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  • Title: The Inner Development of Man
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    • the individual what task he sets before his soul and spirit; the
    • illusion. The golden rule applying here is that, before even taking
    • thoughts before ever venturing into soul and spirit worlds. One who
    • around him lights up in colors never seen before. Something becomes
    • audible that he had never heard before. The world will radiate in a
    • before a person becomes aware of this himself. It took millions of
    • are: "Before the eyes can see, they must be incapable of tears.
    • Before the ear can hear, it must have lost its sensitiveness.
    • Before the voice can speak in the presence of the Masters it
    • must have lost the power to wound. Before the soul can stand in
  • Title: Lecture: Woman and Society (Die Frauenfrage)
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    • Before we look at the
    • which makes man the crown of creation. We can best bring this before
    • we never have before us in the physical, material human body anything
    • we have a phenomenon before us with two parts — one revealed
  • Title: Lecture: Problems of Nutrition
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    • member of the human being. We have the total man before us only
    • fourfold man before us can we do justice to the scope of the
    • it is like a tableau of human characteristics spread out before
  • Title: Lecture: The Etherisation of the Blood
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    • Before we investigate the nature of self-knowledge, two aspects of the
    • before the Christian era. The being who incarnated in Jeshu ben
    • thirty and thirty-three, and not before. Something akin to a change of
    • electrical discharge — it can only be hoped that before some
  • Title: Lecture: Overcoming Nervousness
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    • doubtless be a long time before leading educators will consider it
    • before a choice of alternatives, you allow strength to prevail over
    • through with the eventual pros and cons you place before your soul. It is
    • obvious that such things must be brought before the soul at the right time.
  • Title: Jesus and Christ
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    • I would like to make a few preliminary observations before moving on
    • education, one in an epoch lying before mankind's middle life, was
    • connection with Christ while in the physical body, however, before the
    • advanced today, spiritual science is not easy. It assumes that before
  • Title: Lecture: Newborn Might and Strength Everlasting
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    • humanity descended into earthly incarnations before the approach of the
    • before the Temptation, and it was he who entered the world endowed with all
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    • body not long dead and just beginning to decay. The procession halts before
    • hunting party, which is standing before the reminder of death, the three
    • striving to attain in spiritual science. The hunting party halts before
    • is brought before the world so magically, uniting himself in his thirtieth
    • soul. Before the Mystery of Golgotha he hoped for the coming of what could
    • earth's evolution occurred in the ages before the Mystery of Golgotha. Then
    • human soul before it descended into its earthly incarnations.
    • before you so that you can gather from them all that can be felt in the
  • Title: Lecture: Pre-Earthly Deeds of Christ
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    • pointed out, had already been accomplished three times before for the
    • before was in preparation for and pointed to this Event, which was the
    • Christ in quite a different way from before. For just as the Mystery
    • his Ego awakens. What occurs before this? Three things, which I have
    • It is this upright position that the child learns to acquire before
    • epoch, and we now recapitulate it in infancy before our Ego awakens to
    • incomplete. Man, in the early stages of his life and before his
    • second capacity which a child acquires before the actual
    • fourth post-Atlantean age what had taken place before. Just as the
    • A third thing which the child has to learn before he actually awakens
    • and, indeed, for the humanity of the fourth age in that epoch. Before
    • until the sixth and seventh centuries before Christ. From that time
    • before Christ. About three and a-half centuries later thought had
  • Title: Lecture: The Four Sacrifices of Christ
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    • Golgotha.” In perspective we see before us a time in which all
    • In His three preparatory steps, taken before the actual Mystery of Golgotha,
    • also Christians, the only kind of Christians possible before the actual
  • Title: Lecture: Anthroposophy and Christianity
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    • Just before we fall asleep, we feel how the will forces in our limbs
    • A new world now dawns before him, a world that is always inhabited by
    • he realizes: “Before I was conceived and born into this life which
    • rejected just because it appears at the dawn of human culture, before
    • here many times before, and will return again and again. Let us look
    • even before His coming. Anyone saying that today would be accused of
    • A Being not there before entered into Him and lived within Him for the
    • present before then? When we speak of Christ's entering into Jesus,
    • child has a soul before the soul becomes aware of itself during the
    • time. Before Copernicus, people determined the movements of the stars
    • before about the Christ. It recognizes in Christ an eternal Being Who,
    • succeeding epochs. Our souls incarnated in times before Christ united
    • Before closing I'd like to point out how spiritual science fits into
    • Before he appeared on the scene and spoke words so significant for
    • Columbus before he set sail for America and asked, “What do you want
  • Title: Lecture: Christ in Relation to Lucifer and Ahriman
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    • dream before the battle in which he was told, “If you approach
    • into the Maid of Orleans before her physical birth, as if by way of
    • live in Stuttgart before moving to Dornach. He worked as a gardener in
    • Little Theodor had been in the canteen before the van had turned. He
    • are still lacking a full understanding of what I have stated before. We
    • Robinson tales; they existed before and exist now. Much more could be
    • insane asylum now, however, then the same was true before, when he
  • Title: Lecture: Preparing for the Sixth Epoch
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    • hovers before us as a high ideal a form of community that will so
    • and terrible symbol stands before the eyes of the world. Think of the
    • Before me, teaching me to know my brothers
  • Title: Lecture: Outlooks for the Future
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    • before our soul's eye — what can we discover if we then cast our gaze upon
  • Title: Lecture: Human Life in the Light of Spiritual Science
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    • Spiritual Science, stands directly before our eyes.
    • gained. What we have before us is something uniting human beings, by virtue
    • ideas of this kind to discriminate between the astral body as it exists before
    • closely what appears strange to them, before condemning it. In such a
  • Title: Evil and the Future of Man
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    • before a wider public. In Dornach, too, I have drawn attention to the
    • a fairly long time will pass before it gets better, for many people
  • Title: Lecture: Social and Anti-Social Forces in the Human Being
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    • before our souls as vividly as possible in order to see what each has
    • lectures which were given long before the war, but which provide
    • these objective necessities shall be clearly placed before us at this
    • in the end sets up a mighty State by force. Never before has there
    • preeminently keep the following before your souls — “I am, in any
  • Title: Lecture: Spiritual Emptiness and Social Life
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    • the globe? Up to a certain point of time, not long before the Mystery
  • Title: Lecture: Social Understanding Through Spiritual Scientific Knowledge
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    • release what we have put into the organism in this way, before twenty-
    • our body, and we cannot eat before we have understood this; for we do
  • Title: Lecture: Soul and Spirit in the Human Physical Constitution
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    • The air within us at a certain moment was outside us a moment before,
  • Title: Lecture: The Moral as the Source of World-Creative Power
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    • must think of an age which came to an end long before the time of the
  • Title: Lecture: The Path to Freedom and Love and their Significance in World Events
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    • moment. The life of thought rays in from our existence before birth,
    • or rather, before conception. The life of thought has its reality
    • before the mirror and what it presents is a picture — only that
    • apriority, means "from what is before."
    • before birth, and therefore they called the findings of mathematics
    • it — a man is born in a particular year; before then he was in
    • through Man, who stands before us as the supreme achievement of the
    • assess the difficulties that will have to be overcome before the
  • Title: Lecture: Search for the New Isis, the Divine Sophia: The Quest for the Isis-Sophia
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    • order to call up before our minds the spiritual connection between the
    • who lived before the Mystery of Golgotha. If luciferic powers are within
    • before us in a far greater glory than Osiris did in the eyes of the
    • before the Christmas tree and open the presents which are given out of habit,
  • Title: Lecture: The Two Christmas Annunciations
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    • touches man can be brought before our consciousness in the most
    • underwent many changes before it became that reasoning analytical
    • 2000 years, or even 1000 years, before the Mystery of Golgotha (such
    • which is present within us before our external, empirical knowledge,
    • before our experience of it existed. This is mere word-wisdom;
    • in the spiritual world before birth, or conception. There we lived in
    • experienced before we had bodily eyes and ears. There we had “a
    • that when he does mathematics, experiences of the time before
    • a proof of man's life in the spiritual world before conception. As far
    • before our birth.” And it seemed to such a pupil of the ancient
    • these same phenomena of the spatial universe I lived before my birth;
    • Thus they experienced again all they had gone through before birth,
    • that they had lived in a spiritual world before they walked on earth.
    • This knowledge of the world in which man lives before he descends to
  • Title: Lecture: The Threshold In Nature and In Man
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    • The subject before us is concerned with two ideas that man can never
    • himself in the presence of deep uncertainties before he could come to
    • before. And one must admit that the knowledge offered to us in our
    • and conscientious preparation was necessary before he dare bridge the
    • beyond it a time of darkness and uncertainty before ultimately attaining to
    • into early Greek times, into an epoch many centuries before the Middle
    • Ages, and before Copernicus. In the opinion of Aristarchus, says
    • will before such knowledge could be imparted to them.
    • man must needs first cross the Threshold before he can come into those
    • bring man into uncertainty if he were not duly prepared beforehand.
    • him. We come to know more of man than stands before us as “given”
    • Threshold that lies before our own inner being.
    • Guardian of the Threshold, and needed to be fully prepared before they
  • Title: Lecture: The Sun-Mystery in the Course of Human History
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    • before it; it lies in the depths of being as a mystery of which the
    • In truth, Julian the Apostate and Constantine stand before us as two
  • Title: Lecture: The Alphabet
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    • world before birth, or before conception, gradually evolved out of the
    • seen in its reality, before Man's higher and inward experience,
    • the way it normally confronts us and otherwise stands before us, our
    • etheric body, too, ceases to be before us. Vision is extended,
    • Man standing before you is nothing but the phenomenon, the appearance,
  • Title: Lecture: The Human Heart
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    • Let us consider man in the spiritual world, long before he develops
    • all of us, before we descended to unite with what was prepared for us,
    • and death. Long before this, as I said, we were beings of soul and
    • Before he approaches his physical body — or rather the germ, the
    • permeated by the etheric world. And before man gets the inclination to
    • heart of man. The etheric heart he has before this time is one that he
    • human being dies before puberty or after. When he dies before puberty,
    • karmically inherited later on. Even when children die before puberty,
  • Title: Lecture: Truth Beauty and Goodness
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    • As the human being stands before us we see, in the first place, his
    • short time before the descent from pre-earthly to earthly existence.
    • manifested in art. If we have before us a human being of flesh and
    • vividly as when this statue stands there before me! Never have I such
  • Title: Lecture: Self Knowledge and the Christ Experience
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    • of Golgotha. And we have often considered what it meant to live before the
    • considered mere mythology. He could certainly say: ‘The animal before me
    • he learned to look at the nature of the mineral as it was spread before him
    • had the capacity to turn their minds to life before birth, and from there
    • to life after death. Everyone then knew instinctively of life before birth.
    • about life after death on the basis of life before birth
    • would arise before his soul. For it was characteristic of the more ancient
    • dignity there. He will not find it in earthly life before death. He will only
    • panorama of past life spread out before us. In a sense this consciousness
    • opposition to the direction of our human life, moving from ‘before
    • to ‘before’. Thus, as modern people, we take part in super-earthly
    • loomed before them, their response had to be that there is no self-knowledge
    • Before the eye of my soul man can appear. Not that man should grow proud in
    • after that knowledge which makes us fully man. It would be a scandal before
  • Title: Lecture: The Invisible Man Within Us
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    • organization before the human being enters with his ego into earthly
    • takes up the astral directly, before this astral has taken up the
  • Title: Lecture: Polarities in Health, Illness and Therapy
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    • briefly indicate in principle stood before me approximately thirty-five
    • process which I have described to you before in principle, and which lies
    • processes of illness are present in a hidden way somewhere. Before one
  • Title: Lecture: Man As A Picture of The Living Spirit
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    • spiritual world. Before we came down into earthly life it was in the
    • years ago. Before that time the Moon looked even physically different.
    • Earth long before.
    • it, beginning long before. Something that happened, say, between your
  • Title: The Individuality of Elias, John, Raphael, Novalis
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    • Let us now bring before our souls beings who are intimately connected,
    • When we look back into olden times, we see rise up before us within the
    • therewith for all mankind; we know how he set before them the goal and
    • stands revealed in wondrously beautiful words what Raphael had placed before
    • And so, shortly before his death, Hermann Grimm began to speak once
    • who came forth from Elijah-John, appearing before mankind in two different
    • deep impression they make on us. Whatever we have before us in immediate
    • than the Christ Will and the Christ Power, going before in order to implant
  • Title: Lecture: Exoteric and Esoteric Christianity
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    • those who were willing — as I have said before — to
    • convinced of the true existence of the Christ-being before the event
    • concerning the abode of human souls in the divine world before
    • souls experienced before their descent into an earthly body through
    • soul, before birth, i.e. before conception.
    • higher soul-spiritual nature. I have already explained this before.
    • Golgotha and he who knew him before, knows that Ahriman has waited
    • of Golgotha. He had an influence also before that time, but not on
    • Christianity — then, Paul's conviction before the event at
    • is the inclusion of death into life. Before Golgotha, the knowledge
    • explanations I wished to place before your souls, from a particular
  • Title: William Shakespeare
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    • characters. The poet conjures up before us a human character and
  • Title: William Shakespeare
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    • conjures up before us a human character and unfolds his thoughts
  • Title: The Manicheans
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    • Before one can understand Freemasonry, one must study the original
  • Title: Mathematics and Occultism
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    • before his mind as if written in letters of gold. “Thou wilt
    • elementary plane we have an Arupa reality before us in the
  • Title: The Dead Are With Us
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    • by the daylight but also even before waking by the noise of the
  • Title: Lecture: The Origin of Speech and Language
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    • substance, especially at the time before the child has learned to
    • move their speech organs. Before that, when they could not yet talk,
    • before, except then it occurs in a different manner. Anyhow, when we
    • convolution, which is beautifully formed, as I said before. On the
    • such an ideal, but before we could realize it, we would have to
  • Title: Lecture: The Sense-Organs and Aesthetic Experience
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    • not be outlined today before a considerable gathering of people. They
    • before it, and contemplating it inwardly, he applies it in some way
    • before the feelings that lead us to love or not to love something; so
    • heartedly before the real truths. Take a work of art, the Sistine
    • clear by an example. Imagine a tree-trunk lying there before you, and
    • it rests there is a lie; we have a reality before us only when we
    • to see any fine work of art in its reality. You have to stand before
    • reality — the elemental world. We can stand before the Venus of
    • how little weight can be attached to depositions given before a court
    • of events that has taken place before their very eyes.
  • Title: Lecture: A Turning-Point in Modern History
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    • Looking back before the nineteenth century to the end of the
    • that man has first to become inwardly free before he can achieve
    • passages. But the underlinings became fewer well before the middle,
    • before it is represented in Schiller and Goethe; it is followed by
    • spirituality, was present in men, before it finally faded away in the
    • quite dark. The time before the middle of the nineteenth century
    • question, or if life puts a task before me, I myself form a judgment,
    • may get cleverer and cleverer, and yet be just as stupid as before.
    • saying: All men are equal before the law. Nothing personal comes into
  • Title: Lecture: Elemental Beings and Human Destinies
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    • before us. A description is given of the ancient Assyrian and
    • relevant writings from before the 15th century have accordingly to be
  • Title: Lecture: Man, Offspring of the World of Stars
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    • his ideas before him, that he perceived them objectively.
    • They regarded the substance of the ideas which thus lit up before them
    • Post-Atlantean period of civilisation. And the task before us is to
    • civilised life today. The task before us is to begin once again to
    • Think of the human being as he stands there before us in his physical
    • Egypto-Chaldean period, three or four thousand years before the
  • Title: Lecture: The Ear
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    • ONCE before I spoke to you of certain spiritual facts concerning the
    • that man as he stands before himself in the physical world represents
    • what went before it in the pre-earthly life; then you will also
    • before his birth, when — apart from the head — gravity took
    • your head, so what you experienced before your seventh year is still
  • Title: Lecture: The Work of Secret Societies in the World
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    • whole course of lectures to a close before we pass on to a different
    • perfection. But the soul and the spirit were already there before your
    • physical body existed; they were present before your first physical
    • Hyperborean and Polarian epochs. Before then, however, you were only beings
    • itself is composed of the same substance. Before the end of the fifth epoch
    • before, why the “good and proper form” as it has been called,
    • we must make our way upwards through intellect to spirituality before we
  • Title: Lecture: The Three Stages of Sleep
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    • before entering it penetrates more intensely into the etheric
    • this intermediate state where, before entering directly into
    • dream arises. But should that person become conscious before
    • physical body rose up before you and you were to look upon it
    • however, as we now are, but as we were before birth, before
    • world in which we lived before we descended into our physical
    • Before the
    • Mystery of Golgotha, in the period of evolution before the
    • into this third condition of sleep. But before they sank down
    • of sleep, but not out of the third. Before the appearance of
  • Title: The Cosmic Word and Individual Man
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    • Thus we see, when we have threefold Man before us: —
  • Title: Christ and the Twentieth Century
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    • before taking on a material existence, where he felt himself among
    • before, for the very reason that what Jesus of Nazareth bore within
    • in spiritual life, could then come forth as a prophet before the
    • Initiation before this epoch, but had only reached a point where they
    • man. Therefore the right rendering of the words is: “Before
    • in Berlin a few weeks before the present lecture.]
    • external research stands before a query, it is not led on to the
    • Science shows that before the Christ Impulse entered into humanity,
  • Title: Lecture: Richard Wagner and Mysticism
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    • Instead of objects in space, colour-phenomena arose before them. They
    • consciousness appears before him — a personification of the
    • feeling and let the ideas in their totality stand before our souls.
  • Title: Lecture: Spiritual Wisdom in the Early Christian Centuries
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    • before the Mystery of Golgotha had not been united with earthly
    • evolution of man. The nature of this Being, how He had worked before
    • — who had reached the age of twenty-eight before he listened to
    • things — came to the temple and tested Plotinus before the altar
    • newer must be pierced before we can reach those that lie below. It is
  • Title: Lecture: The Crossing of the Threshold and the Social Organism
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    • connected with the present moment of evolution. In the past, before
    • soul-spiritual life before birth. We must speak of the fact that
    • Our spiritual life is based upon the forces that come from the time before
  • Title: Lecture: The Weaving and Living Activity of the Human Etheric Bodies
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    • and that before we begin to detach the physical body from the human
    • would have before you the whole animal kingdom! The etheric body
    • What lies before us
    • a human soul-quality only a few centuries ago. Before that time, man
    • have before us an extremely chaotic mind, rendered chaotic through
    • one of them, we have before us a human being in whom the
    • before you two facts: I have shown you, on the one hand, what is
    • processes rising up before us at the present time in particular,
    • before the war. Certain people were considered to be prominent in
  • Title: Lecture: And The Temple Becomes Man
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    • symbolic figures of mystery and grandeur stand before us as we
    • have before us the expression of an altogether new impulse, whereby
    • before us as a self-contained whole, a self-grounded, independent
    • day, to stand before us. Everything, in a certain sense, must be
    • then placing them before the world. Styles of architecture are
    • edition of Goethe's Faust before us ... and there, at
    • I have before me the
    • home, for it is my wish that he shall listen to us before he is
    • forward, begging leave to tell the Emperor a story before the hanging
    • them before the eyes of the soul! That is part of the mission of our
    • have outlined before you to-day.
    • perception is part and parcel of the aim before us — and we
  • Title: Lecture: The Migrations of the Races
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    • accordance with the great Laws of Nature. Two vistas lay before the
    • already received a similar impulse once before. For it was a matter of
    • hold of, and becomes the principle making all men equal before God.
  • Title: Lecture: The Mystery of Golgotha
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    • souls of those who lived a little while before the Mystery of
    • undergone a tremendous evolution. In the times before the Mystery of
    • They had a memory of the time the human soul lives through, before he
    • was a soul before I descended to the Earth. Notably in still more
    • before I descended to the Earth, was in a world where the Sun is no
    • appear upon the scene shortly before the Mystery of Golgotha such
    • stood before the highest Initiate, they saw in him the representative
    • Thus, before the Mystery of Golgotha the Father
    • Such was the deep-seated feeling in human souls before
    • Freedom. Before he could attain true spiritual Freedom, something had
    • and spirit before birth. Their attention was directed more and more
    • they dwelt before their descent to Earth, Christ had been the centre
    • before their descent to Earth. For by this time Christ was already a
    • before the Mystery of Golgotha, that as they looked up to the Being
    • within them as a memory of the time before their birth. The
    • fulfilled, in Jesus of Nazareth. In the centuries before the Mystery
    • they had been with Him in super-sensible spiritual worlds before their
    • he understood it when the spiritual worlds were opened out before him
    • In order to bring before our souls what came upon
    • have already sought to place before you the standpoint of the
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  • Title: Lecture: The Recovery of the Living Source of Speech
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    • not even need to go back so far before we come to a time when the
    • metamorphosed. Words become an expression before all else of sympathy
    • dazzling picture floats before their eyes of the fruit of all their
    • unfolds before us when we look away from the present-day language
  • Title: Lecture: Gnostic Doctrines and Supersensible Influences in Europe
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    • any real sense before the second half of the fourth century of our
  • Title: Lecture: The Influence of the Dead on the Life of Man on Earth
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    • before our souls the connection of man with the spiritual world from
    • Let us now return to what I said before. Our relation to the
    • before us through the gate of death; and who, especially in the first
    • from those who have passed before us through the gate of death.
    • In bringing all this before us, we must realise, of course, that our
    • must have elapsed before the soul (assuming, needless to say, that a
    • Before we enter the physical world in the full sense, we undergo the
    • man, or bring something before him by reading to him or the like. In
  • Title: Lecture I: Ancient Myths
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    • the following. Zeus, before he overcame the Titans and cast them into
    • before these Gods had assumed their rulership. What these Gods were
    • by Saint Martin and those before him as the real sulphur, which they
    • briefly upon the Old Testament teachings before we draw any
  • Title: Lecture II: Ancient Myths
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    • begins with the 7th or 8th century before our era, there was a kind
    • the young boy before the age of puberty had certain Imaginations; it
    • ancient times, there had been, before puberty, a perception in
    • Imaginatively, is the same as I experienced in childhood before
    • being saw or felt before puberty the Light-Imaginations within the
    • human pair before the death of Osiris would never have felt anything
    • fighting men has one man at the head, they have this one man before
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    • the day before yesterday, as I spoke of the important difference
    • essentials standing spiritually before mankind up to the new
    • there is to stand before our soul's gaze that which once sounded over
    • Golgotha. There must stand before our soul's gaze all the mystery
    • Goethe's words again — before an ‘open secret’, a
    • must set one thing definitely before our souls: Even though the power
    • better if you try to bring them before the eye of your soul in such
    • Imaginations as have been brought before you, and to work over these
    • someone came before the provisional form of the statue of the new
    • forgotten the matter, but centuries ago something was placed before
    • put before them for the benefit of their self-knowledge, in the 15th,
    • this tombstone is drawn an owl (Eule) which holds before
    • Today I have set before
  • Title: Lecture IV: Ancient Myths
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    • bring before your spiritual eyes in showing how one can look towards
    • this World-Clock shall now be set before your soul. We will use it as
    • understanding into the time before the 14th century and read the
    • be long before his head ... would be off his shoulders. But
  • Title: Lecture V: Ancient Myths
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    • to be of a definite age before he could take any part in public
    • has put before his audience: the whole life of Europe, above all,
    • catastrophic events which now stand so terribly before us. And
    • before yesterday from a man of learning. He writes to me that he has
  • Title: Lecture VI: Ancient Myths
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    • physical form that wanders about before our eyes as man — far,
    • before our eyes as man, and all that belongs to it, is none the less
    • they only have rulership over what is spread out before the senses,
    • said ever come before us in life? What I have just said seems to be
    • arise: does it ever come before us in life? That is the important
    • learn; I must first be as old as he before I can find it in myself.
    • before mighty revolutions, even in regard to innermost relations that
    • inclined to take them. We are standing before mighty revolutions —
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    • a long time we live as souls between death and rebirth before we
    • before birth, or before conception. Our head is the grave of our
    • the head is the end of our spiritual existence before birth. Here
    • lives beyond the earth, as it lived before the earth was Earth,
    • been preserved from relatively not very early times, before
    • I have said before that what holds good today on earth has naturally
    • but there was a humanity upon earth even before this, although in a
    • Before this was the Atlantean civilization with its seven epochs (see
    • diagram), before this again was the Lemurian civilization with its
    • Lemurian civilization. It lies approximately 25,900 years before our
    • but such a poet as Novalis. Then one stands in wonder before the
    • people cannot in any case fight for what they always fought before,
    • everything as it was before, there was no need to begin. But since
    • before, one can naturally not leave off, for otherwise there would
    • spoken of it before from the most varied aspects. It is precisely
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    • appears before his soul like a panorama. This period ends when the
    • you know, considerable time elapses before the astral body is also
    • is, however, more to it. In this present age we have before us a
    • historical in humanity. I have pointed to it before, and what I have
    • the time of the Mystery of Golgotha, or shortly before or shortly
    • people, however, who lived in Asia before, at the time of, and
    • in Europe at the time of the folk migrations, or even before and
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    • some considerable time before one can truly say that a child thinks.
    • great and far-reaching task lies before him in the karmic adjustment
    • when a child is learning to walk, and even before, it is not a matter
    • inter-weaving thoughts — is present before him during these
    • another; this is inevitable, because before arriving at any real
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    • before his soul the whole way in which the Greeks worked. He says: “I
    • have to admit that before his journey to Italy Goethe could never
    • Greeks and our own, the nature of the human soul before, say, the
    • before true poetry can come into being. But there was an age in the
    • pre-historic or practically pre-historic times, before speech assumed
    • Three epochs, therefore, stand out before us. — The epoch
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    • bring before you anything in the nature of convincing proof; all that
    • spirit before the tribunal of science, who are not content to resign
    • have at first nothing either before us or within us that amounts to
    • lies before the soul; the old forces have simply been strengthened,
    • intensified. But before long it will be noticed that something very
    • separated from what is outside. He now has before him the tableau of
    • thinking to what thus arises objectively before my consciousness.
    • development which brings this first reality before the soul.
    • this tableau from our consciousness; it was there before us but we
    • super-sensible happenings springs up before us. This is what happens
    • genuinely experiences it knows that reality is before him as surely
    • before him. Just as he can look back upon a memory, so he can at any
    • ceased to be an external reality, stands before you in a
    • before the soul. But what is it that is grasped by means of
    • organs; how in a world of soul-and-spirit before birth or conception,
    • spiritual worlds, and the last period of this life, before the
    • But with his true ‘I’ before him in greater strength and
    • super-sensible knowledge. There before us, presented in wonderful
    • What I have put before you in such brief outline is connected with
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    • gradually disappeared completely, and what lies before us in the
    • it has stripped off, as I have explained before, the scholastic
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    • one hand, we have before us what people thought to win through a
    • unfolded in its most perfect form before the natural-scientific
    • before us the following spectacle: There sits a materialistic
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    • of hope. Let me therefore unfold a few thoughts before your souls.
    • effect. We should therefore say to ourselves: When we have before us
    • we see it standing before us like a microcosm. We recognise what
    • development on earth rises up before us. And only then shall we
    • the greatest things in the evolution of the earth may rise up before
    • few days for those who can remain. To-day I wished to bring before
    • Before
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    • before he descends to earthly life. And yet we find in Jacob Boehme’s
    • he places before us would have had to die as a being of
    • soul-and-spirit in the spiritual world before he could have come down
    • the external aspect of human nature before us. If they are inwardly
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    • never there before. This wave of a special course of development then
    • before the Mystery of Golgotha, began that phase of human evolution
    • not stand visibly before us, because we have conquered thinking for
    • Take a case that came to my notice just now, before I began my
    • dwelt before conception, or birth. That is the world in which we
    • be so much better if, before going to sleep in the evening, a greater
    • last thing, before they go to bed! Yet a modern man should say to
    • publish my “Philosophy of Spiritual Activity” before
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    • time ago how a friend of our Movement, shortly before he died from
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    • will have to take many steps in spiritual development before such an
    • before him. The theology and religion of our time has gradually
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    • human being such as he stands before us, here, in the physical world
    • birth can never rise up before our soul, the moment of death stands
    • before our soul throughout our life between death and a new birth, if
    • ourselves after death, if we do not constantly have before us the
    • moment of death. It stands before us as one of the most beautiful and
    • for we have before us now, for a few days, something that resembles a
    • experienced just before death, and what we experienced during our
    • childhood, stands before us simultaneously, in powerful pictures. A
    • panorama of our life, a life-picture stands before us and it
    • Everything that we now see before us, lives in the ether.
    • up before you, but that you do not remember it in the same way in
    • your friend standing before you in exactly the same way in which he
    • stood before you during the real experience.
    • rise up before us in the life-tableau, they are no longer dull and
    • life-tableau. What we thus have before us in the form of a
    • up before us in the outer world when we contemplated the universe and
    • one. Let us place it clearly before our soul.
    • contemplation. What rises up before our soul in connection with these
    • Gods weave, before we gain a connection (through conception)
    • our earthly life. They rise up again before our spiritual eye. The
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    • Thus we have before us souls
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    • quite unthinkable just a short while ago, before civilization reached
    • conclusion these concerns with which, it was stated before I began
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    • yourselves. While you stood before the man and spoke to him, your etheric
    • days before, when you met the man and exchanged thoughts with him. Very well,
    • make the same movements which it made when he saw the other's face before.
    • before. That is: consciousness perceives the inner movements of the
    • it, throws off and allows to pass before it. During the first few days after
    • death man sees everything pass before him; for the etheric has the tendency
    • man's whole life passes before him, set in motion by the vibrations of the
    • only come from Spiritual Science. Then before all else, it is clear to us
    • time the whole wretched business was put clearly before you. What often
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    • through before entering Devachan, the spiritual world proper?
    • the mighty memory tableau I have often described stands before his
    • another form, and arise before man in the Akashic Record. Then he
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    • take this into account at all. One lecture might get read before the
    • engine-driver always gets drunk before driving; so you would do
    • instances of materialism before, of course, and even earlier than
    • know less than they did before. So they choke in filth and corpses
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    • know that before this we cannot speak of such a division of the sexes
    • This was still a long time before the sexes separated, when there was
    • before the arising of the sexes. A great uniformity was there then.
    • not have noticed before but which is nevertheless true.
    • Lemurian times, before the moon left the earth, mankind was in a
    • human form. You have before you a human form, a human phantom
    • has taken antimony, you have before you a human form of very finely
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    • long ages before the physical constellation existed. Thus the spatial
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    • would like to remind you of the group lecture the time before last
    • mind what was said the time before last. With the physical body it is
    • before the two hands can coincide, so the minute hand does not point
    • times. That was a very important point for earth evolution. Before
    • evolution. If we were to go back before this time, even then we
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    • explained before that the division of man's being into four members,
    • composition of karmic connections before we can understand anything
    • past life standing before him as a great tableau. Then, after a
    • present time. Before man began to incarnate, the possibility was not
    • before that for man to give rise to the process of illness in himself.
    • with no possibility of illness, that is, before his first
    • is a being of the kind that existed before man descended in Lemurian
    • those forces of health which were the source of man's health before
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    • already united with his physical bodily nature before birth, so you
    • individuality is already united with the human body before birth.
    • in the child, as we said, when the child is born. But before birth as
    • lives. It must wait until after birth. So we can say that before
    • individuality's work on the organism before birth, that is quite
    • basically done from without. All the work that is done before birth
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    • himself with a body as airy as it was before, and he would have to be
    • remarkable description emerged there long before Christian times,
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    • and hold one idea before you, and you will soon notice the difference
    • Here you have the plant before you in another form, as a small seed.
    • what man sees before him as a great and wonderful ideal in the far
    • we have placed before us as our ideal those whom we call the masters
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    • before a human being can reach the highest stage of development he
    • the content of which was first given in the form of lectures, before the
    • Before entering into the main theme of these lectures I want to speak
    • founded a religious Order in the West. Before the idea of
    • a more inward call. Before 1899 such calls were made by means of
    • We ourselves must set before our soul whatever is to be
    • he comes into contact with those who died before him and with whom he
    • before us. But here I must draw your attention to a particular
    • between us before death. We perceive what was amiss but for the time
    • relationship we had with an individual who died before us remains.
    • particular aspect of it had not struck me before. I am speaking now
    • shall learn to understand the nature of the man standing before us;
    • before us, not only in all its ugliness but with all the destructive
    • thus move forward towards the goals that are set before man and
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    • long before the child has any ‘I’-consciousness, when in
    • individuals, marks the limit before which, in later life, a human
    • thus a dividing line in the life of a human being: before it there is
    • even though we do not always manage to do it. Before we pass through
    • people who died before him or also with beings who inhabit the
    • can learn a very great deal from what may lie openly before us.
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    • again the relationship that existed before death because of the lack
    • over and over again the circumstances created during the life before
    • before the death of the person in question, or before our own death,
    • what has been determined by his life before death, but to begin with
    • electric apparatus in mind. But even before electric telegraphy was
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    • if, during his life on Earth before death, he developed a genuinely
    • before his death. To sum up, we may say that as long as a human being
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    • evolution — an achievement before the time of the Mystery of
    • before the temptation of Lucifer. Let us realise that, in accordance
    • will realise that before human souls pass into physical existence
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    • before that time.
    • finished — not only after but also before birth? The head! The
    • birth and before birth, even still further back, when we contemplate
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    • lived, say, six or seven thousand years before the founding of
    • forces than those who lived a mere thousand years before the Mystery
    • spiritual heritage. If we go back to the epoch long before the
    • his Ego? How did this soul-content differ from what existed before
    • that, before the Mystery of Golgotha, in respect of the content of
    • Before the Mystery of Golgotha men were under the leadership of the
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    • thinking, we have before us only that which does not in any way
    • always before it the spectacle of the body in decline — and
    • Preparation for a return to the Earth begins a long time before birth
    • develop forces which work down upon his ancestors. Long before an
    • still is the spectacle before us when, instead of external perception
    • and importance to us has little significance until shortly before
    • we stand before the mystery of Number which will not be further
    • before birth. Hence in the immediate future more and more human
    • some time already. Before the seer there will be a vista of souls who
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    • In the life between death and rebirth we can pass before
    • might also pass before these Beings in such a way that, figuratively
    • what has been described. Before they began to display their dry,
    • examples do certainly occur; they appear before the eyes of spirit
    • to take a human being before he has learnt to speak, put him on a
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    • Half a millennium before the Mystery of Golgotha, the Buddha —
    • the soul before it begins to draw together again and to pass, in the
    • soul will have to be connected with the same creed as before, or
    • before the Mystery of Golgotha, it now has within it something that
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    • before the soul of anyone who wants to accept in the right sense our
    • up before our souls the whole spiritual situation of humanity at the
    • were made by men, say two hundred years before the Mystery of
    • world. Then we realise that during the centuries before and after the
    • to bring livingly before one's soul what thinking meant for
    • those men of Greece and Rome; one can call up before one's soul
    • spreading out over other regions at that time, before the Mystery of
    • cast out from the Divine Wisdom, the Divine Sophia, but before
    • out of the Gnosis, were to stand before you, he might also take the
    • you feel that I have put before you contradiction after contradiction
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    • essence of humanity which had never before been incarnated in the
    • Earth before and after the death on Golgotha: it had appeared here
    • as we have often emphasised, we stand with deepest admiration before
    • only an apparent one. He stands before a book which is supported on
    • stood before them with the full power of concrete inspirations. Their
    • astral bodies came the concepts which could have conjured up before
    • — it is this deed that I wished to bring before you today.
    • before a world of amazement.
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    • evolution on Earth. We know that before the Lemurian Age they had
    • this arose that science of planetary activities which comes before us
    • arises the picture — let us bring it vividly before our souls —
    • before birth he had not rightly devoted himself to the influence of
    • the Greeks said it was because before his birth he had not paid heed
    • before his birth, and it was then that his misdeed occurred.
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    • Christ-event before the Atlantean catastrophe.
    • point that we must keep before us: among other peoples — the
    • And now to carry this further, let us try to call up before our souls
    • in a wonderful harmony of words: “He sent his angel before him,
    • I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me.”
    • I send my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy way
    • before thee.” Matthew, XI. 10.] That can be
    • expression, “He sent his angel before him”, is even more
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    • before my soul rose the admonition: “You must first read the
    • one day he met some knights he took them for God and knelt before
    • so happens that he finds the Grail shortly or directly before the
    • before the Mystery of Golgotha, reappear in a certain sense after the
    • were connected with each other. And then a picture rose before my
    • The tear that blinked before his sight
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    • difficulties that must be gone through before that which may be
    • Now before we go further and try to interpret this sign
    • Now I should like to bring before you two facts which
    • wound bums as it had never burnt before.
    • Let us set before us the Virgin Mother with the Christ
    • Holy Grail often before him at night; how he rides on, having before
    • what we have wished to bring before our souls. And we should keep in
    • heights before He was revealed on Earth! Let us make ourselves
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    • ancient Saturn laws. If, however, we look from what stands before us
    • Earthly existence. For it is active in the period before man enters
    • Earth existence through his physical birth, it is active before the
    • before he can first draw breath. It is active from the conception to
    • and cares for its nourishment before it is born, in all that
    • the human embryo before it draws the first breath, enfolding it and
    • thought-life first awoke in the 7th, 6th century B.C. Before that
    • go before they can fully grasp what Aristotle represents as
    • put this clearly before his mind he would have had to say: If I could
    • centuries B.C.; it lies before Homer, before historical times. But
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    • It can be said, therefore, that the universe is before us in a
    • Moon in all directions would have the whole universe before him in
    • graphically about what the Earth was before it became Earth, and for
    • there before us once again.
    • I said before that Venus wards off the rest of the universe. She does
    • what comes from the Earth. As I said before, she declines every
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    • before our spiritual eye which must constitute a problem of destiny
    • died before him, we shall discover another thing. We shall see that
    • form of violent death, and a man who attains a great age before he
    • spiritual ideas we take up before death change into faculties after
    • gradually enter before birth into hereditary conditions through the
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    • to us — what has already come before our souls during these
    • relation to us and who passed before us through the Gate of Death. As
    • several of those who have gone before them through the Gate of Death
    • comes to us from those who have died before us. We are equally
    • passed from the earth before them, who were related to them during
    • and work with that which has gone before them. Unconsciously, merely
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    • (and that is a good thing), the human being such as he stands before
    • immediate contemplation of our birth can never rise up before our
    • soul, the moment of death stands before our soul throughout our life
    • constantly have before us the moment of death. It stands before
    • certain right) as a retrospective memory, for we have before us now,
    • just before death and what we experienced during our childhood
    • stand before us simultaneously in powerful pictures. A panorama of
    • our life, a life-picture, stands before us and it reveals,
    • now see before us lives in the ether.
    • through him. Imagine that this memory now rises up before you, but
    • before you in exactly the same way in which he stood before you
    • portal of death, when our experiences rise up before us in the
    • before us in the form of a life-tableau has now been handed over to
    • rises up within us. In former times it rose up before us in the
    • before our soul.
    • a physical-sensory contemplation. What rises up before our soul in
    • the Hierarchies of the Gods weave, before we gain a connection
    • life. They rise up again before our spiritual eye. The souls with
    • portal of death before us, we find these souls, as it were. The
    • crossed the portal of death before us should, however, be imagined
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    • united with us here before they passed through the portal of death.
    • you have never had before, and you learn to understand this. You have
    • added something to your soul which you did not possess before a new
    • most wonderful thing, which can ever anew stand before man's
    • can always have before us the conception of our birth here, in
    • surely do we always have before us, when we become fully conscious
    • and beautiful event which can appear before our soul. For it always
    • places before us, in its entirety, the greatness of the idea that in
    • whole life lies before us like a panorama, during the days in which
    • we still carry our etheric body with us; and we have it before us
    • soul-element of the colour is active in us before anything else.
    • before this moment.
    • after all, it is not there before you for the first time, when it
    • speak, look into it before we look out into the physical world —
    • because the thoughts contained in the picture before us, penetrate
    • Beings outside of us. Now, at the moment we begin to call up before
    • painting were hanging before us, here. But supposing you were to see
    • early age, before the ordinary span of life on the physical plane has
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    • present time to acknowledge that a man, as he stands before us in the
    • spirit of a man from what we see before us in his ten fingers, as we
    • body and ‘ I ’, we have before us so to speak
    • compare the various periods, five thousand years before Christ, three
    • thousand years before Christ, and one thousand years after Christ, we
    • stages before the earth-man attained his human stage, and we have
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    • Before the appearance of Christ Jesus, Jahve or the Jehovah-Being was
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    • bring before him, does not affect the Archangels at all. In that form
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    • itself, before it attained its present condition, had to go through
    • as that has run its course hitherto. If you will bring before your
    • appears before our eyes to-day, we must look at a wonderful tissue,
    • is developed in man before that time, is in reality to those Spirits
    • race before the Lemurian epoch, for then only did man descend to the
    • earth. Before that he was in the periphery of the earth; he then
    • the time spent in a really abnormal way on the earth before his
    • productivity, such as existed before the formation of peninsulas.
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    • present time must come before our mental eyes as the secrets of Race
    • however, can only come gradually before our mental eyes.
    • that piece of ground we see before us what in the first place
    • through various incarnations before it could become earth, through
    • We have before us the fact that the external physical body which
    • perfect equilibrium shines before us as the highest symbol we possess
    • the first spiritual Beings to become visible — even before the
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    • had also received the Great Spirit, passed before his eyes when a
    • paper was laid before him on which were many little signs, letters,
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    • out-spreading exoteric Christianity. Here therefore we have before us
    • before the Christian-impulse, viz., the Egyptian Spirit of the Age,
    • was the seat of sublime Spirits before the Celtic Folk-Spirit as
    • mythology, will be brought before us as a special chapter.
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    • evolution before they received the ‘ I ’. As
    • Indian obtained the subjective Ego long before the objective Ego. See
    • land of Atlantis before the migrations towards the East had begun.
    • Indians had gone through those conditions a long time before. They
    • domains; they had, before their ‘ I ’-consciousness
    • before the gods intervened in the life of the human soul, who could
    • themselves before the souls of the Germanic Scandinavian peoples,
    • described Odin, before he had acquired this capacity, had gone
    • of soul-life, before they decided to awake. Hence there lived above
    • lightning. Speech is there before the’ I ’ is
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    • time before man also acquires the power to see the ‘ I ’
    • subjective ‘ I ’, long before it was able to
    • long before they became conscious of the real inner striving towards
    • relations to the outer world. Formerly, before man saw his ‘ I ’,
    • before he perceived it, these relations were regulated for him by the
    • always tries to place before you as a presentation of the clairvoyant
    • theme further; but even in the broad outline I have laid before you,
    • vision of the future, that vision which will one day appear before
    • (Götterdämmerung), is therefore the picture placed before the
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    • Before we can develop all that can be extracted from the significant picture
    • wisdom, which we have before us in the Eastern Wisdom.
    • part of the population. We might therefore say, that before the
    • before the ‘ I ’ was seen and realized, and
    • physical plane at one bound, as it were, before the birth of the
    • prepared beforehand, must already push itself in, in order to provide
    • before Solovioff as a dream of the future, that Christian idea of the
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    • the descent of those human souls who, in primeval times, before the
    • come before his eyes which at first he will not understand. But if he
    • before him. He was kept secret in the Mysteries and secret Schools as
    • the several Christian dogmas of a particular age. But we have before
    • occultism will appear before mankind free and independent of every
    • before a man has reached the stage of clairvoyance, to test what is
    • Asa, whom we shall most certainly see before us, he will then become
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    • this separation of the moon from the earth. We must go far back in time, before
    • being of the cosmos. Before the separation of the moon, and before the mineral
    • freedom. Before the separation of the moon he was not, in the real sense a
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    • And now, before speaking
    • also before birth, or, let us say, before conception. We learn to know
    • brought before you must of course still be looked upon as fantastic at
    • expected that what is spiritual can be brought before bodily eyes,
    • before the senses. It must be experienced inwardly and spiritually. And
    • usually have outer things before our eyes, so do we have our own
    • physical body before us. But the essential thing is that we can
    • heard anything about Christianity were to stand before the Sistine
    • had to come forth before humanity, a humanity which had always believed
  • Title: Lecture: The Spiritual Communion of Mankind
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    • Mysteries that were celebrated in certain parts of Asia long before
    • creates and of which I am on the track.” In Weimar, before
    • (Torheit) before becoming wise again — this was actually felt
    • earth beneath the surface of the soil. I have spoken of this before
    • root of a plant, or even at parts of the leaves, we have before us
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    • Michelangelo sets before us his Moses as representative of his age so
    • when in his heart he becomes fully aware of what lies before him; he
    • is shown grasping his sling at the very moment before he accomplishes
    • knowledge he had acquired. Before the soul could experience anything
    • before us in death is the warrant for the external life of the human
    • before us, that something specific should be made from it. It is not
    • soul devises: when people see a block of stone before them, there is
    • view still closely akin to what had gone before but at the same time
    • first the Persian. She holds a book immediately before her eyes so
    • pre-Christian history is here put before our eyes — the
    • Michelangelo puts before us the deepest secrets of his work and
    • completed and died even before the drum was finished. But we possess
    • before us in this female figure. Thus Michelangelo, who knew so well
    • transition-point had to be passed before the doctrine of reincarnation
  • Title: Lecture: Technology and Art: Their Bearing on Modern Culture
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    • passed just before waking.
    • many would far rather let things be conjured before them in all kinds
    • before this period has a different stamp from that of later history.
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    • urgent task before us at the present time is to apply the knowledge
    • At this point, before we proceed any further, let me repeat something
    • I have said before that many souls living at the present time were
    • Christianity before their present birth. Christianity is something
    • sounds of language and speech. Before we can understand the way in
    • extent when we take into consideration the things I have put before
    • before they brought themselves to descend again into new bodies. It
    • was a very long time before the urge arose within them to come down
    • that directly concern me before I will acknowledge them as
  • Title: Lecture: The Inexpressible Name, Spirits of Space and Time.
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    • practically when the human being stands before you, he is that being
    • described in Anthroposophy. That is to say, we first have before us
    • have before us the Ego, the so-called astral body, the etheric body
    • we always have before us these four members, implies that the
    • to know the true essence of the person who stands before us. We
    • really do not know it. We think that the person we see before us
    • with our ordinary power of vision, if it only stood before us as a
    • really have before us man's physical body. The corpse is the
    • before yesterday really constitute the path leading into these
    • insofar as this life is a continuation of the life before birth or
    • I have already mentioned this before. What kind of Being do they
    • whole world, which never existed before in this form, a battle which
    • before the Peace of Versailles! These advertisements were signed by
  • Title: Lecture: The Etheric Being in the Physical Human Being
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    • appears before us, might be described as follows: We ourselves
    • you facts which rise up before the clairvoyant consciousness. And
    • before the Mystery of Golgotha, and within it we feel in the
    • his life. This is what he dreamed. On the following day, before
    • thus rises up before our soul in spiritual-scientific research,
    • described before, when that which used to be our world loses its
    • conclude with words which we always pronounce before parting. I
  • Title: Lecture: The Coming Experience of Christ
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    • souls has become quite different from what it was before that time.
    • then that he descended from spiritual heights, that before he entered
    • before one's life on earth has no very great value, but a
    • their life before birth, On the contrary, they feel in themselves
    • transformed into other conditions before it can do that.
    • souls. In the next decades, even before we reach the middle of the
    • world was before 1914, when all talk of ideals, all talk of
  • Title: Lecture: Spiritual Knowledge: A Way of Life
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    • stands there before us in its truth or untruth and our personality
    • before us as something objective to ourselves. Whereas when we come
    • other hand, we have eaten something we never tasted before, and have
    • what we experienced there before we came down to earth. It is almost
    • world in which we lived before we descended to Earth, even as we look
    • which we were before we descended through birth to physical life on
    • majority of persons it happens that before they can give their
    • spiritual world in ideas to have always the spiritual world before
    • strange to one as a book one has never seen before. It is not remote
    • before him another human being.
    • before his life on earth, and into those also that await man when he
  • Title: Lecture: How Can the Destitution of Soul in Modern Times Be Overcome?
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    • to make friends. We must know a great deal about each other before
    • lovingly into such human development as takes place before our
    • centuries yet before it — that from among those who understand
    • thoughts before you in a more pictorial, imaginative way» We
  • Title: Lecture: Modern and Ancient Spiritual Exercises
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    • before he descended to the earth, that is, to the time when he was a
    • back to what had once long before been an experience of the breathing
    • remembered what he had been before he came down to earth. We, on the
    • world. In this way we behold directly what we were before we descended
    • remember what he was, within a soul-spiritual environment, before he
    • directly, as an external object (red), what he was before he descended to
    • Thus, knowledge of one's existence before birth was in
  • Title: Lecture: The Meaning of Easter: St. Paul and the Christ Impulse
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    • of Golgotha came before Paul in such a way that he received, by direct
    • recognise man's need to understand the super-sensible world before he can
    • day to place before our minds one of the things that seemed to Paul, as
    • experience from the depths of their own being before they could behold
    • mist before their eyes so that they may not need to ‘think
    • together’ the things that belong together. They raise a mist before
    • something himself before there arises from the grave of human materialism
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    • underlay all that men had to do before a “science” of
    • rainy days have gone before.
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    • certain time before and after this period — and notably
    • before it, when the minerals are, so to speak, just on the
    • astonishment they stand before what they imagine as the complicated
    • in the organisation of some plant before it reached the point of
    • just before the heart. For the head and the blood-forming process,
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    • shall pass on to various practical aspects, but before we can do so
    • diagrammatic) so that we have it before us visibly and graphically.
    • hence they can only have dead oxygen before them. There is no other
    • the human process: we have the breathing before us — the living
    • of plants. The plant as it stands before us in the soul has only a
    • have what I sketched before in blue (Diagram
    • different style than before. We suddenly begin to know all kinds of
    • tendency to fruit even before the flowering process. You can see this
    • everywhere in the papilionaceae; they tend to fruit even before they
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    • dung, therefore, we have before us something ethereal and astral. For
    • i.e., the form it had before it was consumed as food. For it has
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    • manuring as before. To-day we shall have to consider the manuring problem
    • as the case may be, before or after manuring. These forces and influences
    • the plant-world had had it before him as a model, to show him how to
    • get the dried herb — you will do well before using it to press
    • and keep them in the same way as before. Add them to the manure just
    • As I said before, if these
    • once before. It restores order when the ether-body is working too strongly,
    • to cross. Before you make use,of the manure thus prepared, press out
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    • are most important for a true insight: therefore let us place them before
    • rich in forests long before man did anything—for in certain matters
    • “earth” and “water” In effect, before it can
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    • on the basis of the thoughts we have already placed before us, we can
  • Title: Lecture: The Significance of the Mass
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    • Persia and Egypt; and in these originated the Mass. Before
    • occult pupil before us. He had to arouse within himself the
    • within the Mysteries. This was now enacted before the world
    • understanding, we have before us the later reflection of
  • Title: Lecture: The Universe
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    • to look back on the experiences which it had before birth.
    • four things place before us the
    • before us a threefold being. Consider that when the human
    • his head. We then have before us a complete human being.
    • if they are set before you more lightly and not
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    • should like, then, to put before you once more, the picture of the Order of
    • than before. Something was now present in the world, in regard to this
    • of the senses; for these worlds must first be overcome before Man can enter
    • overcome stood before them, like a vision, whilst they lay stretched on the
    • the victory before, with higher forces, he could attain to the highest and
    • give you an example of this. It is one I have mentioned before, but I will
    • Before
    • before the year 1312 — Wolfram von Eschenbach composed his poem
    • Knights Templar also held before them continually as their ultimate goal. In
    • unrolls before our view the inner life of Parzifal, who was for him the
    • given into Man's own hands. The choice is set before him — and
    • existence through birth, then, already before the event, forces are directed
    • high ideal. (As I said before, we are not concerned with finding fault but
    • live in us in a mysterious manner. Before this time, Man lived on earth
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    • sets before the soul a kind of thought-organism. When we have a
    • instance, when they are drowning, see before them a weaving, living
    • not merely set before us the ordinary thinking life of the soul, but
    • are created, and in that case it manifests itself. But before the
    • bring before you a very complicated process. This kind of thinking
    • gain knowledge of that part of our being which existed before our
    • birth, or before we were conceived within the physical world, when we
    • passed before the earth received us into the physical stream of
    • us to live in a spiritual world in which we existed before birth and
    • tableau arising through imagination is placed before the soul and we
    • books already mentioned before, should be intensified. The human
    • worlds in which he lives before he is conceived by physical forces
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    • before the beginning of a spiritual training, the future spiritual
    • the soul life of the spiritual investigator before he begins his
    • existence, even before the path to the super-sensible worlds is
    • conjured before him, so he must be able to extinguish this whole
    • being that otherwise never would come before our soul, is the
    • behind that which the senses perceive. Before man can enter this
    • described before entering — and yet be aware of nothing
    • until he is ready for it. Before that he is protected. Therefore one
    • One must not have some notion beforehand, however, of how one can
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    • however, we are living in an age that has a long way to go before
    • they ought to advocate. I attempted the day before yesterday to
    • indicated the day before yesterday shows that the life of the
    • the day before yesterday, I want to refer to them again briefly. I
    • quite differently constituted before and after the middle of the
    • isolated from outer nature than they had felt before, because in
    • spirit. And the path I described to you today and the day before
    • evolution, will appear before you — it is not the right
    • before such a thing as materialism existed, there was not this
    • what I have been speaking about today and the day before yesterday.
    • thought and vision we have spoken of today and the day before
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    • I desire to bring before your souls to-day for further meditation,
    • place before our senses, spiritual events are interwoven. We know
    • independent entity as regards the Earth only comes clearly before us
    • before which again we go back to the time of development of the
    • sentient body. This takes us back 6,000 years before our Christian
    • years before our era. When that consciousness came about man
    • we must realise that 6,000 years before our era a great, a mighty
    • field of wisdom six thousand years before our era, when his soul was
  • Title: On the Duty of Clear, Sound Thinking
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    • few at least of our great and important duties be brought before our
    • only of such duties before our souls may perhaps be fitting at this
    • been recognised by us. But what we must keep specially before us is
    • If someone stands before a mirror and another person
    • followers at the present day. Before he took up philosophy he was a
    • excuse and still maintained that he had before him nothing but the
    • see nothing before me but letters!’ Clever, in the same way, is
    • Science; these facts we cannot have before us, if we have not
    • trumpet before the world must also be able to think correctly,
    • wise men thought before our time, and how splendidly we have advanced
    • worked before him had also got so far as to make use of the saying
  • Title: Lecture: The Peoples of the Earth in the Light of Anthroposophy
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    • or a people is only a totality of so many individuals. Before we can
    • before us in daily life, is not a unitary being, but that three
    • Now when an ideal arises before the peoples of
    • offers to the world. A long path has to be trodden before these
    • before the soul: to gather together all that can unite mankind in
  • Title: Lecture: The Christmas Mystery, Novalis, the Seer
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    • and Cosmos, the Christ Being Himself appeared before him. He
    • future opens out before Novalis. He sees the Earth
    • hour we will bring a picture before our souls of what men on
    • the blossom I see before me, and this blossom holds within it
    • before other men only after death. The Being with whom the
    • before him when he was outside his body, when his ether-body,
    • temple towering before us. In its forms, in its perfection and
    • consciousness has before it a Greek temple. What will now be
    • when clairvoyant consciousness has before it a relic such as
    • as it is carried over into the spiritual world. Before the
    • stood before the Madonna, there arose in the one to whose
    • the light of which shone before his eyes of soul as it had
  • Title: Lecture: Some Characteristics of To-day
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    • that led to the birth of this movement and has kept it before the
    • within them from before conception and birth that which gives their
    • man undergoes an important experience in the spiritual world before
    • thoughts that are powerless before the storm of events and quite
    • died before me — in short, through intercourse with those who
    • this must not be decided before to-morrow.”
    • put before you are indeed facts: the melancholy expression on the
    • before men can yet be wisdom unto God. Indeed, people to-day forget
    • destiny of the German people and have to represent it before the
    • to put before you in a form in which it must appear to one to-day in
    • us to speak together again, to put this before your souls so that
  • Title: Lecture: Anthroposophy's Contribution to the Most Urgent Needs of Our Time
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    • ‘We may not come to a halt before human freedom.’ I have
    • before birth, as far as to the perception of a super-sensible world
    • which we have lived through before birth and conception and shall
    • that very thinking that can live in us before we have fully united
    • place this knowledge before the world today, one would not expose
    • submission,’ thou that ‘settest up a law ... before which
  • Title: Lecture: Buddha and Christ: The Sphere of the Bodhisattvas
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    • 28:12 And thou shalt put the two stones upon the shoulders of the ephod for stones of memorial unto the children of Israel: and Aaron shall bear their names before the LORD upon his two shoulders for a memorial. \
    • 28:25 And the other two ends of the two wreathen chains thou shalt fasten in the two ouches, and put them on the shoulder pieces of the ephod before it. \
    • 28:29 And Aaron shall bear the names of the children of Israel in the breastplate of judgment upon his heart, when he goeth in unto the holy place, for a memorial before the LORD continually. \
    • 28:30 And thou shalt put in the breastplate of judgment the Urim and the Thummim; and they shall be upon Aaron\'s heart, when he goeth in before the LORD: and Aaron shall bear the judgment of the children of Israel upon his heart before the LORD continually. \
    • 14:21 Moreover the Hebrews that were with the Philistines before that time, which went up with them into the camp from the country round about, even they also turned to be with the Israelites that were with Saul and Jonathan. \
    • centuries before the beginning of the Christian era has not since
    • Before the Event of Golgotha
    • one century before the birth of Jesus of Nazareth. Thus we must
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    • practice, with all things that you do, clearly to put before you what
    • consciousness before a choice of alternatives, you let something that
    • before your soul as the eventual pro or con. These
    • things must be brought before the soul at the right time.
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    • right angles to one another. What we have before our mind's eye as space
    • with spatial laws, he pictures space before his eyes, independent of
    • relationship that I have just put before you.
    • in us as sensation, and then set it before us, we should likewise find
    • simply the third with a minus sign before it. One returns through the
    • before. When Socrates, when Plato were alive, their philosophies had
    • before us.
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    • long before his death in 1925, was opened in 1928.]
    • previous lectures, then, naturally, what had been in the world before
    • sense, we need, before all else, to understand thoroughly the human
    • when one has space in its three dimensions so concretely before
    • intended only as an introduction to what will be able to come before
    • extended in an arbitrary way in three dimensions. We have before us
    • advances to what I called, yesterday and the day before,
    • the human form before us, we direct our artistic eye at first to the head.
    • head before his sculptor's eye has the whole man before him —
    • body, but directly expressed. Nature sets the plant before us as a
    • said, the day before yesterday: If nature, the world, the cosmos are
    • We have before
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    • words indeed, but I prefer to try to place the facts before you as an
    • from being able to pierce through all that is spread out before him
    • hypothetically before you. And he would say: “With you, since
    • ahead. The signs of the times stand with menacing significance before
  • Title: Lecture: The Seeds of Future Worlds
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    • spiritual way about the world, where before, in our consideration of
    • ill; that is how I put it here once before.
    • consciousness. Needless to say, one cannot set things before the
  • Title: Lecture: Exoteric and Esoteric Christianity
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    • before the vision at Damascus Paul or Saul as he then was —
    • Resurrection to his initiated disciples? Before we can begin to
    • before the descent into an earthly body. The experiences of the
    • soul before descent into a physical body through conception
    • themselves had experienced before birth, or rather, before
    • life only — not death, although it was there before their
    • process of bone-formation that has been arrested before
    • been holding council among themselves before the Mystery of
    • Golgotha and as he was before that Event, realise that he
    • had of course an influence upon humanity before then but not,
    • so firmly by Paul before his vision at Damascus would have become
    • had to arise before it was possible for men to understand the
    • intellect are related. Before men were obliged to wrestle with
    • this lecture to place before you certain aspects of esoteric
  • Title: Lecture: Realism and Nominalism
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    • person standing before us, who is somehow called “Smith”,
  • Title: Lecture: Spiritual Science, a Necessity for the Present Time
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    • earth before the hearts and souls of men can bring forth all that
    • fifth epoch of culture, let us first bring before our souls the way
    • man before he was able to grasp it; let us try to understand how it
    • the sub-conscious soul-forces of man before it could rise to full
    • before investigating anything historically, one should take for
    • when the human being lives in a kind of sleep. Before he draws his
    • first breath in earthly life, before he leaves his mother's body and
    • into her being, the days before she opened her physical eyes to the
    • physical sunlight and before she drew her first breath outside her
    • united with the souls that have passed on before us into the
    • passed before and where no van was likely to pass again for a long
    • greater than itself and of sending light into life; before it can
    • souls before their forces have been used up, of etheric bodies that
    • through spiritual science will rise up before us and meet the forces
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    • philosophers before Socrates, namely Heraclitus, Thales,
    • things which appear foolish to men are wisdom before God. It would be
    • they look upon as foolishness may be “wisdom before the
    • uncomfortable to hear, because in setting them before men we strongly
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    • much further developed before people really feel themselves
    • have one third of what will have to be there before
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    • before us only that which belongs to the outermost nature of
    • before him in an Imagination, in the figure of a woman who
    • which stood before him in living Imagination.
    • let the symbol of the Cross of Christ be carried before his
    • this before you once more in order to show how old and dry
  • Title: Lecture: The Shaping of the Human Form out of Cosmic and Earthly Forces
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    • passed through by the human being before he descended to his
    • the Cosmos. As the human being stands before us today, we can
    • carries around is the result of his cosmic experiences before
    • real man of the Earth. Thus we can say: What we have before
    • Cosmos is occupied with this. Thus, before birth,
    • It is only because he brings with him the forces from before
    • birth, before conception, and is then sheltered within the
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    • the regions of Middle Europe might have had before the
    • somewhat as the clairvoyant feels his astral body, before
    • interwoven with the physical plane even before there is any
    • the Ego is nevertheless present and may hover before us as an
    • what your Ego is before there is any concept of it! Become
    • inasmuch as we feel this to be an ideal, it shines before us
    • weeks immediately before the Holy Night.
    • prepared themselves, how they behaved before and during the
    • lying before the actors must be steeped in piety. Nobody,
    • great a certainty there stands before our souls the
    • Easter Festival of mankind is arrayed before our
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    • away before the soul of man. These pictures were not as void of
    • I have said before, that
    • centuries before the Christ Impulse was destined to dominate Western
    • the level of a Bodhisattva before he can attain to Buddhahood.
    • and saw something he had never seen before — a corpse. At the
    • left the palace, and life in its grim realities stood before him, the
    • obtaining before this event had prevailed, man would have been
    • health, full of the freshness of youth. A veil has been drawn before
    • — these two pictures stand clearly before us. Buddha sits under
    • before the overwhelming mass of scientific facts. True, this world of
    • resignation which shrinks back before “boundaries of
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    • which the soul and Spirit — which were there before birth, or
    • rather, before conception — are fashioning and moulding the
    • does not merely observe what is there before the eye or conjectured
    • time before the moment when the defect becomes organically
    • before we can find the cause. The whole essence of Spiritual Science
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    • organism as it stands before us here on earth, we know that it is
    • And indeed, all Art comes before man in this sense. It is as though,
    • to see them in their real connection, there arises before us the
    • as he stands before us here on earth proceeds out of the two Cosmic
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    • before a body clothed me in my earthly existence, is living within
    • conviction that before a physical body clothed him on Earth, he had
    • The mighty riddle before
    • Nature. And it arose before him as he sensed the full inner
    • Initiation placed before the soul of man was expressed, in after
    • years before the Mystery of Golgotha, men learnt to make use of their
    • What we to-day call “Nature” appeared before men as an
    • physical quality of outer Nature was now there as a question before
    • thousands of years before the Mystery of Golgotha that man really
    • before the Mystery of Golgotha, as a last remnant of ancient
    • in the epoch that began about a thousand years before the Mystery of
    • first and second epochs stand clearly before us when we look back
    • mankind has fallen, stands before those who live in the third epoch
    • clearly before them. Why do we dwell in an earthly, physical body?
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    • now observe the connections that existed before the present age of
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    • say that, when we look back at the time just before the period
    • past, before the Mystery of Golgotha, the Christ appeared to human
    • that the Christ already existed before the Mystery of Golgotha in the
    • to humanity at that time — the earth as it was before the Mystery
    • people began to look up to the child; before then, Christians
    • before us out in the villages. There, among the simple folk, Jesus is
    • fact is placed before us: A human being enters the world, and we
    • what it was destined to be before luciferic temptation. How does this
    • Adam's grave. But what lives in the earth actually lived before
    • infancy — before that time we can recall later on — we work
    • connection with our physical body. Before acquiring such a connection
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    • You have it before you in the surface. The whole
    • have before you is essentially two-dimensional.
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    • conceives the earth before the time of the first rock-formation as
  • Title: Lecture: Thinking and Willing as Two Poles of the Human Soul-Life
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    • before birth, before conception. Fundamentally speaking, the faculty
    • the midst of which we were placed before our birth. It is an
    • before one's eyes, — I am speaking now of spiritual eyes,
    • senses is spread out before us, that there outside are the
    • we bring with us from our life before birth, from our
    • life before physical conception. Why is it that we are able to
    • thoughts have their origin in our life before birth? The answer is
    • other before disappearing into your mouth, then this sign would
    • induced by the one which went before, it means that one passes
    • What you will experience this evening does not stand before you as a
    • thinking and dealing with all that is spread out before you as
    • expands into the life before birth or before conception, and
    • one perceives what took place before one was born. And when one gazes
    • of this before, — thoroughly despises material life and says: I am
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    • know that from the time we were last assembled here, before
    • representation before a course of lectures at Munich, last year two,
    • Bodhisattva was that individuality who, five hundred years before our
    • in an individuality who lived 105 years before our era, in Jesus ben
    • that it was all a delusion, but that 105 years before our era there
    • nothing at all was said, but that he who was born 105 years before
    • will find an individuality described there who lived 105 years before
    • Do we deny that a man lived 105 years before our era, who was stoned
    • opposite side that the being spoken of there lived 105 years before
    • lived 105 years before our era — and not at the beginning of
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    • how it concerns us to-day, let us place the following before our
    • clear grasp of the ego and place it before us like the external
    • before the Mystery of Golgotha took place; but it is the case to-day,
    • bottomless abyss when we stand before the dreadful emptiness. If we
    • ideas themselves flow in time. On Saturn no thought is before or
    • existence, the Sun existence etc, now tell us what was before
    • Saturn.’ ‘Before’ has no longer any meaning because
    • devotion before the Cherubim, but so that their devotion does not
    • of sacrifice underlying their strength and courage, kneeling before
    • — And this picture placed before our souls is extremely
    • standstill before a spirit such as Jacob Boehme.
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    • early condition of our evolution before our own Earth came into
    • When, therefore, something is said to call up a picture before our
    • Spirits of Wisdom on ancient Sun. Before that, space could only have
    • picture appeared before our soul of the sacrificing Thrones, giving
    • though kneeling before the Cherubim, those winged beings, sacrificing
    • picture if we imagine: the sacrificing Thrones kneeling before the
    • is written, what stands there arises before us. And we then feel
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    • as concerned with the world of illusion. But before passing to the
    • must therefore complete the picture we called up before our minds in
    • as it were, we have before us the meaning of the earth, the Christ.
    • subject, when before our eyes we see depicted a God and His
    • opposition of immortality to the transitory is brought before our
    • with magic force when one stands before this picture, which
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    • recognise that this man's spirit in its entirety as he stands before
    • later on if he does not snap the threads of his life before! Think of
    • When we have this before us we can trace the spiritual nature of the
    • scene where Katchen stands before her admirers, do we not feel what
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    • Now before we carry
    • slowly approach what we wish to bring before our mind, by starting
    • between this idea and those brought before our minds in the last
    • deception and illusion before us. Yet there is something there
    • meditation and by bringing these things again and again before the
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    • remember from before this madness took hold of the world
    • something to us before this madness came on the world now
    • of course, able to appreciate what was coming even before
    • Vienna not long before this catastrophe came on our world and
    • that we'll be making peace just as peace has been made before
    • may feel in your hearts that it will be a long time before
    • such order comes; you may think it will be a long time before
    • long time before order arises from the chaos. For it will not
    • in spiritual thoughts and ideas before they went through the
    • world, and this has never before influenced our world as
    • condition he was in at the time by flinging down before the
    • and need to get a basis for their judgement before they give
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    • this before, from other points of view — that human
    • have to look deeper before you realize that they actually
    • before the Mystery of Golgotha — when human beings were
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    • before that the new and different views presented to them are
    • story is one I have told before. When I was a young fellow of
    • in any way bring personal interests to bear, before or after
    • Before the war we had many lecture tours; a whole raft of
    • before the world, in all seriousness and with dignity, you
    • represent before the world go to the dogs in any old way.
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    • before now, if people had been given an idea of these
    • did not exist before and which are quite characteristic of
    • this before. Up to the fourth Atlantean period the divine
    • lost since Luther came on the scene. Before his day atavistic
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    • As you know, this began in the eighth century before the
    • something that is growing, as it was in early times. Before
    • spoken of this before. That harmony was, of course, greatest
    • a long time before human beings are prepared to grasp this
    • have children, even before the earth has gone through all its
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    • could not be reached by mere reflection before that time. You
    • before — in ancient Greek times, for example, when the
    • altogether different from what it was before. When a human
    • much more intimate one, even today, than it was before.
    • dreamed of a vicious, yapping dog before the Egyptian
    • spoken before, as well as in these lectures. It does,
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    • before Luther's inner eye. His visions of the devil do not
    • extent the spiritual world still lay open before his mind's
    • at it but from having lifted something like it before. You do
    • with the child's soul before either of us — teacher and
    • the children. Before that we were together with them in the
    • connected with the soul of the teacher before birth. The
    • of the spirit before it was born. Just think, if this were to
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    • organism. Hermann Bahr — I have spoken of him before
    • before then the globe was not a coherent whole; it has only
    • before in the world evolution of humanity demand that we
    • develop new ideas, which also have not existed before. Let me
    • have spoken of this before — said that the railways
    • it is being committed, or indeed even before scientists come
    • from something else to which I have drawn attention before:
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    • regard to certain powers of perception. Before this, these
    • of human beings. Before this they were more of a general
    • before that, it lived as ahrimanic power in the world of the
    • drawn: millions of years before, and millions of years
    • and others reckon. Before the time comes when you can simply
    • before the war and would have written new works. He would
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    • before our eyes, our ears and our other senses. Imagine this
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    • from memory the things they could not understand before, this
    • figures appear before the mind's eye of the children will be
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    • following, which I have quoted before. It may not have been
    • a break in evolution in about 747 before the Mystery of
    • diagrammatic form, we may put it like this: before Lucifer
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    • have described. As I have said before, mere speculation does
    • — this again is something I have mentioned before
    • was the ideal of the spirits of darkness before 1879, and has
    • the dragon. For decades before this he would speak only of
    • this. It will be some time before an objective view is taken
    • yet before people will feel embarrassed at taking seriously
    • did before 1879. Going into something like Part 2 of Goethe's
    • sown before 1879 have not come to fruition, and in connection
    • Lead on then, Master! Where you went before
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    • Before going
    • before 1879 from the spiritual world and since then
    • forward, so that it comes before the twenty-eighth year; they
    • to go against it. What I mean is this: never before in the
    • something which did not exist before; it shows, even more
    • before had the intellect been at the helm to that extent. It
    • old. Before that, memorable events and
    • truths are of the kind of which I have spoken before when I
    • became a science in the nineteenth century. Before then,
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    • cracked before!” Yes, this is how things really are. We have
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    • pre-earthly existence, before we descended to a physical incarnation
    • saw before him a beautiful work of art, or when he wished to mould the form
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    • first to place before humanity the truth that every plant body is
    • planet we have something before us concerning which we must
    • through spiritual science. We stand before the gigantic trees in the
    • primeval forest, before the quiet violet or lily of the valley, and
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    • event that took place, however, before Man became physically
    • on the part of mankind as a whole, before man ever entered
    • cannot be continued in the same way as before. Nay, in the
    • before the Mystery of Golgotha — the human being
    • were written before the 15th century A.D.
    • right and justified before the Mystery of Golgotha, and
    • above all, for the fact that before their passage through the
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    • has still before it on the Earth.
    • bring before our souls too often. It is prejudice to suppose
    • 19th century, and in a preparatory way even before that,
    • sentence by sentence, and places it before the world as
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    • say: over against what stands before man as the visible part
    • times, I mean, before the arrival of the Mystery of Golgotha,
    • of Mystery secrets, before Golgotha, in ancient India and
    • pre-existence — the existence before birth — of
  • Title: Lecture: The World Development in the Light of Anthroposophy
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    • lived before descending into our physical being through birth or
    • conception, as described the day before yesterday, a world in
    • thing which rises up before us when we enter the soul-spiritual
    • through which we passed. Just because we have before us this last
    • we loved, stand before us as souls. In our super-sensible vision
    • which we were connected as human beings rises up before us. To
    • this mirror which stands before us.
    • birth to death), we always have before us, throughout the time
    • earth, whose company we now share, rise up before us.
    • before us, the experiences through which we passed since our
    • this past event rises up before your soul as an image. You know
    • and before birth, as I have done, does not consider it as a
    • The human being, such as he stands before us today, is a
    • what the light conjures up before him in the world of colours,
    • we conjure up before us a fog. Is it possible to believe that when
    • before this event, there only existed forces which would have led
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    • which modern science sets before us.
    • that rises up before his soul out of the laws of Nature, when he
    • observation of external Nature. Before us stand the exact
    • Before us stand the exact thoughts dealing with electric and
    • before us. Now we no longer see the sun in its physical splendor,
    • experience, then the one before that, and so on, until we come to
    • contemplation we have before us life without the body. Then we
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    • before his death, and the medium related that Raymond Lodge had a
    • or three weeks, the photographs which no one had seen before
    • must stand before our souls. Those who believe that the
    • memory, the picture of some real event stands before the soul,
    • come to the point of placing before our soul, in the imaginative
    • can have before us, in imaginative thought, images which are just
    • that the images which rise up before us are not empty phantasms
    • have before us a changed bodily condition, but that we really
    • longer penetrated by it subjectively, because it stands before us
    • stands before us when we go out of the body with the will and
    • plate; in looking back upon our body our thoughts stand before us
    • spiritual world begins to rise up before us.
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    • years before Christ, and by going back still further into a
    • gained by looking at the world, as Paul did before he approached
    • the event of Damascus, before he perceived that the earth is
    • understanding of the Christmas idea before we are really able to
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    • human being, as he stands before us, we find that these four
    • before me as corpse, no longer requires the existence of lungs,
    • lies before us; it must dissolve. It is not a reality. Similarly
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    • a certain sense make it our own. But insofar as it stands before
    • experience it within us, but before or around us.
    • before us as a semblance together with the experience of our own
    • before his soul in the form of concepts and become images —
    • We learn to recognize that everything before the Mystery of
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    • Before the
    • him say to himself: I am standing here on the earth, but before I
    • transfer ourselves into the soul of a man living before the time
    • Greeks.” Nietzsche describes the philosophers before
    • modern culture, as described to you the day before yesterday,
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    • was originally destined for them before the approach of Lucifer. The
    • thing remains, that in our calendar, before the actual Christmas Day
    • but stands still. We have it always before us, because it reflects
    • perform this play at Christmas before the people of the place. The
    • regions it was begun by erecting a manger before the side altar of
    • something of what was being enacted before them. Gradually it became
    • was presented before them and to draw nearer to it. At last they were
    • have often done before — then this very same science becomes a
    • wished to lay before your souls to-day.
    • the spiritual life which was gradually dying out before Golgotha had
    • before you to-day: (Here follows a rough translation): —
    • that he before you.
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    • our calendar, in which the day before Christmas Eve is called the day
    • thought to expression that I have wanted to let arise before your
    • light of spiritual life that was there before the Mystery of
    • Quite dearly the sheath rises up before you,
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    • centuries before the Christian era. It is however significant that
    • religion, must be placed a great many centuries before Buddha. Greek
    • lived about five or six thousand years before the Trojan War. We are
    • as he did thousands of years before the birth of Christianity, was
    • before him in dreamlike images. In these dreamlike images he
    • Zarathustra lived at least eight thousand years before our
    • will reach the super-sensible worlds, stretching before us into
    • purpose of human evolution that the two currents should meet. Before
    • servants. Before we turn to consider these lower spiritual beings,
    • lead to infinity. But before this, with a smaller circle, we arrive
    • of a mystic descent into the inner being. Before man can penetrate to
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    • years before our era, perhaps even earlier still. This may be one
    • in the different peoples and the pictures arising before the souls of
    • millennia before the Christian era — knew from actual
    • product of the active principle there before us, as Osiris to Isis.
    • objectively before man, just as after death his spiritual being looks
    • Two doors stood before him, one open, the other closed. These
    • in the year 1322 before our era, were looking up to the Heavens. He
    • from the year 1322 before our era, you have the epoch to which the
    • instead to the Great Individualities. And they appear before us in
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    • before the first Goetheanum, the building to which he had given
    • over from the life before birth, and of the quality in the human soul
    • before the first Goetheanum, the building to which he had given
    • over from the life before birth, and of the quality in the human soul
    • independent. In the spiritual world, an appreciable time before
    • before, a healthy, thoughtful person will not take it for a present
    • years before refers to that past time, so does anyone who clairvoyantly
    • children before the change of teeth, it is a question of their receiving
    • the right idea of this if we say: Before descending to earth you were in
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    • going to place a picture of it before you arising from Imaginative,
    • himself, before he began his life on Earth, had lived in pre-earthly
    • religious or similar experience on the day before; and when these two
    • day before and the new and original experience of the night — then
    • indicated to you how in olden times before the Mystery of Golgotha,
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    • sin of acknowledging a truth two centuries before science had
    • as holding enlightened views, has ceased to believe, long before
    • before us as we have species of plants and animals? What use
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    • what has often been said before, but which is never
    • all his energy. For before the appearance of this Naturalist
    • which was immediately before than, but did not try to
    • before Francesco Redi will be able to deny that there is a
    • birth has been here before, just as the germ of the species
    • that it already existed before. We are, therefore, led back
    • thrusting off from us what we were before. No development
    • something that can always recur if we stand before the object
    • Ego places itself before the ideas as a mirror; but what lies
    • before the time of the Ego-perception can not be called forth
    • himself before his memory with his Ego-development of to-day.
    • before the kernel of one's being. For the training of the
    • are continually placed before the soul, such an activity in
    • before when it wished to acquire the truth of the ordinary
    • sleep; he feels that what he had taken up before going to
    • recognised before in its true reality. We must first see it
    • consciousness which took place before the development of his
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    • are spread out before our senses: the mineral kingdom, the
    • have named something, we can be sure that we have before us
    • observe the plant, just as we see it before us. Here, on the
    • have before us a sleeping human being, his physical body and
    • upon the astral body. Thus, we have before us the strange
    • with impulses, desires, and passions. If we have before us an
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    • but also to study personalities which have passed before us
    • always present, but remained invisible to him before his
    • psycho-spiritual which existed before birth and which
    • his last years, shortly before his death, he completed this
    • spirit and the latter appears before him. With wonderful
    • of mind as Goethe himself. Faust now stands before the spirit
    • Before me thou dost lead her living tribes
    • Goethe needed much preparation before he was able to present
    • into this, is shown by various works created before the
    • Mephistopheles stands before Faust as the Spirit who can lead to
    • enormously profound meaning for the soul. Before the soul
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    • stand before the birth of that which, if we rightly understand
    • souls — we really have before us that which may be called
    • this Christ Impulse stands before us, we may say, in a
    • fount of mighty love, of that goodness and that love before
    • flee before that which is the enemy of spiritual kingship. So
    • And before our soul there arises the marvellous image of the
    • yet another figure the Christ-Impulse can come before our
    • magicians, there appears before us the mighty cosmic Being who
    • spiritual, an entirely new spirit appeared before mankind: new
    • and how all this works on him before he comes to know the
    • have just brought before our souls in a twofold figure, was
    • it was suited to be placed before all hearts. There all can
    • the Jesus-Child is placed before us in St. Luke's Gospel, so do
    • which appears before our eyes — even unspoiled as yet
    • the child-body might lie before us. The highest wisdom remains
    • foolishness and must stand abashed before the childlike body
    • with wisdom we cannot approach that which is placed before us
    • being placed before us in its preparation in the Child Jesus,
    • places before us, when we think of the Child that is yet more
    • children and before whom the highest love appears in its full
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    • long before our Christian Era. A time which we can only
    • to-day. For we are now speaking of the days before the
    • which I have often related before.
    • to their superiors before publication. In this case, the
    • Nature spreads herself out before us, with everything
    • standard which Galileo placed before his contemporaries. This
    • Secondly, that a short time before, Copernicus had given a
    • believed, as men had done for thousands of years before them:
    • things which have impressed the senses are no longer before
    • backwards and forwards before countless souls. But Galileo
    • had only sat before it once, when he measured the beating of
    • entire spiritual standpoint lies before us when we study the
    • individuality of Schiller in plastic form before him, as if
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    • of facts before them. People are afraid to take the step now
    • brought about a change, — perhaps not before the second
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    • succeeds in meeting error as an enemy. The day before
    • super-sensible Beings, standing before him.
    • lurk for the spiritual investigator? Even before entry into
    • before us, whereas they are only mirror-image of our own
    • especially to have concentrated before one what must be
    • before he enters spiritual investigation and according to
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    • end, or even before (as I said, these things merge into one
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    • — for a long time before him, and yet not know into what
    • would say, stands before us with a mighty question; and these
    • during his life. But shortly before his death (all these men
    • Berger is not the same man whom I described to you before. I
    • published it very shortly before his death. All this is
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    • Spiritual Science. Take now the moment of birth. Before it, we
    • the blue sky. (For her appearance made itself felt, long before
    • once before, were not the purposes of truth alone, —
    • must be able to turn our gaze, as I said before, in the right
    • mentioned once before, they tried to put me off the track on
    • certain concepts. As I said before, it was done in the
    • 600 years before the Christian Era. Ku Hung Ming clearly
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    • we have often described before. We know that the Archai or
    • work I recently placed before you a sorry picture of our
    • Mysteries before an uninitiated hearer. Nay more, it is one of
    • us now bring before our souls one characteristic —
    • the Mystery-formulae before an unauthorised person
    • for the attempts that existed before were not really applicable
    • this end, however, we must first bring before our souls certain
    • now hinting at is connected with what I explained before.
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    • Easter there stand before the human soul those two
    • him — and he himself related this — that, before
    • his birth, before he could breathe the outer air, he had beheld
    • And he had beheld before his birth the ceremony of his own
    • before he beheld the light of the world.
    • looked down from the land of the spirit before his
    • conception of the equality of mankind before God and
    • should not place this thought before men's hearts in such a
    • beings come forth equal before the world and God
    • and before other human beings. Thus does the mystery of the
    • hearts that they stand as New Testament human beings before the
    • desired to bring in brief outline before our minds. We can feel
    • when he stands before the candles on the Christmas tree, should
    • final experience of the earthly life of man before our souls as
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    • remained; they stood before him; the three gifts which he had
    • law. And he said: “Before the Christ-principle, the Sun of
    • store for humanity before the cradle of the Son of Man incarnate.
    • incarnations — such a pilgrim we have before us in Brother
    • finds himself before a monastery. This monastery here indicates
    • High up a mountain steep before him wending.
    • Before the forest full of joy he spies
    • Thirteenth, who has before brought about this harmony
    • From out the barren rock before his sword,
    • to have before our mind's eye, particularly at a festival such
    • When Mark had bowed before his hosts and prayed
    • Each brother sinking down before his chair,
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    • number of physical processes involved before this result could be
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    • evolution of man we know that in prehistoric times our Earth, before
    • speak of race in the true sense of the term before the Lemurian
    • epoch, for only then did man incarnate on Earth. Before that time he
    • Spirits before his twenty-first year on Earth. Man would be a totally
    • call to mind its own creative activity as it existed before the
    • the task that lies before us if we wish to raise ourselves to the
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    • spread out before him. He will describe this solid rock formation in
    • the planetary epochs of Old Saturn, Old Sun, and Old Moon before it
    • lie before it, represent, and have represented, a particular stage in
    • the task before the Spirits of Will or Thrones who worked chiefly on
    • first to become visible on the astral plane, even before the normal
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    • before they developed the ‘I’. In all other aspects of
    • yourselves for a moment in old Atlantis before the migrations towards
    • stage a long time before. They awoke to self-consciousness when they
    • spheres. Before their ego-consciousness had awakened they had
    • above man. The old Gods, however, who were active before the Gods
    • Teutonic peoples is described as follows: before acquiring this
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    • before man acquires the power to see the ‘I’ objectively
    • before the objective ‘I’ was developed. The Teutonic
    • peoples developed the perception of the ‘I’ long before
    • world. Formerly, before man was aware of his ego, before he perceived
    • same as the one described before, but death would have supervened
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    • development before it was conscious of the ‘I’, and this
    • incarnated suddenly on the physical plane before the birth of the
    • Then, turning eastward, it gradually cooled down. Long before the
    • contingencies must to a certain extent be prepared beforehand, must
    • before Solovieff as a dream of the future, that Christian conception
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    • before the old Lemurian epoch, for very special reasons rose to other
    • have said or shall say. Even before one has reached the stage of
    • before us. The more we practice this in our lives, the better
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    • hovers before our minds. When some time ago we were beginning to
    • before us, as if inscribed in letters of gold, when we began some
    • Demeter stands before us on the stage, with the stern admonition of a
    • conjured up before our souls. Something stands before us there in
    • before you the feelings which prompted us to give pride of place, at
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    • reconstructed drama; once more we have it before our very eyes ...
    • of Persephone, Demeter appears before us denuded of her original
    • Science stands before such a statue, ancient Greece will arise anew
    • mythology, the powerful pictures which were placed before the pupils
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    • longer experiences what I have so far only been able to put before
    • all that is familiar in everyday life there stands before our eyes
    • the widths of space, above and below, right and left, before and
    • lightning. And out of this feeling, which, as I said before, had not
    • space right and left, behind and before, above and below? Just as the
    • grasp it in meditation. Next you must place before you the upward-
    • forces of the ego. And if as a third exercise you place before you
    • astral body or the forces of the ego. And if you place before you the
    • main object today has been to place before your souls this occult
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    • upon Dionysos, that figure which stands before our ego at last in
    • inspirations they were able to see before them those guiding Beings
    • I have now put before
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    • human. The bond between gods and men was looser than ever before. It
    • into pictures which then stand before one, pictures that one sees
    • say: ‘Before man lost his clairvoyant consciousness there
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    • which is intimately bound up with the aim we have set before us in this
    • that man as he stands before us consists of physical body, ether
    • Eve in Paradise before the Fall. We know that according to the Bible
    • before the Fall, and that when they did begin to see them they were
    • the Fall. It indicates that before the Fall the bodies they had were
    • higher spiritual, super-sensible world which it had had before the
    • side, from the opposite direction. We know that before man had
    • We had before us
    • training, suddenly, in a moment, there were to stand before him,
    • to stand before a normal human consciousness of today ... the man
    • man we see before us is a composite being. The Greeks felt this and
    • Greeks set this world-riddle before us in a way that can satisfy the
    • before you today as Spiritual Science. The fancifulness, the
    • before us, to the rescue of human wisdom and its evolution, in the
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    • reflecting it. In other words, before a single thought of a single
    • before us as a high ideal. In other words, if we want to attain
    • grow old in that life. Before we die we become old, and the forces
    • before you in a petty example was in a far higher sense a necessity
    • the Mystery may not hope to see the figure which he had before him in
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    • courage to face the moment when the Guardian stands before us and
    • humanity underwent a very complicated evolution before man reached
    • beginning of Earth evolution, before the Lemurian epoch. In it we
    • the etheric body before Lemuria, and which then condensed in such a
    • of the organic system, so that what was there before and had
    • beginning of the Saturn evolution, or rather before it had begun,
    • what has been said before, we can put it in this way: The totality
    • among them before Saturn, represented themselves; they thought. But
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    • in the period of Earth-development prior to Lemuria. Before man
    • and bones and so on, did not exist before Lemuria. All the forces
    • were trying to represent human evolution, were trying to put before
    • the truth about humanity, put before this humanity. The features
    • then the human form as we have it today comes into being before us.
    • reveal.’ There he stands in all his human weakness before the
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    • continue to stand in amazement before the wonders of the world, it
    • that when a thought of Zeus or of Dionysos came before the soul, this
    • last before an empty and bottomless abyss. That is an ordeal which
    • last standing before the cosmic void with his ideas entirely
    • experience the ordeal of standing before the void, before the abyss
    • than before. That is the other danger — that when we plunge
    • doctor and philosopher Broca delivered before the Paris
    • we try to go out into the cosmos we find ourselves before the void;
    • reality stand at last before us in all their might and grandeur as
    • before the void, as well as the resistance of our own egotism. And as
  • Title: Lecture: The Mission of Raphael in the Light of Spiritual Science
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    • gods who were described so gloriously by Homer nearly 1000 years before
    • figures of his pictures. What Homer created long ages before the appearance
    • before the audience. The general impression of the creative power of Raphael
    • in an inner life before pressing forward to the Spiritual. Spiritual
    • Art, saying that it cannot be compared with anything that had gone before.
    • impression that the revenge was justifiable and there arises before
    • rise up before us in picture form and our immediate impression is that
    • appears before them uttering words of fire against the current misdeeds,
    • were standing before them in that ascetic body. The words of Savonarola
    • Their rises before our soul the moving pictures of Savonarola as he
    • inwardly aloof from the outer life around it. And there arises before
    • but we can at least call up before the mind's eye one of the more widely
    • existed before the beings of the animal, plant and even of
    • the golden radiance arises before our soul the sense image of what it
    • natural feeling may arise before the world-famous picture in Dresden.
    • happiness or sorrow, like a figure that arises before one again and
    • this time. Let us consider what had gone before.
    • it, before or afterwards; we live wholly in the relationship of the
    • did not at first contain rising before his eyes in the resurrected culture
    • Christianity far transcending what had gone before him and rose to a much
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  • Title: Lecture: The National Epics With Especial Attention to the Kalevala
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    • are brought powerfully before our souls, as vividly as the present time,
    • view is presented before our souls in a directly expert and vivid way.
    • before our souls! For many, not only professional students, but even
    • or Agamennon? When Achilles appears before our souls, he appears to
    • Iliad continues, we very soon feel that in Achilles we have before us
    • the other heroes. Homer also brings before us how Achilles has to settle
    • me before I took up the task of approaching these matters from the standpoint
    • before us as a tragedy. The powers which Siegfried possesses through
    • stands before our eyes, so that in nowise have we any feeling that the
    • this people. This withdrawal of Väinemöinen before the Son
    • examples of how the members of a race actually live before us in the
    • and seventh centuries before Christ. The collective configuration of
    • as if we meant to say that before this time men acted from such instincts
    • the spirit of man manifested in those pre-historic times, before imagination
    • if in the forms which are brought before us, we see symbolical representations
    • three-principled soul stood before them; the sentient soul in the astral
    • long before hardened — developed out of what we encounter to-day
    • which he already had before he entered into existence through birth.
    • that it fashions the astral body in man which man had before he became
    • facts regarding the development of human nature stood clearly before
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  • Title: Four Seasons/Archangels: Lecture I: The Michael Imagination
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    • world, we have all this before us: these are the external facts. But
    • studies here the course of the year has been brought before our
    • then the form of Michael stands before us again. If, under the impulse
    • stand majestically before him, revealing in picture-form the
    • and should stand before human consciousness in its whole
    • — just as you bow thankfully before the birth of the Redeemer
    • before mankind can
    • Michael and the Dragon, as it can hover before one. A renewal of the
  • Title: Four Seasons/Archangels: Lecture II: The Christmas Imagination
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    • there stood before us the picture
    • forms. Hence we have before us this formation of warmth, water, air:
    • have before it an exceptionally small piece of bone, because the flea
    • prevailed. It was thought that before a new-born child had
    • order to bring the essence of Christmas rightly before our souls, let
    • hovered so often before painters in earlier times, especially in
    • bring before us everything that can work from nature into our souls
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    • before you all that I am going to begin by describing to-day.
    • before him. And here we see how into Earth-evolution there came
    • there appears before our eyes, between the Luciferic and the Ahrimanic
    • cosmic Imagination comes before us as
    • vividly before you these wings of
    • Imaginations which come before man at Michaelmas and Christmas, I was
  • Title: Four Seasons/Archangels: Lecture IV: The St. John Imagination
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    • significant figure who rises before our souls out of the
    • the figure of Raphael comes before us. He comes in dramatic guise, as
    • there comes before us — to describe it in human terms, which
    • impression of the countenance and gaze of Uriel will come before you.
    • truly represents should not be placed dogmatically before the soul,
    • Spirit-Father and the Spirit-Mother, stands directly before the human
    • which is woven out of all these cosmic secrets I may put before you
  • Title: Four Seasons/Archangels: Lecture V: The Working Together of the Four Archangels
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    • before you the four cosmic Imaginations which can be called up
    • its full significance before our souls only if we have in mind the
    • we bring before our
    • bring before you the
    • felt when this stood before my soul and I read again these lines by
    • have put before you — how for example the Raphael forces are
  • Title: Fifth Gospel (1950): Lecture I
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    • the findings of spiritual research regarding the life of Jesus before the
    • Jesus and Mary before the Baptism, Jesus discovering the reverse Lord's
    • been the case before. I know that such a statement seems highly
    • of the whole of Theosophy or Anthroposophy is necessary before
    • us turn our thought to the times before Christianity had come
    • Aristotle. These names bring before our mind's eye a spiritual
    • centuries before the founding of Christianity, we find there an
  • Title: Fifth Gospel (1950): Lecture II
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    • the findings of spiritual research regarding the life of Jesus before the
    • Jesus and Mary before the Baptism, Jesus discovering the reverse Lord's
    • Denial, the triple Denial before the cock had crowed twice. And
    • were slept through since that time arose before his soul like a
    • before the eyes of Peter the pictures of the Mystery of
    • begin with, there arises before the gaze of clairvoyance
    • arising before the backward-turned eye of vision. This
    • occurred, of course, both before and since, and to speak of the
    • before one that what one should read comes out of the
    • It appears before one like a word inscribed in the Cosmos, like
    • higher knowledge, like the moon before the sun during an
    • then there actually comes before the clairvoyant
    • had not really known before: that the event of Golgotha had
    • of Christ Jesus into heaven, came before their souls. They had
    • Pictures like these came before the souls of the Apostles: You
    • which had then been before them and which now, after they had
    • body, before the Mystery of Golgotha? This can be described in
    • picture of this kind came before the soul of one of the
    • before the Mystery of Golgotha. There was a scene where they
    • the Mystery of Golgotha and another of the time before their
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  • Title: Fifth Gospel (1950): Lecture III
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    • the findings of spiritual research regarding the life of Jesus before the
    • Jesus and Mary before the Baptism, Jesus discovering the reverse Lord's
    • This already indicates that before the Baptism in the Jordan,
    • Being has been together with human souls on the earth; before
    • spiritual world in order to attain the goal set before it.
    • on the Sun? They experienced communion with Christ, who before
    • Apostles of Christ Jesus. Whereas before then it was necessary
    • before I speak of this suffering, I must call your attention to
    • passed through death on Golgotha — a Spirit who before
    • we have Christ Jesus before us, or, now we have only the Christ
    • Spirit before us. The distinction was not always obvious and
    • god-begotten power ebbed from Him. There before us is the
    • of Nazareth and remained as one dumb before the high priests of
    • the Jews, dumb before Pilate who asked: “Hast thou said
    • before the Cross, mocking the powerlessness of the God who had
  • Title: Fifth Gospel (1950): Lecture IV
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    • the findings of spiritual research regarding the life of Jesus before the
    • Jesus and Mary before the Baptism, Jesus discovering the reverse Lord's
    • inward happiness! It was the lot of this soul before the
    • Nobody before him had been able to witness to what degree of
    • before. For there was something in his soul of which he could
    • Essene building, there came before him the figures he
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    • the findings of spiritual research regarding the life of Jesus before the
    • Jesus and Mary before the Baptism, Jesus discovering the reverse Lord's
    • different was my life before that change! His thoughts often
    • his soul. And now he was often mindful of how, before his
    • achievements. And he often thought of what he had been before
    • yearnings for all that he had been before his twelfth year. And
    • gently as before: Now what hast thou to ask me? I wish to ask
    • before His twelfth year. He felt no longer any connection with
    • people who already knew Him, with whom He had worked before.
    • altar, now departed from the people when He stood before them
    • before me what I said at the end of the first, namely,
    • of Truth must abide in us and the Spirit must stand before us
    • theologians: that there was a Christianity in existence before
    • the continuation of what was already there before. This kind of
    • before us if we desire to realise not only intellectually but
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    • movement. They carry their standards before us, and call to us
    • many earthly lives. Before Giordano Bruno men believed that there was
    • best time for this covers thirteen days before 6th January.
    • on 6th January. Before she drew the first breath, before she saw the
    • before he enters the physical world.
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    • combination of mirror-images. Images before me cannot compel
    • these in a little while. But before doing so, and again simply
    • someone standing before us — his gestures, his play of
    • before us. In the same way, unless we travel the ways of the
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    • first appears before the “mind's eye” every evening
    • it conscious, there will appear before it, as colour to the eye
    • regaining his body and acting just as calmly as before: there
    • life since we entered it. Our past life does not stand before
    • its own soul before this descended from spiritual worlds to an
    • spiritual that we were in a spiritual world, before we
    • of our existence before we unite with the body — our
    • life before our earthly embodiment, the outer cosmic
    • between birth and death extends before us like a world, before
    • entire human substance — there appears before the soul
    • said before, I want to single out just one event.) In ordinary
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    • before.
    • view of the world and of life such as I have put before you is
    • on the day before yesterday in describing yoga exercises.
    • before: each must be drawn direct from experience.
    • organism from within, as I described the day before
    • before him in artistic beauty; and what he thus knew and
    • before us. If you look, you will see that just where the East
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    • concepts, our soul inevitably sees before it a nature similar
    • to its nature, and conjures up before our soul the symbols that
    • natural science, we shall have to retune our soul before we can
    • retune our soul before we can recapture a love of the immediate
    • what he was before he descended into the physical and sensuous
    • spiritual world unfolding before our “mind's eye”
    • just as the physical and sensuous world unfolds before our
    • as the soul-spiritual element in man himself, as he is before
    • were before we descended into our earthly existence.
    • reality. What lay before him outside was maya.
    • Before us, then, are two pictures: spiritual world as reality
    • before the establishment of Christianity. Six hundred years
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    • ordinary life and ordinary consciousness, before attempting to
    • respect, before we can enter the spiritual world in a way that
    • ourselves as never before in ordinary consciousness. What
    • conjure up these experiences before our mind's eye, if only as
    • outside world, we can once again conjure up this world before
    • detailed exercises that must be undertaken before man arrives
    • experience that has taken place ten years before float to the
    • That is above all what we bring before us when we look at
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    • to say: among the children he has before him, there may be some
    • short while before, were speaking with incredible confidence of
  • Title: Tension Between East and West: Lecture 7: The Individual Spirit and the Social Structure
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    • individual human relationships. There is — or was before
    • written in England in the very year before the fearful event of
  • Title: Tension Between East and West: Lecture 8: The Problem (Asia-Europe)
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    • before the outbreak of the Great War, or during it. His
    • ideal that Oriental civilization had set before itself,
    • this, however, needs to take hold of the soul before people try
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    • it ever has before. It seems to me, however, that nowadays we
    • for the audience to choose the subject themselves; before the
    • rise to the earth. I was able to lay before this man, in a
    • exerted first, before we can win men over in any other way
    • materialized ghosts before people's souls, but reveals to them
    • today; otherwise what you have to say will be rejected before
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    • such clairvoyance is not the task set before man to-day, but is rather
    • for enjoyment will stand before the most daintily-prepared repast, that
    • before us as an ideal. I should only like to assure you that I did not
    • put before you during the last few days is (a theme varying in the most
    • before your intellect, before your reason. But that you receive that
  • Title: Lecture: Pythic, Prophetic and Spiritual-Scientific Clairvoyance
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    • clairvoyance is not the task set before man today, but is rather
    • enjoyment, stand before the most daintily prepared repast, they
    • inward construction stand before us as an ideal. I should like to
    • Summing up, what I have put before you
    • science, the results of spiritual investigation, before your
    • intellect, before your reason, but that you receive that which
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    • this externally perceptible world, as it lies before us, can
    • think how, 600 years before the Mystery of Golgotha, Buddha,
    • hundred years Before Golgotha, the turning away from a corpse
    • trivial view) therewith you have before your souls a deep
    • before it became Earth was Old Moon, and in many of the
    • place before our souls as characteristic, — Auguste Conte
    • few historical lights before you to-day, on which we can then
    • Of course I cannot put before you even diagrammatically the
    • just wanted to place these historical views before your soul,
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    • what is here passed before the human soul has a very special
    • from what they were before. He learns to think in another way
    • before there were any human beings, then he would have had to
    • equality, before which the human being of today stands in
    • before God. In times prior to that, there had been no such
    • that once took to itself as an impulse “they are equal before
    • God and before mankind”—when one considers the actual
    • equal before God. This earthly life hasbeen bearable only by
    • being so considered that all are equal before God.
    • transferred the importance of the rule of the equality before
    • with what is important today: “equality before Mammon.” Please
    • sometimes only shortly before, what obtains today; they
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    • stand before these buildings with a finer sense of art if we
    • which we see before us on the Dornach hill. If these three
    • man whom I have mentioned before, Christian von Ehrenfels, who
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    • Before, she had perceived them only through the sense of touch;
    • ‘Had I known this before, I should not have promised them to
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    • imaginative fancy. The day before yesterday we set ourselves the task
    • have before us a poetic work, a work of comprehensive imaginative
    • We see the plant before us. Man goes to it and examines the
    • upon to put before you the ideal philosophy of Goethe, were
    • not see before because he was not capable of seeing it. Spiritual
    • old as human thought. It always took the view that man has before him
    • abstract ideals we set before us, but of what we can accomplish in
    • objects round him. The day before yesterday special importance was
    • things better which before were not so clear. For this reason he was
    • brethren, as we saw the day before yesterday.
    • before us a future state, which will have arrived when man can go
    • saying: ‘Who dies not before he dies, is ruined when he
    • dies.’ A significant saying! Man, who does not die before he
    • ‘Who dies not before he dies, is ruined when he dies.’ So
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    • clear view of life before his
    • personality, now we see before us a great conflict carried on
    • seen as a man doubting all knowledge, he now comes before us as one
    • went among men and stood up before God, and God said to him:
    • grasp at such a time passed before Goethe, but many other things
    • but at Leipzig at that time he stood full of despair before all
    • was a man able to decide very quickly on any point laid before him;
    • So Goethe comes before us with, on the one side, faculty
    • soul, that he could truthfully describe them. When he stood before
    • them that he really had the shining planets before him as the
    • place the fact before our souls so that any feeling for such things
    • soul so long before. From this point of view we cannot look too
    • having these remarkable pictures before him, he could say as if in
    • awake certain slumbering forces, appears before Goethe's soul.
    • before him through trickery. Mephistopheles represents all that can
    • that came before Goethe took on definite forms and through inner
    • soul experiences appeared clearly before him. So once again he took
    • Before Goethe, there stands the possibility of
    • stand before his soul which as germs were planted when he came into
    • in ‘Faust’ in 1808 he sent out beforehand the
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    • Before the spiritual sun rises in the soul, the learner
    •  And now thou breathest new-refreshed before me,
    • and mummery. But we are soon led out of the world which lies before
    • play at them. It all stood in grand manner before Goethe's soul
    • into the supernatural world as a gate. Before one enters, the soul
    • before men, and to present pictures from the spiritual world.
    • dissipated’ appearing in bodily shape before him. We
    • three realms, to form a human being — and before us stands
    • Faust is transplanted again into the world he once before
    • manner him whom he has not quite got to know before. So it is now
    • stage before he has received a soul. But Faust himself is carried
    • causes it to be done before the eyes of the spirit. What is
  • Title: World History: Lecture I: Evolution of the Soul and of Memory
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    • picture disappears in a kind of cloud, and before that again we
    • form of pictures, may arise before you to-day. It is an inner
    • have before us. On the other hand, what we have as a
    • picture is before me, I will experience in my soul all that I
    • before his death. One day he left his home, bought a ticket at
    • before our eyes in order to realise its significance in the
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    • dream. He is asleep. Suddenly there appears before him a
    • made themselves felt in quite another way. Let me put before
    • element, before they could discover its secret. Achilles,
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    • Before, they are outside; then they are within him. They enter
    • to-day I will set before you the events that I described
    • What I have here placed before you is something that was fully
    • that modern physics describes. The Moon is, before all, the
    • choice. But before he reached home, because he did not receive
    • place in the city. He heard of the event before he reached the
    • now have before you these two personalities whom I have
    • appeared before men in a living way, in such a way that it
    • together with all these substances. All this was set before men
    • certain preparation before they were conducted to the true
    • before the image, he lost the consciousness that he was there
    • before him earlier conditions of Earth-experience and of man's
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    • I then said before we can come to a clear and full
    • the Irish Mysteries in the Post-Atlantean epoch. Before he was
    • the preparation that had to be undergone before entering
    • Men shrink in terror before what inner development actually
    • present-day prosaic life were led before the statue, he would
    • against his skin. Whereas before the one statue he had to feel
    • before the other that all the life in him was being consumed in
    • pupil was led, not before two statues, but before one, —
    • beings that were actually present to them before they entered
    • went before and what went after in the history of Western
    • Standing before that great female figure in the Hibernian
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    • before these two appeared again in the decadence of the Greek
    • may see placed before us in an artistic picture the feeling
    • attained a certain age, before he could receive the revelations
    • was in this world that stands before you in this picture that
    • Thus we have before us this picture of ancient Asia with her
    • deeply and intently the picture that I have here set before
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    • between three or four hundred years before, and three or four
    • feeling, before we can comprehend the Land of the Spirits. And
    • what came before the burning of Ephesus with the conceptions
    • deeply enough, and what had happened would rise up before one
    • Here you have the other side of that which I set before you in
    • centuries before the Mystery of Golgotha, and there they
    • must place this picture in all clearness before us, the picture
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    • water it was before, but is water permeated by the
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    • paths. In the olden times, before the burning of Ephesus,
    • such Rosicrucian masters lived were prepared before-hand in a
    • Centuries before the Mystery of Golgotha took place, brave men
    • in the dome were displayed the scenes which could bring before
    • one of us before the highest, the Divine, that he bears within
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    • came before the Guardian of the Threshold, the Guardian
    • pass before him in the state of sleep: Do not cross the
    • before the Guardian of the Threshold who is obliged to forbid
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    • to build it up, must, before all else, have gone through
    • of what occurred years ago, and is not now before us in
    • an aliveness which one must first come to know before an
    • before the consciousness, with time changed into space, as it
    • from the one described before. You see, in ordinary
    • he has before him what this occurrence brought of pain or
    • the earth-life etherically before you, as by magic. This inner
    • pre-earthly existence, in a spiritual world, before he descended
    • one may struggle through to the vision of the soul-being before
    • this earth-life before we descended to it,
    • now one looks upon what he was before he came down to the
    • long it was before the Copernican world-view was
    • he needs it even more. What appears before the silent soul, as
    • before the soul, the Goetheanum wanted to place before the
    • eyes. And Anthroposophy must place before the human soul
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    • before a mirror, believes it produces him, because it radiates his
    • ourselves, is no cleverer than to hold your hand before a mirror
    • Golgotha. Before the Mystery of Golgotha this delusion did not
    • exist. Before the Mystery of Golgotha there existed another kind of
    • deception, Before Golgotha man did not believe that his
    • bound to the image before me.” If man could have this
    • which I have drawn your attention. Before the Mystery of Golgotha
    • understands why, before the Mystery of Golgotha, those human beings
    • soul-mood which resulted from the Mystery of Golgotha. Before the
    • they did before the Mystery of Golgotha; but something of that
    • Hierarchy. That was so before the Mystery of Golgotha. After the
    • so stamped itself on man, that one was preferred before another,
    • Nature. Nevertheless the extraordinary fact is before us,
    • to bring before you as a definition or explanation, but simply
    • I am only bringing before you here a fact of
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    • but which we cannot too often bring before our souls —
    • find that in reality — I have pointed to this before
    • destruction before the spiritual is to appear.
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    • man puts before us, we have then found the way into the
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    • suppose that we have a child before us. What is the condition
    • false, and place the facts before him. As a rule, you will
    • things, which before your anthroposophical days you did not
    • time. The harmony of the virtues stands before the mental
    • especially man before us, we must open ourselves towards him,
    • Before
    • was in the year 1828, three-and-a-half years before his own
    • before us not merely an abstract ideal of universal
    • require to place these two thoughts before us, in order to
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    • like to bring before your souls the very facts pertaining to
    • major work, Faust, brought again and again before the
    • To see in times before us how a wise man thought,
    • reflections, let us, then, bring up before our mind's eye the
    • conception. Basically, what had never before been undertaken,
    • one ever had before. But this was still growing in him, and he
    • of Goethe's mental life, yet I wish to place these facts before
    • kinship among the animals before his mind and to find the path
    • world at large; you must remember that he had never before seen
    • present before their minds as a spiritually human problem.
    • Dubois-Reymond cannot see that Goethe really did set before us
    • humanity? Goethe places before us a wretched fellow” —
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    • sixties in Leipzig, but its force had been prepared long before
    • before. We must believe this even took place in the same way we
    • by a poet when he has this composition before him. That is, we
    • To see in times before us how a wise man thought,
    • somebody before them has already done the exercise! It is a
    • not at all the result of what had gone before. The
    • Before my eyes, teach me to know my brothers
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    • number from the series of sheets laid before him. Upon another
    • the world than the phenomena that are always spread out before
    • evening before a lecture I was to give on Boehme,
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    • complex potentialities that no one would have dreamed of before
    • before. But when you look back at earlier cultural periods, if
    • vocational life? You have it before you today when you consider
    • adjusted beforehand to respond to it, will be set in motion.
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    • grow in a particular soil before grain has been grown there. In
    • this period of a child's life ends, or even before that time
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    • especially the unprejudiced character of our thinking. Before
    • that he had never seen a map before a particular age has
    • during his life. Shortly before his death — everyone of whom I
    • say this occurred “by chance” shortly before his death. This is
    • riddles before man.
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    • time of birth, a longer period of time stretches out before us
    • before you,
    • the murder of Jaures on the last evening before the war began
    • It came from an earlier culture six hundred years before our
    • and use occult knowledge; yet, before the public, they brand
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    • peace to be able to bring to completion before my life ends
    • thought to place these things before my Prince and natural
    • master rather than before others. He in turn could do with
    • a book here before me; it is, in a certain sense, a book
    • them first before Arthur, then before the stranger all the
    • knowing what has been working at the bottom of it before it has
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    • if I wanted to place these investigations before you in
    • we should pass beyond the fourth century before Christ all the
    • century. What existed before that time constituted nothing more
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    • contradiction before our souls in its full validity.
    • worlds had a real existence before their souls. During the
    • had done before, but they now possessed only echoes of the
    • body before it is cast off. But the casting off of this body
    • the second millennium before Christ, the people of the Near
    • before us only the maya of natural phenomena, so are we
    • being. It is within maya that this human being stands before
    • world of the senses; then he stands before us as belonging to
    • human being before us according to these essential connections;
    • presence of all that is human. Before the Mystery of Golgotha,
    • must now look back once more to the evolution before the
    • this endeavor of Lucifer, before the Mystery of Golgotha, to
    • before the Mystery of Golgotha, they passed through the portal
    • before us, but the Christ could only be presented by the
    • him/herself. Thus we will have the right reverence before the
    • knowledge in a sentence you find expressed before 1887:
    • connection with the spiritual world. As I said before, we need
    • characterized these things before, and I also indicated that
    • before: The person who wants to be a genuine occultist cannot
    • before 1870 and established magnetic centers in the North,
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    • We know how differently men perceived and experienced before
    • consider the mood, the condition of man's soul, before the
    • Before the Mystery of Golgotha it went without saying that
    • but for man before the Mystery of Golgotha this was more or
    • space. Before the Mystery of Golgotha men knew that the Sun
    • century, beginning in the year 747 before the Mystery of
    • remains of all that is so widely spread out before our senses
    • them in any other creation or any other kingdom. But before
    • actually happened? Before the Mystery of Golgotha men used to
    • and also Christ in the cosmos were revealed to man before the
    • Before the Mystery of Golgotha men lived with the heavens,
    • great cosmic event that must be understood. Before the
    • the earth, the spiritual being who before the mystery of
    • placed before our souls, namely, the necessity for the
    • and everything I have before me as a whole is the ladies and
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    • 747 before the Mystery of Golgotha, the external
    • extinguished. Before that year, however, man knew a great
    • consciousness of both the time before this birth and the time
    • before the Mystery of Golgotha. And the cry of our age is for
    • it up diagrammatically before your souls saying: When you
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    • wisdom. In those olden times before the eighth pre-Christian
    • spread out perceptibly before us, we have to see a kind of
    • green leaf of the plant. We see a man standing before us and
    • there before the spiritual vision, out there stand the cosmic
    • picture of human evolution. We will here keep before us
    • certain idea was ever present that in the man before him the
    • transfixed before himself — what is this thing? And he is
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    • by studying the economic conditions that went before it, in
    • before, the origin of the economic collapse, that came after.
    • die before 50, yet you certainly will not say: Well, now I
    • deal, however, will be needed, before habits of thought,
    • was not printed before knowing that a certain number of
    • the cart before the horse as it were. It is a case of looking
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    • to have everything laid before them in a couple of pages,
    • give out No. 1 again just as before, and then all the
    • following numbers, just as they appeared before! Having said
    • exactly the same agitation going on as before. As mankind is
    • needed before all else is a new spiritual life, a
    • might be, before it is too late! — For many things it
    • can't even begin to converse on the subject, before one is
    • said a great deal to the same effect before now, and all in
    • said about it before: that in certain circles of syndicalist
    • have often acknowledged it before. But all such movements in
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    • findings appear set out before the eye of the spirit.
    • Such questions as we have before us today are of particular
    • learned to dance decades before as a very young man. At that
    • the two questions before you so that you see how they have to
    • of having before us what we cannot have before us in our
    • as he thinks, “the whole spiritual world” before
    • the strengthened self before us, for our experience now gives
    • the life that we lived before entering the body given to us by
    • existence of man which he has before birth, or rather, before
    • immortal soul as it was before it entered into the physical
    • the one hand, what exists before birth, before conception,
    • after death. We therefore come to know life before birth and
    • connected with the arms. Thus we have before us the physical
    • perceived before birth or conception. This was already written
    • inspired by the life before birth.
    • there lights up what lies before birth or conception. This
    • actions where what lies before birth plays a part in us in our
    • world before he bears a body, and in which this super-sensible
    • and wills, where the spheres of before birth and after death
    • experience which we ourselves place before our souls. It is
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    • the last six years, for already before the war I expressed my
    • so, but before the war they were taken in. For they do not see
    • before our minds. We dream the whole day by allowing our souls
    • facets of reality which first appear before the soul in
    • Central Europe. If we go back to the time before this age we
    • the soul, to that which exists in the spiritual world before
    • not only emerge from a spirit-soul existence before beginning
    • us, which not only comes from a spirit-soul existence before
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    • paralyzed when they were unable to reach the goal put before
    • soul from what it was before. And this is the basis for
    • in the soul from what it was before, and so today I shall not
    • thought content that he had before. As I have said, this is a
    • Imagine that a statue stands before us — it has a
    • time. Likewise, before our time it would not have been possible
    • scientific method before thinking could acquire the necessary
    • do the exercises that have been described. But before we can
    • present in the spiritual world appears before us as living
    • Then also everything we have experienced in time before we were
    • joined to a physical body, before our previous death and
    • conception and birth, all this appears before us as living
    • experience all this as a spiritually objective world before us.
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    • living ones. Before us stands the world of colors and tones,
    • the experience of an external sense impression. Before,
    • before the soul's gaze like the ordinary pale thinking which is
    • result of anthroposophical research appears before the soul's
    • human experience before us, insofar as this experience takes
    • place on earth. It is not as if we had particular events before
    • and our assimilation. We have before us what I have called in
    • dismissal from the soul of all that has been placed before
    • as a being of pure soul and spirit before birth, or, more
    • precisely, before conception, when it was within a world of
    • entity of the soul before conception? I can only explain
    • before his mind which is directly aroused by an event of the
    • reveals that we are concerned with the life before birth, with
    • soul and spirit, before it has entered through the mother's
    • the experience of the day to pass in part vividly before the
    • before conception and after death. It is a world of real
    • senses lies before us with all its beings, there lies before
    • before the perception which can be developed in the way
    • and substances were to disappear. Before supersensory knowledge
    • processes; what appeared to us before as the separate organs of
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    • particles, it would not be long before the way would be found
    • mentioned. I only want to put before you now the main
    • self-education, and this is an image which we put before our
    • up to is something we have not known before — something
    • before us. Similarly, when we carry ourselves back in time we
    • before birth.
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    • perhaps allow me to say just a few short words before our
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    • not rooted in earthly existence itself; for before the
    • transpired before the eye of history, we see how muck enters
    • before the world, but inverted, turned upside down, as it
    • before this great testing came over humanity through
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    • a sort of illusion before us; and we only come to the truth
    • instinct along into the time we pass before our physical
    • which stands before us as a certain danger — that we may
    • future lives; one cannot get those beforehand. One can only,
    • Earth on one incarnation, before the Earth has attained its
    • Hour of Decision stands today before the human soul. Man can
    • equilibrium. You see that what is put before humanity as a
    • place before your souls, that of which it has been said that
    • Place that before your souls, and consider it is an important
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    • write an “Appeal to the Cultural World” having before
    • for the physical senses. And before it is admitted that we
    • something about the spiritual world — before we come to
    • of education. There has appeared livingly before our eyes
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    • have before my minds eye such men of the present day who can
    • his perfection was placed before their spiritual eyes. For
    • before them which was necessary for the sake of their own
    • which must naturally be put before humanity it general in a
    • have a soul before us. The “gifts” of the
    • and do not penetrate the reality, came vividly before our
    • eyes. There came before us fat volumes of papers, printed
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    • that which I am going to put before you today in a kind of
    • “We would rather be a province of the Allies before we
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    • Spirit he is losing the soul and Spirit. I said before that
    • understand this let us consider the world as it lies before
    • Past outwardly manifest before them. They will only admit the
    • teaching were laid before those who were specially Chosen to
    • man? The human being exists before he enters earthly
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    • soul but the one that is killed before it leaves the soul,
    • nature has already done before him. Nature has done all this,
    • stand before one of Raphael's works we always have the
    • killed but maltreated beforehand. This deadening process
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    • spiritual figures, appear before their eyes, so that the feel
    • different nature. Before he can establish connection with
    • human being standing before him. There are actually people
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    • suppose that we have a child before us. What is the condition
    • false, and place the facts before him. As a rule, you will
    • things, which before your anthroposophical days you did not
    • time. The harmony of the virtues stands before the mental
    • especially man before us, we must open ourselves towards him,
    • Before
    • was in the year 1828, three-and-a-half years before his own
    • before us not merely an abstract ideal of universal
    • require to place these two thoughts before us, in order to
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    • Thus, before the Mystery of Golgotha, men ran the risk that
    • different from what did happen before the Mystery of Golgotha
    • of death and birth before the Mystery of Golgotha but had to
    • the little word “all” before
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    • sphere. Now it is true that we have a long way to go before we
    • if you bring properly before the eyes of your soul this
    • light, there opens before us from the spiritual-scientific
    • Spirit Man gleams forth before our souls like a star toward
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    • It has never been translated into English, and never before published
    • I have put this before you first of all as
    • before the human soul that are the same as those that perhaps
    • actually occurring here? There lies before us something in
    • there, is conjured up before our souls by the memory.
    • before him as a tableau.
    • was before he descended to take on the physical body that had
    • soul being, what he was before he descended to this earthly
    • others before an earthly garment, if I may call it so, was
    • occurs before the soul seeks to connect with others.
    • gone through before the step through birth — or rather
    • before you descended into physical existence on earth then you
    • before we descended to earth life, and look back to the previous
    • earth life as it was before this purely spiritual-soul life.
    • Thus we know that there really is before us
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    • discusses subjects, such as a person's life before birth and
    • they were not aware of before. Spiritual knowledge will make
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    • before pursuing our subject we remind ourselves of a maxim
    • finds rudiments of bone and muscle long before there is any
    • of development comparable to that of blood before they could
    • human evolution, they adapt to what existed before blood
    • transmutation of all that went before into that special fluid
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    • guard before life's portal, the problem of suffering.
    • that, as a human being comes before us in the physical world,
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    • ever happens twice. Never before has there been an existence
    • developed before love; as yet love is far from perfect, but
    • order to choose the good, we must also have the evil before
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    • womb before birth.
    • maternal covering through the child before birth. Thus, the
    • the ether body before it has become completely independent.
    • The same applies to the astral body before puberty. We
    • and training before the change of teeth, except such that
    • child's physical body before it is born. However, just as the
    • healthy development. This is so important because before the
    • true of the child before the change of teeth. Everything is
    • the alphabet before the change of teeth; before then, he or
    • before puberty.
    • the day arrives and the child stands before the door filled
    • if demands are made upon the reasoning faculty before the
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    • just as before birth the forces and substances of the
    • physically on the embryo before birth; up to the change of
    • what constitutes the body's firm support. Before the physical
    • bitches do not die before the pups arrive. The pups born in
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    • subjects such as that of today's lecture, we must keep before
    • physical senses of eyes and ears are protected before
    • nurse before the age of seven. Why then must we have schools
    • presence that makes itself felt even before the teacher has
    • have a natural appreciation of things before abstract
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    • in mighty pictures before the soul, the whole of a person's
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    • before the human soul with lightning speed a mighty memory
    • before our past life as objective observer.
    • body is fully born. The organs could develop before birth
    • character are brought before the child. From descriptions of
    • Whereas before
    • maternal body before birth. Only when puberty is reached does
    • judgment and abstract thought. Before puberty the child
    • astral body is born. Before puberty the child should be able
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    • Oriental. A few centuries before the Christian era began,
    • before his mind of the plant with its head downward and the
    • due preparation. Before a start is made the powers of
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    • would have thought of it before speaking. It must be borne in
    • and others. Before the arts
    • cultivation of wisdom, beauty and religious piety before
    • performances. We can conjure up before our mind's eye the
    • ways no one has thought of before. He has looked back to
    • the ancient world arises before his mind's eye, the world
    • Lohengrin comes before us as representative of man, leading
    • his work. I must be permitted to bring these things before
    • the Middle Ages. Before that happened, another idea, as it
    • as the symbol of death came before mankind in remembrance,
    • end of his life, when, clearer than before, they conveyed to
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    • before the art of printing, the majority of the faithful did
    • did not know before; through our will we become capable of
    • achieving something we could not manage before. If we remain
    • pass through many stages. Before the stage of initiation was
    • many stages from root through leaf and blossom before bearing
    • when Moses stands before Jehovah as messenger and asks:
    • stretched over long epochs. Before that time, the human
    • Before Abraham was, I was.” He incorporated that
    • which existed before Abraham,
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    • healthy way before reaching independence. But the education of
    • beforehand. It should be specified that what is said now has nothing
    • to represent certain aspects of this occultism before the world.
    • which stand before you under the symbol of the Rose Cross have also
    • sanctioned stands before you, which has received its task with its
    • we have before us something which
    • before the war. Because of this unfortunate megalomania, the
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    • rich spiritual life existed in the East, even before the time
    • last two or three thousand years before Christ, this powerful
    • before you schematically. In the waking human being, the Ego
    • we may say, that during the last thousand years before the
    • view. Americans describe what lies immediately before them; even
    • powers, we have before us the same case as that of the ghosts
    • during the last thousand years before the Mystery of Golgotha
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    • mankind. Before the earth became Earth, it was the old Moon,
    • and the present moon is only a fragment of the old Moon. Before
    • Before the Earth was EARTH, it existed as Saturn, Sun and
    • before Christ, and who were men who had already absorbed a
    • the different nations had Mysteries, before Christ appeared on
    • I spoke. After me cometh one who existed before me. For he is
    • before. This has become possible because by shedding His blood,
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    • years before our era. This, is the source from which
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    • the anthroposophical point of view, as we have done before, we first
    • things in detail, we have to put them before our soul once more in their
    • liquid there are finely dissolved those solid parts, mentioned before,
  • Title: Spiritual Relations in the Configuration of the Human Organism: Lecture II
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    • about our present time. The day before yesterday, as you know, I spoke
    • before. Next we inwardly digest particularly through the excretion of
    • forth from the kidney-system (as mentioned before, the rounding forces
  • Title: Spiritual Relations in the Configuration of the Human Organism: Lecture III
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    • before his 40th year or earlier by pneumonia, then he simply has not
    • home before he came down to earth. He does not quite fit into the earthly
    • to the necessity to recognize the light again in a new way. Before,
    • imagine that the new heart moved in (red) before the old heart is completely
    • Fichte had something of an inkling beforehand of this in making the
  • Title: Necessity and Freedom: Lecture I: The Past Shows Us a Picture of Necessity
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    • out. Thus the man withdrew from the scene. But just before his
    • mountain pass a long time before the rock fell, and they would
  • Title: Necessity and Freedom: Lecture II: The Legend of the Prague Clock
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    • day before yesterday I endeavored to show you the universal
    • Mephistopheles himself realized even before the contract
  • Title: Necessity and Freedom: Lecture III: Three Teachers with Different Attitudes
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    • avoiding all the mistakes I made before.” And he, too,
    • before, and the third, too. Things happened similarly, with the
    • similar way as before. Then the headmaster said, “There
    • only create light if I knew beforehand what light was like, and
    • it to be what has happened immediately beforehand, the
    • before they met, where they were an hour before that, and how
    • that the two people had arranged five days beforehand that they
    • looking for the chain of causes before we come to the
    • what was before that and before that again, and imagine we will
    • been predetermined hundreds of years before in the life
    • down in us centuries before, and unites them on a spiritual
    • before they have dealt with all the difficulties in fact
  • Title: Necessity and Freedom: Lecture IV: The Roman World and the Teutonic Tribes
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    • before, I drew your attention to the fact that at the beginning
    • details, for instance, that before Goethe had thought of
    • content, and then an empty space must occur again, before new
  • Title: Necessity and Freedom: Lecture V: The "I" is Found on the Physical Plane in Acts of Will
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    • that what comes later is prepared beforehand know that
    • have said before that if we offer the challenge of spiritual
    • before, and bear in mind its implications, you will avoid
    • machine to what you were thinking before.
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    • certain things I have to put before you which apparently have
    • their spiritual life before birth with what one might call a
    • spiritual world men have had before they die act forcibly
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    • before the end of the fifth post-Atlantean epoch is the
    • before the time of these spirits! Take the Adelung
    • world before they came down to earth; mingled with it is what
    • bring with us a heritage from the life before birth which, as
    • before us. We must learn that what we customarily only looked
    • human life. Before the end of the three epochs of which we
    • life before birth; it must have the economic organization
    • formally had before it became evident that the world that
    • be drawn from what has been set before you yesterday and today
  • Title: Goetheanism as an Impulse for Man's Transformation - Lecture I: The Difference Between Man and Animal
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    • be able consciously to keep the fact before them that it is possible
    • was Catholic doctrine at the time of John of the Cross before the age
    • St. John of the Cross wrote these things down, before the age of the
    • before the age of the consciousness soul was fully established. Than
    • for the serious fact lies before us, referred to both yesterday and
  • Title: Goetheanism as an Impulse for Man's Transformation - Lecture III: Clairvoyant Vision Looks at Mineral, Plant, Animal, Man
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    • for once call up before our souls some results of Spiritual Science
    • before our souls the following—that as man is placed in the world
    • before us, which about describes the world of scientific concepts; this
    • surface before him with black holes where really nothing is to be seen.
    • consciousness that stretches backward before birth, could you, that
    • consciousness being quite different before birth, before conception—without
    • not there. To put it bluntly, in the time just before birth in the spiritual
    • smell, would become half dead in the world one has entered. Before birth
    • in which we were before having to enter physical life.
    • is no interplay of the will and man is restricted to placing before
    • death and before birth. For, you see, in books on mineralogy, in books
    • when you reflect that before birth you feel the lack because they really
    • images of the age of the consciousness soul. This comes before him as
    • came just through sleep. Before the Mystery of Golgotha man slept in
    • fifteenth century than it was before that time. But it is only now that
    • a spiritualist, man grows more egoistic than he was before, if he would
    • flow which was not there before. It is really not possible for an Anthroposophical
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    • spiritual world before his soul is ripe to do so. Today this can indeed
  • Title: Goetheanism as an Impulse for Man's Transformation - Lecture 5: Paganism, Hebraism, and the Greek Spirit, Hellenism
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    • it there before. On the contrary, a firm, clear hold on the moral Jahve-impulse
    • of Rome, Christianity so permeated the spirit that before the coming
    • science. They had no conceptual life before the coming of the Christ
    • stage runs from 747 years before the event of Golgotha to the year 1413
    • let us say a point during the fifth century before the event of Golgotha,
    • after the Mystery of Golgotha and 747 years before, that gives us one
    • boy, still stood like a pagan before nature, and lived again all that
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    • when we look back into very ancient times on earth, times long before
    • of the Mystery of Golgotha will have to retreat before the intellectual
    • week you will see presented here the last scenes before the appearance
    • of Helen, before the third Act of the second part of Faust,
    • its human greatness we have before us a work of gigantic proportions;
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    • life. Long before we can happily penetrate to perceiving the
    • before. For example, we find quite extraordinary beings in the
    • crosses the way and so on. Now, what is appearing before you is
    • before the image. People pass one another, the one says of the
    • through black magic before death allows this entry, you will
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    • Before all else, it is necessary to enter into Faust as boldly
    • “Faust.” Before Goethe's Faust stands the direct
    • before the soul, as Goethe describes later, calling it the
    • illusion. As Faust stands before the sign which calls his soul
    • another way. Goethe didn't proclaim it. It stood before his
    • before his spiritual eye.
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    • day before yesterday we considered one the most important
    • before us and need ask: what is the being of this
    • she was before, and therefore it is natural that various
    • future, something it already had, before it had been
    • disappointment before, now you accept this calmly, having been
  • Title: The Building at Dornach (Bn/GA 289): Lecture I: The Goetheanum
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    • building is put before the spiritual culture of the present time may,
    • I have said before in other connections, that if any of the spiritual
    • before the world to-day, had at any time required a building of their
    • in the future. In a sense you see before you, in a picture, all that
  • Title: The Building at Dornach (Bn/GA 289): Lecture II: Bau Lecture II
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    • approach it from the inside and will try to bring before our mind the
    • round and then towards the West side, we see this picture. We have before
    • is in vital in connection with the one that has gone before. This is
    • that has gone before in a living metamorphosis. In order to do this
    • of the form that has gone before. Whenever you see a curve or a turn
    • own form but always in relation with the form that has gone before and
    • before and especially the architrave motif is becoming more and more
    • pillar by itself. As I have said before this pillar and this motif must
    • Whereas elsewhere the dynamics of Geometry are put before us in repetition
    • has gone before.
    • at the next motive and compare it with the one that has gone before
    • it what has gone before so that in a certain sense what has gone before
    • forms that so far as this Building is concerned you have before you
    • been noticed before. If you take the capital of the first pillar you
    • is to go to the people who are not yet lying and put things before them
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    • no counterpart in the composition. Therefore, before we come to this
    • stand before this figure and say: What do there two or three heads mean
    • a combination of what you have seen singly before: here above, the Flying
    • give this exhibition for those friends who are willing to bring before
    • This is what we must before
  • Title: Problem of Faust: Lecture I: The Problem of Faust
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    • Ah, then, all heaven opens out before you!”
    • that is still not clear! The travelling student stands before
    • said before, whoever thinks as men think today can hardly
    • its spirit becomes stronger than before, and its eyes
    • further back in time, say a few thousand years before the
    • Mystery of Golgotha, before the Christian reckoning of time,
    • lived before, not taking to himself the smallest advantage
    • before several logs to it, and sought by Spiritual Science,
  • Title: Problem of Faust: Lecture II: The Romantic Walpurgis-Night
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    • rises before him — this thought certainly does not
    • written before the Walpurgis-night
    • before the other, but making himself glide forward. —
    • might have conjured up the scene before Faust. But Faust has
    • Walpurgis-night Dream. That is why he places it before him in
  • Title: Problem of Faust: Lecture III: Goethe's Feeling for the Concrete.
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    • the second part of “Faust” stand before our souls
    • about all that was so vividly before their spiritual I people
    • of what stood ever before Goethe's soul, namely, the direct
    • before him only as a spiritual force. He is paralyzed by what
    • particular part of his Faust we have had before us
    • as its representative, appearing bodily before him.
    • up before a very learned man, a historian, and as such
    • there appears before the world a document living entirely in
  • Title: Problem of Faust: Lecture IV: Faust and the "Mothers"
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    • often spoken here before about the importance of the
    • this conversion of what Faust has been before into the
    • unveiled before him? Into what world is he led? The world,
    • the mother-principle, before the union of the male and female
    • prepares himself beforehand in the female element. And we
    • place — all therefore that takes place before
    • germ-cell before impregnation, and let us ask ourselves what
    • not arise before Faust merely as theories, but he felt
  • Title: Problem of Faust: Lecture V: Faust and the Problem of Evil
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    • before the human being of the fifth post-Atlantean epoch. He
    • and Death stood before the human beings of that evolutionary
    • she is. In this Act Goethe places Helena before us, burdened
    • initial experience — which stands before us here. The
    • before, the consciousness of the fifth post-Atlantean epoch
    • element that works in the woman before fertilisation. This
  • Title: Problem of Faust: Lecture VI: The Helena Saga and the Riddle of Freedom
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    • founding of Rome in the year 747 before the Birth of Christ.
    • 747 years had to run their course before the main impulse
    • place these things before our consciousness. He who desires
    • have just been placing before you. It tells how an oracle
    • detriment. We have before us no mere subjective rebel against
    • question which can come before us very clearly in this field,
    • place these problems before you with a few brief strokes. Of
    • place before him. Be that as it may, Paris it is who has
    • have here put before you the case of the Swedish politician
  • Title: Problem of Faust: Lecture VII: Some Spiritual-Scientific Observations
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    • Before” to pass before his soul, has an opportunity to
    • As I said before, I am not speaking to-night from the
    • works. This is a heroic undertaking before which any other
    • ideal which Goethe had before him. What can man know about
    • Goethe kept all this clearly before him, (but as a kind of
    • put this before you at other times, in other places, as the
    • before us. Then we wake up out of this world, and in waking
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    • when consciousness is dimmed, these wishes appear before the
    • then this dream-world will be able to reveal that, before
    • the earthly from what went before, when earth was not yet
    • all that has gone before they becoming — the actual
    • supersensible that held sway before the existing conditions
    • world kills the preceding world that arises before us in
    • before his soul. Today we are no nearer to Greek life than
    • Greek life, to bring it vividly before his soul. But what
    • before his spirit the far distant past and show him how it
    • you before) also with other men; these beings do not appear
    • he places him, as it were, in prehistoric times before the
    • solemn truth before men in a way that could still arouse
  • Title: Problem of Faust: Lecture IX: Goethe's Life of the Soul from the Standpoint of Spiritual Science
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    • considerations of yesterday and the day before, we have been
    • Goethe's spiritual life. It is only by shedding before the
    • was long before he made his investigations — not indeed
    • before he trod the earth he went through successive
    • was nevertheless active. And I have often referred before to
    • before one who can see into things, it seems just as though a
    • express in words anything as serious as what was put before
  • Title: Problem of Faust: Lecture X: Faust's Knowledge and Understanding of Himself
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    • reality. Setting before the soul the demonic world of ancient
    • when soul to soul before the divinities of Kabiri Philip of
    • concerned with in man stands before us in external, physical
    • believing this mixed product we see before us as man in his
    • This is what comes before the eye of man.
    • who stood, physically perceptible, before him. He was told:
    • germ-cell under the microscope, before it is fertilised,
    • microscope is constantly before his eyes in the macrocosm.
    • of the mother, before and during conception, and during the
    • before it is fertilised, after it is fertilised, and so on.
    • object under the microscope is constantly before his eyes in
    • example, in the womb of the mother, before and during
    • Faust in his youth and then, shortly before the end of his
    • becoming man. As he stood before the Greek works of art, or
  • Title: Problem of Faust: Lecture XI: The Vision of Reality in the Greek Myths
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    • have drawn your attention before to what Goethe stressed to
    • natured minds. Now let us bring again before our souls just
    • most difficult circumstances about two years before his
    • nature. Even before he brought Homunculus into contact with
    • Goethe had far to go before being able to arrive at the
    • stood before works of art in Italy, he said that he saw
    • represent that world, how difficult it is to put before man
    • Greece alive before my soul, if at that time I had only been
  • Title: Problem of Faust: Lecture XII: Goetheanism In Place of Homunculism and Mephistophelianism
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    • after were always the result of what went before. Actually,
    • before birth, we should not think a Homunculus, we should
    • moment when Faust appears before Manto. Goethe is trying here
    • Faust is standing before Manto. But Faust, my dear friends,
    • to that sacred and sublime moment when Faust stands before
    • Those who keep these two facts before them indeed learn much
    • artistically what you can feel as Faust stands before Manto;
    • clear conception just before waking, when all the
    • what we were feeling before we met the abyss on waking
    • sleep should have had its effect upon us before we wake,
    • kingdoms. This conception, developed concisely just before
    • It is not to be wondered at all. Is it not true that before
    • height, are the tree before it yields its fruit. All from
    • century. I have given many lectures about it, even before the
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    • calls a halt to all knowledge before the supersensible, then
    • one calls a halt before human self-knowledge. Then one
    • if we have to call a halt before the supersensible with our
    • and more that there are unsurpassable limits and borders before
    • of soul which I actually mean. But I mention beforehand that I
    • which our own bodily condition is conjured up before us in a
    • soul life stands masked before us in the dream. This one can
    • that which dreams give, who places before the soul symbols with
    • before us in a time tableau, but in a living time tableau. But
    • before us thus, but also that which shows us how we have come
    • before our soul, that now also differs qualitatively from the
    • can stand before your soul. Now if you don't place the course
    • of the day in such a way before your soul that you start with
    • so on, but if you place the course of the day backwards before
    • last experience before going to sleep, and then you can again
    • place the course of the previous day before your soul.
    • that that which he passes by stands before him as it is out
    • usual capacity of remembering the memory picture before the
    • directly onto the last happening before going to sleep. They
    • as the last happenings before the last going to sleep is
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    • you are related, should place before your soul nothing other
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    • development before our souls when we contemplate the following:
    • which he saw, which people could not see before? — Paul
    • instance saw flowers before they fell asleep. During sleep they
  • Title: Haeckel, "The Riddle of the Universe," Theosophy
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    • in the 'nineties, not long before his death, gave utterance to
    • the time when Du Bois-Reymond was lecturing at Leipsic before
    • sensation expressed in the words ‘I see red,’ we have before us
    • consciousness through which he appears before us as a
    • before the sleeper in pictures more or less fantastic and
    • apparitions of the higher worlds pass before the spiritual eye
    • is true that Haeckel places before us in all his works the
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    • and spirit before the present epoch. Even when they let the old
    • stream which I characterised before. But precisely as a result
    • Averroes; and Averroes would appear before him as a threatening
    • There were indeed these inner conflicts before the beginning of
    • friends, I wished to place before your souls the concrete
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    • lectures given in this very town many years ago, before the war, and
    • it comes to the question of pre-existence, of the life before
    • the life before birth, because no interest is taken in it. The
    • attitude is more or less this: If indeed there was a life before
    • of what went before? It is, in short, only egotism that makes man hold
    • in speaking of the life before birth, one has to appeal to
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    • there before him as a sense-perception, then he has penetrated inside
    • world of Spirit through which we also pass before birth and after
    • but which will inevitably arise before us after death.
    • experiences described. It is as though man were placed before the
    • Before the Midnight Hour of Existence man has become more and more
    • He who before his earthly life, during his second passage through the
  • Title: Cosmic Forces in Man: Lecture III: The Mission of the Scandanavian Peoples
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    • spirit-and-soul before birth expresses itself in this bodily life.
    • there before birth or conception and has come down with us into the
    • physical world. I have said before that this life before birth is
    • The idea is put before man in such a way that his longings are
    • physical life before him, does not trouble about the life before
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    • angry, for just before this he had given the book as a present to
    • neighbouring squires and enjoy their society; and before the
    • had heard just before. He paused to meditate and then, speaking as
    • the manner in which spiritual things are set before men a different
    • afield. He did not want at that moment, before he had made his way
    • to him so to appear before the world that the public, when
    • it impossible to say the exact contrary of what they had said before;
    • was the ideal which now hovered before Fichte's eyes.
    • about world mysteries, then, and only then, did he come before his
    • before. Schiller himself was astonished at it, and Fichte once discussed
    • visualised Fichte as he stood before Baron von
    • Jena. Even before that time all sorts of dissensions had arisen,
    • wife, whom he had then left behind at Jena: “I have never before
    • fallen before all the Powers which ranged themselves against me.
    • In this theory the very spirit of the German people produced before
    • also before it — when he delivered these Addresses he
    • and dissected it before his audience, ridiculing the
    • find the tone precisely adapted to the situation before him. Even
    • forward as the German who could put before his compatriots the very
    • in the most intimate form before his Berlin audiences his whole
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    • simple immediacy all the representations that were brought before
    • We must try to place something like this before our souls. As seekers
    • before their eyes. These people really could then experience the
    • divine-spiritual world which in bygone centuries appeared before the
    • Child, at the shepherds before Him, and at “the ox and also the
  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 1 of 9
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    • which, ancient as it is, yet in its foundations comes before us with
    • poem really is. Let us for once place this before us quite
    • A poem is here before
    • start to be a fratricidal conflict. He comes before us as one who is
    • him when he drops his bow and recoils before the awful battle
    • Then before our gaze
    • wonderful, sublime teaching is brought before us in vivid colors in
    • set before us, because it is not enough just to give ourselves up to
    • the situation in which Krishna exhorts Arjuna not to quail before
    • picture before our eyes it is almost as though the teaching becomes
    • this picture before us quite dispassionately, perhaps the
    • civilization really know of Eastern culture before it became
    • place two pictures before you so you may have a foundation for
    • how, in the midst of the battle, Krishna appears and unveils before
    • Before Arjuna's gaze
    • who feels all that is spread before him as unfamiliar and remote —
    • Now I would like to place another picture before you, one not less
    • really believe that this being of Krishna once appeared before
    • centuries before the founding of Christianity to a soul whom one of
    • before us in the hours that preceded his entrance into the spiritual
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    • is placed before us in the so-called miracles and signs; each working
    • of the soul, so that we go through our external life as before,
    • from under his feet, as though an abyss were opening up before him.
    • is thus placed before us with wonderful power, as developing of
    • not value the pearl that lies there in full view before them. What
    • moment when Krishna stands before Arjuna and gives him the power of
    • Now for the first time you feel yourself inspired. Before, you were
    • However, before man can
    • idea, “All that lives in your soul has lived often before, only
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    • considering the dream pictures we have around or before us, which in
    • before. In most cases we shall be mistaken in interpreting our dreams
    • notice how one thing or another wells up before us that we could not
    • I conscious of a dream I have had before. Yet a kind of memory is
    • in touch with the solution of the problem, before which I was
    • tells him he has never had such an experience before. It brings him
    • dream-life, I have set before you two quite different conditions. Our
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    • and passes before its senses. Why isn't this the case with man?
    • ourselves in preparation. Then when we stand before Lucifer he takes
    • since passed. We experienced them long before we met them with our
    • object that is simply there before us, so can we think about these
    • the soul we have lived in before but did not look into with our
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    • considerable time before. Thus, the abnormal processes cannot affect
    • mentioned before. Anyone who follows the course of life in the
    • Just imagine someone trying to speak before such an audience as this,
    • the same things I am putting before you here. It is quite
    • will lie before man's gaze in the infinite sea of time all the
    • delicate organ has been formed which was not there before. Even
    • the seventeenth or eighteenth century. As he stands there before us
    • these two great epochs is an important point in evolution. Before
  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 6 of 9
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    • living, individual beings are placed before us — is the
    • appeared before Arjuna. Now, if we seek a living picture of Spiritual
    • sensualize what the higher forces of the soul sketch out before us.
    • deepest wisdom of Krishna at the time when he stood before Arjuna,
    • mood as if he must take off his shoes before treading on holy ground;
    • before him. Then the super-sensible can be poured out into
    • whom Arjuna has been led step by step, is conjured up before his soul
    • of Arjuna’s opened vision comes before us. Arjuna becomes the
    • guardian, Thou! Spirit primeval and Eternal, Thou standest before my
    • hymning Thy praise. Stricken with fear I stand before Thee, folding
    • jaws full of teeth — before it all the universe doth quake, and
    • in the sixth or eighth centuries before the foundation of
    • that happened between the tenth century before Christ and the tenth
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    • time before the Luciferic impulses entered. Thus we rise in thought
    • double nature of man continually before us in all that has happened
    • been visible in manifestations before, but in a far more spiritual
    • a child. Those of our friends to whom I have spoken of this before
    • incarnation of that same soul that had never before lived in a human
    • there enters the soul of man as he was before he descended into the
    • age of man. At that time it was one with humanity, before ever the
    • body that stands before us there, we have in concrete form what
    • Anthroposophical Movement for which I am permitted to stand before
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    • tenth century before the foundation of Christianity, cannot be
    • before his followers. They too of course were ignorant of the fact
    • vision, then on these heights there would appear before us what
    • the spiritual substance of Europe but grovel in the dust before
    • Shankaracharya and those before him while they themselves are not
    • in the whole of Sankhya. In all that Krishna puts before Arjuna, when
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    • environment objectively before one is always a certain way of
    • before our spiritual gaze. Krishna explains to him how we must free
    • before the spiritual. All its arguments are nothing but an opiate to
    • stands before Arjuna and teaches him to “Look upon all the
    • more preliminary ideas before we set out to answer this question. Let
    • to live into the soul condition of that time before Krishna
    • active than it was in the age before the origin of the
    • passive as before — a being interwoven with the world, devoted
    • connected with the entry of the soul into the spiritual world before
    • the Imagination appear before us. On the one side the Imagination of
    • have been able to give these lectures here before you. This shows me
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    • IN THESE lectures I should like to bring before you a picture of the
    • through in such manner that thou standest before the Higher Worlds,
    • dreadful before it is experienced, because in the ordinary experience
    • wished to bring before you to-day as an introduction.
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    • beings, and that it was through their own lives before death that they
    • lives of such persons to the time before they went through the Gate of
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    • The experience now in question is such that it brings before the soul
    • remains silent. The aspirant must first have stood for a while before
    • before the silent Goddess from whom Warmth and Light come forth for
    • birth from Isis. There Isis stands before the aspirant, Isis herself
    • do they appear before direct vision; for in the very oldest Egyptian
    • Let us bring before our souls what the Initiate experienced in these
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    • recognised before the forces of Parsifal can be developed in human
    • before the Upper and the Lower Gods.
    • This Standing before the Upper and the Lower Gods comes about when the
    • Holy Grail there stands before us everything that went into the
    • kind of repetition of what has gone before. In every later epoch the
    • repetition before the souls of the fifth epoch. They were secrets
    • way, and yet it stands so dramatically before us in the antithesis
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    • a thousand years before the Christian era. It is the epoch of Thales,
    • logic. Before this age, truth presented itself in the form of
    • before the Christian era has been to develop the human Ego in the
    • Before speaking of this world of Spirit, we must understand one of the
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    • The difference between Occult Brotherhoods before and after
    • Christianity is that before the advent of Christianity their
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    • Before the Earth became metallic, it was only perceptible in the
    • enigmas before them. If the sleeper can solve these enigmas, he is
    • water before the neophyte and say to him: ‘This water would not
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    • Before embarking on this subject, we must realise that since occultism
    • Brotherhoods before he could learn even the elements of occult
    • same as before His coming. We can only understand this by studying the
    • saying: “One must have tasted human flesh before one can know
    • moment the etheric body frees itself, the dying have before them a
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    • before the divine soul comes forth from the desire-nature of man. The
    • Before the eyes can see, they must be incapable of tears.”
    • Before the ear can hear, it must have lost it's
    • Before the voice can speak in the presence of the masters, it
    • Before the soul can stand in the presence of the masters, its
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    • Transfiguration before Peter, James and John. The disciples see Him
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    • disciples before the Easter Festival (St. John 13): “Verity,
    • the conclusion that the intermaxillary bone must exist in man. Before
    • — that is what must be acquired before the next step can be
    • form must be conquered by man before he can find the higher Self. The
    • appears before him and speaks these words:
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    • unfolds before us, it is perceived in inverse sequence. In the astral
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    • age of thirty-five, the middle point of human life? Before this
    • Before man assumed the upright posture there was a time when he moved
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    • the Zodiac. Eight centuries before Jesus the Christ, the vernal
    • God — the Christ. 2,160 years before that, the vernal equinox
    • before that again, the vernal equinox fell with the Sun in the sign of
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    • Akashic pictures are not static and immobile. They unroll before the
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    • associate ideas and to calculate — which he could not do before. On the
    • Before the great Atlantean race, of which all European and Asiatic
    • then divine phases. Before the body breathed air, the soul of man
    • ‘animate’ the body from within. Before this point of time we
    • find an astral humanity indwelling a purely astral Earth. Before that
    • something new, something never seen before. Such, for instance, is the
    • flash the form of a statue before his inner eye. He has never seen a
    • presence of a creative sphere in existence before our Earth and
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    • The following questions often arise before the mind: Is man the only
    • Spirit before the solidification of the Earth and of consciousness?
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    • We know that before developing to its present stage, our Earth passed
    • before this Spirit entered into him by way of the breath. The Earth is
    • still, the air was pure warmth; before that again, fire. Fire was
    • own forces. But before this metamorphosis comes about, a cosmic night
    • of substances is required before we can begin to understand the great
    • body composed merely of gaseous substance; before that again, we can
  • Title: Esoteric Cosmology: Lecture XVI: Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Human Will
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    • fluid forces emanating from the planet Mars. Before this passage of
    • find the earth in the condition in which it was before the separation
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    • Before the Coming of Christ, man embodied the principle of Jehovah
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    • Before Christianity, super-sensible truth was revealed in the rites and
    • what he is today and what lies before him in the future. We have
    • the priest in the Mysteries before Christ, there was harmony between
    • future, its plan begins to unfold before us. A new race will come into
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    • As man stands before us today he is, in his outward
    • appeared clearly before his astral eyes. It stood in front of
    • higher ego appears before Him — his own higher ego,
    • unto them, verily, verily I say unto you: Before Abraham was,
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    • experience of gratitude, one must be able to bow down before
    • bows down before the disciples and washes their feet. What is
    • time is divided into before and after Christ.
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    • of Life before he was ready for it. The initiate of the fifth
    • Before that, Philip called thee, when thou wast under
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    • not be empty; he will see before him the etheric body glowing with a
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    • passes before him in silhouettes and pictures, and what he sees is not
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    • entire life appears before his soul in a moment, like a great tableau.
    • before him in this way.
    • itself from the brain and a man's whole life flashes before his soul.
    • have dissolved completely before a man returns to a new incarnation.
    • reincarnate quickly, before his astral corpse has dissolved. He has
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    • which comes before the soul at death vanishes at the moment when the
    • incarnation, this memory-picture has appeared before his soul and left
    • in man. Before his first death a man consists of four bodies, but when
    • the Bull; before that in the constellation of the Twins, and about
    • what he was like before the experiences of his last life and what he
    • past life, but now they come before him as clouds, thunder and lightning.
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    • the old astral body comes before him as a second Ego, playing tricks
    • Immediately before
    • memory of a man's past life appears like a tableau before his soul, so is
    • a kind of preview of the coming life given to the soul immediately before
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    • on questions of education will be deeply useful to humanity long before
    • people are clairvoyant, and long before a person attains to direct vision
    • if we keep before our eyes the different ways in which the various members
    • before birth it is part of the maternal organism. During the whole period
    • sense-world. We must bring before him examples taken from the lives
    • before the child; these are the things which act on the etheric body.
    • quite naturally, so that the child will believe before it has knowledge
    • be twenty-two or twenty-four before you can offer a sound judgment of
    • your own; before then it is quite impossible. From the fourteenth to
    • it is not for the first time: he has been on Earth many times before.
    • throw it into water before you put it on the board, and then it will
  • Title: At the Gates: Lecture VII: Workings of the Law of Karma in Human Life
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    • before you any speculations or theories. I shall limit myself, as occultism
    • him. Think of yourselves as you were a few years ago before you knew
    • because the deepest sympathy already exists before birth, a particular
    • mother before it was born: no wonder then that the mother returns the
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    • backwards, the event comes before him, and now he has to suffer the
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    • Before the Earth became
    • woman, old man or woman, so so does a planet. Before Saturn manifested
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    • matter began to become harder and more solid. Shortly before the separation
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    • of lightning, he was aware that part of the Godhead was displayed before
    • nature as the body of the Godhead. Gradually they came to see before
    • culture originated from the clear purpose of Manu. Long before the time
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    • not want to take a second step before the first.
    • before the soul. Now if you begin to be aware of higher worlds as a
    • he has the whole picture-world present before him in daylight and not
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    • Before the eye can see, it must be incapable of tears.”
    • If in the morning, before other impressions have entered the soul, you
    • scene. Christ Jesus bends down before those who are lower than himself.
    • the animal would have to bow down before the plant and say: “To
    • in our society, a man holding a higher position should bow before those
    • in meekness before the Apostles and says: “You are my ground,
    • and the world of Devachan appears before him. This is the rending of
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    • if then, for example, he places something green before him, the green
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    • all before their conscious observation. Nothing is permitted to take
    • is spiritual. They take place before the waking consciousness of the
    • for what is enacted before the consciousness. Both of these
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    • human being stands before us in a physical body, which has a long
    • evolution behind it, three preparatory stages before it became an
    • before us in physical, etheric and astral bodies, and an ego
    • difficult if you have such a person before you. And you may encounter
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    • for instance, standing before them as a real person. That is the
    • incarnates as St. Teresa. But before she incarnates in the physical
    • spiritual world. We know that the etheric body is formed before the
    • was before birth, into the spiritual world. The pendulum swings
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    • resemblance to parents before the change of teeth and the resemblance
    • after the change of teeth. Before, the forces of heredity are active.
    • before the other parts of the organism — for the reason that
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    • something in this period before puberty that they should only have
    • some unusual stress in putting together the etheric body before
    • work, which is taken not from life but out of the intellect. Before
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    • before psychoanalysis intervened in such a frightfully dilettantish
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    • there before my eyes as a spiritual vision. And the need arose to
    • think away air, water, earth, and hold before us only these
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    • before us is a spiritual being similar to ourselves but distorted,
    • carry it into the universe. Let the picture stand before us —
    • beings, and before they have any thought of the macrocosm, we hold
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    • something that should be understood before anything else by those who
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    • Today therefore, let us put something before our souls as a kind of
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    • all before their conscious observation. Nothing is permitted to take
    • is spiritual. They take place before the waking consciousness of the
    • for what is enacted before the consciousness. Both of these
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    • human being stands before us in a physical body, which has a long
    • evolution behind it, three preparatory stages before it became an
    • before us in physical, etheric and astral bodies, and an ego
    • difficult if you have such a person before you. And you may encounter
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    • for instance, standing before them as a real person. That is the
    • incarnates as St. Teresa. But before she incarnates in the physical
    • spiritual world. We know that the etheric body is formed before the
    • was before birth, into the spiritual world. The pendulum swings
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    • resemblance to parents before the change of teeth and the resemblance
    • after the change of teeth. Before, the forces of heredity are active.
    • before the other parts of the organism — for the reason that
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    • something in this period before puberty that they should only have
    • some unusual stress in putting together the etheric body before
    • work, which is taken not from life but out of the intellect. Before
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    • before psychoanalysis intervened in such a frightfully dilettantish
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    • there before my eyes as a spiritual vision. And the need arose to
    • think away air, water, earth, and hold before us only these
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    • before us is a spiritual being similar to ourselves but distorted,
    • carry it into the universe. Let the picture stand before us —
    • beings, and before they have any thought of the macrocosm, we hold
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    • something that should be understood before anything else by those who
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    • Today therefore, let us put something before our souls as a kind of
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    • before our souls the very pictures which arose in the Hebrew pupil of
    • Hebrew sage felt. If we would bring the sound B'reschit before our
    • souls in the right way, there must arise before us — in the
    • Let us place before
    • ourselves through material images. Let us imagine that we have before
    • Call up before your
    • before yourselves in your own musing, you cannot get nearer to it
    • during your musing two kinds of images come before your souls.
    • before the soul, the one which tends more to disclose itself, tends
    • was not there before. A perpetual repetition of what was already
    • direction.” And the picture of this goal arose before each of
    • before us in picture form what lives in these all-powerful archetypal
    • this picture before you. There is the sphere in which fiery, gaseous
    • manifesting and the inwardly mobile.” Try to bring before
    • Bible, then you will have a foundation for all that is to come before
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    • just has to be said that, as regards the questions now to come before
    • Bible opens — words which are put before us in a language
    • pictures which arise before the eye of the seer when he contemplates
    • immemorial origin of our earth existence is placed before us is full
    • Bible, after the words which yesterday I at least tried to put before
    • the course of evolution before the earth came into existence.
    • content of the meditation of the Elohim before our souls in more
    • Beings who existed before man, the Beings whom the Bible calls
    • we have reconstructed the picture which hovered before the soul of
    • bring before us in a picture what hovered before the soul of the
    • hovered before the Hebrew sage.
    • picture the cosmos? Out of all that I have put before your souls, all
    • stimulated in him the pictures which I have put before your mind's
    • conjures before the soul pictures which form a connected whole in the
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    • wabohu, the Elohim caused what had once before in the past been
    • not been there before, something which was a further densification
    • which I have hitherto described had already existed before, though in
    • separation of the moon) had to take place before evolution could
    • before, but on the sixth “day” the earth-nature comes
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    • appear before the mind's eye in the Genesis account are the Elohim,
    • who had advanced beyond the human stage before the time of Saturn,
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    • instead of empty abstractions behind much else that comes before us
    • Before an animal nature with an inner life could come about there had
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    • had before he fell asleep in the evening was of a rose beside him.
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    • rise before his soul as he sits in meditation down-stage, and feels
    • before him persons whom he has previously known in life. In the Play,
    • “Something is standing before me.” Even the Elohim could
    • are aware of this our creation; objects do not stand before us, do
    • not appear to be before us.” To say “objects appear
    • before us” conveys a situation in which we are confronted by
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    • human being is to be found in the days before the sixth. If the earth
    • time, we should expect to find him long before the sixth day. How is
    • kingdom, a question may arise which we have often touched upon before
    • appearance before man became visible as an earth being. Before man
    • has to take place in the supersensible before man can advance to
    • Cherubim with the flame of the whirling sword before the gate of
    • into the life of man weaving in the etheric heights, before he fell
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    • If we bring before
    • before whom man feels a holy awe. And in such a way we may approach
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    • the Elohim took place before the earth-dust had been imprinted into
    • of the work of the Elohim before they advanced to Jahve-Elohim, as
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    • Golgotha came before Paul in such a way that he received, by direct
    • to understand the super-sensible world before he can have any true
    • before our minds one of the things that seemed to Paul, as an
    • before they could behold the divine and spiritual. The divine and
    • together. They want to raise a mist before their eyes so that they may
    • raise a mist before their eyes when they keep a festival like Easter
    • something himself before there arises from the grave of human
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    • existence before birth lay at the very root of the old Pagan creeds.
    • The essence of Paganism before it fell into decadence, was that men
    • knew: before our birth we were beings of spirit-and-soul; therefore
    • scripts before reaching knowledge of their own concerning the Mystery
    • comes vividly before us — above all the need to work for the
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    • hears that one of these Bodhisattvas — born 600 years before our
    • carried His impulse to the peoples of the earth. Before then they had
    • line of evolution was caused through Adam, even before the Fall,
    • before he was man, before he was a personality in the real sense. The
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    • fell from the Buddha's lips as long before the Mystery of
    • mere counter-image. We must gain something from what stands before us
    • them in dramatic imagery, they were led at last before the figure of
    • figure before the candidate was to convey to him the deepest import of
    • it must be possible for the soul to have the Christ triumphant before
    • and within it, especially in the will. That must be the ideal before
    • the crucifix alone that must stand before us, however grandly and
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    • Golgotha of which I have often spoken before in more intimate
    • it before any real approach can be made to this greatest of all
    • Teachers did not cover the facts of birth and death. Hence before the
    • part in either. Therefore we have this momentous fact before us: a
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    • before last I had to give a lecture in Stockholm, among other towns in
    • Mysteries, in times long before Christianity had spread over the
    • before the great Festival symbolising the victory of the Spirit over
    • conceived, is brought in a most wonderful way before the eye of
    • develop until the later phases of the Atlantean epoch. Before that
    • later times disappeared before the gaze of the Initiate. Think for a
    • possible for Initiation to be achieved in the same way as before. It
    • stands in very truth before a fateful future, that future when, as is
    • men if, before passing again into the spiritual worlds, they fail to
    • victory over that body, and there was placed before men the great
    • Two possibilities lie before the man of the future. The one
    • merely the Comforter but the One Who goes before us, Who is related in
    • Their reality will have already paled long before man's existence on
    • is still incapable of believing in the spiritual realities before him,
    • of the etheric body, the spiritual worlds were to appear before them
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    • of Faust he places before us the representative of aspiring humanity,
    • together with inner earnestness before we can hope to advance to a
    • wait for long ages before being transported by the miraculous fire
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    • of the fire from the clouds that shone before Saul who had now become
    • from six hundred years before the event of Golgotha to six hundred
    • significant can come before the discerning human soul than that
    • stands before him with all the disintegration and destruction of life
    • all suffering, just as six hundred years before the Mystery
    • If, six hundred years before our era, entrance into the physical
    • — this is what lies before us in the symbol of the Easter bells.
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    • before these lectures were given, Michael Bauer had come to know Dr.
    • years before the Christian era.
    • this guidance may be compared to what happens to the child before it
    • understands what it says before it can think. In the context of
    • feel to be approaching, and which they will experience before the end
    • of this twentieth century. This event can be brought before our souls
    • before his Kamaloka the man is confronted by two figures. What I am
    • who stands before him, holding out the tables of the law. In the
    • present incarnation, will have to wait until their next before gaining
    • as a child will sometimes do before it understands the thought-content
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    • as I have mentioned before — has to-day been given a place,
    • ego-consciousness took on the form it has now. Before then, the
    • centuries before the Christian era to realise what a countless number
    • before. The days are drawing near when people will feel bound to
    • few centuries before. The event was then already in preparation; and
    • to understand these if we look back to the time before our present
    • etheric body, and in the seventh, before the great catastrophe, the
    • about only through the individuality who before Christ-Jesus came to
    • personality living about a hundred years before Christ under the name
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    • individuals, that so many individual beings sit here before us, rests
    • find that during the time before we develop memory, certain relations
    • death a man has before him, as in a mighty picture, the life which has
    • life, but always so that the whole life is there before him. It lies
    • before him as in a great panorama. Now, of course, if observed more
    • even if I have said it before — the moment of death is of
    • before the time which we can remember. Birth is never included in our
    • before our spiritual vision as the greatest, most significant, living
    • spiritual world, always stand before our psychic-spiritual gaze. For
    • lasts only a few days, during which a man has his life tableau before
    • place these seven-year epochs of life before the soul, we first have
    • dies before the thirty-fifth year, he first experiences the
    • different. He no longer beholds that wherein he himself was before
    • who dies before the age of thirty-five, experiences even in the first
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    • it is especially good to hold before the soul as imaginative pictures
    • before the age of thirty-five — in order to have these very
    • thirty-five. One who dies before the age of thirty-five still stands
    • before the age of thirty-five. On reincarnating, those forces develop
    • thirty-fifth year. Such men, who before the thirty-fifth year go
    • souls, who in their last incarnation died before the thirty-fifth
    • man does not die without cause before his thirty-fifth year; he will
    • things are complex, and death before the age of thirty-five may also
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    • instance, in reference to Geometry. I have once before mentioned how
    • the entire connection, before the wounding of the man. One may say the
    • the true Ego. It is good to place these things before the mind, before
    • has first to place this question before himself. And the posing of the
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    • experience after death and before rebirth. We direct our thoughts to
    • souls to which it was related before going through the gates of death.
    • presentation of himself — to stand before that picture, just as
    • here we stand before a landscape and compare it with the scene itself.
    • Thus when this question comes before the soul, one is shown the
    • of its comprehensive wisdom, if we place the following before our
    • that it will disperse and vanish before us. We all have to a greater
    • then guides him to organise his life, and to create beforehand the
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    • easiest way to bring these things before people is to leave them more
    • everything, and in the preliminary trial before the magistrate was so
    • precisely so did the long-forgotten Markus Freund come before his mind
    • that Markus Freund was standing before him.
    • minutes past two. Everything in the room was as before, although
    • then places the document before a physician for mental diseases, as
    • Before you really see a rose, something else takes place.’
    • happens. He must behold the rose and be aware, that before it comes
    • transpires, which tells us: ‘I did this before I reached the
    • as he stands before us, he as man has been created from out of the
    • incarnation. When we see a man incarnate before us, it truly is as I
    • but one example which I have brought before you to-day in the novel
    • these present events. More than ever before does the subconscious play
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    • clear light of spiritual vision. We shall now bring this Saga before
    • the other member of the inner life appears before the human soul when
    • mirror. Thus, we have a mirror and two men stand before it. We do not
    • we should again make our thinking alive. Let us briefly place before
    • what stands in the Bible before I had ever read it; for I was then
    • spiritual manner before finding it subsequently in an external manner.
    • snow covers the plains. As in many countries the day before the
    • Even before their very eyes something began to develop. As the
    • clearer and clearer until the stars withdrew and faded away before it.
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    • before us. In the first place man has his physical body. As he is at
    • Before the human being as pupil is led to that point at which of his
    • the Threshold. He then has his earlier karma continually before him.
    • atoning death of Christ. Before this, death in the Mysteries had to be
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    • ourselves standing before the flower called Venus Fly Trap. If we gaze
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    • of the primeval plants before coal. A diamond is exactly the same as a
    • inhabit the body from within, but will have it before one as an
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    • lying before and behind him, but also beings co-existent with him,
    • should have the human being as he was before the Lemurian race, who is
    • spread out before us the kama-rupic human being. Previously there only
    • stage of human development, before man separated off from himself the
    • epoch occurred before man began to incarnate, in the last third of the
    • on Mars. It was added shortly before man incarnated. The second
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    • this, before there was reincarnation, sun, moon and earth were not yet
    • 800 years before Christ; that is about the time of the Iliad and the
    • About 800 years before Christ the sun in spring entered the
    • always slightly changing. Eight hundred years before Christ the sun
    • before them: ‘I am the Way, the Truth and the Life.’ The way =
    • 800 years before Christ and 1800 years after Christ, then we have two
    • about reincarnation. But from 800 years before Christ until about 1800
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    • still to follow. Before the Earth became physical it was astral.
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    • certain sense, we have purely and simply the physical world before us.
    • world as such before us. But the moment we look on the physical world
    • and time. Let us try to call up before the soul everything connected
    • Before the eyes can see they must give up tears”, [The
    • original English of Mabel Collins is “Before the eyes can see
    • from the Astral Plane to the Physical and before this from the Mental
    • In the first place man stands before us in his physical nature. He
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    • before us is not just the physical body but a combination of the
    • have before us a mixture of both. What meets us in the physical body
    • have done, and to betake himself to the physical plane. For before man
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    • elapse before the sun passes from one constellation of the
    • clearly before him. On the next stage he consciously brings forth the
    • At the time when man was still an astral being, before the Lemurian
    • came forth from him later. Before the Lemurian Age there rose up in
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    • Devachan if we think of the world of electric forces before
    • existence’ means, will now become clear to us. Before we descended to
    • intermediate one. The initiate already now sees before him those facts
    • we can now understand why Jesus had to reach the third stage before he
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    • Now comes the third. Before the human being entered into any
    • plane before he could develop consciousness of self. True as it is
    • previous condition that gave the impetus towards birth, before man had
    • ever been incarnated. This is called Jata: what before birth gave the
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    • beings made use of their hands for work. Before this man made no
    • the Lemurian Age and for the first time created his own Karma, before
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    • have before him the counter-image, the Imago. This is the source of
    • and receive intuitions, so before he came into existence the external
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    • before their death they were roasted, thus proving that cannibals
    • and awkward, whereas before in developing the vegetable kingdom he had
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    • the Old Moon, before the coming of the Buddhi impulse; they therefore
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    • This very frequently brings about an apprehension before incarnation
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    • did the astral man live before he became what he is today and where
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    • previously came the Lion, the symbol of courage, and before this the
    • about that certain Monads waited before incarnating. Through this the
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    • before the coming into being of the Vedas. Everything we have in the
    • it. Before the germs of man as he is today were there, the human being
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    • number still lie before us. But if we were standing on the Old Moon,
    • we should see yet another Planetary condition before Saturn; if we
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    • Arupa-form was a planet present, we are there even before the moment
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    • through him, man himself was formed. Before the light had passed
    • element separated off. God said: ‘Let the dry land appear.’ Before
    • Let us consider the undifferentiated human organism before the
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    • before they incarnated?
    • before man advanced to this process of breathing, he inhaled and
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    • milk. Before the time when milk was imbibed from Nature, there was an
    • Sub-Race, the Last Supper will be understood. Even before this it will
    • stage of development. This means that we stand before a new so-called
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    • and eleven stars bowed down before him. The eleven stars are the
    • Jewish Prophets, in the centuries before Christ, we find here
    • European culture, but in a way different from that of others before
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    • because before the validity of these things can be recognized the
    • We should have to be very shortsighted before we could possibly
    • any particular animal, we see before us a self-enclosed existence,
    • trustworthy guide and it will enable many a man, before he himself is
    • a long time man has had to wait in the course of his existence before
    • master in his own soul life before he was able to produce paper. You
    • man is obliged to think a great deal before he can perfect any
    • “Human Spirit and Animal Spirit” before they can be fully
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    • man is in touch with the spirit before the intelligence has worked
    • worked upon him before he has been able to grasp it with his
    • expression in an organ, before understanding the laws of that organ
    • in the soul before the laws are given bodily form. Hence, at the
    • of the spiritual world, before the spiritual world is reflected into
    • Whereas in the animal's blood circulation we have before us
    • before it is wished to find the way in which knowledge about the
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    • before it became so difficult to find a publisher! Today, however, he
    • than he was before he had attained to such knowledge. When a man has
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    • necessary before they could even be put as questions. In the ancient
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    • earth. I have spoken of this before.
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    • time to where we were before we took possession of our carbon-house.
    • before, together with what I have now said about nitrogen. Nitrogen
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    • thought that comes before my own soul on this occasion, it is that it
    • we have the pleasure of a still larger audience than before, perhaps
    • history — that was able to arise before the soul. The idea could
    • Years ago, before we started our movement, I often had occasion to
    • pass historically before my soul.” Even the complications that
    • it is first necessary even for us to prepare our own souls before we
    • and Dionysos. It may be possible for whole worlds to arise before us
    • proud spiritual chastity before Persephone, warning her not to taste
    • — it is thus that Demeter stands before us. Persephone appears
    • before our inward vision as something that awakens an image of the
    • Now let us set two pictures before ourselves. Let us picture the later
    • foregone conclusion that you should have before you the human figure
    • in a few words. All that we need say is that before the Eleusinian
    • what is put before you in our anthroposophical artistic and dramatic
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    • before us all that surrounds us in life, that reminds us of the
    • detail to all that happened in earth evolution before the Atlantean
    • epoch before it can feel and experience in itself what at that time
    • impulse for their culture. Then, before our vision, arises the
    • and bring to the surface all that you know. But before all this can be
    • through Him the principle of initiation stands before us in the world
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    • and modes of thought to a certain change before we are able to form
    • of his habits, representations and concepts before he can enter the
    • placed where all that we lack appears before us as something real, or
    • before him. But this resistance works quite differently in the
    • we do before a beautiful picture. But the beings who do not reveal
    • and yet stand before one in this sublime, angelic form. According to
    • before me in a quite different form, but, by permeating myself with
    • “I have a being before me who experiences and lives through a
    • before one a being who stands there majestically as an actual
    • is not. There one stands before this living reproach. This being
    • not capable of enduring all that he must endure when standing before
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    • characterise what was alluded to in the lecture of the day before
    • soul's clothing that was cast off before the crossing into the
    • to possess, so that there comes before the soul a feeling, into which
    • weakness, all one's weaknesses, must be called up before the soul. So
    • this by fading away before you.
    • is his etheric body. But this he already possessed before. The
    • difference between his etheric body before and after super-sensible
    • were awakened. While before it was as though asleep, afterward it is
    • return to what was said before. The etheric body, though present in
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    • left behind you, in the sense of the way we described this before,
    • life, as long as this form comes before you like an interpenetration
    • follows. Suppose that someone in the sensory world is standing before
    • thus, from outside, placing oneself before them, as one would observe
    • more or less super-sensible states come before us in the great poetic
    • the world in which you were beforehand. That is the only external
    • the words before and after cease to have meaning because as you go to
    • sleep you do not feel that it is before, and that waking comes after.
    • way as before going to sleep.
    • before and after have ceased to have meaning. If I now use the
    • before” — it must be imagined that you are standing opposite
    • inside it once more. You do not experience any before or after, but
    • man had before he came into sensory existence that should not have
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    • worlds, they expect before everything to be told how, in such
    • necessities are shown in the three figures who appear before our souls
    • being yesterday? He comes before the soul as a being forever striving
    • before your souls by yet another example how differently we must think
    • balancing what was mine before.” So we can look back on a life
    • stands in that world before the observer.
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    • with sincere and earnest intention, will never draw back before the
    • personality that one would have in sensory existence. Then, before the
    • steps toward initiation, it is in truth as if you passed before all
    • as those who were there before, so that there can be no question of
    • experience on earth), if we keep all this before our mind's eye and
    • because, were the human soul to pass into super-sensible worlds before
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    • put before you.
    • right words to express it. But if we stand before a phenomenon of
    • exactly reversed. The world which ordinarily is outspread before our
    • world. Thus does the world stand before us, and this is our world at
    • Before us stands our karma personified. When we see this we know:
    • together the aims which divine Spiritual Beings have set before them,
    • nature differently from what we did before, we now know in a
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    • on to where we were before we incarnated. We described in Lecture 1 a
    • the content of religion always before us. On earth our teachers speak
    • have not known before, something that really emerges like flowers
    • lived before we were connected in our present incarnation with
    • before we entered into this incarnation. This is the other way of
    • before his incarnation, in a ‘before’. And he looks upon
    • ‘inner’, comes a ‘before’ and ‘after’.
    • back into a life in which he lived before his earth-life. Earthly
    • spiritual events, one has there before one continually the picture of
    • existence there rises before the Gods the temple which presents the
    • rebirth, the more clearly does it appear before us, so that we cannot
    • is always before us. Here on earth a person may be irreligious,
    • it stands clearly before his eyes. Thus in the second half of the
    • before one, it stands there of itself, it is the goal of the Gods and
    • rebirth it stands before us as the mightiest, the most glorious
    • stand in front of a teacher and he may stand before us, and yet we
    • renounce. Each time, before an earthly incarnation takes place, the
    • which stand before it as the distant temple on the far shores of
    • body in order that he may not see what Lucifer wishes to put before
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    • physical body. The meaning of 'before' and 'afterwards.'
    • into a mirror you have a sheet of glass before you; this you would
    • really to stand before your physical body in such a way that you
    • stand before you like a pane of glass without any mirroring substance
    • significance of ‘before’ and ‘afterwards’. If
    • the surface, we should see before us the ‘Imagination’ of
    • ‘mirror-foil’ was then completed. Before that time the
    • yourselves the consciousness of these ancient people before the
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    • before we could go further. This course of lectures will provide the
    • is, the more does he rely upon what he has before him on the physical
    • that on the spiritual plane the ideal of humanity stands before us,
    • materialist and deny spirit before death is the way to be drowned, as
    • us; it stands before us and torments us to the same degree in which
    • seeing the truth before us. But we are in such a condition that this
    • go as before to a library and take down fifty books that are of no
    • clairvoyant is able to call up before him the picture of the illness.
    • Let us suppose that he has the picture before him of the illness
    • there and we stand before them and are continually being questioned
    • rebirth we stand before a Being which questions us. We have not
    • follows in that which has gone before. Philosophers are justified in
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    • Before Golgotha this was preserved by the forces of inheritance.
    • before; thy former relationship to the world is radically reversed.
    • soul between birth and death now come before our soul, but in such a
    • before thee is the background which, through its inner activity, is
    • the cause of thy being able to see what is outspread before thee, as
    • more before our souls in this memory-tableau. We can maintain this
    • arrives before us at a later period of time and we have to follow
    • before death; for if we had had it consciously before death we could
    • thoughts really were now stands before thee. We now first learn by
    • stands before us, because the living beings reveal their own
    • world before us, and to those around us we are indeed a being who
    • more minutely than before, when only a general outline could be
    • given; for before this could be done, it was necessary that certain
    • elementals which appear before our soul as mighty Imaginations. In
    • now lie outspread before us, illumined by the light that is born of
    • world, to our inner activity, we call up before our soul again and
    • Before the Mystery of Golgotha took place, it was possible, through
    • and of companionship. Before the Mystery of Golgotha the forces of
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    • Before and after the 'world midnight' we see again the friends we
    • By means of early death, forces are accumulated before the
    • are often the result of death by accident before the normal time in a
    • we thus survey our previous experiences, two things come before us
    • world. There rises before our spiritual eyes the prospect of our
    • lecture before the last, this will pass into the instinctive life of
    • as if we had not been with these human beings before — we are
    • this before — but these people are now for us the expression of
    • manner in which they come before us, we see by what new experience on
    • forces before the Midnight Hour of existence, that he enters earthly
    • worlds. Before such a person can see the matter quite clearly, he has
    • choice before many, many people, and when only a few separate
    • experiences, others rise before his soul which are not so intimate.
    • Long, long before the human being
    • existence inharmonious. Long before the Midnight Hour we should have
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    • human being whom we encounter in the outer world, who stands before
    • sense?” Whenever we bring clearly before us what we are, we
    • existence. In thankfulness I bow before the ground which lies beneath
    • regard to the Earth's evolution: they had set its fulfilment before
    • Instead of bringing before our gaze what we ourselves have enjoyed or
    • teachers and so on, and we can summon before our soul the inner
    • other man's true being will rise before him.
    • out by knowledge of Spiritual Science, you have before you all a
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    • we reach the period just before our next incarnation, we enter into
    • stage of development, before we are plunged again into earthly life.
    • before birth. Just as an image in a mirror indicates what is being
    • being has experienced before entering his physical body.
    • life is so closely bound up with our life before birth!
    • spiritual life on earth has its roots and impulse in the life before
    • makes us all equal before the law. We are concerned with the relation
    • mirrored image, to super-sensible spiritual life before birth, so does
    • science: spiritual life, pointing back to super-sensible life before
    • show that the way is not always found. Before the Christ Impulse
    • and only God. In the time before the Mystery of Golgotha this was a
    • the sign of national deities, Jehovah-fashion. Before the Mystery of
    • question (I have often spoken of it before from other points of view
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    • before his death. Perhaps some of you already know these sentences,
    • social problem has brought before our souls in the last few weeks.
    • placed before him, that their reality was of the same kind. And he
    • on from the life before birth.
    • life before birth — indeed, a certain kinship with it. We
    • before birth, so are the depths of economic life a seed-ground for
    • recall how, before the time of July and August, 1914, drew on, people
    • frightful catastrophes of to-day. Before July and August, 1914, the
    • I repeated, before the war, what I
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    • with — things that are really exercised by man before he
    • three to which I have referred is again a thing we do before we come
    • third thing which we do, still before reaching outer Nature. I am
    • three preliminary steps that go before the actual study of Nature.
    • I am now speaking and the way I spoke before. Before, I spoke of
    • there, before we can speak of a parallelogram of forces? So long as
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    • simply adduce the essential elements to bring the formula before your
    • before. It is displaced, — it appears elsewhere. Moreover you
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    • should get a figure of light still more drawn out than before. But it
    • get the phenomenon described before, only in this instance the circle
    • middle, — the opposite of what it was before. There would again
    • direction in which I saw it before. Looking in this direction, I
    • might expect to see the same as before, but I do not. A peculiar
    • before but it all looks lifted upward. It is as though it were more
    • with the colours which we saw before — those of the rainbow:
    • again before I have time to rid myself of the impressions of the
    • before the impression of the red has vanished. For the eye, the seven
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    • placing before you what we may call the “Ur-phenomenon”
    • is diverted upward. Moreover, as we said before, it is not only
    • through space was seriously shaken before long by other physicists
    • however been done before, by the Jesuit Grimaldi among others.
    • As I said before, the fact that wave-movements in many directions
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    • remarkable fact, which, although not unknown before, was brought to
    • I will remind you again (as once before in these lectures) of the
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    • the 16th century. The way men thought of such phenomena before the
    • what you saw before the plate of glass was there, you do indeed
    • before us any such complex, consisting of a darker and a lighter
    • really going on when the phenomena of colour comes into being before
    • reality we are dealing with is the light. Yet, what we have before us
    • another occasion in our life, when — as I said once before
    • example, which we perceived in our experiment the day before
    • times the old theories were rather shaken. Before these mutual
    • than they did before. It is electro-magnetic streams of force. Only
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    • colour. As I have said before, all I can give you in this Course
    • phenomena as we can before we try to theorize. We want to form a
    • look at what is here before you, you will be bound to say: the
    • seeing just before, when you exposed your eye to the red surface
    • darkness before, you now see green. And now I darken the same
    • having become cold, perceives as warmth. Before, you felt the same
    • together what I have just been shewing with what I told you before
    • please! — where in reality all that they had before them was
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    • Science. Namely, before that turning-point in time, man's whole way
    • before; it will then lead you to the following reflection. A single
    • the outcome: You, all of you, now sitting here before me, — I
    • only have you here before me through my own impressions, which (if
    • you here before me, I looked on all that is before me as merely
    • has its ending. Before the cochlea we come to the three
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    • was in this direction, as I said before that they interpreted what
    • that they can thus be attracted shews that we have before us a last
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    • different from what it was before. We have to do no longer with
    • intentions we set before us. All I could give were a few hints and
    • respect, before they can advance to healthy, penetrating ways of
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    • world of the senses is spread out before us like a tapestry and we
    • this world has been magically conjured up before him as delusion, or
    • before us a being in the physical world who has discarded both his
    • this we can realise that in ordinary life, before suffering, pleasure,
    • would be before us and we should not feel pleasure or pain; or
    • before us in the normal waking state, for it is the physical body
    • which enables us to have an external world before us, and the etheric
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    • bodily sheaths, and the second conjures the world of dreams before the
    • the man has gone to sleep and again before waking, that is to say, in
    • sleep, the whole tapestry of the sense-world lies outspread before
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    • everywhere in life. All this would come vividly before a man's soul if
    • before he becomes capable of penetrating into his inmost being. To
    • before man and protects him while he is still immature from sight of
    • before the spiritual Macrocosm. He becomes more and more perceptible
    • there converge and are so full of wisdom, are arrayed before us in the
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    • there before him as a reality.
    • who existed before you and were once like you had not raised
    • his ordinary consciousness was hitherto hidden from him, stands before
    • It is no ordinary ideal that Spiritual Science is now setting before
    • before the eyes of our soul and reveals itself clearly in that it
    • Thus we see before us, distinct from each other, all the forces
    • mystic vow. Before the spectacle of his own inadequacy, everyone must
    • is now before us as an external reality, standing out as it were from
    • self-knowledge, for there stands before us an image of what we have
    • succumbed to hallucination. Before seership begins it is therefore
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    • higher worlds — or even shortly before — he should not
    • in face of the Venus power. Before setting out on the path into the
    • connected with these attributes long before his birth. If we were to
    • history behind it. Long, long before entering existence through birth,
    • Thus man learns to move in the regions through which he passed before
    • before birth, a portion which comprises centuries; for centuries have
    • before there was a mineral kingdom. The mineral kingdom was a later
    • existence before there was any mineral kingdom. The mineral kingdom
    • mineral kingdom into himself. Before then his bodily make-up was of a
    • Atlantis. Before the great Atlantean catastrophe the face of the Earth
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    • leader in times before the methods of Initiation now available, were
    • What man can experience in the Macrocosm opening out before him,
    • spirit. Man has before him impressions which, although in a different
    • might be described as follows: I have before me something —
    • prepared before forces were poured into him by the helpers of the
    • for that is the last manifestation before the physical world; fire,
    • — In describing man as he stands before us we may say that his
    • Before the age of materialism no one would have used the word
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    • clairvoyance, for very exact self-knowledge is necessary before it is
    • suppose, for example, that it had a particular political trend. Before
    • them. It is accordingly very important before attempting an ascent
    • overcome life's difficulties. But if, before entering into the
    • “double” stands before him but that the sight does not have
    • would also be before us that other great figure who shows us what we
    • becomes thinner and thinner and finally there stands before us —
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    • organs or lotus-flowers but see flashing before us a new realm of
    • way as before; we hold it back from the opposite side. We hold back
    • not to enter it unprepared but fully prepared, seeing it before him as
    • Beings of the Macrocosm. It has been shown that before we begin to
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    • sleep, he would require a very long time before being able to notice
    • life, he will notice that something stands before his soul which
    • before him like flowers or stones seen in ordinary consciousness; he
    • has before him actual symbols or emblems which he knows he has not
    • genuine symbols or emblems. They are before us like objects, but the
    • evident. As soon as the pictures are before us we know what we have to
    • reasoned thinking before attempting to enter the higher worlds, it is
    • must be able to write before we can learn anything from what is
    • the day before, be cannot find it and has to look everywhere for it.
    • objectively before us. But we may look at this Ego once, twice, three
    • opinions for then we immediately have delusive images of truth before
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    • memory? Suppose you had before you a document bearing the date of 26th
    • way. — If you wanted to have before you what you experienced
    • inkling of what the spiritual investigator sees livingly before him.
    • He has before him not ordinary space but Space of an altogether
    • of soul just referred to — the faculty of memory. The goal before anyone
    • come before his soul in which experiences of the past are revealed,
    • the past before him as an immediately present reality, as a picture in
    • approach what stands as an ideal before his soul at the present time,
    • he had first to develop to the present stage. Before he reaches the
    • painful experience repeatedly brought before our eyes can influence
    • foundation which existed in man before the organ of thinking
    • respect before the brain could develop on that foundation. But an
    • which Beings from the realms of spirit are perpetually at work. Before
    • states before the intellect itself was there. In the worlds which
    • were asking what God was doing before he created the world, by saying
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    • falsehood, but for truth; that long before the soul, out of its own
    • be felt by numbers of human hearts before it is actually
    • before us today would be impossible without astral body and Ego, so we
    • from out of the Macrocosm before they could serve as the necessary
    • physical and etheric bodies already in existence. Hence before man
    • Man had first to evolve in a kind of plant-existence before it was
    • before us, verdant and blossoming, illustrate in the immediate present
    • the nature that once was ours before there was within us the
    • physical body already in existence before he could make the connection
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    • referred to here in Stuttgart, and which he gave before an
    • passing before his soul according to certain laws. These
    • the bodily nature, out of the world in which it existed before
    • a spiritual life that exists before birth and continues after
    • beings that are human souls before or after death, with whom
    • with spirit- soul beings. This is the case before birth and
    • of spirit is that long before birth or after death it has a
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    • the experience is a spiritual one, it is over before the
    • prefers to hear only what he has heard before)
    • logical sequence before. Whatever has a logical sequence in
    • first is pictorial, he stands before a real spiritual world, he
    • investigating the spirit we stand before the real region of the
    • What is it that we stand before in dreams? The difference
    • between standing before the reality of the spirit with our own
    • beforehand to enter into the spiritual world, in which he
    • cite an instance, which I have mentioned before, because it is
    • was taken at the battle-front in France, shortly before he was
    • visionary picture exactly before him. He even tries to avoid
    • presentiment which must have appeared before him when he
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    • civilization if life simply goes on as before, if human souls
    • from what he was before. As adult human beings who have
    • threshold from being crossed before they were
    • before the birth of Christ, we find the heliocentric system
    • experienced years before. Images become permanent in us through
    • it always takes some time before
    • before us. When we achieve this independence from our body, the
    • purely spiritual world before it descended into the physical
    • in the spirit-soul world before birth; we come to know the
    • In a memory image we have before our souls something
    • which we have experienced years before. We have what we once
    • experienced as an image before our souls. But if what we have
    • before us does not arise through our normal memory but through
    • world before us in which we are when we sleep and in which we
    • also exist before we descend to a life on earth. What we now
    • the soul. We have before us the spiritual roots of existence,
    • which we are related because we lived in it before our birth or
    • memory of our own super-sensible existence before our birth
    • appears and since our eternal nature appears before the eye of
    • to bring before people the Mystery of Golgotha and the real
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    • is capable, even before he becomes a seer, of recognising the truths
    • before conception took place. But through this kind of meditation one
    • can, as a rule, look back only to a certain point that lies before
    • lead us to experiences lying before the epoch of the present earth,
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    • was a mighty impulse which had never before been given in the same
    • revealed Himself, to the extent that was possible in times before the
    • the name of Jehovah, before the Mystery of Golgotha had come to pass.
    • And if we investigate the last five hundred years before the
    • even in the ancient Greek tragedies, during the five centuries before
    • the earth's evolution. This had not been the case before that
    • the whole period before the Mystery of Golgotha was only a time of preparation
    • inspired mankind for several centuries, for almost five hundred years before
    • as the reflection of Christ, five hundred years before the Mystery of
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    • the actual divine realm as the dimension before which human thought
    • before ever I found it, I fell into “nothingness” in this
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    • knowledge, its concepts and ideas, come to a halt before that realm.
    • Now, a contrast that had not existed before arose between the soul,
    • ideas. Whereas before, in the ancient spiritual age, it had felt akin
    • knowledge must stop short before it and, if he must write about the
    • Thus we have before us a development that proceeds with inward
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    • thinking. Let us place this process once more before our mind's
    • It actually took quite some time before those who thought along the
    • refuge in man. But before too long, nobody had any idea of how they
    • qualities. It took a long time, as I said, before a handful of people
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    • finally, going back to the second and third millennia before Christ,
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    • body (his lower organization) even more dead than before.
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    • presented before a learned society in Berlin. It was rightly stated
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    • we have as before the expansion in this direction to
    • lacking the clear, definite ideas, we often stand perplexed before
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    • have the same phenomenon as before. The thermometer shows no further
    • Now I will ask you to add to the fact I have brought before you,
    • maintain. If I place a solid here before you it remains as it is. If
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    • bring before you certain relations which come up when we have to do
    • would be much easier to place a higher world-view before people. For
    • before yourself in thought something which belongs entirely in the
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    • before you for the purpose of obtaining a survey of the relationships
    • this going over into the mechanical so strongly as you did before the
    • concepts that are ordinarily had before you enter occult training and
    • becoming a greater mechanist than before. An orderly occult training
    • to place before our minds, and on the other side, those things that
    • before us but in order to get an intelligent idea of the nature of
    • this time, put this proposition before our souls and tomorrow we ill
    • when the temperature rise we are measuring with it disappears before
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    • was before being heated. Then we will find the vapor tension dependent
    • this is represented in a material way before you by liquid bodies.
    • then we will see how we, actually in fact, come to stand before that
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    • place in the realm of the heat being. We see, as it were, before our
    • nature conjures up before our eyes, as it were, pictures of processes
    • an attempt is made so to define what is before one physically that
    • Naturally however, we must penetrate to real physical thinking before
    • us now make this experiment in order to place before our minds today
    • a marked rise in temperature. There is thus brought before us in the
    • these latter act in liquids before evaporation has had time to take
    • this before our souls. This requires us to make the following
    • Now place these thoughts vividly before yourselves: you find
    • the gas shows you again the picture I am trying to bring before you.
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    • applying the method of thinking that we have used before in all our
    • placing the whole process before my eyes. The process is not entirely
    • than a continuation of what I apprehend when I hold before my mind the
    • before our eyes in the following way: “I have produced heat, and
    • But now we use another analogy that I am bringing before you today
    • facts before our souls. (See below.)
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    • was before. Now, it will slow down in proportion to the degree to
    • and take into account that which Eduard von Hartmann set aside before
    • otherwise about physical things than they did before the year 1842.
    • I wish once more to lay before you the essential thing. We start from
    • There we have the noteworthy fact before our eyes that we look through
    • unfolded before our eyes. In reality we are dealing with an
    • his rainbow or spectrum conjured up before us by nature herself, never
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    • Before we continue the observations of yesterday which we have nearly
    • is another phenomenon to be brought to our attention before we proceed
    • have a kind of graduated scale before us. We will be able to see the
    • and then we have before us a
    • When we place human nature before us in thought, we can state the
    • what comes before our eyes plainly here in this way that the essential
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    • light. The simplest way for us to bring before our minds what we are
    • through the series, as we have frequently done before
    • before him, is obliged to say the following: “Heat exists, in
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    • apply entirely. We then have to call in what was put before you
    • this before your minds as a fundamental. For this shows us how we
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    • excellent. There is no phosphorescence visible. Now, place before
    • before us materially in the gas. Now if we will cultivate a vivid
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    • to certain ones. They are the following. When we bring before our eyes
    • bring before you the facts which showed how chemical effects could
    • must keep before our eyes an interpenetration, and with this
    • sets in. When we put the fluid element before us in thought, we must
    • inner order, but that which lies before us as a subjective experience
    • modern physics, are related, has been brought before you in past
    • there before it happened.
    • usual three dimensions that we have before us. Space then shows us its
    • time to lose because chaos stands before the door. A second thing to
    • The way is now clear before us. Human prejudice makes for us a very,
  • Title: Philosophy/Cosmology/Religion: Lecture I: The Three Steps of Anthroposophy
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    • his problems before him, so has the researcher into the spirit his
    • of them, and the super-sensible world lies before him. The student of
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    • presentation before our soul's consciousness with the character of a
    • picture. We have before us in this kind of presentation pictures of
    • a spiritual Cosmos, just as we have a physical Cosmos before the
    • before, or consciously changes such as one had. The greater the
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    • quite certainly cannot have occurred to us before. It is of no
    • We experience the thoughts not only in the abstract form as before,
    • we have before us. They are pictures of an etheric course of events,
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    • our life since birth. What we have there before us is indeed something
    • as it was before man left the psychic-spiritual world for the
    • which belonged to man before he was transplanted from his existence in
    • before life on earth began; but we bring to life in us a true picture
    • and the human soul before and after it. This is the case, for
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    • experiences which took place before sleep on the basis of the physical
    • self surrender to Christ. It was different, of course, before the
    • through the same intermediate states. Before awakening he goes once
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    • finds himself in the purely spiritual world for a certain time before
    • spirit-beings with whom it lived before. One might say that at
    • soul gets ready to receive from outside that which before she
    • before his physical organism receives him on earth. The events
  • Title: Philosophy/Cosmology/Religion: Lecture VII: The Relationship of Christ with Humanity
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    • look up to Him who before the event of the mystery of Golgotha had
    • hear how the Being who had before given to man the echo from spiritual
    • Christ a Being of the spiritual world before his descent to earth.
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    • before had indeed lain hidden in one's own nature, but had not surged
    • We grow conscious in a part of the soul which before was unconscious,
    • but that part which before was conscious in the physical organism
    • touched upon in the next. For by the views I have put before you
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    • within him man owes his ordinary consciousness. Before this
    • stands before man's soul. For this picture is only the expression of
  • Title: Philosophy/Cosmology/Religion: Lecture X: On Experiencing the Will-Part of the Soul
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    • Before the mystery of Golgotha the science of initiation could speak
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    • Babylonian wisdom, stand before these objects like three-year-old children
    • Before then, nobody could have spoken these words, because the Light
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    • Before beginning the actual
    • that we must concern ourselves with theosophical ideas and theories before
    • before us has in it nothing of the nature of soul. But what is essential
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    • bones before us cannot without further ado be called the physical body.
    • the moment of death. Before then, it has, in truth, been consistently
    • divert it from something with far greater strength than before. If you
    • sevenfoldness or tenfoldness. We have thus a picture before us of man who
    • life passes like a panorama before the human being. What is the explanation
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    • memory is arrayed before the soul. An intrinsic feature of this tableau
    • that had streamed into the physical life is present before you in great,
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    • the other again, even when one of them passes into Devachan before the
    • issues from a specific individuality. Now, before earthly fertilization,
    • before the physical act of love, there is reflected in this play of astral
    • can say that before physical fertilization, what is descending from
    • hear presently that in earlier times, before the separation of the sexes,
    • child loves the parents even before conception and is thereby impelled
    • himself chooses his final incarnation. Before this point, full accordance
    • work in the period before birth, are first active through the corresponding
    • members of the maternal organism. During the period just before birth,
    • before the seventh year of life it shall not be developed by current
    • memory long before the age of seven. That is true, but it is the
    • ready by nature before birth in the mother's body, but what would
    • before birth. The same applies to the other organs before physical birth.
    • speech a long time before he is able to speak himself. He should therefore
    • is an occult law that no individual before his thirty-fifth year is
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    • them. Before speaking of the fact of reincarnation and discussing questions
    • he was already there before the earth was in existence. On the earth
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    • Earth beforethe Lemurian Epoch
    • food he was guided by certain pictures that rose up before him, and
    • before our very eyes.
    • nor by the slow tempo of the earth. These beings departed already before
    • of the earth at that time, before the exit of the moon. Everything
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    • before the event of Golgotha, would not have seen in the earth's aura
    • of fire. Where is this fire? When seen by Paul before Damascus it was
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    • to change. Before philosophical thinking, (which originated in the sixth
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    • we are constantly astonished anew and stand in admiration before that
    • which before was hidden from us, because there was in ourselves no
    • man before the Holy of Holies; he had to understand that truth is
    • the Mysteries, he was to acquire the holy shyness before the Truth,
    • River, and before he has received the Divine Spark which will take
    • his own inner self, falls more deeply than before into the bonds of
    • youth in the same sense as when in Rome he stood before the statue of
    • cannot take him back, represents something which existed before our
    • thoughts, but by bringing the whole drama of Dionysos before them, by
    • Even before the close of the 18th century, when Goethe
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    • (purification) before he can take in wisdom. For if wisdom is brought
    • principle. He who does not do this before he dies, is destroyed at
    • death. Man must first mature and be purified, before he can enter the
    • go through various stages of purification before he could become a
    • Buddhi, Manas; Atma, in the form of the Bronze King, appears before
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    • in the human sense did not exist before the division of the sexes that
    • Mystery temples, but who also appeared before all the world so that it
    • walked on earth in a living shape for the first time. Before this time
    • us in primeval ages. So at the end of this hour let us place before
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    • before, what was does not return — all is new yet always the old.
    • Before me, teaching me to know my brothers
    • your gaze back thousands of years before our era to ancient Egypt,
    • correct or logically false. Everyone can place this ideal before his
    • celebrated the victory of light over darkness. Before the fourth
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    • And breath'st before me in thy new adorning,
    • Mysteries of all ages before they entered the Mysteries themselves:
    • In the ancient Mysteries, before men spoke of a Christos, they spoke
    • before the world to proclaim the occult truths that he was permitted
    • world symbol stands before us here — life, which overcomes death. The
    • origin from the work Tao. Before Europe, Asia and Africa were lands of
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    • different from what it was before. Compare your feelings after you
    • feelings you had before, or with the way in which people think and
    • interested him before, interests him no longer; that which had no
    • infinity arises before us, and in this infinity a quite definite mood
    • before. If we would give a name to this soul perception, to that which
    • before our sight,” but (and I remark expressly that I am telling
    • nevertheless, to stand before the world, then there works within us
    • the animal kingdom. The etheric world gradually appears before us,
    • In Occult Science, that which thus gradually appears before man in the
    • moral issues from our soul — then there arises before our occult
    • all external impressions, he will then feel rising up before his
    • is how I understand the subject which was put before me.
    • outlined nature-beings, and in this way can have before us beings with
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    • much more lightly than he did before his occult training. His
    • education, his social connection guided him before, so that he did
    • development, many people begin to tell lies who never did so before,
    • take things more lightly than before, — indeed if possible we
    • see spread out before our senses and which we can understand with our
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    • instance, if a man says, “Here before me is a meadow covered with
    • world appears before his senses. He surrenders himself, so to speak,
    • perceptible to man externally, we have before us beings which perceive
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    • as the occultist feels when he stands before the beings we call the
    • need say nothing, but just appear before us. The wisdom of those
    • If we want to proceed further in the task before us we must now become
    • concepts and ideas before us. This will enable us, when in the
    • and of the Heavenly Bodies is to appear before us, to accustom
    • before us as their lowest principle the Spirit of Form; that is, a
    • physical body of man belongs to man. When we see man before us, his
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    • have come into being. I should now like, before proceeding further
    • Now, before we continue to study the results of occult investigation
    • as we have done before, it will be useful for our further
    • consideration the fact that when we have before us a piece of
    • the other stand before a physical body left behind, deserted by the
    • If we describe man — the microcosm — as he passes before us,
    • carried away through the comets out of the planetary system. Before
    • body upwards, as the being standing immediately before us, we must in
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    • what you experienced yesterday or the day before. This picture concept
    • which is immediately before your eyes. You only look at that with the
    • things which appear before our physical eyes, what we see in the
    • Before us is something which really points to no present, but
    • conception, of what existed before an earth could possibly exist. For
    • what we there see was possible before the earth, and that which
    • system before our present earth existed. And because we must so
    • proceed that we can only learn about conditions before the origin of
    • off everything physical which appears before our eyes in the various
    • condition grown out of the other? And then arises before clairvoyant
    • our way about, we gain the impression: “We have before us a
    • we can only again have the whole which appears before our occult
    • before the sun is no reason for the occult vision to have no
    • as the Sun-condition. So that we say. Before our earth became earth it
    • was in a Moon-condition; before it was Moon it was in a Sun-condition.
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    • whether Mars stood before one sign of the Zodiac or before another.
    • animal form, stood before Aries, or Taurus, or any other
    • that Mars, for instance, can work qualifyingly when he stands before
    • Now before we consider the process of human civilisation from another
    • Thus a theosophical act was accomplished before Theosophy existed, by
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    • open. This must be taken quite literally. Before Lucifer approached
    • of Spiritual Science has come before your souls, that the treatment of
    • All-Divine Life, which before It comes to expression in the physical,
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    • of health and sickness, were different before they had an ego that
    • by gods who came before.
    • before the people of Moses in the first of the Commandments.
    • understood the special power of the Jehovah God and hold before us the
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    • The day before yesterday we spoke of how humanity is confronted by
    • him, before he could recognize them with his ego consciousness. This
    • that truly makes him a human being. Before an individual has developed
    • awaken in man. Before the first half of the twentieth century has
    • before Damascus. This will then become the normal condition for many
    • world spread out, as it were, like a carpet before his senses. In
    • that such messiahs appear. As an example, this happened just before
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    • may have taken place before the eyes of the inhabitants of Palestine
    • spiritual worlds and is contained in the Gospels, then we stand before
    • happened before this time we may be told by our parents or elder
    • have thought that,” the man dates his own Ego; what came before
    • sickness and death, places a hindrance before our Ego-development; we
    • path of the organization. Thus do we see man before us, if he can
    • before on earth, because already in the old Moon-time it had separated
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    • the Christian principle learns the following: Before this Earth there
    • initiation-principle stands before the whole of mankind in the Mystery
    • setting before men symbolically in their mysteries the Osiris-Set
    • The last culture epoch before the Graeco-Latin looked up to Christ, to
    • educator. I look upon that which was before my birth, which placed me
    • before birth, that they have received from him the grace of
    • gods which took place before the eyes of men. That is why this secret
    • them, before the passage of one hundred years after their deaths.
    • before a time when love, peace, and understanding must spread in the
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    • you stood directly before secularisation of the church, which
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    • last period before the earthly birth. There one sees the human
    • human being, who possessed a brilliant consciousness before birth,
    • cosmic order. But, when we look back into the life before birth and
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    • course of preparation for a long time very gradually beforehand. Such
    • home previously in the same world in which we also were present before
    • possible points of view. Before we descended to the earth, then also
    • humanity before the Mystery of Golgotha was the Christ. Thus one may
    • after all, such as it was before. This is obviously clever, but the
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    • twentieth century — the century that has placed you before such
    • who were born shortly before or shortly after the turn of the century
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    • is a picture that often came before the soul, and it expressed an
    • means an unwritten page. Before then, many things rose up of
    • Before then human beings lived on the earth with much they inherited.
    • century the earth has become new for the first time. Before then
    • of feeling was necessary. The feeling of standing before a
    • Before
    • standing inevitably before a new experience of the Christ Event. In
    • standing before the awakening of human beings in the new century as
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    • beyond the time of the fifteenth century, before the age I attempted
    • experienced the health-bringing light of the sun. And before going to
    • written as if everything before this age were naive; now at last
    • right about thinking as it was before the middle of the fifteenth
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    • natural before the fifteenth century, moved onwards automatically and
    • contributed towards such statements. Before the fifteenth century,
    • still less! For in the second or third century before Christ, to
    • experienced as the divine was a Being of full reality standing before
    • there before birth. The physical organism is the tomb of the living
    • back before the fifteenth century, it becomes evident that thinking
    • us before our fifteenth year. This is not disturbed by our intellect.
    • does not become like the child before puberty, one cannot enter the
    • transparent; then, like clouded lenses before our eyes, they would
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    • For a long time existence before the descent into a physical earthly
    • its very first breath, or even before, what is being manifested by
    • being, we have what is infinite before us and so imbued with life
    • the full import of what I put before you yesterday is grasped,
    • described before. Great and pure love, working from within outwards,
    • “The riddle of life stands before us as an enigma. The solution
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    • I am placing before you an idea difficult to describe accurately,
    • amount of knowledge were still able to stand before the young, who
    • the life-force in a human being who goes to bed at night before he is
    • come before us as a kind of fiery luminous cloud. What he does when
    • those who teach standing before their class with a note-book, or even
    • breathe may first, before it dies, even if only for a moment,
    • an “appearing before the eyes”) — what we call
    • when someone stands there before a number of young people who are to
    • souls even before he is in their presence: “Prove that for me,
    • question I have put before you as a picture is intended to stimulate
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    • us look into the soul of a man who before this date lived into the
    • thought in man. Whereas mankind before the year 333 really had the
    • those souls who before the year 333 considered that in the
    • century, being reincarnations from the time before the year 333 from
    • souls reincarnated from the time before the Mystery of Golgotha. Out
    • many centuries before, arose the impulse to dispute about the reality
    • life on earth before the sixth or seventh century, particularly
    • before the fourth post-Christian century, there lived the feeling:
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    • at present was different before the year 333 A.D.
    • cannot be known before we reach a certain time in life, that is,
    • impossible to get the second teeth before the seventh year so it is
    • impossible to know something in its essential reality before the
    • eighteenth year. It is simply impossible before the eighteenth year
    • things for which active judgment is necessary. Before this one may
    • cannot know anything about it. Before this we cannot unfold that
    • then, follows from the fact that before his eighteenth year the human
    • human being before he is eighteen must depend upon those who are
    • always so. If we look back before the first third of the fifteenth
    • could be brought before his eighteenth year to the point of real
    • possible to give anyone real knowledge before his eighteenth year. At
    • before there was any wish to impart knowledge the young should be
    • knowledge in the form of truth. In earlier times it was said: Before
    • knowledge” was provisional, because before the eighteenth or
    • being if he wants to set to work before the young take it as a matter
    • Before
    • say, when the teacher stands before the young so that his way of
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    • documentary history can go back only a few thousand years before the
    • we go very far back, some seven or eight thousand years before the
    • ancient times, six thousand, seven thousand years before the Mystery
    • know before. It was perfectly natural to speak in this way. Just as a
    • not have been able to bite with my second teeth before I had them. To
    • without thinking. Everything just passes before them. They can remain
    • play of forces must begin to move freely. Not before thinking moves
    • is in ordinary life, as an activity of the head. Before this you
    • Does man know before this that he has a will? He
    • child before he is ten, and it is not until he is at least eighteen
    • has experiences which can only come when one is as old as he. Before
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    • been saying refers to the grown man. Before the change of teeth a
    • and man. Before puberty it is pre-eminently an experience of the
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    • earth-catastrophe, to the seventh or eighth millennium before Christ,
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    • more could be said in conclusion to what I have put before you here.
    • animals evolve from animals, and how man stands before us — but
    • century the dragon stood with particular intensity before the human
    • stand before us; for the first time it has become our essential
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    • I have mentioned to you before that modern philosophers have adopted
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    • THE DAY before yesterday I spoke to you about the fact that we, as
    • individualization comes to a halt before intelligence. As far as
    • which stands here before me visible. You all as you are sitting here
    • I said before: One thing is connected with the other. Human beings are
    • to be placed before mankind to which it should have only super-sensible
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    • IN PURSUANCE of the considerations I placed before you in the lectures
    • approximately in the fifth century before the occurrence of the
    • You know from various lectures I delivered before you that the Middle
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    • eighth millennium before the Christian era, we shall find a soul mood
    • of the soul before it had descended into the physical body through
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    • shortly before the outbreak of the French Revolution. He stated his
    • interested in his being that it really stood before our spiritual eye.
    • do not bind us to the being who has passed through death before us. In
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    • the day before yesterday, {Rudolf Steiner, Das
    • and our concepts, as I described the day before yesterday. We dream
    • Recall what I told you the day before yesterday. I said: If a human
    • spiritual powers not intervene? The day before yesterday I gave an
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    • passed a long time before. Breuer could easily hypnotize a
    • off, ordering the child to jump too, which it did, just before
    • draws back from an object, or halts before it and considers.
    • having been in love, many years before, with a man whom she did
    • the day before, supermen whose god being dead, have made gods
    • bloody demon, are all adapted to set before the eyes of
    • three years before he descended to earth his soul was in the
    • was fought upon the super-physical plane before 1879; that he
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    • that the facts which lie before the psychoanalyst really point
    • facts before the psychoanalyst might easily refer to this. I
    • That these three activities, which before passing
    • the struggle before him of these spirits against the spirits of
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    • forward with a mirror and holds it before us do we behold
    • before you, then you may also believe that parts of the brain
    • before us the mirror of our bodily nature. That is the
    • spirit and soul being to the body. We will hold before our
    • way. When something long buried in memory stands before a human
    • Thou art Mary Magdalene! It stands before her, projecting
    • to be understood that you must first see a whole world before
    • If anyone knew this beforehand no rule would need be given him
    • before us, of which Lucifer and Ahriman always promise to
    • appears before us, and the devil says: “This is the
    • with it before we can learn to recognize that which enters us
    • that which has been dangled before us as if it were the world
    • appear before us? Here upon this earthly globe we can
    • before this atmosphere. This could be compared to the
    • to have his finished work before him! In our world today it is
    • before venturing to give out even a little about world
    • point where these nuances burst asunder, and there lies before
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    • a certain clarity. That is to say, if they really stand before
    • This distinct standing-before-the-soul in the subconsciousness
    • take precautions may have before him thousands of pictures from
    • before himself he will be able by its means to exert an
    • disregard what is before him. He can then give the command to
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    • that. You must trace it backwards. Before the woman met the man
    • she had been in other places in the world; before that she had
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    • slowly passes over into the other, and long before one such epoch has
    • number of human beings today are, as it were, before the self-opening
    • before father Abraham. When we cannot merely say: I and father Abraham
    • still had something spiritual before him, even if already rarefied; it
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    • But there was a time before the invention of printing, before the
    • teachings which Buddha gave out 600 years before our era. These
    • 600 years before our era as a contemporary of the great Buddha. He
    • before our era appeared under the name of Zarathas or Nazarathos, was
    • Captivity — there, where, 600 years before our era, Zarathas or
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    • considerations, on the three gospels, to let appear before our
    • bringing them together before the soul, one can come to the true
    • That is the light which I wanted to place before you. And the shadows
    • literary fashion long before they have a spiritual content; in an age
    • Gospel, as it lies before us today. In any case we must not do that.
    • before thee, who shall prepare the way for thee; listen how it calls
    • said: “Behold, I send my messenger before thee, who shall prepare
    • Thus we have an evolution of humanity before us of which we can say:
    • man before me... that, however, is Maya! Who knows... is that, anyhow,
    • go before, and announce before, that which should live in Jesus of
    • before him.” And so there is indicated a deep world-mystery
    • — because the angel has to announce beforehand — what man
    • angel before thee, to whom the egoity should be given.”
    • What is it that announces itself beforehand? Here we must be clear as
    • which is the ego, sends its angel before thee, who should give thee
    • Our modern means of expression is pedantic. If a man stands before us,
    • we say: there is a man. If a second stands before us, we say again:
    • Maya before us. If a being has two legs, and a human countenance, then
    • stands there before us, man is — nothing. He is about as much as
    • as he stands before us. In truth, he is a schema, a Maya, an illusion.
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    • externally perceptible world, as it lies before us, can offer
    • it in the following way. Just think how, 600 years before the
    • hundred years Before Golgotha, the turning away from a corpse
    • trivial views) therewith you have before your souls a deep
    • know indeed that the preview: incarnation of the Earth before
    • place before our souls as characteristic. — Auguste Comte
    • few historical lights before you to-day, on which we can then
    • course I cannot put before you even diagrammatically the
    • just wanted to place these historical views before your soul,
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    • standing before a mirror, believes it produces him, because it
    • hand before a mirror and believe that the mirror is producing
    • Golgotha. Before the Mystery of Golgotha this delusion did not
    • exist. Before the Mystery of Golgotha there existed another
    • kind of deception. Before Golgotha man did not believe that his
    • before me.” If man could have this consciousness about
    • your attention. Before the Mystery of Golgotha what I have
    • understands why, before the Mystery of Golgotha, those human
    • soul-mood which resulted from the Mystery of Golgotha. Before
    • differently to what they did before the Mystery of Golgotha;
    • Hierarchy. That was so before the Mystery of Golgotha. After
    • man, that one was preferred before another, not because that
    • fact is before us, that Auguste Comte turned away from his
    • am not now saying anything which I myself wish to bring before
    • am only bringing before you here a fact of Spiritual life,
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    • destiny of Prometheus before them. And in Prometheus and his destiny
    • that was not there before. It is first there in thought and then the
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    • levels. We will endeavour to uncover its real kernel. But before going
    • mature enough to work in what we call our intellect. Before that time
    • passed through the sign of the Ram on the occasion before the last.
    • Thus the very important Argonaut saga puts before us the transition
    • black magic. This epoch was brought before the pupils of the Greek
    • before the initiates as the temptations of purely worldly arts,
    • before the pupils of the Mysteries in Greece and this is what Homer
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    • Before our present root-race there were four others; we are in the
    • Christian era. But before this, for some centuries before Christianity
    • situation in human evolution. Before a new phase takes root the
    • and Atlantis has to be overcome before these northern nations will
    • Before that she had lived for a while at the Burgundian court. She
    • Mysteries long before the emergence of Christianity. These events were
    • root-race. The last before Siegfried is Balder, the sun-hero. He
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    • Before I begin to speak about this saga, I should like to refer to
    • before you comes about gradually in the fifth root-race. The Manus so
    • Before that, strife was determined by instinct.
    • whole significance, was among other things brought before the pupils.
    • Mysteries before it took place. This is the essential principle of the
    • bring about an event straightway, years before it was due. Then
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    • these bodies before they embodied themselves in the human being?
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    • Let us put this before
    • which had been built according to these measurements. Before the time
    • the Sun. Our earth, as it stands before us with its solid substances,
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    • if only briefly. You may recall my elucidations of the day before
    • considered various conditions that a man experienced before he became
    • creations. But what lived in Michelangelo's soul before his paintings
    • Before that there is not much else he can do than to let nature take
    • be passed before this happens. Such ancient occult principles are of
    • journeyman had to be completed before one could be called a
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    • ancient times before his ego had descended. Thus, in the second
    • before your eyes in a few words. The occultist who has acquainted
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    • been lived before, and known before, by those Beings who are higher
    • therefore, say that before our world came into being there already
    • difficulty. In ancient Atlantean times, before the great catastrophe,
    • in the times before the Atlantean catastrophe, it would have been
    • external expression. Thus did the gaze of man, before the Atlantean
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    • soul and matter. We have now placed before our souls an elementary
    • Now we must for once put very clearly before us a very simple but
    • comes before the spiritual eye with particular clearness. Spiritual
    • from the outer world; he raises it to what it was before, he frees
    • were before. What does a man do when, in looking at some outer object
    • spiritually does the opposite of what has been done before.
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    • it? This question might arise in many minds. As I have said before;
    • he is a god before he is ready for it, he will not be a god, but a
    • imagine himself already a god before the time. The one road leads in
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    • shining before you in the distance. In the interior you would have
    • Let us now call up once more before our minds this ancient Saturn and
    • is the first, principle thing we must put before our minds, that
    • and whence, before all others do the Spirits of Personality, get that
    • We know that the man of to-day, as he stands before us, consists in
    • the physical body, he has still higher stages of development before
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    • brought before our souls by means of two examples, that on ancient
    • going through. Before a system of Thrones, Cherubim, Seraphim can be
    • system. Glancing back at ancient Saturn we say to ourselves: before
    • had to pass through a certain development, before they could be
    • creatively active, before they could offer sacrifice. These Beings
    • have spoken of them before) the Spirits of Personality, the
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    • day, it is indicated that once upon a time, in grey antiquity, before
    • Zodiacal sign. Before 270 B.C. it did not rise in Pisces but in
    • whole sign of Aries during 2150 years. Before that, Taurus had been
    • To day, it is said: ‘Before Copernicus, people all talked
    • it. Before that, in the Ptolemaic system, there were still remnants
    • men. A man as he stands before us, can have an external appearance
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    • Now, as I have said, I should like to put the thing before you
    • before the appearance of our earth, emancipate the planetary men who
    • certain personality standing before us, but the inhabitants of Venus
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    • happened before. What is called the physical body to-day had its
    • Now if we look back at the many things which have passed before our
    • creator rises before our spiritual sight, and we say to ourselves,
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    • make yet a few observations before I touch on our question,
    • That which happened in the beginnings of our evolution, before the
    • A we said before, all this is extremely difficult for the modern mind
    • represent that evil before his eyes. He had to have the illusion that
    • evil itself stood before him, and only when the evil was unmasked did
    • stage such as is lived by men at present was never met with before,
    • thus stands before our eyes like the construction and the process of
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    • things. In other words, we shall allow Western wisdom to pass before
    • have now placed before our minds what the preparation for clairvoyant
    • with the higher principles of our being. Then there appear before us,
    • leaving our body we are clairvoyant; that is to say we stand before
    • the perfection which we must hold before us as our future ideal of
    • future before us, and to look without fear and horror upon what we
    • we see that there are certain conditions to be fulfilled before
    • to attain in the solemn ‘Holy Day moments’ before
    • aspirant, before he proceeds to this experience, to be told what
    • time. We must become Anthroposophists before aspiring to
    • spiritual beings. And we shall further have to place before our souls
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    • them. The physical world lies before him the other worlds open up to
    • real in human evolution before this age, that the feeling experienced
    • striking vision comes before him. The external form of the earth,
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    • could not possibly learn before the appearance of Christ on earth
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    • phenomena surrounding him; the sense world is placed before him by
    • all the cultured life of today. Before the mighty catastrophe which
    • we have seen, the ideal before the more northern stream was the
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    • as Apollo before the Christ could become visible and intelligible to
    • great significance in the evolution of the world and humanity. Before
    • therefore before the appearance of Christ on earth, there were men
    • understand that the Christ was a cosmic god before His descent upon
    • dimly felt and experienced but stands before him in concrete
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    • let us call up before our minds the most radical change in the nature
    • of man, which has occurred since the Atlantean catastrophe. Before
    • But the whole of this world which lies spread out before the present
    • had to come to pass before those who surrounded the Christ could say
    • adequate to it. Christ was influencing man even before He appeared
    • was the thought of him in the consciousness before he was seen? It is
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    • let us once more place before our souls that which is a consequence
    • of all that has gone before. It is felt and recognised by spiritual
    • — only once, never before and never after — could so
    • to the inner essence of the human soul; before then He was accessible
    • West, was incarnated in Gautama Buddha about six hundred years before
    • remained the same as he was six hundred years before our era. But it
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    • at the moment was to place before you the manner in which in the
    • effective at the moment when we achieve perception and before mental
    • before our capacity for reasoning has come into action. To perceive
    • The child learns to speak before he learns to reason. A
    • learns to speak, or at least to understand what is spoken, before he
    • cannot penetrate. The concept halts before the external, just as the
    • sense of smell halts before the inner man.
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    • What we see before us in observing a human being merely
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    • it is obstructed before emerging; it remains in the physical body of
    • was before the human ego had begun to dam up the currents within us,
    • of man before he became outwardly perceptible on the physical plane
    • had no use for the fish nature, that he had to expel it before
    • imitates long before he has any idea of visualization whatever. First
    • this faculty had to appear before the sense of visualization, before
    • consciousness of them before they could combine conceptions with
    • of the gods. It was infused into the ego before the latter itself was
    • learning to read and write occurred to men before the consciousness
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    • accustomed to call the outer world, all that we see before and about
    • outer world but stops before it is reached, sensation arises.
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    • before reaching the point? Because when you say, “The man
    • soul). In describing it we halt as in timid awe before the inner
    • substance, before the matter that really concerns us. In speaking,
  • Title: Wisdom of the Soul: III. At the Portals of the Senses.
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    • Even truer, firmer, riper than before;
    • Recoils before the infinite, and fails, astounded,
    • somewhere within the soul before reaching the boundary. That is the
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    • that happened to them ten years before, provided the cause has ceased
    • seen it before. What was it that called up this memory? Well, it was
    • up before your mind's eye the old visualization of the picture. If
    • that occurred before the ego became a means of reflection. If
    • outer impression through a picture you have seen before and which you
  • Title: Wisdom of the Spirit: I. Franz Brentano and Aristotles Doctrine of the Spirit.
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    • scientific authentication has never before been achieved. That is
  • Title: Wisdom of the Spirit: II. Truth and Error in the Light of the Spiritual World.
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    • found that Brentano shrewdly halted before the spirit, so that we do,
    • before a mirror, the mirror reflects the object's image, image and
    • soul, forces that were not there before.
    • individual being before combining with the elements of body and soul,
    • soul before the earth life is assumed by Plato, but not by
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    • which, however, we must first awaken. The day before yesterday we
    • not reached before. Thus, experience shows the soul to be capable of
    • have to be able to enter our consciousness instead of halting before
    • it. We would need to have before us a process such as takes place in
    • reality, he finds that before he can arrive at spiritual reality he
    • of the higher worlds before attaining to any concretely outlined
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    • imaginative world, which can open up before the soul either through
    • before him as something objective, so he must meet himself in the
    • memories before us. Instead of having them behind us, as is usual, we
    • place them before us. That is an important proceeding. In ordinary
    • before ourselves, at the same time going through them once more, we
    • what earth's eldest son, the granite rock, has spread before his
  • Title: Lecture: The Christmas Festival: A Token of the Victory of the Sun
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    • To-day we shall try to bring before our minds a kind of summary of the
    • Before me, teaching me to know my brothers
    • of years before the Christian era we find that a Festival was
    • animals. Before that time, the beings on Earth were adapted to the
    • before those who were to be leaders among their fellow-men. Therefore
    • This ideal can stand before the soul of every human being and then he
    • has before him the ideal of the Sun Hero, the ideal to which every
    • think of the future lying before mankind, we have a premonition even
    • of Peace stands there before us when at Christmas we contemplate the
    • birth feast of the very greatest Ideal before mankind, of that Ideal
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    • the ears of those who were pupils of the Mysteries — before they were
    • Before men spoke of the Christos, they spoke in the ancient Mysteries
    • before the world the occult truths imparted to him in the temple. The
    • Tree of Knowledge and the Tree of Life. Seth stands before the Gate of
    • before us here: Life the conqueror of Death. The wood of this Cross
    • the word: TAO. Before Europe, Asia and Africa were scenes of human
    • will ring out from cosmic space: The Darkness gives way before the
  • Title: Lecture: The Birth of the Sun-Spirit as the Spirit of the Earth
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    • spiritual Light. The lights on the Christmas Tree stand there before
    • first time in Rome in the year A.D. 354. Before then this Festival was
    • showed him what must still come to pass before the Christ Spirit could
    • picture to be presented of man as a being of soul-and-spirit before
    • before human beings had reached the point of the first physical
    • their origin, of their state before the advent of the Luciferic forces
    • the affirmation that at the beginning of earth revolution, before the
    • Gospel of St. Matthew — is the Child before whom the shepherds
    • in the state of innocence in which the soul existed before the first
    • the dim inkling that as a being of soul-and-spirit, before he became
    • found in man's own, original being, before the onset of the Luciferic
    • your reach. And if you conjure before your soul all that is innocent,
    • human soul as it was before these earthly incarnations began.
    • Imaginations which can come before the soul during the Thirteen Days
    • man's divine origin and the symbol before us on Christmas Day in the
  • Title: Lecture: Christmas at a Time of Grievous Destiny
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    • humanity before this relationship can be rightly understood, then we
    • Before the inner eye of the Gnostic lay a glorious vista of spiritual
    • this stood before the soul of the Gnostic. And he tried to envisage
    • before Christ, perhaps even earlier — to understand what was alive in
    • fact that in the third millennium before Christ, in certain Northern
  • Title: Lecture: The Proclamations to the Magi and the Shepherds
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    • brought graphically before us in the Gospels.
    • they are a priori. By this he means that they are determined before
    • through which we passed in the spiritual world before conception,
    • before birth. We were living then in the great universe, experiencing
    • what it was possible to experience before we possessed bodily eyes and
    • experiences of the life before birth or conception well up when he is
    • these things, mathematical cognition is in itself a proof that before
    • this is no proof of a life before birth, it must be said that they do
    • before birth. A pupil of the Mysteries said to himself: Living here on
    • me in space. Before my birth I lived within these manifestations of
    • had lived through before birth, and these experiences were sacred to
    • home before they came down to the earth. The last echoing remains of
    • experiences the aftereffects of his life before birth, so does he also
    • the inner nature of the world before we can acquire super-sensible
    • life before birth. This knowledge has shrivelled away into our
    • Spiritual, for they could behold man's experiences in his life before
  • Title: Lecture: On The Three Magi
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    • transition from the epoch before the middle of the Lemurian race to
    • the epoch after the middle of that race. Before the middle of the
    • desire, or passion. Before that time there had been no
    • before the Magi is the soul of Christ Himself. The Second Logos
    • Himself shines before the Magi and over the cave in Bethlehem.
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    • the Festival of the Birth of Jesus was placed as it were before the
    • his earthly origin — that the day before Christmas, the 24th of
    • Nature Who had ensouled a human being in a way that had never before
    • existence in the spiritual world before birth and conception as they
    • All over the earth before the Mystery of Golgotha there were
    • knowledge can transform the material universe into spirit before the
  • Title: Lecture: The Birth of Christ Within Us
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    • before; to whom, shortly before, they would give no ear." The answer
    • traversed the heavenly worlds before His appearance on earth. —
    • spiritual worlds lies before you, will you ever say: This is a man?
    • and is becoming more and more corpselike. Standing before the huge
    • before the eyes of an age destined to grow into materialism. Therefore
    • our minds turn to the Christ Child, there is enacted before our souls
    • greater fruition. But men must know Who the Christ was before they can
  • Title: Christ Impulse: Lecture 1: The Sphere of the Bodhisattvas
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    • beforehand to speak of the Ego in that special way, well, it could not
    • was born in the sixth century before our era, and Euripides, who was
    • teacher himself was, than anything spoken. Before they could
    • before our era, Buddha had the task of introducing the spiritual-soul
    • before the Buddha gave the impulse for Conscience. Conscience was to
    • and may perhaps not believe it possible, yet such was the case. Before
    • that, which had dwelt on earth before, was reincarnated in a very
    • Christ among them, it will be a long time before they mature
    • before they are able to understand Him. With the existing faculties of
  • Title: Christ Impulse: Lecture 2: The Law of Karma with Respect to the Details of Life
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    • in the first? Because the ball itself underwent a change before it was
    • sentiments that penetrated his soul, three years before the change of
    • before that time.
    • turning-point, as the cause of them was before that time. This gives
    • can no longer give the lad what he had before, we can at any rate
    • him before he reaches maturity, or else one only meets a man when he
    • that our feelings will help us to judge truly before our reason is
    • If you hold this as an ideal before you, you will be living an
  • Title: Christ Impulse: Lecture 3: The Entrance of the Christ-Being into the Evolution of Humanity
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    • would he have been able before then to distinguish between good and
    • gods before he was meant to do so, we have to describe a delay of the
    • Christ-Impulse. For before that could come man had to go through the
    • circumstance that something entered our astral body before we had
    • acquired the likeness to God in our ego, before the acceptance of the
    • actually proceed from his inner being. He could not, before the
    • earth by way of preparation. Thus, before the time of Christ, man was
    • does Indian philosophy, with the year 3101 before our era. The Age was
    • Thus Moses first put before mankind the Law, but Christ gave them the
    • Man has descended into the dark age, into Kali-Yuga. Before that dark
    • It had become less perfect than before. It had been given the
    • once before: that in Kali-Yuga Christ made the ego of man capable of
    • a new relation to Christ if they see Him before them in the flesh. A
  • Title: Christ Impulse: Lecture 4: The Sermon on the Mount
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    • before us in the last lecture: that the old dim clairvoyance of man
    • before we shall be able to understand the full mission of the old
    • everything that follows later must be prepared in what went before. Of
    • prepared long before. We have seen how during the first period
    • Before this impulse came, all that brought happiness to men, that gave
    • off, with all the thirst of earth. Even six hundred years before
    • worldwide significance, place before us the following summary.
    • humanity; before the first half of our century has elapsed, those
    • flesh. Thirty years before, another Messiah appeared in Spain; there,
    • kingdom of Heaven where Christ will appear before their spiritual
  • Title: Christ Impulse: Lecture 5: Correspondences Between the Microcosm and the Macrocosm
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    • woman in human life? That can be found too. But before we are able to
    • a certain point, remained at a standstill; it consolidated before the
    • waited till it had come in contact with material life before
    • before. The results of external materialistic investigation never
    • Now, having brought before our minds the polarity to be found in human
    • sphere is even now spread out before the eyes of those who have
  • Title: Christ Impulse: Lecture 6: The Birth of Conscience
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    • about five hundred years before the Christian era, we come to the
    • that name. Five hundred years before the Christian era the greatest
    • gradually came into being during the last five hundred years before
    • that development. One must indeed learn much before one can even to
    • Graeco-Romans before that age began. And in our own countries, on the
    • to-day; and we know that before long nothing will remain of the work
    • before these pictures we ought to remember that they flowed out of
    • them forth from what it was before. Thousands and thousands of people
    • developed before absorbing certain qualities pertaining to the
    • Individualities of humanity. Let us keep before our minds the fact to
    • Soul before they developed the ego; the Graeco-Latin peoples developed
    • the Sentient-Soul in the European peoples, before a Christ had entered
    • into the development of mankind, and before the latter had taken up
    • may be gone into yet more profoundly. But it will be some time before
  • Title: Christ Impulse: Lecture 7: The Further Development of Conscience
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    • duties the theosophical movement sets before us, and which may also
    • that lecture. I will only put its principal thoughts before you. The
    • existence?’ Drews then goes on to say: ‘Before the time of
    • before our souls during the past winter, we cannot but say: What
    • Theosophical movement; but if we sit before her and the book she
    • That is what we place before our souls to-day as a question of
    • occasions we have the same being before us.’
    • time conscience arose; before that time it was altogether a different
    • Man will begin to develop the faculty of seeing before him a picture
    • Æschylos still represented his Orestes as having a vision before him
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    • that the events of the spiritual world may pass before us. In our
    • place before entering that realm, because once we have passed the
    • preparation before crossing the threshold into the spiritual world.
    • someone in the spiritual world who died before us. He is there for us
    • in reality, we stand before him, but we must be able to perceive him,
    • perceive nothing more than what was within our own soul before death.
    • received in its relations with its fellow men before death. After a
    • number of memories of our life before death with us. They surround us
    • certain specific things that happened before death. For instance, the
  • Title: Life Between ... II: Investigations Into Life Between Death and Rebirth 2
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    • impression of a recollection of life before birth. In the realm just
    • formed itself karmically during that life, appears before the soul.
    • during cosmic existence in a condition of universal sleep and before
    • existence find their reflection in a later phase before conception.
    • before birth is experienced in its reflection in a matter of years.
    • with our memories of life before death that our interest in events on
    • died before us and whom we completely forget, finds it difficult to
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    • worth of the ego is less than it was before the utterance was made.
    • That is the objective consequence of the immoral deed. Before
    • investigate even more closely than before the conditions of life
    • our soul's home awakens in us. The feeling awakens: Before you
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    • Let us assume that a person has died before us. According to the
    • recognize him as he was before he became Lucifer, when he was still a
    • unfold his activity as it was before the severance. He does not
    • germ that goes through its development before birth.
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    • before the spiritual gaze of one who has entered the super-sensible
    • shortly after death we meet a person who died before us. We encounter
    • earth. We are together with the one who died before, at the same time
    • occultism. Those human beings who lived on earth before the Mystery
    • same, came vividly before my soul. For example, if in life one was in
  • Title: Life Between ... VI: Life Between Death and Rebirth 2
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    • lecture given the day before yesterday on the conditions between
    • Suppose we come across a person who died before us. At first we feel
    • described. After death many things appear vividly before the soul of
    • human soul, come before us objectively in the corresponding period
    • compassion. These come before the soul as his environment. Pictures
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    • find those people who die[d] at the same time, shortly before or after
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    • with beings with whom one has had a relationship before going through
    • in the underworld meant to lead a miserable existence. Before the
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    • Let us clarify this point before embarking on the profound facts
    • sunshine, and the seer who was acquainted with him before he passed
    • panorama before the soul. People who go through life thoughtlessly
    • rather out of love of ease! A long time has to elapse before people
    • grace during the period before birth, before conception, when he
  • Title: Life Between ... X: Anthroposophy as the Quickener of Feeling and of Life
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    • love before death, they can also do so after death. This carries the
    • The prospect that stands before humanity is that souls will become
    • If the seer looks back into the lives of such souls before death, he
    • Let us take the soul of Goethe. For a long time before birth the soul
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    • after death depend entirely on the groups that were formed before
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    • to prepare it in this life before our physical death. The light is
    • before he learned to speak, and there grew up without ever hearing
    • in recent times have died in all parts of the world before their
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    • imperfections come before the eye of the seer in the realm between
    • before his death, inscribes the fact of non-fulfillment in this
    • When a soul passed through the Mars sphere in times before the Buddha
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    • times before the Mystery of Golgotha? In ancient times, as you know,
    • have known on earth who have died before us. It is difficult to speak
    • It was different in past times when an evening prayer was said before
    • earth before His advent but dwelt in realms where there is no death.
    • before the Sun period, we still experienced the after-effects of the
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    • a preparatory way through the whole genealogical stream long before
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    • Chronicle of the other soul stands before us in admonition. Then we
  • Title: Lecture I: Human and Cosmic Thought
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    • say, when I set a thought before my mind, that there may still be
    • say that it first appeared in the sixth or eighth century B.C. Before
    • philosophers of Nominalism, who stand before a boundary-line, go
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    • once again before our mind's eye, as we did yesterday, then we
    • outline before his inner sight. The other man not only speaks of
    • placing them in that light before the soul. We have an example of the
    • their world-outlook, or for what they place before themselves as
    • before him as phenomena, and with a quite special magnificence, that
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    • time of birth; they can do so before birth, or after it. In short,
    • we have before us the real activity of human thinking. Now for the
    • with a holy awe. For in contemplating it we stand before the
    • Many different ways of viewing the world emerge if one keeps before
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    • say, when I set a thought before my mind, that there may still be
    • say that it first appeared in the sixth or eighth century B.C. Before
    • philosophers of Nominalism, who stand before a boundary-line, go
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    • once again before our mind's eye, as we did yesterday, then we
    • outline before his inner sight. The other man not only speaks of
    • placing them in that light before the soul. We have an example of the
    • their world-outlook, or for what they place before themselves as
    • before him as phenomena, and with a quite special magnificence, that
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    • time of birth; they can do so before birth, or after it. In short,
    • we have before us the real activity of human thinking. Now for the
    • with a holy awe. For in contemplating it we stand before the
    • Many different ways of viewing the world emerge if one keeps before
  • Title: Lecture: The Origin of Suffering
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    • the meaning and significance of life, he finds before life's door a
    • how in some tragedy the tragic hero has stood before your eyes. The
    • impulses of his nature be brought so sublimely before the eyes as by
    • again take place before the eyes of the spectator in the theatre, we
    • and appears in external action. Let us try to put before us two men
    • is once more put before you so that we may orientate ourselves in the
    • stands before us we say too that chemical and physical laws must be
    • arises on the basis of pain. Thus before the pleasure there is
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    • after strict tests. Before someone secured admission he must have
    • man must also have the bad before him; it must dwell within him as
  • Title: Lecture: What Do We Understand by Illness and Death
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    • principle works upon the physical body in the same way as, before the
    • physical body is at the moment of physical birth. As before birth the
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    • Christ appeared before them. For the first time something could
    • taken to the Other Side. Before the Fourth Epoch, light shone
    • (Kulturmittel). It was different before: these forces used for
  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: The Nature and Significance of Karma in the Personal and Individual, and in Humanity, the Earth and the Universe
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    • invigorating them. When the anthroposophist sets before him the ideal
    • to be the law of causes in the general way before we speak of
    • before, material science would speak of cause and effect in the
    • different from the tense bow of four weeks before. Thus when the
    • time before the change of calling as the occurrence we have been
    • school-boy of thirteen, five years before the change of vocation,
    • what had before occupied it; but though repressed for a certain time,
    • child in its later life it will be a long time before the essential
    • himself be taught before, and looks back in, say, his fortieth year on
    • before re-birth. If we grasp these ideas thoroughly, we shall see that
    • must elapse before it is read! God himself had to wait six thousand
    • evolution, it will remain a separate kingdom to the end. Before that,
    • Science had indicated certain laws of science before they were
    • and its appearance before that was followed by the materialistic
    • causes must be laid long before outside the earth; and here we
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    • BEFORE we come to the question of human karma, a number of preliminary
    • we have before us we could look for the reincarnated being of an
    • We know that the Moon evolution preceded the Earth evolution. Before
    • the laws which they had before, and had become so set that when the
    • them the karmic compensation. But what he could not give them before,
  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: Karma in Relation to Disease and Health
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    • it meets with an external injury before it can become diseased. The
    • the plant, namely, physical and etheric bodies, we have before us
    • organs quickly grow again, and the animal soon looks as it did before.
    • before him after death the fruits of his egotistic thoughts, feelings
  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: The Curability and Incurability of Diseases in Relation to Karma
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    • these opposing views came before me in various forms. The opportunity
    • qualities of his character, etc., come before his soul, and through
    • of anger, fear, aversion, etc. These actions now stand vividly before
    • During the kamaloca period, he had before him the actions which have
    • this is due to a certain principle that has come already before us in
    • development. Thereby was implanted into the astral body of man, before
    • in the life before him, owing to his other organism and his remaining
  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: Natural and Accidental Illness in Relationship to Karma
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    • our being before they can intervene in our organism. We then pointed
    • which he lacked before, and which he gained from the healing process.
    • Let us now assume that this personality before developing measles had
    • concealed behind chance. As I have mentioned before, we owe the
    • before the time of Galileo was seen by thousands and thousands,
  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: The Relationships Between Karma and Accidents
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    • before his birth, we shall find that the musical ear for which he had
    • Before his birth or conception the musical ear was not within him.
    • case man has drawn to himself something external. Before reincarnation
    • present consciousness before the Earth period. Such a consciousness as
    • Before we were impregnated with the Ego we comprised only physical
    • Thus before dealing with the Ego-consciousness, we shall have to deal
    • intimate connection was, so to speak, dissolved. Thus before the
  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: Forces of Nature, Volcanic Eruptions, Earthquakes and Epidemics in Relation to Karma
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    • must keep before us the fact that pain may become apparent side by
    • being, of calling forth even more strongly than before the reactionary
    • There is but one power before which Lucifer retreats, and that is
    • particularly in numbers of cases of people brought before one, who
    • which before had led them into the spiritual world. The truth of the
    • we realise how profound these records are. Before we can speak about
    • explanation of this or that passage from occult records before having
  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: Karma of the Higher Beings
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    • IF we wish to resolve the contradiction which was placed before us at
    • inner being become considerably less perfect than we were before, and
    • in the kamaloca period we should have this most vividly before our
    • incarnation before he had entered the second half of life. Here we see
    • before and after this point corresponds in quite a definite way. We
    • himself. It is nevertheless a reappearance of what went before.
  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: Karmic Effects Of Our Experiences As Men and Women. Death and Birth In Relationship to Karma
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    • were not invented before our epoch, for humanity in an earlier epoch
    • before, these inventions or discoveries will make their appearance. A
    • leading him to moral or immoral deeds. We shall set before ourselves
    • before. In man's organism the inner man has penetrated thoroughly into
    • must be educated by all sorts of means before it can lose its
    • influence. Let us try to set before our souls how this luciferic
    • the memory of our spiritual experiences before birth. Through the
    • birth. Before man can again live in the spiritual world, his earlier
    • approach death with an assured prospect of what lies before us. Death
    • I have said before, that we cannot speak of karma for animals in the
    • aware of what takes place before birth, and it sees continually what
  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: Free Will and Karma in the Future of Human Evolution
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    • nevertheless, before us an act of love, although the action may be
    • state before birth. These souls work down into the physical world
  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: Individual and Human Karma. Karma of the Higher Beings.
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    • It will repeatedly have come before your minds that in the law of
    • before him as an ideal. Does there exist a movement in human evolution
    • important period of human evolution is before us, an age in which
    • methodical training. But even before the middle of the twentieth
    • before the end of the first half of the twentieth century — who
    • part in some action they will withdraw from it, and will have before
    • even in normal circumstances men will have more and more before them
    • create with love what was before created under the influence of
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    • you will think back to the dramatic scenes we have had before us
    • have expected a much more forceful sequel coming before their eyes of
    • time before birth
    • beings before the soul. As shown in Scene Nine of
    • it presents itself before Maria in the forms of
    • feel perceptively that what before this were only abstract forces
    • itself like a dark veil before it, so that any impressions recede
    • consciousness; they do not approach the calm of meditation, before
    • What at first was only an abstract soul force now steps before the
    • of Scene Ten. It is important to bring before the mind's eye in just
    • at the way these Mystery Dramas are put before us. My dear friends,
    • bodily-spiritual expression in Luna and Astrid appear before her
    • place, yet until this experience, they had passed before the inner
    • place themselves before the world as Strader places himself between
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    • had already been designed before they entered it — this does
    • world but while he lives within his physical body he will have before
    • looked before at what happens when a soul nibbles at the spiritual
    • been designed before Lucifer began his meddling.
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    • happening to the next, you have these beings and events before you
    • are the same person that you were before and that you will be the
    • antipathetic perception appear before it as images that are right and
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    • more like reading. The pictures before one are indeed a cosmic
    • veil before the spiritual world — is there to mediate, to
    • have dreamed of before. This is the case with the picture-scenery,
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    • Before our good professor dropped completely into a
    • that the form from above sank down still further than before, and
    • original one they had inhabited centuries before. And it was apparent
    • of the world, foreseen before his own advent; Lucifer can then remove
    • Capesius viewed the law of number in a different way than before;
    • inwardly forceful that our own thought appears before us like a
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    • spiritual element, as I said before, when speaking figuratively of
    • more dominant than Ahriman. Nevertheless, what we said before is
    • Thus Lucifer stands before the clairvoyant vision,
    • ourselves in so far as it was able beforehand to reveal its
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    • Johannes Thomasius stands before us as a soul who feels the
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    • criticize or to lay before you a case of specific hostility toward
    • the outer world. Before these forces reach the human soul, they are
    • night we stand unconsciously before the Guardian. Certainly he is a
    • unbearable. Before the event can become fully conscious, the soul —
    • was involved pass before my inner eye. I will deliberately disregard
    • before becoming thoroughly conscious of them, and gives a kick, one
    • everything having to do with it, thoughts stand before the soul that
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    • spring forth on earth before man was there in his earthly form, and
    • animals and plants. Then man was created, as he was before the Fall.
    • made to pass by in succession before man’s eyes, were called,
    • being, we have really before us something like an image of the great
    • a person: we place before men the separate life of the personality
    • something before going on with Raphael. What I tell you in the
    • before and which consequently cannot be explained. But one who has
    • way in life, whereas before we did not. Thus the person who has gone
    • children are quite different before the death of their parents from
    • Still another fact I should like to put before you, and that is the
    • I have put before you a few instances, which I submit as resulting from
    • I should like to put before you a simple fact which will show you the
    • where before he found difficulties. He cannot explain it. His
    • things), that now he knows things which he did not know before and
    • does things which he could not do before. If we examine matters
    • before. It is not a question of saying: “It is only a dream.”
    • from before.” In this respect people who are very learned in
    • before our soul in the way in which it has to be put in
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    • their goal of development, but disappear again before reaching it,
    • which appeared before him, he had something entirely real; such a man
    • because certain beings sacrifice themselves before they have reached
    • understand that what we have before us, when we have selected the
    • visions, stands before us as a spiritual reality, that in them we
    • minds before going on. We shall now pass on to an apparently
    • before there was no room on the earth for all the corn. Such a thing
    • forget the historical fact that Angelus Silesius, even before he
    • of life!” — man may exclaim. The gods have set before
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    • Greco-Latin epoch we can put before our soul.
    • stand before us and we watch them pass. They show themselves to us in
    • before you for Greece, is not to be found in the same way in the
    • “right” existed, no doubt, in one way or another before
    • Now we see over and over again in history how what has gone before is
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    • luciferic and ahrimanic powers began to exert their forces before the
    • indicated before, observation of sense reality is one task incumbent
    • “I declare before God,” he says because he is speaking of
    • “I declare before God that I do not know how it comes to pass in
    • long before it happens, we shall then not be surprised to find
    • in an altered form, they have tried to repeat these efforts before the
    • declare before God, I myself do not know how it comes to pass in
    • there before us as the latest products, let us say, we have the Jesus
    • it is described in such a way that one has before one the complete
    • mankind itself is the Christ, and He works always before and after
    • Today, I want to place before you, side by side as three expressions
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    • Most important events that are enacted around us before our very eyes
    • mysteries. Before the discovery of America, there were mysteries of
    • before us only as outer personality. Should it go on increasing
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    • material life. It begins in the eighth century before the event of the
    • before it existed, and all that was still in the future. At the same
    • in another and more unconscious or subconscious form before the
    • studied before. Even if it has been no more than a digression, it can
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    • have said before, to ask why Lucifer and Ahriman are unable to
    • things as are here indicated are prepared long beforehand. These
    • world history, even before the beginning of this fifth epoch, complete
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    • post-Atlantean epoch were first laid down in germ, back before the
    • be prepared long beforehand. One can only recognize how in the
    • This was the star, as it were, that was to shine before the Knights
    • many Knights experienced a Christian initiation. We have before us the
    • which the good spiritual world disappears before his spiritual gaze,
    • action, decided upon beforehand, was begun. Plots were made,
    • who before their death by burning had to undergo the most frightful
    • There before India and its neighbor isles
    • Before the dungeon where in deepest woe
    • must come about before Goethe and similar spirits will be understood!
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    • experienced what Philip the Fair had subjected them to before they
    • mentioned had not come about before, is not considered at all. In
    • ever known anything of this? Yes, they have known it before, and it
    • before the fifteenth of a certain month of the year in order to obtain
    • the spirit of spiritual science before it can act in the spirit
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    • When these three basic streams of life are placed before the soul of
    • Let us now pass briefly before our spiritual vision these three
    • If we go back to the ages before the Mysteries to which I am now
    • before this writer's notice, that I have had the following
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    • entirely unaffected by Christianity, for Caesar lived before the
    • following explanation. You are aware that before the Mystery of
    • They strive to follow Michael as it was right to follow him before the
    • Whence comes this, my dear friends? What really lies before us? When
    • from this Luciferic incarnation thousands of years before the Mystery
    • beforehand, that Ahriman may be estimated in the right way. For
    • before, when those whose thoughts were centred upon that Event,
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    • particularly from the considerations which have come before us these
    • nature?” Here is something which stands before the man of today
    • result of that which went before. According to present-day thought man
    • incarnation, which in time and space, lies before the Mystery of
    • themselves to come to an understanding. The urgent need before us is
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    • before our souls in reviewing what we have done during the past year,
    • self-knowledge is indeed like standing before a mirror. We stand,
    • on yesterday, you do not look back on the night before yesterday, and
    • the course of our life comes before us with continual interruptions.
    • that which lies before him in Spiritual Science, then mankind will
    • of Cosmic New Year's Day. The future stands before us as a formidable
    • representative of religion, could never have stood before an audience
    • everything I have told you just now proves what I told you before,
    • forward before the Holy Roman Congregation whether the teaching that
    • Anthroposophy also. I need not set Zimmermann's writings before you in
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    • cease, when something of this kind appears before us pointing most
    • forces. In that region which man has to go through before he enters
    • nineteenth century. Modern man stands before a terrible fact today
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    • penetrate and place before us the eternal in man and in the world, and
    • entirely new human being of which we never knew consciously before.
    • in time’. Suddenly there stands before us in a single imaginative
    • consciousness, but as the whole individual life laid out before us in
    • through before we can learn to know what is essentially the eternal
    • which was working in the human being in the spiritual worlds before
    • perception, that super-sensible knowledge, is freshly again before us.
    • have it raised before us again in all its full colour and freshness,
    • received by our sense perception; we must come before the rose again.
    • before us in all their freshness we must return by the path that led
    • activity, through which I had to pass before I had gained that
    • before him in the super-sensible world, shall be able to grasp the
    • had lived in the spiritual worlds before it united with the physical
    • our life of soul and spirit in the spiritual worlds before birth. This
    • so to speak, the spiritual world as we knew it before we descended
    • which existed in the spiritual worlds, his life in those worlds before
    • other side, our life in the spiritual reality before we entered this
    • through inspired knowledge into our own soul and spirit before we
    • spiritual worlds before birth.
    • experience of our spiritual life before birth, I now come to the third
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    • not aware that the pictures which arise before him are subjective; on
    • what he has before him is not an external reality but is something
    • imaginative pictures he has before him in imaginative thought, but can
    • that he had before. Here is attained the stage I have described as
    • existed in the worlds of soul and spirit before he entered into this
    • physical life through conception and birth. He has before him a
    • he discovers what he was before he descended into this physical
    • which he already had in his life in the spiritual worlds before birth,
    • full of spiritual life in the spiritual worlds before conception and
    • strongly. In ancient initiation, before the Mystery of Golgotha, the
    • him before he entered into the physical life. His experience was a
    • living thing he had brought with him from the spiritual world before
    • was not the case before, the forces of Christ are working especially
    • connected in the spiritual worlds before birth. From these ancients,
    • the human soul through its connection with the life before birth. We
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    • when it was permitted to conjure up grandiose and mighty images before
    • brought before men's souls in a new manner, with which we shall also
    • desired freedom of will before the time had come for their freedom to
    • before it rebelled.
    • before us the burgeoning substance and nature of plants, the endless
    • stands there in its marvelous naïve innocence before the human
    • shortly before our time, a deed I should like to characterize in the
    • hand, the radiant figure of Michael may stand before the soul's eye
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    • But before I can tell you — as I shall in the next lectures
    • a psycho-spiritual being before his earth life. — That is one
    • before such a step is taken. Anthroposophy must become a profound
    • words as I did before to express another picture: they cannot quite
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    • impulse may and really must be brought about. But now, before
    • before the mind's eye. And this means something different from having
    • before us, out of the inner universe, the secret of Saturn, for
    • That is what I wanted to point out to you before I can speak of the
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    • rouse my soul through my inner forces before I die. First,
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    • written to you on some occasion or other. Place these letters before
    • fairly easy to bring before our soul-vision things which we
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    • which lies before the entrance of man into earthly life?
    • life before earthly existence.
    • fullest sense of the word on the life of man before he
    • has gone through the gate of death, and not before he descends to
    • through the Ahrimanic beings being able to work on him. Before his
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    • because this transformed life of memory appears before his
    • everything that was in his body seven or eight years before has gone.
    • to think about nature. Before that time more important thoughts arise
    • that you evoke before your soul a scene which you once experienced,
    • this before you, you have identified yourself with this stream
    • vividly recall some memory we must place spatial winter before our
    • If we stand before a tree, something at the top of the
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    • in the cosmos. Once more the world of the stars stands before the
    • earth with the cosmos then appears most intensely before the eyes of
    • embryo has to the body of its mother before it is born. Later,
    • re-birth (I have often mentioned this point before) we require for
    • language has the ordinary form, so to speak, there appears before us
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    • see a quartz crystal, it is so hard that, as I have said before, if
    • Place this picture clearly before your minds. It is a
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    • brought before our souls in the last two lectures, look for a while
    • back into a time six or seven centuries or even earlier before the
    • brought before the soul of the pupil by means of his own speech it
    • This was brought before the pupil as preparation for the
    • We stand before a human or an animal skeleton. That
    • this: Something very wonderful comes before us if, with a feeling for
    • picture of the burning Goetheanum arises before us. The pain may give
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    • consciousness on this path of knowledge were brought before the souls
    • required they were led before two colossal statues, before two great,
    • the Cosmic Secret placed before men.
    • Only always between one time when the pupil was tested before this
    • So that whenever the pupils were led to the same ceremony before this
    • pupils by what they thus experienced. They were often brought before
    • of pupils were led, at not too long intervals, before this statue.
    • When they were led before this statue on the first
    • he was brought before these two statues, that what appeared to him as
    • before the statues in their whole soul and in their whole spirit as,
    • which were brought perceptibly before the mind in former ages, things
    • which today can no longer be brought perceptibly before the mind in
    • that time before the Cosmic Mysteries of the Microcosm, and of the
    • Macrocosm, before something of that Union which we have touched upon
    • of Ephesus, a part of which was brought before the pupils during a
    • experiences when it feels: I stand now before the Power which guards
    • they were led again before the statue. They then received a quite
    • each one was again taken singly before the statue. But now the
    • character which placed before the pupil the meaning which lies in
    • there where he had seen before the head of the Knowledge-statue, he
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    • candidate was placed before two symbolic statues — we must not
    • winter-landscapes. Winter landscapes were before him in the spirit,
    • the echo of his experiences before the male statue.
    • Summer before his consciousness in continuous change may be likened
    • not feel himself as he did before, dismembered into his senses as a
    • clearly before his soul by his Initiators: “Thou must inwardly
    • When the pupil now called up again before his soul in
    • before his soul all that he had experienced before he had descended
    • from the spiritual worlds to Earth, before the earthly conception of
    • into the vision of the last condition before the descent into the
    • last lecture, something like a vision of the Christ appeared before
    • the pupil of Hibernia — this will be set before you in the next
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    • usually spread out before human senses were conjured up before these
    • given, for that which man was accustomed to look upon appeared before
    • dreamlike summer landscape. The pupil was prepared beforehand to have
    • vision of the time before earthly existence, and to the time after
    • before himself the condition of inner numbness, so that he felt, as
    • the consciousness of the pupil. It was actually present before him.
    • All this arose before the consciousness of the Hibernian
    • as if each individual organ felt slightly different from before. You
    • say: If a man had a rose before him and could smell it and out of
    • While this was present before the candidate for
    • Temple was led before the image of the Christ, they wished to show
    • Christian Mysteries before the Mystery of Golgotha, in which in the
    • right way, the spiritual gaze of a man living before the Mystery of
    • pictures existed on the island of Hibernia before they could be
    • spiritually seen which took place before the bodily eye in Palestine,
    • today, or perhaps in the time before the War had counted how many
    • event, for the rites were already instituted before the Mystery of
    • year just before the outbreak of the Thirty Years' War. But no one
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    • If I examine a small piece of lead I see before me the
    • brought before his soul, and then he was told: “The lead which
    • when with the greatest ceremony this knowledge was brought before him
    • Hibernia. The pupil was led before two statues. One of these statues
    • Father of the world before Thee. The Father of the world carries the
    • before thee shows thee in the metals which cannot today exist within
    • part the Father carries round his head and in his arms before thee.
    • It is only that which stands before thee, combined with that which he
    • that it brings before thee the true Father statue.
    • bringing before his soul the two opposing forces of the Cosmos and of
    • There he had before him the picture of a female figure suckling at
    • spiritual way that the Christ was placed before those to be initiated
    • put before the world by the Christian painters; the Mother with the
    • place before your souls a certain historical phenomenon, and in the
    • will endeavour to put before you at the proper place the significance
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    • was before. Actually, in the time of Aristotle the attempt was made
    • rose before him. It was as if the present were toned down through the
    • The third secret was to rise before the pupil when he
    • brought before the disciple, the secret of the Zodiac dawned within
    • nature was brought before the disciple in such a way that he really
    • nature of man with the fixed stars comes before my soul; for man
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    • say that there appears before our Imaginative consciousness, with all
    • possible clearness, a threefold evolution. I say “before our
    • not through Inspiration but already in all clearness before our
    • Imagination; these we will place before our souls today and study
    • placed before him three symbolic vessels, pitchers.
    • signposts, but which being simply descendants from what lived before,
    • Thus while the initiating Father led the pupil before
    • in the external world that were brought before the pupil in these
    • ancient times; what was brought before him was neither one-sided
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    • other Mysteries I have described in that it stands before the whole
    • time, standing before his retort, asked himself: How does the
    • stood before his retort and scientifically investigated on the one
    • events of nature occur. Men stood before their retorts. They deepened
    • being before him. Now the same external complex of symptoms can bring
    • In this lecture, my dear friends, I have placed before
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    • shortly before that of Galen, and if we are open-minded enough
    • to look back with a supercilious eye upon what went before.
    • bank. There are the two men, sitting just as before. The
    • knowledge pictures arise before us, but if we rise to knowledge
    • this world lies there tangibly before him when he observes the
    • something in my arm before being able to use this limb for the
    • Something substantial must be destroyed before the will can
    • most manifold ways. Before we can realize how the human being
    • Before you are
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    • that the human being, as he stands before us in the physical
    • human being so that we have before us not a visible but an
    • imposed by the facts before you. There is no need to complain
    • year before. These forces can be traced right up into the
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    • fundamentally occurs during the period of life before the
    • In childhood diseases before the change of teeth there is an
    • seeds of plants on the organization of the child before the
    • seven to fourteen, until puberty. Before puberty they do not
    • these things before they have been verified, but anyone who
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    • understanding of the human organism is necessary before we can
    • kind of human phantom. Something like a phantom is there before
    • process, until such time as the reaction again sets in. Before
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    • see before us on the one hand the so-called normal human being and on
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    • to the time before birth or, let us say, before conception; it points
    • back to the soul-spiritual existence of the human being before he was
    • before birth — if we extend it in the right way — so the sentence,
    • organizing forces to the same degree as before.
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    • shortly before that of Galen, and, if we are open-minded enough, we
    • need to look back upon what went before with a supercilious eye.
    • the Bank. There are the two men, sitting just as before. The
    • Imagination lies there, in concrete fact, before us. I do not believe
    • Imaginative Knowledge pictures arise before us, but if we rise to
    • Spirit and soul, but this world lies there tangibly before him when
    • before we can understand the rhythm of breathing and everything
    • I had to burn up something in my arm before being able to use this
    • Something that is of the nature of substance must be destroyed before
    • warmth and cold are found present in the most manifold ways. Before
    • Before
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    • before you will be whole-heartedly accepted if these intermediate
    • that man, as he stands before us in the physical world, consists of a
    • account; they will be imposed by the facts before you. There is no
    • forces of light and warmth of at least the year before. These forces
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    • fundamentally speaking, during the period of life before the coming
    • In diseases of children before the change of teeth there is a
    • the organisation of the child before the change of teeth. Again, for
    • asking you to accept these things before they have been tested, but
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    • instance, must be worked upon by the digestive system before it can
    • very profound understanding of the human organism is necessary before
    • we have before us a complex of symptoms such as I have just
    • like a phantom is there before us if we think of these substances in
    • supplied to the kidneys, instead of lying fallow before it reaches
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    • speak to you in these six lectures. To-day, before going further, I
    • before the activity of social life. It has not discovered laws
    • before us to-day in letters of flame. How must the human mind be
    • democracy has tended more and more to disappear before the secret
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    • brought to the surface per annum for industrial purposes before the
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    • That is the question to be asked before any other.
    • proved. Look back to the period before the thirteenth and fourteenth
    • later times before the advancing economic flood. For a social
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    • before the great catastrophe of the World-War, in the spring of 1914,
    • which I delivered in Vienna before a small audience. A larger number
    • that inner impulse which should drive it to place before the world
    • unroll before us as we gaze at the now almost effaced picture at
    • Milan, Leonardo's Last Supper, or when we stand before a
    • scene lying before me, as I stand on a mountain side and contemplate
    • twelve or fourteen with a book of Goethe's poems before him. The
    • powers of our being to see in that which lies spread out before the
    • it is able to penetrate, but it is compelled to halt before human
    • in the human being before him, who carries on development from birth
    • effort to place before you an idea of the fundamental character of a
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    • has given place to another. Let us go back to a time before the end
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    • of social and political economy which man today must set before
    • immediate, it became deeper and deeper: and we stood before this great
    • been to bring the threefold idea into as many heads as possible before
    • before that time took place instinctively. It was only in modern times
    • midday meal than before: we could even weigh the difference. That is
    • the violet) the spectrum appears luminous. But, as you know, before
    • of circulation before we can arrive at such things as Value, Price and
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    • before. In reality the increase in price has taken place just the
    • before us in economic circulation Nature-products transformed by human
    • speak in a somewhat different sense from before. Even in the most
    • factors in Economics. Here Labour stands in the background, and before
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    • This does not contradict what we have said before. After all, look at
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    • number of other suits before the very small fraction by which they are
    • said before, to the Money it is a matter of indifference whether, for
    • that you have before you that into which the substance of Nature has
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    • before this point in the diagram is reached, the surplus Capital which
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    • before. But where past processes are thus used to set future ones in
    • Yesterday we brought before our minds this cycle (see
    • directly from what we said before. We want a rate of interest as high
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    • have spoken of this before.
    • today to what has been said before, you will see that the pricing or
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    • before. If I let one side of the scale sink, the other side must rise.
    • gone beyond the mastery of human beings. Today we stand before this
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    • mathematical formulas, but, like the ones of which I spoke before,
    • fortnight in which to go on making boots as before. Economically
    • before and after” must always be taken into account, but
    • the “before and after” cannot be taken into account unless
    • especially as they were before the War, and as they revealed
    • the decades before the War — though its history here is hardly an
    • extent in Germany in the last decades before the War than in any other
    • before the War) — up to the first third of the nineteenth
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    • often, from what takes place immediately before our eyes at any given
    • thing. The picture that is composed before his mind — the picture
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    • same time he has before him the picture of their joining together into
    • to be understood if we have before us the picture of that economic
    • wiser; they must have higher faculties than those who went before
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    • different significance in the economic life from what it had before.
    • But there are other things to consider before we can gain a conception
    • them. Think how long a riding-horse has to be tamed before it can be
    • People fail to grasp it precisely because it is always there before
    • money properly, before we can pronounce what part it plays when it
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    • down on slips of paper beforehand. In saying this, I do not wish to
    • Once again I have placed a picture before you. I have to speak in
    • before it is available as “land” — before it is fit
    • everywhere. But we shall have it before us always, when the connection
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    • thousand years before the Mystery of Golgotha. And then let us
    • manner into the secrets of existence, and he could stand before the
    • fifth century before the Mystery of Golgotha, man had lost all power
    • Christ Being. Christ was spoken of continually before the Mystery of
    • Christians before the Mystery of Golgotha.”
    • the Gods Who before the Mystery of Golgotha used ever and again to
    • brought knowledge to the Upper Gods of a region of which before They
    • years before Christ knew quite well that when they ate this or that
    • world-conception must be put before the world clearly and
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    • we have a distinct picture, to begin with, of what went before, of
    • body on the Earth. For the great Universe we had before, withdraws,
    • put this thought before all others, testing all other thoughts in the
    • before it and say mach [Mach: German for ‘make’ or
    • but now you have before you a kind of image of Sun and Moon. All
    • glistening and luminous, you have before you two immense spheres
    • thereupon we see another task before us. Far in the distance like a
    • now we see a task before us, which I can describe as follows. Take
    • this (the glove) to represent what goes before us there — the
    • shall have to turn inside-out this entity that goes before us. And as
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    • and it will also be again the last sphere we enter before awaking —
    • becomes aware of his relationship, not now merely, as before, with
    • us. Here it is that the Christ appears before us as a spiritual Sun
    • Guide through the bewildering events of the Zodiac, going before
    • entire man. And as all this comes before our view, we feel we are
    • before you a meadow. From each single flower on the meadow —
    • man was before birth — or I should say, before conception —
    • and about man's experiences there before he descends to the earthly
    • had lived before they came down to Earth. In Greece, men began to
    • lecture the tasks that lie before modern initiation.
    • always before him the thought of Man, in whom alone, among all
    • awaken within them a memory of the time we pass through before we
    • before him as his goal the knowledge of Man; he is called upon
    • rule, a few nights will have to elapse before the one who has died
    • a long time before this language shows itself to us. The dead
    • his life was like before he came down to Earth, The initiate of the
    • through. Even before modern initiation — which opens the way
    • even before this modern initiation began to take its true place in
    • before him as the goal of all his strivings. Ponder it well, and
    • before one can render in the words of earthly speech truths that
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    • Rememberance of Life before Birth
    • to feel pricks of conscience, — not before. There is thus
    • into his physical and ether body, before he was quite awake, he had a
    • Earth. And he had the same clear consciousness again just before
    • before birth, we have a consciousness rather of earthly
    • eat eggs, so too has he need to have received, before he came down
    • is what I wanted to put before you in the first part of my lecture.
    • world before he united himself here on Earth with a physical and an
    • through before we descend to Earth, we behold how we live for a long
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    • as it is by nature before man’s passions and desires begin to
    • when we cross the Threshold and see before us the terrific battle and
    • Christ, Christ stands before us, the Spirit Being who, through the
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    • when you take a little drop of water; the drop is there before you;
    • disconnected altogether we must return into our physical body before
    • in him the force of childlike growth — nay, even before his
    • will actually identify yourself with the stars. Before, you had
    • will recall, I was telling in recent lectures. In the age before the
    • in more detail, only remember please what I said before. Telling of
    • with true cognition, whereas for many centuries before, while
    • which I spoke before — the fight with the Ahrimanic powers. In
    • will spread over the Earth. It is as though Michael goes before,
    • before they come down to Earth. Today as yet only a few will do so; a
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    • thousand years before the Mystery of Golgotha. And then let us
    • manner into the secrets of existence, and he could stand before the
    • fifth century before the Mystery of Golgotha, man had lost all power
    • Christ Being. Christ was spoken of continually before the Mystery of
    • Christians before the Mystery of Golgotha.”
    • the Gods Who before the Mystery of Golgotha used ever and again to
    • brought knowledge to the Upper Gods of a region of which before They
    • years before Christ knew quite well that when they ate this or that
    • world-conception must be put before the world clearly and
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    • we have a distinct picture, to begin with, of what went before, of
    • body on the Earth. For the great Universe we had before, withdraws,
    • put this thought before all others, testing all other thoughts in the
    • before it and say mach [Mach: German for ‘make’ or
    • but now you have before you a kind of image of Sun and Moon. All
    • glistening and luminous, you have before you two immense spheres
    • thereupon we see another task before us. Far in the distance like a
    • now we see a task before us, which I can describe as follows. Take
    • this (the glove) to represent what goes before us there — the
    • shall have to turn inside-out this entity that goes before us. And as
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    • and it will also be again the last sphere we enter before awaking —
    • becomes aware of his relationship, not now merely, as before, with
    • us. Here it is that the Christ appears before us as a spiritual Sun
    • Guide through the bewildering events of the Zodiac, going before
    • entire man. And as all this comes before our view, we feel we are
    • before you a meadow. From each single flower on the meadow —
    • man was before birth — or I should say, before conception —
    • and about man's experiences there before he descends to the earthly
    • had lived before they came down to Earth. In Greece, men began to
    • lecture the tasks that lie before modern initiation.
    • always before him the thought of Man, in whom alone, among all
    • awaken within them a memory of the time we pass through before we
    • before him as his goal the knowledge of Man; he is called upon
    • rule, a few nights will have to elapse before the one who has died
    • a long time before this language shows itself to us. The dead
    • his life was like before he came down to Earth, The initiate of the
    • through. Even before modern initiation — which opens the way
    • even before this modern initiation began to take its true place in
    • before him as the goal of all his strivings. Ponder it well, and
    • before one can render in the words of earthly speech truths that
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    • Rememberance of Life before Birth
    • to feel pricks of conscience, — not before. There is thus
    • into his physical and ether body, before he was quite awake, he had a
    • Earth. And he had the same clear consciousness again just before
    • before birth, we have a consciousness rather of earthly
    • eat eggs, so too has he need to have received, before he came down
    • is what I wanted to put before you in the first part of my lecture.
    • world before he united himself here on Earth with a physical and an
    • through before we descend to Earth, we behold how we live for a long
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    • as it is by nature before man’s passions and desires begin to
    • when we cross the Threshold and see before us the terrific battle and
    • Christ. Christ stands before us, the Spirit Being who, through the
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    • when you take a little drop of water; the drop is there before you;
    • disconnected altogether we must return into our physical body before
    • in him the force of childlike growth — nay, even before his
    • will actually identify yourself with the stars. Before, you had
    • will recall, I was telling in recent lectures. In the age before the
    • in more detail, only remember please what I said before. Telling of
    • with true cognition, whereas for many centuries before, while
    • which I spoke before — the fight with the Ahrimanic powers. In
    • will spread over the Earth. It is as though Michael goes before,
    • before they come down to Earth. Today as yet only a few will do so; a
  • Title: Reappearance/Christ: Lecture I: The Event of the Appearance of Christ in the Etheric World
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    • It will be some time yet before it will be possible to
    • we shall once more bring before our souls some of the more intimate
    • Without doubt, a significant question arises before us
    • existed before the Atlantean catastrophe; we arrive at those
    • before our mind's eye as distinctly as possible the nature of our
    • ancient period, even before the Atlantean catastrophe, when human
    • before. This is known as the Silver Age or Treta Yuga.
    • since before the Golden Age even existed, the human being
    • before it becomes possible to make good the loss in a certain way,
    • than has ever been the case before) that human beings would not be
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    • brought before our souls this evening, things that, to be sure, we
    • not as something we believe we can readily place before an unprepared
    • the course of these few centuries. Try for a moment to call before
    • If you call all this before your soul, you must say to
    • before Christ Jesus walked on earth. Thus we see an age beginning
    • about 3,000 years before the Christ event, an age that has gradually
    • The whole significance of what occurred arises before our souls when
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    • we live. From this we can be certain that much still lies before us
    • seek to restore our I to the condition in which it was before
    • This will happen before long. Those who are able to say,
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    • existence. This will be clear to you from what has been said before.
    • We know from before that the moon is a piece of the earth that had to
    • impression of having come to a halt before reaching the normal,
    • existence from the depths of a nature existing before the dawn of
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    • last millennia before the founding of Christianity in a certain
    • events, important events that were effective before the founding of
    • If one observes the last three millennia before the
    • Kali Yuga. This Kali Yuga began in the year 3101 before the founding
    • Before this Dark Age, or Kali Yuga, the whole of human thinking, all
    • respect. In the period before the year 3101 BC — this is an
    • clairvoyance, so that before the Dark Age man still had an immediate
    • 3,000 years before the founding of Christianity, therefore, man
    • Solomon. We thus can distinguish the three millennia before the
    • Spirit Sun, in Christ, manifested itself beforehand as though
    • A repetition of these three ages, as they were before
    • How, then, could this come before us in a more sublime
    • into those regions in which they once were before the age of Abraham.
    • century, before the next millennium — indeed, for a few human
    • stand before their souls, from which they will know, “This has
    • appears before me — which is essentially different, however,
    • We stand, therefore, directly before such an evolution.
    • before the Crusades when a false messiah appeared in the south of
    • in a physical body. Before that, a false messiah had appeared in
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    • The day before yesterday we spoke of how at this point
    • him a true human being, the I. Before a person has developed the I
    • divine-spiritual worlds will awaken. Before the first half of the
    • during his transformation into Paul before Damascus. This will then
    • were, like a carpet before his senses. With Abraham, we see the first
    • happened just before the Crusades and also in the seventeenth century
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    • Before this epoch it was completely different, because human souls
    • 3101 before Christ's appearance on earth. Until that time, there
    • portion of humanity. Before the end of the century, for instance, it
    • appearing before them in an etheric body. The faculties I have just
    • A person must, before his death, have understood the true
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    • Another will see something rising before him like a dream-picture
    • fact standing right before our eyes and yet connected with a great
    • they see before them.
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    • Before we investigate the nature of this self-knowledge,
    • before the beginning of our era. The being who incarnated in Jeshu
    • before. Something akin to an exchange of personality then takes
    • discharge — one can only hope that before some discoverer gives
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    • different ways. Before the Mystery of Golgotha, however, and even
    • which is independent of our body; shortly before birth another being
    • entire way between birth and death. Somewhat before birth it enters
    • death with man. It thus disappears shortly before death; it must
    • leave of man before he enters the spiritual world after death. In
    • being that takes possession of man before birth and must leave him
    • again before death, these various forces work particularly strongly.
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    • is something abstract, we must lead this fact once before our souls.
    • next time. Today I would like to lead before your soul only what is
    • What man has before him as a realm of nature
    • before us perhaps a working together of fire spirits and undines. One
    • whole world before the war) aim to gather together as a unity all
    • not belong in the same sense to the rest of the earth, because before
    • because before what has been said can become deed, resolves must be
    • some time before birth to death but who must abandon man just before
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    • correspond with these washed-out sentences but rather to lead before
    • The question standing before humanity is whether to
    • to the brain, which before had value only as a mass on the scale,
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    • before the outbreak of this world catastrophe in the
    • decades, before all the religious faiths will find themselves unable
    • like to bring one aspect before you now, because it seems especially
    • human beings. Before the Mystery of Golgotha, certain beings directed
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    • Imagination for what I described in conclusion the day before
    • before yesterday, that man is determined in America by the
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    • In close connection with what I had to bring before you in the lectures
    • view, but rather to place before your mind's eye conceptions
    • because before this time man's perceptions were still
    • eyes. You will find that before the tenth century, scholars always
    • one resists it. One places before men the truth of the matter, as
    • There before me is no mere rainbow! Beings are coming out of it and
    • strange. No, in those times they spoke of original Man, of Man before
    • nothing live before this time? My dear friends, you can understand
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    • The scene now spread out before him, the rolling waves of cloud, the
    • before him was the Spirit of his Youth.
    • The pupil stood before the
    • himself become that old man. He knew that there stood before him his
    • with the pupil when he had seen before him in bodily form the Spirit
    • without the help, as before, of external environment, simply through
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    • Middle Ages. This form was, so to speak, the last Act before a door
    • short time before, pupils were still able to find teachers, like the
    • kind of shrinking back before this knowledge. Let me give you an
    • have before us here. For the first time we are confronted with the
    • expressed as follows. — Men stood before a kind of altar and
    • the unpretentious wise man before them, were at the same time
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    • before that period as clear and concrete albeit instinctive
    • Ptolemaic system was first set before him, in its true form, as it
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    • different from what it is today. As I said before, it is exceedingly
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    • than he ever did before. This new relation to the spiritual world
    • before Michael. Then we receive, not the eloquent gesture of
    • secrets of existence, and then to come before Michael and receive His
    • objective; he sees it before him — that is the essential
    • Earth, will gather in his soul something with which he can go before
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    • now put before you.
    • comes before one to-day, if one has the faculties needed to behold it,
    • The Imagination which comes before man out of this experience is one
    • arises, coming before the soul in living actuality, the figure of
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    • third of the 15th century than he ever did before. This new relation
    • before Michael. Then we receive, not the eloquent gesture of
    • secrets of existence, and then to come before Michael and receive his
    • approving look which tells us: That is just, that is right before the
    • His relation to the letter is objective; he sees it before him
    • he can go before Michael, so as to meet with Michael's approving
    • gaze, which says: “That is just before the Universe.”
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    • who guided man immediately before our time and worked upon the
    • To-day I wished to place before your souls the important character of
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    • course and the epoch upon which we are now entering. And never before
    • to what past centuries have brought. Nor will it be long before those
    • prepared beforehand. I have no desire to quote the trite saying:
    • preparation beforehand for what appears as a sudden incision in human
    • order from those that were there formerly. In the sixth century before
    • centuries before the Mystery of Golgotha. We find it everywhere. One
    • the super-sensible world. Before the incision entered into the physical
    • that one looks at it as an object and can stand before it, if we
    • told in the Bible that the Angels covered their faces before the
    • other Higher Beings cover their faces before death. For death is an
    • the same magnitude as before. At that time He went through death; now
    • occultism which I have now endeavoured to lay before you; try to have
    • Place as a picture before your souls that the task of the previous
    • before us in the picture of Michael conquering the Dragon.
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    • before Christ, in which men no longer experienced the secrets of the
    • assumed quite large proportions. I have mentioned here before that on
    • almost blush before one's own scientific knowledge if one were to
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    • You are aware that before the Mystery of Golgotha was accomplished
    • They strive to follow Michael as it was right to follow him before the
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    • reasons, we speak about the earth — before its “earth”
    • stage began — as having a “moon” stage and before
    • Before
    • Before we hear it, let us recall that according to spiritual research
    • of food before the bears should arrive, for he thought he might as
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    • placed before him, a swarm of flies flew into it and when he had
    • before we go into it, let us put another beside it, for if you
    • rosemary, saying: “Take care of this; the maiden before whom it
    • the king had a number of damsels brought before him. He had pearls
    • spread out before them, and every girl's name was written on the
    • table in pearls; then he made it known that the maiden before whom
    • move; it bent before no one. The girls were given their pearls and
    • magic horse. At last they reached a castle made of glass. Long before
    • straight to it and bent before the lily, and at the same moment the
    • we still had the strength of giants, before we had withdrawn so
    • before developing into what we are today. However, what we have
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    • the passage through death may come before your souls, that you may not
    • mindful of it ever and again — it is enacted before you Autumn by
    • united into one — come before us in a sublime and transcendent
    • happens to the dead man in the Spirit, behold! it stands before thy
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    • the time we are now considering lies many thousands of years before
    • different eight or nine thousand years before the Christian era. In
    • The following thing might well happen in those olden times. Before the
    • my life before this change.’ Yes, indeed it was so! And in the
    • It took place, to begin with, in three stages. But before the
    • I was a human being before I descended into an earthly body. In the
    • Suppose that I have a house before me here, and instead of looking in
    • have the single bricks lying before me. I stare at the pile of bricks.
    • what you had in common with him before.” Think of it! It is
    • spiritual aspect — before he descended to the Earth. The human
    • plants and animals before his descent to Earth. The ancient Initiate,
    • of the quartz before he came down to the Earth, or again what he had
    • lore recognition of what he had seen before he came down to earthly
    • the forces of soul and spirit, of which man consisted before he
    • acquires it before he descends to Earth. Here on Earth he is only
    • Earth. “Before thou art initiated” — thus it was
    • before thou art initiated thou art an Earth-bearer, a
    • Thus what appears before our eyes in the Easter Festival today is
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    • task for man than they had before. How does this manifest itself? It
    • by the father and the mother. Yet before he can find the possibility
    • the Moon left the Earth. Before the departure of the Moon, when man
    • which is now split off. Thus immediately before his entry into the
    • before you came down to the Earth you had need of the forces which are
    • directly from the Sun before man's descent to Earth. Thus from the Sun
    • Mystery from the one I described the day before yesterday. The event
    • in the Mysteries which I described the day before yesterday led the
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    • Society. For this Anthroposophical Society has ever before it an event
    • If I now write them down before you they are as abstract as abcd:
    • the point of using these letters in order to place before the soul
    • before us the rich and manifold spiritual content of a book.
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    • ourselves into the heart and mind of a Tibetan before the whole
    • the maker of gods was obliged to appear before the supreme tribunal
    • and present himself before the tribunal — police are not
    • told that they must appear before the tribunal of the black
    • the sinner must appear before the black tribunal. When they had
    • is led before the black tribunal.
    • Before continuing this particular line of thought, I
    • of the words that had been uttered by the wife before she went mad.
    • Before the baptism the idea came to the mother that misfortune would
    • retains for a time the last ideas he had before death?
    • their urgency before the soul of the Polish poet. There is perhaps no
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    • before it can be understood are those yielded by spiritual science.
    • We know, too, that in the epoch before the Mystery of Golgotha,
    • Particularly in considering the ages before the Mystery of Golgotha
    • noblest is that which proceeds freely and openly before the world.
    • the Wandering Jew: “An important legend sets before us what a
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    • when it feels itself standing as it were before an abyss; when it
    • the scene and then disappear again. And so at the time shortly before
    • You have before you now a well-disposed or an ill-disposed man. Just
    • as it is known today: You now have before you an Italian or a
    • be drawn across the evolution of humanity. Before it, the etheric
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    • period prior to the eighth century before Christ; more different still
    • of the hero; so striking that he stood before them in his essential
    • as before, but spatially side by side.
    • above and beyond the physical sense world before he can find it again
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    • before my descent into the physical world. But color, tone harmonies,
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    • of the astral nature of man as it existed before he entered earthly
    • this maneuvre. Now let three weeks pass, at which time I bring before
    • white sheets, you see before you, through recollecting phantasy, the
    • primal foundation of earthly creation, before the Lemurian epoch of
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    • it stresses the fact that one must travel a road of purification before
    • the abyss on the edge of which man lives, the abyss opening out before
    • the divine-spiritual hovering, before his soul and the physical-sensory
    • standing before his senses. Greek art, so abundant in Italy, and now
    • in Frankfurt and studied in Leipzig and Strassburg before going to Weimar,
    • with. His psychology is deeply moving. As I said before, it has about
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    • have before us in the physical world is never still very long. Now let
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    • before an altar, his back toward us. The painter had given himself the
    • sits here before me, I will not succeed; moreover, this is not the task
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    • were supported and illustrated by sacred rituals unfolding, before
    • soul before we descended from super-sensible into sensory existence.
    • of that vital soul-being within which he lived before incarnation. Our
    • dramatic characters as they move before and confront us. Beholding them
    • dipping down into the body. It longs to be as it was before.
    • thinking of the realms through which we passed before descending to
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    • AY before yesterday I tried to show that the anthroposophical
    • cosmic in the world of color. As I told you before, green appears as
    • a form, before ever they put down the words of their poems. Often, today,
    • Before he went to Italy, Goethe wrote his
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    • is a very different being before shedding its first teeth from what
    • different before and after the change of teeth.
    • Before the change of teeth
    • habits of life before birth or conception, in its pre-earthly
    • but if the child possessed the consciousness he had before
    • the child comes down to earth; before this he has been
    • before descending to earth, and that which one has to become here
    • before him the child in whom are the after-effects of the spiritual
    • before he comes down into earthly life a man takes but little
    • before our birth or descent to earth; we did not know it at all. That
    • the other hand, is to live right in and with his environment. Before
    • same manner of living which he had before descending to earth. If you
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    • before the change of teeth, we may describe the child as being wholly
    • third and fourth year, but before then the child has quite special
    • to do. And if we teach him this before the change of teeth and set
    • you bring before the child something of an inner soul quality and
    • being able to read and write well before this age, the better it is
    • show you, above all, that it is quite wrong to teach reading before
    • for that age [Just before the opening of the Waldorf
    • is to be built. You must be quite clear that before the ninth or
    • is one more thing I should like to put before you in conclusion.
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    • before this time we must treat them as though these external objects
    • to what the child received in the spiritual worlds before he
    • before you. We can speak of the details later if we have time. But
    • between the eleventh and twelfth year. Before this time one should
    • of these things is suitable for him before this age.
    • before, the pragmatic method of regarding History, of which humanity
    • teacher follows such methods as these he will stand before the
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    • before the children in this awkward manner. But here indeed the
    • And those before whom it behoves me not to appear clumsy and awkward
    • whole group of his children with all their peculiarities pass before
    • must speak about it before you let the children retell the story. The
    • him before to thoughts about good and evil, and about such
    • it to them beforehand. You should get the children to work out the
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    • him: “You are standing there before me. Here I take a piece of
    • part in it. Before you come to the point of saying: Now tell me the
    • counting, real counting, should be presented to the child before he
    • counting before you go on to Arithmetic.
    • brings only ten apples. The fact is before us, an actual fact of
    • beforehand how many he is going to bring. Mary has come home with ten
    • begin with something that the child can see before him. The chief
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    • change of teeth and puberty; we must know that in the years before
    • as much as before, it wants to carry its activity outside. If
    • segments, the other into three. Before you learn this you are
    • and gradually draws itself together inside. Before this time it is a
    • process begins of course before the change of teeth, but at that time
    • he is singing, you must stand before your class to whom you are
    • should have in your mind when you stand before your class in a
    • come to school before he begins to change his teeth; one might say
    • that fundamentally any kind of school teaching before this time is
    • Before
    • adjective, verb and so on, not before. Before this time the child
    • is A? When the sun rises I stand in admiration before it: Ah! A is
    • this reason you must not analyse language before the ninth or tenth
    • adjective is and so on: this should not be done before the ninth or
    • allow any Grammar or comparison of languages before the ninth or
    • to the spirit. When the human being dies, or before he comes down to
    • and were not present before the descent to earth, are copies of the
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    • not speak to the child of Inanimate things at all before he
    • free long before the 75 years are over, so that it has no reality at
    • then there is also a possibility of hearing the sound before the
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    • Not before the ninth year. Healthiness of English weights and measures
    • and above all avoid abstractions before the child comes to the
    • early, before all the trees were already stripped! “A
    • presented. [It should be noted that before this
    • colour. Here, where the light falls, it is whitish, but then, before
    • before the time between the ninth and tenth years of which I have
    • should go on to the Gospels but not before the ninth or tenth year,
    • teaching can be given even before the age of the change of teeth, but
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    • Greece of the fifth and fourth centuries before the Christian era,
    • normal as any other natural process. The task before us is to
    • seem to me worth while to put a theory before you, which you could
    • before us to make medical diagnosis more and more a practice of
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    • each force before reaching the point of interplay accumulates in the
    • before the mediating action of the heart transmits them to the lower
    • irregularities of the human organism clearly before us — they remain
    • of the human organism before any rational antidote to tuberculosis can
    • state worse than before. This must be taken into account; often one
    • does make them worse than before, but they must then wait till the
    • opportunity arises to restore them to health once more. Before that
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    • asked or suggested, before or after a certain basis has been laid
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    • What is the fact before us? In your soul life certain thoughts arise;
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    • special cases, of knowing the whole personality before us. This should
    • treated. The day before yesterday we heard it said of certain
    • I should like to remind you of the general fact mentioned before that
    • Today I have to put some significant facts before you which may to
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    • I have often had occasion to put this cosmic-human interaction before
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    • for instance, a complex of symptoms may be present before the age of
    • The influences that mould man begin their work before birth, and
    • indeed even before conception. In the course of my investigations, I
    • defensive reaction against what was present before conception in the
    • before conception. They are quite normal contrary or defensive
    • processes of dispersal and diffusion that act in man before
    • extra-telluric process dating from before the time of conception.
    • If such a process is shortened before the proper time, the result is a
    • originating before conception, that has to be counteracted by
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    • physiologist today keeps to the material that lies before him; the
    • spiritual scientist does not need this material before him in the same
    • continuation of digestion. Now refer to what we said before, that the
    • something branching from the digestive process, before digestion
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    • outside. If we contemplate the forms of visible things we have before
    • Before we can penetrate still more into these matters, let us realise
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    • illustrative instances before you which can be of great significance.
    • raw materials, before they have been transformed.
    • before you here and now, is so put before you, not so much for the
    • heart, are held back before being dammed up in the heart.
    • They diverge and form a diverticulum before reaching the great dam of
    • the heart, also form a diverticulum before they reach the heart
    • creates beforehand a kind of accessory heart that functions alongside
    • female element we have before us the polarities of the earth and of
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    • take carbon as our example — were quite external to ourselves, before
    • plan before us,
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    • difficult to mention and describe in public lectures or even before
    • before you — we must be careful to choose the right method of
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    • having been there before, but they are not “neoplasms” in the
    • plants, its blossoms have been formed before the trees which are its
    • mistletoe is really based on the fact just put before you. It will
    • outside and one from within. Before considering this difference, we
    • delusions, it is before all things necessary to obtain precise
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    • telescoped together, so to speak, and you will have before you the
    • before us. Again take the external symptoms as a starting point:
    • never put on fat. In these cases you see before you human beings in
    • results. For all the facts I here set before you are really nothing
    • The study of these facts will bring before you the whole polar
    • that early age. We stand here before outlets supplied by nature
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    • before the sufferer has to appear in public, on the stage; he prefers
    • of growth before the sixth or seventh year. But when we are at last in
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    • put before you some facts which should throw light on man in the state
    • in the interior of the whole organism before the second teeth appear.
    • Now this question is before me: How is fluorine absorbed into the
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    • in mind what has just been put before you. Remember that this
    • abdominalis before you.
    • prophetically this picture before it portrays itself in the organism.
    • the whole course of human life. The period of childhood, and before
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    • possible of the questions before us. In a preliminary outline, such as
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    • Thus we have the field clear before us, and are in a position to
    • subjects before you, in these twenty lectures. Before I began the
    • before you the facts as they really are. One thing alone may and must
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    • helpful. Try to grasp it and hold it clearly before your minds.
    • actually before us in the human being?
    • of being sensitive and not indifferent to his environment. Before
    • of heredity means that before conception there was a lack of
    • knowledge of the human organisation. Before a human being comes down
    • able to cope with what it finds before it. There is the possibility,
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    • Before
    • soul-life. Before I read the press notice let me tell you that
    • now, before we can pass on to consider the practical side in detail,
    • taken, immediately before we descend to physical incarnation. The
    • participates in them in pre-earthly life before he comes down to
    • impulse comes to a standstill before the actual deed. If the teacher
    • have before them in this mad person! As a matter of fact, it may
    • us now imagine, we have such a person before us in childhood. There
    • feeling, and then, before this has come to consciousness, a weakened
    • Imagine you have before you a clever man, an exceedingly clever man —
    • Education. And it can be aroused in us if we hold continually before
    • before us every day in meditation — as one says a prayer every
    • day — if we place it there before our soul day by day, it will
    • must in this way prepare ourselves for the task before us. Therefore,
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    • exceedingly interesting. The physicists have before them this
    • watery element as much as possible to the notice of the child, before
    • before we came to birth. Ethics and morality have to be acquired anew
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    • which is not to be associated with sex in children before puberty. In
    • cases before us.
    • us see what it is we really have before us in a young child who is
    • terribly powerful inward experience before which he shudders —
    • case can be seen in the patient; it is there before us as a
    • description can see it taking place in the patient before him. And in
    • before you the form of abnormal soul-life of which I have been
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    • make clear to you something that you will need to know before seeing
    • We have now before us two beings that are the direct polar opposite
    • before diagrammatically in the form of a sphere can quite well
    • describing a circle, as I did before, I will let the circle break and
    • before, the urge to push everything back; but, on the contrary, in
    • that do not come back to him, we should bring before him repeatedly,
    • child a certain sentence, for example, and bring it before him,
    • find rhymes; all the rhymes have been used before! It is the same in
    • we did before. When we observe that the same sentence, the same
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    • strongly into the rest of the body. In the child before us, we have
    • Curative Eurythmy even before he was able to walk, simply moving his
    • the boy before us, where the very bones of the skull have been
    • from the fact that he had completely failed a short while before in
    • this direction. Where, as in the boy before us, the bones of the
    • have to go to work on a twofold principle. We must put before him as
    • and talks with you; whereas before, he used to roar and bellow at
    • the case of such a child as we have now before us, I need hardly say
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    • Before
    • Before
    • before birth, with the configuration that was given to the astral
    • with an actual case of hydrocephalus, but you see before you a head
    • began in the fourth year. Before that, the organism had not developed
    • have before you the plant.
    • before all else is to remove from the astral body — which works
    • ether body and physical body. When you have the child standing before
    • dose of acid. All you have to do, before you give him some meat, is
    • have there before you a kind of little demon. What you must realise
    • before you, as I said, a kind of demonic being. An absolutely real
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    • note of the tragic fact that just before I came here to give these
    • now before us, the convulsions (and blueness) occurred of course
    • there before us — and among them the most important of all are
    • has to go by before it is extended over the whole organism. The
    • forces continue to work as before, there may frequently be no sign of
    • infantilism goes so far as it does in the child before us; for we
    • description of the case that is before us. And you must know that
    • to no end of trouble before they could establish grounds for his
    • and presently the boy whom you saw the day before yesterday got the
    • falling asleep or before waking up. Up to now, according to this
    • three cases I wanted to put before you. Tomorrow we will meet again
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    • had before us yesterday a succession of children to whom we gave our
    • will remember the boy of twelve years old who was brought before us
    • learned, I mean, before the change of teeth — if we notice, for
    • you see before you a state of affairs such as shows itself in this
    • before. Obviously, however, so long as we have not yet ourselves
    • this child that I see before me. Imagine to yourselves this child
    • before me a man whom I actually did have before me when I was a boy
    • before and after the bath, using also grated horse-radish for this
    • that the horse-radish is not grated until immediately before use. It
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    • see, he has an object plainly before him, the skilfulness of his own
    • had here before us the other day; only, your boy at Lauenstein is
    • undertakes the task of education. Long before you attain to the
    • known before, all manner of impulses that spring from vanity begin to
    • you have this picture before you:
    • and on the following morning, you have this picture before you:
    • else than a realistic impression or record of what you have before
    • see it all there before you — the stunted toes, the stunted
    • Before everything else — and long before you begin to talk
    • arrest it before it reaches the ego organisation. This result can be
    • Of these three, in only one case had there been albinism before in
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    • not before. As far as astral body and ego are concerned, everything
    • that is, not before puberty. Working on these lines, we must first
    • immediately before us; here we are simply recalling them. Compresses
    • type as the little fellow who was brought before you a few days ago,
    • there before me as I speak. The fundamental fact about this child is
    • the Moon is at the same time standing before Libra. This means, the
    • before; but when we examine more nearly the position of Mars, we find
    • it is not, as before, in complete opposition to the Moon. It is
    • putting before you here we begin to see how strongly the cosmic
    • before all else will be sincerely and faithfully to learn what is
    • the one-year-old little child who was lying there before you a few
    • system. You will then have before you the developed Theory of
    • there before one. The same manner of expression, the very same kind
    • would stand there before you as the very mouthpiece of the Church —
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    • through life on the sea of his own egoism, we shall have before us
    • immediately before taking some decisive step, before doing a deed of
    • lose sight of the importance before all else of human contacts. If
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    • treating of Anthroposophy in general before coming to definite
    • before us. Not that we see the single events simply in a time-
    • turns into Space. Our experiences are there before us, not as
    • ordinary memories, but so that we know that we stand before the
    • appear before the soul as though approaching us from outside.
    • spread out before our souls like a mighty panorama, then we go
    • and spirit before we came down into our earthly existence. We
    • present before birth and conception, who lived a pre-earthly
    • existence before the one wherein we now are. We learn to
    • is before the descent into earthly life, so now we know the
    • observe that man as he stands before us in his entirety, is as
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    • years before I began to speak about it openly — which was
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    • is the astral body. (As I said before, we need not take
    • classification, or a mere division of phenomena before us, and
    • Before such remedies can be prepared we must understand the
    • a sprouting and growing plant before us — a plant that
    • there long before, but in their final form, as they now are,
    • have, as a matter of fact, evolved before our Earth assumed its
    • have now put certain brief details before you. I could add a
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    • before coming to definite observations in the domain of
    • time of birth before us. Not that we see the single events
    • before us, not as ordinary memories, but so that we know that
    • we stand before the deeper being of our own humanity —
    • appear before the soul as though approaching us from outside.
    • spread out before our souls like a mighty panorama, then we go
    • life of soul-and-spirit before we came down into our earthly
    • spiritually present before birth and conception, who lived a
    • pre-earthly existence before the one wherein we now are. We
    • first we had learnt to recognize our being as it is before the
    • he stands before us in his entirety, is as though contained
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    • years before I began to speak about it openly — which was
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    • is the astral body. (As I said before, we need not take
    • or a mere division of phenomena before us, and we realise that
    • Before such
    • have a sprouting and growing plant before us — a plant
    • of course, they were there long before, but in their final
    • Because they have, as a matter of fact, evolved before our
    • certain brief details before you. I could add a great deal
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    • soul before he could become capable of attaining to true knowledge
    • Before we pass on from the pathological to the therapeutical —
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    • soul before he could become capable of attaining to true knowledge
    • Before we pass on from the pathological to the therapeutical —
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    • What stood so menacingly before my eyes, long years ago, as the
    • menace of civilisation before my mind's eye ... that this
    • looked as to their last hope. — Before it had yet taken
    • party, have any share in what comes before the world today as
    • require to consider, before we can enter upon anything, big or
    • before the eyes of the working-classes to-day.
    • different way from ever before. Only their disinclination
    • number of people grow aware of it, — before it is too
    • Western Utopia we have before us, what in its
    • one which sets a great task before us; the task of combining
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    • life and its phenomena. We must start by putting before our
    • Before
    • enormous migrations had taken place a long time before to the
    • body had to be strong before the astral body could be
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    • true that we have a long way to go in our ascent before we
    • times properly before the eye of your soul. The important
    • phenomenon. Before the twelfth century, the depths of mystery
    • future opens itself before us from the spiritual-scientific
    • Christianity, spirit man shines forth before our souls as the
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    • to feel this before the powers of judgment could be activated
    • by his own astral body and before his own ego was able to
    • he was a very small child, that is before his own individual
    • this was done can best be placed before our souls by the
    • their textbooks. However, people living before Galileo
    • before. After the Mystery of Golgotha and as a result of the
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    • to pass by our spiritual eyes. We have before our modern era
    • lacking for the time before then. However, for these older
    • the world with external sense organs before the middle of the
    • a long time before He actually appeared. Inwardly, however,
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    • Aquinas prove. Before these men lived, it would have been
    • years before Christ, and initiations no longer took place
    • Whereas before the old sages knew why they were able to gaze
    • already stated before that the New Testament contains
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    • North. For what has been said before holds true everywhere:
    • perspective will now be made to appear before our souls.
    • to the anthroposphical message when before they listened only
    • a gift of grace, as we mentioned before, by an infusion of
    • Buddha, who lived six hundred years before Christ. In him we
    • six hundred years before Christ. Let us fix in our minds the
    • body six hundred years before Christ, and then six hundred
    • spiritual life ran before and after the Christ-Impulse had
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    • impulse of the sounds of Easter that Goethe places before us
    • — the Being who places the Ten Commandments before his
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    • place before our spiritual eye the oriental legend that
    • act human forces have been placed before our souls in their
    • before and the six centuries after the Event of Golgotha. And
    • momentous and significant can be placed before the sensitive
    • placed before our souls by such an endeavor.
    • hundred years each before and after the birth of Christ. We
    • years before Golgotha, let us now call special attention only
    • suffering; six hundred years before the Mystery of Golgotha a
    • considered as suffering six hundred years before the Event of
    • spiritualized fire of the heavens. Was Paul before that
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    • the East six hundred years before Christ. Buddha had to be
    • before he could become the teacher and inspirer of the people
    • years before Christ, Zarathustra was born again in the land
    • before the thirst for an earthly existence awakened, and then
    • before us as an unshakable ideal.
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    • passed flashed up before him:
    • Before me stood the splendor of the forms,
    • Before that experience, Paul could not believe that the one
    • clairvoyant before he came to Damascus, he saw and knew who
    • before and after Christ. These facts can illuminate the way
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    • of Christianity long before missionaries from Rome reached these islands.
    • speaks on the basis of Imaginations always has them before him as
    • you reach the top and the Druid circles lie before you — there
    • the audience sat with their umbrellas up, because just before the
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    • of Christianity long before missionaries from Rome reached these islands.
    • spiritual being, since before I assumed this earthly body I rested in
    • Jacob Boehme possessed this atavistic power when he looked a the plant and saw the quality of salt below, the mercurial in the middle and the phosphoric above. Thus we can see in the spirit of a man such as Boehme, who was a natural Sun-Initiate, a capacity belonging to an earlier period of civilization, that primal civilization before there was any reading or writing. You completely misunderstand him if you read works such as the Mysterium Magnum, the De Signatura Rerum or the Aurora and do not see that in this stammering presentation there is something quite similar to what I described in relation to the Druids. Boehme was not initiated in an external sense, but his Sun-Initiation rises within him like a repetition of an earlier earthly existence. We can trace this into the very details of his biography.
    • written shall we say, before he attained spiritual vision. There is
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    • of Christianity long before missionaries from Rome reached these islands.
    • we have been aware must wait 3 or 4 days before it is fully out own,
    • years before; you may dream of it in all its vividness, though
    • an event of twenty-five years before, a character appears whom we will
    • anything we experience before it is imprinted on the etheric and
    • of which we have been aware has to wait three or four days before it
    • or a feeling, before it becomes a man's own property.
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    • of Christianity long before missionaries from Rome reached these islands.
    • the Earth before the separation of Sun and Moon. Initiation in the
    • the Sun and Moon elements existing in the Earth before the Sun and
    • Thus the Druid priest standing before his altar was concerned with the
    • priest stood before his place of ritual, observing this Sun-nature,
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    • do not give a single thought to the spiritual worlds before going to
    • for those whose Karma has led them to die before ourselves. That is
    • together and are anxious that any member who dies should, before his
    • before you today is for the purpose of suggesting something which may
    • who have died before us by reading to them about spiritual things. The
    • mind, thinking: “He is standing before me, I am reading to
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    • what happened a long time before birth. In this domain there is a
    • great deal which enables one to understand life as never before.
    • centuries before our birth, that it should be so, we shall find it
    • should like to show, by means of a few examples, how life before birth
    • instance, a soul who, before his birth, was thus dreadfully torn in
    • circumstances unfolded before our eyes we can well understand why so
    • spiritual world before birth, would be liable to the temptation of
    • life spent in the spirit before their present earth-lives. That is
    • illuminate what took place before birth. In this respect to the
    • through in the spirit-land before birth, and which determined its
    • our souls together more closely than before. With this wish, my dear
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    • it is good ever and again to bring before our inner eye, out of
    • should like to do this by setting before you how, under the influence
    • same point, as to its appearance, at which it stood a year before. You
    • want to place before our inner eye the yearly cycle, in the large, as
    • before our souls.
    • whereas before the Mystery of Golgotha He brought it to them from
    • Woe if Jesus had been born into this ahrimanized Earth! Before the
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    • so that tomorrow I can lay before you the whole significance of such a
    • great inner force what appeared before their souls in this powerful
    • before the senses.
    • Earth breathing-process, as we allowed them to come before our souls,
    • we have the Easter festival, which puts before mankind the picture of
    • earthly life. Therefore the Christ appears, Who sets before thine eyes
    • spiritual conquers death. There stands before thee in mighty images
    • such as could be placed before mankind: the entombment of Christ
    • “other.” Let us place this “other” before
    • place before ourselves the other thought which must come over mankind:
    • abroad in Earth nature, when the symbol of the grave can appear before
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    • festivals before the rest of mankind, before the laity, and who gave
    • had become individualized; before this Easter time they had a certain
    • although we can summarize it this way once the matter is before us,
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    • before.
    • been given to us by tradition, for those who went before us have also
    • prepared beforehand by the Mysteries. The whole social life was
    • great question was put before the deity, and the deity was expected to
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    • what comes before our souls when we say to ourselves: “Man had to
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    • before you, I want to speak today of certain characteristics of these
    • but to the Luciferic nature — makes itself felt and takes shape before
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    • as we had surfaces in the case of the being of whom I spoke before,
    • before. For, as we all recognize, there are processes perpetually
    • being of whom I spoke before, with the three outstretched limbs —
    • and backward orientation, looking before and behind. Instead of
    • we in the midst of the fight. Thus, in respect of the direction before
    • here on the human surface in the middle. In the direction before and
    • In respect of the before and behind, there the good Gods do not allow
    • as men of feeling we have a space between the before and the behind
    • abstract all those parts that do not belong to man at all, before you
    • before and behind, Luciferic and Ahrimanic forces are bearing in upon
    • intervening region that is in between the onsets from before and
    • bounded above and below and before and behind, is an intervening space
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    • time together here I would like to put before you, at least in
    • intended to stand before us in living reality. The four characters
    • , before he started out on his
    • instance, before the mighty Strasbourg Cathedral – and in
    • amongst other things, stands once more before his soul. She looks
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    • shadowes both, than 'twas before.
    • First heard before the shallow Cuckoo's
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    • before its ultimate stage, and the metre deriving from the
    • movement which, before the fact
    • outward: and instead of checking consciousness before it leads to
    • declamation as an example, that we do not merely set before
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    • what is put before the reciter is, in the end, only a kind of score
    • What do we actually have before us
    • the poetic language and set in its totality before our souls.
    • everything standing before us, the persons on the stage, everything
    • And when the dramatic forms come before our souls as images –
    • It is from the speech-formation that the images which arise before
    • French presentation of tragedy can stand before us like a model
    • and yet different from what he had experienced before – it
    • from the fair courts of life, to throw open before him in an
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    • have often been before,
    • Iphigeneia and have before us what goes on in a poet when he
    • paced before Europa there, and she
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    • poet will have before his soul what recitation and declamation must
    • Before the mountaines were brought
    • Thou hast set our iniquities before
    • in this way actually stand before the soul no less concretely than
  • Title: Poetry/Speech: Lecture VII: The Uttering of Syllables and the Speaking of Words
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    • sacrificial gift before the higher powers he serves, if he is to
    • He has to conduct what comes before
    • Before he committed the words of a poem to paper, Schiller always
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    • Before we essay the second part of
    • knowledge, but by way of a picture. We see engendered before us a
    • comes before us, in what is perhaps the most congenial and readily
    • Weimar, before he became
    • storm came on before its time:
    • make a joyfull noise before the
    • Before the LORD, for he commeth to judge the
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    • in penance for the prosaic word. They drew to a halt before the
    • word and, before the word came into being, they diverted their
    • Till there rose before him the high-roofed
    • before
    • Soon found that never before had he
  • Title: From Jesus to Christ: Lecture I: Jesuit and Rosicrucian Training
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    • object of these lectures is to place before you an idea of the
    • before our minds these two recent streams, we must see in the
    • signifies, we must realise that when a person stands before us, his
    • before us in actuality. What the Christ brought about from person to
    • But these pictures do not merely appear before him in thoughts and
    • matter of holding before one's mind these Imaginations, as they
    • strength-giving Imaginations for the Will which are brought before
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    • Before
    • assume them beforehand. Hence we should start from the universally
    • connected with the physical body as before. And in the finest moments
    • resentment.’ But when there arises before us in melancholy
    • We stand here before
    • picture that would have arisen before us even if we had never heard
    • ‘The world spread out before us, whether it be Maya or
    • ideal. And if we feel this completely and rightly, there comes before
    • picture would rise before our clairvoyant sight.
    • the solitude which stands clearly before the inner eye, and we are
    • brought before the picture of the Ideal Man who in a human body
    • before us, as He experienced fear to an overwhelmingly intensified
    • independently of all external documents. So we have, standing before
    • needed to come and say: ‘You must place before yourself in
    • We need only bring before ourselves that which can be developed in
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    • happened before. Until now there have been only two — or later
    • way this is to be understood; the deed had not happened before and it
    • in the soul-world. Before this, however, he undergoes a quite special
    • Before entering
    • contemporary of Christ Jesus was announced before his birth by a
    • an Individuality, a Being who was never before connected with the
    • have originally something to do with events that took place before
    • we must say that before man became man in the earthly sense, there
    • a deed of the Gods, which happened before men could cooperate in
    • Today we will place only the chief point before our minds.
    • surpassed them before he was thirty years of age — but no
    • possible in the same form before the Event of Golgotha.
    • Grace over and above nature, which at first stands before the soul as
    • be given at the end of the period now closing, before the doors open
    • before the closed door as the most significant thinker of his time,
  • Title: From Jesus to Christ: Lecture IV: Experiencing the Christ Impulse, Jerome and the Gospel of St. Matthew
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    • worlds. By this way also the man who as yet was standing before the
    • before our souls.
    • of Golgotha — how it was felt that between the centuries before
    • looking back to men who had lived in the third century before Christ,
    • Christ-Impulse. That was not so before the Mystery of Golgotha, and
    • with reverent awe before this mystical fact. Even though the words
    • clearly that these teachers stand in reverent awe before all that
    • innermost sanctuary, was enacted before all eyes. This again is
    • before him the original language of this Gospel, written in the
    • the Matthew Gospel lies before us today in the dress given to it by a
    • before him, it would work destructively on him and on his
    • before him. It does not need to be pronounced by a mouth, nor does it
    • example, of Apollonius of Tyana; we set before us his greatness and
    • Thus we have before
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    • have before us a kind of backward review, like a great tableau, of
    • have before us the very remarkable fact that through three planetary
    • know that this epoch began about the eighth century before our era,
    • back farther than the sixth or seventh century before our era, though
    • human form as it stood there before him on the physical plane, and
    • believes that the form which stands before us as man, and is wafted
    • connection I feel with my God, I have striven to be righteous before
    • he stands before an immense tragedy: the tragedy of not being able to
    • Job there comes before us for the first time a connection between the
    • set before us. And they mean that we shall have to widen in a certain
  • Title: From Jesus to Christ: Lecture VI: St. John and St. Paul, First Adam and Second Adam
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    • essence of Christianity and of all truth for men. Before the Apostle
    • person stands before me. The other members are super-sensible,
    • appears before our eyes when we meet a man with our ordinary vision?
    • human body? What is it that people have before them if they see only
    • when a man stands before us, it is as an organised assembly of
    • little sense to say that a physical body stood before us as it would
    • brought him to a non-transparent state and placed him before us so
    • human organism, so that there stood before us physical, etheric and
    • Let us set before us
    • Baptism in Jordan we have before us a physical body which as such
    • ourselves: Every person who stands before us on the physical plane
    • hour of death. The Christ-Jesus-Being, however, stands before us as
  • Title: From Jesus to Christ: Lecture VII: The Mystery of Golgotha, Greek, Hebrew and Buddhist Thought
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    • Before everything
    • before our era. We have seen that this Buddha stream, especially as
    • the Baptism in Jordan. After the baptism, we still have before us the
    • stands before you. What you had previously experienced you now see;
    • can climb upwards again, even as before the Mystery of Golgotha he
    • understand Buddhism very well. About five hundred years before the
    • we spoke of yesterday, and have brought before our souls in closer
    • had never before entered into human evolution. Never before had there
    • the time before the beginning of man on earth. The Christ-Being was
  • Title: From Jesus to Christ: Lecture VIII: The Two Jesus Children, Zoroaster and Buddha
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    • that the Bodhisattva, who on becoming Buddha five centuries before
    • Buddha gave to men about 500 years before the Christian era, but on
    • in a wonderful way with much that had been known previously, before
    • We must clearly understand that everything before the Lemurian time
    • correctly, in a modern sense, of the human race. Before this, those
    • before proceeding to his first earthly incarnation. This Ego lived on
    • Bible, as was the Ego of Adam before his first embodiment in flesh.
    • convinced Paul? In a certain sense Paul was an Initiate before the
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    • point must be reached in any trend before a new light comes in once
    • that he has the Macrocosm before him as a kind of Nature, and that
    • set before you, in words drawn from Spiritual Science, was not
    • spread out before him. And in face of this material universe he could
  • Title: From Jesus to Christ: Lecture X: The Esoteric Path to Christ
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    • thank you for my existence, and I bow myself in humility before you.’
    • myself before you.’ And so would each being that climbs upwards
    • ascent. He acknowledges before the Twelve: ‘As the animal
    • before us: ‘Much suffering and pain will meet me in the world;
    • the Crucifixion. We have to feel this before we can experience the
    • time we are now approaching, before whose door we stand, because men
    • will stand there before him, closely concerned with him; but he
    • experienced by men as an etheric Form. Like Paul before Damascus,
    • now understand why the Buddhist view, about 500 years before the
    • slandered individuality who lived about a century before our era. He
    • never be known beforehand that this body will be taken possession of
    • them, of those Imaginations which place before our spiritual gaze the
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    • bring clearly before our minds to-day that Spirits and Beings other
    • before us will intrude more and more deeply into human evolution. Just
    • These are the three members with which man was endowed before his
    • case that what comes to pass reveals itself in its effect, beforehand;
    • world. It is He Who even before man appeared on earth, sent down the
    • Before Christ's Coming, the condition in the spiritual world of human
    • the realm of the Shades. For before the Event of Golgotha the souls in
    • trouble about the spiritual before I die? When the time comes I shall
    • radiance and light before his soul.
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    • themselves before Him. Among them is a certain enemy of the Light. In
    • who in the Book of Job comes before the Lord, when Mephistopheles
    • That is the question before us to-day.
    • transparency before him, revealing behind it those other
    • spiritual world opened before him. Man would have remained a child in
    • outspread before man; the mineral, plant and animal kingdoms would
    • existence outspread before me!
    • sun, whereas Ahriman had already broken away before the separation of
    • whole continent of Atlantis. But even before that time, man had lost
    • Ahriman is a spirit of lies, a spirit who conjures illusions before
    • before men's eyes of spirit under his influence — that is mirage,
    • earth before the separation of the sun.
    • some warning beforehand? Such a warning might possibly be ineffective
    • way before they can be correctly answered. Again do not take this to
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    • must range over such vast epochs that he surveys the time before man
    • said that before this vision is possible, the Chela (disciple) must
    • surveyed too the life that stretches beyond birth and death. Before
    • who stands before us today. I will start from a quite definite point.
    • must develop in man before he can really see what has formerly
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    • unrolls before us in the region of astral vision, however highly
    • the Godhead. But now there came One before Whom the Angels veiled
    • Lamb is revealed to him. The Devachanic world lies open before him and
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    • Before I go further in the explanation of apocalyptic writings, I must
    • everything that pointed to Christ before His actual appearance is
    • Resurrection of the Son of God. This was portrayed before their eyes
    • man among men as other outstanding human individualities. Even before
    • advanced, that they could be leaders of the human race before the
    • “Angel,” before the Word became Flesh, the Word was an
    • before of God in Christ, the law which was four hundred and thirty
    • lamps of fire burning before the throne, which are the seven Spirits
    • of God. And before the throne there was a sea of glass like unto
    • before and behind. And the first beast was like a lion and the second
    • and ever, the four and twenty elders fall down before him that sat on
    • their crowns before the throne saying, “Thou are worthy, O Lord,
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    • pictures stood there before his soul — pictures which in the
    • short, his art mirrored before the senses all that his forces of
    • hidden.” And again: “He before whom Nature begins to
    • arose in the forms of ideas before his soul and when the beauty that
    • dumb before the mystery of man. Look where you will in science
    • our science — we come to a halt before the human being. Only if
    • childhood. Before this can be understood, an inner, plastic force
    • thoughts before you. We have gradually lost our spiritual insight
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    • human being, to bear in mind before all else that within the body
    • musical dance before the eyes of the spectators. The whole thing was
    • ancient method of education, is to put a question before you. And I
    • methods of instruction. To-day, therefore, I wanted to place before
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    • attempted to bring before you the Greek ideal of education, it was
    • school at an earlier age, before the end of the seventh year. We may
    • He saw in man a being who had lived in a spiritual world before
    • before this spiritual life when we learn to know what wisdom, what
    • consciousness before the fourteenth or fifteenth years, before the
    • the child before us something to which it may be able to cry
    • great problem before us to-day, and it must be solved if the most
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    • picture of bodily man before him and the bodily man was at once a
    • and they place their books before us as a mirror in which we see
    • took his start from the bodily man who was there before him. We must
    • before them. It is realized that the teeth are necessary for eating;
    • before all else show how we can cross it. All we know of man to-day
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    • knowledge but inner character and, above all, will power. Even before
    • sole of his foot on the earth otherwise than he did before. This,
    • work before. Man becomes a being complete in himself, one who has
    • upwards, whereas before this age all the force of his growth and
    • connection let me here place frankly before you one fundamental
    • would bring before our souls this mystery of the WORD, the WORD in
    • Before this time there was always a shadow of the spirit in the WORD,
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    • us by a knowledge of the child's nature before the change of teeth at
    • the seventh year, a social task stands before us, inasmuch as a true
    • intellectual faculties are developed before the fourth or fifth year bears
    • given to the child before the fourth or fifth year, will he become
  • Title: Education: Lecture VII: The Rhythmic System, Sleeping and Waking, Imitation
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    • of man is necessary before a true relationship can be established
    • before us in man? How can we best develop the human child entrusted
    • fourteen or fifteen he can reason for himself, but before this age we
    • body, then as we stand with pure and holy reverence before that which
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    • put before you and to show how this method appeals directly to the
    • the human organism, the child must be taught to write before he
    • before, and not after writing
    • reason utterly impossible before this age to convey anything to the child
    • were to pull out a single hair and observe it as it lay there before
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    • should use with the child is first to set down the sum before him and
    • sequence of cause and effect. But before the age of twelve, the child
    • if the teacher has thoroughly mastered his subject-matter before he
    • plastically before his soul. He must be so well prepared that the
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    • himself as an individual apart from the world. Before this age there
    • the place for him. If we have to take a child before this age, all kinds
    • child before he has reached the age of eleven or twelve. If we
    • before this age, our descriptions must be purely pictorial
    • age. The less we speak of causality before this time the stronger,
    • world. Hence to concentrate before puberty on all that relates man to
    • before this age, therefore, is absolutely irrational.
    • grammar or syntax before this eventful moment in his life. Previously
    • If gratitude and love have been unfolded in the child before the age
    • educate in the sense of true Christianity must realize that before the age
    • to introduce the principle of universal divinity before this age, and
    • age of nine or ten before we pass to the New Testament as such. In
    • tenth years onwards the glory of Christ Jesus if before this age he
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    • go into the helping class. But again it is a blessing that before
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    • What we really have before us in this young child is a being
    • ancestors. We look upon this child as he lies there before us
    • feel as though standing before an altar. There is however one
    • we feel ourselves standing as it were before an altar turned
    • before the world. But the real point is something altogether
    • some picture of man which he can set before himself. Let us
    • educator before children who have genius, even though he
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    • which I should like to put before you, two personalities who
    • life. In this decade, before 1800, Goethe did indeed experience
    • the most important events of his life. Before this time he was
    • earth. Now we have the man before us, and one of two things can
    • these examples before you my sole purpose was to show how
    • expression of this process. Before learning to walk the child
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    • boy has often seen his mother taking money, before going
    • only to copy. All education and instruction before the change
    • speech. For just as the child before this age has a religious
    • to conjure up before him some picture. Just as we must actually
    • if, when standing before the child we immediately
    • I am clever, but if I stand before the child conscious that
    • are there before us in certain definite forms. Now the child
    • Before this he has already got so far as to be able to make
    • they make out of the spontaneity of childhood before they have
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    • than children in other schools. It is necessary however, before
    • beyond it, so that I shall hear the sound before it is made!
    • of causation. Before the 7th year the child should most
    • allowed to enter in. Before this time the child is as
    • before dealing with anything that has to do with the lifeless,
    • age before passing over from a pictorial presentation to one
    • historical events have to be sought. Before this we should only
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    • Today, before going into any further explanations
    • lying open before us and consisting of the children
    • do not have it because they cannot have it, because before
    • or that in the years before he is 7? Because he wants to
    • organisation as a quality of soul before it comes to physical
    • year 1906 I gave a number of lectures in Paris before a
    • discussed which shortly before had driven the tragic Weininger
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    • actual super-sensible life of man before birth or conception and
    • before one as much “embodied” as the beings of the
    • there can be the same procedure as before: A rush of blood to
    • becomes more melancholic than before. But in class it helps
    • before he has got hold of what precedes it; who makes a strong
    • things are no better than before. Here the immediate reduction
    • had to acquire before the world war. He had to learn to use his
    • me have it back. For you see, if a play is sent off before the
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    • want to teach history to a child before the 9th or 10th year is
    • book to the child before this age. It is only with the 9th or
    • pictorially, how people used to eat before forks were invented,
    • becoming. Call up before you the following picture. We are now
    • taken as the approximate date, we find he lived 1120 years before
    • is placed visually before you.
    • beans before the child, then add another 3 beans and yet
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    • consider quite external things. Before the world war we had
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    • before leaving Holland, I should express my very warmest thanks
    • may perhaps allow a deeply moving picture to rise up before
    • unable to look courageously at the path opening out before him.
    • their task. All this happened before the great “freeing
    • children from entering the school before the fifth class.]
    • something of the kind and to do it before the Anthroposophical
    • intended to stand before the world with the cool reasonableness
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    • enough merely to form these shapes before the child with our
    • You see, before, I had a single heap: twenty-four paper shreds;
    • that we have an individual before us to teach and educate
    • to a child before fourteen. But I can say: “Just look at
    • metamorphoses before the child. Now I can draw the comparison:
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    • feeling: the growing being stands before us, but he is the
    • before he was born or conceived. This feeling must arise from a
    • embryo-to-be. In the threefold human being before us we have
    • present in us before death, like a seed.
    • unless our meeting is conditioned beforehand. What appear to be
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    • from memory. But the second time, as before, you yourself show
    • should now like, before going into this further, to
    • putting reading passages before him: let us teach him to read
    • another before socialism can begin. They can only do this if
    • utter such names, because otherwise, at their utterance before
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    • light,” for it can be proved that the beloved died before
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    • correct, I could have known it before, for I should like to
    • greater maturity, what he could not understand before. There
    • instilled into the children's souls years before. In any case,
    • ancient tongues before their own. That is a fact which must be
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    • Germany in 1919 and before. They may be summarized as follows:
    • children this stage is reached even before the ninth year, with
    • timetable in addition to the other things. Before this
    • descriptive. But with actual natural history, before the
    • a little more consciously than before and to walk about, even
    • world. Before the Rubicon of the ninth year the child is far
    • understanding before he reached the age of nine. When he is
    • before, to become much more aware that words arise from his
    • feeling when you introduce him — not before this stage
    • compare man with the other kingdoms of nature. Whereas before,
    • other and to man. Before this stage you would stumble on
    • nature. And again — I have mentioned this before, too
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    • the age of seven through the eighth and ninth year, before we
    • to the study of history in this way before he has
    • historical connections before he has completed his
    • told the child before, for instance, stories of this or that
    • You may talk to the child before this about the organization of
    • the human eye as clearly as possible — but before he is
    • within him. He cannot understand this before he is twelve. He
    • the twelfth year before applying the laws of physics to man
    • physics nor natural history should be embarked on before
    • manifestations, be given before the end of the twelfth year. If
    • fashion with historical or physiological concepts before twelve
    • all such things. But you must not explain to him before he is
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    • with drawing again, and to teach writing before reading.
    • for this at about twelve years of age. Before this we study
    • none before the later stages, that is, before thirteen, and
    • following arrangement is very carefully made beforehand with a
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    • is America besides. He should get this idea before he is
    • have it laid down beforehand: geography must be taught from
    • teaching which lays down beforehand the teacher's time-table
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    • generations before us as our models, there were better
    • cultivate in him must often be prepared beforehand.
    • sympathy for life. I had to say all this to you before going on
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    • therefore mention before going on, and these will arise in
    • us say, at the end of the first year in school, before a board
    • syllables are literally spat out before they work. You need not
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    • considerably. Put before the child three different substances;
    • place these before him, or remind him of them, for he has, of
    • egoistic than you were before. This egoism, which continually
    • about the age of nine. Before this age it is even more
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    • Egoism and Materialism. Life before birth and after death. Pre-natal
    • Education. Union of Spirit and Soul elements before birth. Union of
    • continuation of what higher beings have done before his birth.
    • friends, before birth the human being is still in the protection of
    • beginning to educate the child before it sees the light of the world
    • human being is really composed of two members. Before the human being
    • is not something that we should have before us as an abstraction, and
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    • stems from life before birth, Will from life after death. The former
    • experiences which we go through before birth, or rather conception.
    • you that you have gone through a life before birth, before conception.
    • accomplish in the spiritual world before birth or conception is
    • of life before birth.
    • I want to place this first before you as an idea (we shall come back
    • carried on by the soul before birth or conception, in the purely
    • life, the whole world, which you have experienced before birth or
    • before birth or conception, is weakened to such a degree through
    • us from the time before birth. When you use this faculty to-day as
    • force which comes from a time before birth, and which still works on
    • were in the cosmos before we were born, and our experience there is
    • carried out with us men before birth. We must realise that mental
    • have experienced before birth or conception. The spiritual Powers have
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    • colour continually before me; in assimilating the light and its
    • part of what before his birth became purely thought life, he would
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    • before they had completely absorbed the materialistic point of view,
    • scientific standpoint connect the Spirit-Self more with man before
    • these we have the whole man before us.
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    • to day. One must rise to a different level before one can reach such
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    • are parts of a process which is clearly before you and which is
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    • clearly before you. Only you must take into account that in this
    • to prove. For even Kant, when he stood before the gate of death, was
    • the senses, before they are taken hold of by the intellect and by
    • asleep, you have a real process before you. You relate forgetting,
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    • senses. In striving to understand what I am now going to bring before
    • find the most glaring contradiction to what I said before. But reality
    • have an activity before me which takes place in the interplay between
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    • knowledge of the human being we have sought to place him before our
    • before us and also may be able to sum these observations at the end
    • understanding of your perceptions of the lion. Before you went to the
    • the lady of the day before?
    • children beforehand anything that is related to conclusions, and not
    • spiritual world. In certain respects the human being before the change
    • completely unconscious mood of the child before the change of teeth?
    • assume a “scientific” character. Before adolescence it is
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    • the body's structure and growth. Thus, before we pass on in the
    • and writing — I have shown this before in other connections. The
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    • have a man before you: you can make this interesting observation. You
    • the food stuffs before this stage is reached. It is actually the case
    • has — as its foundation — what I have placed before you here in
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    • not give real thought or feeling to what is put before them, fall
    • test at all? I have always had him before me and I know quite well
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    • penetrated the teeth before the age of seven is now pressing into the
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    • We may have beliefs as to what we were before birth in the womb
    • between seven, and fourteen. But before all things I wanted to explain
    • different connection with the outer world than before, he also attains
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    • ago in ancient India. Neither can we do as was done before the event
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    • it before us as an aim, and proceed with iron will to bring it about?
    • such spiritual cognition before he can become an educator or
    • given time when we put as many things as possible before the child in
    • give the child, what image we are to place before his soul so as to
    • It seems to me a good fate that not before 1919 did it fall to me to
    • professionally before that time; nevertheless, I should not have felt
    • — to a certain extent). And the reason is this: before that time
    • based on knowledge of human nature. But before one can do this one
    • way through life, they must be lived with before they can fully
    • but we must learn the multiplication table before we can advance as
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    • teacher before he enters the classroom. The carrying through of the
    • much as one possibly can before-hand when one is a teacher, in order
    • May I mention a personal experience in this connection, Years before
    • the time of instruction by means of suitable preparation beforehand.
    • the subject thoroughly beforehand and be so at home with the matter
    • and pictorial form before the child. And such instruction is the best
    • distinction between oneself and the world. Before this time there was
    • for it to see before it knew anything of the animal — so must we
    • events, had little connection with what went before. No, men counted
    • sympathy with the good, antipathy with the evil. We shall have before
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    • soul and spirit nature reaches as far as the bone-.system. Before this
    • Causality in life. Before his 11th year a human being has in reality
    • chemistry, mechanics before his 11th year in too intellectual a way we
    • Neither, before his 11th year can he inwardly participate in thy
    • before the bone system has awakened. While the child still dwells in
    • bring before him some definite historical picture which can please or
    • muscular system is soft. But if before his 11th year we teach the
    • of the world we have before us. We must accept such an inward artistic
    • mechanics before his 11th year they clog his brain, they congest, and
    • separate historical pictures or stories before his 11th year, if I
    • such detail that the very activity of the muscular system before the
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    • matter of course, — but it cannot be organised, as I said before
    • — for naturally it will be a long time before the Free High
    • intervals. Here, before the assembled staff, every teacher throughout
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    • before we can do something in other spheres, so must we learn
    • something before we can do something in education.
    • nothing to social evolution on the earth: and before one can wing
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    • quite new children — not the same children as before. And this
    • before — I spoke to them in such a way that they could realise I
    • way as before. For an enormous wonder, a great curiosity concerning
    • before in these lectures that man has gradually come to be regarded by
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    • in front of it: e-F. Here the opposite occurs: an E is set before it.
    • as I presented it the day before yesterday is a reflecting back from
    • Before
    • that once again. Before we proceed to working out the sounds particularly,
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    • instruction is done with humour; before everything else it must give
    • applying that which we discussed the day before yesterday in regard
    • of the exercise to be done, slowly, before the exercise as such is begun.
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    • soul. Before we begin, however, it will be necessary to take note that
    • movement I spoke of before, the shoulder movement of the H, but do it
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    • (held before physicians)
    • assume we have a child before us and we see that he is insufficiently
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    • (held before physicians)
    • have precisely such a case before you by having the child carry out
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    • pillars of the Goetheanum, and mentioned how I had stood before these
    • but that, paying due regard to what has gone before and to what is to
    • For this reason we must put before ourselves as an ideal this
    • but artistic lines, no thought of bringing it before the world in any
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    • vegetarian diet, he will feel stronger than he was before. That's
    • from it: before it passes out, it lies there in the intestines and
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    • before), and it no longer has such great need of the brain, and so the
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    • sculpture and painting, the mental images must be combined before the
    • new world unfolds before man in dream-filled sleep. A world filled
    • experience in this new world that unfolds before man is one of living
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    • the Lemurian age, a time long before the seven members of man had
    • domain of air before they could emit sounds. Now, the first, most
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    • which we must sing. Man, as he stands before us, on earth, is really
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    • tone before our experience of tone. In experiencing tone as such, we
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    • before our era. At that time the human being truly felt in the
    • correctly, you actually have before you the human etheric body. It is
    • etherically before us. The musical experience is nothing else than
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    • before our souls some of the aspects that can illuminate that world.
    • sensed and felt before the fourth century A.D.
    • before which the dominion over thoughts passed from the form beings
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    • occult principles than has ever before been possible. It lies in the
    • nineteenth century, especially just before its turn, one could hear
    • essentially individual facts come before his soul's eye. And then a
    • before it is right and healthy to do so. For the very reason that
    • would have been guilty of divulging knowledge before the proper time.
    • “I will not grudge my praise before thou goest, For well I see
    • That is what I wanted to put before you today. Next Tuesday we will
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    • Post-Atlantean period. What lies before that is a very vague chapter
    • Anthroposophical Movement before being willing to advocate them. In
    • spiritual world. Today I want to put before you certain other points
    • speak, before his attention is aroused to the fact that in the events
    • placed before the soul.
    • to 1879 had been used, before that time, in the service of the
    • greater importance than it ever had before. At no other period could
    • passing through the Gate of Death. For souls born before the year 1879
    • favour of anthroposophical Spiritual Science before being willing to
    • death. Those who were born before 1879 always carry with them a
    • Think of what I said before. The thought of the absent Dead dwells in
    • reckoned with; there is no open field before him where he can just do
    • upon having a free field before you; you must realise that the field
    • even such a battle as friends here have to fight before work can be
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    • Imaginative Cognition is possessed by one before whose eye of spirit
    • hover before him. But to the clairvoyant such a colour-form is
    • substance of the plant. He then has before him, not a lifeless
    • person to be led to the higher stages of spiritual experience before
    • else he can ask: What have those men to say before whose spiritual
    • us say, of the Emperor Augustus and all his deeds standing before you
    • in a cloud-like picture. The picture stands there before the
    • investigations. They lie before us as, even more faithful expression
    • difficulties begin. When we have a human being physically before us,
    • before him as unity, but if it is necessary for some reason to rise
    • before him a man — let us call him John Smith — and as a
    • streams: the physical body as it stands before you is not a
    • before us as the Gospel of St. John describes Him — no matter
    • whether we speak of Him as Jesus of Nazareth before the Baptism by
    • John or as Christ after the Baptism — that Being stands before
    • before the Baptism by John, is described by two Evangelists, by the
    • the Creator of Christianity was announced beforehand, how the birth
    • accounts of Jesus of Nazareth before the Christ descended into him.
    • the events that took place before the Baptism by John and the descent
    • Jesus of Nazareth before the Christ took possession of his three
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    • and transgressors. Whereas much preparation is necessary before the
    • of pictures. In the events just mentioned a picture is placed before
    • humanity, a stream which, several centuries before the coming of
    • in the East, five to six centuries before our era, there appeared in
    • example, before men acquired the faculty of logical thinking by
    • from revelations they received from higher worlds in times before men
    • Before Gautama Buddha
    • still in early stages of development, even before the Atlantean and
    • six hundred years before our era, was assigned a task which he never
    • intermediate stages are necessary before an advance from the stage of
    • manifestation of death on the physical plane. All this came before
    • less. If the Bodhisattva who lived six hundred years before our era
    • Mara stood before him. But having previously reached the lofty stage
    • assumed a different form, one in which he arrays before the human being
    • essential point. Therefore shortly before his death Buddha said to
    • us to-day to look back to what happened six hundred years before our
    • 2:26 And it was revealed unto him by the Holy Ghost, that he should not see death, before he had seen the Lord\'s Christ. \
    • 2:31 Which thou hast prepared before the face of all people; \
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    • through this Gospel; they come before us in an even nobler form, as
    • humanity in India some six hundred years before our era.
    • stage all the communities in which he had lived before incarnating
    • tells them. But long, long ages will have to pass before all men are
    • he has before him, for a certain time, the great memory-tableau of
    • his mission to flow into humanity. In very ancient times, before
    • before he attains Buddhahood, when he is still working from above
    • is linked with his earlier mission as was the Bodhisattva before
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    • Nathan Jesus-child. The Adam-soul before the Fall. The Reincarnation
    • must wait until to-morrow before asking how the various facts to be
    • twenty-first years certain powers not in operation before make their
    • changed the face of the Earth. Before that catastrophe a great
    • bearer of an Ego. Before the Lemurian epoch the Earth was also
    • reappear in a new incarnation. But before the separation of the Moon
    • There were periods before the separation of the Moon when these
    • available before the separation of the Moon. Then, by degrees, all
    • years before our era (at the time of Buddha in India) and worked there as
    • question we must go back to the time before the Luciferic influence
    • had waited the longest before incarnating. In the Nathan Jesus-child
    • there was present the Adam-soul as it was before the Fall — the
    • what has been said. In the fifth–sixth century before our era there
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    • and John, supposedly, was born shortly before or about the same time.
    • hundred years before our era, Zarathustra was born again in ancient
    • will. Thus by appearing before their Master when he was born again in
    • into operation until the last months before birth and then only
    • child of deep feeling. When Simeon stood before the newborn child
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    • individualities concerned stand before our mind's eye as living
    • who in the fifth/sixth century before our era became Buddha. We have
    • before Buddha could there have existed on the Earth a human being
    • suitable form. Consequently a Being such as the Bodhisattva, before
    • had worked upon Earth evolution before the Fall and now, in the
    • mother of the Baptist — that is to say upon John himself before
    • measure, therefore, and long before the appearance of Buddha, this people
    • ‘human guilt’ to be imbued with meaning. Before the
    • before our era were in truth ‘God's words’, and the actions
    • listening to how he actually speaks. Five to six hundred years before
    • five or six hundred years before our era, there lived one called the
    • Individuality in the Nathan Jesus was to stand before the world not
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    • violent shock, a tableau of his life hitherto appears before him.
    • or Jehovah is the reflection of the Christ before He Himself appeared on
    • himself so sublime a Being. Such preparation had to be made. Before a
    • become Buddha before he was able to develop in himself the spiritual
    • became Buddha five to six centuries before our era was endowed with
    • Trottic Mysteries of Northern Europe before the coming of
    • penetrated before into a human etheric body, as He did at tlhe
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    • long path has to be trodden before men say to themselves: We can now
    • centuries before our era; we have now become like Buddha in our own
    • all the bodily processes had to be visibly established before the
    • 5:18 And, behold, men brought in a bed a man which was taken with a palsy: and they sought means to bring him in, and to lay him before him. \
    • 5:19 And when they could not find by what way they might bring him in because of the multitude, they went upon the housetop, and let him down through the tiling with his couch into the midst before Jesus. \
    • 5:25 And immediately he rose up before them, and took up that whereon he lay, and departed to his own house, glorifying God. \
    • St. Luke has set before us this great Ideal of evolution: ‘Look
    • physical body, and will transform them. Before you is set the great
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    • soul-and-spirit over the physical continued to exist. Hence before
    • became Buddha five or six centuries before our era, ascended into the
    • narrated that the Bodhisattva, before descending to the incarnation
    • before our era, he will become Buddha in about three thousand years,
    • Before the present
    • Earth before, as you will have gathered from everything that has been
    • not present before the coming of Christ was the love that could be
    • to the status of the Christ-Being before it was possible for Him to
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    • experiences before reaching a degree of maturity capable of
    • produce the blossom before the green leaves.
    • 7:27 This is he, of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee. \
    • Himself regard this Individuality? He said that before His own coming
    • His mission was to set before men once again what the old teaching and
    • Christ Jesus. Before the Christ Event there could be nothing that did
    • possess. Before the time of Christ Jesus the instruments employed by
    • before Christ Jesus could speak to men only by using the faculties
    • Baptist" — that is to say, among those who, as they stand before
    • appeared before the people as an Initiate of the old order, he bore
    • kingdom of God in this incarnation before their death.’ The meaning
    • is that before their death they would not have seen the kingdom of
    • the world there can also be men who, even before they die are able to
    • kingdoms of Heaven before natural death or the death experienced in
    • before them in that world and, simultaneously, Christ Jesus in Glory.
    • before your forces are able also to stream into other men.
    • effect: As he stands before us, man is a product of the old forces
    • that were active before the Luciferic beings had laid hold of human
    • stands before us, man is primarily a product of heredity, a
    • that was his before he succumbed to the influence of the Luciferic
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    • comfortable in their warm nest, which so fascinated them long before
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    • Today, then, I will place before you a number of facts, and will
    • describes as God before the creation of the world. So if one asks
    • what God was before the Creation, the answer lies in a system of
    • be established. And before going any further I want to tell you how I
    • comprehensible which is, in any case, present before the soul as a
    • And before I had even become a member, or indeed shown
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    • before had been thought too incompetent to become a teacher was
    • wanted to send him down before he sat the exams which enabled him to
    • the depths of the human psyche. First there is our life before birth,
    • the things which the human being has experienced before he descended
    • in a form which could be justified before the modern scientific
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    • of life before birth.
    • experiences in life before birth in the spiritual world. They want to
    • It was necessary to possess that knowledge before it was possible to
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    • as before. Until 1914 everything which occurred was initiated by the
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    • make these additional points today before going on to the actual
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    • everything that had gone before, would focus the attention of the
    • We had our opponents in various camps before this point. They even
    • before by saying that in this third phase we saw the beginnings of
    • consult and to be able to justify all one's actions before this
    • Let me say that these things have all happened before in the
    • We need not hold back from advocating anthroposophy before anyone.
    • a situation in which the image which has been set before the public
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    • close to being advised to leave before graduating. He scraped through
    • decades or even longer before it is taken up again. That, however,
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    • before a void if his sole starting-point is the world of illusion. He
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    • clothed in that divine element in which they had lived before
    • before — we catch sight of a stove in the corner which is very
    • so utterly different that we wonder what we really saw before.
    • plant world spread out before us like a carpet. We are filled with
    • spread out before us in the daytime and that we wait through a
    • movement and flux, grand, mighty, sublime. Before this spectacle we
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    • which I have already mentioned, returns again. Before discovering the
    • plunge us into the abyss which the mineral crystals open up before us
    • world of mineral crystals before we become aware of their
    • person as before. If we attain this state in full, clear
    • give a somewhat crude example. Let us assume that three years before
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    • consciousness in man. Before extending my observations to include
    • potentized doses of copper. Before taking it — this was the
    • than days of training were demanded of him before the highly
    • course a physical diagnosis is made before therapeutic treatment can
    • the dance he had attended the night before. We learn more about the
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    • world before birth. We must therefore realize that in this condition
    • — I have already explained this in my lecture of the day before
    • before birth. He can do this for himself and others, but he cannot
    • before us.
    • imagine that a mountain looms up before us in our immediate
    • vital life that we had not perceived before. Everything is quickened
    • it is some time before the effects are registered — he
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    • When someone dreams that an attractive and tasty meal is set before
    • before the change of teeth? Angels and spiritual beings cannot read
    • Earth. His earthly life appears before his inward eye in the form of
    • tableau before us.
    • panoramic survey of the world and its evolution that unfolds before
    • untrue to say that we cannot know anything of the Sun sphere before
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    • specific examples will serve to illustrate my point. Before
    • which I described to you the day before yesterday. They are not empty
    • appear before us and we say: there stands “Paracelsus
    • “Jacob Boehme minor” appears before us in the later
    • Latini, appears before us, then for the first time we really
    • But deep wisdom lies in all that these beings conjure up before
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    • assume we have before us a plant with its leaves and flowers. We have
    • before we incarnate to live out our life between birth and death. Our
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    • revived again. And Eurythmy restores to us again man unfolding before
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    • of all the planet Mercury rise up before our inward vision: and if we
    • become spiritual reality before his spiritual gaze, then he is on the
    • the method which I described before, we take our starting-point from
    • science. You will appreciate, therefore, that before these matters
    • doubts about the goal before him. And now there is disclosed to
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    • before, willing presents the following picture: whilst a thought
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    • Before
    • before a void if his sole starting-point is the world of illusion. He
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    • clothed in that divine element in which they had lived before
    • before — we catch sight of a stove in the corner which is very
    • so utterly different that we wonder what we really saw before.
    • plant world spread out before us like a carpet. We are filled with
    • spread out before us in the daytime and that we wait through a
    • movement and flux, grand, mighty, sublime. Before this spectacle we
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    • which I have already mentioned, returns again. Before discovering the
    • plunge us into the abyss which the mineral crystals open up before us
    • world of mineral crystals before we become aware of their
    • person as before. If we attain this state in full, clear
    • give a somewhat crude example. Let us assume that three years before
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    • consciousness in man. Before extending my observations to include
    • potentized doses of copper. Before taking it — this was the
    • than days of training were demanded of him before the highly
    • course a physical diagnosis is made before therapeutic treatment can
    • the dance he had attended the night before. We learn more about the
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    • world before birth. We must therefore realize that in this condition
    • — I have already explained this in my lecture of the day before
    • before birth. He can do this for himself and others, but he cannot
    • before us.
    • imagine that a mountain looms up before us in our immediate
    • vital life that we had not perceived before. Everything is quickened
    • it is some time before the effects are registered — he
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    • When someone dreams that an attractive and tasty meal is set before
    • before the change of teeth? Angels and spiritual beings cannot read
    • Earth. His earthly life appears before his inward eye in the form of
    • tableau before us.
    • panoramic survey of the world and its evolution that unfolds before
    • untrue to say that we cannot know anything of the Sun sphere before
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    • specific examples will serve to illustrate my point. Before
    • which I described to you the day before yesterday. They are not empty
    • appear before us and we say: there stands “Paracelsus
    • “Jacob Boehme minor” appears before us in the later
    • Latini, appears before us, then for the first time we really
    • But deep wisdom lies in all that these beings conjure up before
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    • assume we have before us a plant with its leaves and flowers. We have
    • before we incarnate to live out our life between birth and death. Our
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    • revived again. And Eurythmy restores to us again man unfolding before
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    • of all the planet Mercury rise up before our inward vision: and if we
    • become spiritual reality before his spiritual gaze, then he is on the
    • the method which I described before, we take our starting-point from
    • science. You will appreciate, therefore, that before these matters
    • doubts about the goal before him. And now there is disclosed to
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    • before, willing presents the following picture: whilst a thought
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    • sleep! They would far rather have things conjured up before
    • times, whether they be battles or peacetime creations. Before
    • before this turning point, than afterwards. Through spiritual
    • nationalities who before that time had quite different
    • sustenance than before. For the same reason art must also
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    • are led through the transformations of our earth before it
    • describe how what we have before us today as the earth and
    • still deeper into the matter which we thus place before our
    • do not immediately feel the need to place before ourselves in
    • guidance in his life will appear before his soul. This will
    • of liberation. But long, long before the human being enters
    • things which are put before us in such an apparently abstract
    • sculpture that really stand before our physical eyes as the
    • mankind of the Sun evolution must stand before our spiritual
    • work of Greek art such as the Venus of Milo stands before us
    • torments one, is to place it before oneself in a physical
    • before us we will be persecuted by him; the contrary is true.
    • perspective unfolds before us when we say: Life, science,
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    • Before the people went to church
    • And men appeared before me
    • said, ‘I will make all my goodness pass before thee,
    • and I will proclaim the name of the Lord before thee; and
    • appears before you and impinges on your senses. We must think
    • one can experience the spiritual world in this way before he
    • said, ‘I will make all my goodness pass before thee,
    • and I will proclaim the name of the Lord before thee; and
    • inactive before that, and people knew nothing about external
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    • red space we shall be able to feel as though we were before
    • mercy may shine forth. Before space was there it was all
    • to know the inner nature of colour and, as I said before, we
    • tones appear from any direction, those that have come before,
    • winning this lawsuit that he lost consciousness before the
    • layer, or story, is like this: Before this lawsuit took place
    • before this lawsuit began he had reached the point where he
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    • all, nor can the person who stands before us, externally, as
    • before you offer them influential positions, but let them be
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    • nose, if I had not known beforehand that the breath of
    • being before he makes his physical entry into the world. They
    • prejudices and points of view before they are born into earth
    • all the more before he is born or during his earliest years.
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    • inside out he expects it to look the same as it did before,
    • swing to a certain point before it has to go back again, the
    • should stand before us as a kind of ideal. I should just like
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    • be made out of what we then have before us is really just as great a
    • Just as we must go back to what the man was before he
    • back to what once lived in all that today is lifeless, before indeed
    • existence. Let us just consider what came before. You see, if a human
    • body. What for a human being must be there before conception was also
    • which life existed. Today man still lives in a thin milk-pap before
    • the breast; before birth it is in those parts of the female body
    • processes in the mother's organism that belong to the uterus before
    • preserved in man before he is born, and the actual Earth condition
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    • I described the condition that existed before our actual
    • When everything was fluid, when the air was almost fluid before it
    • intermediate things before it comes up into the head, the eye, the
    • also inside the higher animals and man. What I have spoken of before
    • was already there. He was first of all, before even the air was
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    • the last he was able to give before his illness put a stop to his lecturing
    • little higher than before. But we live too short a life. Just think
    • each summer joined on to the one before. We human beings are
    • I spoke of this once before to those of you who have
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    • men who lived before the floor of the Atlantic Ocean sank and the sea
    • to their present condition, but that before the present human race
    • Suppose you have a man before you, the human form, with
    • before he became densified and crystallized through his bones, I am
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    • firm for men to dwell upon it. Before that, only marine animals were
    • there was nothing that endured! Thus, what was there long before the
    • grows quite old before one can write or in any way master the
    • never been gunpowder before. So Berthold Schwarz, while he was doing
    • thousand years before our time. Much later, in the millennium
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    • before. That's sometimes a difficulty, obviously: some people can't
    • does get something from it: before it passes out, it lies there in
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    • stronger (I've spoken of this before), and it no longer has such
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    • existence for only a few centuries. Before that, people had to write
    • thousand years ago but many, many thousands of years before our day.
    • make paper thousands and thousands of years ago, long before human
    • about 1200 years before the founding of Christianity. Now when we
    • before the days of the telegram people had to make do with this.
    • gradually to know the “superior” men before being
    • before, and it is indeed a fact that men have never before so
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    • degrees, the water will seem colder than it did before. This can be
    • him. We have spoken of this before. But we must get to the truth
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    • first have a maggot form before becoming a chrysalis — and the
    • year before that. Going back through a few centuries we find that the
    • years ago, that is to say, 23,991 years before the birth of Christ
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    • before. So as everything repeats itself, these people observed other
    • occurred in the meantime, and presumably he will have died before the
    • made dark. This is of course also happening before the room is dark,
    • taken that everything has been thoroughly wiped beforehand, because
    • beforehand, because something was already happening in nature in
    • the nerves, also that this is how animals know beforehand of some
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    • the last he was able to give before his illness put a stop to his lecturing
    • always takes a little time before the effect is seen. The particular
    • happening a long time in advance before the final event takes place.
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    • they came into use for the first time in the 19th century. Before
    • Anthroposophy refuses to put the cart before the horse as was done
    • formerly. It will put spirit before matter, where it belongs. Then
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    • Before the spread of industry, need was not so oppressive. Why is it,
    • As I said before, with his first breath the human being breathes his
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    • penetrate by super-sensible vision into a world that comes objectively before
    • beyond that world. I can hold this before me as a belief, but it is not
    • to bring an intuitive vision of the outer world much more directly before his
    • course what the myth had set before him. In this way something we could call
    • picture before his soul could gain a glimpse of the spiritual world. With our
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    • stands before us, is a far more complicated being than he is held to be by
    • before us a lifeless human being. When a human being has passed through the
    • outside. Indeed, with this designation ‘I’, we stand before that
    • manifest before our eyes today. Hence the laws of physical heredity are made
    • before the Ego was capable of this conscious work, it worked unconsciously
    • rational thinking. For example, suppose we have a rose before us. We perceive
    • this is something we must keep in mind. Before we are capable of judging an
    • It arises in us as an inner experience before we are mature enough to form an
    • anger which can flare up in a young man, before he is capable of a considered
    • humanity, before the Ego is ripe to undertake its own education. If we were
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    • self-seeking must be subdued before he can attain to truth. Truth is
    • instincts and desires, from which the Sentient Soul must be cleansed before
    • realms of nature and suppose that we have before us an array of plants. They
    • that Nature sets before him. He does not merely think about it; he opens
    • makes these truths so satisfying: we have first to grasp them before we can
    • before the world and speak of the future, he would say: “I hope for
    • before us in the figures of Prometheus and Epimetheus, and in all the
    • wished to set before us in his
    • seeker after truth who is called upon to bring forcibly before the world some
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    • place some object before us and say that it has developed from an earlier
    • One might say: Logic can prove itself. Yes, but before we begin proving logic
    • that the unknown super-sensible can be grasped by feeling before thinking
    • possible for human beings to come to love the unknown super-sensible before
    • indispensable before the super-sensible can be penetrated by the light of
    • comes before us, we may, having come to
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    • as he stands before us, and how personality is outwardly revealed.
    • the forces it needs for conjuring up before us all that we live through by
    • long to building up the soul-life which it conjures before us.
    • of learning to write. What really happens before the moment when we are able
    • plastic physical body, is accomplished before birth, but a more delicate work
    • attained, on average, before the thirty-fifth year. These laws exist. Anyone
    • way into the hardest structures, and then human character stands before us as
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    • not found in the plant. He must hold before his eyes the high ideal of one
    • undoubtedly, this picture, as brought before the inner eye of anyone who
    • latent within us, and when around us is a world we have not known before, a
    • and wish to train our inner powers, we must never give up bringing before our
    • Our ideas can indeed rise high if we have before us an ideal picture of how
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    • brings before us the being of the plant and urges man to develop in his own
    • have before us a human being without ego-hood who slips through our
    • world stands before a trivially minded man and a man who has found the spirit
    • but printing began before the later part was finished, and the
    • constantly before him. Thus he was able to bring in events from his own life
    • development of the human being is set before us with precision. Goethe
    • significant pictures of the three religions are brought before the souls of
    • a high ideal before his students, but he knew what he was doing, and to those
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    • chariot we have before us is made up entirely of these separate parts.
    • sets before King Milinda. The King speaks: “You say, O wise Nagasena,
    • stands here before us as a separate human Ego, a definite personality; how he
    • Buddhist, stands before us. He plays his part in the world and performs
    • found in the sense-world displayed before us!
    • the Buddhist way. Hence we can say: A man stands before us. He exists as a
    • before his soul the phenomenon he called “thirst for existence”.
    • sense-perceptible world dissolves like a cloud before the sun, and also that
    • understand such a saying only if we keep before our souls the whole
    • Then people will understand how it was that six centuries before Christ one
    • death there springs eternal life. So it was that six hundred years before the
    • founding of Christianity the Buddha stood before the corpse, and six hundred
    • traces holding his body together to be dissolved, Goethe sets before us in
    • before us a man who strives towards a goal, well aware that whatever is
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    • substance. It is agreed that we have far to go before we can make protein
    • existence, before he emerges from the depths of nature into the light of day;
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    • These parts are poor in comparison to what was in existence before the human
    • working on our physical, ether and astral bodies before the ego emerged,
    • before the ego was ready to establish itself within them, spiritual creation,
    • There are spiritual actions in the human being which occur before the
    • into a self-contained individuality. Before the human being became such a
    • before man became an individual soul another soul was working in the three
    • final activity of the human being before he was endowed with an ego, the
    • final influence which lies before the birth of the ego, is present today in
    • before the ego in the astral body. We have to exclude everything concerning
    • activities which lie before the advent of our ego do not work in this manner;
    • because before the ego begins to create order in the human being, the drive
    • there is something in us which was there before the ego, which was then
    • outside reality. Before the human being was a self-conscious being in the way
    • language in the human being before the ego became active in us. Only a
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    • is active in the child, but it is some time before the ego can begin to
    • Before the child has
    • In such cases, when some loss is brought before a person in imagination only,
    • artistic creations they come before our souls.
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    • before us these three members of the soul's life, we have the outline
    • soul-experiences, they come before him in such a way that everything manifold
    • all, a mystic's inner life does not come before him as a complete
    • by leaf until it is a flower. Compare it with man as he stands before you.
    • before us, pure, with its green sap. Unless we indulge in fancies we cannot
    • be stirred and he will experience something which will come before his
    • Cross before his inner vision, but if with pain and struggle he has won
    • outer world sets directly before us, but we retain something from it. The
    • outer and inner mystical life are fused. The picture stands before us in such
    • inner world, but it works as a force. If we place it before our souls in
    • may be, it has to be done. In order to bring before us inwardly the
    • the Rose Cross before our inner sight. If we are patient and carry out the
    • development. Harm is done if we try to achieve mystical knowledge before we
    • They involve a descent into the depths of the human soul before the mystic
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    • So this inwardly devoted mediaeval mysticism comes before us as a sort of
    • clearly before us, and we shall be able to compare these memories with
    • something always thrusts us away. The outer world stands before us like an
    • this, must be made clear before we can approach the truth. A mediaeval
    • have brought before our souls with regard to the inner nature of prayer. And
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    • being to go to sleep? This subject has been mentioned before, but it is
    • awake we can make our soul-life perceptible, we can create it before our
    • come to an earlier soul and spiritual element which exists before birth and
    • ether bodies in the existence before birth. It is at this point that the
    • And we will avoid the harmful aspects which caused us to fail before. The
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    • before him. Countless obstacles will mount up before he can be convinced of
    • natural phenomenon brought before his eyes on the screen, he will watch it
    • brings before us a complete dramatic action which can be expected to evoke
    • positive again, tragedy sets before us a Hero. We sympathise with his deeds,
    • time the course of the dramatic action brings the picture of the Hero before
    • must be seen as that which is intended to come before us in order to help us
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    • winter before you, had the task of illuminating from the point of view of
    • accustoms himself to proceed in the way of thinking which has passed before
    • to be the same reality as a table standing before one. Only when the
    • Paris. And now the image of another man appeared before him who also had a
    • that they were observing themselves, as it were, in the image before
    • soul-life. It has been mentioned on similar occasions before that much weight
    • which has been emphasised before and which can be found in my little work
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    • wait until we had learnt what is right and what is wrong before we could act
    • leave alone”, long before we learn to form ideas concerning good and
    • work — I mean Socrates — sets before us a concept of virtue which
    • understandable that as spiritual science indicates — the ego, before
    • stood before his clairvoyant vision. And to experience a feeling he had no
    • his soul, the shamefulness of it came before him as a spiritual reality, so
    • Spirit that had brought the harmful effects of a man's deed before his
    • Orestes sees before
    • great poet could only show how bad deeds rose up before the human soul in
    • deeds rose before his clairvoyant sight. The only difference is that this
    • force became internalised; but before it could be inwardly experienced, the
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    • and to find answers to the great riddles of existence. Before the time of his
    • primal act of creation, when chaos was ordered and harmonised, long before
    • question by bringing together many things that have come before our souls
    • before men were so deeply embedded in material existence as they came to be
    • behind our physical existence came before his soul. In this spiritual world
    • open to forces from the beings who come before my inward sight. By sending
    • before the soul in great dream-pictures, and how man can witness the deeds of
    • the gods as they unroll externally before his spiritual eye. And in that,
    • before us as a personality who was certainly not open to the full power of
    • from Aeschylus to Dante? How does Dante bring before us a divine-spiritual
    • strength of human personality as its only aid; and he brings before us in
    • in the midst of their audience. Thus it was before a very low-class London
    • own personality. Dante brings before us the vision of one man, himself; Faust
    • and stands before us as a real objective figure in the outer
    • forth again and stands before man. That is how we should respond to the great
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    • the findings of spiritual research regarding the life of Jesus before the
    • Jesus and Mary before the Baptism, Jesus discovering the reverse Lord's
    • from the spiritual world had faded out long before. They were
    • they had never encountered before; they could not even have
    • recognizing what had been revealed to Judaism before its fall.
    • Ahriman standing before the gates but unable to enter — and
    • thirty-fifth year until death as before, because they retained
    • before their eyes. But then, when he seemed to have vanished,
    • before me and said: I made you great, I raised you high, and
    • being who had appeared in his dream stood again before him,
    • before me in that form. And death said to me: 'I am you. I live
    • death was not standing there before me, but the archangel which
    • tree, more miserable than before. And I knew that all the
    • that I loved it and that it was myself. And now I stand before
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    • the findings of spiritual research regarding the life of Jesus before the
    • Jesus and Mary before the Baptism, Jesus discovering the reverse Lord's
    • Before continuing with the study of the
    • facts as the life of Jesus of Nazareth before one gives meaning
    • of Nazareth had to suffer before the Mystery of Golgotha in
    • comparison could be: We have a mountain before us and halfway
    • “fear” before the time of the Mystery of Golgotha.
    • before you” — kingdoms of the spiritual world —
    • Then two images appeared before his soul. The first was of his
    • stood before Jesus of Nazareth's soul, who now said:
    • figures stood before him. Because Jesus had had the impression
    • of Golgotha — was before him was the total union of the
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    • sufficiently firm for men to dwell upon it. Before this only marine
    • what was there long before the Japanese and Chinese is not accessible
    • the Chinese this is not so; in China one grows quite old before one
    • been gunpowder before. Berthold Schwarz, when making alchemistic
    • But the Chinese had made gunpowder thousands of years before!
    • before our time. Comparatively late, in the millennium preceding
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    • few centuries. Before that, people had to write on parchment which
    • discovered long before. The same stuff that is used now for our
    • very many thousands of years before our day. By whom then? Not by
    • years ago, long before human beings arrived at it by means of their
    • Trojan War took place? About 1200 years before the founding of
    • before the day of the telegram, it had to suffice.
    • “superior” men before being exterminated by them.
    • seen before and it is a fact that men have never before so torn each
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    • When one stands before a hive of bees one should say quite solemnly
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    • therefore have a creature before us that collects a substance extremely
    • It does not think itself quite ready after twenty-one days, so before
    • before they reach maturity. So we can now say: in the bees it is
    • In the wax we have before us what we bear within us as forces, not as
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    • kind of cyanic acid, of prussic acid. I told you before that man always
    • carry it on, and apply it to what is immediately before them. This
    • districts where people do not harvest the honey before August 8, which is
    • Nine days before
    • a full-grown Queen; then she creeps out. Nine days before this
    • that nothing happens before the young Queen is there. For what is the
    • pounces with absolute certainty on the mouse, and before you have
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    • may perhaps have heard, gentlemen (I have spoken of it before), that
    • wonder at this, but one must bring the facts before one as they appear;
    • Sun enters the Sign of the Fishes. I have told you before that the
    • will remain as it was before!”
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    • have done. If the fig had remained where it was before, it would only
    • that we have before us, when we look into the hive with its
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    • things, now think that every bee-master should be inoculated before he
    • through the animal before it can serve them as nourishment. As a
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    • Before
    • before I did not understand this, because I did not know the
    • also in honey, Vitamin.” You remember, as I said before, one
    • as I said before, our rose bushes are no longer clouds: they have
    • the dog had probably done before, and the wasps sting him too, and he
    • about by a kind of sense of smell. As I said before, much that is
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    • will before long himself change the oxalic acid into formic acid. The
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    • most beautiful and ingenious ideas in a monologue before
    • must bring into the lecture indirectly, beforehand, during
    • he has a child before him.
    • the following before our soul's eye: whenever something of a
    • completely establishing it, as long as possible before we
    • lecture; that we have beforehand absolutely settled the
    • manner of experiencing our lecture in thoughts beforehand, we
    • of thought beforehand, — but, as much as possible in
    • lecture beforehand, so that it is worked out in such a way
    • absolutely part of oneself, and this all well before the
    • before such an audience, one begins immediately with what one
    • intended. He arrived in Weimar several days before the
    • shy away from public exposure. One's last lecture before
    • lecture before one's death will be good if one has
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    • out of it, — then we must first of all hold before our
    • before us the task of learning good speaking, in addition to
    • wishes to place before humanity from the most varied aspects
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    • — and, after one has before one a kind of composition
    • the preparation the whole of the lecture before one as in a
    • tableau. So exactly does one have this tableau before one,
    • which ensue to the point that these things can stand before
    • — we shall speak further about this — and before
    • should really always sense to whom one has to speak, before
    • “Lessing.” Before the book
    • and the experience which lies before it, in a proper
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    • before the ladies and gentlemen. The men were a bit perplexed
    • before me a book by Moszkowski on the theory of relativity. For,
    • direction. I want to bring this out now before I shall talk tomorrow
    • Holland, I was invited to give a lecture before the Philosophical
    • beforehand. Therefore, I thought that he was quite clever, he
    • before my lecture. What he did add later to what he had said at the
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    • matter before people in a living way, as if one were copying
    • way one has written it just the time before. For most people
    • need to carry before the listeners. In experiencing the word,
    • equalizing effect. But, as was mentioned before, all this is
    • speech-habits before an audience. One should learn to feel
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    • be very aware that he does not have a reader before him, but
    • Pope, who waited for the command from above before ordering
    • ears, if one speaks before the usual public about the
    • independent cultural life and participate in it before we can
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    • so widespread in the eighteenth century, and even before that time.
    • ground under their feet before two irreconcilable principles. In trying
    • the nineteenth century to place the prefix ‘super’ before
    • eighteenth or nineteenth centuries. Before the fifteenth century, all
    • a mood of piety! The idea would be ridiculed. Nevertheless, before the
    • the idea men had of original sin before the days of the fifteenth century.
    • Enlightened minds before the fifteenth century would have set no store
    • investigation of nature before the fifteenth century said to himself:
    • Outer nature lies there before me, but the laws of this outer nature
    • work only in the processes of my physical body as it was before birth.
    • sin’ which was an altogether scientific concept before the days
    • to appear a few hundreds of years before the fifteenth century but becomes
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    • before our souls two representative personalities; one of them was
    • the Lombards, the Herules. Before the migrations had begun, thus before
    • experiences influenced every aspect of daily life. Before the migrations
    • itself in ancestor-worship, had conjured before the soul the picture of
    • It cannot be our teacher by putting before us what is past and over,
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    • time in a similar way when the same facts appear again before
    • to become part of our soul's apprehension before we could
    • human soul life? First, we have an outer world before us;
    • mathematical pictures. We would then have before us
    • before us: The ordinary outer empirical knowledge of nature,
    • creative activity, spiritual worlds before us .
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    • stage. I would like to place before you today something which
    • of depth does not stand ready-made before our soul
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    • externally — first, at what stands before the eye,
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    • that what is before us is not a complete whole, but just part
    • before we have grasped them in their totality. It is only to
    • moments appear before the soul. These moments are more than a
    • over again we set before our soul easily surveyable images.
    • before. We have to find words for what we want to say, and
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    • essentially a deficient physiology of the senses. Before I
    • an Herbartian as the man before him was a materialist. This
    • activity — is forced to come to a standstill before our
    • us now was outside us before and it belonged to the world.
    • respiratory-rhythmic system. Before this, his conscious life
    • process. Before I mention it, however, I would like to review
    • more precisely what I indicated the day before yesterday. I
    • stood before him symbolically in such a way that through them
    • not exhaust itself in the outward expression I see before
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    • notice that what we knew before as an image of reality, as
    • has to reflect, give back again what is before it. Thus we
    • before these images. For someone who begins to understand
    • substance is also worked on before birth. I shall come back
    • before the Theosophical Society about a subject I called
    • increasingly clear to me that before one could finish the
    • altogether free before, as I have shown; now one is even less
    • before you just as an example of how spiritual science must
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    • Before I go on
    • before conception. We learn to look into our soul-spiritual
    • being as it was before it took possession of a physical
    • knowledge that we were a soul-spiritual being before
    • similar to what the astronomer before him said concerning
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    • truth before reality — particularly where social truths
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    • developments in the nineteenth century to pass before the mind's
    • August 14, 1872, du Bois-Reymond stood before the Second General Meeting
    • Ah yes, if only we could, if only we could stand before nature entirely
    • soul to see what is there, either by remaining awhile before fully awakening
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    • such a phenomenon. And thus there stands before us in the first half
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    • comprehended by mathematics and analytical mechanics, we have before
    • Now one stands before
    • fabric of mathematics out of these axioms and then stand before an
    • with me when, before publishing anything pertaining to spiritual science
    • in a body under certain conditions was latent in that body beforehand,
    • gradually in another sense, was also at work beforehand within the human
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    • at all a matter of deciding beforehand out of a certain predilection
    • to the portal, as it were, beforehand, in order to show that the existence
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    • are placed before the spiritual scientist, he is thoroughly at home
    • this time immediately before puberty, or just when puberty is on the wane,
    • question posed by the concrete case before him. With regard to all nature
    • remark — stood before my eyes the moment that, trembling, I entered
    • before Nietzsche, this ruin of a man, this physical wreck, with this
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    • of a true medical science, when I spoke here earlier this year before
    • opens before us if we are able to comprehend spiritual science in its
    • more brief consideration. Beforehand I would like to say that there is, of
    • of “commodity,” that human beings must share before there
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    • touched before breaking through into the actual inner realm. Truth is
    • beforehand. This is then left, so to speak, to one side, while pursuing
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    • of the soul-spiritual life before birth, or rather before
    • conception. What was living in the spiritual world before
    • the substance lying before us, we have to say that its action
    • facts before him that he can investigate; then we are brought
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    • etheric body remains behind, denser than before, for the
    • restrained before it passes through the gate by which it
    • before it sets in, rather than of this bodily demise in its
    • referred to this before. It is in fact a transposition. This
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    • way before introducing them into the human organism, first
    • take from cosmic space before the earth has been able to do
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    • organism. The organism is then fundamentally ruined before
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    • hold of substances while still in the stomach, before they
    • digestive organs and organs near them, before the breathing
    • because the effect that before appeared directly, now appears
    • before us. Only in this way can we then master his other
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    • the human being before he prepares to descend into physical
    • Of course a person dies before this point is reached. The
    • before birth, of prenatal existence. These are always
    • before you. This is now something that plays entirely into
    • different way from before. The secretions that arise are only
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    • inward experiment, so that we may have before us not only the
    • greenness. Let us suppose we have this greenness before our mental
    • Let us picture three. We have before us three green surfaces. Into the
    • by bringing a little imagination into what we have painted before us.
    • before the soul in order to bring a complex of sensation into
    • Suppose we have before us this landscape: Across a green meadow red,
    • flesh-colour we have before us the image of the soul, really the image
    • objective idea of white. If we have white before us and expose it to
    • of this line of ancestry. I have before me a world; the mineral,
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    • following division before you: I differentiate (you will understand
    • abstract concepts any more than before, but approach the matter
    • understanding of the colours if we put the following before our eyes.
    • before, allow now this undulation, with its continual interplay of
    • green; now red, blue and yellow are before us and we have tried to get
    • brought before the soul. We cannot make such a distinction in the
    • character before one can understand them in solid substantial form. We
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    • thought before you: if I were to come out of myself — as indeed a
    • abstract into the concrete. World-pictures rise before us instead of
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    • according to a moral ideal which floats before us, so that those
    • undertake something, you think: before you will it, you go out of
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    • But the Relativists, before that, will see to it that mankind has no
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    • In quarters where they are anxious to blacken us before the world, it
    • content of what he purposed to create. It was not long before the
    • The form before you, it is restful, it remains stationary; but the
    • something before it like an orange or yellow or green aura. And the
    • blue in its movement drives something different before it.
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    • artistic forms. We would see a time, before us, if we examine closely
    • experienced in the human soul much more intensively than before, when
    • artistically, how something appears before our soul when it attempts
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    • before all things have a feeling for his material. For instance, if he
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    • put before your souls. In the time of Aristotle one still
    • scholar as an unusual kind of being. They spoke of primeval man before
    • You will ask — But didn't things live before this? The answer you
    • atoms, we are doing it all the more. For it will be a long time before
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    • I stand, no wiser than before.”
    • have stood before Troy quite long enough, and are yearning to
    • that Agamemnon convenes the elders before he calls an
    • clairvoyance; but the whole situation lies before us in a
    • before Troy: “Let us flee with our ships to our dear
    • before us. We can come close to him in this way, as we never
    • a spiritual sense. And if we thus hold these figures before
    • beyond what is immediately before it. For a receptive person,
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    • spiritual-scientific investigations that have come before our
    • before her first marriage; the situation continues until she
    • the real foundations of world-events before judgments are
    • peoples such as was never known before, amid all the enmity
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    • become what he is. What he is to become hovers before him as
    • stand before us that of being able to play our part in
    • to be more clouded than ever before. In so saying I do not
    • 1900 than he had effected before his death.
    • Serajevo assassination and including much else. Never before
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    • on the earth up till now, we must look for it before America
    • earth-evolution before humanity will have advanced far enough
    • life. Much will be necessary before this point is reached
    • arise before us of a time when Spiritual Science will be
    • before our souls, a very far-reaching ideal. Most
    • such lofty ideals before us, we have indeed lost the dense,
    • realised. The physical earth will have come to an end before
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    • anything claiming to be new is placed before the world. We
    • standstill before the portals of the historical evolution of
    • place these thoughts before you in order that you may not
    • beyond an artistic reproduction of the models before them.
    • to the interior we shall, before very long, be able to speak
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    • naturally out of the tasks before us and the goal we are
    • mature enough as yet to accomplish the full task before us. I
    • is hovering before us. And more particularly should this be
    • tasks before us in the objective world.' All that can ever be
    • from the surface of the earth into cosmic space before we can
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    • have to run their course in human history before a fully
    • penetrate into the depths of nature they appear before the
    • which now stand before us as riddles.
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    • microcosm, in the constitution of man. Before very long, the
    • going to place before you something that corresponds to a
    • migration to the Moon; before reaching the Moon they turn
    • should have before us a profound cosmic mystery merely in the
    • will have to be done, however, before this feeling will be
    • before us something quite definite, differentiated. To fathom
    • Michelangelo and others. Something different hovers before us
    • transition which must come about before the old forms of art
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    • thoughts which should permeate the work before us. If we
    • bring before the soul many things that impress us when we
    • time will have to elapse before mankind will have developed
    • year 2000 before the world will again reveal such
    • up from these world connections before art can come into
    • red moves it will send on before it a kind of orange aura, a
    • something different on before it.
    • things are still necessary before this earnestness, this
    • even though it be not before the time Herman Grimm thinks
    • must elapse before there will be a complete understanding of
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    • Goethe's genius, before mounting the pulpit of criticism.
    • discovers a magnificent scientific law. Many before
    • especially gifted men, ‘of feeling a kind of shyness before
    • that the reality spread out before our senses in no case
    • brought forth, once it stands before the world in its ideal
    • object which the artist sets before us is more perfect than it
    • exultation when we stand before it. If beauty is to exalt us in
    • because it conjures before our senses a reality which, as such,
    • culmination of humanity, appear before our soul. Only when this
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    • most beautiful and ingenious ideas in a monologue before
    • must bring into the lecture indirectly, beforehand, during
    • he has a child before him.
    • the following before our soul's eye: whenever something of a
    • completely establishing it, as long as possible before we
    • lecture; that we have beforehand absolutely settled the
    • manner of experiencing our lecture in thoughts beforehand, we
    • of thought beforehand, — but, as much as possible in
    • lecture beforehand, so that it is worked out in such a way
    • absolutely part of oneself, and this all well before the
    • before such an audience, one begins immediately with what one
    • intended. He arrived in Weimar several days before the
    • shy away from public exposure. One's last lecture before
    • lecture before one's death will be good if one has
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    • out of it, — then we must first of all hold before our
    • before us the task of learning good speaking, in addition to
    • wishes to place before humanity from the most varied aspects
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    • — and, after one has before one a kind of composition
    • the preparation the whole of the lecture before one as in a
    • tableau. So exactly does one have this tableau before one,
    • which ensue to the point that these things can stand before
    • — we shall speak further about this — and before
    • should really always sense to whom one has to speak, before
    • and the experience which lies before it, in a proper
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    • I would like to present this now, before
    • he has known before, then certainly it will be of no
    • on Anthroposophy before the Philosophical Society of the
    • presented beforehand, at the start — it would not have
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    • matter before people in a living way, as if one were copying
    • way one has written it just the time before. For most people
    • need to carry before the listeners. In experiencing the word,
    • equalizing effect. But, as was mentioned before, all this is
    • speech-habits before an audience. One should learn to feel
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    • be very aware that he does not have a reader before him, but
    • Pope, who waited for the command from above before ordering
    • ears, if one speaks before the usual public about the
    • independent cultural life and participate in it before we can
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    • you have before you the three stages, albeit in an external
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    • ago on New Year's Eve blazed heavenwards before the eyes of
    • Movement may appear before our hearts and before the eyes of
    • that one day they may stand before the world as fully matured
    • ever before we may call to mind that a spiritual movement
    • — as it shone before the shepherds, who bore within
    • them only the simplicity of their hearts, and