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- Title: Lecture: Spiritual Emptiness and Social Life
- does not merely think of jurisprudence in the abstract, but, with sound
- the trend towards abstraction — towards what was subsequently to be
- soul in the scientific lore of nature, in the abstract, unspiritual
- Title: Social Question as a Problem: Lecture I: The Inner Experience of Language
- is abstract. A picture arises of something vague and
- abstract to the concrete. Then because you yourself go from
- the abstract to the concrete the dead begin to understand
- thinking something written over from the abstract to the
- this very vague abstraction that is in mind when the right,
- abstractions. How then is one to arrive at a concrete
- dreary abstraction. but the wholly concrete “he behaves
- into abstractions because at present wherever the social
- abstractions—in that pamphlet itself I strove as far as
- being abstract is driven to its furthest extent. People have
- impressively given in abstract words. And as for the
- further consideration it all becomes very abstract because
- remain in some shadowy abstraction that you connect with the
- onetime abstract words with concrete content.
- progress from the abstract to the concrete, and strive to
- prevent the abstract from having any longer a value in
- it”. . . Think of the confused abstractions you
- spiritually considered, abstract thinking is putting the feet
- from distorted abstractions.
- satisfaction today in thinking in abstractions, free from the
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- Title: Social Question as a Problem: Lecture II: The Inner Experience of Language
- to abstract, unimaginative thinking. What must be evolved
- so to speak, the culminating point of abstract spiritual
- towards abstraction; from out of that there must be developed
- interpenetrated not with thoughts abstractly expressed but
- life is not to be expressed in abstract thoughts. One should
- not always be pondering about abstract thoughts, but it is
- things in the more or less abstract way that I have written
- stigmatizing, this mere characterizing, this abstract
- passes unnoticed by the man of today with his abstract
- while externally and in the abstract man experiences only the
- completely abstract; and hence are not understood at all by
- nature. We must learn to penetrate through the abstract
- in the abstract that by eating sugar you strengthen your
- we can think in the abstract out of the nature of things: but
- abstract relations that man develops to the world all sound
- today man experiences in the most abstract way. He feels
- greyest, the vaguest, of abstractions. But today it is
- abstractions. Men nowadays do not look for this concrete
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