RE: The Power of Media and The Dragoon's skin
- Hello JoAnn, Rick, andrea, all,
Yes, JoAnn, the effects of TV are children are pretty clear. We adults may
hide it better, but what of the child in us, i wonder. I've not read the
book, but my partner highly regards it: Jerry Mander's book on the loss of
the sacred (now i suddenly forget the title, but it's on the loss of the
>From: Jo Ann Schwartz <sr_joanna@...>________________________________________________________________________
>Subject: Re: [anthroposophy] RE: The Power of Media and The Dragoon's skin
>Date: Tue, 2 May 2000 03:54:49 -0700 (PDT)
> > CIAO, ANDREA! I think that you raised some very poignant issues about
> > the inundating electromagnetic (sub-astral/etheric) forces that surround
> > us on an everyday basis. How does this affect our own etheric and astral
> > bodies? Does it deaden them?
>I think you can pretty directly see the effect of television on the
>etheric when you plop your toddler down in front of Sesame Street. Instead
>of being a wiggly bundle of energy, the kid becomes a slack-jawed zombie.
>How this ultimately effects the development of the etheric, I can't
>say.... however, I will note that even 'mainstream' scientists such as
>Jane Healy (_Endangered Minds: Why Our Children Don't Think_ and _Failure
>to Connect_) are beginning to argue that the real danger of television for
>children is not in what it does (this zombie effect) but in what it
>seemingly prevents children from doing--- learning to use and control
>their bodies. Learning to speak. Learning to be social....
>Well, no doubt preaching to the choir on this, so....
>love & light,
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