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  • Title: The Inner Development of Man
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    • former incarnation had already attained to a certain level of
    • anthroposophy such as reincarnation and karma — the teaching that the
    • body and will continue to return in future incarnations, and the
    • reincarnation and karma. One is inclined, however, to say with
    • life as if reincarnation and karma were truths and they will become
    • around itself. How are we to understand this? If reincarnation is a
    • today you will be tomorrow.” He who believes in reincarnation must
    • make the attempt to give up certain formerly held inclinations. Then,
    • new inclinations must be acquired by constantly holding the thought of
    • such inclinations, virtues or characteristics in one's mind. They must
    • acquire new characteristics, thoughts and inclinations. A person must
    • the way to comprehending the great law of reincarnation on his own. A
    • nation, the race or the century we live in, are subdued and
    • comes a certain definite moment when still another illumination takes
    • Theosophy: an Introduction to the Super-sensible Knowledge of the World and the Destination of Man
  • Title: Lecture: Woman and Society (Die Frauenfrage)
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    • In determination, in hard work, and also in mental ability they are
    • domination comes, which is so totally inherent in a woman that it
    • a woman of one particular people (or nation or tribe) will differ far
    • alongside the general inclination arising from practical life,
    • another inclination, one of the heart, a longing of the soul had to
    • nature, then we must see something feminine — imagination
  • Title: Lecture: Problems of Nutrition
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    • possible imagination and calls forth thinking. It is this activity
    • of the people of those militant nations that have striven to
  • Title: Lecture: The Etherisation of the Blood
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    • a slight inclination towards moral principles the rays streaming into
    • incarnations was that of Jeshu ben Pandira, who lived a hundred years
    • moment arrives, they must wait until their next incarnation, for such
    • — the realm of the Harmony of the Spheres. In the combination of
  • Title: Lecture: Overcoming Nervousness
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    • represent the subordination of the etheric to the physical body, and denote
  • Title: Jesus and Christ
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    • Thus, what follows in way of explanation of certain processes in man's
    • youthful forces were on the wane. An examination of the ancient
    • incarnation to incarnation. This is the mystical experience of Christ,
  • Title: Lecture: Newborn Might and Strength Everlasting
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    • humanity descended into earthly incarnations before the approach of the
    • human soul before it descended into its earthly incarnations.
  • Title: Lecture: Pre-Earthly Deeds of Christ
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    • incarnations. Memory at the present time is in a preparatory stage,
    • from former incarnations, but also how to pass over into our future
    • incarnations. It would go ill with our power of Memory in future
    • incarnations if we were not permeated with the Christ-Impulse. Our
    • through ever-recurring incarnations. Let us learn, through Spiritual
  • Title: Lecture: The Four Sacrifices of Christ
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    • animating every unselfish inclination within us, arousing it from passive
    • ensoulment as an archangel and His human incarnation He had taken an
    • do not know, for I never make theoretical combinations. The facts
    • the illumination of what preserves the integrity of the ego toward the
    • concerning human evolution, cosmic mysteries, reincarnation and karma,
    • for Christ did not appear to one nation only but, being the great Sun
    • regardless of nation and religion. May many gradually find the way to
  • Title: Lecture: Anthroposophy and Christianity
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    • imaginations make their appearance. Images rise up, but they are
    • from visions, hallucinations, or other such pathological conditions
    • spiritual world, when they are only having hallucinations and visions?
    • hallucinations and visions in basically the same way as external
    • of hallucinations and visions that a person remains passive; he
    • us in the way a vision or hallucination does. We must be fully active
    • embarks upon a new incarnation.
    • speaks of reincarnation. Spiritual science certainly does not draw
    • acknowledging the truth of reincarnation. It can't change the fact
    • deepened by experience, led him to speak about reincarnation. At the
    • reincarnation at the height of his career. So they say, “Oh, well,
  • Title: Lecture: Christ in Relation to Lucifer and Ahriman
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    • nationalistic sentiment and strove for absolute expression and
    • objects nor nations, nor the spirit of nations, are observed with
    • characteristics. What is called the national mentality of a person
    • period we also live outside our habitual national identity. Only
    • we partake in our nationality, because then we are immersed in our
    • physical body. For this reason man overcomes his sense of national
    • specializes us as members of a nationality.
    • In this connection the various nationalities differ considerably from
    • a Romance culture about their nationality affects the ether body by
    • clearly imprinting the idea of nationality on it. A few days after the
    • idea of nationality. Thus, if we look to the West we see the field of
    • “Gloire” is impregnated in his ether body as a national Gloire. He is
    • a most peculiar ingredient of national sentiment. How is this
    • pleasure surging from their national sentiment. Even in Solowjow's
    • replacing war with law, or international law, as it was called. Since
    • attributes that the people of a nation possess. The materialist
    • scientific writings in Kürschner's Deutsche National-Literatur.
  • Title: Lecture: Preparing for the Sixth Epoch
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    • followed by the ancient Persian epoch — the designation is only
    • imaginations. We follow the Christ until death. We follow Him not only
  • Title: Lecture: Outlooks for the Future
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    • expression from the series of our incarnations. The human beings will
    • understanding the explanations contained in many of my lectures, and
  • Title: Lecture: Human Life in the Light of Spiritual Science
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    • science could give a comprehensive explanation of the meaning of the
    • explanation of cosmic evolution. This is what Herman Grimm says: “The
    • combinations of ideas which, when correctly employed, unlock the door to
    • a kind of spiritual hearing and spiritual sight to this alternation between
    • become a living experience we begin to share this alternation of etheric life
    • in a certain sense with the alternations in human experience brought about
    • during the period of going to sleep and waking. (These short explanations
    • work of those inner forces which reach a kind of termination in the
    • on its evolution throughout a series of incarnations. If the ego possessed
    • repeated incarnations on earth, empower it to act upon certain parts of the
    • redemption; the doctrine of the incarnation of Christ in Jesus of Nazareth
    • existence, as well as those leading to a correct discrimination between good
    • incarnation in the domain of spiritual perception, this fact has nothing to
  • Title: Evil and the Future of Man
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    • done in human society, but in the evil inclinations — in the
    • our attention from the consequences of these inclinations —
    • extent. We must direct our gaze to the evil inclinations. If we do so,
    • then we may put this question: In what men do these evil inclinations
    • work during our own fifth post-Atlantean period — those inclinations
    • beginning of the fifth post-Atlantean period, evil inclinations —
    • inclination towards it — I say again, the inclination. Whether in one
    • case or another the inclination to evil leads to an external evil
    • action depends on quite other circumstances than on the inclination
    • evil inclinations in man? What do they seek to achieve in the
    • in him the inclination to receive the spiritual life. In the great
    • did not receive into himself those inclinations to evil of which I
    • responsible for the evil inclinations of man?
    • into their souls, through various incarnations, by the influence of
    • stranger feelings in the man of to-day, who has indeed no inclination
    • examples, for the inclinations of mankind to-day frequently go in the
    • one another internationally. Quite as a matter of course one sound
    • in nations. It is an instinctive rebellion against the Divinely-willed
    • occasions, that one should lay aside some of the habitual inclinations
  • Title: Lecture: Social and Anti-Social Forces in the Human Being
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    • lifted to the plane of Imagination, Inspiration, and Intuition — only
    • has to be overcome. Man has such a great inclination in our day to
    • itself by, an inclination to sleep. That of which I speak goes on
    • social and anti-social forces. The national economist may reflect upon
    • national economy, which has been forced into such a helpless condition
    • ask with respect to national education and other such matters: What
    • back over our present incarnation to survey what has happened to us in
    • imagination for meeting people in the present. On the other hand,
    • imagination directly. This objectifying of our earlier years is
    • a sort of international Paradise.
    • national inheritance, seek to prevent the coming-to-pass in their
    • the Central European nations is really suited for political life. When
    • reality. Whereas the political thinking of the Anglo-American nations
    • is effected entirely independent of nationality, then it is objective
    • or societies connected with a particular people or nation, then it is
    • those who are being initiated are not taken out of their nation and
    • inclination to be satisfied with exact truth; whereas in the Central European
  • Title: Lecture: Spiritual Emptiness and Social Life
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    • international character, the old order was doomed. A man might have
    • imaginations of which conventional history has little to say. Then it
    • bearers of this middle-class culture, which reached its culmination in
    • shall I say, geographical predestination and the racial element
    • that is spread over the earth. The leanings towards internationalism in our
  • Title: Lecture: Social Understanding Through Spiritual Scientific Knowledge
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    • realms is the force of Imagination, the second capacity is the force of
    • their state of slumber and use for the acquisition of Imagination.
    • From this you will see that the forces of Imagination, Inspiration and
    • twenty-one. So the forces that live in Imagination, Inspiration and
    • denominations, that they despise material existence instead of understanding
  • Title: Lecture: Soul and Spirit in the Human Physical Constitution
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    • Then we come to the three higher forms of knowledge: Imagination,
  • Title: Lecture: The Path to Freedom and Love and their Significance in World Events
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    • If we study this life of thought in careful self-examination we shall
    • are given over to the concatenations of things and events in the
    • "Moral Imagination." Moral Imagination rises
    • yielded by Imagination, Inspiration, Intuition.
  • Title: Lecture: Search for the New Isis, the Divine Sophia: The Quest for the Isis-Sophia
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    • various nations were so great, nevertheless, in reality all these achievements
    • imagination, suited to our own times. An understanding must arise again of
  • Title: Lecture: The Two Christmas Annunciations
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    • during the war, the people of the various nations talked of Christ,
    • On the one hand, the Christmas Tree, on the other, the national gods
    • into the ancient Jehovah religion in the adherence to the nationalistic
    • their national gods.
    • shepherds was one which could make no national distinctions and
  • Title: Lecture: The Threshold In Nature and In Man
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    • it must grow into Imagination, Inspiration and Intuition. And this
    • At this Threshold we shall no longer let our imagination run away with
    • sense-perception in combination with the results of intellectual
  • Title: Lecture: The Sun-Mystery in the Course of Human History
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    • is obvious that aberrations, inclinations that often run counter to
    • illumination will be shed upon it. Waking life arouses in us sympathy
  • Title: Lecture: The Human Heart
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    • permeated by the etheric world. And before man gets the inclination to
  • Title: Lecture: Truth Beauty and Goodness
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    • of the Spiritual Soul. An explanation of the term Spiritual
  • Title: Lecture: Self Knowledge and the Christ Experience
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    • under Greek conditions in a different incarnation, would say: ‘Take heed
  • Title: Lecture: Polarities in Health, Illness and Therapy
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    • on what result the statistics yielded, a determination is made whether or
    • Attached to this Arlesheim Institute is the International Pharmaceutical
    • endeavor as the International Pharmaceutical Laboratory in Arlesheim
  • Title: Lecture: Man As A Picture of The Living Spirit
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    • from incarnation to incarnation. In this respect the other planets are
    • among the Western Nations, wherein the author says to the Europeans,
  • Title: The Individuality of Elias, John, Raphael, Novalis
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    • who in at least two successive incarnations made a powerful impression on
    • in their true unity when we recognize them as successive incarnations of one
    • incarnation is understood.
    • Sun, to that Sun existence which lived in all his incarnations so far as
  • Title: Lecture: Exoteric and Esoteric Christianity
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    • explanations I wished to place before your souls, from a particular
  • Title: William Shakespeare
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  • Title: The Manicheans
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    • Order of the Templars and through an extraordinary concatenation of
    • humanity — that is as an incarnation of the Holy Spirit, merely a
    • reincarnation of the same. The teachings he proclaimed were attacked
    • Manicheanism we have a starting point for this examination. It is the
  • Title: Mathematics and Occultism
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    • proofs are really only circumstantial explanations to the effect that
  • Title: The Dead Are With Us
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    • karmic connection on Earth, in the last or in an earlier incarnation.
  • Title: Lecture: The Origin of Speech and Language
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    • speech is a combination of what happens in crying and in
    • imagination and not in reality. When we look from our chair in space
    • explanation.
  • Title: Lecture: The Sense-Organs and Aesthetic Experience
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    • explanations, but have to turn to those realms of the senses which
    • expressed, still more concretely, in Imaginations that came from the
    • compared with the Greek Imagination of Aphrodite, Aphrogenea, the
    • ocean. We need to add to it another Imagination which enters still
  • Title: Lecture: A Turning-Point in Modern History
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    • he feels unsupported and alone among the nations of the world.
    • among the nations of the world. People do not feel deeply enough to
    • the law comes about through an inclination akin to that of the artist,
    • no inclination to know anything about Schiller's “Letters on
    • Aesthetic Education,” which represent a certain culmination of
    • does: that the necessity of reason is transformed into inclination,
    • and inclination is raised to a spiritual level like that of reason. He
  • Title: Lecture: Man, Offspring of the World of Stars
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    • striving should be to unfold real vision, to attain Imagination. If
    • earlier incarnations a man has within his being forces which
    • trying to replace shadowy intellectualism by real Imagination. In the
  • Title: Lecture: The Ear
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    • earthly incarnation. Here the head-system lives and thrives, in order
    • Imagination is quickly lost. It is fleeting, it disappears quickly. It
    • ordinary effort to bring it to Imagination — is certain to have
  • Title: Education for Adolescents
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    • age, verve which above all is directed towards imagination; for
    • judgment is actually borne out of the powers of imagination. And if
    • deal with the intellect with a certain imagination, then you have
  • Title: Lecture: The Work of Secret Societies in the World
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    • incarnation. You existed in physical incarnation in the early Lemurian,
    • Elimination of the interests of the personal “ I ” from the
    • thereby wiped out. Nation, race, sex, position, religion ... all these work
    • egoism. The astral body of every nation, every race, every epoch, has a
    • economic strife among nations, pressure for expansion, suppression in every
  • Title: Lecture: The Three Stages of Sleep
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    • surging, weaving thought-pictures, the cosmic Imaginations
    • in this alternation of activity and withdrawal, something
    • ourselves in earlier incarnations — entered very often
  • Title: Christ and the Twentieth Century
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    • abstraction, nothing but a piece of daring imagination. We, as human
    • by the social imagination of man. According to the most modern
    • nations in the course of human evolution. This is the greatest
    • incarnation to incarnation, from earthly life to earthly life. But he
    • education, and that in the Ego which embraced the whole nation lie
    • ‘re-incarnation’ into their own and add them to all the
  • Title: Lecture: Richard Wagner and Mysticism
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    • world of phantasy and imagination. Gold represents the remaining
  • Title: Lecture: Spiritual Wisdom in the Early Christian Centuries
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    • times gave their message in pictures and imaginations, Plato was one
    • of the first to change these imaginations into abstract concepts and
    • of imaginations. In Plato, the imaginations were already concepts
    • efforts of this school were directed to the elimination of all that
    • spread of Christianity. But after the extermination of what would have
  • Title: Lecture: The Crossing of the Threshold and the Social Organism
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    • inclination for the Angeloi as far as the Archangeloi.
    • One nation after the other began to participate in the great
  • Title: Lecture: The Weaving and Living Activity of the Human Etheric Bodies
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    • order that we may once more enter a new incarnation. Many things are
    • needed in order that we may enter a new incarnation! Many things,
    • of our time within the sphere of a nation inclined to offer (I have
    • From the nation's deeds of sacrifice,
  • Title: Lecture: And The Temple Becomes Man
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    • developed in the soul through a number of incarnations, men make
    • just this way? Can any explanation be given of those remarkable
    • explanation, but it can only be found through insight into the
    • explanation of Solomon's Temple upon it would be speaking quite
    • people call out for an ‘explanation.’ Would it always
    • explanation is necessary ... and so one makes up one's mind to
    • whether the explanation is true or false, illuminating or the
  • Title: Lecture: The Migrations of the Races
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    • sent with them the teaching of non-reincarnation, the teaching
    • Manu said to himself: peoples who know nothing of reincarnation will
    • teaching of reincarnation was by no means of cardinal importance. For
    • received the doctrine of reincarnation, and in Brahmanism this latter
    • spirituality with the doctrine of reincarnation. In the Hamitic branch
    • teaching into a new form. A less definite doctrine of reincarnation
    • in this combination, to create new colonies: the Phoenicians and the
    • mastered the explanation of the phenomena of the physical plane, where
    • culmination already attained. Thus the Christian tradition is
    • incarnation started, approximately in the middle of Lemuria, one who
    • Referred to in Isaiah 9 as “Galilee of the nations.”
    • Messiah, Montsalvat, Neo-Semites, non-reincarnation, Palestine
    • Maximus, Primal Semites, Protestant, reincarnation, Rishi, Roman,
    • non-reincarnation,
    • reincarnation,
  • Title: Lecture: The Mystery of Golgotha
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    • in dreamlike Imaginations. In a dreamlike way he saw the whole
    • Universe filled with spiritual pictures or Imaginations, and as he
  • Title: Lecture: The Recovery of the Living Source of Speech
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    • to look on the word merely as a combination of sounds that is
    • has to-day reached a kind of culmination, first began to show itself
    • speech, but to Imagination. And language becomes the language
    • Imagination? There is no Hierarchy beyond the First! The Imaginations
    • obliged to turn to the past for Imaginations, to find in the
    • what the Imaginations are. What came from an earlier time had to be
    • the possibility of forming Imaginations from above. Consequently Man
    • Archangels lost the possibility of forming Imaginations from the
    • Impulse right into the Imaginations of the Archangels, and these
    • — from Intuition to Inspiration and to Imagination. We
    • which finds its culmination in the Mystery of Golgotha with the
  • Title: Lecture: Gnostic Doctrines and Supersensible Influences in Europe
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    • incorporate not in the individual man nor yet in a nation, but rather
    • to him through illumination, through inspiration and through an
  • Title: Lecture: The Influence of the Dead on the Life of Man on Earth
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    • out of racial and national connections and the like, playing into the
    • incarnation. And there is no other way of having this feeling; we can
    • through the physical world in our next earthly incarnation
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    • through Imagination, Inspiration, and Intuition.
    • observations to a positively magnificent materialistic explanation of
    • institutions among other nations ... But between Osiris and Typhon
    • ancient times when human beings could have Imaginations in a
    • remained for some few, but the authority of the Imaginations, that
    • disappeared: the beings who can still have real Imaginations, these
    • human bodies. For human bodies are no longer adapted to Imaginations.
    • who can have Imaginations, while we no longer can have them. The
    • atavistic clairvoyance in Intuition, Inspiration, Imagination; now we
    • at the Imagination stage — this developed in the Greek
    • behind at Imagination, Rhea and Chronos at Inspiration, Gaea and
    • Imagination
    • fluid element, he would be able to use Inspiration, and Imagination
    • could transform the sulphur through Imagination into reality, if he
    • Imagination atavistically. That is what the Greeks wished to say
    • scientific explanation creeps into science, which is also a sulphur,
  • Title: Lecture II: Ancient Myths
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    • through Imagination, Inspiration, and Intuition.
    • certain mythical pictures and imaginations what they thought and felt
    • Imaginations was the age when Osiris wandered upon Earth. They meant
    • been a time in which men on earth lived in Imaginations. And this
    • type of human soul which was able to live in Imaginations was
    • this life-in-Imaginations. Osiris has been killed by his brother
    • Imaginations vanished when the setting sun in autumn stood in
    • form, as signs — such signs then are images of Imaginations.
    • is really a reproduction of Imaginations only belonged to
    • Imaginations, the ancient picture-script disappeared and there arose
    • picture-writing reflecting Imaginations. Thus the transition from the
    • older experience in Imaginations. Real physiological wisdom is, in
    • the young boy before the age of puberty had certain Imaginations; it
    • years of age had Imaginations — Imaginations of spiritual
    • children in full Imaginations up to the time of puberty. And when
    • what I saw as a child through the Imaginations in the atmosphere, now
    • Imaginations of what was outside in the atmosphere. But after
    • like an ascent of still more inward Imaginations: it was the human
    • Imagination. And then she said to herself: what I now perceive
    • atmosphere present in Imaginations, it was a different matter.
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    • through Imagination, Inspiration, and Intuition.
    • his atavistic imaginations. That was the age in which Osiris ruled.
    • the assertion that this combination of the Representative of Man with
    • Imaginations as have been brought before you, and to work over these
    • Imaginations as Imaginations. It is very important for the new Isis,
    • explanations of things, drawn apparently from deep logic, but in
    • men today are very ready with opinions, with arbitrary explanations,
  • Title: Lecture IV: Ancient Myths
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    • through Imagination, Inspiration, and Intuition.
    • combination which stands in connection with the objects, this does
  • Title: Lecture V: Ancient Myths
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    • through Imagination, Inspiration, and Intuition.
    • chemistry, biology, national-economy, political science too, try to
    • longer experience it in this incarnation. You see how little people's
  • Title: Lecture VI: Ancient Myths
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    • through Imagination, Inspiration, and Intuition.
    • feel the rejuvenation of their etheric body so that the
    • belonging to the French nation. There is this peculiarity, my dear
    • desires and instincts, through Chauvinism and nationalism, but solely
  • Title: Lecture VII: Ancient Myths
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    • through Imagination, Inspiration, and Intuition.
    • be nationalistic, my dear friends, if we were to follow our head
    • alone. The head is not in the least adapted to be nationalistic, for
    • nationalistic. All the dividing of men into groups that finds a place
    • incarnation. The dead live a spiritual life, and this life is
    • have to keep returning into incarnation since we have many things
    • the rejuvenation of man. That present-day humanity has come to such
    • examinations splendidly, be a brilliant University Professor of
    • National Economy, or any other subject, and in spite of being so
    • interesting explanations — that is, explanations interesting to
    • we need a World-Peace in which all nations come at the same time to a
    • impulses of the present. You see, the present day has no inclination
    • disinclination to go into such things among the very people
    • precisely by that process of rejuvenation of which we have been
    • if the path to rejuvenation is not found, the evolution of mankind
  • Title: Lecture: The Souls Progress through Repeated Earth Lives
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    • certain inclinations, I might say, in divers directions.
    • period between death and a new birth with its strong inclination
    • based on an external examination of the organism as a corpse, —
    • out of the soul which we have experienced in a former incarnation,
    • incarnations and appears in this incarnation in a metamorphosed form,
    • consider life as it passes through repeated incarnations. Our modern
    • with what arises in the soul from former incarnations. And European
    • appears as inherited characteristics in the various nationalities.
    • incarnations; that Christianity with them is merely a matter of
    • in a spiritual-scientific way, are often typical reincarnations of
    • incarnation among a people who had accepted Christianity.
    • have brought with them from a former incarnation? This element, you
    • incarnation of Christ in the man, Jesus of Nazareth.
    • Oriental had an inclination toward the spiritual in the world. As
    • in previous incarnations, all experiences dealing with the spirit
    • course of the nineteenth century the principle of nationality arose,
    • this emphasizing of the nationality, this wish to live only in the
    • nationality. This represents the antithesis of the soul-spirit
    • nationality. Many of the souls who today live in Europe were formerly
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    • and where modifications occur there is a sound explanation for them —
    • connection between the Ego and the limbs, we find an inclination to
    • soul-element of one earthly incarnation manifests in the physical in
    • the next; the spiritual of one incarnation in the soul of the next.
    • on-flowing sequence of incarnations so that we relegate everything to
    • later incarnations. In the present earth-life such a man suffers from
  • Title: Lecture: Goethe and the Evolution of Consciousness
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    • several national tongues. It is not difficult to distinguish there
    • this faculty of instinctive Imagination man can perceive in outer
    • moulded by Imagination. Man can have a living experience of the
  • Title: Lecture: On the Reality of Higher Worlds
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    • world of the senses can stand the test of searching examination; the
    • picture or combination of pictures, but that it comes into our
    • Thinking, Imagination.
    • in very truth, to think in pictures, in Imaginations.
    • illusions, visionary experiences or hallucinations in our Imaginative
    • Spiritual Science produce nothing but visions and hallucinations,
    • which lead to visions, hallucinations, or mediumship.
    • Everything that leads to mediumship, to hallucinations or visions,
    • consciousness, it is possible to recognise hallucinations and
    • our organism since the beginning of earthly life. The Imagination
    • elimination of images which want to remain.
    • hallucinations and visions he loses his ordinary, normal
    • consciousness; he lives in his hallucinations and his powers of
    • human reason and discrimination. This holds good not only at the
    • Imagination and Inspiration?
    • With Imagination and Inspiration we comprehend not merely what has
    • Through Imagination and Inspiration a man reaches his innermost Self.
    • Imagination, must flow outwards, into what is objective. Thinking,
    • A man who has achieved Inspiration and Imagination however, has been
    • subject to the domination of nature-necessity.
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  • Title: Lecture: The Dual Form of Cognition During the Middle Ages and the Development of Knowledge in Modern Times
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    • criticism and dissolved through this critical examination; the
    • sensualism and to describe it in such a way that an explanation
  • Title: Lecture: The Remedy for Our Diseased Civilisation
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    • impulses of feeling throughout the civilised international world.
    • with its entirely spiritual inclinations (but the head does not know
    • the earth: nationality, and so forth. The human being adopts the
  • Title: Lecture: The Etheric Body as a Reflexion of the Universe
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    • body the imagination of that part of the universe which belongs, to
    • heavenly forces of imagination are transformed into life-forces
    • glistens and shines inwardly, because it is so full of imaginations
    • if we recognise it in accordance with the explanations given to
    • nationalism were to spread out exclusively in the form of passion,
    • I will just mention one thing connected with the explanations
    • above explanations can really give you, as it were, an idea of the
    • From the nation's sacrifices,
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    • he experienced as imaginations, as dreamlike imaginations, were forms
  • Title: Lecture: It is a Necessity of Our Earnest Times to Find Again the Path Leading to the Spirit
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    • intellect already reaches its culmination; there the intellect rises
    • something that none of us possessed in our previous incarnations, in
    • of theology through this? Christ-Jesus, the incarnation of a Being
    • explanations that a cloud may be seen hovering over the physical body
    • being. We bring it along with us into our present incarnation. During
    • at the right moment that the path that led to the elimination of the
    • spirit must not be continued in the direction of the elimination of
  • Title: Lecture: Some Conditions for Understanding Supersensible Experiences
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    • continuing to be held in the grip of physical incarnation. One of the
    • speaking the truth at all about certain things, because of national
    • interests or the like. Anyone who has national interests of some kind
    • because people everywhere speak out of one or other national
    • examinations, when he acquires habits of thought that enable him to
    • the artist's imagination unfolds freely and independently of
  • Title: Lecture: The Relation of the Movement for Religious Renewal to the Anthroposophical Movement
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    • possessing any impulse or any inclination towards natural science,
    • unpleasant to hear explanations such as these — which are
  • Title: Lecture: The Ego-consciousness of the So-called Dead
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    • Explanations have
    • life-experiences now rise up in the form of imaginations. We can only
    • this elimination, or adjustment, is nevertheless only a partial one,
    • explanation, we can now advance this problem in a different way; we
    • which it should have during our next incarnation.
    • prepare our next incarnation.
    • in the spiritual world finally leading to our earthly incarnation, to
    • for the next incarnation. All the divine Hierarchies must cooperate
    • when we begin to shape our next incarnation, from out [of] the
    • INNER BEING and we must now build up the image, the imagination,
    • From the nation's deeds of sacrifice,
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    • Concerning the Origin and Nature of the Finnish Nation
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    • ORIGIN AND NATURE OF THE FINNISH NATION.
    • separately. In other words: A nation must once have existed that felt
    • Such a nation really existed in
    • concerning which I have already spoken to you. This nation once
    • Finnish nation. This stage of culture is expressed in the epic poem
    • receives its impulses from there.” This nation, or these
    • nation that was widely spread in the north-eastern territory of
    • Europe, a nation that experienced the three parts of the soul
    • In the same way, this nation, or
    • explanations.
    • In the same way, that nation, or
    • the Finnish nation and inspire the threefold nature of the soul.
    • south, or rather in the southeast, another nation faces the Finnish
    • nation, one that developed in ancient times the soul-qualities
    • feeling and temperament. This nation is a Slav nation, influenced by
    • environment of the ancient Scythian nation. However, a nation living
    • highly developed nation, but instead, the necessary things must take
    • point. — The separation that existed in the Finnish nation, the
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    • as human beings. This alienation from the spiritual, psychic and
    • soul's feeling of alienation from conditions existing in the world
  • Title: Lecture: Perceiving and Remembering
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    • may not again have power over me. The determination that they have made, to
    • accordance with the illusion of the times, people veil this domination by
  • Title: Being of Man/Future Evolution: Lecture 1: Forgetting
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    • activity of the etheric body. The termination of the plant's growth
    • inclinations, changes of temperament and so on, you still need the
    • cannot forget the inclinations, desires and pleasures he had in life.
    • they refuse to leave his memory, so likewise can the inclinations and
    • forget, the achievements and experiences of his past incarnation can
  • Title: Being of Man/Future Evolution: Lecture 2: Different Types of Illness
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    • eventually be directed towards a definite culmination with which the
    • still runs late. For you would find, on closer examination, that the
    • nothing to do with heredity, but a great deal to do with nationality
    • national character and therefore take quite different forms. Thus for
    • whether they are connected with the national character, and all the
  • Title: Being of Man/Future Evolution: Lecture 4: Rhythm in the Bodies of Man
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    • period of twenty-four hours, still expressed today in the alternation
    • expression in the movement of the moon. The changing illumination of
    • observation you can still notice these alternations of mood in people
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    • temperature on the seventh day of pneumonia, but their explanation of
  • Title: Being of Man/Future Evolution: Lecture 6: Illness and Karma
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    • connections between man's various incarnations. But the ways of karma
    • aside as well as his physical body, hence this combination of ego,
    • questions of reincarnation, when the etheric body is preserved in a
    • follows the life that is determined by the combination of ego and
    • that the primary force of the soul, as it goes from incarnation to
    • incarnation, is set for further development. And this development
    • inclination to compensate for the pain in one of your future
    • incarnations. Your own astral body tells you what it felt like, and
    • strength in the course of previous incarnations. A soul of this
    • with it from incarnation to incarnation and what it receives from the
    • life in such a way that in the next incarnation the deed can be
    • overcoming of obstacles in previous incarnations. Our present
    • future incarnations. We should regard illness as a process that makes
    • heredity and partly through our earlier incarnations. The range of
    • incarnation we increase our store of experience. This acquired
    • incarnations, and when he is born again these forces that were
    • that the fruits show themselves in that same incarnation. That is, an
    • all in his sheaths, and set out along the path of incarnations in the
    • outer world, moving forward from incarnation to incarnation until the
    • incarnation. People who have had any knowledge of this have always
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  • Title: Being of Man/Future Evolution: Lecture 7: Laughing and Weeping
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    • characteristics originating from past lives in previous incarnations.
    • incarnations. Thus we differentiate between the actual kernel of
    • man's being which passes from life to life, from incarnation to
    • incarnation, and the sheaths surrounding it, comprising the inherited
    • a man's being, that passes from incarnation to incarnation, is
    • animals we cannot say that an individual soul passes from incarnation
    • to incarnation. The basis of animal nature is the group soul, and we
    • efforts in one incarnation survive and, after he has gone through
    • Devachan, pass into a new incarnation. In this new incarnation it
    • a little imagination to find the reasons why this must be so.
    • All the joy and pain we experience in one incarnation become part of
    • us, to carry over into the next incarnation; they work creatively in
    • entered his first earthly incarnation. Man was capable of it. If we
    • the ability to portray the gods with real imagination, they portrayed
    • There they appear as the expression of damnation, of being cast into
    • life as the alternations between laughing and weeping, when we meet
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    • these people gradually wandered to the West and became the nation the
    • will now be comprehensible to you: they present various combinations
    • representing combinations: those on European soil, forming the root
    • nature of reincarnation and karma, the principles of man's being, and
  • Title: Being of Man/Future Evolution: Lecture 9: Evolution, Involution and Creation out of Nothingness
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    • course of his earlier incarnations work its way free.
    • physical bodies, that passes from one incarnation to another. If this
    • ego received nothing new in a further incarnation, man would not be
    • enriching his ego, and reaches higher levels from one incarnation to
    • attained as an ego in his Previous incarnation. This can be
    • death and has to prepare for a new incarnation. The point is that man
    • passed through earlier incarnations and has developed what has been
    • planted in him in these previous incarnations. The same applies to
    • has already developed further in previous incarnations. And now
    • we find that apart from the nations and apart from all the other
  • Title: Between Death and Rebirth: Lecture One
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    • resignation, when confronted by a problem or riddle of existence, and
    • any illumination shining down into our physical world; but it is
    • move from one Imagination to another, one Inspiration to another, one
    • world we are surrounded by ‘Imaginations’ — which
    • these Imaginations or visions, when they are true in the spiritual
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    • the next incarnation must be drawn from the Sun sphere, for renewal
    • if we were to come into a new incarnation with the forces of the
    • previous incarnation, those bodies would be useless. The content of
    • still available at the end of one incarnation we could do nothing in
    • new incarnation. In earthly existence — as is evident even to
    • develop understanding of and inclination for what we hope to contact
    • denominations Christianity has produced only one-sided aspects of its
    • be a religion for all men without distinction of belief, nationality,
    • renewal of our etheric body for the next incarnation; whereas the
    • forces necessary for our astral body in the next incarnation must be
    • etheric body shall be rightly formed in his next incarnation. The
    • conduct in the earlier incarnation, upon our moral and
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    • another physical incarnation. There is only the remotest possibility
    • satisfying it. But through a particular concatenation of
    • independent. At that time, in certain intervals between incarnations,
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    • shaping the following incarnation. Difference between the life after
    • incarnation. He looks from the circumference towards a centre. It is
    • development during incarnations, let us say in the Egypto-Chaldean
    • incarnations. This radiated into the souls of men and was a living
    • being when he is preparing for a new incarnation.
    • then, as they return to incarnations on Earth, human beings will
    • Decadence and atrophy would set in during the subsequent incarnation.
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    • incarnations there was one who did not work in a physical body and
    • realise that in his previous incarnation he was a Christian pupil in
    • Earth, how at each new incarnation the human being finds that the
    • the course of his incarnations an individual will have lived in
    • bring back different forces into each incarnation.
    • in the next incarnation in an individual who conceived of the
    • needed to appear in a physical incarnation: this was Gautama Buddha,
    • with earthly existence, liberation from physical incarnation. This
    • pass into incarnation on the Earth there are also the forces of the
    • the urge for reincarnation, was not destined to work in the sphere of
    • physical incarnation. But in accordance with the great Plan designed
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    • of reincarnation and karma was left in the background not only in the
    • reincarnation and karma? Why had these teachings now to be added to
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    • teeth marks the culmination of the formative process which works from
    • when they drive out the second teeth. That is the culmination of the
    • actual fact the Mystery of Golgotha has acted as illumination in
    • illumination of consciousness after death. The beings behind public
    • further incarnations. This has been developed into a doctrine that is
    • inapplicable to the Earth, where life must progress from incarnation
    • to incarnation. Thus the doctrine preached by Buddha on Earth
    • the life on Earth when they return to new incarnations.
    • life is that in previous incarnations on the Earth they had
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    • possible foundations for this attitude in their next incarnation
    • incarnations. We have to speak of these things in a world which with
    • in the spirit may begin. Now, in this incarnation, each one of us can
    • assimilated is transformed into faculties for the new incarnation.
    • whose gaze is directed towards its future incarnation, its future
    • provide it because my previous incarnation is responsible. In a more
    • Spiritual Science, accepted in one incarnation, bring life, inner
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    • for the next incarnation. Individuals after death are approached by
    • characteristics of three successive incarnations. An example:
    • during physical incarnation on Earth. If, at death, we bear with us
    • acquire during an incarnation on Earth he can acquire in no single
    • loneliness, groping in darkness. In the next incarnation he will fail
    • who were able to approach them because in the preceding incarnation
    • incarnation preceding the present one.
    • previous life; on medical examination they would have been found to
    • incarnation, we should find that during that period such human beings
    • preceding the last two incarnations? We should find that they had
    • another of their spiritual inclinations may bear fruit. All that they
    • incarnations. And we realise again and again what nonsense it is to
    • not merely out of a sense of duty, but out of love, inclination and
    • necessarily in the last incarnation only but in earlier lives as
    • contact with us into the next incarnation on Earth. But that remains
    • that he passes through many incarnations, that the Earth too has
    • passed through the several incarnations of Old Saturn, Old Sun and
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    • Theosophy: An Introduction to the Supersensible Knowledge of the World and the Destination of Man
    • any direct connections still persisting from the last incarnation on
    • with the physical body which was his in the last incarnation. While a
    • incarnation on Earth taken as a whole, still lingers. Gradually,
    • it to develop what is needed for the next incarnation on Earth. Not
    • finished with the last earthly incarnation. As far as the region of
    • completely free from the ties of the last incarnation. But then it
    • configurations of a man's different incarnations are inscribed in
    • Theosophy: An Introduction to the Supersensible Knowledge of the World and the Destination of Man,
    • evolution as it is today was preceded by the earlier incarnation of
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    • explanation of the deepening of thought at that time be found. Only
    • considerations today as offering an explanation of anything. The more
    • you feel that what I have told you is not an explanation; the more
    • explanation of what we have heard, but the setting out of a riddle,
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    • often shedding a true illumination on the future, but also often
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    • anthroposophical explanations. I mean the Jesus in whom lived the Ego
    • which had developed in a certain way through earlier incarnations. We
    • have happened to them as they went through subsequent incarnations;
    • soul. And persons who have no inclination for Apollo's music,
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    • all the relations and combinations which result from the interweaving
    • and do we not know how in his next incarnation the messenger
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    • me, not as a vision but as a true Imagination from the spiritual
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    • imagination; it has movement, certain illnesses, and ebb and flow are
    • Saturn and the Sun stood together in Cancer, approaching culmination.
    • drink. The earth has a formative power, a kind of imagination; it has
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    • Ways of Spiritual Cognition and the Rejuvenation of the
    • Ways of Spiritual Cognition and the Rejuvenation of the
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    • longer periods, from incarnation to incarnation. Here stand the
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    • I want to add to what has previously been said some explanation of
    • us. Those who have a particular inclination towards Saturn in earthly
    • flash into human destiny those wonderful moments of illumination when
    • upon the people or nation concerned. Such are the impulses which
    • in whatever is capable of co-ordination. Mercury is the domain
  • Title: Lecture: The Problem of Destiny
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    • kind: If spiritual science gives this or that explanation concerning
    • repeated lives on earth. In fact, my explanations in connection with
    • with the explanations which I have frequently given in regard to
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    • as ‘imaginations.’ Hence we may also call it the
    • world. Not that the imaginations are not there, or that in any given
    • elemental world, receiving imaginations from it. On the contrary,
    • imaginations are perpetually ebbing and flowing in us. Though we are
    • giving rise to imaginations — in this case, in our etheric
    • body. Imaginations differ from ordinary thought in this respect. In
    • imaginations, on the other hand, we partake with almost the whole of
    • refer to them as unconscious imaginations, since it is only for an
    • intimately with our imaginations than with our sense-perceptions.
    • kingdom, as physical human beings, we receive few imaginations. We
    • what lives as imaginations in our etheric body is due to our
    • is fundamentally based on imaginations. Imaginations always result
    • ordinary consciousness they do not appear as imaginations,
    • vague undefined feelings, slight inclinations or disinclinations.
    • this or that human being. All this is due to the imaginations which
    • these enhanced memories or imaginations which we have received from
    • imaginations hither and thither. We live with these imaginations and
    • call forth in us imaginations — conscious or unconscious. We
    • who never come to incarnation, but only to
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    • Explanations have often been given in our
    • now rise up in the form of imaginations. We can only say that we now
    • this elimination, or adjustment, is nevertheless only a partial
    • another aspect. After our preceding explanation, we can now advance
    • incarnation.
    • allowed to prepare our next incarnation.
    • earthly incarnation, to human existence. This is a lofty, heavenly
    • would be unable to prepare it for the next incarnation. All the
    • begin to shape our next incarnation, from out the wisdom which we
    • inner being, and we must now build up the image, the imagination,
    • From the nation's deeds of sacrifice,
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    • human being can carry on such experiences in any one incarnation;
    • objective world. We see, as it were, in the form of imaginations,
    • impressions of the spiritual world — these are Imaginations of
    • without any proofs or detailed explanations — these you must
    • from a nation's sacrifice,
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    • [ Study Guide: Souls of the Nations — First Lecture ]
    • to meet our explanations with a certain amount of good-will; for were
    • is called a ‘homeless man.’ This designation is a
    • nation from which you have sprung; you have no understanding for that
    • a nation? At most it is something that passes as an attribute, a
    • Swiss nation-spirit? He would describe in abstract expressions a few
    • earlier incarnations, so do we look too, upon earlier incarnations of
    • condition. So that we look back to three incarnations of our earth,
    • earlier. If we go still further, back to the first incarnation of our
    • Saturn state, and if we then follow the incarnations of the earth
    • Spirit-Self or Manas? Just as we during the next incarnation of the
    • only during the next incarnation of the earth. If we look still
    • incarnation of the earth. They are doing the work which man will do
    • idea of what are called Nation-spirits, the directing Folk-spirits of
    • the inspirers of the various peoples, we can then say what a nation
    • of the Archangels. The individual members of a nation receive what
    • they as members of that nation are to do and what they are to
    • history of the world peoples work side by side, and how nation
    • succeeds nation, we can then, at all events in an abstract form (and
    • ‘We human beings go from incarnation to incarnation, but we
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    • [ Study Guide: Souls of the Nations — Second Lecture ]
    • which works into the temperaments constitutes the national character of
    • individuals, is only caused by the degree of the mingling. National
    • during his life on earth, his national language. They had to have the
    • us as national feeling, national temperament, and its language, as
    • normal Archangels also, who govern the national feeling and
    • to the nation.
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    • [ Study Guide: Souls of the Nations — Third Lecture ]
    • but the rise and decline of a nation nevertheless seems like
    • incarnation to the next, which is connected with his own concerns,
    • progresses from incarnation to incarnation. But that which he
    • people of his own particular nation is brought about through the
    • Archangels, we can then perceive that within a single nation groups
    • all this. A nation is not a race, the concept of a nation has nothing
    • different nations, races are different communities from nations. We
    • nation, but we speak of a Germanic race. Now what acts in the idea of
    • Powers act therein in combination with those Beings whom we have
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    • [ Study Guide: Souls of the Nations — Fourth Lecture ]
    • state. Only during the present incarnation of the earth has man
    • the three or four incarnations of our earth, through its incarnation
    • You have here the explanation as to why the race is that which can be
    • national characteristics that again split up the character of the
    • a man lives on earth during a certain incarnation became of
    • a law. As all persons in their different incarnations pass through
    • but which through rejuvenation have become quite different. Thus in
    • intermingling more and more. We see the development of nations
    • arise out of the latter. We see the evolution of the nations
    • tribe, to the Greek nation, to the whole Caucasian Race. If we
    • reasoning, feeling and willing. The folk or nation lies between the
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    • [ Study Guide: Souls of the Nations — Fifth Lecture ]
    • Reincarnation, when properly understood. It gives us the outlook
    • comprehensive, through these ideas of karma and reincarnation.
    • and Nationality. So that what is being spoken of in this series of
    • objective survey of the character of the peoples, nations and races
    • reincarnation, how every nation, even the smallest, has to contribute
    • ourselves with the character of nations, which as regards time are
    • can comprehend the characters and the missions of nations.
    • looks upon merely as maya, in the action of the chemical combinations
    • through various incarnations before it could become earth, through
    • see that even during the earlier incarnations of our earth these
    • way of working. Each time a new incarnation appeared, such as the
    • connected with a former incarnation of the earth.
    • been no Saturn incarnation of our earth, the will of man on the one
    • three successive incarnations of our earth might be fulfilled and
    • the power of thought. So that the three preceding incarnations of our
    • incarnation of our earth: that they should co-operate in perfect
    • those elements which, in the three earlier incarnations of our earth,
    • whole of evolution throughout all the following incarnations of the
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    • in combination with the normal Spirits of Form, who are centered in
    • determined in this or that direction for the special national
    • the West, in their stages of higher cognition, in imagination,
    • incarnation, and that great leader of humanity whom we describe by
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    • other nations, peoples, and Spirits of the Age had an analytic task,
    • Christ-impulse. Hence the Greek nation crumbled away so quickly at
    • practiced a special resignation and had undertaken a special mission.
    • inclination, and according as the various Archangels, the various
    • Folk-souls, have greater or less inclination towards this
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    • I must add something in parenthesis, by way of explanation.
    • It was essentially the task of the European nations to
    • the material scientists of the present day give the same explanation
    • the inclination (coming from within) to deceive himself, to think
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    • nations.
    • Spirit of the Age for Europe. The national temperament which will
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    • something quite particularly belonging to him; it is the alternation
    • its national character. Hence also you will see why I have said that
    • these looked upon Sabbatai as the physical incarnation of a Messiah.
    • confused, chaotic clairvoyance should arise, and an inclination to
    • elemental nation-forces. But this will to a certain extent be put
    • denominational acknowledgment of the historical Christ upon us, or
    • as being prophetically germinal in the Slav philosophy and national
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    • being given to him in the form of new Imaginations, in which cosmic existence
    • earth. Nevertheless, in the picture of this valley of death in Nietzsche's imagination
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    • misunderstandings. Opinions such as, “It is mere imagination; it
    • then sought to do for the interpretation and explanation of the
    • foundations, by any religious denomination. Only, in this very domain,
    • earlier incarnation, in which he saw Nathanael sitting under the
    • because nothing can be found therein about reincarnation,
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    • mirror reality, through the very nature of the Imaginations of the
    • could not regard his thoughts in this way. They were illuminations;
    • the culmination of which the thoughts that had been revealed by the
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    • called a science on the grounds that it is only the concatenation of
    • weaving of imagination, we shall feel when we see a block of marble
    • a plastic imagination which tells them that not much would be needed
    • transition-point had to be passed before the doctrine of reincarnation
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    • because in the present incarnation we are obliged to live in the
    • in earlier incarnations could be submerged in a more essentially
    • groupings are formed among the nationalities of Europe. Previously,
    • these nationalities had quite different relations with one another,
    • different impulses. How the single nationalities form alliances in
    • from the present time — the birth of the nations is sought in
  • Title: Lecture: Past Incarnations of the Peoples of Today
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    • Incarnations of the Peoples of Today”
    • their earlier incarnations into the bodies of the present generation
    • incarnated who in earlier incarnations lived in quite different
    • It is not possible to be an honest believer in reincarnation on the
    • guard against ordinary associations or combinations of ideas, for
    • incarnations and because of this it follows that the souls of a large
    • which lived in these souls in an earlier incarnation, but a
    • are, of course, other souls, whose earlier incarnations during the
    • incarnation was such that it tended to prolong the period of life in
    • Christian impulse in their earlier incarnation. They have carried
    • inclination was to shun and flee away from the material world. They
    • fact that in an earlier incarnation their souls were given up to
    • in an earlier incarnation.
    • reincarnation — will be quite different, simply because their
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    • We know that the human soul passes through many incarnations and that
    • the course of a single incarnation. Let us now speak of facts which
    • incarnation the connection which exists between an earlier and a
    • incarnation, are Karmic connections.
    • laws already comes to expression in one and the same incarnation,
    • in the next incarnation. Helplessness and lack of independence will
    • has been a fundamental quality during one incarnation, it will
    • incarnation and produce, as a result, a weak physical constitution.
    • It works upon the human organism during the next incarnation.
    • incarnation,” and we should behave towards him accordingly. If
    • part in his life during his past incarnation.
    • for what he did during his past incarnation. It is very reasonable
    • effects. They may change during one incarnation. But in the next
    • incarnation they must descend right down into the physical organism.
    • same incarnation, so that a person withdraws into himself. All the
    • more will falsehood in one incarnation produce timidity in the next
    • incarnation. Such a person is born as a timid soul, full of fears. He
    • timidity which appeared in one incarnation as a slight karmic effect
    • of falsehood, will therefore appear in the next incarnation as a
    • assume that he told many lies during his past incarnation? We say to
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    • The explanations which I gave you yesterday on the path which the
    • the alternating play of life through complicated combinations of
    • concepts. The explanations which I gave you yesterday and the day
    • applied to Central Europe, but these explanations were not taken as
    • gymnasiums for the “strengthening of national consciousness”
    • of “national strength”, etc., etc. And this, a few weeks
    • explanations on the most important facts of life in a few abstract
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    • Destinies of Individuals and Nations.
    • explanations repeatedly given in recent lectures.
    • incarnation, who are not elastic, but have a sharply moulded
    • determining our Karma from one incarnation to the other. The
  • Title: Lecture: The Coming Experience of Christ
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    • supposed to lead the several nations, those who at any rate hold
    • nations. National chauvinism in its worst sense has been
    • aroused. And to-day national chauvinism rings through the whole
    • principle of nationalism.
    • against a dead-end. However many more national states are set up,
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    • inclination to selflessness, to love. He comes also to understand
    • activity; or, coming into incarnation, as it were, as a moral
  • Title: Lecture: How Can the Destitution of Soul in Modern Times Be Overcome?
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    • into which we ourselves in our present incarnation have been born and
    • conditions in a particular incarnation he either possessed an
    • evolution! With every incarnation fresh karma is made. At first,
    • meet anyone with whom in former incarnations we have not shared
    • appear by chance but in reality because in former incarnations we had
    • solitude as the result of former incarnations. In the
    • previous incarnations. This takes longer than recognition at first
    • incarnations strike upwards. The consciousness soul can only
    • the relations leading over from former incarnations. Stirred by
    • understanding? All kinds of abstract ideals, concerned with national
    • in their next incarnation. Sympathy and antipathy are the greatest
    • nationalistic feelings and emotions, which only assumed their present
    • them, these national antagonisms, these national sympathies and
    • soul, because nationalism works in the opposite direction, and
    • mere reflection of this or that national group. This is the first
    • brothers and sister peoples and nations will no longer understand
    • inclinations, confuse it with still more doubtful symptoms of modern
  • Title: Lecture: Modern and Ancient Spiritual Exercises
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    • our imagination. It was different in the remote past for then, as we know,
    • contemplate the germination and growth of a plant. This meditation works
    • with iron determination and unwavering will. It is often the case that if,
  • Title: Lecture: The Meaning of Easter: St. Paul and the Christ Impulse
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    • illumination, the understanding once possessed by men in an atavistic
    • kind of hallucination, then it is only a proof that in our day even
    • today in such a trivial manner! Again and again they show an inclination
    • as unreal, preferring to regard it as a kind of hallucination that befell
    • Paul. If, however, the event of Damascus was a mere hallucination
    • inclination to examine into what it is that has brought such great
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    • astronomical explanations I will now speak of this planetary life,
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    • pictures — the sublime cosmic Imaginations, out of which all
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    • in a very fine state of combination. I refer to the oak —
    • of national economy what we have here explained pays better.
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    • the force of which I have just spoken has reached its final culmination.
    • whole Earth must be included in our explanation.
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    • short time, I want to add a few more explanations to complete what I
    • in the body. The combination of any substance with oxygen inside
    • a most beneficial effect on a morbid inclination of the liver. In effect,
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    • name, which is ours through all our incarnations. This
    • whole of humanity must pass through one such incarnation,
    • reincarnation until He came again in a new Cosmic Cycle.
    • personality. That which passes from one incarnation to
    • reincarnation and rise above the personality must refrain
    • to live without the doctrine of reincarnation. Christ
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    • of the preceding incarnation. The thorax man is in reality
    • the present incarnation as such. And what the human being
    • incarnation. Man is therefore a threefold being also in
    • the preceding incarnation; the human being in the thorax is
    • really the human being of the present incarnation, and the
    • the next incarnation.
    • as it were, the result of his past incarnation. The head
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    • a wealth of picture and in wonderful imaginations, Wolfram von Eschenbach
    • you have the explanation of how it came about that Galvani discovered
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    • visions or hallucinations. Spiritual-scientific knowledge, in our
    • led to hallucinations or to similar results, he may be led into all
    • hallucinations or mediumistic phenomena. It rejects all this
    • memory we should be psychopaths, subjected to hallucinations and to
    • there can be no question of falling a prey to hallucinations or
    • When we are subjected to hallucinations or suggestions, the ordinary
    • whether this is a hallucination or not. We can only be sure of the
    • tableau arising through imagination is placed before the soul and we
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    • unhealthy soul life as illusions, visions, hallucinations, and the
    • hallucinations, and crazy notions, see these creations as realities
    • and not as emanations from its own being? Because the human being
    • of his fear. This is the real explanation for materialism. As
  • Title: The Supersensible Being of Man and the Evolution of Mankind
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    • their determination not to go beyond their so-called
    • Imagination. We discover a higher, super-sensible member of
    • the Event of Golgotha, the Incarnation of Christ as Man, met
    • sectarianism, and, rising above separate denominations, even above
    • still inhibits a number of denominations, because materialism
    • enough to copy the western nations, even though there were no grounds
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    • Oesteson, the description and explanation of which entered into and
    • Year for the world. Thus: when in succeeding incarnations our souls
  • Title: On the Duty of Clear, Sound Thinking
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    • nation, race or colour; that a certain element of cramped thinking is
    • your explanations,’ he would say, ‘they are but fancy, I
  • Title: Lecture: The Peoples of the Earth in the Light of Anthroposophy
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    • point of ennobling their national egoisms sufficiently to enable a
    • values they individually create. One nation tries to outdo the other
    • Earth economy in contrast to the separate national economies which
    • opposition of the national economies to an Earth economy that has
    • When it is a question of one nation
    • peoples and nations? It cannot inhere merely in speech or language or
    • when we want to speak intelligibly of a nation or people as an
    • external life, which justifies us in speaking of a nation or a people
    • sense-perception of him; but for sense-perception a nation
    • recognise a nation as a reality we must rise to the
    • nation or a people as a real being — of a super-sensible order,
    • into the real being of a nation or a people, and super-sensible
    • summons discrimination, order and harmony and rises finally to the
    • The internationalism prevailing in the age of
    • Goethe assumed this form. It is this kind of internationalism that
    • of greatness in Middle Europe, with the internationalism of
    • today. In its present form, internationalism is not a living
    • Internationalism nowadays is a more or less weakened form of Marxism.
    • internationalism is not the first stage of an ascent but the last
    • after true internationality, which always ennobles the individual
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    • for his was like a remembrance of an earlier incarnation. The
    • in earlier incarnations; there was a kind of consolidation of
    • their constant rejuvenation they betoken the eternal reality
    • the incarnation of which his last incarnation was again a
    • in the supremely gifted Novalis, feelings free of all denominational
  • Title: Lecture: Some Characteristics of To-day
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    • takes seriously, i.e., “Imagination,”
    • Phantasie” (Moral Imagination). In terms of Spiritual Science
    • the greatest test. This nation was to be shown the Spirit cannot be
    • for this nation is still inclined to condemn everything else rather
  • Title: Lecture: Anthroposophy's Contribution to the Most Urgent Needs of Our Time
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    • The Gulf Between a Causal Explanation of Nature
    • super-sensible cognition by means of Imagination, Inspiration and
    • uniform explanation of the world, simply out of a desire for
    • boundaries of the world-all, the contemporary explanation of
    • through anthroposophical spiritual science, by means of Imagination,
    • takes by means of Imagination, Inspiration and Intuition. I
    • through Imagination for the knowledge of a truly objective spiritual
    • some extent, as it were throwing out these imaginations from the
    • having, yes, the unreal imaginations. We must deliberately
    • of the former subjective imaginations, objective imaginations light
    • Imaginations which in fact do not come from ourselves, but from
    • its outer appearance through these Imaginations. Exactly in the same
    • so now the Imaginations we have attained give us plenary conviction
    • we not only push the forgetting so far that we throw out the Imaginations,
    • further, not only to expunge those Imaginations whose details remain within
    • the horizon of the Imaginative world but also to wipe out the imagination
    • Intuition and Imagination we see, soul-spiritually, what is active in
    • Imagination, Intuition and Inspiration we have first as a free inner
    • the causal explanation of nature finds in its domain no place in the
    • Imagination, Inspiration and Intuition. But as spiritual
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  • Title: Lecture: Buddha and Christ: The Sphere of the Bodhisattvas
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    • of the great truth of reincarnation, of repeated earthly lives, and we must
    • reborn on the Earth. In incarnations immediately following the
    • incarnations. To-day, in our intellectual age, intellectuality and
    • future incarnations through inner development of the soul the
    • present incarnations. How is it that in our phase of evolution a
    • incarnations man has descended more and more deeply into the physical
    • an impersonal character. In the future incarnations of men, as Christ
    • the rank of Buddha during a physical incarnation and it is then
    • incarnation.
    • distinguish between the Jeshu ben Pandira-incarnation of the
    • Gautama Buddha, and the incarnation at the beginning of our era of
    • incarnation. The Christ-Individuality was on the Earth in the body of
    • passes over to the next incarnation. It is exactly the same with the
    • Christ-Individuality had taken possession. All the incarnations
    • In none of the incarnations
    • incarnation of the Messiah, of Christ. His name was Sabbati Zewi and
    • in our time there is a rooted disinclination to recognise genius in human
    • intelligent examination. The Bodhisattva of the 20th century will not
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    • examination, he will set to work and ‘cram’ for it during
  • Title: Lecture: The Position of Anthroposophy among the Sciences
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    • an inclination towards it. But it is correct to say that, in one
    • “fancy” or “imagination” in the usual sense
    • “Imagination” is as much involved with the inner essence
    • ourselves to “Imagination” and, in the way I have still
  • Title: Lecture: Anthroposophy and the Visual Arts
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    • determination of any object occupying space; or, as in kinematics,
    • could rightly say: Yes, but this determination in relation to a
    • “imaginations” took shape out of the old, instinctive
    • clairvoyance. One receives an “imagination” of the whole
    • pictures — “imaginations” — which were made
    • “Imagination”.
    • have been calling “Imagination”. In this the cosmos, not
    • however, perceive (erschauen), by “imagination”,
    • nonsense. He includes the whole earth in his explanation of the
    • “imaginations” what weaves in mere thoughts; that is, by
    • laws formulated in thoughts, but by “imaginations”. What
    • “imaginations” again. And if we become productive, it
    • pictures formed by the configured “imaginations” of
    • older “imagination”, and was able to receive into one's
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    • Imagination; but for his vision they become permeated with inward
    • Imagination is active, then we can see in the moon something that is
    • moon in the consciousness of Imagination, you have a perpetual
    • to the sun, there we find it is all quite different. Through Imagination
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    • into Earth-evolution but restricted his claims for domination in
    • leading to the condemnation of Christ Jesus! Such was the
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    • from the heart of the French nation and vanquished the English forces
    • in so far as it refers to the European distribution of nations and
    • brought about the distribution of the European nations and national
    • incarnation the boy was not to live beyond his seventh year of age. I
    • living, as it were, intimately united with the Spirit of his nation,
    • From the nation's deeds of sacrifice,
  • Title: Lecture: Fundamentals of the Science of Initiation
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    • already know from the explanations which have recently been given
    • were by Nature a prosaic, matter-of-fact nation — even denied
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    • Reincarnation and Karma came amongst us and into our
    • Reincarnation and Karma were understood, even by those who
    • say that the ideas of reincarnation and karma of themselves
    • incarnation, and he has to work off in this incarnation only
    • reincarnation and karma are unable to permeate our
    • introduce ideas such as those of reincarnation and karma
    • lower. There is another way again in which reincarnation and
    • fortunate incarnation next time.” To act from such a
    • a time as possible in the next incarnation — this is
    • reincarnation and karma. Our civilisation possesses so little
    • of conceiving even such ideas as those of reincarnation and
    • there was no question of any national feeling of hostility
    • proclaimed that: Every nation must have the possibility of
    • about it, what is “Nation?” Practically just a
    • Spirit of a Nation, in the sense in which we speak of it in
    • Anthroposophy, then one can talk about a Nation, for then
    • “freedom of nationalities,” and so forth. For
    • National Being. And herein lies the profound inward falsity
    • reality of the National Being, yet they talk of the
    • “Freedom of the Nation.” As if to the
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    • Ways of Spiritual Cognition and the Rejuvenation of the Artistic
    • imagination. Dante, they say, was filled with
    • artistic imagination. They are content to leave it at that.
    • Needless to say, I shall not deny that artistic imagination
    • chance combination of two mirrors in a
    • of explanation, ‘the class-type was far more familiar
    • in the forms of Imagination. All Nature's laws — the
    • before him in an Imagination, in the figure of a woman who
    • in the form of Imagination, as a woman, out of whose spirit
    • which stood before him in living Imagination.
    • her mother Demeter. Thus do the Imaginations change in the
    • greatest. Then it is that illumination comes over the soul
    • that is capable of illumination. Therefore, the legend tells,
  • Title: Lecture: The Shaping of the Human Form out of Cosmic and Earthly Forces
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    • metamorphosis of the limb-man of the previous incarnation.
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    • agricultural workers, while their feelings and inclinations
    • incarnation of the Being who was afterwards able to receive
    • on end to practising rhythm and intonation, and were wholly
    • rhythm, intonation and gesture the whole man became
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    • connect Buddhism, among other things, with the idea of reincarnation.
    • reincarnation being of course an already recognised truth — is
    • reincarnation is not really essential to the understanding of
    • of reincarnation and yet was quite uninfluenced by Buddhistic
    • the idea of reincarnation neither from ancient tradition, nor from
    • Buddhism, for the idea of reincarnation arises of necessity from an
    • inner effort he attained, in his twenty-ninth year, the illumination
    • lives, through incarnation after incarnation had accumulated an
    • from incarnation to incarnation.
    • illumination “under the Bodhi tree.” We may express the
    • illumination he knew that all that is spread abroad in the world of
    • to use his earthly incarnations that he is finally freed from their
    • earthly order. How did Buddha himself seek illumination? Unless we
    • He sought illumination, as we know, in complete isolation. He
    • must seek an inner illumination of the soul which shall reveal the
    • the essential nature of Buddha's illumination and teaching unless we
    • Reincarnation shines with a
    • Christ Himself, I shall carry into my future incarnations a force
    • explanation of the origin of existence he turned naturally to
    • certain amount of resignation is demanded here, but not the
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    • the facts of modern science no longer justify the general explanation
    • a question of concrete explanation or concrete thought, even these
    • Spirit when our explanation is based upon the atomic theory —
    • mind and spirit can give explanations other than the atomic
    • whole being of man. Such illumination is cast on the nature of
    • physical body, etheric body, astral body, Ego, reincarnation, karma
    • Now Imagination, Inspiration and Intuition
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    • alone. These organs only represent the highest culmination of what is
    • or song is but the final culmination of something that is taking
    • we first attain Imagination or Imaginative Cognition, as I have often
    • especially the manifold intonations of the vowels — these he
    • consonants, if we have the necessary clairvoyant power of imagination
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    • explanation of Nature set out along a path that really unites it with
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    • involved in national differences. We are human beings, pure and
    • just because they belong to different nationalities, is something
    • transcends all national and social differences. They live in an
    • without the slightest trace of discrimination, because we have not
    • yet become involved in distinguishing nationality and so forth. We
    • develop such discrimination only through our life in connection with
    • discrimination among human beings. The Christ is able to reveal
    • discrimination. On the other hand, those who still have a certain
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    • Men have always received into their language designations,
    • everyday consciousness man has little inclination as a rule to
    • demands on your imagination.)
    • a whole, in your imagination the star-fish
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    • imagine another covering it which, on examination, proves to be
    • — at best some dim divination about conditions which preceded
    • coarsest material as in a mighty process of elimination, which then
    • modern geologist gives us his explanation of the earth's crust
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    • past. And Imagination is related to the present. With regard to the
    • present man is always gifted with Imagination.
    • imagination in some definite situation in life; visualise an
    • continually living in a world of pictures, of imaginations; this will
    • The present we comprehend by means of imaginations.
    • Imagination
    • that Imagination comes to us of itself in so far as the present is
    • concerned. When we develop Imagination by special means we are
    • Imagination. When man passes over from the sleeping condition
    • Inspiration; when falling asleep he is filled with Imagination.
    • AsleepImagination
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    • Und die Imagination, die bezieht sich auf die Gegenwart. In bezug auf
    • die Gegenwart hat der Mensch immer Imaginationen.
    • Denken:Imagination:Inspiration:
    • Imaginationen drinnen, und man brauchte nur unbefangen das Leben mit
    • Gegenwart umfassen wir mit Imaginationen.
    • Ihnen gesagt: Die Imagination kommt uns in bezug auf die Gegenwart
    • von selbst. Wenn wir die Imagination künstlich ausbilden, so
    • Inspiration und Imagination. Indem der Mensch aus dem Schlafe
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    • reincarnation and karma, did not possess these truths in the
    • extensive teaching of reincarnation and karma in Isis
    • laws of reincarnation. But he has a successor. At the moment the
    • Bodhisattva received illumination and rose to Buddhahood, he
    • after the illumination of Gautama Buddha under the Bodhi tree, the
    • that until then a Bodhisattva will live in the manifold incarnations
    • Christianity, Christian Rosencreutz, in his various incarnations and
    • Rosicrucian as a designation. We must make allowance for these
  • Title: Evolution/Aspect: Lecture 2: The Inner Aspects of the Saturn-embodiment of the Earth
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    • becoming lighter, but not a real illumination, more like a glimmer.
    • ‘imagination’ is the following: In Knowledge of Higher
    • of Rosicrucian initiation is the forming of imagination. The
    • theosophist must build up these imaginations from the right
    • to-day as transformed into an ‘imagination’: we can
    • impressive in certain imaginations, for it can lead us further and
    • into imaginations, into pictures. Even if the pictures are clumsily
    • formerly much used by students for examinations, but now no longer
  • Title: Evolution/Aspect: Lecture 3: The Inner Aspect of the Sun-embodiment of the Earth
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    • the soul's determination to renounce individual being, so regarding
    • or illumination, so that we can never expect anything to come to us
    • imagination, bearing in mind that something of all that was brought
  • Title: Evolution/Aspect: Lecture 4: The Inner Aspect of the Moon-embodiment of the Earth (Part 1)
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    • but far more a certain resignation, a renouncing. Take the very
    • renunciation, the creative resignation. It is indeed of immense
    • resignation, which we may experience in the soul, as a conception of
    • we bear in mind the idea of resignation or renunciation which we just
    • resignation by higher Beings. So now, on the Sun we see the following
    • discern what the realities are that underlie them. That resignation
    • hitherto thought whether in pictures or in imagination concerning
    • combination of circumstances during the evolution of ancient Sun was
    • Time and Eternity. Through the resignation made by the Cherubim
    • resignation — so we see, speaking now of the ancient Sun alone,
    • significance of resignation, the renunciation made by the gods during
    • reappearing as gas, or air. And with the resignation also
    • ‘resignation’ is within whatever takes place on ancient
    • as resignation we must think of in everything on ancient Moon,
    • or air. Resignation as it has now become appears in external Maya as
    • foundation is renunciation, or resignation. Wherever water is
    • a reflection; the only reality existing in it, is resignation by
    • be said, water could only flow in the world because resignation
    • raised. From resignation comes forth water; water is in literal truth
    • resignation. We acquire a peculiar kind of spiritual insight into the
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  • Title: Evolution/Aspect: Lecture 5: The Inner Aspect of the Moon-embodiment of the Earth (Part 2)
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    • have learnt to perceive in water what might be called resignation. It
    • resignation. In the soul described in the last lecture there is
    • greatness and significance to be found in resignation. None the less
    • a will towards an inclination which in its immediate form cannot be
    • condemnation. If we take what is here said seriously, it gives us
    • really have an explanation of what has been spiritually brought over
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    • to retain it within themselves. Thus we advance from Resignation,
    • element of fluidity as spiritual resignation or renunciation, so must
    • acquire no understanding in this incarnation, will, in the life
    • this understanding first in some one of his incarnations.
    • renunciation and resignation. To these three truths we have to-day
  • Title: Fall/Darkness: Lecture 1: The Driving Force Behind Europe's War
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    • nations, would be achieved so much better if they did away
  • Title: Fall/Darkness: Lecture 3: The Search for a Perfect World
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    • world, nations and, indeed, the whole earth. It is important
    • inclination to think materialistically. However much people
    • believe in reincarnation if forced to do so. So you see, the
    • reason for believing in reincarnation is a highly peculiar
    • inclination to go into such matters. But unfortunately this
    • to reincarnation if this allowed him to continue in the
    • by people who let their imaginations run riot, and so there
  • Title: Fall/Darkness: Lecture 5: Changes in Humanity's Spiritual Make-up
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    • Imaginations of a genius to arise unconsciously. The power of
    • to be superficial because in their present incarnation their
    • With every incarnation we withdraw more and more from the
    • predestination. But they dwell in bodies destined for good or
    • which led to the nations and races of today. The issue of the
    • nation as an entity is coming up again in our present time;
    • There is so much talk about national issues today. But it is
    • about the ‘principle of nationality’ which goes
    • are based on issues relating to nations, which are no longer
  • Title: Fall/Darkness: Lecture 6: The New Spirituality
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    • Many historical phenomena will find their explanation if you
    • Examinations for prospective teachers must therefore be
  • Title: Fall/Darkness: Lecture 7: Working from Spiritual Reality
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    • inclinations therefore did not have any effect on him! A nice
    • inclination. You will find many such things if you look into
  • Title: Fall/Darkness: Lecture 8: Abstraction and Reality
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    • nations have been in recent centuries. They developed their
    • nations are very much at fault because they have not
    • become, is right for all nations, great and small; it creates
    • internationally in the sweetest tones. All you heard was
  • Title: Fall/Darkness: Lecture 9: The Battle between Michael and 'The Dragon'
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    • and inclinations to interpret the world in materialistic
    • personal inclinations since then, to understand that they
    • and incarnations in the flesh such as we seek today will no
    • existence in a way for which there is a rational explanation,
  • Title: Fall/Darkness: Lecture 11: Recognizing the Inner Human Being
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    • municipal, rural and national representative bodies who
    • national policies.
    • Boos' article, which takes a serious look at Swiss national
    • issues in Swiss national policies — I do recommend it,
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    • together in tribes, nations and races, with blood
    • nation and tribal connections in all the ways in which human
    • customs, inclinations and habits had to develop in various
    • belonging to a particular nation or tribe. Their laws were
    • unless we consider the careful study of racial, national and
    • family, nationality, and so on.
    • racial, tribal and national relationships, on the blood,
    • insistence on tribal, national and racial relationships
    • of the ideals of race and nation would have been speaking in
    • someone who speaks of the ideal of race and nation and of
    • decline than the propagation of ideals of race, nation and
    • proclamations of national ideals belonging to earlier
    • whole world based on the blood bonds of nations. It is
    • nations’ is used for something which goes against the
    • nations. They were foreseen and forecast, and it was said
    • trend. Do not fall prey to the foolish inclination to escape
    • censured this foolish inclination, for we must certainly take
    • heredity, nationality and race prevailed. What Lucifer and
    • or nations, but relationships of a different kind.
  • Title: Fall/Darkness: Lecture 13: The Fallen Spirits' Influence in the World
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    • tribes, nations and races, uniting those who belonged
    • particular families, tribes, nations and races each time they
    • dwelling, to find a vaccine that will drive all inclination
    • develop foolish inclinations connected with spiritual life
    • the inclination towards spiritual ideas to develop and all
    • the same way they will be vaccinated against any inclination
    • to my own inclination and put philosophy and poetry aside,
    • people base their judgement on national passions that if one
    • particular nation, simply as a human individual who is here
    • that nation, despite the fact that something said about
    • has nothing to do with one's views of some nation or other.
    • do with national aspirations in some respects — please
    • note I am saying in some respects. National aspirations are
  • Title: Fall/Darkness: Lecture 14: Into the Future
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    • certain cloud combination which generates lightning; a
    • similar combination will again generate lightning. Modern
    • combinations are always new. It is therefore not possible to
    • the delusion that nation is fighting nation, and allow the
    • kinds of relations that are said to exist between nations.
    • nations only exists to cast a veil over the true reasons. For
  • Title: Lecture: Fall and Redemption
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    • imagination. But what is actually intended by
    • inclination to truly grasp the essential being of knowledge so that,
    • body,’ ‘etheric body,’ ‘reincarnation,’
    • must eradicate in ourselves is the inclination to sectarianism, for
    • this inclination is always egotistical. It always wants to
    • inclination to sectarianism. And this inclination to
    • distant one to be sure — with the sectarian inclination. We
  • Title: Foredrag: Kristusimpulsen i tidens utvikling og dens virke i mennesket
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  • Title: Lecture: Man's Fall and Redemption
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    • pre-earthly existence, before we descended to a physical incarnation
    • the body of the preceding incarnation, we can understand this
    • most incredibly abstract explanation. “Beautiful” is a
  • Title: Lecture: Calendar of the Soul
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    • alternation of sleeping and waking in man, many will think of the
    • rhythmic alternation in the growth and withering of plants in
    • alternation. A certain comparison is possible here with what
    • resurgence of incarnations in that third epoch. It was like a
    • the blossom is the culmination. The spiral lines differ in the
    • part of the Earth a man lives, to which nation, race or religion he
    • The birth of Ego-consciousness is a fact of international
    • significance, having nothing whatever to do with nationality.
    • of Timelessness, in rhythmic alternation, an element that is
  • Title: Lecture: The Spirit in the Realm of Plants
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    • explanations appear rather fantastic, but his thoughts were actually
    • scope of our observations, of our explanations. He must direct his
    • organism we know that alternations of different conditions are
    • breathing in of the soul is a wonderful alternation in human life. Of
    • who made so fitting a remark about the alternation of waking and
  • Title: On the Mysteries of Ancient and Modern Times: Lecture 1
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    • elected very soon after as a member of the National Assembly;
    • who are still immersed, for instance, in a national habit of
    • same time filled with a national outlook; the national
    • national mentality with international physical science,
    • compatible with a non-national way of thinking.
    • be nationally-minded on the one hand, while on the other hand
    • one is trying to pursue international physics. These things,
    • international in their way of thinking.
    • stress on the idea of nationality. Such things ought to be
    • national groups for example, and the like.
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    • intellectual combinations, of atoms and groups and complexes
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    • inclination to turn to the super-sensible Man. It sounds a
    • strong inclination to concern itself with super-sensible Man
  • Title: Lecture: The World Development in the Light of Anthroposophy
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    • The explanations
    • shall enlarge the explanations already given yesterday. It is
    • elimination of mineral-physical substances throughout the whole
    • body. This elimination gives rise to that thought activity which
    • death, or the elimination of physical-mineral substance —
    • for death is nothing but the complete elimination of man's
    • elimination of a dead, corpse-like element within us.
    • intellectual combinations of these sensory observations, and
  • Title: Lecture: The Supersensible in the Human Being and in the Universe
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    • through germination and heredity. Yet he must also think that at
    • the germination was looked upon merely as the external expression
  • Title: Lecture: Foundations of Anthroposophy
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    • had long ago felt the inclination to build a bridge leading from
    • two lectures already contained many explanations, so that the
    • know that only by IMAGINATION we reach the stage of being able to
    • than if we seek some nebulous mystery as an explanation for these
    • hallucinations or visions, but we can follow the whole process
  • Title: Lecture: East and West in the Light of the Christmas Idea
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  • Title: Lecture: Man and Cosmos
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    • perceptions, but imaginations. And these imaginations continually
    • up through us and takes on the form of imaginations or pictures.
    • consciousness is not able to perceive imaginations. They are
    • imagination, and for this reason ordinary human consciousness
    • on earth had the gift of imagination, he would know that his
    • attain the power of imagination by setting out from your ordinary
    • independent, as is the case in imagination, so that they do not
    • through imagination and inspiration.
    • your imagination, and the sun your inspiration, you will obtain
  • Title: Lecture: Human Freedom and Its Connection with the Mystery of Golgotha
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    • wonderful cosmogonies of the various pagan nations, you will
  • Title: Lecture: Knowledge Pervaded with the Experience of Love
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    • a certain inclination towards the intellectual life which existed
    • living only as a kind of chemical combination of lifeless
    • imagination and inspiration, and sound common sense really grasps
    • this imagination or inspiration, these confront him in the same
  • Title: Lecture: The End of the Dark Age
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  • Title: Lecture: The Golden Legend and a German Christmas Play
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    • at any other time — one thought. Nations are facing each other
    • the nations are at war with each other, living in hate, how countless
    • any other thought than that of resignation (continues Haeckel), of
    • nation or people will do the right thing which is able to fashion
  • Title: Lecture: The Christmas Thought and the Secret of the Ego
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    • other times. One thought! Nations confront one another full of
    • that there is a termination for the human individuality of that which
    • Therefore resignation, seeing one's own way, is all there
    • The nations and
  • Title: Lecture: Zarathustra
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    • of Reincarnation occupies a foremost place. The idea that the human
    • must always draw from the source which we may call Illumination,
    • essence — the imperishable essence that passes from incarnation
    • to incarnation. When we pierce through the veil of the inner being
    • we find traces of concepts derived from the illumination of the great
    • with Brahma could only be attained by the elimination of all the
    • spiritual world in another way. Their way would not help a nation
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    • spread over cosmic space. This physical body is a combination of
    • into ancient times, the more do we find the domination of these
  • Title: Lecture: On the Nature of Butterflies
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    • has remarkable visions and hallucinations along with epileptic fits. In
  • Title: Memory and Love
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    • without our being conscious of them, and by the illumination that
    • death and a new birth there is a rhythm. It consists in an alternation
    • earth is an inclination towards the moral life. This inclination is
    • speaking is at the same time a singing. In the alternation between going
  • Title: Conferencia: La Comunión Espiritual de la Humanidad
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    • understanding with its power of combination. But then we can go on to
    • combination he is able to carry in them, the powers of wisdom and
  • Title: Lecture: Reincarnation and Karma
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    • Reincarnation and Karma, and
    • Reincarnation and Karma
    • may be raised that any inclination towards the conceptions of
    • explanation for the evolution of organisms; others look on
    • explanation could satisfy, which follows the same lines usual in
    • possibility of an explanation according to the laws of
    • from his father and mother and be content with this explanation,
    • show how the laws of Reincarnation and Karma are a scientific
    • explanation of nature showed a hiatus. We were able to
    • Reincarnation. They do not know that this is the task of the
    • believer gaily proceeds with his explanations. The difference
    • of the soul, or of reincarnation, and miracle is his means of
    • not perish, but only alter their way of combination, so must we
    • and would find an explanation for the fact that one boy turns
  • Title: Lecture: Life and Death
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    • explanation just shows that the definition of life given by
    • it will be clear without further explanation, that what
    • from incarnation to incarnation, is veiled by the
    • of Memory” back into former incarnations? That is
    • future with equanimity and resignation, will see that the
  • Title: Lecture: The Elementary Kingdoms
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    • are apt to imagine after a superficial examination. For these
  • Title: Lecture: 'Goethe's Faust' from the Point of View of Spiritual Science
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    • accurate examination shows that we must go back to the living
    • incarnation. From this point of view we observe something
    • and fool speaking from some fantastic imagination. He is made
    • live again in future earthly conditions and new incarnations.
    • joyfully, the culmination of its own being and
    • goes on from life to life, from incarnation to incarnation;
    • life, from one incarnation to the other, Faust has already
    • The teaching of reincarnation we see artistically and
    • reincarnation as we do today; but he inserted it into the
    • the knowledge of reincarnation. He will finally show man's
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    • evolution, as He has passed from incarnation to incarnation on
  • Title: Lecture: Galileo, Giordano Bruno, and Goethe
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    • imagination, we are called upon to span is wide indeed. It is
    • understand it by placing ourselves, in imagination, in an
    • thought in order to arrive at an explanation of the movements
    • enthusiasm — to the idea of the re-incarnation of the
    • are the images we construct in our imagination when the
    • of knowledge he terms “the power of imagination.”
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    • palaeontologists there is an inclination to restrict their
    • in physics and chemistry the utmost resignation prevails with
    • makes itself felt, a kind of resignation sets in. In
    • philosophy also we find the same resignation. You are
    • spiritual explanation. Were it possible for ordinary science
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    • soul, feeling herself capable of letting Imaginations arise
    • these Imaginations merely as mirror-images, shadow-pictures
    • clear distinction to visions, hallucinations, and illusory
    • examination, and takes what is said on authority, until
    • awake, constantly exercising a self-examination, lest they
  • Title: Lecture: Factors of Karma, Deficiencies in Psychoanalysis
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    • — must be included for any true explanation. But as these
    • connection with race and nation, with all manner of
    • freedom for the nations,’ while in his soul's reality
    • ill in this incarnation, but to be carried through the gate of
    • his present incarnation, while the head is the result of former
    • related to the man's former incarnations. If you consider this,
    • through his incarnations. What we experience consciously in
    • waking life largely belongs to the present incarnation,
    • and it is good so. For in the present incarnation man should be
    • incarnation, especially in young human beings. But above
    • is in the soul of man, pressing on from one incarnation
    • across from one incarnation to another. We must now consider
    • of the former incarnation; and when this period is at an
    • incarnation. We may say therefore: The working of the
    • family, belonging to a certain nation and so forth. Thus we get
    • from the vocational aspect of our former incarnation, but
    • former incarnation we stood in this or that relation to
  • Title: Lecture: Matter Incidental to the Question of Destiny
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    • will discover by Imagination those points in life which you
  • Title: Lecture: Hereditary Impulses and Impulses from Previous Earth Lives
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    • qualities from former incarnations.
    • you know, with climate, nationality, etc.) At this time the
    • result of his vocational life in the last incarnation. Then
    • former incarnation are especially at work. When
    • conditions of the former incarnation. Observe the
    • the fourteenth year — our former incarnation,
    • unable to rise to an understanding of reincarnation and Karma.
    • certain events by referring them back to that assassination,
    • was repeated. Evidently, in 1913, the attempted assassination
    • peculiar connection with her own, Russian nationality. So they
    • presented it on the stage. One need have absolutely no national
    • you to judge, whether or no one need have national motives in
    • there are national motives behind such an action, I leave to
    • merely national ones.)
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    • are the guides and leaders of the Folks and Nations. And the
    • God,’ but that is only a fanciful imagination on their
    • there are inclinations to the one Archangel or the other,
    • inclinations of the feeling life. In the nineteenth century
    • the rise of the ideas of Nationality, which are an
    • the next stage there can be the aberration of whole nations.
    • incarnation of demons. We need not believe in them if we do not
  • Title: Lecture: The Birth of Christ in the Human Soul
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    • formed for themselves the great and powerful imagination of the
    • must give to evolving humanity an explanation of these
    • Christ and say: “In addition to the inclination of the
    • to his will, illumination to his life of thought. And his
    • illumination, as He has remained with us until now, as He
    • and illumination of human beings for the endurance of many
  • Title: Lecture: The Mysteries (Die Geheimnisse)
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    • live through many embodiments, from incarnation to incarnation.
    • impossible for us to carry over from one incarnation to
    • deal in one incarnation, and die and are born anew,
    • feeling are in accord with our earlier incarnations.
    • incarnations — such a pilgrim we have before us in Brother
    • incarnations — kills the viper in early childhood: that is
    • spheres he has the first glimpse of the rejuvenation of man
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    • [ Study Guide: Souls of the Nations — First Lecture ]
    • incarnations, so too do we realize that the Earth itself has known
    • earlier incarnations. The Sentient Soul and the Intellectual Soul
    • Saturn. Thus we look back to three incarnations of the Earth and in
    • each of these incarnations we see one of the members which man bears
    • earlier. If we go still further back to the first incarnation of our
    • incarnations of the Earth down to our own time, we have a picture of
    • Spirit Self or Manas? Just as during the next incarnation of the
    • next incarnation of the Earth. If we look still further back to the
    • for the first time in the next incarnation of the Earth. They are
    • inspirers of the nations — we are then able to say what a
    • nation really is. A nation is a homogeneous group of people directed
    • by one of the Archangels. All that the individual members of a nation
    • the history of the world nation succeeds nation, how peoples work
    • pass from incarnation to incarnation; but we know for certain that,
    • member of a nation, he is an integral part of it. It is true that man
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    • depends in fact not only upon the etheric emanations from the soil,
    • in a certain respect, a fusion of the emanations from the soil and
    • physical incarnation, in that which is represented by the
    • area, is born that charm or fascination which a people radiates,
    • national characteristics of an individual are determined by that
    • temperaments are commingled. National temperaments, therefore, vary
    • the secret of how the Folk Spirit or Nation Spirit reveals his
    • National sentiments, national temperament, together with the national
    • Beings. Language, speech and national characteristics, these can be
    • concatenation of outward circumstances is the work of the Archai, the
    • relationship between the normal Archangels who determine national
    • owing to the concatenation of circumstances at the time of the
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    • be an expression of his inner life, but the rise and fall of a nation
    • incarnation occurs, when a people can be found in the full vigour of
    • Then comes the time when he withdraws from the particular national
    • certain respect the Archangel Being, the guiding Spirit of a nation,
    • carries him forward from incarnation to incarnation — it is
    • he progresses from incarnation to incarnation.
    • arise within the nation itself. Under these circumstances the
    • of the one German nation into the many smaller ethnic groups
    • Nations
    • within the national character can thereby find expression.
    • directives to the Archangel of the different nations and these in
    • Spirit of the Age may be fulfilled. In such a case national groups
    • people. You may look in vain for other explanations; you will find
    • no other geographical explanation. The inner reason, on the other
    • Race must not be confused with nation.
    • ideas will be more elastic. A nation is not a race. The concept of
    • nation has nothing to do with that of race. A race may be divided
    • into many different nations; races are different from folk
    • communities. We rightly speak of a German, Dutch or Norwegian nation;
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    • present state. It is only during his present Earth incarnation that
    • three or four incarnations of our Earth — Old Saturn, Old Sun,
    • incarnations, the Spirits of Will or Thrones, the Spirits of Wisdom,
    • where he lives. Because of his premature incarnation — in
    • how, in our own time, the national characteristics prepare in their
    • birth during a particular incarnation was of importance to him.
    • universal law. Since all men in their different incarnations pass
    • been transformed through the forces of rejuvenation. Thus the Persian
    • for the evolution of nations; i.e. nations develop out of races. And
    • the development of nations enters even into the evolution of the
    • Ionian tribe, the Greek nation and the whole Caucasian race. The
    • whose major concern is to prepare man's incarnation on Earth
    • set for the incarnation of a Plato. And because we are aware of the
    • nation occupies an intermediate position between the race and the
    • nations out of races, the intervention of other Spirits of the
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    • teaching of karma and reincarnation, when rightly understood. This
    • and reincarnation. Only through these teachings therefore do we learn
    • mysterious relations of race and nation. If we rightly understand the
    • national and racial characteristics may, nonetheless, provoke
    • through the teachings of karma and reincarnation how every nation,
    • even the smallest nation, has to contribute its share towards the
    • larger national groups have their part to play in the great harmony
    • the different nations. But this will be nothing more than a general
    • universal space, but now unfold their forces in the emanations
    • this he were to experience an alternation similar to that of light
    • the earlier incarnations of our Earth, these various spiritual Beings
    • different from that of today. With each new incarnation in the
    • incarnation of the Earth. If, for example, we wish to form an
    • other, to the human will. Now if there had been no Saturn incarnation
    • for this knowledge. The after-effects of each Earth incarnation,
    • however, are reflected in the forms of the succeeding incarnations.
    • Thus three successive incarnations of the Earth were necessary in
    • incarnations or planetary epochs of our Earth could be fulfilled and
    • way appropriate to each Earth incarnation.
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  • Title: Mission/Folk-Souls (1970): 6. The Five Root Races of Mankind.
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    • occult explanation for the origin of the Semites. The Semitic people
    • that way to the particular national tendency within the racial
    • stages of higher cognition, in Imagination, Inspiration and
    • Beings, Buddha, Zarathustra or Zarathas in his later incarnation, and that
    • the Saturn character, we must expect to find the combination of the
  • Title: Mission/Folk-Souls (1970): 7. Advance of Folk Spirits to the Rank of Time Spirits.
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    • Nation Spirit, a Time Spirit whom we must call the Semitic Nation
    • the world. The task of all other nations, peoples and Time Spirits
    • Persons. The task of the other nations was to ‘analyse’
    • products of miscegenation, other Archangels appeared who took over
    • inclination to materialism. According as the various Archangels, the
  • Title: Mission/Folk-Souls (1970): 8. The Five Post-Atlantean Civilizations.
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    • emerges after having passed through the three earlier incarnations of
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    • way of explanation.
    • of the European nations to determine in some way or other this
    • Light. What is the explanation of this? The explanation is that in
    • explanation. The man might have had a stroke whilst on the roof and
    • influence on the etheric body to which man owes his inner inclination
    • superstitious. From the external point of view the explanation of the
    • explanation, he will find that the Teutonic myth is correct. I am
    • the Incarnation of the Godhead, through whom you too will be able to
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    • priests, the Celts should transmit to other nations instruction
    • the widely diverse racial fragments, national communities and folk
  • Title: Mission/Folk-Souls (1970): 11. Nerthus, Freyja and Gerda.
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    • you can read how miscegenation and contact between different peoples have
    • something peculiarly his own: it symbolizes the alternation of the
    • imagination, as the height of folly. Today materialism has invaded
    • Sabbatai Zevi was regarded as the physical incarnation of a Messiah.
    • clairvoyance, an inclination to value clairvoyance illuminated by
    • in the Slav philosophy and in the national sentiment of the Slavonic
    • really important for the whole of humanity, that the larger nations
    • smallest national fragments have most important contributions to make
    • tolerance. I had to add these words by way of explanation for this
    • somewhat delicate subject might otherwise offend national
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    • due to the incarnation of Christ at the time of the Greek culture.
    • reached its culmination in Shakespeare, is a current of spiritual
    • speak, quite regardless of our own inclinations, regardless of what
    • necessities of existence. However great our personal inclination for
    • he himself felt to be the culmination of his art. When he wrote his
    • material impersonations; that some figures must stand out in the
    • illumination of the footlights, while others have rather to be
    • illumination with what is suggested in the intimacy of the spoken
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    • must become ever higher, and that it would mean stagnation if in our
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    • the explanations of the physicist, for the physics of the future will
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    • the human physical body. Thus they could not descend into incarnation
    • that that incarnation took place once for all, that there had been no
    • previous incarnation, and that there will be no other like it. What
    • would attach itself. There would then have to be other incarnations
    • one is justified in associating any incarnation in a body of flesh
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    • due to the incarnation of Christ at the time of the Greek culture.
    • know of one nation which had developed to a very high degree a
    • I then said about the Elohim, about the culmination of the Elohim in
    • that every member of the Hebrew nation was under the divine guidance
    • the domination of a hierarchy which is seeking to lay hold of the
    • Heroes we have the later incarnations of backward Angels from the
    • gods we have beings who underwent their fleshly incarnation in
    • human incarnation in Atlantis. We must be clear about this if we wish
    • work in the analysis and combination of substances, and then think of
    • incarnation, he returns again to ordinary consciousness. In that
    • incarnation passes through his soul; it is not just drily recorded
    • that he had seen one of his earlier incarnations, but if you follow
    • incarnations. It would be a great mistake to overlook a single word
    • Moon evolution, for they had finished with what earthly incarnation
    • could give them in their Atlantean incarnations. Yet if we are
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    • due to the incarnation of Christ at the time of the Greek culture.
    • this saga. It was brought about through the machinations of Hera that
    • something coming about as the result of a combination of both. The
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    • the case as regards the incarnation of human and other beings.
    • Sometimes a later incarnation, although more advanced, may from the
    • Rosicrucian Mystery Play, in the incarnation of the monk in the
    • contemplates two successive incarnations, or at any rate incarnations
    • incarnation was none other than Socrates. Socrates is the
    • reincarnation of old Silenus, he is the reincarnated teacher of
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    • due to the incarnation of Christ at the time of the Greek culture.
    • into his previous incarnation, how he has been allowed to know what
    • one. When we look back into our former incarnation, when we see how
    • to make good in your present incarnation the debt which you have
    • incarnation.’ But courage to admit freely and frankly,
    • have passed through a number of incarnations without knowing anything
    • could describe it as the culmination of a long process. The upper
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    • due to the incarnation of Christ at the time of the Greek culture.
    • In this way he shows that he is seeking for an explanation of the
    • explanation, an answer to the enigma, an answer to what is marvellous
    • world to perceive that each kind of explanation is justified in its
    • is fantasy and our own science a definitive explanation of the
    • explanation of the world, an explanation which is generally called
    • science, one has to say that it is just this explanation of the
    • incarnations what he has developed in this way has united with what
    • explanation of the facts always constitutes a stumbling-block. It is
  • Title: Lecture: The Mission of Raphael in the Light of Spiritual Science
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    • “reincarnation” expressed by Hermann Grimm in the introduction
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    • by stamping his foot it indicates the square root of 16. This explanation
    • or philological laboratory! For the deep explanation had been given
    • what horses are able to perceive! Such an explanation, however, rescued
  • Title: Lecture: The National Epics With Especial Attention to the Kalevala
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    • lectures. Hence I must crave your pardon if many of the names and designations
    • which are borrowed from the national epic of the Finns are not rightly
    • The National Epics! We
    • need only to think of some of the well-known national epics, of the
    • immediately the fact shines forth, that by means of these national epics
    • the study of the National Epics is somewhat of a puzzle to those who
    • of our physical eyes. And how does such a national epic as this continue
    • something obscure in such national epics if we try to read them as we
    • this national epic, the more clear does it become to us that we cannot
    • in the great national epics.” Hence, for Hermann Grimm, the intellectual
    • student of the Iliad and the national poems, there was something which
    • Grimm spoke of an actual creative imagination permeating human evolution
    • mean to man. Thus Hermann Grimm always spoke of the creative imagination
    • human soul-forces; an imagination which to him in some way fulfilled
    • on the Iliad itself we find many a word of resignation which shows us
    • national epics. Just as little shall we succeed if we take the figures
    • these national epics, let us glance into that realm of which I really
    • race, the Nation-soul of the Finns, from primeval times up to the moment
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  • Title: Four Seasons/Archangels: Lecture I: The Michael Imagination
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    • the year in four Cosmic Imaginations. The activities of four mighty
    • at St. John's Tide. These Imaginations provide material for endless
    • MICHAEL IMAGINATION
    • explanation, even for someone who can “read” in the
    • — of germination and budding, flowering and fruiting. Even if
    • dragon to appear again as a forcible Imagination, summoning man to
  • Title: Four Seasons/Archangels: Lecture II: The Christmas Imagination
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    • the year in four Cosmic Imaginations. The activities of four mighty
    • at St. John's Tide. These Imaginations provide material for endless
    • CHRISTMAS IMAGINATION
    • bringing Imagination and Inspiration to bear on it, one comes to
    • culmination at Christmas is prepared in advance from Michaelmas
    • Imagination which must in fact come to a man who transposes his
    • Imaginations. If one goes out with one's whole being into the
    • world, the approach of autumn becomes the glorious Imagination of
    • Imagination at Christmas-time — a picture we can live
    • Easter Imagination can arise; we will speak of it tomorrow.
    • magnificent Imaginations. So, in order to represent all that is
    • the course of the year can reveal itself to us in four Imaginations:
    • the Michael Imagination, the Mary Imagination and — as we shall
    • see later on — the Easter Imagination and the St. John Imagination.
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    • the year in four Cosmic Imaginations. The activities of four mighty
    • at St. John's Tide. These Imaginations provide material for endless
    • EASTER IMAGINATION
    • living, spiritual forms which appear as Imaginations.
    • any other way than by trying to gain domination over the Earth
    • cosmic Imagination comes before us as
    • the Easter Imagination, just as we had the Virgin and Child as the
    • Christmas Imagination in deep winter, and the Michael Imagination for
    • Imaginations which come before man at Michaelmas and Christmas, I was
    • Easter Imagination, where over against the activities of the
    • Imagination can lead directly to a ritual in the earthly realm, a
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    • the year in four Cosmic Imaginations. The activities of four mighty
    • at St. John's Tide. These Imaginations provide material for endless
    • ST. JOHN IMAGINATION
    • reverence and worship, to what the Easter Imagination, the
    • cosmic Easter Imagination, is. And now, for the St. John's time,
    • concentrated Imagination of Cosmic Understanding.
    • Imagination. These things are quite real, but I cannot speak of them
    • Imagination will come to meet us. For the St. John Imagination is
    • there, just as we have the Michael Imagination, the Christmas
    • Imagination, the Easter Imagination.
    • observation there appears, as a kind of culmination, this picture:
    • together in Imagination all those secrets of the depths which go to
    • Thus arises this Imagination of the
    • Trinity, which is really the St. John Imagination. The background of
    • Imagination of the Trinity would have to emerge. Special arrangements
    • the like. And if the true Imagination of these things is to be called
    • Imagination passes over into Inspiration.
    • him, confirming him — the St. John Imagination filled
    • Imagination — in these words:
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    • the year in four Cosmic Imaginations. The activities of four mighty
    • at St. John's Tide. These Imaginations provide material for endless
    • before you the four cosmic Imaginations which can be called up
    • four great cosmic Imaginations, as I described them to you —
    • the Autumn Imagination of Michael, the Christmas Imagination of
    • Gabriel. the Easter Imagination of Raphael, and the Midsummer,
    • St. John's Day, Imagination of Uriel. You must really picture to
    • organism. Anyone who speaks of this peculiar combination of
    • the four Imaginations.
    • you how the Easter Imagination is completed through the teaching that
    • Michael-Imagination, with the sword forged from meteoric iron,
    • reached his cosmic culmination. Then he begins his descent; in spring
    • That is the annual impregnation of the Earth's seasonal being.
  • Title: Fifth Gospel (1950): Lecture I
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    • “Reincarnation and Karma,” a direct line leads from
    • by an absolutely consistent path to the idea of reincarnation.
    • Darwinism and happens to believe in the idea of reincarnation,
    • incarnation of the planet Earth. [The reference here is to
    • a case the idea of reincarnation has been grafted into the soil
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    • perceive how peoples and nations arise and then pass away, how
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    • things that had already flamed up as illumination in his own
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    • of Ahriman remained in men under Ahriman's domination,
    • Heaven.” And the mystery of the Bread, of incarnation in
  • Title: Lecture: The (Four) Great Virtues
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    • harvest from his earlier incarnations. Because we can live in wisdom
    • won in earlier incarnations for this life, bringing over this wisdom
    • from earlier incarnations.
    • incarnations. The wiser we become, the more we bring over from
    • earlier incarnations into the present, and if we do not wish to
    • incarnations, there is then one who comes to saw it off: Ahriman.
    • power to do it. We have gained far, far more in earlier incarnations
    • won in earlier incarnations in such a way that it fills us in this
    • incarnation.
    • incarnation. What works in the brain has gone; that does not appear
    • in the next incarnation. But the forces active in the heart reappear
    • in the next incarnation. If we contemplate the interior of the head
    • in this incarnation, but will live too in the next incarnation,
    • incarnation. For these hearts should be the organs, the instruments
    • organs concerned to Lucifer in the next incarnation. For we abandon
    • up during earlier incarnations. If we have there to point towards
    • what was imparted to us during earlier incarnations, where we were
    • were in earlier times, in earlier incarnations in the times when we
    • incarnations. We provide all the more forces for these, the less we
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  • Title: Tension Between East and West: Lecture 1: Natural Science
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    • can intervene only formally, in clarification, combination and
    • combination of mirror-images. Images before me cannot compel
    • combination and analysis of thoughts. In this way he altered
    • nature: the imagination was not all that unusually active.
    • illumination from the ancient Orient, the magnificent song
    • by way of explanation and not with any idea of recommending it,
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    • unhealthy life of the soul, leads to mediumism, hallucinations
    • conjure up visions or hallucinations from the soul, but to
    • hallucinations and visions. He strives quite calmly to achieve
    • than the simple elimination of images, but one does eventually
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    • unconscious. Yet even a superficial examination of human
    • explanation. Anyone who has some contact with the spiritual
    • examination of the foundations of human civilization. This is
    • science, to exclude the imagination from everything that is
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    • the cosmos. A closer examination of the way in which the
    • examination by a true student of the soul, to rest on some
    • only need an explanation, and this can be conveyed in popular
    • something like a combination of spiritual elements resulting
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    • have in our present-day social pattern an inorganic combination
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    • determine, from the centre of national life, the nature of
    • inclination to think up a system of this kind; his eye is only
    • inclinations of the Orient. This is true even where the
    • attitude. Out of this, out of a combination of the nature of
    • merely the successor of the Oriental national leaders, for,
    • religious denominations, whereas in the major social structures
    • that are the nations we observe the operation of legal
    • within nations. We perceive that, in the ancient Orient, the
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    • the international situation today, and observe, with the
    • `mind's eye' I would say, how the various nations of the
    • and nations into conflict, strife and combat, are to lead, if
    • aesthetic element. And this combination of aesthetic and
    • experience, implies its subordination to a merely utilitarian
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    • relatively easy to work out, on a would-be national basis, any
    • straightforward and simple manner, an explanation in terms of
    • depends on men's determination. I know that many people
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    • is no such thing as a general abstract determination of law;
    • ratiocination has been expended on law in the course of
    • precisely when it becomes nationalized, it leads to the
    • an organization and not a combination. It comes into being
  • Title: Lecture: Pythic, Prophetic and Spiritual-Scientific Clairvoyance
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    • learn to know ourselves when we learn to know the imaginations which
    • thus built up. This inner world can consist of a sum of imaginations.
    • an imagination of taste but does not work formatively, so in many people,
    • connections with it than in an incarnation between birth and death,
    • incarnation on earth, remain united with it through those members which
    • know, and so on. The principle of living in a few imaginations
    • which might be called: blood and nerve imaginations, still exists in
    • few blood and nerve imaginations. But this is not what leads us to selfless
    • labour for human evolution, such a tarrying in blood and nerve imaginations
    • that which kindles the blood or nerve imaginations, they then think
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    • learn to know ourselves when we learn to know the Imaginations
    • This inner world can consist of a sum of Imaginations, whereas in
    • Mosel, which of course rises only to an Imagination of taste but does
    • incarnation between birth and death, so that blood and nerves can
    • physical incarnation on earth, remain united with it through those
    • so on. The principle of living in a few Imaginations which might be
    • called blood and nerve Imaginations, still exists in many. Many
    • and nerve Imaginations. But this is not what leads us to selfless
    • imaginations leads only to a heightening of self-enjoyment, to a
    • blood or nerve Imaginations. They then think they can be excused
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    • Moon. We know indeed that the previous incarnation of the Earth
    • occurred in the Moon-Incarnation of the Earth, at the
    • was not to be ascribed to the Sun, the 2nd incarnation of the
    • earthly incarnation that which now is gleam, and as such is
    • incarnation, as the seed of the plant this year will animate
    • next earthly incarnation.
    • incarnation, becomes a concrete reality in the next. We
    • the metaphysical explanation given about the orderings of
    • condemnation of such people as Julian the Apostate or Napoleon.
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    • Social Question” in Reincarnation and Immortality
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    • for example, the aspect of reincarnation and karma —
    • indignation, why doesn't the lout go to work? Now I knew
    • most unappetizing aspects of the national economy are easy
    • national economy that is overwhelming our developmental
    • national economy; then they will have the ability to develop
    • that is the mistake of all our national economic
    • of reincarnation. First, it renders understandable for us
    • another stage of their existence, in an earlier incarnation.
    • compensated in different incarnations, for it directs itself
    • national economists and our social theorists today so
    • entire national economy today lives under false premises.
    • to thinking in today's national-economic terms will say perhaps
    • than the coordination of pay with production does. If that
    • which humanity will live. In short, here is a national
    • to acknowledge reincarnation if one carries Haeckel's ideas further.
    • national economy is no burden. Only if Theosophy comes to be
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    • to obtain light on each separate part, and you seek the explanation
    • according to inclination and his destiny, a pure, ideal person, to
    • concept of duty, and follows only his inclinations and instincts.
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    • explanation of a work of fantasy will be turned down with the remark:
    • made to similar explanations which I have given: ‘We are not
    • his imagination, the right to do it? Can one object: the plant knows
    • against such an explanation of Goethe's story. I do not want things
    • explanations which I shall give you. For it is as true that we must
    • particular inclination of the soul, which, if a man wishes to attain
    • There are people whose inclination lies in the
    • so that not only a few individuals who seek illumination can cross
    • significance, and if we enter into one more explanation, it
    • only give the method of explanation. Bury yourselves in the story,
    • thought, the illumination of feeling and the working out of will.
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    • symbols and explanations from those old books, which worked
    • filled with self-denial and resignation, ready to investigate
    • highest problems of life. Those who have no inclination to compare
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    • Thus all such explanations as rest on a basis of old
    • explanation is demanded drawn from the depths of spirit-life.
    • symbolic explanation is discouraged. The demand is that the
    • explanation of Faust is to depend on the faithful discipleship
    • has received as one approaching illumination. It might be thought
    • supernatural world — national spirits, time-spirits, and so
    • only who is worthy can tread slowly and with resignation. He shows
    • represents the idea of re-incarnation cryptically — as
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    • Imaginations and pictures. The pictures were not so real as
    • had already become decadent. The younger nation went out
    • forth out of these Imaginations, learned to say: I must be a
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    • incarnations on Earth and had now entered into the new form of
    • incarnations.
    • incarnations after the return to Earth. He had, as I said in
    • incarnation, nor did they in those days; — into the life,
    • incarnations on Earth, had a clairvoyant knowledge, by means of
    • incarnation that we have described they were unable just
    • up into itself from all sides the Imaginations and influences
    • Imaginations, concretely, externally present.
    • These Imaginations had the form of gigantic, plant-like
    • formed itself as plant in the Earth through Imagination, he
    • between two separate incarnations. And thereby did they bear
    • earlier incarnations. And now, as the origin of the kingdoms of
    • in a later incarnation as
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    • filled with Imaginations. And these Imaginations were pictures
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    • — and you will by this imagination call up again in your
    • happened if Alexander, in his incarnation as Alexander, had
    • look in Imaginations. Spiritual vision is needed there. Yes, we
    • East. When we look East, we have to look in Imaginations. We
    • Looking across to the East and letting our imagination be fired
    • — for it needs to be grasped with the imagination. And
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    • combination with various other substances; magnesium is also
    • that she contains. Then we have a picture, an imagination of
    • of imaginations, and they make a picture to themselves of this
    • combination. It is composed, so they say, of carbon, oxygen,
    • in complicate combination. And so the atomist comes to see in
    • combination. The atoms and molecules have to be thought of as
    • complicated chemical combination at all, it is all broken up,
    • it are reduced to chaos and are in no sort of combination, they
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    • incarnations, the Earth will become barbaric. Human beings will
    • that in their next incarnations men may be able to confront the
    • voice which because of the trend and inclination of your souls
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    • through sense-perceptions or any intellectual combinations?
    • carried into this earth-life as an inner determination of
    • formed only in the imagination. Geometry is not a spontaneous
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    • the present incarnation for the next; from this earthly
    • time, have this illumination: — that the Ideals of the
    • Nationalism, as was possible in the pre-Christian age; because in
    • on the Principle of nationality, for instance, there he is involved
    • of old could look to his nationality, because he saw it determined
    • Nation itself as something special, is an anachronism, he must
    • consider other social structures. To regard a Nation as something
    • Nations” are relics of the pre-Christian Age,
    • any national Chauvinism (which would not be seemly) we will try to
    • nations, one can find characterised in a certain way what lies
    • to bring before you as a definition or explanation, but simply
    • national philosophy. That is something which lies in the soil of
    • philosophical blossoms of the nation)
    • distinct inclination to Mysticism existing, that, in spite of his
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    • into the sleeping Earth-soul in order to have Imagination,
    • the. dream-like Imagination of the old spiritual vision, then
    • for this alternation, whereas man sleeps and wakes in the
    • disinclination to look at the whole of nature, the tendency
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    • Ways of Spiritual Cognition and the Rejuvenation of the Artistic Lifestyle,
    • Ways of Spiritual Cognition and the Rejuvenation
    • the force of imagination. Our whole spirit would then be
    • imagination will realise that in the depths of our spirit,
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    • evolution, in man's passage from incarnation to incarnation
    • journeyed from incarnation to incarnation, by his turning now
    • souls with widely different characters, racial and national
    • explanation, that Anthroposophy arouses this interest in us
    • Saturn, Sun and Moon, concerning reincarnation, and the
    • special characteristics of race, colour, nationality,
    • disinclination for all that mars man as a part in the
    • earth-development in repeated incarnations, it is our task to
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    • examinations at the conclusion of high school, the
    • Abitur. After having passed their examinations, these
    • but he also on occasion spoke with indignation against all
    • this with a certain inner indignation. When Herder introduced
    • and inclination, and at the same time, free of the sensible.
    • to Faust's explanation of why he turned to a magic
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    • more than a child. His later inclination to art is thus glibly
    • incarnation worked with special force.
    • in this incarnation.
    • activities, but the reverse is true. The explanation of the
    • capacities of his soul, but he had to set forth a rejuvenation
    • first had to experience his own rejuvenation in Rome. It is for
    • this reason that the rejuvenation scene,
    • is associated with such a rejuvenation as Goethe experienced.
    • rejuvenation as Goethe experienced. In his time there was
    • forces are associated with such a rejuvenation that are
    • projected over into the next incarnation. Here experiences are
    • woven together that belong to the present incarnation and also
    • that when Goethe returns in another incarnation it will still
    • perfect in his views of nature in this incarnation. Many things
    • in Kürschner's Nationalliteratur.
    • earlier. These two scenes — the rejuvenation scene in
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    • ego. In explaining the alternation between waking and sleeping,
    • our life must be due to the rhythmical alternation that occurs
    • rhythmical alternation is identical with the alternation of
    • see, not only the phenomenon, but also its explanation has long
    • been known. Only now has this explanation been furnished again
    • had only these explanations (as we have heard them today) they
    • they were driven from class to class and from examination to
    • examination. This was felt by him and it gave him a rich
    • you must bear in mind that man needs the rhythmic alternation
    • The ego and the astral body need this alternation of sinking
    • then, is the significance of this interplay and alternation of
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    • previous incarnations in a more complex way than was the case
    • fantastic imaginations.
    • that corresponds to my talents and inclinations that I have had
    • incarnation of spiritual beings. At present, during this earth
    • the religious denominations could remain as it is, since it was
    • combination possesses only those effects that are derived from
    • national economic development will become such that to patent
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    • individual with race, nation and all sorts of other historical
    • illness in this incarnation, but also to be carried through the
    • incarnation in many respects — whereas his head is the result
    • connected especially with his preceding incarnations. When you
    • karmic stream through various incarnations. What we experience
    • present incarnation. It is well that it is so because we should
    • be industrious in our present incarnation. But much that will
    • the experiences of our present incarnation — the incidents
    • influence even in the same incarnation in young people. Above
    • incarnation into the next. We have to do with a whole complex
    • of forces that project from one incarnation into another. Now
    • vocation of his preceding incarnation. Mistakes are often made
    • of his previous incarnation, and this would be detrimental to
    • the vocational karma of his previous incarnation. In other
    • certain family in a specific nation. Thus, we receive a
    • our previous incarnation, but from the way in which we have
    • lived with others in previous incarnations. By this I mean how
    • during a preceding incarnation, not in any particular part of
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    • inclination to pay attention to those who have tried to grasp
    • explanation of how the pyramids were built according to a
    • in the right way, your imagination will reveal to you those
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    • incarnations. People talk about heredity, but a correct opinion
    • climate, nationality, etc. At that time, humans become mature,
    • his previous incarnation.
    • impulses of the preceding incarnation are effective in far
    • the preceding incarnation. Note the difference. During the
    • previous incarnation, fructified by what has happened between
    • stage. It does not require a national background to present
    • to decide whether it is necessary to harbor nationalistic
    • feelings or perhaps even a peculiar nationalistic fervor, in
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    • National Assembly and in the same year was made a member of the
    • and offered themselves and nobody showed pity or indignation.
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    • inclination to materialism arises in the human soul. There is
    • then know that the present religious denominations do not rise
    • expressed confession but the inclination of the feeling nature
    • of the idea of nationality. This idea is grounded in an
    • the case with man's inclination to a single angel, but here the
    • this social-egoistic inclination to an archangel, just as
    • to say that there might have been certain combinations of
    • but which was a certain combination of sounds, it then came
    • combination of sounds, a different world surrounded the human
    • spoken since a certain domination was thus exercised over him
    • condition is created for the incarnation of demons. If anyone
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    • the most advanced nations pass over to monotheism at a
    • his family, his nation, his time. If we should survey him
    • connection with certain inclinations and tendencies that he had
    • consciously to work on the perspective of his next incarnation
    • certain nation. The person who has remained behind continues to
    • belong to this nation in his physical body, but a force
    • belonging to an entirely different nation takes possession of
    • develop here through one's inclination toward relationships to
    • certain nation and loses a friend through death who is already
    • preparing to be a member of a different nation, the bond of
    • as I might say, a darkling inclination. If there are some
    • religious denomination.
    • within a religious denomination, we will not be understood
    • sufficient number of incarnations. Everyone today is to some
    • dissemination of the doctrine, has been reduced to a tiny
    • subscribes to the belief that the dissemination of the
    • place in America to cure mankind of the idea of reincarnation.
    • testimony that they were not at all waiting for reincarnation.
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    • different incarnations, so the earth finds itself as Jupiter,
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    • the human individuality as it progresses from incarnation to
    • incarnation. Then we have to say: what in this incarnation we
    • previous incarnation; what we now bear in us as breast-man is
    • really only related to our present incarnation; what we have
    • incarnation, is already related to our next incarnation. I
    • origin in your previous incarnation.
    • incarnation. In this map you would be able to read a great
    • deal of the karma of your next incarnation. This is of
    • drawing, what in the previous incarnation has already
    • what the man will do in his next incarnation. This is
    • remarkable patterns on which men's secret inclinations are
    • inclinations are not without their influence. Much of man's
    • secret inclination is expressed in these patterns. These
    • incarnation will bring to a man. Now we have been considering
    • comprehensive picture, of your previous incarnation. For in
    • incarnation. That is indeed so. There is always a slight
    • consciousness of your previous incarnation going on, a
    • subconsciousness of the previous incarnation was completely
    • in your previous incarnation, in the dreams of your thorax
    • incarnation up to your present birth. And in the dreams that
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    • imagination and picture that everything materially filling
    • passing from one incarnation to the next. We see the plant
    • hands, legs, feet of your previous incarnation, and what you
    • your head of the next incarnation.
    • my next incarnation ... how then should my head be made out
    • incarnation.
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    • of national economy altogether, to take only things like ‘supply
    • from the national-economy aspect, one considers it solely
    • account in the whole of modern national economy. For this
    • reason, national economy got completely out of hand. It is
    • the national economy which it founds will be one that knows
    • man's next incarnation. These people had been taught by
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    • imaginations, themselves appear as objective entities in
    • the soul, and in fact, we can live in such imaginations. It is
    • described, that these imaginations no longer arise out of the
    • soul. Imaginations, on the other hand, are processes which take
    • between imaginations and visions can, it is true, become a
    • called imagination, is our ordinary fantasy. Our higher
    • in the life of imagination where we know that the chair cannot
    • imaginations transparent, the second thing necessary in order
    • the soul to get beyond the stage of imagination and enter the
    • imagination and inspiration is the same as when, in going to
    • imaginations. It is not that we develop a lower form of
    • penetrate into the spiritual world by imagination,
    • becoming familiar with imagination, inspiration and intuition,
    • to imagination, inspiration and intuition we see, therefore,
    • what sort of experience we have in imagination,
    • through the science of spirit in our experience of imagination,
    • inspiration and intuition. If, having attained to imagination
    • imagination which arises as a matter of course in its own
    • limbs an imagination is produced, having nothing to do with our
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    • two nations are quite different in character. The one is the
    • nation. The other is Wilson, who at about the same time gave a
    • about the American nation. It is interesting to compare these
    • German historian, came to about his own German nation. He has
    • directs his view to the example of his own nation. I can only
    • German nation at that time arose out of a kind of activity of
    • the imagination which felt itself stimulated to think in
    • Wilson calls the American nation.
    • that it is because the American nation has come into being on
    • forth if history is studied with the help of imagination and
    • — imagination, inspiration and intuition — to
    • pictures, in imaginations, must be called forth from the depths
    • of historical evolution. These imaginations must then
    • science of spirit, working with imagination, inspiration and
    • birth, but comes from previous incarnations upon earth.
    • Imagination, inspiration and intuition provide us with a true
    • imagination and inspiration reach down into our
    • means of imagination, inspiration and intuition it will be
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    • hallucinations and even more serious states. In our ordinary
    • if someone says this could all be an illusion, hallucination,
    • real from dreams and hallucinations.
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    • and hallucinations, through medium-ship, or through suggestion
    • anything which leads him to hallucinations or visions, through
    • from hallucinations and visions becomes more dependent upon his
    • hallucinations and visions, or if he becomes open to
    • submerged in this life of hallucinations and visions.
    • hallucinations. A spiritual researcher in the
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    • a world of dreams, visions or hallucinations, but with
    • and imagination, even when we are awake — these truths,
    • alive in the activity of his imagination and thinking.
    • are not the same forces that lead to hallucinations or visions,
    • hallucinations and visions. — It is the opposite process.
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    • must speak for itself. An explanation of any kind is not in
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    • Incarnation of Lucifer and Ahriman
    • Incarnation of Lucifer and Ahriman, and has the title,
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    • under the title of Nationalism. You will see if you
    • collected under the title Nationalism will say: the
    • in philosophers such as John Stuart Mill, or in national
    • unfortunately I do so with inclination. Therefore I reproach
    • them — the explanations of different men concerning their
    • themselves off in their national chauvinism, and if you try
    • to take up generally human and spiritual truths with national
    • Movement there existed a certain disinclination at first
    • tendencies, which evoke in man a certain disinclination to
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    • incarnations. These successive incarnations bring him to a
    • death, we have a special inclination to give ourselves up to
    • remained to us that inclination which indeed does not express
    • itself as any very strong inclination inhumanity, but simply
    • inclination if, through our karma which we fulfill here
    • the Spiritual world we develop too little inclination to have
    • and death we develop too strong inclination on what surrounds
    • certain circumstances, in our next incarnation,unless we can
    • world, we can come in to an incarnation in which we cannot
    • those persons in their next incarnation will be exposed to
    • next incarnation to enter fully into the life on Earth; they
    • appears the inclination in man which hinders him from
    • that he cannot in his next incarnation pass in the right way
    • keep humanity back from undergoing any future incarnations.
    • He wants to make man of such a nature in this incarnation
    • deep disinclination to undergo future incarnations, it seems
    • nation, no longer wanting to appear within a physical body.
    • Earth on one incarnation, before the Earth has attained its
    • become the inclination of humanity.
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    • facts of the case He has no dis8rimination about the way in
    • religious denomination. What then remains for
    • materialistic, since the religious denominations deprive it
    • words. In the course of our necessary explanations we have
    • Weimar National Assembly were heard fifty — men able to
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    • life is the repetition of earlier incarnations. To-day we
    • listened to as are the words of the members of the National
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    • that in the spiritual life of to-day there is no inclination
    • being are merely emanations from the organs — emanations which
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    • truth, and that explanations of them show a groping after
    • secret of all life that there is ceaseless extermination of
    • Imagination — but through Intuition. Through the vision
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    • The Sources of Artistic Imagination and the
    • imagination, artistic creative power and appreciation, and
    • whence artistic imagination receives its impulses, such
    • imagination. Writers of fairy-tales or other artists who try
    • imagination and the conscious vision that can function in the
    • essentials of the connection between artistic imagination and
    • artistic imagination and seership it is necessary to realise
    • creating out of artistic imagination or phantasy will
    • will be of artistic imagination, based upon his personal
    • imagination. I do not mean by this that the seer, when in
    • of these few words into a self-contained imagination of a
    • poetry, although the imagination has no real link with the
    • it into an inner perception, into an imagination, filling it
    • shapes his phantasy and imagination by the application of
    • colour, he develops imaginations. It is important, however,
    • the opposite side and from there enters into the imaginations
    • imagination and super-sensible knowledge on the other. A
    • imagination; it is an inner experience, not abstract but so
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    • time human beings are living through incarnations in which they can
    • of the metaporphosis of the body of the preceding incarnation. The body
    • of the present incarnation, that is to say, the body with the exclusion
    • of the head, will become the head of the next incarnation, after we
    • We can therefore picture man's progress through incarnation as follows:
    • into the head of the next incarnation. Once again he will receive the
    • body of the next incarnation from the Earth. The head disappears,
    • the head of the new incarnation. In our present incarnation we have,
    • incarnation. It is this basic idea which we have been considering in
    • incarnation? At the outset it is difficult to conceive of the body being
    • death—that is to say, the forces underlying the body in this incarnation,
    • next incarnation. This is the remarkable connection which becomes clear
    • to be transformed into the head of the next incarnation. You will say:
    • body into the head of the next incarnation. And the most learned would
    • facing a grave danger. The danger would be that in their next incarnation
    • in appearance. This is bound to happen, when, in the previous incarnation,
    • from the realm of Imagination, my dear friends, can be multiplied over
    • incarnation. As we acquire knowledge of the outer world, we deprive
    • may be transformed into the head of the next incarnation. And if the
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    • evolution, in man's passage from incarnation to incarnation
    • journeyed from incarnation to incarnation, by his turning now
    • souls with widely different characters, racial and national
    • explanation, that Anthroposophy arouses this interest in us
    • Saturn, Sun and Moon, concerning reincarnation, and the
    • special characteristics of race, colour, nationality,
    • disinclination for all that mars man as a part in the
    • earth-development in repeated incarnations, it is our task to
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    • means of the explanation of the latter as it is possible at
    • present. But from the explanation of the New Testament as it is
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    • reincarnation that, with further progress in the
    • questions of reincarnation, of re-embodiment.
    • reincarnations, re-embodiments, during the succeeding
    • incarnations, and still have long distances to travel in
    • rapidly, who, one might say, have utilized their incarnations
    • who have by no means gone through various incarnations
    • time and find it in a previous fleshly incarnation, trace it
    • farther back and find it again in another incarnation, and so
    • find it at all in any former fleshly incarnation; but if we do,
    • used. They were not, however, limited to any one nationality
    • nationality — was ripe, was fitted to have interwoven
    • very delicate discrimination and exact outlining of concepts,
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    • but an Imagination where the memory is so far advanced that
    • but represents an overall Imagination of a previous earth life.
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    • evolution and destination, the riddle of birth and death, the
    • matured abilities and inclinations, it also contains seeds
    • destination, birth and death, infinity and eternity; (b)
    • Alphonso XIII. She has had no inclination to deviate one iota
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    • poetical expressions of a nation's soul. The poetic soul of a
    • nation is nothing but a fantasy product of donnish
    • trivial explanations of this saying are to be found, but the
    • but the combination of forces behind it that constructed this
    • nation the world over describes a significant moment in
    • inclinations; these could be traced in his blood. This
    • personal life; he learned to govern his moral inclinations
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    • wit, and power of observation and imagination, than we learn
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    • evil. Materialism may appear to have explanations for
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    • divine spark. The designations of everything else we share
    • the child had inclinations to steal. Questioning brought to
    • imagination, and that induces movement in the inner organs
    • throwing itself body and soul into what the imagination
    • through imagination, so its inner organs are condemned to
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    • endowed with its own inclinations, and its own impulses to
    • can be readily understood even today. This explanation is
    • part of the body's supporting structure and the culmination
    • “I” on the basis of reincarnation; we must
    • exhausted, an individual loses the inclination to transform
    • memory and creative imagination.
    • body is the bearer of creative imagination and memory, and
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    • When the incarnation that will follow draws near, the human
    • The explanation
    • hallucinations, and will often give one and the same answer
    • individual cannot through explanations convince the ill
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    • all that person can do is talk glibly about reincarnation and
    • of conversation all over the town. As no natural explanation
    • manifestation. And indeed an explanation was soon
    • entities. This is the realm of Imagination; of ideas that are
    • not a product of fantasy. Fantasy is related to imagination
    • raised to become imagination.
    • yet have access to the world of imagination, but it is a
    • light-filled, sound-filled imagination; then they attain
    • the Power of imagination, impressed itself deeply into the
    • imagination. Spiritual science is such wisdom, and has the
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    • At every moment it prevents the chemical combinations from
    • destination ever more clearly, the working of these laws must
    • former incarnations, begin to develop. Consequently, a true
    • imposed upon him, his inherent inclinations and talents are
    • inner inclinations and talents brought over from former
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    • unless all inclination towards fantasy and illusion is
    • knowledge, and imagination spiritual vision, knowledge of the
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    • careful examination of the Gospels as they were in the second
    • short of tragic. Spiritual scientific explanations are
    • spiritual scientific explanations is in effect like saying:
    • oppose spiritual science. Rejection of true explanations is
    • Hebrew nation.
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    • describing it pictorially according to race and nation, the religions
    • incarnations: Christian Rosenkreuz; and that this endowment shall be
    • certain coordination of the personalities
    • involved in this work will be necessary; this coordination will take
    • Sophie Stinde, in charge of this coordination.
    • further nominations had been made known, one of the people who had
    • Meanwhile work was undertaken in various areas through the nomination
    • between the members from various nations in Dornach. We tried to
    • overcome such blood [national] ties, but every now and again
    • interpretation in Freudian sense for the illumination of her case. He
    • possibility of further nominations to the existing circle of eight
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    • foundations as family, political party, nationality, sect, etc.
    • imagination; they are divine-spiritual forces which have
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    • Also planets develop through different incarnations:
    • then the members of a race or nation, for example, the whole
    • Egyptian or the whole Jewish nation. They had souls that had
    • the different nations had Mysteries, before Christ appeared on
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    • you can meditate in your soul, because long explanations would
    • Eve which brings a new cosmic year. In future incarnations,
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    • imagination, if one simply sees how things are remembered, leads us
    • flows out from the kidney; these are the imaginations, which swim on
    • to him in imaginations. This is an extraordinarily interesting formation
    • which causes much headache today, finds its explanation here at least:
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    • is an extraordinarily favorable designation, because the spleen is connected
    • bowels. Therefore “spleen” is an extraordinarily good designation,
    • illumination, Sälde; this was what became the motif of
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    • Imaginations. And we must be clear that we simply must reach the point
    • manifold Imaginations of plant forms. And just with the help of these
    • age, and most of all during the termination of the dark age, in the
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    • imaginations a person might see, for that sparrow was not mere
    • sparrow as an imagination. I just wanted to mention that.
    • this imagination. One might begin to think of the artist's
    • greatest inclination to ask about everything, “What was
    • conquered the cultural life of other nations too. Even in
    • in other incarnations. Looking only at what I am saying to you
    • and your previous incarnations. If each one of you did not
    • incarnation. It depends on other things as well. If we say it
    • determination, while others enjoy getting up. We could easily
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    • next incarnation according to this rhythm. He arranges it so
    • Someone bringing with him from earlier incarnations impulses of
    • us by our previous incarnation, by our karma. But if we do not
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    • examination of will impulses. Religious denominations
    • for people to remember previous incarnations? Yet for our
    • incarnation something will not want to come up, but will remain
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    • culmination was reached in the second decade of the twentieth
    • call up the inclination on earth to wipe out this old
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    • ago, has today reached a culmination and will spread farther
    • other hand, language plays in men's international operation
    • now we, as earthly men, have developed a certain inclination
    • imaginative conception, Imagination. It is mankind's special
    • of Imagination. I beg of you not to confuse what I am
    • cultivates imagination. Each one of us must seek his own
    • Imagination for esoteric development: but the fault genius
    • cultivates the Imagination from which must come the common
    • express oneself through pictures. The life of Imagination in
    • V    Imagination
    • Inspiration is active in the fifth, Imagination is not fully
    • the imagination must be cultivated in the emancipated
    • incarnation menu usually remain bound only to a certain
    • recently become international, men have with a certain
    • Imagination then brings about — what has to do with
    • to the life of Imagination.
    • common imagination, is something that will provide a social
    • German are plastic imagination, or whether, as in Latin
  • Title: Goetheanism as an Impulse for Man's Transformation - Lecture I: The Difference Between Man and Animal
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    • conceptions throughout the world. Men are under the domination of these
    • spiritual world in full consciousness, to develop Imagination, Inspiration,
    • lasts, mankind in one incarnation or another will have to pass the Guardian
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    • be underrated. It is true that if men have sufficient power of discriminations
    • would be less exposed to this temptation. But such power of discrimination
    • of the senses in special outer and inner imaginations. Thus the first
    • the senses for special outer or inner imaginations. My dear friends,
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    • my dear friends, in Imaginations translated into words. In reality these
    • this Imagination into words) actually so long as they are in a physical
    • because an Imagination is being clothed in words) man as a conceiver
    • however, has need of explanation when applied in a new epoch—he
    • him to think. Only by the most punctilious self-examination, by conscientious
    • self-examination, will the distinction be discovered. The distinction
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    • the capacity for discrimination. I have said this repeatedly, so that
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    • a special Leader of the people. How in their imagination they would
    • of the realised imaginations of the ritual. The barbarians' hearts and
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    • inclination mankind has today for forming unprejudiced judgment on this
    • as German nationals of North Hungary, of Siebenburg and formerly of
    • experiences, in the whole national character, there has always flowed
    • cannot be otherwise. But out of all this, the extermination of which
    • for external existence has been decided upon, indeed the extermination
    • of the German nature just because he is so entirely without national
    • Chauvinism or anything at all reminiscent of Chauvinism or nationalism,
    • that as powerful imagination meet you in The Fairy tale of the Green
    • Beautiful Lily as a mighty Imagination, after passing the Guardian
    • lying in the mighty Imaginations of The Green Snake end the Beautiful
    • of Goethe, with the help of the mighty Imaginations embodied In the
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    • of what we can, from an imagination regarding the way we can
    • feelings tend towards an inclination, then towards reluctance,
    • to work towards his next incarnation. Slowly he builds up the
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    • that everything within imagination — acquired through
    • without comment, explanations or considerations, one steps into
    • interesting that from the beginning of the combination of
    • one imagination to another, from one idea to the next idea in
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    • in my imagination, my experiences and feelings if this
    • individuality which has gone from one incarnation to the next
    • and which will repeat future incarnations, how would it have
    • imaginations, thoughts and ideas would this individuality
    • imagination when you reflect about it, how you, from morning to
    • etheric body. Nothing is added into our examination according
    • self-centred brooding. Right here we must shift our examination
    • need to link the examination, with reference to the area of the
    • rule, not much can be done when we build an imagination upon
    • the fact that now and then this incarnation must be renounced
    • hereditary stream but which continues from one incarnation to
    • experiences of the soul, through incarnations. Our experiences
    • combination of life's facts, through which we gradually,
    • reincarnation and karma. For the highest self-knowledge we must
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    • with the imagination of the artist. This is the thing that you must
    • of evolution when one has built up in pictures and in imaginations what
    • creates not in intellectual ideas but in pictures and in imaginations.
    • future of mankind. The old world beliefs were developed from imaginations.
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    • a combination of what you have seen singly before: here above, the Flying
    • in temperament, in character and the joyous inclination towards that
    • through the illumination of the soul; through the Luciferic. And the
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    • feelings, nor merely of dogmatic imaginations. Whoever wished
    • given rise to an unusually clever explanation — and a
    • very clever people have accepted this clever explanation. We
    • clever explanation referred to is expressed in the words:
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    • Walpurgis-night was not written in close coordination with
    • his astral body, certain inclinations and affinities
    • life and not through any hellish machination, for respectable
    • blood-red cord is still about her neck. The Imagination has
    • imagination to the vision of the soul of Gretchen who, by
  • Title: Problem of Faust: Lecture III: Goethe's Feeling for the Concrete.
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    • that Goethe's inner imagination develop out of the
    • a previous incarnation and is formed, as I have explained in
    • I know of a medical examination in which a young student came
    • the Rights of Man, of International Federation and things of
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    • creature, his incarnation. You must picture a certain process
    • to what goes on up to the moment when impregnation takes
    • impregnation. One has a quite wrong and materialistically
    • germ-cell before impregnation, and let us ask ourselves what
    • incarnation into a physical body and ends with physical
    • therefore, you take this imagination of Plutarch's, you have
    • That is at the sane time the imagination for the
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    • which we really experience. Behind all thoughts are Imaginations;
    • living in himself, raised up into an Imagination. In ordinary
    • it transformed again to a living Imagination. Thus in the
    • Imagination.
    • relationship to Helena: inclination
    • transformed into Imagination; it is Feeling that has become
    • Imagination. Here, then, you have the second stage —
    • Feeling that has become Imagination.
    • Imagination.
    • epoch began, the imagination of those, who were sensitive to
  • Title: Problem of Faust: Lecture VI: The Helena Saga and the Riddle of Freedom
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    • connected with relationships of blood and clan, nation and
    • of family and race, clan and nation. To-day a very serious
    • Nationality. This abstract emphasis on Nationality, this
    • setting up of programmes on the foundations of a national
    • explanations of the myths. Therefore the exoteric myths were
    • nations themselves we are not concerned in this connection)
    • Right and Freedom and for the Independece of Nations.”
    • Right and Freedom of the Nations, and directly side by side
    • Nations, and yet — one stands for a such a policy. One
    • Nations.
    • Nationality upon the other — five million human beings
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    • universe reaches its culmination in the creation of man, on
    • and to supply by means of your imagination what did not
    • experience alternations of light and darkness — think
    • Science, of course they are unable to give any explanation of
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    • explanation of nature? bince the eighties of the last century
    • is an abomination and a heresy for the present day scientific
    • obvious correct scientific explanation of the human head
    • called “Der Internationale Kitt” (International Cement) are
    • to mention the breach among the international Christians in
    • the mission field. Thus, a popular ideal limited by national
    • feeling again to have gained the day over the international,
    • for Christianity to be able to develop its international
    • Christianity to encourage the international impulse to prevent
  • Title: Problem of Faust: Lecture X: Faust's Knowledge and Understanding of Himself
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    • Imagination. And he does this first in the Romantic
    • Walpurgis-Night where he takes the Imaginations from ancient
    • Imaginations appearing to different people in different
    • Imaginations in some degree still approached spiritual
    • must first advance to the world of Imagination, Inspiration,
    • into that other world, the world of Imagination, Inspiration,
    • from one incarnation to another, from one earth-life to
    • These quite abstract explanations, all this symbolising of an
    • to attend the ocean-festival. Galatea! and Imagination of a
    • physical germination? He uses the microscope; he examines the
    • Dorides. In these Imaginations we are led into a mysterious
    • Imaginations awakened by the Kabiri impulses, by the
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    • desire was then to take refute in the Imaginations of the
    • as yet, to supersede these by his own Imaginations; therefore
    • can be perceived in Imaginations, in pictures, is therefore
    • body in Imaginations. Unless the abstract idea of Homunculus
    • significant Imagination from the Greek world-conception, in
    • which, from one incarnation, from one earth-life to another,
    • previous incarnation; and what is my present body will be,
    • incarnation, it becomes my next head. This is the crown of
    • After everything ha been tried through majestic Imaginations
    • we ourselves learn to know the Imaginations which, in the
    • force underlying impregnation, conception, pregnancy,
    • concerning this waking. It may be understood in imagination
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    • different religious denominations is, usually, only at its
    • Imaginations, in imaginative pictures.
    • friends, reincarnation can also be regarded from the moral
    • what, in the present incarnation, you evolve out of the lower
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    • but you have an imagination. Through this one will also the
    • usually has no inclination at all to live in the outer world,
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    • imagination of the “I” (Ich). All images,
    • “Don't seek to find an incorrect imagination of Me,
    • protect the truth within you, as an imagination of Me, then you
    • gender.” A real medicinal imagination is linked to that
    • which this commandment gave, linked to the imagination that
    • when the human being has a pure imagination of his relationship
    • a false imagination of the Divine, then you will, from gender
    • take up the correct imagination of the Divine, otherwise that
    • true spiritual imagination. Through this a simultaneous breath
    • Commandments from Sinai is unique and only allows illumination
    • has brought something from previous incarnations which has
    • have done in this examination, we arrive at the notion that at
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    • thereof, draw men as though by the power of some fascination
    • things: on the one hand, a state of absolute resignation in
    • life — a resignation, in short, with regard to all the
    • discover, co-existing with this attitude of resignation,
    • become interwoven with explanations relating to the facts
    • his imagination, for it amounts to credulity and superstition
    • knowledge as to the world's material combination, how to
    • inevitable law, which, owing to the lengthy explanation it
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    • special destiny; to bring to the West a knowledge of reincarnation and
    • reincarnation and karma, and the tasks of the Anthroposophical Society
    • special destiny; to bring to the West a knowledge of reincarnation and
    • reincarnation and karma, and the tasks of the Anthroposophical Society
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    • historic ones taking into account the concept of reincarnation
    • contents from their former incarnations. They gave it an
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    • spiritual world. But what Spiritual Science calls Imagination,
    • Feeling for internationalism or cosmopolitanism is never stultified by
    • language and people, false nationalism and chauvinism arise, with
    • their external emphasis upon race and nationality.
    • peoples are adopting a false attitude to nationality, race and
    • already in their last incarnation were too materialistic, that
    • internationalism or cosmopolitanism.
    • has become an ‘automaton’ in his relation to his nation, language and
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    • world in some incarnation, his link with his nation, for example, is
    • in the new incarnation through intercourse with the outer world are
    • previous incarnations he could have brought to expression. If,
    • years of the Thirty Years War, and a measure of illumination can only
    • illumination of the highest wisdom if they were to become intelligible
    • understand what comes to pass on Earth. In the external national
    • forces must be working in the world, in the whole international course
    • What we know of our will is only the illumination thrown upon it by
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    • transport ourselves in imagination toRammenau in Oberlausitz, a
    • went by at Schulpforta. When he had to write his examination thesis
    • examination at Schulpforta, went to Jena, and had to live there in
    • singular concatenation of circumstances, while he was still
    • us just attempt to view him in imagination as he discharges the
    • would be a profanation of the holy day to address the Jena students
    • accept the resignation which Fichte had not really meant to
    • himself, is typical of German national feeling. For when he delivered his
    • expressed such vehement condemnation of Fichte's previous work that
    • soul of his nation and its national characteristics, in his
    • is rightly regarded as a direct expression of German national sentiment,
    • in so far as we are able to apprehend the spirit of German nationality
    • of foreign domination, so long will the memory of this brave man
    • useless explanation.”]
    • German nation, on its highest level, and speaking from the depth of
    • its being, has to utter. For that is what this German nation
    • level it had then reached, to the German nation itself.
    • expression of German nationality itself, not that which is present
    • eyes of the spirit to his greatness as a national figure, then we
    • any ear for such national greatness will hear it still in our
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    • Arjuna shows no inclination, needing Krishna to tame him down to
    • transformations and incarnations in the search for life in external
    • folk-soul, the nation-soul, signify to a man today? Certainly it is
    • nation-soul does not really count. This may be a hard saying but it
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    • imagination, of feeling and will — these too must not be
    • or perhaps in that of our nearest connections of family, nation, or
    • incarnation to incarnation. It is eternal. This deepest being of man
    • incarnation to incarnation — this stated in abstract and
    • reincarnation, but as Krishna taught it, as a general and abstract
    • passes from one incarnation to the next. The soul wakens to know
    • into it analogous to the alternation of summer and winter on the
    • winter as I am asleep and awake in the alternation of night and day.
    • incarnation to another in the earth's evolution. That is the third
    • incarnation to incarnation on the earth.
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    • incarnation. One who follows such indications as are given in my book
    • will often find it easy here too to give a materialistic explanation
    • this incarnation with an imperfection in our soul. We felt it deeply,
    • the horizon of this incarnation, it feels one thing only to be
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    • things that life opens to view, yet no explanation for them is to be
    • light-air. He imagines that he sees the different incarnations of
    • finding nothing at all about the previous incarnations of some person
    • you wanted to investigate the earlier incarnations of Robespierre.
    • have been his previous incarnations. In that way you never can
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    • incarnations into higher ones. It was a mighty driving force in the
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    • super-sensible illustrations so to say, are Imaginations. The
    • Imagination. Then the uplifted and strengthened soul-force that
    • in Imaginations. This is where the majesty of description in this
    • in a picture, in an Imagination.
    • realize it the Imagination of Krishna as Arjuna now describes it will
    • narrator, and describes his Imagination in words so wonderful that
    • Such is the Imagination
    • where an Imagination of Krishna is possible. Then we hear what
    • and spirit of such a mighty Imagination as that of Arjuna presented
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    • souls for birth and death in successive incarnations, and it could
    • incarnation takes place. This soul actually incarnated in the body of
    • incarnation of that same soul that had never before lived in a human
    • that had passed through many incarnations and reached its eminence by
    • course of earthly incarnations. We understand that this soul could
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    • belong to a certain nation should always have an immediate feeling
    • nation, even though it might belong to a previous age. The population
    • imagination of dream-life — was in that ancient time the normal
    • sense of the ego; fully conscious Imagination as it is described in
    • explanation of the world — which today, to use a graphic term,
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    • smell. For our present incarnation we could not properly call that
    • the Imagination appear before us. On the one side the Imagination of
    • to wait for the incarnation of a Savior who is predestined, whom they
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    • through them because in every incarnation we experience something
    • incarnations. In most cases the appearance of the external world has
    • in the right sense with other explanations you will see the agreement,
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    • that in earlier incarnations your own soul took part in what these men
    • of it all? I know nothing about that being who passes from incarnation
    • to incarnation! I know solely about those beings who in each new
    • incarnation build up sheaths out of the Cosmos, but they build only
    • of you that goes from one incarnation to another, and on your astral
    • approaches his birth into a new incarnation, and seeks nation, family
    • this Being lie the forces which bring the soul from one incarnation to
    • incarnation to incarnation and are no longer mortal. For an
    • mourning and resignation. It will now be our task, in the boat of
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    • incarnations, the ego and the astral body.
    • disciple of philosophy; then, between this Greek incarnation and the
    • one as Goethe, there comes an incarnation (probably only one) which I
    • how a soul who in former incarnations could rule the entire man can be
    • all-too-human”. Persons who in earlier incarnations showed no
    • harmony between the outer and the inner, may enter fresh incarnations
    • incarnations will not feel confused in face of this disharmony. For in
    • incarnation may make him very well able to dominate the conversation
    • modern education, in his next incarnation he will lack the forces that
    • of an imbecile will he be in a later incarnation. For those categories
    • only about material things will find in later incarnations that they
    • in later incarnations gradually darken the consciousness, because the
    • with him over to a later incarnation, he would not make a success of
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    • man began to drink wine, however, the knowledge of re-incarnation
    • reincarnation when they began to drink wine.
    • Belief in reincarnation and the law of Karma had a great
    • re-incarnation, therefore, was to be lost for two thousand years and
    • earthly tasks — was to live without remembrance of his incarnations and
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    • the spinal marrow, just as the flower is a culmination and synthesis
    • for the fifth stage, where, in sudden illumination, the Mystic
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    • existence between birth and death. Between two incarnations we live
    • rhythm of incarnation and reincarnation had a beginning and will have
    • explanation respecting light itself. Colours and light, it is true,
    • imagination of the punishment of Tantalus in Greek Mythology. There is
    • incarnation. Not for nothing is desire for the Earth born in man. The
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    • the higher part giving rise to thought, imagination, speech.
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    • the long period that lies between two incarnations.
    • has to be built for the incarnation that is to follow. Devachanic
    • incarnation to another, any more than the substance of the physical
    • body remains. In each successive incarnation, therefore, the etheric
    • the physiognomy and bodily form of man from one incarnation to
    • incarnations. His period of devachanic existence is then much shorter
    • traits are carried forward from one incarnation to another.
    • life, from one incarnation to another. Here we have the origin of the
    • The following objection to the idea of re-incarnation is sometimes
    • new meaning to the incarnations occurring in them. 2,160 years is
    • female incarnation — that is to say, for the two aspects under
    • struggle for existence — but that is no explanation. The
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    • communicate images to the air. The word will then be an Imagination
    • a reincarnation of an earlier planet — of the Old Moon. In this
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    • their next incarnation, inner qualities which are quite different.
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    • implacable justice working over from one incarnation to another, the
    • freedom through the series of incarnations. It is through karma that
    • does away with the logical concatenations of karma and substitutes for
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    • “Reincarnation and Karma”] I already pointed out
    • incarnations and efforts the individual emerges, the soul
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    • the higher stages national peculiarities were of no account,
    • reincarnation — the gradual maturing of humanity
    • Christianity knows nothing of this teaching of reincarnation.
    • taught reincarnation. For instance, one can only make sense
    • born blind) if one bases it on the idea of reincarnation. One
    • incarnations. These words which Jesus spoke to his disciples
    • could not be clearer. You know the orthodox explanation.
    • reincarnation was taken as a matter of course, as also in
    • religious, profound truth of reincarnation uttered in the
    • of reincarnation and karma as a generally accepted idea was
    • know nothing of reincarnation and karma, so that they were
    • Christ, reincarnation was generally accepted. Life between
    • “God-man”, should pass through one incarnation in
    • which he knew nothing of reincarnation and karma and in which
    • the two incarnations is fifteen to eighteen hundred years.
    • developed later. This process coincided with the impregnation
    • finish learning. Sometimes when one hears an explanation like
    • explanations seek to avoid the “depths”
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    • finer colours in the aura; an increase in the power of discrimination
    • in temperament or form to his previous incarnation. The Chela has the
    • same habits, the same temperament as in the previous incarnation. This
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    • If the hypnotism is repeated, the etheric body will develop an inclination
    • of reincarnation is like a red rag to a bull; there is nothing he would
    • H.P.B. as having told him not only that thedoctrine of reincarnation
    • she really did reject and oppose the idea of reincarnation. She herself
    • have dissolved completely before a man returns to a new incarnation.
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    • incarnation, this memory-picture has appeared before his soul and left
    • life a picture is added. After his first incarnation a man had his first
    • the various incarnations, the whole process would of course be senseless,
    • in the past. A man's incarnations are ordered in such a way that he
    • between two incarnations and on what does it depend? The following
    • incarnations is in fact about 1,000 years. It is not true that there is
    • a change from male to female at every seventh incarnation. The experiences
    • of the soul are obviously very different in a male incarnation from
    • those it encounters in a female incarnation. Hence the general rule
    • for the soul. That is the purpose of reincarnation.
    • interval since his last incarnation, however, new conditions have arisen,
    • already possesses, were formed in an earlier incarnation. When after
    • prepares the image of his body for his next incarnation. That is one of
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    • altered scene in which he lives during his next incarnation. But he
    • act which bring man down to a new incarnation? As we saw, there is an
    • interval of about I,000 years between death and the next incarnation,
    • are germinal human beings not yet incarnated but striving for incarnation.
    • impregnation, and the passional nature of the child is determined by
    • incarnation a very important event occurs, parallel to the event which
    • holds back the soul from complete incarnation. Only a part of the soul
    • the moment of incarnation, immediately after conception, the yellow
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    • imagination a chance to be active.
    • memory, of lasting habits, of temperament and inclinations and enduring
    • explanations but through examples and images. And how infinitely important
    • reincarnation. This does not mean that each one must bear the consequence
    • the law of karma and the idea of reincarnation is bound up with the
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    • Any such explanation is bound to be incomplete, for I shall not be putting
    • and inclinations change much more slowly. A passionate child, for example,
    • changes very slowly. Temperament, character and inclinations often persist
    • opposite with temperament, character and inclinations. These attributes
    • wants to be born. in his next life with good habits and inclinations,
    • in the next life. All the habits and inclinations of the present etheric
    • illness in the next life. A strong determination to rid oneself of a
    • liable to contract it is the result of the inclinations we had in a
    • refer to the successive incarnations of individuals, but to a karma
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    • incarnation he brought a dim feeling that what he had been doing was not
    • further incarnations; he also came to take heed of the feelings of others,
    • incarnations the feeling became still more definite and gradually the
    • outcome of experiences spread over a number of incarnations. Fundamentally,
    • is something mankind has acquired through many incarnations. Only after
    • habit and inclination. A motive such as conscience binds itself to the
    • explanation of children born dead? In such cases the astral body may well
    • explanation lies in the fact that certain members of man's higher nature
    • incarnation, this is the force that draws together all the persons who
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    • who goes through successive incarnations, but that the law of reincarnation
    • earlier incarnations, of which three in particular are our immediate
    • have been four successive incarnations of the Earth: Saturn, Sun, Moon
    • man's successive incarnations, so is there between successive incarnations
    • the old Sun was a planet, and in the course of its incarnations it has
    • the same as the Moon we know today; it was the third incarnation of the
    • about successive incarnations; the teacher said only, “Learn the
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    • what we are and of what we bear within us: in other words, an examination
    • 2. Imagination
    • on these exercises we can pass to exercises of real Imagination. Take,
    • All this stimulates the Imagination, and by this means the pupil
    • later on be in reality. These are exercises of the Imagination; by their
    • who have been killed in an earthquake appear in their next incarnation
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    • with the karma that works over from earlier incarnations.
    • concretely to the real human being, it provides an explanation of how
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    • explanation in today's psychology textbooks, or even in epistemology,
    • imagination presents), the cherub plunges his sword in, draws it out,
    • incarnation in which her soul became especially strong. She
    • incarnation. And that is why illnesses then appear, at least a
    • illness and the continual cure. This alternation, this wonderful
    • earthly incarnation. And it is into that pre-earthly moment that such
    • through the experiences of such people in their own imagination. And
    • with the way karma is formed, an illness in some incarnation, whether
    • to sense perceptions that the explanations in physiology and
    • determination of the will by God or by spiritual beings; you do not
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    • again in the waking state. Then there is not illumination, as with
    • more fully, so that you will see how an incarnation spent in such
    • one incarnation. There is need, after all, to regard things not
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    • want to take you back to one of his earlier incarnations that had
    • incarnation (which in a wider sense belongs to our own time) he was
    • this incarnation the man is extremely talented, carrying over from
    • incarnations his ability to portray spiritual things, to put
    • “necessity” to him in that earlier incarnation; he
    • that earlier incarnation, in his life between death and a new birth,
    • karmic effects. They stream into fanciful imaginations that even
    • torture of his earlier incarnation. You see how this deed comes from
    • incarnation up to his death, up to the way his suicidal intention was
    • carried out. One sees clearly how karma from his earlier incarnation
    • rises up and strikes him in this incarnation. One sees it reach
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    • We would miss this emanation if we were not alert. But it does not
    • have the true explanation of the human being's relation to the
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    • they even occur in separate incarnations. In earlier epochs they were
    • incarnation, illness in a subsequent one.
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    • alternation between warmth and cold. In the outer world the
    • alternation is within the element of time; and for so-called nature,
    • we carry in us this continual alternation of warmth and cold. But
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    • with the karma that works over from earlier incarnations.
    • concretely to the real human being, it provides an explanation of how
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    • explanation in today's psychology textbooks, or even in epistemology,
    • imagination presents), the cherub plunges his sword in, draws it out,
    • incarnation in which her soul became especially strong. She
    • incarnation. And that is why illnesses then appear, at least a
    • illness and the continual cure. This alternation, this wonderful
    • earthly incarnation. And it is into that pre-earthly moment that such
    • through the experiences of such people in their own imagination. And
    • with the way karma is formed, an illness in some incarnation, whether
    • to sense perceptions that the explanations in physiology and
    • determination of the will by God or by spiritual beings; you do not
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    • again in the waking state. Then there is not illumination, as with
    • alternation. Such things can happen. And so these people have two
    • more fully, so that you will see how an incarnation spent in such
    • one incarnation. There is need, after all, to regard things not
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    • want to take you back to one of his earlier incarnations that had
    • incarnation (which in a wider sense belongs to our own time) he was
    • this incarnation the man is extremely talented, carrying over from
    • incarnations his ability to portray spiritual things, to put
    • “necessity” to him in that earlier incarnation; he
    • that earlier incarnation, in his life between death and a new birth,
    • karmic effects. They stream into fanciful imaginations that even
    • torture of his earlier incarnation. You see how this deed comes from
    • incarnation up to his death, up to the way his suicidal intention was
    • carried out. One sees clearly how karma from his earlier incarnation
    • rises up and strikes him in this incarnation. One sees it reach
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    • We would miss this emanation if we were not alert. But it does not
    • have the true explanation of the human being's relation to the
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    • they even occur in separate incarnations. In earlier epochs they were
    • incarnation, illness in a subsequent one.
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    • alternation between warmth and cold. In the outer world the
    • alternation is within the element of time; and for so-called nature,
    • we carry in us this continual alternation of warmth and cold. But
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    • character of this inner animation. The combination of these sounds
    • chemical combinations, the organisation of substances such as we can
    • sound, of chemical combination. And from water we can descend lower
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    • incarnation. We know that during the Saturn period the first
    • his soul, because it is his own divine destination.
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    • substances as an organising principle, causing chemical combinations
    • [Wherever possible, the designations for the hierarchies
    • trinity, we usually make use of Christian designations, and speak of
    • examination of the words. For the time being I will make use of a
    • abstract designation of time, but conveys the quality of being.
    • activity was associated what can be described as an alternation of
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    • something like indignation over the backward Beings; or he can make
    • to consider the rhythmic alternation of sleeping and waking. What
    • nothing but destruction. There has to be an alternation, a
    • who in resignation had remained in darkness at the Saturn stage, in
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    • Strader as he will be in his present incarnation when he is old. This
    • discrimination was possible. The ability to discriminate only began
    • “beautiful” or “good.” Wordy explanations
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    • were, by-products of human incarnation. So we ask ourselves where the
    • earth incarnation. But everything which comes finally to
    • imagines, could not even be accepted by superficial ratiocination if
    • beings which became animals descended too soon for human incarnation.
    • the creation the incarnation of man is represented as a descent from
    • egotism, the inclination to be self-absorbed and self-isolated, the
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    • great variety in earthly incarnations. Those of you who are familiar
    • incarnation, a state in which human beings could once more live. From
    • earthly incarnation. If man had remained tied to an earth which had
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    • words! I have impressed upon you that the proper earthly incarnation
    • there for the time being; it came forth later in the incarnation of
    • learnt through a closer examination of the biblical story of creation
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    • illumination, the understanding once possessed by men in an atavistic
    • Damascus as a kind of illusion, as a kind of hallucination, then it is
    • again they show an inclination to translate what he said into the
    • unreal, preferring to regard it as a kind of hallucination that befell
    • Paul. If, however, the event of Damascus was a mere hallucination
    • but Christ in me!” when we show so little inclination to examine
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    • nationalism. Here we see the shadow of the old
    • completely overshadowed by the principle of nationalism, because the
    • foremost in the form of nationalism. The old Luciferic principle of
    • the blood comes to life once again in nation-consciousness. We see a
    • revolt against Christianity in the nationalism of the 19th
    • self-determination of nations, whereas the one and only reality
    • befitting the present age would be to overcome nationalism, to
    • These two impulses, Nationalism, the Luciferic form of
    • 19th and 20th centuries. Nationalism and
    • grave of Christianity — the stones of Nationalism and of external
    • nationalistic passions and false forms of socialism; until they learn
    • True it is that this bridge is broken by nationalism and by false
    • prevailing in one nationality towards the other nationalities. The
    • attitude of the different nationalities to-day towards each other has
    • nationalism as well as from that of false socialism. For think what
    • this hatred of the spirit means to-day, what nationalism means to-day!
    • In ancient times nationalism had its good purpose, because knowledge
    • nationalistic passions as people are swayed to-day is completely
    • nationalism is a pure fiction, an illusion.
    • Frenchman to-day furthered by Clemenceau's nationalism, with its inner
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    • without distinction between nation and nation, race and race. Greek
    • the whole earth, without distinction of nation, colour, race or
    • for the sake of no particular race or denomination. It took place in
    • reincarnation. He is not subject to reincarnation — any more than
    • denomination. No single human being, to begin with, recognised this
    • peace in the world. At the highest level of truth, all nations and all
    • Teacher; and at the same highest level of truth, all nations
    • peoples and nations to the extent to which men open their hearts to
    • Mystery of Golgotha was fulfilled. Whether actually in incarnation or
    • earth, a peace based, not on denominational Christianity, but on
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    • bringing warmth and illumination — will kindle within us the
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    • illumination on the subject of death. If, therefore, at the time of
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    • Beings who never descend to physical incarnation, Beings whose names
    • risen above and beyond all division into peoples or nations, for he
    • illusion, vain imagination. And those who have experienced most ably,
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    • were the outer expressions of the Avatars, the incarnations of the
    • truth that freedom from suffering depends upon elimination of the
    • from earthly, physical existence, to pass beyond earthly incarnations,
    • and that only the elimination of the thirst for existence can lead to
    • the gradual elimination of the facts associated by the great Buddha
    • great illuminations of the truths of Christianity which made them
    • inner illumination that the Christ lives, because they bore
    • illumination! For without Paul's spiritual illumination Christianity
    • those who were able to experience the Christ in inner illumination. It
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    • their evolution will look upon it merely as imagination run wild or as
    • the further we advance into the future, whether in this incarnation
    • present incarnation, will have to wait until their next before gaining
    • incarnation ends at death, these men in their essential being remain
    • without distinction of race, nation, or family. In the sixth
    • pass through an incarnation without the living warmth that love alone
    • all-embracing laws of karma and reincarnation, it gives us something
    • incarnations. Men would gradually become a race with bodies wrinkled
    • briefly, in future incarnations a condition of dying away, of
    • from the laws of karma and reincarnation. Already there is a tendency
    • striven to permeate with thought our explanation of the Gospels. For
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    • back as far as is usually imagined. Only a few incarnations ago, men
    • on their previous incarnations. Because of the undeveloped state of
    • incarnations. But now we have come to the point when man has developed
    • necessary in our coming incarnations to remember those that have gone
    • earlier incarnations of my own.
    • already arising which will enable them, in their next incarnations, to
    • become familiar with the idea of reincarnation this looking back will
    • on the way to making a torment of life in future incarnations. In
    • incarnations of the characters portrayed — incarnations of only a
    • wide-spread. But, in our age, the law of reincarnation is such that
    • preparing a life of torment for future incarnations on earth. That is
    • see friends and acquaintances they care for showing no inclination
    • men's coming incarnations. All is not yet lost.
    • next incarnation” If everyone were to say that, when gradually
    • the next incarnations come, there would be too few opportunities for
    • reckoning-up of his previous incarnation, has become particularly
    • intelligent without being moral, will in his new incarnation possess
    • intelligence and morality in future incarnations he will be obliged,
    • as a consequence of universal cosmic law, to enter his new incarnation
    • inearnations ever greater powers as teacher of the greatest of all
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    • Man does not only consist of physical body, of a combination of
    • incarnation. When we are asleep, we are our own prophetic transmuters
    • help a soul can offer to the souls awaiting incarnation cannot be
    • seeking an early incarnation. This is connected with the fact that
    • knowledge when they descend to earth again in their next incarnation.
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    • external political opposition among the various nations and
    • political opposition between the nations of South and Central
    • activity is necessary if the imagination is to appear. I know the
    • being is there, but I have first to create the imagination by uniting
    • being very active himself; of the other, through an imagination
    • to the way in which there arises the imagination of the soul which he
    • rebirth, in order to bring about in the next incarnation that
    • recapitulation, how he will enter the next incarnation in his
    • the possibility of ethically preparing our next incarnation in the
    • right manner. We must be quite clear that each following incarnation
    • depends on the earlier ones. We see how our following incarnations are
    • who are interested in many things but have no definite inclination to
    • previous incarnation. There are persons who die in early youth —
    • limitations. Such men with regard to their death in this incarnation
    • through death in this way in one incarnation, thereby economise for
    • the next incarnation certain forces, which would have been exhausted
    • souls, who in their last incarnation died before the thirty-fifth
    • thus prepares himself for a life in his next incarnation in which he
    • Because through the previous earth incarnation he had accustomed
    • Thus the life of man is complex as it develops from incarnation to
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    • must be brought into an ‘Imagination.’ That which is
    • to create the ‘imagination’ of them, if they were to know
    • imagination may picture the dead as we last saw them here, but that is
    • an earlier incarnation, and perhaps just in his forty-ninth year, this
    • from some earlier incarnation, such life ‘which ought to
    • and who set themselves universal tasks in later incarnations? They are
    • those who in earlier incarnations, have in some way or other died a
    • previous incarnation. The earth could not progress unless people
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    • be a combination of circumstances that brings about the breaking of
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    • similarly, when the spiritual world reveals itself, the imagination
    • events recapitulated themselves in imagination with lightning speed.
    • in this incarnation between birth and death, in order to build
    • spiritual world for a next incarnation. Thus in man there lies this
    • incarnation. When we see a man incarnate before us, it truly is as I
    • and rebirth, we prepare ourselves for our incarnation, for our body.
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    • What is really the origin of this critical resignation, of this
    • position they may occupy, in accordance with these explanations.
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    • physical and spiritual organs, illness, reincarnation, and much more.
    • but such explanations are usually external and arbitrary. Profound
    • anatomical examination. They are indeed of far greater exactitude and
    • a way that the pupils, through meditation, through inner illumination,
    • (Imagination). But it is only through mental vision (Inspiration) that
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    • VI, have had such a Double in their next incarnation. There are
    • next incarnation have the abnormal form of the Guardian of the
    • of the Threshold in their next incarnation. They will be pursued by
    • the difficulties of a too early incarnation, a sort of cosmic
    • incarnations.
    • All western nations have developed activity, passionate desires. An
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    • emanation. At that time he will consist of three members: ‘Man in the
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    • most imagination. Later he will have magical power. This is the
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    • Moon to the Earth. Beginning of human incarnations: union of two
    • that with the designations Jehovah, Archangeloi, Angeloi, we have to
    • about. In each single incarnation one attains a certain degree of
    • adaptation. After each incarnation man must ascend again to Devachan
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    • Reincarnation, development of civilisation and the zodiac.
    • Christianity and the teaching of reincarnation. Water or the drinking
    • of wine in relation to knowledge of reincarnation. The Trappist
    • Orders. The Augustinian teaching of predestination.
    • The different incarnations of the human individuality are a kind of
    • this, before there was reincarnation, sun, moon and earth were not yet
    • separate bodies, man also began to incarnate. When human incarnations
    • alive today had their earlier incarnation. The souls who are now
    • to determine incarnations, a way which leads more certainly to the
    • when in the next incarnation he finds something new which is
    • not to teach reincarnation for two thousand years, not for any
    • priesthood, through the partaking of wine, knowledge of reincarnation
    • reincarnation. By his coming again Christ means his reappearance in
    • incarnations, as man and as woman, are reckoned as one. About one
    • thousand three hundred years elapse between two incarnations as man or
    • incarnations if one reckons both as one. The human being is only man
    • the physical incarnation is present only exoterically. The human being
    • incarnated about twice in a sub-race. Occultly both incarnations are
    • teaching of reincarnation was completely suppressed. The human being
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    • was once the case with the Monads, will enter into incarnation on the
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    • devising. When the painter turns his mind to a combination of colours
    • desires. What took place at that time corresponds to a combination of
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    • born as a Lemurian in his first incarnation, who is just at the point
    • little of it. When however he comes to his last incarnation, he must
    • again; this engenders the longing for new incarnations. How long the
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    • before us is not just the physical body but a combination of the
    • until he attained illumination in order to rise to higher stages, to
    • anatomies were seen from within, through inner illumination. Thus the
    • reincarnation, forms a central point, around which what is to be added
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    • physical and spiritual organs, illness, reincarnation, and much more.
    • The new incarnation of the human being only has a purpose if he meets
    • Reincarnation is connected with these epochs, during which the human
    • individuality. In any particular incarnation one is in fact only half
    • a human being. A masculine and a feminine incarnation belong together.
    • incarnation is not without purpose. If for example someone was
    • These incarnations taken by themselves might appear to be part of a
    • human beings in Kamaloka who are preparing for their next incarnation.
    • sect will in their next incarnation be united by a common tie, in
    • incarnations. The idea that was embodied in their lives then flows out
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    • incarnations.
    • incarnations. He has given over his physical body to the forces of the
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    • possible to speak openly about reincarnation and karma. These truths
    • Paracelsus and other mystics did not speak about reincarnation. This
    • hand, for the intervening conditions between two incarnations. One
    • workers of the future.’ Nothing was said about reincarnation. But the
    • bridge which is thrown from one incarnation to another.
    • incarnation he knew nothing of an outer-world. Self-awareness first
    • began with the first incarnation; previously man had no consciousness
    • incarnations when he was already on the earth: Bhava = individual
    • existence, the force of the totality of earlier incarnations. Previous
    • incarnations draw him down into existence.
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    • nation or a tribe.
    • personal manifestation in the different incarnations. An individuality
    • creates for further incarnations. A people as a speech-community
    • for his next incarnation; what a nation speaks has significance for
    • the next sub-race, for the next incarnation of a people. And when a
    • we explain the world by means of thought, this world-explanation is
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    • The three stages of thought-life: Abstract Thoughts, Imagination, and
    • the mystics the counter-image is called Imagination. Thus we have
    • us in our thoughts. Imagination gives the picture. This is why the
    • imagination gives the picture, not abstract thoughts. In all
    • reflection of imagination. When a man who is seeking higher
    • Through Imagination a man allows himself to be fructified by the
    • formative spirit within him. Imagination corresponds to hidden
    • mediums also speak in imaginations, in pictures and symbols, but
    • Intuitions. Behind all language Beings of Imagination are working and
    • same spiritual level are at work. Behind all plants Imaginations are
    • active. The completed form of the plant comes forth from Imagination
    • Behind everything living stands the Spirit of Imagination. It is the
    • therefore rightly called ‘the Word’, another designation is: The Son
    • or Christ. He is the Spirit who lives as imagination in everything
    • but what has life. In the world of life the Imaginations about which
    • have to consider everything which belongs in any way to Imagination.
    • perceptions had not arisen through thoughts. From the combination of
    • incarnation; only in this incarnation will it have a Karma-building
    • surroundings; what enters into the world of Imagination, comes back to
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    • souls again seeking incarnation. When here with us such a bell-like
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    • Astral World. Technique of reincarnation. The memory tableau
    • experienced in earlier incarnations. Everything else is outside us.
    • inclination for the astral body, in spite of the fact that on the
    • reincarnation. The medium in question
    • parts, he will be able to see his earlier incarnations. The
    • understand the technique of reincarnation. The moment of death
    • moment of birth, when the human being enters into a new incarnation.
    • desirous of incarnation, whirl towards the life-ether and now form a
    • two or more succeeding incarnations.
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    • The technique of reincarnation: the law of effect and counter-effect
    • reincarnation, we must, to begin with, make ourselves acquainted with
    • if one wishes to understand reincarnation and karma. Action finds its
    • through many incarnations.
    • Every combination of matter on the physical plane lacks an etheric
    • many people who in their last incarnation lived very holy lives, but
    • the senses, when approaching reincarnation experience a fear of
    • This very frequently brings about an apprehension before incarnation
    • body, this is balanced out in the following incarnation. Because the
    • human being at the moment of incarnation, of birth, receives a shock
    • possessing all three will in his next incarnation become a human being
    • towards our next incarnation. The part of the ego that has been made
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    • As a continuation of the lecture on Karma and Reincarnation, let us
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    • Lucifer. Christianity and the teaching of Reincarnation and Karma.
    • the third incarnation of the Earth he became a Moon-man. He bent over,
    • pass through as many incarnations as are necessary in order to bring
    • succumb to the Earth. If the teaching of reincarnation and karma were
    • Earth, to a petrified planet. If however one teaches reincarnation and
    • teach reincarnation and karma, but the importance of the single human
    • reincarnation and karma, which is the saving of the Earth and brings
    • one without reincarnation and karma, the other with this teaching. In
    • taken from human beings. They would actually drop out of reincarnation
    • without reincarnation and karma to prevail. Then the Earth would be
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    • artifacts. This is a process of combination; out of separate things we
    • combination, but it must grow out of what is already there. This is a
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    • eyes like the Cyclops. Illumination was brought about through the out
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    • connected with particular times and nations. Class opposition and
    • national morality. Michael's battle against the God Mammon in the
    • materialistically, but who seek for explanations out of the spirit
    • We shall understand this from out of the spirit. The explanation the
    • Let us suppose, for example, that some nation or race is in its
    • that lives in the astral body of the nation in question. Were such a
    • nation, plunging it into fear and anxiety and thus sets up a reaction
    • in this other nation. Then we have a two-fold situation: the nation
    • for such an incarnation. Thus the decaying substances embedded
    • Karma as it manifests in national communities. From this you can
    • estimate how the moral life of a nation conditions the external life
    • of the future. It lies in the power of a nation to care for its
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    • and Manas, from reincarnation, and only drew attention to what was of
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    • in Egypt and Chaldea, there developed a co-ordination of
    • its culmination in Christianity. So it is in this lesser racial branch
    • range of nations. Everything at that time was permeated and inspired
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    • combination of temperaments is shaped out of a particular kind of union
    • ancestors. We come to know the law of reincarnation, of the succession
    • likelier explanation is that Steiner, whose audience was very likely
    • reincarnation, unite itself with the physical stream of heredity? The
    • earlier incarnations. Temperament strikes a balance between the
    • wildly, often leading to illusions and hallucinations.
    • The varying combinations of the four members also manifest themselves
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    • the physical body becomes a combination of purely chemical and
    • understood, this needs no more explanation because spiritual
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    • explanation, built up from physical observation and as obvious as if
    • see, it is a purely physical, spatial explanation, and that is as far
    • the cosmos. And they gave their pupils the following explanation. They
    • the physical explanation. But in this case also the old initiate knew
    • longer prepare a pathway for the emanations of will streaming upwards
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    • process. However much this material explanation of cosmic happenings
    • forces working in the growth of plants. Such an explanation of cosmic
    • incarnation.
    • The fact that there is a certain disinclination today to admit these
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    • inclinations, his sympathies. For whereas instincts are
    • still entirely of an animal nature, in inclinations an element of soul
    • wells up in the form of inclinations, sympathies, is of the nature of
    • expression in the activities of imagination, of
    • the pictures of imagination, only they arise as faithful reproductions
    • of the corresponding experiences. Therefore we can say: Imagination or
    • man has within him in the form of inclinations, sympathies and the
    • aspect of spirit-and-soul, Jupiter enables inclinations, sympathies,
    • embodiment on the earth. He sees the weaving life of inclinations,
    • inclinations, of moral impulses and so on in accordance with the
    • Inclinations, sympathies
    • Phantasy, Imagination, Memory
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    • discrimination and arrives at fallacious conceptions of being and
    • physical examination, but also through penetrating to the essence of
    • the emanations of warmth and light radiating from the etheric-physical
    • rule cleverer, capable of forming a combination of subtle ideas and of
    • explanation of the human being. I should naturally never dream of
    • for becoming a particularly clever person in his next incarnation, for
    • an excessive inclination towards carbon causes a man to become ill
    • combinations. The fact that man has nitrogen in his system enables
    • nitrogen-combinations for their growth; and it will be possible to
    • nitrogen-combinations enter into plant-growth. As you know, this alone
    • nitrogen, which does not enter into chemical combination with oxygen,
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    • through one incarnation after another, not in order to experience the
    • consciousness, hardly attempts any explanation. It accepts the
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    • inclination that is a matter of course in ordinary life, harbours a
    • their initiation, latent during one or more incarnations, may work in
    • any of his incarnations established a relation with the Christ Being.
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    • and all that we bring to its explanation, the other question of
    • To my explanation of how the concepts true, upright and beautiful, in
    • examination of oneself.
    • earthly incarnations from primeval times up to the present. I must lay
    • can be learned during incarnation has no further meaning.” It is
    • like a garment all that one has appropriated during incarnations in
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    • such alternation; in it sleeping and waking are simultaneous. Thus, a
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    • Without wishing to give any kind of explanation about what has been
    • enthusiasm and the inclination carefully to preserve what we
    • be carried on with us into spiritual worlds. This inclination and
    • lifetime. Are there not some who deny the idea of reincarnation
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    • lively imagination, you may be able to form some sort of picture from
    • inclination among people nowadays) prepare the heart and soul to enter
    • value. There is not much will to develop discrimination so as to come
    • racial or national evolution? Consider whether it is easy for an
    • their national substance? Is it conceivable, for instance, that Hermes
    • worked. Did He belong to any particular nation? He was born in an
    • has lived on earth as Bodhisattva through many incarnations.”
    • time in a physical body. In this incarnation, however, he became
    • will see how, as a Bodhisattva, he passed through many incarnations.
    • that, whereas during his earthly incarnations his activity had indeed
    • this seems to be Buddha. He went through an incarnation in
  • Title: Inner Nature of Man: Lecture 2: The Vision of the Ideal Human Being
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    • of memory helps us to leave the body. Imagination is not bound by
    • have made of ourselves in previous incarnations. Then comes the great
    • the true explanation of it.
    • In fact, when Imagination begins
    • between the memories appear pictures, imaginations of something we
    • 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
    • Imagination. Although we cannot there develop a religion by
    • we have made of ourselves in the course of our incarnations, in the
    • renounce. Each time, before an earthly incarnation takes place, the
    • into physical incarnation he himself must work plastically on his
  • Title: Inner Nature of Man: Lecture 3: The Senses and the Luciferic Temptation
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    • light and colour. With this comes Imagination, Inspiration, Intuition
    • allow Imagination, Inspiration, Intuition to enter; Lucifer otherwise
    • Ahriman's action prevents our using Imagination, Inspiration,
    • Imagination, Inspiration, Intuition is what we have gone through in
    • world occultly through Imaginations, through creative images. The
    • Imagination, and within this again is revealed Inspiration, and
    • Imagination, Inspiration and Intuition.
    • surface of the sensation of colour, — creative Imagination,
    • Imagination, Inspiration, and Intuition were really to enter our
    • temptation of Lucifer. This Imagination, Inspiration, and Intuition
    • consciousness, and does not allow Imagination, Inspiration and
    • sends in his Imagination, Inspiration, and Intuition, and the
    • Imagination, Inspiration and Intuition within us and we should rise
    • experienced the perceptions which pass into it from Imaginations,
    • the surface, we should see before us the ‘Imagination’ of
    • Now, to the explanation I have
    • exactly the same manner, and Imaginations, Inspirations and
    • Imaginations, Inspirations and Intuitions were not so entirely
    • so organised that the Imaginations hidden within the
    • Imagination; so that to the people belonging to the ancient Egyptian
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    • to approach a fresh incarnation. We need this life force to permeate
    • approach a fresh incarnation in the correct way. When we return to
    • physical reality in his next incarnation. He is to produce what he
    • have to pass on; we have to enter into our next incarnation. The
    • our next incarnation, through the good Gods, without being conscious
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    • incarnations. In all this the feeling of the Ego must be preserved.
    • imagination. From the standpoint of inwardness the experience is
    • elementals which appear before our soul as mighty Imaginations. In
    • it reveals to us a vision of our previous earthly incarnations. These
  • Title: Inner Nature of Man: Lecture 6: Pleasures and Sufferings in the Life Beyond
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    • many incarnations. Some almost animal pleasures give intense pain to
    • them in the next incarnation. Concrete example of a lie and its
    • in that person's next incarnation, he has more will and more character
    • previous incarnation. Communication from living to dead is barred if
    • incarnation. Mass production. Social life is a disease that will
    • previous incarnations, and the intervening periods between deaths and
    • incarnations, that we must be in the spiritual world again and again
    • between these incarnations, so that at length we may be able to bring
    • the things necessary for our next incarnation.
    • to give the service due to certain people in my next incarnation if I
    • great inventors are often people who in former incarnations died
    • through the portal of death without spiritual inclinations, and
    • their souls in their present incarnation to feel the approach of the
    • remains a force in their souls for their next incarnation. Thus the
    • do in his following incarnation in order not to become one-sided. In
    • when we enter earthly incarnation, it is not exhausted in this
    • incarnation as are the other forces we bring with us at birth. I have
    • their new incarnation. The Spirit must work with greater power, so
    • out even in their earthly incarnations; it will dawn first in a few,
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    • conceived as having emerged from the earlier incarnations, so to
    • this present incarnation. But you journey from life to life, from
    • incarnation to incarnation: the succession of your lives bears the
    • men with their own powers, and breathing imaginations into the human
    • establishes a personal relationship with him, an imagination of the
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    • certain culmination, so that out of this culmination a deeper
    • we reach the period just before our next incarnation, we enter into
    • for their incarnations. During this period we have a whole range of
    • emanation rising from the economic sphere — and in such a way
    • to be aware of that — at this time when nation has risen
    • against nation in savage struggle, and when even now, after events
    • reversions. What is it but a reversion when every nation
    • special national goal of its own!
    • mentality is that every nation wants to set up its own national god
    • and so confine itself within a strictly national existence. And the
    • inevitable result is that nation rages against nation! We are
    • the sign of national deities, Jehovah-fashion. Before the Mystery of
    • clearly understood: the way of nationalism is a reversion to the Old
    • inclination to examine the unfolding of his soul will feel in
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    • exuberant imagination would he be able to conceive such a world as
    • present-day inclinations and cravings of mankind are the outcome of
    • Closed National Economy), which can be bought very cheaply in the
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    • still falls into the upper part. The inclination of the two mirrors
    • step. Here then we must obtain an alternation of light and dark,
    • corpuscular emanation will not explain this phenomenon of alternating
    • alternations of light patches and dark. The so-called wave-theory of
    • be the eventual explanation; they must contain their own explanation.
    • a genuine and not a spurious, explanation.
    • flowing light itself gives us the explanation.
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    • speculative explanations and to approach the fact in question —
    • illumination. And now there is a third stage: the body, as an outcome
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    • proceed at once to thought-out explanations, we can find manifold
    • explanations of one and the same phenomenon. Suppose for example you
    • explanations there are no doubt many others. It is a classical
    • add their thought-out explanations.
    • they could even devise explanations of the phenomena we have been
    • showing, — e.g. the forming of the spectrum. The explanation is
    • search for an unknown to the explanation of this unknown by yet
    • warmth, and of electro-magnetics; also whatever explanations may
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    • these explanations have had to be so improvised and brief, so that
    • explanations may be rounded off, to give you something more
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    • has the Ego, gone? Having had an explanation of the state of ecstasy,
    • relationship, but an explanation of the world of the one may be found
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    • should find that these designations were used originally for these
    • three forces; and if the designations are now used in other ways, they
    • presently understand the reason for these designations.
    • in all epochs have chosen corresponding designations for the Great
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    • resignation in respect of whatever ordeals he will have to
    • suffering with resignation. This strength must be developed in the
    • outer world of the senses. In that world he perceives an alternation
    • object without illumination. Let us take the eye as representative of
    • qualities of humility and resignation and other feelings too, the
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    • himself to hallucinations. Whoever regards the image as being
    • succumbed to hallucination. Before seership begins it is therefore
    • is bound to see images; but it would be hallucination if what is
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    • conditions belonging to his previous incarnations. This can and does
    • the Osiris and Isis Mysteries to submit to this domination which would
    • elimination of his Ego caused him to see with the spiritual eyes of
    • qualities are not derived from the last incarnation but have been
    • that reincarnation is a truth, for he has actually gone back to his
    • previous incarnation. In spiritual science this process has always
    • personal self-consciousness of this present incarnation, this present
    • his own he cannot attain knowledge of his preceding incarnation. In
    • know the being who in the preceding incarnation was a completely
    • the present incarnation is forgotten, and having utterly given himself
    • last incarnation from the death to the birth. Then he experiences, not
    • the things that were seen externally during that last incarnation, but
    • efforts he made in the bygone incarnation with the object of advancing
    • teacher to his present incarnation. The step from the previous to the
    • present incarnation is taken rapidly and then the pupil finds his
    • with the fruits of a preceding incarnation.
    • the experiences of his preceding incarnation. But that is not enough;
    • penultimate death reaches back to the penultimate incarnation. A
    • single cycle brings him back to the last incarnation only; thereupon
    • penultimate incarnation. This gives rise to the feeling of being a
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    • environment, all sense-perceptions and impressions, are an emanation,
    • designations, the names, which since olden times have been used for
    • understood by applying to it the designations used in connection with
    • (Kürschner, Nationalliteratur, Vol. 35, p. 88). “The
    • (Urbilderwelt). Whatever can arise as true Imagination is a
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    • fact that the choleric man has a stronger inclination to merge with
    • previous incarnations, I see that it is these which have made me what
    • briefly. As human beings we pass from incarnation to incarnation. If
    • in this present incarnation we are melancholic, we can say to
    • ourselves that in another incarnation — either in the past or in
    • the different incarnations. Here we have arrived at the idea that we,
    • manifestation, it is merely the manifestation of one incarnation. The
    • earth, will in another incarnation represent, as a sanguine type, the
    • incarnation a man may have a melancholic temperament, in another a
    • be thought of as designations of offices. If we speak of Spirits of
    • that time and the designation of the office of Buddha.
    • Previously, in his earlier incarnations, this Being was a Bodhisattva
    • and only then, in his incarnation in the sixth century BC., did he
    • incarnation reached a stage from which he no longer needed to descend
    • into incarnation in a body of flesh. [* See Dr. Steiner's
    • the designation, “Buddha” and the Being who held the office
    • course of his incarnations. Just as we only really come to know a man
    • by following him from one incarnation to another instead of taking
    • account merely of his present incarnation, so do we only come to know
    • Imagination. We shall show that the forces which form the organs in
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    • symbol as a true Imagination or interpret it arbitrarily; but he will
    • Both facts are true. And when incarnation is to take place something
    • circumstance that in trying to enter into the realm of Imagination,
    • arrive at a quite different Imagination, yet immediate feeling again
    • confusing to one who is entering the world of Imagination. But the
    • accumulation of toxins may be giving the right explanation as far as
    • is explaining nothing whatever, for a spiritual explanation is
    • genuine mysticism springs from the capacity to have Imaginations, to
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    • satisfied by current explanations of the great problems of existence
    • the future incarnation of the present Earth). I have explained that
    • the Earth passes through successive incarnations, just as the human
    • being passes from one incarnation to another.
    • even earlier incarnations? This is a quite natural question. In order
    • incarnation of the Earth in which man is found to be prefigured in his
    • even earlier incarnation of the Earth. On the Old Sun, man was in an
    • connection with the first planetary incarnation of our Earth, when
    • itself provides the explanation.
    • provisional termination in his present development.
    • this individuality who passes from one incarnation to another. We can
    • into the future. Man passes on into his following incarnations with
    • back into your earlier incarnations you would find yourself
    • comes to expression in each incarnation in a different form of speech;
    • man does not carry it with him from one incarnation to another. Speech
    • incarnations a man may belong to different peoples and use different
    • Macrocosm makes us men. When in a new incarnation we grow into the
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    • imagination. We have to realize that so-called mysticism,
    • outer sense world. We can impose a certain resignation, a
    • into his thinking and power of imagination. Again and
    • our thinking and imagination, that lives in what happens in our
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    • not dealing with a mere combination of ideas, thoughts and
    • hallucinations and visions. Whereas dream pictures
    • hallucinations are very much connected in their origin with the
    • hallucinations, visions, somnambulism, mediumism and
    • of the soul. This elimination is not occasioned by the outer
    • — turns into hallucinations and
    • hallucinations — that
    • experience like hallucinations, visions, somnambulistic speech
    • what he experiences in hallucinations and visions into
    • hallucinations, visions and a refined life of the senses, which
    • and it would be amazed at the culmination of its
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    • I have called these Imaginations. We have pictures which
    • become aware that these Imaginations are related to something
    • artistic way of perception, in real Imagination. We are not
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    • and show the Incarnation of Christ as the pivot of cosmic and human
    • kindly, good-hearted people but had no inclination whatever for spiritual
    • carried out by a person with religious, reverential inclinations towards
    • One who has no actual occult knowledge, but whose inclinations and
    • body from incarnation to incarnation, and the outer progress and
    • from one nation to another, from one epoch to another. This progress
    • future incarnations.
    • a future incarnation this organ will be possessed by human beings who at
    • the possibility of having in their next incarnation a true remembrance of
    • for remembering an earlier incarnation — which in the case of
    • right way and only those who in the present incarnation have
    • we are living in a future incarnation we shall only be able to
    • soul which continues from one incarnation to another. A man who does
    • to which he never gave a thought in the earlier incarnation?
    • ourselves that which will enable us in a future incarnation to
    • their next incarnation, with the above-mentioned organ for the
    • incarnation we must inscribe in the Akasha-substance the knowledge we
    • acquire in order that in our next incarnation we may be able to use
    • Anthroposophy will suffer in his following incarnations in the sense
    • to new incarnations.
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    • different nations and peoples, but because they become leaders of
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    • explanation, that he merely said: I start out from place, time,
    • the indetermination of the differentials.
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    • that it basically defies explanation why Thales happened to designate
    • thinking, feeling, willing, as well as memory, imagination, and so
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    • part and the subjective determination, where our own organization
    • a difference, a real objective difference, between the determination
    • objective determination with the thermometer? Consider now, suppose
    • we go from observation to so-called explanation, only in this case
    • the object of observation. This is the tragedy. We build explanation
    • upon explanation while at the same time we abandon observation, and
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    • which formerly received a cosmic explanation. Since man no longer
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    • make an examination you will find these higher concepts and will be
    • inner determination of mathematical concepts. This distinction arises
    • imagination, then the abstract ideas must be completely altered,
    • realm of imagination. We will go into the matter a little more deeply,
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    • explanation,
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    • person who likes clear concepts. For the explanation of the rainbow is
    • have in this explanation an atomistic view of something that occurs in
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    • abandoned by the living, the terrestrial fluid by the emanations of
    • chemical effects and the terrestrial gaseous by the emanations of
    • illumination, an illumination that showed a wave-like phosphorescence
    • into a circle. Thus if it were really true, as examination of a
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    • processes are taking place, wherever chemical combinations and
    • combinations and breaking down of material compounds as an outer
    • dying out. Is it not possible from examination of physical concepts,
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    • thought in which the subject matter was laid as open as Imagination
    • clairvoyance in Imagination, Inspiration and Intuition; and this
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    • his consciousness. He can learn to do this through Imagination.
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    • when an old dream-like Imagination, Inspiration and Intuition still
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    • Imagination, Inspiration and Intuition. They do not appear in the
    • naturally appear grotesque. But the foregoing explanations have shown
    • ‘Imagination, Inspiration and Intuition’ lift up that which
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    • imagination but with an experience of a visionary kind.
    • the old, as in imagination, but it is changed; the old content cannot
    • ‘imagination’ has his ordinary self next to him, as it were;
    • experience of imagination and that of ordinary consciousness is just
    • contrary, to drive out all inclination to what is visionary. But he
    • the character of visions with that of imagination which is really
    • When Imagination takes place ordinary thinking is recognized as
    • consciousness by imagination is found to be the substantial content of
    • physical organism in ‘Imagination’. As I have shown,
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    • combination of facts. The evaluation of human earth-activity completed
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    • an Egyptian incarnation, surrounded by the gigantic pyramids and mysterious
    • first time and will again be different when the final incarnation is
    • new to be learned here. That is why the interval between two incarnations
    • not have taken place. Each soul, in each incarnation, makes progress.
    • soul and its incarnations and progress, the spiritual beings also reach
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    • body. Culmination, therefore, is brought about by astrality. This can
    • culmination, the work of the astral body in the physical stature.
    • when he assumed earthly form. In his first incarnation on earth he had
    • of the following incarnations he has developed, unconsciously, the
    • how the sevenfold being of man evolves through the incarnations. The
    • of the same combination of bodies. On our earth a being with a physical
    • life passes like a panorama before the human being. What is the explanation
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    • incarnations — and the most valuable knowledge is seated in the
    • many incarnations, he takes with him every time into Devachan the extract
    • incarnations and passes through Devachan ever and again. The earth reveals
    • incarnations; it is the time needed by the human being for the creation of
    • of life, man cannot yet direct his reincarnations himself; he needs
    • time for the reincarnation has come, man surrounds himself first of
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    • Some explanation must
    • he loved to remain closer, in order that in a later incarnation he will
    • find them again on earth. In many respects the purpose of incarnation
    • into it everything that came with him from the last incarnation as the
    • possibilities of the most favorable conditions for incarnation can be
    • or reincarnations possible. Not until then was man able to embody on the
    • and be enriched from incarnation to incarnation, is due to the fact that
    • incarnation.
    • love, it is the responsive love. We have thus an explanation of parental
    • himself chooses his final incarnation. Before this point, full accordance
    • body. That is the normal course of incarnation. The shock mentioned
    • is the bearer of the faculty of human judgment, of discrimination. The
    • lasting inclinations and habits.
    • are answered is of great importance; for example, as explanation of
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    • them. Before speaking of the fact of reincarnation and discussing questions
    • considers it a veritable abomination when fire is regarded not merely
    • 1. For an explanation of “human”
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    • today when incarnations are to take place. But more and more frequently
    • consciousness, and that this coordination of the physical, etheric and
    • provided bodies for souls coming from Jupiter incarnations, or from
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    • longed for reincarnation. A human being felt as though he were shut
    • cessation of suffering, of release from suffering through the elimination
    • of the desire for birth, for physical incarnation.
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    • On Karma, Reincarnation and
    • about the the great cosmic laws of karma and reincarnation. On Old Moon
    • reincarnation such as exists at present can first be spoken of when
    • animal, whose ego is the group soul, there is even today no reincarnation.
    • Reincarnation and karma
    • The principle of making good in a subsequent incarnation what was
    • nationality and so forth. We will now consider more closely how karma
    • physical body will come into existence in the next incarnation. A bad
    • sought in the inclinations and habits of a previous life. The actual
    • and etheric bodies. That is what is called illumination in the course
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    • German nation, but to many other civilized men of the present age and
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    • incarnations, between death and re-birth; that is Devachan, the
    • illumination every thing in the Temple becomes visible. In the four
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    • destination. The Christmas festival, rightly understood, is the
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    • but one that leads man to a divination of the sources of existence. It
    • incarnations. The moment will arrive for everyone when the Christ will
    • nation had attained the fifth degree. He no longer had a name of his
    • own but was designated by the name of his nation. Thus, people spoke
    • incarnations, the force of evolving man repeatedly renewing himself,
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    • of warmth, these alternations of temperature, and all that otherwise
    • his imagination, to his imaginative knowledge, in sharply defined
    • imagination, the first class, as it were, of beings which create and
    • Just as with occult vision we perceive in our imagination clearly
    • the imagination in the changing formations of the cloud.
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    • lecture; and in this way, we receive in our imagination the impression
    • in our imagination these meteor-like, flashing, and disappearing
    • penetrate the solid substance of our planet; our imagination is then
    • seasons of the year, and thus bring about the alternations of the
    • but also the regular alternation which, in relation to the
    • return, with rhythmic alternation, with the repetitions of happenings
    • connected with the ordinary alternations between the blossoming and
    • alternations between day and night, — between the various seasons
    • of his present incarnation, as ordinarily retained in his memory. The
    • say to himself “I am the reincarnation of this or the other
    • one's actions in the physical world in the present incarnation. That
    • what one has accomplished in this incarnation. This is quite natural
    • the present incarnation is also the result of earlier incarnations; it
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    • not so difficult; but we must remember that in the one incarnation in
    • have the regularity of a real circle. We must turn to our imagination,
    • the human being with his egoism in this one incarnation. When we begin
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    • of the Folk or Nation-Spirits, of whom we have spoken as Archangels,
    • and imagination, as a sort of spiritual light, so is the fluidic life,
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    • alternation of summer and winter, so that the plants spring up and
    • recapitulation, such as day and night, alternations of the year, the
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    • the succession of physical bodies of the human incarnations, form a
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    • certain things. In the symbolical explanations of the Saga I have
    • labor brought to bear on such explanations is sometimes overwhelming;
    • verbal designations, we must then proceed in other ways. I have found
    • of National Epics, with special reference to the Kalevala.’
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    • saying this we have at the same time given the concrete explanation of
    • itself, whilst the ancient moon was an earlier incarnation of our
    • we know that nations are spiritually led by their nation-spirit or
    • Archangel (nations are quite different from races) we know that the
    • Angels or Angeloi, nations and peoples by the Archangels or
    • in the West? Has any western nation brought forth the Christ-Impulse
    • special national or racial interest, or from western interests, such a
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    • with a merely symbolical explanation; for what the Bible means by good
    • presented symbolically to the imagination, as a normal Spirit of
    • combinations. In as much as the comet travels through the planetary
    • first of the successive incarnations of our earth known to us, was
    • originally given him, as an emanation from the Spirits of Form. This
    • of Lucifer, but also the dissemination of that of which the Spirits of
    • earth which divide humanity into races, nations, religions — to the
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    • unconsciously incorporated an essentially superficial explanation that
    • individuality of man but who is at the same time a national God. The
    • ego of Abraham's incarnation that streamed through the entire Jewish
    • We are concerning ourselves here with the explanation given to the
    • The nations surrounding the Israelites worshiped those divinities who
    • emphasized to the Jewish nation, “You bear within you what flows into
    • Jehovah wanted to make his people a nation of priests. The peoples of
    • the other nations had the free priest-wisemen among them who were
    • a nation of priests. Everyone should feel a spark of the Jehovah God
    • Jewish nation. If this ego was properly recognized, the astral,
    • that the whole nation will become a healthy people ‘unto the
    • member of the Mosaic nation that whenever he uttered the name of God
    • bound to the power of the ego that lives in the Jewish nation from
    • with killing, with the extermination of another's life, weakens the
    • be followed. Since the other nations lived in an entirely different
    • spirit of this nation out of which Christianity was created. Thus, if
    • experience along with each individual in this nation what he felt as
    • concretely what the people of that nation were able to experience.
    • their ego strength of moving toward a whole new age. That nations are
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    • appear. But those armed by the above explanations, with a true
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    • individuality went through many incarnations, achieved higher and
    • developing through many incarnations. In the most beautiful and
    • from incarnation to incarnation, because it stems from the same forces
    • something which does not go from incarnation to incarnation, but which
    • man to mount from incarnation to incarnation, as is the case with
    • he can have something from a teacher who has passed from incarnation
    • to incarnation, but he who feels that directly from the spiritual
    • his own motion, out of his single incarnation, man seeks his
    • possible, in the single incarnations, to win a connection with the
    • given through the achievements of the successive incarnations.
    • which is a consequence of many incarnations, as happened to Buddha
    • from his incarnations as Bodhisatva.
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    • this religion, after having lived through many incarnations on earth
    • “When the Bodhisatva becomes Buddha in a human incarnation, then
    • this incarnation which the Buddha has to go through on earth is the
    • moment on, if we stand on the ground of the doctrine of reincarnation,
    • lived a personality who really belonged to no nation, least of all to
    • connected with any ordinary incarnation of mankind; that which was
    • physical incarnation, but as a once-appearing impulse lived only for
    • incarnations. All our pains are there in order that out of suffering
    • evolution, are not destined to have incarnations like man. But, if a
    • animals, will return and arise again, not through reincarnation, but
    • brought this upon themselves in earlier incarnations through
    • incarnations occur as in this fourth period. Men had to do a great
    • incarnations, they wanted to get as much as possible out of the
    • incarnation. Thence the remarkable fact that Pythagoras, the great
    • incarnation had fought as a Trojan hero on the side of the Trojans. He
    • single physical incarnations meant for them.
    • in this incarnation, because this, my destiny, is necessary for my
    • discharging their old Karma in the incarnations.
    • successive incarnations. As to a judge, as to a lord of Karma, men
    • will look up to the Christ in the succession of incarnations, when
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    • belief that was absolutely democratic: domination of the gods
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    • experienced imaginations, that these imaginations could affect you so
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    • gradually under the domination of empty phrase, convention, and
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    • incarnation and inserted it in my present body. In principle, these
    • to real things, to the real world. That is an abomination to him.
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    • Imagination; the human being had to be shown the way from merely
    • poetical, artistic phantasy, to a creative moral Imagination.
    • experience. If we look at outer Nature, we reach first Imagination,
    • Imaginations as such, then with Imaginations of Nature we have at the
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    • develops from this starting point, from this point of germination.
    • answered by explanations or something of the kind. One feels benumbed
    • racial stock, out of man's inclination towards the other sex,
    • serve my friend gladly, but unfortunately I do it with inclination,
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    • matter-of-course explanation of the origin of thought. Thus a period
    • century, being reincarnations from the time before the year 333 from
    • previous incarnation had taken place during the first three Christian
    • incarnation had lived not long after the year 333. Up to the eighth,
    • arose because already in a previous incarnation the divine character
    • incarnation? Rising to the surface of consciousness was the feeling
    • inclination to that undefined longing for the Spirit, and yet the
    • to that popular god-forsaken thinking of even a previous incarnation.
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    • freely in this inner play of forces can Imagination be reached. Thus
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    • imagination to extend our own climatic conditions we should have to
    • must be an abomination to every orthodox professor, nevertheless
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    • culmination in the nineteenth century, is that the concepts dying in
    • spiritual texture of the world, we find that with the culmination of
    • Imagination. That is not possible today for external consciousness.
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    • doing so we must realize that the designation “the head of
    • today the inclination in human beings to see an ideal in the one-sided
    • Nations will not solve the international problem. Such abstractions do
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    • II. Imaginations (consciousness)
    • inclination by the inclination to enter into concrete facts of soul
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    • which Michael has pushed down have aimed at human illumination, at
    • about it, but jumble up Ahriman and Lucifer. Then discrimination is
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    • during our incarnation, it is possible to observe with great vividness
    • incarnation from the spiritual world after the year 1841 and who have
    • imagination, inspiration and intuition with the spiritual world which
    • materialistic inclination was too strong. Thus the worse measures
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    • hallucination.”)
    • lameness with the snake hallucination. When this had
    • extraordinarily profound explanation that one is
    • examination of life experiences showed that circumstances might
    • inclination to call sex to your aid, for the solution of any
    • explanation of it. So Jung was led to distinguish two
    • my lectures, you will easily find an explanation, but I can
    • lecture that I gave here last year you may find an explanation
    • can assure you that, in their examination and knowledge of the
    • nations.”
    • “What the nations do is done by each individual, and so
    • long as the individual does it the nation will do it too. Only
    • change in the psychology of the nation.”
    • “What the nations do is done by each individual?”
    • it without nations doing it too? It is nonsense, is it not, to
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    • first two lectures constitute a critical examination of the principles
    • of our examination in order to throw light upon one aspect or
    • real explanation by allowing for her subconscious,
    • market. Then, through the usual methods of elimination, sexual
    • Reincarnation and Karma,
    • In the explanation of this
    • explanation that these three forces, which act together
    • will he lives even in his previous incarnation (Drawing,
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    • their effects in the way usual to that emanation of human
    • someone has a longing to be the reincarnation of Mary
    • further and further we acquire real discrimination. This means
    • discrimination is something different from mere sight, mere
    • Devachan is an extraordinarily evil-smelling emanation, and
    • preceding incarnation, is obliged in this one to wear an ugly
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    • being, through spiritual training, attains to imagination,
    • imagination, inspiration, and intuition of the
    • consciousness would correspond to imaginations gained
    • imagination, or that we have a vision which may be the response
    • imagination or a vision, to be between these lines (b–c). In
    • super-sensible imagination or vision of an evil being we develop
    • an imagination or vision of a good being. If in this case we
    • imaginations, or some other sort of subconscious perception of
    • question knows or does not know which imaginations correspond
    • visions and imaginations as perceptions of his own being; they
    • send down this or that emanation from your conduct into your
    • distinguish a genuine vision or imagination
    • human being, confronting a vision or imagination may ask
    • does not always become vision and imagination. It becomes
    • imagination through correct training, and vision in the case of
    • imaginations, inspirations and premonitions: that these
    • imagination acts upon this elemental world. In the case
    • say, he would have a visionary picture, an imagination of
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    • first two lectures constitute a critical examination of the principles
    • incarnation which have now become form. Thus we
    • metabolic and limb system in this present incarnation,
    • metamorphosis and shaping the head for our next incarnation.
    • the metabolic system of the previous incarnation; and we can
    • formation of the next incarnation.
    • Reincarnation as a Phenomenon of Metamorphosis,
    • new incarnation these forces which were in the lungs form our
    • previous incarnation.
    • forces may be followed up. When this is done reincarnation will
    • which should form the head only in the next incarnation, there
    • forces which in the next incarnation determine the inner
    • to be an acute thinker in the next incarnation depends
    • present incarnation they lead to hallucinations or to
    • end of one incarnation into the next, they assert themselves
    • within a single incarnation and, in this way, make their
    • following incarnation, influence the head organization
    • incarnation essentially that which has to do with the
    • these forces are squeezed out during the present incarnation
    • habits we have in this incarnation; and within the kidney
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    • faculties will exist in that incarnation which follows the present
    • of people today will clearly show already in their next incarnation
    • great number already in the next incarnation, with others, in the
    • incarnation following.
    • nations fall away more and more; but other groupings are still
    • as the gaps between single nations gradually disappear, as the single
    • parts of different nations understand each other better, so also will
    • to unite people out of all “races,” out of all nations, and
    • which is preparing. The question is often put: Well, if reincarnation
    • exists, why does a person not remember the former incarnations? That
    • remember their former incarnations, or at least the last one. A whole
    • life between birth and death, but the previous incarnations, or at
    • incarnation, a number of human beings are reborn, then they will
    • remember this present incarnation. It is merely a question of
    • that which goes from incarnation to incarnation. In what way, however,
    • from what race, nation, etc., he is born, because it applies itself
    • speak in the various national languages what has to be announced, the
    • soul. Thus the words then were absolutely designations for spirit and
    • carries it over also into his next incarnation. Then he is born with
    • incarnation a number of human beings with an ego in which they
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    • come to you in the explanations given in various lecture-cycles, that
    • ascended higher and higher through each incarnation, he appeared about
    • made it possible for Zarathustra in that incarnation at the beginning
    • having ascended so high from incarnation to incarnation. For we must
    • faculties which come over from an earlier incarnation. And so, in the
    • Those faculties which relate especially to a combination turned away
    • through combination. If then a member of other civilisations, which
    • through external combination to the Abrahamitic people, which now
    • it could see the right combinations there outside. That wonderful
    • combination.
    • Nazarathos was then in his incarnation, at that time the teacher in
    • incarnation, his spirit was united with Chaldea. What path does the
    • one picture, and through the combination of mutually
  • Title: The Ego: Lecture 3
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    • has no real inclination. If one is to understand the Mark Gospel and
    • being, however, when he sought illumination about the world, employed
    • yet forceful enough to get, from its side, any illumination from the
    • incarnation, and employed the corporality, and also the soul-nature of
    • meant by such designations. One did not give names as one does today,
  • Title: Bridge between the Ideal and the Real: Lecture I
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    • know indeed that the preview: incarnation of the Earth before
    • the Moon-Incarnation of the Earth, at the time which preceded
    • was not to be ascribed to the Sun, the 2nd incarnation of the
    • To-day it in still but a gleam, but in our earthly incarnation
    • become a fruit which animates our next incarnation, as the seed
    • earthly incarnation.
    • incarnation, becomes a concrete reality in the next. We
    • the metaphysical explanation given about the orderings of
    • condemnation of such people as Julian the Apostate or Napoleon.
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    • incarnation for the next; from this earthly existence they pass
    • illumination: — that the Ideals of the present constitute
    • Nationalism, as was possible in the pre-Christian age; because
    • Nationality, for instance, there he is involved in an
    • man of old could look to his nationality, because he saw it
    • and to-day to honour the Nation itself as something special, is
    • regard a Nation as something special, would bring about the
    • modern Ahrimanic delusion. “Nations” are relics of
    • seen. We will take another fact which, without any national
    • nations, one can find characterised in a certain way what lies
    • as a definition or explanation, but simply quoting what has
    • national philosophy. That is something which lies in the soil
    • what is put forward as the philosophical blossoms of the nation.)
    • inclination to Mysticism existing, that, in spite of his
  • Title: Lecture: Greek and Germanic Mythology: Lecture I - The Prometheus Saga
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    • explanations given by Blavatsky.
    • call incarnation, incarnation in the sense in which we have human
  • Title: Lecture: Greek and Germanic Mythology: Lecture II - The Argonaut Saga and the Odyssey
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    • intellectual combination, the calculating faculty, in short, all that
    • another. The Odyssey has been given the most varied explanations
  • Title: Lecture: Greek and Germanic Mythology: Lecture III - The Sigfried Saga
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    • and Atlantis has to be overcome before these northern nations will
    • series of incarnations. This is why we also meet there the famous
  • Title: Lecture: Greek and Germanic Mythology: Lecture IV - The Trojan War
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    • who began his development when incarnation started, approximately in
  • Title: Lecture: Lecture I: Occult Signs and Symbols
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    • through work on his astral body from incarnation to incarnation. What
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    • incarnations — on Saturn, Sun and Moon. His ego, however, was
    • first incarnation, while it was still Saturn. At that time rocks or
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    • this, a good explanation, looks like Steiner, but Felix Hau,
  • Title: Spiritual Hierarchies: Lecture 1
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    • clairvoyant imagination, inspiration, and intuition, — all has
    • him. Spiritual beings had first those imaginations, inspirations,
    • imaginations, inspirations, and intuitions, by the help of which he
    • Europe since the Christian rejuvenation. For the stanzas of Dzyan do
    • thou, great Buddha, through thy inner illumination, hast seen of the
    • designations of these spiritual beings.
    • of man's progress and of his reincarnation depends on whether
    • studies will start from the explanation of this sentence in the
    • explanations of the spiritual hierarchies.
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    • phenomenon of fire. In all explanations of what exists and happens
    • objects has no inclination whatever to think about those objects, no
    • inclination to let the spirit of things live in his soul. He lives
    • spiritual world and returns to earth in his next incarnation, all the
    • through our idleness, must return with us in our new incarnation.
    • man and have to return with him at his next incarnation. Thus, the
    • reincarnation of four groups of elemental beings. The mystery of this
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    • from one incarnation to another, one metamorphosis to another, so all
    • the beings in the universe pass through reincarnations, from the
    • planetary being — passes through reincarnation. Our earth did
    • circles. Just as man in this life is the reincarnation of a previous
    • life, so the earth is also the reincarnation of another planet which
    • reincarnation. That which we have characterised as the lunar
    • planetary condition, was the reincarnation of a still earlier
    • to-day, but quite a different being; it was the reincarnation of the
    • first planet to which we look back when speaking of incarnations of
    • successive incarnations; Saturn, Sun, Moon, Earth.
    • Exhalation: — the Sun's day, illumination of the
    • of light and darkness, illumination and obscurity, for that was its
  • Title: Spiritual Hierarchies: Lecture 5
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    • Saturn and that on the ancient Sun, which is the reincarnation, or
    • that highest Divinity of which we find mention by almost all nations
    • domination of the Spirits of Motion, Mights, or Dynamis. For those
    • the ancient Moon comes under the domination of those spirits of
    • ancient Sun under the domination of the advanced Virtutes.
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    • Man develops from incarnation to incarnation. Our human evolution as
    • This evolution through all these incarnations will continue for a
    • individuality, continues from incarnation to incarnation. But you
    • recollection, no consciousness, as yet of their incarnations, and men
    • incarnations. Only those who have developed a certain degree of
    • clairvoyance can look at their past incarnations.
    • What sequence would there be between a man's incarnations upon
    • earth when he cannot remember his former incarnations, if certain
    • beings were not there to connect the separate incarnations, and watch
    • the progress of the individual from one incarnation to the other? We
    • incarnation to the other. These are not the beings who rule Karma
    • [but] preserve the memory from one incarnation to the other, so long
    • Each man is a personality in each incarnation, and over each man a
    • incarnation to the other. This makes it possible that in certain
    • himself know anything about his past incarnations, to ask his Angel
    • for each single individuality from one incarnation to another.
    • human groups, as, for instance, nations, races, etc. Within our
    • certain harmonious relationship each single soul with the national or
    • abstract can imagine what is called the Soul of a nation or Spirit of
    • a nation only as a comprehensive general idea of a nation. For the
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  • Title: Spiritual Hierarchies: Lecture 7
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    • actions had a meaning, an influence on the whole concatinations of
    • directing whole nations, you will understand that a man who had an
    • mentioned, and who guided the remnant of the Atlantean nation over to
    • into their former incarnations. The ordinary man cannot do so as yet,
    • externally all the characteristics of their nation, but who, because
    • Spirit of Personality — and who were the external incarnation
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    • designations to the Zodiacal circle. But it is not always so easy to
    • detail, for the meaning of these designations and the whole procedure
    • that the origin of this designation is to be found, and it is only in
  • Title: Spiritual Hierarchies: Lecture 9
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    • is found in all the World Myths, and all the national legends or
    • of the nations. It also shines through that wisdom which finds its
    • modern research, will receive illumination to the minutest detail.
    • of the great world. You can see the same process in a nation. Think
    • of a nation rising in its youth, full of strength, of activity, of
    • energy; think of this nation as producing epoch after epoch the most
    • the nation is also accumulating. Just as Karma accrued during the
    • been brought about, so Karma accrues to a nation during the time its
    • at its strongest, when the nation has given birth to all the
    • of the said nations. When nations have to rise in a certain way still
    • nation a few stages beyond that which was originally planned for it.
    • beings who have to lead the nation to a still higher point of
    • nation has been accumulating. This is the important law as regards
    • taking upon oneself the Karma of nations and of races. From a
    • bear all the Karma of those nations and races. That was the essential
    • upon them — their nations Karma, which had accumulated up to
    • incarnation. The more perfect the man is, the less there will be of
    • through so many incarnations which have taught me to transform my
    • in Eastern science. You have here the true explanation as it is
    • those who are the leaders of nations and races, who know how to
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    • one incarnation to the other. But after a certain time that human
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    • from ‘preparation’ to ‘illumination’ —
    • revealing itself and that ‘illumination’ is setting in.
    • incarnation to incarnation. As long as from morning to night we are
    • the course of our incarnations on earth; but the moment we step out
    • from incarnation to incarnation and appear as they are according to
    • during his incarnations. All this remains invisible so long as the
    • if at the same moment we become clairvoyant, all the inclinations and
    • incarnations. In the course of the future evolution of our earth we
    • have still to go through many incarnations, full of activities and
    • accomplishment. The inclinations, instinct and passions for much that
    • incarnations in former times. Everything that man is capable of
    • is the experience which is connected with ‘illumination’;
    • clairvoyance, to ‘illumination,’ he realises the
    • midnight hour, darkness may still set in and ‘illumination
  • Title: The East in the Light of the West: Lecture III
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    • the astral world after he has reached the stage of illumination meet
    • break from one incarnation to another, must pass through the
    • incarnation, every feeling experienced between birth and death, every
    • with the national feeling of those times that declares that his act
    • Earth itself has passed through other incarnations, that of Saturn,
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    • to the Earth from the Sun. Chthon is a designation of the somewhat
    • would, however, be false to accept the simple explanation that this
    • those who have passed through previous incarnations, and what they
    • no serious appreciation and feeling for reincarnation in his soul;
    • for to believe in reincarnation seriously means to realise its goal
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    • immortal, permanent human principle which passes from incarnation to
    • incarnation. This was why Osiris was felt to be most intimately bound
    • incarnation to another were generally able to find better vehicles in
    • their essence flows into him and he experiences inner illumination
    • every succeeding incarnation in bodies of higher moral, aesthetic and
    • spiritual perfection. And so in one of his incarnations, Zarathustra
    • the incarnation of Christ had been made in a very definite way by
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    • incarnations of a certain individuality, had been so purified that
    • actually to incarnate within it. The incarnation of the Christ, the
    • descend to this earth and for a number of incarnations to be embodied
    • most advanced group of the northern stream of nations, namely the
    • himself the task of passing through his incarnations in such a way as
    • having made himself ripe through his various incarnations to be the
    • permanent physical incarnation of these spiritual beings behind the
    • descending into physical incarnation. For this descent requires a
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    • historical descent into incarnation of the Christ was a necessary in
    • humanity the important thing is that man, on incarnation depends for
    • descended into incarnation in a human body and has now become an
    • future incarnations lives in organisms wherein the etheric body is to
    • light of his assertions. If what I have said about the re-incarnation
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    • old Persian nation made use of his astral body, his sentient soul
    • to the south. This is an epoch wherein two streams of nations
    • and of that which was connected with him they sought for illumination
    • the universe was also the national god must be thought of as a
    • of other nations down to the seven wise men of Greece. But the
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    • We look back at earlier incarnations of man, of races and
    • for its seven incarnations; Saturn, Sun, Moon, Earth, Jupiter, Venus
    • incarnations we must seek their connections by once more using the
    • his three former incarnations. By starting with the incarnation of a
    • incarnations it is possible to draw certain conclusions concerning
    • his next three incarnations. The three former and the present
    • incarnations, plus the three following make seven again. Seven is a
    • descend into physical incarnation — are the messengers, we may
    • of the human incarnations of the all-embracing Wisdom figures
    • incarnation of that great Teacher who may be called the essence of
    • wholly or in part in other human personalities. Such incarnations are
    • teachers an incarnation of a Bodhisattva. It is permissible to speak
    • of ever-recurring incarnations of the Bodhisattva, but we must
    • understand that behind all the men in whom the incarnation took place
    • essential thing in this incarnation to be the embodiment of the
    • Great Teacher, the incarnation of wisdom, which pervades all the
    • course of the evolution of our earth we find incarnations of the
    • look at the incarnation in which was embodied not a Bodhisattva (in
    • which this fact was the most important feature of the incarnation)
    • incarnations. This was due to the condition of human understanding.
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  • Title: Wisdom of Man: I. The Position of Anthroposophy in Relation to Theosophy and Anthropology.
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    • spread out beneath it. They cannot rise to the planes of imagination,
    • are called imagination, inspiration, and intuition. Man's ability to
  • Title: Wisdom of Man: II. Supersensible Processes in the Activities of the Human Senses.
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    • mere figment of the imagination, an invention of physiology, hence we
    • absurdities resulting from purely materialistic explanations. No,
    • The scientific explanation that in seeing, ether waves
    • does not disdain the assistance of that “imagination” it
  • Title: Wisdom of Man: III. Higher Senses, Inner Force Currents and Creative Laws in the Human Organism.
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  • Title: Wisdom of Man: IV. Supersensible Currents in the Human and Animal Organizations.
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    • backward, but that the emanations of the sentient soul run forward
    • explanation of the human countenance based solely on physical forces
    • scientists' imagination. Animals have no memory; they merely manifest
  • Title: Wisdom of the Soul: I. The Elements of the Soul Life.
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    • life and reveal themselves in manifold concatenations. Then the
    • manifold combinations of these two elements. We should misconstrue
  • Title: Wisdom of the Soul: II. Action and Interaction of the Human Soul Forces.
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    • greatest genius is subject to the domination of these conflicting
    • incarnation the entire destiny of the soul life.
    • makes itself felt as uneasiness, and an examination of this condition
  • Title: Wisdom of the Soul: III. At the Portals of the Senses.
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    • Returning thought, in fearsome alienation,
    • by the voluntary termination of desire at the soul's boundary, the
    • feeling. Fantastic explanations of will are possible. One could
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    • it is here omitted, but again, a little imagination on the part of
    • they tell us? Examination shows them to have something strangely in
    • future and the past. Only one possible explanation of this fact
    • incarnation a tendency toward the one current or the other, you must
    • incarnation, with the visualizations of the recently acquired etheric
    • incarnation to serve humanity. Do not think of that as an abstract
  • Title: Wisdom of the Spirit: I. Franz Brentano and Aristotles Doctrine of the Spirit.
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    • is called a concatenation of concepts, for example, the rose is red.
    • correct, as even a superficial examination of your own soul life will
    • it remains for the reader to keep the explanations in mind whenever
    • by itself. He took seriously this inclination to differentiate soul
    • reincarnation.
    • of the birth of a man in one incarnation — an original creation
    • of spirit — must occur at every incarnation because
    • reincarnation would not be a new creation. This alone suffices to
    • show that the doctrine of reincarnation would conflict with his
    • Aristotle considers a physical incarnation important, one of the aims
    • that would not demand incarnation in a human body is unthinkable.
    • Aristotle? Naturally, the longing for another physical incarnation.
    • missed its purpose for, since the spirit needs incarnation in order
    • effectual incarnation unless it were a perfect one; that is, a
    • obtain one. Since Aristotle does not assume reincarnation, it follows
    • incarnation. Aristotle's doctrine calls for reincarnation but does
    • incarnation. Thus we see how the Aristotelian doctrine, gleaming
    • reincarnation. In dealing with the doctrine of the spirit we are at a
    • evidence of reincarnation, can transcend Aristotle, but this
    • scientific demonstration of reincarnation.
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    • built up man out of a combination and co-operation of purely physical
    • upon closer examination, to be inadequate. Are we compelled, then, to
    • of reincarnation and repeated earth lives.
    • acceptance of the doctrine of reincarnation. One could almost say
    • the West from becoming reconciled to the idea of reincarnation. A
    • plausibility of what we call reincarnation. In a certain respect
    • imagination, for while the human soul and the world itself must in
    • merely formal but actual. It must be an imagination immanent in the
    • potency; a world imagination, as was explained earlier.”
    • book dealing generally with imagination as a world-creative
    • then, is not to be found in a continuous renewal, a rejuvenation
  • Title: Wisdom of the Spirit: III. Imagination--Imagination; Inspiration--Self-fulfillment; Intuition--Conscience.
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    • Imagination — ‘Imagination’;* Inspiration —
    • non-German word Imagination in the sense familiar to students
    • practically never used in German to mean ‘imagination’ in
    • no synonym for ‘imagination’. The best solution available
    • seems to be as follows: whenever ‘imagination’ is used in
    • startled when he runs across something like “imagination leads
    • to ‘imagination’.”
    • mere combination of visualizations. Our psychologist by no means sees
    • whether the combination of visualizations permits of establishing
    • when one asks whether a judgment can proceed from a combination of
    • proposition out of a combination of visualizations? What can impel
    • When a combination of conceptions is joined by what we can call
    • true sense of the term we call imagination. Summing up: When
    • have described it points to what we call inner imagination in the
    • imagination is not visualization either. By means of perception, the
    • is comprised in imagination, in a conception filled with other than
    • imagination and visualizations. Imagination has a way of announcing
    • really attains to imagination, it senses in its life of
    • contact with the outer world, with corporeality; in imagination it
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  • Title: Wisdom of the Spirit: IV. Laws of Nature, Evolution of Consciousness and Repeated Earth Lives.
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    • angle with concepts we encountered there, such as imagination,
    • reasoning — to imagination, inspiration and intuition. It is
    • the meaning of reincarnation, anyone developing a justified
    • way of imagination, inspiration, and intuition to a genuine cognition
    • to distinguish certain imaginations exactly as one learns to
    • The possibility of attaining to this imagination
    • Antoinette, or the reincarnation of some saint. Because such people
    • assume that in a previous incarnation they were something exalted.
    • imagination, this self-cognition. Having achieved it, you will see
    • realize that, while this incarnation in which you find yourself is
    • through many incarnations, what he will be able to be in some one
    • future incarnation, and for this reason he has the longing to keep
    • returning. In each incarnation he must long for what is impossible of
    • can eventually become what it is possible to be in one incarnation.
    • become in one incarnation. This longing for ever new earth lives must
    • but they yield the strongest confirmation of reincarnation.
    • that we should long for reincarnation in order to be able to correct
    • harmony. Those who boggle at the idea of reincarnation only show how
    • passes through his various incarnations, that is, when he receives
    • incarnation.
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    • in other words, that which passes through all incarnations, the power
  • Title: Lecture: The Birth of the Sun-Spirit as the Spirit of the Earth
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    • incarnations began.
    • of purity, unsullied by the effects of physical incarnation; and the
    • incarnation on earth.
    • already befallen human souls through the many incarnations since the
    • human soul as it was before these earthly incarnations began.
    • began to pass through their incarnations on the earth. This soul
    • passed through incarnations which have been under the influence of the
    • Imaginations which can come before the soul during the Thirteen Days
    • for the revelation of that Imagination which may be called the Christ
    • Imagination and which makes us aware that by gaining the victory over
    • the incarnations affected by Lucifer's influence. The soul of the seer
    • that man must undergo because of his alienation from the Christ
    • Nights are crowned on the 6th of January by the Christ Imagination.
    • through his life in the incarnations from Adam and Eve to the Mystery
    • human being must experience through the incarnations from the earth's
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    • extermination was caused by malice, ignorance, enmity towards
    • after the extermination of the Gnosis was paltry in comparison with
    • Here lies the explanation of the institution of the Walpurgis Night
    • merely additional designations for Nertus, as is the Scandinavian
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    • for explanations of what was happening on the earth. But to such men
    • alienation from reality, is incapable of grasping these things. Nor is
    • reality they worship Jahve. In the various nations (this was all too
    • on the other, national Gods at a level inferior to that of the
    • the principle of nationality, the claiming of national Gods, denotes a
    • worship Christ as a national God — it is they who deny Him most
    • according to nationality. And in that the Magi received the
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    • Incarnation. The Roman Caesars were actually regarded as Gods in human
  • Title: Lecture: The Birth of Christ Within Us
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    • human beings passing from incarnation to incarnation attain greater
    • A certain illumination is given by one who has spoken of these things
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    • advocating the idea of re-embodiment or reincarnation, if we did not
    • earth. The soul is not merely guided from one incarnation to another
    • without. Therefore the soul progresses from incarnation to
    • incarnation, but also from one period of civilisation to another. It
    • age is this: he went through a certain number of incarnations in the
    • fourth period — there are a number of incarnations, which
    • the brain. It was not a real, earthly incarnation as such; it was not
    • a real incarnation of a human being in the ordinary sense. It
    • incarnation we know as Gautama Buddha.
    • been necessary for this Being to go through real human incarnations.
    • Individuality, this one incarnation was sufficient for him to see all
    • periods; but Buddha could experience in this one incarnation all that
    • it was possible to evolve. In his incarnation as Gautama Buddha he
    • after that incarnation; there was no need for him to go through
    • during future cycles, Buddha was able to give in this one incarnation,
    • back. His incarnation in the fourth epoch was such, that although he
    • kind of incarnation was called a “Son of Apollo”, because
    • Thus in this incarnation of Apollo as Orpheus, we have again a sort of
    • two incarnations the Bodhisattva-Beings ascend to the Buddhi-Plane;
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    • nature of man, reincarnation and karma, and the evolution of humanity
    • such a thing as reincarnation, as karma. The beneficial effects of
    • there is such a law as that of reincarnation, karma, and so on. The
    • knows of reincarnation and karma and one who knows nothing of it. In
    • combinations that are possible; there is another way in which the law
    • this noble sense of indignation is to be found in the character of a
    • explanations of the relation between cause and effect in the life of
    • incarnation, we had stored up such strong life-force that it is able
    • to intervene and heal us. When we look back at those incarnations we
    • lost. They pass over into the next incarnation and the injured organ
    • incarnation to incarnation, we shall see that rightly understood,
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    • deeply into the etheric body during incarnation after incarnation, the
    • during incarnation after incarnation, came egotism, error and lying,
    • the descent; but it cannot be expected that in one or two incarnations
    • only as a kind of memory remaining over from former incarnations. It
    • that then expresses itself in a subsequent incarnation as illness in
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    • act as a teacher to the whole nation, so that its content could be
    • the time of the Incarnation, came to an end at the close of the 19th
    • Such impersonations are the result of the materialistic thinking of
    • having been beggars for the spirit in their past incarnations, have
    • incarnation between 1930 and 1950 will experience the vision of the
    • incarnation to experience on earth what makes them capable of
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    • human being in one incarnation between birth and death. We incarnate
    • whole human being, and the consequence is that if in one incarnation
    • stage when the form was more pliable. In a male incarnation the whole
    • use a male body in an incarnation, for of course these material
    • of Comets, was able to say: As the combinations of carbon and hydrogen
    • play the same part on our earth as did the combinations of carbon and
    • cyanogen compounds, — combinations of carbon and nitrogen. Those
    • carried their esoteric training as far as ‘Illumination
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    • years ago, in other incarnations. There is a purpose in these many
    • incarnations of ours, as we have often emphasised. The purpose is that
    • the soul should in the course of its development from one incarnation
    • incarnations just began as it is now, and that moreover in the distant
    • through the different incarnations, I was able to embody into my soul
    • incarnations and did not possess what we call conscience, so in later
    • certain spiritual emanations as a result of his evil action, he is
    • our next incarnations during the Graeco-Latin epoch, in order then to
    • we live in our present incarnations with the fruits of what we gained
    • going through successive incarnations, namely, that we may gradually
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    • appropriate to select a different designation for to-day's festival,
    • super-sensible illumination from which we must draw to-day; we know
    • what has been just described. The more incarnations a man has during
    • awake in the right way in our next incarnation, and this knowledge
    • believe in the evolution of the soul, from incarnation to incarnation,
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    • some preliminary explanations pertaining to the attainment of
    • examination of the teachings of Buddha will not reveal any real
    • determining factor; for the second, the religious inclination; but
    • It would not be difficult to interpret this explanation as a
    • nothing whatever to do with any form of denominational Christianity.
    • From this we see how unfounded is the reproach that the explanations
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    • powers more or less as brothers. The explanation for this is to be
    • incarnation. If this Mars sphere is experienced consciously and later
    • the greatest importance, the sum total of the last incarnation as it
    • In fact, the overall picture of your present incarnation corresponds
    • everything you have to object to in your own last incarnation is
    • reincarnation. In the first phase of his life after death he takes
    • from the previous incarnation until the present one. We sense cosmic
    • incarnations. Until we reach the Sun sphere we are so preoccupied
    • Many people say that they cannot believe in reincarnation because
    • with forces for our new incarnation.
    • experience what has happened on earth between our incarnations. For
    • aspect, one will find that in each incarnation one has to learn as a
    • time span between two incarnations corresponds to the period needed
    • return to an incarnation until the conditions on the earth have
    • our previous incarnation.
    • will spend but a short time between incarnations. This is due to the
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    • forces we need; which means that in the next incarnation we shall
    • came down to earth to a new incarnation you yourself were in those
    • incarnation. Then man still had within him a heritage from times when
    • incarnation. Today this has changed. It now happens more and more
    • religious denomination on earth can never impart to the soul what is
    • national” religion such as is found among the Hindus or
    • adopted is not an egoistic or nationalistic adherence to a creed. The
    • Look for the same thing in any other denominational creed, and the
    • examination will show what depth of meaning lies in the few words
    • race, nationality or creed, and reaches beyond all racial traits and
    • Christ ought not to maintain that all denominations and creeds can
    • particular denomination, the Christ can be accepted by a Hindu or an
    • religious denominations simply do not understand what the true
    • relation to all religious denominations and world-conceptions speaks
    • incarnation. We can only assimilate spiritual science in the right
    • strong and vigorous when we enter a new incarnation. Etheric bodies
    • the earth with forces that in the next incarnation will make our
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    • is capable, the he can do it. A certain resignation is
    • religious inclination is dreadfully painful. The more religious the
    • this sphere. People who lack religious inclination cut themselves
    • necessary. In the first sphere we need moral inclination and in the
    • we have a religious inclination, so in the Sun sphere we must be
    • moral inclination and religious disposition. Nothing can be done
    • near to the spirit in the next incarnation.
    • incarnation? I have mentioned this on previous occasions. Buddha
    • lived as Gautama during his last incarnation six hundred years B.C.
    • incarnation a pupil of Buddha and absorbed all the qualities
    • Christian. This was due to the fact that in his previous incarnation
    • spiritual inclination.
    • a moral inclination, it means that on the return journey during the
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    • period lasts until the soul descends into a new incarnation and
    • the form of Imaginations. If we take the words “Visions”
    • or “Imaginations” in the sense in which I explained them
    • by its Imaginations. At first the cloud is dark. When some time has
    • cognition as the illumination of the cloud of our visions from one
    • positions of the planets. An explanation of what does no apparently
    • the prison of his cloud of Imaginations and approach him. Morality
    • to swear allegiance to the ancient god, Wotan. Wotan was a national
    • fact happened in the West? It is not a national god that has been
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    • forces he needs for his next incarnation.
    • together with the other person in a next incarnation in such a way
    • through intellectual combination, but in most cases he does not
    • from the higher worlds that we need for the following incarnation.
    • into our next incarnation. As a result, we do not only make ourselves
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    • same space, but on our soul inclinations. We become hermits when we
    • possess a moral inclination.
    • impulse to act differently in our next incarnation on earth. We
    • inclination with us. Inasmuch as in the physical world we are able to
    • find all those of a like inclination towards the divine spiritual.
    • would reign as a national god. The West has not acknowledged a ruling
    • prepared for a new incarnation. There is one thing we cannot dispense
    • also our characteristics from previous incarnations. If, for
    • figure is not an allegory, but represents the combination of the
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    • said. That is an international element and can live in any language.
    • of future incarnations. Then we will have thoughts independent from
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    • of ahrimanic beings! Man has the alternative during an incarnation
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    • of this world? He makes use of his senses, brings his imagination to
    • There is a certain inclination on the part of the dead towards the
    • second incarnation. Actual progress is thereby postponed.
    • develop in the soul that lead to a next incarnation. Let me attempt
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    • the next incarnation.
    • dulled himself toward the spiritual world in one incarnation, he will
    • with deliberate dullness in one incarnation will find that Lucifer
    • and beings needed for the next earthly incarnation. The result is
    • Lucifer. In the pervious incarnation they led a dull existence that
    • lives and the life in the spirit that follows each incarnation. We
    • predestined to be in incarnation, we cannot make up for it during the
    • in earlier incarnations people had been in contact with the
    • incarnation was his faithful and devoted pupil. At that time Francis
    • allowed him to appear in incarnation as the great mystic who was to
    • had completed his incarnations it was no longer necessary for him to
    • incarnations nevertheless have the opportunity of meeting him between
    • earthly incarnation one can speak of an “embodiment”
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    • retrospect in a sense on his last incarnation. He is still involved
    • incarnation in the manner indicated then in a new life he will be
    • of forces from earlier incarnations, a further opportunity is given
    • incarnation, because of insufficient development, manifested a dull
    • interest in their surroundings. Then we find a third incarnation that
    • and in the next incarnation without his intervention he is so
    • we find two incarnations as described earlier. This can also shed
    • behind, in a sense, and will be handicapped in a future incarnation
    • also the next incarnation, depend on what has happened previously. By
    • accomplished certain specific deeds during his physical incarnation.
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    • incarnation man is conscious of these feelings only when he is
    • in physical incarnation but there were also those who work from
    • incarnation as Francis of Assisi. Many of the qualities so
    • sphere, and so on. When we are returning to an incarnation in a
    • natural inclination towards the spiritual. A human being may grow up
    • even as a child an inclination to the spiritual.
    • an incarnation into forces that can then become bodily forces and
    • What has been taken into the conceptual life in one incarnation is
    • from his earlier incarnations. We are justified in speaking of him as
    • lead far off the mark when speaking about successive incarnations. To
    • incarnation may be able to unfold forces in the next incarnation that
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    • souls who have cultivated moral feelings and inclinations on earth
    • human, and for the different religious denominations. In former times
    • particular folk, race or nationality, as is the case with Hinduism
    • and other national religions. Had the people of middle Europe
    • initiates are human beings who through a number of incarnations have
    • incarnation. It is sheer nonsense to believe as materialistic science
    • the forces needed to build up the next incarnation. Then one returns.
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    • nationality or in some other way. Between death and rebirth people
    • contain the idea of reincarnation. Such a confession must appear to
    • accumulated in previous incarnations. It is the task of the luciferic
    • incarnation.
    • the incarnation of the particular individual. In Luther's case
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    • they ask for an explanation of something, are satisfied if the reply
    • that. They take the feeling of familiarity for an explanation and
    • certain demands on your imagination. You must think to yourself that
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    • learnt the laws governing the combination and separation of
    • explanations already given we can call such Realists, and their
    • perception, but if we go outside a mathematical explanation, we shall
    • about an explanation of the universe as thoroughly as we have tried
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    • Gnostic and at the same time have a certain inclination to be
    • inclination towards the constellation of Monadism. Then he would not,
    • which a person carries with him through a given incarnation is called
    • many nuances if you reckon with all their combinations — are
    • only three tones to distinguish. All world-pictures, all combinations
    • with imagination, so the occultist, the Intuitionist, as we mean him
    • Moon for an explanation of the phenomenon of the Earth —
    • combinations that can spring from this spiritual cosmos. The lower
    • incarnations that we have to go through on earth. And one can also
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    • gather that human souls can have an inclination to change the sign
    • of Idealism; and such a soul, in the course of the same incarnation,
    • does it mean? It means that through an earlier incarnation Nietzsche
    • virtue of his earlier incarnation, the forces of Idealism and of
    • With the aid of such an explanation as this we see more depth that we
    • first period of the incarnation he was then living through as Fichte)
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    • they ask for an explanation of something, are satisfied if the reply
    • that. They take the feeling of familiarity for an explanation and
    • certain demands on your imagination. You must think to yourself that
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    • learnt the laws governing the combination and separation of
    • explanations already given we can call such Realists, and their
    • perception, but if we go outside a mathematical explanation, we shall
    • about an explanation of the universe as thoroughly as we have tried
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    • Gnostic and at the same time have a certain inclination to be
    • inclination towards the constellation of Monadism. Then he would not,
    • which a person carries with him through a given incarnation is called
    • many nuances if you reckon with all their combinations — are
    • only three tones to distinguish. All world-pictures, all combinations
    • with imagination, so the occultist, the Intuitionist, as we mean him
    • Moon for an explanation of the phenomenon of the Earth —
    • combinations that can spring from this spiritual cosmos. The lower
    • incarnations that we have to go through on earth. And one can also
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    • gather that human souls can have an inclination to change the sign
    • of Idealism; and such a soul, in the course of the same incarnation,
    • does it mean? It means that through an earlier incarnation Nietzsche
    • virtue of his earlier incarnation, the forces of Idealism and of
    • With the aid of such an explanation as this we see more depth that we
    • first period of the incarnation he was then living through as Fichte)
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    • been a verbal explanation; it would have been one if what it
    • imagination that makes many scientists have such a false idea of
    • the combination of the material is so complicated that it cannot
    • and explanation then we see that conscious life is continually born
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    • A materialistic explanation can apparently be found for suffering,
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    • with the etheric body now come to a culmination with their creative
    • we are clear that a man is subject of re-incarnation — to
    • here how the etheric body is the bearer of creative imagination, of
    • explanation of the human organism, and a man is like an extract
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    • We discover different relationships with each incarnation and
    • culmination point in cultivation on the physical plane is found
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    • definition, an explanation of a word; for usually definitions do not
    • find what we have just presented in our explanation of the idea of
    • to find, if the case is not complicated, that the explanation of the
    • lives. But we shall not arrive at an explanation of human life if we
    • about the life of man in his different reincarnations upon earth. The
    • were the result of causes in a previous incarnation — we see a
    • karma of nations and of humanity, so that we are justified in saying
    • the fact that, during the old Moon-existence, certain combinations of
    • present day on our earth by combinations of oxygen and carbon, carbon
    • deadly in them. Cyanide combinations, prussic acid combinations,
    • said that a comet must contain something like cyanide combinations in
    • will intersect each other. And thereby we shall have the explanation
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    • You will find it among other peoples too, especially where a nation
    • reincarnations; then we shall find that the recoil of a cause which we
    • know that in the case of animals we cannot speak of a reincarnation
    • incarnation to incarnation. No other organisation could have become
    • of the individuality which goes on from incarnation to incarnation.
    • combination that the human organisation would have been able to
    • in preceding years, we know that on each of the planetary incarnations
    • place; that is we could descend into bodily incarnations. The
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    • beckon, and then in came the flies! Surely the explanation which
    • organism that which it brings with it from previous incarnations. We
    • incarnation has thought, felt and acted very egotistically, sees
    • superficial life in one incarnation — expresses itself in the
    • tendency to lying in the next incarnation; and in the third
    • incarnation this tendency to lying manifests itself in incorrectly
    • consecutive incarnations: superficiality and fickleness in the first
    • incarnation, the tendency to lying in the second, and the physical
    • disposition to disease in the third incarnation.
    • reincarnations; therefore that which is in the etheric body is not
    • our moral and intellectual life in one incarnation, and our health or
  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: The Curability and Incurability of Diseases in Relation to Karma
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    • of self which led him in one incarnation to perform certain actions.
    • feeling of personality; in your next incarnation you must seek for
    • come to you in your next incarnation from your physical body, etheric
    • The effect of this in the next incarnation will not be able fully to
    • incarnation in which he will encounter the greatest opposition to his
    • then so work that in the next incarnation his feeling of self will be
    • opportunity whereby in the next incarnation his threefold organism
    • arouse in him the tendency in his next incarnation to experience some
    • principle, and so it came about that in his first incarnation on earth
    • incarnations on the earth, there is a luciferic influence, and, as a
    • causes of disease, if we do not merely consider the one incarnation,
    • but observe the effect of one incarnation on the next. We see also how
    • the stamp of our errors in our next incarnation.’ But we do this
    • the following incarnation. This is quite a different matter. Indeed,
    • character in a previous incarnation. In this complaint we see
    • you really ought to have. You had to go into this incarnation to gain
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    • strengthening and perfecting his ego in his further incarnation. As a
    • in his next incarnation, or even should a cure be effected in this
    • same incarnation, to a stronger Ego-consciousness or to forces which
    • incarnation.
    • what I have said about a case of measles can lead to an explanation
    • If we now see the karmic thread passing from one incarnation to
    • combination by means of which someone then produced a telescope.
    • consciousness we give quite a different explanation. Especially do we
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    • between what we have brought from earlier incarnations and what we
    • musical talent brought over from a previous incarnation will be
    • in the next incarnation. And this tendency leads the person to seek
    • for reincarnation in a particular family which can provide him with
    • incarnation long for a musical ear, will strive to come into this
    • musical ear or a similar gift in a particular incarnation. ‘by
    • case man has drawn to himself something external. Before reincarnation
    • incarnation it became internal, and made its appearance within. Thus,
    • pain, passions, imaginations, and so forth, sink down into the
    • impregnation by the Ego, the earlier connection between the astral
    • Let us suppose that through experiences in a previous incarnation we
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    • taking place during the transition from one incarnation to another,
    • whereby events of earlier incarnations are transformed into causes of
    • we are in that incarnation performing actions to which we are tempted
    • from them, not even in successive incarnations, for we should ever
    • one incarnation and then after death perceive where they had led us.
    • deeds, inclinations, and greeds that brought about the illness.
    • incarnation, and how the beneficent forces add pain to the organic
    • incarnation the inner man gains in strength, if the man is more
    • incarnation in which man is not through his general karma predisposed
    • Ahriman, who will beguile us by illusion upon illusion, hallucination
    • upon hallucination.
    • power of judgement and our faculty for acute discrimination. This is
    • our consciousness, our faculty of discrimination and discernment, and
    • worlds. And if one attempts to give to these people some explanation,
    • voices, and hallucinations cease. They were merely ahrimanic chimera,
    • incarnations?
    • Let us suppose that in one incarnation an ahrimanic influence had been
    • reappears in a new incarnation. Then it will become manifest that some
    • records until we possess the explanations of Spiritual Science. Later
    • give an explanation. For this reason it is of little use to ask for an
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    • inclination seriously to take up anthroposophical studies, or to take
    • the cleverest combinations out of the most trivial happenings:
    • deal with a karmic cause in previous incarnations. The errors which
    • present incarnation but from a preceding one. Let us now try to get an
    • incarnation.
    • in some incarnation we were so tempted by Lucifer, or in other words,
    • incarnation will be implanted in one of the three soul members. Let us
    • Thus in the new incarnation we encounter in the etheric body an effect
    • incarnation. But the rational soul of the next incarnation will again
    • work independently in that incarnation, and it makes a difference
    • If he has committed it in an earlier incarnation, he now carries his
    • in an earlier incarnation which has already been woven into the
    • earlier incarnation, and we can actually demonstrate that the defect
    • contracted an evil in a previous incarnation, and how between death
    • us by Ahriman in the next incarnation, and then it is a question of
    • incarnation by the ordinary means of external reason.
    • He who in a certain incarnation passes through such an experience as
    • completely heal him for his next incarnation; for he can be healed
    • the one incarnation what could otherwise take place only by the
    • circuitous passage from one incarnation to another, namely, through
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    • period a need for cleanliness is felt simply because this inclination
    • way for karmic compensation either in this or in another incarnation.
    • explanations cannot explain certain facts. These are the souls who
    • Let us suppose that a woman lives in a certain incarnation. It cannot
    • experiences of one incarnation, and thereby towards the formation of
    • the organism itself in the next incarnation. A deep working into and
    • experiences in one incarnation results in a male organism in the next
    • incarnation. Occult teaching here shows that there is a connection
    • incarnation is the result of the experiences and events of a preceding
    • female incarnation. At the risk of arousing in some of those present
    • special inclination for what is new, especially in the spiritual
    • being on quitting an incarnation in which he has lived but little in
    • penetrate less deeply into the organism in the next incarnation. He
    • incarnation the organism is less impregnated. So comes the inclination
    • to build up a female body in the next incarnation, and it is therefore
    • incarnation will be an organising force for our body in the next. And
    • fact of having man's or woman's experiences in one incarnation, in one
    • way or another determines our external deeds in the next incarnation.
    • organism. Only in rare cases will an incarnation in the same sex be
    • however, that every male organism will in the following incarnation
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    • certain illnesses in one incarnation appear as the karmic consequences
    • of errors made by the soul in former incarnations when it worked at
    • through inner combinations, through the nature of its inner elementary
    • incarnations, entered the luciferic element. Lucifer has woven himself
    • incarnations, that the human organisation is not what it might be. If
    • incarnations. This was formerly not there. Only a human body
    • karma, from incarnation to incarnation, both work to restore the
    • incarnations is just such a disturbed balance, until man, after all
    • his incarnations, shall at last create the final balance which can be
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    • have done, thought and felt in the incarnations preceding our own, and
    • imagine that in the events which happen to a whole nation or to a
    • of the national Greek talent. But for this it was necessary to
    • see further how one nation after another acquires this or that which
    • is new, how something remains out of the separate national
    • nations must die out, so that the treasures each separate nation has
    • of all this? Remember all that each nation experiences in its own
    • development, one nation after another, developing the successive
    • There you have two things necessary to national civilisations, and
    • contribution was made to the collective evolution of the nations.
    • lacking; if Ahriman were not there, he who in nation after nation
    • throw light upon these questions how far inclinations and emotions,
    • in the history of his nation. This part was necessary to the karma of
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    • between death at the end of a medieval incarnation and birth into our
    • their incarnation in the Middle Ages (this being the content of the
    • experiences of the previous incarnation as occultly true. When it is
    • description in advance both as theories and explanations has
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    • through his imagination and his soul life of feeling, no longer
    • reality, are only illusions, hallucinations, dream pictures.
    • truths. He may tell people about all sorts of incarnations of this
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    • living in imagination, in mental images, the ability to make his
    • the faculty of transformation: thinking or imagination; for the
    • this self-willing is necessary; like the alternation of sleeping and
    • We would be mistaken if we imagined that the alternation
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    • about reincarnation, that is, the truly genuine remembrances of
    • experience and at once relate it to this or that former incarnation.
    • spiritual science. This happens chiefly in the case of reincarnation,
    • himself, “Look at that: in your previous incarnation you had
    • yourself with quite different qualities in a former incarnation. What
    • incorrect clairvoyance many previous incarnations are described,
    • acquired in the present earth life to create in the imagination what
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    • Egyptian incarnation forms the foundation for his later destiny and
    • properly unless our explanations involve atoms by way of a
    • however, found it necessary to provide some explanation for the
    • ahrimanic beings....” and so on; Felix's explanations became
    • explanations that he no longer could listen properly and though he
    • explanations that Benedictus had given him of the luciferic and
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    • spiritual initiatives and aims together. Nations writing a different
    • nations that write with Roman letters, it will be necessary —
    • this in regard to the relationships in European national life. It is
    • dance, we could say, is a combination of several arts. When one
    • what lives from one life on earth to another, from incarnation to
    • incarnation. In moving from one life on earth to the next one,
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    • incarnation to incarnation, in such a way that we feel almost as
    • imaginations of Johannes Thomasius.
    • not remain in the realm of imagination but extends into the objective
    • be resolved in this incarnation. Much of this karma lies buried and
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    • who don't practice discrimination can very easily be carried away,
    • the power of clear, objective discrimination. Then we would have a
    • age. This points up a lack of discrimination between what has inner
    • short, he will be the victim of hallucinations and illusions; he will
    • incarnation. It would indeed be wrong to say to oneself, “I
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    • [Growth, Decay, Reincarnation]
    • incarnation he had as yet learned nothing, he was most profoundly
    • fact true that, on close examination, one sees how, when man falls
    • doctrine of reincarnation. The oriental stream possessed this as
    • incarnations, and then has become a Bodhisattva, as did Gautama, the
    • incarnations, became Bodhisattva, and then ascended to the next
    • the spiritual being who goes through many incarnations. Brahmanism
    • attainment, and for this he has to go through many incarnations; but
    • designation “Buddha” is an honourable title which may be
    • more to the occult interpretation, to a higher inter-denominational
    • results as regards interdenominational Christianity, what Raphael has
    • inclinations will show themselves in the child which were not there
    • imagination was left to him and this was then developed in the soul
    • interdenominational Christianity to flow into the souls of men. But
    • go through many incarnations; and how important it is that the West
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    • immeasurable as long as we do not ascend from Imagination, which
    • subsequent incarnations of our earth. That would be a remarkable
    • incarnation, if not fertilised as I have described. The outer forms
    • the cosmic mysteries and that which his own arbitrary imagination has
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    • civilization utterly devoid of fantasy and imagination in every sphere
    • Greek spiritual life that comes from the old imaginations of the
    • experience. Of course, imagination was no longer present to the same
    • hear behind his language the echoing of the life of imagination.
    • invent rights and extirpate wrongs. Here is a nation whose men trace
    • world history find their explanation in opposites.
    • Justinian, who was a sort of incarnation of the Roman-Latin element,
    • Then another epoch followed after an epoch of stagnation, of which
    • men through his living imagination, or from his inheritance of living
    • imaginations, Rome formed a definite concept that first came to life
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    • Imaginations as the Task of Our Time. Genghis Khan and the
    • The Influence of Luciferic and Ahrimanic Beings on Historical Development. The clear Perception of the Sensory World and Free Imaginations as the Task of Our Time. Genghis Khan and the Discovery of America
    • seen, directed to carrying over the ancient imaginations of the
    • their imaginations, refined and distilled to fantasy, should fill
    • have consisted entirely of those subtle imaginations that had become
    • imaginations refined to fantasy, if these enticing imaginations had
    • post-Atlantean age with all the more determination. Here is the point
    • seen, after fantasy and imagination had taken possession of humanity,
    • illumination of a vision standing behind it. We need not imagine that
    • The other task is to unfold free imaginations side by side with the
    • this task. Free imaginations as sought through spiritual science means
    • imaginations not as they were in the third post-Atlantean age, but
    • unfettered and undistilled into fantasy. It means imaginations in
    • spoken of it in my explanation of the primal phenomenon. His is a
    • but also for free imaginations.* What he has given us in his
    • imaginations in the wonderful drama, Faust.
    • visions on the one hand and an objective imagination which begins with
    • come from free imaginations will have to be included in this primal
    • order to find the imaginations for outer activity and outer knowledge.
    • me.” He means by this how the imaginations arise in him.
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    • unfolding in our thought and deed of free imaginations and an attitude
    • one who did not descend to physical incarnation. A great many men were
    • feel in himself the inclination and desire to apply them on earth in
    • come down to physical incarnation but also could be perceived by men
    • his previous earthly incarnations been initiated as described above
    • earthly existence and successive incarnations.
    • nation,” in particular, stamps a man with nationality
    • He is then judged in accordance with this nationality and is thereby
    • certain nation rather than for his own character and qualities. This
    • within national boundaries, which would become impassable in the
    • the world only inwardly in free imaginations. All this is in its
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    • Pope should excommunicate a whole nation,” and energetically
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    • imagination and thoughts, and through the will, which, in turn, was
    • inspired, by fantasy and imagination. We must realize that this
    • gradually have become weary of the earth, would lose their inclination
    • fantasy and imagination in the Greeks, which also influenced their
    • imagination where his soul would be alienated from earthly existence,
    • development of the gift of free imagination that arises in complete
    • free imagination.
    • Goethe spoke of the primal phenomenon and also of free imagination.
    • was the designation of the Great Spirit in the time of Atlantis. The
    • without any inclination to return. So the culture of the earth would
    • Being may be expressed by a combination of syllables that approximate
    • imagination of the Europeans concerning the Western Hemisphere. Marco
    • different efforts to discover principles of national economy,
    • be worked out in great imaginations, of which examples are to be found
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    • the unfolding of the will toward other men. To the nation, Philip
    • descended, and also to souls who are still above awaiting incarnation,
    • countless persons in the nation would also look on that as something
    • imaginations of Goethe. Goethe knew the secret of the Templars. Not
    • inappropriately perhaps, the nationality of the man who is then led to
    • doctrine of reincarnation, of repeated earth lives, lies in Goethe's
    • knowledge of reincarnation, of repeated earthly lives. But Goethe is
    • wonderful feeling of internationalism is poured out in Herman Grimm's
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    • denomination, the Anglican Church, to which many people belong; let us
    • life, but the discrimination that one employs to the full in material
    • will be added, and only from a combination of the two will a later
    • One comes, however, upon all sorts of peculiar explanations, like the
    • cannot be communicated to anyone. If the explanation that people
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    • people lacking in imagination. I might call it “the stream of
    • legalism, which finds its culmination in the “Last
    • national economist, can only be understood if we understand the
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    • following explanation. You are aware that before the Mystery of
    • a sign only was made, a sign which resembles certain combinations of
    • people, a national self-seeking people concerned with the
    • aggrandizement of their own nation, a nation thinking only of itself.
    • that they saved themselves from becoming nationally so egoistic that
    • impregnated with forces given over to national egoism, as would have
    • “Freedom for individual nations, even for the smallest
    • nations.” This is an essentially false idea, because today, in
    • endeavour to permeate each individual nation not with the new force of
    • sound, there is a tendency among so-called civilized nations at the
    • the most powerful impulse in every single nation.
    • from this Luciferic incarnation thousands of years before the Mystery
    • an earthly incarnation of Ahriman himself. This time is approaching.
    • incarnation of Ahriman, but it is our task so to prepare humanity
    • the Ahriman incarnation, so that when this comes to pass we may know
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    • Imagination and inspiration to make those forces active which enable
    • Luciferic incarnation if we look upon everything that has come through
    • culture, to which, through the incarnation of Lucifer man was given
    • preparing for the coming incarnation of Ahriman in the Western World.
    • coming of Ahriman. When the incarnation of Ahriman takes place in the
    • soul-content, however, is a great hallucination — certainly a
    • most spiritualized hallucination, the hallucination of the Mystery of
    • hallucination of the Mystery of Golgotha, neither more nor less. Now,
    • but only a hallucination of this Mystery of Golgotha. I might also
    • say, an Imagination; for the hallucination is so spiritualized that it
    • is an actual Imagination. But more than an Imagination is not to be
    • What is the path from Imagination to Reality? The path will be opened
    • that the Imagination of the Gospels shall be raised to Reality through
    • to prepare his incarnation that through Spiritual Science man shall
    • not follow this path of Imagination in the Gospels on to the Reality
    • incarnation, which in time and space, lies before the Mystery of
    • Golgotha. But in the way of this progress the incarnation of Ahriman
    • strengthened. The incarnation of Ahriman, in a future not very far
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    • the spiritual life of the German nation. I will read to you some
    • thought of the German nation. I wrote: “It is with a shrug of the
    • away from the Spirit of the Nation. For that striving sprang from a
    • most fitting for a nation of thinkers. The German nation is not
    • this is why, for a time, they held the whole life of the nation
    • At the time when this essay was written the German nation had to be
    • called themselves leaders of the nation, amongst those who prepared
    • amongst the lower or higher ranks of the nation's teachers during the
    • mankind yielded to the inclination not to experience truth, but to
    • self-determination of the individual.” In other articles, too,
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    • within it by imagination and concentration. This power is attained in
    • that once we have reached this stage after passing through Imagination
    • imagination, inspiration and intuition. No. It is necessary for every
    • attained imaginational, inspirational and intuitional knowledge of the
    • must not confuse it with any kind of vision and hallucination, for it
    • experiences. Imagination, inspiration and intuition are the very
    • his visions and hallucinations; dependent upon them and therefore
    • developing this higher knowledge, imagination, inspiration and
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    • leading to imagination, inspiration and intuition. I showed how by
    • imagination and concentration, by means of certain exercises, the
    • uncontrolled vision and hallucination, there is an important
    • difference. The man who is subject to visions and hallucinations is
    • real imaginations to pour into him from the external world
    • the objective imaginations as against the subjective picture-world
    • incarnation in a physical body for this life. He discovers also that
    • After man has attained to Imagination and Inspiration, he has to say
    • the man of today when he has risen to Imagination and Inspiration,
    • through the way of initiation to ‘imagination’ and ‘inspiration’, that
    • development) attained to a kind of imagination, inspiration and
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    • the plan of higher worlds, it beholds in its imaginations the beings
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    • of his insubordination as a super-sensible being he was expelled into
    • depended upon whose determination it is, at least within their
    • in this incarnation; but that this impulse is right I can know from
    • its own nature. And if I must wait a hundred incarnations for the
    • whole incarnation; but once we have grasped it we must never waver in
    • subsequent incarnations. And when confidence in spirit will in this
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    • as they appeal to the imagination, but rather in the emotional
    • must be presented pictorially. We must have pictures, imaginations,
    • imaginations always lead a life of their own: we feel quite clearly
    • that an imagination presents itself to us. It is different from
    • imaginations are not abstractly held fast like mere thoughts: we
    • already taken on so abstract a character these imaginations flit past
    • again at once. The same is true of imaginations by means of which we
    • has this peculiarity: while imaginations stamp themselves less readily
    • on, we thereby employ the means comprised in imagination,
    • inspiration, and intuition. In that way, even when only imagination
    • especially after rising from imagination to inspiration are we
    • is disclosed through imagination, but far more through inspiration and
    • recollections but mighty imaginations transfused by intuitions: here
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    • By some sort of more sensitive examination I discover changes in this
    • imagination, inspiration, and intuition find the spirit in the
    • Through imagination we learn first how the spirit principle of the
    • Now let us see what this imagination perceives during the course of a
    • All that is connected with the earth as germination — we can here
    • experiencing this alternation of nature-consciousness and self-consciousness.
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    • incarnation.
    • himself about earthly incarnations but wish to live solely as a being
    • exercises one can so develop his imagination that he can himself
    • illumination spread out over them in a wonderful play of colour. This
    • imagination, allowing his ordinary thoughts to go forth and accompany
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    • Inner Life of Nature, through Imagination and Will
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    • the way it walks, whether it has the inclination to press more on the
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    • combination, but that is nonsense. What we know as certain higher
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    • This is the culmination, the highest point to which he
    • Imaginations, Imaginations of plants. If I had only the pictures of
    • Imaginations, there grows out of my own inner being that which I then
    • has struggled through to explanations concerning external nature and
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    • Imaginations which were connected with that which he otherwise saw
    • Imaginations that he was about to penetrate further by means of these
    • Imaginations to something quite different.
    • which did not take into account illumination with the wisdom founded
    • illumination from the Spiritual world, from the Spiritual world even
    • it a reasonable explanation which I have given, that the
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    • the pupil had received such insight, and such illumination had
    • played a part in a combination with gold during the Sun time of the
    • to the wide spaces of the cosmos to seek explanation of the earth
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    • illumination; flowers became to him the announcers of cosmic secrets
    • determination. I see how man is affected by this cosmic
    • determination. I can extend this to the qualities of the different
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    • Imagination; these we will place before our souls today and study
    • Macedonian nation arose, we find how at that time there flowed over
    • nation, we see how, besides what outer history relates, which is
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    • on Golgotha was in a certain sense a combination of everything which
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    • that case we could never arrive at an explanation of the human
    • being by way of pure empiricism. An explanation is possible
    • constantly being said, “Explanations must be as simple as
    • issue to say that the explanations must be simple. We must
    • Imagination, Inspiration, or Intuition is used to gain
    • In the brain, nature itself has given us as a real Imagination,
    • an Imagination perceptible to the senses, something that is
    • Imagination we behold a world, a super-sensible world, and it is
    • world; in the human brain we behold a world of Imagination in
    • Imaginations teem with spiritual reality, we suddenly find
    • structure of the brain. The brain is an: Imagination made
    • Imagination,
    • super-sensible world. Indeed, we need only rise to Imagination,
    • breathing process cannot be understood by means of Imagination;
    • being of man must be approached with Imagination.
    • different angles. Just as we are led from Imagination to
    • said about the processes of elimination. The kidneys are organs
    • of elimination. But now the question arises: although from the
    • primarily organs of elimination, have they no other
    • of elimination? If we then follow the functions still further,
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    • certain point of culmination. After this, deterioration sets
    • certain organic culmination. On the other hand, the physical
    • hydrogen, in combination with other substances, of course. And
    • of far more help is a genuine examination of the empirical data
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    • poisoning and its elimination when we simply eat and digest our
    • illumination of physiology, pathology, and therapy, we are
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    • arrested halfway to its culmination. Such a person would not be brought
    • characterized as Imagination, Inspiration, and Intuition; I will show it
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    • elimination. This can be grasped if one looks in a sound way at what
    • perceive wakefully, we have to do with processes of elimination and
    • present as examination-ballast falls away — to speak in Paracelsus'
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    • Goethean designation.
    • organically with processes of elimination, with breakdown processes.
    • elimination is not being accomplished in the right way.
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    • man. In that case we could never arrive at an explanation of the
    • being of man by way of purely empirical thought. An explanation is
    • it was constantly being said: ‘Explanations must be absolutely
    • explanations must be simple. The thing is to accustom ourselves to
    • biology. When Imagination, or Inspiration, or Intuition, is used for
    • the process underlying the concatenation of ideas, my drawings look
    • real Imagination, an Imagination that is real in the concrete sense,
    • human brain is not an isolated formation. Through Imagination we
    • Imagination lies there, in concrete fact, before us. I do not believe
    • the super-sensible world in such a way that the Imaginations teem with
    • an Imagination made concrete; everything connected with the
    • only rise to Imagination, which lies quite near the boundaries of
    • means of Imagination; here we must have Inspiration, we must rise
    • need to exercise Imagination, Inspiration and Intuition as we pass
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    • develop. Then, with the illumination which would have been shed
    • represents a certain point of culmination. After this, deterioration
    • hydrogen in combination with other substances. And so, as we ascend
    • examination of the empirical data offered by orthodox science.
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    • co-ordination. If it is the upward-streaming forces with their rhythm
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    • we pass through the rhythm of a mild poisoning and its elimination
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    • in modern times views have arisen regarding national, or political,
    • has come to light in the course of this national-economic thought?
    • at the physiocratic school of national economy, and let us examine
    • of national economy. We may also examine what many other economists
    • nation can be molded. The result has always shown that laws which
    • thought, can be adapted to some facts of national economy, but that
    • which, the economic life of a nation can be constituted, were
    • national, or political, economy has grown to the status of a science.
    • life. We might say that the role which national economy has taken is
    • explanation of the world.
    • people, however, had no inclination for the old tradition or sympathy
    • of mind has arisen, powerless to develop national economy as a
    • constituted from which a kind of national economy can proceed,
    • social facts. How must the cultural life of a nation be constituted
    • machinations of certain persons, and the idea of justice, of the
    • We think and legislate for the economic life of the nation from a
    • manner in which the business of a nation is carried on determines, in
    • examinations are all directed to this end. The cultural life cannot
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    • embodies the determination to do full justice to those demands which
    • Thus, neither by nationalization nor communalization, nor by the
    • these socialists that nationalization and communalization, as well as
    • in the schemes which propose to nationalize or communalize production
    • whole matter at a glance. This is the explanation. And we must
    • leads to the imagination of such a project? This question can easily
    • increase them. The reformers see clearly that nationalization,
    • occurred to them that the national income might be applied to pay the
    • of national income to what we call the income tax, especially the
    • it cannot be denied that the leaders show no inclination to enter
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    • inclination to look at life with an unprejudiced mind in order to
    • the human power of imagination; for since a man must act consciously,
    • imagination, his thought-will. Of course, the power of imagination
    • feeling alone is powerless, if the fundamental imagination is absent.
    • brings us in the last instance to the life of imagination. It became
    • realize in social life his power of imagination. The other element
    • capable of determination through the fact that a person has reached
    • this must be so obvious to all, that explanation were quite
    • The reasons for his nomination will be like those which determine the
    • nomination of the best teacher to a particular post. Becoming a judge
    • this domain of life by a merely theoretical examination of the
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    • economic value, the determination of which demands an objective
    • technical capacity. But these three determinations of value are
    • an idea conceived out of personal inclinations by one or more
    • subordination of thought to the suggestion that the state is a unity,
    • then turned into laws. Thus the activities of life, the determination
    • proceeds from the economic administration is merely the determination
    • to reach a just determination of price as long as the means of
    • life, so that everywhere there will be a combination of the producers
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    • presence of an international problem which involves the whole social
    • however, it is not exactly easy to speak of the international problem
    • international intercourse has led us during the last five years? Did
    • — that international feeling, international understanding had
    • been established in modern humanity? To what has this international
    • feeling, this international understanding led? It has led to the fact
    • idealistic aims whose greatest value lay in their international
    • views of international Christianity, for this is what it claimed to
    • be, as it joined in so many cases in the chorus of international
    • international impulses in late years. Also, when we speak of the
    • international life of mankind, perhaps more particularly in reference
    • of man's imagination. All that rises out of the unknown depths of his
    • wants. The life of imagination, of fantasy, which is developed in
    • common life of the tribe, over the common life of the nation, of the
    • people and in his nation is nothing but the reflection of his own
    • in nationalism is developed. Nationalism is egoism experienced by the
    • whole nation in common. Nationalism is egoism carried into the
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    • place to another, is irrelevant. If we are seeking the determination
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    • the life of nations the moment human Rights and Labour emancipate
    • Moreover, simultaneously with this culmination of the emancipated life
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    • elimination of these values. In consumption they are constantly being
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    • to a healthy economy. There is a prevailing disinclination to include
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    • reciprocal determination of value. We may fancy that we are paying for
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    • entire nations, or State-economies as we must call them, according to
    • always had a certain inclination to invest Capital in loans —
    • scale, in the economic life of the nation as a whole, where it is
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    • economies gradually passed over into national economies,*
    • national economy,” is also the ordinary word for
    • form to its origin in the period of national economies is, of course,
    • book The Wealth of Nations. — Translators.
    • be called economy on a larger scale — national economy; and in
    • it that arises at this stage in the true sense of national economy? It
    • with this welding of private economies into a national economy. What
    • entire national economy.
    • founded that particular stage had been reached. National economies had
    • a national economy. Yet even in their ideas about this latter process
    • arrived: they treated national economy on the analogy of private
    • economy. Thus the fertility, the prosperity of a national economy, as
    • they conceived it, lay in this — one national economy would
    • advantages arising from such exchange between national economies.
    • businesses come together into a large national economy, there is sure
    • of national economy. But it was masked and hidden; it did not come
    • imperceptibly into the form, not of national, but of
    • modern history the mutual exchange between national economies —
    • life, that England's national economy became the dominating one. From
    • concepts of national economy in a straight line — with whatever
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    • fore with the transition from national economy to world-economy. With
    • to be corrected. Take the case, for example, of a national
    • economy bordering on other national economies. By letting money
    • into the process, a national economy may easily find itself in a
    • or something else that is required. So long as the national economy is
    • a mere national economy. This is precisely the great question: What
    • becomes of our science of national economy — that is, Political
    • which, as we saw, is not like a national economy bordering on others,
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    • longer sufficiently protected from profanation. Many teachings that
    • earlier incarnation worked strongly and showed themselves in the
    • determination. At the time when Cardinal Newman was still
    • with misunderstanding, and with an inclination to distrust the aims
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    • Imaginations are mainly used
    • not so much from the standpoint of Imagination, but rather from the
    • human head of the next incarnation. Above are, we then say, what was
    • proceeding from human souls who look for future incarnations.
    • lives — reincarnation — but there were human beings
    • sounds and combinations of sound. The longer a soul has lived in the
    • feeling of discrimination even in the realm of earthly speech,
    • become in his next incarnation. Such is man's pathway: out of the
    • for our coming incarnation. It is as though we were saying to
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    • so is your inclination to good or to evil. If you could bring back
    • its origin in the same kind of way. Sounds and combinations of sounds
    • into the flower of the tulip, and express, in the imagination of the
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    • nation, often even to a particular clan; or perhaps we are inclined
    • discrimination. This kind of faculty has evolved only in the
    • indifference whether in one particular incarnation we go through our
    • forces that bring it to a male or to a female incarnation depends,
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    • find no satisfactory explanation for these phenomena. One who
    • for the time when men will descend to incarnation and, on account of
    • restless alternation between triumphant joy and the grief of acute
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    • incarnation. If you should say: “Here upon Earth we have such
    • If a man grew to adult life in his last incarnation, it will be
    • head of our next incarnation for example, we felt ourselves working,
    • Moreover, as our incarnations of the Earth go on, this will lead
    • magic”. If while on Earth you are receptive to the illumination
    • illumination and of human, Christ-filled love.
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    • preparations for reincarnation. With enlightening clarity, he
    • longer sufficiently protected from profanation. Many teachings that
    • earlier incarnation worked strongly and showed themselves in the
    • determination. At the time when Cardinal Newman was still
    • with misunderstanding, and with an inclination to distrust the aims
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    • preparations for reincarnation. With enlightening clarity, he
    • Imaginations are mainly used
    • not so much from the standpoint of Imagination, but rather from the
    • human head of the next incarnation. Above are, we then say, what was
    • proceeding from human souls who look for future incarnations.
    • lives — reincarnation — but there were human beings
    • sounds and combinations of sound. The longer a soul has lived in the
    • feeling of discrimination even in the realm of earthly speech,
    • become in his next incarnation. Such is man's pathway: out of the
    • for our coming incarnation. It is as though we were saying to
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    • preparations for reincarnation. With enlightening clarity, he
    • so is your inclination to good or to evil. If you could bring back
    • its origin in the same kind of way. Sounds and combinations of sounds
    • into the flower of the tulip, and express, in the imagination of the
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    • preparations for reincarnation. With enlightening clarity, he
    • nation, often even to a particular clan; or perhaps we are inclined
    • discrimination. This kind of faculty has evolved only in the
    • indifference whether in one particular incarnation we go through our
    • forces that bring it to a male or to a female incarnation depends,
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    • preparations for reincarnation. With enlightening clarity, he
    • find no satisfactory explanation for these phenomena. One who
    • for the time when men will descend to incarnation and, on account of
    • restless alternation between triumphant joy and the grief of acute
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    • preparations for reincarnation. With enlightening clarity, he
    • incarnation. If you should say: “Here upon Earth we have such
    • If a man grew to adult life in his last incarnation, it will be
    • head of our next incarnation for example, we felt ourselves working,
    • Moreover, as our incarnations of the Earth go on, this will lead
    • magic”. If while on Earth you are receptive to the illumination
    • illumination and of human, Christ-filled love.
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    • when we do not merely consider abstractly the idea of reincarnation,
    • spiritual life. Then, with the answer given to us in reincarnation,
    • through successive embodiments or incarnations. On the contrary,
    • incarnations on earth presents us with fresh fields of learning and
    • although we will come again into a new incarnation, we will have
    • incarnations of the people who are living now. It seems strange, but
    • In the present incarnation it is possible for a certain number of
    • all the significance of reincarnation and of the fact that one can
    • take something up only during a particular incarnation. If one fails
    • then in the following incarnations.
    • we bring it with us again when we descend into the next incarnation.
    • incarnation, then, the soul developed new faculties. Our souls were
    • soul has passed from incarnation to incarnation. At first it was
    • incarnation. A person dwelt less and less in those states in which he
    • spiritual world, and with each new incarnation he becomes more and
    • was always taken into consideration that our incarnations have passed
    • Following this came the period of the incarnations in
    • also be used to refer to more extensive epochs. The designation of
    • incarnations, during which human vision has become increasingly shut
    • souls actually come with each new incarnation into new conditions
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    • and again in successive incarnations or embodiments on earth? One may
    • accept the abstract truth of reincarnation, yet such an abstract
    • life. For this reason, the abstract truth of reincarnation acquires
    • successive incarnations of human beings. This will be one of the
    • present incarnation, to absorb anthroposophy into our souls, to bind
    • You have often heard that two successive incarnations of
    • again in a new incarnation.
    • incarnations; it is a case, rather, of every incarnation contributing
    • one incarnation or embodiment in the right way? If we could simply be
    • incarnation, many people could argue, “I have plenty of time
    • make use of each incarnation, each earthly embodiment, in the right
    • incarnations if we now take a small glance backward, with the help of
    • our earlier incarnations our souls possessed entirely different
    • This was preceded by another period, named after its leading nations,
    • teaching of the Rishis, continued to have special designations for
    • those connected with our world — the designation Krita Yuga was
    • which these designations flow.
    • most important tasks in this present incarnation.
    • self-consciousness. “Change the inclination, change the former
    • the approximate date of its termination. We are now approaching a
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    • a time, Christianity had to set aside the teaching of reincarnation.
    • contrast, reincarnation was a fundamental principle of Buddhism.
    • incarnations have gradually penetrated the physical so strongly that
    • spiritually. Buddha's conclusion that one must shun incarnation
    • “Go through incarnation, but imbue yourselves with Christ, and
    • individual incarnation is actually of great importance. In contrast
    • incarnation is worthless, he almost had to overstate this teaching.
    • dependent upon this one incarnation for all the future. Now that such
    • the time has come again to teach reincarnation and karma. We must
    • incarnations began.
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    • our time. We must bear clearly in mind that the designations
    • a truth but to know the importance of it in the explanation of
    • incarnation he must use this masculine brain! The masculine brain is
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    • emanations, deeds of the World-I, of the single World-I.
    • this individuality, within His incarnation on earth. This Paul knew.
    • no other way than through physical incarnation. At that time the
    • seen, for there is no second physical incarnation of Christ. Only
    • incarnation to acquire the faculties that one must acquire here, in
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    • Christs will appear. Those armed by the above explanations, however,
    • denomination but simply through the power of good will.
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    • through the ages, progressing from one incarnation to another. The
    • incarnation of Christ that this possibility arose. All other great
    • second coming, however, must await a new incarnation to be able to
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    • hallucinations; others will be afraid to speak about them, dreading
    • characteristics in one incarnation). What contrast in the macrocosm
    • later incarnation will find these thoughts somewhat consoling.
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    • man who has only a slight inclination toward moral principles the
    • incarnations was that of Jeshu ben Pandira, who lived a hundred years
    • incarnation, because such understanding cannot be acquired between
  • Title: Reappearance/Christ: Lecture X: Individual Spirit Beings and the Undivided Foundation of the World: Part 1
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    • dissemination of materialism and who make all sorts of arrangements
    • single incarnation for three years here on earth and Who cannot
    • appear again on earth in a physical incarnation. They do not wish to
    • by demons through the machinations of the lodge. The veneration of
  • Title: Reappearance/Christ: Lecture XI: Individual Spirit Beings and the Undivided Foundation of the World: Part 2
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    • congresses and national congresses, and whatever — thousands of
    • spiritualized national economy. No more can be accomplished today
    • that regulates within the human being the rhythmical alternation of
    • theory of selection is used for the determination of the work force,
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    • time that the person who will only find an explanation of the world
    • within the physical renounces any explanation that he does not
    • conceive of as an explanation.
    • explanation is the principle of evolution for the animal beings
    • with beings who never experience earthly incarnations but with whom
    • Look out!” He hears an inner voice, not as a hallucination but
    • world, both domestic and international, to promote programs through
    • suggested today. Only then will an international organization have
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    • Berlin, Nationality and Christianity -or-
    • nation-soul’ is not the empty abstraction of which
    • shall find that the nation-soul is a real being, in which a man is as
    • by the nation-spirit. We do not only breathe in oxygen. Something
    • nation-spirit. We do not only eat; substances are transformed in us,
    • transform substances, the nation-spirit can live in this process. The
    • life of the nation-spirit with us is not merely something abstract,
    • in which spirit works. The nation-spirit has to make this detour,
    • The particular nation-spirits, which have been
    • concern the processes I have just indicated. In this way the nations
    • nation-spirits. If we try to observe by means of spiritual science
    • along what paths the particular nation-spirits work, the following
    • breathes it out. And when in a particular case the nation-spirit,
    • calls forth the special form and character of the nation in question
    • nation-spirit works through the air upon this nation’.
    • effects of the nation-spirit upon men. It can be said: the air of
    • Italy is the means through which the nation-spirit impresses his
    • It can be asked: how is it with the other nation-spirits? What means
    • are chosen by the nation-spirits, in order to bring to expression
    • national characteristics, if we look at other regions of the earth?
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    • enter again into incarnation. Naturally one must picture these things
    • guide him to come into incarnation in this or that region of the
    • Imaginations) as ‘heavenly Jerusalem’. These are not
    • Imagination for what I described in conclusion the day before
    • yesterday. It is really important that through such Imaginations
    • which belongs to the Imaginations, into which the soul enters at
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    • Rosicrucianism or some other occult designation, and I should like to
    • Hierarchy signifies an inner illumination. The Saturn Warmth
    • with a little imagination, you may see there elemental Beings. These
    • imagination, the whole rainbow manifests a streaming out of spirit
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    • some people or nation. I have described one such instance in what I
    • his earthly life in this incarnation were something he had dreamed.
    • different combinations of sounds, which combinations of sounds
    • illumination of Nature — I wanted to show you today how this is
    • conjures darkness into the Middle Ages out of his own imagination. In
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    • together, the picture, the imagination. I have, however, been able to
    • ourselves alone nor our community, nor our nation, nor even only for
    • in human incarnation, accepted the sacrifice in order to fulfil
    • experience from the figures rather than any explanation or
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    • this relationship, then I must again speak in Imaginations: for these
    • in Imaginations.
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    • the secrets of the world: he beheld them in Imagination; he beheld
    • are the feelings of nationality. They flared up in the nineteenth
    • stronger. By the principle of nationality many things have been
    • carry upward what comes through the inherited impulses of nationality
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    • [Also known as: The Michael Imagination. e.Ed.]
    • The explanation of these words, which, as has been said, how
    • in combination with other substances, and while, on the one hand,
    • which has led to the culmination of this materialistic culture. We
    • there takes form a cosmic Imagination; one can indeed do no other than
    • form and picture this cosmic Imagination. Just as animals have a
    • saturated picture form, an Imagination in which is displayed how the
    • does not mean that such an Imagination is merely built up out of
    • The Imagination which comes before man out of this experience is one
    • Imagination, we cannot paint it in any humanly arbitrary way; it can
    • He who understands the world can describe it in Imaginations. And
    • connection, there is created the substance of Imaginations, with all
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    • the secrets of the world; he saw them in Imagination; he heard and
    • are the feelings of nationality. They flared up in the nineteenth
    • stronger. By the principle of nationality many things have been
    • carry upward what comes through the inherited impulses of nationality
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    • knowledge of Imagination, Inspiration, Intuition, may lay hold of the
    • through Imagination and Inspiration, to flow directly into the human
    • whole way in which they are organised will in future incarnations be
    • troubled in the earlier incarnation to have thoughts about the nature
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    • incarnation to incarnation. The individual guidance of human beings is
    • That is an important Imagination, — Michael overcoming the
    • Let us take this picture and make of it an Imagination. Let us try to
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    • following explanation.
    • which resembles certain combinations of signs which we attempt in the
    • people, a national self-seeking people concerned with the
    • aggrandizement of their own nation, a nation thinking only of itself.
    • that they saved themselves from becoming nationally so egoistic that
    • impregnated with forces given over to national egoism, as would have
    • “Freedom for individual nations, even for the smallest
    • nations.” This is an essentially false idea, because to-day, in
    • endeavour to permeate each individual nation not with the new force of
    • sound, there is a tendency among so-called civilized nations at the
    • the most powerful impulse in every nation.
    • Mystery of Golgotha, when men found through him Jahve, a national God.
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    • it said quite rightly that explanations and commentaries of poetry
    • the explanations of spiritual science will touch those depths so
    • came into the alternation of sleeping and waking. Sunrise and
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    • then later, when the child is older, with the explanation of it. I
    • the sources of our explanation from anthroposophical wisdom; that is,
    • from folk imagination; they are never that. The starting point of all
    • fairy tale can be explained in this way, but the explanation
    • features. Until the time comes when we can say more in explanation of
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    • three-chambered Man as against the single human incarnation which one
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    • number of human beings have passed through incarnations in which the
    • the fruits of these incarnations are not yet ripe today, though the
    • as a man rises to spiritual Imagination. Spiritual Imagination is, as
    • paper? Nothing else but combinations of abcdef, and so forth. The
    • combinations of the letters of the alphabet. There is nothing there on
    • combinations, ac, ab, be, and so on. And suppose they never came to
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    • today will die and return in new incarnations. Then, having learnt
    • from incarnation to incarnation asserts itself in the future —
    • and this means in our future incarnations — men must be
    • to come again to the earth, helped him to find a human incarnation by
    • transitory nature of the one incarnation. If we think of an extreme
    • should carry over something to later incarnations? I live in this
    • incarnation, I like it, it suits me very well. I am not concerned
    • incarnations where mankind will be outwardly more perfect. I wish to
    • Leader in the next incarnation. He will appear again and again as the
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    • of his connection with the cosmos as formerly, he felt it as by divination.
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    • Precisely in our time the human inclination toward the artistic has
    • could never compose sonatas and symphonies; such a combination of sounds
    • the human beings from whose imaginations they sprang said to themselves:
    • who still wear national costumes express, through them, the
    • upper part of the head the purest memory of his previous incarnation;
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    • This explanation
    • all of you have such a vivid imagination that, in spite of my moving
    • result of an effective imagination. And inasmuch as our eye is an organ
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    • universe. If he had investigated combinations and separations of
    • beyond the prose meanings of words into rhythm, rhyme and imagination.
    • declaimed, there must sound rhythm, beat, imagination. This points to
    • harmony, melody, imagination, this fact, even today, makes poetry poetry.
    • thoughts, all true art has arisen. Just as the imagination of Adalbert
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    • a kind of combination art institute, church and school. For what they
    • of that vital soul-being within which he lived before incarnation. Our
    • academic explanations,
    • seized, phantasy has to be suppressed, imagination eliminated; one must
    • deadening thoughts. Explanations being unavoidable, I tried to make
    • this balance, friends of nationalities other than German petitioned
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    • epoch, seven to fourteen, fantasy and imagination as life-blood of
    • the child. The inclinations which he develops depend on how one
    • incarnation, that he was interested in everything in his former earth
    • imagination and the child can take no great pleasure in it. But if
    • the child can add a great deal to it with his imagination.
    • passes over into the age of imagination and fantasy. It is not the
    • very essence of imagination. For the quality that makes a child under
    • must work out of observation and imagination, and the children will
    • is on fantasy then, on imagination, that our teaching and education
    • on this because if you go into definitions and explanations it can
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    • which you already have to do with the abstract method of explanation
    • alternation in the shape and position of the muscles of the arms is
    • without regard to their having passed any State examination or not. I
    • do not mean that everyone who has passed a State examination is
    • nothing in a State examination that would necessarily qualify a
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    • sick human being?” The most usual definition or explanation of
    • combination of the study of organic change, with a belief in the
    • combination of cells, the body of man is built up.
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    • There have been intricate mechanical analogies, in explanation of the
    • noted! — but no one has begun to doubt the mechanical explanation, or
    • but this irregular metabolism raised to its culmination. In essence,
    • example, we must then pay heed to the processes of elimination; for
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    • the medical man must pass Nature's examination. But it cannot be
    • in Nature itself, so that we can pass Nature's examination and thus
    • “circuit,” and if the explanation of any condition — such as hysteria
    • obvious explanation. But an insight into the nature of man forbids us
    • However an unbiased examination certainly does not confirm this view.
    • medical man is “a candidate for Nature's examination,” he must study
    • healing. Here we can really pass Nature's examination, for we see how
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    • generally known — with every disturbance of elimination, with the
    • irregularities of elimination there are also always disturbances in
    • form of drops, by virtue of their inner combination of forces. This is
    • mercurial is the combination of forces whereby a substance is poised
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    • which we have traced in the plant, that alternation and interplay of
    • inclination, but springs from the comprehension of certain quite
    • through the combination of planetary forces. This joint action of
    • different combinations, and to note the diligence with which it was
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    • inclination to assume that such is actually the case. Of course there
    • early age and may reach a culmination in pneumonia or pleurisy in
    • imagination. The lunar influence on the imaginative and creative
    • directly the soul and spirit, promoting creative imagination. The
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    • seeing. But the combination of “things seen,” the association of
    • of imagination. But if righty conceived and taken up, it can work as
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    • under the heading of elimination.
    • medicinally, without any additions, or combinations, especially if
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    • proceeding. These combinations are what I wish to emphasise in our
    • discrimination between the peripheral man and the more central
    • with the elimination of the digestive products and all that has to do
    • with elimination in the brain, and provides the foundation for mental
    • circumstances mean nothing at all in the examination of the organism
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    • carbon with potassium, to the combination with calcium. But the
    • effects that would follow the combination of carbon and calcium,
    • a materialistic theory. People are used to shift the explanation of
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    • find that (with two exceptions) all these are found in combination
    • sphere in man. At the present time there is no great inclination to
    • Whereas Helmont repeatedly received remarkable illuminations as a
    • into the body; this process reaches its culmination in the teeth which
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    • ointment, especially in combination with other favorable ingredients.
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    • later on. Only in those who retain in later life a vivid imagination
    • distinct from their imagination and become dry intellectualists, there
    • with creative imagination we find a half-conscious, dreamlike remnant
    • seek for the explanation of anything in its mere external aspect;
    • by means of folding inwards and invaginations. In following up the
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    • of health and sickness. It is inadvisable to take such explanations on
    • destination through the blood channels.
    • attitude of condemnation. Those who hold the modern world conception
    • something that needs study and co-ordination when we consider bodily
    • imagination which are not followed by the will, just as the sleeper
    • its usual state. The hypertrophies of imagination typical of the
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    • alternation between waking and sleeping. Every time we wake, there is
    • captured so to speak in major rhythms through the alternation of
    • that such cosmic conditions considerably strengthen the inclination to
    • wider rhythm determined by the alternation of sleep and waking, form a
    • determined by the alternation of sleep and waking, form a separate
    • the determination of the complexion, and if the adrenals degenerate
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    • substances, so that it often appears in combination with other
    • substances. This inclination of antimony shows how it is interwoven in
    • soul, so that the bodily processes become hallucinations — then give
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    • science of today. This would require even more time for explanation
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    • repeated incarnations and is seated in organisation of body. Head
    • father, had implanted into the liver an inclination not to transform
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    • Judgement. Case described of a genius who in a later incarnation
    • taken, immediately before we descend to physical incarnation. The
    • insanity has had in earlier ages a very significant incarnation, he
    • genius came two incarnations ago and then, in the intermediate
    • incarnation, the man was imprisoned when comparatively young, and had
    • during that incarnation remained completely outside the field of
    • opportunity of elaborating it, and therefore returns to incarnation
    • the child this alternation — first, a strong liver-stomach
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    • predisposition, we must take careful note of any inclination on the
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    • child. Alternation of depression and sense of well-being. Teacher
    • to change, then the combination might under certain circumstances
    • experienced at the origination of an idea, does not express itself in
    • to go in for an examination. The examination in front of them puts
    • take the examination. One of them, at any rate, will have to do so.
    • examination, and after it gradually get rid of the nervous
    • certain resignation, for where this kind of treatment has been given
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    • inclination to start working upon the nourishment that does reach it,
    • the entrance examination for one of the lowest classes in the
    • denominations do not really make for deep and sincere religion. But
    • smallest inclination to be constantly rousing himself into activity
    • over-emphasised. If once we have the inclination and goodwill to try
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    • imagination to be stimulated by giving him "unfinished"
    • the child is in this condition? The explanation is given to us in the
    • his imagination stimulated — as it can be only when he
    • true fantasy and imagination will help you to make your approach to
    • really become a poet, rich in imagination. And then, having gradually
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    • development. And now you have the explanation of the fact that the
    • grand opportunity to make a full and thorough explanation of how
    • imagination and fantasy come not from the head but from the limbs.
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    • him in whatever direction his own inclinations and abilities
    • tasks, with all too little inclination to set to work upon the
    • are thus present in combination. You can study first the presence of
    • combination with calcium. This kind of study of the soil will throw
    • The explanations and advice given by Rudolf Steiner on the occasion
    • over-ripe. Something is working in from the preceding incarnation.
    • result that the soul has brought into this incarnation something of
    • the astral body of the former incarnation. The boy still has even
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    • Horoscopes characterised. Strong predestination of the will.
    • predestination of the will, and our first concern must be to see that
    • disinclination to see in Haeckel a person of any particular
    • imagination. Look up the little book where all the songs are recorded
    • in his previous incarnation. He had perhaps been alone for a long
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    • an earlier incarnation. The I that we have now is in process of
    • becoming; not until our next incarnation will it be a reality. The I
    • the Imagination of a fond foster-mother or nurse, whose heart is
    • in the world, must bring what he is doing into co-ordination with
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    • explanation of our real human nature by any other means; and if
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    • International laboratories of Arlesheim, where a whole range of
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    • something which gives an inclination towards sleep. Yet the man
    • by giving a certain dosage of silver or some combination
    • of man requires healing all the time. The natural inclination
    • combinations of sulphur work in such a way that starting from
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    • is impossible to gain any explanation of our real human nature
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    • an Institution as the International Laboratories of Arlesheim,
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    • constrained to develop something which gives an inclination
    • dosage of silver or some combination of silver, we can drive
    • requires healing all the time. The natural inclination is
    • the human organism, we find that sulphur and combinations of
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    • away from the combination of the physical and etheric bodies, and
    • co-ordination of thinking, feeling, and willing.
    • this could be observed when, in vaccinations against smallpox, a
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    • away from the combination of the physical and etheric bodies, and
    • co-ordination of thinking, feeling, and willing.
    • this could be observed when, in vaccinations against smallpox, a
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    • one side, into the principles of national economy evolved by
    • views upon national economy. And on the other side they
    • national economy propelled.
    • anything whatever in national economy beyond registering what
    • it has left us everything in our national economy which
    • whole process of national economy is one constant endeavour to
    • whole business of national economy at the present day, to know
    • different way from ever before. Only their disinclination
    • little sharpened for those international conditions too, which
    • the impossibility, in international life also, of this
    • years, the whole tangle of national, that is to say
    • relations, and of political-international relations of
    • relations of a national and cultural character. No steps had
    • international life too of modern times, and to bring the three
    • into same form of international structure in which they might
    • Anyone, who looked from the real experience of life in one nationality
    • to the field of international affairs, might see the terrible
  • Title: Principle/Economy: Lecture I: The Principle of Spiritual Economy in Connection with Questions of Reincarnation: An Aspect of the Spiritual Guidance of Mankind
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    • Reincarnation: An Aspect of the Spiritual Guidance of Mankind
    • with Questions of Reincarnation: An Aspect of the
    • discuss a few intimate questions of reincarnation that can be
    • souls how the process of reincarnation takes place in
    • the process of reincarnation. It is, after all, clear that
    • scrutinize the reincarnation of the initiates and then apply
    • the light of spiritual illumination fell on Saul-Paul near
    • here that reincarnation does not always proceed as smoothly
    • disciple in such a way that in the following reincarnation he
    • incarnation the etheric body of Zarathustra. The stories
    • through these explanations. At his reincarnation, the student
    • reincarnation is not so simple as most people of our time
    • think. If, therefore, people investigate earlier incarnations
    • are the reincarnation of this or that man, when in fact they
    • not only that the egos are capable of reincarnation, but that
    • the whole configuration of the process of reincarnation is
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    • complicated question of reincarnation that the spiritual
    • questions of reincarnation — of reembodiment.
    • incarnations; they still have long distances to traverse in
    • incarnations in a more productive way. They are now on a high
    • have not gone through various incarnations as have the other
    • in time and discover it in a previously fleshly incarnation,
    • incarnation, and so on. Instead, we will have to admit that
    • of time, we may not arrive at an earlier fleshly incarnation
    • bound up with this or that nationality or tribe. But when in
    • of nationality, was mature and suitable enough to have his
    • few Christian centuries the dissemination of Christianity
    • a man who contributed so much in the first century to the dissemination
    • dissemination of Christianity during the early centuries, it
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    • More Intimate Aspects of Reincarnation
    • More Intimate Aspects of Reincarnation
    • aspects of reincarnation and various matters related to it
    • from one life to another in successive incarnations. In the
    • question of reincarnation only in a very elementary way, and
    • the ego of a human being hurries from one incarnation to
    • connected with the subject of reincarnation, and only a
    • reincarnation from this point of view by looking back into
    • being is descending to a new incarnation, he must envelop
    • — the etheric body — is capable of reincarnation.
    • about these examples of the reincarnation of etheric bodies
    • only of the reincarnation of the ego. Rather, the other
    • founding a nation, as characterized above. If clairvoyant
    • undergo various incarnations, but descended only once into a
    • intimate reincarnations where a member of the super-sensible
    • centuries the dissemination of the idea of Christianity
    • imaginations that were closely related to the events in
    • later incarnation a copy of the Christ Jesus individuality
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    • physical incarnation made itself felt. These beings, who were
    • imaginations?
    • incarnation of Christ brought about a remarkable change in
    • Christ-Incarnation of Jesus of Nazareth. St. Augustine is the
  • Title: Principle/Economy: Lecture V: Results of Spiritual Scientific Investigations of the Evolution of Humanity: II
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    • all nations or peoples in the past had the so-called mystery
    • state of illumination that enabled him to reach into the
    • of Golgotha was the culmination of what was happening in the
    • of the imagination, the Mystery of Golgotha brought about a
    • one in the previous incarnation, in which a certain learning
    • intermediate incarnations, and it is also possible for such a
    • new incarnation and wanted to form a new etheric body for
    • explanations. Scholasticism, which is not much appreciated
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    • discoverers today have reached the culmination, in a sense,
    • earth after an earlier incarnation, not just any etheric body
    • — were formed during reincarnation. This enabled these
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    • rise to its knowledge through illumination. That which
    • origination of thoughts must be seen as a dynamic interaction
    • origination of the thought inside our soul corresponds to
    • Krishna, one of the incarnations of Vishnu, speaks of himself
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    • future incarnations. Mankind must be led to a true
    • human soul than those powerful moments in the illumination of
    • incarnations. Truly, the highest peak of human evolution is
    • received the great illuminations about Christianity that they
    • illumination that the Christ was alive. They knew it as well
    • the dissemination of Christianity emanated from Paul. He
    • spiritual illumination! The external expansion of
    • illumination.
    • above, as a result of inner illumination, and these
    • what destination are they being saved? It is written that the
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    • doctrines of reincarnation and of karma, Spiritual Science is
    • materialistic-scientific facts, reincarnation and karma would
    • about reincarnation and karma, or about the members of the
    • incarnation to the next. The sovereign will within us is
    • incarnations in order to recognize the divine-spiritual
    • but it could not take into a new incarnation what it had
    • Osiris was not suited for this physical incarnation.
    • incarnations were steadily deteriorating because there could
    • return for a new incarnation.”
    • the inclination, but no longer the capacity, to elevate
    • doctrine that was in tune with the people's inclination
    • the following explanation: “You must work in the outer
    • that task in earlier incarnations. During the era that was
    • in incarnations. He had been initiated into the teachings of
    • subsequent incarnations. Then he was born into a body that
    • incarnation welled up in him. And at that moment the Great
    • experience awakened in him again in his next incarnation, and
    • body and a new etheric body for the new incarnation,
    • going back; Zarathustra, in his incarnation as Zarastra,
    • because of what had transpired in the previous incarnation,
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    • A Lecture Given at the International Congress of
    • subsequent incarnations he led the occult schools of Central
    • just schools, but rather a combination of both. Those who
    • to realize its destination of becoming the abode of humanity.
    • such that individualities had to go through an incarnation
    • when Buddha says: “I have entered my last incarnation
    • understand him when he says that the lines of incarnations
    • Buddha's illumination. He was one of those with whom we
    • Paul, who did more than anyone else for the dissemination of
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    • circles. Imaginations are much more alive than abstract
    • investigate and how we have to conceive it in Imaginations. I assume
    • you all know what I have said about Imaginations in my book
    • Imaginations and not our ordinary ideas which we must have in our
    • anthroposophical lectures have their origin in Imaginations of that
    • Now these Imaginations are much more alive than ordinary abstract
    • pictures of it. Imaginations on the other hand, can be laid hold of by
    • comes from Imaginations and not from abstract concepts. Anyone who
    • speaks on the basis of Imaginations always has them before him as
    • Now what is the position with regard to these Imaginations in our
    • will allow these Imaginations to take effect — that is, to
    • relatively easy to inscribe these Imaginations, but they are
    • spiritual content in Imaginations — I cannot put it any other way
    • alternations of rain and sunshine, then you do really come to see how
    • want to construct Imaginations than you do, for instance, here. There,
    • the use of burning and calcinations. The Druid felt it to be his work
    • Just as nowadays we live in an alternation of dreaming or dreamless
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    • whereas the Moon-Initiation gave only Imagination. Sun-Initiation is
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    • determination to do that, or we shall never be able to see how man has
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    • great exertion through the development once again of Imagination,
    • imaginations that arose, the vague, unconscious flickering-upward of
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    • force in actual combination with Nature herself. When one sees the
    • company with a soul not in incarnation but who has a connection with
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    • great significance of what we call reincarnation. He may ask:
    • A soul preparing for incarnation knows that he will need for his next
    • incarnation a particular sort of knowledge, which must be acquired in
    • imaginations depicting how such souls go down to their new
    • incarnations, inwardly divided as it were. When we see all these
    • incarnations. It is just as rare to find the forces developed
    • when it is desired to lead persons to see their earlier incarnations,
    • hears a name or an era or a nation mentioned, and is thereby
    • incarnations. Such external stimuli are sometimes of' great importance
    • Now the forces which can throw light on former incarnations, if we
    • people's former incarnations, and this happens very frequently, for
    • regarded as belonging to former incarnations.
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    • brings withering and the inclination to seek again the inner part of
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    • conjured by human imagination that wove through this midsummer time on
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    • consciousness is the so-called world of Imagination. The world of
    • Imagination is far more inwardly mobile and flexible than our physical
    • experience reached a kind of culmination in the Greco-Latin epoch, we
    • rooted as they are in the nerve-process. Poetic imagination has
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    • dissolving, in perpetual alternation — such is the expression of the
    • realize that they are polar opposites, and that men's inclinations are
    • life of man in history, that takes its course in an alternation
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    • Of these the chief the care of Nations own,
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    • We can develop correct intonation, and bring out
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    • – will certainly have had in his imagination (in the full
    • called Imagination weaves and lives in an element quite other than
    • are dealing with genuine Imaginations it cannot be lost. For what
    • is disclosed in an Imagination with a view to knowledge is
    • Imagination manifested when the soul gives it an artistic
    • objectively quite different to the form assumed by an Imagination
    • it with our ears, through what our imagination has picked up from
    • that too is imaginative, albeit in a special sense. Imagination is
    • imaginings contains the shadow thrown there by imagination.
    • it is lifted out of physical experience through imagination (even
    • if only a reflection, a shadowy image of true imagination) can only
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    • intellectuality is also connected with an inclination toward what
    • intellectual pallor; imagination will not be drawn down through
    • formation; and the high or low intonations, the melodic forms of
    • inclination
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    • intonations. It calls attention to the upward thrust of the will
    • today to give theoretical explanations, but to make known what
    • German language, fine discriminations which are of special interest
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    • intonation. Recitation, in accordance with the quietly flowing
    • the unbeleeving Nations taught
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    • example, at the time of our own poets. Their inclinations are
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    • truth, or against the alienation from life of many scientific,
    • Imagination, Inspiration, and Intuition, but always so that he could
    • find that the pupil has first to call up a vivid Imagination of
    • an Imagination. And no one would be received into the degrees of
    • Imagination, over against the picture of the outcast, God-forsaken
    • about by forsaking the divine path. In contrast to the Imagination of
    • Imagination all details of the life of Jesus from his birth to the
    • ideas; they must work upon his soul in vivid, living Imaginations.
    • really knows how the human soul is transformed through Imaginations
    • Imaginations, because they are concentrated in the most intense,
    • matter of holding before one's mind these Imaginations, as they
    • of the earth, the pupil had to form an Imagination of Babylon and the
    • with great exactitude, for it is a powerful Imagination: King
    • entirely engrossed in the Imagination of the danger which issues from
    • has had its effect, the other Imagination, ‘The banner of
    • strength-giving Imaginations for the Will which are brought before
    • Imaginations, which means by occult methods, it acquires the capacity
    • Imaginations here indicated, together with the prescribed exercises,
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    • From explanations
    • without further explanation be equated with what may be called the
    • the teaching of reincarnation and karma, of repeated earth-lives, was
    • Christianity. In the thirteenth century the teaching of reincarnation
    • studium — the acquiring of Imagination, the reading of the
    • concerning the illuminating teachings of reincarnation and karma.
    • reincarnation.
    • Reincarnation and Karma,
    • for Lessing reincarnation is necessary in order that the whole human
    • there he is impelled to a recognition of reincarnation.
    • and in the course of repeated incarnations I shall free myself as an
    • nationality, beyond all racial characteristics, and that humanity is
    • reincarnation.
    • reincarnation and karma. Between the thirteenth and eighteenth
    • itself to a recognition of reincarnation. One has always to start
    • examination of our own human nature. From this beginning we come to a
    • individuality which has already come down into repeated incarnations,
    • form as the result of preceding incarnations. But we also recognise
    • us yet another significant Imagination. If we had never read a
    • imagination the Temptation, and the scene on the Mount of Olives.’
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    • inclination to Christ and the intellectual leanings towards Him of a
    • the facts. It applies to individuals who have had many incarnations;
    • does, for the Adept goes forward continuously from incarnation to
    • incarnation. And apart from this: in the thirtieth year, when the
    • Apollonius of Tyana is an individuality who went through many incarnations;
    • incarnation at the beginning of our era. Hence the individual we are
    • first incarnation, in (b) a life between death and a new birth, in
    • (c) a second incarnation followed again by (d) a life between death
    • and a new birth, then a third incarnation, (e) and so on. That which
    • passes through all these incarnations — the human individuality
    • otherwise. When we consider the preceding incarnations of Jesus of
    • They lie in the life-thread of the Ego, which goes from incarnation
    • to incarnation. Thus the forces which belonged to the
    • incarnation to incarnation, but of that Individuality who from out of
    • incarnation. For if this event had not happened, the whole evolution
    • passed in a much more perfect condition from incarnation to
    • incarnation. Through this event, however, they become more closely
    • incarnation to incarnation, he is not responsible for the Fall. We
    • incarnation of the Christ in Jesus of Nazareth was something that
  • Title: From Jesus to Christ: Lecture IV: Experiencing the Christ Impulse, Jerome and the Gospel of St. Matthew
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    • attached to the idea of reincarnation — tradition and occult
    • that since he is occultly prepared, he must provide an explanation,
    • a certain explanation of the foundations of the Gospels should be
    • has happened as regarding the explanation of the Gospels. You will
    • What, then, has been done towards reaching an explanation of the
    • explanations of the Gospels given here, you will have noticed that
    • condemnation of Christ Jesus He was asked whether He was a king sent
    • his hearer for the rest of his incarnation. This, however, can never
    • incarnation between the Mystery of Golgotha and the present time, the
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    • goes on from incarnation to incarnation. But we also know that this
    • incarnations. For though during the Kamaloka time much of the astral
    • stored up during an incarnation. Whatever constitutes true progress
    • incarnation to another, and is linked, as it were, with the Ego,
    • which passes as the fundamentally eternal in us from incarnation to
    • incarnation. Further, we know that from the etheric body, too, very
    • incarnation to another. In the first days directly after death we
    • through its ‘incarnations’ just as every human being has
    • meets us in Buddhism concerning the successive incarnations of man.
    • Buddhism must have felt in regard to the continual incarnations of
    • preceding incarnation as the almond-fruit on the tree has with the
    • From the preceding incarnation nothing of what man calls his Ego
    • passes over into the new incarnation.
    • incarnation to incarnation.
    • from one incarnation to another.’
    • diagram of the Buddhist teaching of reincarnation, so that it will
    • nucleus (C) for the next incarnation. Round this causal nucleus new
    • body-sheaths (D) are woven for the next incarnation. These
    • come into it from earlier incarnations, together with experiences
    • next incarnation, and so on. This means that what goes through the
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    • that particular incarnation, had he earned the right to use such
    • described in such detail that if we wish to picture it in imagination
    • even more so; hence the combination of physical body as Phantom with
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    • from incarnation to incarnation, is a term which (as we saw
    • any kind of physical or bodily reincarnation. The expression employed
    • from one incarnation to another. So problematic is it that Greece
    • over from one incarnation to another. The truth is that man, in the
    • of that part of his nature which journeys on from one incarnation to
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    • the nature of things he had brought over from earlier incarnations,
    • incarnation to incarnation. We are concerned therefore with a human
    • incarnation of so lofty an individuality, was only a highly developed
    • last incarnation on the earth as Gautama Buddha has taken an
    • Spirits of Form entered into the incarnations of men for the building
    • physical incarnations on the Earth, something was held back. A
    • incarnations. If we were to represent the stream of physical human
    • incarnations, beginning with him whom the Bible calls ‘Adam’,
    • was now protected from entering into physical incarnations. Instead,
    • before proceeding to his first earthly incarnation. This Ego lived on
    • in earlier incarnations. Anyone who had never shared in such
    • earth-evolution has passed from incarnation to incarnation. This
    • Jesus-child, who had not gone through human incarnations, acquired
    • not possess an Ego that had been through a series of incarnations;
    • having gone from incarnation to incarnation, had up to his twelfth
    • organism not touched by the contamination which has affected the
    • successive incarnations his development went on. When the innermost
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    • recently through the inflow of the concepts of reincarnation and
    • the idea of reincarnation — reached all that man can reach of
    • in the course of incarnations is a matter of karma. But all that has
    • worlds into earthly incarnations they brought with them, as
    • further incarnations, and it was quite exhausted when the Events of
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    • Imagination of the Washing of the Feet. Thus the picture of this in
    • experiences a transformation of this feeling into an Imagination. And
    • this Imagination corresponds exactly to the scene represented in the
    • feeling comes not only to an Imagination of the Washing of the Feet,
    • Imagination of the Scourging when we place the following vividly
    • strokes of a scourge against his own skin, and the Imagination arises
    • continue with us — whether in this or in another incarnation,
    • an event on the physical plane is not necessary. An incarnation of
    • repetition of the incarnation of this Being, it simply means that the
    • of Judge for the incarnations which will follow in human evolution,
    • reincarnation; they were not ripe for it and it would only have led
    • without being able to indicate the teaching of reincarnation.
    • teaching of reincarnation concerns humanity at large, whereas in
    • given to him as teaching about reincarnation into a path of
    • thought. But in this thought of reincarnation as concerning all
    • reincarnation reappeared in the eighteenth century, it appeared as a
    • Christian thought. And although Widenmann treated reincarnation
    • thought of reincarnation is permeated by the Christian impulse. He
    • Christianity and the teaching of reincarnation.
    • impulses, so that the thought of reincarnation might come to our
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    • increased beyond all telling with every new incarnation.
    • the super-sensible life into a new incarnation.
    • this illumination, an inner, fundamental connection is revealed
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    • explanation of the name Mephistopheles is to be found in the Hebrew
    • which frequently occur in explanations of the figure of Mephistopheles —
    • and earth in a certain combination had already been withdrawn from
    • Obviously, therefore, we are gazing here into a concatenation of
    • indication that all machinations consisting in any way of a misuse of
    • be made in later incarnations.
    • combination of different layers or strata. The outermost stratum is called
    • explanation of earthquakes? Can they be foreseen? If particular
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    • began to pass through incarnations as an individual, as well as the
    • These three designations: Eagle, Lion, Bull, apply to definite and
    • through the incarnations remains through all the stages. That is what
    • nation or race there have been individuals of high spiritual
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    • Before I go further in the explanation of apocalyptic writings, I must
    • again repeat that this explanation can be of real value only to those
    • — in Palestine. This is the explanation of the utterance: blessed
    • clear to us then that if a really profound explanation seems to have
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    • transcends the limits of nationality. What I myself said about
    • instinctive imagination thus gleaned from the universe, he made
    • is raised into Imagination. We stand in a world of Imagination,
    • yet possess this objective world itself in Imagination, we have
    • Imagination. When the spiritual world pours into the consciousness
    • Having experienced Imagination, we may through an inner denial of
    • for true Imagination, it leads not only to knowledge or to art that in
    • Imagination, and thence to Inspiration. If he re-acquires all that
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    • in order to get through examinations. And it would have seemed the
    • kind of national educational ideal, for instance, that held sway in
    • merely hold good for this or that particular nation, but for all
    • civilized nations. What we behold when we turn our attention to one
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    • culmination with the appearance of the second teeth, and they do not
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    • reached its culmination as physical force with the change of teeth
    • goes on successively, merely reaching its culmination with the coming
    • for us an outer picture, a Nature Imagination of the process of
    • greater detail in my books), if beyond Imagination, one attains
    • ‘imagination;’ to have shown also how that which finds
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    • is filled with imagination. The plants, the trees, the clouds all
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    • been made in technical skill, national trade has become world trade,
    • and finally a world-economy has arisen from national economies. In
    • imagination. In short each different language is related to the human
    • left in the hands of the pastors of the various denominations,
    • even though it can only be in the life of imagination, this will
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    • elimination or an insufficient feeding of memory can ever be of
    • resignation is required if any results at all are to be achieved, for
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    • for their examination, or had to learn in practice
    • saying all this it might seem as though one had the inclination
    • have said does not arise out of any such inclination or desire;
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    • physical incarnation. But once this had taken place, once
    • earlier incarnation is revealed for the most part in the
    • his next incarnation. Now when someone is obliged to interrupt
    • way, something contributed to the rapid termination of
    • karma, of reincarnation and so on. People can be very clever,
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    • definite line, now he has a feeling for co-ordination, for
    • have no inclination to put themselves in the child's place, to
    • the kind of pictures we need. Fantasy, imagination
    • to the English imagination than to fantasy. In this
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    • important an explanation of the following fact. My grandfather
    • lines, omitting detailed explanations. Unfortunately our
    • explanation is given for the interaction of one with the other,
    • things the same explanation that he learned when he was 8 years
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    • Everything perceived through imagination, inspiration and
    • examination he obtained excellent marks for Greek and
    • sit for the entrance examination to a primary school, in the
    • when he handed in the results of the examination there was
    • the examination for teachers, in which he is supposed to show
    • he knows, — well, what he knows in the examination room
    • for an examination. But in actual fact no one should enter a
    • has passed his examination than at another who through his
    • someone has passed examinations; he can undoubtedly still be an
    • passed examinations.
    • came forth from the constitutional body of the Weimar National
    • Assembly (Nationalversammlung) with which we have constantly to
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    • Today, before going into any further explanations
    • the explanation given was as follows: A man is a living being
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    • nations solve their dilemmas. When diplomats are together
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    • the human being. The following explanation will make my meaning
    • in this combination of sounds, if we will only let ourselves
    • particular nation lives with the language of his folk-soul. The
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    • intellectual, conceptual explanation. In Greek culture
    • this only, for no one any longer felt the faintest inclination
    • and the time comes for his final examinations. He is now told,
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    • giving some explanation of the Gnosis when they say it
    • of humanity” through the Weimar National Assembly From
    • examination.
    • examination work as the focal point of the curriculum during
    • they must know later for the examination, and on the other hand
    • not necessary for the examination but which the pupils wanted
    • that at the examination. This was a real difficulty. And then
    • came the examination. The results were passable. However, in
    • add yet another year, so that the examination could be taken
    • examination.
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    • letter-forms which have arisen, the combination of these
    • combination will bring about the harmonizing of the
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    • alternation from waking to sleeping. What do waking and
    • our breathing-process; through our alternation from waking to
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    • imagination what is dying in concepts, do we save
    • horrible — the abstract explanation of poems. This
    • detailed explanation of poems, verging perilously on grammar,
    • explanation of the beetle belongs to the class-room. What we
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    • learn an extraordinary amount from the way a nation or other
    • sounds and combinations of sound in speech by which the people
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    • own free imagination. I should first say to the child at this
    • your imagination to your aid and say to yourselves:
    • imagination; there is no need to go into histories of
    • imagination to trace for the child a path like this from
    • soul's making, of your own imagination. The activity which you
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    • one another.” Such explanations were particularly in
    • year 1790 was a combination of what was to come later, the
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    • of the future teachers in the examination. So he questioned
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    • explanations so far refer to the beginnings of this subject.
    • all this explanation of the telegraph apparatus is really only
    • All explanations of this are hypotheses. But the important
    • again to our first experience of a fact. A physical explanation
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    • air, you must realize that they feel little inclination, after
    • pass the usual college entrance examinations. And we teach the
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    • But an even better combination can be effected. For the later
    • taught, to geographical explanations.
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    • find room for some explanation of the manufacture of
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    • excite the imagination profoundly; that is, fairy tales. As
    • sound-combinations. And we try to preserve the balance between
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    • his imagination. If you describe the shape or origin of a Greek
    • literally stifle the imagination. And you do not do amiss in
    • Whereas if you have sown his imagination with seeds of life he
    • lessons can reinforce the fantasy or imagination quite
    • school years. Imagination or fantasy is not enough without
    • inclination may be, let us say, in describing plants. Try to
    • imagination, that the child can still imagine for himself, in
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    • religious denomination appeals largely to this egoism when treating of
    • driven? Because its occupants wanted to reach a certain destination.
    • Why did they want to reach a certain destination? The asking of
    • accomplish the alternation between waking and sleeping in the way
    • breathing, and to the teaching of the right rhythm in the alternation
    • world. The human being could not accomplish the rhythmical alternation
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    • through heightened antipathy, Imagination through heightened sympathy,
    • to a real explanation of these things later) in order to show you that
    • we can get away from the mere verbal explanations which you find in
    • alternation — systole, diastole — between sympathy and
    • antipathy. This alternation is continually within us. Antipathy on the
    • — then out of sympathy there arises imagination. Just as memory
    • arises out of antipathy so imagination arises out of sympathy. And if
    • your imagination is sufficiently strong (which only happens
    • of sympathy and imagination has become picture form.* But when we form
    • * German: Imaginationen.
    • picture-forming and imagination works out of the human being. This is
    • imaginations as possible, if you educate him as much as possible by
    • imagination: two systems which we shall be able to apply practically
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    • the right alternation should come about in man between the muscle and
    • imagination. There is much that is hidden and unknown behind the
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    • for it enhances the power of resolution, of determination. The power
    • of determination, which is dormant in the sub-conscious, is spurred
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    • by even the most superficial self-examination. What I have already
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    • do in Imagination, Inspiration and Intuition. But spiritual
    • explanation leaves out of account what the nature of sensation really
    • knife. This is taking the concept from the verbal explanation. This we
    • mere verbal explanations. And we can imagine what sort of things the
    • explanations. These are the people who most of all believe that they
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    • so on. There is this quick alternation in vibrations between waking
    • and sleeping when we meet another man. We owe this alternation to the
    • combinations of the senses. Besides that, we have a great many
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    • school concerned with breast man. Relation of memory and imagination
    • over-stimulate his imagination and fantasy we retard his growth.
    • must ask himself: How can I get the right balance between imagination
    • of imagination, who transform everything in their minds, and those on
    • also by means of the powers of imagination and memory themselves; for
    • memory, and too slowly if he had too much imagination. It is not
    • psychological book. Imagination exists; it, too, is described. But in
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    • sphere. If the head has too strong an inclination to produce something
    • come to this point. His chest system has a strong inclination
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    • examination you are assimilating a great deal in opposition to your
    • should not get through our examinations under modern conditions. It
    • follows that cramming for an examination disturbs sleep and brings
    • cramming for examinations. That is, we should omit examinations
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    • warmth necessary as correspondence, i.e. Imagination. Examples in
    • teething of the soul, so all activity of imagination, all that is
    • that shows itself, namely, in the power of imagination. It is to this
    • power of imagination that we must especially appeal in the latter part
    • neglecting to bring imagination continually into the growing power of
    • child's imagination in all we teach him, in all the lessons he has to
    • steeped in imagination.
    • And we do really appeal to the child's imagination if, for instance,
    • we are, once again, really appealing to the child's imagination. For
    • must consistently appeal to the imagination. We appeal to the
    • imagination if, in dealing with plane surfaces, for instance, we
    • thoroughly comprehensible that a child needs to use his imagination
    • be helping the child's imagination when we show him that the powder
    • imagination. He will follow the surfaces with his imagination. He will
    • imagination). He will grasp the theorem with his imagination.
    • imagination between teacher and child. The teacher must keep alive all
    • his subjects, steep them in imagination. The only way to do this is to
    • he constantly endeavours to bring imagination into all his teaching;
    • up. Of necessity imagination must always be kept living, otherwise its
    • imagination alive. And if you feel yourself getting pedantic, then
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    • religious denominations maintain and spread this life of the spirit.
    • we (in our turn) must develop imagery, imagination. If we ourselves
    • So that in this third period of life we are directed to Imagination,
    • teachers to work from out of Imagination, Inspiration and Intuition
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    • explanations of spirit, soul, and body to-day. During the next few
    • receives “Imaginations.” One gets pictures. And a
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    • pictures to the child's imagination: for instance through biographies
    • which present a picture, an imagination of goodness to the child's
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    • examination he had been pushed into. All that was to be seen in it was
    • pictorially and appeal to the wholeness of the imagination the child
    • appeal to the child's imagination: a heap of apples, — and three
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    • [For further descriptions of the alternation between sympathy
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    • to month. As a doctor does not say at the very first examination
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    • When men seek entry into Heaven and must pass the examination of
    • general by the whole colour combination; and this has to be retained
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    • moved, but she said to me with prodigious inner determination:
    • physiology even tries to find explanations of man in the experiments
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    • from it. So when we have a combination of sounds directly including
    • (seed) or “Summe” (sum), we have in this combination of
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    • regulating the elimination
    • finds that urination is not in order. It has a stimulative effect on
    • the rhythm of elimination in a very specific manner.
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    • out slowly. It is indeed a movement which brings forth the imagination
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    • self-aware. Thus the process is extraordinarily similar to imagination.
    • in the Czech language and you will see just what combinations of consonants
    • sounds within these combinations of consonants, but it permeates them
    • circulatory organs. A continuing process, which is a combination of
    • subordination of his personal being man encorporates himself into the
    • matters. Today they have as yet no inclination to introduce eurythmy in
    • matters much more consciously. And those nations that stand in the
    • will find that the alternation between the two, between the vowels and
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    • imagination. If imagination develops further and becomes conscious in
    • the soul stage by stage from objective sensory perception to imagination,
    • Imagination
    • imagination, inspiration and intuition always has its counter-activity
    • what we attain in imagination are the same powers which, without our
    • eurythmy you will call forth the objectively effective imaginations
    • imaginations which continuously counter the deformation.
    • imagination. We could have to do with a deficiency of objective inspiration
    • This consonantal process works by stimulating through its imagination
    • consonantal eurythmy. And that works over into the unconscious imagination.
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    • All that I have been describing can be conjured up in imaginations, in
    • imagination. One who has this imaginative vision perceives how the E
    • find that this breath stream reveals itself to our imagination as
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    • perceive tone combinations and varieties of tone inaudible to the
    • soul experiences Devachan between two incarnations on earth, then we
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    • originates through a combination of the Fata Morgana outside us and
    • a reflection of his overall course of incarnations. When in death he
    • reflection of the soul, which in its incarnations must always
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    • from the previous incarnation the predisposition for music that now
    • basis of incarnation, which depends not only on the individuality
    • ready for incarnation but also on the force of attraction being
    • either do or do not press for reincarnation.
    • individualities descending to incarnation had to seek out the family
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    • culmination. When a human being brings forth a tone or sound, his
    • or speech organ is only the final culmination of what goes on within
    • one first acquires imagination, imaginative cognition. Meanwhile, one
    • intonation of vowels, to a greater degree. He no longer feels that
    • necessary clairvoyant imagination to observe the consonants in their
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    • in the divine realm. Man still had imaginations, still had
    • imaginations in the musical element. There was still an objectivity,
    • instrument. He had an impression, an imagination, as it were, of a
    • appeared to man at first as imaginations. Musical instruments were
    • came the time when man no longer had imaginations. He still retained
    • the remnants of imaginations, however, though one does not recognize
    • in the fifth, since he no longer has imaginations, and the fifth
    • corresponds to an imagination while the third corresponds to a
    • interval of the fifth is a real experience of imagination. He who can
    • subjective level what imagination is like. One who experiences sixths
    • imaginations, namely the instruments, he fashions here in the
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    • order to form a correct picture, a true imagination of them, have had
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    • during the Fifth epoch, will show little inclination to be actively
    • To investigate the causes underlying assassinations committed at
    • such assassinations may ascribe them all to chance; but if one
    • aspect of many of the well-known assassinations reveals something very
    • possibility of achieving something by their assassinations certainly
    • those whose deaths had been caused by violence, by assassination,
    • assassinations which were news in Europe and will be known to you, the
    • that all these attempts by means of assassinations of which I have
    • condition and by certain machinations the currents from the spiritual
    • Note by Translator: The date of the assassination was 10th September, 1898.
    • assassination and that of Carnot, of which mention is made later, are
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    • among the nations today. Although the nations still theorise about the
    • Asia; he thinks that if one and all arranged their national affairs
    • machinations, and calamity looms ahead if men will not realise that
    • these machinations are in full swing. You will feel at once that light
    • upon intrigues and machinations of the kind of which I spoke last
    • the spiritual world as the outcome of deliberate machinations; they
    • nations may vote in a kind of World Court of Arbitration on what has
    • sorts of machinations were set on foot, the effects of which go on to
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    • first is the stage of Imagination, Imaginative Cognition, the second
    • of Imagination may be gained in the following way. Suppose someone
    • world of Imagination. It is nothing to which the word
    • ‘imagination’ (fancy) in its ordinary sense could be
    • Imagination you encounter everything that is behind the sense-world
    • Imagination, and more is learnt about the beings of the world of
    • through Imagination.
    • super-sensible worlds: Imagination, Inspiration and Intuition.
    • but it may also be that in some one incarnation the stage of
    • Imagination only is reached. Then the spheres of the spiritual world
    • having passed through the stage of Imagination; it is hardly possible
    • for anyone to omit the stage of Imagination and be led at once to the
    • Imagination on the one hand and Inspiration and Intuition on the
    • a way that they were clairvoyant in the sphere of Imagination and
    • incarnation I renounce the attainment of the higher stages of
    • seeing clearly and with exactitude in the world of Imagination. They
    • vision to the world of Imagination and gives up any attempt to
    • uncertainty. This world of flowing Imaginations is, so to say,
    • whose clairvoyance had reached the stage of Imagination to attach
    • whoever rises, to begin with, to the stage of Imagination, must
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    • the same subject. But if you will wait for the explanations to be
    • course of his previous incarnations had already reached the very
    • incarnation as Bodhisattva when, after his Enlightenment, he became
    • in the incarnation when the Bodhisattva became Buddha.’
    • nature and was fully embodied in that one incarnation. But then he
    • again withdrew. For with this incarnation as Buddha a certain quotum
    • certain incarnation passes through his existence on Earth with little
    • reaches the highest level of moral Imagination but there are many
    • into these previous incarnations, he could describe the experiences
    • reached in his previous incarnations. He who is usually called the
    • explanation? It is not realized that this points to the intensity of
    • having in his previous incarnations risen to the height of a
    • Bodhisattva. Because in this incarnation he was living as the
    • incarnations and to turn outwards to the physical plane in order to
    • was destined to reach in his final incarnation on the Earth. He had
    • what had been accomplished since his previous incarnation.
    • task to achieve in this incarnation.
    • his development in previous incarnations had enabled him to bring the
    • expressed in the Law; now, having fulfilled his incarnation on Earth,
    • love. Now, after his last incarnation on the Earth, he soared in
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    • a rejuvenation of what it had previously been. It is only possible to
    • understand this rejuvenation by paying close attention to the great
    • conditions prevailing in each successive incarnation. In Buddha's
    • that in men's earlier incarnations on the Earth certain beings worked
    • incarnations through the epochs of Lemuria and Atlantis, the
    • incarnations, man was subjected to the influences of both the
    • These influences have remained with him from earlier incarnations.
    • incarnation to incarnation since bygone ages. But with the loss of
    • series of incarnations. The earlier clairvoyant knowledge has been
    • influences that have penetrated into man from incarnation to
    • incarnation are working in him. They are there and they work through
    • the expression of what has continued from incarnation to incarnation
    • ‘thirst for existence’ continues from incarnation to
    • incarnation. This, in effect, is what the great Buddha said. But to
    • his intimate pupils he gave more detailed explanations.
    • brings it back again into his next incarnation. While he is in
    • one incarnation to another and man brings it with him when he again
    • with him from incarnation to incarnation.
    • everything it contains from his former incarnations; it is inscribed
    • from previous incarnations and drives man to long avidly for
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    • Nathan Jesus-child. The Adam-soul before the Fall. The Reincarnation
    • incarnation of that kind. Very special measures were essential. To
    • development — were passing through incarnations, through
    • reappear in a new incarnation. But before the separation of the Moon
    • rejuvenation of civilization was necessary; traditions preserved in
    • time. Buddhism had become in need of rejuvenation. The mature and
    • again and again, reappeared in this or that incarnation, in the
    • efforts made in the course of many incarnations — but his soul
    • subsequent incarnations, becoming more and more mature, more and more
    • but when Buddhism needed rejuvenation this task was not within his
    • twelfth year, such forces as were needed for the rejuvenation of
    • incarnations but had been kept at a very early stage — like the
    • an ancestral pair. It further describes the incarnation of a soul who
    • sense, the incarnation of the very first member of humanity.
    • reincarnation of a Being who was the earliest blood-ancestor of all
    • concerned, this child was able to be the reincarnation of the
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    • rejuvenation in the events of Palestine.
    • reincarnation of Zarathustra was destined to grow up near the child
    • incarnation of an Individuality was announced from the spiritual
    • do with an Ego that has come from earlier incarnations. In the case
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    • we to examine the previous incarnations of the Bodhisattva who became
    • previous incarnations, was ‘filled with the Holy Spirit’.
    • through incarnations since the Lemurian age have been able to receive
    • incarnations had not habitually developed or brought fully into
    • particular point of time what that Being was in earlier incarnations
    • mankind the conditions of his earthly incarnation must be such that
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    • two Jesus-children. The Incarnation of the Christ in Jesus of Nazareth.
    • incarnations. We therefore meet with the wonderful fact that
    • acquired through his own previous incarnations, Zarathustra could
    • incarnation. Having sought and found the etheric body he had once
    • incarnation to incarnation in order that in a body as pure as that of
    • this period of his life. At the time of the incarnation in the course
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    • inclinations. I once had occasion to reply: ‘No doubt you believe
    • costs adhere to their personal inclinations and the traditional
    • inclination but upon the inevitable progress of evolution. By the
    • aside personal inclinations and judge according to the necessity of
    • explanation of the Gospels and refuse to listen to anything that is
    • spiritual explanations. It is they who hinder progress; for
    • narrated that the Bodhisattva, before descending to the incarnation
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    • and the Teaching of Reincarnation and Karma. Jonah and Solomon: Examples
    • in the course of the incarnations of an individual human being? It
    • Karma and Reincarnation.
    • — we may now add — that of Karma and Reincarnation. But
    • Reincarnation is indispensable. It must be remembered however that
    • Reincarnation exoterically a few centuries ago; and it would have
    • that these souls should have passed through earlier incarnations,
    • assimilating the teaching of Karma and Reincarnation. Had this
    • teaching of Karma and Reincarnation. It is therefore not surprising
    • those days. Therefore Karma and Reincarnation were not taught as
    • to an understanding of Karma and Reincarnation rather than any
    • subject of Karma and Reincarnation in an abstract way, the aim is to
    • to receive, as wisdom, the teaching of Karma and Reincarnation.
    • with the vision of Imagination and Inspiration could say about the
    • next incarnation for the seed to bear fruit; only then does he become
    • the higher worlds. It was not until his next incarnation that the
    • with the powers implanted into his soul in a previous incarnation.
    • Reincarnation — teachings which when Christ was on Earth could
    • Searching microscopical examination of substances is made in order to
    • of germination from a quite different source. Something unites with the
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    • instance, listen with profound interest to an explanation of the
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    • called it — or not, about the seriousness of one's inclinations
    • of the present time. They were from earlier incarnations; they gave
    • second, the equivalence of concepts; third, the combination of
    • equivalence of concepts, the combination of concepts,
    • reincarnation. As you can see, I tried to make use of what was
    • from Buddha to Christ and to present Christ as the culmination of
    • the slightest inclination to become a member, I was called upon to
    • certain sense, taking into account differing national
    • Now, you know from my anthroposophical explanations that human
    • things from earlier incarnations. Distant memories, unclear memories,
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    • about powers of discrimination; specifically, the willingness to take
    • powers of discrimination reached the conclusion that here there was
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    • imagination, in the audible harmonies of music, or in the words of
    • Well, the concept of reincarnation corresponded to the one thing
    • be met by the teaching of reincarnation.
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    • reality of the Mystery of Golgotha represents the culmination of the
    • nations. The cults existed. As the western world developed it was
    • education provide a direct link to an explanation of Jesus Christ
    • explanations of Christ, it is necessary to lie. And so he chose
    • theologians of all denominations. But they were not available to
    • rejuvenation of the old wisdom, because it did not spring from direct
    • restricted to the rejuvenation of ancient wisdom. The second fact,
    • But by various machinations Blavatsky for a second
    • reflected a one-sidedly egoistic, nationally egoistic, influence. It
    • nationalist posturing — lies in the lack of courage among
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    • incarnation and then the wave motion continues through the spiritual
    • worlds; then it changes and that is the next incarnation. In the same
    • calculated the passage of souls through various incarnations.
    • between death and a new birth, and appears in the new incarnation.
    • That is the permanent atom which passes through incarnations.
    • would not have known how to get from one incarnation to the next
    • higher level of discrimination. And I have to say that when I arrived
    • referred to as the Masters' nomination, which
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    • tearing each other apart, members of sixteen or seventeen nations
    • was to undermine the freedom and self-determination within the
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    • observing the inner selves of all human beings in combination, we are
    • without reference to race, nationality and so on. I pointed out
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    • incarnation, how, between the seventh and fourteenth year they began
    • importance we attribute to the Sun which causes the alternation
    • explanation of this? This whole experience associated with a painful
    • that a natural creative imagination is at work in dreams; external
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    • unto itself. Then, from an examination of the dodekahedron, we
    • courage and determination our entry is assured.
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    • example. What is the reason for this? The explanation is that we have
    • the explanation of a certain kind of gastric disorder? From the
    • examination purposes. And after the examination he often forgets them
    • indicate imperfectly the fascination of these conversations that were
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    • incarnation — our experiences when still in the spiritual
    • senses and so attain to Imagination. In the normal course of
    • form of imaginations. We become aware of this and then we realize
    • metals. It uses a combination of traditional knowledge and purely
    • survive from earlier incarnations.
    • forces from former incarnations are actively working. In man's
    • link with earlier incarnations.
    • survives in his present life from earlier incarnations. For the
    • mystery of silver is related to his previous incarnations.
    • which he has passed in previous incarnations. Let us suppose that the
    • incarnations. Pathological conditions then ensue. They occur because
    • incarnations. If, in some cases of illness, the doctor ascertains
    • incarnations, then the doctor administers silver as a remedy. A
    • incarnations. And this is precisely what happened recently in a
    • we are bound up with earlier incarnations, as is the case in
    • back upon our earthly incarnations with our ordinary
    • consciousness. The effects of these incarnations are felt in our
    • incarnations. In abnormal cases and under pathological conditions
    • back in this abnormal state into earlier incarnations, but not
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    • senses; an etheric body perceptible to Imagination by virtue of
    • into the world of Imaginations, when he has an intuitive
    • dynamic world of creative imagination, but at the same time have firm
    • endowed with imagination, yet not succumb to its lures. We must be
    • others live to a ripe age in their different incarnations. I shall
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    • existing emanations still surviving from the Earth have been largely
    • limited capacity of man today to understand his fluid emanations.
    • fluid emanations, the fluid emanations from the skin, were of vital
    • emanations, as we shall learn later, may assume a semi-spiritual
    • emanations that proceed from man — the solid element in
    • these beings are receptive to warmth emanations. All these
    • emanations.
    • emanation is the ever-present light emanation. In every individual,
    • yellow and blue light emanations which vary at different places round
    • emanation is the emanation of the chemical forces and is found only
    • practised. When men become conscious of their chemical emanations and
    • kind of emanation is the direct spiritual life emanation or vital
    • radiation. The use of chemical emanations today invariably
    • magic is a force to be reckoned with, the life emanations are no less
    • part, always rely upon and work with the life emanations and use them
    • emanations at Full Moon, when they can dwell in the Sun's reflected
    • namely, the occult emanations that proceed from human
    • them the virtue of those forces that live in the emanations of man.
    • account the life emanations on Earth. But it is so fatally easy to
    • fall victim to that which lies between this life emanation and all
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    • over from one incarnation to the next.
    • fascination he has for others. Indeed its operations are more perfect
    • explanation is not quite as crude as this, but that is what it
    • amounts to. The real explanation, however, is totally
    • can they enter into the emanations which I described yesterday.
    • Powerful fluid emanations are present notably in the glandular
    • not only into the fluid emanations but also into the breath
    • emanations and light emanations. Only in the case of the chemical
    • emanations is there conscious intercourse between the
    • individual who makes use of these chemical emanations and the beings
    • into the chemical emanations of human beings, more especially into
    • phenomenal world, either through his own emanations, or through
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    • key to earlier Earth epochs and to the earlier incarnations of
    • of consciousness is therefore an illumination, a translucence of the
    • incarnations of Moon, Sun and Saturn.
    • My description did not end with the Moon incarnation; I traced the
    • Earth incarnation as far back as the Saturn incarnation, whereas all
    • between Moon and Sun; in reality, they traced the Earth incarnation
    • should look back to still earlier incarnations of the Earth was met
    • scientific ideas in order to impregnate them with Imaginations
    • impregnating the dream-world with Imaginations. In writing my
    • that is normally present in Imagination. Thus it was possible
    • order to permeate it with Imaginations he meets with
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    • stimulates their poetic imagination, not only lovers who exchange
    • and have succeeded in developing real Imaginations, then in this Moon
    • sphere during waking life, the world of Imaginations is revealed to us
    • enter into the sphere of Mercury influences these Imaginations pass
    • devoid of reality, but we perceive visions as Imaginations. These
    • Imaginations pass over to the beings corresponding to them.
    • the Imagination pictures, in the images of the true visions, are lost
    • be able to see the human organisation in Imaginations.
    • to arrive gradually at a scientific explanation.
    • man, by the forces which man derives from earlier incarnations on
    • imagination to the right source. The remarkable thing about Blavatsky
    • Imagination than it is immediately realized. Guided by the
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    • call upon forces from earlier incarnations, for it is these
    • that precedes birth, all that is related to human incarnation, with
    • source of successive incarnations, for example. We need this vision
    • And they were unable to determine whether the incarnations they
    • Incarnation, and what is more, of the Incarnation of the
    • a possibility of giving a musical representation of the Incarnation,
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Two: The Three Worlds and their Reflected Images
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    • incarnation, how, between the seventh and fourteenth year they began
    • importance we attribute to the Sun which causes the alternation
    • explanation of this? This whole experience associated with a painful
    • that a natural creative imagination is at work in dreams; external
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    • unto itself. Then, from an examination of the dodekahedron, we
    • courage and determination our entry is assured.
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    • example. What is the reason for this? The explanation is that we have
    • the explanation of a certain kind of gastric disorder? From the
    • examination purposes. And after the examination he often forgets them
    • indicate imperfectly the fascination of these conversations that were
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Five: The Inner Vitalization of the Soul through the Qualities of the Metallic Nature
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    • incarnation — our experiences when still in the spiritual
    • senses and so attain to Imagination. In the normal course of
    • form of imaginations. We become aware of this and then we realize
    • metals. It uses a combination of traditional knowledge and purely
    • survive from earlier incarnations.
    • forces from former incarnations are actively working. In man's
    • link with earlier incarnations.
    • survives in his present life from earlier incarnations. For the
    • mystery of silver is related to his previous incarnations.
    • which he has passed in previous incarnations. Let us suppose that the
    • incarnations. Pathological conditions then ensue. They occur because
    • incarnations. If, in some cases of illness, the doctor ascertains
    • incarnations, then the doctor administers silver as a remedy. A
    • incarnations. And this is precisely what happened recently in a
    • we are bound up with earlier incarnations, as is the case in
    • back upon our earthly incarnations with our ordinary
    • consciousness. The effects of these incarnations are felt in our
    • incarnations. In abnormal cases and under pathological conditions
    • back in this abnormal state into earlier incarnations, but not
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    • senses; an etheric body perceptible to Imagination by virtue of
    • into the world of Imaginations, when he has an intuitive
    • dynamic world of creative imagination, but at the same time have firm
    • endowed with imagination, yet not succumb to its lures. We must be
    • others live to a ripe age in their different incarnations. I shall
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    • existing emanations still surviving from the Earth have been largely
    • limited capacity of man today to understand his fluid emanations.
    • fluid emanations, the fluid emanations from the skin, were of vital
    • emanations, as we shall learn later, may assume a semi-spiritual
    • emanations that proceed from man — the solid element in
    • these beings are receptive to warmth emanations. All these
    • emanations.
    • emanation is the ever-present light emanation. In every individual,
    • yellow and blue light emanations which vary at different places round
    • emanation is the emanation of the chemical forces and is found only
    • practised. When men become conscious of their chemical emanations and
    • kind of emanation is the direct spiritual life emanation or vital
    • radiation. The use of chemical emanations today invariably
    • magic is a force to be reckoned with, the life emanations are no less
    • part, always rely upon and work with the life emanations and use them
    • emanations at Full Moon, when they can dwell in the Sun's reflected
    • namely, the occult emanations that proceed from human
    • them the virtue of those forces that live in the emanations of man.
    • account the life emanations on Earth. But it is so fatally easy to
    • fall victim to that which lies between this life emanation and all
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    • over from one incarnation to the next.
    • fascination he has for others. Indeed its operations are more perfect
    • explanation is not quite as crude as this, but that is what it
    • amounts to. The real explanation, however, is totally
    • can they enter into the emanations which I described yesterday.
    • Powerful fluid emanations are present notably in the glandular
    • not only into the fluid emanations but also into the breath
    • emanations and light emanations. Only in the case of the chemical
    • emanations is there conscious intercourse between the
    • individual who makes use of these chemical emanations and the beings
    • into the chemical emanations of human beings, more especially into
    • phenomenal world, either through his own emanations, or through
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    • key to earlier Earth epochs and to the earlier incarnations of
    • of consciousness is therefore an illumination, a translucence of the
    • incarnations of Moon, Sun and Saturn.
    • My description did not end with the Moon incarnation; I traced the
    • Earth incarnation as far back as the Saturn incarnation, whereas all
    • between Moon and Sun; in reality, they traced the Earth incarnation
    • should look back to still earlier incarnations of the Earth was met
    • scientific ideas in order to impregnate them with Imaginations
    • impregnating the dream-world with Imaginations. In writing my
    • that is normally present in Imagination. Thus it was possible
    • order to permeate it with Imaginations he meets with
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    • stimulates their poetic imagination, not only lovers who exchange
    • and have succeeded in developing real Imaginations, then in this Moon
    • sphere during waking life, the world of Imaginations is revealed to us
    • enter into the sphere of Mercury influences these Imaginations pass
    • devoid of reality, but we perceive visions as Imaginations. These
    • Imaginations pass over to the beings corresponding to them.
    • the Imagination pictures, in the images of the true visions, are lost
    • be able to see the human organisation in Imaginations.
    • to arrive gradually at a scientific explanation.
    • man, by the forces which man derives from earlier incarnations on
    • imagination to the right source. The remarkable thing about Blavatsky
    • Imagination than it is immediately realized. Guided by the
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    • call upon forces from earlier incarnations, for it is these
    • that precedes birth, all that is related to human incarnation, with
    • source of successive incarnations, for example. We need this vision
    • And they were unable to determine whether the incarnations they
    • Incarnation, and what is more, of the Incarnation of the
    • a possibility of giving a musical representation of the Incarnation,
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    • technological atmosphere in the present incarnation that it
    • whereas in earlier incarnations we were more connected with a
    • nationalities grouped themselves together, those
    • nationalities who before that time had quite different
    • way the different nationalities group themselves in the
    • origins of nations, without bearing in mind the tremendously
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    • designations in a diagram of man's being but the expression
    • bodies in our present incarnation.
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    • railway station; for the horrors and abominations which
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    • incarnation. You feel an affinity between what you are
    • what your are in that particular incarnation. You feel
    • which guide man from one incarnation to the next.
    • now completely ruined for this incarnation. He had to escape
    • from this incarnation to the next one. And here we have an
    • forces it needs to lead it from one incarnation to the next.
    • over to his next incarnation. Also, a situation had been
    • incarnation. Of course an impulse like this can be given in
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    • passes from one incarnation to another, and there is also an
    • invisible part in the child that goes from incarnation to
    • incarnation.
    • outcome of previous incarnations. And when everything coming
    • from previous incarnations has made its appearance, the child
    • educating is the invisible result of previous incarnations.
    • not take on physical form until our next incarnation. For all
    • will form our next incarnation. When we are teachers our own
    • next incarnation converses with the previous incarnation of
    • next incarnation, can work on the part of the child that is
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    • the point of view of the destination. Modern science can be
    • arise through immoral actions have the particular inclination
    • decline of families, tribes, peoples and nations, but one of
    • to our earlier incarnations, so that we can bring ourselves
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    • world, call the combination of chance and human genius.
    • incentive for really acquiring imagination, inspiration and
    • imaginations resulting from experiencing the blood
    • collection of imaginations. Yet although, when perceiving the
    • within him, as a world of inner imagination. He saw that he
    • an imagination of the taste and is not formative, some people
    • the body, during incarnation between birth and death, in
    • incarnation on earth, and this must be done by means of the
    • with the principle of living in a few imaginations which we
    • could call blood and nerve imaginations. A lot of people
    • blood and nerve imaginations. But this is not what can lead
    • Indulging in blood and nerve imaginations actually leads to a
    • imaginations, and then imagine they can spare themselves the
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    • chlorine, a combination of the two. Such things come about in nature.
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    • explanation can be that when they were alive, suddenly a mighty water
    • we undertake a real examination of the facts of which we have spoken.
    • can use our imagination), these would have to look different from
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    • Europeans had not in recent centuries extended their domination over
    • powers of imagination. The Chinese had none at all and drew only the
    • had a powerful imagination.
    • Chinese. The Chinese lack imagination whereas the Indians have been
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    • poetical imaginations, so that what remained of it is now just taken
    • imagination, an imagination that worked like an instinct. When we
    • today use our imagination we often pull ourselves up and think:
    • Imagination has no place in what is real. This is quite right for us
    • been able to carry on without imagination.
    • imagination possessed by primitive men could have been applied to
    • in the man of primeval times it was imagination; they would have been
    • incapable of making anything if imagination had not enabled them to
    • their souls had great power of imagination. With imagination they
    • made their tools; imagination helped them in all they did, and
    • on a purely spiritual level and all out of imagination. To come to a
    • intellectual way but out of their imagination. Your modern doctor
    • imagination. They worked in this way, too. Surely at some time or
    • was done rhythmically and out of imagination. The beginnings of human
    • of the intellect, but out of their imagination, naturally tended to
    • imagination abominates what comes from the intellect.
    • the help of their imagination. Since the Greeks ascribed all natural
    • their construction from imagination; nothing else would ever have
    • imagination is of a far more spiritual nature in the human soul than
    • intellect but of imagination. We have to remember always that this
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    • explanations have been given: for example, that comets are always
    • through imagination, if he does not come again to the spirit, then he
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    • Let us consider again the explanation I gave of how
    • comes out here or there. That is a convenient explanation, but it
    • in physics, at that time when he sat for his medical examination at
    • geniuses failed earlier in their examinations. And this was also the
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    • these myths and legends are attributed to the popular imagination. Those who
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    • outside. Indeed, with this designation ‘I’, we stand before that
    • reincarnation, so often ridiculed today as the outcome of crazy fantasy, is
    • popular imagination arrives at a truth which may often elude the
    • Heraclitus not with resignation but with confidence: The boundaries of the
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    • purifies the instincts, inclinations, desires and passions of the astral
    • incarnations. Anyone who wishes to acquire this truth must raise himself
    • have combination and shaping, a symmetrical ordering of Nature's work. On the
    • sun and the light, but to be themselves a source of illumination. Now Eos,
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    • beautiful explanation of a father's ordeal, but if — just because we
    • impressed on the physical body. Then we have to practise resignation; the
    • earthly life. Here we touch on what is called reincarnation, for in the
    • previous lives. Here reincarnation becomes a palpable fact. We need only know
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    • human being of today, we have an alternation of the two conditions called
    • combination is not significant in itself, but only in so far as it calls our
    • spiritual heritage he brings from earlier incarnations cannot adapt itself
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    • name that may be given to it. The fact that the doctrine of reincarnation or
    • against Spiritual Science because it has a doctrine of reincarnation and
    • from one incarnation to the next.
    • that what passes from one incarnation to another are the name and form of the
    • human being. When they appear again on earth in a new incarnation, are they
    • in a new incarnation is indeed an effect of the previous personality, we have
    • incarnation, the next life on earth. Behind the external man there is this
    • incarnation in this world. The passionate desire to pass from the spiritual
    • descend into a physical incarnation and so is released from existence and the
    • B.C.after his illumination under the
    • nothing carries over the effects of one incarnation into the next, then we
    • can rise in the course of further incarnations to ever higher and more nearly
    • grew. It turns its gaze to earlier and later incarnations of man and sees him
    • same. Driven into incarnation by his thirst for existence, he enters a world
    • world. And human development through a series of incarnations must be seen as
    • life-forces that will enable him to make use of every incarnation in such a
    • way that its fruits will be carried into every succeeding incarnation through
    • his own powers. The incarnations are not to cease in order to open the way to
    • thus a doctrine of reincarnation, of resurrection, and only in that light may
    • then you will find the strength to carry over from one incarnation to another
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    • and sunrise in the middle of the 19th century, the inclination to allow the
    • other phase. Of course this kind of explanation can explain almost
    • alternation of waking and sleeping corresponds to the regular action of
    • alternation of seasons occurs that the inner activity of the soul as
    • alternation of day and night. Anyone who never slept would soon notice that
    • A regular alternation of waking and sleeping builds up our physical body in a
    • imagination are not equally productive at all times. Poets, for example, if
    • This alternation
    • received, to penetrate with his thinking the illuminations, the imaginations
    • does not need to bring about a co-ordination with external facts; he simply
    • sees how these periods occur in alternation, as do full moon and new moon,
    • has a parallel in the alternation of full and new moon. The period of
    • one of us has come in soul and spirit from a former incarnation, so has the
    • earth emerged from a former planetary incarnation. But our earth retains
    • incarnation. And these relics are to be found in the course of the moon round
    • dependence on native place, the changing seasons and the alternation of day
    • between earth and sun. That which plays over from one incarnation to the next
    • the body, and reappears in a new form at the next incarnation. Here there is
    • how man's inner being, as he passes from one incarnation to the next, must
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    • that language. The person who observes national character more closely, the
    • particular combination of sounds which form a word or sentence and that which
    • “bim-bam” theory. A more detailed examination would show that
    • of the imagination, feelings and perceptions, was created initially without
    • imagination, and not to realise that it has been taken from the outside world
    • combination “poem-book” in English; something results from the
    • constitution of the Semitic languages and in it is expressed the combination
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    • reason is that although an ego from a former incarnation is living in the
    • inherited qualities are blended with those which pass from one incarnation to
    • In such cases, when some loss is brought before a person in imagination only,
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    • onwards, during the 13th and 14th centuries, up to their culmination in that
    • also to some influence from the character of the nation from which he
    • proceeds from ordinary knowledge and goes beyond it is called Imagination;
    • this path. The example most helpful for an understanding of Imagination, or
    • wants to educate a pupil in the higher faculties leading to Imagination would
    • and again, he will finally attain to Imagination, which shows him that in the
    • science, through Imagination, Inspiration and Intuition, we overcome the
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    • forms of cognition, which we called Imagination, Inspiration and Intuition.
    • which spreads into our feelings. So it is hope for illumination from the
    • and so to illumination and true knowledge. Anyone who looks at prayer in this
    • around us with whatever illumination we may have received, then prayer will
    • illumination, then the other side will take its revenge. If I look back over
    • all the works where he is revealed and strives for illumination, it comes out
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    • instincts, desires, passions, of the surging imagination, perceptions, ideas
    • the bearers of joy and sorrow, judgments, the imagination, etc., cannot
    • human being wrestles from one incarnation to the next with his own life, such
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    • concepts, together with certain inclinations and aversions, which outer
    • various incarnations, we can readily understand that in one earthly life a
    • sweeps through the soul. Such a man will follow his inclinations not because
    • every inclination or impulse, then in his soul something emerges which has
    • his inclinations and desires and to impose on the ever-changing impressions
    • leads him through the three stages of Imagination, Inspiration and Intuition,
    • derive solely from their own impulses and inclinations.
    • from one incarnation to the next and humanity as a whole. We could easily
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    • pathological. Now we can compare the case that someone has a hallucination
    • careful differentiation of these three members permitted an explanation of
    • can certainly be found if we return to an earlier incarnation.
    • earlier incarnations, but also those which can be found in the line of
    • being from incarnation to incarnation; how in certain failings of the outer
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    • explanations of conscience given by various philosophers are very different,
    • explanations of conscience that have been given over the centuries by the
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    • heart and the imagination. Many of our contemporaries, accordingly, would say
    • arising in Homer's poetic imagination something like a substitute for
    • in the soul and could endow it with formative power. Poetic imagination is
    • succeeded in Asia by the substitute for it, imagination, this gave rise
    • imagination that came from the East, while Western influence, with its
    • memories of the pictorial imagination of the East, and how from this
    • clairvoyance reproduced by poetic imagination. And whatever was preserved
    • possible for imagination to depend on external influences. A small fact will
    • imagination, bestowed on man as a substitute for spiritual vision and given
    • this passes away, he is granted imagination, which creates for him a kind of
    • shadowy reflection of what he can no longer perceive. Imagination has had to
    • Man takes imagination with him on his way; and when
    • appears, we see the spiritual world created anew out of imagination.
    • it can give a view of the spiritual world in imagination, as in the second
    • man towards the spiritual world with the aid of imagination, art has prepared
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    • When we consider such an incarnation, we
    • having passed through such an incarnation become evident early
    • pagan sacrifice. However, he now saw in vivid imaginations the
    • evolution and incorporations in earthly incarnations in a
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    • extended their domination over these spheres, bringing about a
    • It is true that the European domination is not actively established
    • powers of imagination. The Chinese had none at all and drew only the
    • Indians had this powerful imagination.
    • different people from the Chinese. The Chinese lack imagination
    • know, they developed those tremendous powers of imagination expressed
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    • peoples; they clothed their knowledge in poetical imaginations, so
    • imagination, imagination that worked like instinct. When today we use
    • our imagination we often pull ourselves up, saying: Imagination has
    • carry on without imagination.
    • you how this lively imagination possessed by primitive men could have
    • in the man of primeval times it was imagination; they would have been
    • incapable of making anything had not imagination enabled them to do
    • souls had great powers of imagination. With imagination they
    • made their tools; imagination helped them in all they did, enabled
    • out of imagination. To come to a thorough realization of this you
    • speak — not in an intellectual way but out of imagination. Our
    • people came to grips with life out of their imagination, and in this
    • imagination were naturally inclined to talk of the spirit. When today
    • origin. The man whose activities arise out of imagination abominates
    • constructing with the help of their imagination. Since the Greeks
    • would certainly have done their constructing out of imagination and
    • imagination is of a more spiritual nature in the human soul than the
    • poet for he still works today with imagination. Now Goethe was a
    • actual fact men are on the way to mutual extermination, and it is very
    • explanation of a very complicated process was given to the workmen
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    • “emanations” man has, and which work favourably on the
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    • numbers. Is there any explanation for this behaviour? Herr
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    • is often a much more important symptom than any external examination
    • incarnation as a new colony.
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    • Weimar National Assembly was. These are made! But one cannot
    • to behold a picture, an imagination in every single word; and
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    • a matter of not immediately starting out with explanations of
    • indoctrination to make people understand: The middle class speaks of
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    • the Swiss nation.
    • here a national configuration was created in which the cultural and
    • explanation for it you can find in my
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    • ourselves first in imagination, in inner experience —
    • combination and redistribution to the consumer cannot be
    • the sense of creating imagination. He who cannot occupy
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    • resignation after the ball. The King called him and said:
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    • by the nationality, temperament and other personal propensities of the
    • historian, by the element of imagination working in the condensation
    • varies considerably according to the nationality of the historian,
    • according to his power of synthesis, his imagination and other
    • if it remained under the old conditions of subordination to the military
    • South of France, issued his call to the French Nation in the nineties
    • of course, partly influenced by nationality and partly by other factors,
    • bringing as it were to a kind of culmination the inner struggles in
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    • developed the pictorial imaginations which these men connected with their
    • their old ancestor-imaginations and dreams, men felt something holy to be
    • the condemnation for heresy of Origen, who had brought with him into
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    • relates the validity of this approach for examination of the
    • can actually find reasons for the inclination toward the use
    • explanation of nature. This is especially characteristic of
    • realizes how the longing for mathematical explanations of
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    • relates the validity of this approach for examination of the
    • read Theodor Ziehen's strange explanations concerning the
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    • relates the validity of this approach for examination of the
    • satisfactory explanation. From a certain point of view I
    • explanation originating from the world outside the clock if
    • explanation of the nature of mathematical thinking.
    • is meant here by the attainment of imagination. For in the
    • case of imagination we have an enhancement of consciousness,
    • the eye through his faculty of imagination. In a mathematical
    • so that one knows that with the faculty of imagination a
    • imagination, you will not be able to claim, when looking at a
    • undertakes in imagination to observe the human eye, one has
    • we observe the living human eye with developed imagination,
    • imagination. It is not true that the idea of an etheric body
    • this idea by first developing imagination and then — at
    • What we apprehend through imagination, however, reaches the
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    • relates the validity of this approach for examination of the
    • producing in the form of imaginations is at the same time
    • purely in the soul — namely, imagination — and
    • imagination to the sense world. At the same time we can see
    • power we have come to know in imagination.
    • the power of imagination. This power is developed similarly
    • as imaginations (we have already partly described this) are
    • between imaginations and memory images. Memory images
    • imaginations, although they arise in the same way as memory
    • onto certain imaginations brings it about that the
    • imaginations want to remain in our consciousness. Once there,
    • power of imagination (in a manner modeled on mathematical
    • this point we have had our imaginations. If in these
    • imaginations we remain human beings equipped with a
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    • relates the validity of this approach for examination of the
    • example. Particularly the psychological explanations are
    • understanding may still have no inclination to give up a
    • believed he had given sufficient explanation for the
    • tinged but still quite ingenious explanation, in which the
    • comprehend them as imaginations that have become physical.
    • imagination is not, as one might suppose, absent from the
    • particular. His explanation is essentially the following: he
    • pointed out, however, that his explanation — which is
    • this, his explanation of mental life through brain processes
    • beyond the mathematical. I mean, of course, imagination.
    • representative — to imagination. To be sure, with
    • projective geometry, we do not actually have imagination yet,
    • proceed any further than imagination, which I will describe
    • that of imagination. With this step, as I indicated
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    • relates the validity of this approach for examination of the
    • them Imagination and Inspiration. Today I would like to say
    • Imagination with regard to knowledge of the world is attained
    • win the capacity to live in such imaginations of our own
    • The exercise of this capacity results in imaginations rising
    • imaginations have the character of memory pictures. Only
    • are conscious that these imaginations contain a strong inner
    • imaginations remain pure, so that no foreign elements slip
    • imagination we realize the necessity of continually
    • the imaginations firmly in our consciousness. We are related
    • imaginations so that we can dive down again and again into an
    • imagination, fills with content. This content shows us that
    • order to have a correct relationship to these imaginations.
    • weakens his power to retain and deal with imaginations.
    • realize this when inspiration reveals these imaginations to
    • mirror falls away with regard to the imaginations. When this
    • imaginations and then we see how these imaginations work in
    • force, a structuring proceeding out of imaginations. This
    • explanation. It was also necessary to state the facts more
    • — which one grasps in imagination and inspiration
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    • relates the validity of this approach for examination of the
    • natural form of cognition into which inspired imaginations
    • from inspired imagination to intuition, we encounter a
    • imagination, when we apply it to knowledge of the self we
    • We are able to perceive through our inspired imagination how the
    • already discussed imagination and we know it does in fact
    • imagination fills itself with a real spiritual content that
    • imaginations — although in another way than in the case
    • is really experienced in inspired imagination. The knowledge
    • inspired imagination. The major difference is this: in sleep
    • imagination one's consciousness is filled; one's inner
    • satisfactory explanation for precisely the parts of history
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    • relates the validity of this approach for examination of the
    • the testing, no matter how detailed the examination may be.
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    • to being able to give a mathematical-mechanical explanation of natural
    • the ideal of the so-called “astronomical explanation of nature,”
    • mathematics, in all explanations, proceeding all the way up to the explanation
    • that such a view of the world could never produce valid explanations,
    • such a conceptual explanation of phenomena perhaps superfluous? Is not
    • accounting? Is it not possible that all such explanations show only
    • explanation; we get nowhere in that way and must simply extirpate the
    • the need for explanations?
    • of consciousness. Does one come at all near to it with explanations
    • conceived in observing external nature? If in one's search for explanations
    • “need for explanations,” not what du Bois-Reymond and other
    • that drives us to seek explanations but the need to become human in
    • apply a mathematical-mechanical explanation, apply the theory of evolution,
    • of man in my thinking, in my explanations, in my comprehension.
    • which has been most important in arriving at the contemporary explanation
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    • that he demanded a method for the determination of archetypal phenomena
    • moral imagination [moralische Phantasie]. I employed this term
    • “moral imagination” with conscious intent in order to indicate
    • that — just as with the creations of the imagination
    • reveals itself to us as the content of moral imagination but that when
    • into Imagination. One discovers the higher plane of which moral imagination
    • Imagination. While philosophising, one remains caught within a self-created
    • of Freedom, after transcending the level of imagination [Phantasie],
    • the realities of sense. At this point one attains the realm of Imagination,
    • a thinking in pictures [bildliches Denken]. One attains Imaginations
    • Inspiration is complemented at the other pole by Imagination, and only
    • through Imagination does one arrive at something enabling one to comprehend
    • man. In Imaginations, in pictorial representations
    • one will receive Imagination, through which consciousness can finally
    • out of my past. I must renounce and turn back. But then Imagination
    • reveals itself to me as a world of Imagination.
    • consciousness we approach the pole of Imagination. Once one has
    • grasped these Imaginations
    • described to you yesterday. By having attained Imagination one is able
    • or Imaginations, man's real nature shall elude our grasp. It is not
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    • on the one hand and Imagination on the other. Whoever is able to perceive
    • of human evolution that tend toward the proper introduction of Imagination
    • make attempts at all kinds of rationalistic explanations, but he will
    • the spiritual world, its inclination toward that which can proceed from
    • inclination, an impulse that rumbles within the social upheavals our
    • Imagination, which, when civilization has acquired it, shall become
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    • repeated earthly incarnations, alternating with a purely spiritual
    • cognition: pictorial representation, a life within Imagination. And
    • without entering into this life of Imaginations, modern psychology shall
    • Imagination, there will arise again a psychology that is more than
    • if he desires self-knowledge, should feel himself led toward Imagination.
    • by Imagination. That man is striving to descend deeper into his inner
    • humanity is presently striving for Imagination and that an illness that
    • only by developing Imagination. Agoraphobia — this is an illness that
    • overcome gradually everything spatial in Imagination and to immerse
    • in Imagination, in pictures.
    • that all exercises leading to the life of Imagination protect one against
    • ego out into the world of Imagination in the way that one must carry
    • Imagination through a process of symbolization, through pictorial
    • in Imagination itself all pictures created by mere fantasy disappear.
    • body when we strive for Imagination? Only by developing the power of
    • Imagination to be borne by love, by merging this power of love with
    • Imagination or the pathological tendency to expose ourselves to fear
    • those of Inspiration and Imagination, can join together. The one can
    • a confluence of Imagination and Inspiration in true, spiritual Intuition.
    • Inspiration. By coming to know the human organs through Imagination
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    • strives for Imagination. It is no longer the experience of the musical
    • reacts by creating Imaginations. This is a path that is only just beginning
    • Western humanity must follow to attain Imagination knows that to find the
    • the difficulty of grasping Imaginations and presenting them in sharp
    • by attaining the realm of Imagination. Only by penetrating into the
    • realm of Imagination will he acquire the true knowledge of humanity
    • this realm of Imagination is something that can be left to the future.
    • No — this world of Imagination, because we have passed into the
    • every variety. An unconscious urge toward Imagination is held back through
    • is made toward Imagination, the true nature of man is experienced inwardly,
    • way. It is this other path through Imagination that must establish the
    • what the true path of Imagination should be, what path must be taken
    • able to confront the now decadent Inspiration of the East with Imaginations
    • we will speak further of the path of Imagination and of how the way to
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    • into the spiritual worlds is that of Imagination. This faculty of
    • Imagination, however, must be integrated organically into the life
    • into Imagination. It is possible to pursue this path in a way consonant
    • metaphysical explanations in terms of atoms and molecules, but has instead
    • and our sense of life. And the result of this development toward Imagination
    • Imagination, by a kind of absorption of external percepts devoid of
    • these and enters into them. In striving for Imagination, however, one
    • Imagination, on the other hand we have raised what resulted from our
    • We have developed Imagination, and pure thinking has become Inspiration.
    • The fusion of Imagination and Inspiration brings us in turn to Intuition.
    • he struggles to rise up to spiritual reality in Imagination, Inspiration,
    • to a halt at this point, because he was unable to use Imagination to
    • not that of genuine Imagination and in that Hegel showed as well that
    • if pure thinking does not lead on to Imagination or to Inspiration —
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    • forth imaginations so easily as the contemplation of
    • phenomenon is parallel to the alternation of day and night on
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    • human chest region there is a persistant inclination for the
    • include the rhythms of nourishment and elimination, belonging
    • elimination is the rhythmic system fully encompassed.
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    • elimination chiefly take place — and the protein organism
    • imaginations, inspirations. This is what “freeing the
    • indeed form imaginations, but these would remain unconscious.
    • imaginations correctly. On the one hand, the organ is
    • defective and the tendency to form imaginations arises; on
    • the other hand, imaginations remain uncovered by the organ,
    • and hallucinations arise. You could say then, that when we
    • have an organ with imaginations developing within it
    • formation of imaginations (red) cannot unfold properly in its
    • hallucinations arise. On the other hand, the organ is
    • imaginations. Only by seeing through these things from within
    • been posed and to an explanation of our remedies.
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    • everything that causes urination, in everything that has an
    • urination and bowel evacuation. Usually we find the polar
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    • becomes Imagination. If Imagination develops further and
    • from objective perception to Imagination, Inspiration and
    • cognitional forces in Imagination, Inspiration and Intuition
    • is true that in Imagination we come to the same forces which
    • the unconscious forces of Imagination, namely a kind of
    • permeating itself with forces of Imagination in the right
    • of Imagination, and which indicate that the plastic organ
    • summon the objectively effective Imaginations which offset
    • the creation of Imaginations, which always counteract
    • deficient objective Imagination, but one might also have to
    • consonantal eurythmy which, through this Imagination,
    • unconscious Imaginations, and the entire process is the same
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    • explanations such as these is able to make nothing of the concept that
    • by bringing a little imagination into what we have painted before us.
    • remain green. Let us try to realize the right imagination of blue
    • significant application in imagination, we must be able to experiment
    • which we must trace back all the natural illumination of our world.
    • condition of illumination. If we consider this feeling — all that
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    • combination, which however corresponds more closely to the nature of
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    • Optics, we find also explanations of the colour of solids worthy of the
    • new physics. We find, for example, the characteristic explanation of
    • other colours and reflects only red. This is the explanation so
    • an explanation why green becomes an image, and why green in plants is
    • course also easily find the explanation for it; that in older times it
    • paint it. But that of course is only a superficial explanation, though
    • people today are easily satisfied with such superficial explanations.
    • green and peach-colour, inner illumination, that is, luster-character.
    • his mental make-up the idea, that a kind of illumination underlies
    • terrestrial explanation than what lies under it, which requires an
    • extra-terrestrial explanation. And thus the mineral component parts of
    • external objective inclination which affects us, our Ego, it is
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    • Imagination, of Inspiration and of Intuition sees not merely the head
    • form in which we see it. Through developed knowledge of Imagination,
    • earlier incarnations, becomes visible — if we use the term
    • in Imagination, Inspiration, and Intuition; on the contrary, this
    • experience, in imagination, in connection with the thought-element of
    • Imagination and Inspiration, you put yourself opposite to it and can
    • of Imagination, of Inspiration, and of Intuition, what then happens?
  • Title: Colour: Part Two: The Connection of the Natural with the Moral-Psychical. Living in Light and Weight.
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    • that for our own consciousness light is thought, imagination; the
    • all subconsciously. But it reveals itself at once to the imagination;
    • Imagination, you can observe the etheric body of a plant. In doing so
    • attraction which no one can every prove except in imagination. Now
    • new incarnation. So that in that interval also between death and a new
    • the earth's weight, and to use earthly incarnation forcefully, so that
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    • If you open a book on Physics today you will see the explanation
    • the inclination and affinity towards the outward things and cause him
    • Only there the predestination, — that which is appointed, — is
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    • what one happens to be in that one incarnation. One experiences a
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    • explanation. Suppose you are fond of somebody, you find his presence
    • This is the case because the entry of the Second Hierarchy represents an inward illumination, which is connected with a densification of warmth. Air comes forth from the pure warmth-element, and in the revelation of the light we have the entry of the Second Hierarchy.
    • imagination, one sees elemental beings active in it. They are revealed
  • Title: The Building at Dornach: Lecture III
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    • Middle-European culture the most varied national elements
    • impossible to speak of a “national” culture in
    • of a national State, for in Austria there is an agglomeration
    • of national cultures of the most varied kinds. This has been
    • in the interplay of these national cultures.
    • of “German nationality” (Deutschtum).
    • the German Nation”, in two of these Addresses he
    • usually confronts the concept of nationality.
    • laid upon their own national element.
    • an overcoming, a suppressing of the nationalistic principle.
    • nationalistic principle and to promote the expression of his
    • nationality” in the case of Middle-European
    • element of Middle Europe, with its inclination towards
    • foreign nation, to this effect: The Germans can till the soil
    • higher level than the nation. in our time these things are
    • nations. Not a single motif is accidental. When you look at a
    • seen that we cannot speak of a “national” element
    • Europe we see national cultures whose fundamental character
    • hovers down, as it were, upon the national culture. So we see
    • inclination towards receiving it.
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    • successive incarnations to progress from nation to nation.
    • progress from nation to nation, from people to people with
    • every incarnation he is born into a different people. He
    • which the members of the different nations think about each
    • Imagination.
    • realise that some Imagination, Inspiration or Intuition
    • that when we have the Imagination, the Inspiration or the
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    • will, passes from incarnation to incarnation, born in one
    • incarnation in this people, in another incarnation in
    • them to engage in strife with other nations about ownership
    • into other planetary incarnations, and these souls will
  • Title: Ways/Architecture: Lecture I: The Acanthus Leaf
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    • these two figures in alternation, you have the earth-motif
    • alternation you have a simplified reproduction of the
    • alternation of Sun-motif, Earth-motif, presented itself to
    • alternation of the principles of earth and sun in the living
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    • study may be given to the elimination of crime and
    • culmination in the East. But the forms are no more present in
  • Title: Ways/Architecture: Lecture III: The New Conception of Architecture
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    • souls pass through different, successive incarnations? Not
  • Title: Ways/Architecture: Lecture IV: True Aesthetic Laws of Form
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    • combination of form. When a certain combination of lines
  • Title: Ways/Architecture: Lecture V: The Creative World of Colour
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    • the whole concatenation of its environment and indeed into
  • Title: Goethe As Founder of a New Science of Aesthetics: Steiner's First Lecture
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    • stands for a highest culmination; but it was the work of
    • universal, there you seek the explanation and the reason for
    • second explanation of the Beautiful: It is something formed in
    • a Kant. Æsthetics should start from the examination of the
    • satisfaction of lower inclinations. The reason for pleasure in
    • accessible to the nation, many, no doubt, shrugged their
    • culmination of humanity, appear before our soul. Only when this
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    • Weimar National Assembly was. These are made! But one cannot
    • to behold a picture, an imagination in every single word; and
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    • ourselves first in imagination, in inner experience —
    • combination and redistribution to the consumer cannot be
    • the sense of creating imagination. He who cannot occupy
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    • resignation after the ball. The King called him and said:
  • Title: Christmas Conference: Lecture 1: Introduction to the Eurythmy Performance
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    • moulding it, then Imagination comes about.
    • Imagination. We can call back something that is a gift to our
    • Imagination.
    • Inspiration becomes an element belonging to Imagination.
    • through eurythmy how Intuition, Inspiration and Imagination
    • third element, Imagination.
    • Imagination through Inspiration to Intuition. In the poem
    • transformed into eurythmy you have Imagination; in the
    • ascent from Imagination to Inspiration, and to Intuition.
    • international meeting of delegates from 20 to 22 July,
  • Title: Christmas Conference: Lecture 2: The Opening of the Christmas Foundation Conference, by Rudolf Steiner
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    • will in no way manifest any kind of a national character, but
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    • reached its culmination just at the turn of the century.
    • ‘International Anthroposophical Society’. Dear
    • friends, it is to be neither an international nor a national
    • ‘international society’ but always to speak
    • founding of the individual national Societies.
    • foundation of all that has come into being in these national
    • Societies. If this can come about, then these national
    • to spiritual life, whatever his nation, social standing or
    • regard to nationality, social standing, religion,
    • encompasses every group, including each national group. The
    • General Society is neither international nor national but
  • Title: Christmas Conference: Lecture 4: The Laying of the Foundation Stone
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    • reigning in human love; universal Imagination reigning in the
    • us the universal Imagination, which teaches us the universal
    • in this threefold being the archetype of the Imagination
    • dodecahedral Imagination which has received its form through
    • image, its form, from universal Imagination and human
    • Imagination, and its brilliant radiance from universal
  • Title: Christmas Conference: Lecture 5: The Foundation Meeting, 25 December, 11.15 a.m.
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    • the national Societies:
    • national Societies it wants to hope that the pure and
    • national Societies. If anyone does not agree with this
    • reports on the work of the German national Society. He
  • Title: Christmas Conference: Lecture 6: Meeting of the Vorstand and the General Secretaries
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    • of the National Societies and their
    • join the relevant national Society and only if this fails for
    • officer who is not an officer of the national group, would
    • which would, of course, not be the national group but simply
    • national group because, of course, the national group already
    • affiliated with the national Society in its own country can
    • country; if such a group were not to join the national
    • which exist outside their national groups to join directly in
    • national Society, which is to have its seat in Rio.
    • national Societies have anything to do with this or whether
    • apparent that there will be members in the different national
    • This is an independent institution which the national
    • national Society. But we do not want to exert any pressure by
    • the national Society.
    • well imagine, for example, that there are national Societies
    • national section of the old Theosophical Society, for
  • Title: Christmas Conference: Lecture 8: Continuation of the Foundation Meeting, 27 December, 10 a.m.
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    • had been made by me to found national Societies on the basis
    • founded here at Christmas. These national Societies have
    • or another that a national Society would be founded like the
    • one already in existence in Switzerland. So national
    • people saying that since national Societies were being
    • founded everywhere a Swiss national Society ought to be
    • national Anthroposophical Societies. Then it will be possible
    • national groups at which I was present. It will be quite
    • sufficient if the delegates of the national groups give their
    • to spiritual life, whatever his nation, social standing or
    • without regard to nationality — and so on, all the
    • to nation or race and so on, but it is stated that it is the
  • Title: Christmas Conference: Lecture 9: Continuation of the Foundation Meeting, 28 December, 10 a.m.
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    • Anyone can become a member, without regard to nationality,
    • HERR WERBECK: What about the national
    • have been permitted to do so. This national economy course is
    • it would be good to consider whether the national Societies
    • practical if it could become customary for the national
  • Title: Christmas Conference: Lecture 11: Meeting of the Vorstand of the General Anthroposophical Society
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    • and of the General Secretaries of the National Societies
    • then leaving open, of course, what the groups, the national
    • proceed by fixing budgets. Imagine a national budget being
    • You cannot fix a national budget in this way! Or can you,
  • Title: Christmas Conference: Lecture 12: Continuation of the Foundation Meeting, 29 December, 10 a.m.
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  • Title: Christmas Conference: Lecture 13: Continuation of the Foundation Meeting, 30 December, 10 a.m.
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    • Waldorf School. The first donation has already been sent to
    • donations specifically for this purpose. Maybe this is how we
  • Title: Christmas Conference: Lecture 14: Meeting of practising doctors, 31 December 1923 at 8.30 in the morning
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    • inclination to unite a view of the world with science has
  • Title: Christmas Conference: Lecture 16: Open Discussion of Swiss Delegates
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    • possible in any other national Society. It would also not be
    • Statutes and work out a suitable form for our national
  • Title: Christmas Conference: Lecture 20: On the Right Entry into the Spiritual World: The Responsibility Incumbent on Us
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    • particularly with what I would like to call the germination
    • incarnation; people will live by instincts alone, without
    • next incarnation human beings will be able to encounter the
    • which you are capable of hearing because of the inclination
    • of your soul, because of the inclination of your heart.
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    • of many European nations at war with one another worked and thought
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    • based on authority. Such condemnation would disappear if people only
    • earlier earth lives. Our successive incarnations become a fact
    • earth. How could a person recall his earlier incarnations unless he
    • prenatal existence, reincarnation and the like — findings made
    • spiritual illumination fully keyed to present day civilization. It
    • started only if an iron determination exists to carry them through;
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    • as human beings. This alienation from the spiritual, psychic and
    • soul's feeling of alienation from conditions existing in the world
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    • factions within the larger group, for group resignations, for sharp
    • Society. For I predict, though without implying condemnation, that a
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    • miss the fact that when he was old enough to take his examinations
    • of his two failures to pass his teacher's examinations, Mendel was
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    • social groupings: those of rank, of nationality, even of race —
    • class have transcended national and even racial and other such
    • international social life can be ascribed to these class
    • called to the fact that it was just the Protestant denominations that
    • denominations has become very marked, because the real needs arising
    • want to be a real anthroposophist you must believe in reincarnation
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    • source in past earth lives, or it may point to future incarnations.
    • perhaps, through many incarnations — that plays into dreams.
    • body with the ego that he takes from one incarnation to another, and
    • that exists not just in one's imagination but in reality; one can't
    • examinations. Perhaps difficulties of some sort will prevent it. But
    • recognition in the matter of diplomas and examinations. The problem
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    • Nirvana and for all that is oriental, this inclination towards
    • inclination. However in this lies a certain necessity. What
    • unreasonable will as actual reason, imagination and thought.
    • life on earth, our next earth incarnation.
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    • Christ-problem did not consist merely in giving explanations of the
    • introduced better than by a careful explanation of the mission of
    • the present day. Advance in knowledge brings illumination to us
    • world, than those have whose karma in this incarnation makes it
    • spiritual world in any particular incarnation. Whatever we have
    • many and varied incarnations an earth.
    • himself through spiritual illumination. What he gains is only as one
    • perhaps mention my own share which reached its culmination in the
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    • world. When will this take place? When does spiritual illumination
    • in different nations and at different epochs. One thing only is the
    • same in every nation in all parts of the earth and in every human
    • constructed of this in our present incarnation must be sought in some
    • reincarnation and human immortality so as to have something for life,
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    • incarnations, and will pass through all the later ages in later ones.
    • In each incarnation we receive what the age in question has to give.
    • in our Atlantean incarnations, when the state of consciousness was
    • with the task of beginning in our present incarnation to gather more
    • conquer death and carry on to a new incarnation that which gradually
    • it brings to completion in a succeeding incarnation. Thus we see the
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    • spiritual illumination was called “the path of
    • soul in bodily incarnation. The “messenger” spoken of by
    • divination of what it is that is here presented to us. We must
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    • the combination, the result, within our mineral world of organic
    • development through succeeding incarnations. In spite of having risen
    • incarnations on earth man has been in a position to injure his astral
    • only in the course of repeated incarnations that the faults he
    • neither is infection. In the course of his incarnations he has only
    • connected with his former incarnations, so that the moment he dips
    • incarnations. Man can therefore find the way to his former
    • incarnation by sinking down into his own being. If this plunging down
    • was the case with Buddha, the insight into other incarnations goes
    • as to the attainment of illumination” — that is when he
    • former incarnations when he was a Bodhisattva he must have already
    • risen through many stages. Through illumination — that which is
    • nation. This individuality is not always in entire harmony with its
    • only see what we take there through our own fanciful imaginations,
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    • whole nations or groups of peoples.
    • event is described in the Bible as a sudden illumination, yet those
    • incarnations. He became man, as this was understood in Lemurian and
    • pass through many incarnations, only then to rise again to what he
    • is enriched with the results of his incarnations. These are results
    • yourselves a man entering into his first incarnation: in it he learns
    • certain things; he learns more in the second incar