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- Title: Karma of Materialism: Lecture 1
- 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
- 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
- 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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