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  • Title: Necessity and Freedom: Contents
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    • past shows us a picture of necessity. The future leaves the
    • deed of the gods. Past thoughts of the gods appear to us as
    • then have memory of past lives.
  • Title: Necessity and Freedom: Back Cover
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    • necessity, arising out of the unchangeable past, works in our
  • Title: Necessity and Freedom: Lecture I: The Past Shows Us a Picture of Necessity
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    • The Past Shows Us a Picture of Necessity
    • we look back on the past, we tend to have the impression that
    • people — a pastor gave a speech opposing our spiritual
    • The pastor picked this verse out of a poem by Matthias Claudius
    • this is a poor sinner. In fact, what the good pastor quoted
    • pastor — at times makes us aware that wherever we look we
  • Title: Necessity and Freedom: Lecture II: The Legend of the Prague Clock
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    • mathematically on the basis of past ones. Ideally, scientists
    • Past ages show nothing that can compare with this Prologue for
    • is obvious that you cannot obliterate your past. Yet if you
    • — what we regard as necessity belongs to the past. What
    • works in us as necessity must always be from the past. We must
    • can now say that everybody bears his past within him, and this
    • past works into the present and combines with freedom. Because
    • the past works on, freedom and necessity are intimately
    • have to look at our past. This is an extremely important
    • understand the connection between past and necessity. Then he
    • result of past events. What is nature as a whole, the whole
    • because it is past, because what developed on Saturn,
    • And because they are past thoughts, they appear to us as
    • thought in the long distant past, and has remained in the same
    • look at your past, regarding past activities as something
    • past. It now works on as a necessity, a delicate, insubstantial
    • They were thinking in the past, just as we are thinking today.
    • us externally. Our past, while within us, is already a piece of
  • Title: Necessity and Freedom: Lecture III: Three Teachers with Different Attitudes
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    • aka: Past, Present, and Future)
    • review their past achievements and let the wisdom of
    • always dealt with the past, the third teacher with the
    • immediate present. He did not brood over the past, but said,
    • alive from the past, arriving at it by simply studying
    • first two teachers were somewhat superstitious about the past
    • and told themselves, “Past mistakes must be avoided in
    • had established in the past and wanted to incorporate them in
    • approach. He clung to the past, and out of personal egotism
    • clinging to the past, like Lucifer does, who, on a spiritual
    • level, brings past happenings into the present. That is
    • nor applying criticism to what I encountered as my own past, I
    • already happened and simply carrying the past into the future,
    • luciferic-ahrimanic way over past happenings. We can progress
    • if we wish to look at our past actions, we actually always look
    • regard to our past actions. The moment we look at them, we
    • no longer see ourselves and our past actions, but it is only
  • Title: Necessity and Freedom: Lecture IV: The Roman World and the Teutonic Tribes
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    • right relationship to our past actions if we merely continue
    • is past, including our own actions, belongs to the realm of
    • our past achievements, looking at a successful or
    • of past facts in which he was involved cannot see them in their
    • into the past we have to regard past events themselves as a
    • necessity. And if we look at ourselves and produce the past
    • present of what was prepared in the past out of
  • Title: Necessity and Freedom: Lecture V: The "I" is Found on the Physical Plane in Acts of Will
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    • the greater part of humanity only for the past few centuries,
    • is there. In the past people knew that if a person forms the
    • not be able to bring this memory of past lives up into

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