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  • Title: Lecture: The Ahrimanic Deception
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    • Lecture: The Ahriman
    • The Ahrimanic Deception
    • the German texts is entitled, Der Innere Aspekt des sozialen
    • Rätsels; Luziferische Vergangenheit, Ahrimanische Zukunft
    • (Vol. 193 in the Bibliographic Survey, 1961). Translated from the German
    • great part of mankind today is already under the control, from one
    • side or another, of Ahrimanic forces of a cosmic nature which are
    • give you a kind of historical survey of a fairly long period of human
    • indicated this so that you may remember where, in human evolution as a
    • Epoch, the Mystery of Golgotha took place. And from many different
    • aspects we have characterized what really came about for human
    • will place various things concerning mankind which are connected with
    • about this early evolution of the human race on earth. You know, too,
    • how external documents point over to Asia, to the Orient. From many
    • mankind's evolution, the more we find a different constitution of the
    • human soul, and something like an ancient, original wisdom underlying
    • the whole evolution of humanity. You know, further, that certain
    • traditions of an ancient wisdom of mankind were preserved in close,
    • When a man of today learns to know something of this original wisdom,
    • in the course of the studies we have been pursuing for many years, it
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  • Title: Lecture: The Ahrimanic Deception
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    • The Ahrimanic Deception
    • the German texts is entitled, Der Innere Aspekt des sozialen
    • Rätsels; Luziferische Vergangenheit, Ahrimanische Zukunft
    • (Vol. 193 in the Bibliographic Survey, 1961). Translated from the German
    • great part of mankind today is already under the control, from one
    • side or another, of Ahrimanic forces of a cosmic nature which are
    • give you a kind of historical survey of a fairly long period of human
    • indicated this so that you may remember where, in human evolution as a
    • Epoch, the Mystery of Golgotha took place. And from many different
    • aspects we have characterized what really came about for human
    • will place various things concerning mankind which are connected with
    • about this early evolution of the human race on earth. You know, too,
    • how external documents point over to Asia, to the Orient. From many
    • mankind's evolution, the more we find a different constitution of the
    • human soul, and something like an ancient, original wisdom underlying
    • the whole evolution of humanity. You know, further, that certain
    • traditions of an ancient wisdom of mankind were preserved in close,
    • When a man of today learns to know something of this original wisdom,
    • in the course of the studies we have been pursuing for many years, it
    • you to bear in mind, namely, that it was essential in humanity's
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  • Title: Lecture: The Alphabet
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    • The revision was done by comparing it to the German in
    • anthroposophical knowledge of the human being and of the cosmos to the
    • An Expression Of The Mystery Of Man
    • knowledge of Man's relation to the universe, and today we would like
    • to supplement our past studies. If we consider how Man lives in the
    • characteristic at this moment of the cosmic evolution of mankind. It
    • is speech that elevates Man above the other kingdoms of nature.
    • In the lectures last week, I mentioned that in the course of mankind's
    • something that Man formed out of himself as his most primal ability;
    • how, with the help of his organs of speech he was able to manifest the
    • the transition from the Greek culture to the Roman-Latin culture, that
    • as Man called the first letter of the alphabet ‘Alpha’, he
    • to what is Roman-Latin — men of culture became estranged from the
    • lived in the people of Greece developed within mankind more or less
    • suggest descent from the Roman-Latin people.
    • to express Man in a symbol. If one seeks the nearest modern words to
    • Testament words: ‘And God formed Man ... and breathed into nostrils
    • make Man a Man of Earth, the being who had his Manhood imprinted on
    • ‘Alpha, Beta,’ into modern language we could say: ‘Man in his
    • expression to a concept, a meaning, a truth about Man simply by saying
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  • Title: Lecture: The Alphabet
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    • The revision was done by comparing it to the German in
    • anthroposophical knowledge of the human being and of the cosmos to the
    • An Expression Of The Mystery Of Man
    • knowledge of Man's relation to the universe, and today we would like
    • to supplement our past studies. If we consider how Man lives in the
    • characteristic at this moment of the cosmic evolution of mankind. It
    • is speech that elevates Man above the other kingdoms of nature.
    • In the lectures last week, I mentioned that in the course of mankind's
    • something that Man formed out of himself as his most primal ability;
    • how, with the help of his organs of speech he was able to manifest the
    • the transition from the Greek culture to the Roman-Latin culture, that
    • as Man called the first letter of the alphabet ‘Alpha’, he
    • to what is Roman-Latin — men of culture became estranged from the
    • lived in the people of Greece developed within mankind more or less
    • suggest descent from the Roman-Latin people.
    • to express Man in a symbol. If one seeks the nearest modern words to
    • Testament words: ‘And God formed Man ... and breathed into nostrils
    • make Man a Man of Earth, the being who had his Manhood imprinted on
    • ‘Alpha, Beta,’ into modern language we could say: ‘Man in his
    • expression to a concept, a meaning, a truth about Man simply by saying
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  • Title: Lecture: Anthroposophy and Christianity
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    • containing the German texts is entitled, Christus und die menschliche
    • on a spiritual scientific subject in German.
    • signified an advance in human cultural life which can be compared to
    • the steps we must now take in mankind's development if further
    • mankind through the knowledge of external physical laws. Spiritual
    • concerns man but which is most difficult to investigate for that very
    • being of man himself. Granted, in spiritual science man must examine
    • becoming an instrument of investigation into the spiritual world, man
    • aspects of what confronts him outwardly as a human being. He is
    • and who we are. We would lose everything that makes us human. Our
    • childhood, is essential to our life as human beings. The study of
    • French philosopher Bergson, a man who certainly shows no tendency to
    • human life. Only this heightening makes spiritual research possible.
    • even those who are not distracted by the demands of daily life, have
    • body and have submerged ourselves in the life of the brain, manifested
    • state of man when he is living purely in the soul-spiritual element,
    • arises in an unconscious and pathological manner from within, and the
    • Why is it that so many people believe themselves to be already in the
    • vague talk of “spirit” in general. Many people today feel the
    • phenomena into plant, animal and human kingdoms, it is not acceptable
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  • Title: Lecture: Anthroposophy and Christianity
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    • containing the German texts is entitled, Christus und die menschliche
    • on a spiritual scientific subject in German.
    • signified an advance in human cultural life which can be compared to
    • the steps we must now take in mankind's development if further
    • mankind through the knowledge of external physical laws. Spiritual
    • concerns man but which is most difficult to investigate for that very
    • being of man himself. Granted, in spiritual science man must examine
    • becoming an instrument of investigation into the spiritual world, man
    • aspects of what confronts him outwardly as a human being. He is
    • and who we are. We would lose everything that makes us human. Our
    • childhood, is essential to our life as human beings. The study of
    • French philosopher Bergson, a man who certainly shows no tendency to
    • human life. Only this heightening makes spiritual research possible.
    • even those who are not distracted by the demands of daily life, have
    • body and have submerged ourselves in the life of the brain, manifested
    • state of man when he is living purely in the soul-spiritual element,
    • arises in an unconscious and pathological manner from within, and the
    • Why is it that so many people believe themselves to be already in the
    • vague talk of “spirit” in general. Many people today feel the
    • phenomena into plant, animal and human kingdoms, it is not acceptable
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  • Title: Cover: The Bhagavad Gita and the Epistles of St. Paul
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    • German edition published with the title, Die Bhagavad Gita und die
  • Title: Bhagavad Gita/Paul: Lecture I: The uniform plan of World History. The Confluence of three spiritual streams in the Bhagavad Gita.
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    • speak on a subject which is capable of indicating in manifold ways the
    • Many people might be surprised to find two such apparently widely
    • Let us reflect how a comparatively short time ago if a man concerned
    • of Christianity. What might such a man have said only a short time ago
    • when contemplating the spiritual life of mankind when, as we have
    • Bhagavad Gita; what the Yoga of Patanjali has to give mankind we find
    • the thought that man can find something deeper within his own self,
    • expression or imprint of this self of his; that man can develop, and
    • though asleep in man, and this higher self is not that of which the
    • present-day man is directly aware, but that which works within him,
    • and to which he must develop himself. When man some day attains to
    • two-fold manner related to it. In some way similar to our physical
    • relationship of the human self to the World-Self Just as one draws in
    • united to the whole), that is Atman, the Breath, which, as regards
    • be distinguished from the general atmosphere. So is Atman in us, which
    • of prayer and sacrifice to this Self. Brahman is like the spiritual
    • out-breathing. Atman and Brahman, like in-breathing and out-breathing,
    • so blesses man, that most complete and in the highest degree
    • through the world. Vedantism treats of this connection of mankind with
    • the unity of the world, of the fact of man's being within a part of
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  • Title: Bhagavad Gita/Paul: Lecture II: The basis of knowledge of the Gita, the Veda, Sankhya, Yoga.
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    • philosophic poem of humanity, and he who goes deeply into the sublime
    • knowledge so vast that the modern man who has not yet studied
    • mankind once dreamt. From a merely modern standpoint one may perhaps
    • primeval ages the human mind penetrated into knowledge which we can
    • heights! We know, to be sure, that in those old days mankind was
    • still alive in human souls, and that not only through a spiritual
    • old times delicate distinctions as regards the being of man were
    • which man was able to know: conceptions clearly outlined, which could
    • that in many respects, if we simply alter the expressions we use today
    • spiritually-minded man can attain today with the means at his command.
    • of man and other secrets were spoken of and these things were
    • upon the being and nature of man if, in the first place, we keep
    • humanity; we have, always expressed this fact by saying that in the
    • human Soul there are slumbering forces which, in the course of human
    • present aspire and to which the human soul can attain, will be what we
    • call Spirit-Man. Even when man, as a being, has risen to the stage of
    • Spirit-Man, he will still have to distinguish between the soul which
    • dwells within him and that which is Spirit-Man itself; just as in
    • which for the present cycle of humanity is divided into three parts:
    • which will then have reached that stage of man which, in our
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  • Title: Bhagavad Gita/Paul: Lecture III: The union of the three streams in the Christ Impulse, the Teaching of Krishna.
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    • merely theories, but a destiny; for man's conceptions of the world may
    • become a destiny for the human soul. With the concept of the Sankhya
    • philosophy one may connect all that a man can attain to in knowledge,
    • present day still remains to the normal man of such knowledge, of a
    • study of such a branch of world-philosophy; a man of whom it might in
    • philosopher. How does such a man stand as regards the world? What does
    • one phenomenon to another. All that so many souls of our time feel
    • The condition just described we find in many people who come to us
    • also meet it when a man comes to us with an abstract philosophy, able
    • human soul in abstract words, yet we can feel that it all comes from
    • become a destiny, a destiny which brings it man near being lost to
    • manifestations and not understanding them he feels lonely, the
    • know a human being who is using all his power towards the evolution of
    • his own being and passes his fellowman by, cold and indifferent, as
    • feel, on the other hand, that the human soul may, so to say, be thrown
    • to mankind.
    • Now these two revelations to humanity, the Bhagavad Gita and the
    • the great nobility of the human soul; because in everything spoken
    • which lifts us above everyday human experiences, above all passions,
    • the Gita we feel our whole humanity raised to a higher stage. We feel,
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  • Title: Bhagavad Gita/Paul: Lecture IV: The nature of the Bhagavad Gita and the significance of the Epistles of St. Paul. How the Christ Impulse surpasses the Krishna Impulse.
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    • that which holds sway in the Epistles of St. Paul. In many respects
    • collective evolution of man on earth, agitating sense of propagandism;
    • they are even choleric, sometimes stormy. If we allow the manner in
    • the life of Christ in the soul or in the human consciousness, and many
    • who makes such an outward comparison actually doing? He is like a man
    • most wonderful and beautiful representation of a long human evolution,
    • pour forth in chaotic fashion from the human soul. Thus things must be
    • the Pauline Epistles for the whole collective evolution of man on
    • of the “ego” into the evolution of mankind. If we trace the
    • ego through the evolution of mankind, we can say that in the
    • since the Mystery of Golgotha may be within the human ego and which is
    • into the human soul was slowly prepared, particularly in such a way as
    • Golgotha, a man had to look for as the Christ-Impulse in himself,
    • revelation came to mankind like sunshine falling upon an object from
    • the spiritual sun fall from without upon the soul of man, and
    • Golgotha becomes a significant boundary line in human evolution. We can
    • the whole connection, symbolically. If we take this circle (Diagram 1) as representing the human soul, we may say that the spiritual light streams in from without from all sides into this human soul. Then comes the Mystery of Golgotha, after which the soul possesses the Christ-Impulse in itself and radiates Forth that which is contained in the Christ-Impulse (Diagram 2). Just as a drop which is illumined from all sides radiates and reflects this illumination, so does the soul appear before the Christ-Impulse. As a flame which is alight within and radiates forth its light, thus does the soul appear after the Mystery of Golgotha, if it has been able to receive the Christ-Impulse.
    • age, with regard to all that man experiences externally? Observe a man
    • Christ-Impulse lives in man, as if hidden in his inmost being, like a
    • the evolution of mankind? As regards the revelation of the spirit, it
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  • Title: Bhagavad Gita/Paul: Lecture V: The spiritual nature of Maya. Krishna - the Light-Halo of Christ. The Risen One.
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    • remarkable documents of humanity, although necessarily described very
    • what impulses had to flow into the evolution of mankind in order that
    • for it is very little known and has indeed many reasons in it for
    • remaining a secret teaching; and this is the case with many things in
    • with a great deal which many people think they know. They do not know
    • great and mighty revelations about the evolution of man's own inner
    • many respects a protection against its becoming common. What is
    • appealing to the many. For if we fix our attention upon, the innermost
    • mankind. That which Krishna can give must be given to each individual.
    • for all humanity, and the Mystery of Golgotha was not consummated as
    • of mankind from the very beginning to the very end of the earth's
    • of how the different human gifts to be found in a group of people must
    • harmoniously together, as do the members of the human body, the result
    • spiritual gifts, which, in a renewed way, but with full human
    • a man who attains to inspiration in our age does so with a clear
    • times this was different, then such a man spoke as an instrument of
    • prediction from the spiritual worlds. Now when a man possesses such
    • nevertheless, be the case that one man may say this and another that,
    • for spiritual sources are manifold, One may be inspired from one
    • the Spirit of God says: Accursed be Jesus; so little can a man call
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  • Title: Lecture: Soul and Spirit in the Human Physical Constitution
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    • Soul and Spirit in the Human Physical Constitution
    • been able to gather together many essential details which are
    • essential for a knowledge of man's being. On the one side, we are
    • gradually discovering man's place in the life of the cosmos, and on
    • understanding of man's being and nature.
    • When man is studied by modern scientific thinking, one part only of
    • the fact that in addition to his physical body, man also has higher
    • In studying the human being, only those elements which can be pictured
    • elements pass into and out of the human being, but these are not in
    • themselves considered to be integral members of the human organism.
    • The warmth within man which is greater than that of his environment is
    • processes in the purely liquid components of the human organism are
    • general idea is that man, as a physical structure, consists of the
    • Man is pictured as a structure built up from these more or less solid
    • the human organism as such. It is said: Yes, the human being draws in
    • whole man as a column of fluid
    • In addition to the solid man, therefore, we must bear in mind the
    • ‘fluid man’ and also the ‘aeriform man.’ For
    • is not a uniform warmth extending over the whole human being, but is also
    • fluid organism in earthly man without speaking of the etheric body
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  • Title: Lecture: The Moral as the Source of World-Creative Power
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    • of man, and at the end it was possible to show that a really
    • penetrating study of human nature is able to build a bridge between
    • man's external constitution and what it unfolds, through
    • bridge we must know how man's constitution is to be regarded. We saw
    • the organisms in the human constitution; that the existence of a fluid
    • members of man's nature which we are accustomed to regard as such,
    • of the fluid body, of everything that is fluid in the human organism;
    • this experience of the void is necessary in order that man shall feel
    • weeks, the cardinal question in man's conception of the world, is
    • its own. Man receives the moral impulses into himself as impulses of
    • that is astir with life, and finally man himself came out of the
    • of the fact that man also has within him a fluid organism, an aeriform
    • in an enhancement of warmth in the warmth-organism. Not only is man
    • warmth-organism it is an actual air-organism in man. Warmth, quickened
    • pervades the whole human organism, pervades every part of it. The
    • light are not in themselves luminous, but they manifest in man's
    • expression — through the air that is within man. They are, so to
    • yet the developed plant. Nevertheless man has a source of light within
    • human constitution interpenetrates — a process takes place which
    • air, speaks of tones just as he would speak of a man as having nothing
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  • Title: Lecture: The Path to Freedom and Love and their Significance in World Events
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    • Man stands in the world as thinking, contemplative being on the one
    • only consider how a man may be satisfied or dissatisfied with the
    • we Man in the truest sense. Consider too, how everything that
    • gives us the consciousness of our essential manhood is connected with
    • contemplate the world would entail forfeiting our essential manhood.
    • will operates in us. It is not the case in human nature, nor is
    • thought. When we picture the thinking human being in this way, when we
    • inherently our own. For the fulfillment of what self-knowledge demands
    • Not by taking in as many thoughts as possible from the surrounding
    • everything that can stream into man from the spiritual world has its
    • Now let us consider the human being from the opposite pole, that of
    • come by degrees to actions which are more and more emancipated from
    • because, as man, we are a unified whole, when we reach the point where
    • Thus you see how in the human being the two great ideals, freedom and
    • love, grow together. Freedom and love are also that which man,
    • Let us now consider the other pole of man's nature, where the thoughts
    • and which can come to life again only if man acquires the knowledge
    • But what is it that is actually taking place as man unfolds his life
    • part of our manhood, but also means something in the cosmos. Think of
    • it — a man is born in a particular year; before then he was in
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  • Title: Bridge Between: Contents of this Lecture Series
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    • I. Soul-and-Spirit in Man's Physical Constitution
    • The physical organism of man is considered today to consist of more
    • man has within him as definite organisms, a fluid body, an air-body
    • members of man's whole being and with the different Ethers. —
    • Thought and Tone; Ego and circulating Blood. — Man in the sleeping
    • state. — Man's relation to the universal Spirituality. —
    • the human organism prevailing today is unable to build any bridge between
    • theoretical ideas on the four organisms in man. — The materialistic
    • and energy die away to nullity; but man's moral thinking imbues life
    • into substance and will. — The natural world dies away in man;
    • physical. — The moral power developed by man rays out and is
    • Man as a being of Thinking, Action and Feeling. — The connection of
  • Title: Bridge Between: Cover Sheet
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    • Printed in Manuscript for the members of the School of Spiritual
    • through the School itself or in an equivalent manner recognized by
  • Title: Lecture: Christ in Relation to Lucifer and Ahriman
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    • German by Peter Mollenhauer, Ph.D. It is included in Das Geheimnis des
    • and Ahriman and that this being was symbol of, and model for, man's
    • relates the significance of the Lucifer-Christ-Ahriman configuration
    • in World War I. He implies that Germany's and Austria's militarism and
    • and ahrimanic forces in the West, and it was Central Europe's destiny
    • circumstances and considering the political immaturity of the German
    • leadership, it was not surprising that the German Kaiser and his
    • Western powers involved in the controversy, and at Germany, reveals
    • measures to discourage Germany's militarists from asserting
    • confusion in Germany itself was caused by a lack of understanding of
    • political decisions were made by generals who managed to spread the
    • belief that the fatherland was in peril and that Germany herself was
    • conviction that was responsive to German militarism. Rather, the goal
    • of crushing German militarism emerged well after the war had begun.
    • Materialism was there, as was Ahriman. Steiner admonished the Central
    • This profound spiritual responsibility that Steiner put on the Germans
    • “savior,” emerged as Germany's Nemesis and was thus catapulted into a
    • CHRIST IN RELATION TOLUCIFER AND AHRIMAN
    • group a figure will tower as if it were the manifestation of what I
    • would call the most sublime human principle ever to unfold on earth.
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    • German by Peter Mollenhauer, Ph.D. It is included in Das Geheimnis des
    • and Ahriman and that this being was symbol of, and model for, man's
    • relates the significance of the Lucifer-Christ-Ahriman configuration
    • in World War I. He implies that Germany's and Austria's militarism and
    • and ahrimanic forces in the West, and it was Central Europe's destiny
    • circumstances and considering the political immaturity of the German
    • leadership, it was not surprising that the German Kaiser and his
    • Western powers involved in the controversy, and at Germany, reveals
    • measures to discourage Germany's militarists from asserting
    • confusion in Germany itself was caused by a lack of understanding of
    • political decisions were made by generals who managed to spread the
    • belief that the fatherland was in peril and that Germany herself was
    • conviction that was responsive to German militarism. Rather, the goal
    • of crushing German militarism emerged well after the war had begun.
    • Materialism was there, as was Ahriman. Steiner admonished the Central
    • This profound spiritual responsibility that Steiner put on the Germans
    • “savior,” emerged as Germany's Nemesis and was thus catapulted into a
    • CHRIST IN RELATION TOLUCIFER AND AHRIMAN
    • group a figure will tower as if it were the manifestation of what I
    • would call the most sublime human principle ever to unfold on earth.
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  • Title: Lecture: Introductory Lecture. Winter Session, 1911-1912
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    • begins with a dramatic performance produced in a form appropriate to
    • one such performance before a Course of Lectures in Munich, last year
    • we were able to give two performances, and this year we have been able
    • These performances are always, of course, a
    • nothing more than a beginning. These performances, combined as they
    • of our own section but also many friends of the Movement who now come
    • strikingly evident in these Munich performances that it is not the aim
    • year 1909 we gave one dramatic performance, two last year, and this
    • performances. If you study deeply enough, a work like The Soul's
    • not only for the performances but also for the lectures. During the
    • be different when Spiritual Science finds its way into the many
    • Many ears, hearts and souls are open to receive the deepening for
    • which we are striving in Anthroposophy, and there will be many, many
    • after Course of Lectures, many who have worked with us will already
    • souls of human beings are open, whenever we have been able to approach
    • course of many years are required and that was a real longing for a
    • Resurrection and what is described in the Gospel of St. John. Many
    • cultivation of Universal Brotherhood! There are many such societies
    • a human being, a human being towering above others, until he himself
    • live in manifold incarnations yet to come; he will appear again and
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  • Title: Lecture: Evidences of Bygone Ages In Modern Civilisation
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    • of a house in a strange neighbourhood, a gigantic man came and sat
    • second. The big man ate this just as ravenously and then said that to
    • This incident led to friendship between the big man and the little
    • man, and they set out together on their travels. Very soon, however,
    • the little man found the big man something of a burden and told him
    • that he could well dispense with his company. The big man, however,
    • assured the little man of his friendship, saying that man now felt a
    • wish to question the big man about his life, and the latter replied:
    • the village, by night in the town” To begin with, the little man
    • the water. The big man extricated himself very quickly, carried the
    • little man to a safe spot, brought up the boat and put the little man
    • goods, even the tiniest articles, which the little man was intending
    • to trade. This naturally aroused in the little man the greatest
    • respect for the other, and as friends they had many talks together,
    • sometimes on profound subjects. Thus on one occasion the little man
    • said to the big man: “Oh! if only one could rise consciously to heaven;
    • Thereupon the big man answered him: “Maybe you would like
    • to soar into the air” ... and when the little man had assented
    • dragons In it was a great vessel of water, and the big man who was
    • with the little man in the clouds, showed him how the water could be
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  • Title: Lecture: 'Chance' and Present-day Consciousness. An Easter Meditation
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    • in human life than the “scientific attitude.” I do not, of
    • does chance befall the human being? How does it present itself to him?
    • “fortuitously,” it seems as though a man could not possibly,
    • rises out of hidden depths of the soul where man is wiser than he is
    • of feeling a man is attracted or repelled, pleased or displeased by
    • “enlightened” man, he will say: “The other boy did not
    • originates from an epoch when the human being was not thrown back
    • Therefore, during the course of Earth-revolution, the human being has
    • incarnation and the general evolution of mankind, then the feelings
    • during Earth-evolution that the human being must develop intellect and
    • consciousness. At the end of Earth-evolution man should have reached
    • law manifested by happenings in Nature; their conformity to law is
    • chance, man will learn to perceive a deeper conformity to law; when
    • the necessity of natural law, man would learn nothing from them. He
    • And so because it is given into the hands of man and is a matter of
    • if, as Goethe indicates at the end of Faust, man has turned his gaze
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    • consciousness, will become an integral part of man's being. But all
    • which only in the future will be normal for man, projects itself into
    • “chance.” In other words: As long as a man lives among his
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    • DURING the last few weeks, a number of friends from Germany have been
    • themselves, in many respects, a unique people. And this brought to the
    • ourselves strive for deeper insight into those worlds and man's
    • contained in the many folk-traditions that have been preserved through
    • manifold periods of human evolution, of wisdom and knowledge which it
    • When my book Theosophy first appeared many years ago, independent
    • human soul into three: Sentient Soul, Mind or Intellectual Soul,
    • It has been emphasised repeatedly that human consciousness and the
    • the evolution of mankind our present mode of perception and thinking,
    • in those ancient times the human being was endowed with a natural,
    • B.C. when man's life of soul began to assume the form and character
    • stages. In very ancient times, normal human consciousness was imbued
    • when the relation of one human being to another was determined, not by
    • The materialist says that man's life of soul has unfolded, by degrees,
    • out of the material processes in the human organism — out of processes
    • think of the Creators of these three manifestations of the life of
    • soul in that super-sensible world with which, in primeval times, human
    • human form becomes an “Imagination.” In those olden days,
    • the outpouring of the threefold human soul from the spiritual world.
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    • have come to birth during the course of human existence, we have, on
    • evolution of mankind on the Earth; and when this progress is
    • investigated by Spiritual Science, it becomes clear that the human
    • process. Thus when a man has lived as a being of body and soul in one
    • perceived. But many of our studies will remind us that this progress
    • human being and life on the physical plane has waned, together with
    • the noblest fruits of that union; on the other hand, however, mankind
    • complicated course taken by human evolution. When emphasis is laid on
    • Science, namely, those of the return of the human being in different
    • has had eyes only for the life of a man between birth and death, and
    • possesses definite knowledge of the return of man in repeated lives on
    • Earth; and the knowledge of this great manifestation of law in the
    • evolution of humanity constitutes much of the profound significance in
    • teachings regarding the leaders and great heroes of human evolution
    • world of thought from which Buddhism has grown speaks of many Buddhas
    • him but to which every human being can attain. And so, in pointing to
    • Vinci among many others. The West speaks of the single personality
    • the personality, of the single life of the human being. Only now, when
    • personalities, through many lives. A perspective of the future fraught
    • with great significance is here opened up, of which mankind will stand
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    • to this question, can be put in the following way: Suppose a man wants
    • man. It must therefore never be forgotten that at the present stage of
    • Science might tend to make a man arrogant because his outlook extends
    • words: What is it that man adds, essentially, to the fruits of the
    • as the human being can feel no wonder at the phenomena of life around
    • man's life of soul?
    • he is acquainted. It is a known fact that many such people, in their
    • That alone is enough to make a thinking man realise that a
    • the human being since times when the soul perceived something more
    • wonder, because in reality man approaches the phenomena of existence
    • when the form in which the things of sense are made manifest, can only
    • And so wonder points to the connection of man with the super-sensible
    • a continual urge within the human being to reach out beyond himself. A
    • man who can only remain shut up in himself, who is not driven by
    • A second power which releases the human being from the ordinary world,
    • ourselves and enter into the world of another being. If a man is
    • away, then something is lacking in his moral life. The human being on
    • Earth, if he is to reach the stature of full and complete manhood,
    • Conscience is a third power whereby the human being transcends what he
    • thrust aside what is displeasing to him. But in many such actions he
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    • THE SIGNATURE OF HUMAN EVOLUTIONTHE ADVANCING INDIVIDUALITY
    • THE DAWN OF THE NEW POWER OF THE SPIRIT-SELF IN MAN
    • future Ideal of humanity was described in one of its aspects and the
    • when we conceive of no human being anywhere near it. Inside a Greek
    • Temple, human beings always seem to be a disturbing element; they do
    • when we picture the God in the Temple — with no human beings
    • Temple. Human beings really have no place there. This was the idea
    • other side of the Gate of Death. It was the period when human beings
    • see them as expressions of man's aspiration to the Divine — to
    • expresses the striving of man towards the Divine-Spiritual. But these
    • congregation of believers. It is simply not complete without the human
    • unfolding of the human “ I ” entered at a certain point into
    • the Christ Impulse lays hold of man, leaves its stamp and signature
    • discerning, clear-sighted observation of human evolution; for no
    • himself above the level of ordinary manhood: then and only then could
    • man had descended more deeply into physical existence. And when the
    • has come to pass in the evolution of mankind. Olden times, of course,
    • were paramountly conscious of the descent of humanity, the descent to
    • But consciousness of the fact that mankind has descended from
    • men, culture was inspired, paramountly, by the human ether-body;
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    • IT will be my task today to speak of the nature and being of Man, in
    • development of mankind as a whole.
    • importance in the life of the human being as he stands before us on
    • the Earth. You know, of course, that the human being, as we see him,
    • traced back to much earlier conditions of existence. From many
    • “Moon-condition” of our planet. The forces in man as a
    • been in operation on the Earth: the being of man contains heritages,
    • have remained and are active in man. The human being in his whole
    • period, and the present form and structure of the human body did not
    • principles of human nature, too, heritages of pre-earthly conditions,
    • Today, however, we will think of what man is as a creation of the
    • differentiated into three. There is, firstly, man's earthly
    • present in the human being as he moves about the world today; and the
    • Earth's evolution has been to enable the human being, here on the
    • “awake” human beings. This consciousness you know so well
    • was not possessed by man in the pre-earthly conditions of the Earth,
    • conditions. Man acquired it gradually; or rather, it was bestowed
    • In order to possess this consciousness the human being must waken from
    • this it is easy to realise that the consciousness into which the human
    • a being of soul and spirit, man has at his disposal instruments of a
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    • being of man belonging specifically to Earth-existence. Certain forces
    • operating in human nature are, in reality, “heritages” from
    • and the astral body of the earthly human being; but it is the Earth,
    • physical body into the instrument of man's present form of
    • operation of human karma. But something else exists as an activity, an
    • expression of the human personality, something specifically connected
    • with the “ I ” in man which has been acquired only during
    • the physical-, ether- and astral-bodies in that man was endowed
    • remain inexorably bound up with the human being. A man's memories and
    • of consciousness; and karma is bound up with the human being in so far
    • detach themselves from the real “ I ” of man, and in a
    • of man, a sharp distinction must be made. The human “ I ”
    • it were from the “ I ” of man, they leave behind certain
    • they leave traces behind in the human being — traces which are
    • of selfless thoughts and feelings, the more does a man develop
    • course of the evolution of humanity?
    • evolution. Not only man, but in a certain sense all the Beings of the
    • stamped the principle of form into man; this comes to expression in
    • the different human forms. Just as the various races have developed
    • their characteristic qualities, and individual human beings take on
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    • IV The Forces of the Human Soul and Their Inspirers.
    • VII The Signature of Human Evolution.
    • The Dawn of the New Power of the Spirit-Self in Man.
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    • forgiven, what demands made of us. A great and impressive tableau of
    • and from the vast cosmic-human background against which the life of
    • man stands out in bold relief.
    • antiquity in human history which, nevertheless, shed clearest light
    • the conscience of a small group of human beings at least might be made
    • destiny itself, like the awakened human conscience, linking his
    • Although an unfledged humanity could not understand this voice, a
    • and able to pour vitalising, creative impulses into the manifold
    • cosmic realities which imbue human life with meaning and even now
    • not be withheld — not even from a humanity living in shadow.
    • Impulse — had first to prepare and shape the vessel of human
    • Providence, guide and leader of human existence, inaugurated, even
    • demands of a later future.
    • mission was also to establish the human being firmly within the
    • contemplation, it led the human being out into the macrocosm —
    • with, be hidden for a time from the portion of humanity destined to
    • In accordance with the demands of the modern age, a new impulse must
    • knowledge born of alert reason; as a concern, too, of mankind, through
    • which the evolution of human history receives meaning and
    • “ I ” in man — this is the deed wrought by Christ, and with
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    • a path to the higher development of our humanity, of all that is human
    • ages have asked themselves how man can rightly bring to expression
    • That man frees himself who overcomes himself.”
    • pregnantly what lies at the heart of all evolution. This is that man
    • treasures of humanity. This lofty goal of spiritual research should be
    • Only apparently does the man who strives toward the heights of life
    • comes to an understanding of his daily concerns. Man must get away
    • basic convictions that the human soul continually returns, that the
    • primeval times of human evolution, and we come to times when the earth
    • The regions of Atlantis were destroyed through colossal deluges. Human
    • many thousand years ago, and external documents tell us scarcely
    • the Greco-Roman culture, which dawns with the songs of Homer and goes
    • humanitarian consciousness as strange. This is the division into
    • where each man should be placed. Thus such a classification of men was
    • prodigious amount of work, is not rivaled by any human state. Yet
    • of humanity lies in division into objective groups, and they will even
    • be able to combine division of labor with equality of rights. Human
    • located among us in central Germany. In this picture, which is
    • will perceive deep connections between what is human and the spiritual
    • A deep mystery, heavily veiled, manifests itself in the figure of
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    • believe that we can do this, and many books on theosophy actually
    • with these ether-points. Had the human eye been able to see these
    • arises? It is a form that is different from physical man, as different
    • the present human form. At that time the human form slumbered
    • present-day man. Many, many things were necessary for this, just as
    • its original condition was — sun plus earth plus moon. Naturally, man
    • connected with them. In those times man was still only present
    • spiritually in the primal human atom. This changed only in a time when
    • they stand at the stage at which man will be when the earth completes
    • its evolution. Today these beings are already as far along as man will
    • look at whole epochs of time and at many peoples, with all their
    • to man in a sort of ladder of successive stages.
    • from the plant to the animal, and then to man, man is the highest
    • beings pervade this picture at the same time as the human form. These
    • those whose sublimity man cannot fathom, but others are closer to him.
    • their evolution in the same way as man. A dwelling place had to be
    • Man remained behind on the earth-plus-moon, and with him higher beings
    • beings who stood lower than man. But a single mighty being, who was
    • grosser substances, in the presence of which man could not have
    • the control of bad forces, so that man could progress further only by
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    • The Human Form as the Subject
    • principle of darkness, the opposition of Ormuzd to Ahriman. The third
    • man lived with the gods, he was acquainted with the gods who were
    • whom the Atlantean man could perceive with his clairvoyance. We have a
    • not vanish suddenly, but was still present in many of the men who took
    • Manu *) and
    • they grow into a new type of man. A colony was established in inner
    • Manu. Among these other peoples were many persons who had retained the
    • bear in mind that in the Atlantean time man was not unconscious at
    • Naturally, man did not meet only these higher spiritual beings. He
    • It was like seeing kings and emperors to day. Many do not see them,
    • In this state, which was common to everyone, man perceived the
    • We have described how the divine beings became imperceptible to man
    • such a man approached a pond. He did not see the water in the pond so
    • qualities. But while a dim clairvoyance still prevailed, the man who
    • perceive what was then given through mere sight. Man was, as it were,
    • appeared to him as a soulless object in the modern way. Therefore man
    • whole relationship of men to things. At that time man could perceive
    • primeval man in his childishness ensoul the objects of nature, such as
    • conditions of consciousness prevailed and also that man did not then
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    • important event in the inner life, in the real spiritual life of man.
    • human form, a thought-picture, on which he had to concentrate in
    • more the model for the man of the future.
    • It was not entirely similar to the man of today. If we can think of a
    • kind of combination of man and woman in which the lower part is
    • facing him, a sort of human form. If he had been sufficiently
    • of the human atom, of reawakened human beings.”
    • was purely human in its first beginnings.
    • saw in the primeval atom the ideal human form. Keeping this form
    • human picture or form, tells me that the Godhead works from eternity
    • breathed out this original human form.” Then he asked himself
    • Atlantean neophyte as having proceeded from the human form. We
    • about him as the product of the human form. In primeval times, this
    • impression was conjured before the soul of man. These impressions were
    • of primeval man, of the man who had been breathed forth by the eternal
    • universe as man, then he has Heracles before him. The Indians gave the
    • forces of the world-all. But in man, as a sort of extract of the
    • whole, they felt what they called Brahman. Thus the Greeks
    • contained the sun-forces and high beings, for whose sublimity man
    • grasped as Brahman. This was a mighty event in the human soul. It was
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    • man, because we had to demonstrate how the earth's past, how the facts
    • the earth. This picture, the Brahman of the Indians, which was later
    • composed only of man, only of the human germs. Of course it is true
    • vast extent, within which the human germs were active, while the germs
    • slumbered. Since only human germs were present, there were no eyes to
    • world-space. But this light made it possible, not only that man should
    • the evolution of man: Angels, Archangels and Principalities. But not
    • about as much as if one described a corpse as the true being of man.
    • The corpse is no more man than what astrophysics says of the sun is
    • about man, so the physicist who describes the sun today leaves out the
    • love, which here on earth streams from man to man, from heart to
    • We must reflect that man, the lowest of the higher beings, was at that
    • and nourished in the womb by these divine beings. The man who lived in
    • man of that time consisted only of a fine mist-form or vapor-form; it
    • This was once the form of man, a form that was a physical light-body,
    • earth. Man was, as it were, rooted above in the divine spiritual
    • luminous masses surged back and forth. Within them were all the human
    • forth light in manifold grandeur and beauty. Outside was the
    • about him, was man, in close connection with the divine-spiritual
    • by an umbilical cord that sprang from the divine, man hung upon this
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    • MANY of you, in reflecting upon what we have said in the last few days
    • man, will have encountered what seems to you a curious contradiction
    • of many present-day highly prized notions. You will have said to
    • through this did the earth achieve a condition in which man could
    • pursue his evolution. When we hear all this, what about the romantic
    • true feeling of the moon's wonderful influences upon man?”
    • never have come to birth. Man would never have been able to become a
    • Let us recall the foregoing lecture. There we saw how man's lower
    • water-earth. There were no bones at that time, no firm human shape.
    • Man would have remained like this if the forces had not developed
    • exposed to the sun alone, the mobility of the human form would have
    • tempo impossible for man, and man would never have been able to
    • had been influential, man would have rigidified immediately; his form
    • mummy. Today man evolves between these two extremes, between unlimited
    • man is inserted between these two forces.
    • Within this cosmos, many things are wisely arranged, not only in the
    • began in man, the unitary being, Osiris-Set, split. Set or Typhon
    • being of man. Into what was forming and unforming, which was
    • had entered. If man had been able to experience the effects of those
    • the vapor-sphere — which for man at that time was the realm of
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    • Evolutionary Events in the Human
    • Upper Human Form.
    • connection with the nature of man, a long series of facts related to
    • humanity. This continued up to a particular moment, later
    • try to gain a clearer understanding of what was produced in man
    • nerves were formed in man from outside. Now I beg you to heed well the
    • precisely as possible, what the Egyptian pupil learned about human
    • human germs, which formed the primeval earth-mist. The Indian
    • human form sprout forth spiritually out of this spiritual human germ.
    • All that later grew out of this human germ could be seen clairvoyantly
    • at that time. But one could also look back on those parts of man that
    • scarcely visible; man would only have been able to perceive it by
    • the sun, the inner part of this human formation began to light up and
    • space. Thus would the first beginnings of man have shone into cosmic
    • form, outside and around the chalice form. Many substances were
    • substances in the human and animal bodies. At that time, however, they
    • present animal kingdom. Thus the human kingdom came forth first; then
    • in their first outlines, had a certain significance for man.
    • human shapes in the following way.
    • off, whenever such a human form (already considerably condensed) was
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    • The Stages of Evolution of the Human Form
    • The Four Human Types.
    • the human organism. We have followed the organism from its beginning
    • completely accomplished, long stretches of time passed and many things
    • occurred in evolution. But we have observed man until about the
    • departure of the moon. We have understood man's form which, as its
    • of the hips, manifested a configuration not entirely unlike his
    • consciousness. We have already pointed out how something of man's
    • at certain stages of evolution, beyond which man was able to progress.
    • human feet corresponded to this fish-form, when we look at the feet in
    • the only part of man that was physically perceptible at the time when
    • lowest part of man was able really to wade through the water-earth
    • of the Water-man, the man whose body was visible as high as the
    • shanks. Man has been formed in such a way as to leave behind him, at
    • slowly progressed. When the moon began to withdraw, man was so far
    • Egyptians called Osiris, which can work upon man through the different
    • are worked into man from the moon. The nerves, going out from the
    • Osiris-Apollo played on the human lyre, the mid-part, the hip-region,
    • which man progressed, appears in later evolution in the forms of the
    • pushed man's evolution down. The fish form was still connected with
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    • concerning the evolution of humanity. I tried to show how man
    • activities the human body first appeared and was built up. Remember
    • what was described actually took place in the water-earth. Man at that
    • so that we may form a clear conception of how things looked to human
    • vision during man's progress through evolution.
    • I have described how man's lower members, the feet, shanks, knees,
    • had there been a human eye to see it. But such an eye did not exist.
    • It appeared only much later. While man was still in the water-earth,
    • region had been formed. Thus we may say that man already had the lower
    • part of the human form, but possessed nothing whereby he could have
    • seen the body. At that time man could not see himself. Only at the
    • of the hips, did man receive the capacity of seeing himself. When he
    • was shaped as far as the sign of the Balance, man's eyes were opened
    • human perception, all seeing, was of a clairvoyant astral-etheric
    • nature. At that time man could not yet see physical things. Human
    • Then man passed over to that condition of consciousness in which
    • sleeping and waking alternated. When he was awake man saw darkly what
    • an aura of light. In his sleep man rose to the spiritual worlds and
    • and after the moon's exit from the earth, we find that man then had a
    • call death. For if, at that time, man withdrew from his physical body,
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    • Darkening of Man's Spiritual Consciousness.
    • THERE are many myths and sagas of the ancient Egyptians that were
    • Why should we examine this other side of human evolution, the
    • we have heard in our lectures we know what happens to man between
    • death and a new birth. We need only recall that in death man enters
    • astral body. This is the time when man still demands something from
    • died, man does not lose his cravings and desires. Let us assume that
    • physical body, but in the astral. Therefore, since man retains his
    • begins the time when he no longer makes demands of the type that can
    • In the same proportion that man ceases to be fettered to the physical
    • man feels in his Devachanic consciousness that he is a limb of the
    • plant kingdom from out the spiritual world. Man cooperates in all
    • When we thus describe what man experiences between death and a new
    • it comes that man is always entering into new conditions of existence.
    • When man entered into Devachan from an Egyptian or a Greek life, his
    • We have seen how, when we go back to the Atlantean time, man lived
    • But if we go back far enough we find that man once lived entirely in
    • death was not great. In primeval antiquity man had long periods of
    • incarnation and the life after death. Through the fact that man
    • and how, in Persia, man already attempted to conquer the physical
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    • experiences that mankind went through during the Egypto-Chaldean
    • purpose we must explore many different things that affected souls in
    • experienced during his initiation events that man otherwise
    • livelier man's consciousness became in the physical world, the more he
    • Greco-Latin time. But even before man had fully descended into these
    • different. Initiation is nothing other than man's gaining the capacity
    • of developing organs of vision in his higher bodies. Today man sees
    • darkness when it is night; he is in the dark. This is because man has
    • When in his daily life man lets the impressions of the senses work
    • are such that man cannot hold them fast when, with his astral body and
    • What man receives in this way from the physical plane does not
    • penetrate into him so strongly that he can retain it as a permanent
    • before man could use his organs of vision if they were imprinted only
    • When man had not yet descended so far into the physical plane, he
    • Isis and Osiris; he saw the four human types, the bull, the lion, the
    • eagle, and the true man. He also saw what happened to man between
    • experienced it. He could say, “Oh, I have seen the Sphinx, man
    • — similar to the human — only projected out of this
    • content. He saw how the human body prepared itself out of the
    • different course. Up to a certain stage it travels together with man,
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    • Greco-Latin, we have seen that in a certain connection man at that
    • from one side we call the low point of human evolution, nevertheless
    • low point became the point of departure for many significant events of
    • could dwell, and that man could say, “I have brought matter so
    • clear through a simple sketch. In the Greco-Latin time man had
    • have been that man should descend below this level, plunging down
    • this descent is materialism. True, in no period has man mastered
    • no objection to this. Human achievements are increasing through the
    • a Chaldean initiate experienced when, in his special manner, he saw
    • the stars, animals, plants, and minerals in connection with man, when
    • significance. Thus we find that in ancient times man had little power
    • Man is descending ever more deeply into matter, and more and more he
    • not say that the human spirit is becoming the slave of the physical
    • plane? In a certain way man descends even below the physical plane.
    • Man has devoted enormous spiritual force to inventing the steamship,
    • connections with America and many other foreign lands, but we may ask
    • there is not much spiritual force left over whereby man may ascend to
    • far. We have proof of this in the many technical and mechanical
    • us ask whether this process is completed and whether man has descended
    • discussed in the preceding lectures. At the low point of human
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    • Lecture 3 ... The old initiation centers. The human form as the
    • Lecture 7 ... Evolutionary events in the human organism up to the
    • departure of the moon. Osiris and Isis as builders of the upper human
    • Lecture 8 ... The stages of evolution of the human form. The expulsion
    • of the animal beings. The four human types.
    • Lecture 10 .. Old myths as pictures of cosmic facts. Darkening of man's
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    • from the German edition published with the title, Aegyptische
    • Norman Macbeth.
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    • knowledge of Man and of the Cosmos in its spiritual essence; also of
    • we, as human beings, have striven for knowledge, whether as mystics or
    • self-knowledge has been demanded of us. But as has been
    • means as easy to achieve as many people believe —
    • to be worthy of us as members of humanity.
    • self-knowledge so difficult? Man is very a complicated being. If we
    • known to us as Man.
    • life of the human soul may present themselves to us. Just as the
    • present in the world, so there are two poles in man's life of soul.
    • following: a man is walking along the street and feels that someone
    • witnessing a manifestation of forces springing from anger, a
    • manifestation of impulses of will, and it is easy to imagine that if
    • Here we have examples of the two extremes of human behaviour. The
    • Anthroposophy we know that in waking life the four members of a man's
    • that in his present physical existence man is, in a certain sense,
    • we realise that in the ordinary waking condition of physical life, man
    • man actually sleeps by day, that is to say he is not in the real sense
    • the words that man sleeps in respect of his will when he is awake and
    • Man is unaware that the will does not sleep during the night because
    • Thus there are two poles in man, the life of observation and ideation,
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  • Title: Lecture: The Etherisation of the Blood
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    • knowledge of Man and of the Cosmos in its spiritual essence; also of
    • we, as human beings, have striven for knowledge, whether as mystics or
    • self-knowledge has been demanded of us. But as has been
    • means as easy to achieve as many people believe —
    • to be worthy of us as members of humanity.
    • self-knowledge so difficult? Man is very a complicated being. If we
    • known to us as Man.
    • life of the human soul may present themselves to us. Just as the
    • present in the world, so there are two poles in man's life of soul.
    • following: a man is walking along the street and feels that someone
    • witnessing a manifestation of forces springing from anger, a
    • manifestation of impulses of will, and it is easy to imagine that if
    • Here we have examples of the two extremes of human behaviour. The
    • Anthroposophy we know that in waking life the four members of a man's
    • that in his present physical existence man is, in a certain sense,
    • we realise that in the ordinary waking condition of physical life, man
    • man actually sleeps by day, that is to say he is not in the real sense
    • the words that man sleeps in respect of his will when he is awake and
    • Man is unaware that the will does not sleep during the night because
    • Thus there are two poles in man, the life of observation and ideation,
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  • Title: Evil and the Future of Man
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    • Historical Symptomology, published in German as
    • immaturity of human facilities: the right powers of feeling for such
    • things are as yet little developed in present-day mankind. It is true
    • untold depths of the human being must be sounded when one begins to
    • speak of these things. Alas, many signs have shown how little real
    • as a simple characterisation, so that human beings may see what kind
    • evolution of mankind during the epoch of the Spiritual Soul, in which
    • altogether, in relation to the evolution of mankind?
    • from this standpoint, whether it be in plant or animal or man.
    • the stopping of a clock — the death of the clock. Death, for man, is,
    • also take hold of man — bring him physical death. In the great
    • Universe certain impulses hold sway. Man belongs to the Universe;
    • these forces therefore permeate man, too, and inasmuch as they are
    • active within man, they bring him death. But we must now ask
    • is their function, apart from the fact that they bring death to man?
    • death to man exist in the Universe for that express purpose. In
    • is altogether different. And if a man defined it thus: An engine is a
    • Universe which bring death to man are there for this express purpose.
    • Their bringing of death to man is only a collateral effect — an
    • What then is the proper task of the forces that bring death to man? It
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    • Historical Symptomology, published in German as
    • immaturity of human facilities: the right powers of feeling for such
    • things are as yet little developed in present-day mankind. It is true
    • untold depths of the human being must be sounded when one begins to
    • speak of these things. Alas, many signs have shown how little real
    • as a simple characterisation, so that human beings may see what kind
    • evolution of mankind during the epoch of the Spiritual Soul, in which
    • altogether, in relation to the evolution of mankind?
    • from this standpoint, whether it be in plant or animal or man.
    • the stopping of a clock — the death of the clock. Death, for man, is,
    • also take hold of man — bring him physical death. In the great
    • Universe certain impulses hold sway. Man belongs to the Universe;
    • these forces therefore permeate man, too, and inasmuch as they are
    • active within man, they bring him death. But we must now ask
    • is their function, apart from the fact that they bring death to man?
    • death to man exist in the Universe for that express purpose. In
    • is altogether different. And if a man defined it thus: An engine is a
    • Universe which bring death to man are there for this express purpose.
    • Their bringing of death to man is only a collateral effect — an
    • What then is the proper task of the forces that bring death to man? It
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  • Title: Lecture: The Four Sacrifices of Christ
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    • from the original German by May Laird-Brown, and edited for this
    • present culture. A renewing of responsibility, a deepening of man's moral
    • human development that fall gently into our souls, warming and
    • Under the influence of materialism the natural unselfishness of mankind
    • of the human soul is the school of unselfishness. We shall best realize this
    • Himself once in a human body, in the body of Jesus of Nazareth. But this
    • understand the effect of these forces upon human evolution.
    • Mankind must become more and more selfless; therein lies the future of
    • right living, and of all the deeds of love possible to earthly humanity. Our
    • the greatest misfortune for earthly man if certain sections of his being
    • truly unselfish manner.
    • humanity is aware of color and light without having to think of the seeing
    • eyes shall be opened,” made it necessary to transfer man to a sphere of
    • man would have cried out, “Oh, it stabs me here!” He would
    • blue, but would have simply felt the suction. This danger to humanity was
    • spiritual heights became manifest — one might say, as a sort of prophecy
    • released that acted within human evolution upon earth. Its effect was a
    • the selfish senses in man. That was the first step leading to the Mystery of
    • The human being will gradually learn to develop this deep, significant
    • time through Lucifer and Ahriman — to take possession of another part
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    • from the original German by May Laird-Brown, and edited for this
    • present culture. A renewing of responsibility, a deepening of man's moral
    • human development that fall gently into our souls, warming and
    • Under the influence of materialism the natural unselfishness of mankind
    • of the human soul is the school of unselfishness. We shall best realize this
    • Himself once in a human body, in the body of Jesus of Nazareth. But this
    • understand the effect of these forces upon human evolution.
    • Mankind must become more and more selfless; therein lies the future of
    • right living, and of all the deeds of love possible to earthly humanity. Our
    • the greatest misfortune for earthly man if certain sections of his being
    • truly unselfish manner.
    • humanity is aware of color and light without having to think of the seeing
    • eyes shall be opened,” made it necessary to transfer man to a sphere of
    • man would have cried out, “Oh, it stabs me here!” He would
    • blue, but would have simply felt the suction. This danger to humanity was
    • spiritual heights became manifest — one might say, as a sort of prophecy
    • released that acted within human evolution upon earth. Its effect was a
    • the selfish senses in man. That was the first step leading to the Mystery of
    • The human being will gradually learn to develop this deep, significant
    • time through Lucifer and Ahriman — to take possession of another part
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  • Title: The Human Heart
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    • This edition of The Human Heart, is a reprint of a
    • The Human Soul in Relation to World Evolution,
    • and appears in the original German in
    • We have often explained how the development of man takes place during
    • the first periods of life, and it is many years since I first
    • is there in front of the lens. The human being becomes aware of what
    • periphery of the human organism occurs only at a later stage in life.
    • the senses are during the rest of human life. The child is still in
    • I have often pointed out how the human etheric body lives in intimate
    • Let us consider man in the spiritual world, long before he develops
    • they are so utterly different from earthly conditions. Man models his
    • will not dwell so much on the character of man within the world of
    • embryo, of it — man draws into himself the forces of the etheric
    • permeated by the etheric world. And before man gets the inclination to
    • his own etheric body. But to say that man clothes himself with his
    • The etheric body, as it forms and develops itself in the human being,
    • At its circumference it manifests something in the nature of stars,
    • cosmos. If we could extract the etheric body of a man at the moment
    • time, while the human being coalesces more and more with his physical
    • ray out, in a manner of speaking, previously they were more star-like;
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    • This edition of The Human Heart, is a reprint of a
    • The Human Soul in Relation to World Evolution,
    • and appears in the original German in
    • We have often explained how the development of man takes place during
    • the first periods of life, and it is many years since I first
    • is there in front of the lens. The human being becomes aware of what
    • periphery of the human organism occurs only at a later stage in life.
    • the senses are during the rest of human life. The child is still in
    • I have often pointed out how the human etheric body lives in intimate
    • Let us consider man in the spiritual world, long before he develops
    • they are so utterly different from earthly conditions. Man models his
    • will not dwell so much on the character of man within the world of
    • embryo, of it — man draws into himself the forces of the etheric
    • permeated by the etheric world. And before man gets the inclination to
    • his own etheric body. But to say that man clothes himself with his
    • The etheric body, as it forms and develops itself in the human being,
    • At its circumference it manifests something in the nature of stars,
    • cosmos. If we could extract the etheric body of a man at the moment
    • time, while the human being coalesces more and more with his physical
    • ray out, in a manner of speaking, previously they were more star-like;
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  • Title: Human Life in the Light of Spiritual Science
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    • derived from this knowledge, concerning the spiritual nature of the human
    • as in others, to the kind of objections raised by many people against
    • HUMAN LIFE IN THE LIGHT OF SPIRITUAL SCIENCE
    • to spend their time in hard work for the service of mankind. Yet this
    • thoroughly with the conditions of human progress in the course of the last
    • taken place in human life during this period in comparison with the
    • fundamental change in human existence and in the conditions of daily life.
    • when compared to that of a not very distant past! If we envisage human life
    • justifiable answer can be made, viz: that the world really satisfies all human
    • human being's physical surroundings, and thus the door which seems to close
    • annunciations concerning the eternal being of man.
    • opinion concerning contemporary human life, fails to take into account that
    • present. It is of the essence of the historical progress of mankind that
    • human being attain the ability to adjust individual soul life to the change.
    • Consequently it is not until the present time that the human soul is beset
    • human life which have taken place during the past three or four centuries.
    • this fact is to be found in the belief held by many individuals during the
    • that natural science would be able to solve the great riddles of human
    • increasingly aware that, so far as the ultimate problems of human existence
    • perpetual series of new questions. Human life is enriched by the possibility
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    • derived from this knowledge, concerning the spiritual nature of the human
    • as in others, to the kind of objections raised by many people against
    • HUMAN LIFE IN THE LIGHT OF SPIRITUAL SCIENCE
    • to spend their time in hard work for the service of mankind. Yet this
    • thoroughly with the conditions of human progress in the course of the last
    • taken place in human life during this period in comparison with the
    • fundamental change in human existence and in the conditions of daily life.
    • when compared to that of a not very distant past! If we envisage human life
    • justifiable answer can be made, viz: that the world really satisfies all human
    • human being's physical surroundings, and thus the door which seems to close
    • annunciations concerning the eternal being of man.
    • opinion concerning contemporary human life, fails to take into account that
    • present. It is of the essence of the historical progress of mankind that
    • human being attain the ability to adjust individual soul life to the change.
    • Consequently it is not until the present time that the human soul is beset
    • human life which have taken place during the past three or four centuries.
    • this fact is to be found in the belief held by many individuals during the
    • that natural science would be able to solve the great riddles of human
    • increasingly aware that, so far as the ultimate problems of human existence
    • perpetual series of new questions. Human life is enriched by the possibility
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  • Title: The Inner Development of Man
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    • from the original German by Maria St. Goar.
    • Recently I have endeavored to sketch the being of man and the three
    • anthroposophical concepts regarding the origin of man, the earth and
    • Today however, I would like to present a few suggestions on how man's
    • cognition and experience, and the inner development of the human soul
    • human soul and spirit must undergo for attainment of the understanding
    • inner study and the many necessary details involved in such training
    • and honors the dignity of man and the respect for the individual more
    • consideration of human freedom is too pronounced on the part of the
    • conveyed in any manner in this area must be understood with this
    • completely intimate development of the human soul, and all the
    • of human society, will soon discover that by these means least is
    • as a human being. The course that the inner training takes is quite
    • anything about his pupil's profession, manner of living, family
    • proper manner of progress of this inner development.
    • The development of the inner man is birth on a higher level. It is the
    • human soul has in the past been incarnated repeatedly in a physical
    • the easiest manner possible acquire this comprehension of
    • several profound meanings but among the many interpretations it
    • negates itself in a sense in like manner as the snake that curls up
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    • from the original German by Maria St. Goar.
    • Recently I have endeavored to sketch the being of man and the three
    • anthroposophical concepts regarding the origin of man, the earth and
    • Today however, I would like to present a few suggestions on how man's
    • cognition and experience, and the inner development of the human soul
    • human soul and spirit must undergo for attainment of the understanding
    • inner study and the many necessary details involved in such training
    • and honors the dignity of man and the respect for the individual more
    • consideration of human freedom is too pronounced on the part of the
    • conveyed in any manner in this area must be understood with this
    • completely intimate development of the human soul, and all the
    • of human society, will soon discover that by these means least is
    • as a human being. The course that the inner training takes is quite
    • anything about his pupil's profession, manner of living, family
    • proper manner of progress of this inner development.
    • The development of the inner man is birth on a higher level. It is the
    • human soul has in the past been incarnated repeatedly in a physical
    • the easiest manner possible acquire this comprehension of
    • several profound meanings but among the many interpretations it
    • negates itself in a sense in like manner as the snake that curls up
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  • Title: The Invisible Man Within Us
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    • The Invisible Man Within Us
    • The Invisible Man Within Us
    • When we consider the human
    • organization of the human being is spiritually prepared during the
    • organization before the human being enters with his ego into earthly
    • membranes that envelop the human embryo during its development
    • organization when the human being attains a free physical existence
    • organization continues to be active in the human being throughout his
    • body soul-spirit efficacy of the human being during his physical
    • we have an invisible man within us. It is contained in our
    • nourishment occurs. It is contained in everything in which the human
    • conscious manifestation. Today I would like to describe to you the
    • character of this invisible man, which we all carry within us,
    • we can say that this invisible man also contains the ego, the astral
    • human being after birth the physical organization of the invisible
    • man is inserted into the other human physical organization, but in
    • the invisible man can lay hold of the physical organization.
    • would look like this (see drawing, [right]). In this invisible man we
    • of the invisible man penetrates only into the nutrition and growth
    • processes, into everything where the lower man, as we have often
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    • The Invisible Man Within Us
    • The Invisible Man Within Us
    • When we consider the human
    • organization of the human being is spiritually prepared during the
    • organization before the human being enters with his ego into earthly
    • membranes that envelop the human embryo during its development
    • organization when the human being attains a free physical existence
    • organization continues to be active in the human being throughout his
    • body soul-spirit efficacy of the human being during his physical
    • we have an invisible man within us. It is contained in our
    • nourishment occurs. It is contained in everything in which the human
    • conscious manifestation. Today I would like to describe to you the
    • character of this invisible man, which we all carry within us,
    • we can say that this invisible man also contains the ego, the astral
    • human being after birth the physical organization of the invisible
    • man is inserted into the other human physical organization, but in
    • the invisible man can lay hold of the physical organization.
    • would look like this (see drawing, [right]). In this invisible man we
    • of the invisible man penetrates only into the nutrition and growth
    • processes, into everything where the lower man, as we have often
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  • Title: Jesus and Christ
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    • further the way of thinking that entered human evolution through
    • natural science. By strengthening the human soul, it seeks to make
    • many in our time the most important question in the spiritual life of
    • humanity pertains to the subject of today's lecture, that is, Christ
    • continuation of natural science, makes entirely different demands on
    • the human soul. This fact accounts for the misunderstanding and
    • concerns human souls today when they consider higher aspects of life.
    • ascertain the extent of human thought and knowledge. Thinkers who
    • easily conclude that human knowledge can go so far and no farther. It
    • because it takes into consideration the development of the human soul.
    • human body like an instrument. Just as hydrogen is bound to oxygen in
    • soul emancipate itself from the body. To live as a soul-spiritual
    • whole course of mankind's evolution.
    • Thus, what follows in way of explanation of certain processes in man's
    • which was first published many
    • entrance of Christianity into mankind's development, can be
    • that is of great importance in mankind's development. Because it is
    • that humanity has passed through many stages in its development, and
    • we may ask if the life of humanity as a whole can be compared with
    • anything else. Of course, any comparison concerning mankind's
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    • further the way of thinking that entered human evolution through
    • natural science. By strengthening the human soul, it seeks to make
    • many in our time the most important question in the spiritual life of
    • humanity pertains to the subject of today's lecture, that is, Christ
    • continuation of natural science, makes entirely different demands on
    • the human soul. This fact accounts for the misunderstanding and
    • concerns human souls today when they consider higher aspects of life.
    • ascertain the extent of human thought and knowledge. Thinkers who
    • easily conclude that human knowledge can go so far and no farther. It
    • because it takes into consideration the development of the human soul.
    • human body like an instrument. Just as hydrogen is bound to oxygen in
    • soul emancipate itself from the body. To live as a soul-spiritual
    • whole course of mankind's evolution.
    • Thus, what follows in way of explanation of certain processes in man's
    • which was first published many
    • entrance of Christianity into mankind's development, can be
    • that is of great importance in mankind's development. Because it is
    • that humanity has passed through many stages in its development, and
    • we may ask if the life of humanity as a whole can be compared with
    • anything else. Of course, any comparison concerning mankind's
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  • Title: Lecture: Man As A Picture of The Living Spirit
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    • MAN AS A PICTURE
    • knowledge of Man and of the Cosmos in its spiritual essence; also of
    • Man, in accomplishing his work from day to day and from year to year, works
    • Yet as I said in those earlier lectures, that which goes on for man
    • being of man, we must pay attention to these periods of sleep. A man
    • the night which males us real human being and no mere automata.
    • Indeed if we look back into earlier epochs of human evolution upon
    • ordinary waking life, man's earthly life and action was far more
    • form of human consciousness — we call ourselves an ‘I,’ this
    • real man, standing upon Earth; here am I with my inmost being.’ We
    • on Earth, not as the real man himself, but as the picture of the real
    • man.
    • I will now show how you can see this picture-character of man more
    • Ego which works in the blood of man and in his movements. In sleep the
    • by night? The answer is that while the man lies asleep in bed, Beings
    • human Ego dwells in waking life by day. Moreover in the breathing organs
    • indwell the physical body of man.
    • forsaken during sleep by the human Ego have to be cared for in the
    • within the human being, proceeding not only from man himself. Only in
    • Bearing all this in mind, we only see this outer form of man aright if
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    • MAN AS A PICTURE
    • knowledge of Man and of the Cosmos in its spiritual essence; also of
    • Man, in accomplishing his work from day to day and from year to year, works
    • Yet as I said in those earlier lectures, that which goes on for man
    • being of man, we must pay attention to these periods of sleep. A man
    • the night which males us real human being and no mere automata.
    • Indeed if we look back into earlier epochs of human evolution upon
    • ordinary waking life, man's earthly life and action was far more
    • form of human consciousness — we call ourselves an ‘I,’ this
    • real man, standing upon Earth; here am I with my inmost being.’ We
    • on Earth, not as the real man himself, but as the picture of the real
    • man.
    • I will now show how you can see this picture-character of man more
    • Ego which works in the blood of man and in his movements. In sleep the
    • by night? The answer is that while the man lies asleep in bed, Beings
    • human Ego dwells in waking life by day. Moreover in the breathing organs
    • indwell the physical body of man.
    • forsaken during sleep by the human Ego have to be cared for in the
    • within the human being, proceeding not only from man himself. Only in
    • Bearing all this in mind, we only see this outer form of man aright if
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  • Title: Lecture: Newborn Might and Strength Everlasting
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    • impair that simple joy, so full of love, that filled many hundreds of
    • strength that had once entered the evolution of mankind, and that had saved
    • impulses into man's evolution.
    • we see the Child of Humanity, the Being of mankind who was left behind when
    • humanity descended into earthly incarnations before the approach of the
    • spiritual world, remaining, as it were, in the childhood stage of mankind
    • until the time had come for his birth as that exceptional human being, the
    • Nathan Jesus. He appeared then for the first time as a human being in an
    • he who had remained behind with all the primal qualities man possessed
    • these qualities. In him, we can see mankind as a whole as it was in its
    • led astray and carried off by the devil, and the Child of Humanity, who
    • safeguards man's principle of innocence, is deeply moving, even though the
    • highest art the mystery of human evolution on earth and the relationship
    • of the human soul with all that lives in it as the eternally divine. So now
    • divine secrets and man's relation to them. The walls of the cemetery were
    • deepest way how the medieval mind imagined the relationship between man's
    • evolution and the primal element in man's soul. Today much of it is damaged
    • to present in connection with the profound secrets of human evolution.
    • "Behold in this reminder of death what you really are as human beings.
    • the connection between the human soul and the forms of the eternal. Further
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    • impair that simple joy, so full of love, that filled many hundreds of
    • strength that had once entered the evolution of mankind, and that had saved
    • impulses into man's evolution.
    • we see the Child of Humanity, the Being of mankind who was left behind when
    • humanity descended into earthly incarnations before the approach of the
    • spiritual world, remaining, as it were, in the childhood stage of mankind
    • until the time had come for his birth as that exceptional human being, the
    • Nathan Jesus. He appeared then for the first time as a human being in an
    • he who had remained behind with all the primal qualities man possessed
    • these qualities. In him, we can see mankind as a whole as it was in its
    • led astray and carried off by the devil, and the Child of Humanity, who
    • safeguards man's principle of innocence, is deeply moving, even though the
    • highest art the mystery of human evolution on earth and the relationship
    • of the human soul with all that lives in it as the eternally divine. So now
    • divine secrets and man's relation to them. The walls of the cemetery were
    • deepest way how the medieval mind imagined the relationship between man's
    • evolution and the primal element in man's soul. Today much of it is damaged
    • to present in connection with the profound secrets of human evolution.
    • "Behold in this reminder of death what you really are as human beings.
    • the connection between the human soul and the forms of the eternal. Further
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  • Title: Lecture: Outlooks for the Future
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    • enlarge our horizon in regard to the true nature of man and to make us see
    • form of modern science. It wishes to draw our attention to epochs of human
    • and to show us what man was like upon Atlantis; then it also seeks to point
    • out to us the true nature of the evolutionary processes in which the human
    • the animal world and upon the world of man which now surround us? During
    • time of ancient Atlantis the human souls came down to the earth after their
    • was to look out for suitable human bodies formed out of the material, the
    • this connection, we know that the human bodies of the Atlantean epoch were
    • human body was soft, pliable and plastic, so that the souls that came down
    • woman of to-day — or, in order not to be one-sided, of a man of
    • marked one. At the present time, a man may be extremely evil-minded, yet
    • say: That man resembles a cat. If he was a hypocrite, he really resembled
    • a cat, or a hyaena. In that remote past, man's countenance and his outward
    • shape were altogether the expression of his inner life. The human being
    • possessed it. Their physical body was far more hardened than that of man
    • transmitted hereditarily in the stereotyped manner of to-day.
    • everything has therefore grown more and more hardened as far as man's
    • may therefore say, if we wish to characterize the human being: At the
    • present time, man's physical body is extremely rigid, but his etheric body
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    • Authorized translation from the German of Notes, unrevised
    • enlarge our horizon in regard to the true nature of man and to make us see
    • form of modern science. It wishes to draw our attention to epochs of human
    • and to show us what man was like upon Atlantis; then it also seeks to point
    • out to us the true nature of the evolutionary processes in which the human
    • the animal world and upon the world of man which now surround us? During
    • time of ancient Atlantis the human souls came down to the earth after their
    • was to look out for suitable human bodies formed out of the material, the
    • this connection, we know that the human bodies of the Atlantean epoch were
    • human body was soft, pliable and plastic, so that the souls that came down
    • woman of to-day — or, in order not to be one-sided, of a man of
    • marked one. At the present time, a man may be extremely evil-minded, yet
    • say: That man resembles a cat. If he was a hypocrite, he really resembled
    • a cat, or a hyaena. In that remote past, man's countenance and his outward
    • shape were altogether the expression of his inner life. The human being
    • possessed it. Their physical body was far more hardened than that of man
    • transmitted hereditarily in the stereotyped manner of to-day.
    • everything has therefore grown more and more hardened as far as man's
    • may therefore say, if we wish to characterize the human being: At the
    • present time, man's physical body is extremely rigid, but his etheric body
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  • Title: Lecture: Overcoming Nervousness
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    • Survey, 1961. It was translated from the German original by
    • exact idea of the nature of man and his relationship to the cosmos.
    • outsiders. Scholars and laymen alike criticize the division of man into the
    • many people who complain of nervousness and all that this implies, and
    • Nervousness becomes manifest in a variety of ways, most obviously
    • example. Many other conditions might be mentioned, but who in our
    • hopeful. There are many harmful factors strongly influencing our lives
    • It is extremely harmful for our time that many of the men who hold high
    • up in a healthy way. A man will not merely learn that he consists of
    • to health, and that many upsets bordering on severe illness can be
    • a picture of it. Connecting the ego, that is, the spiritual kernel of man's
    • workers and others whose professions demand a great deal of writing.
    • spiritual science. In a healthy human being the etheric body, guided by
    • whereas in a healthy man all his movements are subordinated to the will
    • when a man consciously changes his handwriting, he is obliged to pay
    • to write a particular style of penmanship and after a few years were
    • leads to many unhealthy conditions. What has been indicated here
    • however, people would soon see how many things done in the bustle of
    • This is comparatively easy in writing and I am quite sure many people
    • body. When a man cultivates an awareness of his gestures and
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  • Title: Lecture: Overcoming Nervousness
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    • Survey, 1961. It was translated from the German original by
    • exact idea of the nature of man and his relationship to the cosmos.
    • outsiders. Scholars and laymen alike criticize the division of man into the
    • many people who complain of nervousness and all that this implies, and
    • Nervousness becomes manifest in a variety of ways, most obviously
    • example. Many other conditions might be mentioned, but who in our
    • hopeful. There are many harmful factors strongly influencing our lives
    • It is extremely harmful for our time that many of the men who hold high
    • up in a healthy way. A man will not merely learn that he consists of
    • to health, and that many upsets bordering on severe illness can be
    • a picture of it. Connecting the ego, that is, the spiritual kernel of man's
    • workers and others whose professions demand a great deal of writing.
    • spiritual science. In a healthy human being the etheric body, guided by
    • whereas in a healthy man all his movements are subordinated to the will
    • when a man consciously changes his handwriting, he is obliged to pay
    • to write a particular style of penmanship and after a few years were
    • leads to many unhealthy conditions. What has been indicated here
    • however, people would soon see how many things done in the bustle of
    • This is comparatively easy in writing and I am quite sure many people
    • body. When a man cultivates an awareness of his gestures and
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  • Title: Lecture: Polarities in Health, Illness and Therapy
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    • It was translated from the original German by G.F. Karnow, M.D.;
    • Martha Bosch edited it. In the German it appears in
    • the relevant issues in as generally comprehensive a manner as possible.
    • many cases the foundations for the actual comprehension of processes of
    • it can determine in a mechanical, physical or chemical manner from outer
    • understanding of the human being. But even if there is a kind of
    • the human being, nevertheless, the outer physical and chemical processes
    • never proceed within the human organism in the same form in which they
    • proceed outside in nature. Man takes the substances of the earth into
    • in the substance. Thus man also takes into his organism these processes,
    • the human organism, can only be understood if one attains a
    • comprehensive observation of the human being based on reality. But
    • proceeds in the human being as intrinsically human. Even, for example,
    • what proceeds as intrinsically human in the physical body is attributed
    • of man nothing takes place which is not at the same time subject to the
    • approach the human being. Therefore this natural science can not really
    • look into the inner activities of the human being in order to comprehend
    • how some substance of nature which we introduce into the human
    • organism, or with which we treat the human organism, continues to work
    • where one is dealing with external mechanical manipulations, as it were. In
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: Lecture: Polarities in Health, Illness and Therapy
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    • It was translated from the original German by G.F. Karnow, M.D.;
    • Martha Bosch edited it. In the German it appears in
    • the relevant issues in as generally comprehensive a manner as possible.
    • many cases the foundations for the actual comprehension of processes of
    • it can determine in a mechanical, physical or chemical manner from outer
    • understanding of the human being. But even if there is a kind of
    • the human being, nevertheless, the outer physical and chemical processes
    • never proceed within the human organism in the same form in which they
    • proceed outside in nature. Man takes the substances of the earth into
    • in the substance. Thus man also takes into his organism these processes,
    • the human organism, can only be understood if one attains a
    • comprehensive observation of the human being based on reality. But
    • proceeds in the human being as intrinsically human. Even, for example,
    • what proceeds as intrinsically human in the physical body is attributed
    • of man nothing takes place which is not at the same time subject to the
    • approach the human being. Therefore this natural science can not really
    • look into the inner activities of the human being in order to comprehend
    • how some substance of nature which we introduce into the human
    • organism, or with which we treat the human organism, continues to work
    • where one is dealing with external mechanical manipulations, as it were. In
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  • Title: Lecture: Pre-Earthly Deeds of Christ
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    • published in German as,
    • The original German text of this lecture can he found in the Collected
    • It is important for the whole future of human evolution that through a
    • through that event for the evolution of mankind.
    • into the spiritual Earth-sphere, so that mankind may become more and
    • salvation of mankind: once in the old Lemurian epoch, then in the
    • into the earthly souls and bodies for the salvation of mankind. In all
    • in the three earlier events, but not incarnated as physical man; he
    • same as he who was later incarnated as man and is described in the
    • being, who later sacrificed himself as Man, offered himself for
    • permeation by the Christ-Impulse. As in Christ Jesus we have a Man
    • Cosmos. Looking at the course of our human evolution we note that the
    • center-point of human development, and everything that has since
    • The human principle into which these forces stream, if it makes itself
    • of Golgotha has entered the earthly evolution of man, so is it also
    • plane. Man, in fact, only enters the physical plane consciously when
    • in that position which, above all, distinguishes man from the animals.
    • life we recapitulate those things which, as man, we have acquired only
    • nature. But like so many of the comparisons which are made this one is
    • incomplete. Man, in the early stages of his life and before his
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  • Title: Lecture: Pre-Earthly Deeds of Christ
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    • published in German as,
    • The original German text of this lecture can he found in the Collected
    • It is important for the whole future of human evolution that through a
    • through that event for the evolution of mankind.
    • into the spiritual Earth-sphere, so that mankind may become more and
    • salvation of mankind: once in the old Lemurian epoch, then in the
    • into the earthly souls and bodies for the salvation of mankind. In all
    • in the three earlier events, but not incarnated as physical man; he
    • same as he who was later incarnated as man and is described in the
    • being, who later sacrificed himself as Man, offered himself for
    • permeation by the Christ-Impulse. As in Christ Jesus we have a Man
    • Cosmos. Looking at the course of our human evolution we note that the
    • center-point of human development, and everything that has since
    • The human principle into which these forces stream, if it makes itself
    • of Golgotha has entered the earthly evolution of man, so is it also
    • plane. Man, in fact, only enters the physical plane consciously when
    • in that position which, above all, distinguishes man from the animals.
    • life we recapitulate those things which, as man, we have acquired only
    • nature. But like so many of the comparisons which are made this one is
    • incomplete. Man, in the early stages of his life and before his
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  • Title: Lecture: Preparing for the Sixth Epoch
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    • of Mankind.
    • of Mankind.
    • spiritual progress of humanity, might ask if we could not cultivate
    • narrower senses, associations of human beings who are known to one
    • human beings who want to cultivate the more intimate side of spiritual
    • is grasped by the outward turned mind of man, but that through this
    • truths we have studied in many aspects during recent years.
    • was prepared. The mysteries were associations of human beings among
    • the human etheric body, the ancient Persian epoch with the cultivation
    • in advance. Many characteristics of the sixth epoch of culture will be
    • lacking in human society nowadays a quality that, in the sixth epoch,
    • this quality is perceptible in modern humanity. A man today must be
    • human beings in the world in less happy circumstances than his own. It
    • such individuals will experience the suffering of another human being
    • as their own suffering. If they see a hungry man they will feel the
    • of the other man will be unendurable to them. The moral characteristic
    • single human limb depends upon the health of the whole body, and when
    • the then civilized humanity and in a far higher degree than a limb
    • humanity of the sixth epoch.
    • men that what a man likes to believe, what religious convictions he
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    • of Mankind.
    • of Mankind.
    • spiritual progress of humanity, might ask if we could not cultivate
    • narrower senses, associations of human beings who are known to one
    • human beings who want to cultivate the more intimate side of spiritual
    • is grasped by the outward turned mind of man, but that through this
    • truths we have studied in many aspects during recent years.
    • was prepared. The mysteries were associations of human beings among
    • the human etheric body, the ancient Persian epoch with the cultivation
    • in advance. Many characteristics of the sixth epoch of culture will be
    • lacking in human society nowadays a quality that, in the sixth epoch,
    • this quality is perceptible in modern humanity. A man today must be
    • human beings in the world in less happy circumstances than his own. It
    • such individuals will experience the suffering of another human being
    • as their own suffering. If they see a hungry man they will feel the
    • of the other man will be unendurable to them. The moral characteristic
    • single human limb depends upon the health of the whole body, and when
    • the then civilized humanity and in a far higher degree than a limb
    • humanity of the sixth epoch.
    • men that what a man likes to believe, what religious convictions he
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  • Title: Lecture: Problems of Nutrition
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    • translated from the German original by Maria St. Goar. It is the
    • Human Circulation through the Worlds of Sensation, Soul, and
    • Spirit, which is published in German as,
    • are still able to benefit where humans fail. They still possess
    • “No, the thought disgusts me,” replied the man.
    • offer a more mundane subject than many we have heard here. It will
    • following way. “What man eats and drinks is unimportant. It
    • It was a German philosopher, Ludwig Andreas
    • Feuerbach, to whom the phrase, “A man is what he eats,”
    • is attributed. Many thinkers of consequence have agreed with
    • Feuerbach that what man produces is basically the result of foods
    • to believe that man is indeed physically nothing more than what he
    • statement, “A man is what he eats,” does not have a
    • that the body of man is the tool of the spirit. In discussing the
    • various functions the body has to perform, we see that man utilizes
    • adjusted correctly so that it functions in an orderly manner,
    • than to examine those substances that are necessary for the human
    • task of a man's food is and in what way it is actually utilized in
    • I must stress that what I say about man is
    • man to be so closely connected with the animals as does natural
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  • Title: Lecture: Problems of Nutrition
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    • translated from the German original by Maria St. Goar. It is the
    • Human Circulation through the Worlds of Sensation, Soul, and
    • Spirit, which is published in German as,
    • are still able to benefit where humans fail. They still possess
    • “No, the thought disgusts me,” replied the man.
    • offer a more mundane subject than many we have heard here. It will
    • following way. “What man eats and drinks is unimportant. It
    • It was a German philosopher, Ludwig Andreas
    • Feuerbach, to whom the phrase, “A man is what he eats,”
    • is attributed. Many thinkers of consequence have agreed with
    • Feuerbach that what man produces is basically the result of foods
    • to believe that man is indeed physically nothing more than what he
    • statement, “A man is what he eats,” does not have a
    • that the body of man is the tool of the spirit. In discussing the
    • various functions the body has to perform, we see that man utilizes
    • adjusted correctly so that it functions in an orderly manner,
    • than to examine those substances that are necessary for the human
    • task of a man's food is and in what way it is actually utilized in
    • I must stress that what I say about man is
    • man to be so closely connected with the animals as does natural
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  • Title: Search for the New Isis, the Divine Sophia: The Quest for the Isis-Sophia
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    • German by James H. Hindes.
    • very deepest questions presented by the evolution of humankind upon earth.
    • into consideration historical events in order to understand human
    • evolution, to penetrate the meaning of human evolution on earth — in all
    • power to lift the soul to this mystery of human evolution as the thought of
    • When we look back upon the beginning of human evolution on earth, and
    • step toward what took place for the sake of humankind at the Mystery of
    • of humanity ever since. Many things in human evolution may at first appear
    • unknown gods should come to the aid of human beings without their active
    • involvement, and that such aid should come just where human beings consider
    • of earthly humanity. We know how intimate the connection is between what takes
    • place in the moral-spiritual sphere of human evolution and what takes place
    • which we have been concerned for many years — namely, the relationship of
    • course of many years. I have told you: We look back into the first
    • post-Atlantean humanity, into the Egypto-Chaldean, and into the Greco-Latin.
    • We come then to the fifth epoch of the post-Atlantean humanity, our own. Our
    • post-AtIantean humanity, stands, as it were, in the middle, and that there
    • Spiritual Guidance of the Individual and Humanity) between the third and
    • of post-AtIantean humanity. Specific things repeat themselves in a certain
    • must not tempt us to a superficial interpretation, common among many
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    • German by James H. Hindes.
    • very deepest questions presented by the evolution of humankind upon earth.
    • into consideration historical events in order to understand human
    • evolution, to penetrate the meaning of human evolution on earth — in all
    • power to lift the soul to this mystery of human evolution as the thought of
    • When we look back upon the beginning of human evolution on earth, and
    • step toward what took place for the sake of humankind at the Mystery of
    • of humanity ever since. Many things in human evolution may at first appear
    • unknown gods should come to the aid of human beings without their active
    • involvement, and that such aid should come just where human beings consider
    • of earthly humanity. We know how intimate the connection is between what takes
    • place in the moral-spiritual sphere of human evolution and what takes place
    • which we have been concerned for many years — namely, the relationship of
    • course of many years. I have told you: We look back into the first
    • post-Atlantean humanity, into the Egypto-Chaldean, and into the Greco-Latin.
    • We come then to the fifth epoch of the post-Atlantean humanity, our own. Our
    • post-AtIantean humanity, stands, as it were, in the middle, and that there
    • Spiritual Guidance of the Individual and Humanity) between the third and
    • of post-AtIantean humanity. Specific things repeat themselves in a certain
    • must not tempt us to a superficial interpretation, common among many
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: Self Knowledge and the Christ Experience
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    • It was published in German as:
    • larger human communities during earlier stages of the earth's evolution
    • Life of nature. But as humanity developed further, those instincts, which
    • died out. Among more advanced humanity, therefore, we will not find that
    • spontaneous harmony — a harmony between what arises from the human side
    • fact that humanity itself is undergoing a development, which constitutes its
    • With regard to mankind, a certain law of development is found to run like a
    • an intermediate period of human development, eventually giving place to
    • the developing Consciousness Soul. It is that time when man will step fully
    • find certain observable laws in the development of humanity. We can compare
    • What would happen nowadays if a man were to give himself up entirely to
    • as chance directed. Man who by virtue of his higher soul development is
    • ranged above the animals would sink because of the manner in which he
    • succeeding phase of its life. Mankind, however, has left behind the age of
    • more conscious form. Yet we find that man, in spite of his higher soul-life
    • level of the animals. However much one may emphasize man's further steps
    • human race, of this or that century. And just as, for a lower form of life,
    • And man needs to be conscious of how his own soul-life should he placed
    • This is an idea to which man needs to grow accustomed so as to step even
    • further into the development of the Consciousness Soul. A man should be
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: Self Knowledge and the Christ Experience
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    • It was published in German as:
    • larger human communities during earlier stages of the earth's evolution
    • Life of nature. But as humanity developed further, those instincts, which
    • died out. Among more advanced humanity, therefore, we will not find that
    • spontaneous harmony — a harmony between what arises from the human side
    • fact that humanity itself is undergoing a development, which constitutes its
    • With regard to mankind, a certain law of development is found to run like a
    • an intermediate period of human development, eventually giving place to
    • the developing Consciousness Soul. It is that time when man will step fully
    • find certain observable laws in the development of humanity. We can compare
    • What would happen nowadays if a man were to give himself up entirely to
    • as chance directed. Man who by virtue of his higher soul development is
    • ranged above the animals would sink because of the manner in which he
    • succeeding phase of its life. Mankind, however, has left behind the age of
    • more conscious form. Yet we find that man, in spite of his higher soul-life
    • level of the animals. However much one may emphasize man's further steps
    • human race, of this or that century. And just as, for a lower form of life,
    • And man needs to be conscious of how his own soul-life should he placed
    • This is an idea to which man needs to grow accustomed so as to step even
    • further into the development of the Consciousness Soul. A man should be
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: Lecture: Social Understanding Through Spiritual Scientific Knowledge
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    • in GA 191 which has the German title Social Verständnis aus
    • being of man.
    • People very often do not ask the question as to which of man's forces are
    • super-sensible knowledge by means of certain forces in man. But what the
    • actual connections are between these forces and man's being, they do not
    • essential to man, just in our time. In that case it is vital to understand
    • As you know, the first of the capacities that leads man into super-sensible
    • capacities have any part to play in the rest of man's life? You will see that
    • tells you, we can see human life running its course in
    • regard man purely superficially, you will be struck by the fact that the
    • nature of man's development is entirely different in the three different
    • seven-year stages. The pushing through of our permanent teeth, as I have
    • an end with the pushing through of our permanent teeth.
    • man's organization during the first seven years of his life, become, as it
    • permanent teeth have appeared. At the age of seven these forces go to
    • sleep. They are hidden within the being of man; they go to sleep within
    • forces that are active within the human body until the seventh year are the
    • Intuition are very healthy forces. They are the forces a human being uses
    • super-sensible knowledge and man's everyday existence. Something
    • similar, though, can be said about the forces of man's normal nature,
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    • in GA 191 which has the German title Social Verständnis aus
    • being of man.
    • People very often do not ask the question as to which of man's forces are
    • super-sensible knowledge by means of certain forces in man. But what the
    • actual connections are between these forces and man's being, they do not
    • essential to man, just in our time. In that case it is vital to understand
    • As you know, the first of the capacities that leads man into super-sensible
    • capacities have any part to play in the rest of man's life? You will see that
    • tells you, we can see human life running its course in
    • regard man purely superficially, you will be struck by the fact that the
    • nature of man's development is entirely different in the three different
    • seven-year stages. The pushing through of our permanent teeth, as I have
    • an end with the pushing through of our permanent teeth.
    • man's organization during the first seven years of his life, become, as it
    • permanent teeth have appeared. At the age of seven these forces go to
    • sleep. They are hidden within the being of man; they go to sleep within
    • forces that are active within the human body until the seventh year are the
    • Intuition are very healthy forces. They are the forces a human being uses
    • super-sensible knowledge and man's everyday existence. Something
    • similar, though, can be said about the forces of man's normal nature,
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: Lecture: Social and Anti-Social Forces in the Human Being
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    • This edition of: Social and Anti-Social Forces in the Human Being, is
    • German in the cycle: Die Sozialen Grundforderungen Unserer Zeit, 1963,
    • Social and Anti-Social Forces in the Human Being
    • The times themselves speak clearly enough, demanding that we should
    • way, especially in what we have to say today. In many if our basic
    • fact of human evolution, from the fact that this evolution is
    • humanity must gradually develop the Spiritual Soul. The preceding
    • 15th century A.D., was pre-eminently the period in which humanity
    • period of the Spiritual Soul. The task of humanity — of civilized
    • humanity in this age of the Spiritual Soul — will be that of laying
    • hold of the whole human being and making him entirely dependent on
    • which in earlier periods man felt instinctively and judged
    • Many present difficulties and much that is chaotic around us in our
    • all, to begin to think truly with one's whole being. Man tries to
    • of world conditions. Here is a point over which many are indeed
    • illusion — one of the many illusions in which humanity lives today.
    • the evolution of humanity and which so proudly speaks of thought —
    • from the whole man, when it is separated from rationalism and is
    • meets man today and which is clearly indicated even in the worldly
    • not) must come from that which human beings can develop out of
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: Lecture: Social and Anti-Social Forces in the Human Being
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    • This edition of: Social and Anti-Social Forces in the Human Being, is
    • German in the cycle: Die Sozialen Grundforderungen Unserer Zeit, 1963,
    • Social and Anti-Social Forces in the Human Being
    • The times themselves speak clearly enough, demanding that we should
    • way, especially in what we have to say today. In many if our basic
    • fact of human evolution, from the fact that this evolution is
    • humanity must gradually develop the Spiritual Soul. The preceding
    • 15th century A.D., was pre-eminently the period in which humanity
    • period of the Spiritual Soul. The task of humanity — of civilized
    • humanity in this age of the Spiritual Soul — will be that of laying
    • hold of the whole human being and making him entirely dependent on
    • which in earlier periods man felt instinctively and judged
    • Many present difficulties and much that is chaotic around us in our
    • all, to begin to think truly with one's whole being. Man tries to
    • of world conditions. Here is a point over which many are indeed
    • illusion — one of the many illusions in which humanity lives today.
    • the evolution of humanity and which so proudly speaks of thought —
    • from the whole man, when it is separated from rationalism and is
    • meets man today and which is clearly indicated even in the worldly
    • not) must come from that which human beings can develop out of
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  • Title: Spiritual Emptiness and Social Life
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    • German as Vergangenheits- und Zukunftsimpulse Im Sozialen
    • many domains of life, was really only able to give a few indications
    • order in civilised humanity. Fundamentally speaking, the tendency
    • already present in human beings, subconsciously, by the end of the
    • eighteenth century. The demands for freedom, equality and fraternity,
    • strange phenomenon. I said that Hermann Grimm — for whom I have
    • upon so many aspects of art and general human interest of bygone times
    • symptomatological aspect. Among the many conversations I had with
    • Hermann Grimm while I was in personal contact with him, there was one
    • in which I spoke from my own point of view about many things that need
    • always stressed the fact that Hermann Grimm's only response to such
    • made at that moment. It was true inasmuch as Hermann Grimm, for all
    • his penetration into many things connected with the so-called
    • spiritual evolution of mankind, into art, into matters of universal
    • human concern, had not the faintest inkling of what ‘spirit’ must
    • simply did not know what spirit really is from the standpoint of a man
    • the truth: until it came to the spirit, there was truth in a man like
    • Hermann Grimm. He made a parrying gesture because he had no notion of
    • of mankind, he would have believed that he too could speak about the
    • about Hermann Grimm — not thinking of him as a personality but as a
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: Spiritual Emptiness and Social Life
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    • German as Vergangenheits- und Zukunftsimpulse Im Sozialen
    • many domains of life, was really only able to give a few indications
    • order in civilised humanity. Fundamentally speaking, the tendency
    • already present in human beings, subconsciously, by the end of the
    • eighteenth century. The demands for freedom, equality and fraternity,
    • strange phenomenon. I said that Hermann Grimm — for whom I have
    • upon so many aspects of art and general human interest of bygone times
    • symptomatological aspect. Among the many conversations I had with
    • Hermann Grimm while I was in personal contact with him, there was one
    • in which I spoke from my own point of view about many things that need
    • always stressed the fact that Hermann Grimm's only response to such
    • made at that moment. It was true inasmuch as Hermann Grimm, for all
    • his penetration into many things connected with the so-called
    • spiritual evolution of mankind, into art, into matters of universal
    • human concern, had not the faintest inkling of what ‘spirit’ must
    • simply did not know what spirit really is from the standpoint of a man
    • the truth: until it came to the spirit, there was truth in a man like
    • Hermann Grimm. He made a parrying gesture because he had no notion of
    • of mankind, he would have believed that he too could speak about the
    • about Hermann Grimm — not thinking of him as a personality but as a
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: Lecture: The Sun-Mystery in the Course of Human History
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    • THE SUN-MYSTERY IN THE COURSE OF HUMAN HISTORY
    • WE HAVE BEEN studying how the living form of man, his soul and his
    • In the deep foundations of man's being lies the will. In many respects
    • the will is the most mysterious and secret element in human nature. It
    • The reason why the will is so mysterious and secret is that in many
    • these operations of the will are as withdrawn from human consciousness
    • But when we think of man's spiritual nature we cannot conceive that
    • Spirit is therefore also present and at work in the sleeping human
    • outer will. The workings of the outer will are made manifest to us
    • Out of the ocean-depths of will in the human being, waves which come
    • raises into greater clarity what lies in the ocean-depths of man's
    • made manifest.
    • connected with man's sleeping condition. This kind of feeling lives
    • — unfolded by the human being. This is feeling which tends towards
    • therefore leads man into the external world, manifests in all those
    • antipathies are the antecedents of human egotism. The greater a man's
    • We are gazing here into deep secrets of human experience. If a man
    • give rise to persecution mania in all its forms. When feelings of
    • the upper hand in a human being, he becomes a world-hater, and such
    • all social endeavor should be to prevent human beings from becoming
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  • Title: Lecture: The Sun-Mystery in the Course of Human History
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    • THE SUN-MYSTERY IN THE COURSE OF HUMAN HISTORY
    • WE HAVE BEEN studying how the living form of man, his soul and his
    • In the deep foundations of man's being lies the will. In many respects
    • the will is the most mysterious and secret element in human nature. It
    • The reason why the will is so mysterious and secret is that in many
    • these operations of the will are as withdrawn from human consciousness
    • But when we think of man's spiritual nature we cannot conceive that
    • Spirit is therefore also present and at work in the sleeping human
    • outer will. The workings of the outer will are made manifest to us
    • Out of the ocean-depths of will in the human being, waves which come
    • raises into greater clarity what lies in the ocean-depths of man's
    • made manifest.
    • connected with man's sleeping condition. This kind of feeling lives
    • — unfolded by the human being. This is feeling which tends towards
    • therefore leads man into the external world, manifests in all those
    • antipathies are the antecedents of human egotism. The greater a man's
    • We are gazing here into deep secrets of human experience. If a man
    • give rise to persecution mania in all its forms. When feelings of
    • the upper hand in a human being, he becomes a world-hater, and such
    • all social endeavor should be to prevent human beings from becoming
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    • The Human Soul and the World of Nature.
    • The subject before us is concerned with two ideas that man can never
    • inner being of the human soul.
    • In his knowledge man feels himself outside Nature. What would induce
    • knowledge, that man feels separated from the inner being of Nature.
    • also connected with what we may call the being of man's soul.
    • Now this question of the being of the human soul has presented itself
    • to human cognition since very early times. We have only to recall the
    • a demand which the conscientious seeker after knowledge will feel is
    • being of Nature, on the other with the self-knowledge of man. Let us
    • self — were associated in the mind of man with quite strange, not to
    • man to continue in his ordinary way of life if he wanted to set out on
    • They beheld a kind of abyss between what man is and can experience in
    • of his own being. They described how man feels the ground sink away
    • would involve man in a harder test than he is able to meet. Serious
    • abyss. In ordinary life man is unaware of the abyss; he simply does
    • not see it. And that, they said, is for him a blessing. Man is
    • how man had to cross a “Threshold” in order to come into the
    • ordinary life man is protected from crossing the Threshold. Call it
    • they were relating real experiences when they spoke of man being
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    • The Human Soul and the World of Nature.
    • The subject before us is concerned with two ideas that man can never
    • inner being of the human soul.
    • In his knowledge man feels himself outside Nature. What would induce
    • knowledge, that man feels separated from the inner being of Nature.
    • also connected with what we may call the being of man's soul.
    • Now this question of the being of the human soul has presented itself
    • to human cognition since very early times. We have only to recall the
    • a demand which the conscientious seeker after knowledge will feel is
    • being of Nature, on the other with the self-knowledge of man. Let us
    • self — were associated in the mind of man with quite strange, not to
    • man to continue in his ordinary way of life if he wanted to set out on
    • They beheld a kind of abyss between what man is and can experience in
    • of his own being. They described how man feels the ground sink away
    • would involve man in a harder test than he is able to meet. Serious
    • abyss. In ordinary life man is unaware of the abyss; he simply does
    • not see it. And that, they said, is for him a blessing. Man is
    • how man had to cross a “Threshold” in order to come into the
    • ordinary life man is protected from crossing the Threshold. Call it
    • they were relating real experiences when they spoke of man being
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  • Title: Lecture: Truth, Beauty, and Goodness
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    • These basic human qualities manifest in civilization as the "eternal
    • and willing. These basic human qualities manifest in civilization
    • True, the Beautiful, the Good — through all the ages of man's
    • sublime nature and lofty goal of all human endeavour. In epochs
    • earlier than our own there was a deeper knowledge of man's being and
    • as concrete realities, to the being of man.
    • As the human being stands before us we see, in the first place, his
    • In his pre-earthly existence man lives in a world of pure Spirit,
    • that is elaborated, in a certain sense, by man himself in pre-earthly
    • In earthly life the human being is conscious of his physical body, but
    • physical body. When man is confronted by a simple fact, he may either
    • body. Many threads connect this physical body with pre-earthly
    • such a severance takes place. And that is why man is subject to so
    • many illusions as to his connection with cosmic existence.
    • For the most part to-day, man regards his bodily health from a purely
    • the physical body to pre-earthly existence. If they break, man must
    • it strongly present in man to-day?
    • How often it is the case that a man would like to be a person of note
    • What is it that can strengthen man in this sense of being? In earthly
    • establishes man's true and original sense of existence so firmly as a
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    • These basic human qualities manifest in civilization as the "eternal
    • and willing. These basic human qualities manifest in civilization
    • True, the Beautiful, the Good — through all the ages of man's
    • sublime nature and lofty goal of all human endeavour. In epochs
    • earlier than our own there was a deeper knowledge of man's being and
    • as concrete realities, to the being of man.
    • As the human being stands before us we see, in the first place, his
    • In his pre-earthly existence man lives in a world of pure Spirit,
    • that is elaborated, in a certain sense, by man himself in pre-earthly
    • In earthly life the human being is conscious of his physical body, but
    • physical body. When man is confronted by a simple fact, he may either
    • body. Many threads connect this physical body with pre-earthly
    • such a severance takes place. And that is why man is subject to so
    • many illusions as to his connection with cosmic existence.
    • For the most part to-day, man regards his bodily health from a purely
    • the physical body to pre-earthly existence. If they break, man must
    • it strongly present in man to-day?
    • How often it is the case that a man would like to be a person of note
    • What is it that can strengthen man in this sense of being? In earthly
    • establishes man's true and original sense of existence so firmly as a
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  • Title: Lecture: The Two Christmas Annunciations
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    • say that, each in a different way, these three festivals bring man
    • festivals also differ as regards the human soul-forces. Christmas
    • large masses of humanity. The Easter festival, which requires that we
    • of the entrance of a super-sensible Being into human evolution, is the
    • most challenging to the human powers of understanding. It is a
    • festival which lifts human understanding to the highest level, and
    • particularly between the human will and the super-sensible world, the
    • will-impulses into execution in the world is brought to human
    • touches man can be brought before our consciousness in the most
    • manifold ways; and with the recurrence of the Christmas festival
    • Thus we are shown two ways by which this earlier humanity reached what
    • conceive of human beings as possessing thought and perception, and we
    • soul-constitution of man has changed with the passage of time; how
    • even earlier — humanity regarded its own life and the nature of
    • underwent many changes before it became that reasoning analytical
    • of the world which will be permeated by full human consciousness.
    • Mystery of Golgotha approached humanity. But remnants of both still
    • as standing on the topmost rung of human society, and had retained
    • place open the earth quite beyond ordinary human ken.
    • the starry worlds and wherein the secrets of human events were also
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    • say that, each in a different way, these three festivals bring man
    • festivals also differ as regards the human soul-forces. Christmas
    • large masses of humanity. The Easter festival, which requires that we
    • of the entrance of a super-sensible Being into human evolution, is the
    • most challenging to the human powers of understanding. It is a
    • festival which lifts human understanding to the highest level, and
    • particularly between the human will and the super-sensible world, the
    • will-impulses into execution in the world is brought to human
    • touches man can be brought before our consciousness in the most
    • manifold ways; and with the recurrence of the Christmas festival
    • Thus we are shown two ways by which this earlier humanity reached what
    • conceive of human beings as possessing thought and perception, and we
    • soul-constitution of man has changed with the passage of time; how
    • even earlier — humanity regarded its own life and the nature of
    • underwent many changes before it became that reasoning analytical
    • of the world which will be permeated by full human consciousness.
    • Mystery of Golgotha approached humanity. But remnants of both still
    • as standing on the topmost rung of human society, and had retained
    • place open the earth quite beyond ordinary human ken.
    • the starry worlds and wherein the secrets of human events were also
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  • Title: Lecture: Woman and Society (Die Frauenfrage)
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    • This lecture, translated from the German by an unknown translator,
    • of Rudolf Steiner's works, the volume containing the German text is
    • today which looks to the very greatest enigmas of human existence. In
    • many circles which occupy themselves with Spiritual Science, or in
    • could it be that questions which come so close to the human soul
    • from a world-view which looks to the great problems of human
    • itself in bare abstractions, but must have something to say to human
    • time from someone not engaged in practical things. The Englishman,
    • not be large enough to cope with the postal demands!
    • also today as a vehicle which carries the answers to many questions
    • a truly significant man, who twenty five years ago, pitted himself
    • view of the human being, are supposed to know something. A short
    • while ago a booklet came out in Germany: ‘Uber den
    • man
    • this, furthermore, in such a grotesque and radical manner, that one
    • This is no fable! This man asserted that the greatness of the spirit
    • side, and many other aspects as well. But it is precisely the
    • opinions of a man's world — admission to most male professions,
    • the matter in a completely different way than many, twenty to thirty
    • today, very many women graduates stand in the world, in no way less
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  • Title: Lecture: Woman and Society (Die Frauenfrage)
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    • This lecture, translated from the German by an unknown translator,
    • of Rudolf Steiner's works, the volume containing the German text is
    • today which looks to the very greatest enigmas of human existence. In
    • many circles which occupy themselves with Spiritual Science, or in
    • could it be that questions which come so close to the human soul
    • from a world-view which looks to the great problems of human
    • itself in bare abstractions, but must have something to say to human
    • time from someone not engaged in practical things. The Englishman,
    • not be large enough to cope with the postal demands!
    • also today as a vehicle which carries the answers to many questions
    • a truly significant man, who twenty five years ago, pitted himself
    • view of the human being, are supposed to know something. A short
    • while ago a booklet came out in Germany: ‘Uber den
    • man
    • this, furthermore, in such a grotesque and radical manner, that one
    • This is no fable! This man asserted that the greatness of the spirit
    • side, and many other aspects as well. But it is precisely the
    • opinions of a man's world — admission to most male professions,
    • the matter in a completely different way than many, twenty to thirty
    • today, very many women graduates stand in the world, in no way less
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  • Title: Lecture: Exoteric and Esoteric Christianity
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    • The mystery of death taught by Jesus Christ to his disciples after his resurrection. Saul and the event at Damascus when he became the apostle Paul. The role of Ahriman, Satan, the World Prince, in the course of human evolution.
    • the volume containing the German text is entitled,
    • anthroposophical knowledge of the human being and of the cosmos to the
    • mankind is recorded in documents that have been preserved as
    • that, in addition to these records that have influenced mankind
    • deeper sense of a knowledge of man and of man's conception of the
    • impiles, when it is said by a man like Paul. Why could Paul not be
    • death on the cross in accordance with human laws and justice. Paul
    • great truths of the past connected with man's earthly evolution, a
    • modern man finds it very difficult to understand that the first men
    • their teachings to human beings — in a spiritual way, of course
    • past of human evolution on earth, it was a well-known fact that men
    • concerning the abode of human souls in the divine world before
    • which I have just described, the gods taught human beings what the
    • draw this schematically we might say that people saw the human soul
    • their spirit-soul life was not ensnared by death. They saw human life
    • only from within. When they looked at birth, human life extended
    • of this frame of spirit. On tracing the evolution of mankind from the
    • human beings learnt to know death. They learnt to know death more and
    • entangled in death, and out of man's feelings arose the question:
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    • The mystery of death taught by Jesus Christ to his disciples after his resurrection. Saul and the event at Damascus when he became the apostle Paul. The role of Ahriman, Satan, the World Prince, in the course of human evolution.
    • the volume containing the German text is entitled,
    • anthroposophical knowledge of the human being and of the cosmos to the
    • mankind is recorded in documents that have been preserved as
    • that, in addition to these records that have influenced mankind
    • deeper sense of a knowledge of man and of man's conception of the
    • impiles, when it is said by a man like Paul. Why could Paul not be
    • death on the cross in accordance with human laws and justice. Paul
    • great truths of the past connected with man's earthly evolution, a
    • modern man finds it very difficult to understand that the first men
    • their teachings to human beings — in a spiritual way, of course
    • past of human evolution on earth, it was a well-known fact that men
    • concerning the abode of human souls in the divine world before
    • which I have just described, the gods taught human beings what the
    • draw this schematically we might say that people saw the human soul
    • their spirit-soul life was not ensnared by death. They saw human life
    • only from within. When they looked at birth, human life extended
    • of this frame of spirit. On tracing the evolution of mankind from the
    • human beings learnt to know death. They learnt to know death more and
    • entangled in death, and out of man's feelings arose the question:
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  • Title: Mathematics and Occultism
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    • the German texts is entitled, Philosophie und Anthroposophie.
    • (Vol. 35 in the Bibliographic Survey, 1961). Translated from the German
    • to mathematics within the domain of human knowledge. Plato intended to
    • Ideas.” His point of view was that Man can know nothing of the
    • senses transmit. He demanded that thought should be emancipated from
    • sensation. Man moves in the World of Ideas when he thinks, only
    • present. The paramount question for Plato was, “How does Man
    • emancipate himself from all sense-perception?” He considered this
    • Of course, it is only with difficulty that Man can emancipate himself
    • will prove. Even when the man who lives in this every-day world does
    • linger, in his mind. As to the man who is as yet undeveloped, when he
    • “Let a man withdraw himself ever so much within the realm of pure
    • the undeveloped man. When he acquires for himself the faculty of
    • precisely such a mind emancipated from sense-perception and yet
    • spiritually full, which Plato demanded from those who would understand
    • his Doctrine of Ideas. In demanding this, however, he demanded no more
    • make them true initiates of the Higher Knowledge. Until Man
    • life in the World of Ideas emancipated from sense-perception. The
    • hover over innumerable, manifold sense-perceptible forms. When I think
    • purely spiritual manner if we would really know it in its true aspect.
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    • the German texts is entitled, Philosophie und Anthroposophie.
    • (Vol. 35 in the Bibliographic Survey, 1961). Translated from the German
    • to mathematics within the domain of human knowledge. Plato intended to
    • Ideas.” His point of view was that Man can know nothing of the
    • senses transmit. He demanded that thought should be emancipated from
    • sensation. Man moves in the World of Ideas when he thinks, only
    • present. The paramount question for Plato was, “How does Man
    • emancipate himself from all sense-perception?” He considered this
    • Of course, it is only with difficulty that Man can emancipate himself
    • will prove. Even when the man who lives in this every-day world does
    • linger, in his mind. As to the man who is as yet undeveloped, when he
    • “Let a man withdraw himself ever so much within the realm of pure
    • the undeveloped man. When he acquires for himself the faculty of
    • precisely such a mind emancipated from sense-perception and yet
    • spiritually full, which Plato demanded from those who would understand
    • his Doctrine of Ideas. In demanding this, however, he demanded no more
    • make them true initiates of the Higher Knowledge. Until Man
    • life in the World of Ideas emancipated from sense-perception. The
    • hover over innumerable, manifold sense-perceptible forms. When I think
    • purely spiritual manner if we would really know it in its true aspect.
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    • entitled, Philosophy, History, and Literature, published in German as,
    • original German text of this lecture can be found in the Collected
    • published in German as,
    • The original German text of this lecture can be found in the
    • written on each one of his works. Men of learning have given many
    • other highly learned man, for example Lord Bacon of Verulam, who in
    • manuscripts by Shakespeare have ever been found, they are also based
    • plays reveal that they were written by a man who had a thorough
    • were thefts, based on stenographic notes taken during a performance
    • recognise in the author of Shakespeare's plays a man with a definite
    • was proved by a performance of “HENRY V” at the
    • characters. The poet conjures up before us a human character and
    • essence of the human being, appeared in the foreground. This was the
    • the Individual human being.
    • school of his native town. There are many legends about Shakespeare's
    • while they were enjoying the performance. He then became supervisor of
    • Theatre, he became a wealthy man.
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    • entitled, Philosophy, History, and Literature, published in German as,
    • original German text of this lecture can be found in the Collected
    • published in German as,
    • The original German text of this lecture can be found in the
    • written on each one of his works. Men of learning have given many
    • other highly learned man, for example Lord Bacon of Verulam, who in
    • manuscripts by Shakespeare have ever been found, they are also based
    • plays reveal that they were written by a man who had a thorough
    • were thefts, based on stenographic notes taken during a performance
    • recognise in the author of Shakespeare's plays a man with a definite
    • was proved by a performance of “HENRY V” at the
    • characters. The poet conjures up before us a human character and
    • essence of the human being, appeared in the foreground. This was the
    • the Individual human being.
    • school of his native town. There are many legends about Shakespeare's
    • while they were enjoying the performance. He then became supervisor of
    • Theatre, he became a wealthy man.
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    • Philosophy, History, and Literature, published in German as,
    • published in German as,
    • The original German text of this lecture can be found in the
    • we should include Shakespeare in the German classics. And if we
    • schiller and the development of German literature in general
    • written about each of his works. Academics have given many
    • the plays which bear his name, but some other highly learned man,
    • suppositions are based on the fact that no manuscripts written by
    • written by a man who had a thorough knowledge of the theatre and
    • performances, so that the texts did not completely correspond to
    • plays was a man with a certain definite worldview. But such
    • performance of  Henry V under the direction of
    • Neuman-Hofer at the inauguration of the Lessing Theatre. It did
    • conjures up before us a human character and unfolds his thoughts
    • not the individual human personality, appeared in the foreground.
    • new worldview aroused interest in the Individual human being.
    • grammar school in his hometown. There are many legends about
    • of the visitors while they were enjoying the performance. He then
    • Globe Theatre he was a wealthy man.
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    • Philosophy, History, and Literature, published in German as,
    • published in German as,
    • The original German text of this lecture can be found in the
    • we should include Shakespeare in the German classics. And if we
    • schiller and the development of German literature in general
    • written about each of his works. Academics have given many
    • the plays which bear his name, but some other highly learned man,
    • suppositions are based on the fact that no manuscripts written by
    • written by a man who had a thorough knowledge of the theatre and
    • performances, so that the texts did not completely correspond to
    • plays was a man with a certain definite worldview. But such
    • performance of  Henry V under the direction of
    • Neuman-Hofer at the inauguration of the Lessing Theatre. It did
    • conjures up before us a human character and unfolds his thoughts
    • not the individual human personality, appeared in the foreground.
    • new worldview aroused interest in the Individual human being.
    • grammar school in his hometown. There are many legends about
    • of the visitors while they were enjoying the performance. He then
    • Globe Theatre he was a wealthy man.
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    • Several passages in the German are very obscure.
    • Several passages in the German are very obscure.
    • The Temple Legend: Lecture VI: Manicheism.
    • Manicheanism. The Faust Problem is connected with it. Manicheanism was
    • founded by Manes about the third century after Christ and its great
    • opponent was Augustine. Manicheanism came from the region lying in the
    • Manicheanism founded a mighty spiritual stream to which the mediaeval
    • was a Persian. She had once redeemed a slave named Manes and he was
    • themselves ‘Sons of the Widow.’ Manes designated himself
    • humanity — that is as an incarnation of the Holy Spirit, merely a
    • presented the views of Catholicism as opposed to the Manichean
    • advocate of Manicheanism. It is usually thought that the different
    • conceptions of evil held by Manicheanism is what distinguishes it from
    • Western Christianity. Manicheanism is supposed to have taught that
    • supposed to have originated from Manes himself. In the legend of
    • Manicheanism we have a starting point for this examination. It is the
    • esoterically through legends. The Legend of Manes is a legend dealing
    • Archetypal Man, the human race who must mingle with the Kingdom of
    • influenced by that which stands above man. Not until our own epoch
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    • Several passages in the German are very obscure.
    • Several passages in the German are very obscure.
    • The Temple Legend: Lecture VI: Manicheism.
    • Manicheanism. The Faust Problem is connected with it. Manicheanism was
    • founded by Manes about the third century after Christ and its great
    • opponent was Augustine. Manicheanism came from the region lying in the
    • Manicheanism founded a mighty spiritual stream to which the mediaeval
    • was a Persian. She had once redeemed a slave named Manes and he was
    • themselves ‘Sons of the Widow.’ Manes designated himself
    • humanity — that is as an incarnation of the Holy Spirit, merely a
    • presented the views of Catholicism as opposed to the Manichean
    • advocate of Manicheanism. It is usually thought that the different
    • conceptions of evil held by Manicheanism is what distinguishes it from
    • Western Christianity. Manicheanism is supposed to have taught that
    • supposed to have originated from Manes himself. In the legend of
    • Manicheanism we have a starting point for this examination. It is the
    • esoterically through legends. The Legend of Manes is a legend dealing
    • Archetypal Man, the human race who must mingle with the Kingdom of
    • influenced by that which stands above man. Not until our own epoch
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    • Man as a Being of
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    • four objective inner senses. Man's soul-life and his cosmic being. The
    • The distinction between upper and lower man; both representative of
    • of the members of man's being bound up with the physical organisation.
    • physical-bodily, natural necessity. The dematerialisation of the human
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    • publications, this is, at the very least, the knowledge of man and of
  • Title: Man as a Being: Lecture 1
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    • We now have to continue our study of the relationship between man and
    • the ego of another man, or the perception of the meaning of words.
    • ego, what we see first is the human form; we know that we ourselves
    • conclude that there is also an ego in this other human form which
    • senses of man which I have often enumerated. The physiological or
    • than the capacity to perceive the ego of another man. The second sense
    • from which we receive simply a sensation of standing as man in a
    • point to something of deep significance for the whole of human life.
    • that can be compared with the experience of another man's ego or of
    • then you would certainly never be objectively clear about the man's
    • amoral manner of observation. Let us take a man in whom the sense of
    • ego-sense, are poorly developed. Such a man lives as it were without
    • the man can perceive objective-subjectively. The animal smells; as you
    • (Translation not yet published.)] Let us consider the human being in
    • subjective manner, this movement and this balance are nevertheless
    • indifference whether it is a block of wood that is moved, or a man;
    • whether it is a block of wood in balance or a man. In the external
    • physical world a man in movement is exactly the same thing to observe
    • places us as human beings in the world that we are like objective
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    • which belong to the upper man, constituting man's essential
    • man, the content of which stands in much the same relationship to
    • human consciousness as external experiences proper, only that these
    • experiences take place within man. We have seen that the ego-sense,
    • kind, and that we then plunge into two regions in which man's inner
    • of man and the structure of the world within him.
    • between the upper and the lower man, both of which in a certain way
    • relationship to the other. Unless we grasp this division of the human
    • century, human progress has consisted predominantly in the development
    • of ideas about natural necessity. Humanity has paid less attention in
    • recent centuries to the other pole of human experience. Anyone who is
    • This cleavage has arisen primarily because a great many of those who
    • the doctrine that man must not be regarded as consisting of body, soul
    • centuries-old custom of assuming man to consist of body and soul.
    • This is the classic example of many situations in which present-day
    • humanity believes that it forms an unprejudiced judgment, whereas the
    • For example, the man who knows nothing but the scientific thought of
    • kind of knowledge. The man who, as well as being familiar with the
    • the fourth century, will form his judgments about the relations of man
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    • THIS cleft in human nature of which I have been speaking also finds
    • of two human capacities which even the most casual examination shows
    • speaking about the being of man himself or of his relationship to the
    • man and animal are somewhat like this, though people are not generally
    • expresses a certain series of facts, to examine human death, animal
    • something quite different in man from what it is in animals. We must
    • reality of man, not from some idea we have formed of the
    • both man and animal, with the object of finding similarities between
    • happened in the case of the famous Professor Otto Liebmann. An
    • when he comes back again, and finds the man still there, he spouts
    • The human faculty of memory must be understood entirely out of human
    • out of the constitution of the senses and therefore of the human head.
    • very individual manner of memory-formation, how it differs in children
    • represents a metamorphosis of the human being's organic structure,
    • metabolic-limb man is transformed during the life between death and
    • two things go together: one of them a man brings with him from his
    • in a backward direction, entirely in the manner of memory, what has
    • the less experiences acquired by humanity in the course of its
    • evolution. The simple fact is that humanity is in such a stage of its
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    • name, Elijah, in his translated text, but left the German, Elias,
    • devoted care of our friend Dr. Ita Wegman. And so I hope that I will still be
    • instreaming of the Michael-Power into the spiritual events of man's life on
    • taken hold in a number of human souls who will then be able to create the
    • right human starting-point for such a festival.
    • be accomplished for human evolution in the course of this present century by
    • therewith for all mankind; we know how he set before them the goal and
    • moment of human evolution, appeared again so that Christ Jesus Himself could
    • give him the Initiation he was to receive for the evolution of mankind. For
    • mankind in colours and forms of rarest loveliness. We see, thus following
    • We know [for I have often spoken with you of these things] how, when man
    • mankind.
    • We know that man passes through the Moon sphere and through the spheres
    • spheres and together too with other human souls who have also departed from
    • mankind, with whose wisdom Raphael, as Elijah, had been deeply inspired. He
    • which first made it possible for man to be, and for the Earthly to be
    • Elijah, brought to mankind through the medium of his own people the truths
    • transformation of the human heart.
    • Raphael — Hermann Grimm — set to work four times to write
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    • name, Elijah, in his translated text, but left the German, Elias,
    • devoted care of our friend Dr. Ita Wegman. And so I hope that I will still be
    • instreaming of the Michael-Power into the spiritual events of man's life on
    • taken hold in a number of human souls who will then be able to create the
    • right human starting-point for such a festival.
    • be accomplished for human evolution in the course of this present century by
    • therewith for all mankind; we know how he set before them the goal and
    • moment of human evolution, appeared again so that Christ Jesus Himself could
    • give him the Initiation he was to receive for the evolution of mankind. For
    • mankind in colours and forms of rarest loveliness. We see, thus following
    • We know [for I have often spoken with you of these things] how, when man
    • mankind.
    • We know that man passes through the Moon sphere and through the spheres
    • spheres and together too with other human souls who have also departed from
    • mankind, with whose wisdom Raphael, as Elijah, had been deeply inspired. He
    • which first made it possible for man to be, and for the Earthly to be
    • Elijah, brought to mankind through the medium of his own people the truths
    • transformation of the human heart.
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    • removed from the human being in the physical world. I will begin with
    • You will realise from many of the Lecture Courses that have been given
    • us in the physical world react to our actions, our manifestations of
    • kind takes place in the case of the animal kingdom and the human
    • mentality. Modern man knows quite well that when a magnetic needle
    • develops in an animal or in a human being, all science and all schools
    • work. And it is the same in the case of the human being. This is a
    • Hierarchies, the human being is working at this whole system of forces
    • The next is the human kingdom. Mineral Nature and the plant kingdom
    • are absent. The dead's acquaintance with the human kingdom is limited
    • has contact and can make links only with those human souls, whether
    • aware of the animal realm as a totality; only those human souls come
    • imagine that their number is small, for individual human beings have
    • already passed through many Earth lives. In every Earth life a whole
    • importance of the Earth life for the individual human being. If there
    • had been no Earth life we should be unable to form links with human
    • experienced in the human realm in yonder world that the dead is in
    • much more intimate connection with human beings in the domain of
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    • removed from the human being in the physical world. I will begin with
    • You will realise from many of the Lecture Courses that have been given
    • us in the physical world react to our actions, our manifestations of
    • kind takes place in the case of the animal kingdom and the human
    • mentality. Modern man knows quite well that when a magnetic needle
    • develops in an animal or in a human being, all science and all schools
    • work. And it is the same in the case of the human being. This is a
    • Hierarchies, the human being is working at this whole system of forces
    • The next is the human kingdom. Mineral Nature and the plant kingdom
    • are absent. The dead's acquaintance with the human kingdom is limited
    • has contact and can make links only with those human souls, whether
    • aware of the animal realm as a totality; only those human souls come
    • imagine that their number is small, for individual human beings have
    • already passed through many Earth lives. In every Earth life a whole
    • importance of the Earth life for the individual human being. If there
    • had been no Earth life we should be unable to form links with human
    • experienced in the human realm in yonder world that the dead is in
    • much more intimate connection with human beings in the domain of
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  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture I: The Egyptian period, and the present time.
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    • upon which humanity is now placed, upon which we are to work and live,
    • Man” — a word we here wish to understand in its occult
    • made use of the expression, “O man, know thyself!”
    • see how mysterious are the forces permeating human life. Three ages of
    • human effort and research, of human development, morals, and life,
    • gradually developing humanity, seeds which remained hidden during the
    • Greco-Latin age and have reappeared in a special manner in the present
    • similar exists as a deep mystery in the development of man. In history
    • the Greek age, the Roman, the Christian, down into our own age. All
    • more or less directly from the ancient Egyptian age into our own. Many
    • its sculptures, those great, ideal, and perfect human forms described
    • ancient kingdom of the Romans. Something remarkable appears when we
    • the Italian. Before us appear the figures of ancient Rome, many of
    • these Roman figures? One might say regarding certain of those
    • belonging to the Roman Republic that one feels as if the ideal forms
    • as an individual human citizen; he felt the power that worked so
    • than from his own personal power. The Roman on the contrary appears to
    • personality. Hence in the Roman kingdom there appears something very
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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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    • phenomenon which, to the man of the present day, is more or less of a
    • The man of today has but a dim conception of those ancient ideas
    • Anthroposophical movement to direct humanity once more to that
    • interested in the health of mankind at the time when she was placed
    • remembrance, in the German and Norse, and the Greek mythologies —
    • connected with knowledge only accessible to man through initiation.
    • ancient times, a healing element, and it would be well if man were to
    • mission of the Anthroposophical movement, which is to lead man up to
    • in man, and the possession of wisdom and insight into higher worlds
    • will then be capable of acting on human nature to harmonize and heal.
    • thinking healed the man. Let us look at this more closely: that
    • in the worst sense, the other a deeply religious man. Again it might
    • that the religious man can be cured and the other not. These are
    • humanity — will seem absurd; however, they are not so. How is
    • exercised upon human nature by so-called “sense free” ideas,
    • difference between a man who likes mathematics and one who does not.
    • Nevertheless, it is of great use to the inner being of man to dwell on
    • matters which one day, when man will look up more to that which is
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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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    • If we are to bring the relationship of Universe, Earth, and Man before
    • gather together many things that will furnish us with some kind of
    • shall see very little; this applies to the Earth as well as to man,
    • said which many of you know already, but in order to grasp our vast
    • that in the various ages of the Post-Atlantean epoch man has repeated
    • nature; the mineral, vegetable, animal, and human kingdoms. Man is not
    • physical world we have to allow that of all earthly beings man alone
    • animals is not in the physical world in the same way man's ego is.
    • If we consider the difference between animals and man we must
    • acknowledge that whereas every human being has its individual
    • such an ego belonging to the animal kingdom a group-ego. The human ego
    • eyes it is present within the skin of every human being. This is not
    • ego-nature which in the case of man is present in the physical world
    • individuals on the astral plane, just as human individual egos do here
    • flowers. That which grows has not in the physical world, like man, a
    • which otherwise confronts man merely as a material structure, expands
    • uselessly than when a man transplants one carefully and with good
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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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    • learnt, further, that high Spiritual Beings take part in man's
    • Spiritual Science maintains that each separate human being is complete
    • man has passed through many incarnations, and that in his present
    • normal development man is incapable of working beyond one incarnation.
    • how it is with the more external manifestations of these Beings.
    • the bodily manifestation of this Spiritual Kingdom. (When I said that
    • as the Spirits of Personality or Archai. As man is made up of these
    • The series of Beings connected with man is not exhausted with those I
    • universe, and man, Beings who are at a higher stage even than the
    • reflect that from the beginning of human evolution, that is, from the
    • time when man experienced his first incarnation, the
    • many Spirits of Personality different ones have been the directors of
    • whole of' earthly humanity. Since the mission of mankind first began
    • on earth, Spiritual Beings have taken part in work upon humanity, and
    • human beings. As if from a higher kingdom, the Spirits of Form have
    • “Zeitgeist” to the Spirit of the whole of humanity we
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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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    • The sacrifice of the substance by the Thrones, Kyriotetes, Dynamis, and Exusiai. Jehovah and the Elohim, and their co-operative activity in the stages of human Development.
    • evolution of humanity, are the Spirits of Form. They are the Beings
    • other, balance was maintained in the evolution of man. You have learnt
    • that not only man goes through development, but that all the Beings in
    • circumstance that Beings have remained behind, between man on the one
    • far beyond the evolution of humanity, but have not yet reached the
    • beings as regards human evolution. On one hand we have very mature
    • Beings, on the other, between them and mankind, are others whom we
    • evolution of man. Through the cooperation of the Sun-Gods with the
    • evolution at this point if we consider what the evolution of man had
    • Man in the course of his evolution has been connected with all these
    • complicated manner.
    • which in addition to these possesses an ego is at the stage of human
    • man has these four principles within him; and we shall understand how
    • easily be supposed that as the human ego is the highest, that which
    • first makes man, man, it would be the oldest principle; but this is
    • was owned first by man, but the physical body — it is the oldest.
    • next you observe fluid constituents of many kinds; further, the
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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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    • the special regents of human earthly existence. The heart of the
    • soul nature of man. At a certain point of time they reached such a
    • of Wisdom giving man an etheric body on the Sun, and the Spirits of
    • find a sufficiently prepared human being on which they could work on
    • earth. For only when man possessed a physical, an etheric, and an
    • now know as the human form. The form you are able to observe in your
    • development before man could rise to his present noble form. If asked
    • Form were even then active, working slowly and gradually at the human
    • body. We can indicate the period when this fashioning of man came to a
    • certain conclusion, when the human form was, in a way, finished. This
    • our own. It was only about the middle of the Atlantean epoch that man
    • material parts were softer. We find man consisting of a soft substance
    • time the forces of man's bone structure were organized, but the bones
    • the lower principles of man was very different to what it is now.
    • We know when man is asleep today that his physical and etheric body
    • the physical body man is also quickly free from it when he withdraws
    • always remained connected with the etheric body. In the case of a man
    • physical vehicle had been left behind, was that during the night man
    • During the Atlantean period man had great power over the shape of his
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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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    • evolution generally, and particularly in human evolution, because
    • human beings, and other beings also, could not await the right point
    • middle of the Atlantean epoch that the true human form appeared. In
    • form of man was very mobile; not only could he move his limbs as at
    • to say such things about past conditions of the earth and of man. Even
    • tracts of land humanity had dwelt, and, to borrow a term from natural
    • At that time humanity had a body much softer and more plastic than it
    • is now; it was a period when man could assume many shapes; if we were
    • come to man. As he had no consciousness of self, and as the human
    • The shape which man presented outwardly — and which changed
    • external bodily form immediately expressed it, therefore man appeared
    • earth was peopled by the lower animals and man. And if one were
    • one could find one's fellowman through the expression they gave to
    • tapestry. Everything that moves within the human astral body today,
    • part of our present higher animals consists of human beings who were
    • Those human beings who were capable of rising, who maintained their
    • nature only, and take on no external form. This is what man's higher
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  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture VIII: Mans connection with the various planetary bodies. The earth's mission.
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    • Man's connection with the various planetary bodies. The earth's mission.
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    • material thing. We have seen how the manifold world beings (we may not
    • finer substances for their evolution, while man had to retain the
    • within him, man is actually in a position to gain knowledge for
    • consider man in relation to the various planets.
    • We are surrounded on earth by minerals, plants, animals, and human
    • present cycle of humanity, and enquire: How are the beings which
    • of existence we are now passing through (the human stage) has been
    • passed through their human stage there did so under entirely different
    • We know this, but we have to speak of it as the human stage. The
    • Archangels, or Fire-Spirits, passed through their human stage in
    • warmth and gas, and beings passing through their human development
    • observed occultly we see it as a body inhabited by man on which he
    • the moon-plus-earth, man continued to dwell for a long period upon the
    • embodied in the earth man must become more and more mature through
    • will have then so changed as to be suited to man, or rather to what,
    • in the distant future, will have developed from man and from the
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  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture XI: The progress of man. His conquest of the physical plane in the post-Atlantean civilizations. The beginning and up-building of the 'I am.' The chosen people.
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    • Our task today is to comprehend the spiritual horizon within which man
    • conditions of the consciousness of man were quite different to what
    • companionship with man, but will only remind ourselves that at that
    • time man had a conviction, based on direct experience, that above the
    • human kingdom to which he himself belonged there were other kingdoms
    • the other hand, when dimness and darkness enveloped man at night. This
    • am” were laid down in man. By learning to perceive the objects
    • there are all possible grades of beings in the animal and human
    • kingdoms so also there are many different grades among the beings
    • above man. Some beings in the kingdom of the Angels are very close to
    • man, and others are at a higher stage; many grades are met with when
    • understand clearly that at the time when man rose at night through dim
    • trivially) gained something from man through their intercourse with
    • man they were still inwardly connected with him; they inspired him and
    • that we must think of man in that ancient period as being in such a
    • case today, only man is not aware of it, whereas at that time he was,
    • other lectures that sleep is by no means unnecessary for man; it serves
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  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture X: The reflection in the fourth epoch of mans experiences with the ancient Gods and their way of the Cross. The Christ-Mystery.
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    • In the last lecture we learnt that man had gradually conquered the
    • that when the Greeks and Romans were the leading peoples in human
    • evolution man had established a kind of balance between his
    • parallels in the spiritual world. Even if we go further back in human
    • regards man's observation and perception of the physical world,
    • consciousness when man is withdrawn from his physical body during
    • In order that we may understand the entire human being we must take
    • So far we have considered the destiny of man during his life between
    • between death and rebirth; for the life of man continues after death.
    • first alternated with life outside of it, man has led, to a certain
    • Destinies change in the spiritual period of human development also. We
    • man leads here in the physical world, and at his relationship to the
    • other kingdoms around him. Man, as at present developed, is by no
    • Think only how man's consciousness, his self-consciousness, depends
    • not have been kindled by the outer world. Man, as regards his
    • his means of support; in the physical world man is not an absolute
    • Let us now pass to the epoch when man first began to enter upon his
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  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture XI: The reversing of Egyptian remembrance into material forms by way of Arabism. The harmonizing of Egyptian remembrance. The Christian impulse of power in Rosicrucianism.
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    • In the previous lectures wide reaches, both of human evolution and
    • development — in which man received the foundations of his ego,
    • of this, which was the first period of earthly evolution in which man
    • of Greece, we showed it to be a reflection of what man experienced
    • They tried at that time to preserve the physical form of man, and this
    • All that the human soul experienced when it looked down from spiritual
    • most wonderful physical things have been produced, things by which man
    • of spirit — the formative human spirit — and the physical
    • the Atlantean etheric human form. In its physical form the Sphinx
    • human conception; in it we see the thought embodied that man is still
    • animal-like below and only attains to what is human in the etheric
    • man, we find depicted in the Greek tragedies. In them we see the inner
    • united with the human race. By the end of the Atlantean epoch these
    • from the consciousness of man. Human consciousness was no longer
    • saying: We were once united with humanity but had to withdraw from
    • them for a time. The divine world had to disappear from human
    • A man who belonged to Grecian civilization was incapable as yet of
    • had to disappear for a time from the sight of man, the horizon of the
    • We see man here represented as the image of the Gods, we see how he
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  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Contents
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    • The Kingdoms Of Nature. Group Egos. The Centre Of Man. The Kingdoms Of
    • The Outer Manifestations Of Spiritual Beings In The Elements. Their
    • Connection With Man. Cosmic Partitions. The Myth Of Osiris.
    • In The Stages Of Human Development.
    • Animal Forms — The Physiognomical Expression Of Human Passions.
    • Man's Connection With The Various Planetary Bodies. The Earth's
    • The Progress Of Man. His Conquest Of The Physical Plane In The
    • The Reflection In The Fourth Epoch Of Man's Experiences With The
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    • Earth and Man
  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Introduction by Marie Steiner
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    • As against the many grievous misunderstandings that had arisen, Rudolf
    • growth of humanity. He also gave for the first time on that occasion a
    • Rudolf Steiner connected the Mythology of northern Germany. He had
    • humanity in the methods of initiation suited to present conditions of
    • manifestations. The mysterious connection of the great cosmic laws
    • Existence in individual man — the microcosm.
    • All this teaching culminated in the central event of human evolution:
    • In order that these truths might be brought to humanity, fact by fact
    • necessities of present evolution, both cosmic and human; and, with
    • humanity, and must learn to find within itself the central
    • colonies by a Church, fettered by Roman Imperialism, its radiance
    • desire for religious communities. German mysticism appeared as a rich
    • after the new forces of human knowledge, with the tragic fate and
    • the faculty of spiritual perception, once given to man and now lost,
    • humanity grows strong. When man consciously grasps this ego-being he
    • epochs of time with their tremendous significance for human
    • and cognition of the Universe, Earth, and Man.
    • In describing the descent of man from the Divine and his way back
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    • spiritual work grew out of a course originally held by Dr. Roman Boos
    • dignity of the human being.
    • roughly how nutrition and breathing work in human beings. We also
    • have to deal with the human mind as well and try to understand how it
    • other day how we can observe human beings. We do not need to
    • interesting connection: Human beings can speak because they have a
    • out of their crying children gradually manage to form words by adding
    • first enters the human body, moves up the spinal column and enters
    • before, except then it occurs in a different manner. Anyhow, when we
    • cerebral convolution, like everywhere else in the human body, blood
    • in the human body. If you did not have nerves everywhere, you could
    • the right hand immediately. If you want to affect the entire human
    • human being! We would slowly have to shift activities from the left
    • cannot just tinker with human beings and their development. In
    • entire human being. For with everything we do we change the human
    • for the human brain generally; the right side carries more blood, and
    • an idea of how the human brain works.
    • it, it looks reddish-grey because it contains so many blood
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    • dignity of the human being.
    • roughly how nutrition and breathing work in human beings. We also
    • have to deal with the human mind as well and try to understand how it
    • other day how we can observe human beings. We do not need to
    • interesting connection: Human beings can speak because they have a
    • out of their crying children gradually manage to form words by adding
    • first enters the human body, moves up the spinal column and enters
    • before, except then it occurs in a different manner. Anyhow, when we
    • cerebral convolution, like everywhere else in the human body, blood
    • in the human body. If you did not have nerves everywhere, you could
    • the right hand immediately. If you want to affect the entire human
    • human being! We would slowly have to shift activities from the left
    • cannot just tinker with human beings and their development. In
    • entire human being. For with everything we do we change the human
    • for the human brain generally; the right side carries more blood, and
    • an idea of how the human brain works.
    • it, it looks reddish-grey because it contains so many blood
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    • The Riddle of Humanity, Ninth Lecture.
    • concerned with getting to know the human being as he is related to
    • many people who like to regard themselves as spiritually minded, when
    • man has been given in his lower organs and his lower activities a
    • about many significant things of this kind, because today prejudices
    • are so great. Many things that are in a higher spiritual sense
    • have therefore to abstain from pointing out many interesting
    • example, truths which concern the human being very deeply but could
    • today, and other things even more. Nowadays, when human beings have
    • point of view, every human quality and activity can be comprehended,
    • exist in the human being today, are in a way separate and stationary
    • what has often been emphasised: that there is an atavism in human
    • for if this were so, and if all that man experienced during the Old
    • pathological — then one would have to say that humanity was ill
    • during the Old Moon period; that during the Old Moon period man was
    • occur in the present earthly organisation of the human being in such
    • that is pathological. A man acts in that way only because his earthly
    • condition into life. Thus a man sees, but at the same time something
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    • The Riddle of Humanity, Ninth Lecture.
    • concerned with getting to know the human being as he is related to
    • many people who like to regard themselves as spiritually minded, when
    • man has been given in his lower organs and his lower activities a
    • about many significant things of this kind, because today prejudices
    • are so great. Many things that are in a higher spiritual sense
    • have therefore to abstain from pointing out many interesting
    • example, truths which concern the human being very deeply but could
    • today, and other things even more. Nowadays, when human beings have
    • point of view, every human quality and activity can be comprehended,
    • exist in the human being today, are in a way separate and stationary
    • what has often been emphasised: that there is an atavism in human
    • for if this were so, and if all that man experienced during the Old
    • pathological — then one would have to say that humanity was ill
    • during the Old Moon period; that during the Old Moon period man was
    • occur in the present earthly organisation of the human being in such
    • that is pathological. A man acts in that way only because his earthly
    • condition into life. Thus a man sees, but at the same time something
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    • containing the German texts is entitled,
    • turning-point in the history of mankind, particularly in relation to
    • personalities who were not German, for example Shaftesbury and
    • live on in humanity in a way quite different from the way imagined by
    • most Germans today.
    • one cannot help feeling oppressed if one remembers a saying by Herman
    • Grimm — the saying of an outstanding man who lived not very long
    • ago. For this one need not be a German, but one needs to have some
    • feeling for the culture of middle Europe. Herman Grimm once said that
    • there are four personalities to whom a German can look if he wishes to
    • German cannot look in the direction given by these four personalities,
    • In the nineties many people had no doubt at all that this remark was
    • effectively in the German tradition; Goethe has never been a living
    • according to Herman Grimm's remark — the time would have come
    • already in which a German would have to feel unsupported and alone
    • present-day men were not so superficial, many things would be felt
    • Aesthetic Education of Man; this was the time, too, when Goethe
    • self-education of man, which he regarded as a necessity of his time.
    • how does man achieve real freedom in his social life? Schiller would
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    • containing the German texts is entitled,
    • turning-point in the history of mankind, particularly in relation to
    • personalities who were not German, for example Shaftesbury and
    • live on in humanity in a way quite different from the way imagined by
    • most Germans today.
    • one cannot help feeling oppressed if one remembers a saying by Herman
    • Grimm — the saying of an outstanding man who lived not very long
    • ago. For this one need not be a German, but one needs to have some
    • feeling for the culture of middle Europe. Herman Grimm once said that
    • there are four personalities to whom a German can look if he wishes to
    • German cannot look in the direction given by these four personalities,
    • In the nineties many people had no doubt at all that this remark was
    • effectively in the German tradition; Goethe has never been a living
    • according to Herman Grimm's remark — the time would have come
    • already in which a German would have to feel unsupported and alone
    • present-day men were not so superficial, many things would be felt
    • Aesthetic Education of Man; this was the time, too, when Goethe
    • self-education of man, which he regarded as a necessity of his time.
    • how does man achieve real freedom in his social life? Schiller would
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  • Title: Elemental Beings and Human Destinies
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    • Intrinsic Secret of the Human Being.
    • containing the German texts is entitled,
    • ELEMENTAL BEINGS AND HUMAN DESTINIES
    • A lecture at Dornach, December 6, 1919, printed in German in
    • FOR a true understanding of the nature of the human being we have to
    • relatively speaking, self-dependent. We have within the human being
    • there is a connection between the head of Man and his life
    • of thought and ideation; the whole rhythmic activity in Man
    • represents the essentially spiritual part of Man, goes together with
    • three systems of the human organism are independent one of another.
    • them in the following way. In ordinary waking life Man is fully awake
    • states lying below ordinary human consciousness. Subconscious ideas
    • in a dreamlike manner.
    • human being are more objective in proportion as they are less
    • one division that shows itself in the course of human life.
    • The turning-points in the development of the human being which we
    • human being about the twenty-first year of life is, for one who can
    • true, in fact, for the whole course of human life.
    • open to observe the particular way in which such a man conducts
    • world which would not have been going on if the man had not had that
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    • Intrinsic Secret of the Human Being.
    • containing the German texts is entitled,
    • ELEMENTAL BEINGS AND HUMAN DESTINIES
    • A lecture at Dornach, December 6, 1919, printed in German in
    • FOR a true understanding of the nature of the human being we have to
    • relatively speaking, self-dependent. We have within the human being
    • there is a connection between the head of Man and his life
    • of thought and ideation; the whole rhythmic activity in Man
    • represents the essentially spiritual part of Man, goes together with
    • three systems of the human organism are independent one of another.
    • them in the following way. In ordinary waking life Man is fully awake
    • states lying below ordinary human consciousness. Subconscious ideas
    • in a dreamlike manner.
    • human being are more objective in proportion as they are less
    • one division that shows itself in the course of human life.
    • The turning-points in the development of the human being which we
    • human being about the twenty-first year of life is, for one who can
    • true, in fact, for the whole course of human life.
    • open to observe the particular way in which such a man conducts
    • world which would not have been going on if the man had not had that
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  • Title: Man, Offspring of the World of Stars
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    • Also known as: The Influence of the Planets on Man,
    • Perspectives on Humanity's Development.
    • containing the German texts is entitled,
    • MAN, OFFSPRING OF THE WORLD OF STARS
    • of the development of the Mind Soul in humanity — was directed
    • the culture of the human mind was based issued from the
    • Southern Europe. Now the secret of man's connection with the Sun was
    • Now because the Ego of man was destined from a certain point of view
    • human Ego. In the book
    • experience, we cannot understand the further evolution of man's life
    • the human race, those who still received their training in the Greek
    • really come to pass in the life of humanity through the ages. A great
    • and far-reaching metamorphosis took place in man's life of soul and
    • fettered man to the Earth. He has eyes only for earthly things,
    • modern science. In our age it never occurs to man that his being
    • human Ego in an absolutely concrete way. When a man says ‘ I
    • the Cosmic Ego. What lives within me is the human Ego.
    • realise and understand the connection of the being of man with
    • If we study and compare many things that are to be found in
    • from the Sun enable the human being to become the bearer of an Ego. We
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    • Perspectives on Humanity's Development.
    • containing the German texts is entitled,
    • MAN, OFFSPRING OF THE WORLD OF STARS
    • of the development of the Mind Soul in humanity — was directed
    • the culture of the human mind was based issued from the
    • Southern Europe. Now the secret of man's connection with the Sun was
    • Now because the Ego of man was destined from a certain point of view
    • human Ego. In the book
    • experience, we cannot understand the further evolution of man's life
    • the human race, those who still received their training in the Greek
    • really come to pass in the life of humanity through the ages. A great
    • and far-reaching metamorphosis took place in man's life of soul and
    • fettered man to the Earth. He has eyes only for earthly things,
    • modern science. In our age it never occurs to man that his being
    • human Ego in an absolutely concrete way. When a man says ‘ I
    • the Cosmic Ego. What lives within me is the human Ego.
    • realise and understand the connection of the being of man with
    • If we study and compare many things that are to be found in
    • from the Sun enable the human being to become the bearer of an Ego. We
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  • Title: Lecture: The Ear
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    • Spiritual Relationships in the Human Organism.
    • containing the German texts is entitled,
    • relation of man to the super-sensible worlds — or, as I might
    • equally well express it, the relation of man's earthly life to his
    • life between death and a new birth. For seen from a human point of
    • view man's life between birth and death — interwoven as it is
    • represent this physical world itself. While the life of man between
    • super-sensible or spiritual world, represents — seen from a human
    • and conclusions of great importance to human life.
    • that man as he stands before himself in the physical world represents
    • in my Theosophy. Of man, however, we must say that in many
    • the realm of the sense-perceptible. A human eye or ear on the other
    • — this is a thing that man brings with him as a plan or tendency
    • of man, in communion with higher spiritual Beings, with the sublime
    • Beings of the Hierarchies. To a very large extent, man between death
    • is formed and moulded by the work man does between death and a new
    • we may say: Observe a human eye! We cannot assert that it is
    • us with our senses; nor can we say this of the human ear. Rather must
    • we say: To understand a human eye or human ear we must have recourse
    • super-sensible world. We must realise that a human ear, for example, is
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  • Title: Lecture: The Ear
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    • Spiritual Relationships in the Human Organism.
    • containing the German texts is entitled,
    • relation of man to the super-sensible worlds — or, as I might
    • equally well express it, the relation of man's earthly life to his
    • life between death and a new birth. For seen from a human point of
    • view man's life between birth and death — interwoven as it is
    • represent this physical world itself. While the life of man between
    • super-sensible or spiritual world, represents — seen from a human
    • and conclusions of great importance to human life.
    • that man as he stands before himself in the physical world represents
    • in my Theosophy. Of man, however, we must say that in many
    • the realm of the sense-perceptible. A human eye or ear on the other
    • — this is a thing that man brings with him as a plan or tendency
    • of man, in communion with higher spiritual Beings, with the sublime
    • Beings of the Hierarchies. To a very large extent, man between death
    • is formed and moulded by the work man does between death and a new
    • we may say: Observe a human eye! We cannot assert that it is
    • us with our senses; nor can we say this of the human ear. Rather must
    • we say: To understand a human eye or human ear we must have recourse
    • super-sensible world. We must realise that a human ear, for example, is
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  • Title: Education for Adolescents
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    • the German texts is entitled,
    • — not only into human beings, but into everything, even into a
    • the human soul, questions of history — so that riddles arise in
    • [A term used to designate all that is sentient in man
    • of the world and its manifestations do not arise in young
    • elements in the human organism at puberty. If young people are rightly
    • this I do not mean that you should make as many mistakes as possible
    • beginning to talk like more than a man. Why, the whole world speaks
    • Young people demand imaginative powers; you must approach them with
    • be diverted from all the teacher's little mannerisms. Here, too, the
    • interest in other human beings is not possible if the right sort of
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    • the German texts is entitled,
    • — not only into human beings, but into everything, even into a
    • the human soul, questions of history — so that riddles arise in
    • [A term used to designate all that is sentient in man
    • of the world and its manifestations do not arise in young
    • elements in the human organism at puberty. If young people are rightly
    • this I do not mean that you should make as many mistakes as possible
    • beginning to talk like more than a man. Why, the whole world speaks
    • Young people demand imaginative powers; you must approach them with
    • be diverted from all the teacher's little mannerisms. Here, too, the
    • interest in other human beings is not possible if the right sort of
  • Title: Lecture: The Work of Secret Societies in the World
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    • the mineral world with human spirit. Spiritualised natural
    • kingdoms as future soul-content of man, resting on the law of
    • evolution and involution. Future penetration of man's spirit
    • the manifesto of the Freemasons which I read to you a fortnight ago. That
    • along many channels. A great deal of occult knowledge exists in the various
    • lived many times; but not all of you are conscious that you have lived
    • through these many lives. This consciousness, however, will gradually arise
    • and without it man's life is lived out with incomplete consciousness. It
    • stages of life. It is this: Nothing that a human being does not himself
    • of an example of really objective human action. — An architect builds
    • know well that the reasons are very seldom impersonal. There are many
    • humanitarianism which, while it is empty of real substance, still persists
    • members to work in the service of humanity, to work in the world
    • obtained from the mineral kingdom? You are inculcating human spirit into
    • permanent stamp has been made upon the general consciousness of mankind;
    • science well knows in what way the human being can perform selfless actions
    • Nobody knows who wrote it. On the outside there are only the words: The man
    • not necessarily be of great account. If someone gives a coin to a poor man,
    • poor man living among us has no meat at Christmas and we feel bound to give
    • been impossible to say who had built many of the cathedrals or painted many
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    • the mineral world with human spirit. Spiritualised natural
    • kingdoms as future soul-content of man, resting on the law of
    • evolution and involution. Future penetration of man's spirit
    • the manifesto of the Freemasons which I read to you a fortnight ago. That
    • along many channels. A great deal of occult knowledge exists in the various
    • lived many times; but not all of you are conscious that you have lived
    • through these many lives. This consciousness, however, will gradually arise
    • and without it man's life is lived out with incomplete consciousness. It
    • stages of life. It is this: Nothing that a human being does not himself
    • of an example of really objective human action. — An architect builds
    • know well that the reasons are very seldom impersonal. There are many
    • humanitarianism which, while it is empty of real substance, still persists
    • members to work in the service of humanity, to work in the world
    • obtained from the mineral kingdom? You are inculcating human spirit into
    • permanent stamp has been made upon the general consciousness of mankind;
    • science well knows in what way the human being can perform selfless actions
    • Nobody knows who wrote it. On the outside there are only the words: The man
    • not necessarily be of great account. If someone gives a coin to a poor man,
    • poor man living among us has no meat at Christmas and we feel bound to give
    • been impossible to say who had built many of the cathedrals or painted many
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  • Title: Lecture: The Migrations of the Races
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    • difficult to see clearly in this chaos. Descendants of many earlier
    • of the Manu.
    • This law of the Manu was to bring to
    • mankind over the widest possible area, what is expressed in the words
    • From the beginning, the Manu attached very little value to that in the
    • human being which extends beyond birth and death. Such teachings,
    • away and gradually disappeared. The aim of the Manu of the Fifth Root
    • away. For even a Manu cannot direct destinies and happenings according
    • Manu of the Fifth Root Race: the civilization that proceeded from the
    • Manu said to himself: peoples who know nothing of reincarnation will
    • received the doctrine of reincarnation, and in Brahmanism this latter
    • about by the Manu. Meanwhile, out of the suppressed Lemurians came the
    • with what is already there — in this case the powerful manasic
    • happenings are recounted in an old story of which there have been many
    • One of the kings had a daughter, Mandane,
    • Primal Semites and also decadent Acadians. Thus the Manu founded a new
    • a kind of Nature worship, reminiscent in many respects of Egyptian
    • is the Hero, the man of strength.
    • establishing what is called Etruscan-Roman Civilization, with the
    • of the Roman Republic, the people who developed personal valor purely
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    • difficult to see clearly in this chaos. Descendants of many earlier
    • of the Manu.
    • This law of the Manu was to bring to
    • mankind over the widest possible area, what is expressed in the words
    • From the beginning, the Manu attached very little value to that in the
    • human being which extends beyond birth and death. Such teachings,
    • away and gradually disappeared. The aim of the Manu of the Fifth Root
    • away. For even a Manu cannot direct destinies and happenings according
    • Manu of the Fifth Root Race: the civilization that proceeded from the
    • Manu said to himself: peoples who know nothing of reincarnation will
    • received the doctrine of reincarnation, and in Brahmanism this latter
    • about by the Manu. Meanwhile, out of the suppressed Lemurians came the
    • with what is already there — in this case the powerful manasic
    • happenings are recounted in an old story of which there have been many
    • One of the kings had a daughter, Mandane,
    • Primal Semites and also decadent Acadians. Thus the Manu founded a new
    • a kind of Nature worship, reminiscent in many respects of Egyptian
    • is the Hero, the man of strength.
    • establishing what is called Etruscan-Roman Civilization, with the
    • of the Roman Republic, the people who developed personal valor purely
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  • Title: Supersensible Man: Cover Sheet
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    • MAN
    • shorthand reports unrevised by the lecturer and published in German
  • Title: Supersensible Man: Note
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    • The following is among the many lecture-courses by Rudolf Steiner, of
    • least, the anthroposophical knowledge of Man and of the Cosmos in its
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    • several microcosmic counterparts in the form of man's skin and sense
    • The activity of the Hierarchies in each of these members of man's
    • LECTURE II. Man's journey through the spiritual worlds after death.
    • the primeval Teachers of mankind, but also cosmic forces related to
    • the sub-human in man, and Ahrimanic Beings. In the Mercury sphere man
    • LECTURE IV. In the Mars sphere man experiences Cosmic Speech, in the
    • spirit-worlds begin to form the head for the next incarnation. As man
    • spiritual archetype of the heart is being formed, man has a growing
    • LECTURE V. Imaginative perception brings man into a new relationship
    • the Earth, the metal ores become for man cosmic memories. In the
    • revealed. Man learns how the Creative Powers of the World metamorphose
    • sees them too in the hidden working of human destiny. Becoming thus
    • of the Spirit, man knows himself to be a Microcosm, a “little
  • Title: Supersensible Man: Related Publications
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    • Publications recommended for study include, among many others, the
    • Theosophy: An Introduction to the Supersensible Knowledge of the World and the Destination of Man
    • Man's Life on Earth and in the Spiritual World
    • The Deed of Christ and the Opposing Spiritual Powers, Lucifer, Ahriman, Mephistopheles, Asuras
    • The Inner Nature of Man and the Life Between Death and Rebirth
    • Man as a Picture of the Living Spirit
    • Human Questions and Cosmic Answers
    • The published works of Rudolf Steiner in German and in English
  • Title: Supersensible Man: Lecture I
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    • The theme proposed for our lectures is: Supersensible Man, as he can
    • try to give expression to this knowledge and understanding of man from
    • many different sides; and as the number of lectures has unavoidably to
    • To speak of man as a super-sensible being at once raises the question
    • of the way in which man is regarded at the present day. For a long
    • time now there has been no mention of super-sensible man, not even
    • knowledge of our age never speaks of the man who passes through births
    • man moves through the Universe with a delirious rapidity — man,
    • relating the human being to what lies beyond the earthly realm.
    • into our very knowledge of man. What is this materialism, in reality?
    • Materialism is the kind of thought which regards man as a product of
    • the substances and forces of the Earth. And although there are many
    • who declare that the human being is not composed entirely of earthly
    • concerns itself with whatever it is in man that does not originate
    • good faith from their point of view — that the eternal in man
    • of religious tradition, that the thinking, feeling and willing of man
    • the appearance of disposing at the same time bit by bit of the human
    • and then, when a man is ill in his soul, be unable to think of
    • research. Many of those who are ready to refute materialism to-day do
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  • Title: Supersensible Man: Lecture II
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    • In our lecture yesterday, we tried to relate man to the Cosmos. Our
    • the super-sensible being of man. To-day, I want to carry a little
    • consider the super-sensible nature of man when his physical and etheric
    • standing man in his soul and spirit.
    • incorrect to speak of the physical being of man apart from the soul
    • and spirit. The physical part of man, the physical body that we
    • countenance, — everything that belongs to the human form, man
    • “figure” of the human being even after he has passed through
    • the gate of death. For it is indeed so; to Imaginative cognition a man
    • “external”. Our idea of man in his soul and spirit must of
    • unfold no genuine and sound conception of super-sensible man unless, to
    • man still “wears” as it were, even after he has passed
    • decomposition, is a concern only of the other human beings. It is of
    • soon after death. The two outer manifestations of man's being having
    • the human being. But this spirit-form, as I will call it, is
    • life between death and a new birth on many occasions and from many
    • This spirit-form of the human being is involved, as we said, in a
    • whole human being, not merely part of him. The whole human being, in
    • being in its moral and spiritual inwardness. After death a bad man
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    • way in which man, here on Earth, is related to Beings and forces
    • spoke of the life of the human being in the super-sensible world
    • We have seen that when a human being has passed through the gate of
    • When a human being has passed through the gate of death, the
    • physiognomy which expresses, for instance, how far the man was, in
    • earthly life, a good man or a bad man, a wise man or a fool. These
    • nothing to be hid. We have, moreover, to remember that when a human
    • man has to undergo comes to him, in the spiritual world, in
    • which help us to describe the spiritual world in which man lives
    • The first sphere into which the human being passes after death is the
    • As a matter of fact, there are many strange things to be observed
    • was given long since to men on Earth by these great, superhuman
    • Teachers. For the first Teachers of the human race on Earth were not
    • themselves human; they were Beings standing higher in the scale of
    • evolution than man, and in the Mysteries they appeared not in physical
    • out in the Cosmos, of the primeval Teachers of mankind. There they
    • connected with all that is sub-human in man — with what man has
    • mankind, and at the same time, together with them, the animal forces
    • of man's nature.
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    • whence we may behold this journey of man through certain spiritual
    • It might seem that the super-sensible existence of man between two
    • which man passes between death and a new birth express themselves
    • time; and as man's thinking and ideation have necessarily to be in
    • of many Beings — I described it to you in the last lecture. It is
    • life between death and a new birth, man passes into the Sun sphere. In
    • this region the spirit-form of the lower part of the human being is
    • be remembered that man's path between death and new birth is such that
    • as far as we came in our description. In the Sun sphere the lower man
    • begins to be transformed into the upper man. The limb structures are
    • infinite grandeur and sublimity. Those who study the human head merely
    • as a physical structure have no notion of all the manifold work that
    • spirit-germ of the human head, — which later on will unite with
    • man passes into the Mars sphere, then into the Jupiter sphere and into
    • work is proceeding upon the spirit-germ of the head. Man's path then
    • experiences through which the human being passes, after his time in
    • Before he reaches the Sun sphere, man's experiences are for the most
    • you how man wears a physiognomy which expresses his good and bad
    • describe the human being up to the stage of the Sun existence we must
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    • the journey of man through the super-sensible world. For that is the
    • world in which man verily lives his life between death and a new
    • birth. But in the physical world too, where man is living in his
    • his life will lack energy and vigour; and human love that is really
    • A study of man as he is on Earth presents an aspect in relation to his
    • has to be made to man to interest himself in knowledge concerning the
    • connection with the sojourn of man on Earth.
    • Let us think, to begin with, of man as he is here in earthly life,
    • incompatible with the dignity and nobility of human existence, but
    • that it is possible for man to lose the life of the senses in its less
    • starry heavens, mean so little in human life that they must be
    • enhancement of the dignity of human life, you will find that the words
    • of the lotus flower — to take one example among many — and
    • can at any rate be discovered, that leads man on to the highest.
    • The sense-world, however, as man perceives it in ordinary
    • reason. The impressions that come to man through his eyes, ears and
    • stability of the Ego. There they cannot help man. We turn our gaze
    • man's senses have to be wholly surrendered to the world if they are to
    • will now suppose that a man who is already on the way to Imaginative
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    • containing the German texts is entitled,
    • the human soul must repeatedly unite itself, which must be
    • ‘Aspects of Human Evolution’, lecture VIII,
    • mankind, but within this sphere the problems of existence are
    • solution would be a matter of course. Human beings would never
    • deepest foundations of the human soul, though in a more or less
    • human being, but which must first be sought if it is to rise up
    • human nature, and we can understand this when we consider the
    • following example. A man may dream, for instance, that he is
    • may dream that we are standing somewhere and a man is
    • other man comes still nearer and the harmless instrument which
    • multiply these two picture sequences many times, for the same
    • place in the soul which the human being does not observe and of
    • and etheric bodies. In normal circumstances when human beings
    • however, enables human beings to live in those forces of the
    • human beings live in this world without consciousness. You can
    • picture this to yourselves as though a man sank under water,
    • human intellect can reflect upon these thoughts. Thoughts are
    • which are creatively active in the cosmos. Human beings can
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  • Title: Lecture: The Three Stages of Sleep
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    • containing the German texts is entitled,
    • the human soul must repeatedly unite itself, which must be
    • ‘Aspects of Human Evolution’, lecture VIII,
    • mankind, but within this sphere the problems of existence are
    • solution would be a matter of course. Human beings would never
    • deepest foundations of the human soul, though in a more or less
    • human being, but which must first be sought if it is to rise up
    • human nature, and we can understand this when we consider the
    • following example. A man may dream, for instance, that he is
    • may dream that we are standing somewhere and a man is
    • other man comes still nearer and the harmless instrument which
    • multiply these two picture sequences many times, for the same
    • place in the soul which the human being does not observe and of
    • and etheric bodies. In normal circumstances when human beings
    • however, enables human beings to live in those forces of the
    • human beings live in this world without consciousness. You can
    • picture this to yourselves as though a man sank under water,
    • human intellect can reflect upon these thoughts. Thoughts are
    • which are creatively active in the cosmos. Human beings can
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  • Title: The Cosmic Word and Individual Man
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    • containing the German texts is entitled,
    • THE COSMIC WORD AND INDIVIDUAL MAN
    • To speak of the human being as consisting of physical body, etheric
    • reason we have tried on many occasions to describe what is really
    • meant by these members of man's being. It is always possible to go
    • reality. To-day we shall consider the human etheric body, describing
    • this human etheric body. We should not stop at the vague conception
    • We know that when, under earthly conditions, the human being goes to
    • human being is asleep, and in particular at the etheric body. In this
    • when the human being is asleep.
    • We see the physical body grow still. We see the human being unable to
    • the external world changes, inasmuch as the human being becomes
    • whole extent, the physical body rests — but the human etheric
    • sleeping human being — that is to say upon the part of the human
    • process which originates from the region of the human eyes. It is as
    • irradiate the interior of the physical part of the sleeping human
    • being. The interior space of the human being is illumined by a
    • light, which streams into the interior of the human being, cannot be
    • on in the interior of man; there is no organ within the physical body
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    • containing the German texts is entitled,
    • THE COSMIC WORD AND INDIVIDUAL MAN
    • To speak of the human being as consisting of physical body, etheric
    • reason we have tried on many occasions to describe what is really
    • meant by these members of man's being. It is always possible to go
    • reality. To-day we shall consider the human etheric body, describing
    • this human etheric body. We should not stop at the vague conception
    • We know that when, under earthly conditions, the human being goes to
    • human being is asleep, and in particular at the etheric body. In this
    • when the human being is asleep.
    • We see the physical body grow still. We see the human being unable to
    • the external world changes, inasmuch as the human being becomes
    • whole extent, the physical body rests — but the human etheric
    • sleeping human being — that is to say upon the part of the human
    • process which originates from the region of the human eyes. It is as
    • irradiate the interior of the physical part of the sleeping human
    • being. The interior space of the human being is illumined by a
    • light, which streams into the interior of the human being, cannot be
    • on in the interior of man; there is no organ within the physical body
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  • Title: Cover: The Foundation Stone Meditation
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    • of Man,’ as he called it, to the members of the newly-formed
    • phase in the revelation of the Mysteries of mankind. The meditation
    • is mantric, that is, a spiritual revelation in which sound, form and
    • The mantram has four major divisions, three of which are
    • human being, as a being of willing, feeling and thinking. A
    • indicate the potent workmanship and artistry of its author.
    • mantram itself, to point out some of the central directions of
    • addressed, not to mankind in general, but to the human soul.
    • that it has its existence within the limbs of the human being, the
    • process of the mantram possible.
    • mankind itself has its origin in the Divine Thought and is
    • support for the knowledge which is to penetrate into human souls.
    • In part two, the human soul is again addressed. It is
    • “Meditate on Spirit,” urges the mantram, in
    • within the earth-sphere bestowing grace so that human beings may rise
    • North, South, know this, and now it is time for human beings to grasp
    • which makes human being possible. As the Great Poem, Cosmic Thought
    • graces mankind. Through expanding Vision (in the larger sense of that
    • the encounter with the vision of the human being which alone may
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  • Title: Meditation: The Foundation Stone Meditation
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    • Human Soul!
    • In the Being of the Human World.
    • Of the Divine is Mankind born.
    • May human beings hear it!
    • Human Soul!
    • In Human-Soul-Creating.
    • May human beings hear it.
    • Human Soul!
    • Out of founts of Human-Spirit.
    • May human beings hear it.
    • Rayed within human souls.
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    • Soul of man!
    • In the cosmic human being.
    • Soul of man!
    • In deeds of the human soul.
    • Soul of man!
    • From founts of human spirit.
    • Let from the depths demand
    • Streamed into human souls;
    • German original and
    • meditation exist in the original German — a verbal and a
    • German, as opposed to the Greek and Latin phrases used here. Marie
    • mantrams of such a cultic nature: The force with which they return is
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    • Soul of man!
    • In the cosmic human being.
    • Soul of man!
    • In deeds of the human soul.
    • Soul of man!
    • From founts of human spirit.
    • Let from the depths demand
    • Streamed into human souls;
    • German original and
    • meditation exist in the original German — a verbal and a
    • German, as opposed to the Greek and Latin phrases used here. Marie
    • mantrams of such a cultic nature: The force with which they return is
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    • ¡Alma humana!
    • ¡Alma humana!
    • en el actuar del alma humana.
    • ¡Alma humana!
    • en lo profundo del espíritu humano.
    • resplandeció en las almas humanas;
    • explicó esta aparente contradicción de la siguiente manera:
    • miembros, pues dijo que había una ley asociada a los mantras de
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    • en el actuar del alma humana.
    • ¡Alma humana!
    • en lo profundo del espíritu humano.
    • resplandeció en las almas humanas;
    • explicó esta aparente contradicción de la siguiente manera:
    • miembros, pues dijo que había una ley asociada a los mantras de
  • Title: Christ and the Twentieth Century
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    • Present Time, in German, Antworten der Geisteswissenschaft
    • interprets such fundamental problems as that of the origin of man and
    • that even in the problem of man’s origin, contemporary
    • question of man’s origin — answers which lead back not to
    • world-history, man’s capacity to evolve a conception of the
    • many ways with those of the Gnosis. Such a criticism can only be made
    • to sketch this evening, is in many respects an advance upon all that
    • it. The Gnosis has of course many aspects, many nuances in its
    • not only immanent in the whole evolution of humanity, but also in
    • origin of man led us back to a form still hovering in spiritual
    • how during the course of evolution, man, proceeding from a purely
    • man’s being back through the ages, leads to external, animal
    • wholly spiritual origin. In those regions where spiritual man dwelt
    • this aright it must be said: The Gnosis conceived that while man was
    • — as man’s Divine Companion, but Who did not descend with
    • According to the Gnosis, therefore, humanity passed
    • the region of pure Spirit while man was passing through his evolution
    • Being must not be sought in the region to which man belongs as a
    • humanity, for it was then that the Christ — having held back
    • His own development while man had long since descended into the
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    • interprets such fundamental problems as that of the origin of man and
    • that even in the problem of man’s origin, contemporary
    • question of man’s origin — answers which lead back not to
    • world-history, man’s capacity to evolve a conception of the
    • many ways with those of the Gnosis. Such a criticism can only be made
    • to sketch this evening, is in many respects an advance upon all that
    • it. The Gnosis has of course many aspects, many nuances in its
    • not only immanent in the whole evolution of humanity, but also in
    • origin of man led us back to a form still hovering in spiritual
    • how during the course of evolution, man, proceeding from a purely
    • man’s being back through the ages, leads to external, animal
    • wholly spiritual origin. In those regions where spiritual man dwelt
    • this aright it must be said: The Gnosis conceived that while man was
    • — as man’s Divine Companion, but Who did not descend with
    • According to the Gnosis, therefore, humanity passed
    • the region of pure Spirit while man was passing through his evolution
    • Being must not be sought in the region to which man belongs as a
    • humanity, for it was then that the Christ — having held back
    • His own development while man had long since descended into the
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  • Title: Lecture: Richard Wagner and Mysticism
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    • permission of Frau Marie Steiner. In German,
    • would-be learned gentleman remarked: “Goethe was really a Mystic,
    • sphere of human knowledge.” He showed by this remark that he
    • which man can penetrate. This, too, is the attitude of Mysticism. Did
    • convictions which arise in a man when he listens to the speech of
    • knowledge in definite terms. They say: In the act of knowledge, man
    • of spirit, just as a blind man is surrounded by the world of colour
    • faculty of spiritual sight to awaken in a man. When his higher senses
    • real world into which man can enter through a higher birth. Initiates
    • “The sun with many a sister-sphere
    • days of creation, when as yet there was no human being to receive them
    • evolution of humanity — to the Mysteries. What were the
    • existed in Egypt, Chaldea, Greece and many other regions. As centres
    • the human being. The whole evolution of the World-Spirit was presented
    • dramatist who, with marvellous inner certainty, staged human action as
    • place in human nature in the course of the development of art?’ Man's
    • human heart which acts as a mediator, something that cannot pass over
    • into this kind of dramatic art. Again, when human feeling would fain
    • in human nature is in reality one and undivided but has been separated
    • comprehensive work of art in which the inner life of a human being
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    • permission of Frau Marie Steiner. In German,
    • would-be learned gentleman remarked: “Goethe was really a Mystic,
    • sphere of human knowledge.” He showed by this remark that he
    • which man can penetrate. This, too, is the attitude of Mysticism. Did
    • convictions which arise in a man when he listens to the speech of
    • knowledge in definite terms. They say: In the act of knowledge, man
    • of spirit, just as a blind man is surrounded by the world of colour
    • faculty of spiritual sight to awaken in a man. When his higher senses
    • real world into which man can enter through a higher birth. Initiates
    • “The sun with many a sister-sphere
    • days of creation, when as yet there was no human being to receive them
    • evolution of humanity — to the Mysteries. What were the
    • existed in Egypt, Chaldea, Greece and many other regions. As centres
    • the human being. The whole evolution of the World-Spirit was presented
    • dramatist who, with marvellous inner certainty, staged human action as
    • place in human nature in the course of the development of art?’ Man's
    • human heart which acts as a mediator, something that cannot pass over
    • into this kind of dramatic art. Again, when human feeling would fain
    • in human nature is in reality one and undivided but has been separated
    • comprehensive work of art in which the inner life of a human being
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  • Title: Lecture: Spiritual Wisdom in the Early Christian Centuries
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    • I HAVE said on many occasions that at the time when medieval culture
    • considered to be beyond the scope of man's ordinary powers of
    • reason could not in any sense be regarded as knowledge emanating from
    • knowledge no longer accessible to mankind in that age must be
    • had once been communicated to a man by cosmic powers, it could not be
    • knowledge was beyond the reach of man's ordinary cognition, but they
    • man could unfold higher faculties of knowledge and that by these means
    • men. And indeed there were many who applied their Initiation-wisdom
    • evolution of man. The nature of this Being, how He had worked before
    • It is strange that a man like Franz Brentano should have inherited
    • Was für ein Philosoph manchmal Epoche macht, and the
    • living, that it could not be passed on by writing but only from man to
    • man, in direct personal intercourse. Something else — again not
    • Plato and Aristotle. He said: Plato belonged to an epoch when many
    • human souls were treading the path to the spiritual world in other
    • Iamblichus, a man possessed of deep insight and one of the successors
    • the Sun-forces which flood the whole universe accessible to man. Every
    • head-organisation of man, the seventy-two sub-heavenly Powers with the
    • Powers with the purely earthly system in man (e.g. digestion,
    • In those times the human being was given his place in a spiritual
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    • I HAVE said on many occasions that at the time when medieval culture
    • considered to be beyond the scope of man's ordinary powers of
    • reason could not in any sense be regarded as knowledge emanating from
    • knowledge no longer accessible to mankind in that age must be
    • had once been communicated to a man by cosmic powers, it could not be
    • knowledge was beyond the reach of man's ordinary cognition, but they
    • man could unfold higher faculties of knowledge and that by these means
    • men. And indeed there were many who applied their Initiation-wisdom
    • evolution of man. The nature of this Being, how He had worked before
    • It is strange that a man like Franz Brentano should have inherited
    • Was für ein Philosoph manchmal Epoche macht, and the
    • living, that it could not be passed on by writing but only from man to
    • man, in direct personal intercourse. Something else — again not
    • Plato and Aristotle. He said: Plato belonged to an epoch when many
    • human souls were treading the path to the spiritual world in other
    • Iamblichus, a man possessed of deep insight and one of the successors
    • the Sun-forces which flood the whole universe accessible to man. Every
    • head-organisation of man, the seventy-two sub-heavenly Powers with the
    • Powers with the purely earthly system in man (e.g. digestion,
    • In those times the human being was given his place in a spiritual
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  • Title: Lecture: The Crossing of the Threshold and the Social Organism
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    • you know that when the human being will be able to look into the
    • out that the three soul-forces of man, which have a rather chaotic
    • that the human being crosses the threshold. In many respects, the
    • whole course of mankind's development resembles the life-course of
    • the individual human being. But things have become displaced.
    • What the individual human being experiences consciously when he
    • whole of mankind, during our fifth post-atlantean epoch, Humanity has
    • not the individual human being, but HUMANITY, and the individual
    • human being together with humanity. What does this mean?
    • activity of thought, feeling and will within man, will in future take
    • spheres. We are just passing through a time in which humanity is
    • fact which is clearly evident to the clairvoyant power. Humanity
    • the great change which takes place in man's inner life may be
    • thinking grows more independent within the life of humanity, we
    • is connected with the mystery of human evolution which pertains to
    • most intimate knowledge of human evolution, out of the knowledge of
    • what must occur if the goal of human evolution is not to be
    • ourselves from this chaos. The very course of human evolution demands
    • are taking place in the evolution of humanity. At present, people do
    • that humanity has such a strong aversion to the very things which it
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    • you know that when the human being will be able to look into the
    • out that the three soul-forces of man, which have a rather chaotic
    • that the human being crosses the threshold. In many respects, the
    • whole course of mankind's development resembles the life-course of
    • the individual human being. But things have become displaced.
    • What the individual human being experiences consciously when he
    • whole of mankind, during our fifth post-atlantean epoch, Humanity has
    • not the individual human being, but HUMANITY, and the individual
    • human being together with humanity. What does this mean?
    • activity of thought, feeling and will within man, will in future take
    • spheres. We are just passing through a time in which humanity is
    • fact which is clearly evident to the clairvoyant power. Humanity
    • the great change which takes place in man's inner life may be
    • thinking grows more independent within the life of humanity, we
    • is connected with the mystery of human evolution which pertains to
    • most intimate knowledge of human evolution, out of the knowledge of
    • what must occur if the goal of human evolution is not to be
    • ourselves from this chaos. The very course of human evolution demands
    • are taking place in the evolution of humanity. At present, people do
    • that humanity has such a strong aversion to the very things which it
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  • Title: Lecture: The Weaving and Living Activity of the Human Etheric Bodies
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    • THE WEAVING AND LIVING ACTIVITY OF THE HUMAN ETHERIC BODIES.
    • human being consists of physical body, etheric body, astral body,
    • little of what should be known to humanity in a near future, at least
    • with, we say: We designate as man’s physical body his external
    • first of all, cast our spiritual eye upon these two members of human
    • higher members of the human organisation are also borne in mind.
    • recollect that man’s physical body, in the form in which it
    • from the human being to the cosmos, we only need to remember
    • When we encounter man’s physical body upon the Earth, we must
    • Spirits of Form gave the human physical body the form which it
    • manner that it is not possible to say that also these beings had
    • the kingdom of man! If we cast our gaze over the surface of the
    • certain differences in the external human form. All the interesting
    • individual human beings. The colour of the skin must, for instance,
    • the differentiations which exist in regard to the human being with
    • animals differ far more from one another than the human beings. In
    • individual human species; in the human kingdom, however, we cannot
    • the kingdom of man as that between a lion and a nightingale, we would
    • notice the differences which exist among human beings. The fact to be
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  • Title: Lecture: The Weaving and Living Activity of the Human Etheric Bodies
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    • THE WEAVING AND LIVING ACTIVITY OF THE HUMAN ETHERIC BODIES.
    • human being consists of physical body, etheric body, astral body,
    • little of what should be known to humanity in a near future, at least
    • with, we say: We designate as man’s physical body his external
    • first of all, cast our spiritual eye upon these two members of human
    • higher members of the human organisation are also borne in mind.
    • recollect that man’s physical body, in the form in which it
    • from the human being to the cosmos, we only need to remember
    • When we encounter man’s physical body upon the Earth, we must
    • Spirits of Form gave the human physical body the form which it
    • manner that it is not possible to say that also these beings had
    • the kingdom of man! If we cast our gaze over the surface of the
    • certain differences in the external human form. All the interesting
    • individual human beings. The colour of the skin must, for instance,
    • the differentiations which exist in regard to the human being with
    • animals differ far more from one another than the human beings. In
    • individual human species; in the human kingdom, however, we cannot
    • the kingdom of man as that between a lion and a nightingale, we would
    • notice the differences which exist among human beings. The fact to be
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  • Title: Lecture: And The Temple Becomes Man
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    • The Temple Is/Becomes — Man!
    • detailed account of what Rudolf Steiner said on so many occasions about
    • the life of the human soul which express themselves in the forms of
    • humanity advances.
    • Also known as: The Temple Is/Becomes — Man!
    • MAN
    • “And the Building becomes Man
    • so many occasions about the evolution of the Art of Building and its
    • life of the Cosmos and in the life of the human soul which express
    • forms as the evolution of humanity advances. The forms of
    • rented in Munich for performances of these Mystery Plays had brought
    • AND THE TEMPLE BECOMES MAN
    • of mankind as a whole. And unless this demand is fulfilled, the aim
    • spiritual Powers and the conditions of human evolution of which we
    • of human evolution, this responsibility is altogether different
    • creations of art and of culture through the ages have many things to
    • the inner constitution and attitude of the human soul in earlier
    • “Works of Art as Records of the Evolution of Humanity.”
    • to-day. In ancient times, human beings had at their disposal means of
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    • detailed account of what Rudolf Steiner said on so many occasions about
    • the life of the human soul which express themselves in the forms of
    • humanity advances.
    • Also known as: The Temple Is/Becomes — Man!
    • MAN
    • “And the Building becomes Man
    • so many occasions about the evolution of the Art of Building and its
    • life of the Cosmos and in the life of the human soul which express
    • forms as the evolution of humanity advances. The forms of
    • rented in Munich for performances of these Mystery Plays had brought
    • AND THE TEMPLE BECOMES MAN
    • of mankind as a whole. And unless this demand is fulfilled, the aim
    • spiritual Powers and the conditions of human evolution of which we
    • of human evolution, this responsibility is altogether different
    • creations of art and of culture through the ages have many things to
    • the inner constitution and attitude of the human soul in earlier
    • “Works of Art as Records of the Evolution of Humanity.”
    • to-day. In ancient times, human beings had at their disposal means of
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  • Title: Lecture: The Mystery of Golgotha
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    • Oxford, on August 27th, 1922. Authorized translation from the German
    • Published in German as:
    • A lecture delivered in Manchester College Chapel,
    • Oxford, on August 27th, 1922. Authorized translation from the German
    • Published in German as:
    • A lecture delivered in Manchester College Chapel,
    • Oxford, on August 27th. 1922. Authorized translation from the German
    • MANKIND
    • all the forces of the human soul; to understand it not only from the
    • unite with it all the forces of man's being. But this will only
    • such knowledge only takes hold of the thinking life of man. So long
    • time once more to this the greatest question of mankind, inasmuch as
    • planet to the Earth. Unable to become an earthly man, the Being would
    • are apt to imagine the past history of mankind far too similar to the
    • Golgotha all human beings — even those who were primitive, more
    • They had a memory of the time the human soul lives through, before he
    • experiences since the age of three or four or five, so had the human
    • and spirit. In a deeper psychological sense, man was as if
    • soul from yonder spiritual World, I entered the dwelling of a human
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    • Oxford, on August 27th, 1922. Authorized translation from the German
    • Published in German as:
    • A lecture delivered in Manchester College Chapel,
    • Oxford, on August 27th, 1922. Authorized translation from the German
    • Published in German as:
    • A lecture delivered in Manchester College Chapel,
    • Oxford, on August 27th. 1922. Authorized translation from the German
    • MANKIND
    • all the forces of the human soul; to understand it not only from the
    • unite with it all the forces of man's being. But this will only
    • such knowledge only takes hold of the thinking life of man. So long
    • time once more to this the greatest question of mankind, inasmuch as
    • planet to the Earth. Unable to become an earthly man, the Being would
    • are apt to imagine the past history of mankind far too similar to the
    • Golgotha all human beings — even those who were primitive, more
    • They had a memory of the time the human soul lives through, before he
    • experiences since the age of three or four or five, so had the human
    • and spirit. In a deeper psychological sense, man was as if
    • soul from yonder spiritual World, I entered the dwelling of a human
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  • Title: The Recovery of the Living Source of Speech
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    • translation from the German of Notes unrevised by the lecturer.
    • The Human Soul in its Connection with Godly-Spiritual
    • Published in German as:
    • translation from the German of Notes unrevised by the lecturer.
    • The Human Soul in its Connection with Godly-Spiritual Individualities.
    • Published in German as:
    • the relationship of man's faculty of speech to those Beings in
    • difference it makes to man whether the words he speaks are formed in
    • other is true, so does man come, between falling asleep and
    • to-day more particularly of one aspect of this relationship of human
    • else in evolution that has to do with man, as we have had full
    • metamorphoses which human language in general has undergone in the
    • course of the evolution of mankind on Earth.
    • If we consider the relationship man has to-day to language, we find
    • the Greek civilisation, we find that man's relation to language
    • symbol. The man of olden time entered with heart and soul into the
    • word Pflug (plough) gave man the same inner experience as did
    • parts of Europe. The feeling a man had when he was ploughing was
    • forming of words. But in order to study the times when man's
    • dependent for its evolution on the decision of man. In language
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    • The Human Soul in its Connection with Godly-Spiritual
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    • The Human Soul in its Connection with Godly-Spiritual Individualities.
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    • the relationship of man's faculty of speech to those Beings in
    • difference it makes to man whether the words he speaks are formed in
    • other is true, so does man come, between falling asleep and
    • to-day more particularly of one aspect of this relationship of human
    • else in evolution that has to do with man, as we have had full
    • metamorphoses which human language in general has undergone in the
    • course of the evolution of mankind on Earth.
    • If we consider the relationship man has to-day to language, we find
    • the Greek civilisation, we find that man's relation to language
    • symbol. The man of olden time entered with heart and soul into the
    • word Pflug (plough) gave man the same inner experience as did
    • parts of Europe. The feeling a man had when he was ploughing was
    • forming of words. But in order to study the times when man's
    • dependent for its evolution on the decision of man. In language
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  • Title: Lecture: Gnostic Doctrines and Supersensible Influences in Europe
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    • physical life of humanity. It is by no means enough to admit that the
    • fragment only of the world in which man lives and moves as a thinking
    • and acting being. For many centuries it was justifiable to hold such
    • physical world are connected with impulses emanating from the
    • the creation of man by Jahve or Jehovah as the dawn of
    • preceded by that of other Beings, that the creation of man had
    • in the Bible story the humanity created by Jehovah is naturally
    • and that from this union man came into existence.
    •            Man
    • man was created.
    • beyond the grasp of a later humanity. The Pleroma was a world at a
    • of the Pleroma, the human being created by Jehovah comes into
    • incorporate not in the individual man nor yet in a nation, but rather
    • in humanity taken as one whole, a Being who remembers its descent
    • was a personification of the spiritual strivings of mankind. The urge
    • united with the man Jesus in order that the strivings of Achamoth
    • might be fulfilled. The Gnostic teaching was that in the man Jesus
    • centuries — and the hearts of many men in those times were
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    • physical life of humanity. It is by no means enough to admit that the
    • fragment only of the world in which man lives and moves as a thinking
    • and acting being. For many centuries it was justifiable to hold such
    • physical world are connected with impulses emanating from the
    • the creation of man by Jahve or Jehovah as the dawn of
    • preceded by that of other Beings, that the creation of man had
    • in the Bible story the humanity created by Jehovah is naturally
    • and that from this union man came into existence.
    •            Man
    • man was created.
    • beyond the grasp of a later humanity. The Pleroma was a world at a
    • of the Pleroma, the human being created by Jehovah comes into
    • incorporate not in the individual man nor yet in a nation, but rather
    • in humanity taken as one whole, a Being who remembers its descent
    • was a personification of the spiritual strivings of mankind. The urge
    • united with the man Jesus in order that the strivings of Achamoth
    • might be fulfilled. The Gnostic teaching was that in the man Jesus
    • centuries — and the hearts of many men in those times were
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    • by the lecturer. Also known as: Luciferic and Ahrimanic
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    • Influence of the Dead on the Life of Man on Earth
    • before our souls the connection of man with the spiritual world from
    • elemental world is an unknown world for the human being as he now
    • worlds but it is no less fraught with significance for man than this
    • by many beings, no less abundantly than is the physical. Man himself,
    • As an ether-being, man too is a citizen of the elemental world; only
    • perception for the elemental world cannot begin in man till he is
    • able entirely to free himself from that which makes him earthly man.
    • more difficult for the man of today than for the man of primeval
    • the most part it consisted in this very fact: man was able to free
    • himself from that which makes him earthly man. As earthly men, as you
    • emancipate ourselves from what is solid in us, the moment we feel
    • elemental world. Imaginative perception will surely return to mankind
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    • by the lecturer. Also known as: Luciferic and Ahrimanic
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    • by the lecturer. Also known as: Luciferic and Ahrimanic
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    • Influence of the Dead on the Life of Man on Earth
    • before our souls the connection of man with the spiritual world from
    • elemental world is an unknown world for the human being as he now
    • worlds but it is no less fraught with significance for man than this
    • by many beings, no less abundantly than is the physical. Man himself,
    • As an ether-being, man too is a citizen of the elemental world; only
    • perception for the elemental world cannot begin in man till he is
    • able entirely to free himself from that which makes him earthly man.
    • more difficult for the man of today than for the man of primeval
    • the most part it consisted in this very fact: man was able to free
    • himself from that which makes him earthly man. As earthly men, as you
    • emancipate ourselves from what is solid in us, the moment we feel
    • elemental world. Imaginative perception will surely return to mankind
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  • Title: Ancient Myths: Cover Sheet
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    • Cotterell. The original German text of these lectures are published
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    • shows how humanity has been deserted by the Gods and made independent.
    • How can Osiris be awakened to new life? Man must work towards the
    • experiencing of Imaginations. The Veil of Isis. Man to learn to lift
    • Man flees from Wisdom. Eulenspiegelism.
    • completes it for the present and the future. In the present time man
    • is estranged from reality. Man turned gaze to the earth and now must
    • of a spiritually free humanity.
    • The getting younger of humanity while advancing in time. In
    • consequence the possibility of development of the single human being
    • Schlegel's demands for a spiritualization of science fails. Cannot
    • Duality of human being. Head-man and trunk-man. Transformation
    • cosmos. When secrets of the world and of man become social wisdom of
    • Man is solution of world riddle. His being unites with a cosmic auric
    • between head-man and heart-man. Mankind unable to find connection of
    • and legend. What it accomplishes is rejuvenation of man and proper
  • Title: Ancient Myths: Note
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    • anthroposophical knowledge of Man and of the Cosmos in its spiritual
  • Title: Ancient Myths: Publishers Notes
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    • Theosophy, an introduction to the Supersensible knowledge of the world and the destination of man
    • The Spiritual Guidance of Man
    • Ahriman
  • Title: Lecture I: Ancient Myths
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    • shows how humanity has been deserted by the Gods and made independent.
    • which prevails among the men of our time and has taken root in human
    • less dreamt, slept through by mankind, that in any case abstract
    • viewed in the most manifold ways, and in fact I pointed in these
    • examined this or the other myth. However, the myth permits of many
    • would be very useful for the man of today if he made himself
    • thing or the other. Physiological, biological truths about man
    • rests upon the consciousness of the connection of man as
    • foundations of the human soul. The Egyptians desired in this way to
    • turn their gaze to that element in the human soul which lives not
    • when man treads ways that lie on the other side.
    • is it in man that passes through the gate of death and that enters
    • battles with the assistance of Hermes — that is the Roman
    • have the whole thing once more. Read the ‘Germania’ of
    • describes them with Roman names. He thus gives Roman names to the
    • and could give them the Roman names. We find in the ‘Germania’
    • Egyptians sought to learn of the eternal part of the human soul. They
    • of the World and passes judgment when man has gone through the gate
    • of death, that is, the God whom man has to meet after death. At the
    • above all to the human soul after death. This lay far from the Greek
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    • shows how humanity has been deserted by the Gods and made independent.
    • human consciousness. We know of the development of consciousness
    • in mankind, we know that we have to look back to earlier times of
    • man's evolution in which there existed an old clairvoyance, a
    • such things for this retrospection gives us orientation. Mankind
    • ‘The Spiritual Guidance of Man and Mankind’,
    • of looking back of mankind, and this looking back to other states of
    • Beings in existence, who are not human beings, who live in
    • type of human soul which was able to live in Imaginations was
    • Typhon — that is, by that force of the human soul, which to be
    • dead. Hence Osiris is the Judge of the dead; the human being meets
    • as a normal faculty of the human soul. And men were aware that in the
    • wisdom of humanity's physiology. What sort of conditions were
    • humanity at a certain period of time, and then vanished. And the
    • the course of mankind's evolution. We are there looking back to an
    • this that humanity has to look back to earlier evolutionary periods
    • ancient conditions of human consciousness helps to give orientation
    • inroads into the human being in the case of the female, since the
    • by the human being is today — in fact since the times when
    • concepts — the human being felt something in him (it was in
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    • shows how humanity has been deserted by the Gods and made independent.
    • of the course of mankind's evolution; we have sought to follow up the
    • seen that the Egyptian and Grecian mythologies in the manner of their
    • structure, are derived from certain ancient experiences of mankind.
    • They are based on a certain consciousness that humanity once
    • pervading Nature, as later on man is related between birth and death
    • of the transitional humanity to which we still belong.
    • thought of as together creating mankind. We can only think of
    • them as producing through their deeds what we call earthly humanity.
    • In fact the whole evolution of earthly man is only accomplished
    • the guidance of human destiny, they have arisen from other
    • Egyptian and the Greek mythology traced man back to older times in
    • time the Gods who created the human race. Only because the Old
    • Testament doctrine makes the Divine the creator of man, only through
    • order and hence into the whole ordering of mankind, into Providence,
    • Testament. The search of many human beings to find their right way
    • course of human evolution which points in a significant manner to the
    • essentials standing spiritually before mankind up to the new
    • part what immense depth of human consciousness in ancient times
    • once lived a perception among men through which man could still
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    • shows how humanity has been deserted by the Gods and made independent.
    • impulses of human life must enter especially into the consciousness
    • of man today so that a counterweight may be created to the principle
    • must be the complementary saying: ‘I am Man. I am the Past, I
    • ‘immortal’ one spoke actually of man himself. In the
    • the sense of Plato, really only considered a man to be a partaker of
    • There was no intention of saying that the human being as such cannot
    • There are many things
    • the human soul, nor even be blazoned forth as universal human love.
    • greatest age, one that brings most of all to humanity, one that
    • existence of mankind. And precisely through what man develops very
    • highest human goal. Evolutionary possibilities are in our time
    • dear friends, into the connection of man with the whole universe, if
    • if one speaks of a certain connection of man with concrete
    • The belief that the physical human being must in a certain way take
    • human nature which take their direction from other constellations
    • observations of how there is always something in man which
    • corresponds in man to the thorax. So that, speaking macrocosmically
    • say: it took its course when man for his knowledge, perception and
    • envelopment of his chest, in his chest-cuirass. As physical human
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    • shows how humanity has been deserted by the Gods and made independent.
    • mankind's evolution, and you have already seen that all sorts of
    • you that in that evolutionary course of mankind which can be regarded
    • significant changes took place in humanity. I have already some
    • months ago indicated how changes in humanity as a whole differ from
    • humanity as such, the reverse is the case. A man is first child, then
    • In so doing the man's physical forces undergo manifold changes and
    • reverse path is to be attributed to mankind. During the 2,160 years
    • that followed the great Atlantean catastrophe mankind can be said to
    • first epoch after the great Atlantean catastrophe man remained
    • catastrophe. Then indeed man was still dependent on his physical
    • blooming of soul qualities, which man can feel no longer. Yes,
    • external physical cosmic conditions of human existence alter in
    • in which man no more remained capable of development to such a great
    • which we call the Old Persian, man remained still capable of
    • period where man carries his development only into his twenties. This
    • with which infinitely many secrets of mankind's evolution are
    • connected. So that one can say: Mankind as a whole drew in, became
    • a man then remained capable of development up to his thirty-fifth
    • humanity as a whole we are living, so to say, in the twenty-seventh
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    • shows how humanity has been deserted by the Gods and made independent.
    • and significant truth — namely, man wanders over the earth but
    • age it was still possible to bring about a deeper knowledge of man
    • also a challenge to us to strive again for a real knowledge of man,
    • for a knowledge of what man on the earth actually is.
    • concepts. Above all one cannot understand the human being through
    • understanding of man. One must put oneself in the position of taking
    • man as he wanders about over the earth, as a picture, as a picture
    • human being is a riddle that wants to be solved. We shall not,
    • however, solve the riddle of man if we are content to continue to be
    • see, the human being is — this we have stressed again and again
    • — a complicated being. Man is more, vastly more than the
    • physical form that wanders about before our eyes as man — far,
    • far more is man. But this physical structure that wanders round
    • before our eyes as man, and all that belongs to it, is none the less
    • an expression for the whole comprehensive being of man. And one can
    • say: Not only can one recognize in the human form, in the physical
    • man that goes about among us, what man is between birth and death
    • recognize in the human being what he is as immortal, as eternal being
    • of soul. One must only develop a feeling that this human form is a
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    • shows how humanity has been deserted by the Gods and made independent.
    • of mankind when we begin to observe man himself, seeing in his
    • man himself, again as totality, is its solution. We must not expect,
    • however, to solve the world-riddle in a moment; human life itself in
    • The world is a riddle and Man is its solution.
    • we regard man's external physical form, we can distinguish in it the
    • inner forces of the human head. Of course, it is also true —
    • speaking lightly — that everyone has his own head. Man
    • can realize that a considerable part of man's task between death and
    • work chiefly upon the head. So that when the human head appears here
    • case of man, it is with the formation of his head that the whole
    • whole universe are at work within it. It is principally from man's
    • Spiritual Science. Natural science is very near at many points to a
    • repelled by the chapter where I speak of the human aura and how man's
    • the case of a woman who was quite small, he discovered that she
    • we mean much more spiritual elements in man than this lowest, almost
    • establish that what a man bears within him as inherited from
    • stream of humanity. This of course plays into the head when man is
    • heredity, however, and that the part of man which excludes the head
    • through heredity by being added to the rest of the organism. That man
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    • Constitution of Humans.
    • Constitution of Humans.
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    • or in an equivalent manner recognized by the School — the
    • you know, when the human being goes through the portal of death, he
    • This brief period during which the human being still has an etheric
    • human being is then left with his astral body. In this astral body we
    • into the cosmos of those forces which the human being has within
    • imprints of all that the human being has gone through in life. This
    • knowledge of anthroposophical spiritual science that the human being
    • human beings who have lived in former times. That which through our
    • and in a similar manner the ego takes its own course. We cannot,
    • astral body and the ego. It thus comes about that when the human
    • follow this up in the outer human form, if we look at the being of
    • man in its totality.
    • we must imagine that the human being, as he appears when he is born
    • we look at the human being after birth with special reference to the
    • the human being is really born out of the universe. And his sojourn
    • But man is definitely a being who does not spring from one point
    • related to the earth forces, because the human ego on approaching
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    • Constitution of Humans.
    • Printed in Manuscript for the
    • or in an equivalent manner recognized by the School — the
    • you know, when the human being goes through the portal of death, he
    • This brief period during which the human being still has an etheric
    • human being is then left with his astral body. In this astral body we
    • into the cosmos of those forces which the human being has within
    • imprints of all that the human being has gone through in life. This
    • knowledge of anthroposophical spiritual science that the human being
    • human beings who have lived in former times. That which through our
    • and in a similar manner the ego takes its own course. We cannot,
    • astral body and the ego. It thus comes about that when the human
    • follow this up in the outer human form, if we look at the being of
    • man in its totality.
    • we must imagine that the human being, as he appears when he is born
    • we look at the human being after birth with special reference to the
    • the human being is really born out of the universe. And his sojourn
    • But man is definitely a being who does not spring from one point
    • related to the earth forces, because the human ego on approaching
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    • The Human Soul in its Connection with Godly-Spiritual
    • human being is placed within the sphere of the World Order that is
    • practical manner, it is necessary to study the being of man a little
    • Human life is often said to be divided into two different states of
    • human being rests during sleep. The scientific view indeed
    • assumes that the activity of consciousness ceases when a man falls
    • human activity is at rest. But sleep is by no means merely rest; we
    • At the present stage of evolution reached by man in earthly life, it
    • sleep and they work on into the life of day, into man's
    • thinking of the beginning of man's life. During the very
    • earliest period, as a tiny child, the human being as it were sleeps
    • referring to this period during which the human being is ‘sleeping’
    • man's life on Earth? Three things must be considered if we are
    • to understand the workings of all that the human being brings from
    • which the human being has to acquire, differently from the animals.
    • walk. Man enters the world, the earthly world, as a being who
    • in a particular child, but in general it can be said that the human
    • gaining complete mastery of the balance man has in the
    • animals make uniform use of their four limbs, whereas in the human
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    • The Human Soul in its Connection with Godly-Spiritual
    • human being is placed within the sphere of the World Order that is
    • practical manner, it is necessary to study the being of man a little
    • Human life is often said to be divided into two different states of
    • human being rests during sleep. The scientific view indeed
    • assumes that the activity of consciousness ceases when a man falls
    • human activity is at rest. But sleep is by no means merely rest; we
    • At the present stage of evolution reached by man in earthly life, it
    • sleep and they work on into the life of day, into man's
    • thinking of the beginning of man's life. During the very
    • earliest period, as a tiny child, the human being as it were sleeps
    • referring to this period during which the human being is ‘sleeping’
    • man's life on Earth? Three things must be considered if we are
    • to understand the workings of all that the human being brings from
    • which the human being has to acquire, differently from the animals.
    • walk. Man enters the world, the earthly world, as a being who
    • in a particular child, but in general it can be said that the human
    • gaining complete mastery of the balance man has in the
    • animals make uniform use of their four limbs, whereas in the human
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  • Title: Lecture: Goethe and the Evolution of Consciousness
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    • Human Evolution, Cosmic Soul, Cosmic Spirit
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    • Science in order to comprehend man and the world are more easily
    • mental outlook of man through the centuries. If we tell people to-day
    • that in order really to know something about the nature of man, quite
    • They feel that one thing at least remains constant, namely, man's
    • evident in the outlook of many teachers of history at the present
    • man has not fundamentally changed throughout history and that if this
    • back to an age when human beings were quite differently constituted
    • modern historian infers that human beings must always have possessed
    • course of historic evolution man's life of soul has changed, we
    • There is a very significant example of a man who found it inwardly
    • As a young man Goethe necessarily grew up in the outlook of his
    • the affairs of human beings. But he really did not feel at home in
    • the revelations of the human mind. And this was the real temper of
    • contemporaries, nor indeed to the man of to-day.
    • after having first composed it in the mood of the Germanic North. Nor
    • Earth can I understand Man. — And many other passages can be
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    • Published in German as:
    • Science in order to comprehend man and the world are more easily
    • mental outlook of man through the centuries. If we tell people to-day
    • that in order really to know something about the nature of man, quite
    • They feel that one thing at least remains constant, namely, man's
    • evident in the outlook of many teachers of history at the present
    • man has not fundamentally changed throughout history and that if this
    • back to an age when human beings were quite differently constituted
    • modern historian infers that human beings must always have possessed
    • course of historic evolution man's life of soul has changed, we
    • There is a very significant example of a man who found it inwardly
    • As a young man Goethe necessarily grew up in the outlook of his
    • the affairs of human beings. But he really did not feel at home in
    • the revelations of the human mind. And this was the real temper of
    • contemporaries, nor indeed to the man of to-day.
    • after having first composed it in the mood of the Germanic North. Nor
    • Earth can I understand Man. — And many other passages can be
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    • Also known as: Self-Consciousness: The Spiritual Human Being.
    • Also known as: Self-Consciousness: The Spiritual Human Being.
    • allowed to deliver the lecture in German.
    • After many long years of work in this domain of knowledge, I know
    • of the reality of the higher worlds. As all my writings for many,
    • many years have been concerned with answering this very question, you
    • knowledge that man’s power of investigation, in so far as it
    • indeed exist, so far as the everyday consciousness of man is
    • In the realm of philosophy, of course, many endeavours have been made
    • human heart can conjecture about what lies on yonder side of the
    • the eternal significance of the human soul, of the links connecting
    • human faculty of remembrance, of memory. The ordinary consciousness
    • down, mingling with these memories and remembrances, lie many factors
    • consciousness. Many a mystic unearths from the depths of the soul,
    • early childhood undergoes many metamorphoses and that it can reappear
    • in later life in a different form. Many a man believes that in
    • from the depths of the human heart. In both directions he comes up
    • the other, the human side, the storehouse of memories which must be
    • for many years. The point of importance is that the faculty of
    • thinking in man is developed to a greater strength and intensity than
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    • Also known as: Self-Consciousness: The Spiritual Human Being.
    • allowed to deliver the lecture in German.
    • After many long years of work in this domain of knowledge, I know
    • of the reality of the higher worlds. As all my writings for many,
    • many years have been concerned with answering this very question, you
    • knowledge that man’s power of investigation, in so far as it
    • indeed exist, so far as the everyday consciousness of man is
    • In the realm of philosophy, of course, many endeavours have been made
    • human heart can conjecture about what lies on yonder side of the
    • the eternal significance of the human soul, of the links connecting
    • human faculty of remembrance, of memory. The ordinary consciousness
    • down, mingling with these memories and remembrances, lie many factors
    • consciousness. Many a mystic unearths from the depths of the soul,
    • early childhood undergoes many metamorphoses and that it can reappear
    • in later life in a different form. Many a man believes that in
    • from the depths of the human heart. In both directions he comes up
    • the other, the human side, the storehouse of memories which must be
    • for many years. The point of importance is that the faculty of
    • thinking in man is developed to a greater strength and intensity than
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  • Title: Lecture: The Dual Form of Cognition During the Middle Ages and the Development of Knowledge in Modern Times
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    • Human Evolution, Cosmic Soul, Cosmic Spirit – II
    • human evolution, events that have led up to a soul-constitution which
    • understanding attitude towards the world and man. This does not
    • of human evolution during the time comprised within the 300
    • the course of about six centuries, humanity has been trained to take
    • human world-conceptions, these gnostic documents represent that
    • human beings who were no longer able to rise to great heights of
    • intellectual elaboration is needed, for the human being already
    • that in the course of human evolution intellectualism has, in a
    • A man with a
    • that the human being now sought to gain a world-conception through
    • Aristotle. Aristotle is, as it were, the first man in human evolution
    • that humanity gradually loses altogether the possibility of
    • connecting a meaning with what had once been given to man in a
    • fourth century of our era. Particularly a man like Augustine clearly
    • depths of the human soul, but it is impossible for him to reach a
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    • say, it was not in any way possible to convey to the human beings the
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    • human evolution, events that have led up to a soul-constitution which
    • understanding attitude towards the world and man. This does not
    • of human evolution during the time comprised within the 300
    • the course of about six centuries, humanity has been trained to take
    • human world-conceptions, these gnostic documents represent that
    • human beings who were no longer able to rise to great heights of
    • intellectual elaboration is needed, for the human being already
    • that in the course of human evolution intellectualism has, in a
    • A man with a
    • that the human being now sought to gain a world-conception through
    • Aristotle. Aristotle is, as it were, the first man in human evolution
    • that humanity gradually loses altogether the possibility of
    • connecting a meaning with what had once been given to man in a
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  • Title: Lecture: The Remedy for Our Diseased Civilisation
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    • of human evolution present themselves under the influence of the
    • personalities. Although many sides deny this, the materialistic
    • necessary that humanity should attain these scientific results. They
    • they were able to educate mankind. And again, upon the foundation of
    • in mind has become evident in a positively radical manner, at least
    • influence upon the general culture of humanity, may be considered
    • careful study of material processes, rising as far as the human
    • addressed the assembly. It was very interesting to listen to this man
    • and to consider him a little from a spiritual standpoint. Many people
    • a conspicuous man. That physiologist, however, was a thoroughly
    • man of the same type would stand there, he would be exactly the same.
    • birthday of one of his many colleagues, a birthday like that of so
    • many others. But he also said something else. You see, he belonged to
    • so and so many thousands of microscopic slides, so and so many
    • or the man, Haeckel. The philosopher spoke of Haeckel's untidy
    • yesterday, we have within the human being, as an inner development,
    • human being, we must say: Such a world-conception grasps above all
    • the head, the nerve-sensory part of what exists in the human being,
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    • of human evolution present themselves under the influence of the
    • personalities. Although many sides deny this, the materialistic
    • necessary that humanity should attain these scientific results. They
    • they were able to educate mankind. And again, upon the foundation of
    • in mind has become evident in a positively radical manner, at least
    • influence upon the general culture of humanity, may be considered
    • careful study of material processes, rising as far as the human
    • addressed the assembly. It was very interesting to listen to this man
    • and to consider him a little from a spiritual standpoint. Many people
    • a conspicuous man. That physiologist, however, was a thoroughly
    • man of the same type would stand there, he would be exactly the same.
    • birthday of one of his many colleagues, a birthday like that of so
    • many others. But he also said something else. You see, he belonged to
    • so and so many thousands of microscopic slides, so and so many
    • or the man, Haeckel. The philosopher spoke of Haeckel's untidy
    • yesterday, we have within the human being, as an inner development,
    • human being, we must say: Such a world-conception grasps above all
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  • Title: Lecture: The Etheric Body as a Reflexion of the Universe
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    • the midst of events that arouse every feeling of the human soul in
    • which we live send pain and suffering to many human souls, but let us
    • of man's future development. Many things are born out of pain and
    • feel in the manifold events of the present time, is the fact that
    • many people abandon the physical plane, at a comparatively early age
    • is that they call away many young lives from the physical plane.
    • human being passes through the portal of death, he must leave his
    • human being, who then continues along the path which he must tread
    • becomes severed from the human individuality and goes its own
    • to everyone of us that the etheric body of a man who died young must
    • have an entirely different constitution than that of a man who died
    • an etheric body abandons a human being who has passed through the
    • maintained that man's life on the physical plane for many decades.
    • to enable it to provide the life-forces required by a human being
    • until he reaches an advanced age. But when a human being passes
    • at a time such as the present one, in which so many etheric bodies
    • with the path trodden by man's etheric body, while he is passing
    • Man's
    • etheric existence, when the human being passes through the portal of
    • also say: When a human being dies in his young years, his etheric
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    • the midst of events that arouse every feeling of the human soul in
    • which we live send pain and suffering to many human souls, but let us
    • of man's future development. Many things are born out of pain and
    • feel in the manifold events of the present time, is the fact that
    • many people abandon the physical plane, at a comparatively early age
    • is that they call away many young lives from the physical plane.
    • human being passes through the portal of death, he must leave his
    • human being, who then continues along the path which he must tread
    • becomes severed from the human individuality and goes its own
    • to everyone of us that the etheric body of a man who died young must
    • have an entirely different constitution than that of a man who died
    • an etheric body abandons a human being who has passed through the
    • maintained that man's life on the physical plane for many decades.
    • to enable it to provide the life-forces required by a human being
    • until he reaches an advanced age. But when a human being passes
    • at a time such as the present one, in which so many etheric bodies
    • with the path trodden by man's etheric body, while he is passing
    • Man's
    • etheric existence, when the human being passes through the portal of
    • also say: When a human being dies in his young years, his etheric
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  • Title: Lecture: Salt, Mercury, Sulphur
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    • man, to know something of the being of man, but yet were unable to
    • of the being of man had been lost and the genuine strivings of the
    • Boehme there resounds a kind of longing to know the universe in man
    • and man in the universe. Out of the sum-total of his knowledge of the
    • universe and of the being of man something glimmers which, to deeper
    • insight, seems to point to man in pre-earthly existence, to man
    • works no clear definition or description of man as a pre-earthly
    • describes in halting words the being of pre-earthly man but the man
    • man. And so he is incapable of understanding the reality of the
    • universe in man and man in the universe.
    • pictures of great majesty. He too tries to fit man into his place
    • recognise the universe in man and man in the universe. But he does
    • infinitudes and on the other into depths of the human soul, but it
    • says reveals a striving to describe the man of the present in the
    • while Jacob Boehme harks back ineffectually to pre-earthly man,
    • Giordano Bruno gives us a blurred picture of man as he lives on earth
    • sufficiently clear to indicate real insight into that relation of man
    • post-earthly man.
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    • man, to know something of the being of man, but yet were unable to
    • of the being of man had been lost and the genuine strivings of the
    • Boehme there resounds a kind of longing to know the universe in man
    • and man in the universe. Out of the sum-total of his knowledge of the
    • universe and of the being of man something glimmers which, to deeper
    • insight, seems to point to man in pre-earthly existence, to man
    • works no clear definition or description of man as a pre-earthly
    • describes in halting words the being of pre-earthly man but the man
    • man. And so he is incapable of understanding the reality of the
    • universe in man and man in the universe.
    • pictures of great majesty. He too tries to fit man into his place
    • recognise the universe in man and man in the universe. But he does
    • infinitudes and on the other into depths of the human soul, but it
    • says reveals a striving to describe the man of the present in the
    • while Jacob Boehme harks back ineffectually to pre-earthly man,
    • Giordano Bruno gives us a blurred picture of man as he lives on earth
    • sufficiently clear to indicate real insight into that relation of man
    • post-earthly man.
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  • Title: Lecture: It is a Necessity of Our Earnest Times to Find Again the Path Leading to the Spirit
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    • Also known as: The Present Crisis in Man's Development,
    • Man's Responsibility for World Evolution through
    • Also known as: The Present Crisis in Man's Development,
    • Man's Responsibility for World Evolution through
    • conditions of human evolution and can therefore have an insight into
    • century indicates a specially low point of human evolution in the
    • branches of civilised humanity, an egoism of a kind that was
    • ramifications undoubtedly continue to hold mankind under their spell.
    • recent human evolution.
    • members constituting human nature. We know that the soul-members of
    • human nature have been engaged for a long time in a special process
    • when we go back to very ancient times of human evolution we have to
    • do with a particular forming of man's etheric body, during a very old
    • of human evolution in which we are still living. In the year 747
    • before the Mystery of Golgotha, began that phase of human evolution
    • (Verstandes und Gemütsseele) unfolded. Everything that humanity
    • way times of probation for the evolution of humanity. For the sake of
    • by egoism, out of this youthful freshness of the human understanding.
    • Latin and Roman culture then took over something that was in a
    • comprehension for that which lived in Roman culture know: There the
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    • Also known as: The Present Crisis in Man's Development,
    • Man's Responsibility for World Evolution through
    • Also known as: The Present Crisis in Man's Development,
    • Man's Responsibility for World Evolution through
    • conditions of human evolution and can therefore have an insight into
    • century indicates a specially low point of human evolution in the
    • branches of civilised humanity, an egoism of a kind that was
    • ramifications undoubtedly continue to hold mankind under their spell.
    • recent human evolution.
    • members constituting human nature. We know that the soul-members of
    • human nature have been engaged for a long time in a special process
    • when we go back to very ancient times of human evolution we have to
    • do with a particular forming of man's etheric body, during a very old
    • of human evolution in which we are still living. In the year 747
    • before the Mystery of Golgotha, began that phase of human evolution
    • (Verstandes und Gemütsseele) unfolded. Everything that humanity
    • way times of probation for the evolution of humanity. For the sake of
    • by egoism, out of this youthful freshness of the human understanding.
    • Latin and Roman culture then took over something that was in a
    • comprehension for that which lived in Roman culture know: There the
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  • Title: Lecture: Some Conditions for Understanding Supersensible Experiences
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    • Spiritual and Social Transformations in Human Evolution
    • Spiritual and Social Transformations in Human Evolution
    • “a path of knowledge, to guide the spiritual in the human being
    • fulfil his mission on earth. ... It represents a force given to man
    • FROM the present time onwards it will be impossible for man to
    • human nature actually takes shape are nowhere contained in what man
    • of what I want to convey by saying this, you must think about many
    • here between birth and death, man passes again and again through the
    • which man is unwilling to speak to-day in the age of materialism are
    • is fashioned and permeated not only by the forces emanating from the
    • and overtakes us here. So that a full and complete survey of man's
    • that can explain man in his whole being and the whole course of human
    • fulfils his rightful evolution, man will no longer tread the earth by
    • women will be barren; children will no longer be born in the manner
    • Something else, for example, might come about. The Ahrimanic Powers,
    • endeavours of the Ahrimanic Powers is to keep humanity fettered too
    • it like this: In clouds, in rain, in lightning and thunder, man will
    • He will pulsate, as it were, through the manifestations of nature;
    • between death and a new birth to-day, man is related to earthly
    • purpose, we shall enter permanently into the same kind of
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    • Spiritual and Social Transformations in Human Evolution
    • “a path of knowledge, to guide the spiritual in the human being
    • fulfil his mission on earth. ... It represents a force given to man
    • FROM the present time onwards it will be impossible for man to
    • human nature actually takes shape are nowhere contained in what man
    • of what I want to convey by saying this, you must think about many
    • here between birth and death, man passes again and again through the
    • which man is unwilling to speak to-day in the age of materialism are
    • is fashioned and permeated not only by the forces emanating from the
    • and overtakes us here. So that a full and complete survey of man's
    • that can explain man in his whole being and the whole course of human
    • fulfils his rightful evolution, man will no longer tread the earth by
    • women will be barren; children will no longer be born in the manner
    • Something else, for example, might come about. The Ahrimanic Powers,
    • endeavours of the Ahrimanic Powers is to keep humanity fettered too
    • it like this: In clouds, in rain, in lightning and thunder, man will
    • He will pulsate, as it were, through the manifestations of nature;
    • between death and a new birth to-day, man is related to earthly
    • purpose, we shall enter permanently into the same kind of
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  • Title: Lecture: The Relation of the Movement for Religious Renewal to the Anthroposophical Movement
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    • The Relationship of the Starry World to Humans and of
    • Humans to the Starry World,
    • also known as: Man and the World of Stars, and
    • The Spiritual Communion of Mankind.
    • Published in German as:
    • Authorized translation from the German of Notes unrevised by the lecturer.
    • The Relationship of the Starry World to Humans and of
    • Humans to the Starry World,
    • also known as: Man and the World of Stars, and
    • The Spiritual Communion of Mankind.
    • Published in German as:
    • The Spiritual Communion of Mankind
    • Published in Man and the World of the Stars 1963
    • evolution of humanity, science, art, and religion formed a harmonious
    • whole man felt himself uplifted to the divine-spiritual ground
    • rites were the means whereby the external actions of man’s will
    • impulse within it, is its true being understood. Obviously humanity
    • will have to take many steps in spiritual development before such an
    • I will therefore narrate briefly the manner in which a certain
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    • The Relationship of the Starry World to Humans and of
    • Humans to the Starry World,
    • also known as: Man and the World of Stars, and
    • The Spiritual Communion of Mankind.
    • Published in German as:
    • Authorized translation from the German of Notes unrevised by the lecturer.
    • The Relationship of the Starry World to Humans and of
    • Humans to the Starry World,
    • also known as: Man and the World of Stars, and
    • The Spiritual Communion of Mankind.
    • Published in German as:
    • The Spiritual Communion of Mankind
    • Published in Man and the World of the Stars 1963
    • evolution of humanity, science, art, and religion formed a harmonious
    • whole man felt himself uplifted to the divine-spiritual ground
    • rites were the means whereby the external actions of man’s will
    • impulse within it, is its true being understood. Obviously humanity
    • will have to take many steps in spiritual development before such an
    • I will therefore narrate briefly the manner in which a certain
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  • Title: Lecture: The Ego-consciousness of the So-called Dead
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    • To the human beings on this earth, entrusted to your care,
    • To the human beings of the spheres, entrusted to your care,
    • and for mankind's freedom and progress, may He be with you and
    • in human life, it reminds us of man's passage through the portal of
    • of human life. Even from our own ranks, dear friends of ours have
    • few things on death, on this great event, and on the facts of human
    • between death and a new birth, so that we were able to gain many
    • light upon them from many points of view. To-day I shall therefore
    • human being such as he stands before us, here, in the physical world
    • the manner in which the human being presents himself to us in the
    • that we obtain, as it were, a general view of man's whole being if we
    • Immanuel Hermann Fichte, son of the great thinker Johann Gottlieb
    • Fichte, to Troxler and others. Indeed, man's etheric body can only be
    • our contemplation to the astral body. The astral body in man cannot
    • be contemplated in an external-sensory manner, in the same way in
    • the Ego. With these four members of human nature, we build up our
    • us that what we designate as man's physical body is a very
    • when I speak of man's inner being. Even this spatial interior is
    • mistaken manner — upside down, we might say. Since we live on
    • Saturn and Sun periods, our human countenance, that is now turned
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    • To the human beings on this earth, entrusted to your care,
    • To the human beings of the spheres, entrusted to your care,
    • and for mankind's freedom and progress, may He be with you and
    • in human life, it reminds us of man's passage through the portal of
    • of human life. Even from our own ranks, dear friends of ours have
    • few things on death, on this great event, and on the facts of human
    • between death and a new birth, so that we were able to gain many
    • light upon them from many points of view. To-day I shall therefore
    • human being such as he stands before us, here, in the physical world
    • the manner in which the human being presents himself to us in the
    • that we obtain, as it were, a general view of man's whole being if we
    • Immanuel Hermann Fichte, son of the great thinker Johann Gottlieb
    • Fichte, to Troxler and others. Indeed, man's etheric body can only be
    • our contemplation to the astral body. The astral body in man cannot
    • be contemplated in an external-sensory manner, in the same way in
    • the Ego. With these four members of human nature, we build up our
    • us that what we designate as man's physical body is a very
    • when I speak of man's inner being. Even this spatial interior is
    • mistaken manner — upside down, we might say. Since we live on
    • Saturn and Sun periods, our human countenance, that is now turned
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  • Title: Lecture: Concerning the Origin and Nature of the Finnish Nation
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    • This lecture is from a Cycle of Lectures entitled: “Man's Connection
    • The Human's Connection with the Elemental World
    • This lecture is from a Cycle of Lectures entitled: “Man's Connection
    • The Human's Connection with the Elemental World
    • Lectures entitled: “Man's Connection with the Elemental Worlds.
    • If there is a sphere in the human
    • modern man, is, as it were, covered by his ordinary consciousness, we
    • almost as a human-divine, or a human-heroic essence, and they called
    • enabled the human being to be a conqueror upon the physical plane)
    • pointed out that in “Kalevala” the human being is forged
    • time the human being was really formed out of these three soul-parts
    • form, the strivings after unity, in the manner in which they existed
    • (T), when it penetrates into the human soul. In the case of the
    • ancient divinity Jehova, the penetration into the human soul was
    • tribes — in reality, they were Norman-German tribes who had to
    • with the constitution of the human soul. In the East of Europe thus
    • contains, above all, a Norman-German element, and this lives in the
    • no longer a purely human unity, but a divine one, in which dwells the
    • Just as an individual human being
    • must be prepared in an extraordinarily complicated manner, as it
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    • The Human's Connection with the Elemental World
    • This lecture is from a Cycle of Lectures entitled: “Man's Connection
    • The Human's Connection with the Elemental World
    • Lectures entitled: “Man's Connection with the Elemental Worlds.
    • If there is a sphere in the human
    • modern man, is, as it were, covered by his ordinary consciousness, we
    • almost as a human-divine, or a human-heroic essence, and they called
    • enabled the human being to be a conqueror upon the physical plane)
    • pointed out that in “Kalevala” the human being is forged
    • time the human being was really formed out of these three soul-parts
    • form, the strivings after unity, in the manner in which they existed
    • (T), when it penetrates into the human soul. In the case of the
    • ancient divinity Jehova, the penetration into the human soul was
    • tribes — in reality, they were Norman-German tribes who had to
    • with the constitution of the human soul. In the East of Europe thus
    • contains, above all, a Norman-German element, and this lives in the
    • no longer a purely human unity, but a divine one, in which dwells the
    • Just as an individual human being
    • must be prepared in an extraordinarily complicated manner, as it
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  • Title: Awakening to Community - I
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    • that what I am about to say could serve many a listener as a means to
    • presently developing that the times themselves demand the deepening
    • of life built on human community, a community where people could live
    • as human beings. This alienation from the spiritual, psychic and
    • longer provide what modern man's inner life requires and the dignity
    • of full humanness demands.
    • just any other present day group of human beings is something that
    • springs from the innermost core of his humanity, something he feels
    • the surface of his soul from the eternal sources of all humanness.
    • world presently is to satisfy a longing for full humanness. People
    • be called a reversing of human will impulses. A person is born into a
    • certain period and educated to be a man of his time. The result is
    • the human world around him. He grows up, and as he does so he grows
    • consistent with full human stature for a person to couple his life of
    • practice that civilized man has developed in recent centuries is just
    • that this desire exists only as an instinct in many of those who seek
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    • Published in German as:
    • Authorized translation from the German
    • Published in German as:
    • that what I am about to say could serve many a listener as a means to
    • presently developing that the times themselves demand the deepening
    • of life built on human community, a community where people could live
    • as human beings. This alienation from the spiritual, psychic and
    • longer provide what modern man's inner life requires and the dignity
    • of full humanness demands.
    • just any other present day group of human beings is something that
    • springs from the innermost core of his humanity, something he feels
    • the surface of his soul from the eternal sources of all humanness.
    • world presently is to satisfy a longing for full humanness. People
    • be called a reversing of human will impulses. A person is born into a
    • certain period and educated to be a man of his time. The result is
    • the human world around him. He grows up, and as he does so he grows
    • consistent with full human stature for a person to couple his life of
    • practice that civilized man has developed in recent centuries is just
    • that this desire exists only as an instinct in many of those who seek
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    • The Spiritual Union of Humanity through the Christ Impulse.
    • Published in German as:
    • on January 2nd, 1916. Authorized translation from the German
    • The Spiritual Union of Humanity through the Christ Impulse.
    • Published in German as:
    • the human etheric body as it is connected with the physical body. We shall
    • must be understood that in reality it interpenetrates the whole human etheric
    • the whole system of man, his astral body and ego. Let us now recall that the
    • etheric body of man naturally consists of the different kinds of ether which
    • often said that man really only gains consciousness of things from being
    • of this is that the human ego and astral body first receive a revelation of
    • remembrance of many things, of objects and experiences that we have passed
    • case. We meet a man today, whom we first saw five days ago. We remember that
    • We say: we recognize this man. What is it that really takes place in us when
    • we thus remember a man and our former meeting with him?
    • when we met the man five days ago our etheric body experienced certain
    • thoughts evoked by the man whom we met, revealed themselves within our
    • our having perceived the man with our senses, we received impressions [not
    • light-body. Thus the whole result of our meeting with the man consisted in
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    • The Spiritual Union of Humanity through the Christ Impulse.
    • Published in German as:
    • on January 2nd, 1916. Authorized translation from the German
    • The Spiritual Union of Humanity through the Christ Impulse.
    • Published in German as:
    • the human etheric body as it is connected with the physical body. We shall
    • must be understood that in reality it interpenetrates the whole human etheric
    • the whole system of man, his astral body and ego. Let us now recall that the
    • etheric body of man naturally consists of the different kinds of ether which
    • often said that man really only gains consciousness of things from being
    • of this is that the human ego and astral body first receive a revelation of
    • remembrance of many things, of objects and experiences that we have passed
    • case. We meet a man today, whom we first saw five days ago. We remember that
    • We say: we recognize this man. What is it that really takes place in us when
    • we thus remember a man and our former meeting with him?
    • when we met the man five days ago our etheric body experienced certain
    • thoughts evoked by the man whom we met, revealed themselves within our
    • our having perceived the man with our senses, we received impressions [not
    • light-body. Thus the whole result of our meeting with the man consisted in
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    • German series of 19 lectures entitled Geisteswissenschaftliche
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    • Man
    • Man
    • Manifestations of the
    • Ego in the Different Races of Man
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    • it also throws light on the great span of human existence that
    • concerned; it can help us solve many problems and show us how to cope
    • fail to understand many things they are encountering every moment of
    • in life, however, can never serve man's evolution nor his true
    • word that contains many such problems is the word ‘forgetting’.
    • with what we call man's etheric body. So we can also assume that the
    • significance in the fact that the things a human being has had at
    • way, as so often happens, and say that it is a defect of the human
    • this task of retaining the impressions and thoughts in man, when the
    • body. Everything depending on repetition in man or animal is
    • growth of the plant. The fact that in man the vertebrae of the spine
    • activity of man's astral body. So we can say that everything
    • this etheric body, and man has it too. Of course there can be no
    • plant's etheric body and man's, which, in addition to the qualities
    • between a plant and a human being. Imagine planting a seed in the
    • with man? Up to a point this is certainly so, but only up to a
    • certain point. When a human being arises out of the embryo we see
    • could add various other examples to show that human development, just
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    • be taken into consideration in the various groups of our German
    • “Ten Commandments”.
    • into things in all manner of ways, like the way it is now speaking
    • personally affected and cannot manage with ordinary materialistic
    • scientific basis and is useful in many respects, we shall be making
    • suchlike, and fall victim in this way to all manner of one-sidedness.
    • Present-day mankind must, above all, realise more and more that man
    • is a complicated being and that everything to do with man is
    • science holding the opinion that man consists merely of a physical
    • sick human being. For health and sickness, have a relationship to man
    • point. Life does not depend on what a man says or believes. That is
    • world. So that however pious a doctor is and however many ideas he
    • is it sufficient for anthroposophy to spread the knowledge of man's
    • fourfold nature and for everybody to go repeating that man consists
    • living interplay of these members of man's being and the part the
    • and in the sick human being and what their interrelationship implies.
    • tell you about the nature of the fourth member of man's being, the
    • blood is the expression of the ego nature of man. And if Goethe's
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    • a series of apparently widely divergent aspects of human health and
    • last time we attempted to portray the text of The Ten Commandments.
    • with the content and the actual trend of the Commandments. Today we
    • will start today by looking at an important moment in man's earthly
    • moment in human evolution we want to recall lies a long way back. If
    • division of the sexes took place in the kingdom of man on earth. You
    • in the human kingdom. I want to emphasise that we are not speaking of
    • bisexuality occur earlier. But what we call the human kingdom did not
    • divide into two sexes until Lemurian times. Prior to that the human
    • visualise how the earlier dual sexed human being gradually developed
    • man still lived in a very insubstantial material body.
    • her wisdom had created cork so that man could make stoppers with it.
    • division into sexes occurred in human evolution. That was not so. We
    • vision can see that there was a time in mankind's earthly evolution
    • a much more delicate nature, and when human beings partook of
    • in our present cycle of humanity, these differences did not exist
    • Just imagine how infinitely dull human life would be if people were
    • and how little could actually happen in human life, as everybody
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    • MAN
    • must look at the human being in a way that makes it possible to
    • understand this fact and many others besides. You know from the
    • innumerable times we have referred to it that man can only be
    • body, etheric body, astral body and ego. These four members of man's
    • manifold ways. Each member influences the other, and therefore they
    • very complicated. It takes a very long time for man to get to know
    • man has a connection with the cosmos through each of his members; a
    • observe man both in a waking and sleeping state.
    • a man lies asleep, the physical and etheric bodies lie in bed and the
    • higher entities. When the human being's own astral body and ego
    • human body cannot remain without there being an ego and an astral
    • body active when the human being is asleep. To be exact, we would
    • human being's sleeping physical body are also within the human being
    • activity of the human being's own astral body and ego. If we want to
    • tell ourselves that this human ego is within the human body when man
    • ego and that has a free hand in the human body, descends into the
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    • MAN
    • up to form a deeper understanding of the being of man and various
    • other things connected with man's whole life and evolution that will
    • man's being. We want to start there today and find an answer to the
    • between man's ego, astral body, etheric body and physical body. What
    • rotation’ for the four members of man's being. This is of
    • some damage in the organism, in the lungs, say. When the human being
    • particular organ of the human body is upset. Then the whole organism
    • various organs of the human body came into existence and developed at
    • very different periods of human evolution. What from the spiritual
    • scientific point of view is called ‘the study of the human
    • body’ is the most complicated matter imaginable, for the human
    • man's higher members, so that each physical organ expresses the
    • archetype basis of the lungs came into man on the predecessor of our
    • were planted into man by higher spiritual beings. But today I want
    • the nervous system. But man is complicated, and the development of
    • like this for all kinds of phenomena in human life. And just through
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    • bodies of the human being. Steiner shows how we can become, through our
    • understanding of man's being and task in the world. You will remember
    • possible for the human being to be ill, and we indicated that
    • explained before that the division of man's being into four members,
    • therefore have their physical manifestation in irregularities in the
    • irregularities in the astral body manifests in irregularities in the
    • nervous system, and what originates in the etheric body manifests in
    • connected with the span of one human lifetime. Now anyone who is able
    • connections between man's various incarnations. But the ways of karma
    • are very intricate and manifold, and we must study the more detailed
    • connected with causes made by man himself in earlier lives. In order
    • the law of karma works in human life. We shall be referring to some
    • what actually happens to man spiritually in the period after death.
    • know that on passing through the portal of death man first of all has
    • mentioned. During life, when man is asleep, he lays his etheric body
    • immediately after death have also been mentioned; man's feeling of
    • astral body without man being bound to a physical body. This is the
    • know that when man has just passed through the portal of death he
    • body that man satisfied his desires. After death he no longer has
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    • man's being. We have looked at the great riddle of man from as many
    • and weeping are certainly very common things in human life. But only
    • penetrate into the deepest parts of man's being where he is
    • globe. By virtue of the fact that man has acquired on this globe the
    • reaches the spirit will really fathom man's real nature. Laughing and
    • alone can remove the preconception that would rank man's nature too
    • like to reduce man as near as possible to animal level, emphasises as
    • superior to that of man. But this does not particularly surprise the
    • there are two streams in human life. One stream includes all the
    • human capacities and characteristics we inherit from our parents and
    • Man
    • man's being which passes from life to life, from incarnation to
    • a man's being, that passes from incarnation to incarnation, is
    • should not imagine that when a man is born it is possible under
    • individuality is already united with the human body before birth.
    • work on man is a different matter. The individual kernel is already
    • birth there are active in man the causes of all those characteristics
    • kernel of man's being is there, as we said, it cannot take control
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    • bodies of the human being. Steiner shows how we can become, through our
    • THE MANIFESTATION OF THE
    • we became familiar with every day expressions of man's inner life,
    • inner being of man, including man's whole evolution, in a certain way
    • depend. As wide as possible a study of man is what we have been
    • studying man from as many aspects as possible.
    • man takes on a different form in different regions of the earth.
    • Looking back into the ancient past, we see how the human soul and
    • actually the human body too, developed in the different epochs of
    • various capacities that mankind has today, developed gradually in the
    • are connected with the unfolding of man's inner being. Now if even
    • what tremendous human differences must have come about since the very
    • know human conditions if we continually consider them from different
    • have been entirely different then. Man, evolving in earthly
    • also the so-called Lemurian evolution, in which man had only just
    • when man descended from higher regions on to the earth. Although man
    • had the kind of physical body like you can imagine if you picture man
    • able to distinguish this human being from his environment, just as a
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    • something to round off the many facts and views we have been studying
    • science should take hold of human life, and how it can become life,
    • cosmos, as these are expressed in man. And to start with I should
    • evolution of the animal and that of man. You need only say one word
    • between the concept of animal and human evolution. Think of the word
    • a radical difference between the education of a human being and what
    • know that man's development is a gradual and very complicated
    • of his life, up to the change of teeth, man develops in quite a
    • today, for you already know it. According to spiritual science man
    • passes through several births. The human being is born into the
    • actual ego of man is born. Not until then does the human being awaken
    • say. Immediately after the birth of a human being his brain is not
    • to another, the human being learns by degrees to link together in
    • go on working at the whole development of the growing human being
    • outside the human being during the first months of his existence and
    • let us consider the gradual development of the human being and
    • is all that the plant has in addition. Now we have seen that man's
    • that man's astral body is not actually born until then. But the
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    • in Relation to Cosmic Facts, in German, Das Leben Zwischen dem
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    • the body when waking from sleep. Between birth and death a human
    • after death. Understanding of every human soul without distinction of
    • evolution of humanity. The distinction between Christianity and other
    • connection with the Sun. Man belongs to the Universe, not only to the
    • After death the human being draws forces from the
    • qualities during life on Earth. Man is not meant to witness what
    • man's consciousness but the life-giving process does not. The
    • history of mankind.
    • lecture. Of the members of man's being it is the ‘I’ or
    • correspondence between the true form of man and those faculties. The
    • human form stems from the Spirits of Form. These Spirits are opposed
    • man experiences the higher ‘I’ of which he is unconscious
    • within the human being. Growth, however, continues until checked by
    • Adam’. Progressive dimness of man's life of soul after death
    • significance in man's life after death. The effect of the Buddha's
    • The greatest mysteries of existence are within man
    • Vision of spiritual realities gradually lost by human souls in the
    • man's inner spirituality.
    • forces needed by man in order to mould his body and also his destiny
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    • Theosophy: An Introduction to the Supersensible Knowledge of the World and the Destination of Man
    • The Inner Nature of Man and Life Between Death and a New Birth
    • The Spiritual Guidance of Man and Humanity
    • Man in the Light of Occultism, Theosophy and Philosophy
    • Man's Life on Earth and in the Spiritual Worlds
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    • great deal has been said previously about the Luciferic and Ahrimanic
    • by studying them very gradually and from many different aspects. It
    • was to show from as many different sides as possible, the part played
    • process of humanity and in the spiritual content of our present age.
    • faced with a demand for self-development and told that he can only
    • before a human being can reach the highest stage of development he
    • led mankind as a whole to strive for such development, and he need
    • programmes. Man is able to sense truth where it genuinely exists.
    • In our present age there are many influences which
    • foundation of the German Section of the Theosophical Society. Anyone
    • this realm. In addition to all other demands to which only very brief
    • are due to our Movement. The demand will continue to be made that by
    • For some years now the relationship of human beings
    • content of those worlds should flow into the human soul. But now we
    • demand is made that anthroposophists shall not turn deaf ears to what
    • Between death and the new birth a human being
    • 5,000 years in human history, the so-called Lesser Kali Yuga. Since
    • you a concrete example. In the early twelfth century, a man named
    • founding the Order came to him, Norbert was a loose-living man, full
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    • after death. Understanding of every human soul without distinction of
    • evolution of humanity. The distinction between Christianity and other
    • Facts, in German, Das Leben Zwischen dem Tode und der Neuen Geburt
    • with a brief consideration of man's nature and constitution — a
    • an unprejudiced observation of man's life is surely the existence of
    • the human Ego, the ‘I’. A distinction must however be
    • first person. We know too that this year, although it varies in many
    • individuals, marks the limit before which, in later life, a human
    • thus a dividing line in the life of a human being: before it there is
    • This happens because as a being of soul-and-spirit, man returns into
    • world. Man feels the truth of this, but it is in his power to reduce
    • a fact that every human being can recognise. At the same time he can
    • realise that as a human being never fulfils his ideal value, his ‘I’
    • even though we do not always manage to do it. Before we pass through
    • you will realise that between birth and death it is possible for man
    • present stage of man's evolution. He is unable to work consciously on
    • of his being. The destruction for which a man is continually
    • external observation — it is possible for man to damage these
    • the Earth man can acquire only the forces needed for the constant
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    • Facts, in German, Das Leben Zwischen dem Tode und der Neuen Geburt
    • birth you will recall that during that period a human being
    • in many respects. It is true that in the life between death and the
    • through human will is able to bring about certain changes in the
    • many respects. Here we can also consider the life in Kamaloka, for
    • many cases it happens that aversion in the upper consciousness takes
    • although a human being casts off physical body and etheric body at
    • In the case mentioned, let us suppose that the man who
    • ideas about the members of man's constitution or about what can come
    • superphysical, spiritual existence; furthermore that man is on Earth
    • for the sake of comfort, a man has kept aloof from anthroposophical
    • because human beings of the present age are by no means particularly
    • slight because on the physical plane human beings live for the most
    • humanity, this will eventually come about. Simply through paying
    • I want to make you aware of how little a man really knows about the
    • from how many things we are protected in the world, how many things
    • Now the following may happen. A man may take serious
    • receive from the spiritual world impressions from human beings who
    • manifest as genuine dream-experiences which have meaning and point to
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    • qualities during life on Earth. Man is not meant to witness what
    • man's consciousness but the life-giving process does not. The
    • Facts, in German, Das Leben Zwischen dem Tode und der Neuen Geburt
    • human being which at death leaves the physical body and, to a
    • the human being is able to draw these forces from the world of stars
    • science as Mercury, a man will be able to draw the requisite forces
    • before his death. To sum up, we may say that as long as a human being
    • radiating from the worlds of the stars. In man of the present age,
    • forces which man draws into his consciousness during his earthly
    • the simple fact that during sleep the human being has no
    • during waking life are restored and man is not meant to witness this
    • waking life and is concealed from human consciousness. The Bible uses
    • Spirit resolved that when the human being had acquired certain
    • announced that the human being was not to witness the revivification
    • Earth. While man is awake the whole life-process is one of
    • destruction, of wear and tear. During waking life nothing in man's
    • concealed from the human being in his later years. Evidence for this
    • concealed from man's conscious life on Earth. Processes of
    • being of man the forces which can build up and fashion the next life,
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    • considered by many people to be a mythological or mystical figure but
    • an achievement of supreme importance in the history of human
    • significance of the Mystery of Golgotha in the history of mankind on
    • is that when a human being rises from the rank of Bodhisattva to that
    • development and stature of mankind.
    • and all-embracing human love which were also to be integrated into
    • longer working in a human body but in the spiritual body in which he
    • human beings but also with those sublime Leaders and Teachers who
    • a Being who need no longer incarnate in a human body, he had
    • could not become the common possession of all mankind. It was
    • implied absolute surrender to what is super-sensible in human nature,
    • absolutely unique quality of soul and manner of life of Francis of
    • numbers of human beings would have developed the character and
    • been quite unable to cope with the demands that would be made of
    • humanity in modern civilisation.
    • passage of the human soul through the various regions of the Cosmos
    • of existence the soul of a man has to pass through the planetary
    • Earth, how at each new incarnation the human being finds that the
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    • correspondence between the true form of man and those faculties. The
    • human form stems from the Spirits of Form. These Spirits are opposed
    • man experiences the higher 'I' of which he is unconscious
    • Facts, in German, Das Leben Zwischen dem Tode und der Neuen Geburt
    • have already considered certain aspects of man's life between death
    • connected with the planetary sphere of Mars and because the human
    • Gautama Buddha. Genuine enlightenment about the being of man and his
    • consecutive epochs during which the human soul has undergone
    • consists in human souls being helped to understand what is now
    • Science. In this way not only will a knowledge of the being of man
    • studies of man's life between death and the new birth. The question
    • esoteric expositions of past centuries. And many people who hear
    • understand this we must again consider man's relationship to the
    • But we must now consider closely how man is related
    • We know that the human being on Earth consists of
    • to the further transformation undergone by the human being between
    • death and rebirth. In the innermost sphere the human ‘I’
    • remains unchanged. Whether the human being is passing through the
    • must not be confused with the ‘I’ which the human being
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    • Progressive dimness of man's life of soul after death
    • significance in man's life after death. The effect of the Buddha's
    • Facts, in German, Das Leben Zwischen dem Tode und der Neuen Geburt
    • man's life between birth and death in the physical world on the one
    • new light upon many topics we have already studied from a different
    • the course of man's physical life — about which something has
    • the actual life of the human being other facts of incisive
    • repeatedly considered a crucial occurrence in a man's life which
    • back to which a man's memory extends in later life, the moment when
    • said that Ego-consciousness flashes up in the human being at some
    • be said to hold good in the later period of a man's life. Although
    • discover that whatever comes in this way into the life of man and
    • hardly find two human beings whose memories go back to exactly the
    • member of man's being and are then concerned with the other, more
    • nature of man. That is essentially characteristic of the seven-year
    • of Ego-consciousness. If we observe human life with discernment we
    • contribution made by the forces that give the human being his form is
    • formative process, for the principle which builds up the human form
    • first seven years of the life of a human being. The principle of form
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    • Vision of spiritual realities gradually lost by human souls in the
    • man's inner spirituality.
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    • the normal perception belonging to outer existence we study human
    • with man himself. In other words, what a man can observe if he is not
    • can be seen during sleep is for the most part concealed from man's
    • observation is also possible during sleep, most of what a man sees to
    • begin with is connected with him as a human being but remains
    • found in the outside world but within man himself. Let us recall what
    • who have reached the stage of human existence during the Earth
    • period. When a man looks at the mineral, plant or animal kingdoms, he
    • is outside in space, nothing of the processes manifesting in the
    • human kingdom. But then we know that the essential realities which we
    • on man himself. It is actually as if everything else were blotted out
    • nothing except Man. What would never be seen by day, in the waking
    • to work at the creation of man, at a level above that of mineral,
    • everything except the real being of man, through the spiritual
    • except man — as a creation, together with happenings in the
    • human kingdom — that is to say, from the viewpoint of sleep we
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    • Luciferic or Ahrimanic beings according to their attitude to
    • spiritual knowledge while on Earth. The power exercised by Ahrimanic
    • Facts, in German, Das Leben Zwischen dem Tode und der Neuen Geburt
    • aspect. When a man has passed through the gate of death he comes into
    • contact with many and infinitely varied forces and beings. He does
    • Earth. Within certain limits the human being builds and fashions his
    • to build a body able to cope with this world and all its demands. The
    • super-sensible forces which man needs in order to fashion his body and
    • false. Every world has its own special mission. And what a man can
    • and consequently he will be an inadequate human being in his next
    • one life a man deliberately scorns to develop in his soul any
    • as the human being could otherwise have received them. Their nature
    • then is such that when the human being passes into his next life on
    • admittedly, able to cope with the outer world and its demands, in a
    • — and there are many such people nowadays — in these
    • investigation and knowing the conditions of human life, we penetrate
    • we study life on Earth with discernment, we see many human beings —
    • cleric, an honourable man in all his endeavours, wrote in the first
    • the human being and should not be drummed into him; he should work
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    • endeavoured to present many aspects of this life; moreover it has
    • individuality of the human being concerned, continually expands,
    • stream of heredity. And through this union of the human seed which
    • from the great macrocosmic spheres, there arises the human being who
    • the human being still clings to his sense-impressions and retains a
    • of Flowing Susceptibility. There the human being gradually
    • this stage, when the human being has weaned himself from fostering
    • wishing continues throughout a man's earthly life. This form and
    • And then finally, in the region of Attraction and Repulsion, man
    • man is passing through these regions, of Burning Desires, of Flowing
    • desire to wish with a heart as on Earth. Finally, the human being
    • ‘human-universal’ quality in existence — that which
    • with a religious life befitting all mankind. Thus it is even the
    • humanity with which the soul has finished by the time it enters into
    • configurations of a man's different incarnations are inscribed in
    • what, in terms of cosmic existence, the human soul has to experience
    • on Earth. But when the human being assumes embodiment on Earth he can
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    • Search for the Holy Grail, in German, Christus und die
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    • cultural epochs, the Greco-Roman world which produced a succession of
    • human form, and in the Mystery of Golgotha. Mankind's response to
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    • The Sibyls as symptoms of one side of human soul-life.
    • Graeco-Roman times. The geological element in the Hebrew Prophets.
    • human soul. The concord between human history and the stellar script.
    • The heavenly aspect and the human aspect of the Holy Grail.
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    • For readers of German a most valuable book on the
    • (The Effect of Occult Development upon the Self and the Sheaths of Man)
    • whose purpose it is to nourish the noblest part of man all through
    • that by which the physical instrument of man on earth must be
    • from all foods and which unites in the purest part of the human brain
    • Mysteries — it is really to be handed to the human being who
    • has obtained the understanding of what makes man mature enough
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    • imperfect in many respects.
    • arose to meet the claims which were manifested within the Membership
    • Above all, many Members were greatly disposed to hearing the Gospels
    • such revelations to humanity.
    • this is at least an anthroposophical knowledge of man and the
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    • Rudolf Steiner in German, published by the Rudolf Steiner Verlag,
    • 3. Letters, drafts, manuscripts,
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    • Many people who are naturally fitted to receive
    • history of mankind if we are to understand rightly our own spiritual
    • anthroposophical knowledge concerning man and the evolution of the
    • deepened anthroposophical knowledge, into the course of human
    • is specially bound up with the evolution of humanity, than it is for
    • up before our souls the whole spiritual situation of humanity at the
    • similar feeling — to enter into the psychic disposition of man at that
    • hold of essential elements in the evolution of humanity. Let us
    • When we consider what mankind had accomplished in this
    • the Stoic sense (and a good many personalities in Roman history were
    • special attention to this triumph of human thinking at that time.
    • appeared to human understanding as though it were dispersed through
    • that are fundamental to human evolution, and with what physical and
    • course of human evolution. I shall have to say many things which will
    • approached the human soul in a quite new way. But if then, after
    • put a circle round this Greek and Roman thought-world and make it an
    • which indicates that here in the evolution of humanity something
    • the Graeco-Roman world.
    • makes itself felt in the thought world of Graeco-Roman antiquity.
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    • Gnostics pictured the manifestation of the Christ in Jesus of
    • remain for only a limited time in a human body, as was the body of
    • essence of humanity which had never before been incarnated in the
    • The Spiritual Guidance of Man and of Mankind;
    • Deeper Secrets of Human History in the Light of St. Matthew's Gospel.]
    • manner of the birth of Christ, the most tremendous mystery in human
    • man the splendour of the wisdom of the Logos, the wisdom that pulses
    • that works in the realms of humanity. But the Christ Being could find
    • elected to live in a human body, and they would have been able to
    • this manifestation. It would have been understood that a Star from
    • spiritual heights had appeared and had been born in a human being.
    • the Christ manifestation by way of these three Wise Men? This must be
    • thrown out only as a question. It is one of the many questions which
    • of this manifestation.
    • the evolution of humanity the essential thing had been for Christ to
    • work on the understanding of human souls on Earth, then —
    • these ways now. But there is one way among the many that I should
    • our era through a very remarkable manifestation of spiritual life,
    • the world their manifold prophecies. And these prophecies, even in
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    • of human soul life during the fourth post-Atlantean epoch. Finally,
    • Being as a high spiritual Being. But for understanding human
    • The Spiritual Guidance of Man and of Mankind;
    • Deeper Secrets of Human History in the Light of St. Matthew's Gospel.]
    • of Zarathustra. Here we have a human being who in the second
    • have not to do with a human being, like other human beings, in the
    • child we cannot say that in him there lived an ordinary human ego
    • walked the Earth as man. The only question is: Did this Being, whom
    • We must remember that the Beings and Powers connected with human evolution
    • which divided itself among single human souls remained behind, and
    • evolution of the Earth and of humanity in such a way as to have
    • walked the Earth as man. We must look for him not in the history of
    • the other planets (with the exception of one principal human pair who
    • had stayed on earth) and were incarnated in human bodies throughout
    • those of Ahriman. Thus the souls of men had to enter into bodies
    • wherein they were exposed in the course of human evolution to the
    • about — if, that is, the human souls had come down from
    • Luciferic and Ahrimanic influences — then something else would
    • First of all, when the human beings came down from the
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    • which had to come about for the evolution of humanity through the
    • are manifest in the evolution of mankind. It will first be necessary
    • in human souls of all that I described yesterday. These
    • threefold Christ-event in the souls of post-Atlantean mankind. From
    • It looks beyond the two Beings, Ahura Mazdao and Ahriman, to the
    • in human souls by the forces which shone out from the stars; when the
    • were becoming manifest in the realm of sense existence. In the
    • Roman cultures, but also to all the other regions of Europe.
    • human beings, through the servants whom we call elemental spirits. In
    • with many gods and spiritual beings whom we find in the West. I could
    • mention many, but we need point only to Wotan with his wild host,
    • form into man something taken from the Earth itself. He wishes to
    • clothe with a new covering, an Earth-vesture, the part of man that
    • precisely the god who forms man out of the Earth — that is, out
    • this teaching about man, that he is formed out of the forces of the
    • Hebrew teaching shown to us at once in the name of the first man,
    • creation of man is spoken of quite differently, with the emphasis on
    • engaged in the forming of man. Athene lends her aid and causes a
    • spark from spiritual heights to be united with man. Prometheus forms
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    • the Sibyls points to a certain power of the human soul which in
    • course of human history, changes occur. The forces which the Sibyls
    • forces that were then intended to prevail in human souls were not
    • humanity in the way known to us, one result was that the chaotic
    • earth. Just as in human life, after we have been using our
    • The forces — legitimate human forces — which
    • Human beings in their ordinary consciousness remained entirely
    • the Council of Nicaea onwards, human beings in their normal
    • strife, but below the surface, and human wisdom will have to uncover
    • of the soul in order to bring human soul-forces into a right
    • Many of you will perhaps guess something of what I mean
    • they appeared in the course of really a good many years, during which
    • I knew that many meanings can be attached to the Holy
    • which prevail there, meets in the forest a young woman who is holding
    • I could tell you of many indications of this kind that
    • for the management of her property and withdrew into solitude. She
    • garments and sent him forth. He met with many adventures, and later
    • We know that after many wanderings, during which he
    • Gurnemanz that he ought not to ask too many questions, does not
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    • important symbol will be manifest. Because the moon reflects the
    • the Grail has also been brought nearer to mankind again through
    • Astrology of the third post-Atlantean epoch, for humanity then
    • astronomy and their human forces in the female element in human life.
    • of soul-life. I want to touch on a manifestation to which I called
    • of the human soul, the Sibylline power of the Maid of Orleans is
    • letter written by a man who lived through these events, for it shows
    • those who had a heart and feeling for it. He was a man in the
    • The girl is of appealing beauty and manly bearing; she speaks little
    • assiduous in the manipulation and bearing of weapons that she remains
    • miraculous way, but only after a demand for his release has been made
    • post-Atlantean epoch brought in. It is something written by a man
    • spiritual script.’ Here was a man — as you will shortly
    • man whose soul feels imbued with the Earth's aura, and with the
    • we find a certain man, deeply bound up with the spiritual life of the
    • is with the soul of the earth, so is it with the soul of man. All
    • have influence on conception, and therefore on human temperament and
    • souls there would not be harmony everywhere. In human souls we find
    • particular place, just as the human soul has its seat in the heart;
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    • matters actually stand in regard to what we call man's Saturn
    • we know that there is concealed within us, within our human being,
    • laws dependent on man's personal karma.
    • evolution depends on the fact that human souls, for instance, who
    • were personalities in ancient Roman times are present again today.
    • cosmic script, and consider what radiating forces pour into human
    • the same delusion as a man who had been sentenced by a certain legal
    • paragraph printed on the white page can sentence a man, can Aries,
    • star-script the connection between the cosmos and human destiny. And
    • outside space and time. When we observe human life as a whole
    • be seen when we confront a man in the physical world.
    • We have said that in meeting man
    • astral body from the Old Moon, and the Ego. And when we look at man
    • laws of Earth which prevail and are active when the ego fashions man
    • outwardly active. Now if we encounter a man we shall say: “You,
    • O Man, as you confront me as material man are an embodiment of the
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    • matters actually stand in regard to what we call man's Saturn
    • we know that there is concealed within us, within our human being,
    • laws dependent on man's personal karma.
    • evolution depends on the fact that human souls, for instance, who
    • were personalities in ancient Roman times are present again today.
    • cosmic script, and consider what radiating forces pour into human
    • the same delusion as a man who had been sentenced by a certain legal
    • paragraph printed on the white page can sentence a man, can Aries,
    • star-script the connection between the cosmos and human destiny. And
    • outside space and time. When we observe human life as a whole
    • be seen when we confront a man in the physical world.
    • We have said that in meeting man
    • astral body from the Old Moon, and the Ego. And when we look at man
    • laws of Earth which prevail and are active when the ego fashions man
    • outwardly active. Now if we encounter a man we shall say: “You,
    • O Man, as you confront me as material man are an embodiment of the
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    • the physical organism of man, leaving out of account altogether the
    • There is the manifested universe and there is also its reflection
    • human heart, succeeds in relating himself to the Sun's light in such
    • for such a man does the Moon become as it were inwardly transparent
    • find the abstract truths that are the pride of present-day humanity.
    • we come to all that was once taught to primeval humanity on Earth by
    • different from human nature as it is today.
    • great Teachers of earthly humanity; but all consciousness of the
    • man and are connected with his sexual nature in its physical aspect.
    • So the lower nature of man is a product of what radiates from the
    • other knowledge is only like information we could glean about a human
    • Such an image would tell us nothing whatever about the man's
    • The nature of Saturn is such that he receives many diverse impulses
    • informant concerning what has come to pass in the planetary system,
    • grasped with thoughtful intelligence. If a man does not himself make
    • of mankind. A man who has tried hard to apply clear thinking to some
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    • the physical organism of man, leaving out of account altogether the
    • There is the manifested universe and there is also its reflection
    • human heart, succeeds in relating himself to the Sun's light in such
    • for such a man does the Moon become as it were inwardly transparent
    • find the abstract truths that are the pride of present-day humanity.
    • we come to all that was once taught to primeval humanity on Earth by
    • different from human nature as it is today.
    • great Teachers of earthly humanity; but all consciousness of the
    • man and are connected with his sexual nature in its physical aspect.
    • So the lower nature of man is a product of what radiates from the
    • other knowledge is only like information we could glean about a human
    • Such an image would tell us nothing whatever about the man's
    • The nature of Saturn is such that he receives many diverse impulses
    • informant concerning what has come to pass in the planetary system,
    • grasped with thoughtful intelligence. If a man does not himself make
    • of mankind. A man who has tried hard to apply clear thinking to some
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    • Individual Spiritual Beings Working in the Human Soul.
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    • Also known as: Hidden Forces in the Being of Man
    • by Alice Wulsin from the most recent German edition.
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    • Individual Spiritual Beings Working in the Human Soul.
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    • Also known as: Hidden Forces in the Being of Man
    • Riddles of the Human Soul
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    • Individual Spiritual Beings Working in the Human Soul.
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    • of the Supersensible and Riddles of the Human Soul
    • evolution of the human spirit over the course of centuries, or
    • perhaps millenia, will come to feel that this human spirit moves on
    • progress, for in the dismal time that has now befallen humanity this
    • might call forth bitter doubt in many. If we observe this evolution
    • of the human spirit, however, something else makes a clear impression
    • on us, namely, that the forms and configurations taken by man's
    • knowledge that wishes to penetrate humanity's evolution in a new way,
    • difficulty gaining access to evolving humanity.
    • relation to the earth, stands still. Human habits of thought and
    • in the further evolution of human thinking, sensing, and feeling. It
    • Many other objections
    • also the problem that in our time many people, indeed the majority of
    • is certainly still acknowledged as justified by many today; but it is
    • the nature of the human being. This is particularly the case among
    • humanity. This natural scientific development today supplies so many
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    • Individual Spiritual Beings Working in the Human Soul.
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    • human life. I have indicated that some of our contemporaries here on
    • earthly, into the physical region in which the human being resides in
    • on deeply significant mysteries of human life, mysteries that for
    • occult societies. They maintained that the human being was not yet
    • much today about the justification for keeping back from human beings
    • which wider circles of humanity cannot and should not be without the
    • humanity lived under different conditions, it was justifiable to hold
    • conditions of human life are such that the human being will
    • humanity's evolution it was different. You know that until the
    • world, human beings believed something entirely different concerning
    • the structure of the world. Obviously it has been necessary for human
    • progress, and also for the penetration of human freedom into the
    • evolution of humanity, that the Copernican world view appeared, just
    • beings. With this view of the structure of the world the human being
    • in human beings becoming destructive in the earthly sphere after
    • arising in the Copernican view is the human being chained to
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    • this way — many things are almost self-evident, nevertheless it
    • arising from human desires, human wishes. Although this is so
    • certain statements of spiritual science, objections based upon human
    • desires and human wishes, for instance, objections of the following
    • whole life of man, seeing that spiritual science and its results
    • mentality for the evolution of present-day humanity, and particularly
    • its significance in the face of the demands and requirements of our
    • science for humanity, and in particular for modern man. And in order
    • greater value for the individual and concrete life of a human being.
    • Seen from outside, human life is, to begin with, a riddle, for if it
    • regards the whole course of human evolution. We need not be afraid
    • from out the spiritual world, riddles of life and of man connected
    • the deeper riddles of man and of the world, which only appear in the
    • experience in the form of destiny. This word contains many,
    • many things. In our public lecture
    • [“Man's Soul and Body
    • for many people. We must now bear in mind the fact that spiritual
    • certain insight into the mysterious processes of human life.
    • human beings enter into relationship with one another through their
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    • this way — many things are almost self-evident, nevertheless it
    • arising from human desires, human wishes. Although this is so
    • certain statements of spiritual science, objections based upon human
    • desires and human wishes, for instance, objections of the following
    • whole life of man, seeing that spiritual science and its results
    • mentality for the evolution of present-day humanity, and particularly
    • its significance in the face of the demands and requirements of our
    • science for humanity, and in particular for modern man. And in order
    • greater value for the individual and concrete life of a human being.
    • Seen from outside, human life is, to begin with, a riddle, for if it
    • regards the whole course of human evolution. We need not be afraid
    • from out the spiritual world, riddles of life and of man connected
    • the deeper riddles of man and of the world, which only appear in the
    • experience in the form of destiny. This word contains many,
    • many things. In our public lecture
    • [“Man's Soul and Body
    • for many people. We must now bear in mind the fact that spiritual
    • certain insight into the mysterious processes of human life.
    • human beings enter into relationship with one another through their
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    • as human beings upon earth, live with the spiritual worlds, even as
    • peculiarities. We must try to recognize what they are for us as human
    • ‘imaginative world.’ In ordinary human life, under
    • ordinary conditions, man cannot lift into consciousness his
    • ordinary, every-day human thoughts, only the head is concerned as an
    • kingdom, as physical human beings, we receive few imaginations. We
    • relations to our fellow human beings, and all that these relations
    • fellow human beings — our whole attitude towards them —
    • from the way we meet another human being, and though, as I said, to
    • all that approaches us as human beings in this world. We have our
    • this or that human being. All this is due to the imaginations which
    • our fellow human beings. In fact we always carry with us in life
    • all the impressions of the human beings with who we have ever been,
    • beings — and notably with other human beings.
    • moment between one human being and another is due to definite
    • human being — and the other, bringing about the play of
    • this that one human being differs from another. They have their
    • relations of the one human being to certain elemental beings may
    • While we are always, in a manner of speaking, akin to a large number
    • body, and with which we stand in manifold relations — specific
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    • as human beings upon earth, live with the spiritual worlds, even as
    • peculiarities. We must try to recognize what they are for us as human
    • ‘imaginative world.’ In ordinary human life, under
    • ordinary conditions, man cannot lift into consciousness his
    • ordinary, every-day human thoughts, only the head is concerned as an
    • kingdom, as physical human beings, we receive few imaginations. We
    • relations to our fellow human beings, and all that these relations
    • fellow human beings — our whole attitude towards them —
    • from the way we meet another human being, and though, as I said, to
    • all that approaches us as human beings in this world. We have our
    • this or that human being. All this is due to the imaginations which
    • our fellow human beings. In fact we always carry with us in life
    • all the impressions of the human beings with who we have ever been,
    • beings — and notably with other human beings.
    • moment between one human being and another is due to definite
    • human being — and the other, bringing about the play of
    • this that one human being differs from another. They have their
    • relations of the one human being to certain elemental beings may
    • While we are always, in a manner of speaking, akin to a large number
    • body, and with which we stand in manifold relations — specific
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    • I want to bring forward certain matters which concern mankind's
    • evolution in so far as this evolution is dependent upon man's
    • being of man something comes together which, in a certain
    • consists of etheric forces and beings. Man draws together these
    • external etheric world, there unites the effect of man's earthly
    • to pour into man's earthly existence. The present forms a link in
    • mankind's evolution between an era of mainly intellectual development
    • spiritual. The most important task for mankind in the era of
    • intellect has lost some of its creative power. In general, mankind
    • slid down from the head to some deeper region. That human
    • originally a natural endowment which mankind was predestined to
    • into the earthly life of mankind. Whether this will happen depends
    • upon man opening his heart and soul to what thus seeks entry, through
    • many doors, as it were, into the earthly world from the spiritual
    • world. It will be necessary for man not only to become conscious once
    • Consider how in the older civilizations mankind in general perceived
    • one's own human effort or whether one simply has it. When, as was
    • certain level of human evolution is not the same as attaining that
    • You will realize from what was said yesterday that mankind must
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    • I want to bring forward certain matters which concern mankind's
    • evolution in so far as this evolution is dependent upon man's
    • being of man something comes together which, in a certain
    • consists of etheric forces and beings. Man draws together these
    • external etheric world, there unites the effect of man's earthly
    • to pour into man's earthly existence. The present forms a link in
    • mankind's evolution between an era of mainly intellectual development
    • spiritual. The most important task for mankind in the era of
    • intellect has lost some of its creative power. In general, mankind
    • slid down from the head to some deeper region. That human
    • originally a natural endowment which mankind was predestined to
    • into the earthly life of mankind. Whether this will happen depends
    • upon man opening his heart and soul to what thus seeks entry, through
    • many doors, as it were, into the earthly world from the spiritual
    • world. It will be necessary for man not only to become conscious once
    • Consider how in the older civilizations mankind in general perceived
    • one's own human effort or whether one simply has it. When, as was
    • certain level of human evolution is not the same as attaining that
    • You will realize from what was said yesterday that mankind must
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    • of death, this significant event in human life; it reminds us of
    • man's passage through the portal of death. For only in the light of
    • of human life. Even from our own ranks, dear friends of ours have
    • few things on death, on this great event, and on the facts of human
    • new birth, so that we were able to gain many essential facts,
    • speaking of things repeatedly and throwing light upon them from many
    • (and that is a good thing), the human being such as he stands before
    • We must depart first of all from the manner in which the human being
    • view of man's whole being if we contemplate him so that we first
    • was already known to men such as Immanuel Hermann Fichte, son of the
    • man's etheric body can only be grasped through imaginative knowledge
    • The astral body in man cannot be contemplated in an external-sensory
    • manner in the same way in which we contemplate the physical body
    • human nature we build up our whole being.
    • Past lectures showed us that what we designate as man's
    • interior, is not what I mean when I speak of man's inner being. Even
    • ourselves in an entirely mistaken manner upside down, we might say.
    • inside. During the Saturn and Sun periods, our human countenance,
    • turned. We should bear in mind that many super-sensible facts are
    • contemplation. But when the human being passes through the
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    • of death, this significant event in human life; it reminds us of
    • man's passage through the portal of death. For only in the light of
    • of human life. Even from our own ranks, dear friends of ours have
    • few things on death, on this great event, and on the facts of human
    • new birth, so that we were able to gain many essential facts,
    • speaking of things repeatedly and throwing light upon them from many
    • (and that is a good thing), the human being such as he stands before
    • We must depart first of all from the manner in which the human being
    • view of man's whole being if we contemplate him so that we first
    • was already known to men such as Immanuel Hermann Fichte, son of the
    • man's etheric body can only be grasped through imaginative knowledge
    • The astral body in man cannot be contemplated in an external-sensory
    • manner in the same way in which we contemplate the physical body
    • human nature we build up our whole being.
    • Past lectures showed us that what we designate as man's
    • interior, is not what I mean when I speak of man's inner being. Even
    • ourselves in an entirely mistaken manner upside down, we might say.
    • inside. During the Saturn and Sun periods, our human countenance,
    • turned. We should bear in mind that many super-sensible facts are
    • contemplation. But when the human being passes through the
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    • For, in the life in which man is enclosed in his
    • Since we last gathered here, many things have taken
    • soul. And you will perhaps understand that many of the words spoken
    • here to-day resound out of the many feelings which have passed
    • evolution of mankind, because we can win this faith through our
    • man's development.
    • course, just when the human being, by means of his opened soul,
    • the human being is able to approach this world as a visitor, as one
    • man of to-day is adapted very strongly to the purely material
    • world even by means of concepts. In fact, many people believe that it
    • we must consider and notice carefully how the human being forms
    • the fact that man lays aside his physical body. We do not need to go
    • body falls away from the whole being of man in the moment of death
    • persons of all manner of spiritual-scientific tendencies, who allow
    • but are unfitted, in many respects, to understand in the right way
    • world-conception, which has, however, held mankind more or less in
    • its grip already for a long time, that the human body, as we carry it
    • death, that this human body simply falls into the smallest possible
    • reality, intimately connected with what human beings leave behind.
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    • salvation of the earth, for the progress and freedom of mankind —
    • For, in the life in which man is enclosed in his
    • Since we last gathered here, many things have taken
    • soul. And you will perhaps understand that many of the words spoken
    • here to-day resound out of the many feelings which have passed
    • evolution of mankind, because we can win this faith through our
    • man's development.
    • course, just when the human being, by means of his opened soul,
    • the human being is able to approach this world as a visitor, as one
    • man of to-day is adapted very strongly to the purely material
    • world even by means of concepts. In fact, many people believe that it
    • we must consider and notice carefully how the human being forms
    • the fact that man lays aside his physical body. We do not need to go
    • body falls away from the whole being of man in the moment of death
    • persons of all manner of spiritual-scientific tendencies, who allow
    • but are unfitted, in many respects, to understand in the right way
    • world-conception, which has, however, held mankind more or less in
    • its grip already for a long time, that the human body, as we carry it
    • death, that this human body simply falls into the smallest possible
    • reality, intimately connected with what human beings leave behind.
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    • manner recognized by the School — the requisite preliminary
    • (IN CONNECTION WITH GERMANIC
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    • homeless man. Message to the Folk-Souls: ‘know yourselves’.
    • The work of the Ego in transforming man, in connection also with
    • consciousness in sleep. Division of man. His power on a future
    • Angels the link between Folk-spirits and man.
    • Spirits of Form remaining on moon, influence man's brain, from
    • Life-spirit, two degrees above man; but man is spun into the web
    • archangel is two stages above man. As we are conscious of warmth
    • Manas, but have not nearly finished doing it. Man is beginning to
    • man's. A case given where the spirit of the age controls the
    • archangels is where the Dutch separated from the common German
    • humanity, but abnormal Spirit of Motion takes the lower grade of
    • Spirit of Form and divides mankind into races. This belated Spirit
    • ages of man in which Spirit of Form takes no interest. Spirit
    • of Form only interested in Ego, therefore when man is 19 –
    • man attains consciousness soon after birth, these are active as
    • abnormal Spirits of Form. Up to 20 man under these abnormal
    • to whom he must repay the first third. Reason for man's dependence
    • America affect man in his decline and death. In our day racial
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    • The Riddle of Man,
    • at the knowledge of the inner psychic life of man. If we wish to
    • co-operation of the several human souls in that people, but it is one
    • of the real thought, feeling and will of individual human beings. It
    • manifested in the life of the peoples and it is seen that these facts
    • connection with the painful trials of civilized humanity at the
    • affairs in the world demanded such studies. Thus for example on page
    • Folk-souls — ‘because the fate of humanity in the near
    • case, to fulfill a common mission for humanity.’ But the
    • when the fate of humanity itself teaches the truth of this view.
    • culture; as an agent for the spiritual life of humanity we require a
    • science which deals with the spiritual. Our age demands such a
  • Title: Mission of Folk-Souls (1929): Lecture 1
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    • In connection with Germanic and Scandinavian Mythology.
    • are responded to by me in an equally deep and heartfelt manner.
    • modern human thinking, but which nevertheless belongs to the most
    • human thought, feeling and perception.
    • is called a ‘homeless man.’ This designation is a
    • is to be understood by the term ‘homeless man,’ we may
    • briefly say, that a man is called ‘homeless’ when, in his
    • knowledge and grasp of the great laws of humanity, he cannot be
    • his native country. A ‘homeless man’, we might also say,
    • humanity as a whole, without the various shades of the particular
    • which, in contradistinction to individual human life, we describe as
    • mission of humanity.
    • greatness of that from which the ‘homeless man’ must in a
    • which is usually most dear to a man’. This, however, is not
    • folk, in order to be in harmony with what is permanent in the
    • evolution of mankind. Although it is necessary to begin by drawing
    • several Folk-souls of humanity, should for once be spoken of quite
    • mission. It is especially important, because the fate of humanity in
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    • part in human life, then on the other hand we must be able to point
    • way or other be indicated in the world in which man lives, for after
    • all, the human body must also be concerned in the work of these
    • peculiarities manifested by the people of that country. It is not to
    • Germany. It is true that every man has his own etheric body, and it
    • from other etheric auras, for example from that of man. If we observe
    • a living human being, we find that his etheric aura is united to him
    • united to his physical body, and only alters in so far as the man
    • this etheric aura of man alters from within, it develops certain
    • and these distinguish them from human auras which alter slowly and
    • of the evolution of humanity on the earth when one people leaves its
    • So that those who wish to follow the destinies of our human race in
    • appertaining to the characteristics of a people, that which a man who
    • is not clairvoyant can merely feel in a country, but which a man who
    • he work into the human beings who move about upon this ground and
    • itself in three ways in man. It is the etheric aura of the people
    • Indeed this etheric aura works into the human being in such a way
    • man who lives in this etheric aura of the people. What part of man
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  • Title: Mission of Folk-Souls (1929): Lecture 3
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    • man, Beings who are working at the transformation of their etheric
    • etheric bodies into that which is called Life-spirit or Buddhi. Man
    • these Beings so progresses that man is woven into this evolution, the
    • reflection of this Folk-spirit is expressed in human individuality
    • itself, as the folk-character of the single human individual.
    • of man, we find it necessary to picture it as being threefold, as
    • member of the inner human being,
    • nature of the human being, in which the human ‘ I ’
    • called human self-consciousness. Nevertheless the ‘ I ’
    • of man is active in all three parts of his inner life, in the
    • active in such a way that man is hardly aware of his ego. In the
    • human inner being separately, we must look upon them as three
    • still not what meets us as the actual human inner being or soul. The
    • soul, the inner part of man; consists of three modifications of the
    • spiritual-soul. Thus we can distinguish the human inner being from
    • that which is the human envelope or covering; so that therefore the
    • inner nature of man consists of three modifications of the astral
    • Just as in man the inner part, that in which the ‘ I ’
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    • If we wish to arrive at the relation of the human races to one another,
    • take into consideration that man, such as we know him, is in reality
    • of many, many of the Beings in the universe could his present form
    • other observations on the evolution of man, that formerly our earth
    • parts of man, the physical body, the etheric or life-body and the
    • state. Only during the present incarnation of the earth has man
    • about which makes man's present organization possible. We have
    • also necessary, if man were to come into being, that at certain
    • man in a way that would have been impossible in the normal course of
    • Therefore if we want to understand man, such as he
    • woven out of many and various forms. It must be quite clear to us,
    • the co-operation of these Beings man has come into being. We are then
    • the present-day man, is the one who has given him the possibility of
    • these particular Beings which they direct to man and ask ourselves
    • in bringing to man his ‘ I ’. But now what
    • these Beings have really to accomplish in man, only actually comes
    • about in the life of present-day man at a certain age; it can only
    • that man, in the period between his physical birth and the changing
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    • in successive ages in many different races and peoples. We may
    • its share towards the whole evolution of humanity. That is just what
    • of humanity, and how even separate peoples that were split off and
    • their significance in the great harmony of human evolution. That,
    • which, as we know, man belongs as the lowest member. If you remember
    • man. (Below him are the three kingdoms of Nature, the animal,
    • describe as the first Hierarchy above man. The second Hierarchy is as
    • Now let us ask: As all spiritual Beings manifest
    • manifestation, at the stage of illusion? Man with his ordinary view
    • most external manifestation of these spiritual Beings. I will show
    • you by means of an example, that man knows only the most external
    • manifestation of these Beings.
    • really upon which we stand and which offers us resistance? What man
    • into space in every direction. Certainly a man could not walk about
    • the most varied manner.
    • that we must look upon as the most external manifestation of the
    • Seraphim — do the Spirits of Form manifest themselves? They are
    • there that the solid forms are produced. Man has at first no organs
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    • the earth, and that the way in which man becomes aware of these
    • not merely one kind of humanity spread over the whole earth, but that
    • a humanity might arise which can be manifested in the different
    • races. For that uniform humanity, which man can only attain to again
    • these lectures as ‘man in the second third of his life’
    • essential ‘ I ’-man would express himself. But
    • humanity, a quite special arrangement was necessary in the cosmos. If
    • much disorder as far as man is concerned; it was necessary that one
    • created for the further evolution of man. For if Moon had remained
    • united with Earth, the evolution of man could not have taken place.
    • This further evolution of man was only made possible through one of
    • normal ‘ I ’, that which gives man his normal
    • being, which produces the average general human nature. Now into
    • influence, and these, in their reflection upon humanity from the
    • [from the German, Hauptrassen – e.Ed]
    • have experienced their external manifestations in these five parts of
    • this distribution of mankind over the Earth was taken in hand, so
    • always investigated, and originally man was entirely guided by them.
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    • human evolution takes place through the Beings and forces of the
    • that into that distribution of humanity, which we must look upon as
    • epoch, a second stream of humanity, of peoples. We must, as a matter
    • that we are dealing with that mighty stream of humanity which pushed
    • mission in the manner already described. This Spirit of the Age
    • humanity.
    • There are two spiritual currents in mankind. The one
    • German mythology; there you find the trinity of Odin, Hœnir, Lœdur,
    • has acquired its manifold representations and forms.
    • This worship of many had to be opposed by a synthetic,
    • If man were however to look out into the great cosmos,
    • himself became manifest, when he had become the Spirit of the Age, in
    • describe as the reception by humanity of the Christ-impulse. The
    • worked in the Germanic and above all in the Celtic peoples; in those
    • across South Germany and the Alps. These peoples had the Celtic
    • impulse had been given to humanity, had renounced becoming an Archai,
    • Now in Europe we have the various Germanic peoples.
    • destined to come gradually under the guidance of many different
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    • If we wish to study the development of Germanic Scandinavian history and
    • this Germanic Scandinavian mythology, notwithstanding its many points
    • all the Germanic peoples and tribes in Europe so that, even far to
    • Germanic Scandinavian mythology throughout all the countries in which
    • mythologies of the Germanic Scandinavian peoples have in common, is
    • nothing of the Egyptian; so that all that is similar in the Germanic
    • from what is the essential in the Greek and Roman mythology. But it
    • appears in a like manner in another, and so on. To one who really
    • acquaintance of a man; he wore a uniform made in such and such a way,
    • twenty years ago I became acquainted with a man who wore the same
    • know what sort of man is in the uniform. This comparison may seem
    • Therefore in many cases it is not of the least consequence what the
    • Folk-spirits, the manner in which this or the other people arrived at
    • the Germanic Scandinavian mythology, unless we touch once more upon
    • advanced human beings passed into Indian territory and there founded
    • human beings who took part in these civilizations differed from one
    • differ? The entire structure of the human beings who belonged to the
    • that the peoples of ancient India had advanced very far in human
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    • the human ‘ I ’ as such, and bringing it more
    • clairvoyance then still to be found in humanity, were transposed
    • completely different manner from the European, and especially the
    • Germanic peoples, who were present with their ‘ I ’
    • possibility of knowing it, man is in a totally different position
    • known. Whether that which is known is a man, an animal, a tree or a
    • The important thing is, that in human evolution, in human development
    • to a certain height within the human soul-power may exist for a long
    • time before man also acquires the power to see the ‘ I ’
    • see the objective ‘ I ’. The Germanic peoples
    • of this antithesis in a purely formal manner, then we shall also
    • of man into relation with the other beings, the Angels and
    • in many different ways, as well as to the world which appeared to man
    • the real kernel of the human being, can enter into the most varied
    • relations to the outer world. Formerly, before man saw his ‘ I ’,
    • ‘ I ’-man to the whole universe.
    • Here in Europe this human ‘ I ’ is
    • everywhere placed in the centre of human life, according to its
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    • of the Germanic Scandinavian Folk-soul, and from the results of our
    • about in mankind, beginning from the earliest ages and proceeding
    • different stages of the human being, to form it and gradually to
    • develop it. As we have shown to be the case in the Germanic
    • ages still clairvoyantly shown to man from the spiritual world. It was
    • shown that this ‘ I ’ was bestowed upon man by an
    • Angelic Being, who stands between man and the Folk-soul, by Donar or
    • did not find it in that way. There man had already evolved
    • subjectively to such a high stage of human perfection, that he did
    • but as his own. When in the East man awoke to the ‘ I ’,
    • as the emerging from a kind of group-soul. The Germanic Scandinavian
    • the Germans of Central Europe as appearing to belong to separate
    • ‘ I ’, with Thor. The individual man recognized
    • The Northman still felt thus about them, at a time when to the
    • in the educating of man up to the ‘ I ’.
    • always the leaders of the collective culture of humanity. But at the
    • actual Germanic Scandinavian evolution began, the mystery-education
    • the many different races, peoples and subdivisions of peoples, the
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    • lectures, was the idea that something is contained in the Germanic
    • Germanic Scandinavian mythology, the more we shall see how
    • the descent of those human souls who, in primeval times, before the
    • themselves with that which the human body had little by little
    • in a conception implanted in the Scandinavian Germanic mythology. The
    • still found it among the South Germanic peoples at the time when he
    • made the observations which he described in his Germania. No one who
    • goddess represented that which can be presented to the human bodies
    • by the human souls coming down from the planetary spheres.
    • man. Njordr, who is inwardly related to the goddess Nerthus, is her
    • descent of the psychic-spiritual human beings, who had once upon a
    • epoch, descended again to unite themselves with physical human
    • We understand, therefore, that the Germanic Scandinavian
    • mists of Atlantis still extended to this neighborhood. The Germanic
    • poured into the human souls all that those souls required to enable
    • instruments existing in the human body itself for the use of these
    • wonderful way, the manner in which Freyr makes use of that which
    • makes it possible for man to manifest on the physical plane that for
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    • Perspectives on Humanity's Development.
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    • distorted in expression — that the apparent isolation of man on earth is not
    • final; that man is not alone in the universe. We are therefore reprinting here
    • human order,” who since the seventies of the last century have been descending
    • understand man in his real being only when we relate him to the whole
    • universe. If we ask: What is man in his true nature? — then
    • is a capacity of which our own time particularly stands in need. The human
    • This unmistakably indicates that it is high time for man to discover how he can
    • connection with the being of man, and with the kingdoms of Nature around him,
    • matters of the greatest significance come into consideration here. Man's being
    • man's being only during this Earth period. During the stages of Saturn, old
    • Sun and old Moon, man had nothing mineral within him at all. Nor was his
    • substances with their many colours came into being, man was not adapted for
    • the Spiritual Beings who guide earthly evolution as to what must happen to man.
    • with the consequent changes in the earth and in the being of man, was the
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    • distorted in expression — that the apparent isolation of man on earth is not
    • final; that man is not alone in the universe. We are therefore reprinting here
    • human order,” who since the seventies of the last century have been descending
    • understand man in his real being only when we relate him to the whole
    • universe. If we ask: What is man in his true nature? — then
    • is a capacity of which our own time particularly stands in need. The human
    • This unmistakably indicates that it is high time for man to discover how he can
    • connection with the being of man, and with the kingdoms of Nature around him,
    • matters of the greatest significance come into consideration here. Man's being
    • man's being only during this Earth period. During the stages of Saturn, old
    • Sun and old Moon, man had nothing mineral within him at all. Nor was his
    • substances with their many colours came into being, man was not adapted for
    • the Spiritual Beings who guide earthly evolution as to what must happen to man.
    • with the consequent changes in the earth and in the being of man, was the
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    • CHRIST AND THE HUMAN SOUL
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    • very least the anthroposophical knowledge of Man and of the Cosmos in
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    • The two goals of the evolution of the human soul.
    • Implanting of freedom in man and the gift of being able to
    • false. The scene in Jerusalem at the time of the Crucifixion. Man's
    • darkening of the soul and the summons: “Man, know
    • evolution of humanity. Spiritual forces flowing into human forces
    • they work not for ourselves alone, but for the whole of humanity.
    • human soul; its effects in man's life on Earth and between death and
    • Ahriman: on the one hand opponents of the Gods and, on the other,
    • The four ethers. Christ came from regions closed to man as a result
    • regions were to be restored to man through the coming of Christ to
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    • The Inner Nature of Man and Life Between Death and Rebirth
    • The Spiritual Guidance of Man and Humanity
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    • the coming to life of the Christ Being in the human soul and the
    • speak of the most human and intimate significance of Christianity
    • Let us consider the human soul. In the sense of
    • embrace all that the expression “human soul” signifies
    • immediate principles of man. We speak, in the first instance, of four
    • members or principles of the human being — the physical body,
    • and the living essence of the physical body of man as explicable in
    • We know that if we want to understand the physical human
    • might also speak of man's Earth-evolution as his soul
    • also began, in conformity with law, to bestir itself in man. At first
    • We must keep before our mind's eye what man is
    • Such are the two goals of man's evolution on the Earth; and to
    • these gifts is destined to lay down in the human soul those forces
    • another religious gift had to be given to man during his Earth
    • implanting of freedom in man, the gift of being able to distinguish
    • of Golgotha points to the possibility of man's soul finding
    • being and becoming of the human soul. How far is there a connection
    • human soul — its inner experience?
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    • operative from the beginning of human existence, long before the inception
    • fire our souls, and in many connections make life valuable and
    • Innumerable conflicts in the human soul proceed from the
    • innumerable human souls passing through the hardest, bitterest
    • a potential which next year will yield a manifest reality on the
    • life; but certainty in the same sense we cannot have. As human beings
    • the world of the occult, the world of hidden spirituality. A man who
    • A man who has passed through the gate of death has
    • world of ideals can come before a man after death in such a way that
    • the dead man feels himself magnetically attracted to these ideals of
    • nature of human souls. Of recent years, a man of poetic nature joined
    • this man joined our Anthroposophical Movement. Although his soul
    • Earth-life; he passed through the gate of death. He left to mankind a
    • particular human soul, something that has the appearance of a mighty
    • many years, than from direct contemplation of the vastness of
    • asked: “What progress will this occult teaching make in human
    • humanity?” The sight of what the soul of our friend has become
    • presents itself. The man who goes through the gate of death can
    • mankind. And that cosmic tableau which for clairvoyant eyes is being
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    • of the relation of Christ to the human soul is undoubtedly that of
    • can be no true immortality of the human soul without a continuation
    • accepted, that man is not immortal. An unconscious continuance of
    • man's being after death would mean that the most important part
    • of him, that which makes him a man, would not exist after death. An
    • unconscious human soul surviving after death would not mean much more
    • when the human body is destroyed.
    • as subject to sin and guilt, he would naturally think: If a man's
    • man — they kill him as soul, as spirit. The materialistic
    • consciousness of our time of course is remote from that. Many modern
    • life of the human soul, whereas the immortality of man can be
    • identified only with a continuing conscious existence of the human
    • guilt and sin and the concept of Karma. Many anthroposophists get
    • debt which a man contracts in any one of his incarnations; he bears
    • You know how often we speak of Lucifer and Ahriman, and
    • how Lucifer and Ahriman are represented in my Mystery Plays. If one
    • begins to consider the matter in a human-anthropomorphic sense and
    • simply makes of Lucifer a kind of inner and Ahriman a kind of outer
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    • operative from the beginning of human existence, long before the inception
    • Mankind is always in need of truths which cannot, in
    • stands there as a record for humanity — but the whole future
    • Christ to the human soul.
    • question often asked: Why did Christ die in a human body? Here indeed
    • Christ die, why did the God die, in a human body?
    • it necessary that He should be able to enter into humanity; it was
    • come to be deeply understood by the soul of man.
    • As a rule a man encounters death only when he sees
    • man. That, however, is only one phenomenon. The ray of light which
    • penetrate us, and so we kill in many ways.
    • human beings. For physical sound is a product of the air and is not
    • were obliged to place man in a sphere where, from the life-ether
    • Man has come to know the distinction between Good and Evil,
    • Life man shall not eat”, by adding the words, “and the
    • Spirit of Matter he shall not hear.” Of the Tree of Life man
    • the regions which were closed to man. Only through a certain
    • from those regions which had been closed to man as a result of the
    • forgotten by man because of the Luciferic temptation at the beginning
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  • Title: Search for the New Isis: Cover Sheet
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    • They appear in German as
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    • least the anthroposophical knowledge of the human being and of the
  • Title: Search for the New Isis: Lecture I: A Christmas Lecture
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    • demand on our feeling, and seeks as it were to make this
    • feeling inward. The Easter festival makes its chief demand on what we
    • call human understanding, human comprehension; and
    • Whitsuntide on what is termed human will.
    • which makes present to us our entire human being, our worth and
    • dignity as man. Only when we can feel in the right way and with
    • sufficient inwardness what man is in the whole cosmos, are we
    • We see nature around us, and we see also that man enters
    • remains something inexplicable as regards the nature of man as long
    • commemoration of the childhood which entered into humanity with the
    • tells us nothing less than that in order to be fully human it does
    • bring all beings including man into existence. This holy Christmas
    • true human being in us cannot merely be born, but that in the
    • innermost part of the soul it must be born anew; that man must in the
    • alone makes him fully man. And what he should experience can
    • amongst men in the course of human evolution does it first become
    • possible for man to be truly man in the full sense of the word, that
    • might, through great sacrifice, unite Himself with human existence.”
    • For many men of the early Christian centuries it was a
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    • straight to the very deepest problems of the evolution of man upon
    • search how you will for the meaning of man's evolution on earth, —
    • the soul to the contemplation of the whole becoming of man as the
    • If we look back to the beginning of man's evolution upon
    • for that which took place for the sake of mankind at the Mystery of
    • taken active part in the evolution of man ever since.
    • Many things in human evolution may at first appear
    • the kind which believe that unknown divinities come to man's help
    • were, the meaning of the entire evolution of man. We know the
    • sphere of man's evolution and what takes place in nature, and a
    • relationship which we have been contemplating for many years —
    • something of which I have spoken repeatedly in the course of many
    • post-atlantean humanity; then upon the Egyptian-Chaldean, and upon
    • post-atlantean humanity, our own. Our epoch will be followed by the
    • that the Greco-Latin, the fourth epoch of post-atlantean humanity,
    • Spiritual Guidance of Mankind — between the third and the
    • Indian and the seventh epoch of post-atlantean humanity. Certain
    • way in which it has been done by many people since the 18th century
    • the Ahriman of the Egyptians. Ahriman kills Osiris, throws him into
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  • Title: Search for the New Isis: Lecture III: The Magi and the Shepherds: The New Isis
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    • one side and towards the inner being of man with all its secrets on
    • Jesus upon the earth and of how from the visions arising out of man's
    • proclamation of this Saviour of mankind. And once again today we
    • all knowledge comes to man — whence the highest knowledge of
    • attitude of the human soul to the universe and to itself was quite
    • who possessed such far-reaching knowledge as was then manifest. And
    • knowledge which has entered into the evolution of humanity since the
    • different from our own, is nevertheless difficult for many people
    • of human perception.
    • him as it appears to humanity today. For the men of much earlier
    • faculties of perception. Man in olden times was highly sensitive
    • experienced. Thus man experienced the earth's depths; thus, too, the
    • soul in his fellow-man and the life of animals. The experiences were
    • knowledge that man gazed into the spirituality of the starry heavens,
    • or gneiss. He felt what was living in other human beings as an aura
    • but an aura bestowed upon man from the earth; particularly did he
    • on in the whole animal world. When a man of old saw the butterflies
    • remained for man's faculty of perception which now became external He
    • what man had once seen through faculties of inner perception was
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    • normal in humanity and which in the epoch of the Mystery of Golgotha
    • individual man, faculties capable of grasping the super-sensible
    • earth which work into the human being. These forces of the earth do
    • not only work into the lower kingdoms but also within the human
    • connection is, however, in many ways deceptive, for the men of olden
    • the mode of life, etc. — so, when human beings were still
    • death, the human being is given over to these forces of the earth,
    • and etheric body man is given over to the forces that are active in
    • the earth kingdoms below him. And as in olden times man was much more
    • in his understanding of the world of human beings, of the planet
    • instinctive vision and perception. Nor was man's relationship to his
    • picture, a definite perception of his fellow-man arose in a man as a
    • Within this ancient humanity there was also living
    • at least it was so among many peoples — the territories on
    • ancient times in human evolution with real insight, undeluded by the
    • withdrew inwards, into the human being, and became abstract
    • old, instinctive visions of mankind. Since the time of the Mystery of
    • disappeared much earlier; for we must go back many thousands of
    • primeval faculties of vision in man. Yet their last remnants still
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    • satisfy in a spiritual sphere the same demands which natural science
    • the mental development of the West. Many things might be adduced
    • speculation, and the true personality or individuality of man
    • show how close he is to the acceptance of principles of human nature
    • and looked upon it as the inner, higher man.” The
    • nature of man's being and the real source of his consciousness belong
    • of this fundamental comprehension of human nature raises
    • the history of the spiritual development of mankind, which could be
    • attacks made against me again and again, for in many cases these
    • explain all the actual experiences of man by the facts discovered by
    • science is like a man who has a piece of magnetic iron in his hand,
    • describes as the etheric body of man. It is interesting to notice how
    • that seer and prophet, observed so many connections in nature
    • a brain at a lower stage.” And this, in addition to many other
    • only intended to be a small example of the manner in which
    • many points was apparently at variance with opinions regarding
    • acquire greater importance.” In a similar manner with respect
    • are often made in such an unfounded manner upon spiritual science
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    • manner in which an attitude is taken towards that to which
    • objections are raised. This manner is characteristic. It is often the
    • frame, as it were. Certainly, the manner in which this is
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    • Zimmermann, whose lectures I heard in my youth, called his chief work
    • to something new. For us it does not mean, “Knowledge of human
    • within the physical human being there lives a spiritual, inner one
    • — as it were, a second human being.
    • Whereas that which man
    • “Anthropology,” that which the inner, spiritual human being
    • therefore the knowledge of the spiritual human being, or spirit-man,
    • and that knowledge is not confined to man, but is a knowledge of
    • everything which the spirit-man can perceive in the spiritual world,
    • just as physical man observes physical things in the world. Because
    • this second human being, the inner one, is the spiritual human being,
    • small circle in Germany on the subject connected with spiritual science
    • performances were at first given in an ordinary theatre. But it soon
    • development of humanity as a new thing-. And thus the necessity arose
    • science finds it entirely comprehensible that many misunderstandings
    • Spiritual development of mankind, will not be surprised at such
    • received which have entered the spiritual evolution of mankind for the
    • In a similar manner may
    • meant for mankind when three or four centuries ago the revolution took
    • upon humanity at large by this and everything connected with it.
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    • Complete Centenary Edition containing the German original of these
    • SPIRITUAL COMMUNIONOF MANKIND
    • evolution of humanity. The Christmas Mystery — when it is
    • do with the link established between man and the scene of his life on
    • the founding of Christianity and in which many sublime cosmic
    • union between man and all that takes place in earthly life during the
    • of humanity which preceded the Mystery of Golgotha.
    • humanity were still able to gaze into the spiritual worlds whence the
    • human being descends into his physical body on the Earth. Every human
    • worlds, just as a man today can speak about the ordinary knowledge he
    • they did not acquire them as man acquires his thoughts today. If a
    • man of the modern age is to have thoughts, he must exert himself
    • old humanity; but the thoughts were not formulated by dint of effort;
    • saying: What man acquires in the form of wisdom must be true; but
    • beings in man's environment are permeated by the divine-spiritual He
    • also tried to discover the manifestations of this divine-spiritual in
    • wisdom was revealed, not acquired by man's own powers.
    • following way. — When the man of today conceives a thought, he
    • themselves the product of his own thinking. The man of olden times
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    • SPIRITUAL COMMUNIONOF MANKIND
    • evolution of humanity. The Christmas Mystery — when it is
    • do with the link established between man and the scene of his life on
    • the founding of Christianity and in which many sublime cosmic
    • union between man and all that takes place in earthly life during the
    • of humanity which preceded the Mystery of Golgotha.
    • humanity were still able to gaze into the spiritual worlds whence the
    • human being descends into his physical body on the Earth. Every human
    • worlds, just as a man today can speak about the ordinary knowledge he
    • they did not acquire them as man acquires his thoughts today. If a
    • man of the modern age is to have thoughts, he must exert himself
    • old humanity; but the thoughts were not formulated by dint of effort;
    • saying: What man acquires in the form of wisdom must be true; but
    • beings in man's environment are permeated by the divine-spiritual He
    • also tried to discover the manifestations of this divine-spiritual in
    • wisdom was revealed, not acquired by man's own powers.
    • following way. — When the man of today conceives a thought, he
    • themselves the product of his own thinking. The man of olden times
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  • Title: Conferencia: La Comunión Espiritual de la Humanidad
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    • condiciones en la evolución de la humanidad. El Misterio de Navidad
    • humanidad que precedió al Misterio del Gólgota.
    • pertenecientes a esa antigua humanidad aún podían asomarse a
    • los mundos espirituales desde donde el ser humano desciende a su cuerpo
    • físico en la Tierra. Todo ser humano en aquellos tiempos
    • ante el poder y el brillo de los pensamientos de aquella humanidad
    • manifestaciones de este divino-espiritual en los detalles, por ejemplo,
    • alma. Voy a ponerlo de la siguiente manera. — Cuando el hombre de
    • permanente con su medio ambiente atmosférico. Por lo tanto el
    • De esta manera, los hombres de la antigüedad trataban de protegerse
    • esta manera el curso tomado por las estaciones del año, entrando
    • Reminiscencias de esto se han mantenido aquí y allá, por
    • guía a la humanidad era totalmente diferente a lo que después
    • ha descendido desde arriba. Es algo que surge en el ser humano mismo,
    • debe desarrollar pensamientos puramente humanos. Pero estos pensamientos
    • puramente humanos están en peligro de caer presos de los poderes
    • los pensamientos humanos, los pensamientos de producción propia, se
    • capaces de pensar de esta manera en la época del Misterio del
    • Gólgota como la verdadera redención de la humanidad. Se
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    • condiciones en la evolución de la humanidad. El Misterio de Navidad
    • humanidad que precedió al Misterio del Gólgota.
    • pertenecientes a esa antigua humanidad aún podían asomarse a
    • los mundos espirituales desde donde el ser humano desciende a su cuerpo
    • físico en la Tierra. Todo ser humano en aquellos tiempos
    • ante el poder y el brillo de los pensamientos de aquella humanidad
    • manifestaciones de este divino-espiritual en los detalles, por ejemplo,
    • alma. Voy a ponerlo de la siguiente manera. — Cuando el hombre de
    • permanente con su medio ambiente atmosférico. Por lo tanto el
    • De esta manera, los hombres de la antigüedad trataban de protegerse
    • esta manera el curso tomado por las estaciones del año, entrando
    • Reminiscencias de esto se han mantenido aquí y allá, por
    • guía a la humanidad era totalmente diferente a lo que después
    • ha descendido desde arriba. Es algo que surge en el ser humano mismo,
    • debe desarrollar pensamientos puramente humanos. Pero estos pensamientos
    • puramente humanos están en peligro de caer presos de los poderes
    • los pensamientos humanos, los pensamientos de producción propia, se
    • capaces de pensar de esta manera en la época del Misterio del
    • Gólgota como la verdadera redención de la humanidad. Se
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    • penetrate to the essence of historical evolution and of the human
    • of the Human Race”; as an evolution, an upward movement of the
    • whole of humanity in which the effective influences passing from one
    • epoch to another, are the souls of human beings. Sense and meaning
    • come into human history as soon as we cease looking at it just as a
    • repeating themselves, and begin to believe that the souls of human
    • ways to reach some notion of such an evolution of human history —
    • be convinced of the reality of man's repeated lives on earth by
    • spiritual life of the West and indeed of the whole of humanity in the
    • to see a real significance in such an evolution of man, for each
    • successive epoch differs from the earlier one and human souls have
    • shortsighted view of human history, we cannot accept the notion that
    • the human soul has been more or less what it is today since first it
    • basic tone and quality, the whole constitution of the human soul was
    • the course of human history, that in fact the structure of the soul
    • has been perpetually changing in the successive epochs of human
    • for yourselves in actual detail, what I am describing. When Herman
    • themselves an inner feeling-knowledge of the way in which the human
    • at a different epoch of humanity when the soul was more closely
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    • penetrate to the essence of historical evolution and of the human
    • of the Human Race”; as an evolution, an upward movement of the
    • whole of humanity in which the effective influences passing from one
    • epoch to another, are the souls of human beings. Sense and meaning
    • come into human history as soon as we cease looking at it just as a
    • repeating themselves, and begin to believe that the souls of human
    • ways to reach some notion of such an evolution of human history —
    • be convinced of the reality of man's repeated lives on earth by
    • spiritual life of the West and indeed of the whole of humanity in the
    • to see a real significance in such an evolution of man, for each
    • successive epoch differs from the earlier one and human souls have
    • shortsighted view of human history, we cannot accept the notion that
    • the human soul has been more or less what it is today since first it
    • basic tone and quality, the whole constitution of the human soul was
    • the course of human history, that in fact the structure of the soul
    • has been perpetually changing in the successive epochs of human
    • for yourselves in actual detail, what I am describing. When Herman
    • themselves an inner feeling-knowledge of the way in which the human
    • at a different epoch of humanity when the soul was more closely
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  • Title: Cover Sheet: Presence of the Dead
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    • relationship to the spiritual world and to his human environment.
    • religions and their significance. Modern mankind comes of age. The
    • the Mystery Drama performances. Joan of Arc. Experiencing the angels
    • spiritual world. Angels, archangels, Lucifer and Ahriman. The
    • about the divine proclamation. Human beings as illuminating beings
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  • Title: Presence of the Dead: Lecture One: Understanding the Spiritual World (Part One)
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    • In past periods of human
    • development, care was always taken to ensure that human beings were
    • created in the arbitrary and fantastical manner I have just
    • education of the human race undertaken by the founders of our
    • religions. They had set themselves the task of giving human beings
    • that human beings were fully alive, fully conscious, and that their
    • are currently living at a stage of evolution when human beings are
    • ideas of the ancient founders of religions. But humanity must come of
    • but Christ's main deed was to imbue humanity with His own power
    • difficult for many people to understand. That is why they speak of
    • Humankind is coming of age
    • ideas gave something to human souls that awakened them spiritually
    • the animals. Many surprising things can reveal themselves there. For
    • dream. And many of the things that come to us as inner inspiration
    • illnesses because it tries to give human beings the results that were
    • humanity needs it now and in the future does not appeal to people's
  • Title: Presence of the Dead: Lecture Two: Understanding the Spiritual World (Part Two)
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    • world, the German philosopher Johann Gottlieb Fichte said:
    • attention to such a statement, for in our time many people would have
    • the human soul lives in the spiritual world and has a spiritual
    • existence. When you hear a man such as Fichte quoted — as you
    • Addresses to the German Nation
    • fulfillment of what the great minds in human history longed and
    • world outside us. In the course of this year, we have heard many
    • perceive the world. By looking at things, we perceive the human
    • realm, human beings as physical beings, the animal, plant, and
    • plant, or an animal might say they are perceived by human beings. And
    • artistic spirit. Many years passed, and then recently, when we were
    • matters of the Munich performances, I was always aware that this
    • with it bestow upon all human life.
    • man had been associated with us for five years and had gradually
    • For many years, he was physically ill and
    • intimate characterization of the spiritual world this man achieved.
    • People will get many valuable insights when his last volume of poems
    • almost say these poems have an aura! Something had entered this man's
    • itself to the inner gaze in the Imaginations of a human soul, and we
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    • religions and their significance. Modern mankind comes of age. The
    • working on the building will not have as many opportunities to attend
    • often during the time when the tide of materialism engulfed human
    • logical person will be equally unable to accept that the whole human
    • not part of the blood and nervous system and do not manifest in our
    • as many as possible. That is certainly not the implication. Still,
    • in anthroposophy merely to play on human egotism, but to describe the
    • future of humanity better. Then infinitely more productive work could
    • have to work through the human community if we are to see these
    • come to a subject essential for human life. When we see the air
    • humans, we are dealing with creations of Ahriman. To understand the
    • spiritual facts, namely the relationship between human beings and
    • Ahriman. This relationship is established through a materialistic
    • realize that they are a symptom of Ahriman intervening in the world.
    • a fruitful area that offers nourishment in abundance. For many years
    • enthusiasm that leads to the establishment of many other associations
    • results and share it with their fellow human beings. The power of the
    • manifests in many other respects, but it is difficult to talk about
    • dear friend of ours died, and many of us attended his cremation.
    • said. He suffered, yes, but he was not ill, and he was adamant that
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    • of the Mystery Drama performances. Joan of Arc. Experiencing the
    • and Ahriman. The transformation of experiences in the physical
    • human life.
    • human being.
    • kingdoms, the realm of physical human beings, as well as clouds,
    • it was perceived by human beings. It is this feeling of being
    • which we had to work on the performances were such that we needed an
    • arrangements for the performances.
    • of his or her appearance, because the dead may manifest in the guise
    • reality is what we feel for the being manifest before us, how we
    • many thought beings. And in those living thought beings, we really
    • of the ahrimanic world emerge from us and surround us.
    • world of Ahriman in that of the archangels seems terrible. However,
    • there is really nothing awful about this. Lucifer and Ahriman are in
    • archangel left behind at an earlier stage of evolution, Ahriman as a
    • terrible thing is not that we encounter Lucifer and Ahriman, but that
    • soon as we enter the world of the angels. The same is true of Ahriman
    • in the realm of the archangels. Lucifer and Ahriman unleashed in the
    • and Ahriman, angels and archangels, explain the nature of revelation
    • are easily led to believe that Lucifer and Ahriman are evil powers.
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    • now reached a stage in human development where the study of spiritual
    • spirit with processes of the human mind that are still unknown today,
    • ordinary human efforts.
    • concentration are not some kind of miraculous mental performance, but
    • When we are not using this faculty, it lies dormant deep within our
    • begins with the emancipation of the power of our thoughts from the
    • death, or between conception and death, and gain insight into human
    • spiritual human being who structures his own body, lives in repeated
    • It doesn't matter that many
    • human kingdoms. However, if we do not shy away from developing our
    • conclusion seems justified on the basis of the capacities of human
    • the extensive power of the intellect, that is, the power of human
    • feels — to the human individual's thinking and feeling. The
    • human being on earth. The deceased possesses feeling and willing,
    • and feeling with human thoughts. That is why they unite with the
    • That is why they communicate with human beings on earth. However,
    • body, of human beings on earth. The deceased wanted to connect
    • herself with a human being so that what lived in her in a completely
    • As specifically human
    • qualities, intellect and thinking can be developed only in human
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    • about the divine proclamation. Human beings as illuminating beings
    • Many people today still
    • there were great individuals and many people connected with them.
    • many new life forces and these then begin to proliferate; the human
    • develop within us for the progress of humanity must be consciously
    • religious beliefs were such spiritual thoughts human souls need. That
    • human soul.
    • revealed the environment beyond death to human beings. But the time
    • humanity. It seems to lead inevitably to the loss of our ability to
    • will be the need of humanity in the future.
    • childhood stages of the human race. Of course, people did not
    • fairy tales originated in the childhood stage of the human race. But
    • in its childhood, humanity was taught by the gods. In the process of
    • gave a lecture in a town in southern Germany, and afterward two
    • human souls require in a given era. So I replied to the priests that
  • Title: Presence of the Dead: Lecture Seven: Robert Hamerling: Poet and Thinker
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    • Hamerling's. This young man was essentially a poor fellow who soon
    • Say I'm a rotten German
    • Is the man from whom a cry
    • becoming an imbecile, as sometimes I can manage only a few minutes
    • The man who began
    • stole; they contained the wrapped manuscript of his last work,
    • poet lived and of what he loved. He did not want the manuscript of
    • great part of his longing: the longing to be a great human being.
    • what I want to be, I want to answer: I want to become a human being!”
    • intend to become a human being.
    • throughout the universe. And his heart's desire was to see humankind
    • beauty-filled world of the Greeks. Yet he saw so many aspects of life
    • a discrepancy between the world and beauty in human life. He was
    • struggle through many things that frustrate our ideals in life.
    • punishment, as happened to many who had been part of the liberation
    • claimed to have read some grammar books, his performance in the
    • examination did not indicate a thorough study of the German language.
    • This was said of the man who has enriched the German language so
    • people. Historical scenes alternated with blossoms and salamanders.
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    • demanded by present conditions, and I should like now to say a little
    • the spiritual progress of humanity.
    • life-forces of man.
    • When a man who has reached, shall we say, the first
    • him more deeply about what this modern life signifies for the human
    • Naturally, the influences that play on the human
    • far as the effects upon the constitution of man are concerned, there
    • influences of unavoidable world-karma, emanates from weakness. But it
    • is Anthroposophy alone that can make the human heart and will
    • way through the tumult and din of the Ahrimanic beings into the
    • borne in mind. As human beings we do not sleep only by night. We
    • than the night-sleep. In nightly sleep, man's life of thought is
    • and this sleep is not so noticeable because man is less conscious in
    • of the evolutionary path of mankind. It has existed, in essentials,
    • in such terms are speaking the language of Ahriman. We will try to
    • translate this language of Ahriman into the true language we
    • in its totality — in its manifestation as Nature and in its
    • into application. What happens is, fundamentally, a performance that
    • away, forests are maltreated and the wood transported ... many more
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    • demanded by present conditions, and I should like now to say a little
    • the spiritual progress of humanity.
    • life-forces of man.
    • When a man who has reached, shall we say, the first
    • him more deeply about what this modern life signifies for the human
    • Naturally, the influences that play on the human
    • far as the effects upon the constitution of man are concerned, there
    • influences of unavoidable world-karma, emanates from weakness. But it
    • is Anthroposophy alone that can make the human heart and will
    • way through the tumult and din of the Ahrimanic beings into the
    • borne in mind. As human beings we do not sleep only by night. We
    • than the night-sleep. In nightly sleep, man's life of thought is
    • and this sleep is not so noticeable because man is less conscious in
    • of the evolutionary path of mankind. It has existed, in essentials,
    • in such terms are speaking the language of Ahriman. We will try to
    • translate this language of Ahriman into the true language we
    • in its totality — in its manifestation as Nature and in its
    • into application. What happens is, fundamentally, a performance that
    • away, forests are maltreated and the wood transported ... many more
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    • They were published in German as:
    • of the truths underlying human life and cosmic existence is by no
    • Science. For many centuries men have grown accustomed to look at only
    • existence which is demanded of them at their present age of
    • freedom, the destiny of a human being has its origin in a previous
    • incapable of explaining the intricacies of human life. Although this
    • the life of man. As a matter of fact it is scientific thought
    • that has remained farthest of all in the rear of the actual demands
    • understanding of human life. The teachings of Spiritual Science must
    • When a man comes to Spiritual Science today he begins to understand
    • through the centuries. To take a concrete example: How does a German
    • tracks of one continuous stream of human life which leads back then
    • explain what is happening to mankind at the present time by what
    • understand either the human beings or the events of the present age
    • of investigation which may seem highly improbable to a great many
    • that they should be made known, because humanity is inwardly yearning
    • I have said on many previous occasions; namely, that those who want
    • has civilization led human beings into the present catastrophic
    • I have said before that many souls living at the present time were
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    • Man's Responsibility for World Evolution through
    • They were published in German as:
    • of the truths underlying human life and cosmic existence is by no
    • Science. For many centuries men have grown accustomed to look at only
    • existence which is demanded of them at their present age of
    • freedom, the destiny of a human being has its origin in a previous
    • incapable of explaining the intricacies of human life. Although this
    • the life of man. As a matter of fact it is scientific thought
    • that has remained farthest of all in the rear of the actual demands
    • understanding of human life. The teachings of Spiritual Science must
    • When a man comes to Spiritual Science today he begins to understand
    • through the centuries. To take a concrete example: How does a German
    • tracks of one continuous stream of human life which leads back then
    • explain what is happening to mankind at the present time by what
    • understand either the human beings or the events of the present age
    • of investigation which may seem highly improbable to a great many
    • that they should be made known, because humanity is inwardly yearning
    • I have said on many previous occasions; namely, that those who want
    • has civilization led human beings into the present catastrophic
    • I have said before that many souls living at the present time were
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    • November contains many valuable details on the effects and influences
    • tested by the human intellect and recognized through logic; but if we
    • being able to test them. Among our audience many people prefer to
    • be seen in the fact that in the case of no other human error is the
    • insignificant people. Benvenuto Cellini, who was a great man, once
    • with others because all human soul experiences are connected with
    • fellow man through envy and falsehood.
    • of it. Envy as such is a quality rooted in the astral body of man. We
    • We know that the human soul passes through many incarnations and that
    • there was a moment in the development of mankind when the tempters,
    • Lucifer and Ahriman, crept into the human soul. In what form do
    • Lucifer and Ahriman live within us today? This is not easy to
    • that Mephistopheles does not exist; nevertheless, Lucifer and Ahriman
    • live in human nature. Ahriman lives in the etheric body and Lucifer
    • in the astral body of man.
    • Lucifer is a power that tempts the human soul by drawing it down
    • Ahriman, on the other hand, is the spirit of falsehood and error and
    • Both Lucifer and Ahriman are powers which are hostile to human
    • case? He simply hands over the matter to Ahriman, and Ahriman darkens
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    • November contains many valuable details on the effects and influences
    • tested by the human intellect and recognized through logic; but if we
    • being able to test them. Among our audience many people prefer to
    • be seen in the fact that in the case of no other human error is the
    • insignificant people. Benvenuto Cellini, who was a great man, once
    • with others because all human soul experiences are connected with
    • fellow man through envy and falsehood.
    • of it. Envy as such is a quality rooted in the astral body of man. We
    • We know that the human soul passes through many incarnations and that
    • there was a moment in the development of mankind when the tempters,
    • Lucifer and Ahriman, crept into the human soul. In what form do
    • Lucifer and Ahriman live within us today? This is not easy to
    • that Mephistopheles does not exist; nevertheless, Lucifer and Ahriman
    • live in human nature. Ahriman lives in the etheric body and Lucifer
    • in the astral body of man.
    • Lucifer is a power that tempts the human soul by drawing it down
    • Ahriman, on the other hand, is the spirit of falsehood and error and
    • Both Lucifer and Ahriman are powers which are hostile to human
    • case? He simply hands over the matter to Ahriman, and Ahriman darkens
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  • Title: Lecture: The Inexpressible Name, Spirits of Space and Time.
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    • human intellect will take in future, are based upon quite definite
    • practically when the human being stands before you, he is that being
    • and the physical body. The fact that whenever we face a human being
    • existence between birth and death. When we see a human corpse, we
    • really have before us man's physical body. The corpse is the
    • consciousness of man's true nature. Things were not always as
    • they are now, at the present stage of human development, and as they
    • development. There, human bodies had a different constitution from
    • that of today. The human bodies of olden times, the mummies which you
    • as human bodies are now constituted. They were filled to a far
    • so corpse-like as the human bodies of today. These physical bodies
    • physical body of modern man — and this is already the case from
    • body tissues which tend towards an over-exuberant growth. Many an
    • illness simply consists in the fact that the human body in part goes
    • In the present time we find ulcerous growths in the human body, which
    • humanity. We modern people therefore carry about with us a corpse.
    • Now consider carefully the following question: What does the human
    • But that part in man which is intelligent and exercises cognizant
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    • human intellect will take in future, are based upon quite definite
    • practically when the human being stands before you, he is that being
    • and the physical body. The fact that whenever we face a human being
    • existence between birth and death. When we see a human corpse, we
    • really have before us man's physical body. The corpse is the
    • consciousness of man's true nature. Things were not always as
    • they are now, at the present stage of human development, and as they
    • development. There, human bodies had a different constitution from
    • that of today. The human bodies of olden times, the mummies which you
    • as human bodies are now constituted. They were filled to a far
    • so corpse-like as the human bodies of today. These physical bodies
    • physical body of modern man — and this is already the case from
    • body tissues which tend towards an over-exuberant growth. Many an
    • illness simply consists in the fact that the human body in part goes
    • In the present time we find ulcerous growths in the human body, which
    • humanity. We modern people therefore carry about with us a corpse.
    • Now consider carefully the following question: What does the human
    • But that part in man which is intelligent and exercises cognizant
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  • Title: Lecture: The Etheric Being in the Physical Human Being
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    • IN THE PHYSICAL HUMAN BEING
    • previous lectures. When the human soul unfolds in the way which I
    • Man really knows
    • being expands and becomes a world. Man himself actually grows to
    • self, the human world expands into an immense world, and we
    • Man passes through
    • with the awakening of Nature outside; the daily course of human
    • born out of the feeling that man stands within the life of
    • touch the essential. I have therefore told you many times that a
    • processes of sleeping and waking. The course of human life during
    • us in the course of 24 hours. It is quite wrong to compare man's
    • asleep with the summer season, for man's waking condition
    • should be compared with man's sleeping condition. If comparisons
    • Man falls asleep; i.e., he
    • manner described and become part of the whole earthly organism,
    • upon the sleeping human being, we see that when he falls asleep
    • and Ego. There is activity in man's inner being and we feel that
    • observe the “vegetable growth” in man. There the
    • into man; their flowers should therefore be sought in man.
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    • IN THE PHYSICAL HUMAN BEING
    • previous lectures. When the human soul unfolds in the way which I
    • Man really knows
    • being expands and becomes a world. Man himself actually grows to
    • self, the human world expands into an immense world, and we
    • Man passes through
    • with the awakening of Nature outside; the daily course of human
    • born out of the feeling that man stands within the life of
    • touch the essential. I have therefore told you many times that a
    • processes of sleeping and waking. The course of human life during
    • us in the course of 24 hours. It is quite wrong to compare man's
    • asleep with the summer season, for man's waking condition
    • should be compared with man's sleeping condition. If comparisons
    • Man falls asleep; i.e., he
    • manner described and become part of the whole earthly organism,
    • upon the sleeping human being, we see that when he falls asleep
    • and Ego. There is activity in man's inner being and we feel that
    • observe the “vegetable growth” in man. There the
    • into man; their flowers should therefore be sought in man.
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    • on Western humanity in general. As one of the most important spiritual
    • of our human condition, especially our inner nature. He encourages the
    • reader to consider our human and spiritual potential that Anthroposophy
    • initiation; meditation and inspiration; love, intuition, and the human
    • translation has been made by V. Compton Burnett from the German text
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    • on Western humanity in general. As one of the most important spiritual
    • of our human condition, especially our inner nature. He encourages the
    • reader to consider our human and spiritual potential that Anthroposophy
    • initiation; meditation and inspiration; love, intuition, and the human
    • implications of our human condition and the possibilities Spiritual
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    • on Western humanity in general. As one of the most important spiritual
    • of our human condition, especially our inner nature. He encourages the
    • reader to consider our human and spiritual potential that Anthroposophy
    • initiation; meditation and inspiration; love, intuition, and the human
    • Love, intuition and the human ego.
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    • on Western humanity in general. As one of the most important spiritual
    • of our human condition, especially our inner nature. He encourages the
    • reader to consider our human and spiritual potential that Anthroposophy
    • initiation; meditation and inspiration; love, intuition, and the human
    • many ways.
    • of lectures on these revelations bestowed upon mankind.
    • of man and of the cosmos insofar as these have been presented in the
  • Title: Anthroposophy Introduction: Editors Preface
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    • on Western humanity in general. As one of the most important spiritual
    • of our human condition, especially our inner nature. He encourages the
    • reader to consider our human and spiritual potential that Anthroposophy
    • initiation; meditation and inspiration; love, intuition, and the human
    • very largely of people who had been studying for many years the spiritual
    • ‘Introduction’. The German title of the book is
    • are many very different approaches to the general corpus of revelations
    • of the universe and man. The truth is that the mastery of Anthroposophy
    • to the student as a good grammar is indispensable to a man engaged in
    • back in time. The human being is really like a comet stretching its tail
    • man's being unless we acquire these new concepts. People who believe
    • intelligence of man. And it is this approach which is chosen in the book
    • to concern you and the ‘second man’ you have discovered just
    • constitution of man, the etheric in his fluid organisation, which can
    • the astral in that ‘third man’ — who is physically the
    • ‘airy man’ and who can be experienced as ‘an inner
    • them back again in a humanised condition.
    • For that was what he believed the crisis of the twentieth century demands.
    • that he had his gaze fixed on Western man in general, and I hope that
  • Title: Anthroposophy Introduction: Lecture I: Anthroposophy as What Men Long For Today
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    • on Western humanity in general. As one of the most important spiritual
    • of our human condition, especially our inner nature. He encourages the
    • reader to consider our human and spiritual potential that Anthroposophy
    • initiation; meditation and inspiration; love, intuition, and the human
    • as I have already indicated in many different directions.
    • find that ancient feelings, present in every human soul from age to age,
    • every thinking man.
    • man today. The first presents itself to man's soul when he contemplates
    • the world around him and his own human existence. He sees human beings
    • birth (or conception) and physical death, and subject to the most manifold
    • fullness of impressions that confront man and gradually fill his soul.
    • is the human soul in a human body. It sees one thing before all others:
    • that Nature receives into herself all the human soul perceives of physical,
    • earthly existence. When man has passed through the gate of death, Nature
    • receives the human body through one element or another (it makes little
    • does with the physical, sensible part of man, when he has passed through
    • the gate of death. You know there are subterranean vaults where human
    • remains after a certain time? A distorted human form consisting of
    • of lime still resembles, in a distorted form, the human body, but if you
    • happens to the physical instrument with which man does all things between
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    • on Western humanity in general. As one of the most important spiritual
    • of our human condition, especially our inner nature. He encourages the
    • reader to consider our human and spiritual potential that Anthroposophy
    • initiation; meditation and inspiration; love, intuition, and the human
    • of man confronts us from both directions. If we look once more at what
    • we found yesterday, we see, on the one hand, the human physical body,
    • the fact that man, on passing through the gate of death, must surrender
    • these destroy it. The action of external Nature upon the human physical
    • the physical world for what gives the human physical body its shape
    • of another world which builds up this human body that external, physical
    • between the human physical body and Nature. In the first place, the
    • when we observe the external manifestations of the physical body —
    • are compelled to say: Whatever the inner processes going on in the human
    • at all. Though we see how man, through eating, drinking and breathing,
    • glibly of the blood man bears within him; but has anyone ever investigated
    • the blood within the living human organism itself? This cannot be done
    • is immediate. The physical body of man is not the same, in its inner
    • human organism that is, at first, similar to external nature and, on
    • itself. From the study of what the human physical organism takes in
    • we can say nothing at all about the relation of man to external nature.
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  • Title: Anthroposophy Introduction: Lecture III: The Transition from Ordinary Knowledge to the Science of Initiation
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    • on Western humanity in general. As one of the most important spiritual
    • of our human condition, especially our inner nature. He encourages the
    • reader to consider our human and spiritual potential that Anthroposophy
    • initiation; meditation and inspiration; love, intuition, and the human
    • introduction to the composition of man (physical body, etheric body, etc.)
    • When we consider the consciousness of present-day man, we are led to
    • conditions, how little thought is given to any connection between man,
    • heavenly bodies and the life and being of man.
    • Now this connection between man and the heavenly bodies must enter human
    • Man believes
    • to grasp man's part in the super-sensible world. All that surrounds him,
    • Man's being,
    • nothing of those worlds where man was before descending to earth and
    • super-sensible world, and have very much to do with what man experiences
    • in full earnestness, extends his studies of human civilisation and culture
    • things in the dry, prosaic manner of today, but lets them work upon
    • The man
    • of humanity, who have since disappeared from the earth. It is not only
    • within his physical body, man is only able to contemplate a very weak
    • In ancient times, when these beings were his teachers, man possessed
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  • Title: Anthroposophy Introduction: Lecture IV: Meditation and Inspiration
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    • on Western humanity in general. As one of the most important spiritual
    • of our human condition, especially our inner nature. He encourages the
    • reader to consider our human and spiritual potential that Anthroposophy
    • initiation; meditation and inspiration; love, intuition, and the human
    • the spiritual world. I spoke of this need meeting man from two directions:
    • Today we will again place these two aspects of human life before us
    • subconscious are really active in all man's striving for knowledge in
    • seriously disturbing fact which intrudes on all human experience and
    • than destroy it. The moment man has become a corpse within the physical
    • no longer any possibility that the human form, which has been impressed
    • are only able to destroy man, never to build him up. Every unprejudiced
    • indeed, for we have discovered so many laws of Nature. This talk of
    • able to destroy man, never to build him up. Human insight is unable,
    • Nature which destroy man.
    • of man is submerged whenever he sleeps and arises anew when he wakes.
    • sure we may be that our soul, though dependent in its manifestations
    • is not all we can say about it. It contains an element man must value
    • above all else in life, for his whole manhood — his human dignity
    • the moral life to be able, as human beings, to obey moral principles
    • which are not forced upon us. Yet man cannot become an ‘abstract
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  • Title: Anthroposophy Introduction: Lecture V: Love, Intuition and the Human Ego
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    • on Western humanity in general. As one of the most important spiritual
    • of our human condition, especially our inner nature. He encourages the
    • reader to consider our human and spiritual potential that Anthroposophy
    • initiation; meditation and inspiration; love, intuition, and the human
    • LOVE, INTUITION AND THE HUMANEGO
    • described how man must be regarded
    • composition that we discern in man is also found in the external world.
    • what we find in the world outside and what we find in man.
    • study its solid, ‘earthy’ manifestations — we come to
    • course, that the anatomist, investigating what remains of the living man
    • outside man. At least, he believes he need not, and within certain limits
    • and other compounds found outside of man, and he investigates what the
    • human organism contains. He does not find it necessary to enlarge his
    • namely: that the human organism as a whole cannot be maintained by external
    • difference between what is outside and what is inside man. We must
    • etheric forces, extends to the etheric body of man. We have really to
    • the human etheric body is closely moulded to the physical body. It has
    • etheric body, which otherwise conforms to the human shape, only protrudes
    • being of man — the astral man and the ego — must oppose this
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  • Title: Anthroposophy Introduction: Lecture VI: Respiration, Warmth and the Ego
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    • on Western humanity in general. As one of the most important spiritual
    • of our human condition, especially our inner nature. He encourages the
    • reader to consider our human and spiritual potential that Anthroposophy
    • initiation; meditation and inspiration; love, intuition, and the human
    • HEN we study human life on earth, we see it proceed in a kind of rhythm
    • lectures about the constitution of man. Let us look, with ordinary
    • the facts before us. In the waking man there is, first, the inner
    • Now, when we study man with ordinary cognition we find that the inner
    • man sleeps. But we must certainly not assume that these psychical processes
    • of man's psychical processes is also present in sleep. We must admit,
    • however, that this vehicle does not act on man during sleep, i.e. that
    • which evokes in man's senses a consciousness of the external world,
    • and stimulates this consciousness to think, does not act on man in sleep.
    • from man. The only question is, what? If, to begin with, we look at
    • what we have designated man's physical body, we see that it is continually
    • In sleep man grows, he carries on the inner activities of digestion
    • But these destructive forces do not overpower man in sleep; therefore
    • in man. We saw that it works through the medium of what is airy, or
    • gaseous, in the human organism. Thus we must recognise, to begin with,
    • the astral body in all the activities of the airy element in man.
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  • Title: Anthroposophy Introduction: Lecture VII: Dream-life and External Reality
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    • on Western humanity in general. As one of the most important spiritual
    • of our human condition, especially our inner nature. He encourages the
    • reader to consider our human and spiritual potential that Anthroposophy
    • initiation; meditation and inspiration; love, intuition, and the human
    • secrets of human life. It is a life that finds expression while
    • first. This attitude is certainly justified; the sober-minded man does
    • experiences; and if man asks himself what it really signifies for the
    • a man dreams of seeing a row of white pillars, one of which is damaged
    • perhaps, dirty pillar. Or a man may wake up dreaming of a seething stove
    • his blanket, grasped in sleep. These things can go much further. A man
    • symbolic expression to man's inner organs. When we have grasped this,
    • we learn to interpret many dream-figures in just this way. For example,
    • dream, to the whole inner life of man. There are people who, while actually
    • Take the case of a man who dreams he is approaching a mountain.
    • of the man himself, from the individuality of his ego. (Only, we must
    • not of dream-interpretation — we can often learn to know a man
    • in a dream. For, when awake, man experiences the form of his organs
    • in the ordinary consciousness of daily life, man experiences very little,
    • if we study a man's life, we find that it is governed by his ego —
    • activity of the ego within human life very strongly resembles the first
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  • Title: Anthroposophy Introduction: Lecture VIII: Dreams, Imaginative Cognition, and the Building of Destiny
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    • of our human condition, especially our inner nature. He encourages the
    • reader to consider our human and spiritual potential that Anthroposophy
    • initiation; meditation and inspiration; love, intuition, and the human
    • a more intimate study of man's dream-life can lead us towards the Science
    • dreams which a man endowed with imagination may have. Let us compare such
    • own or another's organs — or, perhaps, the whole human being as a
    • seership. Indeed we may say: if a man has no sense of ordinary realities,
    • A man with imaginative cognition — he may, of course, also have
    • related to man's spiritual being in quite a definite way. We see that, in
    • a spiritual sense, the dream is the human being, as the seed is the plant.
    • And in this ‘seed-like’ man we learn to grasp what is really
    • we can have of a physical human being standing before us with his several
    • physical man as a withering being. Well, no one who knows the Science
    • must be remembered that, while we learn to know the physical man as
    • a withering being, we perceive in him the spiritual man; in a sense,
    • you cannot see the spiritual man shine forth without learning to know
    • man's appearance does not thereby become uglier but more beautiful —
    • and truer, too. And when one is able to perceive the withering of man's
    • within the withering process that proceeds from man's being of a former
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  • Title: Anthroposophy Introduction: Lecture IX: Phases of Memory and the Real Self
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    • of our human condition, especially our inner nature. He encourages the
    • reader to consider our human and spiritual potential that Anthroposophy
    • initiation; meditation and inspiration; love, intuition, and the human
    • preceding lectures that a study of man's faculty of memory can give
    • us valuable insight into the whole of human life and its cosmic
    • in the various phases of its manifestation in human life, beginning
    • with its manifestation in the ordinary consciousness that man has
    • man experiences in concrete, everyday life, in thinking, feeling and
    • ourselves rightly as human souls.
    • comprehensive part of man's inner life.
    • us again. These are especially such moments in which a man comes near
    • to death and many things emerge that have long been far from his conscious
    • tree. You have observed the tree or, as a woodman, cut it down. Now
    • our experience was with another human being — if, for example,
    • experienced by the other man. Perhaps the fact that we were the cause
    • world. In short, man lives through his experiences once more, but in
    • we may call ‘superhuman’, are participating in it. Pressing
    • when the physical body has been laid aside. Man must first accustom
    • example — so man between death and a new birth must accustom
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    • Healing of the Social Organism, published in German as:
    • sub-titled, Roman Catholicism. The translator is unknown.
    • ROMAN CATHOLICISM
    • this has formed an impenetrable wall, over which in many cases there
    • prevailed among educated people that the human being ought to form
    • prevailed in the widest circles that the human being must have a
    • religion is given to each human being as his own right is a folly and a
    • called for a response from out the very springs of human conscience —
    • the question: “How do we as human beings make progress in our
    • them he analyzed the difficulties humanity experiences in this very
    • following words of Rumelin expressed the conviction of many hundreds
    • judgments arose on many points to do with religion, and we should
    • bases of human knowledge. Science and miracle are as contradictory as
    • described still existed. I do not know whether there are many here
    • who followed these first lectures of mine, but in many of them I drew
    • of human beings as they pass through one life after another. Now in
    • created that has to be implanted into the human embryo, a miracle is
    • that in the measure in which man loses the capacity to see the
    • mere causality, the more the life of human feeling is driven, by a
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  • Title: Roman Catholicism: Lecture II
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    • Healing of the Social Organism, published in German as:
    • sub-titled, Roman Catholicism. The translator is unknown.
    • ROMAN CATHOLICISM
    • teaching office in the Roman Catholic Church, whether as theologian
    • truth by the Roman Catholic Church; which means, in fact, what is
    • recognized as dogma by the Roman Curia.
    • theologian to the doctrines of the Roman Catholic Church; please be
    • Roman Catholic Church during the last half century. It began with the
    • doctrine of the Roman Catholic Church. The crowning of this whole
    • always present intellectually into the sphere of human emotion, the
    • be interested to know how many people felt as if stung by a viper
    • many people, when reading this, felt as if stung by a viper! The
    • in the minds of human beings concerning their relations one to
    • because it brings out to what an extent modern humanity passes
    • weightiest facts, facts which are decisive for the life of mankind on
    • human beings concerning their relations to one another and to nature,
    • humanity of today is still soundly asleep to the fact that such a
    • view is coming. But the Roman Catholic Church is awake; she alone in
    • that the bill posters had to notify us that the man who this morning
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  • Title: Roman Catholicism: Lecture III
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    • Healing of the Social Organism, published in German as:
    • sub-titled, Roman Catholicism. The translator is unknown.
    • ROMAN CATHOLICISM
    • of humanity, of the spread of what we spiritual scientists call the
    • first given to man is the physical-sensible world, and he makes use
    • the only means through which in ordinary life the human being can to
    • the human being enters into the outer world through his senses; and
    • events of a dream. The ordinary uncontrolled flow of man’s
    • evolution of humanity and in that of the near future is that humanity
    • continue to permeate human evolution, conditions such as we are now
    • been able to give to humanity since the middle of the Fifteenth
    • of present-day humanity. That is something which has gradually to be
    • external, material science is alone recognized, so long will humanity
    • humanity of the future from such chaotic social conditions. Above
    • all, the science of initiation will be able to give those human
    • but Aristotle vehemently defended the theory that every time a human
    • human being a new soul is created.
    • life which begins with death, which a man begins by throwing off his
    • justification for believing otherwise than that after his death man
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    • muß beachtet werden, daß man es nicht zu sehr dem
    • Erlebnisse dieses geistigen Hörens nur ausdrücken, wenn man
    • verständ-lich ist, wenn man sich die Formen plastisch (nicht
    • Serie kann man in einem gewissen Sinne auch beschrieben finden in der
    • Man kann an den folgenden Siegeln finden, daß sie in
    • daß manches von den sieben Siegeln schon in diesem oder jenem
    • Wiedergaben in manchen Punkten abweichen von der hier gegebenen
    • kann man vergleichen dessen Beschreibung in der Apokalypse. «Und
    • man in ausführlicher Art darstellen, was der Seher aus diesen
    • Bildern sehen kann, so müßte man ein dickes Buch schreiben.
    • mit allem, was am Menschen zu ihm gehört. Indem man dieses
    • an-deutet, rührt man an ein großes Geheimnis des Daseins,
    • noch nicht das gehabt, was man Individualseele nennt. Es war damals
    • dieser beobachtet werden. Unsere physische Welt kann man nach ihren
    • man darüber die bedeutungsvollen Worte: «Und ich nahm das
    • vergleiche man meine «Geheimwissenschaft» oder die
    • man im Sinne der modernen Geisteswissenschaft mit den Ausdrücken
    • wiedergegeben. Man wird aber zu keinem wahren Verständnis dieser
    • Sache kommen, wenn man nur die verstandesmäßige
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    • Farb-wirkung verloren. Befaßt man sich aber eingehender
    • mit diesen Motiven, so muß man immer mehr ihre
    • kompositionelle Größe bewundern, aus denen man
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    • Man kann an den folgenden Siegeln finden, daß sie
    • werden. Ausdrücklich bemerkt soll werden, daß manches
    • anderen Wiedergaben in manchen Punkten abweichen von der hier
    • Siegel kann man vergleichen dessen Beschreibung in der
    • Menschheitsentwicklung gedeutet. Wollte man in
    • Bildern sehen kann, so müßte man ein dickes Buch
    • gehört. Indem man dieses an-deutet, rührt man an ein
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    • dieser Sache vergleiche man meine
    • jede Entwicklung durchläuft sieben Stufen, die man
    • Man wird aber zu keinem wahren Verständnis dieser Sache
    • kommen, wenn man nur die verstandesmäßige
    • Erklärung beim Beschauen der Formen zugrunde legt. Man
    • umfassen, verschlingen, aufschließen usw. Man wird diese
    • Komplikation der Kräfte fühlen können, wie man
    • Kräften fühlt, und man wird empfinden können,
    • ferneren wird das obere mannigfaltiger; eine Spitze, die
    • erscheinen daher als von Schlangen umwundener Stab. Man wird
    • Vermannigfaltigung in sich schließt. Das Obere
    • kann. Man beachte, daß die Abbildungen lebendige
    • Wirkung ist nur eine richtige, wenn man diese Bilder mit der
    • körperlichen Lebens gehen kann. Man richte sich dar-nach
    • sollen solche Bilder dienen; nimmermehr soll man sie an
  • Title: Lecture: The Coming Experience of Christ
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    • They were published in German as:
    • awakening is in store for many who would have preferred to sleep
    • time. The course of human evolution has brought it about that ever
    • withstanding men's demand for the Gospels, their desire to be
    • clear that just as other incisive events in human evolution come
    • mankind in general has undergone a fundamental change in its frame of
    • element in human evolution. It is the belief in the authority of
    • that there are many who still cling to a certain piety, a piety which
    • prefers to remain in ignorance of what is penetrating mankind through
    • modern man evoked by natural science.
    • understand man. Actually man, as such, is entirely excluded from the
    • man.
    • evolution expounded under the influence of Darwin or Weismann or
    • simplest to the most perfect, and lays down the view that man also
    • into consideration only so much of man as is animal. It considers man
    • man, derives from the corresponding organ or structure in the animal
    • man is modified; the extent to which the animal nature of man differs
    • from that of the animal world. The ability to keep man himself in
    • view has been completely lost by science; man is left out.
    • to raise man's power of understanding to the point where man
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  • Title: Lecture: The Coming Experience of Christ
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    • They were published in German as:
    • awakening is in store for many who would have preferred to sleep
    • time. The course of human evolution has brought it about that ever
    • withstanding men's demand for the Gospels, their desire to be
    • clear that just as other incisive events in human evolution come
    • mankind in general has undergone a fundamental change in its frame of
    • element in human evolution. It is the belief in the authority of
    • that there are many who still cling to a certain piety, a piety which
    • prefers to remain in ignorance of what is penetrating mankind through
    • modern man evoked by natural science.
    • understand man. Actually man, as such, is entirely excluded from the
    • man.
    • evolution expounded under the influence of Darwin or Weismann or
    • simplest to the most perfect, and lays down the view that man also
    • into consideration only so much of man as is animal. It considers man
    • man, derives from the corresponding organ or structure in the animal
    • man is modified; the extent to which the animal nature of man differs
    • from that of the animal world. The ability to keep man himself in
    • view has been completely lost by science; man is left out.
    • to raise man's power of understanding to the point where man
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  • Title: Lecture: Spiritual Knowledge: A Way of Life
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    • The Supersensible Human, Anthroposophically Comprehended,
    • and published in English as: Supersensible Man, and
    • They were published in German as:
    • Science as a Human and Personal Way of Life.
    • world differs in many respects from the method of knowledge that
    • possible in our time to travel on this road, but there is in the man
    • are, as you know, required in order to awaken in man the hitherto
    • in his own being. Man cannot, therefore, follow this path of
    • knowledge is in consequence well-defined, and man has continually to
    • question of practical life, a man will defer to books — or
    • acquired, he is, of course, ready to be himself — to be man
    • springs from the heart of man.
    • the spiritual world and of the eternal in the human being has quite
    • another character. It calls upon the personal in man; he cannot so
    • man when knowledge is in this way brought into immediate connection
    • with the personal in the human being.
    • has brought to humanity quite remarkable blessings of a material
    • times, anything to which man felt he owed acknowledgement and assent
    • divided for man into what the Gods have willed and what the Gods have
    • not willed. In many languages the word “true” still
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    • The Supersensible Human, Anthroposophically Comprehended,
    • and published in English as: Supersensible Man, and
    • They were published in German as:
    • Science as a Human and Personal Way of Life.
    • world differs in many respects from the method of knowledge that
    • possible in our time to travel on this road, but there is in the man
    • are, as you know, required in order to awaken in man the hitherto
    • in his own being. Man cannot, therefore, follow this path of
    • knowledge is in consequence well-defined, and man has continually to
    • question of practical life, a man will defer to books — or
    • acquired, he is, of course, ready to be himself — to be man
    • springs from the heart of man.
    • the spiritual world and of the eternal in the human being has quite
    • another character. It calls upon the personal in man; he cannot so
    • man when knowledge is in this way brought into immediate connection
    • with the personal in the human being.
    • has brought to humanity quite remarkable blessings of a material
    • times, anything to which man felt he owed acknowledgement and assent
    • divided for man into what the Gods have willed and what the Gods have
    • not willed. In many languages the word “true” still
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  • Title: Lecture: How Can the Destitution of Soul in Modern Times Be Overcome?
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    • They were published in German as:
    • Human Relations in the Age of the Spiritual Soul.
    • as manuscript with the kind permission of the Rudolf
    • is the use of learning that man consists of such and such parts; that
    • humanity has developed, and will develop further, through different
    • attitude is demanded by modern life find spiritual science
    • Greeks and Romans; that the following centuries down to the
    • century mankind has been living in the fifth post-Atlantean epoch,
    • in which humanity will be living for many hundreds of years to come.
    • We know furthermore that in man in the fourth post-Atlantean period
    • of civilisation — the Graeco-Roman epoch — was built up
    • destiny of mankind for our entire fifth post-Atlantean period. In
    • Human life was completely different in the preceding
    • Graeco-Roman period when, according to the stage of development
    • mankind had reached, the faculties of intellect and of feeling were
    • sufficiently understood. In their soul-life the Greeks and Romans
    • centuries, particularly during the Graeco-Roman period of
    • our actual connection with plants and human connections in the fourth
    • today. In the fourth post-Atlantean epoch human relationships and
    • Towards this, modern man is developing; he is no longer
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  • Title: Lecture: How Can the Destitution of Soul in Modern Times Be Overcome?
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    • They were published in German as:
    • Human Relations in the Age of the Spiritual Soul.
    • as manuscript with the kind permission of the Rudolf
    • is the use of learning that man consists of such and such parts; that
    • humanity has developed, and will develop further, through different
    • attitude is demanded by modern life find spiritual science
    • Greeks and Romans; that the following centuries down to the
    • century mankind has been living in the fifth post-Atlantean epoch,
    • in which humanity will be living for many hundreds of years to come.
    • We know furthermore that in man in the fourth post-Atlantean period
    • of civilisation — the Graeco-Roman epoch — was built up
    • destiny of mankind for our entire fifth post-Atlantean period. In
    • Human life was completely different in the preceding
    • Graeco-Roman period when, according to the stage of development
    • mankind had reached, the faculties of intellect and of feeling were
    • sufficiently understood. In their soul-life the Greeks and Romans
    • centuries, particularly during the Graeco-Roman period of
    • our actual connection with plants and human connections in the fourth
    • today. In the fourth post-Atlantean epoch human relationships and
    • Towards this, modern man is developing; he is no longer
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  • Title: Lecture: Modern and Ancient Spiritual Exercises
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    • The Human Soul in Relation to World Evolution.
    • It appears in the original German in
    • [Abridged from The Human Soul in Relation to World Evolution, published by Anthroposophic Press, 1984.]
    • attention to the fact that in ancient times man possessed a faculty of
    • instinctive clairvoyance. This clairvoyance went through many different
    • phases to become what may be described as modern man's consciousness of the
    • and other writings is described how man at present, when he
    • When we look back to the spiritual strivings of man in a very distant past
    • known later as the Ancient Indian civilization. Many people nowadays are
    • On previous occasions I have mentioned that, from the masses of human beings
    • as the Ancient Indian epoch, certain individuals developed, in a manner
    • this path. In those remote ages of mankind's evolution, human consciousness
    • man saw more in the external world than ordinary man sees today. In
    • We little understand the nature of man, especially
    • that of man in ancient times, if we believe that the spiritual beings
    • manifesting in lightning and thunder, in springs and rivers, in wind and
    • way of experiencing the world, namely, that man in those days had no clear
    • normal human being today did not yet exist. Though he did not express it,
    • man did not, as it were, distinguish himself from the external world. He
    • being as separate from the surrounding world. Suppose a man of that time
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  • Title: Lecture: Modern and Ancient Spiritual Exercises
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    • The Human Soul in Relation to World Evolution.
    • It appears in the original German in
    • [Abridged from The Human Soul in Relation to World Evolution, published by Anthroposophic Press, 1984.]
    • attention to the fact that in ancient times man possessed a faculty of
    • instinctive clairvoyance. This clairvoyance went through many different
    • phases to become what may be described as modern man's consciousness of the
    • and other writings is described how man at present, when he
    • When we look back to the spiritual strivings of man in a very distant past
    • known later as the Ancient Indian civilization. Many people nowadays are
    • On previous occasions I have mentioned that, from the masses of human beings
    • as the Ancient Indian epoch, certain individuals developed, in a manner
    • this path. In those remote ages of mankind's evolution, human consciousness
    • man saw more in the external world than ordinary man sees today. In
    • We little understand the nature of man, especially
    • that of man in ancient times, if we believe that the spiritual beings
    • manifesting in lightning and thunder, in springs and rivers, in wind and
    • way of experiencing the world, namely, that man in those days had no clear
    • normal human being today did not yet exist. Though he did not express it,
    • man did not, as it were, distinguish himself from the external world. He
    • being as separate from the surrounding world. Suppose a man of that time
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  • Title: Lecture: The Meaning of Easter: St. Paul and the Christ Impulse
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    • It appears in the original German in
    • which unites earth and man with the worlds beyond the earth. To-morrow
    • current among mankind, traditions that originated from ancient atavistic
    • clairvoyant faculties and gave man a knowledge far surpassing the
    • means for bringing to expression man's connection with the worlds beyond
    • evolution [of] mankind.
    • birth of the man into whom the Christ Being afterwards entered. The
    • but within the whole world-order into which man has been placed. Therefore
    • earthly conditions; it is a time that can be ascertained only when man
    • indicates how through the Christ Impulse man is to be set free from the
    • which is beyond the earth, man is to become free of the evolution of the
    • earth, and this truth is indicated in the manner of dating the Easter
    • festival. It contains a call to man to lift himself up to the worlds
    • beyond the earth; it contains a promise to man that in the course of
    • that is implied in this manner of dating the Easter festival, it will be
    • in the evolution of the Christ Impulse within the whole history of mankind.
    • very Being of the Christ in an extra-earthly, super-sensible manner. Thus
    • Paul was a man who could not be persuaded of the meaning of the Christ
    • that from that moment he became another man. Nay, more: he became an
    • sense. From the very manner in which he speaks it is plain that he is
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    • It appears in the original German in
    • which unites earth and man with the worlds beyond the earth. To-morrow
    • current among mankind, traditions that originated from ancient atavistic
    • clairvoyant faculties and gave man a knowledge far surpassing the
    • means for bringing to expression man's connection with the worlds beyond
    • evolution [of] mankind.
    • birth of the man into whom the Christ Being afterwards entered. The
    • but within the whole world-order into which man has been placed. Therefore
    • earthly conditions; it is a time that can be ascertained only when man
    • indicates how through the Christ Impulse man is to be set free from the
    • which is beyond the earth, man is to become free of the evolution of the
    • earth, and this truth is indicated in the manner of dating the Easter
    • festival. It contains a call to man to lift himself up to the worlds
    • beyond the earth; it contains a promise to man that in the course of
    • that is implied in this manner of dating the Easter festival, it will be
    • in the evolution of the Christ Impulse within the whole history of mankind.
    • very Being of the Christ in an extra-earthly, super-sensible manner. Thus
    • Paul was a man who could not be persuaded of the meaning of the Christ
    • that from that moment he became another man. Nay, more: he became an
    • sense. From the very manner in which he speaks it is plain that he is
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  • Title: Agriculture Course: Address by Dr. Rudolf Steiner
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    • has come about as follows. To begin with, Herr Stegemann, in response
    • course in error. And although many of them say that they are faithful
    • cannot. Such a man would have to break with twenty or thirty years of
    • regard to what I shall now say, Dr. Wegman is an absolute exception;
    • style and manner to which he has hitherto been accustomed.
    • have had this experience: Scientists who had the most excellent command
    • or in South Germany. They are real individualities.
    • One man
    • in the first meeting between the Count and Herr Stegemann. Such things
    • fact the farmer, more than many other people, needs
    • — then, considering the many things that have to be done from
    • is, a yeoman farmer — thereby already showing that he too has
    • in stirring the manure — a tack to which I had to give myself
    • of “stirring the manure“” just now.
    • by one who works directly on the soil, than to all the Ahrimanic statistics
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    • fewer cow-horns. You will be able to manure large areas with comparatively
    • Afterwards we had to manure a relatively larger area. We took seven
    • Could one use a mechanical stirrer to stir up the manure for larger
    • with your hand or in a mere mechanical fashion. When you stir manually,
    • more manually or mechanically. When a man works at a thing himself,
    • human hand — believe me, very much can issue from the hand —
    • of a mechanical stirrer even when many cow-horns were needed. Eventually,
    • Simply by having many guests invited and doing it on Sundays, you will
    • distribute the manure; pure cow-manure is best for the purpose, but
    • too might be possible. But I have no idea how many cow-horns an agricultural
    • it might prove necessary to tighten the manure rather more in these
    • Could the cow-horn manure also be distributed with sand? Is rain of
    • be said against spreading sand with the cow-manure.
    • is no need to support it. It is in manuring that the support is needed.
    • will in no way harm the manure.
    • which you will afterwards be wanting to manure, or can they he buried
    • Could the given quantity of cow-horn manure, diluted with water, be
    • Does it matter what kind of manure you use — cow- or horse- or
    • sheep-manure?
    • Undoubtedly cow-manure is best for this procedure. Still, it might also
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    • right to roof in the manure-pit in districts where there is much rain?
    • Answer: The manure
    • is good for manure.
    • not the place where the manure is stored be walled-in and covered over
    • to prevent the loss of the manure-juice?
    • sense, the manure needs rain-water. The only thing is, it might
    • by roofing it in. That would undoubtedly deteriorate the manure.
    • plant-growth is stimulated to such an extent by the manuring methods
    • the manure is also made odourless.
    • to has many advantages, no doubt, but I believe it is comparatively
    • the manure; of that there can be no doubt. This activity cannot but
    • lead to good results. Possible disadvantages might arise from the manure
    • good and beneficial. I believe it has not been tried for many years.
    • not better to pile up the manure above the earth than to sink
    • to-day applies to the improvement of every kind of manure. I have indicated
    • what will improve manure in general. The specific modifications of these
    • right to have the manure-ground paved or plastered?
    • to the manure, it would be utterly wrong. I cannot see why it should
    • be paved. If your manure-ground is paved or plastered, you should hollow
    • manure with the earth. Why deteriorate the manure by separating it from
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    • a man from spreading destruction over the world.
    • mankind who were in earnest to keep these things within such bounds
    • the moral improvement of all human life? That alone can be the panacea
    • against abuses—the moral upliftment of human life as a whole.
    • betterment of human life in general. This can arise from Spiritual Science.
    • another. That which is Ahrimanic in the earthly sphere is only harmful
    • To-day, in many respects, Anthroposophical Science can only be there
    • yet, for many spheres of life. I knew a good anthroposophist friend
    • how many things that are difficult are not done in the world! One might
    • It is the custom in farming to give the farmyard manure to turnips and
    • the like. Is the specially prepared manure important for cereals also,
    • use manure that is rich in sheep or pig dung. The effect will not be
    • What if one uses inorganic manures?
    • Mineral manuring is a thing that must cease altogether in time, for
    • the effect of every kind of mineral manure, after a time, is that the
    • to manure oftener than every three years. Possibly you may only have
    • to manure every four or six years. You will be able to dispense with
    • artificial manuring altogether. You will do without it if only for the
    • Artificial manure is a thing you will no longer need; it will go
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    • Has liquid manure the same Ego-organising force as manure itself?
    • The essential point is to have the manure and the liquid manure properly
    • in the fullest sense to the manure, though this does not hold good,
    • generally speaking, for the liquid manure. Every Ego — even the
    • potentiality of an Ego, as it is in the manure — must work in
    • some kind of connection with an astral factor. The manure would have
    • no astrality if “manure juice” did not accompany it. Thus
    • liquid manure helps — it has the stronger astral force, the dung
    • manure is like the brain-secretion — the astral force, the fluid
    • are all to be thought of as additions to the manure.
    • to the effect that human beings cannot go on developing in the same
    • radiations. It has an influence on the whole development of man.
    • quite true; man's inner life will become different if these things are
    • clairvoyant perception is often reduced to a very human level! Here
    • is a man who makes all sorts of prophecies about the healing powers
    • the head-organisation both of man and animal; and correspondingly, on
    • ascribed to all manner of other things.
    • the organism (the animal organism also, and the human to a still greater
    • most manifold ways. It is mere prejudice to think, for example, that
    • changed back again by the etheric body of man himself (or of the animal)
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    • In 1922/23 Ernst Stegemann and a group of other farmers
    • they had noticed in seed-strains and in many cultivated plants. What
    • used commonly to be grown in the same field for as many as thirty years
    • of the newly established Weleda, the pharmaceutical manufacturing enterprise.
    • diseases should be sought there. Ernst Stegemann was given special indications
    • Dr. Wegman, Dr. Wachsmuth, a few other co-workers and myself. It was
    • He never did get round to writing, no doubt because of the heavy demands
    • strength necessary for manifesting the spirit in physical life. A bridge
    • problem which, if solved, would enable the spirit to become manifest
    • and realise itself in human beings! With this as a background, one can
    • by any farmer. It is important to point this out, for later on many
    • he gave for treating soil, manure and compost, and especially for making
    • one thinks at once of Guenther Wachsmuth, Count Keyserlingk, Ernst Stegemann,
    • Erhard Bartsch, Franz Dreidax, Immanuel Vögele, M. K. Schwarz,
    • and of many others who came into the movement with the passing of time,
    • energy, the energy of light, into the potential energy stored in human
    • energy of human life.” And still further: “We can divide
    • the middle of the century if untold damage to the health of man and
    • manage it somehow.”
    • to apply the fundamentals of this new outlook to the management of agricultural
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    • of artificial mineral manures. Dr. Steiner said that in view of the
    • be able to forego the use of such manures. But the harmful influence,
    • for human beings and for animals alike, would not fail to ensue. Some
    • indication by Dr. Steiner concerned the use of horn manure. This had
    • been manufactured at the Guldesmühle Mill, and it was further developed
    • manure, Dr. Steiner replied that mixed with ordinary stable manure,
    • horn manure was among the very best. Subsequently we asked Dr. Steiner
    • the right influence of the manure, the hydrogen content was in fact
    • was much concerned with the problem of manures for plant-life generally.
    • manures have not gone far beyond what was inaugurated by Liebig, who
    • phosphoric acid and potassium, for instance. The artificial manure industry
    • which has even now become reality to some extent. Artificial manures
    • Steiner: The fact is, the only really sound manure is cattle manure.
    • really healthy manure. At the same time, a healthy nitrogen content
    • should be considered in connection with the manuring question as a whole.
    • and impoverished by the use of artificial manures.
    • On the other hand, one must not fall into the extreme of using plant-manure.
    • It must be admitted that plant-manure is not favourable to plant-growth.
    • In point of fact, the only ideal manure is cattle-manure — not
    • plant-manure. Everything follows on this basic principle. Also you must
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    • hospitality to so many visitors and for so many days, in the way in
    • receive them, understanding that I am well aware of the many
    • been cherished in many quarters for a long time past, this is the
    • heart of our anthroposophical striving. It pre-supposes many
    • is scarcely a realm of human life which lies outside our subject.
    • From one aspect or another, all interests of human life belong to
    • will lead us along many different side tracks — necessarily so,
    • though its destructiveness is scarcely yet divined by many.
    • We have all manner of
    • social-economic principles. There are many books and pamphlets on
    • — is manifest nonsense. Palpable nonsense, I say, albeit that is
    • saying, and every man should recognise the fact: One cannot speak of
    • means to grow mangolds, potatoes and corn! Without this foundation
    • not by all manner of theoretic considerations.
    • many things in life and practice as though they were dealing only
    • have prescribed how many ounces of meat they are to eat, and how much
    • wise and intelligent is that which they express! Moreover, the man of
    • the sowing and the reaping, we find all manner of quips, intended to
    • Theodor Fechner, who was a man not without humour, said: “Well,
    • possible the physical life of man on Earth — and that, after all,
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    • Properly speaking, any manures or the like which you bring into the
    • elements, at most, inasmuch as there is formation of humus, or manure
    • which — if you will — you may compare to the human
    • say to ourselves: Above the human diaphragm there are certain organs
    • view we now compare the Earth's surface with the human diaphragm,
    • only regard it rightly if we imagine it, compared to man, as standing
    • in man, the abdominal organs. On the other hand, that which takes
    • alive; moreover in winter it is most of all alive. If we human beings
    • substances must emancipate themselves from what is working
    • can most easily do so — they can most easily emancipate
    • out in all manner of directions. For that which is working above the
    • humus-formation comes very largely to man's assistance in
    • “Nature's household.” For in the last resort man can but
    • directions with many ramifications, such, for instance, as the food
    • If mankind with their
    • manifold variety of our present fruits and fruit-trees, they would
    • produced at a time when humanity had knowledge, out of primeval and
    • Extremely apt was the remark of our friend Stegemann to the effect
    • human soul itself — with the ending of Kali Yuga in the
    • of these things. Mankind has no other choice. Either we must learn
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    • a man of whose outer form we caught a glimpse as we passed by him in
    • aristocratic status to a very plebeian one. Alas, how many other
    • its living activity, passing through the human or animal body, or
    • plastic artist in carbon, and this plastician building the manifold
    • of the plant, or again, building the form in man, which passes away
    • man is not plant, but man. He has the faculty, time and again to
    • bound to the oxygen, as carbonic acid. Carbon in the human
    • constantly dismantle what the carbon builds. Our breathing tears the
    • outward. So we are formed in the mobility which we as human beings
    • saying in respect of man: “Blood is a very special fluid”
    • — and we can truly say: the human Ego, pulsating in the blood,
    • which we call the Ego of man moves through the blood. And as the
    • human Ego — the essential Spirit of man — lives in the
    • carbon, so in a manner of speaking the Ego of the Universe lives as
    • which man makes use of to create something more solid as a basis and
    • movement, man creates an underlying framework in his limestone-bony
    • his ever-mobile carbon-formative process, man lifts himself out of
    • Now whether it be man
    • which are allotted to it inasmuch as it surrounds the human being
    • externally. Within us, it is living oxygen, and in like manner it
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    • spheres. But the world in which man and the other earthly creatures
    • man, starting from the little finger or from the lobe of the ear and
    • trying to construct from thence the total human being. Here again we
    • ago in the science of human nutrition, for example. The Statements were
    • was scientifically proven that a human being of average weight (eleven
    • science. And yet, to-day no man of science believes in this proposition.
    • but positively harmful, and a man will remain most healthy if he only
    • the human being, and you recognise that the arterial sclerosis of old
    • to man, for instance — inasmuch as they only deal with the given
    • moment. A normal human life lasts longer than ten years, and the harmful
    • Agriculture, and notably when we come to the question of manuring.
    • the manuring question, shows how little idea they really have of what
    • manuring signifies in the economy of Nature. How often do we hear the
    • phrase: “Manure contains the necessary foodstuffs for the plants.”
    • nourishment of man — not without reason. I wanted to show you
    • man or of any other living creature.
    • idea used to be that the essential thing in human nutrition is what
    • a man daily consumes. Undoubtedly, our daily food is important. But
    • inner mobility, activity. The greater part of what man thus receives
    • the plant, into the surrounding soil. For many plants there is absolutely
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    • yesterday for the improvement of manure was intended, of course, simply
    • manuring as before. To-day we shall have to consider the manuring problem
    • how it is continued into the excretion-products of life in the manure.
    • much time describing how you should prepare manure — whether from
    • stable manure, liquid manure or compost. In this respect — for
    • the due preparation of manure and liquid manure — much has already
    • manure substance whose inner value is so deeply connected with all that
    • times, many false judgments have arisen from the materialistic outlook
    • of substance in the manure. They reckon first and foremost on all that
    • the bacteria do for the manure. Brilliant, highly logical experiments
    • there are so many flies, we say the room is dirty. But the room is not
    • excretion-products as manure. We must regard the minute living entities
    • been saying is emphasized in many quarters. But it is not only important
    • well in modern times to treat the manure in various ways with inorganic
    • are learning from experience. It has no permanent value. We must in
    • fact be clear on this: So long as we try to ennoble or improve the manure
    • earthy element itself. To endow the mass of manure, or the liquid manure,
    • that is available as manure, provided always we remain within the sphere
    • often find repeated in agricultural literature, in many variations.
    • in the Earth, we must till the soil and manure it properly. Heaven does
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    • pay the penalty for their ignorance. Indeed, in many regions of the
    • but it is a very grave concern for many people). They had exhausted
    • Nature is not so cruel as to punish man forthwith for his slight inattention
    • till the next full Moon. So it gets over our human errors and takes
    • way, the weeds will demand their rights just as much as the vegetables,
    • you have thus treated. It no longer grows as rampantly. Moreover, many
    • another illustration. Suppose I have something manufactured by fifty
    • text-books. To begin with, all manner of phosphorus preparations were
    • ways — by methods which do not look very humane, to say the least.
    • very much. For the animal kingdom conserves the lunar forces; it emancipates
    • force of the full Moon within it, conserves it, and so emancipates itself
    • least. Many things afterwards became mere superstition, which were originally
    • The human race too would die out if it were not for certain conditions.
    • not at all the same kind of process as in human diseases.
    • body. In an animal or human being, the astral body is connected with
    • which can occur in the animal and in the human being, does not occur
    • yet nevertheless with some intensity — manifold forces of growth
    • manner of fungoid growths.
    • as liquid manure over the fields, wherever we need it — wherever
    • the strange influence which equisetum arvense has upon the human organism
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    • man out for the moment) are frequently studied as though they stood
    • with intelligence, let us say, the many coloured world of insects, hovering
    • humanity has no idea how greatly farming and forestry
    • that the air and warmth may become mineral for the Bake of man and animal.
    • The countryman, as I said, can become clair-sentient with regard to
    • yesterday when speaking of human Karma). That which is poorer in ether,
    • in a more or less larval condition. These creatures then emancipate
    • rich in forests long before man did anything—for in certain matters
    • Nature is wiser than man, even to this day. And we may well assume,
    • Earth by and by changes, through manifold cosmic and climatic influences.
    • we rest content with the abstract repetition of words: “Man consists
    • in an old instinctive and clairvoyant insight into Nature. In human
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    • by however many detailed instructions for feeding. But I am convinced
    • for man too, is to this day thoroughly misunderstood. The coarse idea
    • such distinctions also). On this distinction they found all manner of
    • in practical life. The man who first speaks of “combustion inside
    • astral in the animal and human body.
    • as there is in man. True, in the animal also, the nerves-and-senses
    • organism more or less melts away — at least, in many animals it
    • describe the animal rather differently from man. For man, we speak quite
    • more rhythmic than in man; while on the other hand the nerves-and-senses
    • so independently as in man; it is a more indistinct sounding-into-one-another
    • of earthly matter. (So it is in man, too, but let us confine ourselves
    • of earthly gravity, and in like manner, all that we do with our limbs
    • out into its manger — what the wisdom of man provides. Such an
    • are inherited. The animal you merely place at the manger will not reveal
    • you have so much earthly substance. In man, too, in the brain you have
    • way to Ego-formation. In man it goes on and on — to the full forming
    • understand the animal organisation — and the human too, for that
    • spreads out through the brain is a highly advanced heap of manure! Grotesque
    • In man,
    • as much as possible of the belly-manure is transformed into brain-manure,
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    • world and man came into being; he had to learn concerning
    • the origin of the world and the significance of man within
    • plants and animals, etc. Man is a fusion of everything
    • beings in the world are letters of the alphabet, and MAN is
    • Being split up into many single ones and united again in
    • Man. Further, the pupil was made to experience this
    • division of the Divine Spirit and its return in man. Man
    • lower animal forms are decadent products of man. What is
    • into the world by man. The original condition of the world
    • past, an image of man at the higher stage. Secondly he saw
    • how this image of man brought forth a masculine human image
    • saw the coming forth of Osiris from Archetypal Man
    • developed into the present form, Horus, and the present man
    • present-day man, when asleep, there is first of all the
    • physical man, then the etheric body, and further, the
    • astral aura arising from the sleeper. Man then finds
    • transformation of man in his
    • human being are: Atma, Buddhi, Manas. Formerly in speaking
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    • world and man came into being; he had to learn concerning
    • the origin of the world and the significance of man within
    • plants and animals, etc. Man is a fusion of everything
    • beings in the world are letters of the alphabet, and MAN is
    • Being split up into many single ones and united again in
    • Man. Further, the pupil was made to experience this
    • division of the Divine Spirit and its return in man. Man
    • lower animal forms are decadent products of man. What is
    • into the world by man. The original condition of the world
    • past, an image of man at the higher stage. Secondly he saw
    • how this image of man brought forth a masculine human image
    • saw the coming forth of Osiris from Archetypal Man
    • developed into the present form, Horus, and the present man
    • present-day man, when asleep, there is first of all the
    • physical man, then the etheric body, and further, the
    • astral aura arising from the sleeper. Man then finds
    • transformation of man in his
    • human being are: Atma, Buddhi, Manas. Formerly in speaking
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    • we shall study the human being
    • begin with, the fact that the human form, of course,
    • depends in the widest sense on the whole life of man, we
    • should then consider first of all man's life as a
    • whole, in order to grasp the human form from within, in a
    • concrete way. To begin with, the human being forms part of
    • mind that in regard to the formation of the head, the human
    • man's connection with the whole environing world.
    • us first consider the human form
    • connected with the head, man turns towards the whole
    • spiritual world into physical existence, the human being,
    • when we consider how the human being attains knowledge by
    • because we are human beings able to draw the spatial laws
    • geometrically. We may therefore say: insofar as man faces
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    • we shall study the human being
    • begin with, the fact that the human form, of course,
    • depends in the widest sense on the whole life of man, we
    • should then consider first of all man's life as a
    • whole, in order to grasp the human form from within, in a
    • concrete way. To begin with, the human being forms part of
    • mind that in regard to the formation of the head, the human
    • man's connection with the whole environing world.
    • us first consider the human form
    • connected with the head, man turns towards the whole
    • spiritual world into physical existence, the human being,
    • when we consider how the human being attains knowledge by
    • because we are human beings able to draw the spatial laws
    • geometrically. We may therefore say: insofar as man faces
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    • upon man. Chyle, lymph, and blood as body of beings of other planets.
    • beings as teachers of man. The activity of Mars in the sentient
    • of man's physical body. Myth of Chronos and Gaea. On the
    • the astral body, and bring about the first inception of the human
    • the ego takes hold of man's astral, etheric, physical bodies
    • of Earth evolution. Man as the first-born, prior to the animal,
    • Times. Individuality and personality of man in passing through
    • Christianity as religion of humanity is greater than all religions...
    • The spiritual hierarchies above man. The different
    • realms of consciousness of man and the hierarchies. Lowest stage
    • Christ. He uses no compulsion, the human being must come to him
    • The threefold nature of man: body, soul, and spirit. Beings higher
    • than man possess soul and spirit, the animals, body and soul.
    • invisible. Goblins, Gnomes. Fourfold nature of man: physical body,
    • Sylphs, Undines. The origin of such beings. Human beings who unite
    • beings of earlier stages of evolution; Salamanders are cut off
    • Birth and death in animal and man. Group souls
    • sylphs. The evolution of human souls from group souls to individuality
    • in its various degrees. Old Testament, Germanic mythology. Men
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    • upon man. Chyle, lymph, and blood as body of beings of other planets.
    • of the higher worlds and about their connection with man. It must be
    • and is waiting to be convinced may find a sort of craziness in many
    • whom we can meet there as we meet the human being on the physical plane.
    • If a man were to extend his fingers through openings in a curtain or
    • partition we should only see the ten fingers, the man himself would
    • devachanic plane are in fact densely populated worlds. We find many kinds
    • of beings there whose effects are manifested here on the physical plane
    • with our whole modern human life. One does not understand this life if
    • within it. In the human body itself much goes on over which man is not
    • master, which is not the expression of the human ego but the deed, effect,
    • manifestation, of beings of higher worlds. It is of these things that
    • many — who seem to have no expression or manifestation among the
    • moon, these are beings in a certain respect similar to man, but that
    • beneficent beings who, compared even with the mildest human nature,
    • gentle. The speech of these beings has not that aridity of human language
    • which a man must ponder over a long time if he is to express himself,
    • — as certain human races are the principal population on our earth.
    • in man as wild, sensual greed and inordinate desire.
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    • and at the same time its intimate connection with human evolution on
    • time, and it is only very gradually that man can find his way, so to
    • Earth, like man himself, has passed through different embodiments and
    • will be united permanently with the sun, will have been taken up for
    • time, for its character was rather different. But for the human mind
    • in the Zodiac remain, relatively speaking, fixed and permanent. These
    • The difference is always relative, only relative. As far as human thinking
    • man. This continued without cessation. You must not picture it as happening
    • As far as our human
    • in the middle of the Atlantean epoch; and what human beings have lived
    • forces also correspond, in man, to the higher members of his being,
    • phase of evolution have first to pass through man and within him to
    • we can therefore speak of forces which are going forth from man and
    • descending forces. They descend, so to say, as far as man. In man they
    • The Atlantean race is the fourth. In the Atlantean race, humanity was
    • Since the middle of the Atlantean epoch humanity has passed beyond this
    • of man in terms of Spiritual Science we say that the whole man —
    • and we think of man only in this sense — is a seven-fold being,
    • life-spirit, spirit-man. His development is not yet complete but will
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    • beings as teachers of man. The activity of Mars in the sentient
    • our human body. What is to be brought forward today will link on to
    • in man is an involving, constructive one, whereas on the other hand
    • reported that a man gave another a box on the ear and one of them should
    • say: The man was furiously angry with the other and that made him shoot
    • examination of the facts. However, the man who believes that this materialistic
    • of humanity. We speak of ancient Saturn as of nothing but a sort of
    • conglomeration of human beings. Man existed at that time only in the
    • of individual physical human bodies — somewhat as a mulberry or
    • of a spiritual nature and within the Saturn evolution man began his
    • similar to man's condition between death and rebirth in Devachan. One
    • stage, as Sun. This Sun-condition brought the human being again further.
    • the human kingdom, so that there were then two kingdoms on the Sun.
    • more is about as sensible as if a man who has seen another should reply
    • see the garment, the outer manifestation, of a multitude of spiritual
    • who were as advanced on ancient Saturn as man is on Earth today. These
    • have already passed through their human stage on Saturn and thus stand
    • far above man at the outset of the Earth's evolution. Other beings
    • are there who went through their human stage on the Sun, others who
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    • of man's physical body. Myth of Chronos and Gaea. On the
    • the astral body, and bring about the first inception of the human
    • the ego takes hold of man's astral, etheric, physical bodies
    • those of an exalted order. Man must work in evolution for a long time
    • stages of evolution, and the human being. A lower creature has the warmth
    • surroundings. Man has his own internal, equable warmth, as indeed he
    • health of the whole body is disturbed as well. The point is that man
    • sub-stance of which modern man can scarcely form a right idea —
    • finer than gas, finer than air, and all that existed of man at that
    • the human being. That, however, could not be done, since one cannot
    • we cannot live as the human being lived on ancient Saturn. At that time
    • germ of man — his physical body. All the other beings which are
    • human germs which were clustered together like the tiny berries which
    • up purely of tiny berries which were the human beings. If we were to
    • and find a mantle of air in which are structures of mist, clouds etc.,
    • mantle spiritual substance, spiritual beings, and these were at a much
    • higher level than man in his first rudiments.
    • as all beings go through an evolution. As man received his etheric body
    • which one can compare with the etheric body of man; thus we should have
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    • of Earth evolution. Man as the first-born, prior to the animal,
    • spoke in broad outline of the development of the human being in connection
    • into the primeval past, then a no less rich manifoldness of events is
    • make a picture of it from many sides. Each picture is true and there
    • to be considered too from many different aspects. Today we will consider
    • the evolution of our Earth in connection with the evolution of mankind
    • human being himself. We will describe the processes which are presented
    • you could have been a modern human being at that time — as you
    • fire the human being was potentially already in existence. As the first
    • rudiment of man was present on Saturn, so now in the recapitulation
    • of the Saturn condition on the Earth, again man was present. There was
    • no other kingdom. Man is the first-born of the Earth condition. At the
    • was in fact composed only of human bodies.
    • is a considerable difference, for the human bodies which then came forth,
    • And so this first humanity at the beginning of Earth evolution was much
    • more complex than the human being of Saturn. In Saturn all was undifferentiated
    • — everything then was Saturn man. Now in the newly-arisen Earth,
    • Saturn, Sun, and Moon worked together. Man arose in his first rudiments,
    • the first forms of mankind as warmth-beings. When with clairvoyant sight
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    • Christianity as religion of humanity is greater than all religions...
    • rudiments of man went through something like a sort of senses-system,
    • a kind of warmth-man? Then it was said that there was a condensation
    • as a kind of warmth-man, as I described last time, yet at the same time
    • and perception. The human being was, so to say, wholly a blood or warmth-man.
    • gone before and enabled the human being to reach his present height
    • shall concern us today — that of considering man and his evolution
    • on Earth from an entirely different standpoint, so that this human being
    • ancient Moon, then we remember that the human being had physical body,
    • on Earth. If we now examine the consciousness of such a Moon-man we
    • find it was radically different from that of a human being of today.
    • The consciousness of man today is really expressed in what one could
    • of the Earth-man, for there was no “personality” on the
    • on the Earth and how in ancient times man still felt himself much more
    • did not feel him-self to the same extent a personality as does the man
    • If a modern man says “I,” he means the entity of his personality,
    • You will have a better understanding of many ancient conditions if you
    • In our day, in normal circumstances a man no longer remembers what his
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    • realms of consciousness of man and the hierarchies. Lowest stage
    • Christ. He uses no compulsion, the human being must come to him
    • We know indeed that man
    • in the future. Now we are also aware that when the human being was still
    • beings already in existence who stood as high as man stands today. There
    • were beings too who at that time stood far higher than man stands today.
    • stage of evolution which man will only attain in the future. So we can
    • of beings set over man whose various ranks are ranged one above the
    • above man are called in esoteric Christian terminology “Angels,”
    • the planetary forerunner of our Earth, had already attained human consciousness
    • and who stand today one stage higher than humanity. In the Jupiter-evolution
    • man will himself have the consciousness which is possessed today by
    • of beings standing above man, and from certain other connections we
    • notion that man can look up direct to the highest Divinity; we have
    • need the whole succession of beings? Man can quite well come to a direct
    • man and how it includes the four kingdoms of nature. He can perceive
    • mineral beings, plant beings, animal beings and the human kingdom itself.
    • We can therefore describe the human consciousness as one having for
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    • The threefold nature of man: body, soul, and spirit. Beings higher
    • than man possess soul and spirit, the animals, body and soul.
    • invisible. Goblins, Gnomes. Fourfold nature of man: physical body,
    • Sylphs, Undines. The origin of such beings. Human beings who unite
    • beings of earlier stages of evolution; Salamanders are cut off
    • of man, of the higher worlds, of evolution, etc., but far more than
    • sound human intelligence, we should only be deceiving ourselves. We
    • attention in our studies. We have, as you know, always set man in the
    • centre of our world conception, as the microcosm. To understand man
    • our Earth evolution which is played today by man. We have seen that
    • beings who today stand higher than man were then passing through their
    • human stage, although under different conditions.
    • who are today two stages higher than man, the Fire Spirits, went through
    • their human stage on the old Sun, and we have further learnt that the
    • Asuras went through the human stage on Old Saturn. Their qualities,
    • good as well as evil, stand far above or below those of man. Thus in
    • man. You know that we differentiate various members of man's nature.
    • In the future phases of our planet man will bring it to a higher development.
    • When we examine the human
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    • Birth and death in animal and man. Group souls
    • sylphs. The evolution of human souls from group souls to individuality
    • in its various degrees. Old Testament, Germanic mythology. Men
    • the meeting of metal and earth, Salamanders through relationships
    • of man and animal... June 1, 1908.
    • as our human soul — in so far as it is I-endowed — in the
    • physical world. The human ego is really a group ego which has descended
    • can realize from this fact how birth and death in human life have not
    • same as if — assuming that it were possible — a man lost
    • souls as they have for the human being of the present cycle of evolution.
    • fully necessary for humanity to know of these things. In a not very
    • humanity will be ripe to acknowledge the super-sensible worlds of which
    • external evolution of humanity. If we go back thousands and thousands
    • of years we find man himself as a being still belonging to a group soul.
    • Human evolution on our Earth is from the group soul nature to the individual
    • soul. Man advances through the gradual descent of his ego-endowed soul
    • We can observe different stages in the evolution of mankind and see
    • of man was quite different; in the bodies in which we were incorporated
    • experience which plays a role in man's life today — whether
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    • The four systems of man's physical body: senses system as
    • bodies, man's nerve and blood systems are cared for by spiritual
    • beings. According to man's behaviour during the waking state,
    • life will again give style to man's environment. The future
    • seen that the elemental beings called by spiritual science “Salamanders”
    • — if one may so call it, have indeed such ego souls as man, differing
    • We know that man is that being in our cycle of evolution who has an
    • the day with other human souls or egos.
    • in many ways man is a very complicated being — we have often spoken
    • facts. In order to realize that man is not quite the simple being which
    • by night, from going to sleep to waking up, the man of the present evolutionary
    • just the same dreamless sleep consciousness. The sleeping man, whether
    • parts of the sleeping human being.
    • know that the man of the present time has arisen slowly and gradually.
    • we call the ego. Thus the human being has evolved quite slowly and gradually.
    • This physical body which man bears today is actually his oldest part,
    • four changes. The first rudiment, received by man on ancient Saturn,
    • on the Earth, and is expressed in man's present sense-organs.
    • a possible misunderstanding, namely, that man actually misunderstands
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    • Man's union with spiritual beings through
    • sleep man enters into relationship with beings who provide him
    • soul nature and these spiritual beings man can grasp the space
    • in man's surroundings (e.g rail-way stations, and so forth),
    • Science in the evolution of mankind... June 11, 1908.
    • co-operation between man and the spiritual worlds. Spiritual beings
    • between man and the spiritual beings of his environment, merely in the
    • is also formed between man and the spiritual world through his many
    • beings who stand above man and that connections and relationships likewise
    • exist between man and more sublime spiritual beings. We have said that
    • of physical body, etheric body, astral body, and so on, upwards, as man,
    • man's gaze looks through it. And then we come to still higher
    • in a certain relation to man, and the main point for us today is this:
    • Man can positively so act as to come into quite definite relations
    • that may seem to the man of the present enlightened age — as one
    • says — which is not in the least enlightened in regard to many
    • forces and manifestations. Let us set such beings mentally before us
    • and ask ourselves: Can man do something on this earthly planet —
    • more intensive influence upon the whole human being? Yes, from time
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    • document, although in the future of humanity it will
    • in human thinking which has not been improved upon until
    • were many people educated in the Greek way, people who had
    • man who was an energetic opponent of Christianity,
    • refined, strong figures with Greek culture – Romans
    • Roman aggressiveness.
    • knowledge of the world, compared to the many Greek-Roman
    • nothing to bring to the market of Greek-Roman life except
    • see in him a Roman who was in fact, when we look at his
    • language, almost a re-creator of the Roman language, who
    • considered unskillful. What is it that even Greek-Roman
    • peoples who, like the Germanic, derived from completely
    • in the Germanic peoples – were they the scholastic
    • Christianity; that through Christianity humanity looked up
    • humanity will realize what it means that the starting point
    • logically to the spiritual origin of the human race. It is
    • earth where it becomes clear that man never evolved from
    • origin. One goes back to a point in time and sees man as a
    • Germanic, to the foreign world? What works in modern
    • himself changes into many thousands of impulses, immersing
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    • human on earth. They could also express themselves so that
    • holy ground of human esteem when expressing what is
    • opportunity, the human soul must free itself of quite a few
    • the whole human environment takes on a completely different
    • aspect. I would like to put aside what human technology has
    • something which humanity should learn. It appears as a word
    • pointed out that during Greek times humanity had developed
    • many respects the knowledge achieved by Plato and Aristotle
    • human intellectuality had already been reached. And when we
    • consciousness he can say: everything which humanity had
    • higher human perception this knowledge had not enlightened,
    • expression of man having achieved a stage in which
    • man's self-created knowledge was placed in front of
    • humanity's darkening of the sun within the
    • evolution of humanity: One follows the image of Jesus taken
    • in human evolution; when someone wishes to say that the
    • many images which crossed through Peter's
    • gradually, as dreams emerge in human consciousness, in
    • human souls, the previous days emerged in the
    • humanity, and that we within our – now
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    • earthly secrets by using many of the concepts and ideas
    • Christ, with the act of conception in a human being. The
    • upon human death. And the life of Christ in the earthly
    • compare with what the human soul experiences when it is in
    • of human life. The human being goes, after a short interval
    • human being lives though a spiritual life after death. From
    • earth-sphere — what for the human being is the
    • Devachan, to a spiritual region, as man does after death,
    • his heaven. The human being leaves the earth in order —
    • earth and the human beings on the earth and to consolidate
    • the impulse he gave for further human evolution on earth.
    • is with human souls on the earth; previously he had not
    • been with human souls on the earth. What the Christ-Being
    • form in order to be able to be in community with human
    • on the form needed to be in community with human souls on
    • initiations, through which the human soul was raised to
    • The human soul had to be elevated out of the body. The
    • the evolution of humanity on the earth, you will see how
    • over the achievements of a nation into the work of humanity
    • man. As mountains and streams surround us, the planets of
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    • boy listened attentively to everything the many
    • speak, however, which many believed to be an inspiration
    • made manifest. But this was not believed in the opposing
    • human hearts can apprehend.”
    • felt the ground under his feet swept away, and many times
    • Asiatic cult which was a mixture of many other cults, but
    • In many places in various regions temples for the Mithras
    • rituals existed. In many places it was similar to the Attis
    • many Roman Catholics will seem blasphemous: that the rituals
    • He also discovered that many idols which they prayed to
    • our spiritual movement, for human souls can only now, in
    • Ahriman and how paganism had gone so far as to take the
    • altar. He stood there and they demanded of him that he
    • For man deserted your kingdom,
    • depths of human nature before the baptism in the Jordan
    • twenty-four years old, saw so deeply into human souls, in
    • souls in which were concentrated all the human sorrows of
    • observe how profound human misery can be. He had seen
    • human misery as Jesus of Nazareth had, none had such an
    • by his sense of justice and human equality, by his
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    • humanity. For you will certainly realize from the
    • studies that everything having to do with human evolution
    • which happens in a human soul and is related to human
    • history cannot be without importance for the whole of human
    • mother, with that person who had been his mother for many
    • many of the impressions which had developed in his
    • his human surroundings. Adding to this was the fact that
    • kind-hearted, had a deep understanding of what is human,
    • activities and achievements of common humanity. He then
    • knew that he had only learned what humanity had accumulated
    • in wisdom since antiquity — treasures of human
    • the human soul.
    • or some other, what does it mean for humanity? What has
    • announce to our humanity the wonders he experienced in the
    • Jesus well knew what Hillel meant for many within Judaism,
    • was a patient man who was open to everyone. Two people bet
    • preparing for the Sabbath) the man who made the wager
    • – the man called out: Hillel, come out, come out
    • The man
    • said, My dear man, what is your question?
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    • and human evolution. John was instructed to pass on these images to
    • humanity so that, through knowledge, we can be better equipped to
    • research can gradually transform the human soul and awakin in us the
    • taking place in our time. Our task as human beings is to learn to read
    • his own spiritual-scientific research, shows how the human soul as
    • conflagrations that await humanity in the near and distant future.
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    • time in the history of humankind, whereas a conscious relationship to
    • seeing and to hearing seems to be diminishing rapidly. Human beings
    • a future condition in which humanity will have developed the
    • that at the present time only spiritually advanced human beings can
    • call upon. In this state human beings will be able to perceive in totally
    • Inwardly, human beings
    • human and divine existence. Through many centuries since St. John,
    • depicted the content of these Revelation pictures in many forms, such as
    • and future evolution of humanity.
    • Steiner gave lectures in which he illuminated many aspects of the
    • human beings at the end of the twentieth century as a timely revealer
    • of mysteries that must be grasped soon if humankind's earthly and
    • first publication in German. They hold many a key which may unlock crucial
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    • young nobleman in Jerusalem, he was educated in the wisdom of the Jewish
    • of Patmos during the reign of the Roman Emperor Domitian
    • human souls to strive to be better Christians. But such use constitutes
    • and human evolution. John was instructed to pass these images on to
    • humanity so that, through knowledge, we can be better equipped to evolve
    • human soul and awaken in us the ability to perceive the spirit.
    • particular involve a dimension of our humanity that is underappreciated
    • in traditional religious streams: the dimension of human knowledge.
    • The notes by an unknown auditor that form the basis for the German edition
    • manuscript. The lecture of June 14, 1907, held in Paris comes to us
    • epoch from the point of view of the development of manas, the transformed
    • evolution of certain faculties of the human soul. Human beings will
    • to have brought something quite other to humanity. Emil Bock in his
    • to encounter the beast, the adversary of humankind who “rises
    • abyss of evil. Human beings have been driven by the struggle against
    • with the incarnation of Ahriman, an event projected to take place in
    • between the three adversaries of human evolution — Lucifer, Ahriman,
    • Summer 1980. Many questions that might arise in reading these lectures
    • technical manner. Steiner himself did not employ the German terms in
    • designated by a variety of German words:
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    • midpoint of human evolution. All religions have their right to exist
    • the most important commandments concerning morality, and the teaching
    • rather with the inner history of human evolution as a whole. This is
    • true when it delves into the first manifestations of our planetary system,
    • of humanity, and when its perspective expands over millions of years
    • forward to a future when humanity will have become divine. The earth
    • sketched the future of humankind in Christian perspective.
    • Let us do the same and observe how humanity has become what it is, and
    • Greco-Latin culture was taken over by the northern races: Celts, Germans,
    • epoch is to adapt the human being fully to the physical plane. This occurs
    • culminated in our time, human beings have momentarily forgotten the
    • of the human microcosm. In this way the music of the spheres was a reality
    • that united human beings with heaven.
    • the human being on the earth, has for a certain time taken the place
    • seven great epochs. We see the laws of evolution slowly unfolding. Human
    • the moon, and the sun. This cosmic being, from which the present human
    • in the Kabbala, “Adam Kadmon.” All of the manifold forms
    • contained in this human archetype.
    • What human beings possess
    • is true that the human being once left behind something that then became
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    • midpoint of human evolution. All religions have their right to exist
    • the most important commandments concerning morality, and the teaching
    • rather with the inner history of human evolution as a whole. This is
    • true when it delves into the first manifestations of our planetary system,
    • of humanity, and when its perspective expands over millions of years
    • forward to a future when humanity will have become divine. The earth
    • sketched the future of humankind in Christian perspective.
    • Let us do the same and observe how humanity has become what it is, and
    • Greco-Latin culture was taken over by the northern races: Celts, Germans,
    • epoch is to adapt the human being fully to the physical plane. This occurs
    • culminated in our time, human beings have momentarily forgotten the
    • of the human microcosm. In this way the music of the spheres was a reality
    • that united human beings with heaven.
    • the human being on the earth, has for a certain time taken the place
    • seven great epochs. We see the laws of evolution slowly unfolding. Human
    • the moon, and the sun. This cosmic being, from which the present human
    • in the Kabbala, “Adam Kadmon.” All of the manifold forms
    • contained in this human archetype.
    • What human beings possess
    • is true that the human being once left behind something that then became
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    • and Man, surrounding a throne where sits the spirit of God. Twenty-four
    • John must eat the secret of this book. Then a woman appears dressed with
    • beast, for it is a human number, its number is six hundred and
    • 13:15 And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed. \
    • 13:17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name. \
    • 13:18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six. \
    • The horns were then related to the generals or the enemies of the Romans,
    • earth. These have an influence on human life. The lamb, Christ, contains
    • pralaya, a cosmic night, and manvantara, a cosmic day, just
    • the signs of the zodiac during both pralaya and manvantara;
    • Then their separation occurred. But at that time human beings were not
    • gradually did the human being develop from the generic into a specific
    • individual being. If one had taken together the generic souls of human
    • perceived something very strange. The aura of the human being is constantly
    • a fourfold way. The fourfold nature of human generic souls is characterized
    • by the four living creatures of the Apocalypse: lion, bull, eagle, and Man.
    • The lower human being is portrayed through these four living creatures,
    • and the lamb symbolized the perfected human being — that is, the
    • The evolution of the human being can be portrayed in this drawing:
    • clear day-consciousness. In pre-Lemurian times the human being had a
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    • what this individual means for humankind. We can acquire an understanding
    • astral light, not the darkness, nothing of what today's human being
    • fully transformed into new human beings. Everyone who returned in this
    • have many features in common, features that are important for all religious
    • was said concerning what the very greatest heroes of humankind experienced
    • mysteries in Germany all derived from an initiate with the name Sig, who
    • has been preserved in the various myths and legends of the German nation
    • and other Germanic peoples. The myths and legends are pictorial
    • second part of Faust. It is the eternal in the human being,
    • the divine soul that draws the human being forward. Just as initiation
    • north it was understood best that a man proved his worth on the field
    • what is meant by this we need only remember the fourfold human being
    • humankind. Initiates must make use of the form the human body has at
    • any given time. Christ, too, had to use the ordinary form of the human
    • evolution that humankind will only achieve in the distant future. Christ
    • ways of developing. The human being is born, goes through a life on
    • and death. Then a certain revolution enters in. Today, human beings
    • the human being will be at the end. “Grace to you and peace from
    • the greatest possible individualization of the human being, the freedom
    • of the human being as an individual. At the beginning of the human race
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    • different from a day of remembrance for others, for those departed human
    • finds access to our souls across this bridge. For human beings who see,
    • light that shoot forth from a human being, and are then united in a
    • of the matter and forces in human souls in order to work through them.
    • history of humankind. The people of the twentieth century cannot really
    • who can look upon human evolution from higher planes knows that in the
    • of materialism. It was incumbent upon the leaders of humankind gradually
    • to allow a stream of spiritual life to flow into humanity. It is most
    • refresh humankind and begin to pull it out of materialism. In the light
    • around in the world today fade away. For, among many other things, the
    • in a human being. Then, in comparison to this greatness, all the little
    • personalities many things that were seen by their contemporaries with
    • the mistakes of human beings as their own affair and the accomplishments
    • of human beings as something that concerns all of humankind. People's
    • errors belong to their karma; their deeds concern humanity. Let us learn
    • entire evolution of humanity lives from them.
    • wait until the whole truth could be manifested, then they would have
    • was the low point of humanity's spiritual life. The opponents of spiritual
    • humankind.
    • to prepare for many of the things described in the Apocalypse as prophetic
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    • plane. It has become clear to us that human beings who raise themselves
    • human beings have worked through to the astral plane, then they raise
    • When human beings raise themselves to the astral plane they experience
    • us in the picture of the man surrounded by the four living creatures,
    • see today the future state of humankind on the astral plane. Initiation
    • of the evolution of our humankind.
    • conditions. We have just studied the task of Theosophy within our human
    • conditions that devastate the earth. Human beings will be in a moral state
    • incarnate in a morally degenerate humanity, in an evil race? We must
    • line of evolution than the body of the human being. The difference between
    • were incarnated many times in the Atlantean race; all of you were
    • and the remaining human bodies belonged to the races that had become
    • races and rose up to higher races. Human bodies afflicted with fundamental
    • something in Christian esotericism called the melting of human beings with
    • their race. There is a great difference between a human being who says: I
    • leaders of humankind who are our pathfinders, we look to them as leaders
    • human being can say: I want to stay where I am! is expressed in a legend
    • the place where he speaks of the overcoming of death. When you find human
    • territory is one where human beings, particularly today, work to perfect
    • parts of the human constitution: one folk especially develops the physical
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    • for our time, a manifestation of the striving that has existed
    • through all time. Theosophy sees in all the temporal manifestations
    • Apocalypse certain events in the evolution of the earth and humanity,
    • Antichrist in the externalization of Christianity. For many, the Roman
    • the Roman church, on the other hand, saw the same thing in
    • all of this entered into the hearts of humankind at that time. Paul
    • and dwelling in a human body — that he had descended, so to speak,
    • then we must begin by thinking of the human being as the human being
    • presented by Theosophy or spiritual science. We must think of the human
    • human being consists of these four members. During the day they are
    • are in the spiritual world. During the night the present-day human being
    • perceives nothing. When human beings develop to a higher spiritual vision,
    • When human beings of the
    • before and everything the human being did was drowned out by the
    • of development for all human evolution in a body of flesh. That was
    • — and continues to work in the evolution of humankind —
    • to a form of the human being entirely different from that of the present.
    • do without a picture of the physical human body; they saw only the etheric
    • body of the human being.
    • initiates always saw the physical human being spiritualized and placed
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    • Theosophy has to say concerning the historical evolution of humanity,
    • the ancient Atlantean continent. That is where the precursors of humanity
    • blossoming of the Atlantean culture, we find the modern human being's
    • Now those human beings
    • economy that what has once been achieved for humankind is not lost.
    • blessing and healing of humankind. The great sun initiate preserved
    • many generations the great sun initiate exercised his educational skills
    • so to speak, the very best human material.
    • the true primal home of humanity and who characterized everything external
    • Mazdao. We see here how the great teachers of humanity guided the evolution
    • of human development in wisdom.
    • the scenes of the physical, external development of humankind.
    • [gap in the manuscript.]
    • concerning Ormuzd and Ahriman, a teaching concerning good and evil. The
    • that, humanity will finally reach the “community at Laodicea,”
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    • We must realize that the soul development of humankind
    • in the future still has many and manifold changes to go through. The
    • ancient past when the human being's feeling for self was just
    • times that human beings over wide, wide geographical regions were very
    • In the middle of the Atlantean age humankind still fell into four main
    • and the human physical body was still very difficult to distinguish
    • system were also already present as forces at that time. The human being
    • only became a real earthly human being through a process of hardening.
    • the various human beings, borrowing, as it were, present-day images,
    • is the group referred to as actual human beings. Then there were the
    • in the manuscript]. The clairvoyant can see four such group souls. That
    • four animals are today. One who sees the evolution of humankind today
    • with the view of an occultist sees this picture of the four human groups
    • the egotism conjured forth by humanity today as the I is and will always
    • usefulness in the ascent of the entire human race. However, the great war
    • epoch to epoch human souls find themselves again and again in different
    • the human souls who will be born in the last post-Atlantean age. This
    • Atlantis, but with this difference: human beings will have a free
    • physical body; but the human being must again subjugate the physical body.
    • ascend to universal brotherly love, to the universal love of humanity,
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    • we find there the chorus of seven holy Rishis, who point to Vishva Karman.
    • into thinking there is nothing but physical matter he calls Ahriman,
    • the ahrimanic power. The danger arises through Ahriman that the human
    • wisdom, Ahriman was given a name made up of two parts: Mephiz-Tophel,
    • We know that human beings
    • understand well the second letter of the Apocalypse, is this: human
    • stage to stage we acquire the concept of history. A thinking human being
    • Atlantis; human beings were still in their soul and spiritual home during
    • life on earth. During the ancient Indian age human beings were still
    • human beings already stood so firmly in the physical world that they
    • could human beings hope that the spiritual world would be filled with
    • That is why a human being of that time could say, “Rather a beggar
    • descended into Hades. Humankind is in danger of losing itself in the world
    • cultural evolution has as its meaning the goal of leading humanity through
    • spirit. It is always the same principle that manifests in the successive
    • do this; ordinary human beings cannot yet close themselves off from
    • what saves human beings. For this reason the second letter says that
    • be directed to humankind.
    • human beings is everywhere signified by the “sword.”
    • sword employed as a symbol of the humanization of divine power. “And
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    • THE AGE OF HUMAN EVOLUTION
    • we begin to count our fifth age, the Germanic cultural epoch. The fourth
    • age stands in the middle. In manifold ways it brought to expression
    • human beings came to full consciousness of their earthly I, when they
    • as a sign that the human will had become so important that it survived
    • did not yet have the concept of the single man or woman standing firmly
    • human being was not only a member of a community but an individual.
    • anchored in the human being, would not have been understood. In ancient
    • it meant to know with human consciousness that the I lives. Nevertheless,
    • went through all the souls ... [gap in manuscript]. The Greeks said to
    • themselves that the human being has descended from the divine spiritual
    • world. But they did not know that human beings could work themselves
    • did the human being become a seeker in that science which can independently
    • natural science increases in humanity, to that extent true wisdom will
    • came into this stream. We find in Roman culture a complete skepticism
    • than doubt concerning what he had learned of Greek and Roman science. Then
    • he encountered Manicheism, which he came to know only in a false form.
    • at the concrete. It ascended to the sensible human being but what was
    • behind the sun. He did not understand Manicheism because it speaks of
    • Christ who had descended into a physical man. But faith and knowledge
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    • of warmth. These streams were the predecessors of human beings. At that
    • was like if we think away the bones, nerves, and muscles from the human
    • being and keep only the warmth of our blood. Only the human being's
    • but the human being existed within the lawfulness of the physical, mineral
    • together as one body. At that time human beings were present in their
    • epoch in human evolution when the human being had an existence as a
    • in the manuscript. The Moon condition and the Polarian and Hyperborean
    • that the human being would have been hardened in body and soul. Only
    • reflected in the post-Atlantean evolution of humankind. What took place
    • with Brahman.
    • followed by the Hyperborean age, with a race of human beings who had
    • yet exist. At first, human beings repeated the condition in which they
    • and then the human body was filled with a watery mist. Before the Lemurian
    • age the human being was present only as mist and steam, barely
    • of today. In these ancient times the human being was not yet altogether
    • were constantly separating off and going away from human beings, welling
    • up and flowing away from them. The condensation of human bodies into
    • of the human being. Only now are the bodily and soul aspects separated
    • to such an extent that one can say human beings begin to regard the
    • the external world. In the age of the sun, human beings perceived the
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    • cultures had the task of reflecting in human souls the great cosmic
    • externally in the evolution of humankind can be traced back to deeper
    • essential for a special mission to humanity, such a special etheric
    • as Sem appeared, with his aura, like an ordinary man whose etheric body
    • way the man's aura became a mediator between his personality and higher
    • worlds. When dwelling in a human being such a divine being has a very
    • physical human body. These bodies of Jesus of Nazareth, invisible to
    • Augustine was such a man. In his youth he had to go through mighty battles.
    • Many personalities have
    • many people present today carrying something like a copy of the various
    • reach humanity. Those individuals who could see into the future had
    • to provide for human beings who are wholly dependent on their merely
    • human I. We are told in a legend that the vessel used by Christ Jesus
    • of a seal of the I of Christ, through this, such human beings take into
    • Humankind is called today
    • humankind should come to the point of understanding it through its own
    • will come together from all parts of humanity.
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    • see the future evolution of humanity in the astral world. What will
    • prepared. Those human beings called to carry evolution into the future,
    • observe the modern human being, it sees the etheric body extending a
    • of a man is feminine and the etheric body of a woman is masculine. The
    • essential influence on human beings is their I. The I works in an
    • and in the Lemurian age, human beings were not only able to stretch out
    • and soon resembled another. Human beings constantly changed their physical
    • our mountain fog. The human physical body had the most varied colorings
    • Only then could human beings become the creatures of air and earth that
    • at very different times. If a portion of humanity in the early stages
    • physical body, then the human form would have remained as it was —
    • a hardened, dense condition too early. What the human being carries
    • are human passions that have congealed into a rigid form. What we carry
    • With human beings, the instincts have been gradually refined and we
    • can hide them in our heart. The lowest instincts of the human being
    • the soul of the human being was itself hardened in matter. With some
    • the case with Atlantean human beings. A certain point in the human etheric
    • the last third of the Atlantean age. Only then were human beings able
    • of human instincts and passions and so too, are there sixteen groups
    • when the human being's entire nature was still soft, the hair
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    • we can write into our souls what will later appear in the human
    • in our time, so too, the seven ages