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  • Title: Lecture: Elemental Beings and Human Destinies
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    • FOR a true understanding of the nature of the human being we have to
    • attracted to us by reason of our nature, work at the shaping of our
    • the subconscious parts of our nature in spiritual spheres. In
    • Up to that time one's teaching about nature should be entirely of the
    • kind where the description of nature and her processes is connected
    • life. Only at the ninth year may one begin to describe nature in a
    • of taking note of external nature in a more objective way. Earlier, he
    • unites whatever he sees in nature with his own being. Now the
    • nature, if in childhood he has not learned to pray. Prayer turns into
    • nature of Christianity. His book is page for page a description of the
    • but they refer paramountly to inner processes of human nature, for
  • Title: Lecture: Mission of Michael: Lecture I: The Power and Mission of Michael
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    • organically driven into phantasms. The bones may spread their nature
    • the concept of the threefold nature of the human organism or the human
  • Title: Lecture: Mission of Michael: Lecture II: The Michael revelation.
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    • way that the attempt is made to explain their nature externally. The
    • falling asleep to awakening and also in that part of his nature which
    • Luciferic nature into the human head formation. “And he cast his
    • nature in the organism apart from the head.
  • Title: Lecture: Mission of Michael: Lecture III. Michaelic Thinking.
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    • of coercive nature. You cannot make the intelligence of mankind your
    • Christ impulse, through its very nature, will become the same for
    • head. And here we touch a well-known secret of human nature, a secret
    • our fantasies become realities is connected with our human nature, and
    • of vitality through its very nature. Into these forces of vitality the
    • desire-nature which underlies the willing; and through the fact that
    • the personal element is concealed in our desire-nature, our human
    • nature on this path.
    • human nature, and I have shown you by Milton's Paradise Lost,
    • regard to the mineral nature. Let us deal at once with the most
    • this is only an activity of the human being, an effect of his nature.
    • in his being the signature of mineral nature, of external physical
    • nature. The outer mineral is heavy. But that which gives us, for
  • Title: Lecture: Mission of Michael: Lecture IV: The Culture of the Mysteries and the Michael Impulse.
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    • used for the comprehension of the real nature of the Mystery of
    • in order to see what was the nature of this human primeval
    • which is gradually derived from the nature processes in the way the
    • nature. To be sure, since the appearance of Greek thinking the
    • transformation of mankind indicates by its very nature that human
    • nature of this special experience which will suggest to human beings
    • nature said something entirely different, as if outer nature demanded
    • and what external nature says, they have been ridiculed. Hegel, for
    • thoughts about nature — and not all of Hegel's thoughts are
    • nature; but just look at this or that process in nature: it does not
    • agree with your ideas. Then Hegel answered: Too bad for nature!
    • nature were really to correspond to this thinking, she would have to
    • become accustomed to that which nature teaches. Most people who find
    • nature observation they really bear two souls within themselves, two
    • really forces me to form a picture about nature. But this does not
    • coincide with nature herself. Then, as I become more familiar with
    • life, I also acquire in the course of time what nature herself
    • which works in us, to be sure, but whose nature we do not recognize in
    • observation of nature and the truths that are found in the sciences,
    • to understand external nature.
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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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    • nature and human freedom. The natural-scientific thinking
    • the human being as a member of the rest of nature, the latter being
    • the necessity of nature be reconciled with freedom? It shows, in other
    • omnipotence of the necessity of nature. One does not express it in
    • The matter is similar in regard to the necessity of nature. During the
    • 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.
    • which then became the leading upper current: the nature necessity.
    • prepared in the form of a sub-current of nature-necessity must
    • This is a problem, terrifying in its nature. If we investigate it
    • forth, one will not gain an insight into that nature which, according
    • to Goethe's prose Hymn to Nature, comprises man. For nature, as
    • with a conception of nature which, to be sure, for the time being only
    • own nature and being. Therefore they show something in their
    • It is very necessary today that we recognize the nature of the
    • is dangerous today to cling to mere nature necessity, to that kind of
    • fatalism which is expressed in nature necessity. For education,
    • based upon nature necessity, upon the omnipotence of nature
    • we clearly elaborate the Ahrimanic element and know the nature of the
  • Title: Lecture: Mission of Michael: Lecture VI: The Ancient Yoga Culture and the New Yoga Will.
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    • nature herself for the soul element, for the spiritual element, whose
    • time about that which we call today the order of nature, he would not
    • have understood a word of it. An order of nature in our sense did not
    • the spiritual as well as the nature powers. For him, there existed no
    • will and the necessity of nature did not exist for him. Everything was
    • inkling of a certain necessity of nature enters human thoughts. But
    • this necessity of nature is still far removed from that which we call
    • today the mechanical or even the vital order of nature; at that time,
    • Providence. Providence and nature events are still one. Man knew that
    • he was, however, conceived of as unitary, the God in nature, the God
    • nature and Providence that is inside in man meet one another.
    • am a being of nature outside and at the same time I am myself.
    • This line represents, on the one hand, the existence of nature
    • outside-inside, of nature existence and human existence. Man begins to
    • feel the contrast between himself and nature. And if I am again to
    • What man has in common with nature remains outside his consciousness.
    • We have, through our head organization, an incomplete nature
    • beings of elemental nature of whom I have spoken yesterday,
    • grasping, in a sensitive way, the peculiar nature of the sense process
    • imparted to us that of like nature to that which was imparted to human
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  • Title: Mysteries of Light: Lecture I: The Dualism in the Life of the Present Time
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    • nature of these demands. For what connection is there between these
    • above nature, but as being at the same time valid natural science.
    • true contrast: namely, the devil, that in human nature which resists
    • nature can lie expressed only by the picture of equilibrium, —
    • him in accordance with his nature, as striving for balance between
    • abstract views about them. The others speak of a nature devoid of
    • not even capable of entering into our knowledge of nature or our
    • to gear into the machinery of nature. We have not the strength in our
    • spiritual views to develop a knowledge about nature itself. The fact
    • penetrate any of the real worlds of nature that lie before us. But we
    • spiritual creative activity in nature itself, when nature causes one
    • one came forth from the preceding — just as in nature itself
    • principle of evolution in nature. For if you consider the human eye,
    • this fashioning dwell the same forces which underlie nature as the
    • spirit of nature. A spirit is sought which is actually creative, a
    • the creative activity of the spirit in nature itself.
    • is continually being said that nature and life make no leaps. A man
    • development; leaps never!” Well, nature is continually making
    • the stamen, and to the pistil. Nature makes frequent leaps when it
  • Title: Mysteries of Light: Lecture II: The Development of Architecture
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    • of the present it is very essential to comprehend that their nature
    • Goetheanum Building; but you have also the nature of the connection
    • flow out into the external knowledge of nature, into the external
  • Title: Mysteries of Light: Lecture III: Historical Occurrences of the Last Century
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    • man's subjective nature, but rather with what is being
    • overcome everything of a merely sectarian nature, still rampant even
    • external nature was left as the object of real knowledge, of free
    • nature, since the science of the soul was monopolized and the science
    • before conception. And the will-nature in man is something
    • Thinking and willing in human nature are fundamentally different.
    • which must be grasped: that in thinking something of the nature of an
    • have grasped the essential nature of thinking; but when we do grasp
    • this essential nature of thinking, we must say at the same time: This
    • the other force of human nature is always developed more in one
    • the conception of nature; and the other, which comes from the
    • On the one hand, man worships nature in a pagan fashion; and on the
    • other — without finding a proper basis in nature, except that
    • nature: it is merely the continuation of ancient paganism; we have a
    • do as I recommended in connection with Harnack's Nature of
    • and with external nature, is the continuation of something which
  • Title: Mysteries of Light: Lecture IV: The Old Mysteries of Light, Space, and Earth
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    • nature, to the blood, and to the bodily organization. This was true
    • of the very nature of the Mysteries, but they were able also to
    • Catholic jurisprudence in what is called the law of nature. Just
    • science of nature, the law of nature — the legal element is
    • still there! The expression “law of nature” has no
    • nature, which deals only with the primordial phenomenon, the
    • nature; and in Central Europe there already exists the first

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