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  • Title: Lecture: Elemental Beings and Human Destinies
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    • Lecture: Elemental Being
    • Intrinsic Secret of the Human Being.
    • ELEMENTAL BEINGS AND HUMAN DESTINIES
    • FOR a true understanding of the nature of the human being we have to
    • relatively speaking, self-dependent. We have within the human being
    • human being are more objective in proportion as they are less
    • The turning-points in the development of the human being which we
    • human being about the twenty-first year of life is, for one who can
    • moving experience. The whole thing is a process which, besides being
    • become involved in all that is going on among the elemental beings
    • outside us, including such elemental beings as I described to you
    • are thus thrown up, elemental beings plunge; they mix themselves up,
    • however, depending on the individual human being.
    • in the meantime elemental beings have concerned themselves with it,
    • outside you of which the elemental beings took hold, you receive also
    • the influences and workings of these elemental beings. Man spreads out
    • elemental beings — he and they mutually affect one another. All
    • connected with these beings. For even within this life we have a kind
    • fact is how our destiny is moulded. Elemental beings who feel
    • befalls a human being is referred to the intervention of elemental
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  • Title: Lecture: Mission of Michael: Lecture I: The Power and Mission of Michael
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    • The Mission of Michael, the Revelation of the Secrets of Man's Being
    • which we, human beings of the present day, may gain to that spiritual
    • Pneumatosophy: The Riddle of the Inner Human Being.
    • beings which we meet in the earthly sphere, that is, in the mineral,
    • beings belonging to higher realms which we have designated as the
    • beings of the higher hierarchies. If we speak of evolution in
    • its entirety, we have always to consider these beings of the higher
    • These beings, on their part, also pass through an evolution which we
    • for example, the following: You know that we human beings have passed
    • that we as human beings who experience ourselves in earthly
    • Let us now consider the beings directly above our human stage whom we
    • may say: these beings, although their form is entirely different from
    • we turn to the Archai, the time spirits, to the beings who especially
    • Now the significant question arises: If we turn to the beings still
    • already passed beyond the stages which we human beings conceive of as
    • eighth stage. We human beings are at the fourth stage of evolution; if
    • the Form Spirits belong permeates the sphere in which we human beings
    • Let us repeat: We human beings exist in a sphere which has reached the
    • the head from that of the human being. The latter we have again
    • the rest of the human being.
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  • Title: Lecture: Mission of Michael: Lecture II: The Michael revelation.
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    • have resorted to pointing to the spiritual element without being in a
    • at length. Today the human being is considered a single undivided
    • being, regardless whether we are speaking of soul or of body. From the
    • soul aspect he is considered a uniform being; from the bodily aspect
    • he is considered a uniform being. Yet you will have gathered from our
    • human being. We may say (Dr. Steiner draws a diagram): The head
    • the human being only during the Earth evolution.
    • We consider the human being in the right way only if we make the
    • adaptation connected with conditions of inner growth, the human being
    • evolving being, has to be traced back; but this or that limb has only
    • been added at a certain point of time. The reason for our being
    • At a time when animals did not yet exist, the human being, under
    • have developed only later. That part of the human being, however, that
    • part of the human being, his head, points us back to the animal; in
    • regard to the head the human being himself had formerly a kind of
    • process of dying. I once stated the following: If we human beings were
    • human being thinks, he perceives with his senses; but he knows nothing
    • soul-spiritual thought forms are not yet perceived by the human being
    • perceive what arises out of his own being as thought forms. As you
    • moment of waking up; with a part of our being we sleep the whole day
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  • Title: Lecture: Mission of Michael: Lecture III. Michaelic Thinking.
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    • The Knowledge of Man as a Supersensible Being.
    • Michaelic Thinking. The Knowledge of Man as a Supersensible Being. The Michael Path and the Deepest Impulses of the Social Question
    • belongs, we must only consider man in so far as he is a head-being. In
    • intelligent being, must be included in this symbolic expression. Thus,
    • if I say: “man as a head-being,” this is spoken symbolically
    • We speak lightly of the fact that we, as physical human beings, live
    • was a short time ago outside us? We are not thinkable as human beings
    • sense-beings, intelligent beings, in short, that we possess all that
    • existence as head-beings. Now, I have told you that this is only one
    • sphere belongs to the spiritual beings that are our creators, just as
    • this fourth sphere belongs to us. If we disregard the human being for
    • a moment and consider those beings which we always have called, in the
    • Creative Form Beings, then we shall have to say that we, as human
    • beings, shall only reach the sphere which we ascribe to our Divine
    • Creator Beings when the Earth has passed through three further stages
    • beings shall have reached after the Vulcan evolution. This is
    • to us. But we must think of these spheres as being inserted into one
    • only our Divine Creator Spirits, but also the Ahrimanic beings. Thus
    • with the Ahrimanic beings. In the fourth sphere, the Luciferic beings
    • distribution of these spiritual beings. We are able to go into details
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  • Title: Lecture: Mission of Michael: Lecture IV: The Culture of the Mysteries and the Michael Impulse.
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    • human beings who were found to be objectively suited for direct
    • through them, out to other human beings. One cannot understand ancient
    • present-day natural-scientific mode of thought. Most human beings who
    • century, human beings of the Occident begin to think in the way we
    • human beings still meet the doctrine of repeated earth lives with the
    • objection that human beings do not remember their previous earth
    • surprised that human beings do not today, in their ordinary knowledge,
    • human beings did not attain to any factual clarity about their own
    • Only through the fact that human beings once employ one life in order
    • upon former earth lives. And there are not so few human beings who are
    • repeatedly. Human beings live toward a time in the future in which
    • beings are brought to self-knowledge through the
    • nature of this special experience which will suggest to human beings
    • beings; but still, they are indicated in these few human beings. Not
    • the way in which they will appear eventually. Human beings will be
    • other human beings, I am educated, consciously or unconsciously, for a
    • of feeling is already present today in individual human beings. They
    • something completely different from them. Whenever such human beings
    • you here and which is present in some human beings today although they
    • are not aware of it will become ever more present. Human beings will
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  • Title: Lecture: Mission of Michael: Lecture V: The Michael Deed and the Michael Influence as Counter-pole of the Ahrimanic Influence
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    • since the human being has participated, during his repeated earth
    • documents reach back. This is not the case. Human beings, even the
    • beings after the middle of the fifteenth century. We can trace this
    • soul of a modern human being.
    • beings. To fail to understand these things was tolerable in a certain
    • the human being as a member of the rest of nature, the latter being
    • Certainly, there exist today many human beings who see clearly that
    • But this does not prevent them from being unable to cope with this
    • natural-scientific thinking. If we think about the being of man in the
    • arises for human beings when they have to ask the question: How can
    • words, how the human being has been forced more and more through the
    • for human beings prior to the fourth post-Christian century to speak
    • Divine Being if he had an understanding of these matters and really
    • concepts still held sway. In thinking about the Divine Being, people
    • Wisdom was considered the fundamental attribute of the Divine Being. The concept of Omnipotence only gradually penetrated the idea of the Divine Being, from the fourth century onward. It continued to develop. The concept of personality was abandoned and the predicate was transmitted to the mere order of nature, which is conceived of more and more mechanically. And the modern concept of the necessity of nature, the omnipotence of nature, is nothing but the result of the evolution of the concept of God from the fourth to the sixteenth century. Only, the qualities of personality were abandoned and that which constituted the concept of God was taken over into the structure of thinking about nature.
    • elements into his true being during the subsequent evolutionary stages
    • evolution at which the human being is today, although in quite
    • the Angeloi were human beings, human beings, to be sure, with an
    • evolution has entered its descending phases, other beings make
    • evolution when certain beings make themselves felt who upon
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  • Title: Lecture: Mission of Michael: Lecture VI: The Ancient Yoga Culture and the New Yoga Will.
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    • necessary, for a complete understanding of the human being, to
    • Now, if we speak spiritual-scientifically about the human being by
    • whole conception of the world of the human being of that time can
    • can hardly be compared with the soul and world mood of the human being
    • of our age. In that ancient time, the main concern of the human being
    • the way the moral world order was conceived of. A human being who was
    • benevolent and kind was experienced as a light, bright human being,
    • in man; he was the same. And it was clear to human beings of that time
    • as being outside and inside, but simultaneously, in one point, outside
    • and inside; people said to themselves: By being a breathing being, I
    • am a being of nature outside and at the same time I am myself.
    • age. Here the human being is abruptly confronted by the contrast
    • something that is in our inner being, that belongs to the outer and
    • of finding something which the human being lays hold of within
    • the world. We as modern human beings cannot attain this by
    • third post-Atlantean cultural epoch the human being breathed soul; today he breathes air. Not only our thoughts have
    • beings of elemental nature of whom I have spoken yesterday,
    • which belongs to the human being no longer exists. And therefore the
    • beings of whom I spoke yesterday — I should like to call them the
    • anti-Michaelic beings — are able to penetrate into the air and,
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  • Title: Mysteries of Light: Lecture I: The Dualism in the Life of the Present Time
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    • of the Human Being, and published in German as:
    • that being the case, do you know how many breweries are established
    • above nature, but as being at the same time valid natural science.
    • human being can so unite himself as to enable this spirit, through
    • eliminated the knowledge of the real human being that little is known
    • carried on, and so forth, and physical science comes into being. With
    • spirit; and no bridge is being built between them, Then we have in
    • to be sure, but as being quite incapable of creating worlds? The
    • Perhaps I may without being immodest illustrate
    • human beings; they have dissolved, as it were. The human eye is
    • is continually being said that nature and life make no leaps. A man
  • Title: Mysteries of Light: Lecture II: The Development of Architecture
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    • of the Human Being, and published in German as:
    • human being was essentially the same in the 8th or 9th century as,
    • the feeling life of the humanity of that time. Hu-man beings were
    • they were thought of as being far removed to the beyond. The earthly
    • which the divine-spiritual being dwelt; it was the house which
    • individual human being was not of such importance as he has become
    • human being is the striving to be an individuality, the
    • of the individual spirit in each single human being is discerned,
    • being.
    • than is that to which each single human being aspires out of the
    • man, and between them stands the essential being of man, seeking
    • number of ways of being an individual human being. Hence for people
    • develop a feeling for what he is as an individual human being; that
    • as an individual human being he is a seeker for equilibrium,
    • human being to feel this struggle for balance. That is to be
    • of the seeking human being, the human being striving for balance.
    • directly connected with beings living on earth — then we come
    • something, but now enclosing the being of man in his struggle
    • him, while he is looking upon the Being who gives meaning to the
    • Christ-Being. But this is to be felt in an artistic way. It
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  • Title: Mysteries of Light: Lecture III: Historical Occurrences of the Last Century
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    • of the Human Being, and published in German as:
    • man's subjective nature, but rather with what is being
    • People today are still far from being awakened out of the sleep in
    • hand, there must be those who strongly oppose with their whole being
    • their inner being to the impulses of the spiritual world which would
    • everyone today can accomplish that, for the human being has become
    • humanity shall progress in such a way that human beings may grow into
    • human beings, not according to its content, but as a force — if
    • human life, is only an appearance, for its true being lies in the
    • to its essential being, we might now be able to state something
    • With the very inner being with which we think we will at the same
    • the human soul-being which are based essentially in the thinking
    • This dualism also exists today in the individual human being himself.
    • evolution is: that man has evolved from lower beings, and so forth;
    • that these lower beings have developed themselves up to him.
    • being sent up into the head. The forces through which we finally die
    • have their being in our head — are in our head. The head
    • Into this void, into what is being continuously destroyed, the soul
    • decomposition, only in life this process is constantly being revived,
    • another divine being to approach him. We have now reached this
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  • Title: Mysteries of Light: Lecture IV: The Old Mysteries of Light, Space, and Earth
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    • of the Human Being, and published in German as:
    • beings of ancient times had an atavistic clairvoyance, a dream-like
    • a special kind of human being, so to speak, a human being with
    • being. The Indians regarded that caste which they designated as
    • represented the pre-eminence of the intelligent human being, or
    • better, the development of the intelligent human being from the rest
    • of the spiritual life, but it gradually became abstract. From being a
    • spiritual life, [The human being is essentially a
    • spiritual being. When he is engaged in art, science, and religion, he
    • Everything that comes into being on earth leaves remnants behind it.
    • reality art is the divine child which keeps men from being swallowed



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