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  • Title: Lecture: Anthroposophy's Contribution to the Most Urgent Needs of Our Time
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    • learns about existence in conformity with today's thinking as it is
    • mankind has learned through established ways of thinking and knowing,
    • not call ourselves fully human if we did not think that motive was
    • nothing that cannot be absorbed without contradiction into a thinking
    • But if we probe deeply enough, not with a partial thinking, but with
    • death.’ Thus there is no possibility for an honest thinker who
    • must hold fast to the current way of thinking about natural
    • a stable connection with the world, not only by means of thinking but
    • first obtain a true insight into what is in fact our own thinking,
    • There I have tried to make known that pure thinking,
    • that very thinking that can live in us before we have fully united
    • the thinking with some outer perception. I have shown that this pure
    • thinking itself can be perceived as an inner soul content. But what
    • man can certainly penetrate into his own thinking. Then he
    • far as to serve as a support, at most a ground out of which thinking
    • broken down where true thinking appears. To the same degree in which
    • now occupies the place where matter is destroyed, that is, thinking,
    • thinking unfolds itself a nothingness of material can be seen. It
    • leads one so far as to say, ‘In that I think, I am not, if I
    • we perceive thinking in its reality, we see the destruction of
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  • Title: Fruits/Anthroposophy: Lecture 1 (Summary): Effects of Modern Agnosticism
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    • that thinking is lax, feeling is dulled, and willing is made void through
  • Title: Fruits/Anthroposophy: Lecture 2 (Summary): Perception and Thinking
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    • Perception and Thinking
    • a mode of thinking which was able to penetrate into the nature of the
    • plant. A friend called this ‘objective thinking,’ a thinking
    • (thinking) merely images through which the world processes
    • are reflected without being affected by them? In other words, Is thinking
    • useless in the world process when we add thinking to perception? One
    • arrives here at the whole opposition between thinking and perceiving.
    • sensory perception and thinking are always mixed up in each other, but
    • if one separates them with firmness the one from the other, thinking
    • was the conviction that one could arrive at the purest thinking quite
    • to pass. ‘In thinking we bring world happenings to a point,’ he
    • of thinking that we can reach reality. And for a true meaning of Anthroposophy
  • Title: Fruits/Anthroposophy: Lecture 3 (Summary): The Tragedy of F. Nietzsche
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    • our thinking just as it has been developed by the things of the outer
    • world. Thinking itself must bring about the state of freedom, in that it
  • Title: Fruits/Anthroposophy: Lecture 4 (Summary): The Relationship between Goethe and Hegel
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    • surrender its nature to merely logical thinking.
    • ‘imaginative thinking,’ and this he applied to animals.
    • that other fount. Agnostic methods of thinking must be put aside in
  • Title: Fruits/Anthroposophy: Lecture 5: From Sense Perception to Spirit Imaging
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    • reasoned thinking and instead concentrating on something dimly stirring
    • thinking. On the other hand, neither should it be thought that such
    • Anyone thinking he can gain more valid insights into the world by visions
    • made them the fundamental core of his whole thinking process) showing
    • capable of scientific thinking. All this conceptual synthesis, as one
  • Title: Fruits/Anthroposophy: Lecture 6: From Imaginative Knowledge to Inspirational Knowledge
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    • is right. It is of course exactly what the lazy thinker wants: to imagine
    • thinking as such. We do not get far when we use our ordinary consciousness
    • to arrive at anything at all when making the forming of ideas, thinking
    • training will grow impatient when required to think about thinking as
    • about thinking.{ Note 1 ] It is easy to see why
    • indeed necessary, to understand thinking as such. Without this, no conclusive
    • of thinking activity, of the forming of concepts, is extraordinarily
    • thinking process, the forming of ideas, that previously appeared an
    • of the material world. The picture one forms of the thinking process — for
    • does indeed show the process of forming ideas, of thinking, as one in
    • with something perceived by the outer senses, I think I may say that
    • from ordinary sensory perception to imaginative perception of the thinking
    • cognitive thinking have an icy coldness to them, a quality that leaves
    • And now, in going through this process where thinking, the forming of
    • in this way. In the first place, the thinking process has been experienced
    • the process of Imagination to thinking, as I have just described. It
    • and minds is within the sphere of ordinary thinking, the usual way of
    • forming ideas, then our feeling with regard to such thinking processes
    • our ordinary thinking processes is the very source of our feeling of
    • supersensible perception — Inspiration and Intuition. Just think
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  • Title: Fruits/Anthroposophy: Lecture 7: The Gulf Between a Causal Explanation of Nature and the Moral World Order
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    • a result of the habits of thinking and perception in which men and women
    • ourselves human in the real sense of the word unless we think also of
    • Yet if we delve deeply enough — not with one-sided thinking but
    • with everything our thinking can experience when it links up with the
    • the heat death of the earth. Honest thinking, holding fast to the thought
    • on that element in man that actually enables him not only to think of
    • insight in this way, we come really and truly to see through our thinking,
    • to the thinking processes that can also be alive within us before we
    • have joined this particular part of our thinking with some external
    • Then we are able to see through our own thinking process, as it were.
    • It is only through Intuition that we enter into our own thinking process,
    • a counterbase, the foundation, as it were, on which thinking can develop,
    • points where true thinking occurs. To the same extent as material processes
    • are broken down it is possible for something else, for thinking, the
    • where thinking processes develop, material vision will perceive mere
    • nothingness. It leads us to say: When I think, I am not — for as
    • withdraw first in the organism and make room for thinking, for the forming
    • of ideas; that is when this thinking, this forming of ideas, sees a
    • thinking in its reality, we perceive degradation, destruction of material
    • of thinking in an unbiased way, at the point where matter destroys itself,
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  • Title: Fruits/Anthroposophy: Lecture 8: The Social Question
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    • This sensation-free thinking is best developed — and
    • speculations out of some kind of abstract thinking about a ‘vital
    • in our thinking activity which is necessary if we are not to follow
    • but instil an elixir of life into thought, as it were, so that thinking
    • in our Imaginations. Thinking will then be able to reach the world which
    • from exactly this type of thinking and by keeping it with him throughout
    • economy, so the thinking applied to economics had to become more and
    • which has come to be the scientific way of thinking over the last centuries.
    • I think there is no need here to pay homage yet again to the scientific
    • cannot evolve out of the kind of thinking that has proved effective
    • in science. The kind of thinking however that works its way through
    • the senses, thinking has to limit itself to what presents itself in
    • in something I should like to define as follows. People often think
    • And modern aesthetics, evolved out of the thinking of more recent times,
    • a form of thinking habitual to science, is also something artists avoid — justifiably
    • in accord with the thinking of modern times. Of course, spiritual science
    • honest look at these things and think them through in honesty. Otherwise
    • is made to think beyond what random experiments, random observation
    • could use a pin or a pencil, for the object one was thinking of was
    • sphere of free activity. We are not used to keeping our thinking activity
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