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  • Title: Astronomy Course: Lecture II
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    • plant-nature as well, and in the picture of vegetation you
  • Title: Astronomy Course: Lecture III
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    • that is living in plants, animals and physical human beings
    • plant, animal and man and have in mind the mere abstraction
    • belongs in this way to the Earth, let us first take the plant
    • of water into ice in winter, the plant kingdom retains a much
    • Through the plant-world the life of the Earth as it were
    • say to ourselves, for example: — The plant-life,
    • life of plants.
    • the influence of the earthly life it closes up into a plant,
    • pass from plant-life to the life of man. Naturally, what
    • comes to expression in the life of plants will find
    • in the life of plants — what we have visibly before our
    • the plant kingdom. The little child opens through the senses
  • Title: Astronomy Course: Lecture VI
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    • with the evolution of the Earth-plant altogether?’,
    • methods, to transplant ourselves at all into the way in which
  • Title: Astronomy Course: Lecture VII
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    • plant? We can no longer make use of either of the two
    • appear as though the vertical direction of the plant
    • of plant growth and of human growth respectively related?
  • Title: Astronomy Course: Lecture VIII
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    • implanted in us in a far distant past, is to this day more or
    • annual plant, — the characteristic cycle of its
    • that the Earth comes in between, we get the root. The plant
    • another fact. There are perennial plants too. What is the
    • relation of the perennial plant to the annual, as regards the
    • way in which plant-growth belongs to the Earth as a whole?
    • Year by year a new world of plants springs, so to speak, from
    • left I have the surface of the Earth, and the annual plant
    • the perennial, from which new vegetation, new plant-growth
    • the trunk. I must say to myself — what this plant here
    • the perennial plant, which otherwise is only in the Earth. It
    • is through this that the plant becomes perennial. In effect,
    • here see prefigured in the plant world, what I was just
    • is an indication of the same kind of change in the plant
    • plant, when it becomes perennial, had learned something it
    • forth fresh plant-shoots year by year. We do not reach an
    • all once more. The annual plant is given up to the cycle of
    • influences. The annual plant will tell us of the Earth's
    • of the year in the perennial as against the annual plant.
    • — just as it does in the perennial plant — when
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  • Title: Astronomy Course: Lecture X
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    • kingdom, plant kingdom, animal kingdom, and regard man as the
    • the plant nor animal.
  • Title: Astronomy Course: Lecture XII
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    • plant-nature; this we shall have to do still more, to gain
    • kingdom, plant kingdom, animal kingdom, and I will add, human
    • mineral kingdom, plant kingdom, animal kingdom, man, —
    • the plant, then by a further combination of plant structure
    • Compare a creature of the plant kingdom with an animal to
    • vegetable. If you begin with the simplest plant, the annual,
    • to detect, in the organic principles of plant form and
    • different relation of the plant and of the animal to carbon,
    • while the plant breathes oxygen out and carbon in. It is not
    • so simple as that. Nevertheless, the plant-forming process
    • be formed and builded in the plant. Think of what in the
    • process in the plant. It is a tangible polarity. You cannot
    • possibly imagine the plant-forming process prolonged in a
    • plant-forming process what has to be prevented in the animal.
    • and you will readily conceive the plant-forming process.
    • cannot get from plant to animal by going on in a straight
    • which you see the plant — and on the other the animal
    • plant forming process further in a straight line we arrive
    • not at the animal but at the perennial plant. Imagine now the
    • and we may justly say; In direct continuation of the plant
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  • Title: Astronomy Course: Lecture XIII
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    • and was supplanted by that of Ptolemy? Till, with the rise of
    • there in human thought, the Ptolemaic system supplants it,
    • between the mineral and plant kingdoms along the one branch,
    • two branches of the forked line, we must put plant and
    • plant-forming process speeding on into the mineral, whilst
  • Title: Astronomy Course: Lecture XIV
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    • plant body, are so formed that if we recognise the
    • once more, has in the meantime been supplanted by mere lines,
    • one branch we put the plant-world, along the other the
    • animal. If we imagine the evolution of the plant-world
    • recognised a mineralised plant-substance. What should detain
    • in them the mineralisation of an erstwhile plant-life?
    • the mineral, the plant-forming process has overreached
    • the mineral and plant kingdoms, and animal and human.
    • other branch of the diagram, let us follow up the plant and
    • the plant-formative process. That the Sun is working in the
    • plant, is palpably evident. Let us imagine the Sun's effect
    • in the plant, not to be able to unfold during a certain time.
    • in the plant cannot unfold. Nay, you can even see the
    • difference in the unfolding of the plant by day and night.
    • predominant in turn. Plant-nature therefore is alternately
    • plant, is potently enhanced. The solar quality is actually
    • expression in that the plant gradually falls into
    • 6. In the plant we have to recognize the Sun's effect,
    • and plant kingdoms upon the one hand, the human and animal
    • kingdom and thence going on to the plant, thence to the
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  • Title: Astronomy Course: Lecture XVI
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    • what is carried forward, so to speak. Implanted in the whole
  • Title: Astronomy Course: Lecture XVII
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    • plant, maintaining a radial direction, — the same
    • that of plant growth, that it is not permissible to think of
    • plant growth. I will refer only to one such reason, mentioned
    • before. The process of plant growth, culminating as it does
    • very thing the plant consolidates into itself, man must get
    • put the direction of plant-growth from year to year, so long
    • similar to that in the plant. Hence, my dear Friends, we only
    • find our way alright if we think thus: The plant grows
    • grows upward, a kind of invisible plant-formation grows down
    • to meet him. It is a plant-form with its roots unfolding up
    • plant-forming process, opposite to the man-forming process.
    • kind. As the plant grows away from the Earth, so have we to
    • imagine this super-physical man-plant growing in from cosmic
  • Title: Astronomy Course: Lecture XVIII
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    • plant, following what was said in preceding lectures.
    • However, yesterday we saw that the plant must be imagined
    • the outer plant must naturally be conceived as growing
    • upwards from below, the plant we have to think of in the
    • fore in relating the forces of plant-growth to the path of



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