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  • Title: Lecture: Christ in Relation to Lucifer and Ahriman
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    • sculpture itself began, he frequently explained its significance in
    • the Hague (1899 and 1907) was indeed self-serving and hypocritical,
    • that France was more interested in presenting herself as the innocent
    • confusion in Germany itself was caused by a lack of understanding of
    • belief that the fatherland was in peril and that Germany herself was
    • goals. In this war of attrition, materialism camouflaged itself with
    • wings. It must not appear, however, as if the Christ Himself were
    • the fingers of the extended hand seem to leave in the rock itself.
    • abyss. In that case it would be the Christ Himself who irradiated this
    • buries himself in the cave, working in shackles, ever busy undermining
    • must realize that what wove itself into our evolution here on earth
    • happen? It happened because the Christ impulse has worked itself into
    • the Christ impulse can assert itself within the Western spiritual
    • whoever wants to elevate himself to spiritual heights by means of a
    • took place when the Christ impulse worked itself into the soul of the
    • itself into the subconscious of the Maid of Orleans and inspiring her
    • have an opportunity to dedicate himself to Christ and to the spiritual
    • onto this ether body, and to look at himself (The Russian, however,
    • looks little at himself after his death.) Through all this, Western
    • perceives spiritual life as something outside himself. Somehow he
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  • Title: Lecture: Preparing for the Sixth Epoch
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    • Professor C. This group wishes to dedicate itself to the spiritual
    • however, it is the spirit self that must be developed within the souls
    • nature of spirit self is that it must pre-suppose the existence in
    • of human beings within which the spirit self is to develop as the
    • that is like the child of the forces of the spirit self — the
    • spirit self that is nurtured by the beings of the higher hierarchies
    • the spirit self.
    • see, it is only through the wisdom of spiritual science itself that we
    • lived in Athens felt himself to be first and foremost an
    • Eastern Europe. Eastern Europe will have to wait until the spirit self
    • epoch will be inspired, permeated by the spirit self. Today the man of
    • expresses itself in language when, instead of saying as we do in the
    • feels that spirit self is to descend, but that it can only descend
    • the personal element, through which every single man feels himself an
    • himself the brother of the other, as the ‘Little Father’ or the
    • bring about the descent of spirit self. Just as it is being striven
    • Naturally, the factor of blood will continue, it will live itself out
    • the instinctive feeling that the spirit self can only manifest in a
    • philosopher to adopt for himself without question the principle of
    • Then show'st me mine own self, and in my breast
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  • Title: Lecture: The Etheric Body as a Reflexion of the Universe
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    • its Karma. Trivially speaking, we might say: The child's Higher Self,
    • body of a child of seven severed itself from the child's
    • have often explained to you that when the etheric body frees itself
    • itself off from the existence of a human being at a moment when death
    • is not earthly upon the earth itself, all that belongs to the earth
    • but it is Lucifer himself who breaks them, as a result of what takes
    • of Christ. And Ahriman fetters himself, as a result of what takes
    • himself who breaks his own wings.
  • Title: Lecture: Spiritual Science, a Necessity for the Present Time
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    • course of history itself. The Mystery of Golgotha, the external
    • element of spiritual science which considers life itself, so that an
    • the Ego that must constantly create itself in order to understand
    • itself (indeed, future epochs will grasp the greatness of Fichte's
    • in itself, because such things have never existed in human
    • Europe, but, for Russia itself — the very greatest misfortune
    • lost the possibility of transcending itself, of reaching something
    • greater than itself and of sending light into life; before it can
    • itself to spiritual, scientific research. If the fruits of spiritual
  • Title: Lecture: The (Four) Great Virtues
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    • saying is familiar, and even self-evident. But one may well say that
    • them in our Society something which is itself upon the path between
    • world from his mother's body finds himself able to receive the
    • in which they themselves live. To be able to relate oneself in this
    • harmony with itself. Much else could be described, in order gradually
    • into something more self-enclosed, and others which are less perfect.
    • itself, but the forces which are active in the physical heart, remain
    • not because the physical heart-beat in itself is valued so much, as
    • becoming wise we transform the astral into the Spirit-Self, and only
    • being in its right place, and goes out of himself and into the
    • practise wisdom and justice without becoming selfless, as has been
    • indicated. Only a self-seeking man can be unjust. Only a self-seeking
    • beyond our own Self and make of us members of the whole organism of
    • Lucifer. Egoism is of itself transformed into selflessness when it is
    • became a kind of representative of the Christ Impulse itself for her
  • Title: Effects of Christ-Inpulse
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    • and with our Ego. What presents itself to the spiritual
    • observes something which would present itself to every human
    • This is not the case. What presents itself to the
    • forth green shoots, and once more prepares itself for the
    • I may express myself in detail I must say: To the imaginative
    • pure forces, which presents itself to us in the form of the
    • Here a strange thing presents itself: Namely, we can perceive
    • another nation, he condemns himself thereby to sleep with the
    • individual self becomes extended to the great Self.
    • the Christian Spirit, as the Spirit of Christ, united Himself
    • Christ Impulse approached humanity was already preparing itself
    • Impulse that had united itself with the earth, could not work
    • Theo's case, Theo himself was the cause of the accident;
  • Title: The Subconscious Forces
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    • win as a fruit of spiritual-scientific self-education. Only the
    • defend itself against these opposing forces which had remained
    • the organism by the illness itself.
    • prove and believe anything. The self-training implied by
    • united with the Spirit-Self. (This too is mentioned in the
    • Spirit-Self in the same way in which the individual human being
    • feeling,” as Eckhart expressed himself. Within the soul
    • completely united itself with the French nation. Read a page by
    • who strives within the Ego itself, you will find that the
    • world. On many occasions, when I myself spoke of the Godhead
    • asked, himself: Does that which constitutes the true
    • of the Slavophils, to whom he himself had belonged in the
    • world-conception. Solovioff himself proved that these ideas had
    • European development should concentrate itself so as to show
    • Christ himself must become active within the HUMAN EGO. For
    • soul itself!
    • Central Europe calls itself “German.” But when we
    • the word at the service of selflessness; The German does not
    • only call himself Germanic, but he includes the others in it.
    • spiritual world and are offered by life itself, in a far deeper
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  • Title: Mystery of Death: Lecture I: The Four Platonic Virtues and Their Relation with the Human Members
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    • which stretches itself out today from the brain and is only
    • the human being experience himself in a spiritual way. What the
    • lose our self-control, we withdraw cowardly from life, we leave
    • the astral to the spirit-self, and only the etheric coalesces
    • himself into Ahriman's jaws if he ignores justice and wisdom.
    • cannot practice wisdom and justice without becoming unselfish,
    • changes automatically into selflessness if it is extended over
    • himself in the light of the fourth virtue. That will bring the
    • learn only properly when you have your youth behind yourself.
  • Title: Mystery of Death: Lecture II: The Path of the Human Being through the Gate of Death - A Transformation of Life
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    • human being himself goes other ways with his ego and astral
    • etheric bodies in itself — like forces living in it
    • That may stamp itself especially deeply in our souls if we put
    • ascetic. The ascetic works on himself. He tries to work on
    • himself in such a way that he overcomes the physical in himself
    • of that which he makes out of himself. He, however, who frees
    • himself from the physical body in early youth, because he has
    • possession of the etheric body. Then that makes itself felt
    • consciousness for himself. It is not really that way. The human
    • that he can orientate himself in the life, into which he has
    • such conditions, until it is able to orient itself entirely in
    • funeral celebration and the funeral speech before herself, as
    • somebody has something spatial at the same time before himself.
    • as something spatial before yourself. So that that which had
    • gradually learns to orientate itself in the spiritual
    • you have the eye for seeing, you have then yourself, the life
    • physical body is a sense-organ. However, you yourself are
    • somebody who himself enters the spiritual world, either by
    • that in yourself really what, for example, a dead experiences
    • which you experience on earth, but you hear: the dead himself
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  • Title: Mystery of Death: Lecture III: Spiritual Science and the Mystery of Death
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    • the esoteric field. The human ego has to enkindle itself in the
    • help myself to give the obituary which shows that I was so
    • It revealed itself
    • experiences. You resume it there, you say to yourself: there
    • you have lived, — and you orientate yourself that way in
    • from the spiritual world, but converts itself to an answer,
    • physical and spiritual worlds. This makes self-knowledge
    • afterwards that he had seen himself in the mirror. The human
    • self-knowledge. In the subsoil of the soul, maya has often
    • soul. I myself knew somebody who spoke repeatedly how many
    • Real self-knowledge is only accessible if one advances in
    • himself what is in the world.
    • Constantine, and Maxentius himself found his death on the run.
  • Title: Mystery of Death: Lecture IV: The Intimate Element of the Central European Culture and the Central European Striving
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    • what expresses itself by the events of these days, does not
    • that the soul frees itself from merely living within the own
    • self, and should attempt to experience the common fate of
    • events. He frees himself from a lot of pettiness and egoism if
    • anybody caring for himself ignores the destinies of the other
    • immense questions has it to put to itself about matters that it
    • in this Central Europe an intimate culture prepares itself, a
    • He himself expresses it “to secure the British
    • himself, one only had to search for it. These matters are
    • three members, properly speaking that the human self works by
    • in something that does not stand to express itself directly in
    • European culture expresses itself. We find this wonderfully
    • himself by means of meditation and concentration, by the
    • other, and frees itself from the other, the life of thoughts
    • life has to come back to itself, then we will attain that this
    • our spiritual-scientific movement had to free itself from the
    • European cultural life has made itself noticeable just as
    • Haeckel places himself before the world and says, he himself
    • selfish view of the present grievous, destiny-burdened events.
    • expresses it himself, “for Germans par excellence, of
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  • Title: Mystery of Death: Lecture V: The Intervention of the Christ Impulse in the Historical Events
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    • itself powerful and suitable to extend the spiritual ken of the
    • mood of soul, so that the human being frees himself from the
    • bare thinking about his narrow self and about that what
    • surrounds this narrow self and is really able to look at the
    • from itself of knowledge and understanding forces. So that the
    • itself together, so that the boy who had always gone,
    • already delude himself in the external life, so that he
    • that is connected with my experiences. If anybody himself has
    • in itself which could still have supplied the physical body and
    • is not allowed to say that it is the soul itself of this
    • came from her soul itself. The soul said as it were: coin your
    • her as she wanted not to mirror herself in selfish way, but as
    • she appeared to herself if another soul looked at her. For this
    • Unveiled itself completely
    • orientate himself first. — I gave more details in my
    • — The soul orientates itself, while it looks back at its own
    • orientate itself by means of self-knowledge. The force of
    • etheric body, it tried now to grasp its self where it had taken
    • that what the soul worked internally in itself to summarise
    • an internally complete self-awareness that way. There the words
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  • Title: Mystery of Death: Lecture VI: Moral Impulses and Their Results
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    • position itself on the ground that the human being is able to
    • experience his psycho-spiritual in himself independently of his
    • work on the physical body imprints itself there. If now the
    • process begins. What he must leave behind there imprints itself
    • memories do and attain strength, they appear then as self
    • human being — if he fills himself with ideas only which
    • supersensible ideas is significant in the earth process itself.
    • spiritual science is basically an unselfish activity of the
    • people, really, starts now to let itself go concerning its
    • itself to the human soul.” It is impossible to translate
    • bears, actually, the whole English nature in himself has thrown
    • herself expressed it — that the warfare of the Germans
    • of the people, the addiction to make oneself healthy which is
    • spiritual scientist has to penetrate himself completely with
  • Title: Mystery of Death: Lecture VII: Cosmic Effects on the Human Members During Sleep
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    • egos. We can characterise that which presents itself now to the
    • itself to every human soul if it could look down not in the
    • and blossoms. If I may express myself in detail, I have to say
    • shows itself that way, indeed: while looking physically we feel
    • hierarchies. As the thought would have to feel itself during
    • of a nation's area from his inner being, he condemns himself to
    • in our skin, and we extend our selves to the big self.
    • when it approached, humankind already prepared itself to dive
    • is the time to immerse oneself consciously in the effectiveness
    • being, while he wants to immerse himself in the spiritual
    • himself. You have to imagine this as the real secret of the
  • Title: Mystery of Death: Lecture VIII: The War, an Illness Process
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    • itself to us in particular to gain such additional points of
    • important task for the individual human being to help himself
    • spiritual-scientific self-education. Only because the
    • organism to save itself from the forces opposing each other
    • as something that the organism defends itself against things
    • such a truth which must prove itself as immediately clear to
    • to that self-education which anthroposophy must give us to see
    • its proofs. Who limits himself to materialistic ideas is really
    • folk-soul combines with the spirit-self — I already
    • the individual human being — to the spirit-self that it
    • be united with its divinity in itself. This divinity wanted to
    • in his struggle in the ego itself, then you have
    • himself with that which the Pan-Slavists and Slavophils
    • did Solovyov, the Russian, find? He asked himself: is there already
    • Solovyov himself proved that Slavophilism does not grow on own
    • Christ Himself must come to life in the human ego efficiently.
    • depths expresses itself much truer. We speak, for example, of
    • not have the word German for himself. The German language
    • into the service of selflessness; he not only is called
    • deep expresses itself therein.
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  • Title: Mystery of Death: Lecture IX: The Relation of the Human Being to the Realms of Nature and the Hierarchies
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    • himself into the animal view. If the animals could speak, they
    • to the human being, but that the human being identifies himself
    • of the Saturn and identifies himself with their influence says:
    • Somebody who identifies himself with the spirit of the ages
    • “ich,” if he means his own self, his own being. The
    • himself as a spirit of language in such a way that the own
    • only the Germans Germanic people. The German calls himself
    • folk-spirit, he identifies himself with the purely
    • positions himself in the British nation, this comes out what is
    • circle itself.
    • construction which put himself rightly in the spiritual world,
    • himself for the folk-spirit, if the folk-spirit is a real being
    • Platonist, as a great logician. He himself said that he devoted
    • himself to no other task than to announce the truth, and,
  • Title: Mystery of Death: Lecture X: Central Europe between East and West
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    • divine in the human being which tries to position itself in the
    • lives below, he himself breaks his wings by internal strength
    • throws down himself that he is not thrown down by any
    • vocation to develop the spirit-self in future, as I explained
    • in Christianity, and manifests itself in the element of
    • external world Ahriman shows himself. This aspect of the
    • This one-sided religious world view itself is inspired, is
    • religious attitude has a tremendously strong selfish impact.
    • luciferic element which would be enslaved by selfish
    • consciously position ourselves in it. As God Himself uses
    • speaks of self-knowledge. We know that self-knowledge is
    • gives a proof of the fact that self-knowledge is rather
    • myself. I thought: what an unpleasant, disgusting person meets
    • me there. I myself was it. — Thus he said. He himself was
    • it who has known himself so little that he said to his mirror
    • to himself again: what a down-and-out schoolmaster is getting
    • himself in a mirror — this speaks for Ernst Mach that
    • self-knowledge in the soul. It is just this, however, what is
    • necessary: attaining self-knowledge in the soul. I would like
    • spirituality created a circle in the material for itself: ex
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  • Title: Mystery of Death: Lecture XI: Christ's Relationship to Lucifer and Ahriman
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    • being feels in itself, because it comes near to the Christ
    • must not be shown that way, but the being should make itself
    • The latter figure locks itself up in the cave, you see it in
    • which is Ahriman in chains, but that Christ Himself has an
    • himself, it also happens with Ahriman. Then we will attempt to
    • in the western spiritual development can make itself
    • element in itself. If we look over at the Asian religious
    • he lives particularly in it. This expresses itself in the fact
    • etheric body in himself that it dissolves relatively quickly
    • French calls “gloire” stamps itself to his etheric
    • his spiritual view to this etheric body, to himself for long,
    • at himself only a little after death. That is why the
    • the national which cannot define itself. Even with Solovyov, we
    • a cloud outside himself, who sees that as it were everything
    • demands that everybody experiences Christ in himself time and
    • prepares itself in the astral world between the Russian and the
    • there with his family. He himself was soon called up to the
    • self-reflection of the people
    • Even if anybody who sacrifices himself who goes through death
    • prided himself in particular that he could publish an article
  • Title: Mystery of Death: Lecture XII: Spiritual Science as an Attitude
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    • body frees itself from a human being who went through the gate
    • only for seven years; but it had forces in itself to supply a
    • so little today. Now the spiritual scientist may say to himself
    • considers these connections. He learns to say to himself: how
    • development, as it expresses itself during our destiny-burdened
    • spiritual science can give from itself. I would have to speak a
    • because something important has to express itself in it. One
    • ties up himself because of the soul events while approaching
    • approaches him. The experience of this in himself breaks his
    • Take into consideration that it suggests itself to pass a gift
    • future to familiarise himself just with the significance of the
  • Title: Mystery of Death: Lecture XIII: Common Ground above Us; Christ in Us
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    • familiarise himself with certain more intimate truth of the
    • characteristics in itself, various characteristics which differ
    • the sixth culture-epoch must be the spirit-self. Then the
    • spirit-self must be developed in the souls like now the
    • characteristic of the spirit-self that it presupposes these
    • needs these characteristics within which the spirit-self is
    • child of those forces which are the forces of the spirit-self
    • spirit-self.
    • East of Europe has to wait, until the spirit-self descends on
    • penetrated by the spirit-self. Today, the human being of the
    • Russian soul already feels: the spirit-self descends once,
    • personal, through which any single human being feels as a self,
    • spirit-self. As it is searched for there only on wrong ways, it
    • now explained and that again contains the right core in itself,
    • namely the instinctive feeling: the spirit-self can appear only
    • really accept the group-soul for himself so easily. The matter
    • reveal my self to me, and then my heart's
    • Himself, — but we search for God everywhere. In nature
  • Title: Mystery of Death: Lecture XIV: Post-mortal Experiences of the Human Being
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    • himself with certain circumstances quite differently than this
    • colour of the rose you are yourself; within the red colour of
    • itself already finds that something is given like a sound, a
    • spiritual being means something if he manifests himself as a C
    • himself sometimes: this spiritual science calls the black
    • same relationship to himself as here in the physical world. If
    • have a self, an ego in myself. After death in the spiritual
    • self-consciousness on a higher level, — then it is not
    • is also something like a self-contemplation. Exactly the same
    • way as one must call to mind the self in the morning while
    • self-contemplation is a looking back at the moment of death.
    • died, so you are a self, you are an ego.
    • can be experienced. In this looking back one notices his self
    • — it is the self-contemplation to look back at his death.
    • during life while we try to practice self-knowledge. In
    • practice self-knowledge. Basically all spiritual science is
    • there to give that self-knowledge to the human being which is
    • the enlarged self of the human being, that self by which one
    • angelic being outside myself, — but: I am seen by the
    • need the meditation repeatedly that we have a self. Then we
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  • Title: Mystery of Death: Lecture XV: Overcoming Death through Knowledge
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    • significance already as spiritual science itself for the whole
    • enters the spiritual world with his self
    • anybody himself beholds in the spiritual world.
    • yourself into this human phantom in your soul, and your soul
    • yourself. If you were not able to decipher this, it would just
    • is self-knowledge. Of course, this self-knowledge is not
    • hanging in such a way that I had seen myself. There I took
    • When he saw himself, he took himself for a disagreeable human
    • called himself a down-and-out school master. He draws attention
    • is already hard to recognise oneself concerning the appearance
    • almost no other possibility of self-knowledge in our time than
    • sharpen our self-knowledge. Everything is founded on
    • self-cognition generally speaking that we take up from the book
    • which extent does this self-knowledge have significance for the
    • self-knowledge is just knowledge. If we go, however, through
    • learnt as self-knowledge. The better we recognise ourselves,
    • himself: you become this. He already sees how his physical
    • have appeared to him as impenetrable before, now he himself is
    • human being says to himself, leaving the spiritual world and
    • he goes through the gate of death with his self-knowledge,
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