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  • Title: Karma of Materialism: Lecture 1
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    • the word genius will change in the course of evolution. I pointed out
    • that what makes someone a genius can only be understood by assuming
    • that more spirit is active in him than in a non-genius. When the discoveries
    • of a genius happen to be of a mechanical nature he meets great admiration.
    • If his genius takes other forms people are nowadays apt to vent their
    • aversion to such proof of spiritual power on the genius himself. A rather
    • interesting essay has appeared on the subject of genius. After arguing
    • that a genius is someone partly sick, partly mad the essay culminates
    • with this curious sentence: “Let us thank God we are not all geniuses!”
  • Title: Karma of Materialism: Lecture 4
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    • him to the idea of Genius. What is done by a genius is also done out
    • of impulse, but not a lower one. A genius is someone who is influenced
    • by an element of a cosmic nature. However, the word genius almost makes
    • bottom of what the word Genius means; he familiarizes himself with what
    • see that the word genius cannot be applied indiscriminately. For example,
    • then all professors would claim to be geniuses and there would be as
    • that Goethe was quite right in applying the word genius only to a few
    • and the meaning of genius in the Goethean sense. The connection is there
  • Title: Aspects/Evolution: Lecture III
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    • they were geniuses; in fact, they were much more than what we
    • understand by genius.
    • one might say, super-geniuses. They were consulted on all
    • Please note the stroke of genius in what
    • answer is that all that has remained is what we call genius.
    • When the faculty of genius appears today it is still to some
    • men of genius appearing during the fifth cultural epoch will
    • no genius will appear in the future. We must face the fact
    • that as a natural gift the faculty of genius will disappear.
    • Genius. Although he was a keen observer he was not
    • idea of genius. He opposes the idea that from some
    • genius. He argues that what comes to expression is just a
    • today, anything to justify the claim of genius. And because
    • genius, among other things, remains inexplicable till one
    • genius” will be replaced in certain people by a
    • equivalent to what was created by geniuses in the past. To

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