For many centuries men have grown accustomed to look at only one fragment of reality. And the inevitable consequence of this was the attitude of mind which has culminated in the catastrophic events of the present time. Men are utterly lacking in that understanding of existence which is demanded of them at their present age of evolution.
Source: Rudolf Steiner – GA 203 – Past Incarnations of the Peoples of Today – Stuttgart, 6th January 1921
Previously posted on December 7, 2016