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  • Title: Colour: Part One: Colour-Experience (Erlebnis)
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    • same thing when gazing on the green plant-covering of the earth; we
    • everything else offered by the plants, as we only wish to look at the
    • plants; we are accustomed to regard it as characteristic of them.
    • the plant. We do not feel it as a necessity that certain animals which
    • thought that they might be some other colour; but as regards the plants
    • peculiarly their own. Let us endeavour by means of the plants to
    • What is the plant, which thus, as it were, presents green to us? We
    • know from Spiritual Science that the plant owes its existence to the
    • is this etheric body which really lives in the plant; but the etheric
    • body is not itself green. The element which gives the plant its
    • the plant, but in reality it cannot be the essential nature of the
    • plant, for that lies in the etheric body. If the plant had no etheric
    • body it would be a mineral. In its mineral nature the plant manifests
    • it presents itself to us by means of the mineral green of the plant.
    • If we study the plant in relation to its etheric body, if we study its
    • the essential nature of the plant, and on the other the greenness,
    • dividing it abstractly, taking the greenness from the plant, it is
    • the plant, and this image peculiar to it is necessarily green. We
    • really find in greenness the image of the plant. While we ascribe the
    • colour green very positively to the plant, we must ascribe greenness to
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  • Title: Colour: Part One: The Luminous and Pictorial Nature of Colours
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    • in the case of the plant, then, as we saw, you have green. If the
  • Title: Colour: Part One: The Phenomenon of Colour in Material Nature
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    • plants — as you can see in my
    • fluid. So that what we call plants first appeared during the formation
    • in plants such as we perceive today; it was then that it became a
    • Now a plant does not wear only this green — at least
    • generally, — for you are aware how a plant in the course of its
    • metamorphosis merges into other colours, as a plant has yellow, blue or
    • work there when a plant takes on a colour other than green. When this
    • sunlight. Just consider how plants, if they cannot hold up their
    • absence of green colour in certain plant parts and the sun. The sun
    • other relationships of coloured plant-life to the stars?
    • produce that in plant-nature which sunlight as it were metamorphoses,
    • can establish the connection between the green of plants and this
    • one can establish the connection of the rest of plant-life, with the
    • an explanation why green becomes an image, and why green in plants is
    • not luminous like the other colours. The other colours in plants are
    • Compare it with the green. It is “fixed” to the plant. You
    • of light, in the green of plants. And you have in the plant through
    • But if we regard the colour of plants in such a way that we know that
    • plants a conjunction of solar and lunar forces, we then have the first
    • the plant we have to deal with that green which becomes an image
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  • Title: Colour: Part Two: Thought and Will as Light and Darkness
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    • considered the green plant-world. He had not, of course, the
    • greenness of the plant-world, which had not quite reached the stage of
    • into the present; for in the plant the past appears already in the
    • green, the plant-world (thus would Goethe feel, even if he has not
    • plant-world; there you are, as human etheric body, and I have often
  • Title: Colour: Part Two: The Connection of the Natural with the Moral-Psychical. Living in Light and Weight.
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    • green plant, when we can experience the sound of plashing waves. For
    • planted in their souls the feeling of gratitude towards the far-off
    • Imagination, you can observe the etheric body of a plant. In doing so
    • you will feel inwardly that his etheric plant-body draws you
    • influences him also, and implants activity in his soul, which is
  • Title: Colour: Part Two: Dimension, Number and Weight
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    • When an animal sees a plant, his first feeling is not: that is
    • outwardly a plant, and I am inwardly a separate being — but the
    • animal gets a strong inner experience from the plant, a direct
    • sympathy or antipathy. It feels as it were, the plant's nature
    • and plants and animal; but in sleep he is with all that is spiritual
  • Title: Colour: Part Three: Colours as Revelations of the Psychic in the World
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    • Let us look at the green of the plant. When a plant puts on its green
    • vibrations in the plant as the physicists do. After all, we no longer
    • have the plant if we think only of the vibrations in the trees which
    • reality we cannot imagine the plant without its green, if we use our
    • living imagination. The plant creates its green out of itself. But
    • Now, lifeless substances are incorporated in the plant, but these
    • lifeless substances are made to live. In the plant are iron, carbon
    • lifeless, i.e. the image of the plant, we get the feeling of green as
    • lifeless substances of the earth live plants. Life itself we do not
    • perceive. We perceive plants because they contain the lifeless
    • world-word which tells us how life in the plant weaves and flows.
    • suggestion of peach. And as we feel in the plant's green the lifeless

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