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  • Title: Karma of Materialism: Lecture 1
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    • in its spiritual aspect only if it is recognized that external events
    • the world. These deeper impulses can be difficult to discern and spiritual
    • in its own being and nature it belongs to the spiritual world. We already
    • experience the spiritual world, though not consciously, when we really
    • spiritual being.
    • explanation in the light of spiritual knowledge, we must make the following
    • that within thinking we are in a spiritual world.
    • spiritual world. Basically he asserts that man belongs to two worlds,
    • the physical and the spiritual and that the two are not in agreement.
    • it were, of the existence of a spiritual world. He does not express
    • So although his experience of the spiritual world is not of direct vision,
    • whole spiritual world into a single point within thinking; draw it together
    • so to speak from a spiritual world otherwise unknown to him. He put
    • he found proof that the spiritual world exists and that the physical
    • course of the 19th Century, had a premonition that something like spiritual
    • science must come. These thinkers were prevented from reaching spiritual
    • How does a man come to recognize the reality of the spiritual world
    • the spiritual within himself with such certainty? How does he come to
    • just in thinking but in the Spirit-Self within the spiritual world.
    • He will know himself to be a citizen of the spiritual world and it will
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  • Title: Karma of Materialism: Lecture 2
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    • that from spiritual knowledge there must flow into man's thinking, feeling
    • and willing the impulses needed at the present time. That spiritual
    • the fact that at every turn we encounter proof of the need for spiritual
    • When one works with spiritual
    • things are related spiritually; they therefore apply also to the spiritual
    • most elementary aspects of spiritual science. While that is unthinkable
    • there is at least the possibility that spiritual science, through its
    • it. On the other hand they look upon those who confess to spiritual-scientific
    • Virchow says about chemistry apply also to spiritual science, then they
    • nothing about spiritual science. But this is not said; the same honest
    • process, as described by spiritual science, with that described by natural
    • kingdom — how this is arrived at is a separate issue — spiritual
    • Spiritual science shows
    • can describe in detail. Thus spiritual science alone can give the human
    • from all aspects of spiritual reality with the consequence that so many
    • the world consists of atoms. How does this view compare with what spiritual
    • the moment the very first stage of spiritual perception has been attained.
    • of spiritual cognition shows that where force is supposed to be active
    • He must seek this harmony along a more spiritual path.
    • are the spiritual correlate suited to the West, of that for which the
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  • Title: Karma of Materialism: Lecture 3
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    • of spiritual science this aspect of mankind's evolution is directly
    • through the findings of spiritual science, but also through external
    • says that the Divine Spiritual Being, concerned with the guidance of
    • with spiritual beings in the cosmos, with the beings of the higher Hierarchies.
    • to whom we look up, when we turn to the spiritual world are the Angeloi.
    • enter. It has often been emphasized in our lectures that the spiritual
    • The spiritual world is literally everywhere about us and it is possible
    • to stifle man's consciousness of his connection with the spiritual world.
    • spiritual world nearest to us lies above our consciousness. Within this
    • Mystery of Golgotha, to attain a connection with the spiritual world
    • that the spiritual world flows towards him and again ebbs away as it
    • and other spiritual beings within the spiritual world forgot man, just
    • exceptional individuals have been able — through spiritual knowledge
    • a greater part of mankind, through spiritual science, must come to understand
    • itself be seen. Since the Mystery of Golgotha man must see the spiritual
    • the spiritual world. This is why the Mystery of Golgotha is veiled in
    • records in the usual sense. We would become spiritually ill in the course
    • enables man to perceive spiritually. This is a secret connected with
    • clairvoyance, that Christ was there above in the spiritual world and
    • how these things, which I am now explaining in the light of spiritual
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  • Title: Karma of Materialism: Lecture 4
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    • engendered by knowledge which we seek through spiritual science—we
    • may find through this event also our own relation to the spiritual world.
    • him, for the bonds that bind us together are spiritual and cannot be
    • who has gone into the spiritual world with all his incomparable and
    • spirituality of his own will, his own feelings and by his striving for
    • spiritual insight. While his father's great influence held sway in the
    • blood so was there something in Herman Joachim's spiritual makeup which
    • the spiritual world.
    • moments the secrets of the spiritual world reveal themselves with particular
    • his innermost soul to the spiritual powers which live and weave through
    • between responsible human souls and those Divine-spiritual powers whose
    • to himself the question: How do I unite with the world-guiding spiritual
    • for me to think of myself as a responsible link in the world's spiritual
    • when man's relation to the spiritual world becomes manifest to him.
    • of his trust in the spiritual guidance of the world he was full of hope
    • those who accept spiritual science in a completely matter-of-fact way
    • protects them from superficial surrender to anything of a spiritualistic
    • towards great ideals, towards powerful, effective ideas of spiritual
    • spiritual science effective. As a member of the Freemasons he had looked
    • all he could to bring the life of spiritual knowledge into masonic formalism.
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  • Title: Karma of Materialism: Lecture 5
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    • the many-sidedness of a spiritual reality. All we can hope is that we
    • more feeling for spiritual knowledge, more people concerned themselves
    • was engendered by a surplus of spiritual life over man's organic life.
    • of spiritual life which was not altogether extinguished when, on waking,
    • he returned to the body. This surplus of spiritual life expressed itself
    • Slowly and gradually man lost the spiritual world from his consciousness.
    • Whereas formerly everyone was able to experience the spiritual world
    • with the spiritual world. Eventually humanity would no longer be able
    • hovered above them in the spiritual world. Only those souls who, in
    • their bodies from above. Consciousness of the spiritual world would
    • possible only because a Being from the spiritual world, the Christ Being,
    • earthly power, proves a weakling when faced with spiritual power. He
    • today, they are revealed to contemplation of the spiritual world; making
    • Christ. This is a phenomenon which spiritual science must emphasize
    • spiritual-scientific thoughts. A certain power of soul must be called
    • rebels and causes instability. The aim of spiritual science is to make
    • is on the one hand a need to understand the spiritual world and on the
    • interest in spiritual science have the task to recognize the spiritual
    • but in a spurious form while genuine spiritual science is not approached.
    • spiritual striving. Someone the writer knew well told him — the
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  • Title: Karma of Materialism: Lecture 6
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    • in our time that the reality of spiritual life is not confused with
    • spiritual influences are not at hand, that the spirit is not present
    • spiritual. They are everywhere in evidence and, the way they manifest,
    • at people's attitude to the spirit, at the way they react when spiritual
    • the attitude of a great many people today in regard to spiritual matters
    • embarrassed by talking about things of a spiritual nature. When one
    • often than not things are done because of some spiritual influence,
    • than is imagined takes place under the influence of spiritual powers
    • and impulses which flow into the physical world from the spiritual world.
    • People's theoretical rejection of spirituality, based on present-day
    • outlook, does not alter the fact that significant spiritual impulses
    • an influx of spiritual impulses throughout mankind's evolution and one
    • differently when there was more awareness of the existence of a spiritual
    • to convey to the world certain facts concerning spiritual matters, the
    • communications from the spiritual world. Such communications are all
    • especially at present, that those who are initiated into spiritual matters
    • take place about spiritual matters. When it is difficult, as it usually
    • plane and the spiritual world, in which the dead are living, was so
    • but also among certain beings in the spiritual world. There are spirits
    • all kinds of spiritual facts by such means. They listen to what is being
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  • Title: Karma of Materialism: Lecture 7
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    • When spiritual science investigates
    • especially to the human soul. The view obtained through spiritual knowledge
    • from spiritual realms enter their consciousness. I described some instances
    • between what people could still experience directly from the spiritual
    • in spiritual experiences was not strong enough to grasp the situation
    • was subdued, spiritual beings did still enter into man's will, into
    • into the spiritual world and is conversant with the nature of what is
    • man's relationship to the spiritual world. Naturally it can cause clashes
    • of views when an initiate, from his knowledge of the spiritual world,
    • he was in contact with the spiritual world. It must be realized that
    • of the inner presence of the spiritual world in human consciousness
    • even Henry More was not altogether clear that he had communed with spiritual
    • Thus he could not bring his experience of meeting spiritual beings into
    • there for man, but man is equally, in the adjoining spiritual world,
    • even 17th centuries people appear who know of the spiritual world through
    • knew most about man's connection with the spiritual world had been on
    • their communion with the spiritual world these individuals derived an
    • what is in the process of decline. Spiritual knowledge is needed to
    • very spiritual concepts and ideas concerning Christianity and the Bible
    • strange today because they originated from spiritual experiences. To
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  • Title: Karma of Materialism: Lecture 8
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    • the point of view of spiritual science rather than that of religion.
    • when considering Luther in the light of spiritual science is the enormous
    • i.e., the 16th century; which according to the spiritual-scientific
    • still had a direct relationship with the spiritual world through the
    • he would generally speaking still perceive elemental spirituality. It
    • was then in its dawn, it drew a veil as it were over the spiritual world
    • it neither historical nor substantiated by records. However, spiritual
    • epoch, man's former connection with the spiritual world has grown dim.
    • epoch of materialism, would be deprived of contact with the spiritual
    • from the spiritual world, as he is bound to forget what he formerly
    • one hand looking back at the way man was related to the spirituality
    • to the cosmos which separates him from its spiritual reality. Thus Luther
    • his connection with spiritual reality. What we designate as Imagination
    • pictorial and audible revelations from the spiritual world. Everyone
    • was aware that a divine spiritual-world lived in his soul. Man felt
    • epoch man is subjected to a test and his communion with the spiritual
    • with great exactitude. But he no longer has vision of the spiritual
    • world; no longer is there a path leading from the soul to the spiritual
    • knowledge and religious feelings concerning the spiritual world were
    • not abstract; the spiritual world was not closed to him. He had a living
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  • Title: Karma of Materialism: Lecture 9
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    • people fail to become aware that only spiritual knowledge can throw
    • them in the light of spiritual science. Anyone with a feeling for reality
    • between man's intellectual and moral development in the light of spiritual
    • from the spiritual world during sleep and bestows upon them on waking.
    • the realm of spiritual experience. Anyone who will really think can
    • penetrate to spiritual reality. Our age that prides itself in its thinking
    • for interest in the spiritual world must take hold of man if morality
    • become able actually to behold the spiritual forces and impulses that
    • becomes capable of functioning in the spiritual world. This means that
    • in his thinking he experiences the spiritual world as a reality. This
    • this one must be in contact with spiritual reality, which however creates
    • fit to present to spiritual worlds; it illustrates the kind of mistaken
    • to his folk. We know from spiritual science that freedom is a concept
    • ideas that could, in the sense of spiritual science, throw some light
    • moral ideas they exist entirely in the spiritual world, for they arise
    • does not indicate moral or spiritual ideas; it indicates rather no advance
    • to form mental pictures of spiritual reality. Plenty of phrases are
    • derived from spiritual insight. You may ask how it then comes about
    • pictures, derived from spiritual knowledge. Naturally, these ideas are
    • human morality seen in the light of spiritual knowledge. It is easy
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  • Title: Aspects/Evolution: Lecture I
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    • would be best for us to investigate aspects of spiritual
    • this, I propose to speak about certain results of spiritual
    • familiar to us from spiritual science, the epoch we usually
    • age in general in that ancient epoch? Spiritual investigation
    • spirituality becoming free within them.
    • at that time echoes of inner spiritual vision was because
    • spiritual echoes remaining from that ancient time. After all
    • lead man into the spiritual world, illumining it for him.
    • to him unless he received spiritual instruction in the
    • mysteries. Direct vision of the spiritual world was lost
    • see into the spiritual world, though in decreasing measure.
    • because of this vision that the spiritual world as such
    • kind of spiritual world. That is why it is of such immense
    • with loss of all connection with the spiritual world.
    • quite different assumptions, one discovers during spiritual
    • spiritual knowledge gradually explains and illumines the
    • spiritual science continues to widen and develop
    • earth, even with the penetrating research of spiritual
    • spiritual knowledge. I venture to say that during my
    • spiritual research, few moments have been more moving than
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  • Title: Aspects/Evolution: Lecture II
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    • to be found only in spiritual science. Spiritual science
    • muscles, nerves and blood that he notices the soul-spiritual
    • in as nourishment; it is the spiritual forces underlying the
    • spiritual in all natural existence; in states of dream, of
    • The connection man formerly had with the spiritual world came
    • spiritual impulses, engendered independently, must be
    • also for the divine spiritual element that withdraws from the
    • spiritual counterbalance is created by impulses that
    • developing bodily nature. Spiritual science recognizes
    • concepts welling up within him; he must turn to spiritual
    • knowledge if he wants to acquire them. Spiritual science
    • he refuses the path of spiritual knowledge, from delving into
    • man becoming ever more obtuse without spiritual knowledge.
    • spiritual insight one is helpless in face of these riddles.
    • greater spiritual influence in people's lives.
    • intellectuals together, spiritual influences in people's
    • vaguely feel something is missing, he looks upon spiritual
    • other, the spiritual side, would be the search for the
    • spiritual aspect by means of spiritual knowledge.
    • practical life demands spiritual science. This is not
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  • Title: Aspects/Evolution: Lecture III
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    • heed to the many spiritual influences that affect and
    • further the particular spiritual and cultural impulses at
    • spiritual aspect of the starry sky. I have often drawn
    • spiritual content. They perceived spirituality in the water
    • cultures developed which reflected the earth's spiritual
    • Man no longer knows what kind of spiritual entities, what
    • kind of spiritual beings live in the elements of the earth.
    • were in the spiritual world. They became aware of this once
    • spiritual world became dark. The teaching about Ormuzd and
    • experience. Man was aware that he was in the spiritual world
    • spiritual world which he could experience through
    • old spiritual perception became weaker. As a consequence the
    • spiritual world had been experienced directly through
    • fourth epoch when the surrounding spiritual world had faded
    • perceive the spiritual aspect of the stars; instead he
    • changed; mankind had been truly driven from the spiritual
    • divine-spiritual element. The possibility of receiving higher
    • and so he is inasmuch as our time rejects spiritual science.
    • mentioned that spiritual science seeks to establish a faith
    • towards the spiritual aspect of evolution which leads as
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  • Title: Aspects/Evolution: Lecture IV
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    • man can regain the connection with the spiritual world which
    • typical of the ways in which the spiritual stream that is
    • taking in a serious book on a spiritual subject in which
    • The Spiritual Guidance of Man.
    • with forces that entered me from the spiritual world, and
    • Spiritual Guidance of Man. There we read:
    • that spiritual powers in higher worlds wish to communicate
    • forces proceeding from the spiritual world, and what I am
    • using the word in the sense of a good spiritual power
    • — is working out of a spiritual world through me on
    • through tubes or wires to a spiritual world, thought of in
    • The Spiritual Guidance of Man
    • Spiritual forces appear in various
    • could write a book about spiritualism and, based on Dessoir's
    • spiritualistic meetings, devote a chapter to Max Dessoir,
    • linking him with spiritualism. That would be as justifiable
    • spiritualist sessions. These experiences have enabled Dessoir
    • committed to establishing a spiritual movement in the modern
  • Title: Aspects/Evolution: Lecture V
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    • spiritual science so completely. When we speak today about
    • whole disposition, he could not — turn to spiritual
    • he needed spiritual knowledge. But
    • spiritual science he could not accept and, as he was above
    • insight into them is possible unless through spiritual
    • knowledge a path is found to the spiritual reality with which
    • aversions. Without spiritual insight man does not experience
    • example of spiritual striving. One could mention many people,
    • who have for years been occupied with spiritual science.
    • spiritual science. What makes him exceptional is that without
    • spiritual science no one has come as far as he did. Nowhere
    • fact discovered through spiritual investigation. Whenever you
    • Through his astral body man is connected with the spiritual
    • spiritual world also holds sway what for man is good and
    • the light of spiritual science.
    • Education of the Child in the Light of Spiritual Science.
    • as spiritual sense. You will realize that these are matters
    • spiritual science can enlighten us about them.
    • regard to spiritual issues, in regard to man's own evolution,
    • Consequently one cannot, without spiritual knowledge, come to
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  • Title: Aspects/Evolution: Lecture VI
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    • that will truly express and illumine the facts of spiritual
    • death into the spiritual world. But one's life of feeling
    • with the I that can be discovered through spiritual science.
    • question we must ask is: In the light of spiritual science
    • Spiritual
    • through spiritual science. This discovery is of the greatest
    • spiritual existence just as one speaks of individual beings
    • events of the spiritual world must be sought in subtler ways
    • completely different from life in the spiritual world. It is
    • spiritual world, which requires a much more delicate
    • which point to the hidden spiritual realm I have indicated.
    • life of soul. All relationships dealt with in spiritual
    • the study of spiritual science enriches life.
    • “Our path through the spiritual world can be traversed
    • their spiritual connection from a former life on earth across
    • now directly in its spiritual reality, which is why feeling
    • formula as answer. The whole of spiritual science deals with
    • spiritual.
    • could not accept spiritual science. This was due to many
    • necessary mobility of thinking to penetrate to the spiritual
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  • Title: Aspects/Evolution: Lecture VII
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    • only come from spiritual knowledge, as I have often
    • is spiritual in the world, from our knowledge of the
    • spiritual aspect of things. In the last resort that can only
    • earlier ones, unless this fact, verified by spiritual
    • spiritual facts of which we reminded ourselves today. As you
    • and the spiritual connections in the environment. Those who
    • spiritual aspects of life that cannot be discovered merely
    • The spiritual
    • spiritual scientist arrives at his discoveries through the
    • the spiritual world which reaches beyond what is perceived
    • spiritual background from which everything sense perceptible
    • from the spiritual realm accessible to the human faculty of
    • through spiritual science. They cannot be found through
    • spiritual world. You will understand that the spiritual
    • investigator with his spiritual knowledge will have a
    • the spiritual world itself the spiritual researcher sets
    • physical aspect that differences arise. The spiritual facts
    • sought out afterwards. The spiritual aspect is given first;
    • in life must be spiritually explained. Many find it extremely
    • difficult to understand that in spiritual research the law
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  • Title: Aspects/Evolution: Lecture VIII
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    • in the spiritual sense, is a living reality. It is especially
    • spiritual-scientific sense, have been wrong. He could have
    • knowledge that can fill the soul with spiritual content.
    • secret spiritual reality; it is a question of understanding
    • “eat” so that spiritually he never needs to eat
    • Spiritual
    • is not possible with spiritual-scientific truths, the reason
    • formulated into concepts, whereas spiritual-scientific truths
    • that spiritual science must follow.
    • This spiritual
    • regard as contradictions in spiritual science; namely, the
    • another; rather, they prove that spiritual truths have a
    • thoughts of some aspect of spiritual science and lets them
    • Spiritual-scientific concepts do not just provide an image of
    • human soul and the whole endless spiritual aspect of the
    • world. Because the spiritual aspect is endless it can never
    • bring about a connection between the soul and the spiritual
    • “existence,” and spiritual science confirms that
    • are not interested when told about the spiritual worlds
    • spirituality that has become detached from them. The
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