29274Re: [anthroposophy_tomorrow] Unanthroposophic waldorf schools
- Oct 2, 2006thanks much for this....
> Somebody over on the WC (Diana) published a list of all the stuff
> that is good about waldorf and then finished by saying they would be
> great schools if they just got rid of the anthroposophy.
> I've been thinking for a long time that it would be wonderful if
> some brave folks started a sort of lab school: waldorf without the
> anthroposophy. The obvious group to undertake this much needed
> experiment are the waldorf critics. They are experts at
> distinguishing the essential from the non-essential in waldorf, they
> are hard-working, persistent, dedicated, idealistic AND they say
> they know a lot of parents who would have loved waldorf if it
> weren't for the anthroposophy, so it shouldn't be that hard to find
> 20 families to start a school. After a few years as a
> nursery/kindergarten they can start adding grades and after 14 or 15
> years they'll have a full-fledged unanthroposophical "waldorf"
> Of course, their school won't have any social problems. That all
> comes from the anthroposophy. No cliques among the parents either.
> No childhood illnesses because, as a private school, they'll be able
> to refuse vaccine exemptions. And all vaccines work 100% and there
> is no such thing as negative reactions, so all of their students
> will be perfectly healthy.
> It would be fun to see the WC try to actually accomplish something
> in the real world. Of course, there was the lawsuit...but is the
> legal system part of the real world?
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