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  • Title: Foundations of Esotericism: Notes
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  • Title: Lecture: Foundations of Esotericism: Lecture IV
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    • carbonic acid. The animals do this also. Now if this were simply to
    • continue, the air would soon be quite full of carbonic acid. But the
    • plants assimilate carbonic acid and breathe out oxygen. Animals and
    • men cannot live without plants. Now carbonic acid consists of carbon
    • and oxygen. The plants retain the carbon and breathe out the oxygen.
    • processes transforms it into carbonic acid by uniting it with carbon.
    • The plants build up their bodily form out of the carbon which they
    • now carried out by the plant. As the plant takes in carbonic acid and
    • builds up its body from the carbon, so the human being of the Fifth
    • process of transforming carbon, which the plant now carries out
    • into carbon. That is the true alchemy. Carbon is the Philosopher's
    • carbon; it will then be like a soft diamond. Then one will no longer
  • Title: Lecture: Foundations of Esotericism: Lecture XXIX
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    • makes use of carbon for itself and breathes out oxygen, thereby

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