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Garden Of Time
Thus in the mighty machinery of the Universe there are many things which contribute to how man ‘fares’, but there is nothing to which man has not himself first given cause. He furnishes the threads out of which in the untiring loom of life the cloak
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Body In Service
The knowledge of the lawfulness anchored in the entire Cosmos helps us to understand why we ourselves are responsible for whatever lies ahead in the course of our lives. But what is the situation with matters that occurred at the very beginning of ou
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Body In Question
Sally is a 16-year-old girl, which is the same sex as she was assigned at birth; Harry is a 12-year-old boy; Alex, a 13-year-old, is …. well, different! Assigned male at birth, Alex is not certain he is a boy and transitions socially to being a girl
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MICHAEL KOHLHAAS Part Five
The incident, as hardly as the horse dealer could be blamed for it, nevertheless aroused in the country, even among the more moderate and well-intentioned folk, a sentiment that was highly detrimental to the outcome of his lawsuit. The relation of th
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Piercing The Veil Of Ignorance
Time stands still. It remains the same, today, yesterday and a thousand years hence! Only the forms change. We plunge into time, to cull from her records for the purpose of enriching our knowledge from what has been collected there! For time has lost
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Intuition
Intuition is the immediate perception that we have of truth. It crops up spontaneously, unbidden, within us without us having to think to obtain it. All of a sudden, we know something, which a second before we were unaware of. With an intuition we ob
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For All We Know!
A plethora of questions inundates us when we feel the longing for truth inside us. We do believe that we know many things or many a thing or something about many things, and yet, if we are honest, we realise that we do not know much at all, practical
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MICHAEL KOHLHAAS Part Four
The following morning Luther dispatched a missive to the elector of Saxony. He started off by bitterly castigating the prince’s close advisers, the knights Hinz and Kunz von Tronka, chamberlain and cupbearer, who, as was common knowledge, had suppres
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Michael Kohlhaas
As night closed in on the third evening, Kohlhaas slipped with his little cohort into the castle. They mowed down the toll collector and the gatekeeper, who were standing at the gate chatting, and entered the castle. They set fire to all the outbuild
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High Tide
The snow recedes to higher altitudes; unruly weather conditions usher in spring. Coping with the seasonal changes everywhere serves to keep the inhabitants on the alert and to develop themselves in adaptation to their environment, so as to assure sur
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Duty And Loyalty
Last night, as I watched an episode of the television mini-drama ‘Designated Survivor’, I was struck by the sincere conviction attributed to the Navy Seal characters who gladly missed important family engagements and risked their lives to undertake a
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Rules Of Life
The word ‘law’ has various meanings, from the principles behind mathematical formulae to the concepts of ‘Natural Law’ and categories of jurisprudence. The Law of the Will of the Creator penetrates the entire Creation like nerve strands. Everything f
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Burning Bright
Arouse your spirit, and begin to think and speak in a far-seeing and comprehensive way! This naturally also demands that you not only work with the intellect, which belongs to coarsest matter, but also make it possible once more for your spirit to gu
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Lost In Tradition
There are quite a number of people who yearn to live a life of meaning and value. We are embodied creatures with needs that defy rational understanding. The modest person, by and large, appreciates what he or she has. However, there is quite a depart
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Age Of Unrest
To assert that we are living in a time of unrest is as self-evident as observing seasonal change unless one has been living underneath a rock for more than a century or one happens to be a visitor from a far away galaxy. Whether in the form of newspa
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MICHAEL KOHLHAAS Part Two
He was already galloping at breakneck speed on his way to Dresden when, at the thought of the groom, and the complaint that was being brought against him at the castle, he slowed down to a walk, and before he had gone another thousand paces, turned h
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Taking Charge
The decision to think in a good or evil way lies with man, and he can thus guide the Divine Power to good or evil purpose! Setting out on a journey that takes us at length on the highway to reach a destination, no one likes to go off-ramp way befo
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The Language Of Thought
The landscape of the mind changes thought by thought. ‘Be careful what you wish for’ is an often-voiced warning to temper the longing for things which may seem desirable at the time, but may be harmful or detrimental in the long run. We must take gre
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Spirit, Logic And Intellect*
In Creation there are only two kinds of life: that which is conscious of itself and that which is unconscious. But it is not the case that the unconscious must always remain in that state. There is a development from the unconscious to the conscious.
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Michael Kohlhaas
Around the middle of the sixteenth century, there lived on the banks of the River Havel a horse dealer named Michael Kohlhaas, the son of a schoolmaster and one of the most upright and, at the same time, one of the most appalling characters of his ti
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Horizon Of Possibilities
Arouse your spirit, and begin to think and speak in a far-seeing and comprehensive way! This naturally also demands that you not only work with the intellect, which belongs to coarsest matter, but also make it possible once more for your spirit t
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The Everyday Life
In an unchanging rhythm our everyday life rolls on. The only interruptions in this never-ending stream are Sundays, and these are largely still degraded to the everyday grind and not used for self-reflection and taking stock of one’s life. The words
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Soul
The soul has been thought of since time immemorial as an animating, self-bestirring principle, as the vital core of what constitutes a human being. But much as it is still talked about in the modern age, there is no picture with a clear understanding
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Work Is Development*
‘Everything you do not use zealously in the right way must gradually become stunted and lost to you! Automatic adjustment is nothing but the consequence of the Law of Movement in Creation. This is only one of its many-sided effects. That which does n
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The Machine Stops
Who is it?’ she called. Her voice was irritable, for she had been interrupted often since the music began. She knew several thousand people, in certain directions human intercourse had advanced enormously. But when she listened into the receiver, her
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On Womanhood
What does the term ‘femininity’ connote to you, something along the lines of the ‘blonde’ or rather something that can be grasped with the heart and mind? We often talk among ourselves as to whether we found a particular woman feminine in her general
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Emancipation Of Woman Is Still Ahead
An important aspect of the modern women's movement that has so far hardly been heard of or read about: the so-called ‘woman's emancipation movement’ has actually put the man on a pedestal! How so? Quite simply because it still makes the male the stan
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Equal Rights
If you ask any number of people for their opinion about the issue of equal rights for women, you will come away with the overall impression that this pressing concern, as we may describe it, invokes innumerable confused concepts and ideas. It is a gr
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