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  • Title: St. Augustine
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    • mankind, and everything of a hindering nature In the
    • to the subjective nature of man, and generalise it over the
    • condition from which subjective nature in an older epoch, and
    • nature, there would be nothing born on the Earth, were it not
    • kingdoms of nature and man, is dependent on the activity of the
    • various kingdoms of nature. That is a deception, a Maya. It was
    • Nature, and whatever occurred in us would occur of necessity.
    • is the deceptive nature of our age to which all fantasy still
    • sensible phenomena of Nature super-sensible Spiritual beings
    • the external ordering of Nature. But we have no concepts by
    • means of which «e can come behind this external Nature to
    • everything of a deeper nature, — all that could lead one
  • Title: Goethe, Comte and Bentham
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    • closely into the nature of man in the period between going to sleep
    • nature of sleep; we must remember that it is just in the sleeping
    • have external nature around him, but would immediately feel in
    • psychic nature, we can feel ourselves to be free persons.
    • into our psychic, Spiritual nature, inspiring it, therefore
    • Spirits of Time, pulsate in our nature, filling it with their
    • the world of external nature one phenomenon is linked on to
    • illegally, as we night say, absorb our Spiritual, Psychic nature.
    • bound up with external nature, together with the Beings of
    • not see directly but only dimly into the external, sensible nature.
    • external nature which he perceived with his senses. At that time he
    • phenomena of nature, and expressed this in his interpretation of
    • external nature. He had no Natural Science such as we have to-day,
    • but he considered the phenomena of nature as brought about by this
    • Nature. It is an important fact, that this change took place in the
    • the ordering of Nature which consists contains no ideals, which of
    • one can never think that through what goes on in Nature, any ideal,
    • a mere external Ordering of Nature. But with the consciousness
    • able to enter into Nature, into the ordering of natural phenomena.
    • For that reason the Ordering of Nature and his own ideals appear to
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  • Title: Bridge between the Ideal and the Real: Lecture I
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    • mankind, and everything of a hindering nature in the
    • to the subjective nature of man, and generalise it over the
    • condition from which subjective nature in an older epoch, and
    • nature, there would be nothing born on the Earth, were it not
    • kingdoms of nature and man, is dependent on the activity of the
    • various kingdoms of nature. That is a deception, a maya. It was
    • simply be woven into an ordering of Nature, and whatever
    • is the deceptive nature of our age to which all fantasy still
    • sensible phenomena of Nature supersensible Spiritual beings
    • the external ordering of Nature. But we have no concepts by
    • means of which we can come behind this external Nature to that
    • everything of a deeper nature, — all that could lead one
  • Title: Bridge between the Ideal and the Real: Lecture II
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    • the nature of man in the period between going to sleep and
    • into the nature of sleep, we must remember that it is just in
    • may use that expression, he would not have external nature
    • nature wean feel ourselves to be free persons.
    • psychic, Spiritual nature, inspiring it, therefore we rea11y
    • in our nature, filling it with their Intuition, therefore we
    • in the world of external nature one phenomenon is linked on to
    • say, absorb our Spiritual, Psychic nature. They permeate
    • external nature, together with the Beings of the third
    • into the external, sensible nature. Modern man, in the delusion
    • third Hierarchy were bound up with the external nature which he
    • Beings of the third Hierarchy with the phenomena of nature, and
    • placed the Beings of the third Hierarchy in external nature. He
    • considered the phenomena of nature as brought about by this or
    • phenomena of nature. It is an important fact, that this change
    • ordering of Nature which consists contains no ideals, which of
    • that one can never think that through what goes on in Nature,
    • something else than a mere external Ordering of Nature. But
    • — so, that the ideals are able to enter into Nature, into
    • of Nature and his own ideals appear to him side by side, but he
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  • Title: Cosmic Prehistory: Lecture I: The Threefoldness of Space and the Unity of Time
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    • was the nature of the human soul in the ages of antiquity? We look back
    • of space, but this is to me the reflected proof of the threefold nature
    • origin similar to that for the threefold nature of God through space.
    • that it is largely the unscientific nature of modern science, so-called,
    • — for the living nature of time. They did not speak of a line
  • Title: Cosmic Prehistory: Lecture II: Lucifer and Ahriman
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    • Place in your whole nature in youth. That is the one stream.
    • nature he is not merely in the realm of time which has just been
    • nature that runs its course in time, so will man know nothing of this
    • fight against hierarchies of a different nature. You could not have
    • takes place at the foundation of human nature. Because it is gruesome
    • the Group. And wherever we look; whether in the life of nature or in
    • nature as soon as it comes out of the state of equilibrium. We must
  • Title: Cosmic Prehistory: Lecture III: Romanism and Freemasonry
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    • the human being is of a double nature, as we have explained, that in
    • part of human nature that is the bearer of the conscious life. To begin
    • in man's conscious head-nature lives materialism; in his subconscious
    • nature, which goes through a metamorphosis after we have passed through
    • us say, lower nature of man is the bearer of the unconscious soul-life
    • that the lower nature of man becomes increasingly spiritual. You must
    • really enters your mode of living, and the lower nature gets increasingly
    • The lower nature, however,
    • in the head, in man's upper nature, there are only materialistic ideas
    • and sympathies, this upper nature is unable to work on man's lower nature,
    • and in consequence of this deprivation, the lower nature is exposed
    • lower nature when it becomes so spiritual under the influence of materialism,
    • into the lower nature. The paradoxical truth appears before our soul
    • purely idealistic ideas have again the consequence that the lower nature
    • in man's lower nature, purely clerical concepts built on tradition without
    • growth of materialism in man's lower nature. Speaking crudely, one might
    • say that the type of this increasing materialism of the lower nature
    • manes lower nature has no nourishment if the head harbours none but
    • such a culture is pre-eminently exposed not to their own head-nature
    • on the fact that true reality is of a totally different nature from
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  • Title: Three Streams: Lecture I: The Lower Three Human Members and the Spirits of Form
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    • life of nature, in the natural order, everyone to-day recognises
    • nature — the animal, plant and mineral kingdoms. As soon as we
    • lower members of man's nature (let us call them that) as they
    • same nature as all the forces that bestow on earthly man his form. It
    • so, when these members of man's nature are observed without the
    • nature there are certain spiritual
    • does not strive after this consciousness through nature but by going
    • beyond nature (we go beyond nature when, for example, we acquire
    • to follow our original nature, in accordance with the evolutionary
    • nature produces a certain lack of interest in other people. And if we
    • endless amount. And a genuine interest in the real nature of man has
    • in us, if it prevents us from being tolerant towards human nature in
    • individual man in accordance with his nature and spirit, then we
    • in man's nature, often subtle impulses, the Ahrimanic fortes mingle.
    • readily make his presence known; he sets his nature to work in man's
    • parts of man's nature, in his subconscious; he strives to reach his
    • the nature of man. In the course of human thought what a vast number
    • of man, are of a Luciferic nature; dreams of world power derived from
    • healthy social impulses, is of an Ahrimanic nature. The man of whom
    • to ask: Of what nature are such forces as the Ahrimanic and Luciferic
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  • Title: Three Streams: Lecture II: The Fifth Epoch, Semitic and Greek Cultures, the Christ Impulse
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    • the higher Hierarchies who belong to man's original nature, and also
    • hand, the Greek nature is highly susceptible to the forces of
    • it had adapted itself to the nature of man. Whereas in earlier times
    • concepts, and thereby was adapted to the human nature of that time.
    • thoroughly abstract nature of the Romans. We have now to ask: What
    • only about nature, not about himself. And he would gradually have
    • of it; they had to receive something of a spiritual nature, and at
    • only in himself? Luciferic natures take very little interest in their
    • of the nature of spirit, but that to believe in the spirit is heresy.
  • Title: Three Streams: Lecture III: The Mystery of Golgotha Must Be Approached Supersensibly
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    • by their nature be of the kind that cannot be substantiated through
    • written out of the primal nature and being of man, but with the
    • in the kingdom of nature. It is just on this account that He has been
    • are of a spiritual nature.
    • nature only when we omit death, and omit also inherited
    • Under the guidance of nature itself this faculty is driven to
    • truth, it would have to separate off from nature a picture of human
    • of nature. Inherited characteristics and death have no place in
    • nature.
    • with nature. The Semitic peoples looked upon inherited
    • nature, seeing it as the direct working of Jahve — for as long,
    • little success — sought to grasp something in the nature of man
    • the phenomena of nature, and it was thought to be a natural
    • among the phenomena of nature was so potent that it led irresistibly
    • of nature that this great evil originated — the placing of
    • death, to something of a supersensible nature that opposes death. And
    • serves to understand nature; for by introducing birth and death into
    • and the comprehension of nature. And what is the consequence?
    • world; but it is an error to identify ourselves with physical nature
    • whereas they are not. Only by refusing to believe in a nature that
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  • Title: Three Streams: Lecture IV: Consciousness Soul and Scientific Thinking, Sorat and 666
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    • world that interests people but the world of nature. The ability of
    • modern men to form conceptions about nature makes them feel
    • have in our outlook on nature.
    • we form conceptions about nature. But when we take this whole world
    • of conceptions about nature and test it, test it without
    • nature. There are, as people say, limits to our knowledge of nature.
    • This natural science is meant to treat of nature; it is meant in a
    • certain sense to bring home nature to modern consciousness in a
    • which to-day are formed about nature in the most learned way, we
    • facts of nature. For what modern men conceive as natural science is
    • related to nature as a ghost is related to reality. It was indeed
    • ghosts — not conceptions of nature but only of ghosts of
    • nature. And as our forefathers were preceded by their own remote
    • through them. If we are deceived by the ghostly nature of natural
    • ghostly conceptions we are still able to perceive nature, for nature
    • arise, will not ask the spirit, they will only ask nature: What is the
    • nature of man? What kind of driving forces are there in human nature?
    • how in these days men are willing only to question nature — and
    • of nature they can know only its ghost. Hence the reality becomes
    • I have led you to see how it is that men form ghostly conceptions of nature,
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  • Title: Three Streams: Lecture V: Free Human Personality by Self Training, Justinian and the Schools
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    • were trying to describe in accordance with its inner nature an extraordinarily
    • its essential nature forms the greatest imaginable contrast to all
    • I explained to you how the knowledge of nature — of which modern man
    • nature, but only its ghost. What men know of nature is not the truth;
    • it is a ghost, and related to the reality of nature in the same way
    • the ghostly nature of their knowledge, nor are they aware that what
    • really striving for in, let us say, his knowledge of nature, and how
    • pursues a ghostly knowledge, for he forms conceptions about nature
    • ghostly knowledge of nature and why is he so proud and overbearing
    • the ghost of nature, we feel impelled to press on to the true reality
    • behind the ghost; then we want to have nature in her reality. We
    • it then has conceptions about real nature. It goes on to invent all
    • found courage enough to say: “You want a concept of nature, not
    • the ghost of nature? Then you must press on to the reality.”
    • in nature — but then we find Ahriman. And our knowledge of the
    • first, the nature of birth and death. We have said a good deal about
    • Father Rhine. And this is no less true of our own bodily nature. This
    • bodily nature of ours is a continuously running stream: a destroying
    • the whole truth about nature; it gives only a ghost. There is no
    • nature's ghost and not of nature's reality. But we have to get
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  • Title: Three Streams: Lecture VI: Augustus and the Roman Catholic Church, Rhetoric, Intellectual Soul and Consciousness Soul
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    • above all of a twofold nature. First, there was the wish to preserve
    • nature, though not in rhetoric, and the Roman rhetoricians, among
    • True Nature of the Second Coming.
    • healthy enough by nature to be shielded from stepping over into
    • to see in the whole of nature herself something sacramental —
    • to see all nature as an expression of the divine-spiritual World-Order.
    • forms. To see in forms the signature of the Divine in the world, but
    • of the world through the great and powerful phenomena of nature. I
    • all the phenomena of nature, and these will thereby reveal to men
    • contemplation of nature in this light there will spring a feeling for
    • the divine element in nature, if we draw upon the power of Christ in
    • our knowledge of nature, then we shall carry into the rules of
    • to look upon nature around us as permeated by Christ, if we are
    • mankind; and this must be recognised in the very nature of its
  • Title: Three Streams: Lecture I: The Lower Three Human Members and the Spirits of Form
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    • life of nature, in the natural order, everyone to-day recognises
    • nature — the animal, plant and mineral kingdoms. As soon as we
    • lower members of man's nature (let us call them that) as they
    • same nature as all the forces that bestow on earthly man his form. It
    • so, when these members of man's nature are observed without the
    • nature there are certain spiritual
    • does not strive after this consciousness through nature but by going
    • beyond nature (we go beyond nature when, for example, we acquire
    • to follow our original nature, in accordance with the evolutionary
    • nature produces a certain lack of interest in other people. And if we
    • endless amount. And a genuine interest in the real nature of man has
    • in us, if it prevents us from being tolerant towards human nature in
    • individual man in accordance with his nature and spirit, then we
    • in man's nature, often subtle impulses, the Ahrimanic fortes mingle.
    • readily make his presence known; he sets his nature to work in man's
    • parts of man's nature, in his subconscious; he strives to reach his
    • the nature of man. In the course of human thought what a vast number
    • of man, are of a Luciferic nature; dreams of world power derived from
    • healthy social impulses, is of an Ahrimanic nature. The man of whom
    • to ask: Of what nature are such forces as the Ahrimanic and Luciferic
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: Three Streams: Lecture II: The Fifth Epoch, Semitic and Greek Cultures, the Christ Impulse
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    • the higher Hierarchies who belong to man's original nature, and also
    • hand, the Greek nature is highly susceptible to the forces of
    • it had adapted itself to the nature of man. Whereas in earlier times
    • concepts, and thereby was adapted to the human nature of that time.
    • thoroughly abstract nature of the Romans. We have now to ask: What
    • only about nature, not about himself. And he would gradually have
    • of it; they had to receive something of a spiritual nature, and at
    • only in himself? Luciferic natures take very little interest in their
    • of the nature of spirit, but that to believe in the spirit is heresy.
  • Title: Three Streams: Lecture III: The Mystery of Golgotha Must Be Approached Supersensibly
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    • by their nature be of the kind that cannot be substantiated through
    • written out of the primal nature and being of man, but with the
    • in the kingdom of nature. It is just on this account that He has been
    • are of a spiritual nature.
    • nature only when we omit death, and omit also inherited
    • Under the guidance of nature itself this faculty is driven to
    • truth, it would have to separate off from nature a picture of human
    • of nature. Inherited characteristics and death have no place in
    • nature.
    • with nature. The Semitic peoples looked upon inherited
    • nature, seeing it as the direct working of Jahve — for as long,
    • little success — sought to grasp something in the nature of man
    • the phenomena of nature, and it was thought to be a natural
    • among the phenomena of nature was so potent that it led irresistibly
    • of nature that this great evil originated — the placing of
    • death, to something of a super-sensible nature that opposes death. And
    • serves to understand nature; for by introducing birth and death into
    • and the comprehension of nature. And what is the consequence?
    • world; but it is an error to identify ourselves with physical nature
    • whereas they are not. Only by refusing to believe in a nature that
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: Three Streams: Lecture IV: Consciousness Soul and Scientific Thinking, Sorat and 666
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    • world that interests people but the world of nature. The ability of
    • modern men to form conceptions about nature makes them feel
    • have in our outlook on nature.
    • we form conceptions about nature. But when we take this whole world
    • of conceptions about nature and test it, test it without
    • nature. There are, as people say, limits to our knowledge of nature.
    • This natural science is meant to treat of nature; it is meant in a
    • certain sense to bring home nature to modern consciousness in a
    • which to-day are formed about nature in the most learned way, we
    • facts of nature. For what modern men conceive as natural science is
    • related to nature as a ghost is related to reality. It was indeed
    • ghosts — not conceptions of nature but only of ghosts of
    • nature. And as our forefathers were preceded by their own remote
    • through them. If we are deceived by the ghostly nature of natural
    • ghostly conceptions we are still able to perceive nature, for nature
    • arise, will not ask the spirit, they will only ask nature: What is the
    • nature of man? What kind of driving forces are there in human nature?
    • how in these days men are willing only to question nature — and
    • of nature they can know only its ghost. Hence the reality becomes
    • I have led you to see how it is that men form ghostly conceptions of nature,
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: Three Streams: Lecture V: Free Human Personality by Self Training, Justinian and the Schools
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    • were trying to describe in accordance with its inner nature an extraordinarily
    • its essential nature forms the greatest imaginable contrast to all
    • I explained to you how the knowledge of nature — of which modern man
    • nature, but only its ghost. What men know of nature is not the truth;
    • it is a ghost, and related to the reality of nature in the same way
    • the ghostly nature of their knowledge, nor are they aware that what
    • really striving for in, let us say, his knowledge of nature, and how
    • pursues a ghostly knowledge, for he forms conceptions about nature
    • ghostly knowledge of nature and why is he so proud and overbearing
    • the ghost of nature, we feel impelled to press on to the true reality
    • behind the ghost; then we want to have nature in her reality. We
    • it then has conceptions about real nature. It goes on to invent all
    • found courage enough to say: “You want a concept of nature, not
    • the ghost of nature? Then you must press on to the reality.”
    • in nature — but then we find Ahriman. And our knowledge of the
    • first, the nature of birth and death. We have said a good deal about
    • Father Rhine. And this is no less true of our own bodily nature. This
    • bodily nature of ours is a continuously running stream: a destroying
    • the whole truth about nature; it gives only a ghost. There is no
    • nature's ghost and not of nature's reality. But we have to get
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: Three Streams: Lecture VI: Augustus and the Roman Catholic Church, Rhetoric, Intellectual Soul and Consciousness Soul
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    • above all of a twofold nature. First, there was the wish to preserve
    • nature, though not in rhetoric, and the Roman rhetoricians, among
    • True Nature of the Second Coming.
    • healthy enough by nature to be shielded from stepping over into
    • to see in the whole of nature herself something sacramental —
    • to see all nature as an expression of the divine-spiritual World-Order.
    • forms. To see in forms the signature of the Divine in the world, but
    • of the world through the great and powerful phenomena of nature. I
    • all the phenomena of nature, and these will thereby reveal to men
    • contemplation of nature in this light there will spring a feeling for
    • the divine element in nature, if we draw upon the power of Christ in
    • our knowledge of nature, then we shall carry into the rules of
    • to look upon nature around us as permeated by Christ, if we are
    • mankind; and this must be recognised in the very nature of its



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