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  • jmnguyen
    I wasn t expecting you to actually get what you were referring to... Congratulations anyway! Jean-Marc ... From: pete_karaiskos To:
    Message 1 of 8 , Apr 2, 2006
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      I wasn't expecting you to actually get what you were referring to... Congratulations anyway!
       
      Jean-Marc
      ----- Original Message -----
      Sent: Monday, April 03, 2006 2:00 AM
      Subject: [anthroposophy_tomorrow] Re: The Origins of Eurythmy

      --- In anthroposophy_tomorrow@yahoogroups.com, "jmnguyen"
      <jmnguyen@...> wrote:
      >
      > Pete wrote:
      >
      > It's the SMUG...
      >
      > Pete
      >
      --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      >
      > You mean "smugness"?
      > Wow --- I wasn't expecting you to make a full confession so quickly!
      > Congratulations!

      I wasn't expecting you to actually get what I was referring to.  And I
      wasn't disappointed.

      Pete


      >   ----- Original Message -----
      >   From: jmnguyen
      >   To: anthroposophy_tomorrow@yahoogroups.com
      >   Sent: Sunday, April 02, 2006 9:50 PM
      >   Subject: Re: [anthroposophy_tomorrow] The Origins of Eurythmy
      >
      >
      >   Dear List,
      >
      >   Damn! Am I gullible!...
      >   Since Frank likes joking --- I thought he was kidding! --- when he
      wrote:
      >   "Well, lookeee what just floated in on the tide: the flotsam and
      jetsam of the WC - both ladies and gents toilets must have overflowed."
      >
      >   *Intellectual dummies* are so commonplace that I wasn't paying
      much attention to recent posts spread with elaborate bullshit...
      >   But suddenly, there's an awful stink in here!
      >
      >   Jean-Marc
      >
      >
      >     ----- Original Message -----
      >     From: pete_karaiskos
      >     To: anthroposophy_tomorrow@yahoogroups.com
      >     Sent: Sunday, April 02, 2006 7:15 PM
      >     Subject: [anthroposophy_tomorrow] The Origins of Eurythmy
      >
      >
      >     The Origins of Eurythmy - A Bedtime Story,
      >
      >     Once upon a time, Rudy decided to take a break from his busy lecture
      >     circuit schedule and attend a somewhat bawdy show in Berlin.
      What he
      >     saw there amazed him and stimulated him considerably, if you
      know what
      >     I mean.  On the stage were scantily clad young ladies dancing what
      >     Rudy immediately imagined must be the dances of the Negro
      savages.  It
      >     was, after all, the Roaring 20's and many like-like dances had
      invaded
      >     modern culture.  As he watched the dancers gyrating to the powerful
      >     rhythms, Rudy was reflecting on the hardening of the spirit, how
      some
      >     races experienced a hardening earlier in their development, while
      >     others, the white race in particular, was only now getting
      rigid.  The
      >     pulsating rhythms and the gyrating dancers reminded Rudy of how easy
      >     it was for the lower races to solidify - especially since they
      >     participated in dances like these regularly.  As spiritually evolved
      >     as Rudy was, he could not deny that, indeed, he himself was
      hardening.
      >     He realized at that moment that the hardening he was
      experiencing was
      >     related to the dance he was witnessing.  The more wildly the
      scantily
      >     clad savages were dancing, the more Rudy could feel his spirit-man
      >     hardening.  He realized he would have to devote some time and effort
      >     into working with his spirit-man to hopefully overcome his blood.
      >
      >     When Rudy returned home, his lovely wife Marie was there to
      greet him
      >     at the door with his favorite cocktail of orange juice and
      salt-peter,
      >     shaken, not stirred.  Instead of taking the drink, he grabbed Marie
      >     around the waist and moved her into the middle of the floor.  Marie
      >     had never seen this particular gleam in his eyes. OK, maybe once
      while
      >     he was reading Oswald Spengler's "The Decline of the West".  Still,
      >     Marie didn't know what to do, and wished he had downed his
      cocktail as
      >     he usually did.  Instead, Rudy left her in the middle of the
      room, and
      >     took a seat in his favorite overstuffed chair.  Then, he leaned over
      >     and whispered words that were completely uncharacteristic for
      >     him."Dance for me Baby."
      >
      >     Now, Marie didn't know what to do.  She was not accustomed to
      dancing
      >     for her man, so rather nervously, she started gliding along the
      floor.
      >     She was noticing a part of Rudy she had never seen.  Yet, the prim
      >     and proper Marie couldn't bring herself to dance like a savage.
      >     Certainly Rudy wouldn't want her in *that* way.  As she danced, she
      >     moved neither lower or upper torso.  She was careful not to lift her
      >     feet or twirl around.  She just glided along in the most
      unprovocative
      >     way she could think of - always facing forward since she didn't want
      >     to turn her back on her husband whose intentions she could only
      guess at.
      >
      >     Rudy, realizing that this was not exactly the type of dance he was
      >     expecting began shouting "Work it Baby, work it."  Poor Marie didn't
      >     know what else to do - so she started moving her arms wildly.
      straight
      >     out, over her head, straight down.  Rudy heard her making sounds
      >     "Oooo, Eeeee, Ahhhh, Oh. OH. OHHHH.  But Rudy still wasn't
      feeling the
      >     hardening of his spirit-man.  In fact, as he watched Marie
      dance, all
      >     he could think about was "When will this be over".  It was as if
      Marie
      >     had inadvertently discovered a replacement for his salt-peter
      >     cocktail.  More precisely, she had discovered something to
      prevent the
      >     hardening of man.  This is, of course, something Rudy wanted to
      >     preserve for the white race - and European man in particular, so he
      >     and Marie decided to name her new dance - EURYTHMY.  And 81 years
      >     later, this dance is still being used to insure the flaccidity
      of man.
      >     and people everywhere who witness this dance are as unmoved by it as
      >     Rudy was, often overheard whispering to each other "When will
      this be
      >     over".
      >
      >     In later years, Rudy never again found stimulation for his
      spirit-man
      >     (he started calling it "spear-it-man"), and regular performances of
      >     eurythmy made sure he wasn't without adequate means to suppress his
      >     urges, yet he often reminisced about the experience at the bawdy
      show.
      >     He longed for the burst of clairvoyance he had at that moment
      when he
      >     was able to fully appreciate the benefits of the hardening of man
      >     through his blood.  He formulated in his mind a plan that he hoped
      >     would benefit all of Europe.  On several occasions, he was overheard
      >     muttering the following statement: "I am convinced that if we
      get yet
      >     another set of Negro novels and give them to pregnant women to read,
      >     then Negroes do not have to come to Europe to conceive mulattos;
      just
      >     by reading Negro novels, half-blood children will be born in
      Europe."
      >     Many people interpret this as Rudy hoping that this plan might put
      >     him in contact with mulattos in Europe and that this might
      rekindle in
      >     him the hardening he could never again achieve otherwise.
      >
      >     After Rudy's death, Marie continued to spread her Eurythmy all
      around
      >     Europe, with the exception of France (it seems France had imported
      >     better sources of entertainment) and was successful in
      single-handedly
      >     ensuring that Europe is the most sexually repressed continent on the
      >     planet.
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
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    • pete_karaiskos
      There you go again. Hop away now... Pete ... Congratulations anyway! ... overflowed. ... lecture ... dancing what ... powerful ... while ... how easy ...
      Message 2 of 8 , Apr 3, 2006
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        There you go again. Hop away now...

        Pete

        --- In anthroposophy_tomorrow@yahoogroups.com, "jmnguyen"
        <jmnguyen@...> wrote:
        >
        > I wasn't expecting you to actually get what you were referring to...
        Congratulations anyway!
        >
        > Jean-Marc
        > ----- Original Message -----
        > From: pete_karaiskos
        > To: anthroposophy_tomorrow@yahoogroups.com
        > Sent: Monday, April 03, 2006 2:00 AM
        > Subject: [anthroposophy_tomorrow] Re: The Origins of Eurythmy
        >
        >
        > --- In anthroposophy_tomorrow@yahoogroups.com, "jmnguyen"
        > <jmnguyen@> wrote:
        > >
        > > Pete wrote:
        > >
        > > It's the SMUG...
        > >
        > > Pete
        > >
        >
        --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
        > >
        > > You mean "smugness"?
        > > Wow --- I wasn't expecting you to make a full confession so quickly!
        > > Congratulations!
        >
        > I wasn't expecting you to actually get what I was referring to. And I
        > wasn't disappointed.
        >
        > Pete
        >
        >
        > > ----- Original Message -----
        > > From: jmnguyen
        > > To: anthroposophy_tomorrow@yahoogroups.com
        > > Sent: Sunday, April 02, 2006 9:50 PM
        > > Subject: Re: [anthroposophy_tomorrow] The Origins of Eurythmy
        > >
        > >
        > > Dear List,
        > >
        > > Damn! Am I gullible!...
        > > Since Frank likes joking --- I thought he was kidding! --- when he
        > wrote:
        > > "Well, lookeee what just floated in on the tide: the flotsam and
        > jetsam of the WC - both ladies and gents toilets must have
        overflowed."
        > >
        > > *Intellectual dummies* are so commonplace that I wasn't paying
        > much attention to recent posts spread with elaborate bullshit...
        > > But suddenly, there's an awful stink in here!
        > >
        > > Jean-Marc
        > >
        > >
        > > ----- Original Message -----
        > > From: pete_karaiskos
        > > To: anthroposophy_tomorrow@yahoogroups.com
        > > Sent: Sunday, April 02, 2006 7:15 PM
        > > Subject: [anthroposophy_tomorrow] The Origins of Eurythmy
        > >
        > >
        > > The Origins of Eurythmy - A Bedtime Story,
        > >
        > > Once upon a time, Rudy decided to take a break from his busy
        lecture
        > > circuit schedule and attend a somewhat bawdy show in Berlin.
        > What he
        > > saw there amazed him and stimulated him considerably, if you
        > know what
        > > I mean. On the stage were scantily clad young ladies
        dancing what
        > > Rudy immediately imagined must be the dances of the Negro
        > savages. It
        > > was, after all, the Roaring 20's and many like-like dances had
        > invaded
        > > modern culture. As he watched the dancers gyrating to the
        powerful
        > > rhythms, Rudy was reflecting on the hardening of the spirit, how
        > some
        > > races experienced a hardening earlier in their development,
        while
        > > others, the white race in particular, was only now getting
        > rigid. The
        > > pulsating rhythms and the gyrating dancers reminded Rudy of
        how easy
        > > it was for the lower races to solidify - especially since they
        > > participated in dances like these regularly. As spiritually
        evolved
        > > as Rudy was, he could not deny that, indeed, he himself was
        > hardening.
        > > He realized at that moment that the hardening he was
        > experiencing was
        > > related to the dance he was witnessing. The more wildly the
        > scantily
        > > clad savages were dancing, the more Rudy could feel his
        spirit-man
        > > hardening. He realized he would have to devote some time
        and effort
        > > into working with his spirit-man to hopefully overcome his
        blood.
        > >
        > > When Rudy returned home, his lovely wife Marie was there to
        > greet him
        > > at the door with his favorite cocktail of orange juice and
        > salt-peter,
        > > shaken, not stirred. Instead of taking the drink, he
        grabbed Marie
        > > around the waist and moved her into the middle of the floor.
        Marie
        > > had never seen this particular gleam in his eyes. OK, maybe once
        > while
        > > he was reading Oswald Spengler's "The Decline of the West".
        Still,
        > > Marie didn't know what to do, and wished he had downed his
        > cocktail as
        > > he usually did. Instead, Rudy left her in the middle of the
        > room, and
        > > took a seat in his favorite overstuffed chair. Then, he
        leaned over
        > > and whispered words that were completely uncharacteristic for
        > > him."Dance for me Baby."
        > >
        > > Now, Marie didn't know what to do. She was not accustomed to
        > dancing
        > > for her man, so rather nervously, she started gliding along the
        > floor.
        > > She was noticing a part of Rudy she had never seen. Yet,
        the prim
        > > and proper Marie couldn't bring herself to dance like a savage.
        > > Certainly Rudy wouldn't want her in *that* way. As she
        danced, she
        > > moved neither lower or upper torso. She was careful not to
        lift her
        > > feet or twirl around. She just glided along in the most
        > unprovocative
        > > way she could think of - always facing forward since she
        didn't want
        > > to turn her back on her husband whose intentions she could only
        > guess at.
        > >
        > > Rudy, realizing that this was not exactly the type of dance
        he was
        > > expecting began shouting "Work it Baby, work it." Poor
        Marie didn't
        > > know what else to do - so she started moving her arms wildly.
        > straight
        > > out, over her head, straight down. Rudy heard her making sounds
        > > "Oooo, Eeeee, Ahhhh, Oh. OH. OHHHH. But Rudy still wasn't
        > feeling the
        > > hardening of his spirit-man. In fact, as he watched Marie
        > dance, all
        > > he could think about was "When will this be over". It was as if
        > Marie
        > > had inadvertently discovered a replacement for his salt-peter
        > > cocktail. More precisely, she had discovered something to
        > prevent the
        > > hardening of man. This is, of course, something Rudy wanted to
        > > preserve for the white race - and European man in
        particular, so he
        > > and Marie decided to name her new dance - EURYTHMY. And 81
        years
        > > later, this dance is still being used to insure the flaccidity
        > of man.
        > > and people everywhere who witness this dance are as unmoved
        by it as
        > > Rudy was, often overheard whispering to each other "When will
        > this be
        > > over".
        > >
        > > In later years, Rudy never again found stimulation for his
        > spirit-man
        > > (he started calling it "spear-it-man"), and regular
        performances of
        > > eurythmy made sure he wasn't without adequate means to
        suppress his
        > > urges, yet he often reminisced about the experience at the bawdy
        > show.
        > > He longed for the burst of clairvoyance he had at that moment
        > when he
        > > was able to fully appreciate the benefits of the hardening
        of man
        > > through his blood. He formulated in his mind a plan that he
        hoped
        > > would benefit all of Europe. On several occasions, he was
        overheard
        > > muttering the following statement: "I am convinced that if we
        > get yet
        > > another set of Negro novels and give them to pregnant women
        to read,
        > > then Negroes do not have to come to Europe to conceive mulattos;
        > just
        > > by reading Negro novels, half-blood children will be born in
        > Europe."
        > > Many people interpret this as Rudy hoping that this plan
        might put
        > > him in contact with mulattos in Europe and that this might
        > rekindle in
        > > him the hardening he could never again achieve otherwise.
        > >
        > > After Rudy's death, Marie continued to spread her Eurythmy all
        > around
        > > Europe, with the exception of France (it seems France had
        imported
        > > better sources of entertainment) and was successful in
        > single-handedly
        > > ensuring that Europe is the most sexually repressed
        continent on the
        > > planet.
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        >
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