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Rudolf Steiner Archive

Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 25

I can belong now to myself
And shining spread my inner light
Into the dark of space and time.
Toward sleep is urging all creation,
But inmost soul must stay awake
And carry wakefully sun's glowing
Into the winter's icy flowing.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 51

Into our inner being
The riches of the senses pour.
The Cosmic Spirit finds itself
Reflected in the human eye,
Which ever must renew its strength
From out that spirit source.

—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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