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Rudolf Steiner Archive 

Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 13

And when I live in senses' heights,
There flames up deep within my soul
Out of the spirit's fiery worlds
The gods' own word of truth:
In spirit sources seek expectantly
To find your spirit kinship.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 39

Surrendering to spirit revelation
I gain the light of cosmic being;
The power of thinking, growing clearer,
Gains strength to give myself to me,
And quickening there frees itself
From thinker's energy my sense of self.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

Social Basis For Primary and Secondary Education
GA 192

The unconscious crossing of the threshold by humanity. The need for a renewal of elementary school and popular education. The World War as a prelude to a tremendous spiritual struggle between East and West. The years around 1859 as a hub of human evolution. The interest of spiritual beings in the Development of man. Physiological talent and spiritual talent.

From the lecture series entitled, Spiritual Science & Social & Educational Questions, published in German as, Geisteswissenschaftliche Behandlung Socialer und Paedagogischer Fragen. These three lectures are also published in, Education as a Force for Social Change (previously entitled, Education as a Social Problem).

Foreword
Lecture I May 11, 1919
Lecture II May 18, 1919
Lecture III June 01, 1919

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