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  • Title: Lecture: Elemental Beings and Human Destinies
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    • of time depends on the whole form and character of the individual
    • often presented to you in a Eurythmy performance. Here you can see how
    • feeling. For these always come back to us in a changed form. They
    • swim. Here then you may see how experiences can come back in the form
    • ego-consciousness receives then a new form. The child becomes capable
    • comes back in a more spiritual form, whereas in the second or third
    • always comes back in some form or other. You will probably remember
    • ready to form any idea of their reciprocal relation to the very realm
    • Impulse is not very noticeable in the concept-forming activity of our
    • the lines of abstract formulae solely because the Christ Impulse has
    • it returns to its source in a changed form. The sunlight does not go
    • So it is in reality with every form of light. And so it is with every
  • Title: Lecture: Mission of Michael: Lecture I: The Power and Mission of Michael
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    • may say: these beings, although their form is entirely different from
    • Form, on what stage do we find them? We must answer: They have
    • considerations, we must say that the Spiritsof Form have reached the
    • we consider the eighth stage we find the Form Spirits.
    • the Form Spirits belong permeates the sphere in which we human beings
    • everything else, in the realm which the Form Spirits, around us and
    • his head is concerned, the element in which the Spirits of Form unfold
    • the beings of the Spirits of Form.
    • that when the human being senses the Spirits of Form's creative
    • Form Spirits just as our earth belongs to us, but which, as the eighth
    • forces of the beings we call Luciferic. Think of beings formed
    • no uniformity in it. The Luciferic and Ahrimanic elements are
    • modern mankind—in former times it was different—of putting
    • heresy. We constantly perform here scenes from Goethe's Faust,
  • Title: Lecture: Mission of Michael: Lecture II: The Michael revelation.
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    • 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
    • contrast between the head formation and the rest of the human
    • into the evolution of man, the inquiry in regard to the head formation
    • If we focus our attention upon the head formation, from a purely
    • bodily aspect, in as far as this head formation contains the organism
    • human head formation has been gradually developed and transformed. Its
    • entirely wrong to look for a uniform evolutionary history of the whole
    • formation points back to the previous planetary stages of our
    • far as the Saturn evolution. The chest formation may be traced
    • human form to a previous evolution, but you would say: Man, as an
    • however, is that the head formation reaches furthest back in
    • evolution, while the rest of the human form was added later. If we
    • earlier animal formation. The human head is a transformed animal
    • shape, a greatly transformed animal shape.
    • completely different physical conditions, had an animal form. Animals
    • had an animal form has become what is today the human head, and that
    • regard to the head the human being himself had formerly a kind of
    • animal form. But the rest of our organism we received as an organic
    • anatomically the traits that point back to the animal form. Yet upon
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  • Title: Lecture: Mission of Michael: Lecture III. Michaelic Thinking.
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    • formations of the earth planet to which, of course, mankind as such
    • order of the hierarchies standing above us, the Spirits of Form, the
    • Creative Form Beings, then we shall have to say that we, as human
    • being to the Christ forms itself in such a way — if it forms
    • known in the most varied forms, but which is almost completely
    • content to that which we form as an image in our spirit —
    • anything of an artistic form, for instance; that is, he has the
    • forms. We must learn to look upon the human being of the future. This
    • form. That which constitutes his external shape you do not really see,
    • of water. That which fills the form as mineral substance is what you
    • forms for the capitals, I had to show the first, second, and third
  • Title: Lecture: Mission of Michael: Lecture IV: The Culture of the Mysteries and the Michael Impulse.
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    • preparation for this Mystery of Golgotha. This uniform trend is
    • grasp with the thought forms, with the ideas and concepts which were a
    • content of the Mysteries was lost and the merely formal element, the
    • is a final echo, an evening glow, as it were, the former is a prelude,
    • remember their former earth lives. For I ask you: what does man
    • Now, in the former centuries and millennia of mankind's evolution,
    • upon former earth lives. And there are not so few human beings who are
    • transformation. These things cannot be observed externally in
    • brain will have the possibility of remembering former earth lives. But
    • transformation of mankind indicates by its very nature that human
    • take on a different form. To be sure, after some time one will also
    • really forces me to form a picture about nature. But this does not
    • will performs. Not the experience of the will itself, but only its
    • only arisen in more recent times, at least in its radical form. For
  • 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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    • account the transformations, the metamorphoses of human soul life
    • consideration the transformation of the soul constitutions of human
    • What people state in their party platforms are only superficial
    • formulations. That which surges in the depths of human souls expresses
    • itself in such formulas; mankind feels that it is necessary to acquire
    • a changed form of evolution sets in. We know that it really set in at
    • concept of god took on a quite particular form. If one takes into
    • prepared in the form of a sub-current of nature-necessity must
    • different forms, with a completely different outer aspect. I have
    • will have advanced to the form of man, a different form of man, to be
    • friends about it in one or another form — I was confronted with
    • Ahrimanic beings. The former beings influence the Luciferic power of
    • the human soul of the Christ impulse in its present form.
    • pushing another over it, so that it is impossible to form a proper
  • Title: Lecture: Mission of Michael: Lecture VI: The Ancient Yoga Culture and the New Yoga Will.
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    • world conception, and in a special form in the world conception whose
    • which mankind lives, has been transformed so that the air we breathe
    • This transformation of consciousness demands greater strength of soul
    • that former period through the air. You see here an objective
    • inform themselves about anthroposophically-oriented spiritual science
    • ancient Mystery culture, transformed in the Christian sense. And
  • Title: Mysteries of Light: Lecture I: The Dualism in the Life of the Present Time
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    • what can be felt in the forms of this building (observe that I say
    • forms what is otherwise expressed by the word.
    • as it is lived. We have come to have ideas, thought-forms, which lack
    • entirely adapted in its form to this nut-fruit, so will each single
    • line, each single form and color of this building be adapted to that
    • contrast between God and the devil, is placed what must form the
    • of the spirit cannot form the basis of man's present-day
    • they have no idea what magic acts are performed to run the tramway
    • the Holy Spirit and all kinds of things — in abstract forms.
    • yourself deeply in the first and its forms, when you cause the idea
    • form to come forth from another. I have the feeling that not a single
    • Haeckel or a Darwin, but when I had to make the forms so that each
    • one form after another emerges from the vital forces — then I
    • was compelled to make the fifth form more elaborate in its surfaces,
    • it is true, than the fourth, but the entire form became simpler, not
    • then a descent to more and more simple forms.
    • simplified in comparison with the forms of some animal eyes. If we
    • most complicated, but is, rather, a simpler form than the one to be
    • this building we strove to fashion the forms in such a way that in
    • not a single symbol in the building, but all are forms which imitate
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  • Title: Mysteries of Light: Lecture II: The Development of Architecture
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    • anthroposophical spiritual science to the forms of our building, and
    • science has flowed, so to speak, into these forms. Special importance
    • actual understanding of these forms through feeling indicates,
    • repetition of forms, such as we find elsewhere in architecture,
    • architraves above, which develop their forms in continuous evolution.
    • Just observe the forms of a Greek temple! How
    • whose statue was placed within it. All the forms of the Greek
    • If we proceed from the forms of the Greek temple
    • to the next forms of construction which are significant, we come to
    • completed, something finished, does not understand the forms of
    • Gothic architecture; just as anyone fails to understand the forms of
    • understand the form — a Greek temple without the statue
    • otherwise the forms are unintelligible.
    • the Greek temple to the Gothic cathedral — for the other forms
    • Christian century, we come to the forms of Gothic architecture, which
    • quality: hence the Gothic forms also produce an abstract-mathematical
    • comfortable inclusion of the god or goddess. In the Gothic forms
    • forms.
    • in its proper typical form is the Gothic cathedral. But again, if
    • building erected according to this ground-plan would have the form of
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  • Title: Mysteries of Light: Lecture III: Historical Occurrences of the Last Century
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    • complete transformation of learning and thinking with regard
    • will all be in vain unless the transformation comes from the depths
    • as information about the spiritual world is charlatanism, or whether
    • sense; for what is brought as information from beyond the threshold
    • confessional churches in the form of belief, in the form of creed or
    • willing form a sort of chaos; they are intermingled. At the moment
    • transform our thinking about the basic factors of the soul life.
    • you consider the reality, you will not be able to form pure concepts
    • I once read aloud here from this same platform a
  • Title: Mysteries of Light: Lecture IV: The Old Mysteries of Light, Space, and Earth
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    • form their opinions about life, whereas a real desire to gain the
    • factual foundations for a sound judgment would be more in conformity
    • furnishing facts which will enable people to form a judgment for
    • they are usually satisfied to form a few concepts about life, and
    • into life to form a relevant judgment about what is necessary. One
    • Where do these prejudices and misgivings originate? Well, a man forms
    • when he has formed them, he thinks they have absolute value
    • socialistically-formulated ideals; but what kind of fundamental
    • were called Aryans. They formed the Aryan population, and
    • form of culture, had united with intelligence in the Greek
    • confined to the abstract, legalistic form, because there was no
    • to inform people about what is needed: to get as many people as
    • of course they no longer have anything like the form they had at the
    • Mysteries of Space (see drawing), was really transformed into
    • five or six years three-fourths of the world fell upon this former
    • only a decadent form remains, but it is there. There is no
    • originate in a mind wholly formed for the abstract, with no

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