A wave is spreading across the world which tends completely towards a totalitarian State (German: Zwangsstaate). And it is in fact so that Western civilization is exposed to the danger of being overwhelmed by a culture with certain Asian characteristics, which also embraces something spiritual. People do not want to see this, but it will come.

Source (German): Rudolf Steiner – GA 303 – Die gesunde Entwickelung des Menschenwesens – Dornach, January 3, 1922 (page 329)

Translated by Nesta Carsten-Krüger