GA 176

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Aspects of Human Evolution - The Karma of Materialism

Menschliche und menschheitliche Entwicklungswahrheiten - Das Karma des Materialismus

Seventeen lectures, Berlin 29 May to 25 September 1917 (Cycle 46 and 47)


Human and human developmental truths: The individual and the general age of mankind / The necessity of new and moving concepts. Cosmic and natural spirit / Scientific spirit of the present / Scientific phenomena of the time / Struggling people of the present / The difficulties of self-knowledge / Successive earth lives / Man's relationship to truth / The karma of materialism: Forgotten tones in spiritual life / False analogies / The rhythm in breathing and cognition / Spiritual courage against mental comfort / Christ and the present / Consideration of time / Luther / Luther, the Janus head / Spiritual science and insight.



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