
- maintain that illness is unsatisfied desire for health, he would
- to fall ill as a positive desire. When someone receives a legacy from
- experiences a pleasure without having felt any preceding desire.
- ways: first, by showing that our desire (instinct, will) operates as
- to any satisfaction. Man, whose selfishness desires the grapes of
- supply of food. What a hungry man desires, in the first instance, is
- Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
- Title: PoSA (Poppelbaum): Chapter XV
- the unity which the human desire for knowledge demands, and through
- which this desire seeks entrance into the physical and spiritual
- thinking with the demands of the desire for knowledge. A particular
- Title: PoSA (Poppelbaum): Contents
- Title: PoSA (Poppelbaum): Preface to the Revised Edition, 1918
- knowledge thus acquired, he may then, as desire or destiny impels
- judgment, indispensable for anyone who desires a secure foundation
Rudolf Steiner Archive is maintained by: