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  • Title: Toward Imagination: Lecture 1: The Immortality of the I
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    • some thoughts that can lead us to an understanding of the meaning of
    • popular parts that are easiest to understand. Thus, Christmas is a festival
    • awakening of the spirit in nature. And if we want to understand the
    • again when people decide to work at understanding such spiritual things.
    • man who has taken great pains in the last few years to understand Goethe
    • lengths to understand our spiritual science.
    • 3] This very man, who has really tried to understand Goethe and
    • to have the opportunity to try to understand him. One can see from this
    • when he is perhaps fifty or fifty-one that he is just beginning to understand
    • understand what people like Hermann Bahr mean by impressionism. Consider
    • standpoint of impressionism. When he wrote about painting, he wanted
    • socialist standpoint. I think it is out of print now. It has many pages
    • well, he did not become a fervent Berliner; he couldn't stand that,
    • began to study such fundamental matters to understand expressionism,
    • Goethe, finding it very stimulating to read Goethe, to begin to understand
    • he comes to understand him — though rather late in his life. Bahr's
    • he experienced in understanding Goethe. Indeed, in years past I often
    • western world whose opinions are valued do not understand a thing about
    • he himself admits at the age of fifty how happy he is finally to understand
    • to see this is also most instructive and significant for understanding
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  • Title: Toward Imagination: Lecture 2: Blood and Nerves
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    • the heavens, out of the cosmos. We can understand this marvelous organization
    • nervous system. When we then turn our thoughts to our blood, we understand
    • world. We do not understand their conflict unless we know it is really
    • But we understand anthroposophy rightly only when we grasp it not just
    • anthroposophy do we really understand it. As long as we approach it
    • book, instruction manuals, or a cookbook, we do not understand it at
    • all! We cannot understand anthroposophy if we study it in the same way
    • us with its own vibrant life, do we begin to really understand it.
    • with spiritual understanding. Spiritual understanding can penetrate
    • such a spiritual understanding of the world. Last time I mentioned Hermann
    • who understand their task in life a out as much as this philosopher
    • circle. Then time will tell whether there is any understanding for the
    • of other things to give you an idea of how matters really stand and
    • The outstanding feature of my new book is
    • an incredible faith in authority. They do not look at what stands behind
    • position. However, what matters is what stands behind an authority.
    • years, a doctor and a family man. He is said to be not especially outstanding
    • and in no way outstanding — this man judged the cultural value
  • Title: Toward Imagination: Lecture 3: The Twelve Human Senses
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    • outstanding part he played in the great and fateful events of our time,
    • understood only gradually. This man and his soul stand before my soul as
    • an outstanding historical symbol. It is profoundly symbolic that he
    • present here who understand me will never forget what I have just said
    • only when pain and sorrow are permeated by a sound understanding of
    • Let us stand up, my dear friends, and recite
    • that we understand this in the right way.
    • of the sense of speech although we could never understand the higher
    • meaning of spoken words with the sense of hearing alone. To understand,
    • It is very important to understand these things. Elaborate theories
    • live.” But we can only understand such things when we penetrate
    • them altogether and to help later generations to understand what has
    • to understand. They always seek one side only, extremes rather than
    • we must pass between them if we understand our times rightly. We must
    • reincarnation and karma were mentioned there, which he did not understand.
    • in symbols that have been preserved. Our age is called upon to understand
    • We need to gradually deepen our understanding
    • much — to understand Goethe. Groping his way through Goethe's
    • works, he admits that he is only just beginning to really understand
    • old age before they understand anything spiritual, and then they have
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  • Title: Toward Imagination: Lecture 4: The Human Organism Through the Incarnations
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    • much ego activity harms us. This is easy to understand because ego activity
    • say he has a sense for the underlying reality. From this standpoint,
    • In this picture of Venus standing on a shell, we see a physical
    • can guide us and show us the way to an understanding of such things.
    • head standing out clearly, distinct from the rest of the body. In that
    • that from the standpoint of anatomy and physiology, Beethoven's skull
    • incarnation. And we can well understand that particularly in the case
    • acknowledge the inner understanding of sculpture the ancient Greeks
    • still had and we no longer have. We have to understand that when a Greek
    • fly, and that is perfectly all right, but we have to understand it.
    • are very far from understanding this need to bring spiritual science
    • is relatively easy to understand.
    • view that will let ideals stand at a pinch but considers them as not
    • little to do if he did not let ideals stand. After all, the physical
    • but he still wants to let them stand. Thus, he says they are just fictions,
    • readers understand that we can hold on to ideals while at the same time
    • who compares ideals to dolls! Now, let us try to understand this analogy,
    • only if there are many people with the good will to stand by this spiritual
    • those people understand them who take the absurdities in the book
    • do not really understand what we are saying here.
  • Title: Toward Imagination: Lecture 5: Balance in Life
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    • science as we understand it. We believe this spiritual science must
    • would be no observation and understanding of nature if the ahrimanic
    • a particular time may mean much more for the understanding of what follows
    • tries to understand our inner, spiritual evolution on the basis of symptoms,
    • events of recent decades, and from these they will understand why the
    • You see, people may go through the world, they may stand on a mountain
    • simple wooden crucifix stands in the midst of beautiful and wonderfully
    • spoken is unknown. Yet, all those who understand anything about poetry
    • for people to understand nowadays. What it offers is obliterated as
    • our contemporaries have the least understanding for. If they had it,
    • the merely external, material understanding of facts, in the ahrimanic
    • tendency of the soul, the whole form and understanding of the soul.
    • a big fight on our hands, which is not yet over. People could not understand
    • line, a thin spiderweb, so to speak, separates misunderstanding from
    • Why do Orientals not understand the Mystery
    • of Golgotha? They do not understand it because they cannot understand
    • that one event is more significant than another. We understand the Mystery
    • is what humanity will gradually have to understand, based on the
    • to fully understand again the spiritual that is contained in Christianity.
  • Title: Toward Imagination: Lecture 6: The Feeling For Truth
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    • take on a new face. Granted, this is hard to understand these days,
    • the depths of spiritual understanding, we must not forget how to laugh.
    • hear about things they do not understand. They will then also laugh
    • us impulses and life forces that flow into our understanding of the
    • it in our whole understanding of life. However, we are confronted today
    • around us and try to understand things more deeply. If we do not take
    • very far in understanding the impulses of spiritual science. For spiritual
    • science is born out of true reality, and if we are to understand spiritual
    • who deal with truth the way it is usually done cannot understand spiritual
    • after all, we must be able to understand every point of view and get
    • regardless of the point of view; for I can perfectly well understand
    • one of the most outstanding and most unappreciated authors of our time.
    • those can understand the Mystery of Golgotha who do not seek this
    • understanding
    • from the body necessary to understand the Mystery of Golgotha. But the
    • opposed this true understanding grew ever larger.
    • an emotional and psychological understanding of the Mystery of Golgotha.
    • of understanding, sought understanding with a quite different organ
    • understand Christianity and the Mystery of Golgotha without taking the
    • path of spiritual science. The number of people who can understand Christianity
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  • Title: Toward Imagination: Lecture 7: Toward Imagination
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    • to understand each part in its relation to the spiritual world. Remember,
    • of paper rolls, some of them standing upright, others at an angle —
    • conventional science will not lead to an understanding of spiritual
    • to understand for our materialist culture. Yet, this must be understood
    • reality, so to speak. Europeans frequently find it very hard to understand
    • have only a very rough understanding of Asians. There is a very beautiful
    • in order to understand what follows. I am telling you something bordering
    • and found the mother actually standing there before a dresser and staring
    • if anything was there, and she gave him to understand by a gesture that
    • count. Europeans obviously have little understanding of Asians or they
    • Asians do not understand this. In what they call works of art, they
    • useless occupation. Clearly, we have to understand the Asian art works
    • understand them at all. We Europeans in turn judge Asian stories not
    • by Asian standards but by our own and call them fanciful and beautiful
    • virtually dead. It would aim only at understanding the outer layering
    • for that is how we learn to understand life. So-called logical proofs
    • have to be imbued with life before we can understand spiritual science
    • Now, the spiritual scientist, trying to understand
    • how well we would be able to understand others if we approached them
    • an emotional understanding of others, which we do not need to transform
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  • Title: Lecture IV: WHITSUN: A Symbol of the Immortality of the Ego
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    • hearts and are the easiest to understand. It is therefore a festival
    • understanding of spiritual truths such as these.

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