Back on the Land After a Long, Hot Summer

Donde Estoy? You may be won­der­ing where I have been? Does such a pro­tract­ed peri­od of silence mean I have been pulling the plough, with my nose to the grind­stone, prepar­ing a place for the Apoc­a­lypse for you all? Well, yes and no, but most­ly no. See Land-Work Update, below, for more on how theCon­tin­ue read­ing “Back on the Land After a Long, Hot Summer”

The 8th Sphere

From “The Occult Move­ment in the 19th Cen­tu­ry,” lec­ture 5, Oct 1915 (audio below)  Full Audios  Full Tran­script Sphere Four comes into being through the birth of the min­er­al ele­ment. In that Lucifer and Ahri­man approach, snatch min­er­al sub­stan­tial­i­ty out of Sphere Four and infuse it into Sphere Three, the Old Moon is reca­pit­u­lat­ed, butCon­tin­ue read­ing “The 8th Sphere”

Soul-Love or Bust Meet

A two-tiered YouTube/Zoom Meet this Sat­ur­day, March 5, at 1 pm UK time. The first part 30–60 mins will be on YouTube, for pub­lic atten­dance (sobri­ety of atten­dants is request­ed). The sec­ond part will be over at Zoom (link pro­vid­ed on request, 24 hours sobri­ety required), and will be a chance to meet and greetCon­tin­ue read­ing “Soul-Love or Bust Meet”

Lucifer + Ahriman (A Steiner Primer)

The Lucifer­ic beings … strive for just the oppo­site of what the Ahri­man­ic beings desire. The Ahri­man­ic beings seek to free man togeth­er with the whole of earth-exis­­tence from the cos­mic past and to con­serve the earth­ly. The Lucifer­ic beings strive to thrust away the earth, thrust away from man every­thing earth­ly and spir­i­tu­al­ize himCon­tin­ue read­ing “Lucifer + Ahri­man (A Stein­er Primer)”

The Mirror is Not the Face: Why the Intellect Is No Substitute for Spirit

With intel­lec­tu­al inge­nu­ity, proof can be fur­nished in sup­port of the most rad­i­cal­ly oppos­ing the­o­ries…  The intel­lec­tu­al­ism pre­vail­ing among men to-day is not capa­ble of demon­strat­ing the inner poten­tial­i­ties and val­ues of any­thing. It can fur­nish proofs; but what is intel­lec­tu­al­ly proved should not be regard­ed as of real val­ue or effi­ca­cy in life. MenCon­tin­ue read­ing “The Mir­ror is Not the Face: Why the Intel­lect Is No Sub­sti­tute for Spirit”

Dave Oshana Unwelcome Intell. to Spiritual Foetuses

We are spir­i­tu­al foe­tus­es. Some things com­ing into our womb-space are nec­es­sary; some are unnec­es­sary; some are dam­ag­ing. In our cur­rent state of aware­ness, we are not always able to dis­cern the dif­fer­ence between nec­es­sary, unnec­es­sary, and dam­ag­ing. This puts the onus on Dave Oshana to be our eyes and ears, report­ing the ener­getic factsCon­tin­ue read­ing “Dave Oshana Unwel­come Intell. to Spir­i­tu­al Foetuses”

Corpses of Thought (Rudolf Steiner)

From The Fall of the Spir­its of Dark­ness (CW 177), a cycle of 14 lec­tures by Rudolf Stein­er, Dor­nach from the 29 of Sep­tem­ber to the 28 of Octo­ber, 1917. Trans­lat­ed by Anna Meuss FIL, MTA. This excerpt tak­en from the end of Lec­ture 5: CHANGES IN HUMANITY’S SPIRITUAL MAKE-UP, Octo­ber 7, and Lec­ture 6:Con­tin­ue read­ing “Corpses of Thought (Rudolf Steiner)”

The Double

From Rudolf Stein­er’s Secret Broth­er­hoods and the Mys­tery of the Dou­ble (CW 178), lec­ture 2, “The Mys­tery of the Dou­ble. Geo­graph­ic Med­i­cine, St. Gallen,” 16 Novem­ber 1917 (audio excerpt below, read by Dale Brunsvold). “We arrive in this world with the gar­ment of our organ­ism, with­out being able to reach down into it with ourCon­tin­ue read­ing “The Dou­ble”

The Logical Phallus (Lucifer for Dummies)

“If the uni­verse did not con­tain the pos­si­bil­i­ty of evil, it would not be the uni­verse, but God Him­self.” —Charles Upton If God can do any­thing, can he cre­ate a rock too heavy for Him to lift? This is the Lucifer Conun­drum, in a child­like nut­shell. As you’ll see, I pre­fer to keep this sub­jectCon­tin­ue read­ing “The Log­i­cal Phal­lus (Lucifer for Dummies)”