The child needed its death underneath the moving van

“So the child was dead. The outer, materialistic view could say: Well, by accident the moving van tilted over at this hour, the child got underneath it and got squashed. From a spiritual view, this is utter nonsense.

Because what we have got here is the childs karma, and the childs karma guided every single circumstance. It also guided the moving van just in the hour, in which the child needed its death; because the childs karma wanted it this way.”(Rudolf Steiner)

Source: Rudolf Steiner, “Vorträge vor Mitgliedern der Anthroposophischen Gesellschaft”, GA159, page 42. More at:

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