1808 antique map image of North Africa and Southern Europe

The Individual as a Factor of Development

For people interested in esoterics, you might find this interesting. It’s from Rudolf Steiner. Within the sevenfold chain of metamorphoses – which has been described from many aspects in other works of the present author – the entire earth was, during the first two Root Races (called in Occultism the ‘Polarian’ and ‘Hyperborean’), in a half-spiritual condition. Substance first densified to the state of warmth, then to that of air. Then man remained in a stage between animal and actual… Read more