Re: [steiner] The Human Will
- Well, I see that there is a new book out called "Rudolf
Steiner for Beginners"...
And thanks for the examples; they helped me make some clearer
> *******Hey, 'Anthroposophy For Dummies' isn't a bad idea at
> all. We're
> supposed to stay humble, and from my experience we all
> could do with reading
> such a book! (But there already is an anthroposophy for
> dummies in the
> lectures to the workmen.)
> Well, if you make a picture to yourself of doing an
> meditating at noon or exercising with a dumbbell at 3 or
> the mental image or representation you're making: which you
> make your MOTIVE
> when you take that image as a reason to ACT.
> What type of action you'll choose will be influenced by
> disposition---so if you're an active person you'll more
> likely choose an
> exercise like your example, or lifting weights in mine;
> while if your
> temperament inclines you more to passivity then you might
> more easily choose
> meditating as something to do.
> Also the phlegmatic temperament willl find it easier to
> do something at
> the same time each day, where it will be harder for, for
> instance, the
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