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  • Title: Lecture: Elemental Beings and Human Destinies
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    • greater darkness; we have no clearer grasp of its real content than we
    • One thing is usually quite disregarded, my dear friends, in our time
    • periods of about seven years in length. Roughly speaking, the first is
    • the third to the beginning of the twenty-first year, and so on. All
    • arrive at by this method are clearly marked in the earlier part of
    • human being about the twenty-first year of life is, for one who can
    • observe it, just as clearly perceptible as the change at puberty is
    • for external physiology. The division into seven-year periods holds
    • back and makes its appearance in the next seven-year period as an
    • that such an event always comes back seven years later, for the lapse
    • life, but it falls into the course of the next seven-year period,
    • Yes, my dear friends, we continually undergo experiences which strike
    • seven-year period. An event that stirs and moves our feelings resounds
    • can learn to observe them, even externally.
    • be able to go back to some earlier event that affected him deeply. And
    • that have survived from earlier times, when Man lived in more
    • brought to expression in poems of earlier ages, where a destiny that
    • Over his heart she struck amain,
    • “My son so dear, and loved so well,
    • At early dawn, at break of day,
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  • Title: Lecture: Mission of Michael: Lecture I: The Power and Mission of Michael
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    • physical events of the earth. It will be necessary to prepare
    • Now you know that our Earth evolution was preceded by another;
    • beings which we meet in the earthly sphere, that is, in the mineral,
    • the one which exists in the various kingdoms of the earth. Consider,
    • that we as human beings who experience ourselves in earthly
    • influence our earthly evolution, we find that they have already
    • permeates the earth, so this eighth sphere of evolution to which
    • position man has in the world; only then will it become clear to us
    • Earth evolution which is the fourth evolutionary stage; then
    • Form Spirits just as our earth belongs to us, but which, as the eighth
    • sphere, permeates our earth and our organism with the exception of our
    • Conversely, think of all that presses us down upon the earth, all that
    • becomes sclerotic, as nearly everyone does to a certain degree in old
    • intention to make the kingdom of man and the rest of the earth,
    • triad and become clear about the fact that human life is the
    • triad. We can observe very clearly in modern culture that the
    • had had a clear view of these matters, he would not have presented the
    • the Luciferic power, and Lucifer and Mephistopheles would appear in
    • see clearly that Goethe in his characterization of Mephistopheles
    • Constantinople in the year 869. I have often mentioned this. The dogma
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  • Title: Lecture: Mission of Michael: Lecture II: The Michael revelation.
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    • Moon and has continued during the Earth evolution. But
    • Earth: Moon, Sun, Saturn evolution; the development which has
    • the human being only during the Earth evolution.
    • earlier animal formation. The human head is a transformed animal
    • retrogressive evolution. That which in earlier states of evolution was
    • deep sleep, we would never be able to think clearly. Only through the
    • From this it will become clear to you that this divine impulse could
    • guide in their earthly undertakings and, on the other hand, toward
    • Then the Mystery of Golgotha entered Earth evolution, and we know that
    • it signifies the union of a super-earthly Being with the Earth
    • with the human earth being. What did this signify for Earth
    • evolution? Through this event, Earth evolution first received
    • its real meaning. The earth would not have its meaning if man were to
    • develop on this earth with his senses and the intellect bound to the
    • of light streaming down from sun and stars upon the earth, but if he
    • Divine. Under these conditions the earth would never have attained its
    • meaning, for the waking human being and the earth belong together. The
    • sleeping human being is not conscious of his connection with earthly
    • body which has passed through death, Earth evolution has taken
    • a forward bound. The whole Earth evolution has acquired a new
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  • Title: Lecture: Mission of Michael: Lecture III. Michaelic Thinking.
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    • the fourth sphere of evolution. We know that the Earth
    • the Earth evolution. If we keep in mind these four sequential
    • formations of the earth planet to which, of course, mankind as such
    • men of earlier periods spoke about subjects like the air in the way
    • Earth. Let this be characterized by this circular plane (Dr.
    • Creator Beings when the Earth has passed through three further stages
    • together over the whole earth once it has spread. This is the
    • way what has to be decided by intelligence without appearing insane
    • united Himself with the Earth evolution the situation has
    • turn against. Man must remain united with Earth evolution so
    • tendency to permeate our thought contents with ordinary earthly
    • soul-will activity bears the imprint of our gradual approaching the
    • development has passed beyond the middle point of Earth evolution.
    • time, however, earth humanity's evolution is on the descending path.
    • Physical Earth evolution has entered the descending path at a
    • much earlier period; already at the time which preceded our last ice
    • age; that is, prior to the Atlantean catastrophe, Earth
    • the earth in numerous regions we walk already over the earth crust in
    • Earth evolution in good geology books of our day and you will
    • find that physical science has come to the conclusion that the earth
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  • Title: Lecture: Mission of Michael: Lecture IV: The Culture of the Mysteries and the Michael Impulse.
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    • If we try to make clear to ourselves the way in which Earth
    • various events in relation to the central point of Earth evolution;
    • you know, the Mystery of Golgotha through which the whole Earth
    • civilized earth of that age permeated all human willing and feeling.
    • maternal soil of the Mysteries can be clearly discerned in the works
    • make clear to ourselves what it is that has remained, in the
    • Mysteries extends over the civilized earth of that time. In the course
    • Now, my dear friends, today we live at a point of time in which again
    • dear friends, it is, seemingly, the same logic as that of the Greeks;
    • Let us now try to make clear to ourselves the difference that exists
    • length as that which elapsed between the appearance of the Greek way
    • human beings still meet the doctrine of repeated earth lives with the
    • objection that human beings do not remember their previous earth
    • remember their former earth lives. For I ask you: what does man
    • nature. To be sure, since the appearance of Greek thinking the
    • earth life. For we must first have thought about that which we are to
    • remember later. Only those who, in earlier ages, through initiation
    • upon former earth lives. And there are not so few human beings who are
    • years ago, and in two thousand years from today it will again have a
    • brain will have the possibility of remembering former earth lives. But
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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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    • soul. He must learn to know the events of human evolution and make
    • since the human being has participated, during his repeated earth
    • that the abstract recounting of events and the searching for cause and
    • show that the conquest of the whole earth by the Romans constituted a
    • Romans were justified in ruling the earth. One of these proofs is the
    • see how Christianity bears the character of which I spoke yesterday
    • an earlier time, around the middle of the fifteenth century; but it
    • became clearly discernible only in the sixteenth century. At that time
    • Certainly, there exist today many human beings who see clearly that
    • scientific researchers, when they assert that man consists of body and
    • appearance, namely, that man consists of body, soul, and spirit. The
    • of God, the All-Mighty. My dear friends, we do not engage in catechism
    • Now, my dear friends, the genuine natural scientists of today would
    • understand the inner spirit of Earth evolution.
    • the evolution of the earth and of mankind in particular moves in a
    • descending line. Earth humanity and the evolution of the earth itself
    • to be taken seriously admit that the earth crust is in a process of
    • the sensuous-earthly forces. And mankind, in its evolutionary process,
    • a conscious spiritual life must enter mankind. We must be clear about
    • the fact that we have already passed beyond the pinnacle of Earth
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  • Title: Lecture: Mission of Michael: Lecture VI: The Ancient Yoga Culture and the New Yoga Will.
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    • evolution of earth humanity in a way which becomes comprehensible only
    • today are completely foreign to that ancient earth population. There
    • appeared to him as mere folly, for this duality of human arbitrary
    • two thousand years, there appeared a soul mood, the echoes of which we
    • appears which is closer to our own world conception. There the first
    • in man; he was the same. And it was clear to human beings of that time
    • back, atavistically, that which mankind had possessed at earlier
    • the year 1413, really only about the middle of the fifteenth century.
    • social life, but where I clearly pointed to the very necessity
    • I beg you, my dear friends, not to see something negligible in what I
    • in the atmosphere of the earth. The air was the soul. This is it no
    • process takes place in all our sense perceptions. Just think, my dear
    • in and out with the air. And we must learn to realize the sense
    • You see, my dear friends, this is connected with the fact that man,
    • begins with the year 747 B.C. and ends with the year 1413 A.D. The
    • You see, dear friends, all external-material things have their
    • spiritual-soul aspect, and all things that appear in the
    • that the air of the earth has become soul-void, making it impossible
    • the Christ Event, breaks in upon the evolution of the earth, yet
    • breath. We must learn to feel how our will works through our eyes and
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  • Title: Mysteries of Light: Lecture I: The Dualism in the Life of the Present Time
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    • The Mysteries of Light, of Space, and of the Earth
    • and of the Earth
    • progressed during the difficult war years. Up to the present time it
    • external procedure, which has appeared in all realms of the so-called
    • your attention appears most clearly through this phenomenon: You
    • tendencies of the last three or four hundred years, then we would
    • if one is in a place where these counterparts do not actually appear
    • everyday lives without keeping clearly in mind what is actually going
    • paradise and the earth. For — we must really say very
    • often appearing to our contemporaries as madness — but just as
    • gradually dreamed themselves into this contrast between the earth and
    • he must know clearly that this effort can be made only at the point
    • to understand clearly how it has come upon a declivitous path (it is
    • our earth. They would like to escape from the earth environment by
    • born into this physical world because here on this earth there are
    • things to be learned, things to be experienced, which cannot be
    • possible to learn what takes place in the spiritual worlds. Let us
    • spiritual interests? It signifies something which here upon earth can
    • interested only in the appearance of the etheric body or astral body
    • branches in our universities. Experiments are made, research is
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  • Title: Mysteries of Light: Lecture II: The Development of Architecture
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    • The Mysteries of Light, of Space, and of the Earth
    • records external facts in such a way as to make it appear that the
    • can they be understood? Only by realizing clearly that the whole
    • of the word rules over the congregation or in their hearts. Then
    • they were thought of as being far removed to the beyond. The earthly
    • appear more dynamic, and which have something of the
    • he heard their whispers, as it were, with the ear of the soul. In
    • wished to express what was thus yearningly striven for and sought, it
    • that which man yearned for as the highest of all mysteries was
    • about to rise from the earthly to the super-earthly, it would be
    • certain way united on the earth the humanity of the whole earth, as
    • of the early Middle Ages conceived in the most comprehensive and
    • happened. And most of all, we cannot without such observation learn
    • a sense the earthly world was deserted by God, forsaken by the
    • yearning arose, as it were, out of the group-soul of humanity. That
    • us down to earth into materialism. These two poles of force are in
    • the people gather, the soul-yearnings can flow toward indefinite
    • way, and the other by saying that it pulls toward the earth, toward
    • the bearded Christ are actually only creations of the fifth or sixth
    • directly connected with beings living on earth — then we come
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  • Title: Mysteries of Light: Lecture III: Historical Occurrences of the Last Century
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    • The Mysteries of Light, of Space, and of the Earth
    • been able to learn that spiritual science, as conceived here, is to
    • be born, in our time and for the very near future, out of the deepest
    • and from this spiritual history one can clearly see that the science
    • complete transformation of learning and thinking with regard
    • clearly evident today — all that has from this direction
    • us today. In the last five or six years people could have learned
    • those who have not yet learned it will have abundant opportunity to
    • present and the very near future for the progress of humanity. This
    • aggressive element which will appear more and more from without. Here
    • For those who are able to see the relations in life, it is clear that
    • the European calamity of recent years, although it has apparently
    • the history of the last five or six years is written, that will be
    • speak of the events of the last five or six years; and in support of
    • imminent fact — that the time is ripe for people to appear who
    • spirit. We may say that the next ten, twenty, thirty years, up to the
    • middle of the century, will be years in which more and more people
    • will have learned to listen to the still small voice, and so open
    • humanity will face a quick decline, a fearful decline. Let the
    • now for thirty years more, and you will have a devastated Europe.
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  • Title: Mysteries of Light: Lecture IV: The Old Mysteries of Light, Space, and Earth
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    • Lecture IV: The Old Mysteries of Light, Space, and Earth
    • months, and even years, I have inquired into the most varied
    • taken much too lightly, as anyone can clearly see, for the questions
    • that over the whole civilized Asiatic earth, in the third, fourth,
    • still clearly expressed something which he knew as experience when he
    • Athene head, the Zeus head, the Hera head belong. Compare the ears of
    • near the borders — are plastically preserved in another type,
    • ears with the Mercury ears, and so forth. The Greek merged in his art
    • then appeared in modern times, had a certain peculiarity as
    • Everything that comes into being on earth leaves remnants behind it.
    • anyone can learn who goes to a university and hears one after the
    • “spiritual aristocracy” — this could be heard now
    • where does this third current appear in an especially characteristic
    • to learn the methods of the economic system. In the methods of the
    • Mysteries of the Earth, of which, for example, the Druid
    • European people the Mysteries of the Earth still contained a peculiar
    • festive occasion; and the highest solemn festivals of the year were
    • and brought down to earth. Then, in the third current, an economic
    • the yearly festivals consisted in the celebration of the
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