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does not belong to.“

183-09 9(9/2/1918, Dornach) (171ff.) 3553 early death / death in old age / euthanasia / homicide by request When the human being dies in childhood or youth, he takes something of the earth-life with him into the spiritual world, through which he receives a certain gravity. This prevents that the luciferic powers are able to separate the spiritual world completely from the physical world. When the human being grows old, he spiritualises the earth in a certain way. “That’s why Ahriman cannot work on the humans so intensely in the long run already today that the opinion vanishes that ideals have any significance. But we are very, very close by the fact that people fall into the most dreadful mistakes just concerning the abovementioned. Even well-disposed people fall into such mistakes. And these mistakes will become bigger and bigger and may become just gigantic with the progressing earth evolution.“
9(9/2/1918, Dornach) (p. 174) 3553 183-10 reincarnation The role of Ahriman with the formation of the human head, which would appear animallike without his co-operation (the man with a bull’s head, the woman with a lion's head, as they are depicted by the Rosicrucians). The human being owes the transformation of the system of limbs and metabolism after death to Lucifer. It is transformed to the figure of the head of the next incarnation. A demoniacal being would come into being without the assistance of Lucifer. The ahrimanic power holding sway over the human head system is separated from the luciferic power by means of the barrier of memory (in the body), so that the human being cannot look down into his luciferic nature and that’s why he does also not see his ahrimanic being. References to lectures of CW 183 in 131-03, 181-21.

184 The Polarity of Duration and Development in Human Life…
Gesamtausgabe, first edition 3(9/8/1918, Dornach) (51ff.) 3556 184-01 life after death The human being is connected with the beings of the third hierarchy in sleep. In the wake consciousness this has a lasting effect as personality consciousness (angeloi), as a consciousness to belong to humankind (archangeloi), and as a consciousness to belong to the whole earth development (archai). The latter hierarchy is effective in the historical life of humankind. The second and the first hierarchies work on the formation of the human etheric body or physical body. During the waking state the human being dives into the creation of these hierarchies, after death he lives in them. 3(9/8/1918, Dornach) (58ff.) 3556 184-02 evolution of humankind / Marxism The earthly human being is on the level of the mineral kingdom and has gone through the three elemental realms during the past planetary stages. During the Jupiter existence, he will be in the plant kingdom (the fifth sphere) where people will feel united (no happiness of the individual without the happiness of the fellowman). Accordingly he will be in the animal

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