[WC] German Waldorf Celebrities + Diana
- Zooey, [Diana: your important message is at the end]
You are keen on Waldorf celebrities! Well, here is a slide show of 17
such folks. They are all German celebrity Waldorf alumni and this
slide show is from the big mainstream Sueddeutsche Zeitung [South
I've translated two captions below, but you, Zooey and perhaps
Peter and Thomas Xavier can translate the other ones they find
One of them is the heir to the Porsche family who designed the Porsche
911. There is also a young TV actor whose teachers tried to dissuade
him from a TV career as it would "rob his soul." His mother then
pulled him out of the school.
That story generated the title of the slide show:
"TV Careers and 'Soul-Rape'"
[NOTE: "Raub" can mean either "robbery" or "rape." So, like FOX News:
I report! You decide!]
The slide show accompanies an article about the publication of Michael
Grandt's "Blackbook Waldorf" book.
Here is the article
I'll translate the heading. It's a cute title.
Controversial Waldorf Schools: Interviewing Nature Spirits
A new "Blackbook" denounces the dubious methods of Waldorf schools: Do
the teachings of reincarnation, karma, Kobolds and Fire Beings
actually have anything to do with pedagogy?
By Alexander Kissler
Here is the link to the first photo of the slide show [1 of 17]
"Waldorf pedagogy is controversial: Founder Rudolf Steiner believed in
reincarnation and developed his anthroposophy on that foundation. In
addition, Steiner had to put up with charges of Antisemitism and racism.
Nevertheless Waldorf schools are popular: In 2007 there were more than
80,000 Waldorf students in Germany. Numerous celebrities are Waldorf
alumni, among them Marie Baeumer here playing [the role of] Buhlschaft
in the Salzburg [Festival play] "Everyman."
Baeumer was, according to her own assessment, a mediocre student ---
and a complete dunce in all the sciences."
The only famous one I recognize is an American who attended the Rudolf
Steiner School in New York City. That is Michael Ende, who is most
famous for the movie "The Never-Ending Story."
He is 12 of 17 here, and I'll translate his caption
Also, Michael Ende, author of Momo," Jim Knopf [Button] and Luke the
Locomotive Engineer" and "The Never-ending Story," attended a Waldorf
school. The anthroposophical world view of Steiner is reflected in all
his work. Ende has, according to his own statement, read the complete
works of the Waldorf School founder."
IMPORTANT NOTE TO DIANA!!!!
And on a related subject, I haven't forgotten about you, Diana. I'm
busy adjusting to my new duties as Uribi Ambassador, but let me
forewarn you that you are now about to become the "Sarah Palin" of the
Antichrist Party. The Feb. 5, 1962 date for the Antichrist birth
comes directly from prophetess Jeane Dixon; however, your role as the
John the Baptist figure being born 6 months before --- even akin to
being Obama's "astrological twin," derives from anthroposophy --- not
to mention your family upbringing in Christian Science. All this
combines to makes your role in this End-Times Ahriman/Armageddon
scenario analogous to the role played by the American Vice-President.
Hold on to your hat. The roller coaster is about to descend into its
But don't fret, I will help you with some eschatological "talking
points" and teach you how to distinguish Lucifer from Ahriman --
unless you're an atheist --- in which case, you have a terminal
disease like poor Zooey, Peter and Dan, so we'll have to remand you to
our Relocation Camp, whoops, I mean Relocation Camphill! (I'm sure you
understand why the word "Camp" by itself is such a poor word choice