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  • Title: Lecture: The Origin of Speech and Language
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    • beekeeping. The notes of the lectures on bees were published after
  • Title: Fall/Darkness: Lecture 14: Into the Future
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    • of natural history. We might consider the life of bees, not
    • sentimental about it. Maeterlinck's book on bees
    • children's book on bees, or perhaps on ants. You would have
  • Title: Lecture: On the Nature of Butterflies
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    • The Functioning of Spirit in Nature and in Man - The Being of Bees,
    • The Being of Bees,
    • also to bees. It is likewise necessary for bees to lay their eggs where
  • Title: World History: Lecture VII: The Fifteenth Century and the Transition from Mind-Soul to Spiritual-Soul
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    • bees the cells of wax that will be filled with honey.
  • Title: Problem of Faust: Lecture VII: Some Spiritual-Scientific Observations
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    • ants or bees, or the whole unique insect-world in general,
    • come later — like the bees, the hive of bees; they are
  • Title: Lecture: Foundations of Esotericism: Lecture I
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    • stock of bees, for example, there are three kinds of beings which have
  • Title: Lecture: Foundations of Esotericism: Lecture IV
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    • Consciousness of the bees and ants. Alchemy and the Philosophers'
    • totally different consciousness in the case of bees. We will use the
    • example of bees in order to show how one arrives at such truths and
    • consciousness into the life and functioning of a colony of bees. The
    • of the element of sex. With the bees what is sexual is vested only in
    • the bees.
    • the bees is to be found in the higher regions of the Buddhi plane. How
  • Title: Lecture: The Human Spirit and the Animal Spirit
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    • later. As animals create instinctively, in the way bees, for example,
  • Title: Lecture 5: Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature
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    • take the individual entities, the individual bees in a bee-hive; it is
    • individual bees, just as you have yours in your separate principles.
  • Title: Poetry/Speech: Lecture VI: Speech-Formation and Poetic Form
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    • the fume and underdrone of bees: green-kneed
  • Title: Practical Course/Teachers: Lecture IV: The First School-lesson - Manual Skill, Drawing and Painting - the Beginnings of Language-teaching
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    • everything, we attribute language to ants and bees as
  • Title: Study of Man: Lecture IV
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    • the wasps and bees, also the so-called lower animals, and we shall
  • Title: Metaporphoses/Soul Two: Lecture 5: Sickness and Healing
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    • carcass of a horse has to be beaten tender in order to create bees. Similarly
  • Title: Nine Lectures on Bees: Lecture I
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    • Nine Lectures on Bees
    • The Functioning of Spirit in Nature and in Man. The Being of Bees.
    • to the difference between bees and wasps.)
    • of the bees and that of the wasps. There is much that is similar
    • The life of the bees much resembles it, but, on the other hand,
    • ever observed it can deny. Naturally, no one can say that the bees
    • have the instrument of the brain, whereas the bees have nothing of
    • understanding of what the life of the bees truly is, when one takes
    • rests upon the fact that the bees, to a much greater extent than the
    • the case of the bees, suppressed, very remarkably suppressed; it is very
    • the bees, reproduction is limited to quite a few exceptional female
    • individuals — the Queen bees — to a very few chosen
    • background in the nature of the bees, and reserved for the Queen bee
    • into those activities which the bees develop among themselves.
    • withdraw from the influence of Venus, whereas the bees surrender
    • bees in their external activity. What we only experience when love
    • love. The individual bees renounce love in manifold ways, and thus
    • the life of the bees when one knows that the bee lives in an
    • by love. The bees suck out their food — which they then turn into
    • say that the life of the bees must be studied by making use of the soul.
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  • Title: Nine Lectures on Bees: Lecture II
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    • Nine Lectures on Bees
    • The Functioning of Spirit in Nature and in Man. The Being of Bees.
    • given you here, the bees are able to gather what is already present
    • difficult to procure. Pollen is collected by the bees, with the help
    • of the minute brushes attached to their bodies, bees in the very,
    • itself — the bees now makes a special little container in which
    • cells of the worker-bees and those of the drones. This is not a
    • the cells of worker-bees and drones and those of the Queens, for the
    • worker-bees and the drones (the males) develop-in hexagonal cells,
    • a new situation here. The different kinds of bees — Queens, workers
    • consider these twenty-one days needed by the worker-bees. There is something
    • the larval state. The Queen is thereby able to lay eggs. In the bees
    • before they reach maturity. So we can now say: in the bees it is
    • Sun's course is gone through by the worker-bees, but they too remain within
    • worker-bees feel themselves related to the Queen. They say: —
    • and no Queens. Thus when a Queen is unfertilised, worker-bees and
    • higher ones). With the bees it is the case that only drones emerge
    • and lays her eggs. So you see, the bees have no marriage-bed, they have a
    • fertilisation has taken place, then worker-bees emerge from the worker-cells;
    • and then after twenty-one days develop into worker-bees. In the sack-like
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  • Title: Nine Lectures on Bees: Lecture III
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    • The Functioning of Spirit in Nature and in Man. The Being of Bees.
    • entitled “Do Bees perceive colours invisible to
    • bees — and vice versa. This only shows how thoughtlessly these
    • I made recently is quite correct. I said the bees have a sense which is
    • the bees, and it is similar in the case of ants. So little are these
    • takes place in the bees when they are in the ultra-violet light.
    • bees. The chemical effects which the bees sense so strongly when they
    • ascribe one to the mouse-trap! If one ascribes sight to the bees
    • This applies to the bees in the highest degree. The bees sense
    • I say, that generally speaking, twilight surrounds the bees. But when the
    • new Queen appears, she shines for the other bees as the glow-worms shine
    • to the infra-red rays will be given later. Certainly, when the bees come
    • bees is bred to be a Queen. It also lays eggs but only unfertilised
    • cannot yet provide new brood. Only the older bees leave the hive with
    • of the bees, I should like to say that when we are at work in the bee-house
    • always too little light), then the bees are terribly agitated.
    • when the bees are swarming, it is well known with us that the first swarm
    • opinion that young bees do not sting, that they do not use their stings.
    • hive when the new Queen shows herself and appears to the bees like a
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  • Title: Nine Lectures on Bees: Lecture IV
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    • The Functioning of Spirit in Nature and in Man. The Being of Bees.
    • look at the bees. The bee flies out and gathers nectar. This it works upon
    • interesting. If I could draw the bees' cells for you — or if
    • but what is put in them? The bees' eggs are
    • hexagonal principle. This is within the bees themselves. One can see
    • soul-relationship exists between the bee-master and his bees. It is said
    • to all the bees. If this is not done, then the whole stock will die out
    • among the peasant bee-keepers; they announce a death to the bees. But
    • his bees, is what I now have in mind. Perhaps Herr Müller can
    • had helped a good deal with the bees had died, and in the course of a
    • year all the bees were dead. In the other case, at Basel, it was also
    • a woman who died who had given much care to the bees; the same thing
    • connected with the general conditions, or with the bees themselves.
    • One could trace no disease that the bees may have had. It may
    • for a moment that you go near a number of bees, and are very much afraid
    • of them. The bees will feel this fear in you, that is undeniable. Well,
    • of a man who is angry, and in his anger he goes to the bees. Anger makes
    • to the question of habit. Think of the bee-father, the bees do not see his
    • — how all this is constituted. The bees get used to this, and
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  • Title: Nine Lectures on Bees: Lecture V
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    • The Functioning of Spirit in Nature and in Man. The Being of Bees.
    • the same also applies to the bees.
    • whole stock of bees will die out. I really cannot understand what Dr.
    • to the bees has to do with the bee-master, I have already stated that
    • frequently buy American honey. When bees are fed oil this honey, they
    • die — and yet it is produced by bees.
    • to the recognition by the bees of their bee-master. I should like to add a
    • watch this going on it has the strangest likeness to a mass of bees.
    • like a mass of bees.
    • colony is not only just so and so many thousands of bees, the whole
    • host of bees is a whole and complete unitary being that recognises a
    • of a magnifying glass you would be able to gather all these bees
    • with bees — that one is not dealing with single individual bees
    • have a certain effect upon the bees when, for instance, through the death
    • what Herr Müller said about the bumblebees and hornets he sometimes
    • The bees appeared, apparently for no good reason at all, to have made
    • pitch, glue-like substances, wax and so on; such things as the bees
    • thing the smell of a dead mouse would have been for the bees. In this
    • hive! Since the bees were not sufficient in number to carry the mouse
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  • Title: Nine Lectures on Bees: Lecture VI
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    • The Functioning of Spirit in Nature and in Man. The Being of Bees.
    • diseases of bees, he thinks these could not formerly have been as bad
    • as they are today when the bees are over-exploited.
    • bee-keeper of old had very good instincts as how to treat the bees, I should
    • the bees the old straw skeps as in former days, and giving them
    • things as these certainly, very definitely, affect the bees with
    • many diseases which have recently appeared among the bees. As
    • effectively upon the stocks of bees today; one will have to discover
    • bees are obliged to get nectar almost exclusively from trees. In such
    • seasons the composition of the blood sap is endangered, and the bees
    • can cultivate those plants which the bees not only like, but must
    • least some small plot of flowers for the bees especially, for
    • he will find that the diseases of bees can be prevented by these
    • out of the whole nature of the bees, and that it would be well to
    • the bees. I am myself quite convinced that these methods will prove
    • large quantities for the bees; other plants were cultivated also with
    • the autumn; till then the blossom is left for the bees. This might
    • the bees; it acts only as a stimulant, and for a very short time. It
    • is very much the same as trying to cure a man with alcohol, the bees
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  • Title: Nine Lectures on Bees: Lecture VII
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    • The Functioning of Spirit in Nature and in Man. The Being of Bees.
    • were asked as to the affinity between bees and flowers which unites them
    • fed so that growth is accelerated. Now the bees are creatures of the
    • this trinity; we have the Queen, the worker-bees, in which there are
    • become Queens or worker-bees; the remaining portion that are
    • fecundated, Queens, worker-bees and drones can emerge, because the
    • earthly. Thus even when there are worker-bees and drones, the latter
    • bees, as I told you, is like an entire man. Now consider, you get some of
    • so many stings, was it after you had been working many years with bees?
    • anyone who feeds his bees with sugar will get his name on the black
    • not wish to leave the matter to the bees to settle, something can be done
    • similar to worker bees. One cannot certainly continue this for long;
    • distinguish those insects that in the wider sense are bee-like, the bees,
    • which more closely resemble the bees as they make a kind of
    • its separate parts it is similar to the brood nest of the bees. Other
    • time when such higher insects as the bees go to what is not of the
    • extremely tasty to them. The bees certainly do this much less than
    • a cellular structure. You see, the bees make use of the substances that
    • plant has already given to the animal. So one must say: with the bees
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  • Title: Nine Lectures on Bees: Lecture VIII
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    • The Functioning of Spirit in Nature and in Man. The Being of Bees.
    • creatures, bees, wasps and ants are related to one another, though
    • of ants as a unity; the colony of bees, for example, is wise in this
    • the eggs mature the grubs creep out of them. Bees, and other insects
    • Naturally, as human beings, when we see the bee, we say; the bees
    • this is from the point of view of man. If the bees are robbers, and
    • would say, as it were; out there are those robbers, the bees, wasps
    • ants, bees and wasps, which are the preparers of these poisons, what
    • did not happen, if bees, wasps and ants did not exist and continually
    • bees, and wasps and ants, work continually as small physicians
    • The bees, wasps
    • from the flowers. But the bees would never have been able to sit for
    • penetrated by all that is yielded up by the bees, wasps and ants. The
    • bees, it is true, give it only to the living flowers, the wasps for
    • flowers; there is a great affinity between the bees and the
    • the bees know all this collectively, as a colony, as an ant-heap; it comes
    • bees, wasps and ants do not only rob Nature, but help to make it possible
  • Title: Nine Lectures on Bees: Lecture IX
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    • The Functioning of Spirit in Nature and in Man. The Being of Bees.
    • bees, wasps and ants. There is, may be, little in Nature which permits us
    • interest you in connection with the bees. The work of the bees is
    • considering these insects, the bees, wasps and ants, we were at the
    • somewhat different; what the bees have in the poison of their sting,
    • ants, wasps and bees. Externally, they are doing something extremely
    • bees.
    • one of these decaying posts or rails. Should one of these wood bees never
    • discover it, a man would certainly not regret it, for these bees increase
    • The wood in which the wood-bees have worked does not perish in dust,
    • the bees. Previously they had lived in their twilight world; now they see
    • longer find the formic acid it needs: so too, the older bees
    • into minute bees. But we suppress this tendency that we may be wholly
    • men. The swarm of bees is not a whole man. The bees cannot find their
    • to observe this, has an immense respect for these swarming bees with
    • too physical. Therefore these bees gather themselves together, and
    • the blossoms for the bees, the wood for the ants, and for the
    • wood-bees and insects in general.
  • Title: Spiritual Teachings of Soul/World: Course IV - Lecture I: Theosophy and Spiritism
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    • bees. As well as the bees are sent out from the beehive to the flowers to collect
    • in the earthly world. The realm of flowers is assigned to the bees, the earthly
    • if bees and human beings visited other fields of research, were active in regions
  • Title: Human History: Lecture II: Death and Immortality
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    • a moment as the bees fly to the flowers if one stands within
  • Title: Answers to Big Questions: Lecture VIII: Predisposition, Talent and Education of the Human Being
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    • from the mother of the Maccabees in this respect who allows her
    • faith (according to 2 Maccabees 7:22-23). —
  • Title: Knowledge of Soul and Spirit: Lecture VIII: The Soul of the Animal in the Light of Spiritual Science
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    • bees or, if we go up to higher animals, the dens of the
    • example, to the bees, we must get clear about the following.
    • seizing this or that, you can also see the single bees, single
  • Title: Health and Illness II: Lecture II: The Brain and Thinking
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    • you are a bee keeper. Here stands a beehive. The bees hatch.
    • spot. The bees return to the first location; naturally, this is
    • soft. While bees have no recollection, the above incident shows
    • do this with our memory; bees do it with something similar.
  • Title: Health and Illness II: Lecture IV: The Power of Intelligence as the Effect of the Sun; Beaver Lodges and Wasps Nests
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    • differs from that of the bees. There are wasps' nests, for
  • Title: Health and Illness II: Lecture V: The Effect of Nicotine; Vegetarian and Meat Diets; On Taking Absinthe; Twin Births
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    • What is the difference between the ages of wasps and bees?
    • Dr. Steiner: The matters I have discussed regarding bees
    • naturally refer only to bees and not to wasps. Bees differ from
    • wasps, so my statements refer to bees, not wasps.
  • Title: Health and Illness II: Lecture VIII: The Effect of Absinthe; Hemophilia;The Ice Age; The Declining Oriental and the Rising European Cultures; On Bees
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    • Cultures — On Bees
    • absinthe and also concerning bees and wasps.
    • question of one of you gentlemen, who is an expert on bees,
    • pointed to the distinction between the lives of bees and the
    • that of the bees. The life of the beehive, however, is a
    • in its arrangement. Anybody who has observed the bees' life
    • would agree to that. Naturally, one cannot say that bees have a
    • approaching the brain apparatus that man has. Bees thus cannot
    • the bees is really like. Much more so than among ants and
    • wasps, life in the beehive is based on the bees' cooperating
    • figure out what causes this, one must conclude that bees have a
    • degree. In bees this impulse is extraordinarily suppressed.
    • see, reproduction is actually taken care of among bees by a few
    • select females, the queen bees. The sexual life of the others
    • suppressed in bees and concentrated in only one queen bee, what
    • the other activities that the bees develop. This is why the
    • the planet Venus. The bees are completely given up to the
    • something of the way successive generations of bees are
    • wisdom the bees develop in their outer activity. Therefore, the
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  • Title: Karmic Relationships, V: Lecture I
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    • bees, as a hive, have a real link with the beekeeper, that if he has
    • been very devoted to his bees and then dies, the hive is aware of his
    • death and often dies too. How can this possibly happen? The bees as
    • hive is only the sum total of the single bees!” — But
  • Title: Gospel of Mark: Lecture 2
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    • to a wonderful dramatic culmination in the book of the Maccabees
    • Maccabees die a martyr's death, how one by one they rise up
    • (II Maccabees, Chap. 7.)
    • conquest up to the time of the Maccabees. If then we really
    • the Maccabees. But we must now allow this to influence our
    • Maccabees who speak out of their souls of a uniting, a
    • in the sons of the Maccabees and also in Judas and his
    • springing up in the souls of the sons of the Maccabees, who
    • (I Maccabees, Chap. 8).
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    • wonderfully in the picture of the Maccabees. We could say,
    • “Here appears in a picture of the Maccabees the Old
    • sons of the Maccabees, its awareness of the eternity of the
  • Title: Lecture V: WHITSUN: The Festival of united Soul-Endeavour
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    • bees. They could inform you: the sylphs are no superstition to us; we
    • the bee to the flowers: amid the myriads of bees which fly forth in
    • flowers to the bees — these give to certain beings the
    • the bees thrust their way into them and taste what they find there. A
    • air, and lead the bees to the flowers. Now everything science has to
    • say about the life of the bees is riddled with error from top to
    • guidance the sylphs, for example, can be used to lead the bees to the
  • Title: Lecture: The Group Souls of Animals, Plants and Minerals
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    • shown in the way the bees work has also been the object of study. For
    • cannot take up sugar, they fetch other bees and fly off to the
    • single bees all belong to one personality, in the way that our limbs
    • belong to us — only the bees are more spread out than our more
  • Title: Man/Symphony: Lecture VII: Gnomes, Undines, Sylphs, and Salamanders and their Relations to Ethers and Plants
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  • Title: Man/Symphony: Lecture XI: Food, Digestion, Plants, and Carnivorous Animals
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    • Now a stock of bees is really a head which is open on all sides. What
    • the bees carry out is actually the same as what the head carries out
    • within itself. The hive we give them is at most a support. The bees
    • stock of bees, under external spiritual influence, we have the same
    • of bees produces its honey, and when we eat and enjoy honey it gives
  • Title: Lecture: The Origin of the Animal World in the Light of Spiritual Science
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    • become bees. Indeed, this man at the head of the erudition of his
    • time not only indicated how bees could come out of an ox corpse, but
  • Title: Influence of Spiritual Beings Upon Man: Lecture IX
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    • know only metamorphoses, not death. Connection between bees and
    • recognize them. But just ask the bees, or rather, the soul of the beehive.
    • stands on quite a different page of cosmic evolution. Bees and blossoms
    • a whole swarm of bees settles on a tree and then moves away with the
  • Title: Young Doctors Course: Lecture I
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    • that happens when wasps, or, if you will, bees, take nectar
    • from the flowers into the hive and produce honey. The bees
    • week. We had been speaking of bees and a very interesting
    • question was put. People who keep bees know quite well that
    • queen bee is another insect and all the bees in the hive are
    • young bees. How, therefore, can there be this feeling of
    • exactly the same as in the beehive, where the bees have
    • single bees; the hive has an individual soul, a real
  • Title: Esoteric Lesson: Muenchen, 1-7-1909
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  • Title: Esoteric Lesson: Hamburg, 3-14-1909
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    • tells us that when Christ hung on the cross, bees came and drew honey
  • Title: Deeper Secrets: Lecture III
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