Re: [anthroposophy_tomorrow] Re: The Ladder(was Defamation)
- --- winters_diana <diana.winters@...> wrote:
> I don't think she (? she/he? I am sorry, Engemi, ISee what you're up against, engemi (he/she - I don't
> am not sure)
> missed your point, Pete. It looks to me like this
> ladder analogy
> below is basically an endorsement of Steiner's
> racial views. Unless
> I'm misunderstanding, Engemi, you mean that people
> climb a "ladder"
> of different races as they/we progress spiritually?
> Yep, "even by colour." I wasn't sure till I got to
> that part.
care, not prejudiced). You put time and effort to
create that beautiful ladder analogy and what do you
get for it? "An endorsement of Steiner's racial
You can't even order a choclate sundae around here
without being branded a racist. But don't let
Diana-Pete get your goat (white, I trust), despite
your racist tendencies; the rest of us still love you.
(Of course, of course, why didn't I realize it sooner?
We love you because we all share Steiners racist
theories. mea culpa - "bang" beating breast.)
> >Think of a ladder. A ladder is used to step from
> low to high, it has
> >steps in various different positions which make it
> easy for you to
> >climb 'up' once you place it in the right position
> which is vertical.
> >Of course you could also place it in a horisontal
> position, but I
> >can't see what you would be able to use it for like
> that except as
> >maybe a barrier.
> >Point is, every ladder on earth need these
> different steps (rungs,
> >you call them?) to be able to get higher - say to
> the window of the
> >upper story from down on the ground to be able to
> see what is
> >inside. If you would take away the lower rungs of
> the ladder and put
> >then higher up, the then lowest rungs will be the
> first and so it
> >will remain even if you would take the uppermost
> rung and exchange
> >it wth the bottommost rung. The first rung will
> always be the bottom
> >rung. and if you tilt the ladder the other way
> round the uppermost
> >rung will then also become the bottom rung. Thus
> only the middle
> >rungs truly remain middle rungs. Hey, funny, just
> like with us
> >people. You have those at the bottom of the range
> >intelectually, or emosionally or cognisant or even
> by colour) and
> >those at the top of the range.
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