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  • Title: Study of Man: Lecture I
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    • the three-fold man. Nature of sleep in child and adult. The teacher
    • necessity our educational task will differ from those which mankind
    • know that the epochs of human evolution as they succeed each other
    • must always set humanity fresh tasks. The task of mankind in the first
    • epoch of human evolution does not enter into the consciousness of
    • mankind until some time after this epoch has begun.
    • of humanity, but because it is valid just for this age of ours. For,
    • we, as humanity, will have reached the stage where parents, too, will
    • understand that special tasks are set for mankind to-day, even for the
    • into the school we shall still be able to make up for many things
    • life, is founded on the egoism of humanity. In the first place,
    • sphere, is not so constituted, as to appeal to man's egoism. It is
    • man's egoism in the super-sensible sphere. Egoism impels man to cling
    • earthly existence in addressing man, and takes account only of the
    • We live in a time when this appeal to human egoism must be combated in
    • every domain, if the life of mankind is not to decline further and
    • conscious of the other end of man's development on earth, namely
    • birth. We must consciously face this fact: that man evolves through a
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  • Title: Study of Man: Lecture II
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    • antipathy meet. Cosmic relations of threefold organism of man.
    • recent times there has been something present in the life of man which
    • the Consciousness Soul, man has not yet reached the spiritual depth
    • which would enable him to come to a real understanding of the human
    • connection between the soul life of the individual human being and the
    • soul-life of man stands in relation to the whole universe. It is only
    • by perceiving the connection between the individual human being and
    • being “man.”
    • One of the great mistakes of the last period of man's evolution during
    • by the human being himself. And it is because the activity which you
    • Now we have divided man's soul-life into two spheres, as it were: into
    • boundary. This boundary is the whole life of the physical man himself
    • We must be quite clear that in man there are certain forces which
    • physical man you do not do it with a force which is in you, but with a
    • antipathy which rays back in an indefinite manner, and the definite
    • * German: Imaginationen.
    • you to comprehend the being of man unless you understand the
    • difference between the elements of sympathy and antipathy in man.
    • undisguised. I have been describing the soul-man who, on the physical
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  • Title: Study of Man: Lecture III
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    • of man has supplanted older division into Body, Soul and Spirit.
    • Conservation of energy not true for man. Intellect grasps only the
    • of ‘pure thinking.’ Nature could not exist without man. Dead
    • human bodies are yeast to earth. Man thinks with bones as well as
    • nerves. Origin of geometry lies in movement. Man keeps earth alive.
    • Man not merely a spectator but a stage for cosmic events.
    • the lower school grades, that education demands a connection in the
    • teacher's soul with the highest ideas of humanity. A real canker in
    • human beings on the earth, on the physical plane, fulfilling our
    • knowledge: the insight that man is divided into body, soul and spirit.
    • that they speak only of the twofold nature of man. You will hear it
    • said that man consists of matter and soul, or of body and spirit,
    • division of the human being. It is impossible to come to a real
    • insight into human nature if one adopts this twofold division alone.
    • memorial in the middle of their city to the man they shut up in an
    • It is the great stumbling-block to any understanding of man. For as
    • becomes impossible to arrive at a knowledge of the true being of man.
    • For the true nature of man rests on the fact that through him new
    • that, under the conditions in which we are living in the world, man is
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  • Title: Study of Man: Lecture IV
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    • Spirit-Self — Manas — Manes; Life Spirit; Spirit Man. The
    • desire, which reaches to soul element. Through his ego man raises
    • Teacher must understand hidden being of man. Marxist education
    • death. Whenever a man makes a resolution with his will there is always
    • We know that when we observe man in his totality, we consider him as
    • descends into the body. But the spiritual part of man to-day is only
    • the man of this epoch in evolution. Let us first of all be quite clear
    • humanity.
    • human nature when we are speaking of the present-day man; but there is
    • Manas, and that Manas is always spoken of in the
    • oriental spiritual teaching as indwelling in man. But amongst western
    • that part of man which remains over after death was called the
    • Manes: people said that after death there remains over, the
    • Manes — Manas is the same as the Manes. I
    • in this case use the plural, the Manes. We who from a
    • scientific standpoint connect the Spirit-Self more with man before
    • use the plural number because at the moment in which a man passes
    • the Archangels, who enter into a man immediately he passes through the
    • because many archangels have entered into his being. The people feel
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  • Title: Study of Man: Lecture V
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    • of sympathy and antipathy in the senses. Human and animal senses.
    • embodied in the human organ. Today we will use this knowledge of man's
    • human being.
    • You will have noticed that in treating of the human being up to now I
    • close connection with the nerve nature of the human being, and how the
    • two other sides of human nature, namely cognition and will.
    • the mental picture is present in some form. You could not be a human
    • human eye. If we look at it in its totality we shall see that the
    • thought and cognition to stream into the eye of the human being; and
    • conscious of the whole complex belonging to this side of human
    • is a very important difference between animals and man with regard to
    • animal that it has much more blood activity in its eye than the human
    • more blood activity into the eye than the human being, and this is
    • environment than the human being does. The human being has in reality
    • below the threshold of consciousness. But if we human beings had no
    • dependent on climate, seasons, etc., than the human being is. It is
    • because man has much more antipathy to his environment than the animal
    • comprehension of man. We have seen how in the activity of thought
    • demands of the world, for example in social life. We must permeate our
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  • Title: Study of Man: Lecture VI
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    • in thinking. Unconsciousness of Will. Feeling lies midway. Man wakes
    • and how to help them. Ego, youngest principle of man, can only live in
    • Up to now we have tried to understand the human being from the point
    • shall study the human being from all three. The first to be taken is
    • the psychic, or soul point of view because this is nearest to man in
    • antipathy as principal concepts for the understanding of man we have
    • add a contemplation of the human being from the point of view of
    • as it is now called, a consideration of the human being as he appears
    • If you want to examine the human being effectively from any point of
    • view you must return again and again to the separation of man's soul
    • “That man is a good man,” thus forming a judgment. You must
    • the subject “man” the predicate “is good” —
    • some demon or some mechanism of nature had tangled up the man with the
    • is when you pass the judgment “a man is good,” where you are
    • absolutely correctly how far a human being is awake you will be
    • obliged to say: A human being is really only awake as long and in so
    • through our will as an unconscious element. In so far as we as human
    • awake. We are always carrying about with us a sleeping human being
    • — that is, the willing man — and he is accompanied by the
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  • Title: Study of Man: Lecture VII
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    • childhood man principally Body; in middle years Soul; in old age
    • Zeller). Man may belie Soul in middle years. Willing united with
    • man sleeps — sense sphere on periphery and inner sphere of blood
    • of decaying nerve substance is sphere of waking, where man becomes
    • Your task is to gain an insight into what the human being really is.
    • comprehend this nature of man first of all from the point of view of
    • If we consider the human being from the point of view of the
    • the human being from the spiritual point of view, we must lay
    • consciousness which hold sway in the human being: namely, the full
    • body, soul and spirit if you have the whole course of human life
    • the conceptions you arrive at in this manner.
    • picture which is chiefly of the human body. But this picture will only
    • human being. In the middle age the human being is more predominantly
    • great many old people become quite feeble-minded.” A favourite
    • consistency, the materialists argue that even such a great man as Kant
    • If, on the other hand, we observe the characteristics of the human
    • of the soul. For this reason, too, a man in middle life is more able,
    • within the freedom of man, even in education. The fact that many
    • human being bears within him thinking-cognition feeling and willing.
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  • Title: Study of Man: Lecture VIII
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    • anyone who can observe carefully what man loses in disturbed sleep,
    • very many people — and the disposition is seen even in early
    • in the matter. This is indeed the soul condition of many men, a
    • unconscious and raises it into consciousness. Just as the human ego
    • impossible to demand that this sleeping part, the sleeping will,
    • memory. What then can we do? Naturally we cannot demand that a person
    • whole man in such a way that he will develop habits in soul, body and
    • and custom in man can you give order to his will and therewith also to
    • the world, especially in the human world, is in a certain sense
    • cannot understand the human being with regard to his soul life if we
    • human being even in the physical body.
    • I have pointed out to you that the human being is principally head in
    • chest as a chest being, but he is all chest or breast-man, for the
    • head too partakes of the chest nature, and so does the limb-man. The
    • limb-man is principally limb-man, but really the whole human being is
    • limb-man: for the limbs partake of the head nature and also of the
    • reality of human nature, we must be clear that all separation proceeds
    • Thus everything in man is partly of a knowing nature, partly of a
    • The human being has altogether twelve senses. The reason that
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  • Title: Study of Man: Lecture IX
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    • everything to Man. Prayer metamorphosed to Blessing. In first period
    • knowledge of the human being we have sought to place him before our
    • We must be clear that a spiritual conception of man makes it necessary
    • dreaming and sleeping; and that all the different manifestations of
    • human life can be characterised as fully awake, dreaming or sleeping
    • through the soul to the body, so that we have the whole human being
    • will. And only with puberty comes the longing in man to gain a
    • human being in a spiritual description. This activity as we have
    • with regard to thinking-cognition it is man's task between birth and
    • forming conclusions is the most conscious of all human activities. Man
    • enables you to communicate with other human beings through speech. It
    • “All men are mortal. Caius is a man. Therefore Caius is
    • mortal. Caius is a man. Therefore Caius is mortal,” is only to be
    • simultaneously when you approach the man Caius. What you are thinking
    • knowing process, that is, in the living spirit of man. What is their
    • relation to each other in the living spirit of man?
    • The conclusion can only live in the living spirit of man: only there
    • to leave them dormant and try to appeal to the child's present life in
    • human soul, to where the soul is dreaming. The conclusion should not
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  • Title: Study of Man: Lecture X
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    • to song and music. Head man reveals Body: Breast man Body and Soul:
    • Limb man Body, Soul and Spirit. Council of 869 A.D. and its
    • Teacher must understand man as microcosm.
    • We have spoken of the nature of man from the point of view of the soul
    • that we may get a complete survey of man, and may be able to pass on
    • aspects — that the human being has different forms in the three
    • this spherical form. Next we pointed out how the chest part of man is
    • understand this central member of man's nature, the breast-form, when
    • breast form a fragment of the middle system of man. From this you can
    • understand that the head form of man is a comparatively complete,
    • The breast part of the human being, on the other hand, conceals very
    • important for a knowledge of man's nature to realise that a large part
    • of man shows its bodily nature in one direction, that is, towards the
    • head is altogether body; the breast portion of man is body towards the
    • Into these two members of the human being, head and breast (more
    • The third principle is the limb man. How can we understand the limb
    • man? We can only understand this third member when we realise that
    • the nature of living things. We can say: we have the limb man, which
    • stunted. In the other parts of man they have developed to their proper
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  • Title: Study of Man: Lecture XI
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    • school concerned with breast man. Relation of memory and imagination
    • In yesterday's lecture I treated of the bodily nature of man from the
    • remaining lectures to a description of the human body, we will throw
    • You have realised that man is a threefold being, head-man, trunk man
    • and limb man; and you saw how each of the three parts has a different
    • First let us consider the head formation of man. Yesterday we said
    • man body, soul and spirit. But of course it is not an exhaustive
    • different manner from that of chest and limbs. Even at birth the head
    • evolve in the embryo) is a manifestation of what is essentially human,
    • of the human soul and spirit. What relation has the bodily head to the
    • through the necessary stages from animal to man, it is therefore
    • capable of fullest physical development. The manner of the soul's
    • Thus we find body, soul and spirit related to each other in the human
    • this into harmony with the whole development of man. The
    • is that man is an imitative being. He imitates everything that he sees
    • the head body. He can remain in the environment. For man's spirit and
    • form. Man has now poured into his body all the hardening elements, all
    • that the first stage in man's intercourse with the world has come to
    • giving man his form and figure, something different is happening in
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  • Title: Study of Man: Lecture XII
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    • Relation of human organs to outer world. Head the oldest formation. It
    • shapes the human being, but has tendency to create animal forms. Trunk
    • carbon in breathing. Plants would arise in man if he retained carbon.
    • mineral in man. Destructive illnesses arise when this does not happen.
    • When we consider the human body, we must relate it to the physical
    • When we regard the human being as physical body, what we first
    • to co-ordinate these various organs of the human being and their
    • Let us begin with that part of the human being which at first appears
    • closely linked with the sense organs. This part of the human
    • has passed beyond the form which the animal world has developed. Man
    • human system — which indeed is most clearly expressed in the
    • in individual human evolution, how far the shape, the form of the
    • human body proceeds from the forces which are to be found in the head.
    • ourselves what really happens through the interplay between the human
    • The head is involved in shaping the human form. But does the head
    • build up our truly human shape? No, indeed it does not. You must learn
    • human form. They are perpetually within themselves overcoming the
    • the human being has a relationship to the animal world around him
    • really remains in you? You can look at a human being. Imagine that you
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  • Title: Study of Man: Lecture XIII
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    • Head formed from within out; limbs from without in Man acts as dam for
    • understand man in his relationship to the world around him. It will
    • life in the right way. We have to think of the relation of man to the
    • the limb man is in complete contrast to that of the head man. We must
    • understand the forms of the limb man is to imagine the head forms
    • man. If we were to draw it as a diagram we might say: the head is
    • “bulged” outwards from within. The limbs of man we can
    • significance in the life of man.) Consider your forehead, and imagine
    • spiritual-soul element in man.
    • passes through man as a stream, as a current.
    • And what is man in respect to this soul and spirit? Imagine a flowing
    • back on itself. So does the spirit and soul gush over in man. The
    • human being is like a dam for the spirit and soul. They might flow
    • through him unhindered, but he retards and keeps them back. Man causes
    • active flow of spirit and soul through man to a stream. But actually
    • nature? It is a perpetual suction of the human being. Man confronts
    • destructiveness of the spirit. And in man a balance must be created
    • which permeates the human being with the material substance it
    • produces. From this you will see that the limbs of man which reach out
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  • Title: Study of Man: Lecture XIV
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    • spiritual head which continually devour man from without. Upper part
    • of chest man develops to head nature in larynx — the “head
    • If we regard man in the way we have done here in evolving a true art
    • of education, his threefold bodily nature becomes evident from many
    • system of the head — the head formation of man, and what belongs
    • without inwards — is continued right into the interior of man's
    • within outwards and what is pushed into the human body, so to speak,
    • human being, it will be particularly clear how man's head is in itself
    • a whole human being, a whole human being raised from out the animal
    • mouth. So we can see how the whole human being is present in the head
    • all that is a continuation of the limb-forces into man; the mouth,
    • Thus the head is a whole human being, only the non-head part of it is
    • Now when in contrast to this, we consider the limb man we find that
    • transformation of man's two jaw bones, of the upper and lower jaw.
    • human trunk (see drawing) you must think of the real head as somewhere
    • representation of the real facts. Whereas man's proper head is a
    • continually eat the human being up. And when death comes, it has
    • demands of us a sacrificial devotion. And this sacrificial devotion is
    • the human form unless we recognise the expression of this sacrifice to
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