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- Title: Colour: Part One: Colour-Experience (Erlebnis)
- the plant. We do not feel it as a necessity that certain animals which
- the plant is the being of life. The animal possesses a soul;
- being of which life is the special characteristic. The animal has, in
- to the soul, a spirit. We cannot say of man, of the animal or of the
- peach-blossom-like flesh-colour of man. In the case of animals we do
- not find a colour as innate to the animal as green is to the plant and
- plant, animal and spiritual kingdom — in as far as man is the
- Title: Colour: Part One: The Phenomenon of Colour in Material Nature
- And now you will find that we can ascend again to the Animal Kingdom.
- If you want to paint a landscape in which the Animal Kingdom is
- introduce animals into your landscape, you must paint their colour
- light. Suppose you were painting red animals — rather a rare
- and everywhere where you had the animal and the vegetation together,
- then you get the possibility of painting the animal nature, otherwise
- If we paint creatures with souls and even animals, we must paint the
- Title: Colour: Part Two: The Connection of the Natural with the Moral-Psychical. Living in Light and Weight.
- transformed, giving rise to the mineral, the vegetable, the animal and
- Title: Colour: Part Two: Dimension, Number and Weight
- three conditions. Animals live in an essentially different
- On the other hand, animals do not have the complete wakefulness of man
- between awaking and going to sleep. Animal “wakefulness” is
- somewhat like human dream; but the experiences of the higher animals
- are more definite. On the other hand, animals are never so deeply
- Therefore animals do not differentiate themselves from their
- world, as man has. The higher animals,
- (Dr. Steiner means by higher animals, the warm-blooded
- When an animal sees a plant, his first feeling is not: that is
- animal gets a strong inner experience from the plant, a direct
- impulses and behaviour of animals that it is as I have said.
- and plants and animal; but in sleep he is with all that is spiritual
- Title: Colour: Part Three: The Creative World of Colour
- raises himself from this sea of colour with his ego; the animal-world
- is still deep in it, and the fact that an animal has feathers or hair
- of this or that colour, is connected with the animal's soul-relation
- with this flowing sea of colour. An animal regards objects with its
- body whatever forces there are in the group-souls of animals. It is
- nonsense to believe that even the higher animals see the world as man
- are very ghostly beings to the higher animals. If they could talk a
- to animals at all to regard man as a similar being to themselves, but
- into animals because of their peculiar connection between astral body
- animals, the whole of their organization is such that the directly
- feathers or wool and colours the animal. I have already expressed my
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