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3696R: R: [anthroposophy] the book

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  • VALENTINA BRUNETTI
    May 4, 2002
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      Only a question,
      have you read Gordienko's book ?
      Andrea
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Bayou Blue <BayouBlue@...>
      To: <anthroposophy@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Saturday, May 04, 2002 2:08 AM
      Subject: Re: R: [anthroposophy] the book


      > Dear luciferius,
      >
      > Thank you for your Gordienko quote, which holds much wisdom. In my reply
      to
      > Morgan's thoughts, I was essentially asking questions, which apparently
      were
      > overlooked or not comprehended and thus left unanswered. Perhaps I didn't
      > phrase my meanings clearly enough? As already stated, I agree with
      Morgan's
      > assessment of Prokofieff's holy nights work, and in fact greatly admire
      > Prokofieff himself, feeling perhaps he isn't appreciated as fully as he
      well
      > deserves. His so astute words regarding criticism seemed to me
      > overwhelmingly important, thus my questions which seem to have elicited no
      > reply. When one considers how our own times are increasingly plunging into
      > darkness in large part due to conscious or unconscious non-recognition of
      > criticism per se, I felt it a valid exploration.
      >
      > Best,
      >
      > BB
      >
      >
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "luciferius2002" <luciferius2002@...>
      >
      > > Any attempt to criticise such printed assertions is
      > > condemned out of a false ethical principle: tolerance
      > > towards a person is confused with tolerance of his
      > > mistakes. The ideal of brotherly love comes to mean
      > > little more than the maintaining of "diplomatic
      > > relations" with one's neighbour, while remaining
      > > indifferent to his spiritual destiny.
      > > (Gordienko, pgs.13-14)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In anthroposophy@y..., "Bayou Blue" <BayouBlue@p...> wrote:
      > > > Dear Morgan and All,
      > > >
      > > > I must agree with your assessment below. Even in his very basic
      > > book,
      > > > *Knowledge of the Higher Worlds and its Attainment*, Steiner speaks
      > > of how
      > > > much criticism exists, even among our children. What are we
      > > teaching and
      > > > developing? Clear thinking? Compassion? Tolerance? Understanding?
      > > Knowledge?
      > > > Anthroposophical thoughts? Perhaps one should stop and ponder a bit
      > > on these
      > > > aspects?
      > > >
      > > > BB
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > > Although this isn't the question being asked, I found
      > > Prokofieff's book on
      > > > the
      > > > > Holy Nights very helpful to inspire both my nightly drawings and
      > > > subsequent
      > > > > dreaming.
      > > > > It is disturbing to see how eagerly human beings leap to
      > > criticize.
      > > > > I do agree that his 'forte' might be leaning toward the
      > > Intellectual Soul,
      > > > but
      > > > > it would seem more interesting to discern his place on the
      > > Vorstand and
      > > > what
      > > > > its function is.
      > > > > The transition to Consciousness Soul is not an easy one. Even
      > > the move to
      > > > > 'know' a man by reading someone's opinion of him from a book is an
      > > > Intellectual
      > > > > Soul impulse.
      > > > > Consciousness Soul strives for the 'Big Picture.'
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > Blessings on your investigation,
      > > > >
      > > > > Morgan Vierheller
      > >
      > >
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