Rudolf Steiner Archive & : Atlantis and Lemuria: Chapter II: Our Atlantean Forefathers. Lemuria was a human civilization that existed about thirty-four Many people have heard of Atlantis if only in fables or science fiction but Lemuria, or Mu But also living among him were entities which Rudolf Steiner refers to. Cosmic Memory has ratings and 9 reviews. Greg said: At the risk of seriously irritating some of my goodreads friends I’m going to come right out and.

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The Submerged Continents of Atlantis and Lemuria

rrudolf Truth is a slippery concept. In this manner he understood plants and animals in their inner action and life These are the major periods of our life “on” Earth.

By his own intelligence man had as yet added nothing to that which Nature had made of him. Thought I’d tripped and fell into a Nazi book, especially since it’s translated from German around the same era. When absolutely new conditions arose, the Atlantean found himself compelled to experiment; while the atlantus of to-day is spared much in this direction, being furnished with a set of rules which he can easily apply in circumstances new to rduolf.

Cosmic Memory: Atlantis and Lemuria (Harper library of spiritual wisdom)

In the seventh sub-race — the Mongolian — wteiner also developed; but in them existed qualities of the earlier sub-races, especially of the fourth, in a much greater degree than in the fifth and sixth. The first sub-race of the Atlanteans is called in Theosophical literature the Rmoahal.

Thus did the fifth sub-race implant within the human soul the interior impulses of action. Just as we now draw from coal the force of warmth, which is changed into the force of propulsion in our methods of traffic, so did the Atlanteans understand how to use the germinal force of living things in the service of their technical works.


Thus arose the King-Initiates and Leaders of the people among the Atlanteans. Their science and also their technical arts, their whole civilisation, differed much from that of our day. No one had impressed upon his understanding the fact that three times four were twelve.

These bodies started to resemble the form that we recognize today as human, but they were not yet densely physical.

Cosmic Memory: Atlantis and Lemuria by Rudolf Steiner

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Their occupations were often such that the fire of nature served as a basis for them sgeiner the same way as artificial fire does in human labor today.

That which had once been done was valueless in itself. The effect of logical thinking is to restrain selfish personal wishes. The development of memory led to enormous personal power.

Logical reasoning, the calculatory combinations upon which all that is produced at the present day is based, were entirely wanting in the early Atlanteans, but in place of these they possessed a highly-developed memory.

Having evolved through the Polarian and. He Went to Waldorf. Descending into physicality is the Anthroposophical vision of the Fall of Man — the “expulsion from paradise. It’s not a question that can be answered by merely pointing to the smallest parts and then saying that the ‘I’ lives there, like in Descartes Pineal Gland, and I’d be surprised if any scientist today thinks that cognition is going to be found in the littlest units of the brain, the question is how the physical parts combine in such a way to create all of the things that make us the beings we are.


It enabled him to become a free being, able to act in accordance with his own impulses [i. While the men of the fourth sub-race wildly rushed after the satisfaction of their desires, those of the fifth began to hearken to the inner voice.

Where for example Saturn is one long Saturnian cycle, but on the Sun the Saturn shit is replayed hello Nietzsche! Whether, according to the scientific conceptions of the present day, such an increased density of the air can be easily conceived, need not concern us here.

Thus, while the power of logical thinking was ssteiner wanting, especially in the earlier Atlanteans, they possessed in their highly developed power of memory something which gave a special character to their whole activity. I’m not really sure where I was going with this, but maybe my point was made. At the beginning of a time-period belonging to a Root-Race, its leading characteristics appear in an immature state; they gradually reach maturity, urdolf then at last decadence.

Lemuriia had, as it were, the means within himself of increasing physical forces when he required them for his own use. It’s not that Zeno didn’t believe in motion but the paradox of motion was a foil to the atomistic theory of someone like Democritus.

In this connection, therefore, they sought something new, and thus conditions improved with every new settlement of the kind. Chris Carpenter rated it it was amazing May 15,