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  • Title: Lecture: The Cosmic Word and Individual Man
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    • to-day. We have to learn to find again a deeper and deeper meaning in
    • further in such descriptions, and so to approach nearer to spiritual
    • We know that when, under earthly conditions, the human being goes to
    • complicated process than for the ordinary consciousness it appears to
    • music into the recently-experienced earthly sounds. They are in a
    • from earthly experience that are most nearly comparable to it. This is
    • nature, in the shining stream which during earthly sleep flows from
    • music, which comes from the region of the organs of hearing; the
    • Thus when we proceed further inwards from the senses there appears to
    • the ears of our fellow men, is as if transformed, turned inwards
    • only appearance — one finds all those hierarchical beings called
    • many years ago. In the periodical, Luzifer Gnosis, it is
    • an appearance, and its true inner reality must be sought. This reality
    • who for the earth has died. For this being no longer has physical ears
    • — and physical ears would be needed.
    • being lives on earth, alternating between waking and sleeping. During
    • or evil earthly man, as earthly man living in truth or in error. But
    • We get nearer and nearer to a real picture of this Being. Just as one
    • co-operation of Beings — presenting then an unreal appearance to
    • unclear vision. Just as in the unreal grey cloud the gnats are the
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  • Title: Lecture: The Recovery of the Living Source of Speech
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    • My DEAR Friends,
    • allows idealism to disappear altogether from his speaking, then he
    • course of the evolution of mankind on Earth.
    • that the words he speaks are nearly all of them signs for things that
    • not always so. If we go no farther back than to the earlier part of
    • symbol. The man of olden time entered with heart and soul into the
    • become no more than a sign. But it is scarcely more than 1500 years
    • similar to the feeling he had when he heard the word which in those
    • that is, an atmosphere is prepared around the Earth within which can
    • The evolution of language on Earth has thus a deep and intimate
    • studying something that has to do with the Earth, it is by no means
    • the evolution of higher spiritual Beings. We need only learn how to
    • Beings, and we can arrive at a clear perception of how the continuous
    • Earth.
    • Now they hearken to the Inspirations of the First
    • out of this Inspiration they pour down to Earth the speech-forming
    • If we go back to the earliest times of Post-Atlantean evolution, or
    • scholar and writer on the history of Art, Hermann Grimm, drew a clear
    • line of division between the Greeks and the Romans. When we learn
    • take pains to understand what we learn; but as we go back over
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  • Title: Lecture: The Forming of Destiny in Sleeping and Waking
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    • My DEAR
    • At the present stage of evolution reached by man in earthly life, it
    • immersed during sleep is that, at the present stage of the Earth's
    • earliest period, as a tiny child, the human being as it were sleeps
    • his way into the earthly life. You must not think here only of the
    • his way into earthly life.
    • man's life on Earth? Three things must be considered if we are
    • his pre-earthly life and proceeds to weave, in the dim consciousness
    • process receives consideration. The first faculty is learning to
    • walk. Man enters the world, the earthly world, as a being who
    • being learns to walk, to speak and to think. The faculty of thinking
    • does not merely consist in the child's learning to stand
    • falling over. Thus he learns to place his body into the world; he
    • learns to control his muscles and limbs in such a way that the centre
    • significance comes to pass with the learning to walk, namely
    • faculty of learning to walk. The differentiation testifies, in the
    • certain faculties during his physical life on Earth.
    • the search for equilibrium. Then, out of speaking, thinking
    • connected with learning to speak. It is extraordinarily
    • during the time when, as a child, he is learning to speak; and it is
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  • Title: Lecture: Waking of the Human Soul and the Forming of Destiny: Lecture I
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    • When, out of that existence which is called the pre-earthly, the human
    • being first grows through the germinal state into the physical-earthly
    • body; how the child sleeps, as it were, into the physical-earthly
    • of this threefoldness really becomes clear to one only when it is
    • the physical-corporeal existence. This threefoldness is the learning
    • to walk, learning to speak, learning to think. You know that the human
    • Learning to walk is something which, in an utterly one-sided manner,
    • the capacity for movement suited to the human being in the earthly
    • existence. This is what the child must first learn. Out of what the
    • human being is undertaking all this activity — learning to walk,
    • learning balance, learning to use the arms and hands and fingers
    • child, in learning to walk, steps on the heel, the ball of the foot,
    • of its presence in the pre-earthly existence. Spiritual science can
    • show us how this exists in the pre-earthly life. The earliest sounds
    • How did walking, speaking, thinking appear in the pre-earthly life?
    • it disappears in an indefinite darkness. It emerges again in the very
    • last period before the earthly birth. There one sees the human
    • fact that we are thinking beings. Here on this earth we mutually
    • acquired out of the pre-earthly intercourse with the Angels. This
    • also with other human beings who are there in the pre-earthly
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  • Title: Lecture: Waking of the Human Soul and the Forming of Destiny: Lecture II
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    • twentieth century experience this. What we learn from external history
    • mind that earlier periods did not have the same occasion for giving
    • consciousness, whereas earlier responsibilities could be discharged by
    • have heard in various ways and perhaps read in cycles, how in ancient
    • clairvoyance, and that in its place has appeared the contemporary
    • reference to the pre-earthly human life to which attention was
    • these abstract, intellectualistic concepts, we look at pre-earthly
    • no body, no organism, in the pre-earthly life, as we still possessed
    • error one can surrender oneself only during the earthly life between
    • birth and death. As long as we live in the pre-earthly existence, it
    • is clear that the realm of thought completely fills everything in our
    • are something quite different in the pre-earthly life and in the
    • earthly existence. When we come upon a corpse somewhere in the world,
    • human being as we possess this in the earthly existence gives us a
    • during the earthly life do not come into existence of themselves in
    • we possessed in the pre-earthly existence. With the same certainty
    • pre-earthly existence in living thought.
    • pre-earthly existence. We do not quite rightly understand the earthly
    • thinking until we look upon it as the residue of the pre-earthly
    • then will one look back in the right way to the pre-earthly existence
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  • Title: Lecture: Michaelmas VII: The Creation of A Michael Festival Out Of The Spirit (Extract)
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    • starry heavens, but experienced instead the course of the year.
    • the year”? It means that they knew through immediate perception,
    • that the earth is not the coarse lump modern geology sees in it. No
    • plants could grow on the earth, if it were what geology imagines; even
    • less could animals or human beings appear on it — this would be
    • quite impossible; for according to geologists the earth is a mineral,
    • universe. In ancient times men knew what to-day must be learned over
    • again, namely, that the earth is an organism and has a soul.
    • You see, this earth soul too has its particular destiny.
    • the earth is completely united with the earth. For when the earth is
    • decked with snow, when as it were, a frosty cloak envelops the earth,
    • then the earth-soul is united with the earth, rests in the interior of
    • the earth. We find then, that the soul of the earth, resting within
    • the earth, maintains the life of countless elemental spirits. The
    • elemental spirits of the earth must preserve the seeds throughout the
    • winter. This is all connected with the fact that the soul of the earth
    • is united with the body of the earth throughout the time of winter.
    • outside him, so does the earth inhale its soul during the winter. And
    • earth has been exhaled entirely; breathed out into the wide spaces of
    • the universe. The body of the earth is then, as it were,
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  • Title: Preparing for a New Birth
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    • If we consider human existence on Earth,
    • the most significant element in life must appear to be
    • the essence of human life on Earth.
    • that have to do with the material processes of earthly life.
    • Our thoughts pass by in intimate connection with the Earth, so
    • death seems to be connected to the Earth. But if we consider
    • the totality of human life on Earth, we notice that a third of
    • From my earlier lectures you know that our
    • whole activity of will, which is no clearer to us than the state
    • aspect to what does enter into clear, waking awareness: our
    • for the formation of thoughts on Earth we need the physical
    • earthly human beings, to have thoughts. Beyond this, we also
    • that during earthly life we are never not thinking.
    • when it appears in an abnormal state — so too we can
    • the physical human being on Earth.
    • In contemporary earthly life, it is not
    • we are beings of the Earth, we are not adequately developed to
    • our previous earthly life. It is as if our past life were the
    • earthly life that is past departs from the person who has died.
    • whole earthly environment, what filled our normal consciousness —
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  • Title: Lecture I: The WHITSUN Mystery and its Connection with the Ascension
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    • required. In the course of years, such a knowledge, based on
    • heaven and so departed from the earth, and that the disciples were
    • then left, as it were, to their own resources. Likewise all earthly
    • earth, that is to say, from the Mystery of Golgotha onwards to remain
    • forever connected with earth-evolution. The mighty picture of the
    • earth and with mankind.
    • the secrets of the Deed on Golgotha to the heart of every human being,
    • did not begin on the Earth, but that Earth-evolution proper was
    • and a solid, earthy body, in the real sense, only during
    • Earth” evolution proper.
    • Let us think, now, particularly of the Earth-evolution. It fulfils its
    • Lemurian epoch) of the “Moon” period. Earth-evolution proper
    • The mid-point of Earth-evolution falls in the middle of the Atlantean
    • epoch, and so in our present age the Earth has already passed the
    • Earth is already involved in a declining phase of evolution, and in
    • In his book The Face of the Earth, Eduard Suess has stated
    • that the soil beneath our feet to-day belongs to an earth that is
    • already dying. During the Atlantean epoch the earth was, so to say, in
    • crumbling away. The mineral element was active in the earthly realm in
    • earth is already involved in a death-process.
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  • Title: Easter/Pentecost: Lecture II: The Mystery of Pentecost and the Ascension
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    • the course of recent years the four Gospels have been
    • as living beings. We learn to know a living being — a
    • ever and again we must learn to know him from some new side. We
    • seen travelling heavenwards, having forsaken the earth, and the
    • Disciples are left, as it were, to themselves; earthly
    • unite His Being with the being of the earth, and from that
    • earthly evolution. One might therefore see the stupendous
    • the being of the earth and with humanity.
    • for each human heart — whatever the faith to which it
    • know that human evolution did not begin upon the earth, but
    • that only during earthly evolution did he acquire his solid
    • true earth-body.
    • let us recall the course of earthly evolution. This proceeded,
    • the earth was set agoing, and, as you know, we are now living
    • central point of earthly evolution falls within the middle of
    • therefore, the earth has passed its culmination, the
    • that the earth is already in a declining evolution, and I have
    • his book, “The Face of the Earth,” Ed. Suess says
    • that the solid earth on which we walk to-day actually
    • belongs to an earth that is dying; it was in middle-age during
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