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  • Title: Lecture: The Two Christmas Annunciations
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    • call to mind something which can become clear to any one who considers
    • we may call its higher knowledge. This is another example of something
    • imagine this thinking and perceiving, in fact, all use of the inner
    • knows only the purely sense-perceptible aspect of things. This
    • revealed. This ancient knowledge of the stars was something quite
    • these movements something of higher significance, remote from space
    • not the abstract mechanical thing it has become for modern humanity.
    • For them the starry world was something full of life. They felt the
    • were not able to think as clearly as we can now. Geometry and
    • strange thing was that the pupils of those ancient Mysteries existing
    • for thousands of years as something communicated only to the most
    • children to-day. They are nothing else; and their Mystery-character
    • Our modern conceptions of these things are by no means always
    • it is a different matter to know these things — from the
    • things, so remote from life and reality. There is not even a true
    • Fact”; but just such important things as these are usually not
    • approached with things constituted the very kernel of the Mysteries in
    • ancient times is something which should be grasped. And it was thus
    • something which most people now-a-days will not agree with. And it is
    • abstract to us, revealed at that time something really living, because
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  • Title: Lecture: The Ear
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    • death and a new birth, when he is altogether interwoven within the
    • — within this physical world — a true image of the
    • things are not yet entirely clear to science today, but from what is
    • perceive. Nor can they arise within this domain. The form of the eye
    • — this is a thing that man brings with him as a plan or tendency
    • True, it is customary to force all these things which are not
    • physical seed, perceptible within the world of sense. But the whole
    • the task of physically hearing the sounds and notes within the
    • atmosphere, within the sphere of Earth. In these respects, we may
    • Let us consider such a thing in detail. Observe the inner formation of
    • spiritual science. Passing now from within outward, that which adjoins
    • the drum of the ear. Within your ear you actually have a human member
    • with this hand or foot which is there within your ear you constantly
    • Let us now go farther back, within the ear. We come to the so-called
    • back to this spiral cochlea, situated within the cavity of the
    • abdominal organs. The cochlea within the ear is none other than
    • is immersed in your own brain. Indeed, we bear within us a whole
    • depended on the inner potentialities inherent in the germ, within the
    • fully into the forces of gravity, is a thing we only learn to do after
    • to perceive the Spiritual within the realms of sense. But after death
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  • Title: Education for Adolescents
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    • within them an extraordinarily great interest in the world outside of
    • — not only into human beings, but into everything, even into a
    • a way that it can resound on and on within them — so that
    • souls, then these same forces are changed into something else.
    • in things that, until the age of 20 or 21, really ought to go in an
    • power and eroticism to them at this age. If such things have to be
    • spoken about during these years, this is in itself something that
    • feelings are concerned, pain only becomes greater the more we think
    • increases as we think more about it. In certain respects, the very
    • can, not to think about it. Now there develops in young people just
    • between 15, 16 and 20, 21, something not altogether unlike pain. This
    • but such things will be forgotten comparatively quickly, in any case
    • to class, and gradually everything in them stagnates, becomes
    • something that you may not bring to them at this age, that is in the
    • knowledgeable way: “That is something that cannot be known.”
    • Now if you think, my dear friends, that neglect of these matters
    • every kind of social reform but within their souls actually bring
    • things come to such a terrible — I do not want to say
  • Title: Lecture: The Cosmic Word and Individual Man
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    • they meant something very much more significant than is generally meant
    • sleep, the etheric body remains within the physical body, and that
    • on in the interior of man; there is no organ within the physical body
    • sleep — a kind of humming and singing, a changing murmur within
    • sense the clothing assumed by the cosmic music at the moment of
    • awakening, because it has something in common with the stream of sound
    • of cosmic beings. All that I have described is the external clothing,
    • There is not so far to go; very soon something different is reached.
    • of man, but within him, extending to a certain depth. From the
    • something I will describe in a moment. The streaming warmth goes
    • of flowing thoughts. What is flowing within it is everywhere
    • thoughts, which streams and weaves within man, connected with these
    • — as all things through the Logos speak to us — in an
    • etherically. It is as if we were to repeat inwards everything which we
    • everything that works inwardly during the night, as the other side of
    • what is spoken during the day. (The same thing happens during every
    • which the individualised Logos that weaves within man is revealed
    • what I once described (because these things must be described in vivid
    • Think of this whole activity, in which man is interwoven during sleep.
    • needs this whole activity. For he must live on within it, when he has
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  • Title: Lecture: Awakening to Community - I
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    • everything related to the life and development of the Society to
    • called its better days, something was taking place that almost
    • really open mind about these things and has come to anthroposophy in
    • just any other present day group of human beings is something that
    • springs from the innermost core of his humanity, something he feels
    • concern of their hearts, something they cannot really do without if
    • consider something else. What I have been describing thus far might
    • Now everything that
    • from the life around one, in other words, everything of an ethical,
    • and go on receiving — all these things that our minds in their
    • be a quite unthinking person to say, “I feel my humanity alien
    • from super-sensible worlds is something that comes about quite of
    • itself. Everything that the will thus experiences as its destiny,
    • everything that the striving for insight recognizes as its seeking,
    • For the truth is that everything in life that flowers and bears fruit
    • about. You cannot carry on a pre-conceived campaign to found a thing
    • just characterized, and because something then made its appearance
    • them to do such a thing. Well, what freer way could there possibly be
    • for a thing to start than for three people to turn up and announce
    • all right too? Everyone was certainly left perfectly free. Nothing
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  • Title: Lecture: Past Incarnations of the Peoples of Today
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    • means sufficient. Everything depends upon understanding conditions as
    • kind of thinking can explain certain phenomena of nature, it is
    • upon the thinking of the masses of the people. In speaking thus of
    • with particular branches of science. I am thinking of the masses of
    • outer circumstances to be qualified to judge of such things. And then
    • suppose he wants to inform himself about things that are actually
    • capable of explaining the things and phenomena of Nature, and nothing
    • set about learning his history? He thinks of the men who have lived
    • not fall into the error of thinking that it will ever be possible to
    • to be able to find evidence in life itself of the things we have
    • At this point, before we proceed any further, let me repeat something
    • think of culture today. But there was a certain quality in these
    • Christianity before their present birth. Christianity is something
    • well on towards Russia mainly consists. The way to study these things
    • age, what their aspirations are and in what way they think. We shall
    • knowledge. Think, for example, of a personality like Rabindranath
    • extent when we take into consideration the things I have put before
    • And now let us think of peoples inhabiting another part of the earth.
    • order and had the effect of making them think that the spiritual
    • was a very long time before the urge arose within them to come down
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  • Title: The Supersensible Being of Man and the Evolution of Mankind
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    • whatever function it has within his soul. And
    • something it wants to say about this feeling becoming an inner
    • throughout the whole of the civilised world, of which everything of
    • not find they accord with the ‘simple faith’ they think
    • one hand people think the body is something external to themselves,
    • down by natural science. On the other hand they think that their
    • thinking, sense perception, feeling and willing comprise the
    • external body, on the one hand, and the soul experiences of thinking,
    • raises thinking consciously onto a higher level than in ordinary
    • forces beyond the level of ordinary life is the only thing that can
    • this development of thinking? It consists of making human thinking or
    • man's inner soul nature. In ordinary life our thinking or visualising
    • actually thinks best in ordinary life when he allows his experiences
    • conscious that you are not passive whilst you think, but are as
    • inner activity. Will must be brought into thinking, the kind of will,
    • however, that does not make the thinking arbitrary, but adapts it to
    • in the natural scientific method, thus training himself not to think
    • acquired capacity of systematic thinking and of observing
    • thinking is an activating of thinking. This is a fact that many
    • thinking and whole activity of mental picturing really takes on quite
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  • Title: Lecture: The Peoples of the Earth in the Light of Anthroposophy
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    • The Way to Healthier Thinking and Exigencies.
    • The Way to Healthier Thinking and Exigencies.
    • over the Earth, for we have but to look at the disastrous things that
    • such things, a great deal may be conjectured about the inner being of
    • being wants to communicate. Is it then possible for something akin to
    • in those things we observe in the daily life of the peoples, for this
    • is but the intercourse between man and man. Something which
    • entity. Is there anything as real as an external object, as real as
    • rhythms of breathing and blood circulation, just as the life of
    • soul, the thinking, ideation and perception directed to external
    • breathing, and to the metabolic life.
    • peoples, and especially of the ancient Indian, is something that
    • of Nature in the environment of the oriental. Think of the Indian in
    • very ancient times. Around him are the trees and fruits, everything
    • unites this with the metabolic processes within him in such a way
    • life of the oriental. Into the feeling and thinking life of the
    • the Indian — there streams something that to all appearance is
    • around him. Nature lives and works on, seethes and surges within him,
    • something that really lives under the surface of the Earth. This
    • rhythms of breathing and blood circulation. The way in which they
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  • Title: Lecture: Anthroposophy's Contribution to the Most Urgent Needs of Our Time
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    • learns about existence in conformity with today's thinking as it is
    • comprise everything that is within the world order, including man.
    • mankind has learned through established ways of thinking and knowing,
    • not call ourselves fully human if we did not think that motive was
    • nothing that cannot be absorbed without contradiction into a thinking
    • the certainty of belief. Man looks within on that which shines in us
    • man must find within himself a certainty of belief. He must recognise
    • But if we probe deeply enough, not with a partial thinking, but with
    • death.’ Thus there is no possibility for an honest thinker who
    • must hold fast to the current way of thinking about natural
    • a stable connection with the world, not only by means of thinking but
    • the Ego to the point where we find ourselves within the
    • further, not only to expunge those Imaginations whose details remain within
    • appearance of previous earth lives as something which our Ego shows
    • first obtain a true insight into what is in fact our own thinking,
    • There I have tried to make known that pure thinking,
    • that very thinking that can live in us before we have fully united
    • the thinking with some outer perception. I have shown that this pure
    • thinking itself can be perceived as an inner soul content. But what
    • man can certainly penetrate into his own thinking. Then he
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  • Title: Lecture: Yuletide and the Christmas Festival
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    • When we think
    • of the world and way of thinking, will certainly be the
    • thinking, of the birth of the whole anthroposophical spirit
    • any hope of something similar emerging from the atmosphere of
    • something that can be compared to the thoughts and
    • own Christmas Festival is drawing near. We will think briefly
    • I am thinking now of times when winter swept through the land
    • outside in Nature nothing indicated a future state of
    • and active within us, even when there is no realisation of
    • ideal to be regained, but permeated then with everything that
    • your childhood! Then that Ego will shine into everything
    • feeling for such things in our day but something of the kind
    • utterly good-for-nothing fellows who would not dare to be
    • what was felt in connection with everything to do with
    • was another rule. Further, nobody should desire anything more
    • traditional Christmas Plays should in all things be obeyed.
    • let us think of anything theoretical but let us picture this
    • study of the Christmas Plays was something that could be
    • to regard Art as being detached from everything else, when
    • must absorb into their whole character something that was
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  • Title: Memory and Love
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    • opportunity for discussing several things connected with the last two
    • or the etheric body. Nothing of what he experiences on earth can be
    • imagine, for example, that thinking is a purely spiritual act, and that
    • in the way it comes about on earth in the human soul it has nothing to
    • independent as human thinking is, it could not take its course here in
    • same with thinking. In essence, thinking is certainly not a
    • human thinking In short, my dear friends, here in earthly life there is
    • nothing in man that does not depend on the body for support. Within the
    • his head. For when he begins to know anything of it, as a rule the
    • prevails. There we do really know what is within us. It is as if here on
    • and a new birth we feel within us and experience the world of spiritual
    • conscious there of spirits of the higher world within us as it is true
    • down of this consciousness. We do the same with the spiritual within us
    • beings within us and begin to perceive ourselves. Certainly it is as if
    • different things here in physical existence on earth. It can be compared
    • with in-breathing and out-breathing, and also with sleeping and waking.
    • not a question of knowing something in a purely abstract way, or —
    • looking within ourselves and finding there the world of the spirit, down
    • here on earth there would be no such thing as morals. What we retain of
    • these things, knows that immoral men, as a result of their preceding
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  • Title: Lecture: The Experiences of Sleep and their Spiritual Background
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    • word itself we confess our inability to say anything about these forces.
    • knowledge, that all thinking, feeling and willing, as they are present
    • is made there is nothing to be said. At the most we can point to the
    • knowledge remains something that is quite external. Dreams are obviously
    • not things upon which we can build in a sure and well-defined way, until
    • experienced by the soul, although without knowing anything of it. It is
    • during waking life. We carry within us during the day, from waking until
    • it were like a wave in a great sea, a wave that is organised within
    • you feel yourself as a human being enclosed within your skin, and having
    • scarcely anything is distinguishable — where indeed the only thing
    • one can distinguish is that one is a self within a universal
    • security which comes from being in contact with the material things of
    • carries with it the sense of being concealed and protected within
    • that when you experience something consciously in waking life, a great
    • does nothing else than lift this reality into consciousness, just as
    • during waking life something like a need and longing to relate all the
    • does man want to build up a philosophy of how the things hang together?
    • first stage of sleep. We owe to sleep something that has untold
    • perception. Something else now shows itself as a fact of the life of
    • existence as a being of soul-and-spirit. It was not something that he
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  • Title: Lecture: About Horses That Can Count and Calculate
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    • have died out so soon. The short duration of people's interest in something
    • heard of such things for the first time were quite skeptical, until
    • concerning the fine things performed by “clever Hans” seemed
    • we may say that gradually it became impossible to deny that something
    • everything that the people who were present had said, the philologist
    • can actually pass from soul to soul was something which modern professors
    • slight gestures are made, expressing what the person thinks, expressing
    • able to perceive anything of the fine shadings which according to the
    • a hypothesis, but I think that further a occult investigations will support
    • a most complicated thing, and we shall come across extraordinary phenomena.
    • thinking, the whole mathematical conception, is something far more objective
    • than one generally thinks. The whole mathematical thinking is something
    • The foundation of mathematical thinking can be explained by the fact
    • which really thinks in him is, after all, the earth. The earth thinks
    • the horse, but merely touches upon something mathematical. In doing
    • so, he becomes incorporated within the mathematical automaton of the
    • of the whole earth. I could not help thinking: If we run a wire to the
    • of comparison, something which I was able to observe in this connection
    • amount of affection for the man, no thinking will then be required in
    • pass through its head. The only thing that will be required is to teach
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  • Title: Threefold Order II: Lecture 1: Influence of the human will upon the course of economic life
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    • If things
    • anything towards the betterment of social conditions. More
    • everything as part of a chain of external cause and effect,
    • natural-science way of thinking during the last three to four
    • anything of this kind; for people look upon natural science
    • sound, social way of thinking can proceed ... here it is
    • has nothing whatever in it of that peculiar abstract,
    • educates in a man something which leads him to look plainly
    • scientist to be at all fantastical, then everything one may
    • something like the economic crisis of 1907? They first begin
    • end altogether incapable of thinking straight in social
    • matters. Whereas, if one has trained oneself in the things
    • something of this kind, (we might have chosen any other
    • number of other things. This powerful combine had, on the
    • all that people subsequently think. But at bottom
    • will ask: ‘Well, but aren't the things all quite right,
    • thinks of the army of figures, of the infallible tables of
    • statistics, with which these things are usually supported!
    • Think of the books we have today, showing the course of
    • support a thing with figures, then his conclusions must be
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  • Title: Threefold Order II: Lecture 2: On Propaganda of the Threefold Social Order
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    • carried on, unless one is prepared to base anything one may
    • of how one thinks of arranging every detail in one particular
    • learning to see, that at bottom nothing is to be accomplished
    • except by treating things on a big scale, as I might
    • men's souls at all with the very thing which in all respects,
    • unsatisfying substitute in every respect. For the thing,
    • to many things, let me say. And here I should like to point
    • state of things which can be regarded as a healthy one in
    • obtainable for a definite price within any particular set of
    • nothing more unsound that to look upon prices as something
    • arranged things only to suit the working classes. Well, in
    • cannot help thinking, in comparison, of an occasion I had,
    • view, that the most important thing to be dealt with is the
    • business people, and at the same time can think, one
    • with business-people who did not think, but who are under the
    • institution — thinks for one: one can leave it
    • to them. — This was the way things were done too in
    • and at the same time can think, they arrive quite infallibly,
    • through their own practical thinking on business matters, to
    • find there, with the crazy things in the party-programmes.
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  • Title: Reincarnation and Immortality: Lecture I: Free Will, Immortality
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    • to grips with them purely on the basis of thinking,
    • thinking attempts have been made to gain the most shrewd,
    • the soul. The human soul incessantly tells itself that within
    • the human being is hidden something that exists beyond birth
    • something like free decision at the root of human action, a not
    • when on the basis of its thinking, the soul then tries to
    • investigate the things that are so important to it, it can set
    • out with the greatest hopes of achieving something, but soon
    • from its own viewpoint and it thinks it recognizes not only the
    • naturally he is dealing with things that cannot be reached by
    • the magnificent and admirable work of scientific thinking
    • and particularly its method of thinking are more of a hindrance
    • directed their particular way of thinking to what goes on
    • within the human being himself, to what surges to and fro in
    • the unconscious ego. He speaks about all sorts of things that
    • says, for instance — and anyone can think of hundreds of
    • scientific bookshop. Nothing but serious books are there.
    • the book I knew nothing about a barrel organ playing, it simply
    • remarkable are the things that go on inside us, that move and
    • know that they are dealing with something that belongs to a
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  • Title: Reincarnation and Immortality: Lecture II: The Historical Evolution of Humanity
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    • significant conclusion that “the most valuable thing
    • take everything that has happened up to the present day we find
    • to think of the American West and how it can evolve in the
    • how a view of history is attained from all the various things
    • century A.D. and we find that everything that happened in the
    • the imagination which felt itself stimulated to think in
    • superseded by a quite different way of thinking and quite
    • things that happen, we have now, thinks Lamprecht, the concept
    • things. For Lamprecht there is then an important break in the
    • quite justifiably how something very important begins at
    • connected with the German way of looking at things. We can see
    • is something very remarkable, and in order not to be
    • misunderstood I would point out that I am anything but an
    • that has grown to such proportions today, nor anything other
    • something that did not come into being through the work of
    • but would like all the same to state what I think is the
    • to how history ought to be studied. And something quite
    • remarkable can happen to anyone viewing things as a whole.
    • must say that I find Woodrow Wilson as a thinker and scientist
    • I read in “Only Literature” some of the things that
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  • Title: Necessity for Spiritual Knowledge: Lecture 1
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    • that I shall not have anything particularly out of the common
    • people it is something entirely incomprehensible.
    • something of what the book “The Threefold State”
    • with anything. It means that the man has no feeling for the
    • not just putting down something thought out theoretically but
    • or should be able to understand it, then this is something
    • Academic lectures are those in which things have been thought
    • face of his audience. Whoever is within the living spirit
    • something that for once has to be said. People who themselves
    • would be able to follow these things in theory have no idea
    • have laughed me out of court; nothing would have come of it
    • agreement with the thing or not. Today what matters is to
    • friends bring me things which have been said at some place
    • People still think that when they have taken-in the content
    • possible for these things to arise out of a quite
    • have to say things that immediately arouse the passions of
    • people think that, as I have often told you, in 869 the
    • through the Middle Ages. Nothing scared the learned ones of
    • having certain spiritual forces and attributes. Something of
    • place something flares up and spirit is mentioned they are
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  • Title: Necessity for Spiritual Knowledge: Lecture 1 (alternate translation)
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    • have nothing specially new to say to you to-day, but I am
    • sort of thing that ie necessary at the present time.
    • nature of things there can be no possible kind of compromise
    • you think it could truthfully be said that in our time men
    • things. I am only going to quote the contents as an
    • now,what is the cause of thie? Let us consider the thing as
    • thing that such men exiets — who theoretically agrees
    • World” and has absorbed something of what is contained
    • it is no use at all to-day to agree with a thing
    • manipulation or application of the thing. If I sit in Dornach
    • how to put things to them because I speak from out of the
    • lectures people have “thought thinge out,” and
    • stands within the Living Spirit, speaks out from hie
    • said that men who themselves are able to follow a thing
    • within that same Spirit in which he actually lives at
    • able personally to agree or disagree with something; it is
    • things. For there is a general belief among men to-day that
    • when they have got hold of the content of anything, they have
    • also absorbed the thing itself, whereas, as a matter of fact,
    • to absorb the content of anything many only mean that one has
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  • Title: Necessity for Spiritual Knowledge: Lecture 2
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    • Just think
    • boundary of a something which was a vague infinity, at least
    • express such things) — this consciousness which the Greek
    • has shut itself off within definite boundaries. As a result
    • world. Now, for every really thinking man, the question must
    • within the land or territory bounded by the horizon of his
    • mechanical concepts, which for men who think very accurately,
    • are merely mathematical and nothing else. The concepts which
    • mechanical concept of space, to be ensouled by something
    • else, by something empirical, something that can be
    • Copernicus, Kepler, Newton, is something that has been
    • really human factor in this picture; it simply says something
    • reality which we postulate. Everything that physics an
    • during which we can consider these things, to certain brief,
    • himself makes with the train, is something that he forgets.
    • position. Now, what such a traveller experiences is something
    • his journey, and something concrete emerges out of the
    • something entirely different from what is often said in
    • something else, namely that man can acquire certain inner
    • experiences something which says to him; You, as man, are not
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  • Title: The Ten Commandments
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    • anything extraordinary. They are considered at most only
    • up while higher forces lived within them, not only to the
    • enter and exit the astral plane found it easy to reveal things
    • being something to the people even if they could no longer see
    • see and touch, is the physical plane - here is nothing
    • spiritual. This was not to be looked at as something
    • illusion, as Maya, these images are nothing more to you than
    • could it have been with a people where everything sense
    • while the visible or physical is a symbol for something so high
    • precursor within fire, for example, and not as a stiff, outer,
    • sensory image. Everything which appeared as sensory pictures or
    • done everything related to your soul striving towards becoming
    • they will be united with Osiris because then they are within
    • you are related, should place before your soul nothing other
    • the “I” we grasp something which only we can call
    • This is connected to something else. At this point people had
    • prevails over everything that's been and is created. Nothing
    • Mission, the proclamation of Moses to say: Look within
    • astral body. What is this called? Just think how one of the
    • experience within yourself. I have led you out of the land of
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  • Title: At the Gates: Lecture I: The Being of Man
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    • day in the shop, where he was not allowed to sell anything himself.
    • might be about something, perhaps a request, which had nothing to do
    • worthiness; and then they were initiated step by step, and led upwards
    • science has always been to unravel the riddle of man. Everything said
    • they will contain nothing that is mere theory and cannot be put into
    • things which you can see and touch; every stone is after all a physical
    • body. But man can move, feel and think; he grows, takes nourishment,
    • possible. He must therefore possess something which enables him to use
    • there, while the second diverts his attention from something that is
    • involuntarily every day when we are wholly absorbed in something.
    • Theosophy will have nothing to do with conditions where consciousness is
    • The astral body is the seat of everything we know as desire, passion,
    • movement. Within this cloud or aura the Initiate sees every desire, every
    • of itself, the God begins to speak within that individual soul.
    • of this word. When Jean Paul had discovered the “I” within
    • to the seer in a peculiar form. When he studies the astral body, everything
    • lowest level of culture. Actually there is nothing there but an empty
  • Title: At the Gates: Lecture II: The Three Worlds
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    • and hope.” Or again, I have won my way to heaven by thinking and
    • feeling.” Only one thing could be given to her, deprived as she
    • this an admirable reply has been given by that notable thinker, Subba
    • to life. As its fruits it brings us two things we must have if we are
    • has true knowledge of the visible world unless he knows something also
    • not spatially separate. We are surrounded by the things of the physical
    • be bewildered, because there is really nothing in the physical world
    • characteristics of its own and he has to learn many new things. One
    • of the most perplexing aspects of this world is that all things appear
    • seeing everything in a new way. For instance, he has to learn to read
    • but in the astral world we have to read them backwards as 543. Everything
    • to higher things — in the field of morality, for instance. People
    • of the objects around you. Everything that comes out of you seems to
    • and every feeling is a reality, and if I let myself think that someone
    • and we find that everything lives in music. Goethe, as an Initiate,
    • spectacle. We see everything in the negative, as though on a photographic
    • plate. Where a physical object exists, there is nothing; what is light
    • in the physical world appears dark, and vice versa. We see things, too,
    • more delicately organised, the archetypes of life are added: everything
    • are like solid foundations, the Continents, of Devachan. Everything
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  • Title: At the Gates: Lecture III: Life of the Soul in Kamaloka
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    • Something like this can happen during life, in rare moments of great
    • At such moments everything that has been inscribed on the etheric body
    • depends entirely on his senses. Let us think away everything that comes
    • we are parted from all our physical organs, from everything that normally
    • fills our daytime consciousness and enlivens the soul, from everything
    • or instrument for satisfying it. It has to feel deprived of everything,
    • on the physical and material. He also relives everything he enjoyed in
    • of which he was so suddenly deprived. Nothing else bears comparison
    • meaning in Kamaloka. During his life a man does not merely do things
    • of karma, but from earthly things. A vivisectionist has a particularly
    • or a saint such as St. Francis of Assisi, things are quite different.
    • They denied themselves many things; they ennobled their desires and
    • of reincarnation is like a red rag to a bull; there is nothing he would
    • own astral corpse still in existence, containing everything that had
  • Title: At the Gates: Lecture IV: Devachan
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    • immediate impression. But although the picture itself vanishes, something
    • important, something that may be called its fruit, survives. The total
    • but that is not how it goes. Think how different life was for a man who
    • be there. Think how quickly the Earth is developing in every respect:
    • quite new things and makes them his own.
    • something important was connected, for it meant that the Sun's rays
    • everything is seen as though in a photographic negative. Everything
    • or animal, and everything physical that still exists, appears as a
    • If you ask what has built the brain, the answer is that without thinking
    • his body as it was in his last life, and within him he still carries
    • During earthly existence a man has life within him and he cannot perceive
    • and to observe it as he observes physical things on Earth; and he gathers
    • concerned only with himself. Everything he does is done in full
    • everything to act on them from outside. Eye, ear and so on have to wait
    • discarded and nothing remains with the man except what he has acquired as
  • Title: At the Gates: Lecture V: Human Tasks in the Higher Worlds
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    • it, a comparison with something that occurs on Earth will perhaps bring
    • continental, where everything physical is spread out in negative, but
    • sea; and a man sees this flow as something both external and internal.
    • in everything, can be truly practised; for the universal life, common
    • to all things, is seen in flow.
    • But you must not think
    • has something else to do there.
    • for instance, must things have been in northern Siberia when the mammoth,
    • How different things must have been here, when primeval forest still
    • the beings who live on the Earth. On the astral plane things are quite
    • not even any tools. Everything existed in the form given to it by gods,
    • substance in accordance with the forces within him: the substance collected
  • Title: At the Gates: Lecture VI: The Upbringing of Children. Karma.
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    • birth, things change; only then can the child receive impressions from
    • the etheric and astral bodies quite unmolested and to rely on everything
    • are significant, and everything a child sees or hears affects him in
    • The most important thing during the first seven years is to nourish
    • be much happier with a piece of wood, or with anything which gives his
    • habits, his memory, everything which will give his character a firm
    • before the child; these are the things which act on the etheric body.
    • the twenty-fourth year, when everything around him can teach a person
    • something, is the best time for learning from the world. That is the
    • which will show how from birth to the seventh year the essential thing
    • karma is not mere theory, or something that merely satisfies our curiosity.
    • to be found in this life; nothing immediate is responsible for it. The
    • it is true that nothing exists without a cause, so it is equally true
    • that nothing existing remains without its effects. I may be born in
    • lives. If it depresses me to think that I have deserved my present destiny,
    • Anyone who really takes this law into his thinking and feeling will
    • us and cannot change it, the best thing is to do nothing. If I am lazy,
    • may have done in this life will have its effect, and so will everything
    • can do nothing about it. Just as the merchant is not hindered by his
    • couldn't do anything because it would mean interfering with the state
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    • bodies — the physical, the etheric, the astral, and within them
    • our physical body and on everything connected with it. Our external
    • him. Think of yourselves as you were a few years ago before you knew
    • anything about Theosophy; think of the new ideas you have acquired and
    • will engender in his astral body something which will become a
    • world will find in his next life that he cannot stick at anything. But
    • he will be born with a special predilection for everything that reminds
    • himself. He does a lot of thinking, particularly about the way in which
    • of this type does not like to display his toys; he is afraid something
    • will be taken away from him and would like to keep everything under
    • no real interest in anything; he is dreamy, inactive, lazy, and seeks
    • other hand, gets easily interested in anything but he does not stick to
    • anything else. If, however, a man has learnt a great deal from experience
    • but has also had something of a hard struggle, if he has encountered many
    • things and has not merely looked on at them, he will become a choleric.
    • or if he saw and passed by many things, but only as an onlooker, all
    • to influence our etheric body for the next life? Everything done to
    • of how things in the spiritual life are inter-related can be seen in
    • you in finding evidence for this, because it knows nothing of astral
    • Then there was a third stage: that of the people who took everything
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    • something comparable to what we call conscience. We find that in the
    • for it exists. The same thing is true of the early periods of other
    • and tried to convince him that it is not a good thing to eat another human
    • felt that there was something wrong about this, and the fruits of this
    • thought emerged: Here is something one should not do. Similarly, a savage
    • at a primitive stage would eat everything indiscriminately, but when he
    • things he could eat and some he could not. This kind of experience became
    • of logical thought. From this we must conclude that accurate thinking
    • too, was born at a certain time. This is indeed so: thinking itself
    • had first to evolve, and logical thinking arose in the course of time
    • from fundamental observation of how thinking can go wrong. Knowledge
    • is something mankind has acquired through many incarnations. Only after
    • example of something which has developed out of experience into a permanent
    • sick in order to produce something precious. In the same way, physical
    • the important inner relationships within the evolution of humanity.
    • developed. He was still enclosed within a soft ethcric body, and his soul
    • beings within himself. Later on he worked his way upwards and left behind
    • all that within myself and cast it out from my own being.”
    • Thus man once had within
    • has within him something that later on will be outside — his karma,
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    • craves for things harmful to the heart. Coffee, tea, alcohol, are poisons
    • and in spite of everything it keeps going. It is constructed so durably
    • this law. The Earth, with everything that is on it, has passed through
    • within it was a remarkable scaly structure, a sort of vortex, shaped
    • man passed through the mineral kingdom; but to think of it as anything
    • the flaky structures deposited within it, it was an Arupa-Devachan
    • as H.P.B. knew very well, is full of riddles. There is nothing there
    • In the meantime, however, man had gained the power to separate something
    • within himself so that he might evolve to a higher level. In this way he
    • in everything, but it has to work its way up through these three stages;
    • Round also brought nothing new; it was a recapitulation of life on the
    • Sun. In the third Round there was something new: man acquired an astral
    • crust, had something like a living and inwardly growing peaty mass.
    • this breathing in of fire the warmth permeated their whole being; then
    • this in the image of the fire-breathing dragon; they knew that in ancient
    • and how the most ordinary everyday things are linked with the most
  • Title: At the Gates: Lecture X: Progress of Mankind Up To Atlantean Times
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    • by air. This spirit-atmosphere contained everything which today constitutes
    • in the rarefied substance of the etheric globe, something rather denser
    • solid mineral forms appeared. Previously, everything had been etheric,
    • something like a fish-bird-animal. Most of the Earth was still watery
    • with air. As soon as he had reached the stage where the breathing of
    • heat was transformed into the breathing of air, that which Mars had
    • had come when something spiritual which had previously surrounded man
    • within himself. And with this something further of great importance
    • Luciferic beings, everything would have come to man as a gift from the
  • Title: At the Gates: Lecture XI: The Post-Atlantean Culture-Epochs
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    • directions for a moral way of life, with everything laid down in the
    • He discerned something holy in nature as a keynote of the Divine; it
    • But then the type of thinking
    • The Indian turned away from everything external and looked for the higher
    • grew within him that there are two worlds: the world of the good Spirit
    • the outer world confronted him as something he could not understand;
    • a great wisdom governing all natural processes; that everything happened
    • and thus to rediscover something which the ancient Atlanteans had known
    • something from within themselves; they discover divinely-ordained laws
    • is to study not only the laws which slumber within mankind, but those
    • plane from within. Only our own culture has gone so far as to operate
    • its own task. Present-day man knows nothing of what the third and fourth
    • same thing happening in the world of the spirit and the world of the
    • need only remind ourselves that on the astral plane everything appears
    • taught only two things: that the Earth revolves on its own axis and
    • the future we shall hear something very different and stand in quite
    • everything else in the world. It is the form of the divine Spirit, but
    • understanding of things; we do not battle against people but seek to
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    • anyone who aspires to occult development must among other things get
    • is it for me to hear about occult things from others when I cannot see
    • of dreamless sleep, sleep without consciousness, when nothing comes
    • with things which do not exist at all in the outside world and which
    • dreams you no longer see things which originate in the outer world or
    • just said, you will experience pictures of things which have no existence
    • something important. For instance, you may dream that a friend of yours
    • higher worlds, so that you experience something which does not exist
    • But he must always realise that everything there is symbolical.
    • always does stand for one thing, just as in the ordinary world one object
    • the same image. The important thing is to learn how to read the images
    • as fire. The ancient religious documents do not tell only of things
    • have to speak to us in pictures. Everything narrated from the Akashic
    • of Devachan, the Music of the Spheres. Everything speaks forth its own
    • name and its relation to other things. This comes in addition to astral
    • find something to replace these forces.
    • course in harmony with the laws of the world. Everything in the system
    • tranquillity into the course of thinking. You must take a definite idea,
    • set it in the centre of your thinking, and then logically arrange your
    • prejudice. This, the fourth characteristic, sees good in everything
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    • say that no occult school sees in its teaching and requirements anything
    • fulfil everything that the Christian religion prescribes for the laity
    • desire nothing.
    • it in a bank. You do nothing with it; you exploit no-one. But suppose
    • fact that he knew nothing about it makes no difference to his karma.
    • strive to need nothing. Even if you have great possessions, in so far as
    • nothing, is especially hard to carry out. It means that the pupil
    • must strive to have no needs, no desire for anything in the world, and
    • if he has to spend money, he must not think of his own wishes or desires
    • times and signify something very profound. An uneducated man will have
    • are plenty of people who think they have learnt to do without dogmas,
    • yet it is precisely the freethinkers and the materialists who are the
    • are victims of the dogmas of materialism. Think of the dogmas which
    • own dogma. Or think how people suffer from the dogma of the infallibility
    • is breathing, yoga-breathing. It is an essential and detailed part of
    • What does breathing signify
    • “By breathing you are slowly, continually, killing your
    • this does not happen, for in plants the breathing process is the reverse
    • is something one has only to recognise, for every man has seen it. It is
    • something which everyone holds in his hand for part of almost every day,
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  • Title: At the Gates: Lecture XIV: Rosicrucian Training - The Interior of the Earth - Earthquakes and Volcanoes
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    • form of instruction had to be created for those who felt within themselves
    • that the highest knowledge of mundane things is thoroughly compatible
    • Rosicrucian pupil has to distinguish two things, not merely theoretically
    • what we are and of what we bear within us: in other words, an examination
    • yourself to speak neither too loudly nor too softly. Things such as this,
    • Self-knowledge is one of the hardest things to acquire, and it is
    • precisely those who think they know themselves best who are most likely
    • to be deceived: they think too much about themselves. You should get out
    • the word “I” — “I think, I believe, I consider
    • who want to achieve something cannot wait; they imagine they are already
    • fit to receive anything. This patience derives from strict self-training,
    • my higher self and to withdraw from the world; I want to know nothing
    • about anything material,” he entirely fails to understand that
    • which sees in everything a revelation of the Divine. Everything material
    • rejecting the Divine. The important thing is not to gaze into ourselves,
    • He must learn to think in harmony with the world-order. He must say
    • again, purifies our thoughts, and so we learn to think with strict logic.
    • thing is not to comprehend its whole content, but to enter into the
    • author's line of thought and learn to think with him. Hence the
    • he is too easy-going to think.
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    • present-day scientific thinking altogether. The scientists who think
    • The second thing, done
    • of Physics. There is one thing however to which we may draw attention
    • wave-movement in the ether. They do not pause to think, whether it is
    • Goethe's way of thinking. In this respect it is especially important
    • ether. Not in this style did Goethe apply scientific thinking. In his
    • wants to stay within the sphere of what is known, nor in the first
    • subjective or objective? His use of scientific thinking and
    • unknown; he will apply all thinking and all available methods to put
    • the phenomena of Nature to mathematical thinking as Goethe had.
    • disputed no doubt. Some people think he had no clear idea of the
    • — has grown to be the determining factor in the way we think
    • things we really must reach clarity. You see, dear Friends, along the
    • accustomed way of approach to Nature we have three things to begin
    • with — things that are really exercised by man before he
    • is something man understands on its own ground, in and by itself.
    • arithmetic, we receive something which, to begin with, has no
    • three to which I have referred is again a thing we do before we come
    • of their angles, — all these are things which we determine
    • things purely in the mind, using the crutches of outer illustration
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    • move, it must be something in outer space. In short, we must suppose
    • of the fact that the point must be something in space, and this
    • “something” may be bigger or it may be smaller;
    • side of the equation we have mass, i.e. the very thing we can never
    • see, when I write v2, therein I have something
    • altogether contained within what is calculable and what is spatial
    • m on the other hand, I must first ask: Is there anything in
    • something: you thus acquaint yourself with the simplest form of
    • something with your finger. Now we must ask ourselves: Is there
    • something going on in us when we exert pressure with our finger,
    • some-thing you will probably recall from your school-days; I have no
    • about 1250 grammes. If, when we bear the brain within us, it really
    • only bound to downward tending matter. And now please think of this:
    • when we are thinking.
    • to take hold of such things as physical weight and buoyancy for
    • need some deepening of Science to take hold of these things. We
    • into its thinking. — so to connect outer phenomena like the one
    • light works purely and simply as light, not only do we lose nothing
    • following. We will remain purely within the given facts. Kindly
    • add nothing to the facts in saying this): — the cylinder of
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    • things which you will not find in the text-books, things not included
    • you who found things difficult to understand). Your difficulty lies
    • undergo instils this mental habit. Thinking of outer Nature, people
    • spatially formal, and kinematical. Called on to try and think in
    • light came to his notice. Among other things, he learned of the
    • contains the seven colours within itself — a rather difficult
    • thing to imagine, no doubt, but that is what they said. And when we
    • often happens, one does not get down to a thing right away. Now
    • was uniform white he saw nothing of the kind. Goethe was roused. He
    • himself: It is not that the light is split up or that anything is
    • patch of light, while it is relatively light within it.
    • prism, I should of course get something very like what we had
    • be a space — all this is remaining purely within the given
    • facts — a space within which I should always find it possible
    • Within a certain distance either way, such a picture will be able to
    • wide space within which such pictures could be formed. But as you
    • thing differently by using a prism with curved instead of plane
    • to and fro within a certain range, I should still get the picture
    • IIIb). The other was thick in the middle and thin at the edges;
    • this one is thin in the middle and thick at the edge. Using this
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    • follows: When I look through darkness at something lighter, the light
    • If for example I look at anything luminous and, as we should call it,
    • illumined, you will be looking at the dark through something light.
    • can be seen on every hand if we once accustom ourselves to think more
    • things: first the simple light as it streams on, and then the dimness
    • sufficiently thin cylinder of light, we can also look in the
    • you — you see something light, namely the cylinder of light
    • itself, but you are seeing it through dark. (That there is something
    • region). Through something darkened — through the blue colour,
    • in effect — you look at something light, namely at the
    • through a space that is lit up. Thus you are seeing something darker
    • suppose a physicist, witnessing this experiment, were thinking in
    • but while these things are calculated very neatly, one cannot but
    • lighter. The next thing to happen, one step further on, is that once
    • asking you most thoroughly to think of; you should be able to follow
    • arises within the light itself by means of this apparatus, so that a
    • According to the physicists who think along these lines, they will in
    • adding things out of the blue, of which man has no knowledge. Of
    • it volatilizes. Then a peculiar thing happens. Making a spectrum, not
    • thing comes about when we combine the two experiments. We generate
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    • careful experiment, it is true, we should perceive that everything
    • Bunsen. If we arrange things so that the source of light generating
    • Bologna stone, we can take the light away and the thing still goes on
    • try to do is to approach the phenomena rightly with our thinking, our
    • to all these other things. Please, once again, only think quite
    • exactly of what I shall bring forward. Think as precisely as you can.
    • velocity. That it has this velocity, is the one real thing about it.
    • But now we set to work and think. We no longer envisage the quick
    • totality, the quickly moving body; instead, we think in terms of two
    • velocity, the one thing actually there, we by our thinking process
    • time. The space and time, compared to this real thing which we denote
    • duality of space and time. The real thing we have outside us is the
    • cannot; they are within our perceiving, — in our perceiving
    • am now saying. With space and time we are one. Think of it well. We
    • to us, — that is the essential thing. Here once again you see
    • “objective” thing — here, the velocity. It will be
    • from them — is also true of another thing. But, my dear Friends
    • within us.” But that is not what I am saying. I say that in
    • have said of space and time is also true of something else. Even as
    • common to us and the things outside us — the so-called bodies.
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    • Nay, the whole way of thinking about the phenomena of Physics,
    • perceive the thing displaced. It appears at a different place than
    • anything at all through the same denser medium, and we now try to
    • The part below it, which I am treating as if it were just nothing
    • never to speak of rays of light or anything of that kind, but only of
    • light. Only if we think in this way can we begin to feel what is
    • in reality is never simply light as such; it is always something
    • must take the dark seriously, — take it as something real. (The
    • century were only able to creep in because these things were not
    • The ordinary physicist of today thinks there is stronger light and
    • the case of darkness this is how people think: Of light there are
    • progress to a qualitative way of thinking, which very largely
    • must approach these things with the help of some comparison. Truly,
    • out, we have to give away, — we have to give something of
    • quality of coming towards us and imparting something to us; the dark
    • Something in our outer world communicates itself to us when we are
    • under the influence of light; something is taken from us, we are
    • will feel something very like this in the absorption of our
    • light, the enduring colours. We cannot treat all these things
    • in a way unite with this light-filled space. Something in us swings
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    • there is nothing there. You yourself, as it were, see the green
    • requisite conditions. Whilst in the other case we have something,
    • one thing we must insist on in this connection. The
    • these things will lead you no longer to look for the contrast,
    • there, or in your frontal cavity? We are not outside the things,
    • our being are in the things; moreover we are in them even more
    • in realizing this we may also become aware of something more.
    • from this being an unconscious thing, your consciousness indwells
    • environment. — If you think these things through, you will
    • imparting something to us. But this grows different again when we
    • within us. We human beings, after all, are to a very small extent
    • ourselves have something of the airy element within us in a
    • to outward appearance. There is our breathing process: we
    • through my breathing, am forever living in this rhythmic,
    • breathing process. In that my bodily organism partakes in these
    • oscillations of the breathing process, there is an inner
    • oscillation of the rhythmic forces, there is produced within you
    • Something, they say, is going on in the space outside, this then
    • shall not get any further if we do not try to think out clearly,
    • simply cannot think these notions through to their conclusion, for
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    • of thinking was very different from what it then became.
    • such a thing as a velocity of light, you may then call the time
    • — and you get something like a “velocity of propagation
    • of the earliest things to which men became attentive in this
    • especially took up the study of these things. In the 17th century
    • way. So there arises a thinning-out, a dilution of the air. Then at
    • strong tendency, above all things, not to enter spiritually into
    • people fail to reflect that this whole way of thinking, applied to
    • main things we now have to discover is what happens when we
    • hand all that which we do not merely think out in our own inner
    • us are only the oscillations. Could anything be clearer? — so
    • condensations and attenuations; that unknown something within me
    • even goes on to say: Whoever thinks that the picture which he
    • nothing at all and had better close the book.
    • Such things,
    • sitting here, according to this way of thinking (I do not say
    • method, but way-of-thinking) which physicists have grown accustomed
    • soul — which, within you and for yourselves, is surely not to
    • this and nothing else. It is of course open to the physicist to be
    • upon me of the vibrations of your brain. To see through a thing
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    • explanations may be rounded off, to give you something more
    • beginning no doubt with things that are well-known to you from your
    • peculiar thing is that positive electricity always induces and
    • had discovered something of very great significance. He had found
    • two things at once, truth to tell, — two things that should
    • current, taking place to all appearances purely within the
    • inorganic realm. But we have something else as well, if once again
    • which Galvani had observed contained two things. One of them can be
    • means of different metals with the help of liquids. The other thing
    • was it difficult to do so within certain limits. One could release
    • to think of it in this way — that the mechanical work, which
    • proof that with electricity something like a wave-movement is
    • warmth are in fact similar in some respects. Now they could think the
    • thinking of 19th century Physics had been right.
    • judged within that sphere. We have been undergoing social
    • your knowledge of these things; I cannot go into them all from the
    • something is there, demanding our consideration),—
    • the gaseous condition. He thinks of it as radiant matter —
    • due to something of a material kind — though in a very
    • indicated that this was something somehow identifiable with matter,
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    • to develop a right way of thinking upon the facts and phenomena
    • nothing more revolutionary in any realm than this most recent
    • of matter itself in its old form. Out of the old ways of thinking,
    • the raying light itself something like radiating electricity. I do
    • place from here (as we say yesterday, this is how Crookes thinks of
    • something like a shadow of the St. Andrew's cross, from which you
    • telling you how in the further study of these things it appeared
    • another thing emerges from these materials, known as radium etc. It
    • changes into helium, for example; so it becomes something quite
    • ideas, into his very thinking. Unable any longer to think the
    • think, by what they could, — namely by what was purely
    • the 19th-century thinking to penetrate into the phenomena. But this
    • phenomena themselves with human thinking. Now to this end certain
    • something of the direction from which it first began, that we were
    • arithmetical thinking. Geometry, you know, was a very ancient
    • quadrilateral etc., — the way of thinking all these forms in
    • pure Geometry — was a thing handed down from ancient time.
    • This way of thinking was now applied to the external phenomena
    • presented by Nature. Meanwhile however, for the thinkers of the
    • century thinking went a long way in this direction, especially
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    • people looked at nature and its processes they took something
    • spiritual, something of a soul nature, into their own soul and
    • eliminating everything of a spirit-soul nature.
    • to its efforts to eliminate everything of a spirit-soul nature
    • bringing into these processes anything of a spirit- soul
    • We could take hundreds of scientists and thinkers to
    • one would think that the way is now open for a science of
    • unfortunately, there is something else to be found among
    • scientific outlook, and also in those who think themselves
    • natural science is not able to say anything about the
    • — nothing more than a collection of
    • abstract concepts, which do not offer anything pertaining to
    • out anything substantial about these questions outside the
    • of philosophers which reveals something rather odd, which is
    • on psychology or into anything philosophical in
    • considering, we come across a way of regarding things which,
    • even if we go beyond purely materialistic thinking, is
    • that everything that arises in connection with the soul and
    • something — if I may use what
    • to and fro in our thinking, feeling and willing as our inner
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    • think they stand on the sure foundation of science
    • human soul life, inasmuch as this lies within the conscious
    • is to be found within our ordinary consciousness. But because,
    • something not sufficiently tangible, as something that
    • that is because some of the things that are said in this
    • dealing with something spiritual and although he sees a
    • already in the 1880's to thrash these things out with him
    • everything the human being is able to reveal in his ordinary
    • life rests on something spiritual and unconscious. He maintains
    • the power of logical thinking; it deduces something unknown
    • something spiritual that is unconscious, in which no
    • What would be the point of something spiritual that is supposed
    • But I must take certain things for granted, which were
    • few of them, but they will shed light on everything else in our
    • something which is well known to everyone, but which
    • it — to be something that
    • view of these things as well.
    • looks quite different from anything that can be experienced in
    • — he puts things together in his mind
    • and thinks that the resulting idea is the revelation of a
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    • create a body of meaningful views of a physical sort within a general
    • But man soon learns that there appears to be something vague about
    • these sensations, something subjective. A simple experiment which can
    • measurement. In our thinking we consider that there is a fundamental
    • time when people must pay attention to certain other things if they
    • are to advance their way of thinking and their way of life. From
    • the bearing of these things on the human organism, I may call your
    • everything for clear, lucid ideas. In the so-called “exact
    • science,” nothing has done more harm than the introduction of
    • something in the conceptual realm that is different from the so-called
    • the sensation from your finger. In both cases exactly the same thing
    • conditions. And the thing our sensation depends on is that we do not
    • within ourselves have any zero or reference point. If we had
    • attach to the phenomenon just as we do with the thermometers something
    • clarify our ideas, or all the present ideas on these things are really
    • reference point within ourselves, it would necessitate an entirely
    • You see, many things in life, in human life and in the animal
    • certain processes. Think what you would have to do if you were obliged
    • to experience subjectively everything that goes on in your organism.
    • things that take place in our organism. Among these things is that we
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    • order to impress these things upon our minds so that we can use them
    • everything must be presented in its relation to pedagogy. Therefore I
    • friends, in doing this, the most important thing for a really
    • bodies then a peculiar thing shows itself, namely that
    • is paid to it because the most important things are obscured by the
    • certain extent in order to gain insight into the things involved in a
    • people had become unaccustomed to construct concepts about things.
    • They had lost the habit of really following things in thought. The old
    • phenomena revealed in the course of time by unthinking
    • really be able to evaluate such things as we have today drawn plainly
    • accessible facts are such as to enable us to determine something.
    • things, given to observation, as expansion and irregularity in
    • Let us now consider this thing, which is not a theory but a
    • can we find a firm standpoint for our consideration of these things.
    • admission. For by putting the way of thinking of the Academia del
    • It is quite erroneous to think that we carry our own meaning of the
    • things in following lectures from the fact themselves; they are
    • unifying influence of the sun, (these things are simply presented
    • view of things and were at first not able to develop a need for new
    • The essential thing is that the consciousness of certain things was
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    • of these things with me. We make this consideration in order to bring
    • the laws relating to such things as they applied in a single
    • nothing else but fancies added to the facts.
    • thing we cannot bring about. We cannot bring it about that the rod
    • It is impossible for us to think — note the word — of
    • a propagation of heat in one dimension. We can indeed think of a space
    • not express for me the whole process involved in the heat. Something
    • activity of this something changes the entire nature and being of what
    • anything if I remain in our three-dimensional space. The mathematical
    • terms. There is something else in it. If there were not, we could
    • quantity measured in space. I cannot think about the powers of
    • as something already squared, as a second power and
    • you must think of as of the third power, the cubed
    • thinking about it is not enough to satisfy your senses, you draw it,
    • but the drawing adds nothing to your idea. You have given, the sum of
    • things are handled as I now handle the power of
    • these things because the relativists, with Einstein at their head,
    • Now, however, a peculiar thing occurs in the case of a gas. When you
    • have to exert pressure. This means nothing else but that you have to
    • form takes place of itself from within. Since I have done nothing but
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    • relations that meet us from within the realm of heat, and we have in
    • the one hand, we must build up a knowledge of the method of thinking
    • things although it is not customary to do this. Space changes,
    • subjective thing, the expansion of mercury, say, accompanying change
    • of heat condition and of sensation of heat, is considered as something
    • dear friends, that constrains us to think of heat as we do of lines in
    • problem of doing so and remaining within the three dimensional space.
    • only mechanical facts in space. Life must be a mechanical thing, soul
    • phenomena must be mechanical and spiritual things must be
    • to avoid for you the consideration of these elementary things of the
    • realm of physics. If we pass by the elementary things in our basic
    • changed into a mechanical thing, into work.
    • temperature such that I am comfortable, I may think to myself, perhaps
    • comfortable. I sit down at the desk and write something. Then
    • work I did, then obviously something has been left out of my thinking.
    • to direct attention to such a thing as this, but it is just these
    • mechanical theory of heat. What is more, enormously important things
    • depend on this. Two things are bound together here. First, when we
    • from observation of my external bodily nature that something has been
    • of heat, we may look back again on something we have already
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    • We will therefore take up in more detail the things that were begun
    • must deceive ourselves here. Man is thinking of tone when he speaks of
    • sort of thing. I mean all that is obtained from pure mathematics. Such
    • things, for instance, as the content of the proposition of Pythagoras,
    • these things from the psychological point of view, as it were. The
    • by turning of the body. The thing that you have within you as a
    • living, thinking rainbows with your consciousness in the green, in
    • establish this relationship in the thinking of today. The reason is
    • outer sense phenomena and what he experiences within. In these modern
    • something external to what goes on within man himself. Thus we can
    • obliged to think of the ideas. There may come a time when it is not
    • necessary to think at all, but simply to reel off the recitation
    • mechanical repetition, but it is thinkable that we would get to the
    • point where we needed to think not at all, but when we spoke the first
    • line the rest of the poem would follow without any thinking about it.
    • mechanical process with thinking, then you have an inner soul activity
    • thinking with which a man accompanies the recitation, as you can the
    • between an outer observation and something in the human being. In
    • speak out something learned by heart. Or on the other hand, that the
    • person would not speak at all but simply think about it and thus
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    • see that by a simultaneous examination of the things we experience in
    • do by hanging a weight over the ice by means of a thin wire. The ice
    • A third thing I wish to present to you and which will furnish support
    • foundations of our view. Let us continue by tying in the things we
    • extent? You might easily think that gravity as such, through whose
    • force of gravity) you might think that this gravitational force had
    • nothing to do with the building of crystal form. For gravity affects
    • speaking of is a thing of tremendous import. For, imagine to
    • thinking. I have said formerly: the liquid surface is to be thought of
    • you think this through to the end, you come upon the noteworthy thing
    • that what you have to bring into the solid as something thought out,
    • Think what this enables us to do When I draw the line of fall and the
    • evaporates. When I actually draw these lines, however, I get nothing
    • tomorrow. Now when we have followed further this path of thinking:
    • nowhere. But when we hold correctly in our minds those things that are
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    • it is immediately closing up behind. You are then doing nothing else
    • process in such a way that it contributes the same thing as is
    • nothing other than the solid existing alongside of something taking
    • eyes, the phenomena within the realm of heat which we see also playing
    • see simply pictures of the phenomena within the heat realm. Thus
    • therefore in a position to say something as a philosopher about
    • not rest on our considering it as something final, ultimate, nor on
    • form and be analyzed within these categories.” (View of the
    • to say, everything essential is thrown out of one's concepts, and one
    • thing has found its way to a most unfortunate extent into our physical
    • in the way of tools to reveal the essential physical nature of things.
    • the real physical nature of things. This group then will have to find
    • we need research institutes working to our manner of thinking. We
    • modern thinking runs. Just as the physicists can point to factories to
    • people by experiments that what we say about things is correct.
    • Naturally however, we must penetrate to real physical thinking before
    • we can do this. And to think in real physical terms it is necessary
    • something that we will build on in the course of subsequent lectures.
    • speak of these things in the simplest terms possible.
    • physics represents things on what is called gravity, on what causes
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    • these things.
    • mechanical theory of heat as this theory is understood by thinkers in
    • of physical-mechanical thinking was taken as the starting point for
    • these things.
    • energy can arise from nothing. The axiom from which we proceed —
    • thing. “There is no perpetuum mobile of the first type.”
    • applying the method of thinking that we have used before in all our
    • expresses himself about the conditions within which we live. We live
    • this fashion, that when I do all these things it is as though I took a
    • the skin. The drawing back of the needle is in reality nothing other
    • in relation to the whole thing. The production or retention of heat,
    • impossible for you to think of the matter otherwise than that the
    • it. And it is quite absurd to think that the forces creating the form
    • we have to think of the form as a new creation. It is simply a matter
    • your thinking in this way you will see that you have altered the
    • carrying its own forces within itself and its own form-creating power.
    • entire point of view, the manner of thinking of 19th
    • thinking works with concepts that are not valid and it cannot realize
    • For this manner of thinking it is quite easy to consider the perpetuum
    • must look in this X region for something corresponding to but beyond
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    • were, bring about in another sphere the same sort of thing that we did
    • Here too, we have something that can be denoted as a difference in level.
    • understand physical things if we observe them separately from man
    • have turned physics into entirely new channels, we think entirely
    • otherwise about physical things than they did before the year 1842.
    • necessary for the advance of physics, stating that nothing must enter
    • processes. But in this way we shall arrive at nothing. We will however
    • I wish once more to lay before you the essential thing. We start from
    • appear, definite forms. Forms circumscribed within themselves. These
    • thinking which you can feel is rooted in reality, we can create
    • from within their own being, or at least conditioned according to
    • must find something that happens in a similar manner to the
    • form-building in the world of solids, if we are to pursue our thinking
    • influence of forms related to each other something else arises. There
    • of the solids. But we see something else also.
    • nothing. It is necessary to have something playing through these
    • source from the light itself. What is taking place has nothing
    • what we are conscious of as tone. We must seek for something in the
    • nothing but the condensation and rarefaction of the air; tone is a
    • the air. Thus we accustom ourselves to a way of thinking that prevents
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    • Something still rays through. But we see that we can so treat the
    • This is one thing we must keep in mind simply as a phenomenon. There
    • something very different from conduction even though there is a
    • nothing about the process except the gradual heating of the body?
    • have to continue below the solid realm into a U region. Thus we think
    • our thinking in contact with reality.
    • When we observe the usual spectrum, we can in that case find something
    • If we then construct a similar circle in our thinking about the realm
    • yourselves what it is. It is nothing more or less than the whole of
    • whole of nature find anything not included in the form categories we
    • He has form. He is also formed within. When we
    • this attribute. Thus, the forces that give from elsewhere are within
    • consciousness. Think of the matter a moment. You cannot get a real
    • them? In this way, that they become ideas within us. Now we are at the
    • These forces are not something that can be dreamed about. Answers to
    • How can we define form what it approaches us from within-out? We see
    • ideas will arise. These ideas are not within the outer object. It is
    • not within the corpse but has been in it, so is that which determines
    • form not within the object. If I therefore turn my eyes in an
    • unprejudiced way towards outer nature I have to say: Something works
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    • on this screen. Now you can see that we have something hanging here in
    • the red portion of the spectrum. Something is to be observed on this
    • effects arise in the red portion of the spectrum. Something is to be
    • importance. It shows us how that which we think of as active in the
    • thinking. You know from what we have already said that there is really
    • primary thing, has working within it certain forces. Not only must
    • think of this ordinary spectrum as including forces which
    • gaseous body, that is a development from form as a definite thing. And
    • being of heat for something that foreshadows, as it were, the
    • carries out a movement in space. When I think about it, something
    • in relation to the other things of the earth, and that I can form
    • ideas, outside of space, within myself as observer, of what is
    • border line between the two, then I am dealing with the things that
    • certain physicists have had these things right under their noses but
    • must conceive of as suction forces while material things obviously
    • this, we have to think of the being of heat as a region where we
    • presenting and therefore such ideas cannot arise in it. If you think
    • developments in this field, has done quite fundamental thinking on the
    • investigator, but one who can only bring his thinking into action in a
    • Consider how things stand when a man who has the whole of physics at
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    • things which, together with the experiments of tomorrow, will enable
    • these things. What influence has the U region on solids and can we
    • from the nature of this influence derive anything that will show use
    • to the realm of physics. Such things as conduction have been included,
    • and the picture is of a liquid flow. It may be compared to something
    • representing the heat itself, by something involving heat, since none
    • I can assume that something goes on in the body itself. Let me now ask
    • reveal themselves within, that is, what takes place in the body as the
    • It is thus a question of dealing with minute distances within the body.
    • temperature within the body. The following formula expresses the
    • effects of temperature fall within the body:
    • must not think of light, heat and chemical effects as stretched out in
    • we must really represent a heat quantity working within a body by
    • As a matter of fact, these things demonstrate for us an important
    • the formulae to express the relations within a field of actual
    • following statement: When we think of heat as extending in one
    • something qualitatively different) and, proceeding into the chemical
    • One who has the organ to perceive these things finds something very
    • peculiar. He finds something which, I believe, furnishes a real
    • this? On the one hand there are thinkers who say: “The organic
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    • adequate fashion that within what we call the sun's spectrum or a
    • thing will be the task of a Research Institute, working entirely
    • within our movement. Such investigations will not only be undertaken
    • Now I would like to call your attention to something. When we consider
    • , as we think of it at least, has hidden away in it life, heat, light
    • thing we will do is to place a solution of esculin in the path of
    • changing something in the room, I alter its whole appearance and this
    • on the floor. The relation of things in the room suffers real changes
    • when I alter something in it. But whether I hand the picture in one
    • independent being. I can think of them by themselves. Now, when I
    • things that are very real in our lives. X in X′ is
    • effects in solid bodies. But there is no such thing as vital effects
    • have been able to think of these things necessarily leads to this.
    • it were, something that has died out.
    • These things cannot be made as obvious as people like to make most
    • really mean something to you, you must work them over within
    • relations that actually exist point to something that was once there
    • but is there no longer. Certain inner relationships of the things
    • Everything that makes possible the presence of the corpse, that gives
    • they were within each other, not merely side by side, but actually
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    • realms of reality it is impossible for us to think that this working
    • gaseous realm. The other realms also work within each other. These
    • must not think of that which comes to clear manifestation and is
    • conceive of something here in this chemical realm that, at the outset,
    • has nothing to do with ponderable matter, but interpenetrates it, and
    • the external point of view, that something takes its rise in the
    • gaseous or aeriform matter. This leads us to something further. It
    • is to be seen within the physically visible, then we will as a matter
    • there as something which is a characteristic of matter. It is not
    • chemical effect is, so to speak, seized upon and works within the
    • then we have understood something further, if we will grasp the
    • involved in tone. That is, we have to think as active in tone a force
    • merely say, what is tone within us, subjectively, is only vibrating
    • I have already indicated to you that when we stand within this or that
    • which presents itself to us as chemical process is nothing but the
    • terrestrial relations, within the solid realm we have forces which
    • shaped from within as the solid bodies are. How must we picture this
    • Within the sphere we have solids filled with matter, and without we
    • must think of space filled with negative matter. Within we have filled
    • space (see figure). We must become accustomed to thinking of an
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    • guide his young listeners toward an understanding of themselves within
    • interpretation of what is present within you, more or less strongly
    • think, my dear friends, that you feel you can no longer find
    • three decades. In our present time, many things clash.
    • to adhere to the style where such a thing was possible.
    • Something
    • that is not of the present has been preserved there. We find nothing
    • put on a wig, not a cap.” There you see a survival of something
    • costume; then, with a sudden jump, they adopted a kind of thinking,
    • superficially. Many similar things might be quoted. Perhaps you will
    • these things are mere symptoms. The point is, that along the path
    • historical study will reveal something strange in the last third of
    • this externally, my dear friends. Things that crop up in a certain
    • Think
    • romantic poets in the first third of the nineteenth century. Think of
    • the words of a man like Jacob Grimm when he touches on things
    • away. And something else goes hand in hand with the empty phrase: in
    • his fellow-men. If somebody says something, the other person does not
    • through our blood. It is a good thing, certainly, when a man has a
    • the depths below there is something that stands in the direst need of
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    • guide his young listeners toward an understanding of themselves within
    • people at the Universities are seeking for something. This is not
    • something. They have been looking in those who taught them, for real
    • and they did not find them. And this was the really terrible thing
    • conservatively, the other radically, one saying something very wise
    • and another something very stupid. What was said amounted to this: We
    • science. It is sometimes necessary to express such things
    • human beings but it most certainly was not a human being! Something
    • science. And then other things are added to science and these
    • so-called treasures of science become an accumulation, something
    • its life of soul-and-spirit the little child derives nothing from
    • Nature. The little child has to get something from Nature by coming
    • fit them. Nothing fits! On the one side there is the riddle “plant”
    • wandering about on the earth. This state of things came gradually but
    • prefix ‘love’ I have attached to me something that
    • Objective science prides itself on having nothing of the ‘philo’
    • go about nevertheless, for I still bear something of the sublime
    • within me, connected with feeling and with a genuinely human
    • because all they really knew was: We are seeking for something. But
    • nothing, a Nothingness. In reality, the Nothingness was, as in the
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    • what they meant by reality anything in addition to what they
    • my intention. The thing that matters is to go forward, not back. But
    • things in the meaning which people are anxious to exclude today.
    • say nowadays: “Yes, in those days men added something out of
    • today. But we must realize that people saw something in phosphorus,
    • were they able to see this aura? Because something streamed over to
    • experience of everything around him was more intense.
    • nineteenth century, the word spirit conveyed nothing to the mind,
    • nothing by way of experience. External culture, which alleges such
    • to work inwardly upon our organism are active within us only during
    • Divine-spiritual powers have been performing deeds within me between
    • do not think of the whole human being but only of part of him. One
    • about certain things, whereas the men of old were altogether naive.
    • written as if everything before this age were naive; now at last
    • things have been perceived in the form in which they can permanently
    • one thinks of asking: What educational effect has the science that is
    • us think of some earlier book on natural science. From the modern
    • there was something ceremonial about it — it drew something out
    • something real was there. Today everything is logical and formal.
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    • “It contains, as I think, the most complete argument, supported
    • thing as one universal morality for all mankind, nor is there an
    • account the same things will be very differently judged according to
    • moral intuition within the soul, when the individual becomes more and
    • “Nothingness”. It was necessary to emphasize, because of
    • Nothingness. This turning-point of the nineteenth century revealed
    • that he was faced with the Nothingness, that Nothingness which he had
    • at first assumed to be a “something,” a reality.
    • Nietzsche felt something of great significance.
    • think that philosophy has a direct influence upon life; I do so
    • time. People forget how they put labels on things. They speak of good
    • from within as if it were the voice of conscience.
    • such as they were in his day, it is impossible to think about Ethics
    • such things. This had not much more significance for Nietzsche than
    • Rée did his writing, just as a thermometer indicates nothing
    • shows something universal, and Nietzsche felt this. He felt the
    • For him there was nothing more important than to put aside the old
    • nebulous ideals they make nothing clear. In fact everything is
    • thinking of these ideals he can work up the juices in his stomach in
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    • guide his young listeners toward an understanding of themselves within
    • was to point to moral intuitions as that within man which, in the evolution
    • within himself independently of external life the impetus to action.
    • that actually nothing more was known about them. For centuries
    • statements were such that one might say: The thinking, which had been
    • discovered that with the methods they were accustomed to use to think
    • moral intuition as begotten from within, but as divine commandments,
    • perceived nothing when they looked within themselves. They preserved
    • there were many things that one did not dare! If a judgment were
    • and nothing further was said by him on the subject. If mentioned,
    • With the loss of the old intuitions we are facing Nothingness. What
    • can be done? In this Nothingness to seek the “All”! Out
    • of this very Nothingness try to find something that is not given, but
    • thinking. For in acts of pure thinking, this thinking goes straight
    • over into the will. You can observe and think, without exerting your
    • will. You can carry out experiments and think: it does not pass right
    • thinking, by which I mean the unfolding of primary, original
    • strike directly into the thinking itself. But the lightning-flash of
    • call upon this pure thinking which becomes pure will; it arises as a
    • brought forth through the intuitions out of the Nothingness by which
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    • be active during your stay here, many of you are thinking above all
    • of mankind. There is a tendency to think that the attitude of the
    • over something from the last third of the nineteenth century, but one
    • maintain the same attitude to Nothingness that I have described? For
    • something has come down from divine-spiritual worlds into the
    • If nothing of this consciousness exists there is quite a different
    • the spiritual world. Something is revealed from day to day, from week
    • possible when one thinks one is confronting a being whose existence
    • will say something rather paradoxical. Suppose somebody found what he
    • great many people think thus about the solution of the world-riddle.
    • answered by explanations or something of the kind. One feels benumbed
    • something quite different. It really says: Man! look around you at
    • own being and know: Within thyself lies the solution of this cosmic
    • world-riddle within ourselves. But we know too that we shall never
    • centers of art were all united in the Mysteries, something which
    • described before. Great and pure love, working from within outwards,
    • play over in many ways into the present with what is living within us
    • you embrace nothing that charms and require only submission” —
    • nothing that will please” — it will be of no avail. Just
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    • guide his young listeners toward an understanding of themselves within
    • how the longing of the young today is permeated by something
    • the young themselves. Yet it indicates something very significant.
    • Nothingness” was a most profound experience — this
    • sails, but certain experiences working outward from within have
    • than the literal words there was in the young something which pointed
    • if one were talking of something quite foreign to them, something
    • also from time to time be able to carry tiredness around within us.
    • something that must be.
    • is play and at the same time they are learning something. This is the
    • very best possible educational principle for ensuring that nothing at
    • right thing is for teachers to be able to handle what does not give
    • things — that is to say, things should create a responsive
    • had to strive towards something living, a certain science, a certain
    • with scepticism, for when it is claimed that those who knew something
    • something that is not in the heads of human beings but in the
    • not want to imply anything derogatory, for I am not of the opinion
    • there was nothing to give them direction. The young had no longer the
    • one noticed things which I have indicated during these lectures, but
    • power of pictorial expression for what appear abstract things, there
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    • within. When we consider the externals of spiritual evolution,
    • reached the point of saying: Thoughts are something we work out for
    • every possible trend was working within them. Yet in the migrations
    • things do not come to our notice; we do not notice how the whole
    • century. We find then something that for the very first time caused
    • exists outside in the world and within the separate individuals. The
    • regarded thoughts as having substance, as something substantial that
    • who think the thought; it is not I who, for instance, sum up all dogs
    • event which took place in the physical world. Something happened in
    • something warmer, more saturated with substance should be found. This
    • the taking in of things inwardly was replaced by gleaning them from
    • thought from within as a revelation from the divine-spiritual world,
    • something in the course of events, have remarkable things revealed to
    • thinking about Nature has become an impossibility for later science.
    • still something of the spirit which wells up directly out of the soul
    • human brain; there is still something of what has since been entirely
    • felt those who still had a living warmth within them, who had not
    • within human life itself? — these leaders condemned as
    • in the second half of the nineteenth century a dreadful thing
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    • guide his young listeners toward an understanding of themselves within
    • grotesque, but this one will suffice,) Such a thing is impossible,
    • onwards the human being can know something about the connections in
    • information about external things. Naturally even at the age of nine
    • matters where a judgment formed by active thinking is necessary,
    • impossible to know something in its essential reality before the
    • really to know about those things that are not just under our nose,
    • things for which active judgment is necessary. Before this one may
    • have heard something, may believe something on authority. But one
    • cannot know anything about it. Before this we cannot unfold that
    • inner activity of soul necessary for us to say: I know something
    • eyes or ears. Such things are hardly mentioned today. They are,
    • again, one must speak about such things, and treat them in a
    • being cannot, properly speaking, know anything? It follows that the
    • something of the greatest significance for the intercourse between
    • have been no such thing? To answer this question we must turn to the
    • regarded as something sacred. A man would have reproached himself
    • Something
    • the belief of the young was to be founded. A man did not think, just
    • made to see and to feel that one was capable of something. It was
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    • guide his young listeners toward an understanding of themselves within
    • do something which I cannot do. And through this alone the right
    • is so constituted that when it is a matter of making something clear
    • through the consciousness soul, everyone thinks that the moment he
    • in order to understand these things thoroughly we must consider from
    • intellectuality; everything philosophical in the tragic age of Greek
    • everything was for him. He tells how as a small child he began to
    • Goethe something always happened during such times fundamentally to
    • this modern age it is most unusual that such a thing happens, for
    • learns something through one's own development that one cannot
    • that something is then revealed from within.
    • time something happened in me by which I learnt something which out
    • experience life concretely is something that has been lost in the
    • something from his natural evolution only up to his twenty-sixth or
    • prove or to refute everything intellectually, one cannot progress. If
    • things must be emphasized to become intelligible. I do not wish to
    • external stimuli keeps himself going. Do you think that if things
    • the cinema, this longing to see everything externally, depends on the
    • without thinking. Everything just passes before them. They can remain
    • apparatus that wants simply to look at things. Man can live only by
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    • guide his young listeners toward an understanding of themselves within
    • man desires of life, most concrete things are seeking to find their
    • a connection with Nature formed between her and his head. Everything
    • always stands man's head. It is as though everything that comes
    • as though the head were entirely choked up so that it lets nothing
    • world. Everything remains stuck fast in the head. Man thinks
    • everything through only with his head. But he cannot, after all, live
    • unconscious, because everything is directed towards the head.
    • Everything stops short there. The rest of man receives nothing from
    • the world because the head allows nothing to reach it. The head has
    • gradually become an insatiable glutton. It wants everything that
    • heart and the rest of his organism is concerned, as if he had nothing
    • that man still knows something about the world. But he has all the
    • meet the outside world. This again is something living in the
    • the organism; to learn to think not only with the head but with the
    • its stomach. The infant is all sense-organ. There is nothing in him
    • walk, the curious way he stumped his heel on the ground, is something
    • such things have been entirely lost. At most a man, who not twenty
    • have said, these things have been lost. Human beings have reduced
    • claims in the subconscious. Experiencing through something other than
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    • guide his young listeners toward an understanding of themselves within
    • reality of things which later as an artistic copy shed their light
    • into civilization. Just think of the helmet of Pallas Athene for
    • rightly experience this helmet think of it as placed upon her head.
    • soul and spirit, because they experienced something of an etheric and
    • interchanging relation to the cosmos there lies something that is not
    • something altogether different; a man, belonging to the old Indian
    • she does not breathe in but works within herself by shutting out the
    • winter the earth thinks through her own forces what during the summer
    • little is known of these things — in practical knowledge, I
    • into the ground during the winter. But nobody thinks about the fate
    • Persian; everything was built upon the principle of authority. People
    • physiognomy, or through a flower. They looked at something that was
    • a head, two arms and a body, and that was spirit. There was nothing
    • already saw more deeply into things. It was more in the nature of a
    • surface behind which something more etheric was perceived, a human
    • to look through the outer perceptible to the spirit and soul within.
    • There is something to grasp only when one describes what makes a
    • quite new relation between man and man. Do not think that we must
    • councilor from things other than documents, the newspaper or things
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    • guide his young listeners toward an understanding of themselves within
    • In speaking one is obliged to explain things in words and ideas. What
    • teacher. Everything was still permeated with soul, everything was
    • life then, a living from within outwards, an experiencing which arose
    • something is passed on from outside, something established
    • of his inner being, these concepts shall die. But the strange thing
    • actually be proved by a historical phenomenon. Think how Goethe out
    • we must feel the full intensity of being surrounded by a thinking
    • the human being? With the ideas the most advanced kind of thinking
    • If we fill our soul with what our thinking has become through Nature,
    • life of the soul. Those who had within them a fully developed life of
    • everything man has developed in the moral sphere! There have always
    • within the human organism can be newly created. Matter is continually
    • being changed into nothingness and newly created in us.
    • men still felt Michael within themselves permeating their
    • seized hold of everything in the human being, making him a being of
    • something alongside him. What man needs is the force that he can gain
    • Today everything must spring out of man's freedom. The dragon
    • almost as powerful. Just think — however stupid a man may be
    • wanted to know nothing more of the dragon. The young are running away
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    • give the impression of something arbitrary that only
    • “signifies” something. This is not correct. You know, for
    • clarity. If you should now ask about the meaning of such things, then
    • interpreted; they are said to “mean something”. To reach
    • pentagram. You know that much abstruse thinking has been spent on it;
    • suppose however, that everything pertaining to the etheric body is
    • only within, because when a person moves, for instance, the currents
    • pentagram as the figure of man, it is not a matter of something that
    • thinking out contrived, arbitrary meanings for these signs. One must
    • his thinking on facts. Hence, it is not important to him to be
    • thinking; one must not draw arbitrary conclusions and pass judgments.
    • Step by step, with the help of spiritual facts, correct thinking must
    • Moon period. Everything that moved in later had been in the
    • Just as the seed holds the whole plant within it, so does your astral
    • body hold within it the seed of light. This will stream out into the
    • it were, space appears as still something else. When he practices
    • give meaningful names to things. It was given its name out of its
    • When you spread a fine powder as evenly as possible on a thin brass
    • Rather, there arose within him a coloured image that had nothing to
    • themselves. Gradually man's present bodily form emerged. Think
  • Title: Lecture: Lecture II: Occult Signs and Symbols
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    • knowledge of various things. We must at first make clear to ourselves
    • understand something of occultism produced some object in the outer
    • God that should express or mean this or that. Something much deeper
    • have often called attention to the fact that it was something
    • soul, and when a person moved among such things, soul forces streamed
    • these things, but only indications about facts. All this pours a
    • was something to be esteemed. Plato used to be called “the
    • mist-filled atmosphere. Because of this atmosphere, things did not
    • process went on for thousands of years. Only gradually did things
    • in accordance with what you think and feel is your body formed. What
    • speculation. We want to deal only with realities since these things,
    • Where you find Fire or Warmth, something is present that is still
    • Warmth or Fire. Man lived within it, his body actually a kind of
    • added; on the Moon the astral body. But something additional happened
    • development, just as our present fish group soul is something
    • occultist the fish is something that has been born out of the
    • What were things like
    • stage the body was below; above was something that as soul belonged
    • is the bee. When you study the whole hive, you have something totally
  • Title: Lecture: Lecture III: Occult Signs and Symbols
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    • Involution, Evolution and Creation out of Nothingness.
    • things would have to be considered. Anyway, you will receive at least
    • To think about numbers
    • possible to gain knowledge of the nature of things. There was,
    • essence of things. But do not think it sufficient to reflect on the
    • numbers 1, 3, or 7. Real occult teaching knows nothing of witchcraft
    • knowledge rests on deeper things, and from the short sketch I will
    • should not believe, however, that anything is to be gained by
    • becoming engrossed in nothing but this number. You will see later how
    • unfathomable. Everywhere in nature you find that nothing reveals
    • were there not corresponding shadow. Thus it is with all things. It
    • that he perceived nothing of fading and dying. Human consciousness at
    • here that a man first becomes a being who knew something of himself
    • perceived nothing of fading and dying. Human consciousness at that
    • who knew something of himself and could distinguish himself from
    • repulsion. Everything appears in duality. Two, duality, is the number
    • is nothing but two and one, that is, the revelation and the existent
    • is, in a sense, already contained. It is hidden within it,
    • occurs when a being that has many organs so forms itself that nothing
    • always only within the manifest. You can follow this up not only in
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    • realized that everything spread out in the rest of nature is
    • understand, perhaps, but when you think about it, you will grasp its
    • the human organism something of the same, even though it is there in
    • able to point to something in it that is of like nature in the human
    • the human heart has nothing leonine in it; that it does is
    • when something is introduced into the relationships of an organism,
    • microcosmos. Outside, everything exists separately. In men it is
    • which they expressed all things that are around us today. It is they
    • who have made all men, animals and everything else that is manifest.
    • say that the man, as an individual, has within him what cannot be
    • teaching, one says that one searches for God within one's self. But
    • spread out in the world. Nothing in the world is just matter, this is
    • had not tossed out. Everything in the way of magical forces that the
    • simple emptiness, but something quite different. Space is the source
    • cube. Within this space various beings develop. The ones standing
    • first. Later, it becomes something else. It becomes ever more
    • within the manifest world a second is added to life, that is, death.
    • disclosed wherever something reveals itself, with which a third
    • created out of cosmic secrets. Hang them in a room where such things
    • which nothing spiritual is ever said, in which only trivial words are
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  • Title: Lecture: The Proclamations to the Magi and the Shepherds
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    • of view at the time of the Festival. To-day we will think of an aspect
    • faculties of apprehension and thinking — that is to say, inner powers
    • conception of things in the outer world. This development proceeds
    • forms of knowledge. We will think, first, of the knowledge possessed
    • being of soul and spirit he himself had his place within this
    • ancient times the wide-awake thinking of to-day would not have been
    • that these things are unknown to-day but that they were imparted to
    • consciousness. A true conception of these things is rarely in evidence
    • quite familiar with it. But to know things from the vantage-point of
    • alchemy assert that nothing is known about the Philosopher's Stone.
    • alienation from reality, is incapable of grasping these things. Nor is
    • by something that came to meet it. And so the science and knowledge of
    • lip-wisdom. Kant's a priori really says nothing. The expression has
    • mathematics comes from within ourselves, rises into consciousness from
    • within our own being. And where does it originate? In the experiences
    • these things, mathematical cognition is in itself a proof that before
    • not think deeply and fundamentally enough about the phenomena and
    • me in space. Before my birth I lived within these manifestations of
    • something else as well. He has no knowledge of it, but just as he
    • live within the play of these forces above all during sleep, when the
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    • clairvoyant awareness and already saw physical things in sharp
    • who were still comrades of the Gods, experienced everything
    • world they couldn't say anything about the Other Side.
    • laws. Ever more they tried to impress things with spirit. The
    • culture, but there is also something else. When a clairvoyant
    • experiences something extraordinary during his observation in
    • wonderful experience of harmony within the artworks, into the
    • spiritual world, and nothing is left over, nothing, even while
    • lovely things of this world were spoken about in the Realm of
    • took place on the Cross something happened in the Shadow World:
    • Christ appeared before them. For the first time something could
    • something happened which also had meaning for the Other Side.
    • However, from then on human beings take everything they have
  • Title: Cosmic New Year: Lecture I: The Three Streams in the Life of Civilization. The Mysteries of Light, of Man, and of the Earth.
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    • things, there is that feeling which I have often characterized as
    • to say such a thing openly for it to be received on all sides as a
    • position to comprehend everything, practically everything. The fear,
    • does not lie within the consciousness of mankind. In his consciousness
    • nothing, and of which indeed they wish today to know nothing, there
    • thinks, but he does not want this knowledge, which is rooted in the
    • presence of it he is afraid. Above all things man surmises one thing
    • his thinking, in all that he designates as his world of thought, there
    • is something contained of a super-sensible world. At the present time,
    • away the dim feeling that in the life of thought there is something
    • same time man surmises something else about this thought-world. He
    • super-sensible world, over into the spiritual world, then everything
    • anything else than, at most, open their eyes when they get up in the
    • that his thinking in the sense-world is a mere sum-total of pictures.
    • rebel because they think that the secure foundation of existence falls
    • something similar to what he felt locally when he cut his finger. And
    • everything which comes from non-adaptability to the super-sensible
    • healthy human understanding they can comprehend everything related by
    • which things are making their appearance, in which things are working
    • something altogether living. And if we transport ourselves in spirit
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  • Title: Cosmic New Year: Lecture II: The Michael Path to Christ: A Christmas Lecture
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    • In these days we must often think of men, in the middle of the
    • the unusual thing about his answer is that it comes from a mind
    • placed man within it in a world-order in which human nature contained
    • for these things. What did these men do when misfortune broke over
    • proceed in the abstract, but enter into things in the concrete, we
    • compare one thing with another. In this way a comparison came to me
    • has developed in such a way that it has nothing to do with concrete
    • As the result of our many-sided studies we know that if anything
    • that it is otherwise when this thing remains stationary and comes to
    • transformed into something Luciferic. For that which ought to have
    • but who are opposed to everything that really tells of the living
    • The fact is that Adolf Harnack knows nothing of the real Being of
    • It hardly means anything to thousands, to millions of people at the
    • know nothing of the Being of Christ in the sense that is so necessary
    • for our time. We must look into these things if in a deeper sense we
    • events, and in the life of mankind within these events.
    • indicated, the indication refers to two different things: first, to
    • aggrandizement of their own nation, a nation thinking only of itself.
    • For Jahve is the God who is connected with all natural things, and in
    • human individuals, separate men. This lie is nothing else than the
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  • Title: Cosmic New Year: Lecture III: The Mystery of the Human Will
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    • at the beginning of a process of destruction, and that nothing can
    • bring us out of this process of destruction except something
    • new. For what we seek within the destructive force itself can
    • never be anything but a force of destruction. A power for building
    • such is the case, but nevertheless the most fatal things in this
    • direction exist within the Anthroposophical Movement, and mutual envy
    • ordinary man knows absolutely nothing. This means that the Mystery of
    • plays the least possible part in everything that we grasp with our
    • intellect, our understanding. When we think, when we form ideas, the
    • in his perceptions and how in other ways the Will is working within
    • essentially something which during our physical life works to a
    • something in us. We give our corpse over to the Earth, and by the help
    • which we partially carry on in life, the whole Earth thinks and has
    • with our Ego, works through the destructive forces within the bounds
    • the thinking and forming of ideas by the whole Earth, after our death,
    • working of the universal Cosmic Will within the Earth existence, in
    • something fraught with bitterness, for the seriousness of such a truth
    • nature?” Here is something which stands before the man of today
    • any right-thinking scientific investigator, his honest opinion, he
    • World-Conception. But ask him if he does not think that the earth as
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  • Title: Cosmic New Year: Lecture IV: The Breaking-in of Spiritual Revelations Since the Last Third of the Nineteenth Century. Thoughts on New Years Eve.
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    • interwoven through all that we were able to do and to think during the
    • mirror. When we look into ourselves, many things are mirrored back to
    • us, things which we have experienced, things which we have learnt; but
    • to think that we survey our entire life when looking back upon it; we
    • conviction that they had something in common with a divine element,
    • that they were connected with something divine. Out of these
    • bears within it this world of ours — and to clothe these
    • revelations are nothing less than that which definitely (in a certain
    • longer able to support his soul. Then the longing will arise within
    • him to receive something new into his Ego. But that which has formed
    • is certainly something that most people today wish to avoid,
    • human will (“Willkur”); we are dealing with something that
    • something of the Christ-experience has arisen in the depths of their
    • indeed surprising that anyone should say such things in the present
    • age. It is things such as this that, on the Cosmic New Year's Eve,
    • everything I have told you just now proves what I told you before,
    • anything, attention is guided by interest, and that everything
    • that he always lectures upon the same things, that he would soon have
    • to throw himself into something new, etc.” This paves the way for
    • the Catholic Church. We must judge such things from a moral point of
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  • Title: Cosmic New Year: Lecture V: The Dogma of Revelation and the Dogma of Experience. The Spiritual Mark of the Present Time. A New Year Contemplation.
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    • things in a light style, on subjects accessible to people with a
    • most fitting for a nation of thinkers. The German nation is not
    • instead, an unceasing urge of the spirit toward the cause of things,
    • within himself, less open to Nature but on that account more with his
    • What, then, lies behind in everything brought to our notice when the
    • lies everything that we term, again in an all-embracing sense, the
    • with socialistic leanings! Here, again, is something that shows the
    • something of the spiritual impulses in human evolution, so that they
    • may wake up, so that they may see how things really stand. The
    • all-important thing today is that man should be able to find
    • one hand, the support of something which constrains them from
    • within to think and to will what is right, or, on the other hand,
    • the support of something which constrains them from without to
    • think and to will what is right. In some way we always find these two
    • something which is injustice” — of course in the widest
    • everything that Lenin and his followers establish. For Lenin and his
    • Ought not enough people, when they hear of such a thing as this, be
    • cease, when something of this kind appears before us pointing most
    • the whole significance of such a matter? Nothing will help us to reach
    • a concrete insight into these things, except to abandon the
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    • medical conference, because I think the stimulus given by
    • thinking ought to be worked out by those who are specialists in
    • applies to everything that may be said and discovered by
    • thinking, there are no grounds for connecting anything
    • compared with those that have evolved today. Nothing could be
    • of view that perfection has been reached and that everything
    • emphasize at the beginning that such a thing is out of the
    • soul. He saw this. He saw this as clearly as we see something
    • something outside the range of modern scientific consciousness,
    • Galen was not able to see many things that are brought to light
    • higher education — it is simply impossible to see things
    • as the ancients saw them; moreover, if a person did see things
    • something psychopathic today in all instinctive
    • cell as the simplest thing in the organism. Viewed in the light
    • conceivable that someone might think it useless to adopt the
    • This is just the kind of thing many people do, but it leads
    • something they do not understand in the least. We should not
    • scientific investigation does not lead to the same things that
    • the same things he finds under a microscope, he may safely be
    • judgments about various things in relation to them. At three
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    • it. I would then discuss everything connected with the human
    • study would gradually open up a vista of how things are
    • but I think it will be quite accessible to anyone who possesses
    • to, but I will really present nothing that cannot in some way
    • Everything I say
    • is absolutely essential because, as things are today, nothing
    • people think that it is all an abstraction. This is not so. In
    • are not merely the outcome of a desire to divide things into
    • man's physical organization, this encompasses everything in the
    • the physical, our mode of thinking can no longer confine itself
    • think of the etheric organization of the human being as
    • whole is involved in the fluid nature within the human
    • organization. You need only think of this as a structure of
    • The purely physical mode of thinking, therefore, must confine
    • has an etheric body. We must think of everything solid as being
    • the solid parts of man's being, whereas we think not only of
    • among other things, in the relationship between the kidneys and
    • within the airy or gaseous organism — if I may use this
    • being we do not need to assume anything other than a physical
    • of something that is not exhausted by the physical lawfulness,
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    • indicate only very briefly, many things become terribly
    • disease, things not otherwise appreciated in their full
    • of the skin, and also those within the human organization, must
    • functional sense everything that is subject to rhythm —
    • primarily, therefore, the breathing system and its connection
    • waking, as well as everything else rhythmical, the rhythmic
    • data, as is the case with other things mentioned in these
    • Everything that flows from the metabolic system toward the
    • breathing system to be the rhythmic continuation of the
    • breathing system and this is expressed through the rhythm of
    • studying the ratio of everything that proceeds from the human
    • processes of metabolism in their impact on everything that
    • in the head and skin organizations on the other (everything
    • can thus understand the form of the lungs by thinking of them
    • rhythms. Everything that proceeds from the liver-kidney systems
    • has the rhythm of the metabolic human being. Everything that
    • the first place to the fact that everything connected with the
    • things in the human organization are connected with this: for
    • of teeth, everything proceeds from, the child's nerve-sense
    • Everything proceeds from the nerve-sense organization. The
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    • in the domain of medicine, the most important thing is to make
    • processes within the human organism are different from those
    • that everything the human being takes into his digestive tract
    • within the human being. When we speak of a process of
    • something that this organism must utterly transform, reverse.
    • in ordinary digestion by introducing something to the human
    • us begin with something that is continually present within the
    • The same thing
    • of buoyancy, just think what having more or less of these
    • everything that is taken up in the human being in the
    • We soon find something amiss with the nerve-sense system too
    • something in connection with the irregular activity of the
    • things. Supersensible observation of the human organism reveals
    • the sense-perceptible reflection of something spiritual. The
    • something spiritual. But the interaction between the
    • considerations underlying the physiological theory, something
    • is nothing in the human organism that does not belong to the
    • and outwardly. To begin with, the nervous system has nothing to
    • something remains over from the formative force proceeding
    • sight adapt themselves to this “something” that has
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    • Conference, because I think the stimulus given by anthroposophical
    • for instance, physiology, can be nothing more than a stimulus which
    • way of thinking, there are no grounds for connecting anything
    • that have been evolved to-day. Nothing could be more inadequate than
    • that everything earlier is mere foolishness, will realise that even
    • the outset that such a thing is out of the question and for a very
    • — we get the impression of something vague and nebulous.
    • precisely because he was able to perceive something outside the range
    • many things that are brought to light to-day by our scientific
    • it is simply impossible to see things as the ancients saw them. It is
    • impossible, and moreover, if such a thing were to happen, a man would
    • unjustly. For there is something pathological to-day in all
    • complex, and the cell as the simplest thing in the organism. Viewed
    • is quite conceivable that someone might think it useless to adopt the
    • a matter of fact that is just the kind of thing many people do, but
    • all, abusing something which they do not understand in the very
    • does not lead to the same things that can be examined under the
    • Spiritual Science he has found exactly the same things as he finds
    • very slight differences. But now, think of it: one of the men may
    • fundamentally and has nothing to do with what I actually
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    • unusual conception of empirical facts, but I think it will be quite
    • terms, but there will really be nothing that cannot in some way be
    • if these data are studied in all their connections. Everything I say
    • reason that, as things are to-day, nothing of what I shall bring
    • think that it is all an abstraction. Now that is not so. In the
    • outcome of a desire to divide things into categories.
    • everything in the organism that can be dealt with by the same methods
    • the laboratory. All this is included when we think or speak of the
    • laboratory. Whatever we may think of the etheric organisation of man
    • everything of a fluid, watery nature in the human organism.
    • saying: Man has an etheric body. We must think of everything solid as
    • think not only of the cells — the smallest organisms present in
    • law in the solid substances, expressing itself, among other things,
    • postulate the existence of a law within the airy or gaseous organism
    • solid substances in man we need assume nothing more than a physical
    • something that is not exhausted in the forces of physical law, and
    • all these things — and I can indicate them here only in the
    • digestive tract: that is to say, already within the living
    • ourselves merely to what can be observed within the physical
    • organisation of man. But then we must realise that something of the
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    • things not otherwise appreciated in their full significance assume
    • and also those within the organism, must be included. We
    • that is subject to rhythm — primarily, therefore, the breathing
    • things mentioned in these lectures. Indeed, so far-reaching is this
    • speak precisely, we may take the breathing system to be the rhythmic
    • the breathing system and this is expressed through the rhythm of the
    • thinking of it as being organised by the forces of the liver and
    • everything connected with the metabolism comes into contact with the
    • other things in the being of man are connected with this: for
    • the first period of life, up to the change of teeth, everything goes
    • main field of action of everything which I have described in these
    • organisation from the kidney system, and that I now say: everything
    • rounding-off process is the essential thing. Strange to say, the
    • then, are we to think of the astral organisation of the child? We
    • must think of the workings of the kidneys as being radiated back from
    • the child everything radiates from the head organisation, it is none
    • and puberty, streams everything that arises from the functions of the
    • breathing and circulatory systems. The reason why the organism itself
    • this period of life is that these systems of breathing and
    • himself; he is adjusting himself to his environment by breathing in
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    • carry through in the domain of medicine, the most important thing is
    • everything man takes into himself from the plant world, for
    • the opposite process from that which takes its course within the
    • all foodstuff introduced into the organism is something which this
    • in the nature of things it is nonsense to be fanatical about medicine
    • already happens in ordinary digestion by introducing something into
    • with something that is always present as a remedial agent in the
    • same thing holds good for much else in the human organism —
    • force of buoyancy, just think what this possession of iron-bearing
    • something is amiss with the system of nerves and senses, too —
    • I must add something in connection with the irregular working of the
    • things.
    • from the higher point of view, the material reflection of something
    • something of the sort comes to light. That is why it is almost
    • There is nothing in the human organism that does not belong to the
    • with, the nervous system has nothing to do with the life of soul; it
    • senses. Sight itself is due to the fact that something remains over
    • “something” that has been left over.
    • realise that as metabolism goes on unceasingly within us, day by day,
    • Think
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    • thinking, feeling, willing. I am speaking of spiritual signposts. Such
    • at the present time, as something suited to our immediate present and
    • something that is like a warning, having moreover the quality of a
    • Some sort of impulse is referred to, something which is already
    • present, something known to man, since otherwise one could not reckon
    • Let us recall a number of things that I have already explained here.
    • men something spiritual is hidden, something spiritual sustains it.
    • In all that Earth reveals, in stone and plant, in everything that has
    • it were, by the Earth; they are within the Earth. When spring comes,
    • light-radiant, sun-warmed air; within this they aspire upwards. And as
    • everything that human sight encounters in the heights above. In all
    • up. Anyone who has the faculty for beholding and feeling such things
    • Now man is a true microcosm, really a little world. Everything that
    • phenomena such as the phenomena of meteors, manifests also within, in
    • spiritual being. And so in a certain way we bear within ourselves,
    • feel it within us; we behold it at high summer-time in the cosmic
    • counterpart of what within us is a million upon million-fold flashing
    • within Nature as one emancipated from her in regard to time, has
    • he has within him in the continuity of memory his former experiences.
    • soul and spirit, must become able to experience it within himself; he
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    • essential thing. We give them names in the same way as we give other
    • things names; that plays a certain role in what we find as facts of
    • who have taken part in something on the physical plane. The order of
    • receive these things directly out of the spiritual world. The door has
    • structures arose within the front part of the brain, and were
    • themselves capable of progressing to active thinking and to an
    • ourselves with names; for even as we know nothing of a man when we
    • if we only know his name. But we do know something of a man when we
    • to pass on to active thinking; it is for these that Michael will work,
    • cannot remember something one has not thought about. If at night you
    • take off your cuffs without thinking, and without thinking put away
    • to remember the past, and yet they will have nothing which they can
    • This is the state of things we are approaching, Mankind will be
    • organised to remember, but only those who have something to remember
    • Science means fundamentally nothing else than to have a true feeling
    • understand this. It means that something which in all previous epochs
    • something for the whole of humanity.
    • personality will become something quite different. In a sense man was
    • partakers in things of great significance.
    • And now I will remind you of something that I mentioned in the
  • Title: Lecture: Michaelmas Vb: The Michael Impulse and the Mystery of Golgotha (Part II)
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    • may account for your belief in something that is given in Spiritual
    • for spiritual things is now becoming possible for an increasing number
    • possible to acquire an understanding above all for the things of
    • laws, for everything related to external space and time, whereas
    • which it will be just as possible to understand the things of the
    • But now we must turn our minds to something else which was mentioned
    • It might well be that out of prejudice a person wished to know nothing
    • world in an external way, man's soul began to be turned within to its
    • When anything of this kind happens, it does not happen without being
    • good only within certain limits. Even the blossom is already prepared
    • speaks of spiritual things, the objection is so easily raised: You
    • observation we study the things around us, we learn to know by means
    • of ordinary thinking and ordinary science the laws of existence in the
    • is such a thing as a temporary immersion as though into a condition of
    • order to be within the Earth world. And all through the centuries
    • birth without knowing anything of the world, in which they lived. A
    • thinks it will arrive somewhere if it asks: “What kind of Being
    • qualities. Then it is all defined and people think now they know what
    • you may merely theorise over these things, but that you may transform
    • within such happenings in the spiritual world, in the same way as we
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    • indicated, the indication refers to two different things: —
    • aggrandizement of their own nation, a nation thinking only of itself.
    • For Jahve is the God who is connected with all natural things, and in
    • human individuals, separate men. This lie is nothing else than the
    • of the Old Testament, into something Luciferic, and to make of this
    • that we must seek for feelings and ideas which have nothing to do with
    • nothing that will recall what Christ Jesus has brought into human
  • Title: Threefold Order: Part II: Lecture: The Impulse Towards the Threefold Order
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    • thinking that underlay, and underlies, the impulse towards the
    • idealism, a ‘Utopia,’ or that it has in it anything whatever
    • true in these days, that everything personal — which is not
    • times, be something also which is very commonly human, and
    • Such things as these are not put forward without reason by a
    • anyone has something to put in place of all this, which ij3
    • practical, it is nothing less than his bounden duty to speak
    • forward with this thing, after having spent long years in one
    • the life, that is, which goes beyond such things as proceed
    • Here, in the grasping of spiritual things, I felt myself more
    • within this special field, if it had not been for all the
    • things that arose out of the events of these last few years,
    • things, that so very plainly showed the way men go
    • the really practical thing at their door, except from the
    • it, it was something which had been launched into the world by
    • peculiarly fitted to delude all such people as think themselves
    • understanding for the thing which, from its inherent
    • get as far as anything concrete, as really laying hold of
    • something that was real. Never shall we get clear of confusion
    • this thing to public notice until close upon my sixtieth year
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    • something “new” or “different,” but
    • what, apart from the place of the individual within a quite
    • arisen within the action of the physical body.
    • Teaching the child arithmetic is quite another thing. You will
    • feel that here the most important thing is not the forms of the
    • the spirit when we teach the child music, drawing, or anything
    • saw as a fish looks something like what you see there on the
    • from pictorial shapes. And now think how, when you only teach
    • f like this!” you are teaching him something quite
    • make it something quite different from what it would be if we
    • simply appealed to perception. So we must not only think
    • help we penetrate to something connected with the whole
    • something to do with drawing and painting. Thus we begin with
    • with nothing but their heads; they have at the most dragged the
    • things work in unison: will, feeling, and thinking. When we
    • teach on these lines, willing, feeling, and thinking are
    • something down on paper in drawing or even in painting,
    • with something formed by man, they say: It is natural —
    • appear as something secondary. Rather in man should live an
    • am now going to say something unusual, we must go back to the
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  • Title: Practical Course/Teachers: Lecture II: On Language - the Oneness of man with the Universe
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    • just think back a little on what I brought to your notice in
    • must think of each separate system as repeated again in the
    • action we do not think much about it, but we swiftly repulse
    • something or other which threatens us with danger; we repulse
    • sound o is really nothing less than the action of breath
    • speech with something external. People have asked themselves:
    • everything in the world makes a feeling-impression on the
    • individual. In some manner every single thing reacts upon human
    • half-unconscious. But we shall never have a thing in front of
    • “stove” there lies something which excites a
    • see, people have only dealt with these things very
    • according to which everything is imitation. These theories are
    • feeling, which we develop in response to things.
    • everything related to light or whiteness, including sound
    • experienced in sympathy with things. For even when we are
    • afraid of a thing our fear is founded on some secret sympathy.
    • antipathy-organs, to ward things off. If we spoke only in
    • relation of surrender towards things. We should actually
    • identify ourselves with the flux of things, we should be very
    • description of the things themselves; the sound of things
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    • which must be transmuted into something living. When we
    • everything which approaches man artistically falls into two
    • things will very easily be able to trace them in the history of
    • we feel within us to animate plastically-creatively with the
    • everything to unity in an abstract way, if you wish to be true
    • human evolution; they say these things harm human nature,
    • both, side by side. In this respect people to-day cannot think
    • concept. The question here is to elevate these things into
    • our naivety if we fashion things concretely, not abstractedly.
    • For instance, it would be a very good thing from all points of
    • encountered by a warning apparition, if the angel has something
    • drawing is something untrue. The truest thing is the experience
    • we do an abstract, a dead thing, something untrue to nature,
    • proper feeling for these things, because they vivify his whole
    • perform as well. It was a beautiful thing. Now at the request
    • district. I expressly said: “I am saying something to you
    • of the child's attention to something which he does not yet
    • education a dead thing and takes away its living element. For
    • beyond the child's age and appealing to something which he can
    • within the child that he must be ready to wait for a perfect
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    • arisen lately, but you will have to aim at things of real value
    • The first thing will be to draw the attention of the children
    • school because you have to learn something in school. To-day
    • you will have to learn very many things here. Why will you have
    • to learn very many things in school? Well, you have already met
    • do something which you cannot. And you are here so that one day
    • everything.” Now very many people to-day are in agreement
    • with this principle of forming opinions about everything and it
    • opinion on everything imaginable, but that between the seventh
    • can write about all the things in the world. You also will be
    • in life, when, for instance, you want to buy something to eat,
    • learn to calculate, too.” It is a good thing to draw the
    • it through with the child, like other things, by frequent
    • knowledge of life, is like playing at things; it is meaningless
    • for the inner being of the individual to learn things by
    • something else. It is well to say to him at this point, for
    • you can do all kinds of things with these hands.” That
    • something or other requiring manual skill. This can sometimes
    • something by themselves from the first, and see, further,
    • You must attach importance to do habitually the proper thing in
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    • so that you are able to make something of it in practice.
    • on always having between the lines of the lesson anything that
    • washing, and cleanliness. It is well to have something like
    • compelled to think of something which contributes at the same
    • this after me, so that whenever they come to something of this
    • breathing the first sound, as I illustrated with
    • words begins with the same breathing out.” In this way I
    • initial letter, to lead him to nothing but the single sound, to
    • things. And not until the transition from the Egyptian
    • everything beginning with M. The picture of the word was taken
    • you think out for yourself something like the Ð’
    • from the picture of the bear. This thinking out for yourself
    • history of civilizations to discover something for your lesson.
    • just think, when you say Rebe quite slowly there is the same
    • see the important thing for us who wish to achieve living
    • drawings of external things — but never the vowels. The
    • just think of the sun which you see in the morning. Can any of
    • you something, but you don't understand them. Then there comes
    • expresses the pointing to something that has been understood.
    • then, which ought to be thicker at the bottom and thinner at
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  • Title: Practical Course/Teachers: Lecture VI: On the Rhythm of Life and Rhythmical Repetition in Teaching
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    • School, but if things go well you will also have to be protagonists
    • things can be learnt from such experiments and I have decidedly
    • they may want to imply the same thing with diametrically
    • can have anything to do with them who have already trained
    • first understand the meaning of a thing which is to be
    • shall get nothing but weak-willed people. The statement, then,
    • terms: If you want to do the best possible thing for the
    • thinking perception of the individual you can do it by
    • analysing the meaning of everything that he absorbs. And, in
    • fact, if we were to analyse merely the meaning of things, we
    • light on the meaning of a thing. The will likes to sleep, and
    • astral body. This character represents one thing — that
    • mischievous reading of a meaning into things, and this is
    • attitude it has nothing to do with Anthroposophy. Anthroposophy
    • to acquaint the child with things which are first and foremost
    • hand you must also give the child things which can have some
    • thinking, so does the education of feeling lie midway
    • between the methods of educating the thinking and those of
    • willing. For the thinking knowledge or thinking perception we
    • we must cultivate everything which does not aim at a mere
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  • Title: Practical Course/Teachers: Lecture VII: The Teaching in the Ninth Year - Natural History - the Animal Kingdom
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    • for many a thing which, in ideal conditions, you would not
    • convey by drawing or by painting, but by a study of the thing
    • timetable in addition to the other things. Before this
    • the importance of man within the entire world-order. You will
    • plan. And it is moreover a good thing to let the child reflect
    • even a horse, something or other from the mammals, and then, in
    • enemy. You can tell the child many things which help him to
    • being when he eats or looks at something. When the human being
    • the cuttle-fish, its fine perception of things
    • grasping something by its fore-feet, it supports itself on its
    • cuttle-fish, which is really all head and nothing else, can
    • anything in the natural kingdom, for in man you see all the
    • background when we are describing anything in nature. That is
    • the study of childhood it is found that something happens just
    • things of the soul, for which he would have shown little
    • Anyone with a feeling for such things will observe that at this
    • speak to the child of the things of natural history in the form
    • something quite unintelligible to the child if you were to
    • suspicion that you intend to teach him anything moral.
    • brought this to your notice because it contains something which
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    • foundations of a curriculum, so that where it imposes something
    • of such historical forces can be brought within the scope of
    • within him. He cannot understand this before he is twelve. He
    • you remember that understanding something is not just
    • all such things. But you must not explain to him before he is
    • relationship things near at hand in our everyday life —
    • and things far removed from external life. You should therefore
    • should let the child realize such things as, for instance,
    • contradictions. They may arise in the outer world; but within
    • child, inwardly like a child, in your thinking and feeling and
    • learnt something about physics and understand the
    • apply the current for a short or long time, something is heard
    • I must confess that when I think of the contact which is
    • other half of the wire. And whenever you have to think how one
    • thing for our human relations is that we should be able again
    • marvelling children. And such things are everywhere present,
    • stands something like a bench; on this bench lies a ball; I
    • nothing. For this phrase: “The ball succumbs to
    • the physicists again confess that no one knows anything about
    • him. Having taught him other things, we can explain, for
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    • exclude everything which is really only a burden to the
    • was something which he did not understand. It is more
    • but where he leaves something out; in this way you find out
    • where he did not understand something, where he has not
    • language some subject or other, anything which the child can
    • think over and feel with us. And then let him try, in terms of
    • over the things of the world with the child in such a way as to
    • this process. Start by forming with the child something which
    • “Now just think for a moment of what happens, not in the
    • whole of space where it is raining, but think of the
    • Then you touch on something for which it is possible to find a
    • child to these things — especially in the lessons devoted
    • method of these things. In teaching, in fact, a
    • sitting in class and quiet listening to things which are to
    • did in romping about. But you must take care, too, to think out
    • thing for the child, when he joins in this work, and is always
    • is a very good thing to say at the end of the lesson: “I
    • about it at table. But you must really say things which the
    • These things can be done, but you yourself must take part in
    • no sentence. Do not merely string things together as is
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    • the curriculum. It does not immediately have everything in it which
    • assimilating something very foreign to the universe. But if we
    • and was not dependent on the invention of anything so
    • things which implant in our soul-life things which from its
    • waking condition in our civilization things which disturb it as
    • naturally various things will have to be taken into account.
    • other children for whom everything should be quite still
    • draw a less sharp distinction between the classes within the
    • understand things later. Consequently, in the years comprised
    • a child who is saying something particularly tedious is
    • diverted to something more interesting. Here the presence of
    • importance that anything the children have learnt by heart
    • is not a good thing to abuse the memory by having written down
    • applied to the store of things already memorized, so that this
    • good turn of phrase from things once learnt in this way. The
    • follow in the books in front of them. That is nothing but time
    • stolen from the child's life. It is the very worst thing that
    • to do nothing at the time but listen to him; not, that is,
    • things intelligible by speech and to aural comprehension,
    • business and similar things. At the most we should go as far as
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    • hills. It is a good thing to do this with colours, marking the
    • things: coal, ore, etc. And we further point out that the
    • early point that different things flourish in a poor soil from
    • things out of it. This, of course, involves a demand on your
    • the child that here or there a certain thing is done, for
    • this,” try to encourage the child to make something of
    • the form of a little plaything or piece of handiwork. It will
    • different person from a child who has not done these things.
    • The soul undergoes a change in doing these things. Abstract
    • encourage the child to do things which are really done in life,
    • than to invent things foreign to it. In arranging the child's
    • this point, saving up everything else for a later time, we
    • is, in fact, a good thing to employ the geography lesson to
    • precisely for geography the very worst thing that could
    • longer periods at a time with things of the same nature. We
    • subjects, too, we set definite time-limits within which they
    • something else. This concentrates the teaching and
    • Geography can really be a vast channel into which everything
    • things as coal for industry. At first we shall only describe it
  • Title: Practical Course/Teachers: Lecture XII: How to Connect School with Practical Life
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    • Just think how many people to-day travel in electric trains
    • locomotion by electric rail. Just think how many people
    • think further, in what relation, in view of such ignorance, we
    • nothing about it. When you notice the discomfiture of an
    • first glimmering of an improvement in attitude. The worst thing
    • craving to know, an insatiable curiosity about everything that
    • things as economically as possible. It is always
    • demonstration of complicated processes. I think that Herr Molt
    • excellent thing. There would be no immediate need to teach him
    • these things, but, most important of all, he would feel, in
    • these things, that he once went into them. This influences him,
    • consciousness that, even about things which do not fall within
    • things, but it probably happens that he does not retain the
    • feeling that he went into a thing with pleasure and felt
    • I learnt about that, and a good thing, too. We should never be
    • into things not immediately connected with our
    • example, certain things should really be respected by the
    • But on thinking back only a little way and taking the
    • pervade our teaching. In every vocation something of the
    • something of its very opposite, things which we believe are
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    • good thing for the children that they should be able to do just
    • were nothing but platitudes; moreover, they were platitudes
    • can tell them everything that we want to teach them. We aim at
    • something which he himself likes to tell about. In all this
    • will do nothing but make mistakes, of course; later on, fewer
    • Then, indeed, we must make room for something which would be
    • “Now take a tree: a tree is a thing which goes on
    • difference between something which endures and its attributes,
    • noun; when we use a word for the changing quality of something
    • run. You are doing something. That is an action.” We
    • child up to the thing, and then we go from the thing over to
    • short, it will be a good thing for us to teach with complete
    • awareness that we are introducing something new into teaching.
    • the production of music from within by song, and the hearing of
    • — until we think they have had enough — singing and
    • it here involves introducing the child to all kinds of things
    • various rules of spelling. This is the kind of thing to which
    • something more. I do not only demonstrate the theorem to him in
    • one of you into the middle of each square, and you are to think
    • something of the whole being accompanying the sound of the
  • Title: Practical Course/Teachers: Lecture XIV: Moral Educative Principles and their Transition to Practice
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    • the part left to them by the curricula. To-day things are
    • instructions as to how things should be taught at school. That
    • cross-questioning of the child on self-evident things in the
    • teaching if you simply remember to leave many things
    • lesson. It is not at all a good thing to want to explain
    • everything down to the last dot on the “i.”
    • everything already, and looking out for other things to do.
    • soul, but to be independent of his body in thinking, feeling,
    • the breathing and enlarge on every aspect of nutrition and
    • breathing connected with the care of personal health. You will
    • why he can be talked to about these things and why they still
    • in teaching a particular thing at the right moment. You really
    • teach things of interest to the reason, to the intellect, very
    • something to the children in the years from twelve to fourteen.
    • plant world. These ideas of things must be rooted in feeling
    • awake in the child at this tender age. These things are more
    • are things to be taught which cannot be studied externally. And
    • when people try to teach the child by object lessons things
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    • in everything in the world and everything that concerns people
    • from anything of possible interest to man — if we were to
    • second thing: The teacher must be interested in every aspect
    • “And the third thing is: The teacher must be an
    • “And then something easier said than done, but which is
    • I have not said anything in this last fortnight which
    • dependent on your real inner response to the things which we
    • “Remember the many things which I have tried to explain
    • remembered it sufficiently. Naturally a great many things ought
    • “But you must think ever and again over the suggestions
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    • these with Life-Body after birth. Importance of breathing in uniting
    • amongst other things, materialism has brought it about that men have
    • into the school we shall still be able to make up for many things
    • of immortality. You will see how almost everything to-day, even in
    • things may not be openly acknowledged, they are nevertheless
    • long period between death and a new birth and that then, within this
    • conducted. There are many people to-day who take things abstractly,
    • domains that do not lie so close at hand. People begin thinking about
    • self-education will pass over to the child. The less we think of
    • and the more we think of leading a right and proper life ourselves,
    • of all is breathing. We begin breathing at the very moment we enter
    • the physical world. Breathing in the mother-body is still, if I may
    • put it so, a preparatory breathing: it does not yet bring the being
    • mother-body. Now this breathing signifies a very great deal for the
    • human being, for in this breathing there dwells already the whole
    • intimately connected at one end with the breathing. The breathing
    • the one hand the breathing is connected with the whole metabolic
    • On the other hand the breathing is also connected with the nerve-sense
    • breathing to the brain. And as the breathing is connected on the one
    • breathing is the most important mediator between the outer physical
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    • recent times there has been something present in the life of man which
    • takes up psychology or anything to do with psychological concepts will
    • certainly have elements of being in us also. Think only of our bodily
    • something with your mental pictures arises from the fact that they
    • such. Cogito ergo sum (I think therefore I am), is the greatest
    • above all think of it qualitatively. You must consider its mobility,
    • even activity of thought is only an image activity. Everything which
    • images must be images of something; they cannot be merely images as
    • such. If you think of the comparison of mirror images you can say to
    • what is to be reflected in it; all sorts of things can be reflected in
    • to a real explanation of these things later) in order to show you that
    • something very real but basically without content. For if you examine
    • is nothing else but the seed in us of that which after death will be
    • within us, then you have will. In our drawing our life's course ends
    • something which appears later. I beg you to bear clearly in mind the
    • difference between seed and image. For a seed is something more than
    • real, and an image is something less than real; a seed does not become
    • real until later, it carries within it the ground of what will appear
    • keeping it continually as seed, allowing it to be nothing more than
    • everything spiritual so that we radiate back the spiritual, pre-natal
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    • of ‘pure thinking.’ Nature could not exist without man. Dead
    • human bodies are yeast to earth. Man thinks with bones as well as
    • But I must point out that in future everything in the sphere of
    • as with older — there must be something that one cannot of course
    • spirit, are regarded as meaning much the same thing.* Nearly all
    • It is for this fundamental reason that nearly everything that is put
    • soon as people think that forces can never be created afresh, it
    • have nothing to do with the elements through which alone the human
    • from the side of thinking and of the mental picture, then we can
    • science, will find something difficult to understand. What brings us
    • into the super-sensible world. Actually, looking at things involves the
    • same process as taking hold of things, only it is more delicate. For
    • Think how living your relationship to Nature will become if you keep
    • carried on into the future; and when I return to my room and think
    • within us the reflection of our prenatal life, the world of intellect,
    • will-nature within ourselves.
    • would be wanting to call into free activity a dying thing. And if he
    • and becoming through the will — there dwells something in man
    • which he alone and no other earthly being bears within him from birth
    • to death, and that is pure thinking; that kind of thinking
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    • life, something remains over. The three Spiritual Principles:
    • Now you will know from what I have already developed that nothing that
    • something over, something which is not exhausted even up to his death;
    • the Life-Spirit we come to something which is less perceptible in
    • present-day man. It is something of a very spiritual nature in man
    • animal. Think of some of the higher animals, the beaver, for instance,
    • find something inherent in the form of their physical bodies which is
    • You see that when we are able to apply this view of things it brings
    • we shall always regard it as something stamped upon the being from
    • from within, because the super-sensible etheric body transforms
    • instinctively regard it as something of a very inward nature. You
    • describe impulse as a thing which manifests in a uniform manner from
    • birth to old age; while in speaking of desire you speak of something
    • necessarily something belonging to the character; it need not be
    • become? We do not distinguish so clearly here as we do within the body,
    • because in the soul, particularly just now, everything is mixed up more
    • psychologists, everything is directed more to the side of the mental
    • not quite! For when the human being develops motives, something is
    • from anything of a mental image, or conceptual nature. I do not now
    • impulse. You can, e.g., have the following idea: something I wished to
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    • willing (sympathy) and thinking (antipathy) lies feeling which
    • blood. If you think this over you will also want to know what can be
    • thinking more of the activity of feeling, we shall have the
    • Now there is one thing that we must be clear about, and this I have
    • thinking, feeling, willing, because in the living soul, in its
    • bring your will to bear on anything that you do not represent to
    • found in all thinking. Again, even a purely superficial contemplation
    • of your own self will show you that in thinking you always let your
    • activity and has an undercurrent of thought within it; and thought
    • seem, everything connected with mental picturing, with thought, is
    • look at something I am not exercising any antipathy in this
    • in your eye, everything you looked at would be an object of disgust to
    • bad smell and you feel disgust within the range of this smell, then
    • this feeling of disgust is nothing more than an intensification of
    • Now this brings us to something which plays an important part in our
    • there flow together thinking (nerve activity as expressed in terms of
    • something, we always develop sympathy for what we wish to do. But it
    • will with thinking, so that this will may make us members of all
    • Perhaps it will be clear to you what really happens if you think what
    • Now between cognition or thinking on the one hand and willing on the
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    • in thinking. Unconsciousness of Will. Feeling lies midway. Man wakes
    • in thinking, sleeps in willing, dreams in feeling. Types of children
    • images, not in real forces of the world. HE ego lives in thinking,
    • feeling and willing. Up till now we have considered thinking (or
    • between willing, feeling and thinking-knowing. If I may speak
    • we call cognition, were there within all that your ego does; and again
    • what your ego does is there within the activity of cognition. You are
    • something happened to your ego somewhere in the subconscious and that
    • is the essential thing about thinking cognition, that you are present
    • nothing of what takes place in your muscles whilst one leg moves
    • forward after the other; nothing of what takes place in the mechanism
    • and organism of your body. Just think of what you would have to learn
    • your bodily nature. When we “will” there is always something
    • you know nothing although you had to do it with all your will: why
    • And feeling stands midway between willing and thinking-cognition.
    • character of cognition-thinking, and on the other hand the character
    • in the activity of our knowing-thinking. If therefore you want to say
    • far as he thinks of or knows something.
    • fall asleep. There is always something asleep in us, namely: the inner
    • Feeling stands between thinking and willing, and we may now ask: How
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    • of consciousness. All comprehension comes through relating things. In
    • sympathies within the laws which govern the world; but if we consider
    • thinking-cognition; dreaming in feeling; and sleeping in willing.
    • All comprehension is really a question of relating one thing to
    • another: the only way we can comprehend things in the world is by
    • can only comprehend if we relate one thing to another in the
    • relating of things to each other, as I shall now explain, you have
    • within the freedom of man, even in education. The fact that many
    • human being bears within him thinking-cognition feeling and willing.
    • With an old man the opposite is the case: thinking-cognition and
    • feeling have grown together within him, and willing stands apart,
    • has been freed from willing unites itself with thinking-cognition. And
    • thinking-cognition, and thus be fitted for his life. Why is it that we
    • united his feelings with thinking-cognition, the concepts and ideas
    • the feeling-thinking of the old man. Human life lies between the two,
    • Now we must take notice that something arises straight-away whenever
    • described as the first thing that occurs in observation of the
    • You will be brought nearer to an understanding of these things than
    • thinking-cognition, but rather to feeling-willing or willing-feeling.
    • of them have grasped anything of the relationship between sensation
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    • short by something more outside your soul. Then you would see that
    • perhaps even on the next day things affect you more unpleasantly than
    • childhood — who doze through life. The outer things make an
    • rise up from within to rise up of themselves. Sometimes this mental
    • his memory. In other words, you must understand how everything that
    • But you will have seen from what I have explained that everything in
    • do not divide the soul into thinking, or thinking-cognition, feeling
    • and willing. But neither pure thinking-cognition, nor pure feeling,
    • chest nature: they take part, for example, in the breathing through
    • should learn to know nothing whatever. If we never differentiated, the
    • Hence people who want to grasp everything in terms of abstract unities
    • differentiated, if we only separated, keeping everything apart, we
    • Thus everything in man is partly of a knowing nature, partly of a
    • of external objects would be something like regarding
    • In the present day people are inclined to mix everything up. When a
    • man thinks of his conception of the ego, he thinks at once of his own
    • same thing. They do not consider in the least that it is one thing if
    • different thing when I meet a man and through the kind of relationship
    • “ I ,” I have something purely inward; in the
    • him discover that he too is something of the same kind as my ego, I
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    • permeate thinking with logic. The syllogism. Conclusions live in
    • everything to Man. Prayer metamorphosed to Blessing. In first period
    • awaken within you, you will be able to apply the results of this
    • to be an imitative being; he wants to imitate everything he sees in
    • already shown from varied points of view, includes thinking-cognition
    • with regard to thinking-cognition it is man's task between birth and
    • to think logically. But what you yourselves, as teachers, have to know
    • something pre-eminently scientific; it must be brought to the children
    • Our exercise of logic, that is, of thinking-cognition, is an activity
    • of three members. Firstly, in our thinking-cognition we always have
    • what is called conclusions. In ordinary life thinking is expressed in
    • we look at any one single thing. Suppose that you go to a menagerie
    • particular concept “lion.” The first thing you form is a
    • conclusion; the second is a judgment; the last thing you
    • not true. The first thing in life is conclusions. And in reality, if
    • thinking-knowing is in continual flux. You make all three judgments
    • simultaneously when you approach the man Caius. What you are thinking
    • of him already contains these three judgments within it. That is to
    • is mortal.” And the last thing you get is the individualised
    • Now these three things, conclusion, judgment and concept, exist in the
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    • Metamorphosis in bones. Head centre is within: breast centre outside:
    • self-enclosed thing. The head form reveals, physically, that it is a
    • thing enclosed in itself. It is, so to speak, just what it
    • other occasions — if we only analyse things and divide them, into
    • parts. We must always interweave one thing with another; for this is
    • the nature of living things. We can say: we have the limb man, which
    • jaws, you will see that the essential thing in them is that the
    • what tends to intellect, to thinking-cognition. If, then, you want to
    • outer forms as revelations of what is within. And indeed you can only
    • what is within.
    • to think of a spinal vertebra metamorphosed into a head bone when you
    • think of some parts of it being enlarged and some diminished. But you
    • in all its parts; it is not so thin as to have the same form inside
    • centre somewhere within. It has its centre centrically, if I may put
    • it so. Not so the breast. Its centre does not lie within the sphere.
    • the limbs unites itself within you. This is why I had to say in the
    • other lectures that you must think of the limbs as inserted into the
    • part; and there is within them, too, the spirit part which embraces
    • movement of the world continuously to rest within itself. Place
    • of how you are then placed by thinking of yourself, for a time, as
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    • truth things are not sharply divided from one another. Therefore we
    • have set their seal on the bodily form. The head (the first thing to
    • soul and spirit? Because the head has reached something like
    • is that man is an imitative being. He imitates everything that he sees
    • giving man his form and figure, something different is happening in
    • For things are essentially different in the chest. From the very
    • creatures in their babyhood very well know. Everything is awake, but
    • that the child brings something of great consequence to meet you. He
    • the child potentially is. The thing we can accomplish best in our
    • language and the way its spirit dwells within it.
    • educators have nothing at our disposal.
    • But now comes something, apart from us, which is both genius and
    • intervenes and creates something which can build this bridge. Out of
    • nature, as it is bound up with its development, and has something of
    • within it. And as we give the child milk it works upon the sleeping
    • in its rightful place. Milk bears its own spirit within it, and this
    • Indeed it is no such thing. Matter is of such a nature, rather, that
    • the child's human spirit. Thus everything we see around us springs to
    • Here we must indeed be clear that it is only certain definite things
    • The spiritual world has no concern with things which have come into
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    • carbon in breathing. Plants would arise in man if he retained carbon.
    • occurs, How breathing — the anti-plant process — unites with
    • organs which belong to it. We perceive the breathing, we perceive the
    • make something different out of you from what you are. There are times
    • human form. They are perpetually within themselves overcoming the
    • existence within them, they metamorphose it, they transform it. Thus
    • arise supersensibly within us, and then we do not allow it to come to
    • sphere. If the head has too strong an inclination to produce something
    • circulation of the blood, also in breathing and nourishment, all take
    • Let us first take the breathing. What does a man do in breathing? You
    • within him it would be a splendid opportunity for him not to let it
    • separate off the oxygen again within, and to work upon the carbon,
    • carbon, and out of this it forms starch and sugar and everything else
    • corresponds to the human process of breathing. The plants also breathe
    • to a certain extent, but it is different from the breathing process in
    • it.” The process of breathing in plants is different from the
    • process of breathing in men and in animals, just as the razor is
    • different from the table knife. The human process of breathing
    • materials for this within yourself and you could bring it about that
    • within himself. He allows the plant kingdom to arise out of the carbon
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    • Head formed from within out; limbs from without in Man acts as dam for
    • life in the right way. We have to think of the relation of man to the
    • expression of something of great significance in the whole life of
    • formed as though it were pressed outwards from within, is
    • “bulged” outwards from within. The limbs of man we can
    • that your inner being is striving from within outwards towards your
    • forehead from within, only in the reverse direction. So that when you
    • from within. This is a fact of remarkable importance. It is so very
    • spirit and soul to be dammed up within him. Now this process, which I
    • them. The spirit destroys everything, and the body checks this
    • beyond the chest abdomen system are really the most spiritual thing of
    • the limbs than anywhere else in man. The only thing that brings a
    • something he ought not to have, with a substantiality which belongs to
    • depends on all kinds of other things, also some abnormally constituted
    • towards these things unless we appreciate their very great
    • Now something very remarkable happens in man's head: as all spirit and
    • perishes and decays within the living organism. Hence nerve is decayed
    • matter within the living organism: life gets jammed, as it were, gets
    • enter man's body and permeate it until matter has died within it. The
    • spirit and soul element in man moves within him along the nerve
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    • within outwards and what is pushed into the human body, so to speak,
    • a metamorphosed lung. It therefore transforms the breathing process
    • also and makes it take on a more physical nature. Perhaps you think of
    • legs and feet, and your arms and hands. Only you must think of the
    • thing in its right position. Now you can say: If I think of my arms
    • femur, is attached to your body. So that if you think of this as the
    • human trunk (see drawing) you must think of the real head as somewhere
    • something that represents so to speak, a beginning of the head
    • comes to us in his seventh year we have to do for his soul a thing
    • proceeds downwards from the chest nature of man to take on something
    • will man find the right tone for speaking of these things. It is no
    • understanding for the thing I have just barely touched on in
    • teething of the soul, so all activity of imagination, all that is
    • thing impossible in reality of course, but calling out the exertion of
    • A thing of the very greatest importance, a thing to be particularly
    • fact the thing one has once worked out in an imaginative way, if given
    • be fruitful, two things must never meet, namely, the teaching vocation
    • course in actual life these things cannot always come up to the ideal,
    • century, when everything seeking access to man's soul by way of
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    • relatively elementary things to a real knowledge of man from
    • scientific thinking has increasingly come to rely on the
    • scientific thinking stands in a certain polarity to older
    • the tendency of this newer scientific thinking to observe the
    • scientific thinking for a long time. One cannot say we have
    • nothing against the correct use of experimentation in
    • these experiments spiritually from within. To explain this
    • actually know things mathematically when one applies
    • together within us. Through this activity we thus create, in
    • correct thinking in one field to the totality of human
    • representative of something in the objective world. We cannot
    • doing so we have no guarantee that we have anything other
    • nothing else than what has been gathered together from
    • ourselves with these pictures. Try to think for a moment what
    • wished to know something of the outer world, this world had
    • know anything. Just imagine how incompatible such a uniting
    • ourselves: In our activity of knowing, nothing flows into our
    • nothing to do with the outer world.
    • have been saying. Suppose I am painting something. The outer
    • world is completely unconcerned about anything I might paint
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    • stage. I would like to place before you today something which
    • as normal scientific thinking appears here and there in
    • present-day psychological approach to these things is quite
    • consisting mainly of breathing, pulse, and blood circulation.
    • scientific way of considering things. First of all, let us
    • way of considering things, the three members of the human
    • not what we have said; we wish to approach these things
    • things correctly, especially if one also wants to understand
    • something we undergo as an inner operation of the mind when
    • we supplement what we normally see as the surface of things
    • able to guess how distant something is from us. In ordinary
    • observation something is added to the mere observation of the
    • remain within our consciousness, we cannot say how height
    • gesture expressing how wide something is. We have a feeling
    • the symmetry of the width dimension is something secondary:
    • feeling thus supports everything we can experience in
    • seeing enters our consciousness through something to be found
    • is everything open to our consciousness that gives us the
    • consider the following, you will have something
    • we know anything of the will? Basically, in our everyday
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    • things from many sides and I wish to do this in these
    • lectures. Today I want to add something to yesterday's view,
    • knowledge about the clockmaker and other such things.
    • the clock. Some things cannot be learnt so quickly as is
    • explanation of the nature of mathematical thinking.
    • absorption in something which the external sense world
    • mathematical thinking, things are different. The difference
    • theorem or in some advanced theory of functions, is something
    • that lives entirely within the creative activity of the soul.
    • “high” mathematical thinking — if I may
    • call it that — which takes place entirely within the
    • natural surroundings. In this regard, mathematical thinking
    • mathematical thinking only makes images of, is actually real
    • and full of content; but mathematical thinking itself is
    • we do today to natural science. If this thinking were not
    • just something pictorial, some reality would have to merge
    • into the act of cognition. And the fact that something real
    • that certain things are hidden there which we must assume to
    • experience as the mathematical thinking itself.
    • mathematical thinking we are right inside what actually takes
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    • organization — we also gain something else. We become
    • however, something peculiar appears: we now approach the
    • whole, something that belongs together with the rest. The
    • something else that one acquires in this process, and I wish
    • on the subject of thinking and also on how we apprehend the
    • illustrating something or other: perhaps something about its
    • whole, or something similar. Now it could happen that in the
    • within its own limits. The plucked rose, on the other hand,
    • a whole, if we can regard everything confronting us
    • imagined that the results of something like imaginative
    • vision come all at once. It is pointless to think that the
    • can recognize the power of the soul that we usually think of
    • is really in a realm of imagery, a realm that means nothing
    • gather from this reality, what we become aware of as we think
    • something that is similar to the formative force of the human
    • outer physical-mineral reality, so this something coincides
    • see a certain inner relation between something that lives
    • something that weaves through the human being as the force of
    • of the way in which these forces are active within him?
    • Something that cannot be mastered by ordinary knowledge,
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    • world. We learn these things through imaginative cognition as
    • imaginative cognition. Everything that has to do with the
    • physiology of the senses, something in me always resisted any
    • sense of touch. There is always something in their theories
    • logical thinking further to imaginative perception. Part of
    • something to add to this — I will explain with a short
    • association of mental images and in fact for everything that
    • the same diagrams. I could draw exactly the same thing. Only
    • altogether different things in exactly the same way.
    • done in other ways), one actually arrives at something very
    • parts of the brain. How does this happen? This is something
    • different things in the same way.
    • shortcoming in this psychology. Although he makes everything
    • account for such things as the forms that are present in the
    • principle; and this again is nothing else than the outward
    • images. This is nothing but a word; when one cannot go any
    • about it. They think a few fine anthroposophical phrases they
    • nerve-sense activity. But something is always left
    • unexplained. Something always eludes one's attention. One
    • mathematical construction into a realm where things become
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    • something about acquiring these capacities. At the moment I
    • when you are relating something, and you hear from your own
    • these forces, something can take form that is no longer just
    • alive in the memory which can be metamorphosed into something
    • transforming the memory process into something different,
    • something of which we were previously unaware. The details
    • something just as pictorially as memory pictures express
    • pictorially our personal experiences. They refer to something
    • objective, yet we know that this objective something is not
    • memory process, this involvement may not add anything of real
    • formed, nothing further should flow into the content of the
    • pictures, but a content which does not relate to anything in
    • necessary for us to acquire something that will make us
    • things that are supposed to be concealed behind the visible
    • letters. We would not think of saying: Here is a b,
    • b tells me nothing in particular, so I have to
    • he uses his intellect as we do when we “think”
    • speaks of a Kantian “thing in itself” that must
    • be sought behind the phenomena, something Kant supposed
    • the phenomena and seek for all kinds of things behind them
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    • has been presented, you will surely feel that everything we
    • found in my books, something arises which has a similar name
    • delineated, to something more in the realm of feeling. This
    • are good reasons for thinking of the undeveloped, dim
    • of consciousness as is mathematical thinking. This intuition
    • with my discussion, I would like to stress one thing, to
    • process of looking within, embracing our own inner
    • he is sure to know a thing or two about the inner
    • from anything one could possibly get from external anatomy or
    • can render is the establishment of something like a
    • we knew nothing of it.
    • is inwardly grasped in mathematical thinking and what is
    • one thing particularly: that what has been experienced within
    • better said, it is something essentially unfinished. When we
    • remain within the experience of self-knowledge we are
    • I would like to speak of something I described in the
    • human organism must relate itself to receiving something like
    • something else. The appearance of a metamorphosed force
    • something that can fertilize and complement outer observation
    • organization, of something similar to the "jutting" of the
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    • striving demonstrated in our methodology, in our thinking
    • attempted something else, but it is really still too much in
    • time has not yet come when we can speak of these things
    • the fact that we have not been afraid to extend something
    • tests of reality. How things develop in this region is
    • perhaps not fully within our own will to determine. In such
    • something in today's universities or in similar circumstances
    • humanity's evolution. But for humanity's evolution something
    • else is necessary. Something is necessary which perhaps
    • something there that would live in inner conformity with what
    • individuals may specialize, ultimately the things achieved in
    • consciousness we bear deep within us. It is with such
    • impossible to offer you the things of the outer world. In the
    • leaving him to refute everything.
    • knowledge we believe there is another need. Something must be
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    • me. You see, dear children, I have to think about how you have been spending
    • look forward to everything that will be here for you in this
    • love and are working very hard so that something good will come of
    • the children.” And then I had to think of how you look forward
    • good and beautiful things that will make good and capable people out of you.
    • They get it from the Christ, whom we think about at Christmas. We
    • think about how He came into the world to bring joy to all people,
    • the animals around us — and we might often think that we should
    • sometimes think that there are things that are more fun than
    • learning. You see, when you enjoy something that lets you be
    • work and paying attention, then my dear children, something stays
    • Something stays in your soul, and you can enjoy that over and over
    • again. When we have learned something good and proper, it comes back
    • stops. But the other fun things, the ones that come only from
    • that in your souls, for now is a good time to do that. When we think
    • wafted toward me was something I would like to call the good spirit
    • managed to warm and enlighten everything that was being presented to
    • teaching activity. This is something that can readily be felt,
    • There is something
    • words that ring in our souls today weave through everything that
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    • comes to bring me here? Because it makes me think,
    • an ongoing progress, that is driven by the spirit: Something that
    • fall was approaching. At that time we tried to think about what
    • from everything. And now, while you have been enjoying what your
    • also heard something else, something for which I am especially
    • express something that comes from inside of you. We can hear
    • we hear the little birds singing. But we know that something else is
    • present when we hear what you perform for us. This is something that
    • sing many other things that are heard come toward us out from the
    • But there are also other things out
    • entire universe. Light and warmth are what call everything up out of
    • the earth, all those things that delight your eyes and hearts. What
    • everything that is human. In your souls, this turns to light. And
    • just think what the plants would be without the sun. They would not
    • without ever finding a school where you could learn something. You
    • its sun in people from whom it can learn something.
    • things to you, because I also do not want to always hear the same
    • things when I come, but there is one thing that I want to hear from
    • big people are meant to learn something, we all think about
    • the Waldorf School here, and we think of it with love and joy. There
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    • inscribe on our souls something of why we are actually in this
    • come here every morning in order to learn something good? What does it mean,
    • something different to you. I hope your hearts will often answer this
    • Now there is something else I want
    • and learn, but now we can be lazy. We don't have to do anything.
    • want to say. We should say something else; we should say, “Yes,
    • things along with some that are sad and painful, but what would human
    • everything that divine spirituality has put into the world,
    • everything that is so great and beautiful and
    • the beautiful things divine spirituality has put into the world.
    • Think about how after enjoying the day, you have to rest at night,
    • also how it is in life as a whole. You should not think, “Now
    • that it's vacation we can be lazy;” you should think,
    • “All of what we received from our dear teachers, everything
    • service to humanity.” This is how we should think of it —
    • become skilled at everything a person has to do in life. Your
    • body very skillful in life, and many other things have been brought
    • vacation. Then something will come to you that can be compared to a
    • dream. You see, during vacation, when you think back to when you were
    • in school, it may be that you think, “Oh, I had nice teachers,
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    • time tend to find it easier to approach things with their eyes than
    • to purest art. People had to see that anthroposophy fosters something
    • of wide human appeal, not something strange and different, that it is
    • things were for almost ten years. But a single night sufficed to end
    • expression. Anything that could be reported of the work and worries
    • the scene of the fire did everything in their power to save what
    • down. This sort of thing is due to people's willingness to entertain
    • out of anthroposophical thinking, feeling and will. Even though the
    • Dornach building was everything I have just described — an
    • of the Movement saw the tragic shape of things that prevailed on
    • But circles within
    • Tag as an example of something that has its own rightness because of
    • anthroposophical activity within the Anthroposophical Movement
    • easy, though many people think it is. It is a task that has certain
    • right thing by the Society as a member. I am not saying that this is
    • cooperation and advice. It would be the most natural thing in the
    • For what a thing it
    • something they could never have found in anthroposophy! Though there
    • already permeated by everything basic to it, and this in a far deeper
    • to the Society. Now we face the threat of seeing the same thing
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    • independently of anything I said, to the effect that every member
    • Society. Now of course nothing could be truer. But we need to concern
    • itself nor how fully I agree with it in principle. Something can be
    • not based on merely exchanging the view of things prevailing today
    • whole posture of anthroposophy, it is not enough to think differently
    • about all sorts of things, but — far more importantly —
    • to think these different thoughts in a different way, to feel them
    • thinking and feeling be utterly transformed, not just changed as to
    • things in such a way that hearers are left wholly free to form their
    • people were told what to think. For one person will draw one
    • thinks his is the right view of the matter. Each could be right from
    • something needs to be corrected or refuted.
    • soul wherein the all-important thing is for individuals to draw their
    • essential to an anthroposophical view of things to be really clear on
    • his hearers are even being forced by the way he puts things to form
    • things anthroposophical is far better served by emphasizing this than
    • these things in duty bound because they have to do with the nature of
    • Renewal. It is always a terrible thing for me to be forced to break
    • off communicating facts in order to say the kind of things that I was
    • compelled to say yesterday. But as things are now, the whole weight
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    • makes for instant conflict with the way of thinking prevailing in
    • recall my description in its pages of a special kind of thinking that
    • is different from that generally recognized as thinking today. When
    • thinking is mentioned — and this holds especially true in the
    • concept of it is one that pictures the thinking human spirit as
    • different attitude of soul. People of today conceive of thinking as
    • stresses the active element in thinking, emphasizing
    • inner activity in the exercise of what I have called pure thinking.
    • origin in this pure thinking. I tried to point out how the will
    • awake and making the thinker inwardly active.
    • should experience something like this waking moment of transition from
    • But my thinking took the form of just letting thoughts flow and carry
    • the same rousing effect on one's erstwhile thinking that one's life
    • thinking in a way one could not have done without coming to know it
    • only considering passive thoughts, thinking remains just a
    • suffuses this passive thinking with inner activity, he lights upon
    • another similar comparison for the thinking he formerly engaged in,
    • realization that this passive thinking of his was exactly the same
    • thing in the soul realm that a corpse represents in the physical.
    • recognize that it was not created as the thing one sees, that none of
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    • everything related to the life and development of the Society to
    • called its better days, something was taking place that almost
    • really open mind about these things and has come to anthroposophy in
    • just any other present day group of human beings is something that
    • springs from the innermost core of his humanity, something he feels
    • concern of their hearts, something they cannot really do without if
    • consider something else. What I have been describing thus far might
    • Now everything that
    • from the life around one, in other words, everything of an ethical,
    • and go on receiving — all these things that our minds in their
    • be a quite unthinking person to say, “I feel my humanity alien
    • received from super-sensible worlds is something that comes about
    • quite of itself. Everything that the will thus experiences as its
    • destiny, everything that the striving for insight recognizes as its
    • For the truth is that everything in life that flowers and bears fruit
    • about. You cannot carry on a pre-conceived campaign to found a thing
    • just characterized, and because something then made its appearance
    • them to do such a thing. Well, what freer way could there possibly be
    • for a thing to start than for three people to turn up and announce
    • all right too? Everyone was certainly left perfectly free. Nothing
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    • spiritual things as ours is has no real reason to grieve over the
    • into strength to support us in everything we are called upon to
    • Though, for a variety of reasons, we are thinking — are having
    • to think — today about how to regenerate the Society, we should
    • Society is not something that can be founded all over again. For
    • cannot be erased. We cannot begin something now that began twenty
    • and done things. There are certainly people enough in the Society who
    • needs to be said as I possibly can. Some things will have to be left
    • much to many people if we could not see things in a different light
    • confessions as they are today. I had to bring up something that
    • intellectualistic element. This does not give people anything that
    • anyone else. One can think alone and develop logic alone; in fact,
    • in purely logical thinking, one feels a need to withdraw from the
    • conscious is not the same thing as becoming more intellectualistic.
    • aware of, and it shows that community is something built into
    • indeed something that unites people in community life, but it does
    • such intimate soul-depths in them; it is something quite else. It is
    • experience of the cultus is something that quite of its own nature
    • Everything that comes
    • Society also needs just such a force to foster community within it.
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    • taken, however, and the things that have been happening in the past
    • continue and to add something on the subject of the contribution that
    • my starting point something well-known to everybody familiar with the
    • But one thing is
    • Now the thing that
    • factions within the larger group, for group resignations, for sharp
    • But for the moment the thing of chief interest to us is that this
    • need only think this over to see that a person of this kind goes
    • a position to understand and witness things one would otherwise not
    • enters and applied to it. This is the same thing that happens on
    • everything in the higher worlds of the spirit has to be looked at in
    • learn to think and feel differently. Just as dreamers have to switch
    • toward the things of ordinary experience.
    • to listen with profound inner calm even to things one cannot in the
    • worlds there is little sense in making objections to anything. A
    • things, such as that man has an etheric and astral body and an ego as
    • what they think they are understanding of teachings about the higher
    • matters requring the kind of thinking suited to the physical
    • that a person who gives his fellowmen a reliable account of things in
    • way alone, one can of course make time for this within the framework
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    • does everything psycho-spiritual withdraw itself from the reach of knowledge.
    • that thinking is lax, feeling is dulled, and willing is made void through
    • within what they practise. Modern systems of labour consist in ruling
    • teachers try to place things before children in such a way that they
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    • a mode of thinking which was able to penetrate into the nature of the
    • plant. A friend called this ‘objective thinking,’ a thinking
    • in a man when he gains knowledge of anything? To this question belongs the
    • (thinking) merely images through which the world processes
    • are reflected without being affected by them? In other words, Is thinking
    • sense-impressions enter us passively. Is anything essential added to
    • useless in the world process when we add thinking to perception? One
    • arrives here at the whole opposition between thinking and perceiving.
    • sensory perception and thinking are always mixed up in each other, but
    • if one separates them with firmness the one from the other, thinking
    • was the conviction that one could arrive at the purest thinking quite
    • Ding an sich. (Kant's theory of the ‘Thing in itself.’)
    • In thought we possess something
    • to pass. ‘In thinking we bring world happenings to a point,’ he
    • of thinking that we can reach reality. And for a true meaning of Anthroposophy
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    • our thinking just as it has been developed by the things of the outer
    • world. Thinking itself must bring about the state of freedom, in that it
    • of spiritual science are nothing else than the experience of the content
    • outer objects, and can still have the strength to experience something.
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    • surrender its nature to merely logical thinking.
    • it shape in clay, but in nature he finds something which satisfies his
    • ‘imaginative thinking,’ and this he applied to animals.
    • something of a painter, and this proclivity gave him an understanding
    • due regard to this nature knowledge, and, when anything is spoken from
    • that other fount. Agnostic methods of thinking must be put aside in
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    • sensory perception, towards perception of things spiritual. It aims
    • is used, it should not be taken to mean something vague and mysterious
    • reasoned thinking and instead concentrating on something dimly stirring
    • in the soul. On the contrary, it should be taken to mean something achieved
    • soul activity does not come to life within the usual intellectual concepts
    • thinking. On the other hand, neither should it be thought that such
    • by one thing or another. Clearly picture in your mind's eye such
    • are alive within the soul. They are alive with the same, and indeed
    • objective, a world alive and active within the sense-perceptible world,
    • to these things may be taken as a criterion for their understanding,
    • Anyone thinking he can gain more valid insights into the world by visions
    • them out altogether, replacing them with something that is pathological.
    • This brings me to something
    • directly accessible to the senses, something that may present a risk — not
    • gain knowledge of things not perceptible to the senses. They want to
    • of egoity is enhanced in this way, something quite specific occurs.
    • in everyday science, there is something I would call ‘awareness
    • form of images. Something we experienced, say, ten years ago, in what
    • though with less intensity than something we experience right now. It
    • comes to experience as something that is objective where our awareness
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    • is right. It is of course exactly what the lazy thinker wants: to imagine
    • with something we perceive with our senses and one held in the memory.
    • Something outside is perceived, an idea follows. We do of course have
    • from without and now from within — an idea is brought to mind.
    • to use the words properly, that in either case it is something objective
    • something, that is, when it matters to us that something we have experienced
    • to help us memorize things when it was important to memorize them. Whatever
    • Something else is linked with the process of forming concepts on the
    • of our mind, the idea will have faded; but something else has also happened
    • within us, and this will recall the idea when the occasion arises.
    • processes will find that a remembered idea is something completely new
    • is going from without to within and in the other it goes from within
    • being something perceived by the senses, while in the other it remains
    • remembering things. These exercises have been described in my book
    • thinking as such. We do not get far when we use our ordinary consciousness
    • to arrive at anything at all when making the forming of ideas, thinking
    • training will grow impatient when required to think about thinking as
    • about thinking.{ Note 1 ] It is easy to see why
    • indeed necessary, to understand thinking as such. Without this, no conclusive
    • of thinking activity, of the forming of concepts, is extraordinarily
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    • things to Imagination, Inspiration and finally Intuition. This most
    • to understand the things in this world as they are of necessity, in
    • be consistently applied to everything that is to be found in the order
    • of freedom as something given empirically, as an immediate human experience,
    • and on the other hand natural necessity pertaining to everything. As
    • a result of the habits of thinking and perception in which men and women
    • ourselves human in the real sense of the word unless we think also of
    • impulses within us that we call moral, impulses that then flow out into
    • the social life. We see these impulses as bearing within them the pulse
    • a certain honesty in our view of things compels us also to include man
    • certain way of putting things has been evolved that aims to pretend
    • can be applied only to anything that aims to explain the world, inclusive
    • of natural necessity. From this point of view, nothing is considered
    • certainty of faith. We look to the moral light that shines within us
    • within it the stream of moral imperatives.
    • feel reassured when they have neatly separated the things one is able
    • to know from the things one is supposed to believe. Perhaps such a separation
    • Yet if we delve deeply enough — not with one-sided thinking but
    • with everything our thinking can experience when it links up with the
    • the heat death of the earth. Honest thinking, holding fast to the thought
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    • a way that we take our starting point from something which is already
    • as the things an adult person does in life cannot be the same as those
    • This sensation-free thinking is best developed — and
    • speculations out of some kind of abstract thinking about a ‘vital
    • there is a supersensible principle or some such thing behind the things
    • twist by saying that I did previously present things from the materialistic
    • in our thinking activity which is necessary if we are not to follow
    • principle, but as something that can go no further in any statement
    • but instil an elixir of life into thought, as it were, so that thinking
    • in our Imaginations. Thinking will then be able to reach the world which
    • from exactly this type of thinking and by keeping it with him throughout
    • that the spiritual scientist has to take everything he sees in imaginative
    • this in these lectures — everything encompassed within his life
    • the here and now, sensing and experiencing itself within the whole river
    • finally, the prospect opens up of repeated past earth lives. The things
    • economy, so the thinking applied to economics had to become more and
    • which has come to be the scientific way of thinking over the last centuries.
    • I think there is no need here to pay homage yet again to the scientific
    • of goods. All these things form part of a highly complex situation,
    • and the whole thing presents itself to the soul in living processes,
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    • don't need to think of something drifting over our heads which
    • life contains, or is permeated to some extent, with something
    • existence of the spirit within everything, not existing
    • somewhere in abstract heights, but living within the existence
    • to people. Humanity lived within this faith with the belief
    • knowledge if they have not themselves worked within the subject
    • popular publications regarding how they should think about
    • it originates from the people who are in control of things
    • things in order to prove how they really relate to their
    • termed dogma within the Catholic or Protestant denomination,
    • thinking. This expression can easily be revealed as
    • common confessions have for a long time been propagated within
    • something like the Trinity dogma has emerged out of deep,
    • thorough insights within the structure of world existence. At
    • reality. However this was during ancient times when within the
    • knowledge fitted within such a dogma. This dogma then spread
    • within itself strives to experience and to know. What works so
    • accepting something which is not understood, creates an inner
    • results of untruthfulness within humanity in the last few years
    • about these things, so we must during the examination of
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    • our capacity to think or make mental images — the capacity to
    • think for ourselves about the world, our own actions and so
    • than our thinking. And if we consider our moral existence, and
    • conscience speaks to us from depths that thinking can never
    • view when we see that even the most highly trained thinking,
    • only finds its true value by living within our thoughts, so
    • illusion, that it is thinking that makes us human. So Hegel is
    • right, in a sense, when he says that thinking distinguishes man
    • simply do not light up within our awareness. And if we look
    • at something unconscious. Through spiritual scientific
    • thinking, our conceptual life, we arrive at the insight that
    • can even see physical things from a spiritual viewpoint, do we
    • realize that actually we are thinking all the time, even when
    • that during earthly life we are never not thinking.
    • consciousness becomes aware of external things — of sense
    • awaken we meet the thinking that has gone on while we were
    • asleep. We think; that is, the physical and life bodies are
    • we are asleep we not only continue to think, but we think far
    • thinks less well when we are within it, with the normal
    • Someone who can see into these things can
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    • think and to repeat in speech what certain sides were
    • boundaries was in danger of being cut off within a few
    • something that, to you at least, is of greatest
    • 1918 were very fitting proofs indeed of all those things
    • between the lines, things which in recent years, as you
    • Anthroposophy something that will answer certain
    • for nothing that those persona who have been privileged
    • conviction have been called to think-through the great
    • accomplished nothing more than the uncovering of a
    • dear friends, of many things. We must learn the lessons
    • that events teach. Only think how the whole of life
    • converged in these events. Think now those men who often
    • dear friends, that those things were said by persons who
    • have had some judgment, but who heard everything
    • different kind of thinking than that to which the leading
    • out of the old world-conception. Such old thinking is
    • lessons in regard to its deepest thinking. That is the
    • something quite different for the future, and for the
    • which something quite different pulsates than pulsated in
    • worn-out conception of the universe. Before all things we
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    • something to be taken very seriously, there develops in
    • everything that is connected with men's individual
    • a person of materialistic mind. We think of the spiritual
    • there is never a purely material something; that which
    • also — a spiritual something. Art,
    • mankind — all these things, roughly speaking, come
    • within the boundaries or the spiritual life. Above all,
    • It includes everything that belongs to the cultivation of
    • important to distinguish something which is connected in
    • everything that one can described as rights-life,
    • thinking that the rights-life is practically the same as
    • fully about all these things directly.
    • indicated) that anything rooted in any degree in man's
    • experiences everything that comes to expression in art
    • psychic-spiritual something that lives and works in us,
    • conception of that something that manifests itself in art
    • — as you can gather from everything that Spiritual
    • within oneself something that belongs to the
    • be possible. Something is present in man in this
    • body; something transpires solely within the
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    • is to follow. The essential thing is to direct our
    • something is happening in our time with respect to
    • precisely, or adequately, something that does not belong
    • made very clear that only flexible thinking, thinking
    • thing that is happening to mankind as a whole at the
    • everything is different from things of the sense world
    • here. And man experiences something there that is named
    • time that he was thinking, even though in a latent form,
    • were surrounded by a world of sense things and sense
    • place in our soul an absolute separation of thinking,
    • thinking, feeling, and willing: — otherwise he
    • finding oneself within in the most enhanced activity of
    • thinking, feeling, and willing. And that accounts for the
    • — and you know that one can speak of such a thing
    • soul being. Something similar to that — but now not
    • whole something similar to what the crossing of the
    • thing that is happening to mankind in any other way then
    • think about this, my dear friends, you will perhaps
    • remember something that has been said again and again in
    • not just something as it were to satisfy an individual's
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    • accepted thing. All who have been speaking here for the
    • renewal — a thing of which mankind is so sorely in
    • friends, if we cannot find within ourselves the answer to
    • education. We must above all things gain a knowledge of
    • fact which I have mentioned. We bear within us two
    • phrase. But something stands written there that is
    • things. Today we must drive out of men's souls from the
    • us from our evils. We must look within ourselves, within
    • course that may be worth nothing for our time, because
    • Gretchen upright, than all the silly things he does in
    • words as anything else but chatter and phrase! The moment
    • in an age that wants nothing else but phrases or
    • thoughtless brutal action, that refuses everything else,
    • but that nevertheless bears within it the seed out of
    • have to think; they prefer thoughtless class war. They
    • poison with which some want to choke everything today
    • two things are ingrained in our perverted educational
    • life, one cannot think fruitfully about what ought to be
    • done. Everything else is simply a quack remedy.
    • reality carries the spirit within it; whereas a denial of
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    • everything found in the writings and cycles about this theme is
    • thinking, a moral mood, benevolence, sympathy — a person
    • sympathy, a moral way of thinking, will live companionably with
    • lacking conscientiousness. You see, everything that
    • Something else happens when a trait which is very widespread on
    • Innumerable things would be done differently by men if they
    • everything we have poured into our soul by laziness. In this
    • religion. If things were in the Occident as, they are in India,
    • what he may call himself. And it is nothing but
    • everywhere. Broad-mindedness is something quite different. If
    • everything they themselves think the beginnings of
    • for the sphere of the Sun: another thing is necessary —
    • new birth, we find there two things. The first thing we find is
    • something we can express only in an image: we find an empty
    • Christ once sat within the Sun sphere. He expanded into the
    • image only. And he cannot find his way within the Sun-sphere
    • find a second thing in this sphere of the Sun, a second throne:
    • us; otherwise it is evil for us. Another thing has become
    • a decisive period. That fact was known within the
    • within the mystery development of the earth in order to
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    • reference to souls who think back about those left behind
    • beyond. And in this way something can be brought about which
    • to them from here. One thing is of especial importance during
    • think that a human being need only to die in order, so to
    • “Here on earth we cannot know anything about immortality,
    • During the time immediately following death, one thing,
    • retain an understanding for things communicated in the
    • and of soul, which will take place when such things have become
    • these children of whom I am speaking, something remained
    • them. In such cases one must call on everything for help; and
    • with the things which happened within the intimate family
    • something special which neither derived from potentialities nor
    • world. But in order to perceive such a thing one needs the
    • things now remain quite incomprehensible regarding the
    • something deeply affecting — we see many souls who are
    • out, these things are necessary; but it is an evil fate which
    • certain way limited in their forces and capabilities. Nothing
    • so-called simple things are the universal ones. The world has
    • think that everything may be grasped by the day-wisdom of the
    • humanity has lost many things since ancient times. What
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    • the very word itself we confess our inability to say anything about
    • thinking, feeling and willing, as they are present in consciousness
    • is made there is nothing to be said. At the most we can point to the
    • means of knowledge remains something that is quite external. Dreams
    • are obviously not things upon which we can build in a sure and
    • soul, although without knowing anything of it. It is present as an
    • during waking life. We carry within us during the day, from waking
    • that is organised within itself and yet feels itself surrounded on
    • human being enclosed within your skin, and having a definite position
    • substance, where scarcely anything is distinguishable — where
    • indeed the only thing one can distinguish is that one is a self
    • within a universal world-existence. If consciousness were present,
    • material things of the world of our waking hours. Hence one feels
    • concealed and protected within divine-spiritual reality. Please
    • something consciously in waking life, a great deal is going on at the
    • Imaginative Knowledge does nothing else than lift this reality into
    • waking life something like a need and longing to relate all the
    • things hang together? Why does he relate the single example that
    • owe to sleep something that has untold significance for our deep
    • for their perception. Something else now shows itself as a fact of
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    • its waves into our inner life, into everything we are destined to
    • earth, we can think of several groups or kinds of experiences.
    • in something or other, we may say: being what we are, it is quite
    • said you may think that some kind of causal connection could have
    • incompetencies. But there are many things in life where, however
    • mystery. In short, when thinking more of our inner life we shall be
    • has just been said, we can think more about our destiny in outer
    • initiated — we did certain things and consequently are to blame
    • seem to have no connection whatever with anything we ourselves have
    • saying of him just those things between which we can see no
    • imaginary man who is guilty of or brings about all those things of
    • seem at first to be nothing but a play of fancy. No obligation is
    • incurred by it, but one remarkable thing emerges. When we have
    • after all, have something to do with ourselves. The feeling we have
    • remarkable process then takes shape within our soul, an inner process
    • that is enacted in human beings all the time. We may think of
    • something, make a resolution; for this we need something we once
    • effort to call up into memory something that has escaped us is, of
    • we summon up to help us to remember something are auxiliary thoughts.
    • thought, as something that goes on working, that is actually
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    • something that is within our reach. It was said that certain
    • Movement with some form of external organisation. There is nothing to
    • makes the anthroposophist is something much more definite, much more
    • theosophists, is something towards which the efforts of our Western
    • learn many things through Anthroposophy. We learn about the evolution
    • system. All these things belong to the fundamentals required by one
    • fundamentally speaking, within the reach of every modern man, and if
    • the individual human being working in it as a wheel, or something of
    • he knows nothing beyond the fact that he is obliged to fit into this
    • their convictions and what they do and think in their outer, everyday
    • everything that will emanate from a soul who has become convinced of
    • do to think: Now, reinforced with the knowledge of reincarnation and
    • of course, is not possible. The essential thing is to understand how
    • transformed into something that takes hold of practical life itself,
    • example, nothing more hostile to a real conviction of reincarnation
    • telling us very strange things. They may be all very well for poets
    • moment, I should do exactly the same things I have done up to
    • again, together with everything it has brought in the way of
    • content if everything were exactly the same again.
    • realised that something quite different must run parallel with the
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    • of Spiritual Science. In these lectures I shall have many things to say
    • to you that will seem strange. You will hear many things that will have
    • is, we finally have before us not a collection of dogmas, but within
    • us, in our hearts and feelings, we possess something that carries us
    • yourselves of many things that have been said through the years, you will
    • pattern of the things of the physical world, but the spiritual Hierarchies
    • personalities; but we do not understand them if we think of them as
    • already able to tell something to-day — unless behind the historical
    • epoch. It is almost as if things that in the earlier epoch an be explained
    • laws of the physical world, as if everything had sunk down, had become
    • — I can tell you at once that this journey to the West is nothing
    • this centre of culture, everything that formerly was super-personal,
    • have, as it were, everything within themselves; the Powers from higher
    • them. The singular fact is that everything in ancient Paganism that
    • when Christianity was already in existence. Nothing is to be found of
    • In Judaism too, everything has become personality. There are gifted,
    • into the secrets of the ancient occult teachings ... but everything
    • bearings within himself — this was to become an actual, individual
    • actually within the animals, plants and minerals, in air and water,
    • Christianity, had therewith attained the highest experience within reach
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    • from the physical world. If, therefore, they desire to work within our
    • which link our knowledge, our thinking, our willing, with the Beings
    • onslaught of materialistic thinking which comes from all sides and regards
    • That things have come to a pretty pass is shown, for example, in the
    • furor in many circles in France. Everything from which the ideas of
    • that he has avoided everything that might cause a shock to young girls
    • include everything that must still be withheld from their daughters.
    • — That is the kind of thing we have come to!
    • had not entered the arena of events? Anyone who thinks,
    • an altogether different form. Everything in the impulses of will, in
    • have become of France? And then think of the role played by France in
    • she confided to him something— he wanted to test her by it —
    • have guided them more wisely!” — because he finds one thing
    • his own way of thinking. Adherents of Spiritual Science, however, should
    • thinking manages to reconcile itself with much irrefutable evidence
    • we certainly need not agree with the things — some of them extremely
    • the Maid of Orleans, and then ask you to think of the implications of
    • still greater things. The girl is of appealing beauty and manly
    • things are happening and have happened than I can write of or describe
    • King. It is indeed amazing when one discovers all these things on purely
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    • things that have been said in giving a brief glimpse into the occult
    • easy-going way of thinking likes to assume. It is, of course, a fact
    • But over and above all this there is something else which is essential
    • The course of human evolution would have been quite different if nothing
    • These things we know from the Lecture-Course on the apocalypse.
    • the stamp of the ego working with full activity within the soul itself.
    • nature and worked within it, in our time we have to fulfil an opposite
    • only to set about giving a certain stamp to everything we acquire from
    • imbue everything with an impetus in the upward direction. In this respect
    • something that takes the opposite direction to that of the influences
    • something spreads itself in front of these revelations, without actually
    • own epoch, when everything that we can produce on the foundation of
    • We must regard everything that we can learn about the laws of natural
    • biological, physiological, psychological laws must be related to something
    • all, for music there sets out with the intention of pointing to something
    • that lies outside music, to something super-sensible. Music is an “arabesque
    • it, is expanding into something altogether new.
    • inasmuch as the ego was then working in the ego. Everything that in
    • — everything that presents
    • they indicate something that is not purely human, something that man
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    • And everything we see transmitted to posterity through the activity
    • here to think of the task and mission of the Babylonian people. The
    • was entirely different from anything that developed in later periods
    • anyone fail to realise to-day that thinking and speaking are two quite
    • many common ideas. Thus there is a certain hiatus between thinking and
    • times of the greatest antiquity we find something like a primal human
    • because U(oo), I(ee) and A(ah) can relate only to something quite specific.
    • to specific realities, so that in those ancient times a thing could
    • the like. The Bible — which narrates these things more accurately
    • form of the interior — everything was modeled on the measures
    • time. That the heavens were not yet within the reach of powers deriving
    • everything that must be incorporated into civilisation for the needs
    • everything to man. And it is interesting that certain ideas have lived
    • maintains a pace in his walking consonant with healthiness of life,
    • This is certainly something
    • fact this measure persisted until fairly recently—when everything
    • century something that stems from the mission of the ancient Babylonians,
    • reduced inevitably to abstract measures taken from something deal. For
    • underlying them something that had been discovered as law prevailing
    • thinking still underlay our system of measure until a time not so very
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    • through two incarnations allows us to discern something of the mysterious
    • as Tycho Brahe, the great astronomer, one thing may strike us particularly.
    • Precisely in the case of personalities who signify something in history
    • Thus, stage by stage, everything becomes more human. Nevertheless this
    • nerves proceeding from the head; these are nothing else than material
    • to us through anatomical dissection; things that were formerly accessible
    • the conditions prevailing will enable such things to be intelligible
    • must reveal some similar phenomenon. And as from a distance things can
    • All these things show
    • with joy and delight towards everything spread out around him, and he
    • of the Akasha Chronicle looks back into the past, these things present
    • whole face of the earth was different from anything that can be imagined
    • the climatic conditions to change. In the course of something over 25,000
    • condition — in the nature of things, less perceptible to men —
    • the things of which I have just been speaking there are also hidden
    • illustration of how that mighty impulse was to work within a short period
    • only then can we really fathom how things come to pass on the earth.
    • say, as compared with America. There is also something in spiritual
    • character of mankind has a certain definite quality, something very
    • something that is entirely distinct from the prevailing character. I
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    • to think of an eminently characteristic example of progress in culture
    • whereby he makes his mark upon the world, everything which, proceeding
    • entirely within himself, it must not be thought that such things need
    • that when Greek culture appears to outer observation. as if everything
    • did indeed elaborate something that was entirely the product of their own
    • that all the philosophy of his time was as nothing compared with the
    • In Aristotle everything
    • stands at the terminal point of the ancient stream — something
    • and spirituality living within him. If we picture Greek civilisation
    • upsurge of the old temple-treasures something so great could be imparted
    • of these temple treasures, and in their aloofness from anything of lesser
    • account. It was something that was given as a primal source, something
    • During this period, everything that is an active stimulus in man —
    • everything else as well. When man is permeated by, inspired by, the
    • itself everything that human life requires, then the streams of culture,
    • is no longer concerned with external life, but looks within and strives
    • That is how things are, when viewed in the setting of world-history.
    • things which to a great extent are right. For it is extraordinarily
    • have come before the minds of men who had a feeling for such things
    • ego, of what lies within the human personality itself — then they
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    • within this etheric environment of the Earth there are two heavenly
    • physical and etheric bodies he has within him his astral body and
    • senses, including even the world of stars, there is nothing in the
    • intellect there is nothing that provides any forces or components for
    • only the last offshoots of something infinitely greater and more
    • within our own being, as little as what we hear from someone else
    • through oral communication springs from within ourselves. The
    • but to-day I want to say something more, so that when we turn our
    • particular moment. From this moment something that is the result of
    • they observe with sufficient detachment, that everything they did up
    • realm of our will; we want to think as he thinks, to feel as he
    • be active within our own being. He sets something astir within us,
    • something that originates in him but nevertheless lives in our will
    • but stirs something into activity within us. That is one way in which
    • putting something of ourselves into our words. We may speak about the
    • astir within us; something is pointing back to earlier incarnations
    • first of the two ways I described, what reverberates within us has
    • entries of everything we have experienced in common with other
    • within your organism seven or eight years ago; you thrust it out and
    • acquaintances of the first kind something begins to stir in us, and
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    • Lessing must certainly have experienced something of the kind
    • work within the framework of the Theosophical Society, it was
    • respect everything in the way of knowledge that has since been
    • something that was to mark the beginning of deeper and more intensive
    • long ago was the inaugurator of the kind of thinking under the
    • personalities. This leads to something else as well. By observing
    • Mohammedanism active within it, forced its way on the one side
    • spiritual impulse in, Arabism, and the remarkable thing is that
    • effective in Europe. In the spiritual world the outer form of things
    • thinking and feeling and in
    • investigation and the scientific approach to things, men still think
    • he appears again in Lord Bacon of Verulam, we think of the known
    • the way that was possible for a man born in 1807. But think of the
    • intensely loyal Republican, yet he rejected everything that would
    • born in 1807 and the others within the space of a few years.
    • Emmanuel not far away. All of them were born within a small area.
    • bourgeois conditions of life mean nothing! What happened?
    • not ordinary circumstances and the companionship was anything
    • clear evidence that there was something quite out of the common about him.
    • In everything that has been influenced by Bacon, Arabism is present
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    • I want to say something more on the same subject. I shall begin with
    • the stage which follows. This can best be understood by thinking, to
    • then within
    • rationalistic theology, and everything he had experienced on the
    • so much stronger and eliminates everything else. By this I merely
    • been an out-and-out villain, who had never once done anything
    • Mercury sphere through the Mysteries. Just think: What is a God
    • richer, more splendid and more mighty than anything that a man can
    • is actually enclosed within his skin, but what is around him. During
    • everything that is within the Cosmos. Just as here on Earth we say:
    • that is concealed within his being. But it is much greater, much more
    • majestic than anything he sees on Earth. And what thus lies concealed
    • within him, is revealed to him during the Sun existence. Out of what
    • to have more precise insight into how karma is formed, we must think
    • Christianity. There is something extremely moving about this
    • and you will understand them if you think of his earlier incarnation.
    • within him, but he had subsequently incarnated as a woman in the
    • and the emptied consciousness wipes out this tableau, something
    • great amazement, because it is so different from anything one can
    • something that might happen on the Earth — it
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    • its inner ordering something of the laws of the great cosmic system.
    • Steiner had been able to work as an independent teacher within the
    • you will be able to notice one thing: there has been a certain order
    • dormant within his soul, so that by means of these instructions it
    • how they should develop the faculties dormant within their own souls;
    • Now it is of course true that one who hears of such things and is not
    • imperfect, would lack something essential, if they appealed only to
    • ever has the opportunity of proving everything immediately in the most
    • things as the result of spiritual research appeals for blind
    • someone asserting these things about Zarathustra and his incarnations.
    • I will now lay hold of everything that is at my disposal on the
    • physical plane, everything that history hands down to us, everything
    • for the facts which the clairvoyant communicates. But for the things
    • that are not so remote or difficult, things which are connected with
    • be confirmed by the outer physical world. This is something which
    • first thing upon which stress must be laid.
    • learn how to think?
    • to learn how to think the thoughts with greater exactitude, came and
    • thinking and not simply want, out of curiosity, to develop those
    • we are always being told things about the higher worlds; all that is
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  • Title: Deeper Education: Lecture I: Gymnast, Rhetorician, Professor: A Living Synthesis
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    • to use the short time I can be with you to say something that
    • a few things that will enable you, if you let them work in the
    • was doing something with his arms and legs, a spiritual
    • being, from there drawing everything into the realm of soul and
    • the gymnastics lectures. This sort of thing could not have
    • modern humanity to believe that something is gained by
    • far from adding anything to a human being, it takes something
    • intelligent assent to the sort of thing about which I have been
    • should be achieved. If we could manage things ideally, the
    • assimilate these things, to develop gymnastics in the
    • is something that has vanished so completely from man's
    • element as such. Today we usually think because we do not know
    • The thoughts produced in the style of our modern thinking are
    • something from the archangel lives in our thinking
    • prosaic human thinking, however cleverly we might do so.
    • thinking is from reality, from the world. We have, of course,
    • produced a splendid science, but the sad thing is that this
    • science knows nothing really and that, as a result of its
    • knowing nothing, it is driving the very life out of human
    • for this reason or go about shouting such things
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    • about something that is pre-eminently a goal to be striven for
    • outer life within which human beings stand, making it possible
    • perhaps, something that the child cannot acquire by himself; it
    • — remains something rather superficial in modern culture,
    • because the adult today does not really see anything of great
    • on reflection, but on the whole we do not think with deep
    • enthusiasm. Artificial enthusiasm can achieve nothing at all.
    • The only enthusiasm capable of achieving anything is that
    • really need something quite specific, something that is
    • deep in our hearts, not merely by talking about it; within our
    • stood below his proper level and that something real had
    • In healing a sick person, one knows that something has actually
    • is really something abnormal for the human being to bear within
    • reality of what education means. Education must have something
    • human being really lives within four complexes of forces.
    • This is one complex of forces within which the human being
    • sense this includes everything that belongs to the activity of
    • inserted within the working of the etheric; then we have
    • outside the body has no significance within the body. Only the
    • rhythmic nature of man, in the blood rhythm, in the breathing
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    • when a man walks or does something with his arms? What is it?
    • himself, and, thinking about man in this way, that it is a
    • at something spiritual, certainly not material. We are forced
    • physical, into action. Our leg must be moved by something
    • Here, however, we come to something remarkable that generally
    • because in it something is set in motion by the spirit. Our
    • — that is to say, something purely spiritual — must
    • effects. When you walk, an inner magician, something
    • essential, is working within you. How does this happen?
    • things by theorizing about the motor nerves and the like. That
    • of which I spoke this afternoon. For everything that
    • “The Stone of the Wise,” which is nothing other
    • activity of thinking. Whenever we guide a child into some form
    • of action while he is thinking, we call forth a state of
    • human life everything actually depends upon symmetry being
    • produced between these two things.
    • things today simply for the sake of the subject matter,
    • things that could be found in physiology, for it is only in
    • of the substances and forces within the being of man.
    • place in the human organism, and everything a person does
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    • expresses something occult as for instance in the statement
    • it thinks me. A long E expresses the reigning, weaving, creating Gods
    • astral element that snakes its way through everything.
    • — that means my I. In other words, the Gods think my I. After
    • awaking he should ask himself: What did you think and do shortly
    • thought or did anything. But after one has pursued this idea for
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    • esoteric wants to make progress he should make certain things
    • that things and events are necessary to form world words.
    • is all too inclined to look at things only from the viewpoint of
    • him, and he ignores other things if possible. A form of mental
    • find that he passed by many things in the world with great
    • these beings who gave them to us. But there's something still higher
    • learn things today that wise Pythagoreans didn't know yet, and these
    • new things that are continually flowing in come from a sphere
    • in inventions flow into evolution through it. This is the only thing
    • that makes progress possible. This thinking isn't brain bound,
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    • from outer things, we don't want them to have any influence on our
    • devotion to spiritual things. But, outer events and thoughts
    • clarify things. Let's imagine that a stranger approaches us and
    • our meditation something is placing itself before us which we think
    • wish to separate ourselves from outer things and to unite
    • ourselves with spiritual things, is our streaming desire life.
    • It constantly streams into our thinking in pictures of our daily life
    • thoughts are nothing but memories of previous events, and these events
    • are nothing but the desires that we've felt. If they hadn't become
    • examines one's memory one will find that everything that gave one the
    • most pleasure is engraved in it. Everything that we remained
    • away from this world of Lucifer and Ahriman. If we think that we've
    • Lucifer bring us in contact with the world's things around us that
    • from the things and touch us, just as the crying child feels his
    • weaving light rays over the world's things, and our eyes become aware
    • of things by touching the rays.
    • life. Now if one would look at the first statement exactly and think
    • seven. That's the way everything is renewed in man, the old is pushed
    • gradually die, and also every thought that a man thinks causes
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    • transform his whole thinking, make it different than it is in
    • spiritual world. We must learn to rethink, as it were,
    • different than it had been until now. What really is our thinking in
    • ordinary life? We're used to saying that thinking takes place in the
    • causer of our thoughts. Our physical body only has something to do
    • brain when we think them. What do the concentration exercises that
    • are shadows but that all of our percepts are really nothing, and that
    • matter. Matter is really nothing, it's enveloped by spirit
    • which is the real thing. The following example can elucidate
    • that's much thinner than water, that's “nothing” in
    • comparison with water. So what one sees here is nothing,
    • realities, beings and facts, and that there's nothing there where we
    • perceive the world's things, nothing but a hole. When we
    • nothing or matter. We don't really see objects in space —
    • world we must transform our whole thinking through esoteric
    • development so that we can understand and judge the things and facts
    • so far. We enter a world that has real things and beings in it,
    • the beings and things of this world move into us we lose our head
    • gets increasingly separate from the physical body, the things of that
    • benevolent and noble things have become transformed into
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    • something of these wonders of cosmic space. Least of all in regard to
    • evolution on the earth, can we find something in the universe that in
    • A materialist can visualize nothing apart from what lives in his
    • contrast of masculine and feminine in everything, whereas it now
    • planetary system is the contrast between sun and earth appears within
    • have truths but to add something to them. Be conscious, my dear
    • friends, that in this moment something of great importance is being
    • said, something that the anthroposophist should inscribe in his
    • memory and in his heart: many things are true, but merely to know
    • that a thing is true is not enough! For example, what modern natural
    • something beyond the earth — that above all makes man a citizen
    • feminine? Is there perhaps something in our solar system that brings
    • this: everything that confronts us externally in the physical world
    • spiritual is forming something physical, it can form it in such a way
    • form, that it is something that has deteriorated, that it does not at
    • all resemble the spiritual behind it. Moreover, everything that is
    • female body we thus have something that has remained behind normal
    • evolution and in the male body something that has descended more
    • the whole universe, we must not simply think of one member side by
    • development. For one who studies the truth of things, however, there
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    • various things about the past in the evolution of humanity. Today,
    • something will be said about the connection in the evolution of
    • spiritual impulse, something like a new impulse of the age. We can
    • Before this Dark Age, or Kali Yuga, the whole of human thinking, all
    • this period, that firm point increasingly developed itself within the
    • into the higher spiritual worlds but in which something like a
    • however. We must go a long way back if we wish to find something
    • Christ, the same being proclaims Himself inwardly within the human
    • millennium after Christ through a mighty inner revelation. Things are
    • in such a way that one heard: he proclaims mighty things out of the
    • ground as if dead. This means that everything of a lower nature in
    • powerfully from within as it had worked out of the elements, with
    • will bring us mighty things. Let us call to mind the significance of
    • connected with human faculties. Everything that humanity could
    • This is once more an approximate year, of course, for these things
    • We must make clear to ourselves that two things might
    • they saw something in physical man like a second man; yet, if
    • soul force, “I see something like a reality, just as it is
    • described in anthroposophy as the second man within physical man.”
    • they look up from this action, something like a dream picture will
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    • together here some little time ago, many things were said about the past
    • evolution of humanity, and to-day I will add something
    • humanity needs a spiritual impetus, something like a new impulse for
    • With it is connected everything we recognise nowadays
    • Kali Yuga, all human thinking, all the powers of the human soul, were
    • strongly within him. But do not imagine that even now this knowledge
    • spiritual worlds, but when there unfolded in him something like a
    • back to find anything else. Men actually beheld the spiritual during
    • Being announces Himself within the soul. The experience which
    • revelation from within man.
    • fell down as if dead — meaning that everything of a lower
    • a revelation of the World-Ego from within — working from within
    • resurrected within the human soul. And the influence of this
    • bound up with human faculties. Everything that humanity could acquire
    • humanity. Naturally, it is again an approximate date, for things
    • man something like a second man; but if materialistic
    • a power that has awakened within them: I see as a reality something
    • that is described in Anthroposophy as the second man within the
    • the morass of materialism. Everything will depend upon whether
    • physical man! Nothing will be apparent if the faculties for seeing it
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  • Title: Esoteric Lessons Part II: Stuttgart, 12-24,31-10
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    • esoteric things in the right place, and never at meals.
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    • thing. In our materialistic age many a materialist would gladly
    • follow the most extensive dietary rules, would do breathing exercises
    • for hours if he could attain something that way. To exert oneself
    • couldn't give it anything to take with it, and it would go out
    • can't grasp something with our thinking when we want to think
    • grab something that kept on eluding us. Under such conditions a
    • Even in normal development some things will arise of which we must
    • pulling out of the etheric body and physical body undergoes something
    • theosophical way of thinking work on him.
    • to see something like that. The food one gets in hotels has the same
    • a new thinking, feeling and willing through esoteric work on ourselves.
    • don't carelessly say something that we haven't fully
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    • teachings; envy and jealousy — think of a beautiful work of art;
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    • egoism. We often imagine that we're doing something selflessly,
    • become aware of yet. Then as esoterics we think that we must tell him
    • also direct our attention to everything that's connected with
    • quiet about it and to conceal the facts. This kind of thing also has
    • something in spiritual worlds out of curiosity, and meditate
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    • through an esoteric training something went through an Egyptian
    • physical body as something that belongs to him. But he must already
    • dweller had never seen a man before, he might think that the two
    • weights were grown together with the body. Likewise, we think that we
    • everything still is. Let's take our handwriting. This is an
    • would be so vain as to think that his handwriting was very beautiful.
    • that air is something that comes to us from outside, and we give it
    • back as something that kills. Ahriman comes towards us in this lethal
    • For thereby, we combine our eternal I with something perishable.
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    • mostly wrong line of thought if we think that it gives us more, for
    • then we'll get the corresponding things from it. A true
    • also something that holds us back. But in the way we're in our
    • For instance, if we would think of a man we knew 20 years ago and
    • if we would look upon a thing that remained behind as something that
    • was appropriate for our time, and that's something that will
    • thing for their age when they were given to the ancient Indians, and
    • Defense Against European Ideas, as something that has much
    • ancient, high culture. Did they succeed? No. Something else happened
    • deed, but we shouldn't think that it wasn't
    • lower Gods made for us, and anything bad or defective about it can
    • thinks that he's living selflessly for his fellow men with
    • eyes can suffer from it. They then see everything surrounded by an
    • ancient Atlantean couldn't see things clearly either. He
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    • forces that radiate from within him. One can feel in one's
    • within one; it goes through the heart with a warmth and excitement
    • him to escape it, for the consequences of his feeling, thinking and
    • Before a man takes his own development in hand, everything goes
    • according to regulated laws that nothing can accelerate. But if he
    • begins an esoteric training something quite different happens to him.
    • becomes a different man qualitatively. Through what? Things that he
    • right feelings and through pictures that arise within. Thereby the
    • a short time each day, something wonderful will be faintly noticeable
    • colors rising before him in which forms take shape, and something
    • beginning of spiritual development the things that appear are similar
    • to things in our daily environment, and they often radiate out of our
    • than one usually thinks. When a man takes his esoteric development in
    • often say that it's nothing but egoism if a man wants to
  • Title: Truths and Errors: Lecture VI: Errors of Spiritual Research - 2
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    • spiritual organs by the things that we have discussed sketchily
    • the things always wrong by this defect of the eye. I would like
    • have in the usual life to higher levels. Everything depends on
    • speculative fiction, wrong or untrue judging of the things here
    • consider a person who can tell things of the spiritual world as
    • to consider the seer's gift only as something that has
    • conscious judgement within the spiritual world that we can
    • something can happen with the spiritual researcher that you can
    • and moral attitude. Only these two things still are infinitely
    • from the usual sensory consideration of the things again. We
    • world. Spiritual science acknowledges that behind everything,
    • also behind the material existence, something spiritual works
    • on the human soul in such a way that they veil everything to
    • Goethe and all those say who understand these things really:
    • in the soul; and if one discusses these things, one gets quite
    • that there is a subconscious soul life. Since everything that
    • appear as something that looks like its opposite. Praying and
    • beings are attached to something established because they fear
    • say that the human being loses ground that he faces nothing to
    • gain something new. The soul sometimes feels that darkly in the
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  • Title: Truths and Errors: Lecture VIII: The Questions of Life and the Riddle of Death - 2
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    • everything that one calls “theosophy” more or less
    • so-called chance passes something on to you in this respect.
    • something quite different. The one contained a popular
    • there, without inspection of the thing. However, I read on
    • of the population. From those persons who want to know nothing
    • persons to have to deal with the things about which they want
    • natural sciences have produced many things for three, four
    • material life riddles. However, one has to take something else
    • Spiritual science cannot offer physical things. It cannot go
    • there is something supersensible, nevertheless, they say, the
    • everything that crosses the borders of physical cognition.
    • as well as they are, can know nothing about the supersensible.
    • argues nothing against that. However, spiritual science applies
    • deals with the world of the things. How does this mental
    • us how the thinking intervenes in the brain, and one knows that
    • reflect the work of thinking in our soul, so that we become
    • works. The usual life proves it, while the thinking causes
    • and catabolism, and for that who knows to observe these things
    • This process of thinking is as natural as the vision of the
    • which are not stimulated from the outside. The usual thinking
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  • Title: Curative Eurythmy: Lecture 8
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    • eurythmy took shape out of something purely artistic, out of what was
    • speech or singing. In the case of song it is something different but
    • this speech; one can bring everything linguistic to expression through
    • but carries on further, in artistic eurythmy we have to do with something
    • as everything conducive to health can also make one sick if exaggerated,
    • in general, as long as it remains within the appropriate limits, can
    • means, something entirely different is achieved than when I pass over
    • from the sound A to an I or something else in an artistic presentation.
    • concern about something which lies close at hand here: amateurs and
    • dilettants appropriate such things very easily. From the beginning I
    • nothing at all that one can object to in this sentence, it is only that
    • as was expressed in their final sentence: everything which has been
    • be, in their own words, “intoxicatingly simple.” Something
    • learning more everything will become clearer and more ordered and the
    • collision, is unloaded in the movement of the air (This is something
    • you induce, you have the entire process of in-breathing in your hands.
    • harmonising of the breathing activity, in its refinement within the brain,
    • activity and the breathing activity. All the activities of the brain
    • on in teething, it would be as follows: the upper teeth are built up
    • notice that a child is having difficulties in teething, you can assist
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  • Title: Lecture: Inner Nature of Music: Lecture V
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    • something that is supposed to add to a comprehension of this
    • a general foundation, and tomorrow I shall go into a few things that
    • substance and requires no other content save that within its own
    • intellectualism wishes to tackle everything, there is a feeling that
    • only with something for which there are outer subjects. This explains
    • appreciation does tone physiology (acoustics) have anything to say
    • something new. The other feeling that will come about but as yet does
    • octave will be something completely different and will one day be
    • things can be understood, understood with feeling, only if one
    • normally assumed. Nothing is more incorrect than the simple
    • experience in tone, however, no longer has anything to do with the
    • they have no significance. Everything that lives in the limbs as
    • that it rested within itself. Man began to relate the feeling for his
    • Something
    • stages, but actually the matter is more complicated than one thinks.
    • within the human organism, the “I” connects itself again
    • astral only from within out. We thus can say that the “I”
    • world that we had within us as embryos. Everything else is added. The
    • because the matter reaches the etheric. Everything in man's
    • of the experience of breath due to the change in my breathing. The
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  • Title: Lecture: Inner Nature of Music: Lecture VI
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    • to occur twelve times within these seven scales. In the sequence of
    • means that within the experience of the fifth, man with his “I”
    • “I” is, so to speak, within the confines of the human
    • becoming aware of the human being within himself. The experience of
    • the fifth brings awareness of man within the divine world order. The
    • experience of the fifth, “I stand within the spiritual world.”
    • man believed that he lived and wove in something etheric. With the
    • experience of the fifth was still pure. Song was indeed something
    • interval of the fifth. Naturally, he must experience something empty
    • perception within man's being. Today, therefore, man feels an
    • that in relation to music he carried a certain circle of tones within
    • feeling. Now, feeling passes into thinking [Vorstellen].
    • of mental images, or the lower aspect of thinking, has been translated
    • thinking, in its relationship to feeling and willing.]
    • thinking, on the other hand we have the feeling that passes into
    • actually twofold. We have a feeling that is more inclined to thinking
    • peculiar thing about the musical element is that neither must it
    • penetrate completely into thinking — because it would cease to
    • be something musical the moment it was taken hold of by the brain's
    • realm of willing any more than into that of thinking. In both
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  • Title: Poetry/Speech: Lecture VII: The Uttering of Syllables and the Speaking of Words
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    • Homer’s identity has nothing to do with this.) And if we
    • the prose-sense, something quite unartistic. The real poet always
    • and declamation in which something that transcends prose to become
    • within the soul in internally strict forms.
    • Within whose sacred leafs did
    • Doth all things wake, and where all mix and
    • On his spredden wings, needs nothing but deep
    • eternal breathings! – they gaze
  • Title: Poetry/Speech: Lecture VIII: The Interaction of Breathing and Blood-Circulation
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    • BREATHING
    • for poetry (in the general way of things) to be engendered and
    • breathing and blood-circulation. In breathing, the human being is
    • breathing I absorb into myself the substantiality of the cosmos,
    • and then release to the cosmos once more what was briefly within
    • for this breathing-process – will find in it one of the most
    • something closely bound up with the breathing-rhythm: the rhythm of
    • through his breathing. The breath takes hold of the
    • the breathing-process, and in his lyre the actual functioning of
    • poetry ultimately rests on this ratio between breathing, as
    • breathing and circulation.
    • blood‑circulation to breathing a second time. Man receives
    • earthly life: a product of breathing and blood-circulation. He
    • breathing and blood-circulation, we arrive at epic. If we ascend
    • breathing recede, refrain from activating the life of the breath,
    • with our breathing into ourselves and make the pulsation of the
    • blood the essential thing, reckoning up the notches (so to speak)
    • metrical verse. If we are concerned with the breathing, which
    • recitation flows in conformity with the breathing-process. If the
    • over into recitation, which stems from the breathing, here that
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  • Title: Poetry/Speech: Lecture IX: The Alliteration and Terminal Rhyme
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    • something that might be couched in more learned terms –
    • there is something in our present thoughts that was not there for
    • presence of a divine-spiritual potency. In thinking, man still felt
    • that God was thinking in him. With the attainment of human
    • the primaeval innocent state, things were quite different –
    • brother. All the same, I think it best to speak the alliteration
    • Within and without with iron
  • Title: Lecture I: Man in the Past, the Present and the Future
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    • his own being in waking, dreaming and sleeping. In modern thinking he
    • something inwardly experienced but is only a convulsive effort to
    • it. Within the stone circles the Druid sought his science, his wisdom
    • three to five thousand years ago. Thinking was more dreamlike; when
    • men woke they felt that something was still remaining over from sleep,
    • Boehme and Swedenborg are examples — something connected with
    • within Western evolution makes it quite impossible for us to be
    • whose evolution we cannot comprehend with the aid of nothing but
    • way that consciousness has been alive within him. The whole nature and
    • — much deeper within our being there is our surging will. And I
    • what lives within our willing. We have an idea that we are going to do
    • what has been going on within us, of which we have been quite
    • things closely we shall see that the course of our dreaming, with its
    • in those days was quite different from what lives within our souls
    • type of thinking is employed. We can read the words, but we shall not
    • Human thinking since the fifteenth century has acquired a particular
    • already reached is culminating point. Yet this way of thinking, which
    • capable of giving him any satisfaction. A man can think, and that is
    • the only luminous experience of his waking life. He can think, and
    • modern thinking can give man no satisfaction for his inner yearnings.
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    • their observation of Nature without any logical deductions. Everything
    • the way in which today we have thoughts, when the things are outside.
    • the bosom of the spirit and spent my time within it, and there
    • men still saw everything, Nature included, spiritually. It marked a step
    • quality. If men nowadays felt anything like this, they would begin to
    • think, to speculate and philosophize about it. It was not so with the
    • disharmony within themselves: “I come as spirit from a world of
    • have abandoned; my spiritual existence is interwoven with something
    • offices and commercial houses — and everything there has a
    • their thinking about life only if they feel once more as men did when
    • there remained something of it on waking. Yesterday I described this
    • by saying that when men woke after sleep, there remained something of
    • healthiness of their life, whereas if other tastes were present it was
    • retained something of this, though in a crude and materialized form. A
    • sleeping-draught was once something spiritual; that is, sleep itself,
    • felt themselves embraced by the Earth, but they felt something more;
    • within the Earth what has streamed into it during the summer. Not only
    • the priests of the Mysteries knew something definite about this
    • describe such things in strictly logical words — man, as far as
    • but something worse, a worm for whom it never rains so that he never
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    • that part of reality which is shackled within the laws of
    • existence flow into them. Things long forgotten crop up altered in
    • many ways, even things which passed unnoticed at the time. The times,
    • remarkable fact that in essence practically everything which crops up
    • perhaps have a dream about something that happened to you twenty-five
    • always discover something of the following sort: in this dream about
    • relation, however insignificant, to something which has happened
    • during the last three days. The reason is that we bear within
    • we do not notice these things, but they are realities all the same.
    • The reason is that all we perceive or think, which is taken up into
    • anything we experience before it is imprinted on the etheric and
    • men's consciousness nowadays! Yet it is something which is perpetually
    • This is something of extraordinary significance. Remember that
    • were, imprinted it on the Universe, and it rests within the whole
    • at all of the extraordinary significance of the wisdom that lay within
    • we might call scientific method, there is still something
    • valid within the human being. Not only are the substances transformed
    • within our organism when we consume them in the ordinary course of
    • of the organic laws within which man has his being. Dreams are much
    • closer to us than is our normal abstract thinking; they show the way
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    • human being comprises within itself the ego, the astral body,
    • begins to think, and that his memories become more conscious.
    • entirely used up, if with the change of teeth everything
    • something comes to light in those regions of the
    • consciousness is still being formed, and something of the outer
    • enter the head from within, these forces now come from
    • then acts from within, from the head, all that is absorbed by
    • of will expresses itself from within in conflict with a
    • struggles from with-out against the similar one from within,
    • These things show that in our soul-life we are concerned with
    • something which at certain definite times co-operates also in
    • Such things we should consider carefully in forming our picture
    • you let this thought ripen within you and bring the requisite
    • everything we teach the child of music and speech during the
    • the germ of music-speech with something that will operate into
    • future. For nothing is more important than that we be able, as
    • remain imperfect if they could not observe the imperfect things
    • can have many memories of things musical. This can be
    • reason to point out that these things cannot be rightly
    • I would call your attention to something that is very much in
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  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture I: The Egyptian period, and the present time.
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    • enter fully into this, but will first give an outline of those things
    • things you understand that the force which sets the apparatus in
    • motion has something to do with the force which flows through the
    • or less mysterious forces produced by the earth itself. Something
    • we see threads being spun which lie within the invisible world. By
    • ancient kingdom of the Romans. Something remarkable appears when we
    • personality. Hence in the Roman kingdom there appears something very
    • him in spiritual regions. There is something unique in Roman law and
    • abstraction, but something like a spiritual cloud, which in its turn
    • something above him, the Roman looked primarily to himself. It was he
    • would ask you, however, to note one thing with regard to it which
    • not for nothing that the artist has surrounded the Madonna with a
    • and perceive that there is here something very different from what an
    • cloud-angels surrounding the Madonna say something to us? Yes, they
    • say something of the greatest significance if we do but consider them
    • picture, something whispers in our soul, “Here before us is a
    • miracle in the best sense of the word.” We do not think that this
    • them, like something that had crystallized somewhat more than these
    • connect one thing with another; what we are here able to investigate
    • Let us now pass on to where our own age begins. Let us think of the
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  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture II: Ancient Wisdom and the new Apocalyptic Wisdom. Temple sleep. Isis and the Madonna. Past stages of Evolution. The bestowing of the Ego. Future Powers.
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    • does not occupy himself with such things. This fact indicates the
    • thinking healed the man. Let us look at this more closely: that
    • anything about mathematical ideas; the other is intensely interested
    • things which to modern thinking — at least to the greater part of
    • and by those filled with sense perception. Think for a moment of the
    • The latter says: “I ought to think about these things! but I only
    • want to think of things which I can perceive with my senses!”
    • religious conceptions, for these also relate to things which cannot be
    • things — in a word with things which are sense-free. These are
    • such a conception best when they do it without the help of anything
    • thinking, such thought has a curative, harmonizing effect upon the
    • children. How little people of the present day understand such things
    • consider this to be educational know nothing of that deeper curative
    • sense-free ideas. The more a person is accustomed to think apart from
    • of numbers. The object, besides the other value these things possessed,
    • was to uplift him from the mere outward vision of things. If I place a
    • of things Spiritual. We are led from what takes place on earth to what
    • the things which existed once upon a time; we can acquire conceptions
    • future before spiritually thinking men, in whom no inner cause of
    • that when he did anything it made an impression upon his spiritual
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  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture III: The Kingdoms of Nature. Group-egos. The Centre of Man. The Kingdoms of Higher Spiritual Beings.
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    • gather together many things that will furnish us with some kind of
    • begin with we will point out a few things appertaining to the beings
    • “I” enclosed as a single individuality within its skin,
    • eyes it is present within the skin of every human being. This is not
    • these ten fingers do not move of themselves, but something hidden must
    • be causing the movement; in other words you think of a being that
    • sense, have also something hidden behind them. Just as the central
    • something is also hidden which is common to all lions. It is hidden
    • physical world is nothing but a combination of the physical and
    • substance, but there is something else connected with the plant,
    • other hand one should not think that the earth feels pain when a
    • vision can see into the astral world still sees nothing of the ego of
    • they anything resembling an ego, or some other higher principle? If we
    • Things are really more complicated than is generally supposed. It is
    • not the case that in the astral world everything is astral; this is as
    • little the case as that in the physical world everything is physical.
    • connected with the Universe, it is as if every single thing in the
    • In fact, when a mineral is examined clairvoyantly something like the
    • disappear as if into a hollow globe. You can think of every mineral as
    • his ego within him, it is enclosed within his skin; each human being
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  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture IV: The Outer Manifestations of Spiritual Beings in the Elements. Their connection with Man. Cosmic partitions. The Myth of Osiris.
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    • “solid”; everything fluid (not only water but quicksilver,
    • for instance) is called “water”; everything in the shape of
    • gas, “air”; everything that can be perceived as having any
    • four elements: earth, water, air, and fire, he has mingled within him
    • than warmth. Wherever there is anything that sends forth light we
    • of Form. It is they who give form to everything around us. Wherever
    • things are seen with a distinct form this is due to the activity of
    • “Zeitgeist” something else is active which goes through the
    • within the mighty whole; nothing is repeated, everything is under the
    • is, the Ancient Sun condition, which as you are aware has nothing to
    • to Beings who are not merely directors of something that changes
    • We have to think of the Ancient Moon as a heavenly body similar to our
    • Moon. For us this is no material mass, but within this globe dwell all
    • see, in small, how something resembling a planetary system originates
    • imagine that the same thing took place with the world? We can see
    • originates, we have it before our eyes. Only one thing is forgotten!
    • Sometimes it is good to forget this one thing, but not in this case;
    • something else is there, the nebula is not merely matter, it is
    • materials and forces remained behind upon the earth. Within this
    • seething primeval body all these Spiritual Beings were active and they
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  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture V: The sacrifice of the substance by the Thrones, Kyriotetes, Dynami's, and Exusiai. Jehovah and the Elohim, and their co-operative activity in the stages of human Development.
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    • man has these four principles within him; and we shall understand how
    • anything like the body of today. When you consider the present
    • physical body you observe in the first place something solid, a
    • something which, considered occultly, is substantial — namely,
    • within him the source of his own heat. Were you now to think
    • everything solid away from man, also everything liquid and everything
    • which would enable them to think of the conditions of Saturn before it
    • from somewhere in space you would have seen anything. Saturn had no
    • would have found that there were lines of warmth within it in all
    • (in the occult sense), and everything within the Sun passed through
    • with a certain degree of warmth. Now think away everything but the
    • body; think away all the solid and the liquid parts, keeping only the
    • course anyone who affirms such things knows very well that it seems
    • consequence was that something happened which we must try to picture
    • Something like this took place at the time of which I am speaking; man
    • mineral substance such as we have on the earth, but something that was
    • of the Moon was if we think of something resembling a mossy bog or
    • rocks projecting out of this mass, but there was something like dense,
    • something appertaining to the outer form of animals. This is because
    • signified something. When another being approached a man he was unable
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  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture VI: The Spirits of Form as regents of earthly existence. Participation of the, Luciferic beings. The formation of race.
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    • astral body within himself could the Spirits of Form give him what we
    • preparatory stages; everything had first to undergo a certain
    • having no trace of his present hard bones, nothing even so solid as
    • physical body was soft it was also pliable. This is something which
    • will ask you now to note a connection between two things. When did man
    • environment. Up to that time everything about him had indefinite
    • This was not wrong, but, wonderful as it may seem, something which
    • Looked at superficially, one might easily think of them as one thinks
    • instinctive activity. Through this something else came within his
    • domain, something which, under the guidance of the Spirits of Form,
    • brought freedom to man in an earlier age. We all bear within us the
    • downwards on the other. Through this something else of great
    • Form were able to work upon him at this period. Something of very
    • must answer, “He received something which could come to him only
    • from outside, something to which he could not yet attain through his
    • own soul.” On this account everything which came to him from the
    • within the groups through the ordinances of the law. There we find
    • belonging to one another. Everything loves that has had love implanted
    • man within his own personality; and tear him away from blood
    • relationship. Then the Christ appears and centres man entirely within
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  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture VII: Animal forms -- the physiognomical expression of human passions. The religion of Egypt -- a remembrance of Lemurian times. Fish and serpent symbols. The remembrance of Atlantis in Europe. The Light of Christ.
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    • to say such things about past conditions of the earth and of man. Even
    • shape was still very mobile and unfinished, something else happened.
    • according to his emotions, being one thing at one time and something
    • of animals we see in the higher orders of the animal kingdom nothing
    • tapestry. Everything that moves within the human astral body today,
    • inner centre, found a certain balance, so that they have within them
    • lectures. We have to think of the earth as being still of a soft
    • Thus epoch after epoch of the earth is born again within the souls of
    • when the Lemurian evolution was in its prime neither such a breathing
    • Another thing was also not as yet separated. We know that in the
    • dream pictures rose within him, but there was no external objective
    • for the man of that time still moved within the fluidic element, but
    • You will have heard that within the human brain there is an organ
    • fertilization, nutrition and breathing, were intimately connected in
    • enabled to assume various shapes — everything by which he could
    • of thinking flowed into him, somewhat as is the case with animals
    • within the earth. From these entirely different forms have naturally
    • is that which still has within it the last echo of the Sun-Forces. Let
    • most important point of time, that into which the whole thing resolves
    • Such things as these were studied in the schools of the Initiates, and
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    • material thing. We have seen how the manifold world beings (we may not
    • world we should nowhere find anything that is material alone,
    • everything is connected with a spiritual part. We have seen how the
    • development of the flower, encircles them above the earth. Everything
    • within him, man is actually in a position to gain knowledge for
    • sun and the moon. Today we have something to add to this. The question
    • heavenly body, has its particular mission. Nothing in the universe is
    • bones, etc. In earthly evolution nothing is repeated, every stage has
    • that things which for a time have progressed side by side separate;
    • As was pointed out in the last lecture, after everything had united
    • remarkable quality. These beings possessed a great deal, but one thing
    • they lacked at the very beginning of the Moon period, and this thing
    • When the Moon period came to an end, wisdom was in all things. Life on
    • surrounding world, we see wisdom at the root of everything. Man can
    • earth. Microcosmic wisdom is something only to be learnt from the
    • objects that surround man here. Wisdom is in all things, including
    • paper. These group-souls possessed long ago something which human
    • ingrained in everything that exists on earth, had to take form
    • plants, and animals, and indeed in everything that surrounds us —
    • develop. Where egos are united within the group-soul there is no true
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    • Our task today is to comprehend the spiritual horizon within which man
    • everything was more or less blurred; and when at night he left his
    • We must conceive of everything in the world as graded; that just as
    • trivially) gained something from man through their intercourse with
    • that we must think of man in that ancient period as being in such a
    • these bodies, and what we feel as fatigue is nothing more than the
    • within the shell of our bodies. At night we plunge into this spiritual
    • Things seen in one way in the physical world have a very different
    • yourselves an exceedingly rich person who has never known anything but
    • results from well-doing. Picture this person now as doing something
    • know that the Gods lack something when man does not live in love. The
    • The sacrifice of man to the Gods is nothing else than the love which
    • had not become ossified, and had within them the germs of a more
    • unbearable. Everything which passed southwards in the peninsula as a
    • most. In its place they had acquired something else, something that
    • that what was preserved within them as the “I am” was the
    • which remained within them. As yet they did not perceive the ego in
    • find the way back to them by looking within our own being — by
    • who must be sought within man's innermost being. This conception,
    • within that personality. We must try to understand the mood of this
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    • We must not think that such processes did not have corresponding
    • first time into earthly incarnation, and life within a physical body
    • rebirth everything can be described in a few typical words, this
    • Think only how man's consciousness, his self-consciousness, depends
    • being. Only think how he must continually inhale a certain quantity of
    • air; so that he is by no means enclosed within his skin, his being
    • the full esotericism of such things can obviously not be given out,
    • but the fact remains that these things might be gone into very much
    • preserved a feeling for the nothingness of the physical plane, of its
    • unworthiness as an expression of the Deity, who looked on it as a
    • mighty impulse through the Christ, something of profound importance
    • know how to read them. There it stands; but such things are veiled.
    • directly intuited by the Christ. On that occasion something shot
    • something which to the materialistic consciousness of the present day
    • Anthroposophical movement to declare those things that have always
    • been known, taught, and seen within the Mysteries. Only because this
    • Redeemer bled there was implanted within humanity the seed of the
    • only lead mankind out of the depths, but could do something else,
    • something of very great importance! A part of the world is to be
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    • with the ancient gods, the beings we have described as Angels. Nothing
    • heights upon its corpse is firmly rooted within it, hence it has not
    • This was firmly implanted in souls at that time. Things that take
    • most wonderful physical things have been produced, things by which man
    • form which demonstrates certain things symbolically. The close union
    • Gods had to be darkened, but within us dwells the sure consciousness
    • holds within it the idea that man will yet conquer through his
    • this union between things of the spirit and things of the senses. It
    • as by underground channels with our own, the fifth age. Certain things
    • appear in the sixth; and things belonging to the first epoch will
    • return in the seventh. Everything has a deep and law-filled
    • extremes, those things connecting the first and the seventh age. Let
    • Everything that appeared later had been first prepared for; this was
    • When a person speaks of races today he speaks of something that is no
    • People think too superficially about the spiritual progress of
    • deeply within the physical plane, this idea confronts us again in its
    • up to the very beginnings of humanity. Let us think once more of the
    • of initiation. Then it appeared to him. But the important thing is
    • then appeared before his eyes? He beheld something incomplete
    • something that was in course of development. The form he saw was in a
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    • with something that I feel is especially important for us to
    • changed within what we call the sphere of science, if it is
    • categories, within which will be united, as in a whole new
    • field of science, things that today are dealt with in Zoology
    • things, including perhaps at the same time something from
    • Astronomy, something from Biology, and so on. For this, a
    • relation to the world. They can do nothing but work in their
    • of many things which seem in the first lectures to be mere
    • statements. Many things will then be verified which I shall
    • from the way we think today. It is even extraordinarily
    • way of thinking has become completely foreign to modern man.
    • mechanical way. Men think of these phenomena in terms of
    • criticism of the things at the moment, but will only point
    • way in which to regard the starry heavens. Anything else,
    • Those who regard the scientific thought of today as something
    • “more childlike,” and then thinking that in
    • is something which has become a real
    • in mathematics and mechanics men think they
    • everything that cannot be treated in this way as more or less
    • think how remote the simplest mathematical ideas are to
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    • something which reveals its most important activity in the
    • anything like what I said yesterday. For the evolution of our
    • dealing with them anything of the nature of mathematics or
    • call it — but indicating something of extraordinary
    • passage.) Goethe says there: People think of natural
    • of thinking how ‘wonderfully advanced’ we are
    • only describe as a fundamental error, as something
    • Copernicus was nothing else than this, — the origin of
    • whole thing was purely the construction of a world-system
    • strange thing is that in practical Astronomy, calculations
    • the essential nature of things, comes into question when the
    • this was done simply by adding something new to the picture
    • certainty through a purely mathematical approach? Only think
    • that in considering a thing mathematically we lift the
    • Mathematics is something that ascends from our inner
    • all probability, only arrive at something relative.
    • point is that in regarding things purely from the
    • Let us think
    • something on the Earth which is in complete dependence upon
    • doubt that this has something to do with the solar life. But
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    • angles. Only quite unadvanced thinkers still maintain that
    • who find this way of thinking of the celestial phenomena
    • recognize the processes within Man himself in their
    • manifestation of something outside of man. Man confronts and,
    • within our bodily organism. The organism must in a certain
    • to derive our ideas from such a thing as this, even as the
    • thing which we must practice in the development of our ideas,
    • You only need see things in the proper light to recognize
    • year. Something which works formatively and creatively upon
    • activity of the solar forces. We will say nothing yet of
    • processes within ourselves, no longer dependent on illusory
    • day is something in man's connection with the
    • year is something in man's connection with the
    • something in the soul-life which actually reproduces in
    • arises within us by way of memory, our physical bodily
    • experience when we remember something, one will certainly
    • faculty of memory; inasmuch as he still lives within the
    • something in the nature of a common experience with the
    • o soul and spirit, so something works in the Cosmos in a
    • Sun and Moon. We speak of Sun and Moon as of something
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    • however, distinguish two things in the formation of these
    • thing, namely, that a start is made from observations out of
    • therefore first call your attention to something which will
    • that breathing must have the same causes in man as in the
    • this point the thing is obvious enough. But then a jump is
    • granted. Those who are wont to think in this way will say,
    • on earthly things. If the same causality did not obtain in
    • come to think of it, this ‘regula philosophandi’
    • great thinkers at the opening of the modern age —
    • have something which is put together from inductions made,
    • of their authors were included. Inasmuch as a thinker was
    • is something with which we can begin. The planets have
    • take note of something in the real world-picture, which as it
    • thinkers — approached the comets and meteoric swarms
    • astronomical thinking. Also in biological and especially in
    • in some way, continually altering it within itself. For if I
    • still remain within the real. That is the one thing.
    • if you think the idea through to the end, then precisely as
    • Precisely by following my thinking through to the very last,
    • we come to something else, to which we must pay special
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    • Think of the
    • imagine that we can do so by thinking of the Sun as moving in
    • see that there must be something which preceeds the
    • other things there recently appeared a certain divergence of
    • Science, how front a certain stage onward (something as I
    • history of these things to which I now wish to point.
    • admit that we find something in the realm of reality, the
    • things in mind, I deem it necessary in today's lecture to
    • thinking whereby we should first study what is within, say,
    • included. Anything else which appears functional in the human
    • today are disinclined to look at things macroscopically. We
    • considered as isolated within man, apart from the rest of the
    • world, for they depend upon the breathing, — a process
    • now to go into these things more deeply, for it is evident
    • breathing and blood-circulation — the metabolic system
    • brings us to something else, which is in definite contrast to
    • metabolism, situated as it is more deeply within the body,
    • something is directed inward from sense-perception to the
    • is from within outward, and we get actual fertilization. In
    • one-another. In the in-breathing and out breathing the
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    • something within human evolution itself to guide us to the
    • the question: ‘Can we find anything in the evolution of
    • approximate. We have to think of the period about the middle
    • what was going on within civilized mankind.
    • Think what it means in the whole evolution of human
    • knowledge. Something was stirring in the inmost depths of
    • something real is to be found in general or universal
    • life takes hold of something real, — that they
    • the concept ‘lamb’ is nothing but a convenient
    • the matter in the wolf will be nothing but lamb, and yet it
    • ‘wolf’ must be something real.
    • to anyone within European culture to want to prove God's
    • thing, you do not want to prove it. But at that time
    • something was slipping away from man, which until then had
    • evolution of the Earth a such? Is there anything that we can
    • point to something of significance in this connection. There
    • anthroposophical lectures. It was an incision. Something was
    • are taken hold of by something which in ourselves keeps more
    • alternation of day and night. Think how long this alternation
    • wrest himself free to the same extent from what works within
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    • terms, or at least into rigid forms. For when we study things
    • greater than that of sound. But anyone who thinks in keeping
    • things in this way. The spiritual scientist will always want
    • consists of mere mental picture. We need to see these things
    • mental pictures and our life of dreams. Think of our waking
    • dream-life; the only thing that is added to it is the content
    • than as something primarily contained within the latter. Once
    • such. (Remember always that I am thinking of these processes
    • Now think
    • rather within the bodily nature than independently of the
    • sight — the very same things which we are here
    • life of the senses were added to it, something would still be
    • life of the senses, something flows into us from the outer
    • fancy and nothing more; we should never achieve the sharp
    • you see things as they are, you will find little reality
    • It is through something from the outer world, which in a
    • to enter into these things it will be fully clear. Only
    • such things as these. I am only sorry that I can do no more
    • that there is really no such thing as this rigid space. Now
    • rigidity of the X, Y and Z has something to do with the real
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    • Earth. All these things we pointed out, and I then showed how
    • celestial space may be. These are the kind of things we must
    • Something
    • sense-perceptions actively from within. It is a 24-hour
    • we should cultivate the habit of observing things like this.
    • too. Here I should like to draw your attention to something
    • springs in each succeeding year. I must image something or other
    • right to regard the trunk of the perennial as a thing apart,
    • relationships, such as they really are. Something is there in
    • precisely by taking something of the Earth into itself it
    • plant, when it becomes perennial, had learned something it
    • when it depended on cosmic environment, something which it
    • at the things that happen to be side by side, or that are
    • allege that anything takes place thence forward, deserving to
    • goes beyond this. He holds something in reserve by means of
    • puberty onward. Something therefore is at work in man, that
    • things a condition even tending to a standstill. It is
    • we take our start from gravitation and nothing more, and
    • think it out consistently. We get the picture of a planetary
    • there must be something in the planetary system —
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    • are avoiding this danger, by keeping within the bounds of
    • of two facts: The appearance within the planetary system of
    • the cometary phenomena, and, alas within the planetary
    • separated things, with which we are confronted in the
    • facts to another, manifesting something of a similar nature
    • bring in something which arises in regard to man if one
    • begin with, nothing more than a form of optical picture,
    • of revolution of the planets, there appears within
    • and for us at any rate this is the important thing about it.
    • look something like this
    • the “palpably impalpable”, something that is
    • with something which shows us that in some way we must leave
    • Having ourselves and going the idea is beginning to think the
    • process through, we must go on thinking in such a way that
    • attention to the next step, which ensures if one things as
    • way there is something else to be observed. For you see, if
    • at this. It is quite possible to imagine. But something very
    • becoming flatter from within, as it were, it changes into a
    • follow it in our imagination? We have to do something quite
    • peculiar. We have, in fact, to think of a circle which is not
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    • observed within the space occupied by the needle. The
    • they may be, within the field of vision of the microscope;
    • necessity of reaching out to the surrounding totality within
    • a position to bring our judgment to bear upon such things as
    • within the human organism will appear, when truly recognised
    • These things
    • his head, and what works within, tending from within toward
    • polarity. Take the tubular bone and think of this centre-line
    • If you now think of what envelops the human skull, you have
    • however, is the same contrast which you experience within
    • We live far more in this polarity than we are wont to think.
    • It is always present and we live within it. The connection
    • processes taking place within it simply out of the embryo
    • have something, — if I may so express myself, —
    • reality. I will now draw your attention to something very
    • must turn our attention to yet another thing.
    • is thus within you relates to what is in the mineral kingdom
    • think of this relationship more concretely than in the form
    • within ourselves, to that part of our organisation which
    • have something by which we feel ourselves, which
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    • beholds is mere appearance. I hardly think any competent
    • within itself, ever changing its configuration, —
    • related to our own conditions and to those things which are
    • form, in diverse ways inscribed in human nature. These things
    • mathematics and geometry as such, by thinking of the
    • several movements of individual human beings. Think on the
    • try to see the different things together. The more minutely
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    • has constants in its equation, we must think variables. The
    • moving Lemniscate with perceptive insight. Also we think how
    • “forces” I mean nothing hypothetical; —
    • outside us which is the principle of form within us. Let us
    • will be most active and influential. Thinking along these
    • to expression something that bears directly, not indirectly,
    • the remainder of the planet's path. Think of a Lemniscate
    • friends, something quite definite results from this Namely,
    • path, even as to its form, something midway between what we
    • at the human form and figure and think of its relation to the
    • the Sun's path. HOW then shall we think of the other path
    • complicated that in this brief lecture-course not everything
    • supposed ellipse. All these things I am gradually leading up
    • think what I am telling you so very revolutionary as against
    • Look, for example: say this or something like it
    • not so far afield as you might think. Suppose that in the
    • living things, generatic aequivocs, — were they not
    • being from some molecular distribution, i.e. from something
    • not find in the forming of the animal anything that looks
    • growth, anything that suggests further development towards
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    • pondered on such things at all, this work-conception —
    • In the main, he thinks in this way: Let this be the Earth
    • thinking about cosmic space and the contents of cosmic space,
    • thinking about the cosmic system? It is difficult to describe
    • popularly, for many things seem outwardly alike, whilst
    • to represent the orbits of the planets; he would really think
    • kind of reasoning by which it is maintained, I think you will
    • something in it after all — in this construction of
    • only a thing thought-out, or does this thought out system
    • the epicycle has not the same cosmic meaning. Something is
    • epicycles. To their way of thinking on the other hand the
    • is of significance not only within the space it occupies but
    • these ancient thinkers? He bothers not, but if he did, he
    • my dear Friends, I think you should read and mark the inmost
    • himself: “I think thus and thus about the world. I have
    • this, or something very like it: "If only our ancestors had tried
    • will have everything made absolute.
    • namely in Galileo and others, whose mathematical thinking is
    • think it madness.
    • place of things more real; he introduced mass etc. into the
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    • it does in the last resort of things observed, the true
    • point to something that will naturally follow on the more
    • things perceived, observed. The only question is, are we
    • other things I have tried to show that the movements of
    • and transparent, inherent in the very nature of things?
    • and by dint of thinking, calculating and geometrising, figure
    • you think of an analogy, — that of the human or animal
    • you will get a feeling of how very real a thing it is. The
    • 'real' by something merely thought-out, namely by
    • 'gravitation' as we call it. We only think there is a mutual
    • think of the whole configuration of cosmic space —
    • Earth's hydrosphere. In the Moon's sphere, something is going
    • We need not think of any extra force of attraction. All we
    • need think is that this Moon-sphere, permeating the Earth, is
    • the two things together: On the one hand, these different
    • Now you can make something of the idea that the human
    • effects of heavenly phenomena. Think then of this: Here we
    • three, and we shall say to ourselves: Something in us is the
    • are wont to take it simply and think it so convenient of
    • human indolence of thought. How many things, held to be
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    • deal with some of the things that may be causing you
    • of thinking, the phenomena themselves are such that we find
    • Geometry, that is to say, within a rigid three-dimensional
    • things we have mentioned. Now we can reach a certain
    • way. We only have to think most thoroughly along the lines
    • opposite poles in man's organization. But we must not think
    • always an overlapping and interlocking of these things).
    • think of them as if these movements were accessible to a
    • we can no longer be thinking of ordinary space. Ordinary
    • thinking of the human form and figure I need the
    • turnings-inside-out, in thinking of the movements of heavenly
    • phenomena within an ordinary rigid form of space.
    • try to get a picture of the kind of think involved. We did
    • draw the line continuously within ordinary space, and yet
    • not be hard for you to imagine that if something shines from
    • something that is not there in space. You will find something
    • In thinking
    • start when following certain forms within the human head,
    • something in the human organization which falls right out of
    • than three dimensional space affords. Thinking in this way,
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    • conclusive view of the thing in question, — they do not
    • told how such and such things are in the Universe, in terms
    • celestial movements. Such things as these, for instance, we
    • only looks to us plainly Euclidean. We think it nicely there,
    • kinds: those that work radially and those which we must think
    • purely within the Sphere, and how do we apprehend that
    • must conclude that it is real. Is there anything to indicate
    • relative movement, we must perceive what the thing moved has
    • independent of the movements of cosmic space; everything
    • sense, for in fact nothing is inherited, but we must think of
    • look for an answer to the question: Is there still anything
    • draw your attention to something you can very well observe if
    • direction as the animal's. One might investigate a thing like
    • things have not been studied in detail; the facts have not
    • another thing: You know that what is trivially called
    • important thing is to observe this parallelism of movement in
    • We think once more of the alternation of sleeping and waking.
    • put it so, something is then going on, for which the surface
    • nothing. Therefore the same entities which are at work when
    • anything to the purpose, we must bring ourselves into the
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    • future if some of you are thinking further along the lines we
    • to be real. This is the thing that matters.
    • that of plant growth, that it is not permissible to think of
    • very thing the plant consolidates into itself, man must get
    • find our way alright if we think thus: The plant grows
    • physically visible growth, but we must think of something
    • You cannot think of it in any other way. Nay, to imagine it
    • many lectures. I do however still want to give you something
    • thrusts and movements, and we think therefore of processes
    • that work from within outward (fundamentally the same is true
    • things going on Earth if we were situated in the Earth's
    • said just now, I want to give you something more substantial.
    • is not at all easy for me to be telling you these things,
    • is the underlying principle. Think of it in this way, and you
    • reduced to a single force. Think it through thoroughly and
    • think of the Sun in the centre and the Planets around it
    • thing itself is so complicated that the mental pictures we
    • forward things out of keeping with the accepted notions. We
    • something fictitious therefore. So it is time and again:
    • to man and the celestial phenomena. There is another thing
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    • attenuated. As to the Earth, we think of air around it. Air is
    • is the explanation, Now think of it as I explained
    • of in your thinking. In no other way will you reach an
    • mathematical ideas, why should you not think of a certain
    • parenthesis I may add the following: No matter how you think
    • upwards from below, the plant we have to think of in the
    • from above downwards? Certainly nothing visible; it must be
    • something invisible. Now we related this to the Sun. It there
    • the Sun and Earth we think of them as tending from the Earth
    • towards the Sun, we must needs think of what grows in the
    • able to prove in detail that these things are there, and we
    • imponderable from within outward
    • If in our mind we see all these things clearly and
    • everything about the human being can be traced in such a way
    • things, see it without any connection with their
    • are wont to think of a planetary body. The planetary body (I
    • paths or hyperbolic, — for there is nothing
    • we must look upon the comet as a fleeting thing. In relation
    • some of these things in bare outline, scarcely more than
    • the whole way of scientific thinking and research. It would
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    • actually in everything that must be said on this subject, preeminently
    • to begin with instead of anything of an exhaustive nature.
    • drawing your attention to something that is clearly noticeable, namely,
    • there exists something that is on the ascent, something that must be
    • spread darkness over everything which today is most necessary for social
    • things about a so-called rebuilding of the social organism. Naturally I
    • scientific method of thinking — really quite correct but wholly
    • scientific thinker. He looks upon it as a cancerous disease when the
    • things, and which he then applies to the social organism. The rest of
    • the symptomalogical point of view. He goes so far as to find something in
    • that I have no intention of making fun of anything here. I want just to
    • think things out to their logical conclusion, is actually obliged to
    • think. If today many people deceive themselves about our having during
    • this kind of thinking quite intelligible, then it is evident that these
    • method of thinking, this culture understands the social life. In a
    • from what we meet within the spiritual sphere.
    • because his attitude towards certain things we consider of value is most
    • these things out of mere foolishness) you find mention of my name. It is
    • true that all kinds of elegant things, most elegant things, are said
    • anything in the way of nebulous mysticism or so-called mystic theosophy.
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    • how it is necessary for me to think out of the evolutionary forces of the
    • want to emerge from utter confusion and chaos, many things will have to
    • be spoken of quite differently from how the present thinking habits
    • educationalist today talks of many things which have to do with method,
    • been an age when thinking has been so automatic as it is now, and this is
    • ideas on education have suffered under something that up to now we have
    • not imperative that something should happen if we are to extricate
    • the validity of experience can settle nothing. For experience has value
    • all it was necessary to know were certain stereotyped things about
    • thus linking it with the common life? When we work out such things, not
    • of the ideas with which education works today, everything falls to the
    • thinking on the lines of natural science has made such wonderful
    • progress, this fine method of thinking, which on the one hand has come to
    • thing of this kind is said it may perhaps be considered paradoxical; it
    • forgotten factor in our culture. It is a symptom of something cheerless
    • excluded everything human; we must retrace our steps and once again
    • will have to be recognised as a symptom of decline. We must seek within
    • Now today these things are
    • we are to progress. How often these things have been spoken of here;
    • reason for speaking of these things so frequently today is that they are
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    • importance today for us to recognise clearly the deep connections within
    • These conceptions lead them to consider one thing right, or let us say
    • they lead to a certain thing being considered right by one man and wrong
    • anywhere. Nothing comes of them because, though thoughts may be formed
    • when the occasion arises, to say: All these things are done to further
    • aim; when we want to do something for ourselves we should not say that it
    • goodwill for it more lacking. For if we really think socially it is
    • most elementary things; you may perhaps have gathered this from the two
    • know that this is realised as something meant to run through my whole
    • school, in what goes on there everything is taken into account except the
    • age when such things should not be tolerated, the following, for example,
    • geography. You cannot do anything more destructive to the human heart and
    • time-table, that arch-enemy of everything to do with genuine education;
    • must be our first object of attack. If we think at all of restoring our
    • life he has to concentrate on one thing without interruption. Out of a
    • the subject. Naturally I don't mean that the youngster should do nothing
    • concentrate upon one thing at a certain age, and that, before going on to
    • college life, bears within it the most harmful element of our whole
    • education. There can hardly be anything more contrary to good sense than
    • thinking, wi11 not meet in general with much desire to set to work on it.
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    • give a kind of supplement to many of the things which I brought
    • there are so many things which must be done during these days
    • later, but, as I have said, there are so many things which must
    • it is developed further through your own thinking and feeling.
    • “esoteric,” for people think today what is true is
    • But in real life this is not the case; these things are quite
    • different. In real life the essential thing is that there are
    • necessary to guard many things as a sacred, private possession
    • and to look upon this possession as something which only plays
    • within the College of Teachers itself as such. At first a
    • today we think of the education of the young, we must bear in
    • mankind. When a thing of this kind is said, the question at
    • into this misery because it has really in essential things made
    • thinking and feeling peculiar to the western man. It is true to
    • Fichte, Herder or Goethe when he is thinking and active in
    • today in London, Paris, New York or Chicago. Things have worked
    • dispute among other things about questions of education, that
    • modern men are hardly in a position to think and feel along the
    • like to point out to you something which Spencer has
    • no one thinks of altering or doing away with our textbooks.
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