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  • Title: Evolution of Consciousness: Lecture I: First Steps towards Imaginative Knowledge
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    • days when not only material existence, but also spiritual life, was
    • those days it was insisted that understanding of the universe could
    • look round at the only part of the sense-world understood by people today,
    • to give to-day — that as earthly men we live always in the present
    • speak in these lectures, as far as is possible today. For our
    • to-day clearly distinguishes present Initiation-knowledge from that
    • across in these lectures — Initiation-knowledge to-day
    • Mystery-centres which in those days served as universities for those
    • speaking of super-sensible knowledge to-day is therefore naturally
    • about the way by which a man to-day can acquire knowledge of the
    • to-day through inner development, by calling up forces in the
    • perfectly possible nowadays to take the path to higher knowledge in such
    • encroached on by any other power. This is essential for present-day
    • it is for people to-day, especially when they wish to make progress
    • frustrated. And it is important that meditation to-day should be
    • which is hardly at all valued to-day, with modern science putting all
    • Initiation-knowledge describes the path for to-day. They are content
    • occasion I will speak of how, in our day, because there is no longer
    • how, in observing the outer world, people today cling in a superficial
    • nothing but a passive wiping out of everything in our daytime
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  • Title: Evolution of Consciousness: Lecture II: Inspiration and Intuition
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    • yesterday, but it is not as though a man were standing in front of a
    • experience we always have the feeling I described yesterday, as if
    • out yesterday, this Imaginative experience in the etheric, which becomes
    • be able — as I also mentioned yesterday — to take all we have
    • money. As we spend it from day to day, it dwindles, just as the noise
    • dwindles as we leave the town. At length comes the day when there is
    • described yesterday, we are able through enhanced powers to
    • about the eye-sockets could be done to-day only by actually cutting
    • present-day consciousness would be an experience of pain. At this
    • slavish way. As I said yesterday: In our very thought-pictures we
    • experiences during the day, beginning with the last and moving
    • probably say: “But there are so many hours during the day, full of
    • back in imagination through a whole day in three or four
    • days; to-day I should like to say only that the Initiation-knowledge
    • has to be given out to-day. We can go back some thousands of years,
    • today.
    • Thus we persist to-day in seeing one side only of nature and of nature's
    • with the culture of the day — he considers nature to be
    • the whole of human existence to-day. At best, a man can still
    • spiritual. Initiation-knowledge to-day must aim at leading men
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  • Title: Evolution of Consciousness: Lecture III: Initiation-Knowledge -- New and Old
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    • between what is right today and what was once right in the old
    • days of which I was speaking yesterday.
    • particular stretch; I need do only what I do every day.” And
    • from sheer habit — what they have done the day before, what
    • attention to every detail of what you do during the day. Try it! You
    • super-sensible cognition can to-day be found in books such as
    • spiritual worlds to speak of them quite publicly to-day; for what
    • Anyone to-day who speaks about spiritual knowledge to his
    • super-sensible into the life of the senses; it was an everyday
    • olden days a man would not have been shown the way to further development
    • by his attention being called to what must be emphasised to-day: that
    • days had a feeling of intense sadness when looking at all that was most
    • could be done only by taking a different path from that of to-day. Just as
    • people to-day. They did sleep, however; they did sink down into the
    • for ordinary, everyday consciousness. People remember their waking
    • had lived through in sleep, to-day there is a recalling to memory of
    • experiences of the night up into waking consciousness of day,
    • during the day.”
    • Initiation-science of to-day, the real facts that distinguish
    • pour ourselves out into the light. And as in day time here on Earth
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  • Title: Evolution of Consciousness: Lecture IV: Dream Life
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    • man's waking life and his life in sleep — which yesterday I was
    • occasionally, in his ambitious day-dreams, he may have had the
    • may have brought him to his present-day calling. For in human life
    • encountering this obstacle, changes into a picture of a present-day
    • strengthened by the exercises referred to in the past few days, we
    • should like to-day to describe how, through the dream world, he is
    • the experiences of the day, break them up and give them all sorts of
    • not be easy for those who have grown up in the world of present-day
    • to-day — especially those who regard themselves as scientific
    • to-day, must be given full recognition. That is an understood thing.
    • people to-day wish to know something, they turn to earthly objects
    • To-day we photograph such things and see much more detail than
    • today. But they fail to recognise something else — that
    • which then took on the forms of the everyday world.
    • to a point where — if as present-day men we are investigating these
    • imaginations of earlier humanity. As I have said during these days,
    • to-day come near to it when it plays into their dreams. Yet in
    • re-awaking, then we see that a man sleeps himself out of his daytime
  • Title: Evolution of Consciousness: Lecture V: The Relation of Man to the Three Worlds
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    • eat, drink, and adapt ourselves every day to customary activities. We
    • Nowadays,
    • afternoon nap, a man to-day experiences this utter disorder and chaos
    • goes for a walk. Now in a town to-day, you will agree, certain walks are
    • general feeling that civilised people to-day do not show themselves
    • find the way to unite these three worlds. To-day, a man in his dreams
    • worlds, as they are experienced by a man of to-day.
    • about the physical world of the senses, as it is to-day, and also
  • Title: Evolution of Consciousness: Lecture VI: The Ruling of Spirit in Nature
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    • Yesterday I
    • this, let us turn to the confusion of the dream I told you about yesterday
    • Haven't I sometimes had a tendency in daytime consciousness not
    • which we have been speaking during the last few days, we see the
    • there, in those hills, is expecting that one day it will be able to
    • fully awake life of elemental nature-beings, who will one day become
    • rather different matter from what it is at the present day. In those
    • by day their consciousness was dreamlike, but for that very reason
    • incapacity of present-day consciousness to see into the spiritual
    • world was different. So that to-day, in the consciousness of those
    • even in his day-consciousness had more in him of the spiritual world,
    • there still rises up into his evolution to-day a certain heritage
    • epochs re-appears to-day, and can lead to dangerous illusions in
    • uncontrolled, illusory things they are to-day. We must
    • over the Threshold our everyday faculty of perception. Then
    • Guardian, our daytime experience. This, however, lies so deep
  • Title: Evolution of Consciousness: Lecture VII: The Interplay of Various Worlds
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    • development. To-day we shall be speaking about human examples of
    • speaking of to-day, however, enter not because of preparation but
    • to the present day. These forces are now found only in the
    • they have to-day, and the temporary condition of the sleepwalker was
    • earthly man, in his so-called normal life to-day, is bound up with
    • surfaces, as flies can do to-day. This is an indication of what will
    • of the three types of men of whom I am speaking to-day is exemplified in
    • nowadays, proud of their cleverness, discuss whether there ever was a
    • something which is abnormal to-day, but for that very reason
    • thoroughly in accordance with reality; for what is abnormal to-day
    • science of his day: his writings in this field are very numerous.
    • recognised in his day. We must examine more closely the reasons for
    • in the world of the senses, emptiness — and to this, one day,
    • forces vibrating in the ether. To-day it is abnormal for anyone to
    • that time that one day we shall experience a Venus age, after which
    • These have had to be put in a different order to-day because I have
  • Title: Evolution of Consciousness: Lecture VIII: During Sleep and after Death
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    • life during the day these four members of his being are in active inner
    • someone in the course of these days has voiced the misgiving: If in sleep
    • From what has been said in these last few days, however, you will see
    • perceived by ordinary consciousness to-day, but anyone who has
    • or three days. We have to sleep on an experience for two or
    • three days. Until the experience has been slept upon more than once,
    • deeper reason why, in those ancient days when people still had instinctive
    • we have to-day. Even as late as the Renaissance, in the searching
    • in art to-day people are so strongly inclined to naturalism, wanting
    • to say: I am experiencing something which will take three days to
    • flow into the etheric body. A day later, the experience of the
    • previous day will flow in. Hence it takes a man two, three, or even
    • four days to complete this uniting of an experience with the etheric
    • three or four days — as the interweaving did. Imagination,
    • few days afterwards the memories woven into the etheric body pass out
    • or four days after death, a person experiences this dissolving of his
    • taking its course in vivid pictures for two, three or four days, the
    • interweaving that goes on in the course of three days or more see
    • four days after death. Whereas in earthly existence, before acquiring
    • But when the old instinctive clairvoyance, which in those days was
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  • Title: Evolution of Consciousness: Lecture IX: Experiences between Death and Rebirth
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    • lecture yesterday with a brief outline of a man's experiences in sleep,
    • course of our days here, has often been mentioned. The experiences I
    • bodies during the day.
    • state during the next day. If this anxiety were not carried over,
    • explained. They were told: Your daytime experiences sink into moving,
    • and by day the Sun playing upon his senses, at a certain moment
    • and into this picture are woven his daytime experiences, going backwards
    • after three or four days, we have completed the panoramic survey of
    • our memories described yesterday, and we enter the spiritual world no
    • have to-day, and its dreamlike clairvoyance, we find there a
    • talk of this “wheel of births”, but little of it nowadays
    • time can do no other than look up to those ancient days of man's
    • to-day can we arrive again at the true form in which things were
    • far-off days.
    • used merely as words, as they so often are in the world to-day.
    • Yesterday
    • cosmic night or cosmic day. The terms used on Earth are naturally a
    • we have gone into to-day. To-morrow we will look further into the
    • next few days. We are living in an age when human beings are exposed in
    • compare all this with mankind to-day. I will take only two
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  • Title: Evolution of Consciousness: Lecture X: Man's Life after Death in the Spiritual Cosmos
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    • course of evolution, consciousness of this has been lost; and to-day
    • belongs in reality to the Gods. Hence, when anyone to-day talks of
    • must be able to recall what was said yesterday — that, on growing
    • world of the stars, and especially with the Moon. Yesterday I spoke
    • yesterday, he is not conscious of returning to his birth, and so his
    • In those days
    • disappeared today? When anyone speaks of these deeply
    • arouses contemporary criticism. For to-day it is particularly
    • be done in such abstract concepts that people to-day will not realise
    • materialistic concepts of to-day; but it would have been put far too
    • days of Earth evolution, the Moon-influence was closely connected with the
  • Title: Evolution of Consciousness: Lecture XI: Experience of the World's Past
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    • back on the descriptions given yesterday, we shall be aware that man,
    • united with the judgments of the Cosmos, as I called them yesterday.
    • yesterday that on passing from the soul-world into the land of spirit,
    • or, as we must express it to-day, from the sphere of the Moon-dwellers
    • yesterday how these rounds are not completed — takes a more
    • have to speak of how things are different for human beings to-day;
    • inner life that we are dealing with to-day — the two numbers
    • judging Spiritual Science from the ordinary standpoint of to-day will
    • substances that have since become the solid earth of to-day. Hence he
    • when the Moon-dwellers of to-day provided the instructors of
    • to-day.
    • To-day there
    • West has only the vaguest idea. The nationalistic struggles of to-day
    • show how different the present time is from the days when man waited
    • sometimes throw light on the great. A few days ago I said that in
    • are merciful, and to-day our hope for the future progress of human
  • Title: Evolution of Consciousness: Lecture XII: The Evolution of the World in Connection with the Evolution of Man
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    • conjure up these pictures. In our ordinary daytime consciousness
    • up-streaming forces — though people to-day are still
    • but this is a consciousness beyond our normal reach to-day. Hence
    • endowed to-day with these subconscious forces. We can then see how a
    • is how the human being stands before us to-day, and before himself, showing
    • indicate in outline how a man's life to-day illustrates in pictures
    • being from the first days of his life, we can at least gain some
    • and spirit struggle during those first days and weeks in order to
    • not been prepared in the most remote days; the seed for it was
    • naturally in a form different from that of to-day. They now have to
    • look at man's future, in the light of present-day conditions on Earth, we
    • not at all apparent to-day. When a child begins to walk, speak,
    • To-day we are
    • speech. To-day speech arises inwardly and is sent out only
    • further. To-day we go to our work and use our arms to carry out
    • originally-intended plan I referred to yesterday. I spoke then
    • absorb; hence for many people to-day the interval between death and a
    • To-morrow I shall be speaking of how human beings to-day are enabled
    • the region of the planetoids rightly will to-day spend seven or eight
    • future aright. To-day, people in general are little inclined to
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  • Title: Evolution of Consciousness: Lecture XIII: The Entry of Man into the Era of Freedom
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    • descriptions given yesterday you will have gathered that man has gradually
    • still with us to-day. Even now in those Northern regions there can
    • influenced by present-day materialism, he has always rejected, so
    • and concepts of to-day there is much which looks like a movement towards
    • facts, as it were, in the dark. Observe how to-day — with the
    • symptoms of illness. Our present-day physicians realise, then, how
    • as this will be found with increasing frequency in life to-day. But if
    • present-day research. In all this, however, we can see a striving in
    • development to-day such things are not taken in earnest; they must,
    • life to-day. But its statements about light, for example, are
    • present-day research into the spiritual realm.
    • still practised to-day. There are even spiritual beings who drive
    • of what to-day is called the scientific outlook — not the facts of
    • striven for to-day. The facts of natural science are always fruitful and



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