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  • Title: Lecture: Spiritual Emptiness and Social Life
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    • 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
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    • 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
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    • 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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