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  • Title: Karma of Materialism: Lecture 1
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    • earthly comes into being and passes away. That is not true of any thought.
    • conscious, through his own resolve and effort, that he bears within
    • not because it appears as such to him, but because he is convinced that
    • in the year 1890. On his grave lies a Bible carved in stone, showing
    • latter with Russian characteristics. He did not learn German till he
    • the Russian people the Spirit-Self is still in an embryonic state. Bearing
    • He is also a clear demonstration of the deep truth, continually stressed
    • is not dependent on the letters but on what is learnt through them.
    • upon as great figures will appear rather puny and others, quite different
    • that when a thinker such as African Spir dies he simply disappears as
    • thinking while in a physical body, does not just disappear when he dies
    • happens. A thinker who here on earth has met with much acclaim is in
    • In earlier times there were many who experienced such unsatisfied longing.
    • of life was built on thoughts. The modern researcher takes the attitude
    • causes in people strange feelings when they hear that a spiritual world
    • interesting essay has appeared on the subject of genius. After arguing
    • example which could be multiplied a thousandfold: In the year 1909 in
    • Five years later in 1914 — when he could not after all have changed
    • years ago I called this condition “fact-fanaticism”; earlier
    • We must be clear about the
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  • Title: Karma of Materialism: Lecture 2
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    • but I will take an article that appeared a few days ago in a Berlin
    • only a few decades earlier Virchow
    • to sense organs, so where do we have the eyes and ears of the State?
    • like the following: A speech by Virchow appears in print; how is it
    • have been searching without finding anything which could give them a
    • science leads us back through the different phases of earth evolution:
    • theories, even though the earlier crude form has given way to ions and
    • are. I have spoken about this in various connections many years ago
    • as facts. It is time such things were discussed, for clear ideas corresponding
    • for example, when a cannon is fired at a distance the sound is heard
    • after a certain interval; if one moves nearer to the cannon the sound
    • is heard sooner. Now, according to the theory of relativity if one moved
    • with the speed of sound one would not hear it for one would go with
    • it. If one went even faster than the sound, then one would hear something
    • which is fired later, before one would hear what was fired earlier.
    • to reality. To go as fast as sound would mean to be sound and to hear
    • life is related to our whole earthly life and the whole earthly life
    • is related to a great Solar Year, the so-called Platonic Year, just
  • Title: Karma of Materialism: Lecture 3
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    • the fact that, had evolution run its intended course, earthly man would
    • earthly man's essential nature — manifests itself through breathing.
    • his earth-existence. Last time I summarized briefly things spoken about
    • on earlier occasions, namely that the rhythm of breathing is in wonderful
    • chord within the cosmos. However, in man's present earth-existence everything
    • the Angeloi, the Archangeloi and so on. Therefore the nearest beings
    • pictures of what had surrounded man in the world of the senses on earth.
    • what took place on earth. In a sense one could say that the Angeloi
    • carried up to man knowledge of what was happening on earth.
    • spiritual world nearest to us lies above our consciousness. Within this
    • the world through the Mystery of Golgotha, whereas earlier it was the
    • But in regard to certain higher knowledge man's earthly consciousness
    • on earth is concerned, because He could not enter their consciousness.
    • Heaven wishes to behold the earth, to behold from above what is below.
    • — to draw near the Mystery of Golgotha. The time has come when
    • before Christ had descended to the earth man knew, through his atavistic
    • could know of Christ as long as He had not yet come to the earth. From
    • from early on, in the development of Christianity, faith was emphasized
    • his purely external evolution on earth, will take its course and Ahriman
    • will not be as fettered as he is now. The “Thousand Years”
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  • Title: Karma of Materialism: Lecture 4
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    • have taken leave of a dear friend and loyal collaborator who has left
    • our circle practically every week during the war years. When we contemplate
    • the event of death of someone near to us — filled with sentiments
    • to learn this as you will understand after the many things I have said,
    • to cultural life in recent times. When a dear friend of his, the unique
    • beings in general, when someone near departs from the physical into
    • He had been connected with our movement for years when in Cologne, not
    • great hardship. He was in Paris where he had lived for years and where
    • he had found his dear life companion. But now his duty obliged him to
    • these three years of grief and human suffering, conversations in which
    • difficult years, how he pursued it with earnestness and integrity; anyone
    • us to come to terms with the death of someone, at a comparatively early
    • the soul of our dear friend slowly leaving this realm, in which he was
    • clearly before me. So it stood clearly before me when, out of his own
    • against the pain which our dear friend, the wife of Herman Joachim,
    • our dear friend, we may attempt to enoble our pain by thinking of him
    • Thus the event of the death of someone near to us can become an experience
    • The death of our dear friend
    • will remember with love a dear and loyal member whom we have also lost
    • and unassuming person. But my dear friends, setting aside the pain Marie
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  • Title: Karma of Materialism: Lecture 5
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    • Christ impulse, how does one come near the Being of Christ? In one form
    • shall come near it by approaching it from as many aspects as possible.
    • the Mystery of Christ are actual means by which we draw near the Christ.
    • have already been described. Some fifty or sixty years ago there was
    • for every period of man's evolution. If we go back thousands of years
    • clairvoyant consciousness which disappeared as the time of the Mystery
    • a time began, about a thousand years before the Mystery of Golgotha,
    • more and more human beings on the earth would lose all direct connection
    • an earlier epoch had reached higher development, would be able to inspire
    • in the Mysteries. The human spirit itself would not inhabit the earth.
    • united Himself with those earthly forces which came to dominate man's
    • of death? The Christ-being, that lived for three years in and through
    • what I recently termed “iron necessity.” During his earthly
    • drew near, man's body became more and more larva-like and as a consequence
    • at one particular spot on the earth at the time of the Mystery of Golgotha.
    • social structure was completely ahrimanic. Therefore the appearance
    • of its very antithesis, the appearance of a God was for this society
    • earthly power, proves a weakling when faced with spiritual power. He
    • contemplation that one draws near to this Mystery. It is of no use to
    • what is needed is a concrete understanding of what the actual appearance
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  • Title: Karma of Materialism: Lecture 6
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    • person either then or later has visions of some kind and can hear things
    • he is not supposed to hear.
    • indiscretion in spiritual communication, appear in distorted form in
    • The years between 1914 and
    • they will attempt to write a plausible account of say the year 1914
    • research, no report drawn up in the way this is usually done will suffice
    • Many feel moral indignation on learning that Suchomlinoff lied to the
    • words which are clear indicators of what really took place. Suchomlinoff
    • such methods to bring his influence to bear, especially when no importance
    • open for the entry of ahrimanic and luciferic powers. In earlier times
    • kind. In order to describe the causes of events during earlier times
    • and above what is found in documents however well researched. This something
    • I spoke in an earlier lecture
    • about how, in a certain region of the earth, conditions were prepared
    • such an individual should be a member of a learned body is part and
    • has studied widely and his research in the domain of theology has made
    • him very learned. Yet it has not made him awake and alert to what constitutes
    • Such learned men much prefer to speak about experiencing religion as
    • as others like him, has a certain fear of the spiritual world, fear
    • spoken about this fear which is purely ahrimanic in origin. This professor
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  • Title: Karma of Materialism: Lecture 7
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    • of the human soul's evolution during hundreds and thousands of years
    • investigation. Looking back into earlier ages we recognize that man
    • weakened, it was clearly a remnant of the former atavistic clairvoyance
    • and could be encountered over the greater part of the earth.
    • I have spoken in earlier
    • describe what appeared to their clairvoyant vision to the extent of
    • In the early part of the
    • not found in parents or earlier ancestors, from former lives on earth.
    • even Henry More was not altogether clear that he had communed with spiritual
    • clear consciousness; he would forget as we forget a dream. Only dimly
    • if one wants to reach certain higher knowledge one must learn to regard
    • the illusion of being an independent organism. Certainly the earth is
    • a member of the greater organism of the earth. Man cannot tear himself
    • out of this connection anymore than the finger can tear itself from
    • even 17th centuries people appear who know of the spiritual world through
    • earth, if not in their last incarnation then as a rule in the last but
    • present on earth in the centuries prior to the Mystery of Golgotha.
    • Huch has appeared. The reason why the book is so interesting
    • cannot really comprehend the way man's mind worked in an earlier epoch.
    • are among those who teach in public places of learning. These people
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  • Title: Karma of Materialism: Lecture 8
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    • I must make it clear that today's considerations of Luther will be from
    • it is very important to be conscious of the epoch in which he appeared;
    • view of history is very early in the fifth post-Atlantean cultural epoch.
    • Golgotha. Thus Luther appeared in history soon after the thoughts and
    • humanity. To the unprejudiced observer Luther appears at first sight
    • period there was still, inherited from an earlier different consciousness,
    • In order to have a clearer
    • heard only through ears. Man was aware that by inner effort he received
    • spiritual world was fading away and would gradually disappear altogether.
    • heart was overflowing with impulses brought over from his incarnation
    • have nothing but their physical senses to rely on, whereas in earlier
    • reach. In earlier times one would have said: besides the Gospel there
    • from the heart and in the spirit of the fifth post-Atlantean epoch,
    • appeared to be, that composition could still be transformed into another.
    • In that earlier age it was part of man's knowledge that spiritual forces
    • exists in religious conceptions of the universe. In the earlier centuries,
    • epoch spanning more than two thousand years, during which man would
    • direct knowledge of the diabolical realm of the spiritual world. Bearing
    • interesting that in our time it is a woman who has this yearning that
    • wants mankind to hear. To understand Ricarda Huch is easy for someone
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  • Title: Karma of Materialism: Lecture 9
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    • contrast between intellect and morality. Already years ago in his famous
    • the ancient Saturn, Sun, Moon and the present Earth evolutions. When
    • are capable of further development on earth. But the ‘I’
    • earth evolution, to advance morally, while intellectually he progresses
    • during the war entitled The Bell an article recently appeared discussing
    • insist that the earth will become paradise when idealism gains the upper
    • as often happens without awareness. One hears phrases such as: God sent
    • one often hears talk of a "new spirit" which does not mean
    • but they are. It appears that people have come to the conclusion that
    • on earth; i.e., they want to realize something perfect on the physical
    • Sun, Moon, Earth, Jupiter, etc. People are apt to ask why all that is
    • the tiniest aspect of life, for man is truly a microcosm. He bears within
    • in early childhood. Similarly man does not make use of his capabilities
    • It is impossible to convey the heaviness of heart such occurrences cause
    • presumption or lack of humility, of how the first Christians in early
    • later what had become of that old order whose treatment of early Christianity
    • we learn from Roman history? Within a few centuries it had dissolved,
    • kind of spiritual experiences. For example he was in Rome in the year
    • to talk a great deal about spirit and not come anywhere near it. This
    • how many times the word spirit appears in his library. People actually
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  • Title: Aspects/Evolution: Lecture I
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    • various subjects, discussed on earlier occasions, that it is
    • both appear as a progress taking place in time. In
    • particular, I have been investigating, for years, the inner
    • as early as possible, consider themselves a finished product
    • with no need for any further learning. To suggest that they
    • mature age, right up into the years from 48 to 56, the
    • only in childhood and early youth. You must realize what this
    • this now occurred much earlier than at the start of the
    • present time occurs at a much earlier age. This meant that in
    • dropped to what corresponds in the individual to the years
    • appear to have the greatest significance for the fourth, the
    • 35 and 28. These are the years leading up to the middle of
    • life. We must be quite clear about what occurred in the
    • Now bear in
    • began in the year 747 before the Mystery of Golgotha, and
    • ended in the year 1413 after the Mystery of Golgotha. If
    • being would at an ever earlier age cease to be dependent on
    • attained on earth only because of the fructification the
    • earth received when the Christ Spirit united with the
    • investigation the deep connection between mankind's earthly
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  • Title: Aspects/Evolution: Lecture II
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    • become so much more complex. I have for years repeatedly
    • for many years pointed out that this is Goethe's most
    • the 30th year. All he is aware of inwardly is that in
    • in his thirties; the 35th year must be regarded as the middle
    • spirit-soul being's earlier dependence on the bodily nature
    • of nature is on earth and the spirit of the cosmos in the
    • earth's environment. He knew that they are related, that they
    • Christ-God—who had not yet descended to earthly
    • the spirit. If it were recognized, we would not hear remarks,
    • someone said, when Copernicus established that the earth
    • Oh, but the earth lacks all foundation—planets and
    • course, learn through direct vision about the secret of the
    • earth and entered the body of Jesus of Nazareth. The Christ
    • force spread over the earth and, from another direction,
    • about his 30th year; that is, as long as the forces of growth
    • Already mankind's age is one year less; because of this, the
    • body. During the earlier epochs there burst into his soul and
    • related to something else. Bear in mind that in general man's
    • clearly perceptible to those able to observe such things,
    • These are things that must be faced in deep earnestness. The
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  • Title: Aspects/Evolution: Lecture III
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    • understand what I want to describe I must ask you to bear in
    • our attention to how the 27 year old human being of today
    • revelations came to people in their mature years, simply
    • body began to decline, clearly perceived the beings of the
    • of the earth they inhabited because they perceived its
    • particular section of the earth which they occupied. The
    • relationships prevailing in that part of the earth. Likewise
    • would regard it as grotesque were it suggested that the ear
    • and likewise the ear. However, the earth itself is an
    • earth's elemental beings. What developed in ancient Greece
    • cultures developed which reflected the earth's spiritual
    • the appearance of those who settled in the eastern part
    • part of the earth's organism is no longer taken into account.
    • kind of spiritual beings live in the elements of the earth.
    • Earlier, in Persia there had been no star cults; the
    • because the stars were clearly seen.
    • sway in the nearer spheres. He also evolved a philosophy of
    • the elements, of earth, water, air, and fire or warmth; it
    • Graeco-Latin epoch began in the year of 747
    • articles written by our dear friend Deinhard before his
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  • Title: Aspects/Evolution: Lecture IV
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    • Human Development, Contemporary Scientific Appearances
    • research into dowsing. His interest has been aroused partly
    • experiments. It becomes clear that these colors seen in a
    • depends on what level someone wears his blinkers. Professor
    • that Benedikt, now that he has embarked on research into this
    • example, that water is not just contained within the earth.
    • vain that I have worked with philologists for over six years
    • start with a concrete example and clear up a particularly
    • which was led by Zarathustra who lived much earlier than
    • when quoting, yet the learned professor appears to go out of
    • an earnest nature, raised against anthroposophical issues.
    • bear on this amazes me.” (p. 252)
    • smell.” (p. 258) In other words he turns a clear
    • What I do say is that by the time the Angeloi appeared,
    • What is indicated is simultaneity; the Angeloi appear, and
    • it is clearly stated that the Sun humanity experienced the
    • forces at work in the formation of the brain during early
    • three years of childhood. The ingenious Max Dessoir,
    • Particularly a person who has learned
    • of this is not very clear. When he reads that knowledge is
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  • Title: Aspects/Evolution: Lecture V
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    • psychological research. But he was also concerned with an
    • no subsequent volumes appeared. The deeper reason lies in the
    • because of their inability to get anywhere near the root of
    • untruth. And that brings us straight to the heart of the
    • problem: What is truth? The heart of the other problem
    • in such a way that I can survey them clearly, and accept
    • lectured for many years in Vienna on what in Austrian
    • Kant himself puts forward clearly shows his categorical
    • beautiful. That was Brentano's view of ethics, and each year
    • energy, the earnestness of his striving. In no other
    • who have for years been occupied with spiritual science.
    • at Brentano's intensive search for answers to the questions,
    • Professor Windelband, who taught for years at Heidelberg and
    • external material world, the world of mere appearance.
    • of the external world; where is the world of appearance? What
    • live on earth in order to foster our union with truth, with
    • knowledge he sought. His answers appear so meager because
    • habitually good could not be helped by hearing about it. All
    • two seven-year periods of life — the first lasting up
    • to the change of teeth, to about the seventh year, the second
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  • Title: Aspects/Evolution: Lecture VI
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    • this disillusionment which is already hard to bear, the pitfalls
    • be clear, at least in principle, why self-knowledge is so
    • people who are philosophically inclined have in recent years
    • philosophical sense, have a clear enough picture of his
    • as a whole, appearing more substantial than mere ideation,
    • one's search for the I is, so to speak, too
    • One learns to
    • like pearls, and because they do we derive from them the
    • World War gypsies have practically disappeared but those who
    • culture, all education and learning, all the respect and
    • learning who nevertheless posed the question whether culture
    • his answer in a long, learned treatise, but in essence it was
    • immense importance. In one's search for such hidden
    • came to the society. And for many years Bernstein heard
    • like seeing one another meet again after several years. It
    • that evening makes it clear that, especially for Stepniak, it
    • dead. It appeared that on the day after their meeting he had
    • line and been hit by a train. It was absolutely clear that it
    • or another becomes clearer through the description of such
    • seek out the kind of connections I described earlier, in
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  • Title: Aspects/Evolution: Lecture VII
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    • Human Development, Sequential Earthly Lives
    • how a present life on earth is connected with the preceding
    • life on earth as well as with the one that will follow. I
    • in the will acts across from our previous life on earth, and
    • that it acts across to the next earth life. I compared it
    • with the way in which the seed in this year's plant becomes
    • the life in the plant of next year. We must regard as seed
    • for our next life on earth every web of thought at the center
    • life on earth we do so with conditions determined by our
    • recently, concerned with the course of man's lives on earth.
    • remain a 27-year-old even if he lives to be a hundred. If he
    • development modern man becomes 27 years old, and that is what
    • earlier ones, unless this fact, verified by spiritual
    • modern man are due to the comparatively early cessation of
    • early life, a lively reciprocal activity in the lower region
    • what makes us into the kind of 27-year-olds that correspond
    • considerations over the years you will realize that the
    • ordinary historical research into the course of events since
    • scientist set about his research? He has before him the
    • the spiritual world itself the spiritual researcher sets
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    • learned to cherish the feeling that truth is a living
    • If someone in England in 1890, when Lloyd George was 27 years old,
    • sickness to a far greater extent than is admitted. The near
    • may seek advice. However, it is clear that what is expected
    • impenetrability?” the children have learned to answer,
    • is a sentence which one day will have to be unlearned or
    • both empirical and teleological evolutionism. It is clear
    • simply carried, it would be digested, but then it disappears;
    • Certainly truths must be clearly defined, but what is
    • It is very important that we be clear about the fact that
    • has any bearing on reality. The truth is rather that the
    • difficult to become altogether clear about the contrast
    • whereas what appears in the East has, as I said, hardly
    • in Eastern Europe, or when it appears there, it is an
    • none. Some may have appeared in Central Europe because these things
    • related to today. But if told that what they are hearing
    • may have noticed that some of the ladies present are wearing
    • is only in the earliest embryonic beginnings.
    • there suddenly appeared in the British press a whole series
    • the earth.
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