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Rudolf Steiner Archive

Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 35

Can I know life's reality
So that it's found again
Within my soul's creative urge?
I feel that I am granted power
To make my self, as humble part,
At home within the cosmic self.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 9

When I forget the narrow will of self,
The cosmic warmth that heralds summer's glory
Fills all my soul and spirit;
To lose myself in light
Is the command of spirit vision
And intuition tells me strongly:
O lose yourself to find yourself.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

World Economy
GA 340

These lectures provide a foundation for a completely new approach to the science of economics. Steiner does not give abstract theories but bases his ideas on the dynamics inherent in the phenomena themselves. A mobile, flexible quality of thinking is required to enter into this radically different approach to such things as capital, labor, and natural resources, and the qualitative differences between purchase, loan, and gift money. The direction Steiner indicated in these lectures is the inspiration for a number of banking and financial initiatives now active all over the world.

These Economic Course lectures are the entire contents of the lecture series entitled, World Economy, published in German as, Nationaloekonomischer Kurs. Aufgaben einer neuen Wirtschaftswissenschaft, Band I. They were translation by Owen Barfield and T. Gordon-Jones.

Editorial Note
Foreword
Lecture I 24th July, 1922
Lecture II 25th July, 1922
Lecture III 26th July, 1922
Lecture IV 27th July, 1922
Lecture V 28th July, 1922
Lecture VI 29th July, 1922
Lecture VII 30th July, 1922
Lecture VIII 31st July, 1922
Lecture IX 1st August, 1922
Lecture X 2nd August, 1922
Lecture XI 3rd August, 1922
Lecture XII 4th August, 1922
Lecture XIII 5th August, 1922
Lecture XIV 6th August, 1922
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