Although to physical vision the Earth appears as it presents itself to the Geologists, in such a way that they regard it simply as a stony mass surrounded by an atmosphere, that fundamentally is simply an external illusion. What appears thus as this stony mass is simply the body for certain Spiritual beings.
Source: Rudolf Steiner – GA 203 – Social Life – Dornach. 29th, January 1921
Previously posted on May 30, 2018